Can You Identify These 40 Movies Set in New York?

By: Bambi Turner
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About This Quiz

If you think the best place for an NYC breakfast is a certain 5th Avenue jewelry store, or you find yourself looking over your shoulder for Gordon Gekko on Wall Street, or dancing on a giant piano at FAO Schwartz, you just might have what it takes to ace this quiz on the greatest New York-based movies ever made.

New York City might not be very large in terms of area, but in terms of culture, history and economics it's larger than life. The city is so massive in its influence that it's the perfect setting for films about tough street life in the Bronx, crowded avenues in Manhattan, breezy days on Coney Island, working class families in Brooklyn and the cutthroat world of fashion, finance and the arts. Even better, the city's sights are so iconic that they are instantly recognizable, providing the perfect backdrop to set the tone for a movie, or perhaps influence the itinerary for your next vacation. Because after all, who can see the Statue of Liberty, Times Square or the Empire State Building on screen without longing to take a real-life tour of these landmarks?

Think you know every great NYC flick that's ever hit the big screen? Prove it with this quiz.

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