5 movies on Amazon Prime Video, Netflix and more that will give you a virtual tour of New York

When we sit down to read a book or watch a film in a four-walled room, the experience takes us to many places beyond that homebound reality. When in need of a high-school throwback, playing a classic teenage drama solves the matter; and when it's a quick getaway that we wish we could have with our friends right now, we turn to travel movies that instantly transport us to the most idyllic destinations across the world. This weekend, when you can't freely stroll the streets of your favourite cities, or make a holiday plan that would work out in the foreseeable future, get some hot popcorn and catch an expansive glimpse of New York City through five classic Bollywood and Hollywood features.

The Age of Innocence (1993)

Adapted from Edith Wharton’s Pulitzer-winning 1920 novel of the same name, The Age of Innocencebeautifully captures the mid-1800s Gilded Age in the New York City. Mostly set in Troy, …

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