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, semi serious, sexy, talky and melancholic films and TV shows about / with urban, city life, friendship, lifestyle, couples, love and romance, storytelling, mentor, dialogue and romance plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as city life: The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Sex and the City (2008), Singles (1992), Sex and the City (1998), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), The Good Guy (2009), Durarara!! (2010), 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, romantic, twists and turns, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, city life, strong female character, boss and employee, workplace situations, women, employer employee relationship, workplace intrigue, new job, assistant, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, usa, manhattan new york city, miami ...
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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, cynical, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: city life, roommate, lifestyle change, friends, lifestyle, sexual humor, naivete, odd couple, everyday life, troublemaker, party, young people ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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, friends, love and romance, city life, friendship, lifestyle, couple relations, sexual relations, family relations, urban, best friends, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, malibu california ...
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 6.7
 28K
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: music band, city life, music, love and romance, friendship, looking for love, couple relations, clubbing, musician, romance, young lovers, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, seattle washington, new jersey, california
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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: witty, sentimental, stylized, sexual, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, best friends, couple relations, looking for love, sex, sexual intercourse, sexual attraction, looking for sex, everyday life, city life, up and down relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, 90s, 20th century, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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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, ridiculous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: shopping, fashion, addiction, love and romance, overnight success, rise to the top, debt, city life, temptation, fashion industry, lifestyle, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
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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: realistic, semi serious, witty, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: city life, couple relations, ambition, hotshot hero, rise to the top, romance, gain trust, love affair, power relations, lifestyle, workplace, love triangle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 7.9
 7K
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: captivating, exciting, feel good, touching, stylized ...
Plot: urban legend, escapades, city life, supernatural, gang, supernatural ability, crimes, mysticism, friendship, gangsters, ghost, urban ...
Place: japan, asia
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 8.3
 740K
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, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: social decay, loner, lone wolves, character study, depression, obsession, antisocial behavior, vigilante, paranoia, loneliness, alienation, taxi driver ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, united states, harlem, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.9
 844K
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, everyday life, best friends, looking for love, group of friends, love and romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, family relations, cafe, female friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 66K
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: realistic, witty, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, female friendship, roommate, aspiring writer, friends, ambitious, actor, best friends, lifestyle, sexuality, everyday life, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 7.7
 61K
After Hours (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Style: surreal, twists and turns, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: coincidence, dark humor, artist, city life, nothing goes right, suicide, nightlife, murder, nightclub, one night, farce, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, family relations, workplace situations, best friends, couples, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.2
 36K
Uptown Girls (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Molly Gunn, the freewheeling daughter of a deceased rock legend, is forced to get a job when her manager steals her money. As nanny for precocious Ray, the oft ignored daughter of a music executive she learns what it means to be an adult while ...
Style: touching, feel good, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, kids
Plot: nanny, youth, friendship, initially antagonists, friends, family relations, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, brat, life turned upside down, city life, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.5
 75K
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: sincere, humorous, semi serious, realistic, talky ...
Plot: single parent, comedian, dark humor, midlife crisis, performer's life, family relations, city life, loneliness, mishap, everyday life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.1
 74K
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, strong sexual content, puberty, virginity, first sex, innocence lost, street kid, urban ghetto life, youth, loss of virginity, teenage life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.9
 133K
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: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 6.2
 172K
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, semi serious, light ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: romance, body swapping, true love, best friends in love, child as adult, youth, wish come true, love and romance, adolescence vs adulthood, fashion, desire, friends in love ...
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
 526
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, touching, atmospheric, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: city life, immigrants, americana, self discovery, friendship, restaurant, workplace romance, family relations, social misfits, workplace, diner, misfit ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, new york
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 5.8
 117
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, coming of age, city life, follow your dream, youth, hopes, crimes, gangsters, friendship, rivalry, moving, urban ...
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: culture clash, mischievous children, jungle, adventure, family, parents and children, dysfunctional family, fish out of water, nothing goes right, disorder, estrangement, city life ...
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, city life, crimes, rivalry, dishonesty, society, gangsters, teenager, religion, drug addict, family problems, political rally ...
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, sincere ...
Plot: city life, self discovery, society, introspection, tour guide, culture clash, lifestyle, musician, actor, singer, urban, singing in a car ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: havana cuba, latin america, 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, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, introspection, city life, lifestyle, actor's life, artists and showbiz, love and romance, gay, wedding, family relations, existentialism, life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, poland, israel, wales ...
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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, surreal ...
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, family life, society, city life, parents and children, disorder, rudeness, art critic, photographer, radio announcer, stereotypes, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, france ...
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High Maintenance (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A nameless cannabis delivery guy delivers his much-needed medication to stressed-out New Yorkers.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, talky ...
Plot: weed, drug abuse, drug dealing, delivery, city life, disorder, stoners, society, urban
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Men in the City (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Following the love lives of different types of men in Amsterdam.
Style: touching, semi serious, realistic, humorous
Plot: battle of the sexes, couple relations, lifestyle, womanizer, friends, love and romance, romance, city life, buddies, couples, looking for love, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: holland
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 5.1
 368
Turning 30!!! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Naina's story as she grapples with heartbreak, and a crisis in her advertising career in the face of her 30th birthday. And as she fights her anxiety and fears about being 30 years old, Naina realises there's a lot of growing up to be ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, captivating, sincere, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: romance, city life, couples, breakup, female protagonist, fired from the job, fall in love, career, society, rivalry, friendship, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: india
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 6.2
 3K
A Call Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Slovenia, Germany, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Aleksandra is a student from Krško, a small town in Slovenia. She has a plan to conquer the world. Working as a prostitute, her life is heading to where she wants it, but an accidental death has her wrestling with new feelings of fear, loneliness, ...
Style: psychological, realistic, captivating, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: prostitute, lifestyle, city life, sexual relations, life is a bitch, call girl, student, coming of age, porn, nudity (full frontal - brief), coitus, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: slovenia, europe
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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, intellectual, contemplative, humorous, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: architect, newlyweds, tourist, love and romance, young people, parents and children, couple relations, city life, family relations, postmodernism, couples, culture clash ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1920s
Place: rome italy, italy, europe, vatican, paris france ...
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