Highest-Rated Movies about 'City', Sort by Popularity


The Man With a Movie Camera (1929), The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019), Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country (2008), Castle in the Sky (1986), Special (2019), A Short Film About Love (1988), The Circle (2000), Z (1969) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best City movies.


The Man With a Movie Camera (1929)

Part documentary and part cinematic art, this film follows a city in the 1920s Soviet Union throughout the day, from morning to night. Directed by Dziga Vertov, with a variety of complex and innovative camera shots, the film depicts scenes of ordinary daily life in Russia. Vertov celebrates the modernity of the city, with its vast buildings, dense population and bustling industries. While there are no titles or narration, Vertov still naturally conveys the marvels of the modern city.

camera operator, townspeople, creative, fascinating, profound, patriotic, spectacular

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The Gangster, the Cop, the Devil (2019)

A vengeful crime boss forms an unlikely partnership with a detective to catch the elusive serial killer who viciously attacked him.

crime boss, police detective, serial killer, gang members, thrilling, gritty, dark

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Burma VJ: Reporting From a Closed Country (2008)

Thousands of citizens of Myanmar take to the streets in several cities to protest the Asian nation's repressive regime. The protests take on a new degree of seriousness when dozens of monks launch their own marches down city streets. This documentary from Anders Ostergaard focuses on the work of videographers and citizen journalists who defy the government's crackdown on the media -- a brave bunch who manage to transmit footage of the uprising to the outside world.

political activist, young man, monk, cameraman, police officer, fascinating, inspiring

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Castle in the Sky (1986)

Two orphans, one with a levitation stone, search for lost treasure and the keys to their past in a legendary floating city.

orphan, princess, general, pirate, father, thrilling, unrestrained

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Special (2019)

A gay man with mild cerebral palsy decides to finally go after the life he wants.

young man, psychologist, businessman, nemesis, amusing, engaging, offbeat

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A Short Film About Love (1988)

A postal worker (Olaf Lubaszenko) in love with his neighbor (Grażyna Szapołowska) spies on her through a telescope, holds her mail, and makes anonymous phone calls.

postal worker, older woman, virgin, peeping tom, playful, sad, profound

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The Circle (2000)

Two women in Iran are given temporary leave from prison and attempt to flee to one of the women's hometown, but are caught by police. Meanwhile, one of their friends who has escaped jail is pregnant and in need of an abortion. "The Circle" tells the story of each of these women by shifting back and forth between them.

woman, friend, husband, prostitute, prisoner, pregnant woman, suspenseful

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Z (1969)

A judge (Jean-Louis Trintignant) proves a leftist's (Yves Montand) hit-and-run death was a Fascist plot.

political activist, government official, doctor, murderer, dark, dense, powerful

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Long Night's Journey Into Day (2000)

Following the end of apartheid in South Africa during the 1990s, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission was established to pursue social justice, and this acclaimed documentary focuses on some of the stories that emerged from the organization's cases. Although renowned leader Bishop Desmond Tutu appears, the film focuses primarily on everyday people, both white and black, who committed appalling crimes during apartheid and came to the commission seeking forgiveness.

leader, racist, criminal, murderer, emotional, intense, sad

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Kimi no Suizou wo Tabetai (2019)

An aloof boy comes across a book in a hospital waiting room. He soon discovers that it is a diary kept by his very popular classmate who reveals to him that she is secretly suffering from a fatal pancreatic illness.

terminally ill person, love interest, patient, teen boy, teen girl, student, touching

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Marvel's the Avengers (2012)

S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) recruits a team of superheroes to pull the world back from the brink of disaster when an unexpected enemy threatens global security.

thor, brother, iron man, captain america, director, superhero, spectacular

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The Teacher (2016)

A middle school teacher manipulates her student's parents into doing favors for her in exchange for previews of test questions and good grades for their children.

parent, teacher, student, amusing, suspenseful, dark, middle school

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Lowlife (2017)

The lives of a luchador, an ex-con and an addict collide when an organ harvesting scheme goes awry.

addict, con man, criminal, fighter, gripping, amusing, playful

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Dogs Don't Wear Pants (2019)

After a tragic event, Juha develops an unexpected but powerful connection with a dominatrix named Mona. His dangerous addiction to suffocation will lead them both down a wild, freaky path toward emotional enlightenment.

