Movies and TV shows set in atlantic city new jersey

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in atlantic city new jersey ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, clever, twists and turns and melancholic films and TV shows about / with mentor, redemption, storytelling, dialogue, runaway, catastrophe, nudity (full frontal - brief), betrayal, brutality and gangsters plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in USA, Canada, Netherlands and other countries.
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atlantic city new jersey movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as atlantic city new jersey: Mancation (2012), Virginia (2010), Karma Calling (2009), Wedding Daze (2006), Blackjack (1998), 5 Star Day (2010), Desperately Seeking Susan (1985), Just for the Time Being (2000), Act One (1963), $5 a Day (2008).

List of movies set in atlantic city new jersey

 3.7
 755
Mancation (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Vince has carefully planned out every aspect of his seemingly successful life until his plans come crashing down around him just one day after his wedding, leaving his three under-qualified friends to pick up the pieces. As they head to Atlantic ...
Style: humorous, realistic, not serious, topical humor, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sexual content, drugs/alcohol, friends, disorder, lifestyle, buddies, nightlife, cheating wife, stripper, strip club, florist, father in law son in law relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city
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 5.4
 2K
Virginia (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A sheriff sees his state senate bid slide out onto the ice when his daughter begins to date the son of a charming but psychologically disturbed woman with whom the sheriff has engaged in a two-decade-long affair.
Style: psychological, emotional, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: sheriff, misfit, life is a bitch, family problems, parent child relationship, love affair, family relations, couple relations, love and romance, mentally unstable, mother child relationship, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: virginia, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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Karma Calling (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This zany take on the American Dream follows the Raj clan, who are just like any other family in Hoboken, N.J.: drowning in debt, driving one another crazy and ... mixed up with the mob by way of a call center in India.
Plot: female director, tour, call center, dog, bicycle, cigarette smoking, prayer, airport, high school reunion, immigrants, invitation, american dream ...
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey
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 5.6
 15K
Wedding Daze (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of his best friend, he spontaneously proposes to a dissatisfied waitress named Katie and an innocent dare evolves into the kind of ...
Style: touching, witty, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: wedding, couple relations, fall in love, proposal, hopes, couples, eccentric family, love and romance, romance, arrest, marriage proposal, jail ...
Time: contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city
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 4.9
 4K
Blackjack (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After saving Casey, a daughter of his friend, from hired assassins, Jack Devlin is hit with a strange phobia - fear of white color. But when his other friend, who works as a bodyguard for a supermodel, is wounded, Jack decides to step in for him. ...
Style: serious, realistic, rough, suspenseful, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, danger, heroes, gangsters, one man army, assassination attempt, chase, woman in danger, witnessing a crime, undercover, special agents, good versus evil ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city, new york
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 5.8
 745
5 Star Day (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: One man's journey to disprove the theory of astrology leads him to answer some bigger question about life, love, fate and destiny.
Style: sentimental, realistic, road movie, captivating, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horoscope, introspection, self discovery, destiny, unfulfillment, astrologer, journey, love and romance, society, down on your luck, road not taken, disorder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, usa, chicago illinois, new york, illinois ...
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Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline ...
Style: humorous, feel good, light, captivating, clever ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: mistaken identity, intrigue, on the run, fish out of water, disorder, couples, lifestyle, screwball, disco, switching roles, nudity (full frontal - brief), police ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey ...
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Just for the Time Being (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 79 min.
Story: A beautiful woman comes between a father and son. When both men begin to compete for her affections, a dangerous love triangle develops and she must choose between them.
Plot: love triangle, farmhouse, greenhouse, mother in law, fistfight, uninvited guest, dance, death of child, divorce, father son relationship, fur coat, career change ...
Place: alaska, austria, atlantic city new jersey, pennsylvania
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 6.1
 217
Act One (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Story of the life of writer/playwright Moss Hart.
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, uplifting, sexual ...
Plot: ambition, writer's life, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, writers, staircase, broadway, family relations, clapping, waking up, playwright, party ...
Time: 60s
Place: new york, atlantic city new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 6.3
 3K
$5 a Day (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After being released from jail, the son of a con man joins his father on the road.
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: betrayal, on the road, dishonesty, family relations, terminal illness, cons and scams, estrangement, parents and children, road trip, father son relationship, inheritance, undressing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, atlantic city new jersey, albuquerque new mexico
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Boardwalk Empire (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: Boardwalk Empire is a period drama focusing on Enoch "Nucky" Thompson (based on the historical Enoch L. Johnson), a political figure who rose to prominence and controlled Atlantic City, New Jersey, during the Prohibition period of the ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, captivating, tense, saga ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, crimes, criminal heroes, mob boss, crime boss, smuggling, businessman, corruption, politician, americana, ambitious ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century
Place: new jersey, usa, atlantic city, chicago illinois, new york ...
