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, captivating, realistic, semi serious, touching and suspense films and TV shows about / with couples, friendship, love and romance, female protagonist, husband wife relationship, romance, restaurant, death, dating and urban plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as manhattan new york city: Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), Manhattan Romance (2014), Summer in the City (2016), Enchanted (2007), White Collar (2009), Gossip Girl (2007), The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (2017), 9/11 (2017), Glass Chin (2014), Manhattan Night (2016).

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: woman, romance, love of one's life, fashion, cat, millionaire, eccentricity, jewelry, broken engagement, looking for love, love triangle, free spirited ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, brazil, los angeles
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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, love interest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friend, camera, love, filmmaker, love affair, filmmaking, rivalry, happy ending, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: manhattan new york city, 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.
Style: sweet, romantic, feel good, entertaining, light
Plot: clothing store, fashion, city life, lifestyle, rise to the top, ambition, workplace, women, friendship, female protagonist, stereotypes, overnight success ...
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, ohio
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 7.0
 187K
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, family outing, kids, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, prince, magical, magic, good versus evil, disney, rescue, imaginary kingdom, parallel world, queen, witch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 8.2
 122K
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, mastermind, fbi, art thief, law enforcement, unlikely partners, partners, intelligence, con artists, genius, expert, talented ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 7.4
 161K
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, romantic, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school, popularity, youth, love and romance, lifestyle, betrayal, love triangle, gossip and rumors, friends, adolescence, best friends ...
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, divorce, jewish family, comedian, career, husband wife relationship, judaism, stand up comedian, breakup, jewish, fashion, single mother ...
Time: 1950s, 50s
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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 4.2
 4K
9/11 (2017)
Genre: Action
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A group of 5 people find themselves trapped in an elevator in the World Trade Center's North Tower on 9/11. They work together, never giving up hope, to try to escape before the unthinkable happens.
Style: disaster movie, suspense, psychological, suspenseful, disturbing ...
Plot: elevator, world trade center, disaster film, world trade center manhattan new york city, fear, catastrophe, chaos, terrorism, deadly, tragic event, danger, grief ...
Time: september 11 2001, 2000s
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, new york
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 5.4
 848
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: neo noir, captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: boxer, murder, neo-noir, restaurant, christmas, revenge, danger, rivalry, crimes, buddhism, boxing, restaurateur ...
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: neo noir, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, psychological ...
Plot: blackmail, investigation, neo-noir, newspaper man, temptation, death, affair, journalist, secret, husband wife relationship, incest, danger ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, usa, new york
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 6.3
 264
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, feel good, captivating, realistic ...
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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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, romantic, feel good, semi serious ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, date night, girls' night
Plot: starting over, single parent, radio, loneliness, looking for love, happy ending, romance, christmas party, love and romance, friendship, destiny, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: seattle, manhattan new york city, chicago illinois, new york, usa ...
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 7.9
 136K
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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Caroline in the City (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Caroline in the City is an American situation comedy that ran on the NBC television network. It stars Lea Thompson as cartoonist Caroline Duffy, who lives in Manhattan in New York City. The series premiered on September 21, 1995 in the "Must ...
Style: sitcom, witty, sexual, humorous, biting ...
Plot: cartoonist, creative block, artists and showbiz, best friends, lifestyle, love and romance, urban, couple relations, city life, up and down relationship, friends, performer's life ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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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, looking for love, couple relations, sexual intercourse, sex, 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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 4.2
 2K
Woo (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Gorgeous and extraverted Woo meets insecure and straight-laced law clerk Tim at a blind date.
Style: feel good, semi serious, idiotic, sexy, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vulgarity, blind date, farce, love, romance, opposites attract, nothing goes right, looking for love, friendship, restaurant, seductress, stereotypes ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city, new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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The Only Living Boy in New York (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: When a young man learns that his overbearing father is having an affair, he tries to stop it, only to be seduced by the older woman as well.
