List of films set in New York City

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In the history of motion pictures in the United States, many films have been set in New York City, or a fictionalized version thereof.

The following is a list of films and documentaries set in New York, however the list includes a number of films which only have a tenuous connection to the city. The list is sorted by the year the film was released.

Films, Video games, and Anime.[edit]

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2020[edit]

2021[edit]

A Tale of Two City's[edit]

Anime[edit]

New York set in Animation[edit]

Cartoons[edit]

New York City devastated in films[edit]

This list includes films in which New York City is damaged, destroyed, or otherwise devastated.

New York set in fictional Medieval Times[edit]

Description[edit]

Setting for the Medieval times was a concept design for the city 's upstate and woods areas around the state of New York with tons of hard thick bed rock as well as many old legendary designs from cities across the world, most of the upstate is where the action takes place in some of New York's unique castles that have a role in this category, most is in New York State.

New York set in the Future[edit]

Marvel comic Appearances[edit]

DC Universe[edit]

Marvel Characters[edit]

  • Spider-Man (Peter Parker).
  • Mary Jane Watson
  • Black Cat
  • Steve Rogers/Captain America
  • Tony Stark/Iron Man
  • Thor Odinson
  • Doctor Steven Strange

DC Characters[edit]

  • Superman (Kal-El).
  • Firestorm
  • Doctor Fate
  • Batman (Temporary)
  • Arkham Knight (Red Hood, Jason Todd)
  • Nightwing (Dick Grayson Blue Suit)
  • Oracle (Barbara Gordon)

New York Fictional Characters[edit]

