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, touching, light, exciting and semi serious films and TV shows about / with flashback, kiss, friendship, drinking, restaurant, drink, hotel, father son relationship, husband wife relationship and flash forward plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as manhattan new york city: White Collar (2009), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Gossip Girl (2007), Rebel in the Rye (2017), Enchanted (2007), The Rats (2002), Hustlers (2019), The Goldfinch (2019), Anne B. Real (2003), Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019).

List of movies set in manhattan new york city

 8.2
 111K
White Collar (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 40 min.
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, light, captivating, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, unlikely partners, partners, fbi, crime, mastermind, expert, intelligence, dishonesty, art thief, chases and races, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: fashion, millionaire, cat, broken engagement, romance, looking for love, love triangle, jazz, free spirited, social climbing, love and romance, opposites attract ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, brazil
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 7.4
 142K
Gossip Girl (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
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, stylized, talky, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, popularity, betrayal, friends, youth, love triangle, high school, party, gossip and rumors, lifestyle, love and romance, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: recluse, writer's life, genius, obsession, teenage boy, father son relationship, friendship, name calling, world war two, father daughter relationship, friend, isolation ...
Time: year 1939, 20th century, year 1946, year 2010
Place: manhattan new york city, new hampshire, united states, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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 7.0
 167K
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: romantic, humorous, fairy tale, stylized, sweet ...
Audience: kids, date night, family outing, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: princess, true love, good versus evil, magical, prince, imaginary kingdom, witch, love and romance, rescue, parallel world, queen, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, mcdonald's restaurant
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 4.8
 2K
The Rats (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, tense
Plot: rat, dangerous animal, deadly creature, gory, danger, experiment gone awry, subway, hospital, survival, power outage, isolation, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.6
 18K
Hustlers (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A crew of savvy former strip club employees band together to turn the tables on their Wall Street clients.
Style: captivating, light, humorous
Plot: stripper, strip club, female friendship, wall street, money, friendship, friend, mother daughter relationship, drunkenness, drugs, baby, christmas ...
Time: 2000s, year 2011, year 2008, year 2007
Place: manhattan new york city
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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.
Plot: painting, bombing, forgery, art, crime, chess, antique dealer, brother sister relationship, head wound, coming of age, kiss, 13 year old ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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 2.2
 4K
Anne B. Real (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: ANNE B. REAL is the coming of age story of a young female rapper, who finds her inspiration by reading the Diary of Anne Frank.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic
Plot: ghetto, hip hop, urban ghetto life, life is a bitch, hopes, coming of age, teenage life, family life, family relations, urban ghetto, single parent, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Spider-Man: Far from Home (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Peter Parker and his friends go on a summer trip to Europe. However, they will hardly be able to rest - Peter will have to agree to help Nick Fury uncover the mystery of creatures that cause natural disasters and destruction throughout the continent.
Style: entertaining, comic, sentimental
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: teenage life, superhuman powers, love and romance, superhero, heroes, high school, secret identity, mutant, illusion, school trip, double life, bully ...
Time: 2010s
Place: europe, tower bridge london, prague czech republic, prague, mexico ...
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Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (2018)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In the "classic Spider-Man mold", Miles Morales must juggle his high school life with his status as a superhero. Until he learns by Peter Parker, the original Spider-Man, that there is a multiverse, called the "Spider-Verse", in ...
Style: light, colourful, exciting, romantic, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: superhero, alternate universe, african american, spider, teenager, secret identity, teenage superhero, father son relationship, physics, justice, super powers, love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: 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: fashion, clothing store
Place: manhattan, new york city, ohio, manhattan new york city
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Diff'rent Strokes (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Diff'rent Strokes is an American television sitcom that aired on NBC from November 3, 1978, to May 4, 1985, and on ABC from September 27, 1985, to March 7, 1986. The series stars Gary Coleman and Todd Bridges as Arnold and Willis Jackson, two ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: orphan, adoption, interracial adoption, family, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, family relations, odd couple, teenage life, eccentric family, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: John Wick is on the run for two reasons… he’s being hunted for a global $14 million dollar open contract on his life, and for breaking a central rule: taking a life on Continental Hotel grounds. The victim was a member of the High Table who ...
Style: exciting, tense, brutal, harsh, serious ...
Plot: one man army, gunfight, criminal's revenge, assassin, vengeance, shooting, crimes, chase, tough guy, danger, murder, violence ...
Time: 2010s
Place: morocco, north africa, manhattan new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city
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Avengers: Endgame (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 181 min.
Story: After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins due to the efforts of the Mad Titan, Thanos. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers must assemble once more in order to undo Thanos' actions and ...
Style: epic, twists and turns, entertaining, surprise ending
Plot: heroes, superhero, superhero team, nanotechnology, time travel, time machine, danger, army, teenage superhero, supernatural power, space travel, murder ...
Time: near future, 2020s, year 1970, year 2012, 1940s ...
Place: missouri, manhattan new york city, japan, norway, new jersey
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The Last Five Years (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In New York, a struggling actress and a successful writer sing about their failed marriage from two perspectives.
Style: semi serious, sentimental, realistic, humorous, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: marriage, romance, love affair, writer's life, love and romance, artists and showbiz, divorce, wife, dancing, marital problem, text message, statue of liberty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2009, year 2011
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey, ohio
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 7.2
 28K
The Wife (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Sweden, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A wife questions her life choices as she travels to Stockholm with her husband, where he is slated to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature.
