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The Best New York Movies and TV Shows on Kanopy

Finding a good New York movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best New York movies and TV shows of all time streaming on Kanopy.

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1. Good Time

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7.4/10
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74/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, Connie Nikas embarks on a twisted odyssey through New York City's underworld to get his brother Nick out of jail.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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2. The Informer

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6.6/10
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69/100
Released: 2019Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: In New York, former convict Pete Koslow, related to the Polish mafia, must deal with both Klimek the General, his ruthless boss, and the twisted ambitions of two federal agents, as he tries to survive and protect the lives of his loved ones.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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3. First Reformed

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7.1/10
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69/100
Released: 2018
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A pastor of a small church in upstate New York starts to spiral out of control after a soul-shaking encounter with an unstable environmental activist and his pregnant wife.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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4. The Squid and the Whale

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7.3/10
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70/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Based on the true childhood experiences of Noah Baumbach and his brother, The Squid and the Whale tells the touching story of two young boys dealing with their parents divorce in Brooklyn in the 1980s.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix, Hoopla, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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5. Driveways

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7.4/10
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63/100
Released: 2020
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Eight-year-old Cody is spending the summer in an unfamiliar setting with his mom Kathy. Though he can't relate to the neighbourhood kids, things take an unexpected turn when he develops an unusual friendship with grouchy old Del from next door.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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6. My Dinner with Andre

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83/100
Released: 1981Rated: PG
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Wallace Shawn and Andre Gregory, apparently playing themselves, share their lives over the course of an evening meal at a restaurant.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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7. Save Yourselves!

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5.8/10
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60/100
Released: 2020Rated: R
Science-Fiction, Comedy

What it's about: A young Brooklyn couple head upstate to disconnect from their phones and reconnect with themselves. Cut off from their devices, they miss the news that the planet is under attack.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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8. Sophie's Choice

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7.6/10
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69/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Stingo, a young writer, moves to Brooklyn in 1947 to begin work on his first novel. As he becomes friendly with Sophie and her lover Nathan, he learns that she is a Holocaust survivor. Flashbacks reveal her harrowing story, from pre-war prosperity to Auschwitz. In the present, Sophie and Nathan's relationship increasingly unravels as Stingo grows closer to Sophie and Nathan's fragile mental state becomes ever more apparent.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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9. Stranger Than Paradise

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7.5/10
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84/100
Released: 1984Rated: R
Drama, Comedy

What it's about: Rootless Hungarian émigré Willie, his pal Eddie, and visiting sixteen-year-old cousin Eva always manage to make the least of any situation, whether aimlessly traversing the drab interiors and environs of New York City, Cleveland, or an anonymous Florida suburb.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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10. The Blackcoat's Daughter

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5.9/10
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62/100
Released: 2017Rated: R
Thriller, Horror

What it's about: In the dead of winter, Kat and Rose, two very different girls, find themselves spending winter break at their prestigious prep school. What they don't know is that Kat is being stalked by an evil entity, and their lives are about to change forever. Meanwhile, Joan, a young, troubled woman, makes her way across a frozen landscape towards the school. But why?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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11. The Odd Couple

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7.7/10
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68/100
Released: 1968Rated: G
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: In New York, Felix, a neurotic news writer who just broke up with his wife, is urged by his chaotic friend Oscar, a sports journalist, to move in with him, but their lifestyles are as different as night and day are, so Felix's ideas about housekeeping soon begin to irritate Oscar.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+ & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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12. A Most Violent Year

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7.0/10
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68/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on the lives of an immigrant and his family trying to expand their business and capitalize on opportunities as the rampant violence, decay, and corruption of the day drag them in and threaten to destroy all they have built.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, Showtime, Hoopla & 1 other), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Showtime) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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13. Angela's Ashes

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7.3/10
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65/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Based on the best selling autobiography by Irish expat Frank McCourt, Angela's Ashes follows the experiences of young Frankie and his family as they try against all odds to escape the poverty endemic in the slums of pre-war Limerick. The film opens with the family in Brooklyn, but following the death of one of Frankie's siblings, they return home, only to find the situation there even worse. Prejudice against Frankie's Northern Irish father makes his search for employment in the Republic difficult despite his having fought for the IRA, and when he does find money, he spends the money on drink.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Paramount+, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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14. Cropsey

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6.3/10
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60/100
Released: 2009
Documentary, Horror

