Movies and TV shows set in manhattan new york city

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in manhattan new york city ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, captivating, touching, semi serious and witty films and TV shows about / with friendship, couples, restaurant, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, love and romance, family relations, mentor, runaway and drinking plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, France, Japan and other countries.
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manhattan new york city movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as manhattan new york city: Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Manhattan Romance (2014), Sleepless in Seattle (1993), Manhattan (1979), White Collar (2009), Glass Chin (2014), Manhattan Night (2016), Enchanted (2007), Hot Properties (2005), Gossip Girl (2007).

List of movies set in manhattan new york city

Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Fortune hunter Holly Golightly finds herself captivated by aspiring writer Paul Varjak, who's moved into her building on a wealthy woman's dime. As romance blooms between Paul and Holly, Doc Golightly shows up on the scene, revealing ...
Style: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, fashion, opposites attract, woman, cat, millionaire, jewelry, broken engagement, looking for love, love triangle, free spirited, social climbing ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, los angeles, brazil
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Manhattan Romance (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Danny, a commercial editor and documentary filmmaker attempts to finish his film, a study on relationship while navigating the relationships in his own life. Will he continue to chase the unattainable Theresa a hippy new age dancer(Caitlin ...
Style: feel good, sweet, funny, light
Plot: romance, camera, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love interest, friend, love, filmmaker, love affair, filmmaking, friendship, obsession, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city
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Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad’s loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a Journalist Annie who flies to Seattle to write a story about ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, family outing, girls' night
Plot: single parent, loneliness, radio, looking for love, starting over, friendship, happy ending, platonic, romance, christmas party, hopes, unlikely couple ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, baltimore, new york ...
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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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 8.2
 116K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: Neal Caffrey, a con man, forger and thief, is captured after a three-year game of cat and mouse with the FBI. With only months left serving a four-year sentence, he escapes to look for Kate, his girlfriend. Peter Burke, the FBI agent who initially ...
Style: exciting, captivating, light, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, intelligence, art thief, unlikely partners, mastermind, fbi, partners, expert, deal, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 5.4
 783
Glass Chin (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: After going down in the fifth round, boxer Bud Gordon bowed out of the limelight. Now residing in a fixer-upper apartment in New Jersey with his girlfriend, Bud longs for his former Manhattan glory. In an effort to get back in the game, he makes a ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: boxer, neo noir, neo-noir, murder, restaurant, christmas, revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, boxing, buddhism ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new jersey, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, usa
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Manhattan Night (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Porter Wren is a Manhattan tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy, and anything that passes for the truth. At home, he is a dedicated husband and father. But when Caroline, a seductive stranger asks him to ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, psychological, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: neo noir, investigation, blackmail, newspaper man, temptation, neo-noir, affair, death, journalist, secret, husband wife relationship, incest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, usa, new york
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 7.0
 175K
Enchanted (2007)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The beautiful princess Giselle is banished by an evil queen from her magical, musical animated land and finds herself in the gritty reality of the streets of modern-day Manhattan. Shocked by this strange new environment that doesn't operate on ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, stylized, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, prince, good versus evil, magical, disney, rescue, parallel world, imaginary kingdom, queen, witch, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 6.1
 257
Hot Properties (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the lives of four women who work at a Manhattan real estate office.
Style: humorous, light, captivating, feel good, touching ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: office, dating, female friendship, workplace, best friends, gossip and rumors, agent, supportive coworker, unfulfillment, real estate, group of friends, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york, manhattan, new york city
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 7.4
 150K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Gossip Girl is an American teen drama television series based on the book series of the same name written by Cecily von Ziegesar. The series, created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, originally ran on The CW for six seasons from September 19, ...
Style: witty, talky, stylized, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school, popularity, youth, lifestyle, love triangle, betrayal, friends, high society, gossip and rumors, love and romance, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 57 min.
