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The Upside (2017)

Last Updated: Sept 2019

Phillip (Bryan Cranston) is a wealthy quadriplegic who needs a caretaker to help him with his day-to-day routine in his New York penthouse. He decides to hire Dell (Kevin Hart), a struggling parolee who's trying to reconnect with his ex and his young son. Despite coming from two different worlds, an unlikely friendship starts to blossom as Dell and Phillip rediscover the joy of living life to the fullest.

otsoNY Comments: The entrace to the Bank of America Tower on 6th Avenue was made to look like a Manhattan hospital.

6th Avenue (btw West 42nd and 43rd Streets) Manhattan.


Philip's Apartment, 575 Park Avenue and East 63rd Street, Manhattan.


Park Avenue (btw East 62nd & 63rd Street) Manhattan.


otsoNY Comments: The majority of the film was shot in Philadelphia, of which included a scene outside the Rainbow shop at 3142 Kensington Avenue.


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