Feb 21, 2007

Top Movies In or About Brooklyn


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There have been numerous movies set in or about Brooklyn and I've tried to capture the top 25 movies about this complex and dynamic borough here for your enjoyment. Please feel free to comment and add any that you think I might have missed!


Saturday Night Fever (1977)
Once Upon a Time in America
(1984)
Girlfight
(2000)
Do The Right Thing (1989)
Moonstruck (1987)
Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Requiem For a Dream (2000)
The Warriors (1979)
Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Smoke and Blue In The Face (both 1995)
The Squid and the Whale (2005)
Dog Day Afternoon (1975; dir: Sidney Lumet)
The Little Fugitive (1953; dir: Morris Engel, Ruth Orkin)
Prizzi’s Honor (1985; dir: John Huston)
Little Odessa (1994; dir: James Gray)
The Lords of Flatbush (1974; dir: Stephen Verona, Martin Davidson)
Bye Bye Braverman (1968; dir: Sidney Lumet)
Dave Chappelle’s Block Party (2006)

Crooklyn (1994)
Jungle Fever (1991)
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (1945)
Brighton Beach Memoirs
She’s Gotta Have it 1986

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