A metropolis is a large city.

Metropolis may also refer to:

  • Metropolis, the "mother city" of a Greek colony (the original historical meaning of the word)
  • Metropolis (Anatolia), a classical city in western Turkey
  • Metropolis, Illinois, a city in Massac County, Illinois, United States
  • Metropolis, Nevada, a ghost town in Elko County, Nevada, United States
  • Metropolis of Lyon, a French territorial collectivity
  • Metropolis (Auckland building), New Zealand
  • Métropolis (concert hall), Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • Metropolis (mall), Indiana, United States
  • Metropolis Building, Madrid, Spain
  • Metropolis at Metrotown, British Columbia, Canada
  • 10 Dundas East or Metropolis, Ontario, Canada
  • M-Towers or Metropolis Towers, Gżira, Malta
  • Metropolis (Los Angeles), Los Angeles, CA four high-rise residential complex.
In arts and entertainment

In comic books

  • Metropolis (comics), a fictional American city in DC comics and home to Superman
  • Captain Metropolis, a character in the Watchmen comics series
  • Superman's Metropolis, a comic book

In literature

  • Metropolis (novel), a novel by Thea von Harbou
  • The Metropolis, a novel by Upton Sinclair
  • Metropolis (architecture magazine)
  • Metropolis (free magazine), a Japanese city guide
  • Metropolis (Moroccan magazine), a free monthly magazine created in 2011, in Casablanca

In film, TV, and radio

  • Metropolis (1927 film), a silent film directed by Fritz Lang, based on Harbou's novel
  • Metropolis (2001 film), a 2001 animated film
  • Metropolis (manga), a 1949 manga by Osamu Tezuka
  • Metropolis (musical), an adaptation of the 1927 film
  • Metropolis (British series), a 2000 British TV drama series
  • Metropolis (documentary series), 2015 American TV travel series
  • Metropolis, a radio program hosted by Jason Bentley
  • Metropolis, a fictional city in the TV series 21 Jump Street
  • Metropolis 2000: Scenes from New York, a concert film by the band Dream Theater
  • Metropolis TV, a Dutch television program on life and cultures around the world

In music

Albums and other major works

  • Metropolis (Client album)
  • Metropolis (FM album)
  • Metropolis (Guccini album)
  • Metropolis (Jeff Mills album)
  • Metropolis (Peter Cincotti album)
  • Metropolis (Robby Maria album)
  • Metropolis (Seigmen album)
  • Metropolis (Sister Machine Gun album)
  • Metropolis (Swords album)
  • Metropolis, a 1974 album by the German rock band Metropolis
  • Metropolis, a Future Crew tribute album
  • Metropolis Symphony, a symphonic work by American composer Michael Daugherty
  • Metropolis: a Fantasy in Blue, a composition by Ferde Grofé
  • Metropolis: Suite I (The Chase), a 2007 album by Janelle Monáe
  • Metropolis 2000: Scenes from New York, a concert film by the band Dream Theater
  • Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory, a 1999 album by Dream Theater
  • Metropolis Rescore, a 2005 soundtrack album to the 1927 silent film by The New Pollutants


  • "Metropolis" (song), by The Future Sound of London, under the alias Metropolis, 1992
  • "Metropolis" (The Church song)
  • "Metropolis", by David Guetta & Nicky Romero
  • "Metropolis", by Faded Paper Figures from Dynamo
  • "Metropolis", by Gareth Emery
  • "Metropolis", by Kraftwerk from The Man-Machine
  • "Metropolis", by L'Arc-en-Ciel from Winter Fall
  • "Metropolis", by Motörhead from Overkill
  • "Metropolis", by Nash the Slash from Children of the Night
  • "Metropolis", by Owl City from The Midsummer Station
  • "Metropolis", by Peter Cincotti from Metropolis
  • "Metropolis", by Pseudo Echo from Race
  • "Metropolis", by Scooter from Under the Radar Over the Top
  • "Metropolis", by Seigmen from Metropolis
  • "Metropolis", by The Vision Bleak from The Deathship Has a New Captain
  • "Metropolis", by Zion I from Mind Over Matter
  • "Metropolis—Part I: "The Miracle and the Sleeper"", a song by Dream Theater from Images And Words

Other uses in music

  • Metropolis (band), a German 1970s progressive rock band
  • Metropolis (barbershop quartet), singing group from the US
  • "Metropolis", stage name of one of the members of the UK group Foreign Beggars
  • Metropolis Records, a record label in Philadelphia
  • Metropolis Records (Serbia), a record label in Belgrade

Other uses in arts and entertainment

  • Metropolis (painting), a 1928 painting by Otto Dix
  • Metropolis Zone, a level in the game Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Other uses
  • Metropolis (religious jurisdiction) or episcopal see, the seat of a (metropolitan) bishop
  • Metropolis Coffee Company, a specialty coffee company located in Chicago, Illinois
  • Metropolis in France, a form of intercommunality in France
  • Metropolis Group, holding company for Metropolis Studios, a recording studio in London
  • Metropolis Project, a research network studying human migration
  • Alstom Metropolis, a type of metro train
  • City New South Wales rugby league team, formerly called "Metropolis"
  • Palantir Metropolis
  • Metropolis, an update for the Ethereum platform
See also
  • Metropolis (surname)
  • All pages beginning with "Metropolis"
  • All pages with a title containing Metropolis
  • Metropolitan (disambiguation)
  • mTropolis, a multimedia programming application

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