TV ShowsTV
Popular
Trending TV ShowsNew TV ShowsTV Show RouletteOn Your ServicesOn NetflixOn Prime VideoOn HuluOn HBO
FoodFamilyFantasyIMDB Top RatedLGBTQMysteryRealityScience Fiction
Explore All Categories and Services
Account IconLogin|Sign Up
netflix
hulu_plus
amazon_prime
showtime
hbo
& more all in one place. Totally free to use!
New York
arrow
AllAction & AdventureAnimationBiographyComedyCrimeCultDocumentaryDramaFamilyFantasyHistoryHorrorIndependentLGBTQMusicalMysteryRomanceScience-FictionSportThrillerTravelAbout AfricaAdaptationAlienAnimalApocalypseBased on BooksBased On True StoryBoxingCarCartoonChristmasCollegeComic BookComing of AgeDanceDark ComedyDatingDisasterDisneyDoctorDogDrugDystopiaEgyptEscapeFashionFeel-goodFemale DirectorFightingFriendshipFuturisticGangGangsterGeniusGhostGreeceHigh SchoolHolidayHuntingImaginationJungleKidnappingMagicMartial ArtsMatureMedicalMedievalMilitaryMonsterMusicNew YorkParisParodyPetPolicePoliticalPrincessPrisonPsychologyRacingReligionRevengeRiverRobotRoyaltyScienceSerial KillerShortSingingSpaceSportsSpySuperheroSupernaturalSurvivalSuspenseTankTeacherTechnologyTeenTime TravelToyTwinsVampireVideo GamesWarWorld War IIWrestlingZombie
arrowarrow
Movies
arrow
Movies & TV ShowsMoviesTV Shows
Get recommendations and notifications when movies & shows come to your streaming services.
On
Cinemax
arrow
Every Service
Every Service
Free Services
Free Services
Your Services
Your Services
Netflix
Netflix
Hulu
Hulu
Prime Video
Prime Video
HBO
HBO
Showtime
Showtime
Starz
Starz
Disney+
Disney+
Cinemax
Cinemax
CBS All Access
CBS All Access
Fandor
Fandor
Shudder
Shudder
Epix
Epix
Kanopy
Kanopy
The Criterion Channel
The Criterion Channel
DC Universe
DC Universe
FX
FX
TBS
TBS
TNT
TNT
IFC
IFC
TCM
TCM
arrowarrow
Want to Select more than one service? Add your services to your free Reelgood account to see everything you can watch!

The Best New York Movies on Cinemax

Finding a good New York movie 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 of all time streaming on Cinemax.

VIEW: best
backdrop
cinemax

1. Die Hard: With a Vengeance

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo52%
Reelgood Logo
83/100
Released: 1995Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Thriller

What it's about: New York detective John McClane is back and kicking bad-guy butt in the third installment of this action-packed series, which finds him teaming with civilian Zeus Carver to prevent the loss of innocent lives. McClane thought he'd seen it all, until a genius named Simon engages McClane, his new "partner" -- and his beloved city -- in a deadly game that demands their concentration.

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

backdrop
cinemax

2. Midnight Run

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo96%
Reelgood Logo
82/100
Released: 1988Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: An accountant embezzles $15 million of mob money, jumps bail and is chased by bounty hunters, the FBI, and the Mafia.

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

backdrop
cinemax

3. After Hours

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo88%
Reelgood Logo
81/100
Released: 1985Rated: R
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.

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

backdrop
cinemax

4. Michael Clayton

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo91%
Reelgood Logo
80/100
Released: 2007Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: A law firm brings in its 'fixer' to remedy the situation after a lawyer has a breakdown while representing a chemical company that he knows is guilty in a multi-billion dollar class action suit.

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

backdrop
hbo
cinemax

5. Arthur

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo88%
Reelgood Logo
77/100
Released: 1981Rated: PG
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Arthur is the most quotable drunk millionaire that is likely to ever steal your heart. Dudley Moore portrays Arthur, a thirty year old child who will inherit 750 million dollars if he complies with his family's demands and marries the woman of their choosing.

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

backdrop
cinemax

6. Ocean's Eight

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo69%
Reelgood Logo
75/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Crime

What it's about: Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.

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

backdrop
hbo
cinemax

7. Lost in America

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.0/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo97%
Reelgood Logo
74/100
Released: 1985Rated: R
Comedy

What it's about: David and Linda Howard are successful yuppies from LA. When he gets a job disappointment, David convinces Linda that they should quit their jobs, liquidate their assets, and emulate the movie Easy Rider, spending the rest of their lives traveling around America...in a Winnebago.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO & Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

backdrop
cinemax

8. Little Manhattan

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo77%
Reelgood Logo
73/100
Released: 2005Rated: PG
Comedy, Family

What it's about: Ten-year-old Gabe was just a normal kid growing up in Manhattan until Rosemary Telesco walked into his life, actually into his karate class. But before Gabe can tell Rosemary how he feels, she tells him she will not be going to public school any more. Gabe has a lot more to learn about life, love, and girls.