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 6.0
 684
True Love (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Donna and Michael are getting married. But first, they have to plan the reception, get the tux, buy the rings, and cope with their own uncertainty about the decision. Michael fears commitment. Donna has her doubts about Michael's immaturity. ...
Style: humorous, witty, touching, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: wedding, family relations, bar, friendship, couple relations, family life, twentysomething life, love and romance, battle of the sexes, lifestyle, romance, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, bronx new york city, usa, atlantic city new jersey
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 7.2
 42K
Hard Eight (1996)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A stranger mentors a young Reno gambler who weds a hooker and befriends a vulgar casino regular.
Style: clever, gloomy, tense, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: gambling, blackmail, casino, neo noir, ransom, prostitute, crimes, crime, christmas, betrayal, missing person, dishonesty ...
Time: 90s
Place: nevada, las vegas, usa, atlantic city new jersey, california
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 6.9
 26K
Suicide Kings (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Christopher Walken shines in this cult-favorite dark comedy as Charlie, a former mobster who is abducted by five privileged young men (Sean Patrick Flanery, Johnny Galecki, Jay Mohr, Jeremy Sisto, Henry Thomas) desperate to raise a $2 million ransom ...
Style: dark humor, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, ransom, hostage, crime, crimes, mansion, crime gone awry, disorder, nothing goes right, confined, buddies, danger ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey
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 5.8
 3K
Sour Grapes (1998)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Richie, a sneaker sole designer, and his cousin Evan, a brain surgeon, are spending this weekend with their girlfriends in Atlantic City. When one of them ends up with a $436,000 jackpot, sour grapes is what results. Even though Richie uses two ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, witty, dark humor, intense ...
Plot: casino, greed, change of luck, partners, dishonesty, nothing goes right, gambling, jealousy, feud, money, submachine gun, friendship ...
Time: 90s
Place: atlantic city, bulgaria, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas
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 6.0
 75K
Snake Eyes (1998)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 98 min.
Story: All bets are off when corrupt homicide cop Rick Santoro witnesses a murder during a boxing match. It's up to him and lifelong friend and naval intelligence agent Kevin Dunne to uncover the conspiracy behind the killing. At every turn, Santoro ...
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, realistic, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: boxing, assassination, crime, crimes, investigation, dishonesty, conspiracy, boxer, mission of murder, law enforcement, political activism, police officer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey
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 7.3
 9K
Ragtime (1981)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A young black pianist becomes embroiled in the lives of an upper-class white family set among the racial tensions, infidelity, violence, and other nostalgic events in early 1900s New York City.
Style: clever, controversial, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Audience: kids
Plot: racism, siege, american dream, vandalism, racial injustice, piano, pianist, jazz, firefighter, nudity (full frontal - brief), fighting the system, graphic violence ...
Time: 1910s, 1900s, 20th century, 90s, 1930s ...
Place: new york, harlem, usa, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city ...
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The Pick-up Artist (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A womanizer meets his match when he falls for the daughter of a gambling addict who is in debt to the mob.
Style: humorous, realistic, sentimental, feel good, talky ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: womanizer, gambling, debt, romance, looking for love, fall in love, love and romance, family relations, parents and children, male female relationship, mafia, race against time ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, coney island brooklyn new york city, atlantic city new jersey ...
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Penn & Teller Get Killed (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Penn & Teller enjoy playing jokes on each other. When Penn says on an interview show that he wishes he has someone threatening his life so that he "wouldn't sweat the small stuff," each of them begins a series of pranks on the ...
Style: humorous, dark humor, absurd, surreal, semi serious ...
Plot: prank, murder, prankster, danger, crimes, psychopath, stalking, deadly, faked death, creativity, brutality, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city new jersey, atlantic city, egypt
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Liberty Heights (1999)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Anti-Semitism, race relations, coming of age, and fathers and sons: in Baltimore from fall, 1954, to fall, 1955.
Style: emotional, sentimental, realistic, sincere, atmospheric ...
Plot: coming of age, anti semitism, americana, racism, interracial relations, high school, family relations, semi autobiographical, culture clash, race issues, society, human nature ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, year 1955 ...
Place: baltimore, usa, maryland, atlantic city new jersey
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Duane Hopwood (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A down-on-his-luck divorced father struggles to get his life and family back together before it's too late.
