There are a number of creative works whose titles end in this way. For example,
- The Muppets Take Manhattan, a 1984 film
- “First We Take Manhattan”, a 1987 song
- Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan, a 1989 film
- “The Angels Take Manhattan”, a 2012 episode of Doctor Who
What is the antecedent of these “take[s] Manhattan” titles?