New York State of Mind

Recent films using New York, area locales

A select sampling of recently shot, currently shooting and upcoming films using New York and surrounding locations.

A Beautiful Mind

(Start date: March 27) Imagine Ent./Universal/DreamWorks

Director: Ron Howard

Producer: Brian Grazer

Cast:Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany

Location: Yonkers

Distributor: U


(Jan. 11, 2001) Columbia Pictures

Director: Michael Mann

Producers: A. Kitman Ho, Michael Mann, Jon Peters, James Lassiter, Paul Ardaji

Cast: Will Smith, Jamie Foxx, Jon Voight, Jeffrey Wright, Ron Silver

Bad Company

(March 26) Operative Prods. Touchstone/Jerry Bruckheimer Films

Director: Joel Schumacher

Producer: Jerry Bruckheimer

Cast: Anthony Hopkins, Chris Rock, Gabriel Macht, Kerry Washington

Distributor: BV

City By The Sea

(Nov. 14, 2000) Warner Bros./Franchise Pictures/Seabreeze Prods.

Director: Michael Caton-Jones

Producers: Michael Caton-Jones, Elie Samaha, Brad Grey, Matt Baer

Cast: Robert De Niro, Frances McDormand, James Franco, Eliza Dushku

Location: Manhattan

Distributor: WB

Death to Smoochy

(Feb. 17) Smoochy Pictures/Mad Chance Prods.

Director: Danny DeVito

Producers: Andrew Lazar, Peter MacGregor-Scott

Cast: Robin Williams, Edward Norton, Danny DeVito, Catherine Keener

Distributor: WB


(March 26) Columbia/Happy Madison Prods./Out of the Blue

Director: Steven Brill

Producers: Jack Giarraputo, Sid Ganis

Cast: Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, Peter Gallagher, Steve Buscemi

Distributor: Sony

Don’t Say a Word

(Dec. 8, 2000) 20th Century/Kopelson Ent./New Regency Prods.

Director: Gary Fleder

Producers: Arnon Milchan, Arnold Kopelson, Anne Kopelson

Cast: Michael Douglas, Brittany Murphy, Oliver Platt, Famke Janssen

Location: Manhattan

Distributor: Fox

The Duplex

(Upcoming) Duplex Prods.

Director: Greg Mottola

Producer: Drew Barrymore, Stuart Cornfeld, Nancy Juvonen, Ben Stiller

Cast: Drew Barrymore, Ben Stiller

Enter Fleeing

(May 14) InDigEnt/IFC/Goldheart Pictures

Director: Rebecca Miller

Producers: Lemore Syvan, Gary Winick, Alexis Alexanian

Cast: Lili Taylor, Kyra Sedgwick, James LeGros, Ron Leibman

Far From Heaven

(Oct. 15) Killer Films

Director: Todd Haynes

Producer: Christine Vachon, Pamela Koffler, Katie Roumel

Cast: Julianne Moore

Distributor: USA Films

The Guru

(April 18) Working Title Films/Universal/StudioCanal

Director: Daisy von Scherler Mayer

Producers: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Michael London, Shekhar Kapur

Cast: Heather Graham, Marisa Tomei, Jimi Mistry, Christine Baranski

Locations: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens

Distributor: U

The Hours

(Feb. 1) Scott Rudin Prods.

Director: Stephen Daldry

Producer: Scott Rudin

Cast: Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman, Julianne Moore, Ed Harris

Distributor: Par

Hollywood Ending

(working title) (April 2) DreamWorks/Predido Prods.

Director: Woody Allen

Cast: Woody Allen, Tea Leoni, Treat Williams, Debra Messing

Location: Manhattan

Distributor: DreamWorks

How to Go out on a Date in Queens

(Dec. 5, 2000) Diva Chihuahua

Director: Michelle Danner

Producers: Michelle Danner, Rob Estes, Brian Drillinger

Cast: Jason Alexander, Bob Estes, Alison Eastwood, Kimberly Williams

Location: Queens

Igby Goes Down

(Feb. 28) Igby Prods.

Director: Burr Steers

Producers: Marco Weber, Lisa Tornell

Cast: Kieran Culkin, Susan Sarandon, Claire Danes, Ryan Phillippe, Jeff Goldblum

Location: Manhattan

Distributor: UA


(Nov. 13, 2000) Universal/Lawrence Gordon Prods.

Director: Iain Softley

Producers: Lawrence Gordon, Lloyd Levin, Robert Colesberry, Sue G. Pollock

Cast: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard

Distributor: U

Kate & Leopold

(Feb. 20) Konrad Pictures/Miramax Films

Director: James Mangold

Producer: Cathy Konrad

Cast: Meg Ryan, Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Natasha Lyonne

Location: Manhattan, Yonkers

Distributor: Miramax

Life, or Something Like It

(April 17) Life or Something Like It Prods.

Director: Stephen Herek

Producers: John Davis, Toby Jaffe, Kenneth Atchity, Chi-Li Wong

Cast: Angelina Jolie, Edward Burns, Tony Shalhoub

Distributor: Fox

Men in Black 2

(June 4) Columbia

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld

Producers: Walter F. Parkes, Laurie MacDonald

Cast: Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Rip Torn, Lara Flynn Boyle

Distributor: Col

The Palace Thief

(March 3) Universal/Longfellow/Horsepower Ent.

Director: Michael Hoffman

Producers: Marc Abraham, Andy Karsch, Kevin Kline, Emile Hirsch, Embeth Davitz

Location: Emma Willard School in Troy, N.Y.

Distributor: U

Panic Room

(Jan. 8) Columbia

Director: David Fincher

Producers: Gavin Polone, David Koepp, Judy Hofflund

Cast: Jodie Foster, Forest Whitaker, Dwight Yoakam, Jared Leto, Patrick Bauchau

Distributor: Col

People I Know

(Feb. 6) Myriad Pictures/South Fork Pictures

Director: Daniel Algrant

Producers: Leslie Urdang, Karen Tenkhoff, Michael Nozik, Robert Redford (exec), Al Pacino (exec)

Cast: Al Pacino, Ryan O’Neal, Kim Basinger, Tea Leoni

Distributor: Myriad Pictures

Phone Booth

(Dec. 4, 2000) Fox 2000 Pictures

Director: Joel Schumacher

Producers: David Zucker, Gil Netter

Cast: Colin Farrell, Ron Eldard, Forest Whitaker, Katie Holmes

Location: Manhattan

Distributor: Fox

Riding in Cars With Boys

(Aug. 28, 2000) Gracie Films

Director: Penny Marshall

Producers: James L. Brooks, Laurence Mark, Richard Sakai, Julie Ansell

Cast: Drew Barrymore, Steve Zahn, James Woods, Rosie Perez

Locations: Manhattan, Rockland County, Westchester County

Distributor: Columbia

The Royal Tenenbaums

(Feb. 26) Mordecai Pictures

Director: Wes Anderson

Producers: Barry Mendel, Scott Rudin, Wes Anderson

Cast: Gene Hackman, Danny Glover, Anjelica Huston, Bill Murray

Location: Manhattan

Distributor: BV


(Jan. 8, 2000) Sony/Columbia

Director: Sam Raimi

Producers: Laura Ziskin, Ian Bryce, Stan Lee (exec)

Cast: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Willem Dafoe, James Franco

Distributor: Col


(Aug. 2000) Fine Line/Good Machine/Killer Films

Director: Todd Solondz

Producers: Christine Vachon, Ted Hope

Cast: Heather Matarazzo, James Van Der Beek, Selma Blair, John Goodman

Location: Yonkers

Stuart Little 2

(March 12) Sony Pictures/Imageworks

Director: Rob Minkoff

Producers: Douglas Wick, Lucy Fisher, Jason Clark (exec)

Cast: Geena Davis, Hugh Laurie, Jonathan Lipnicki

Distributor: Col

The Time Machine

(Feb. 5) DreamWorks/Warner Bros.

Director: Simon Wells

Producers: Walter Parkes, David Valdes

Cast: Guy Pearce, Samantha Mumba, Jeremy Irons, Mark Addy

Locations: Albany, Troy, Schenectady, Poughkeepsie

Distributor: DreamWorks


(March 22) New Regency/Fox 2000

Director: Adrian Lyne

Producers: Adrian Lyne, G. Mac Brown

Cast: Richard Gere, Diane Lane

Location: Westchester

Distributor: New Regency/Fox 2000

Vanilla Sky

(Nov. 20, 2000) Paramount/Cruise/Wagner Prods.

Director: Cameron Crowe

Producers: Tom Cruise, Paula Wagner

Cast: Tom Cruise, Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Kurt Russell

Location: Manhattan

Distributor: Par


(Sept. 13, 2000) Par/VH1/Mandalay/10th Planet/Red Hour

Director: Ben Stiller

Producers: Scott Rudin, Ben Stiller, Stuart Cornfeld

Cast: Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Jerry Stiller, Christine Taylor

Location: Yonkers

Distributor: Par

Source: New York Mayor’s Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting and Variety production archives

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