  • Oscar (Shark Tale) (2004)
  • Shrek (Shrek 2) (2004)
  • Willy Wonks (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) (2005)
  • Reed Richards (Fantastic Four) (2005)
  • King Kong (King Kong) (2005)
  • Kay (The Legend of Kay) (2005)
  • Alex the Lion (Madagascar) (2005)
  • Ray Ferreir (War of the Worlds) (2005)
  • Lucas Nikle (The Ant Bully) (2006)
  • Private Nicholas (Call of Duty 3) (2006)
  • Michael Newman (Click!) (2006)
  • Lightning McQueen (Cars) (2006)
  • Roderick James (Flushed Away) (2006)
  • Boog (Open Season) (2006)
  • Larry Daley (Night of the Museum) (2006)
  • Samson (The Wild) (2006)
  • Wolverine (X-men: The Last Stand) (2006)
  • Berry B Benson (Bee Movie) (2007)
  • Captain Price (Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare) (2007)
  • Crash (Crash of the Titans) (2007)
  • Nomad (Crysis 1) (2007)
  • John MacClane (Live Free or Die Hard) (2007)
  • Jason Bourne (The Bourne Ultimatum) (2007)
  • Robert Phillip (Enchanted) (2007)
  • Reed Richards (Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer) (2007)
  • Robert Neville (I am Legend) (2007)
  • Ian Glen (Resident Evil: Extinction) (2007)
  • Shrek (Shrek The Third) (2007)
  • Spider-Man (Spider-Man 3) (2007)
  • Spider-Man (Spider-Man: Friend or Foe) (2007)
  • Leonardo (TMNT) (2007)
  • Aang (Avatar the last Airbender) (2008)
  • Batman (Batman Gotham Knight) (2008)
  • Bolt (Bolt film) (2008)
  • Demetri (Call of Duty World at War) (2008)
  • Crash Bandicoot (Crash Mind over Mutant) (2008)
  • Klaatu (The Day the Earth Stood Still) (2008)
  • Isaac Clarke (Dead Space) (2008)
  • Hellboy (Hellboy II: The Golden Army) (2008)
  • Indiana Jones (Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull) (2008)
  • Bruce Banner (The Incredible Hulk) (2008)
  • Indiana Jones (Lego Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures) (2008)
  • David Rice (Jumper) (2008)
  • Rick O Connell (The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor) (2008)
  • Alex (Madagascar 2: Escape To Africa) (2008)
  • Max (Max Payne Videogame) (2008)
  • Superman and Dark Khan (Mortal Kombat vs. DC Universe) (2008)
  • The Punisher (The Punisher: War Zone) (2008)
  • Nick Fury (Iron Man Film) (2008)
  • Jared Grace (The Spiderwick Chronicles) (2008)
  • Nightmare (Soulcalibur IV) (2008)
  • WALL-E (WALL-E movie) (2008)
  • Flint Lockwood (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs) (2009)
  • Mr Fox (Fantastic Mr Fox) (2009)
  • Snake Eyes (G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra) (2009)
  • Indiana Jones (Lego Indiana Jones 2: The Adventure Continues) (2009)
  • Soap (Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2) (2009)
  • Larry Daley (Night of the Museum: Battle for the Smithsonian) (2009)
  • Zwei (Phantom: Requiem for the Phantom) (2009)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype) (2009)
  • Optimus Prime (Transformers Revenge of the Fallen) (2009)
  • Rorschach (Watchmen) (2009)
  • War (Darksiders) (2010)
  • Thomas Leroy (Black Swam) (2010)
  • Lemuel Gulliver (Gulliver's Travels) (2010)
  • Hiccups (How to Train Your Dragon) (2010)
  • Iron Man (Iron Man 2) (2010)
  • Kick Ass (Kick Ass Film) (2010)
  • Vito Scarletta (Mafia II) (2010)
  • Percy Jackson (Percy Jackson and Olympians: The Lightning Thief) (2010)
  • Dave Stutler (The Sorcerers Apprentice) (2010)
  • Shrek (Shrek Forever After) (2010)
  • Woody (Toy Story 3) (2010)
  • Sam Flynn (Tron Legacy) (2010)
  • Blackburn (Battlefield 3) (2011)
  • Alcatraz (Crysis 2) (2011)
  • Captain America (Captain America The First Avenger) (2011)
  • Lightning McQueen (Cars 2) (2011)
  • Captain Price (Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3) (2011)
  • Isaac Clarke (Dead Space 2) (2011)
  • Tom Popper (Mr Poppers Penguins) (2011)
  • Sub-Zero (Mortal Kombat) (2011)
  • Joseph Capelli (Resistance 3) (2011)
  • Grouchy Smurf (The Smurfs) (2011)
  • Josh Kovack (Tower Heist) (2011)
  • Spider-Man (The Amazing Spider-Man) (2012)
