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Alien Contamination (aka Contamination) (1980)
First minute, 1 minute, 3 minutes, 1 hour 21 minutes

Any Which Way You Can (1980)
10 minutes

Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
2 minutes, 44 minutes

Defiance (1980)
34 minutes, 55 minutes, twice at 56 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2)

The Dogs of War (1980)
11 minutes

Dressed to Kill (1980)
23 minutes. The restaurant scene beginning at 1 hour 30 minutes was filmed at Windows on the World, the restaurant near the top of the north tower. Visible out the window is the south tower.

Eaten Alive (1980)
10 minutes, 12 minutes, 46 minutes

The Exterminator (1980)
7 minutes, 1 hour 34 minutes, three shots during the end credits (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3)

Falling in Love Again (1980)
58 minutes

Gloria (1980)
2 minutes, 3 minutes

The House on the Edge of the Park (1980)
Opening minute

Jane Austen in Manhattan (1980)
14 minutes, 39 minutes, Shot 3 (time uncertain)

Lightning Over Water (1980)
Opening shot (The same shot is at 3 minutes), 39 minutes, 40 minutes, 49 minutes, 59 minutes, 1 hour 8 minutes, 1 hour 22 minutes, 1 hour 24 minutes 1 hour 27 minutes (the closing shot)
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Maniac (1980)
1 hour 12 minutes

Raise the Titanic (1980)
1 hour 20 minutes

Roadie (1980)
1 hour 18 minutes

Stir Crazy (1980)
Opening shot

Superman II (1980)
5 minutes, 1 hour 34 minutes, 1 hour 54 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Tribute (1980)
11 minutes, twice at 52 minutes (in focus and out of focus)

American Pop (1981)
1 hour 23 minutes

Brooklyn Bridge (1981)
1 minute, 44 minutes, several shots between 51-56 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3, Shot 4)

Downtown 81 (1981)
43 minutes

Escape From New York (1981)
This movie takes place in 1997, when the island of Manhattan is a prison. Snake Plissken lands a glider on top of the World Trade Center to rescue the President. The towers are seen at 3 minutes, 4 minutes, 11 minutes, 25-27 minutes (landing on the roof), 1 hour 3 minutes, 1 hour 19 minutes.

Green Ice (1981)
1 hour 45 minutes (mostly obscured by low clouds, but just barely visible)

Heavy Metal (1981)
6 minutes

The House by the Cemetery (1981)
9 minutes

Modern Problems (1981)
19 minutes

Nighthawks (1981)
1 hour 28 minutes

Paternity (1981)
Opening minute, 31-33 minutes

A Policewoman in New York (1981)
Opening minute, 2 minutes, 3 minutes, 13 minutes, 1 hour 5 minutes

Rollover (1981)
7 minutes, 58 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2)

Senior Trip (1981)
14 minutes (Shot 1 Shot 2, Shot 3), 41 minutes (also see video clip below), 57 minutes, 1 hour 1 minute, 1 hour 22 minutes, 1 hour 29 minutes, 1 hour 33 minutes

They All Laughed (1981)
1 minute, 31 minutes, 1 hour 14 minutes

Wolfen (1981)
Three times in the first minute (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3), 5 minutes, 13 minutes, 45 minutes, 54 minutes, 1 hour 10 minutes, and 1 hour 48 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Author! Author! (1982)
1 hour 25 minutes

Basket Case (1982)
12 minutes

Bronx Warriors (1982)
1 minute, twice at 7 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), twice at 8 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), 10 minutes, 37 minutes, 38 minutes, 42 minutes, 1 hour 25 minutes

I, the Jury (1982)
Opening shot

Manhattan Baby (1982)
1 hour 26 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Mazes and Monsters (1982)
1 hour 28 minutes (two wide shots - Shot 1, Shot 2), Robbie's friends arriving and in the lobby, 1 hour 29 minutes on the observation floor (Shot 1, Shot 2) and more in the lobby, 1 hour 32 minutes on the roof (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3)

