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Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

Both these cities have such distinct styles and locations. So rich in movie history and locations.

Boston: probably tie with Mystic River and The Departed

NYC: tie with The Godfather and French Connection
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NYC: Ghostbusters

Boston: Good Will Hunting and Gone Baby Gone
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NYC: Taxi Driver

Boston: The Verdict
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Watched The Friends of Eddie Coyle this weekend. Lots of scenes of Boston in the 70s.
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

NYC : Manhattan

Boston : The Town / Spotlight
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Cool topic, I'll go with

NYC: Gremlins 2

Boston: Blown Away
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Manhatten Murder Mystery - Its a fairly light Woody Allen film but it showcases New York in a way that's even better than his more famous NY films. He films at a Rangers game and Carnegie Hall and a hidden little courtyard and anonymous little streets that don't normally get shown at all in a NY film.
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

Boston: Blown Away
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

The Friends of Eddie Coyle is probably my favorite Boston movie. Robert Mitchum drunkenly cheering on Bobby Orr at the Garden pretty much sums up exactly what it's like to attend a Boston sporting event.

There's so many New York movies to choose from, it's hard to pick just one. I guess I'll throw out Sweet Smell of Success since no one has mentioned it yet.
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

New York:

WEST SIDE STORY (1961)



Boston:

MYSTERY STREET (1950) with Ricardo Montalban and probably the first Hollywood feature shot on location there.
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

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New York:

WEST SIDE STORY (1961)

Now there's a musical where the lead actors can really sing!

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Boston: BETWEEN THE LINES
New York: THE TAKING OF PELHAM 1,2,3 (1974)
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I’m interested in Patriots Day and Stronger. Gotta to see those Boston based movies. I’m sure won’t hold candle to my op...
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

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Boston: BETWEEN THE LINES
New York: THE TAKING OF PELHAM 1,2,3 (1974)
74’ Pelham is a great pick...
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NYC: The Warriors

Boston: No se señor
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NYC: The Warriors
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NYC: Ghostbusters, Taxi Driver

Boston: My Best Friend's Girl
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New York: F/X
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New York: Midnight Cowboy, Marathon Man
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

How about favorite film that takes place in NYC but filmed in Canada?
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and fuck Boston.
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

This is an insult to NYC, which deserves its own thread. Why did you pair it with Boston and then give it second billing?!

Meanwhile you gave L.A. and S.F. their own separate threads!
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

NYC: Ms. 45
Boston: The Boston Strangler
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

Not Boston, but Massachusetts:
Jaws

Boston:
The Departed
The Town

NY:
Do The Right Thing
Gangs of New York
The Fisher King
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Re: Favorite Boston and NYC movies?

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This is an insult to NYC, which deserves its own thread. Why did you pair it with Boston and then give it second billing?!

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