Style: emotional, humorous, realistic, captivating, semi serious ...
Plot: family relations, redemption, down on your luck, addiction, parents and children, family problems, couples, breakup, unfulfillment, hopes, divorce, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: atlantic city new jersey
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The Color of Money (1986)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Former pool hustler "Fast Eddie" Felson decides he wants to return to the game by taking a pupil. He meets talented but green Vincent Lauria and proposes a partnership. As they tour pool halls, Eddie teaches Vincent the tricks of scamming, ...
Style: talky, clever, stylized, realistic, gloomy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: billiards, on the road, comeback, hustler, bar, sport, redemption, casino, graphic violence, profanity, hopes, youth ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: usa, atlantic city new jersey, california
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 6.3
 23K
Cat's Eye (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Netherlands
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Three short stories by shock-meister Stephen King are linked by a stray cat that roams from one tale to the next in this creepy triptych that begins as Dick (James Woods) tries to quit smoking by any means necessary. Next, we meet Johnny, an ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, macabre, anthology ...
Plot: monster, cat, cure, girl, danger, couple relations, dishonesty, life & death, supernatural, child in peril, bet, gambling ...
Time: 80s
Place: atlantic city, atlantic city new jersey, new york
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 6.3
 24K
Celebrity (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The career and personal life of writer Lee are at a standstill, so he divorces his bashful wife, Robin, and dives into a new job as an entertainment journalist. His assignments take him to the swankiest corners of Manhattan, but as he jumps from one ...
Style: witty, cynical, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, desire for fame, artists and showbiz, showbiz, celebrity culture, lifestyle, spectacle, satire, writing, film within a film, ex wife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: new york, usa, greenwich village manhattan new york city, atlantic city new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Boa vs. Python (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Bulgaria
Duration: 92 min.
Story: After an overly ambitious businessman transports an 80-foot python to the United States, the beast escapes and starts to leave behind a trail of human victims. An FBI agent and a snake specialist come up with a plot to combat the creature by pitting ...
Style: serious, scary, suspenseful, exciting, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: snake, giant snake, hunting, race against time, survival, giant animal, python, one man army, chaos and mayhem, danger, obsessive quest, heroes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, atlantic city new jersey, west virginia, philadelphia, pennsylvania
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 5.4
 6K
Bogus (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Recently orphaned, a young boy is taken in by his godmother who is shocked to realize that she can see the boy's imaginary friend: a flamboyant, French magician named Bogus.
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night, teens
Plot: imaginary friend, friendship, magic, orphan, circus, family, bittersweet, youth, wizards and magicians, disorder, friends, fish out of water ...
Place: new jersey, las vegas, atlantic city new jersey
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 7.3
 21K
Birdy (1984)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Two young men are seriously affected by the Vietnam war. One of them has always been obsessed with birds - but now believes he really is a bird, and has been sent to a mental hospital. Can his friend help him pull through?
Style: psychological, realistic, touching, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: vietnam war, friendship, obsession, mental illness, mental institution, disfigurement, bird, soldier, war, coming of age, rehabilitation, mute or deaf ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: vietnam, usa, asia, atlantic city new jersey, philadelphia
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 7.0
 23K
Beaches (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Style: sentimental, emotional, talky, realistic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens
Plot: friendship, family relations, life is a bitch, death of mother, childhood friend, female friendship, love and romance, rise to the top, best friends, parents and children, couple relations, childhood friends ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 80s, 1950s ...
Place: new york, san francisco, los angeles, usa, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.3
 15K
Atlantic City (1980)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Canada
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Lou, a small time gangster who thinks he used to be something big, meets and falls for a sexy casino employee named Sally. She needs his help realizing her dream of going to Monte Carlo, a symbol of the glamorous life that she has been looking for ...
Style: realistic, touching, clever, sentimental, tense ...
Plot: casino, gangsters, murder, neo noir, cocaine, poker game, older man younger woman relationship, bandit, redemption, bittersweet, crimes, crime ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: atlantic city, new jersey, atlantic city new jersey, las vegas, california
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 7.2
 447K
American Hustle (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, China
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A con man, Irving Rosenfeld, along with his seductive partner Sydney Prosser, is forced to work for a wild FBI agent, Richie DiMaso, who pushes them into a world of Jersey powerbrokers and mafia.
Style: twists and turns, tense, semi serious, intense, suspense ...
Plot: cons and scams, fbi, partners in crime, mayor, political corruption, partners, criminal heroes, crimes, deception, romancing partners, organized crime, working undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1978
Place: new jersey, usa, new york, atlantic city new jersey
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