Because you can never visit New York in the seventies and you can never look as good as Diane Keaton in a boyfriend blazer.
(1977) Starring:Colleen Dewhurst, Colleen, Woody Allen Director:Woody Allen Certificate:
Woody Allen directs, co-writes and stars in this Oscar-winning romantic comedy. Neurotic comedian Alvy Singer (Allen) falls for the titular heroine (Diane Keaton), a budding singer, and the two of them attempt to build a solid relationship. They face problems, however, which include their opposing ..read more »
This is cheating as I'm saying 1 and 2, but you can't have one without the other. I heart Ghostbusters.
(1984) Starring:Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts, Bill Murray Director:Ivan Reitman Certificate: Watch now: Included in all packages with LOVEFiLM Instant
Bill Murray, Dan Aykroyd, Harold Ramis and Ernie Hudson star as a quartet of Manhattan-based paranormal investigators. When their government grants run out, the former three go into business as The Ghostbusters, later hiring Hudson on. Armed with electronic paraphernalia, the team is spectacularly ..read more »
For the New York backdrops, for Anne Hathaway's wardrobe and for never, ever having a boss like Miranda.
The Devil Wears Prada
(2006) Starring:Anne Hathaway, Stanley Tucci, Meryl Streep Director:David Frankel Certificate:
Comedy based on the novel by Lauren Weisberger. Andrea (Anne Hathaway) is a bright young woman from the Midwest who has just graduated from college and wants to work as a magazine writer. She has applied for a job at 'Runway', America's most prestigious fashion journal. Andy has little interest in ..read more »
The opening scene has to be recreated if you come to visit or quite frankly, you should have your passport taken off you...
Breakfast At Tiffany's
(1961) Starring:George Peppard, John McGiver, Martin Balsam Director:Blake Edwards Certificate:
Blake Edwards' screen adaptation of Truman Capote's novella stars Audrey Hepburn as Holly Golightly, an eccentric high-class escort working in New York. When young writer Paul Varjack (George Peppard) - the kept man of a wealthy older woman - moves into Holly's apartment block, he finds inspiration ..read more »
The inspiration behind a million Staten Island Ferry crossings. and a million more terrible haircuts.
(1988) Starring:Joan Cusack, Harrison Ford, Melanie Griffith Director:Mike Nichols Certificate:
Unhappy with her job and her loser boyfriend, Melanie Griffith takes a secretarial post at a major Wall Street firm. Her boss is Sigourney Weaver, an outwardly affable yuppie whose grinning visage hides a wicked and larcenous propensity for exploiting the ideas of her employees. While Weaver is ..read more »
Everyone wanted to be a mermaid after they saw this, right? Right?
(1984) Starring:Daryl Hannah, John Candy, Tom Hanks Director:Ron Howard Certificate:
I'm in love with a mermaid! read the opening line of Leonard Maltin's original review for Splash. And with the delightful Darryl Hannah in the lead, who could fault Maltin for his public declaration of ardor? The story begins in 1959, when a young boy is rescued from a watery grave by an adolescent ..read more »
Do I really need to explain? Anything starring Kermit the Frog is classified as a cinematic masterpiece.
The Muppets Take Manhattan(1984) Starring:Brooke Shields, Art Carney, Joan Rivers Director:Frank Oz Certificate: Watch now: Unavailable
The Muppets decide to perform their college show in New York, but it's not as easy as they had hoped. They each have to raise $300 in order to keep a producer interested, and to complicate matters Kermit keeps developing amnesia.