Movies like New York Stories

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New York Stories (1989)
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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 to reconciliate; third, by Allen, is a witty piece of comedy about the impossibility of getting rid of the son's role.
Style: stylized, semi serious, clever, talky, realistic, witty, humorous, offbeat, touching, biting ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, obsession, art, hotel, jealousy, robbery, occult, anthology, city life, urban, mischievous children, lawyer, mother, assistant, city, gallery, young, parents and children, artists and showbiz, youth, family relations, young heroes, couple relations, friends, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, athens greece, new jersey, tokyo

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Most similar movies to New York Stories

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out melancholic, talky, clever and witty films with plots about dialogue, mentor, runaway, relationships, life philosophy, storytelling and couples mostly in Comedy, Romance and Drama genres. Some movies like New York Stories: Manhattan (1979), Stardust Memories (1980), Husbands and Wives (1992), Anything Else (2003), Broadway Danny Rose (1984). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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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: talky, witty, clever, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, mistress, divorce, age difference, adultery, lolita, love triangle, love, city life, dating, crumbling relationship, writer's life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
95%
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, clever, humorous, witty ...
Plot: weekend, filmmaking, showbiz, midlife crisis, lovers reunited, postmodernism, introspection, movie business, violinist, couple relations, artists and showbiz, hopes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
89%
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, clever, witty, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: infidelity, marriage, crumbling marriage, teacher student relationship, friendship, urban, frigidity, romance, dishonesty, love and romance, couples, family problems ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
82%
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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: talky, clever, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: therapy, romance, young lovers, drugs/alcohol, urban, battle of the sexes, comedian, advice, relationship problems, psychoanalysis, couple relations, artists and showbiz ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
80%
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Broadway Danny Rose (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A hapless talent manager named Danny Rose, by helping a client, gets dragged into a love triangle involving the mob. His story is told in flashback, an anecdote shared amongst a group of comedians over lunch at New York's Carnegie Deli. ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Plot: comedian, gangsters, comedy of errors, couple relations, urban, love triangle, girlfriend, artist, mistaken identity, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1930s, 1920s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
73%
 8.0
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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: talky, clever, witty, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: tennis, comedian, singer, jewish, neurosis, lobster, cocaine, job interview, volkswagen beetle, talking to the audience, marriage, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 1940s, 1960s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, coney island brooklyn new york city, wisconsin ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
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, clever, witty, humorous, cynical ...
Plot: murder, mistress, professor, adultery, infidelity, doctor, documentary filmmaking, crime, blackmail, suicide, moral dilemma, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
Hollywood Ending (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Woody Allen stars as Val Waxman, a two-time Oscar winner turned washed-up, neurotic director in desperate need of a comeback. When it comes, Waxman finds himself backed into a corner: Work for his ex-wife Ellie or forfeit his last shot. Is Val ...
Style: talky, humorous, clever, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: movie business, farce, audition, comedy of errors, nothing goes right, showbiz, blindness and impaired vision, artists and showbiz, love and romance, verbal byplay, couples, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1930s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
62%
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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: clever, surreal, talky, witty, humorous ...
Plot: adoption, prostitute, boxing, adoptive father, adoptive mother, child, childlessness, illegal prostitution, friendship, dishonesty, destiny, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
58%
Deconstructing Harry (1997)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: This film tells the story of a successful writer called Harry Block, played by Allen himself, who draws inspiration from people he knows in real-life, and from events that happened to him, sometimes causing these people to become alienated from him ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, surreal, cynical ...
Plot: psychiatrist, postmodernism, writer's life, writer's block, midlife crisis, insanity, artists and showbiz, human nature, estrangement, heaven and hell, alienation, ex couple relations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
56%
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: clever, witty, talky, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: thanksgiving, artist, infidelity, hypochondriac, extramarital affair, writing, sisters, architect, accountant, audition, cocaine, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
 7.4
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Metropolitan (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, clever, witty, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, urban, twentysomething life, young adult, coming of age, love and romance, society, couples, friends, best friends, couple relations, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
⇓ similarity ⇓
54%
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: cynical, talky, semi serious, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, human nature, couples, crumbling relationship, unrequited love, marital problem, broken engagement, marital infidelity, destiny, obsession, seance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
53%
Sweet and Lowdown (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A comedic biopic focused on the life of fictional jazz guitarist Emmett Ray. Ray was an irresponsible, free-spending, arrogant, obnoxious, alcohol-abusing, miserable human being, who was also arguably the best guitarist in the world.
Style: clever, witty, tragicomedy, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: jazz, guitar, infidelity, music, actress, musician, fall in love, musician's life, egocentrism, jazz musician, artist, celebrity culture ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: usa, new york, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: sexy, witty, semi serious, talky, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: omnibus, romance, taxi, artist, thief, couple relations, fall in love, urban, culture clash, city life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city, rome italy ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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: talky, clever, witty, tragicomedy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, pianist, jazz, crumbling marriage, drugs/alcohol, couple relations, celebration, married couple, falling in love, friends, romance, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, barcelona spain, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
