Movies like Manhattan

If you like "Manhattan" you are looking for intellectual, humorous and sincere movies about / with romance, mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, crumbling relationship and city life themes of Comedy, Drama and Romance genre shot in USA.
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Manhattan (1979)
 7.9
 126K
Manhattan (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The life of a divorced television writer dating a teenage girl is further complicated when he falls in love with his best friend's mistress.
Style: intellectual, humorous, sincere, sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, meditative, emotional, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, crumbling relationship, city life, dating, adultery, friendship, looking for love, love affair, writer's life, couple relations, love and romance, ex couple relations, couples, infidelity, lolita, character study, life philosophy, love, jewish, friends, dreams ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city

Most similar movies to Manhattan

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out semi serious, humorous, melancholic and clever films with plots about dialogue, life philosophy, relationships, couples, culture clash, mentor and loneliness mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like Manhattan: Annie Hall (1977), Husbands and Wives (1992), Liberal Arts (2012), Play It Again, Sam (1972), Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 8.0
 244K
Annie Hall (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: In the city of New York, comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sincere, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: comedian, neurosis, tennis, singer, jewish, divorce, romance, love and romance, love, couples, couple relations, uptight character ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1940s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, coney island brooklyn new york city, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Husbands and Wives (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When Jack and Sally announce that they're splitting up, this comes as a shock to their best friends Gabe and Judy. Maybe mostly because they also are drifting apart and are now being made aware of it. So while Jack and Sally try to go on and ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, sincere, melancholic ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, crumbling marriage, friendship, breakup, family problems, dishonesty, human nature, romance, fall in love, age difference, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
76%
 6.7
 35K
Liberal Arts (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Newly single, 35, and uninspired by his job, Jesse Fisher worries that his best days are behind him. But no matter how much he buries his head in a book, life keeps pulling Jesse back. When his favorite college professor invites him to campus to ...
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental, sincere ...
Audience: date night, teens
Plot: age difference, college, thirtysomething life, older man younger woman relationship, dull life, college student, romance, college life, fall in love, love and romance, campus, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ohio, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Play It Again, Sam (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A mild mannered film critic is dumped by his wife and his ego is crushed. His hero persona is the tough guy played by Humphrey Bogart in many of his movies and the apparition of Bogart begins showing up to give him advice. With the encouragement of ...
Style: neurotic, talky, witty, humorous, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, rejection, satire, infidelity, advice, idol, dating, ghost, date, bittersweet, romance, cultural icon ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: san francisco, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
63%
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Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: An ophthalmologist's mistress threatens to reveal their affair to his wife, while a married documentary filmmaker is infatuated by another woman.
Style: talky, cynical, witty, humorous, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, mistress, professor, infidelity, adultery, blackmail, crime, loveless marriage, moral dilemma, human nature, couple relations, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
60%
As Good as It Gets (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will ...
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, sweet, emotional ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dog, neighbor, age difference, opposites attract, single parent, friendship, waitress, looking for love, artist, romance, couples, cowardliness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
Hannah and Her Sisters (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Between two Thanksgivings, Hannah's husband falls in love with her sister Lee, while her hypochondriac ex-husband rekindles his relationship with her sister Holly.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, thanksgiving, infidelity, audition, hypochondriac, romance, family problems, couples, human nature, introspection, family relations, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
Falling in Love (1984)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: During shopping for Christmas, Frank and Molly run into each other. This fleeting short moment will start to change their lives, when they recognize each other months later in the train home and have a good time together. Although both are married ...
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: infidelity, romance, friendship, love affair, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, adultery, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, christmas, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: sentimental, sincere, feel good, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, male female friendship, love and romance, looking for love, unlikely couple, romance, friends, platonic, up and down relationship, falling in love, opposites attract, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1982, year 1987, year 1977
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
 6.4
 29K
Anything Else (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, France, UK
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Jerry Falk, an aspiring writer in New York, falls in love at first sight with a free-spirited young woman named Amanda He has heard the phrase that life is like "anything else," but soon he finds that life with the unpredictable Amanda ...
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young lovers, advice, relationship problems, psychoanalysis, love and romance, artists and showbiz, unlikely couple, writer's life, couple relations, mentor, therapy, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
The Story of Us (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ben and Katie Jordan are a married couple who go through hard times in fifteen years of marriage.
Style: sentimental, realistic, semi serious, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, couple relations, relationships, love, happy ending, women, infidelity, family drama, divorce, bittersweet, introspection, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
New York Stories (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents ...
Style: talky, realistic, semi serious, touching, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young heroes, artist, art, obsession, hotel, jealousy, parents and children, city life, youth, gallery, family relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, athens greece, manhattan new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Two married couples find only trouble and heartache as their complicated lives unfold. After 40 years of marriage, Alfie leaves his wife to pursue what he thinks is happiness with a call girl. His wife, Helena, reeling from abandonment, decides to ...
Style: talky, witty, cynical, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, marital infidelity, human nature, couples, crumbling relationship, unrequited love, marital problem, coma, seance, broken engagement, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 7.1
 47K
