City life movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant city life movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, sexy, semi serious, talky and melancholic films and TV shows about / with city life, urban, friendship, lifestyle, friends, love and romance, couples, runaway, mentor and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as city life: The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Sex and the City (2008), Sex and the City (1998), The Good Guy (2009), Singles (1992), Durarara!! (2010), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Taxi Driver (1976), Friends (1994), Girls (2012).

List of city life movies

The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The Devil Wears Prada is about a young journalist who moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss however is extremely demanding and cruel and won’t let her succeed if she doesn’t fit into the high class elegant look of their ...
Style: witty, realistic, twists and turns, clever, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, boss and employee, women, strong female character, fish out of water, employer employee relationship, workplace situations, journalism, workplace intrigue, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, year 2006
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, miami ...
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Sex and the City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.
Style: witty, light, romantic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, city life, lifestyle, love and romance, friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, family relations, urban, couples, best friends, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, malibu california, los angeles, mexico ...
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Sex and the City (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the bestselling book by Candace Bushnell, Sex and the City tells the story of four best friends, all single and in their late thirties, as they pursue their careers and talk about their sex lives, all while trying to survive the New York ...
Style: sentimental, witty, stylized, sexual, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, best friends, looking for love, sexual attraction, couple relations, city life, sex, sexual intercourse, looking for sex, everyday life, up and down relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23 (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: After a naive Midwestern girl's big city dreams are dashed her first week in New York, she finds herself living with her worst nightmare in this hilarious, contemporary comedy about a female odd couple who are surrounded by an outrageous cast ...
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: roommate, city life, friends, lifestyle change, lifestyle, party, naivete, odd couple, troublemaker, everyday life, engaged, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 5.8
 9K
The Good Guy (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Ambitious young Manhattanite and urban conservationist Beth wants it all: a good job, good friends, and a good guy to share the city with. Of course that last one is often the trickiest of all. Beth falls hard for Tommy, a sexy, young Wall Street ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, witty, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: city life, couple relations, rise to the top, romance, hotshot hero, ambition, gain trust, love affair, power relations, lifestyle, workplace, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 6.7
 27K
Singles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Romantic comedy about six of Seattle's young people, most of whom live in the same apartment building and whose lives revolve around the city's ever-expanding music scene. The interrelated stories about each character's progress ...
Style: grunge, feel good, humorous, touching, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: city life, music band, music, friendship, love and romance, couple relations, looking for love, clubbing, musician, romance, young lovers, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, new jersey, california
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 7.9
 6K
Durarara!! (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: Durarara!!, often shortened to DRRR!!, is a Japanese light novel series written by Ryohgo Narita, with illustrations by Suzuhito Yasuda, that has also been adapted into a Japanese anime series. As of May 2012, eleven volumes have been published by ...
Style: exciting, captivating, feel good, touching, stylized ...
Plot: urban legend, escapades, city life, supernatural, gang, mysticism, supernatural ability, crimes, friendship, gangsters, urban, ghost ...
Place: japan, asia
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Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping-a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door-until ...
Style: feel good, light, romantic, sweet, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: shopping, fashion, addiction, love and romance, overnight success, rise to the top, temptation, fashion industry, debt, lifestyle, city life, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
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 8.3
 710K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: bleak, disturbing, rough, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: social decay, loner, lone wolves, obsession, character study, vigilante, depression, paranoia, antisocial behavior, alienation, taxi driver, taxi ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, united states, harlem, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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 8.9
 793K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, everyday life, group of friends, love and romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, looking for love, family relations, cafe, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 64K
Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: roommate, strong sexual content, female friendship, aspiring writer, friends, ambitious, actor, best friends, lifestyle, city life, twentysomething life, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, friends, ambition, family life, career woman, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, best friends, couples, city life, office ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 8.5
 74K
Louie (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: Louis C.K. stars as a fictionalized version of himself; a comedian and newly divorced father raising his two daughters in New York City.
Style: dark humor, sincere, humorous, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: single parent, comedian, performer's life, midlife crisis, city life, family relations, loneliness, mishap, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, disorder, frustration ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.1
 72K
Kids (1995)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A controversial portrayal of teens in New York City which exposes a deeply disturbing world of sex and substance abuse. The film focuses on a sexually reckless, freckle-faced boy named Telly, whose goal is to have sex with as many different girls as ...
Style: rough, serious, disturbing, realistic, bleak ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: underage sex, coming of age, puberty, virginity, strong sexual content, first sex, innocence lost, urban ghetto life, street kid, youth, rape, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.9
 130K
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: adultery, mistress, love triangle, age difference, divorce, crumbling relationship, city life, dating, romance, friendship, love affair, looking for love ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 6.2
 164K
13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: romance, body swapping, true love, child as adult, youth, wish come true, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, desire, fashion, love and romance, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1987, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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 5.9
 529
Choking Man (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The social anxiety of a morbidly shy Ecuadorian dishwasher working in a Queens diner provides the psychological engine that powers this blend of drama and magical realism.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, captivating, sentimental ...