49%
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, clever, talky, witty, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, dating, infidelity, advice, idol, ghost, date, romance, rejection, postmodernism, looking for love, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa, new york
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
To Rome with Love (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Music, Romance
Country: USA, Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Four tales unfold in the Eternal City: While vacationing in Rome, architect John encounters a young man whose romantic woes remind him of a painful incident from his own youth; retired opera director Jerry discovers a mortician with an amazing ...
Style: feel good, talky, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: expatriate, newlyweds, architect, tourist, postmodernism, couple relations, culture clash, parents and children, urban, city life, love and romance, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 1920s
Place: italy, europe, rome italy, new york, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
46%
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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: talky, touching, clever, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love triangle, italian restaurant, infidelity, romance, urban, lover, love letter, full moon, parents and children, siblings relations, eccentric family, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
45%
Vanya on 42nd Street (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: An uninterrupted rehersal of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya" played out by a company of actors. The setting is their run down theater with an unusable stage and crumbling ceiling. The play is shown act by act with the briefest of breaks to ...
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: longing, rehearsal, human nature, family in crisis, theater, showbiz, artists and showbiz, love and romance, couples, family problems, family relations, actor's life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, turn of the century, 19th century
Place: new york, usa, st. petersburg russia, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
 5.9
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200 Cigarettes (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A collection of twentysomethings try to cope with relationships, loneliness, desire and their individual neuroses.
Style: semi serious, humorous, talky, realistic, witty ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: new year's eve, best friends, friendship, love and romance, urban, rock, romance, introspection, looking for love, singleness, nightlife, twentysomething life ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1981, year 1982
Place: new york, usa, lower east side manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
Slaves of New York (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Meet the denizens of New York City: artists, prostitutes, saints, and seers. All are aspiring toward either fame or oblivion, and hoping for love and acceptance. Instead they find high rents, faithless partners, and dead-end careers.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: city life, urban, self discovery, village, nightlife, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, village life, love and romance, society, unfulfillment, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.6
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Plaza Suite (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Film version of the Neil Simon play has three separate acts set in the same hotel suite in New York's Plaza Hotel with Walter Matthau in a triple role. In the first, Karen Nash tries to get her inattentive husband Sam's attention to spruce ...
Style: clever, witty, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, multiple storylines, fall in love, romance, unlikely couple, hotel suite, luxury hotel, crumbling marriage, couple relations, infidelity, looking for love, love affair ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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 7.4
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Frances Ha (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Brazil
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An aspiring dancer moves to New York City and becomes caught up in a whirlwind of flighty fair-weather friends, diminishing fortunes and career setbacks.
Style: stylized, talky, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: friendship, dancer, loneliness, roommate, best friends, follow your dream, urban, dance teacher, responsibility, adolescence vs adulthood, ambition, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, japan, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 6.2
 38K
Prime (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A career driven professional from Manhattan is wooed by a young painter, who also happens to be the son of her psychoanalyst.
Style: semi serious, talky, humorous, realistic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: artist, therapist, unlikely couple, kiss, photographer, age difference, date, nightclub, romance, therapy, painting, fall in love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, harlem manhattan new york city, warsaw poland, salt lake city utah ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A Tale of Springtime (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Simple conversations engender complicated human interactions. The first in Eric Rohmer's Four Seasons series, Conte de printemps (A Tale In Springtime) is the story of an introverted young girl (Florence Darel) just reaching adulthood who takes ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: cousin cousin relationship, philosopher, vacation, friendship, romance, hopes, fall in love, love and romance, friends, matchmaking, looking for love, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, tokyo, california, japan
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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: semi serious, feel good, realistic, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, dysfunctional family, christmas eve, redemption, restaurant, divorce, marriage proposal, infidelity, robbery, grandfather, tourist, mistaken identity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1930s
Place: new york, europe, usa, venice, paris france ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Friends with Kids (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, best friend, romance, couple relations, relationship problems, best friends, thirtysomething life, platonic, character study, best friends in love, couples, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, vermont, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Lords of Flatbush (1974)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Directed by Martin Davidson and Stephen Verona, The Lords of Flatbush is a low budget film starring Perry King, Henry Winkler and Sylvester Stallone (who also wrote additional dialog). Set in the late 1950s, the coming-of-age story follows four ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, serious, touching, intense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, youth, human nature, coming of age, self discovery, buddies, goofy hero, parents and children, friends, gangs, unlikely friendships, coming-of-age ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, future, 80s
Place: new york, usa, california, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 6.8
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Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: love and romance, romance, adventure, stranger, hopes, nothing goes right, jazz musician, art, life philosophy, loneliness, fall in love, honest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan, new york city, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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