Moonstruck (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cher is devastatingly funny, sinuous and beautiful as Loretta, an unlucky-in-love Italian widow who finds romance through the intervention of the Manhattan moon. With her wedding to a close friend just weeks away, she meets - and falls hopelessly in ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, romance, love and romance, infidelity, couples, fall in love, looking for love, dishonesty, eccentric family, marriage, female protagonist, proposal ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy, europe, sicily italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Town & Country (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Porter Stoddard is a well-known New York architect who is at a crossroads... a nexus where twists and turns lead to myriad missteps some with his wife Ellie, others with longtime friends Mona and her husband Griffin. Deciding which direction to take ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, architect, midlife crisis, farce, family problems, relationship vs career, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, couple relations, love affair, love triangle, couples ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york, mississippi, paris france, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Cheated on, mistreated and stepped on, the women are holding their breath, waiting for the elusive "good man" to break a string of less-than-stellar lovers. Friends and confidants Vannah, Bernie, Glo and Robin talk it all out, determined ...
Style: touching, sincere, sexy, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: friendship, divorce, infidelity, romance, best friends, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, thirtysomething life, fall in love, love affair, single mother ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, arizona, phoenix arizona
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Melinda and Melinda (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: While dining out with friends, Sy suggests the difficulty of separating comedy from tragedy. To illustrate his point, he tells his guests two parallel stories about Melinda ; both versions have the same basic elements, but one take on her state of ...
Style: tragicomedy, melancholic, philosophical, talky, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, family problems, friends, crumbling marriage, dinner party, actress playing multiple roles, female protagonist, writers, pianist, life philosophy, sarcasm, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, barcelona spain, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Style: philosophical, sexual, sexy, artsy, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, polyamory, self fulfillment, fall in love, sexuality, artist, romance, sexual exploration, bohemian life, love affair, love and romance, women ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Celeste & Jesse Forever (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Celeste and Jesse met in high school and got married young. They laugh at the same jokes and finish each other’s sentences. They are forever linked in their friends’ minds as the perfect couple – she, a high-powered businesswoman and budding ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: friendship, divorce, best friends, romance, couple relations, love and romance, couples, starting over, looking for love, thirtysomething life, breakup, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa, new jersey, california, san francisco
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
Mighty Aphrodite (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: When Lenny and his wife, Amanda, adopt a baby, Lenny realizes that his son is a genius and becomes obsessed with finding the boy's biological mother in hopes that she will be brilliant too. But when he learns that Max's mother is Linda ...
Style: talky, humorous, witty, surreal, touching ...
Plot: adoption, prostitute, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, dishonesty, looking for love, opposites attract, child, adoptive mother, adoptive father, boxing ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Something's Gotta Give (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of ...
Style: feel good, humorous, romantic, light, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: age difference, opposites attract, romance, love triangle, unlikely couple, golden years, love and romance, unlikely relationship, up and down relationship, aging, birthday, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, afghanistan, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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 16K
She's the One (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Mickey, a free-spirited New York cabbie, and Francis, a materialistic Wall Street stockbroker, are extremely competitive and confused about women as a result of their father's influence. Though they disagree about everything, they have one ...
Style: humorous, sincere, semi serious, talky, melancholic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: infidelity, taxi driver, opposites attract, unlikely couple, dangerous attraction, siblings relations, love affair, love of one's life, wedding, sibling relationship, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, new orleans
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
Sidewalks of New York (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The film follows the marital and dating lives of three men and three women who unknowingly form a tangled web of relationships. Interspersing "man on the street" interviews with scenes from the six characters' lives, the film weaves a ...
Style: witty, stylized, sexy, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, romance, love triangle, lifestyle, looking for love, love affair, human nature, dishonesty, crumbling marriage, couple relations, workplace, divorce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
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Trust the Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Overachieving actress, Rebecca (Moore), must come to grips with her failing marriage to stay-at-home dad, Tom (Duchovny). While Rebecca's slacker brother, Tobey (Billy Crudup), can't seem to commit to his aspiring-novelist girlfriend, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: sex addict, romance, infidelity, love affair, family problems, introspection, battle of the sexes, dishonesty, friendship, support group, loneliness, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Enemies: A Love Story (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A ghostwriter finds himself romantically involved with his current wife, a married woman and his long-vanished wife.
Style: emotional, touching, humorous, twists and turns, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: survivor, infidelity, love and romance, jewish, love affair, haunted by the past, self discovery, human nature, love triangle, character study, romance, uneducated ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, lower east side manhattan new york city ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Everyone Says I Love You (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A New York girl sets her father up with a beautiful woman in a shaky marriage while her half sister gets engaged.
Style: feel good, romantic, light, witty, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, couple relations, family life, adultery, liberal, thanksgiving, halloween, singing, dysfunctional family, family, tourist, grandfather ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1930s
Place: new york, europe, usa, venice, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
A Midsummer Night's Sex Comedy (1982)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Centred around a weekend party at the home of inventor Andrew Hobbs and his wife Adrian, attended by randy doctor Maxwell Jordan, his nurse Dulcy, renowned philosopher Dr.Leopold Sturgis and his fiancée, this is a light comedy concerning their ...
Style: sexual, sexy, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: doctor, professor, summer, farce, infidelity, romance, repression, hopes, love and romance, love affair, countryside, love triangle ...
Time: 20th century, 1900s
Place: new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Stardust Memories (1980)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: While attending a retrospect of his work, a filmmaker recalls his life and his loves: the inspirations for his films.
Style: talky, surreal, humorous, witty, clever ...
Plot: weekend, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, filmmaking, showbiz, haunted by the past, imaginary character, lifestyle, introspection, postmodernism, couples, self discovery ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who's moved into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, fashion, opposites attract, woman, cat, millionaire, broken engagement, looking for love, love triangle, love and romance, social climbing, free spirited ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, brazil
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 7.4
 9K
Metropolitan (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sparkling comedic chronicle of a middle-class young man’s romantic misadventures among New York City’s debutante society. Stillman’s deft, literate dialogue and hilariously highbrow observations earned this debut film an Academy Award ...
Style: talky, intellectual, witty, clever, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, philosophy, society, radical, best friends, love and romance, city life, social climbing, twentysomething life, friends, couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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