Style: romantic, captivating, disturbing, emotional, surprise ending
Plot: mistress, extramarital affair, male female relationship, couples, sensuality, love and romance, forbidden love, lovers, lying in bed, lover, bookstore, kiss on the lips ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 5K
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: captivating, realistic, serious, touching, rough ...
Plot: homelessness, black man white woman relationship, heroin, emaciation, drugs, love and romance, society, couples, 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: funny, entertaining, light, colourful, sweet ...
Audience: kids
Plot: animals, dog, talking animals, disney, anthropomorphism, cat, chihuahua, chase, rabbit, friendship, children, kids and family ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, north america, usa
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Dashing in December (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When Wyatt returns home for the holidays to try to convince his mom to sell their family ranch, an unexpected romance with handsome ranch hand Heath may throw off his plans.
Style: sexy, touching, tense, psychological, contemplative ...
Plot: gay lead character, gay, christmas, gay romance, lgbt, happy ending, ranch, opposites attract, christmas season, fall in love, gay relationship, gay couple ...
Time: 21st century
Place: manhattan new york city, colorado
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Borat Subsequent Moviefilm (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: 14 years after making a film about his journey across the USA, Borat risks life and limb when he returns to the United States with his young daughter, and reveals more about the culture, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the political elections.
Style: absurd, humorous, satirical, fable
Plot: masked man, amazon, disguise, prank, presidential election, social satire, father daughter relationship, countryside, male protagonist, feminism, epiphany, political rally ...
Place: manhattan new york city, kazakhstan, new york, texas, xian
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 3.6
 1K
Condemned (2015)
Genre: Horror
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Fed up with her parents' bickering, poor-little-rich-girl Maya (Dylan Penn) moves in with her boyfriend who is squatting in an old, condemned building on Manhattan's Lower East Side. With neighbors that are meth heads, junkies and ...
Style: psychotronic, suspenseful, scary, disturbing, suspense
Plot: zombie, anarchy, survival, fear, murder, gory, massacre, vengeance, violent, pursuit, virus, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: 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 true events, tragicomedy, sad, melancholic, social
Plot: forgery, typewriter, female protagonist, fired from the job, money problems, drinking alcohol, female writer, pets, pet, deception, accomplice, letter ...
Time: year 1939, year 2014, year 1994, 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: exciting, thought provoking, captivating, touching, disturbing ...
Plot: writers, recluse, world war two, writer's life, name calling, obsession, genius, teenage boy, friendship, father son relationship, friend, isolation ...
Time: year 1946, 20th century, year 2010, year 1939
Place: manhattan new york city, new hampshire, greenwich village manhattan new york city, united states, new york ...
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 1.6
 4K
From the Sea (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: When monsters suddenly appear from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, a special team pilots giant robots to combat the new threat.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, disturbing, captivating, tense ...
Plot: navy, sea monster, monster, soldier, u.s. navy, military, giant robots, giant monster, aircraft carrier, fighter jet, death, destruction ...
Place: manhattan new york city, atlantic ocean, new orleans, new york
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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: captivating, sincere, atmospheric, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: landlord tenant relationship, best friend, 13 year old, marital problem, absent father, husband wife relationship, grandfather grandson relationship, teacher, teenage girl, bullying, acting class, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, new york, usa
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 6.4
 10K
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, captivating, psychological, tense
Plot: jazz, historical figure, trumpet player, nightclub, pursuit, musician, music history, recluse, drinking, chase, party, 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: contemplative, realistic, semi serious, humorous, clever ...
Plot: family relations, mental illness, 9/11, americana, office, rise to the top, bittersweet, immigrants, ambition, terrorism, parents and children, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, year 2002, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, italy ...
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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, semi serious, humorous, queer cinema, captivating ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay sex, gay teenager, gay, sex toy, sexual obsession, coming out, sexual relations, obsessive compulsive disorder, prostitute, gays and lesbians, couples, transvestism ...
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: parody, humorous, cynical, surreal, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dog, journalist, journalism, media satire, friendship, rivalry, jealousy, media, satire, tv show, boss, career ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1980, year 1979, 70s ...
Place: california, new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san diego california
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