Movies and TV shows set in new york

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, semi serious, talky and melancholic films and TV shows about / with friendship, urban, mentor, love and romance, dialogue, couples, romance, runaway, destiny and catastrophe plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, Belgium and other countries.
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new york movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as new york: Gossip Girl (2007), The Carrie Diaries (2013), Castle (2009), Sex and the City (1998), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), Forever (2014), Friends (1994), Person of Interest (2011), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), White Collar (2009).

List of movies set in new york

 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, talky, stylized, serious, romantic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama, date night
Plot: popularity, teenage love, friends, high school, youth, love triangle, betrayal, 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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The Carrie Diaries (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
Story: Before she was a fashion icon, before her column in the New York Star, before Mr. Big, Carrie Bradshaw was an innocent 16-year-old girl living in suburban Connecticut.
Style: humorous, captivating, exciting, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: first love, high school life, gossip and rumors, youth, high school, high school hunk, boyfriend, first sex, prom, teenage life, teenage girl, single parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new york, usa, connecticut
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 8.1
 134K
Castle (2009)
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: witty, humorous, realistic, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, investigation, riddles and clues, murder, police detective, female detective, murder investigation, writer's life, who done it, partners, resourceful, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Sex and the City (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: sexual, sentimental, stylized, witty, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: looking for love, sex, female friendship, couple relations, best friends, looking for sex, city life, sexual relations, everyday life, sexuality, up and down relationship, urban ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s ...
Place: new york, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: A single-camera ensemble comedy following the lives of an eclectic group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is forced to shape up when he gets a new boss.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, workplace situations, boss and employee, verbal byplay, teamwork, investigation, crimes, workplace, policewoman, sergeant, coworker, arrest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.3
 50K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
Story: Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn't just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable ...
Style: atmospheric, captivating, serious, tense, suspenseful
Plot: immortality, investigation, supernatural, law enforcement, crimes, crime, secret, friendship, murder investigation, laboratory, female detective, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
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 8.9
 699K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, not serious, talky ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, group of friends, love and romance, everyday life, sitcom, looking for love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, couple relations, family relations, friends, roommate ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Person of Interest (2011)
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: captivating, exciting, serious, clever, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: surveillance, hacker, partners against crime, computer system, artificial intelligence, hi-tech, crimes, secret, heroes, fighting crime, computer genius, computers and web ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping-a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can't quite get her foot in the door-until ...
Style: feel good, light, humorous, romantic, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: shopping, fashion, addiction, love and romance, rise to the top, overnight success, temptation, city life, money problems, lack of money, debt, fashion industry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
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 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, mastermind, expert, intelligence, crime, dishonesty, art thief, chases and races, deal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 6.7
 86K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
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: humorous, feel good, not serious, witty, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, financial problem, money raising, sitcom, friendship, ambitious, best friends, workplace situations, supportive friend, working class, waitress, roommate ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.9
 96K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: A modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Following his fall from grace in London and a stint in rehab, eccentric Sherlock escapes to Manhattan where his wealthy father forces him to live with ...
Style: witty, suspenseful, serious, realistic, talky
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, intelligence, prodigy, sherlock holmes, crimes, partners, mind game, law enforcement, police investigation, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.2
 8K
Noel (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Christmas Eve in New York, and the lonely divorced publisher, Rose Collins, needs a miracle to improve the health of her mother, interned in a hospital with Alzheimers. She feels sorry for another patient and meets his visitor. Meanwhile, Nina ...
Style: touching, humorous, emotional, semi serious, sentimental ...
Plot: christmas, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, christmas eve, couple relations, jealousy, hospital, down on your luck, golden years, chaos and mayhem, miraculous event ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.7
 102K
Coyote Ugly (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Graced with a velvet voice, 21-year-old Violet Sanford heads to New York to pursue her dream of becoming a songwriter only to find her aspirations sidelined by the accolades and notoriety she receives at her "day" job as a barmaid at ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: bar, dancer's life, nightclub, nightlife, music, love affair, ambition, love and romance, parents and children, desire for fame, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 131K
Remember Me (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Still reeling from a heartbreaking family event and his parents' subsequent divorce, Tyler Hawkins discovers a fresh lease on life when he meets Ally Craig, a gregarious beauty who witnessed her mother's death. But as the couple draws ...
Style: touching, emotional, sentimental, surprise ending, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: young lovers, suicide, 9/11, death in the family, romance, loss of parent, loss of loved one, parents and children, college student, tragic event, relationships, parenthood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, 2000s, 1990s
Place: new york, usa
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Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by DeAnn Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio. The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also ...
