New York, New York

Release Date: January 7th, 1992

DVD Release Date: February 8th, 2005

PG |2 hr 35 min

Plot Summary

Jimmy Doyle (Robert De Niro), an aspiring saxophone player, meets established USO band singer Francine Evans (Liza Minnelli) during V-J Day celebrations at the end of World War II. The two become a musical double act and, more importantly, fall in love. They quickly get married and start a family, however, their volatile relationship disintegrates over time. Years later, when both of them have successful careers, Jimmy and Francine find their paths crossing once again.

Cast: Robert De Niro, Liza Minnelli, Lionel Stander, Barry Primus, Mary Kay Place, Georgie Auld, George Memmoli, Dick Miller

Director: Martin Scorsese

Genres: Musical

Keywords: Transformation , Charming , 1940s , Love , 1950s , Rise , New York City , Melodramatic

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Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Abandon your expectations of an orderly plot, and you'll end up humming the title song. The movie's a vast, rambling, nostalgic expedition back into the big band era, and a celebration of the considerable talents of Liza Minnelli and Robert De Niro. show more

  • 100
    Time Out

    Superbly scored, beautifully designed by Boris Leven to highlight the genre's artificiality, and performed to perfection. show more

  • 80
    Damon WiseEmpire

    More than a fascinating misfire, it’s a rare and telling glimpse into a legendary filmmaker’s fiercely guarded soul. show more

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Awards

Nominated Costume Design
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)
Nominated Soundtrack
British Academy of Film & Television Arts (1978)
Nominated Best Original Song - Motion Picture
Nominated Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical