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Why Do Disaster Movies Pick On New York

in the past their have been so many disaster movies, some blockbuster hits some total flops but that may not be the point in almost all disaster movie something has to happen in the city of New York.

why?

why do they always pick on the concrete jungle

heres a little bit of movies that have done crap to new york
armagedeon
deep impact
(upcoming)the day after tomorrow
earthquake in newyork
independence day
escape newyork
i would go on but dont wanna why do u think they pick on the Big Apple?


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Once I was wondering about that, well, they say that New York is the world's capital and It has been destroyed in many movies, for example, the ones you mentioned.

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Nope, is mostly Los Angeles.


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King Kong
Ghostbusters
Godzilla

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r u kidding me r u saying L.A is the one picked on?
only one thats happened is independence day, Die Hard (not even disaster more like terrorist bomb in movie) and.........escape from l.a thats it....


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Re: Why Do Disaster Movies Pick On New York

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i would go on but dont wanna why do u think they pick on the Big Apple?
Nice place, with a lot of problems, big tall buildings, a lot of people live there

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yes those movies too no godzilla ever been to L.A.


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Don't forget Volcano and Earthquake (with Charles Heston)


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Artificial Inteligence

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quote:
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Artificial Inteligence
This is another one

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that is true but they had some cheap earthquake movie in NY 2


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sure it had those two but they also made some cheap earthquake movie in NY in the 90's


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They pick California for earthquake movies because of the San Andres fault

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opps it repeated


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also in one brief moment in the 1st matrix when u see the real world the city they show u all destroyed and in ruins is new york u can tell by the twin towers they had ruined


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I found an earthquake movie-Aftershock: Earthquake in New York 1999

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quote:
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also in one brief moment in the 1st matrix when u see the real world the city they show u all destroyed and in ruins is new york u can tell by the twin towers they had ruined
Yeah, the same in Artificial inteligence

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there u go more movies that pick on poor old New York for their disasters


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I live next to New York Cityno expression

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yea im 20 miles away from it, im getting kinda sick of the disaster movie stereotypes that New York is the disaster capitol of the world


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