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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in new york ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, witty, talky, serious and clever films and TV shows about / with mentor, urban, friendship, runaway, loneliness, life philosophy, love and romance, friends, relationships and dialogue plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Ireland and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as new york: Castle (2009), Begin Again (2013), Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), NYC: Tornado Terror (2008), Person of Interest (2011), The Rats (2002), Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2015), White Collar (2009), The Alienist (2018), 2 Broke Girls (2011).
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Person of Interest
Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
USA
43 min.
 8.4
Breakfast at Tiffany's
Comedy, Drama, Romance
USA
115 min.
 7.7
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Finding Her
Crime, Drama, Mystery
Romania, Mexico
104 min.
The Alienist
Drama, Mystery
USA
60 min.
 7.8

List of movies set in new york

 8.2
 130K
Castle
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: After a serial killer imitates the plots of his novels, successful mystery novelist Richard "Rick" Castle receives permission from the Mayor of New York City to tag along with an NYPD homicide investigation team for research purposes.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, witty, semi serious, humorous
Plot: investigation, police investigation, murder, who done it, murder investigation, mother son relationship, reluctant partners, whodunit, writer's life, female detective, verbal byplay, mystery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.4
 125K
Begin Again
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A long lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.
Style: sentimental, touching, realistic, semi serious, romantic ...
Plot: music, musician's life, relationships, father daughter relationship, folk, infidelity, showbiz, urban, music business, mentor, artists and showbiz, hip hop ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Breakfast at Tiffany's
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: romantic, sentimental, sweet, witty, colourful ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: eccentricity, looking for love, romance, woman, love affair, fashion, life philosophy, jazz, love story, love triangle, loneliness, stereotypes ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, brazil
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NYC: Tornado Terror
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An unexplained, local split in the atmosphere causes a series of total unpredictable, yet devastating tornadoes. Rookie fireman Brian Flynn gets trapped in the underground sewage with his girlfriend, deputy mayor James 'Jim' Lawrence and ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, race against time, save the day, danger, heroes, ecological disaster, global warming, nasa, weatherman, rescue, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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Person of Interest
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Person of Interest follows former CIA paramilitary operative, John Reese, who is presumed dead and teams up with reclusive billionaire Finch to prevent violent crimes in New York City by initiating their own type of justice. With the special ...
Style: serious, clever, captivating, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: artificial intelligence, partners against crime, fighting crime, crimes, chases and races, surveillance, vigilantism, danger, mysterious character, secret, heroes, hi-tech ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 4.9
 2K
The Rats
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: No overview found.
Style: serious, suspenseful, scary, tense
Plot: dangerous animal, rat, survival, gory, deadly creature, danger, urban, rebellion, power outage, hospital, experiment gone awry, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: When a woman is rescued from a doomsday cult and lands in New York City, she must navigate a world she didn’t think even existed anymore.
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, sincere, not serious ...
Plot: sitcom, fish out of water, hopes, misfit, strong female lead, cult, lgbt, new job, rich woman, song and dance, abduction, nanny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.3
 106K
White Collar
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: suspenseful, exciting, light, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: unlikely partners, crime, forger, cons and scams, chases and races, partners, art, embezzler, art thief, deal, expert, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.8
 22K
The Alienist
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Crime reporter, John Moore, meets with psychologist, Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, to investigate a serial killer in New York during the late 19th century.
Style: bleak, suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, crime, murder investigation, violence, psychologist, reporter, police, blood, teenagers, ritual, tragic love ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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 6.7
 82K
2 Broke Girls
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Comedy about the unlikely friendship that develops between two very different young women who meet waitressing at a diner in trendy Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and form a bond over one day owning their own successful cupcake business. Only one thing ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, light, motivational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: best friends, sitcom, workplace situations, female friendship, money raising, small business, supportive friend, waitress, financial problem, ambitious, cupcake, brooklyn new york city ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
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Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, fight scenes, mutation, family, master villain, martial arts, superhero, turtle, rat, ninja, enemy, genetically altered ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Norm of the North
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: USA, India, Ireland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The stereoscopic 3D animated family film "Norm" tells the story of the titular polar bear and his three Arctic lemming buddies, who are forced out into the world once their icy home begins melting and breaking apart. Landing in New York, ...
Style: humorous, colourful, funny, captivating, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: polar bear, animal life, friendship, adventure, escapades, disorder, ship, rescue, chase, seal the animal, life turned upside down, environmentalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, antarctica
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 7.4
 133K
Gossip Girl
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: realistic, talky, stylized, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage love, school, youth, friends, popularity, gossip and rumors, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, lifestyle, friendship, wealth, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.6
 309K
Suits
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: While running from a drug deal gone bad, Mike Ross, a brilliant young college-dropout, slips into a job interview with one of New York City's best legal closers, Harvey Specter. Tired of cookie-cutter law school grads, Harvey takes a gamble by ...
Style: captivating, witty, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: date night, family outing, boys' night
Plot: lawyer, boss and employee, legal, impostor, hotshot lawyer, rivalry, success, judiciary, mastermind, prodigy, workplace romance, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.5
 94K
Luke Cage
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 55 min.
Story: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhero, master villain, superhuman powers, good versus evil, save the day, danger, fighting crime, crimes, african american, violence, death, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Two Night Stand
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: After an extremely regrettable one night stand, two strangers wake up to find themselves snowed in after sleeping through a blizzard that put all of Manhattan on ice. They're now trapped together in a tiny apartment, forced to get to know each ...
