Discovering NYC's Iconic Film Settings: 5 Must-Visit Movie Locations

Discovering NYC's Iconic Film Settings: 5 Must-Visit Movie Locations

While walking under the skyscrapers in New York, stop and look around for a moment. You can see some things that could remind you of a movie. 

NYC is one of the most popular movie locations worldwide, and thousands of films have been shot here since the beginning of the 20th century, including Oscar-winning movies. 

You will enjoy these iconic places, especially if you take some time to watch them.

Read on to learn our list.

The Godfather

Influential story of the Corleone mafia family and the head of the family, "Don" Vito Corleone in New York. It is one of the cult movies with leading actor casts, including Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, James Caan, etc.

Locations include historical and unique places in New York, such as the Mietz Building and Fruit Stand, Radio City Music Hall, and St. Patrick's Old Cathedral. Today, many of those sites still look similar to how they did when he filmed the movie.

The Wolf of Wall Street

We follow the interesting adventures of Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) and his partner, Donny Azoff (Jonah Hill), founding a quickly growing company on Wall Street. This American dream continues from a different angle with the gorgeous girl, Naomi Lapaglia (Margot Robbie), and the FBI.

Locations include majestic and unique places such as 666 Fifth Avenue (restaurant scene), Nassau Street, and North Cove Marina. 

Taxi Driver

"Taxi Driver" is a psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and released in 1976. The movie follows Travis Bickle, a lonely and troubled Vietnam War veteran who works as a cab driver in New York City. Travis is disgusted by the filth and decay he sees in the city, and his isolation drives him to become increasingly unhinged.

Locations include iconic places and streets, of course, such as Times Square, West 47th Street, and West 57th Street. 

Annie Hall

Woody Allen's most famous relationship movie, Annie Hall (Diane Keaton), will take you on a unique journey with his masterful film touch. Annie Hall and comedian Alvy Singer (Woody Allen) embark on a journey through their memories of their relationship, trying to find out what caused them to part ways.

The Master Director has many movies about life and romance in NYC. Some of these are Café Society, Manhattan, and A Rainy Day in New York. 

Locations include unique and various places in Manhattan, such as East River, 36 East 68th Street, and Wall Street Tennis Club. 

The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

A supernatural story of Spider-Man Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) and his love, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), full of commitment and secrets. In the continuation, Spider-Man is set on a collision course with Connors - his father's former partner- alter-ego.

Imagine cobwebs on walls.

Locations include buildings and bridges, such as Peter Parker's House, 36 Fuller Place, Prospect Avenue; MetLife Building; and Williamsburg Bridge.

A filmographic experience awaits you in New York.

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