  • Koichi Sakakibara (Another anime) (2012)
  • Captain America (The Avengers) (2012)
  • Connor (Assassin's Creed III) (2012)
  • Noah Vosen (The Bourne Legacy) (2012)
  • Greg Heffley (Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days) (2012)
  • Batman (The Dark Knight Returns) (2012)
  • Batman (The Dark Knight Rises) (2012)
  • Jackie Estacado (The Darkness II) (2012)
  • Bilbo Baggins (The Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey) (2012)
  • Dracula (Hotel Transylvania) (2012)
  • Alex the Lion (Madagascar 3: Europes Most Wanted) (2012)
  • Agent J (Men In Black 3) (2012)
  • Max Payne (Max Payne 3) (2012)
  • Alex Mercer (Prototype 2) (2012)
  • Easter Bunny (Rise of the Guardians) (2012)
  • Yuji Sakai (Shakugan no Shana) (2012)
  • Nightmare (Soulcalibur V) (2012)
  • Ralph (Wreck It Ralph) (2012)
  • Ron Burgundy (Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues) (2013)
  • Edward James Kenyway (Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag) (2013)
  • Zachary Hale Comstock (BioShock Infinite) (2013)
  • Flint Lockwood (Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2) (2013)
  • Alcatraz/Prophet (Crysis 3) (2013)
  • Isaac Clarke (Dead Space 3) (2013)
  • Phillip Fry (Futurama) (2013)
  • Bilbo Baggins (The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug) (2013)
  • Joseph Carter (Heroman) (2013)
  • Superman (Injustice Gods Among Us) (2013)
  • Captain America (Lego Marvel Super Heroes) (2013)
  • Kick Ass (Kick Ass 2) (2013)
  • Jace Wayland (The Mortal Instruments: The City of Bones) (2013)
  • Danny Atlas (Now You See Me) (2013)
  • Commander Jack Harper (Oblivion) (2013)
  • Percy Jackson (Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters) (2013)
  • Mewtwo (Pokemon The Movie: Genesect and The Legend Awakens) (2013)
  • Dr Jonathan Banks (Side Effects) (2013)
  • Jay Gatsby and Nick Carraway (The Great Gatsby) (2013)
  • Bruno Weiss (The Immigrant) (2013)
  • Grouchy Smurf (The Smurfs 2) (2013)
  • Jordan Belfort (The Wolf of Wall Street) (2013)
  • Theo/Turbo (Turbo film) (2013)
  • Gerry Lane (World War Z) (2013)
  • Spider-Man (The Amazing Spider-Man 2) (2014)
  • Skipper (Penguins of Madagascar) (2014)
  • Shay Patrick Cormack (Assassin's Creed Rouge) (2014)
  • Riggan Thomson (Birdman film) (2014)
  • Jonathan Wick (John Wick film) (2014)
  • Bilbo Baggins (The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies) (2014)
  • Emmett (The Lego Movie) (2014)
  • Emmett (The Lego Movie Videogame) (2014)
  • Bilbo Baggins (Lego The Hobbit) (2014)
  • Hiccups (How to Train Your Dragon 2) (2014)
  • Rayford Steele (Left Behind film) (2014)
  • Pierre Del Rio (Lucy 2014 film) (2014)
  • Leonardo (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) (2014)
  • Garrett (Thief 2014 game) (2014)
  • Matthew Scudder (A Walk Among the Tombstones) (2014)
  • Bigby Wolf (The Wolf Among Us) (2014)
  • Falcon (Ant-Man) (2015)
  • Captain America and Ultron (Avengers: Age of Ultron) (2015)
  • Arkham Knight and Jim Gordon (Batman: Arkham Knight) (2015)
  • Leonardo Watch (Blood Blockade Battlefront) (2015)
  • Antonio Fiorello (Brooklyn) (2015)
  • Reed Richards/Mr Fantastic (Fantastic Four) (2015)
  • Nicky Spurgeon (Focus 2015 film) (2015)
  • Dracula (Hotel Transylvania 2) (2015)
  • Fear (Inside Out film) (2015)
  • Owen Grady (Lego Jurassic World) (2015)
  • Nagate Tanikaze (Knights of Sindonia) (2015)
  • Kevin Minion (Minions Film) (2015)
  • Mad Max (Mad Max 2015 game) (2015)
  • Saitama (One Punch Man) (2015)
  • Mike Lawford (Pay the Ghost) (2015)
  • Sam Brenner (Pixels 2015 film) (2015)
  • Jimmy Conlon (Run All Night) (2015)
  • SpongeBob SquarePants (The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water) (2015)
  • Kylo Ren (Star Wars the Force Awakens) (2015)
  • John Bennett (Ted 2) (2015)
  • Michael Burry (The Big Short) (2015)
  • Ben Whittaker (The Intern) (2015)
  • Dr Aaron Connors (Trainwreck) (2015)