TV show
Story: It’s 1958 Manhattan and Miriam “Midge” Maisel has everything she’s ever wanted - the perfect husband, kids, and Upper West Side apartment. But when her life suddenly takes a turn and Midge must start over, she discovers a previously unknown ...
Style: witty, feel good, captivating, atmospheric, uplifting
Plot: female protagonist, jewish family, comedian, divorce, career, breakup, stand up comedian, husband wife relationship, judaism, jewish, fashion, single mother ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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 6.5
 4K
Shelter (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Hannah and Tahir fall in love while homeless on the streets of New York. Shelter explores how they got there, and as we learn about their pasts we realize they need each other to build a future.
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, psychological, touching ...
Plot: homelessness, heroin, drugs, emaciation, love and romance, society, couples, black man white woman relationship, homeless, immigrants, sex scene, junkie ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, usa
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The Secret Life of Pets (2016)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, France, Japan
Duration: 87 min.
Story: The quiet life of a terrier named Max is upended when his owner takes in Duke, a stray whom Max instantly dislikes.
Style: entertaining, light, funny, colourful, sentimental ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, talking animals, dog, friendship, disney, adventure, rabbit, pet, pets, cat, family, chase ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
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Invasion Planet Earth (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After the death of his young daughter, Thomas Dunn is a man who has lost his faith. His life has crumbled and his confidence is shattered. Yet, on this day he wakes to discover that Mandy, his loving wife is finally pregnant again. Maybe this is ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, intense, tense, disturbing ...
Plot: mental illness, paranoia, haunted by the past, little boy, schizophrenic, soldier, alien, alien contact, father son relationship, flash forward, nuclear war, child in peril ...
Time: 2010s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: big ben london, manhattan new york city, britain, london, new york
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Can You Ever Forgive Me? (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When bestselling celebrity biographer Lee Israel is no longer able to get published because she has fallen out of step with current tastes, she turns her art form to deception, abetted by her loyal friend Jack.
Style: tragicomedy, based on true events, melancholic, social, sad
Plot: forgery, female protagonist, money problems, accomplice, female writer, pets, book seller, typewriter, letter, drinking, friendship, court ...
Time: year 1994, year 2014, year 1939, year 1991
Place: manhattan new york city, new york
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Rebel in the Rye (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: The life of celebrated but reclusive author, J.D. Salinger, who gained worldwide fame with the publication of his novel, The Catcher in the Rye.
Style: touching, exciting, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: writers, recluse, world war two, writer's life, name calling, obsession, genius, teenage boy, friendship, father son relationship, spirituality, father daughter relationship ...
Time: year 1939, year 1946, 20th century, year 2010
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, united states, new hampshire, usa ...
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 6.7
 7K
Little Men (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Greece, Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Jake is a quiet, sensitive middle schooler with dreams of being an artist. He meets the affably brash Tony at his grandfather's funeral, and the unlikely pair soon hit it off. The budding friendship is put at risk, however, when a rent dispute ...
Style: compassionate, sentimental, sincere, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: landlord tenant relationship, brooklyn new york city, best friend, 13 year old, teenage boy, teenage girl, brother sister relationship, acting class, marital problem, aunt nephew relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, teacher ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 6.4
 9K
Miles Ahead (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An exploration of the life and music of Miles Davis.
Style: touching, psychological, tense, captivating
Plot: jazz, historical figure, musician, pursuit, nightclub, trumpet player, party, music history, recluse, chase, drinking, husband wife relationship ...
Place: manhattan new york city, usa, new york
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The Great New Wonderful (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Great New Wonderful weaves five stories against the backdrop of an anxious and uncertain post-9-11 New York City.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever, sincere ...
Plot: family relations, mental illness, 9/11, americana, office, love and romance, bittersweet, misfit, immigrants, terrorism, parents and children, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, italy, coney island brooklyn new york city
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A Four Letter Word (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Six people in New York are adrift. Zeke and Luke work in a sex shop: Zeke takes gay liberation seriously, Luke likes to sparkle and takes nothing seriously. He's offended when Stephen calls him a gay cliché, then, surprisingly, they find each ...