The New York Ripper (1982)
Opening shot, 7 minutes, 9 minutes

Night Shift (1982)
4 minutes

Q: The Winged Serpent (1982)
Opening shot, 32 minutes, 54 minutes

Six Weeks (1982)
1 hour 15 minutes

The Soldier (1982)
1 hour 22 minutes

Wrong is Right (1982)
2 minutes, 50 minutes, 1 hour 48 minutes, several shots between 1 hour 50-53 minutes on the observation deck at the top of the south tower, as two suitcases containing A-bombs are hanging from a pole (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3)

Born in Flames (1983)
Three times in the opening minute (Shot 1 Shot 2, Shot 3), 37 minutes, 1 hour 14 minutes, 1 hour 16 minutes (closing shot where a bomb is set off at the top of the north tower)

Bronx Warriors 2 (1983)
47 minutes

Exposed (1983)
30 minutes, 32 minutes

The Hunger (1983)
7 minutes

National Lampoon's Vacation (1983)
During the opening credits (on a postcard)

Rage of Angels (1983)
minutes, 59 minutes

Staying Alive (1983)
51 minutes

Superman III (1983)
1 hour 33 minutes

The Survivors (1983)
Opening Shot

Terms of Endearment (1983)
1 hour and 40 minutes

Trading Places (1983)
1 hour 40 minutes (Towers and plaza), 1 hour 41 minutes (Towers and ground level in front of Tower 2)

Two of a Kind (1983)
55 minutes

Vigilante (1983)
Several shots between 44-47 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2)

Alphabet City (1984)
31 minutes

Beat Street (1984)
53 minutes

Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
39 minutes

The Brother from Another Planet (1984)
6 minutes, 7 minutes, 1 hour 30 minutes

C.H.U.D. (1984)
You'll have to sit through almost the entire length of this AWFUL movie. The WTC towers appear right near the end at 1 hour and 22 minutes into the movie.

Dreamscape (1984)
Opening shot

Fear City (1984)
39 minutes, 43 minutes

Ghostbusters (1984)
1 hour 4 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

High Wire (1984)
Opening shot

The Killing Fields (1984)
1 hour 22 minutes

The Lonely Guy (1984)
47 minutes

Moscow on the Hudson (1984)
1 hour 14 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

New York Nights (1984)
Opening shot, 3 minutes, 14 minutes, 1 hour 41 minutes (closing shot)
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Old Enough (1984)
38 minutes

Over the Brooklyn Bridge (1984)
2 minutes, 1 hour 23 minutes

Rhinestone (1984)
Opening minute (Shot 1, Shot 2), 1 hour 22 minutes

Splash (1984)
4 minutes, 29 minutes, 30 minutes, 1 hour 4 minutes, 1 hour 11 minutes, 1 hour 12 minutes, 1 hour 26 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Supergirl (1984)
17 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Brewster's Millions (1985)
45 minutes, 1 hour 10 minutes 1 hour 38 minutes

Cat's Eye (1985)
2 minutes

A Chorus Line (1985)
2 minutes

Death Wish 3 (1985)
2 minutes

Krush Groove (1985)
1 hour 19 minutes

Mixed Blood (1985)
3 minutes

Prizzi's Honor (1985)
22 minutes, 2 hours 5 minutes

The Protector (1985)
5 minutes, twice 12 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), twice at 13 minutes (Shot 1, Shot), 1 hour 25 minutes

Remo Williams: The Adventure Begins (1985)
Three times at 2 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2 Shot 3), 1 hour 2 minutes, 1 hour 3 minutes, 1 hour 7 minutes, 1 hour 11 minutes

The Statue of Liberty (1985)
36 minutes, 56 minutes

The Stuff (1985)
5 minutes

Too Scared to Scream (1985)
28 minutes, 1 hour

The Toxic Avenger (1985)
Opening minute, 41 minutes, 1 hour, 1 hour 2 minutes, 1 hour 19 minutes

Turk 182 (1985)
1 hour 15 minutes, 1 hour 16 minutes

Year of the Dragon (1985)
55 minutes, 1 hour 9 minutes, 1 hour 15 minutes, 1 hour 19 minutes, 1 hour 51 minutes

