Most Popular Big City Life Movies and TV Shows
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2. Falling Down (1993)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An unemployed defense worker frustrated with the various flaws he sees in society, begins to psychotically and violently lash out against them.
Votes: 157,538 | Gross: $40.90M
4. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
High school student Nick O'Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg when she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.
Votes: 85,431 | Gross: $31.49M
6. Berlin Alexanderplatz (1980)
Not Rated | 931 min | Crime, Drama
In late-1920s Berlin, Franz Biberkopf is released from prison and vows to go straight; however he soon finds himself embroiled in the city's criminal underworld.
7. The Cranes Are Flying (1957)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance, War
Veronica plans a rendezvous with her lover, Boris, at the bank of river, only for him to be drafted into World War II shortly thereafter.
Votes: 13,167 | Gross: $0.02M
8. Girl/Girl Scene (2010– )
TV-MA | 40 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Lots of gorgeous women make out while competing in physical courage, personal tragedy and educated wit. This all happens in Lexington, Kentucky, where you can get lots of booze - and stuff.
9. Madigan (1968)
TV-14 | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In New York City's Spanish Harlem, detectives Madigan and Bonaro are given 72 hours by their superior to capture a hoodlum wanted for homicide in Brooklyn.
12. A Case for Two (1981– )
60 min | Crime, Thriller
German crime series, centering around a succession of lawyers and a private investigator and former police officer, who typically team up to clear a client of the lawyer, who is usually an innocent suspect in a murder case.
14. I Don't Kiss (1991)
R | 115 min | Drama
A young man leaves his native town in southern France to discover Paris. Being too unexperienced and too naive, he drops into the reality of Paris 1991. He soon gives up his dream of ... See full summary »
15. New York: A Documentary Film (1999– )
600 min | Documentary, History
Ric Burns (brother of the famed documentarian Ken Burns) presents an exhaustive history of New York City from the settling of the area by the Dutch to the attack by terrorists nearly 400 ... See full summary »
17. Love in the City (1953)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Six separate episodes: would-be suicides discuss their despair. A provincial dance hall. An investigative reporter posing as a husband-to-be. A young unwed mother. Girl-watching techniques of Italian men. A glimpse into prostitution.
Directors: Michelangelo Antonioni, Federico Fellini, Alberto Lattuada, Carlo Lizzani, Francesco Maselli, Dino Risi, Cesare Zavattini | Stars: Rita Josa, Rosanna Carta, Enrico Pelliccia, Donatella Marrosu
18. Holding On (1997– )
55 min | Drama
A complex, moving story of life in the big bad city, in this case London. The tragic, senseless, futile murder of a beautiful young woman, just embarking on her journey through life, acts ... See full summary »
21. Teenage Wolfpack (1956)
89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
"Think of a law, they've broken it. Think of a crime, they've committed it." A tense, tough story of teenage gangs committing acts of robbery, violence, and murder. The leader of the gang ... See full summary »
22. Nach Fünf im Urwald (1995)
99 min | Comedy, Romance
Anna, 17 years old, is happy to throw her first big birthday party without her parents, but some of her guests are so stoned that they leave a big chaos and, even worse, destroy the ... See full summary »
25. Liebe deine Nächste! (1998)
94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two young and attractive social workers/nuns bring fresh air into a city missionary station, but are also challenged by lust and money, offered by a millionaire.
26. Frankfurt: The Face of a City (1981)
87 min | Action, Thriller
Girl goes to the bright lights of Frankfurt when her boyfriend goes into the army; the seamy side of life is not as attractive as she expected.
28. 24 Hours Berlin (2009 TV Movie)
1,440 min | Documentary
24h Berlin - A Day in the Life is a 24-hour television documentary about Berlin and its inhabitants.
Directors: Volker Heise, Alice Agneskirchner, Ute Badura, Neelesha Barthel, Alfred Behrens, Corinna Belz, Brigitte Bertele, Knut Beulich, Judith Beuth, Britt Beyer, Susanne Binninger, Bettina Blümner, Arpad Bondy, Sabine Brand, Silvia Chiogna, Maja Classen, Gerd Conradt, Jutta Doberstein, Hanna Doose, Mirko Dreiling, Ilka Franzmann, Mechthild Gassner, Caroline Goldie, Jo Goll, Bettina Haasen, Heike Hartung, Sebastian Heidinger, Thomas Heise, Kerstin Hoppenhaus, Sissi Hüetlin, Sven Ihden, Oliver Jarasch, Karin Jurschick, Romuald Karmakar, Döndü Kiliç, Tom Kimmig, Conny Klauß, Caterina Klusemann, Volker Koepp, Konrad Kästner, Dirk Laabs, Matthias Luthardt, Roland May, Hakan Savas Mican, Elfi Mikesch, Jette Miller, Frank Müller, Maren Niemeyer, Florian Opitz, Calle Overweg, Andreas Pichler, Oliver Rauch, Hans Rombach, Susanna Salonen, Regina Schilling, Stefan Schwietert, Ana Felicia Scutelnicu, Hubertus Siegert, Heidi Specogna, Nathalie Steinbart, Eva Stotz, Sibylle Tiedemann, Tamara Trampe, Thorsten Trimpop, Andres Veiel, Andreas Voigt, Griet von Petersdorff, Rosa von Praunheim, Dominik Wessely | Stars: Boris Aljinovic, Hakan Altinöz, Jaqueline Assmann, Daniel Barenboim
29. Betelnut Beauty (2001)
105 min | Drama, Romance
A cute coed leaves her mother's home and gets involved with a pastry chef who just finish his military service. The two rebelious youngsters deal with the harsh realities of life on the ... See full summary »
31. Konvoy (2012)
81 min | Drama
Army captain escorting in part-deserter soldier. The heroes spend a day in Moscow, during which face the realities of life in the modern metropolis: sometimes comical, sometimes tragic. The... See full summary »
36. Look (I) (2009)
Not Rated | 7 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
Dream-inspired movie LOOK examines the emptiness that accompanies beauty. When a model walks into a restaurant, barmaid Emma fantasizes. She glamorizes the life of the model. As the ... See full summary »
37. Chornyy baran (2009)
86 min | Comedy, Drama
The family of a shepherd from the Caucuses inherits a car-wash in Moscow. From the far-away pastures they come to the capital and find themselves in an entirely different world with ... See full summary »
38. One Dollar (El precio de la vida) (2002)
63 min | Documentary
This story tells about daily violence inside the ghettos of Panama. Three main characters: LATIN FRESH music band; a clerk who collects corpses on Panama streets; and LOLO, the leader of ... See full summary »
Director: Héctor Herrera
10 min | Short