Style: sweet, feel good, light, uplifting, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick
Plot: happy ending, romance, relationships, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, unlikely couple, love, looking for sex, new year's eve, nothing goes right, fall in love, one-night stand ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, new jersey, california
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Marvel's The Defenders
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist join forces to take on common enemies as a sinister conspiracy threatens New York City.
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, bleak, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: superhuman powers, good versus evil, masked superhero, violence, heroic mission, master villain, super powers, strong female lead, fighting crime, crimes, daredevil, bloody violence ...
Place: new york
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 8.1
 161K
Jessica Jones
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 56 min.
Story: After a tragic ending to her short-lived super hero stint, Jessica Jones is rebuilding her personal life and career as a detective who gets pulled into cases involving people with extraordinary abilities in New York City.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, stylized, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, superhero, super powers, investigation, master villain, good versus evil, female protagonist, danger, crime, crimes, sister sister relationship, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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When Harry Met Sally...
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During their travels from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally Will debate whether or not sex ruins a perfect relationship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
Style: sentimental, romantic, sweet, feel good, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, date night
Plot: friendship, romance, male female friendship, looking for love, best friends in love, unlikely friendships, love story, destiny, love, love and romance, life philosophy, loneliness ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1987, year 1982, year 1977
Place: new york, usa
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 7.8
 12K
Younger
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Based on the novel by Pamela Redmond Satran, "Younger" follows 40-year old Liza, a suddenly single mother who tries to get back into the working world, only to find it’s nearly impossible to start at the bottom at her age. When a chance ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hidden identity, twentysomething life, workplace situations, best friends, mistaken identity, female friendship, dishonesty, single mother, age difference, older woman younger man relationship, writers ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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New York Stories
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Three stories happening in New York. The first, by Scorsese, is about a painter who creates his works helped by high volume music and an attractive assistant; second, by Coppola, is about a rich and bold 12 years old who helps her separated parents ...
Style: stylized, talky, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, obsession, art, storytelling, city life, midlife crisis, jewish, life, mischievous children, urban, mentor, relationships ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, tokyo, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.0
 4K
Heights
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: 'Heights' follows five characters over 24 hours on a fall day in New York City. Isabel, a photographer, is having second thoughts about her upcoming marriage to Jonathan, a lawyer. On the same day, Isabel's mother Diana learns that ...
Style: realistic, clever, talky, witty, serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, loneliness, gay, betrayal, friendship, homosexuality, actor's life, drinking, relationships, adultery, artist, jewish ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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 8.0
 118K
Manhattan
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: talky, witty, clever, humorous, intellectual ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, love, divorce, friendship, infidelity, marriage, lesbian, relationships, writer's life, writing, sarcasm, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city, manhattan new york city
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New York, I Love You
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: New York, I Love You delves into the intimate lives of New Yorkers as they grapple with, delight in and search for love. Journey from the Diamond District in the heart of Manhattan, through Chinatown and the Upper East Side, towards the Village, ...
Style: sexy, talky, stylized, semi serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: romance, culture clash, hotel, couple relations, relationships, love, love story, urban, fall in love, death, loneliness, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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New York, New York
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: An egotistical saxophone player and a young singer meet on V-J Day and embark upon a strained and rocky romance, even as their careers begin a long uphill climb.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, melancholic, sentimental ...
Plot: jazz, musician's life, music, crumbling marriage, happy ending, creativity, rising to stardom, period piece, character study, couple relations, pornography, dialogue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, harlem manhattan new york city
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Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The Big Apple's in big trouble, as indestructible psycho-fiend Jason Vorhees hits the road to New York City. After a shocking return from beyond the grave, the diabolical Jason ships out abroad a teen-filled "love boat" bound for New ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful, ridiculous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: serial killer, slasher, murder, gory, high school, supernatural, psychopath, death, violence, blood, camp, urban ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, new jersey, usa, america, manhattan new york city
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 7.5
 8K
Metropolitan
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A sparkling comedic chronicle of a middle-class young man’s romantic misadventures among New York City’s debutante society. Stillman’s deft, literate dialogue and hilariously highbrow observations earned this debut film an Academy Award ...
Style: talky, clever, witty, realistic, intellectual ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: friendship, coming of age, dialogue driven, dialogue, relationships, urban, twentysomething life, unlikely friendships, midlife crisis, existentialism, love and romance, life philosophy ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Midnight Cowboy
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: A naive male prostitute and his sickly friend struggle to survive on the streets of New York City.
Style: disturbing, realistic, sexual, serious, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, homosexuality, dreams, loneliness, prostitution, sexuality, prostitute, drinking, fish out of water, hotel, small town, unlikely friendships ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: new york, texas, usa, manhattan new york city, florida ...
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 7.8
 53K
Limitless
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Limitless, based on the feature film, picks up where the movie left off and follows Brian Sinclair as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced into using his newfound drug-enhanced abilities to solve weekly cases for the FBI.
Style: light, stylized, captivating, humorous
Audience: teens
Plot: fbi, taking a pill, intelligence, experimental drug, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, politician, addiction, murder mystery, female agent, mystery, crime, new job ...
Place: new york
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 8.8
 263K
The Office
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The everyday lives of office employees in the Scranton, Pennsylvania branch of the fictional Dunder Mifflin Paper Company.
Style: humorous, realistic, talky, not serious, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: obnoxious boss, office, boss and employee, workplace situations, sitcom, salesman, workplace romance, job, love and romance, promotion, workplace humor, gay joke ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: pennsylvania, new york, usa
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