Plot: city life, immigrants, self discovery, americana, friendship, restaurant, workplace, social misfits, family relations, workplace romance, diner, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 5.8
 120
Cross Bronx (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This Bronx-based coming-of-age drama follows four high school friends as they navigate the treacherous waters of independence, love and careers on their individual paths toward achieving their dreams.
Style: realistic, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, semi serious
Plot: high school, city life, coming of age, follow your dream, youth, crimes, gangsters, hopes, friendship, moving, rivalry, criminal heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: bronx new york city, new york
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Little Indian, Big City (1994)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Stephen, an international trader, tracks down his ex-wife Patricia in some Amazonian backwater. He needs her consent to a divorce so that he can marry Charlotte. Unfortunately, he discovers a son he didn’t know he had – Mimi-Siku. The young ...
Style: humorous, funny, entertaining, semi serious, idiotic ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: mischievous children, jungle, adventure, culture clash, family, fish out of water, nothing goes right, estrangement, disorder, city life, parents and children, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: paris france, venezuela, europe, france, latin america ...
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 6.0
 85
The Rally (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: "The Rally" is a gritty drama which follows several families living in a town riddled with crime and corruption. As the local church works to bring positive change to the town, they are confronted at every turn by those that desire to keep ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological, rough ...
Plot: crime boss, crimes, city life, rivalry, dishonesty, society, gangsters, religion, teenager, drug addict, family problems, family life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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7 Days in Havana (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Cuba, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A young American boy is trying to break into the acting business, and goes to Cuba during a film festival.
Style: contemplative, realistic, anthology, captivating, serious ...
Plot: city life, self discovery, society, introspection, culture clash, tour guide, lifestyle, musician, actor, singer, urban, flying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, havana cuba, cuba
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 6.9
 5K
Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: realistic, serious, non-linear, emotional, talky ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, introspection, city life, lifestyle, actor's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, gay, family relations, wedding, existentialism, life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, israel, wales, poland ...
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2 Days in New York (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Marion and Mingus live cozily – perhaps too cozily – with their cat and two young children from previous relationships. However, when Marion’s jolly father, her oversexed sister, and her sister’s outrageous boyfriend unceremoniously descend ...
Style: humorous, satirical, emotional, witty, talky ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family life, society, city life, parents and children, disorder, french, rudeness, art critic, radio announcer, photographer, stereotypes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, france ...
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 584
X/Y (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: As Mark, Jen, Sylvia, and Jake navigate through their emotionally-arrested states, X/Y reveals the honest and wanton desire we all have to connect with someone and what is at stake when that connection fades.
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: friends, city life, friendship, understanding, family relations, society, urban, best friends, twentysomething life, friend, sex
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Christmas in the City (2013)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the threat of having to close her father's candy store, Wendy and her six-year-old daughter Grace travel to the big city in hopes of making extra holiday cash to save the store. When she's offered a job in the toy department of ...
Style: feel good, touching, light, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: department store, christmas, city life, small town, store, family relations, family business, new job, fired from the job, parent child relationship, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
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Neapolitan Songs (2010)
Genre: Documentary, History, Music
Country: Italy, USA, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Turturro tells, shooting alleys and testimonies of real neapolitan people, the history and musical culture of Napoli, attending every event and tale with a song.
Style: serious, captivating, sentimental, sincere, realistic
Plot: mafia, city life, archive footage, musician's life, artists and showbiz, music, lifestyle, society, folk, urban, performer's life, storyteller ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy, europe
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Adrift in Tokyo (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Japan
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Leading a lazy life, Fumiya has been a university student for 8 years and owes money to loan sharks. One day, a man named Fukuhara comes to collect the loan, which Fumiya cannot pay. So Fukuhara makes a proposition: He will cancel the debt as long ...
Style: humorous, realistic, captivating, light, psychological ...
Plot: confession, on the road, walking, city life, gangsters, regret, crimes, loan, friendship, yakuza, teenager, murder of wife ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tokyo, japan, asia
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 7.2
 2K
10 to 11 (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, France, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 10 to 11 is the story of a passionate collector Mithat and the concierge of the building, Ali. For Mithat Istanbul is as vast as his collections and for Ali is nothing more than a few blocks around the building. When the neighbors decide to have the ...
Style: sentimental, realistic, contemplative, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: obsession, friendship, collector, concierge, city life, aging, golden years, neighbor, power relations, friends, passionate interest, elderly ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey, middle east
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New York, I Love You (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Bahrain
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: talky, sexy, realistic, feel good, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: young people, interracial relations, romance, young lovers, lifestyle, couples, city life, fall in love, looking for love, couple relations, friendship, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, paris france, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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My Name Is Juani (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pair of women leave their small town and dud boyfriends behind for fun in Madrid.
Style: touching, humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: hopes, lifestyle, follow your dream, city life, friendship, on the road, love and romance, youth, friends, couples, tough heroes, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, madrid
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