When Nature Calls (1985)
19 minutes

Breeders (1986)
Opening shot

The Children of Times Square (1986)
Opening shot, 1 minute, 1 hour 34 minutes

Class of Nuke 'Em High (1986)
Opening shot

Crocodile Dundee (1986)
Opening shot, 43 minutes, 1 hour 4 minutes and 1 hour 6 minutes

Crossroads (1986)
25 minutes

Eat and Run (1986)
4 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

F/X (1986)
Several shots at 1 hour 17 minutes (Two examples: Shot 1, Shot 2)

Highlander (1986)
36 minutes

Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986)
The opening shot

Legal Eagles (1986)
49 minutes, Twice at 54 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), 55 minutes

Manhattan Gigolo (1986)
3 minutes

The Money Pit (1986)
Three times during the opening credits (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3), 10 minutes

Popeye Doyle (1986)
Opening shot, 2 minutes, 10 minutes, 47 minutes

Power (1986)
54 minutes

Quiet Cool (1986)
3 minutes, 5 minutes

Robot Holocaust (1986)
Opening shot, 31 minutes

Sid and Nancy (1986)
1 hour 45 minutes, 1 hour 46 minutes, 1 hour 47 minutes

Something Wild (1986)
Four times in the opening credits (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3, Shot 4), 3 times between 1 hour 31-32 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3)

Sorority House Massacre (1986)
11 minutes, 1 hour

An Autumn's Tale (1987)
Twice at 7 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), 35 minutes, twice at 36 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), 42 minutes, 48 minutes, 1 hour 11 minutes, 1 hour 21 minutes

The Believers (1987)
40 minutes, 1 hour 7 minutes

Best Seller (1987)
30 minutes

Black Cobra (1987)
Opening shot

Critical Condition (1987)
Opening minute, 11 minutes, 38 minutes, 46 minutes, 1 hour 12 minutes

Dudes (1987)
Opening minute

Hangmen (1987)
Opening shot, 8 minutes, 10 minutes, 27 minutes, 31 minutes, 55 minutes

Hello Again (1987)
2 minutes

I Love N.Y. (1987)
Twice at 42 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), 43 minutes, 1 hour 30 minutes (during the closing credits)

The Man Who Fell to Earth (1987)
31 minutes, three times at 32 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3, 39 minutes

Moonstruck (1987)
44 minutes, 47 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

My Demon Lover (1987)
2 minutes

Necropolis (1987)
Three times at 7 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3), 12 minutes, 1 hour 9 minutes, 1 hour 10 minutes

Nuts (1987)
42 minutes, 54 minutes, 57 minutes, 1 hour 46 minutes

Overboard (1987)
12 minutes

Police Academy 4 (1987)
Opening Shot

The Pope of Greenwich Village (1987)
21 minutes, 50 minutes, twice at 1 hour, 39 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2)
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

The Secret of My Success (1987)
17 minutes, 37 minutes, 39 minutes, twice at 1 hour 6 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2)
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)
17 minutes, 1 hour 5 minutes, 1 hour 8 minutes

The Squeeze (1987)
31 minutes, 57 minutes, 1 hour, 1 hour 3 minutes, 1 hour 5 minutes, 1 hour 22 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Story of a Junkie (1987)
1 hour, 1 hour 1 minute, 1 hour 14 minutes, 1 hour 15 minutes

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace (1987)
12 minutes, 27 minutes, 28 minutes, 44 minutes, 52 minutes, 58 minutes, 1 hour 2 minutes, 1 hour 3 minutes

A Taxi Driver in New York (1987) (aka Un Tassinaro a New York)
22 minutes, 30 minutes, 34 minutes, 38 minutes, 39 minutes, 40 minutes, 42 minutes

Wall Street (1987)
Several shots during the opening credits (Shot 1, Shot 2, Shot 3, Shot 4, Shot 5, Shot 6), 23 minutes, 1 hour 9 minutes

