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 exciting, semi serious, realistic, entertaining, humorous and sexy films and TV shows about / with restaurant, kiss, friendship, drinking, police, singing, flashback, father daughter relationship, drink and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France 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), Rebel in the Rye (2017), Enchanted (2007), White Collar (2009), 5 to 7 (2014), Report to the Commissioner (1975), Killer Condom (1996), Just the Ticket (1998), It Takes Two (1995), By the Sword (1991).

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, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: millionaire, fashion, broken engagement, romance, looking for love, love triangle, opposites attract, free spirited, jazz, social climbing, love and romance, jewelry ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, brazil
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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, thought provoking, captivating, exciting, sincere ...
Plot: recluse, obsession, genius, friendship, father son relationship, name calling, teenage boy, isolation, world war two, spirituality, father daughter relationship, friend ...
Time: year 1939, year 1946, year 2010, 20th century
Place: manhattan new york city, united states, greenwich village manhattan new york city, new hampshire
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 7.1
 164K
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: humorous, fairy tale, stylized, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: kids, family outing, date night, chick flick, preschoolers
Plot: princess, imaginary kingdom, true love, good versus evil, prince, witch, rescue, parallel world, love and romance, queen, danger, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city, mcdonald's restaurant
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 8.3
 109K
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, realistic, suspenseful, light, captivating ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: fbi, unlikely partners, partners, crime, cons and scams, intelligence, dishonesty, mastermind, expert, chases and races, law enforcement, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 7.1
 16K
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, sentimental, touching
Audience: date night
Plot: infidelity, extramarital affair, parents and children, family relations, romance, couples, fall in love, love affair, love and romance, artists and showbiz, couple relations, writer's life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, 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: tense, realistic, bleak, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: undercover, police corruption, workplace, police investigation, crime, cop as target, workplace situations, crimes, working undercover, deadly, fighting crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, 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: not serious, offbeat, dark humor, humorous, sexy
Audience: teens
Plot: investigation, prostitute, hotel, gay, condom, transvestism, gender bending, deadly creature, sexual relations, nothing goes right, dangerous attraction, gays and lesbians ...
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: pope, girlfriend, ticket, cooking, dog, kiss, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, golf, breakup, television, crime
Place: new york, manhattan new york city
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 5.8
 18K
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, mischievous children, orphan, family, summer camp, single parent, 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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 6.4
 1K
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: rough, sincere, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sword, contests and competitions, rivalry, redemption, vengeance, sport, school, kiss, male female relationship, revenge plot, janitor, swordsman ...
Time: 90s
Place: manhattan new york city
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 8.3
 177K
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: feel good, uplifting, road movie, captivating, funny ...
Plot: racism, friendship, musician, interracial friendship, prejudice, chauffeur, travel, driver, pianist, friendship between men, black american, italian american ...
Time: 1960s, 2010s, year 1962, 60s
Place: america, bronx new york city, southern usa, kentucky, manhattan new york city
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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, young adult, love story, man crying, female nudity, wig, little boy, undressing, police, african american, grocery store, prisoner ...
Place: harlem, puerto rico, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city, new york
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 6.2
 137K
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, intense, tense, clever, surprise ending
Plot: women, heist, perfect crime, partners, jewelry, friends, partners in crime, jewel thief, escapades, danger, cons and scams, outsmarting ...
Time: 2010s
Place: new york, usa, 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.
Plot: cat, forgery, sense of smell, female protagonist, singing, deception, cafe, drunkenness, lesbian, theft, female judge, period piece ...
Time: year 1991
Place: manhattan new york city
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 6.5
 8K
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, crying woman, grandfather granddaughter relationship, dead father, terminal illness, grandmother granddaughter relationship, orphan, bench, blood ...
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 ...
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, cancer, actress, restaurant, wine, dog, dying, nickname, giving a toast, doctor, apology, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: year 1979, year 1981
Place: liverpool, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, england, california ...
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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, entertaining ...
Plot: virtual reality, love, quest, video game, adventure, evil corporation, teenage protagonist, friendship, life, playing a video game, teamwork, fight ...
Time: future, 2040s, 80s, near future, 21st century
Place: empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city
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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: double life, escort service, sex scandal, prostitution, socialite, bankruptcy, police, prostitute, lingerie, escort, chinese food, shopping ...