  • Huge Glass (The Revenant) (2015)
  • Philippe Petit (The Walk) (2015)
  • Lawrence (Battlefield 1) (2016)
  • Captain America and Iron Man (Captain America: Civil War) (2016)
  • Captain Reyes (Call of Duty Infinite Warfare) (2016)
  • Howard Inlet (Collateral Beauty) (2016)
  • Frank West and Calder (Dead Rising 4) (2016)
  • Kevin Beckman (Ghostbusters) (2016)
  • Kubo (Kubo and the Two Strings) (2016)
  • Captain America (Lego Marvel's Avengers) (2016)
  • Lee Gates (Money Monster) (2016)
  • Norm (Norm of the Norm) (2016)
  • Chelsey Sully Sullenberger (Sully) (2016)
  • Captain Kirk (Star Trek Beyond) (2016)
  • Buster Moon (Sing) (2016)
  • Leonardo (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows) (2016)
  • Main Protagonist (Tom Clancy's The Division) (2016)
  • Max (The Secret Life of Pets) (2016)
  • Doctor Steven Strange (Doctor Strange) (2016)
  • Newt Scamander (Fantastic Beasts and Were to Find Them) (2016)
  • Lightning McQueen (Cars 3) (2017)
  • Crash (Crash Bandicoot N Sane Trilogy) (2017)
  • Joe Harding (Going in Style) (2017)
  • P.T. Barnum (The Greatest Showman) (2017)
  • Aloy (Horizon Zero Dawn) (2017)
  • Nick Morton (The Mummy) (2017)
  • Captain America (Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite) (2017)
  • Jeffrey Cage (9/11 film) (2017)
  • Chris Redfield (Resident Evil Vendetta) (2017)
  • Spider-Man (Spider-Man Homecoming) (2017)
  • Kylo Ren (Star Wars The Last Jedi) (2017)
  • Mario (Super Mario Odyssey) (2017)
  • Dom Toretto (The Fate of the Furious) (2017)
  • Sam Drake (Uncharted: The Lost Legacy) (2017)
  • Thor and Doctor Strange (Thor Ragnarok) (2017)
  • Mickey Rubin (Wonder Wheel) (2017)
  • Captain America (Avengers Infinity War) (2018)
  • WWII Veteran (Battlefield V) (2018)
  • Michael MacCauley (The Commuter) (2018)
  • Rocky (Creed II) (2018)
  • Superman (The Death of Superman) (2018)
  • Luci, Princess Bean and Elfo (Disenchantment) (2018)
  • Newt Scamander (Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindlewald) (2018)
  • The Main Protagonist Deputy (Far Cry 5) (2018)
  • Haruo Sakaki (Godzilla: City on the Edge of Battle) (2018)
  • Kratos (God of War 4) (2018)
  • Dracula (Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation) (2018)
  • The Screenslaver (Incredibles 2) (2018)
  • Owen Grady (Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom) (2018)
  • Ethan Hunt (Mission Impossible: Fallout) (2018)
  • Debbie Ocean (Ocean's 8) (2018)
  • Lee Abbot (A Quiet Place) (2018)
  • Ralph (Ralph Breaks the Internet) (2018)
  • John Marston (Red Dead Redemption 2) (2018)
  • Spider-Man (Spider-Man Videogame) (2018)
  • Han Solo (Solo: A Star Wars Story) (2018)
  • Miles Morales/Spider-Man (Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse) (2018)
  • Lara Croft (Shadow of the Tomb Raider) (2018)
  • Lt. Rick Janssen (The Titan) (2018)
  • Dane (The Quiet Man) (2018)
  • Riot (Venom) (2018)
  • William B.J. Blazkowicz (Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus) (2018)
  • Captain America (Avengers 4) (2019)
  • Emmett (The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part) (2019)
  • Peter Parker (Spider-Man: Far From Home) (2019)
  • Hiccups (How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World) (2019)
  • Naruto (Jump Force) (2019)
  • Boomer (Wonder Park) (2019)
  • A Gold Ranger (Anthem) (2019)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla: King of the Monsters) (2019)
  • Kylo Ren (Star Wars Episode IX) (2019)
  • Woody (Toy Story 4) (2019)
  • A Quiet Place 2 (2020)
  • Godzilla (Godzilla vs. Kong) (2020)
  • Indiana Jones (Indiana Jones 5) (2021)

New York Song lyrics[edit]

  • Welcome to New York (Taylor Swift)
  • True Colors (Zedd)
  • Lights (Eli Goulding)
  • Attention (Charlie Puth)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hood, Cooper. "Thor: Ragnarok Set Images Tease a Trip to New York". Screen Rant. Valnet Inc. Retrieved April 2017. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)