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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, witty, touching and serious films and TV shows about / with city life, urban, couples, friends, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, family relations, couple relations and gender plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Canada and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as city life: Sex and the City (1998), Sex and the City (2008), The Good Guy (2009), Friends (1994), Little Indian, Big City (1994), The Devil Wears Prada (2006), Winter Cherries (1985), Treme (2010), Portlandia (2011), Stella (2005).
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Friends
Comedy, Romance
USA
22 min.
 8.9
The Devil Wears Prada
Comedy, Drama
USA, France
109 min.
 6.9
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Jafar Panahi's Taxi
Comedy, Drama
Iran
82 min.
 7.3
Lily & Kat
Comedy, Drama
USA
89 min.
 4.8

List of city life movies

Sex and the City
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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, talky, stylized, sentimental, erotic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sex talk, looking for love, sex, female friendship, friendship between women, battle of the sexes, looking for sex, everyday life, city life, strong sexual content, best friends, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Sex and the City
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, romantic, erotic, light, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding preparations and rituals, fashion, friendship between women, sex, city life, marriage, women, best friends, couple relations, sexual relations, love and romance, battle of the sexes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, new jersey, mexico
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 5.9
 9K
The Good Guy
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 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, witty, realistic, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: couple relations, love triangle, fall in love, romance, city life, hotshot hero, rise to the top, love affair, ambition, gain trust, cheating boyfriend, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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 8.9
 613K
Friends
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: talky, humorous, witty, feel good, funny ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: sitcom, friendship, best friends, couple relations, group of friends, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, family relations, everyday life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, buddies, city life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Little Indian, Big City
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, comic, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: culture clash, mischievous children, fish out of water, family, adventure, indians, nothing goes right, disorder, estrangement, city life, adaptation, jungle ...
Time: 90s
Place: europe, france, latin america, venezuela, africa ...
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The Devil Wears Prada
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, emotional, realistic, romantic, clever ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, boss and employee, journalism, workplace intrigue, obnoxious boss, strong female character, rivalry, ambitious woman, relationship vs career, fashion industry, vanity, career woman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, paris france
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Don't Trust the B---- in Apartment 23
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
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: not serious, humorous, cynical, realistic, sexy
Plot: sitcom, odd couple, roommate, sexual humor, friends, troublemaker, everyday life, engaged, lifestyle change, city life, twentysomething life, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Winter Cherries
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Soviet Union
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Olga, is a young intelligent woman who raises a young son. She ends up falling in love with a married man who does not dare to leave his family.
Style: sentimental, melancholic, uplifting, cynical
Audience: chick flick
Plot: girlfriend girlfriend relationship, unlikely relationship, divorced woman, destructive relationship, couple relations, married woman, relationship problems, love affair, up and down relationship, female friendship, breakup, neighbor neighbor relationship ...
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 8.2
 12K
Treme
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
Story: Tremé takes its name from a neighborhood of New Orleans and portrays life in the aftermath of the 2005 hurricane. Beginning three months after Hurricane Katrina, the residents of New Orleans, including musicians, chefs, Mardi Gras Indians, and ...
Style: sentimental, talky, serious, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: jazz, realism, city life, musician's life, starting over, working class, urban, hopes, society, social relations, americana, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa
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 7.8
 16K
Portlandia
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Satirical sketch comedy set and filmed in Portland, Oregon that explores the eccentric misfits who embody the foibles of modern culture.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat
Plot: city life, rock, urban, goofy hero, music, musician's life, couple relations, ambition, artists and showbiz, couples, mayor, singer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: oregon, usa, portland oregon
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 8.0
 3K
Stella
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Stella was a short-lived television series that originally ran from June 28, 2005 to August 30, 2005 on the American television channel Comedy Central, created by and starring Michael Ian Black, Michael Showalter, and David Wain, the three members ...
Style: surreal, humorous, not serious, offbeat, realistic ...
Plot: city life, suburbs, parody, goofy hero, urban, looking for love, singleness, media satire, suburban life, twentysomething life, thirtysomething life, media ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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Queer as Folk
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 48 min.
Story: Queer as Folk is a 1999 British television series that chronicles the lives of three gay men living in Manchester's gay village around Canal Street. Both Queer as Folk and Queer as Folk 2 were written by Russell T Davies. The first series was ...
Style: semi serious, clever, realistic, humorous, sexual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: city life, gays and lesbians, friendship, urban, romance, coming out, looking for sex, looking for love, gender, homosexual, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 90s
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england, manchester england
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 7.8
 4K
Mission Hill
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Mission Hill is an American animated television series that ran on The WB from September 24, 1999, to July 16, 2000, and on Adult Swim from July 14 to August 11, 2002. Although 18 episodes were planned, only 13 episodes were produced. The show was ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: city life, urban, roommate, best friends, looking for love, teenage love, twentysomething life, friends, love and romance, gays and lesbians, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
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Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 360 min.
Story: The stories of several colorful characters living in San Francisco. Based on the book by Armistead Maupin (A Man I Dreamt Up).
Style: sexual, talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: city life, urban, romance, couple relations, looking for love, love and romance, couples, infidelity, best friends, crumbling marriage, coming out, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: san francisco, usa
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 6.9
 11K
Paris
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Pierre, a professional dancer, suffers from a serious heart disease. While he is waiting for a transplant which may (or may not) save his life, he has nothing better to do than look at the people around him, from the balcony of his Paris apartment.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, atmospheric, sentimental
Plot: city life, romance, dealing with death, siblings relations, urban, love and romance, family relations, dance, fall in love, dancer's life, single parent, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, france, paris france
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 8.3
 527
The Outs
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Story: A web series centered around a broken couple, Jack and Mitchell. It depicts the events before, during, and after the break-up. An interesting turn of events follows in this romantic drama portrayed in a non-linear fashion.