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, queer cinema, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay sex, gay teenager, sex toy, gay, sexual obsession, coming out, sexual relations, obsessive compulsive disorder, prostitute, gays and lesbians, love affair, gender bending ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: With the 70s behind him, San Diego's top rated newsman, Ron Burgundy, returns to take New York's first 24-hour news channel by storm.
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, cynical, surreal ...
Audience: teens
Plot: journalist, journalism, media satire, friendship, rivalry, jealousy, dog, newsroom, tv news, media, parody, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1979, year 1980, 70s ...
Place: california, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san diego california
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 6.6
 44K
21 Bridges (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A disgraced NYPD detective after being thrust into a citywide manhunt for a cop killer, is given a shot at redemption.
Style: surprise ending, bleak, suspenseful, enigmatic, captivating ...
Plot: police officer killed, murder investigation, manhunt, hostage, corrupt cop, conspiracy, police corruption, police detective, criminal, police, police officer, courage ...
Time: 2010s
Place: manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.3
 15K
The Goldfinch (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: A boy in New York is taken in by a wealthy family after his mother is killed in a bombing at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. In a rush of panic, he steals 'The Goldfinch', a painting that eventually draws him into a world of crime.
Style: atmospheric, non-linear, exciting, psychological, enigmatic
Plot: tragic event, art, friendship, parent child relationship, museum, drugs, foster home, bombing, painting, teenage boy, brother brother relationship, father son relationship ...
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, amsterdam
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The Meyerowitz Stories (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: An estranged family gathers together in New York for an event celebrating the artistic work of their father.
Style: touching, disturbing, captivating, psychological, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: father son relationship, sculptor, dysfunctional family, father daughter relationship, parents and children, friendship, friends, society, family, love, family relations, life philosophy ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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 5.7
 1K
Wolves (2016)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Anthony Keller, star of his NYC high school basketball team, is riding his way to Cornell on a sports scholarship. But he can only maintain his popular jock facade for so long, as his troubled father Lee has a gambling addiction that threatens to ...
Style: basketball movie
Plot: student athlete, coach, teenager, scholarship, gambling addiction, high school student, teen romance, bloody mouth, dinner table, abortion, asian american, crutches ...
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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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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Summer in the City (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 83 min.
Story: When a small town woman with southern charm is given a big promotion managing a store in the Big Apple, she tries to adopt a big city personality and it leads to disastrous results.
Plot: clothing store, fashion
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, ohio
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Mayflower Madam (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Inspired by the explosive sex-for-sale scandal that rocked Manhattan in 1984, the infamous Sydney Biddle Barrows, a driven young socialite, opens an exclusive escort service catering to the wealthy and affluent. From Sydney's rise to become a ...
Plot: escort service, sex scandal, socialite, double life, prostitution, bankruptcy, debutante, escort, scandal, courtroom, lingerie, prostitute ...
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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Brewster's Millions (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Brewster, an aging minor-league baseball player, stands to inherit 300 million dollars if he can successfully spend 30 million dollars in 30 days without anything to show for it, and without telling anyone what he's up to... A task that's ...
Style: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: baseball, millionaire, lawyer, hotel suite, interior decorator, hotel room, photographer, love and romance, athlete's life, race against time, rise to the top, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, new york yankees, manhattan new york city, usa ...
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Advise & Consent (1962)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: A Senate investigation into the President's newly-nominated Secretary of State gives light to a secret from the past, which may not only ruin the candidate, but the President's character as well.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, clever, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: senator, politics, politician, blackmail, poker game, secret past, paperboy, senate, secretary of state, legal investigation, courtroom drama, idealism ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, 1930s, 70s
Place: washington d.c., usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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