Nightlife movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant nightlife movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, serious, sexy, stylized and semi serious films and TV shows about / with nightlife, lifestyle, urban, nightclub, dancing, female nudity, love and romance, sex, runaway and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as nightlife: Burlesque (2010), Power (2014), We Are the Night (2010), Magic Mike (2012), Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011), Coyote Ugly (2000), Getting Go, the Go Doc Project (2013), Nightlife (2020), Berlin by the Sea (2008), Taxi Driver (1976).

List of nightlife movies

 6.4
 79K
Burlesque (2010)
Genre: Drama, Music, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming ...
Style: sexy, melancholic, entertaining, romantic, twists and turns ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: cabaret, follow your dream, backstage, desire for fame, performer's life, nightclub, nightlife, burlesque, dancing, ambition, stripper, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa, iowa, chicago illinois
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 8.1
 40K
Power (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: drug dealing, nightclub, nightlife, ambition, money laundering, crimes, organized crime, nightclub owner, temptation, double life, business venture, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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We Are the Night (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: One night, 18 year old Lena is bitten by Louise, leader of a female vampire trio that are as deadly as they are beautiful. Her newfound vampiric lifestyle is a blessing and a curse at the same time. At first, she enjoys the limitless freedom, the ...
Style: exciting, stylized, gothic, captivating, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, impossible love, nightlife, supernatural ability, female vampire, dangerous attraction, deadly, femme fatale, imaginary, immortality, lgbt, supernatural romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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 6.1
 132K
Magic Mike (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Mike, an experienced stripper, takes a younger performer called The Kid under his wing and schools him in the arts of partying, picking up women, and making easy money.
Style: sexy, humorous, semi serious, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: strip club, nightclub, dancing, dancer, stripper, nightlife, friendship, drugs/alcohol, clubbing, friends, male nudity, male stripper ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Nick cannot stop obsessing over his ex-girlfriend, Tris, until Tris' friend Norah suddenly shows interest in him at a club. Thus beings an odd night filled with ups and downs as the two keep running into Tris and her new boyfriend while ...
Style: feel good, funny, exciting, sweet, bad taste humour ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unlikely couple, nightlife, teenage life, teenagers, obsessive quest, youth, fall in love, lifestyle, ex couple relations, one night ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, united states
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Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: A sharp-witted comedy that follows a group of apparent strangers in interlocking stories taking place in ten different bars during the course of one evening throughout Los Angeles.
Style: semi serious, humorous, witty
Plot: nightlife, bar, lifestyle, disorder, strong female character, damsel in distress, sex scene, bartender, dentist, city life, urban, passionate kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 5.7
 107K
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: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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Getting Go, the Go Doc Project (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Too shy to make a proper introduction, a recent college grad devises to shoot a documentary about the NYC nightlife scene in order to meet the go-go guy he’s cyber-obsessed with.
Style: realistic, psychological, rough, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay relationship, nightlife, obsession, strong sexual content, filmmaking, go go dancer, gender, gay sex, urban, gays and lesbians, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa
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 5.7
 1K
Nightlife (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Milo works as a bartender in Berlin and one night gets to know his dream woman Sunny through a series of coincidences. The two meet for a date, but the perfect romantic evening so far.
Style: humorous, captivating, feel good, entertaining, light
Plot: nightlife, best friend, first date, bartender, romance, save the day, friends, adventure, love, friendship, rivalry, going straight ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany
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Berlin by the Sea (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: They are students - at least that's what their parents think - they are the disc-jockeys in the in-clubs in town, they party with no end, they fall in love, they have the best summer in their life in the coolest city of the world: Berlin.
Style: realistic, sentimental, captivating, atmospheric, serious
Plot: fall in love, nightlife, nightclub, love triangle, romance, city life, friends, introspection, grownups, unfulfillment, disco, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, east berlin
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 8.2
 729K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: bleak, psychological, disturbing, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: social decay, loner, character study, lone wolves, obsession, depression, antisocial behavior, vigilante, paranoia, alienation, taxi driver, taxi ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, harlem, united states, manhattan new york city ...
