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Famous Movies Filmed in New York City

Updated April 17, 2020 14.0k views956 items

List RulesThe movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in New York City

List of movies that were filmed in New York City, including trailers of the films when available. New York City has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in New York City is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in New York City, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

Examples include Coyote Ugly, Arsenic, and Old Lace.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in New York City?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in New York City?" then you're in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in New York City are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, and classic New York City comedies.

  • 1

    The Godfather

    Al Pacino, Marlon Brando

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  • 2

    The Avengers

    Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans

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  • 3


    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson

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  • 4

    The Godfather Part II

    Al Pacino, Robert De Niro

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  • 5


    Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman

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  • 6


    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver

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  • 7


    Tobey Maguire, Willem Dafoe

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  • 8

    Captain America: The First Avenger

    Samuel L. Jackson, Chris Evans

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  • 9

    Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

    Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst

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  • 10

    Taxi Driver

    Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster

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  • 11


    Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer

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  • 12

    Raging Bull

    Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci

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  • 13

    The Usual Suspects

    Kevin Spacey, Benicio del Toro

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  • 14

    The Amazing Spider-Man

    Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone

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  • 15

    The Exorcist

    Max von Sydow, Ellen Burstyn

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  • 16

    Independence Day

    Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum

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  • 17

    Spider-Man 3

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

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  • 18

    I Am Legend

    Will Smith, Emma Thompson

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  • 19

    Spider-Man 2

    Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst

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  • 20

    Gangs of New York

    Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio

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  • 21


    Ben Affleck, Bruce Willis

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  • 22

    Men in Black 3

    Lady Gaga, Justin Bieber

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  • 23

    Men in Black

    Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones

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  • 24

    King Kong

    Naomi Watts, Jack Black

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  • 25

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