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, semi serious, sexy, witty and light films and TV shows about / with friendship, love and romance, urban, romance, female protagonist, mentor, couples, dialogue, catastrophe and friends plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
new york
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new york movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as new york: Gossip Girl (2007), The Carrie Diaries (2013), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), Castle (2009), Person of Interest (2011), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Coyote Ugly (2000), How I Met Your Mother (2005), You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008), Sex and the City (1998).

List of movies set in new york

 7.4
 150K
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, talky, stylized, serious, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, teen drama, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school, popularity, youth, lifestyle, love triangle, betrayal, friends, high society, gossip and rumors, love and romance, adolescence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 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.
TV show
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: captivating, exciting, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, gossip and rumors, youth, high school hunk, teenage girl, teenage life, first sex, boyfriend, high school life, prom, first love, single parent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new york, connecticut, usa
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Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, realistic
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, workplace situations, verbal byplay, teamwork, investigation, crimes, boss and employee, policewoman, arrest, workplace, sergeant, coworker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 8.1
 139K
Castle (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, realistic, suspenseful, humorous, semi serious
Plot: police investigation, police detective, female detective, romancing partners, investigation, partners, homicide detective, murder, writers, law enforcement, who done it, unlikely partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, united states
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Person of Interest (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, artificial intelligence, hacker, partners against crime, hi-tech, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, crimes, fighting crime, privacy invasion, unconventional method ...
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, romantic, sweet, ridiculous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: shopping, fashion, addiction, love and romance, overnight success, rise to the top, temptation, fashion industry, debt, lifestyle, city life, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
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 5.7
 106K
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, humorous, semi serious, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: bar, dancer's life, music, nightclub, love and romance, love affair, nightlife, ambition, parents and children, desire for fame, follow your dream, lifestyle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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How I Met Your Mother (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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, sitcom, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, bar, dating, singleness, couple relations, looking for love, roommate, womanizer, architect, friends, group of friends, career ...
Time: 21st century, 2030s, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, not serious, ridiculous, funny ...
Audience: teen comedy, family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, hidden identity, culture clash, couples, vengeance, taxi driver, faked death, fall in love, taxi, farce, american dream, starting over ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, tel aviv israel ...
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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: sentimental, witty, stylized, sexual, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, best friends, looking for love, sexual attraction, couple relations, city life, sex, sexual intercourse, looking for sex, everyday life, up and down relationship, sexual relations ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 1990s ...
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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 8.5
 356K
Suits (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
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: witty, talky, captivating, serious, stylized ...
Audience: date night, boys' night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, mentor, hotshot lawyer, law firm, prodigy, success, mastermind, legal, deal, rivals, rivalry, boss and employee ...
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, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, city life, lifestyle, love and romance, friendship, sexual relations, couple relations, family relations, urban, couples, best friends, marriage ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, malibu california, los angeles, mexico ...
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 8.9
 793K
Friends (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
Story: The misadventures of a group of friends as they navigate the pitfalls of work, life and love in Manhattan.
Style: feel good, humorous, sitcom, witty, not serious ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night, teens
Plot: friendship, best friends, everyday life, group of friends, love and romance, couple relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, friends, looking for love, family relations, cafe, roommate ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 21st century, 1990s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 8.2
 116K
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, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, intelligence, art thief, unlikely partners, mastermind, fbi, partners, expert, deal, crimes, crime, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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 7.0
 249K
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: surprise ending, tense, suspense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, mind game, hostage, dishonesty, hostages, psychopath, crimes, phone booth, crime, murder, redemption, characters in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.8
 51K
Working Girl (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Witty, romantic look at life in the corporate jungle. Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her ...
Style: captivating, feel good, talky, humorous, clever ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: secretary, business, career woman, workplace romance, rise to the top, career, love and romance, boss, wall street, cinderella story, hopes, determination ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 6.2
 9K
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, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: christmas, love and romance, parents and children, hopes, couple relations, jealousy, christmas eve, christmas movie, mother daughter relationship, depression, hospital, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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A Rainy Day in New York (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two young people arrive in New York to spend a weekend; once they arrive they are met with bad weather and a series of adventures.
Style: light, colourful, captivating, humorous
Plot: money, high society, wealthy family, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, infidelity, college, interview, job, romance, painting, paparazzi, hotel room ...
Place: new york
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 7.9
 100K
Elementary (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, talky, realistic
Plot: investigation, private detective, riddles and clues, crimes, partners, intelligence, prodigy, law enforcement, sherlock holmes, friendship, police investigation, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.7
 192K
You've Got Mail (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet – both blissfully unaware that he's putting her out of business.
Style: feel good, sentimental, touching, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: happy ending, romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, hidden identity, love, online dating, destiny, boyfriend, bookstore, platonic, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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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, not serious, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, teen comedy, girls' night, pre-teens ...
Plot: twins, siblings relations, youth, nothing goes right, disorder, twin sister, teenage life, friendship, dream, romance, music video, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, oxford university, new jersey
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 8.3
 52K
Forever (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
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, law enforcement, investigation, supernatural, supernatural ability, female detective, laboratory, crimes, crime, murder investigation, friendship, immortal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.8
 51K
Before We Go (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A woman who is robbed on her way to catch the 1:30 train to Boston is left stranded in New York City. She meets a man who helps her during the course of the night and the two form a romance.
Style: touching, semi serious, humorous, realistic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, stranger, hopes, nothing goes right, adventure, jazz musician, art, unfaithful husband, life philosophy, fall in love, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, manhattan, new york city, grand central station manhattan new york city ...
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 7.2
 113K
Carol (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Australia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1950s New York, a department-store clerk who dreams of a better life falls for an older, married woman.
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, gloomy, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, lesbian romance, lesbian love, lesbian relationship, forbidden love, age difference, impossible love, gays and lesbians, older woman younger woman relationship, women, divorce ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1953, year 1952
Place: new york, usa, chicago illinois, manhattan new york city
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 6.2
 164K
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: romance, body swapping, true love, child as adult, youth, wish come true, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, desire, fashion, love and romance, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s, year 1987, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city ...
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Lipstick Jungle (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, friends, ambition, family life, career woman, thirtysomething life, workplace intrigue, workplace situations, best friends, couples, city life, office ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 6.7
 89K
2 Broke Girls (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 22 min.
TV show
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: not serious, feel good, sitcom, witty, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, financial problem, friendship, ambitious, best friends, diner, waiter, workplace situations, supportive friend, flirting, brooklyn new york city ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.3
 64K
Girls (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: The assorted humiliations, disasters and rare triumphs of four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.
Style: witty, realistic, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: roommate, strong sexual content, female friendship, aspiring writer, friends, ambitious, actor, best friends, lifestyle, city life, twentysomething life, everyday life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.0
 175K
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, kids, family outing, date night, preschoolers ...
Plot: princess, true love, prince, good versus evil, magical, disney, rescue, parallel world, imaginary kingdom, queen, witch, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, manhattan, new york city
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Happythankyoumoreplease (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Captures a generational moment - young people on the cusp of truly growing up, tiring of their reflexive cynicism, each in their own ways struggling to connect and define what it means to love and be loved. Six New Yorkers juggle love, friendship, ...
Style: touching, melancholic, sweet, emotional, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, lifestyle, couples, writer's life, friendship, relationships, singer, african american, lost child, missing child, thirtysomething life, little boy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, los angeles, new jersey
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