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 7.0
 41K
Gia (1998)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Gia Carangi travels to New York City with dreams of becoming a fashion model. Within minutes of arriving, she meets Wilhelmina Cooper, a wise and high-powered agent who takes Gia under her wing. With Cooper's help and her own natural instincts, ...
Style: psychological, rough, sexual, erotic, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, addiction, fashion, drug abuse, lesbian romance, model, strong sexual content, mental illness, heroin, aids, supermodel, lesbianism ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
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 4.9
 3K
Loving Ibiza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Kevin (Jan Kooijman) is a young footballer who recently made a multimillion deal by transferring to FC Barcelona. He hardly realizes what is happening to him. Too young, too rich, too beautiful. His girlfriend Elza (Kim Feenstra) knows how Kevin ...
Style: feel good, humorous, semi serious, light, sexy ...
Plot: couple relations, nightlife, lifestyle, friends, love and romance, ex wife, club, older woman younger man relationship, fall in love, couples, sex, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ibiza, spain
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The Playboy Club (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: It's the early '60s, and the legendary Playboy Club in Chicago is the door to all your fantasies... and the key is the most sought-after status symbol of its time.
Style: sexy, stylized, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: playboy, nightlife, nightclub, lifestyle, ambition, workplace situations, starlet, young people, gangsters, workplace, crimes, new job ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 5.9
 32K
54 (1998)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shane, a Jersey boy with big dreams, crosses the river in hopes of finding a more exciting life at Studio 54. When Steve Rubell, the mastermind behind the infamous disco, plucks Shane from the sea of faces clamoring to get inside his club, Shane not ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, drug abuse, nightclub, nightlife, lifestyle, addiction, drugs/alcohol, clubbing, father son relationship, party, money, bartender ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, bahamas
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 7.7
 60K
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, twists and turns, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: coincidence, artist, city life, nothing goes right, suicide, nightlife, murder, nightclub, one night, farce, lifestyle, fish out of water ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A young kid from Kansas moves to New York to work on a magazine. He gets caught up in the world of drink and drugs, and starts a steady decline. The only hope is the cousin of one of his drinking partners, can she pull him through it ?
Style: serious, bleak, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, alcohol abuse, nightlife, addiction, redemption, life is a bitch, starting over, friendship, supportive spouse, downfall, writers, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, new jersey
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 5.9
 1K
SoulBoy (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 82 min.
Story: 1974. Amidst power cuts, strikes and boot-boy aggro on the football terraces, Joe McCain is bored of a life that's going nowhere. Enter hair-dresser Jane: blonde, beautiful, and moving to the beat of a whole new world of sound, movement and ...
Style: humorous, contemplative, psychological, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: nightlife, society, coming of age, youth, friendship, unfulfillment, buddies, music, lifestyle, soul music, friends, small town ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
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 6.9
 17K
Roger Dodger (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After breaking up with his lover and boss, a smooth-talking man takes his teenaged nephew out on the town in search of sex.
Style: cynical, talky, clever, atmospheric, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: womanizer, virginity, brothel, nightlife, virgin, battle of the sexes, seduction, mentor, advertising, flirting, character study, sexuality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, ohio, usa, manhattan new york city
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 5.3
 10K
Picture This (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Bookish and unpopular Mandy finds her luck finally changing when Drew, the school hottie, invites her to the year's biggest party. But with being grounded and Drew's ex-girlfriend bent on thwarting her, Mandy may be destined to remain a ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school hunk, high school life, high school, teenage life, wooing, love and romance, youth, lifestyle, family relations, nightlife, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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Northern Soul (2014)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Set in 1974, an authentic and uplifting tale of two friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music.
Style: humorous, sentimental, semi serious, sincere, stylized ...
Plot: soul music, friendship, nightclub, nightlife, youth, society, teenage life, obsession, coming of age, drugs/alcohol, music, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england
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 2.8
 138
Vampire Cop (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Cop who just happens to be a vampire goes after the drug dealer who killed his partner with the help of a news reporter.