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

backdrop
cinemax

9. Prince of the City

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo91%
Reelgood Logo
72/100
Released: 1981Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: New York City detective Daniel Ciello agrees to help the United States Department of Justice help eliminate corruption in the police department, as long as he will not have to turn in any close friends. In doing so, Ciello uncovers a conspiracy within the force to smuggle drugs to street informants

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

backdrop
cinemax

10. The Inevitable Defeat of Mister & Pete

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo86%
Reelgood Logo
71/100
Released: 2013Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Coming of age story about two inner city youths, who are left to fend for themselves over the summer after their mothers are taken away by the authorities.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

backdrop
cinemax

11. Night Shift

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.6/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo92%
Reelgood Logo
70/100
Released: 1982Rated: R
Comedy

What it's about: A nebbish of a morgue attendant gets shunted back to the night shift where he is shackled with an obnoxious neophyte partner who dreams of the "one great idea" for success. His life takes a bizarre turn when a prostitute neighbour complains about the loss of her pimp. His partner, upon hearing the situation, suggests that they fill that opening themselves using the morgue at night .

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

backdrop
cinemax

12. Angela's Ashes

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
7.3/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo52%
Reelgood Logo
69/100
Released: 1999Rated: R
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 subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

backdrop
cinemax

13. Uncle Drew

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo61%
Reelgood Logo
66/100
Released: 2018Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Sport

What it's about: Uncle Drew recruits a squad of older basketball players to return to the court to compete in a tournament.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $6.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

backdrop
cinemax

14. Brighton Beach Memoirs

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.8/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo69%
Reelgood Logo
64/100
Released: 1986Rated: PG-13
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Eugene, a young teenage Jewish boy, recalls his memoirs of his time as an adolescent youth. He lives with his parents, his aunt, two cousins, and his brother, Stanley, whom he looks up to and admires. He goes through the hardships of puberty, sexual fantasy, and living the life of a poor boy in a crowded house.

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

backdrop
cinemax

15. The First Purge

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.1/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo55%
Reelgood Logo
64/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Horror

What it's about: To push the crime rate below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America test a sociological theory that vents aggression for one night in one isolated community. But when the violence of oppressors meets the rage of the others, the contagion will explode from the trial-city borders and spread across the nation.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $12.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

backdrop
cinemax

16. Manhattan Night

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
6.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo36%
Reelgood Logo
62/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Crime, Drama

What it's about: Porter Wren is a Manhattan tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy, and anything that passes for the truth. At home, he is a dedicated husband and father. But when Caroline, a seductive stranger asks him to dig into the unsolved murder of her filmmaker husband Simon, he is drawn into a very nasty case of sexual obsession and blackmail--one that threatens his job, his marriage, and his life.

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

backdrop
cinemax

17. Around the World in 80 Days

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo32%
Reelgood Logo
60/100
Released: 2004Rated: PG
Action & Adventure, Comedy

What it's about: A bet pits a British inventor, a Chinese thief and a French artist on a worldwide adventure that they can circle the globe in 80 days.

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

backdrop
cinemax

18. Daylight

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.9/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo25%
Reelgood Logo
60/100
Released: 1996Rated: PG-13
Action & Adventure, Drama

What it's about: A group of armed robbers fleeing the police head for the New Jersey Tunnel and run right into trucks transporting toxic waste. The spectacular explosion that follows results in both ends of the tunnel collapsing and the handful of people who survived the explosion are now in peril. Kit Latura is the only man with the skill and knowledge to lead the band of survivors out of the tunnel before the structure collapses.

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

backdrop
cinemax

19. Incarnate

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
5.2/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo18%
Reelgood Logo
51/100
Released: 2016Rated: PG-13
Horror, Thriller

What it's about: An exorcist comes up against an evil from his past when he uses his skills to enter the mind of a nine year old boy.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Cinemax), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Cinemax) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 7 services (iTunes, Google Play & 5 others).

backdrop
cinemax

20. Highlander: The Final Dimension

IMDB LogoIMDB Star
4.5/10
Rotten Tomatoes Logo5%
Reelgood Logo
45/100
Released: 1994Rated: R
Action & Adventure, Fantasy

What it's about: Starts off in the 15th century, with Connor McLeod (Christopher Lambert) training with another immortal swordsman, the Japanese sorcerer Nakano (Mako). When an evil immortal named Kane (Mario Van Peebles) kills the old wizard, the resulting battle leaves him buried in an underground cave. When Kane resurfaces in the 20th century to create havoc, it's up to McLeod to stop him.

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