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, witty, feel good and light films and TV shows about / with friendship, love and romance, romance, urban, friends, female protagonist, couples, mentor, police investigation and lifestyle plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Australia and other countries.
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new york movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as new york: Gossip Girl (2007), Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009), Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013), Friends (1994), The Carrie Diaries (2013), A Rainy Day in New York (2019), Castle (2009), Sex and the City (1998), Person of Interest (2011), Elementary (2012).

List of movies set in new york

 7.4
 170K
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: romantic, witty, talky, stylized, serious ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, date night, teen drama
Plot: teenage love, high school, popularity, youth, love triangle, gossip and rumors, love and romance, betrayal, lifestyle, adolescence, friends, best friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, 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, ridiculous, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: shopping, fashion, love and romance, overnight success, addiction, rise to the top, fashion industry, city life, temptation, debt, lifestyle, journalism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, london
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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, funny ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: police station, workplace situations, verbal byplay, teamwork, investigation, crimes, coworker, boss and employee, policewoman, arrest, police detective, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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 8.9
 946K
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: girls' night, family outing, teens
Plot: friendship, everyday life, best friends, group of friends, looking for love, love and romance, couple relations, friends, family relations, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, cafe, female friendship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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The Carrie Diaries (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, 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: exciting, captivating, semi serious, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: high school, teenage girl, youth, teenage life, first sex, boyfriend, high school life, high school hunk, friends, prom, gossip and rumors, shopping ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1984
Place: new york, connecticut, 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, disturbing
Plot: high society, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, wealthy family, money, infidelity, job, college, romance, college student, party, couple relations, painting ...
Place: new york
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 8.2
 158K
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, humorous, suspenseful, semi serious
Plot: female detective, romancing partners, police detective, riddles and clues, homicide detective, police investigation, investigation, writers, crime investigation, murder, murder investigation, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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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: sexual, sentimental, stylized, witty, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female friendship, sexual intercourse, best friends, looking for love, couple relations, sex, hot and sexy, sexual attraction, looking for sex, everyday life, city life, up and down relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 2000s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa
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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, hi-tech, partners against crime, hacker, computer system, computer genius, mysterious character, computers and web, crimes, privacy invasion, fighting crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.9
 109K
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, riddles and clues, private detective, crimes, partners, talented, intelligence, prodigy, law enforcement, mastermind, unconventional method, police investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, usa
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You Don't Mess with the Zohan (2008)
Genre: Action, 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, ridiculous, exciting, not serious, funny ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: follow your dream, hidden identity, farce, taxi, culture clash, couples, taxi driver, starting over, american dream, fall in love, superhuman, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, israel, usa, middle east, manhattan new york city ...
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 5.7
 113K
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, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: dancer's life, nightlife, nightclub, love and romance, music, dancing, love affair, 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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 8.5
 395K
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, captivating, talky, serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, family outing
Plot: lawyer, hotshot lawyer, law firm, success, mentor, mastermind, prodigy, ambition, workplace situations, ambitious, corporate world, rivals ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 6.8
 56K
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, sweet ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: secretary, career woman, workplace romance, business, rise to the top, career, love and romance, wall street, boss, hopes, determination, workplace ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 7.3
 71K
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: realistic, witty, humorous, sexy, semi serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: strong sexual content, roommate, ambitious, aspiring writer, female friendship, friends, best friends, flirting, actor, everyday life, sexuality, city life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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American Dragon: Jake Long (2005)
Genre: Animation, Action, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: American Dragon: Jake Long is an American superhero animated television series. It produced by Walt Disney Television Animation created by Jeff Goode. It premiered on Disney Channel on January 21, 2005 and was discontinued on September 1, 2007.
Style: feel good, exciting, stylized, humorous, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dragon, teenage life, secret identity, youth, teenage protagonist, supernatural power, working undercover, siblings relations, heroes, escapades, best friends, hip hop culture ...
Time: 2000s
Place: new york, usa, hong kong
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 6.6
 96K
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, witty, feel good, sitcom, humorous ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: female friendship, money raising, friendship, ambitious, financial problem, best friends, workplace situations, diner, lifestyle change, friends, everyday life, waiter ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city, usa
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 6.7
 209K
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, touching, sentimental, sweet, light ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: fall in love, romance, happy ending, unlikely couple, love, hidden identity, online dating, destiny, boyfriend, bookstore, platonic, rivalry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, san francisco
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 8.3
 128K
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, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: cons and scams, mastermind, fbi, unlikely partners, art thief, special agents, con artists, genius, law enforcement, criminal, intelligence, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, 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: light, witty, romantic, emotional, erotic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: fashion, love and romance, city life, friends, lifestyle, couple relations, friendship, sexual relations, family relations, wedding dress, best friends, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: new york, usa, malibu california, manhattan new york city, los angeles ...
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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, light, sexy, witty ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, roommate, friends, looking for love, dating, group of friends, singleness, couples, couple relations, womanizer, career, lovers ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2030s, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 7.2
 127K
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, sexy, enigmatic ...
Plot: lgbt, lesbian, lesbian romance, lesbian relationship, older woman younger woman relationship, forbidden love, lesbian love, impossible love, lesbian sex, gays and lesbians, age difference, road trip ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, year 1952, year 1953
Place: new york, chicago illinois, usa, manhattan new york city
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 6.1
 10K
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, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: christmas, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, angel, couple relations, jealousy, christmas eve, hospital, depression, father son relationship, christmas party ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Style: humorous, exciting, semi serious, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: pre-teens, kids
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, ninja, mutant, family, talking animals, mutant animal, martial arts, superhero, mentor, sewer, rat ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 13K
NYPD Blue (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: NYPD Blue is an American television police drama set in New York City, exploring the internal and external struggles of the fictional 15th precinct of Manhattan. Each episode typically intertwined several plots involving an ensemble cast. The show ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, police, police station, robbery, murder, partners against crime, partners, friends, against the rules, workplace, tough law enforcer, human nature ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: new york, usa
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 7.7
 53K
The Alienist (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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: exciting, tense, suspenseful, suspense, bleak ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: serial killer, mental illness, murder investigation, police, crime investigation, psychologist, ritual, crimes, private detective, violence, homicide detective, reporter ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: new york
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 8.3
 57K
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, supernatural, investigation, female detective, immortal, supernatural ability, friendship, murder investigation, laboratory, morgue, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 18th century
Place: new york, usa
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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: not serious, witty, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, pre-teens, chick flick
Plot: twins, youth, siblings relations, nothing goes right, disorder, friendship, teenage life, twin sister, teenager, dream, romance, skipping school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city, oxford university, new jersey
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 6.8
 57K
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, sweet, romantic, semi serious, humorous ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: romance, love and romance, stranger, hopes, nothing goes right, adventure, art, jazz musician, chance meeting, life philosophy, fall in love, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, grand central station manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city, boston
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 6.2
 186K
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, semi serious, light ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick, date night, kids
Plot: romance, body swapping, true love, youth, best friends in love, adolescence vs adulthood, child as adult, love and romance, fashion, wish come true, desire, magazine editor ...
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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