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: vampire, murder, supernatural, nightlife, crimes, danger, law enforcement, deadly, partners, gory, infected, female journalist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa
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 5.6
 3K
Whore (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 85 min.
Story: This melodrama investigates the life of a prostitute in a pseudo-documentary style.
Style: serious, sincere, bleak, harsh, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, mistreatment, rape, redemption, friendship, nightlife, downfall, hopes, life is a bitch, introspection, woman in danger, strong sexual content ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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Strange Frequency (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A Rock 'n Roll version of the Twilight Zone, with four segments: "Disco Inferno," where metalheads find themselves in hell; "My Generation," where hitchhikers help you die before you get old; "Room Service," rock ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, scary, anthology, offbeat
Plot: lifestyle, nightlife, musician's life, mysterious character, supernatural, mystery, music band, curses spells and rituals, rock, disco, generation gap, music ...
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 5.8
 968
The Dancer (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Elle a une passion: la danse. Une ambition: danser a Broadway. Un handicap: elle est muette. Le samedi soir, dans une boite new-yorkaise, elle affronte les plus grands DJ et, quelle que soit la musique, techno, funk, jazz ou soul, elle garde le ...
Style: serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: dancing, laboratory, disco, sign language, audition, follow your dream, dancer's life, ambition, true love, against the odds, nightlife, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, europe, usa, paris france, manhattan new york city
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I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Antoine, a handsome boy in his 20s, falls for a straight best friend who does not reciprocate, and being a junkie exits the film quite early. Enter a girl, who seems to make him happy again, after he has tried living as a rent boy with men, having ...
Style: sexy, touching, serious, realistic, sexual
Plot: unrequited love, prostitute, transsexual, lifestyle, love triangle, nightlife, self discovery, sexual relations, couples, life is a bitch, youth, romance ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999, 1990s
Place: paris france, france
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 7.1
 23K
Human Traffic (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: UK, Ireland
Duration: 99 min.
Story: All that exists now is clubs, drugs, pubs and parties. I've got 48 hours off from the world, man I'm gonna blow steam out of my head like a screaming kettle. I'm gonna talk cods hit to strangers all night. I'm gonna lose the plot ...
Style: witty, semi serious, humorous, entertaining, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: escape from reality, clubbing, drugs/alcohol, lifestyle, nightlife, society, buddies, music, party, friendship, paranoia, rave ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: amsterdam, wales, london, england
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 6.3
 816
Funkytown (2011)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Canada
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Set in Montreal during the disco phenomenon some 35 years ago, Funkytown follows the life of a group of colorful characters. We follow their lives and tribulations as everyone converges on a regular basis at Montreal's hot disco spot: ...
Style: serious, captivating, disturbing, suspense, sexual ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, gay hustler, lifestyle, addiction, nightlife, social decay, actor's life, artists and showbiz, society, social relations, gay husband ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973, year 1972, year 1982 ...
Place: canada, montreal, new york, quebec, toronto ontario canada ...
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Looking: The Movie (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Patrick returns to San Francisco for the first time in almost a year to celebrate a momentous event with his old friends. In the process, he must face the unresolved relationships he left behind and make difficult choices about what’s important to ...
Style: light, contemplative, humorous, unusual plot structure, psychological ...
Plot: gay, nightlife, gay marriage, friendship, romance, lgbt, love, gay club, ex lover, group of friends, friendship between men, one night stand ...
Time: 21st century
Place: san francisco
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 5.7
 1K
Sunset Strip (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A day in Hollywood, 1972, with young people looking for the 24 hours that will change their lives. Zach will open that night for a British rocker at Whisky a Go-Go; he lives in a canyon and plays impromptu duets with a mysterious guitarist he ...
Style: captivating, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Plot: hollywood, musician, celebrity culture, rising to stardom, ambition, desire for fame, music band, lifestyle, love triangle, nightlife, love and romance, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 70s, year 1972
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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