Style: sincere, thought provoking, twists and turns, lyrical
Plot: wife husband relationship, novelist, nobel prize, infidelity, professor, sexism, extramarital affair, marriage, revelation, father son relationship, aspiring writer, adulterous husband ...
Time: 1960s, 1990s, 1950s, year 1958, year 1968 ...
Place: stockholm sweden, connecticut, sweden, manhattan new york city, scandinavia
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 7.1
 17K
5 to 7 (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young writer begins an affair with an older woman from France whose open marriage to a diplomat dictates that they can meet only between the hours of 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, sentimental
Audience: date night
Plot: love affair, fall in love, love and romance, extramarital affair, infidelity, adultery, love triangle, age difference, cheating wife, unfaithful wife, couple relations, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Report to the Commissioner (1975)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Police officer Patty Butler, alias "Chicklet," is the live-in girlfriend of Thomas 'Stick' Henderson to gather evidence. Detective Bo Lockley is instructed to try to find her, not knowing she's also a cop.
Style: rough, serious, bleak, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, crime, workplace situations, workplace, police investigation, police corruption, cop as target, society, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, fighting crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Killer Condom (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Germany, Switzerland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The plot takes place in New York, and in the present. In a Hotel called "Quicky" a professor blackmails a student of his into having sex with him. But when the professor puts on a condom, the carnivorous condom bites off his penis and ...
Style: offbeat, dark humor, not serious, humorous, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, prostitute, hotel, condom, gay, transvestism, gays and lesbians, nothing goes right, misfit, gender, couples, gender bending ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Just the Ticket (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Gary Starke is one of the best ticket scalpers in New York City. His girlfriend, Linda, doesn't approve of his criminal lifestyle, though, and dumps him when she gets the opportunity to study cooking in Paris. Gary realizes that he has to give ...
Plot: ticket, girlfriend, pope, cooking, kiss, dog, breakup, television, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, golf, crime
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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 5.8
 19K
It Takes Two (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Identical 9-year-olds from very different backgrounds: orphaned Amanda and wealthy Alyssa meet at summer camp and decide to switch places -- and play matchmaker between Alyssa's dad, Roger, and the kind social worker who cares for Amanda.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, sweet, funny ...
Audience: kids, pre-teens, family outing, chick flick
Plot: twins, family, mischievous children, orphan, single parent, summer camp, social worker, fall in love, siblings relations, social differences, parents and children, family relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, london
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 6.5
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By the Sword (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A mysterious man, Suba, gets himself a job at a fencing academy, and as he learns the way of the students, the school, and its maestro, they learn that there's more to him than meets the eye. He gains (or regains?) his fencing skills and his ...
Style: serious, rough, realistic, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword, redemption, contests and competitions, rivalry, vengeance, sport, school, secret, challenge, duel, sword fight, love interest ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
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 8.2
 256K
Green Book (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Tony Lip, a bouncer in 1962, is hired to drive pianist Don Shirley on a tour through the Deep South in the days when African Americans forced to find alternate accommodations and services due to segregation laws below the Mason-Dixon Line relied on ...
Style: captivating, light, feel good, uplifting, funny ...
Plot: friendship, racism, interracial friendship, blacks and whites, prejudice, musician, driver, chauffeur, piano playing, travel, christmas, italian american ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1962, 2010s
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, manhattan new york city, kentucky ...
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If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: After her fiance is falsely imprisoned, a pregnant African-American woman sets out to clear his name and prove his innocence.
Plot: lawyer, love story, young adult, friend, giving a toast, husband wife relationship, flashback, kiss, park, trust, umbrella, record player ...
Place: harlem, puerto rico, harlem manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.2
 155K
Ocean's 8 (2018)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Debbie Ocean, a criminal mastermind, gathers a crew of seven other female thieves to pull off the heist of the century at New York's annual Met Gala.
Style: exciting, tense, intense, clever, surprise ending
Plot: women, heist, perfect crime, jewelry, partners in crime, partners, outsmarting, escapades, friends, jewel thief, group of criminals, cons and scams ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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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: based on memoir
Plot: cat, forgery, gay bar, money problems, lesbian relationship, fbi, criminal, drunkenness, lesbian, cafe, singing, female protagonist ...
Time: year 1991
Place: manhattan new york city
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 6.7
 11K
Life Itself (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 117 min.
Story: As a young New York couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.
Plot: unreliable narrator, pregnancy, traumatic childhood, estranged couple, marriage, crying man, father daughter relationship, drink, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, college, drinking ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool (2017)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Liverpool, 1978: What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme-fatale, the eccentric Academy Award-winning actress Gloria Grahame, and her young lover, British actor Peter Turner, quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner ...
Style: touching, captivating, melancholic, thought provoking
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, terminal illness, promise, dying, femme fatale, breast cancer, theatre audience, mother daughter relationship, doctor, lie, cancer, actor's life ...
Time: year 1981, year 1979
Place: liverpool, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, england ...
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Ready Player One (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, India
Duration: 140 min.
Story: When the creator of a popular video game system dies, a virtual contest is created to compete for his fortune.
Style: exciting, captivating, atmospheric, stylized, surprise ending ...
Plot: virtual reality, video game, teenage protagonist, cyberpunk, love, friendship, quest, adventure, evil corporation, teamwork, life, playing a video game ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, 21st century, near future
Place: manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city
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