Style: semi serious, clever, talky, realistic, witty ...
Plot: city life, urban, gays and lesbians, looking for love, gender, love and romance, gay, best friends, friends, gay relationship, lgbt, dating ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 4.6
 398
Wirey Spindell
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: On the eve of his wedding, a Manhattanite takes a whimsical look back at his formative years and sexuality.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, offbeat, touching
Plot: city life, urban, family life, taxi, best friends, romance, unlikely couple, womanizer, self discovery, looking for love, sexual relations, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york
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The Sandwich Man
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A man with a sandwich-board (advert) wanders around London meeting many strange characters.
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: city life, clergy, musician's life, urban, contests and competitions, alcohol abuse, optimism, artists and showbiz, mate swapping, scout, top hat, photographer ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: england, london
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Welcome to L.A.
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The lives and romantic entanglements of a group of young adults who have achieved "overnight" success in Los Angeles.
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, humorous, talky ...
Plot: womanizer, drugs/alcohol, city life, folk, musician's life, infidelity, urban, looking for love, love affair, songwriter, love and romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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Buenos Aires Vice Versa
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 122 min.
Story: This is Buenos Aires, its characters, its history, its reality. A complex movie for a complex city, depicted in the character's language, and in their relationship with the present and the past
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: city life, society, life is a bitch, urban, state affairs, job seeking, homosexual, police brutality, attempted rape, camera, motel, dictatorship ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america
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 5.7
 2K
Trash
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: The movie follows Joe (Dallesandro), a heroin addict, throughout his quest to score more drugs. The episodic plot occurs over a single day and centers around Joe's problematic relationship with his on-off, sexually frustrated girlfriend ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, city life, on the road, urban, gays and lesbians, infidelity, juvenile delinquency, drug addict, male prostitute, welfare, prostitute, urban ghetto ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 495
Alila
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel, France
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Life in a flimsy Tel Aviv apartment complex is a sour urban mosaic whose seedy characters, try as they might, can't get out of one another's faces. The character's lives overlap and collide. Gabi, a bobbed haired sexpot, and her lover ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: city life, urban, crumbling marriage, human nature, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children, social differences, society, couples, family relations, social relations ...
Time: contemporary
Place: israel
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 7.2
 665
Quitting
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: China
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An actor becomes increasingly introverted and psychotic and his entire family attempts to intervene.
Style: serious, emotional, realistic, tense, psychological
Plot: city life, actor's life, mental institution, mentally unstable, social misfits, urban, tragic hero, downfall, addiction, rise and fall, obsession, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: asia, china, beijing china
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Christmas in the City
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, sexual ...
Plot: small town, city life, urban, family gatherings, small town life, store, family relations, department store, christmas, kiss, champagne, single mother ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
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The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Canada, France, USA
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Country mouse Emily and her cousin from the big city, Alexander, visit each other and have adventures together at the turn of the century. They always seem to run into trouble and bother with humans, other animals and exciting situations, but when ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good, stylized, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, city life, urban, animal life, family, cartoon mouse, mouse, surrealism
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This Beautiful City
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Friday night in Toronto’s lower west end. Chatter from a dinner party in Harry and Carol’s nouveau riche condo drifts through an open balcony door, as two freebase cokeheads, Pretty and Johnny, have a party on their own in the alley below. As ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, tragic ending
Plot: city life, urban, introspection, couple relations, prostitute, social relations, crumbling marriage, destructive relationship, infidelity, sexual relations, addiction, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: canada, toronto ontario canada
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 5.4
 354
Van Nuys Blvd.
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A small-town kid hears about the wild nights of cruising the boulevard in Van Nuys, California. He drives out there to check it out, and gets involved with drag racers, topless dancers and bikers.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: city life, innocence lost, nightlife, teenage life, youth, disco, roller coaster, cruising, hot rod, amusement park, coming of age, americana ...
Time: 70s
Place: california, usa, los angeles
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 6.9
 2K
Museum Hours
Genre: Drama
Country: Austria, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: At the Kunsthistorisches Art Museum in Vienna, a museum guard and a visiting out-of-towner find refuge in life, art, and each other, in Jem Cohen’s painterly rumination on how art influences and echoes contemporary society.
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, clever, offbeat ...
Plot: museum, city life, friendship, urban, cause and meaning, postmodernism, friends, tour guide, internet, street market, security guard, skateboard ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: austria, vienna
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 6.9
 1K
Kate & Allie
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Kate & Allie is an American television situation comedy which ran from March 19, 1984, to May 22, 1989. Kate & Allie first aired on CBS as a midseason replacement series and only six episodes were initially commissioned, but the favorable ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, feel good, sentimental ...
Plot: sitcom, city life, family life, urban, best friends, single parent, feminism, friends, single mother, female friendship, friendship, couples ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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Jafar Panahi's Taxi
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Iran
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A yellow cab is driving through the vibrant and colourful streets of Tehran. Very diverse passengers enter the taxi, each candidly expressing their views while being interviewed by the driver who is no one else but the director Jafar Panahi himself. ...
Style: talky, realistic, serious, sincere, touching ...
Plot: censorship, taxi, life, city life, political, runaway, capitalism, urban, society, islam, brutality, death penalty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: iran, tehran iran, tokyo
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