Style: talky, sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: rivalry, ambition, friends, family life, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, office, best friends, couples, workplace, family relations, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: An Israeli counterterrorism soldier with a secretly fabulous ambition to become a Manhattan hairstylist. Zohan's desire runs so deep that he'll do anything -- including faking his own death and going head-to-head with an Arab cab driver -- ...
Style: humorous, exciting, romantic, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, hidden identity, faked death, couples, fall in love, vengeance, taxi driver, culture clash, beauty salon, hairdresser, stereotypes, taxi ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.0
 239K
Phone Booth (2002)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: A slick New York publicist who picks up a ringing receiver in a phone booth is told that if he hangs up, he'll be killed... and the little red light from a laser rifle sight is proof that the caller isn't kidding.
Style: tense, suspenseful, serious, surprise ending, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, dishonesty, hostages, mind game, psychopath, crimes, murder, redemption, characters in danger, heroes, phone booth, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, cat, millionaire, broken engagement, romance, looking for love, love triangle, opposites attract, jazz, love and romance, social climbing, free spirited ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, 20th century
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, brazil
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 6.8
 244K
1408 (2007)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A man who specializes in debunking paranormal occurrences checks into the fabled room 1408 in the Dolphin Hotel. Soon after settling in, he confronts genuine terror.
Style: scary, suspenseful, psychological, suspense, twists and turns ...
Plot: isolation, haunted house, fear, ghost, survival, evil, insanity, trapped, paranormal activity, hotel, paranoia, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 152K
13 Going on 30 (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!
Style: feel good, romantic, humorous, light, sweet ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: true love, wish come true, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, romance, child as adult, love and romance, body swapping, fashion, youth, fish out of water, life turned upside down ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1987, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, greenwich village manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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 8.5
 334K
Suits (2011)
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, stylized, talky, serious ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, prodigy, law firm, success, mentor, legal, boss and employee, rivalry, deal, blackmail, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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Sex and the City (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.
Style: witty, light, romantic, emotional, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: fashion, city life, friendship, sexual relations, love and romance, family relations, couple relations, couples, lifestyle, best friends, marriage, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, mexico, los angeles, new jersey ...
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New York Stories (1989)
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: talky, semi serious, realistic, touching, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: artist, art, obsession, hotel, jealousy, youth, young heroes, parents and children, city life, gallery, artists and showbiz, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, athens greece, new jersey ...
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 7.7
 51K
After Hours (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An ordinary word processor has the worst night of his life after he agrees to visit a girl in Soho whom he met that evening at a coffee shop.
Style: surreal, dark humor, atmospheric, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: coincidence, artist, suicide, murder, one night, nightclub, farce, city life, lifestyle, nothing goes right, fish out of water, uncontrollable ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
Story: How I Met Your Mother is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 19, 2005, to March 31, 2014. The series follows the main character, Ted Mosby, and his group of friends in Manhattan. As a framing device, Ted, in the year 2030, ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, sexual, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: bar, friendship, looking for love, singleness, couple relations, sitcom, womanizer, urban, lovers, dating, friends, architect ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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A Couch in New York (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France, Germany, Belgium
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Dr. Henry Harriston is a successful psychoanalyst in New York City. When he is near a nervous breakdown, he arranges to change his flat with Beatrice Saulnier from France for a while. Both don't know each other and both find themselves deeply ...
Style: feel good, humorous, sweet, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, opposites attract, couple relations, fall in love, love and romance, nothing goes right, unlikely couple, looking for love, misfit, unfulfilled love, infidelity, love triangle ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, france, usa, europe
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 7.0
 33K
Death Wish (1974)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: After his wife is murdered by street punks, a pacifistic New York City architect becomes a one-man vigilante squad, prowling the streets for would-be muggers after dark.
Style: rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: architect, vigilantism, murder, vigilante, police, vengeance, crime, violence spree, rivalry, fighting crime, obsession, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, honolulu hawaii, arizona ...
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The Age of Innocence (1993)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Tale of 19th century New York high society in which a young lawyer falls in love with a woman separated from her husband, while he is engaged to the woman's cousin.
Style: touching, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: love triangle, high society, forbidden love, love and romance, countess, infidelity, aristocracy, lawyer, romance, couple relations, life turned upside down, unfulfilled love ...
Time: 19th century, victorian, 1890s, 1870s, victorian era ...
Place: new york, usa, paris france
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New York Minute (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Top student Jane Ryan heads to Manhattan for a college-scholarship competition. Her rebellious twin Roxy Ryan goes along to crash a video shoot. But anything can happen - and does - in a romp involving a pursuing truant officer, a smuggler, ...
Style: witty, feel good, humorous, not serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, pre-teens, teen comedy ...
Plot: siblings relations, twins, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, teenage life, friendship, dream, romance, music video, multiple storylines, twin sister ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, oxford university, new jersey
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