What it's about: Realizing the urban legend of their youth has actually come true, two filmmakers delve into the mystery surrounding five missing children and the real-life boogeyman linked to their disappearances.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy, Daring Docs & Fear Factory) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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15. Nobody's Fool

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7.4/10
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64/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Sully is a rascally ne'er-do-well approaching retirement age. While he is pressing a worker's compensation suit for a bad knee, he secretly works for his nemesis, Carl, and flirts with Carl's young wife Toby. Sully's long- forgotten son and family have moved back to town, so Sully faces unfamiliar family responsibilities. Meanwhile, Sully's landlady's banker son plots to push through a new development and evict Sully from his mother's life.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Paramount+ & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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16. Two Lovers

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7.0/10
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65/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: A depressed man moves back in with his parents following a recent heartbreak and finds himself with two women.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Philo, fuboTV & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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17. Guys and Dolls

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7.1/10
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63/100
Released: 1955
Comedy, Musical

What it's about: Gambler Nathan Detroit has few options for the location of his big craps game. Needing $1,000 to pay a garage owner to host the game, Nathan bets Sky Masterson that Sky cannot get virtuous Sarah Brown out on a date. Despite some resistance, Sky negotiates a date with her in exchange for bringing people into her mission. Meanwhile, Nathan's longtime fiancée, Adelaide, wants him to go legit and marry her.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & YouTube), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy), stream on a TV everywhere service (TCM) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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18. Scarlet Street

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7.8/10
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65/100
Released: 1945
Drama

What it's about: Cashier and part-time starving artist Christopher Cross is absolutely smitten with the beautiful Kitty March. Kitty plays along, but she's really only interested in Johnny, a two-bit crook. When Kitty and Johnny find out that art dealers are interested in Chris's work, they con him into letting Kitty take credit for the paintings. Cross allows it because he is in love with Kitty, but his love will only let her get away with so much.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, Plex & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Epix, Fandor, Hoopla & 2 others), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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19. Bringing Out the Dead

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65/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Once called Father Frank for his efforts to rescue lives, Frank sees the ghosts of those he failed to save around every turn. He has tried everything he can to get fired, calling in sick, delaying taking calls where he might have to face one more victim he couldn't help, yet cannot quit the job on his own.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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20. Denial

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6.7/10
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64/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Biography, Drama

What it's about: Acclaimed writer and historian Deborah E. Lipstadt must battle for historical truth to prove the Holocaust actually occurred when David Irving, a renowned denier, sues her for libel.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Starz & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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21. A Shock to the System

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6.7/10
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59/100
Released: 1990Rated: R
Crime, Comedy

What it's about: Madison Avenue executive Graham Marshall has paid his dues. A talented and devoted worker, he has suffered through mounting bills and a nagging wife with one thing to look forward to: a well-deserved promotion. But when the promotion is given to a loud-mouthed yuppie associate, Graham unleashes his rage on an overly aggressive panhandler, who he accidently kills by pushing him into the path of an oncoming subway train. He re-thinks his problems with an entirely new solution. First, he arranges an "accident" for his annoying wife. Then he creates another "mishap" for his boss. It seems like the world is once more Graham's oyster…but a missing cigarette lighter and a prying police detective may change all that.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PopcornFlix) & stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, HBO & 3 others).

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22. White Girl

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5.7/10
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59/100
Released: 2016
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Summer, New York City. A college girl falls hard for a guy she just met. After a night of partying goes wrong, she goes to wild extremes to get him back.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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23. Hearts Beat Loud

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62/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: In the hip Brooklyn neighborhood of Red Hook, single dad and record store owner Frank is preparing to send his hard-working daughter Sam off to college while being forced to close his vintage shop. Hoping to stay connected through their shared musical passions, Frank urges Sam to turn their weekly jam sessions into a father-daughter live act. After their first song becomes an internet breakout, the two embark on a journey of love, growing up and musical discovery.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. The Weather Man

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6.5/10
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64/100
Released: 2005Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A Chicago weather man, separated from his wife and children, debates whether professional and personal success are mutually exclusive.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Paramount+ & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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25. That Touch of Mink

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6.7/10
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60/100
Released: 1962
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Cathy Timberlake is en route to a job interview when a car transporting businessman Philip Shayne covers her in mud. He sends his assistant, Roger, to apologize, but upon meeting Cathy, Roger knows that she would be a suitable match for his boss. Despite their mutual attraction, Cathy and Philip want different things. Philip wants a fling, while Cathy wants a marriage. As they travel to exotic locales, their differing motivations are put to the test.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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26. New York, I Love You

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6.2/10
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62/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, into Tribeca, and Brooklyn as lovers of all ages try to find romance in the Big Apple.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV & Vudu), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Prime Video & 2 others).

