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, sexy, serious, stylized and semi serious films and TV shows about / with nightlife, urban, lifestyle, nightclub, dancing, female nudity, love and romance, drinking alcohol, dialogue and mentor 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: Power (2014), Coyote Ugly (2000), Girl Walks Into a Bar (2011), Burlesque (2010), Magic Mike (2012), We Are the Night (2010), Nightlife (2020), Human Traffic (1999), Getting Go: The Go Doc Project (2013), Modern Girls (1986).

List of nightlife movies

 8.2
 45K
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: captivating, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: nightclub, drug dealing, ambition, nightlife, money laundering, double life, organized crime, crimes, drug lord, sexual activity, nightclub owner, businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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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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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, witty, humorous
Plot: nightlife, lifestyle, disorder, strong female character, damsel in distress, sex scene, bartender, dentist, city life, female bartender, female nudity, blonde ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, california
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 6.4
 85K
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, stylized, light, melancholic, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens
Plot: cabaret, love and romance, performer's life, desire for fame, follow your dream, dancing, ambition, nightclub, dancer, stripper, backstage, musician ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, california, iowa, usa, chicago illinois
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 6.1
 137K
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, realistic, semi serious, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: strip club, nightclub, stripper, dancing, male nudity, dancer, nightlife, male stripper, friendship, friends, clubbing, ambition ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s
Place: florida, usa, new jersey
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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, gothic, stylized, sexy, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: vampire, impossible love, female vampire, nightlife, supernatural ability, dangerous attraction, femme fatale, immortality, supernatural romance, lgbt, power relations, female friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: berlin germany, germany, europe
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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, humorous ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: teenage love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, unlikely couple, nightlife, teenage life, obsessive quest, youth, fall in love, lifestyle, ex couple relations, romance, adolescence ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city
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 5.7
 2K
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: funny, romantic, feel good, captivating, entertaining ...
Plot: nightlife, bartender, best friend, first date, save the day, friends, romance, adventure, going straight, rivalry, love, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: berlin germany, hamburg germany
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 7.1
 25K
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: semi serious, entertaining, witty, humorous, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: clubbing, escape from reality, nightlife, lifestyle, society, music, buddies, friendship, party, drug abuse, paranoia, rave ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: wales, amsterdam, london, england
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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, captivating, rough, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gay sex, nightlife, obsession, gay relationship, filmmaking, strong sexual content, go go dancer, gender, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), gays and lesbians ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 5.7
 2K
Modern Girls (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Margo, Kelly, and CeCe have three things in common: they're roomates, they're gorgeous, and they're hooked on the glamour and excitement of L.A.'s rock and roll night life. When they get mixed up with a rock star, an arrogant ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, sexy, light ...
Plot: nightlife, nightclub, friendship, teenage life, youth, romance, love and romance, buddies, obsessive quest, partners, mistaken identity, friendship between girls ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.7
 60K
Night on Earth (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, UK, Germany, USA, Japan
Duration: 129 min.
Story: An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.
Style: intellectual, talky, humorous, touching, witty ...
Plot: taxi driver, nightlife, taxi, passenger, culture clash, priest, confession, heart attack, blind character, friendship, misfit, lifestyle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: rome italy, los angeles, paris france, finland, new york ...
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 6.9
 45K
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, melancholic, sexy, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: lesbian, addiction, drug abuse, fashion, model, lesbian romance, heroin, drug addiction, aids, strong sexual content, mental illness, lesbianism ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century
Place: new york
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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, realistic, touching, sentimental, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug abuse, nightlife, alcohol abuse, 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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 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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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, atmospheric, captivating, sentimental, serious
Plot: fall in love, nightclub, nightlife, love triangle, friends, city life, introspection, romance, grownups, hip hop, disco, unfulfillment ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany, east berlin
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 8.3
 795K
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, cerebral, psychological, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: loner, lone wolves, social decay, character study, paranoia, depression, antisocial behavior, obsession, vigilante, taxi driver, psychology, loneliness ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, usa, harlem, manhattan new york city, vietnam
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 4.8
 3K
Loving Ibiza (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 117 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, semi serious, humorous, sexy, light ...
Plot: nightlife, couple relations, lifestyle, friends, love and romance, older woman younger man relationship, couples, fall in love, sex, club, family relations, island ...
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, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: playboy, nightlife, nightclub, lifestyle, ambition, crimes, workplace, gangsters, starlet, workplace situations, new job, district attorney ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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 5.8
 33K
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, sexy, atmospheric, sexual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disco, nightclub, drug abuse, nightlife, lifestyle, addiction, clubbing, party, father son relationship, bartender, money, lesbian ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: new york, usa, new jersey, manhattan new york city, bahamas
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 7.6
 68K
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, twists and turns, realistic, atmospheric, humorous ...
Plot: dark humor, coincidence, artist, nothing goes right, city life, rain, suicide, nightlife, murder, nightclub, farce, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, psychological, captivating, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: nightlife, coming of age, society, youth, music, lifestyle, buddies, unfulfillment, friendship, friends, young lovers, love and romance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england
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 5.1
 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: feel good, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: teenage love, high school life, high school, high school hunk, love and romance, teenage life, wooing, youth, lifestyle, family relations, nightlife, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: usa
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 5.2
 10K
Vamps (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The modern-day story focuses on two beautiful young vampires who are living the good nightlife in New York until love enters the picture and each has to make a choice that will jeopardize their immortality.
Style: witty, not serious, humorous, light, psychotronic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: supernatural romance, female vampire, vampire, vampire hunter, impossible love, fall in love, nightlife, best friends, female friendship, love, disorder, clubbing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new york, 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: semi serious, sentimental, humorous, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, nightclub, nightlife, teenage life, obsession, youth, society, music, coming of age, drug abuse, dj, friends ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, northern england
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 3.0
 190
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, scary, twist ending ...
Plot: vampire, murder, nightlife, supernatural, law enforcement, crimes, partners, female journalist, infected, nudity (full frontal - brief), unlikely partners, graphic violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 5.5
 4K
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, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sex, rape, prostitute, mistreatment, prostitution, redemption, friendship, nightlife, introspection, woman in danger, life is a bitch, downfall ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 5.7
 1K
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, touching, sincere
Plot: dancing, disco, follow your dream, ambition, dancer's life, laboratory, audition, sign language, true love, against the odds, love affair, nightlife ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, paris france, europe, usa, brooklyn new york city ...
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I Dreamt Under the Water (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 95 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: serious, realistic, sexy, touching, sexual
Plot: unrequited love, transsexual, prostitute, lifestyle, nightlife, love triangle, self discovery, youth, life is a bitch, romance, couples, obsession ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1999
Place: paris france, france
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 6.3
 890
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, sexy, captivating, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: disco, nightclub, gay hustler, lifestyle, addiction, nightlife, actor's life, society, artists and showbiz, social decay, social relations, gay husband ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977, year 1978, year 1980 ...
Place: canada, montreal, quebec, toronto ontario canada, new york
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