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April 14, 2010

25 Best Films about New York...


A couple years back Vanity Fair editors made a grand list of their favorite films about my favorite city—I posted in 2008, but am revisting. Here are VF's 25 best films about New York again;)

Executive Suite (1954), directed by Robert Wise
Lover Come Back (1961), directed by Delbert Mann
Working Girl (1988), directed by Mike Nichols
Annie Hall (1971), directed by Woody Allen
Manhattan (1979), directed by Woody Allen
The Warriors (1979), directed by Walter Hill
King Kong (1933), directed by Merian C. Cooper and Ernest B. Schoedsack
Raging Bull (1980), directed by Martin Scorsese
Saturday Night Fever (1977), directed by John Badham
The Best of Everything (1959,) directed by Jean Negulesco
Wall Street (1987), directed by Oliver Stone
The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), directed by Joseph Sargent
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961), directed by Blake Edwards
Angels in America (2003), directed by Mike Nichols
Mean Streets (1973), directed by Martin Scorsese
Ghostbusters (1984), directed by Ivan Reitman
Dog Day Afternoon (1975), directed by Sidney Lumet
The Apartment (1960), directed by Billy Wilder
All About Eve (1950,) directed by Joseph Mankiewicz
West Side Story (1961), directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise
Speedy (1928), directed by Ted Wilde
Taxi Driver (1976), directed by Martin Scorsese
Midnight Cowboy (1969), directed by John Schlesinger
The Sweet Smell of Success (1957), directed by Alexander Mackendrick
Goodfellas (1990), directed by Martin Scorsese

1 comment:

Erin said...

You've Got Mail needs to be added to this list!