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27. The Pride of the Yankees

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7.7/10
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63/100
Released: 1942
Romance, Drama

What it's about: The story of the life and career of the baseball hall of famer, Lou Gehrig.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Microsoft).

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28. Alice in the Cities

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8.0/10
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81/100
Released: 1974
Travel, Drama

What it's about: German journalist Philip Winter has a case of writer’s block when trying to write an article about the United States. He decides to return to Germany, and while trying to book a flight, encounters a German woman and her nine year old daughter Alice doing the same. The three become friends (almost out of necessity) and while the mother asks Winter to mind Alice temporarily, it quickly becomes apparent that Alice will be his responsibility for longer than he expected. After returning to Europe, the innocent friendship between Winter and Alice grows as they travel together through various European cities on a quest for Alice’s grandmother.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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29. Half Nelson

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7.2/10
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66/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Despite his dedication to the junior-high students who fill his classroom, idealistic teacher Dan Dunne leads a secret life of addiction that the majority of his students will never know. But things change when a troubled student Drey makes a startling discovery of his secret life, causing a tenuous bond between the two that could either end disastrously or provide a catalyst of hope.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Hoopla, Kanopy & Cinemax) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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30. The Naked City

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7.6/10
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62/100
Released: 1948
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The Naked City portrays the police investigation that follows the murder of a young model. A veteran cop is placed in charge of the case and he sets about, with the help of other beat cops and detectives, finding the girl's killer.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX, The Criterion Channel & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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31. Louder Than Bombs

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6.6/10
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60/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: Three years after his wife, acclaimed photographer Isabelle Reed, dies in a car crash, Gene keeps everyday life going with his shy teenage son, Conrad. A planned exhibition of Isabelle’s photographs prompts Gene's older son, Jonah, to return to the house he grew up in - and for the first time in a very long time, the father and the two brothers are living under the same roof.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Plex), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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32. American Swing

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6.1/10
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51/100
Released: 2008Rated: R
Thriller, Documentary

What it's about: Chronicles the rise and fall of 1970s New York City nightclub Plato's Retreat.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 1 other), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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33. The Skeleton Twins

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6.8/10
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64/100
Released: 2014Rated: R
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: Estranged twins Maggie and Milo coincidentally cheat death on the same day, prompting them to reunite and confront the reasons their lives went so wrong. As the twins' reunion reinvigorates them, they realize the key to fixing their lives may just lie in repairing their relationship.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Epix & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Epix) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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34. Margarita with a Straw

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7.2/10
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58/100
Released: 2015Rated: PG-13
LGBTQ, Drama

What it's about: A rebellious young woman with cerebral palsy leaves India to study in New York. On her journey of self-discovery, she unexpectedly falls in love.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hulu & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Wolfe).

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35. Little Men

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59/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG
Family, Drama

What it's about: Jake is a quiet, sensitive middle schooler with dreams of being an artist. He meets the affably brash Tony at his grandfather's funeral, and the unlikely pair soon hit it off. The budding friendship is put at risk, however, when a rent dispute between Jake's father, Brian, and Tony's mother, Leonor, threatens to become contentious.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Hulu, Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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36. Dark Days

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7.8/10
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61/100
Released: 2000
Drama, Documentary

What it's about: A cinematic portrait of the homeless population who live permanently in the underground tunnels of New York City.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Hoopla, Kanopy & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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37. The Wolfpack

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7.0/10
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61/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Drama, Documentary

What it's about: Locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, the Angulo brothers learn about the outside world through the films that they watch. Nicknamed ‘The Wolfpack’, the brothers spend their childhood reenacting their favorite films using elaborate home-made props and costumes. Their world is shaken up when one of the brothers escapes and everything changes.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Plex & 2 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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38. The New York Ripper

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6.3/10
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58/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Horror, Mystery

What it's about: A burned-out New York police detective teams up with a college psychoanalyst to track down a vicious serial killer randomly stalking and killing various young women around the city.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Shudder, Kanopy & Full Moon) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Google Play).

