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, melancholic and witty films and TV shows about / with urban, city life, friendship, lifestyle, love and romance, friends, storytelling, mentor, dialogue and runaway 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), Singles (1992), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Sex and the City (1998), 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, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: fashion, career woman, strong female character, city life, women, boss and employee, workplace situations, workplace intrigue, employer employee relationship, journalism, ambitious woman, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, 2000s
Place: new york, paris france, usa, miami, manhattan new york city ...
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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: light, witty, romantic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, love and romance, city life, friends, lifestyle, couple relations, friendship, sexual relations, family relations, wedding dress, best friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, malibu california, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
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 6.7
 30K
Singles (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, 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: feel good, humorous, touching, sweet, talky ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: clubbing, music band, city life, music, love and romance, friendship, looking for love, couple relations, musician, romance, young lovers, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s
Place: seattle, usa, new jersey, california
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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, love and romance, overnight success, addiction, rise to the top, fashion industry, city life, temptation, debt, lifestyle, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
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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: sexual, sentimental, stylized, witty, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, sexual intercourse, best friends, looking for love, couple relations, sex, hot and sexy, sexual attraction, looking for sex, everyday life, city life, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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: roommate, city life, lifestyle change, friends, lifestyle, naivete, sexual humor, odd couple, everyday life, troublemaker, party, big city ...
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: 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, realistic, witty, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: city life, cheating boyfriend, couple relations, gain trust, rise to the top, romance, ambition, love affair, power relations, workplace, lifestyle, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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, touching, serious, stylized ...
Plot: urban legend, city life, escapades, gang, supernatural, mysticism, supernatural ability, crimes, friendship, gangsters, snitch, ghost ...
Place: japan, asia
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 8.3
 795K
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, cerebral, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: loner, lone wolves, social decay, character study, paranoia, depression, antisocial behavior, obsession, vigilante, taxi driver, psychology, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, vietnam
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 8.9
 946K
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: girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, everyday life, best friends, group of friends, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, friends, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cafe, female friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 71K
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, roommate, ambitious, aspiring writer, female friendship, friends, best friends, flirting, actor, everyday life, sexuality, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 7.6
 68K
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: dark humor, coincidence, artist, nothing goes right, city life, rain, suicide, nightlife, murder, nightclub, 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, family life, career woman, ambition, workplace intrigue, thirtysomething life, best friends, workplace, city life, couples, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Roadside Romeo (2008)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: India, USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: This is the story of Romeo. A dude who was living the life. He had the works - the mansion to live in, the chicks to party with and the cars to be driven around in. Until one day, the family he was the favourite pet of, decided to move and left him ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: dog, adventure, misfit, life is a bitch, love, down on your luck, city life, fish out of water, love at first sight, talking animals, lifestyle, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, mumbai india
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 6.1
 38K
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, adolescence vs adulthood, friendship, friends, family relations, initially antagonists, self discovery, lifestyle, life is a bitch, life turned upside down, city life ...
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
 78K
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, performer's life, loneliness, dark humor, midlife crisis, family relations, city life, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, parenthood, frustration ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.0
 78K
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, puberty, strong sexual content, virginity, coming of age, innocence lost, first sex, street kid, urban ghetto life, youth, nihilism, teenage life ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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 7.9
 139K
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
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 6.2
 186K
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: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: romance, body swapping, true love, youth, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, love and romance, fashion, wish come true, desire, magazine editor ...
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
 582
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, sentimental ...
Plot: immigrants, city life, americana, self discovery, restaurant, friendship, workplace, diner, family relations, social misfits, workplace romance, romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.7
 144
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, atmospheric, psychological, semi serious
Plot: high school, coming of age, city life, follow your dream, youth, crimes, hopes, gangsters, friendship, moving, rivalry, sport team ...
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, sexy ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family, mischievous children, culture clash, jungle, adventure, parents and children, dysfunctional family, fish out of water, nothing goes right, disorder, estrangement, city life ...
Time: 90s, 80s
Place: paris france, venezuela, latin america, france, europe ...
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 5.8
 103
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, dishonesty, rivalry, society, gangsters, religion, teenager, drug addict, family problems, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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7 Days in Havana (2011)
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: realistic, captivating, serious, sentimental, touching ...
Plot: city life, self discovery, society, introspection, lifestyle, tour guide, culture clash, musician, actor, singer, epiphany, flying ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: havana cuba, latin america, cuba
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 6.8
 5K
Heights (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 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, gay, city life, introspection, lifestyle, artists and showbiz, actor's life, love and romance, family relations, wedding, existentialism, life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, eastern europe, czech republic, slovakia ...
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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, photographer, art critic, radio announcer, stereotypes, french ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, paris france, france ...
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10,000 Saints (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A sweeping multigenerational story set against the backdrop of the raw, roaring New York City of the late 1980s; adoption, teen pregnancy, drugs, hardcore punk rock, the unbridled optimism and reckless stupidity of the young—and old—are all ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, sentimental, touching
Plot: friendship, pregnancy, parents and children, family problems, city life, estrangement, rehabilitation, youth, drug abuse, single parent, life is a bitch, coming of age ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, vermont, manhattan new york city
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 5.5
 441
Rolling (2007)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A med student, a teenage runaway, a lawyer, a drag queen, a high school basketball player, a drug dealer, and a teacher all cross paths in the Ecstasy-riddled L.A. underground party scene. Rolling is a turbulent journey that takes a tough yet ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, humorous
Plot: rave, drug abuse, lifestyle, social misfits, society, juvenile delinquency, youth, drug dealing, city life, addiction, nightlife, on the run ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: los angeles
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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, realistic, sincere
Plot: mafia, city life, musician's life, lifestyle, music, society, artists and showbiz, performer's life, folk, world war two, dancing, archive footage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, naples italy, europe
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The Stranger in Us (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: In this verité-style drama, Anthony, a newcomer to San Francisco, attempts to come to terms with his abusive ex-lover when he strikes up an unlikely friendship with a street hustler.
Style: realistic, emotional, atmospheric, captivating, serious ...
Plot: gay, gender, looking for love, couples, love and romance, city life, lgbt, writer's block, street kid, gays and lesbians, lifestyle, twentysomething life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: san francisco, usa, california
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