List of top central park movies to explore before a new york city horse carriage ride

Are you thrilled to enjoy a New York City horse carriage ride to take a tour through Central Park? Allow us to raise your excitement level by providing a list of some popular movies shot in Central Park.

In Central Park, movies have been shot for over a century now. Central Park has played an iconic part in many films, like A Troll in Central Park and Home Alone 2.

Let us explore the Central Park movies that can enhance your horse-drawn carriage tour experience!

Home Alone 2 (1992):

It is one of the most popular children’s films that used Central Park as a backdrop. In this movie, you can see Kevin {Macauley Culkin} eluding his pursuers by hiding in a horse-drawn carriage and is also seen running around the Bethesda Fountain. Kevin get introduced to the Pigeon Lady in the movie at Central Park’s beautiful Inscope Arch that runs beneath the Park Drive at the southeast entrance. This movie gives the park a magical feel by showcasing some of its least notable features.

Home Alone 2

 A Troll in Central Park (1994):

It is one of the best Central Park movies directed by Don Bluth in 1994. In this movie, Central Park is drawn beautifully and provides remarkable respect for its geographic detail.

The Muppets Take Manhattan (1984):

In the 1980s Central Park was getting ready to go through the transformation. The first movie to celebrate the beautiful transformation of Central Park was “The Muppets Take Manhattan“. In the movie, there are gorgeously pastoral scenes of Miss Piggy and Kermit shot at Central Park. The park scenes conveyed a sense of bright optimism. You will love the brightly lit landscape of the park in the movie and in real during the tour. The park is portrayed as the lovely center of New York City that we know today.

Pencil sketch
Pencil sketch effect on a black horse and carriage in Central Park, NYC.

Enchanted (2007):

Central Park was the perfect place in the city that the universe of Disney filmmakers wonderfully imagined and portrayed. Director Kevin Lima beautifully captured the magic of Central Park by covering its various iconic sites. The movie Enchanted features an amazingly choreographed song and dance scene. This scene includes Central Park’s spectacular Bethesda Fountain. In this movie, Central Park looked so magical.

The World of Henry Orient (1964):

In this movie, Central Park plays a supporting and dramatic role itself. Directed by George Roy Hill “The World of Henry Orient” movie beautifully shows Central Park. This movie uses the changing season (the autumn and snowy winter) to capture Central Park at its best.

father's Horse carriages

Serendipity (2001):

One more example of Central Park as New York City’s romantic setting is “Serendipity“.  In the movie, you can see the two main characters having a magical evening in a gorgeously decorated Central Park’s Wollman Rink. You can see in this movie the amazing shots of the Wollman Rink. Decorated for Christmas, the rink with a backdrop of the Manhattan skyline above was breathtaking. No doubt, this movie paints a beautiful portrait of Central Park by night in its idealized winter splendor. Do you want to experience the horse-drawn carriage scene that shows Kevin stows away? Are you excited to see the reel scenes of New York’s Central Park movies in your real life? Book a New York City horse carriage ride today from Central Park Carriages! Since 1964, Central Park Carriages have been in the local horse and carriage business.

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