Pre-Giuliani Dirty Old New York

Films made in NYC before Rudy Giuliani became mayor in 1994.

Only films predominantly set in/about NYC and not films shot on sets or using other cities to portray New York.

All genres, including documentary, shorts and avant-garde work. In chronological order.

  • Shooting the Chutes
  • New York, Whitehall Street
  • New York: Broadway at Union Square
  • New York, Brooklyn Bridge
  • Panorama from the Tower of the Brooklyn Bridge
  • What Happened on Twenty-Third Street, New York City
  • New York City in a Blizzard
  • New York Subway
  • Coney Island at Night
  • New York 1911
  • The Regeneration
  • While New York Sleeps
  • Manhatta
  • Speedy
  • Moon Over Harlem
  • Adventure in the Bronx
  • The Naked City
  • Weegee's New York
  • In the Street
  • The Tattooed Stranger
  • Side Street
  • Johnny One-Eye
  • So Young, So Bad
  • Where the Sidewalk Ends
  • All About Eve
  • The Killer That Stalked New York
  • I Can Get It for You Wholesale
  • Teresa
  • The People Against O'Hara
  • Detective Story
  • Scandal Sheet
  • Don't Bother to Knock
  • Park Row
  • Daybreak Express
  • Girls in the Night
  • The Glass Wall
  • Pickup on South Street
  • Little Fugitive
  • Baby
  • Weegee's Coney Island
  • It Should Happen to You
  • On the Waterfront
  • Black Widow
  • Gnir Rednow
  • Marty
  • Killer's Kiss
  • The Wonder Ring
  • Orchard Street
  • Patterns
  • Miracle in the Rain
  • Lovers and Lollipops
  • While the City Sleeps
  • The Harder They Fall
  • Somebody Up There Likes Me
  • Fright
  • On the Bowery
  • The Wrong Man
  • Edge of the City
  • The Garment Jungle
  • A Face in the Crowd
  • Sweet Smell of Success
  • Slaughter on 10th Avenue
  • N.Y., N.Y.
  • The Slasher
  • Stage Struck
  • Bridges-Go-Round
  • Cry Terror!
  • The Case Against Brooklyn
  • Weddings and Babies
  • Cop Hater
  • Bell, Book and Candle
  • Happy Anniversary
  • The Thief and the Stripper
  • The World, the Flesh and the Devil
  • Middle of the Night
  • The FBI Story
  • Pillow Talk
  • The Best of Everything
  • Odds Against Tomorrow
  • Two Men in Manhattan
  • Pull My Daisy
  • Shadows
  • I Was a Teenage Rumpot
  • Skyscraper
  • The Apartment
  • Murder, Inc.
  • From the Terrace
  • Pay or Die!
  • BUtterfield 8
  • Pussy on a Hot Tin Roof
  • Guns of the Trees
  • Blast of Silence
  • The Connection
  • Mad Dog Coll
  • The Young Savages
  • Dark Odyssey
  • A Cold Wind in August
  • The Young Doctors
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • Splendor in the Grass