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The Rotten Apple

A list created by sensoria

Movies featuring the seedier side of New York City.

Movies on The Rotten Apple List
RankTitleDirector(s)Year Released
1The WarriorsWalter Hill1979
2Escape from New YorkJohn Carpenter1981
3Bad LieutenantAbel Ferrara1992
4ManiacWilliam Lustig1980
5Taxi DriverMartin Scorsese1976
6Ms .45Abel Ferrara1981
7King of New YorkAbel Ferrara1990
8VigilanteWilliam Lustig1983
9Death WishMichael Winner1974
10Fear CityAbel Ferrara1984
11The ExterminatorJames Glickenhaus1980
12Hell Up In HarlemLarry Cohen1973
13Night of the JugglerRobert Butler1980
141990: The Bronx WarriorsEnzo G. Castellari1982
15Across 110th StreetBarry Shear1972
16The Driller KillerAbel Ferrara1979
17WolfenMichael Wadleigh1981
18God Told Me ToLarry Cohen1976
19Escape from the BronxEnzo G. Castellari1983
20Liquid SkySlava Tsukerman1982
21Alphabet CityAmos Poe1984
22C.H.U.D.Douglas Cheek1984
23Mixed BloodPaul Morrissey1984
24The New York RipperLucio Fulci1982
25FrankenhookerFrank Henenlotter1990
26Massage Parlor MurdersChester Fox, Alex Stevens1973
27CruisingWilliam Friedkin1980
28The Panic in Needle ParkJerry Schatzberg1971
29Midnight CowboyJohn Schlesinger1969
30Prince of the CitySidney Lumet1981
31Fort Apache, the BronxDaniel Petrie1981
32The Taking of Pelham One Two ThreeJoseph Sargent1974
33The Education of Sonny CarsonMichael Campus1974
34Mean StreetsMartin Scorsese1973
35The Sex KillerBarry Mahon1967
36GloriaJohn Cassavetes1980
37Police StateNick Zedd1987
38The French ConnectionWilliam Friedkin1971
39SmithereensSusan Seidelman1982
40The Seven-UpsPhilip D'Antoni1973
41Combat ShockBuddy Giovinazzo1986
42ShaftGordon Parks1971
43Super FlyGordon Parks Jr.1972
44Bad Girls Go to HellDoris Wishman1965
45Black CaesarLarry Cohen1973
46Good TimeBenny Safdie, Josh Safdie2017