White Water Summer (1987)
1 minute

Who's That Girl? (1987)
3 minutes, 12 minutes

The Big Blue (1988)
39 minutes, 1 hour 41 minutes

Big Business (1988)
25 minutes

Brain Damage (1988)
26 minutes

Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Twice at 1 hour 42 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2)
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Cocktail (1988)
3 minutes, 35 minutes

Coming to America (1988)
1 hour 14 minutes

Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
Opening minute, 49 minutes

Gotham (1988)
1 hour 16 minutes

Imagine (1988)
1 hour 17 minutes

Maniac Cop (1988)
2 minutes, 3 minutes, 7 minutes, 1 hour 14 minutes, 1 hour 22 minutes

Married to the Mob (1988)
19 minutes, 29 minutes, 40 minutes

Memories of Me (1988)
Opening shot

A New Life (1988)
Opening minute, 1 minute, 57 minutes
(The towers are also on the poster.)

Oliver & Company (1988)
Twice in the opening minute (Shot 1, Shot 2), 26 minutes (night into day), 1 hour 9 minutes

Savage Attack (1988)
11 minutes

Shakedown (1988)
At 1 hour 29 minutes there is a disturbing scene of a plane going in for an emergency landing, heading straight for the WTC towers. (Shot 1, Shot 2)
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Spike of Bensonhurst (1988)
39 minutes, 1 hour 20 minutes, 1 hour 24 minutes

Split Decisions (1988)
Opening shot

Sticky Fingers (1988)
4 minutes

Tropical Snow (1988)
1 hour 6 minutes, 1 hour 21 minutes

White Hot (1988)
1 hour 23 minutes

Working Girl (1988)
1 minutes, 31 minutes, 1 hour 36 minutes, 1 hour 51 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Back to the Future Part 2 (1989)
At 29 minutes, Lorraine changes the Scenic Views Channel and stops on a nighttime skyline of New York with the WTC towers.

Black Rain (1989)
1 minute

The Bronx Executioner (1989)
4 minutes

Communion (1989)
Opening shot, 1 hour 20 minutes

Cookie (1989)
Opening minute, 1 hour 22 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

The Dream Team (1989)
26 minutes (Billy claims to have been a consultant when they were built and it was his idea for two towers, not just one.)

The Experts (1989)
7 minutes

A Fool and His Money (1989)
10 minutes, 16 minutes, 1 hour 9 minutes

Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
Opening shot, 2 minutes, 1 hour 3 minutes

Ghostbusters II (1989)
25 minutes, 1 hour 15 minutes, 1 hour 41 minutes

January Man (1989)
5 minutes, 28 minutes, 56 minutes

Look Who's Talking (1989)
50 minutes

Lost in New York (1989)
11 minutes, 18 minutes, 36 minutes, 41 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), 42 minutes

Mob War (1989)
4 minutes, 5 minutes, 9 minutes, 27 minutes, 57 minutes 1 hour 33-34 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

New York Stories (1989)
1 hour 42 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

The Phantom of the Opera (1989)
Opening shot, 1 hour 23 minutes

Rooftops (1989)
5-8 minutes, 27 minutes, 41 minutes, 46 minutes, 58 minutes-1 hour 2 minutes, 1 hour 12 minutes, 1 hour 18-20 minutes, 1 hour 24-28 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

Sea of Love (1989)
Opening shot

See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
Opening shot, second shot, 49 minutes

She-Devil (1989)
56 minutes

Slaves of New York (1989)
1 hour 59 minutes
(The WTC towers are also on the poster.)

The Toxic Avenger Part II (1989)
Opening shot, 19 minutes, 32 minutes, 47 minutes

The Toxic Avenger Part III (1989)
12 minutes, 23 minutes

True Believer (1989)
1 hour 29 minutes

True Blood (1989)
15 minutes

Vampire's Kiss (1989)
Opening shot, 15 minutes, 58 minutes, twice at 1 hour 15 minutes (Shot 1, Shot 2), 1 hour 16 minutes, 1 hour 39 minutes

Weekend at Bernie's (1989)
2 minutes

When Harry Met Sally (1989)
13 minutes

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