Place: manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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 5.7
 2K
Trash (1970)
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: realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: pregnancy, drug addict, male prostitute, infidelity, welfare, drug abuse, youth, prostitute, urban ghetto, urban ghetto life, down on your luck, city life ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze (1991)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Hong Kong
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The Turtles and the Shredder battle once again, this time for the last cannister of the ooze that created the Turtles, which Shredder wants to create an army of new mutants.
Style: humorous, stylized, semi serious, feel good, exciting ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: martial arts, superhero, ninja, antidote, good versus evil, reporter, turtle, mutant, fight, adventure, young heroes, secret identity ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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The Perfect Man (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Holly is tired of moving every time her mom Jean breaks up with yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man, an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, touching, feel good ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: looking for love, single parent, matchmaking, single mother, secret admirer, teenage life, fall in love, buddies, family relations, love and romance, lifestyle, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, arizona, new jersey ...
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 7.0
 38K
Tully (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Marlo, a mother of three including a newborn, is gifted a night nanny by her brother. Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging nanny named Tully.
Style: psychological, twist ending
Plot: motherhood, nanny, autism, baby, family relations, family, parent child relationship, wife husband relationship, plot twist, mother, happy ending, newborn baby ...
Time: contemporary, year 1977, 1950s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, kindergarten
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Invisible Ink (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Two struggling New York cartoonists must confront the harsh obligations of reality while pursuing their dreams of success.
Plot: misogyny, cartoonist, ambition, parody, brooklyn new york city, artist, art, obscurity, classical music, drawing, underground, dinner party ...
Place: manhattan new york city
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 3.5
 113
Louis & Frank (1998)
Genre: Music, Comedy, Drama
Country: France, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Third-rate doo-wop singers making a comeback hook up with a campy manager who books them to perform in drag.
Plot: comeback, karaoke, italian american, dream, talent agent, singing, partner, retro, cousin cousin relationship, drag, song, bowling alley ...
Place: sicily, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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A Very Missing Person (1972)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An ex-schoolteacher is asked by the police to help locate a missing heiress.
Plot: heiress, amateur detective, police
Place: manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city
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 6.9
 12K
Gypsy (2017)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 51 min.
Story: The journey of Jean Holloway – a therapist who begins to develop dangerous and intimate relationships with the people in her patients' lives.
Style: sexy, psychological, captivating, suspense, cliffhanger
Audience: date night
Plot: double life, lesbian, psychiatrist, obsession, psychology, neo noir, sexuality, love, female protagonist, dark past, investigation, unrequited love ...
Place: grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, greenwich village manhattan new york city, connecticut
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 5.3
 76K
Geostorm (2017)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: After an unprecedented series of natural disasters threatened the planet, the world's leaders came together to create an intricate network of satellites to control the global climate and keep everyone safe. But now, something has gone wrong: ...
Style: apocalyptic, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending
Plot: storm, tsunami, apocalypse, end of the world, conspiracy, catastrophe, brother brother relationship, happy ending, climate change, malfunction, frozen alive, covert operation ...
Time: future, near future
Place: atlanta georgia, mumbai india, manhattan new york city, hong kong, paris france ...
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Avengers: Infinity War (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 149 min.
Story: As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six ...
Style: surprise ending, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, tragic ending ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: magic, genocide, superhero, sacrifice, battlefield, teleportation, magical object, throne, supervillain, superhero team, super villain, team ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, africa, scotland
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 5.8
 6K
Uncertainty (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Every choice has a consequence. But what if the flip of a coin could trigger two separate but parallel destinies? Bobby (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) and Kate (Lynn Collins) are a young New York couple at a crossroads whose lives are about to take very ...
Style: captivating, sincere, serious, clever, offbeat
Plot: on the run, family tradition, destiny, road not taken, couple relations, family gatherings, urban, boxer shorts, e mail, watching a movie, child, shot in the back ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city
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Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Germany, UK, USA, Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. ...
Style: suspenseful, surprise ending, mind bending, clever, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, crime, mysterious character, manipulations, mistaken identity, deception, assassin, mystery, organized crime, loss of son, death, boss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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