widower, daughter, teacher, dominatrix, amusing, sultry, melancholy

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No Way Out (1950)

Robbers Ray Biddle (Richard Widmark) and his brother are shot and taken to the local hospital. There, the two are treated by Dr. Brooks (Sidney Poitier), the hospital's only black doctor. The brothers assault Brooks with racist slurs. And, when his brother ends up dying on the operating table, Ray accuses the doctor of murdering him. Blind with rage, Ray works to turn the white community of the city against Brooks, who finds an unlikely ally in the dead man's widow, Edie (Linda Darnell).

doctor, robber, racist, widow, surgeon, brother, tense

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Divided We Fall (2000)

This dramatic story of a hero against his will is set in a small Czech town occupied by German forces during the last years of the Second World War. Josef and Marie are a childless couple who yearn for a baby; unfortunately, he is sterile. One day they meet David, a young Jewish man and former neighbor recently escaped from a concentration camp, to whom they give refuge in their home.

husband, wife, son, friend, nazi collaborator, jew, tender

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The Road Home (1999)

A Chinese businessman (Honglei Sun) recalls the story of the courtship of his mother (Ziyi Zhang) and father (Yulian Zhao), on the occasion of the old man's death.

businessman, father, teacher, mother, student, communist, passionate

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Fight Club (1999)

An insomniac office worker and a devil-may-care soapmaker form an underground fight club that evolves into something much, much more.

salesman, rebel, boss, love interest, friend, traveling salesman, dark

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The Gilded Cage (2013)

Maria and Jose live for 30 years on the ground floor of a building and become an integral part of the other residents' lives. When they plan to return to Portugal, their neighbors do everything they can to make them stay.

couple, concierge, son, daughter, neighbor, emotional, spirited

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Black Rain (1988)

Five years after World War II, Hiroshima's survivors still struggle with the memories of their horrible ordeal.

young woman, uncle, aunt, poor person, survivor, bleak, touching

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THX-1138 (1971)

George Lucas' nightmarish vision of a dehumanized future where mankind has been reduced to emotionless zombies.

worker, cellmate, prisoner, lover, rebel, dark, dreamy

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The Concrete Jungle (1960)

The mastermind (Stanley Baker) of a racetrack robbery escapes from prison to the loot and is double-crossed by his gang.

criminal, mastermind, gang member, traitor, ex-convict, girlfriend, bleak

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Adventures in Babysitting (2016)

Two teenage baby sitters (Sabrina Carpenter, Sofia Carson) and a group of children spend a wild night in the big city.

babysitter, teenager, runaway, child, supervisor, rival, cheeky

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Koshish (1972)

A speech and hearing-impaired couple persists through unforgiving obstacles to be accepted by society and live a life of dignity.

young man, young woman, son, mother, sister, amusing, hilarious

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Flesh & Blood (1985)

A medieval mercenary (Rutger Hauer) takes another man's (Tom Burlinson) bride (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and then a castle during a plague.

mercenary, warrior, beautiful woman, leader, fiancé, emotional, intense

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Se7en (1995)

Two detectives, a rookie and a veteran, hunt a serial killer who uses the seven deadly sins as his motives.

police officer, detective, serial killer, wife, police chief, dark, suspenseful

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City Lights (1931)

With the aid of a wealthy erratic tippler, a dewy-eyed tramp who has fallen in love with a sightless flower girl accumulates money to be able to help her medically.

tramp, blind person, millionaire, grandmother, amusing, heartwarming, charming

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The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

A disgraced journalist (Michael Nyqvist) and a computer hacker (Noomi Rapace) unravel a horrific family history when they investigate the case of a woman who disappeared 40 years ago.

wealthy man, niece, journalist, hacker, nazi, brother, suspenseful

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Coco (2017)

Aspiring musician Miguel, confronted with his family's ancestral ban on music, enters the Land of the Dead to find his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.

young boy, musician, idol, dog, ghost, skeleton, dreamy

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The Most Terrible Time in My Life (1994)

Intrepid Japanese detective Maiku Hama is on the case in this adventure. Hama is suave, macho, and cold but he is a total klutz. His attempts at machismo always fall flat. When he's out on a case he spends more time getting beaten up than he does solving the case.

detective, waiter, criminal, brother, client, campy, frenetic

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