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39. Party Monster

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6.3/10
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59/100
Released: 2003Rated: R
Comedy, Thriller

What it's about: The New York club scene of the 80s and 90s was a world like no other. Into this candy-colored, mirror ball playground stepped Michael Alig, a wannabe from nowhere special. Under the watchful eye of veteran club kid James St. James, Alig quickly rose to the top... and there was no place to go but down.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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40. Bugsy Malone

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6.9/10
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62/100
Released: 1976Rated: G
Crime, Musical

What it's about: A pint-sized cast illuminates this musical that is unlike any other ever made. Set in 1929 New York City, Bugsy Malone captures a flashy world of would-be hoodlums, showgirls, and dreamers - all played by child actors! As Tallulah, the sassy girlfriend of the owner of Fat Sam's Grand Slam Speakeasy, future superstar Jodie Foster dances and sings her way into our hearts.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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41. Alfie

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6.2/10
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61/100
Released: 2004Rated: R
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: In Manhattan, the British limousine driver Alfie is surrounded by beautiful women, having one night stands with all of them and without any sort of commitment. His best friends are his colleague Marlon and his girl-friend Lonette. Alfie has a brief affair with Lonette, and the consequences force Alfie to reflect on his lifestyle.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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42. Save the Tiger

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6.9/10
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57/100
Released: 1973Rated: R
Thriller, Drama

What it's about: A businessman's professional struggles begin to conflict with his personal life over the course of two days.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (PlutoTV), stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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43. A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints

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7.0/10
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62/100
Released: 2006Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Dito Montiel, a successful author, receives a call from his long-suffering mother, asking him to return home and visit his ailing father. Dito recalls his childhood growing up in a violent neighborhood in Queens, N.Y., with friends Antonio, Giuseppe, Nerf and Mike.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi, PlutoTV, Peacock & 5 others), stream on a subscription service (Philo, fuboTV, Hoopla & 1 other) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Microsoft).

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44. Stonewall

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5.3/10
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54/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Romance, Drama

What it's about: Kicked out by his parents, a gay teenager leaves small-town Indiana for New York's Greenwich Village, where growing discrimination against the gay community leads to riots on June 28, 1969.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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45. The World Before Your Feet

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7.6/10
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54/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Drama, Documentary

What it's about: For over 6 years, Matt Green, 37, has been walking every street in New York City – a total of more than 8000 miles. The World Before Your Feet tells the story of one man’s unusual quest and the journey of discovery, humanity, and wonder that ensues.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $4.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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46. The Wanderers

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7.4/10
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61/100
Released: 1979Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: The streets of the Bronx are owned by '60s youth gangs where the joy and pain of adolescence is lived. Philip Kaufman tells his take on the novel by Richard Price about the history of the Italian-American gang ‘The Wanderers.’

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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47. Big Eden

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7.3/10
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57/100
Released: 2000Rated: PG-13
LGBTQ, Romance

What it's about: Henry Hart is a young gay artist living in New York City. When his grandfather has a stroke, Henry puts his career on hold and returns home to the small town of Big Eden, Montana, to care for him. While there, Henry hopes to strike up a romance with Dean Stewart, his high-school best friend for whom he still has feelings. But he's surprised when he finds that Pike, a quiet Native American who owns the local general store, may have a crush on him.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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48. Parting Glances

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7.2/10
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56/100
Released: 1986
LGBTQ, Comedy

What it's about: Michael and Robert, two gay men living in Brooklyn, spend their last day together before Robert leaves for Africa on work assignment. Michael still has feelings for his friend Nick, who has AIDS.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi) & stream on a subscription service (Fandor & Kanopy).

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49. Jeffrey

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6.8/10
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57/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Comedy, LGBTQ

What it's about: Jeffrey, a gay man living in New York City with an overwhelming fear of contracting AIDS, concludes that being celibate is the only option to protect himself. As fate would have it, shortly after his declaration of a sex-free existence, he meets the handsome Steve Howard, his dream man -- except for his HIV-positive status. Facing this dilemma, Jeffrey turns to his best friend and an outrageous priest for guidance.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & PlutoTV), stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor, Hoopla & 2 others) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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50. Love with the Proper Stranger

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7.4/10
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58/100
Released: 1963
Romance, Comedy

What it's about: Angie Rossini, an innocent New York City sales clerk from a repressive Italian-American family, engages in a short-lived affair with a handsome jazz musician named Rocky Papasano. When Angie becomes pregnant, she tracks down Rocky hoping he'll pay for her abortion. Rocky agrees to help, but after seeing the unsanitary abortion facility, he refuses to let Angie go through with the procedure and attempts to make her an honest woman.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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