Movies about New York

List of the best movies about New York, selected by visitors to our site: Wisegal, Two for the Money, Hitch, Bee Movie, Gotti, Isn't It Romantic, Someone Great, Safe, Cruise, I Am Legend.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Wisegal (2008)
Mark3 (imdb: 6.2)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotOn real events
PlaceNew York

A drama centered around Patty Montanari, the widowed mother of two who went to work for her lover Frank Russo, a captain in a Brooklyn crime family.

Two for the Money (2005)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.3)
Genrethriller, drama, sport
CountryUSA
Duration02:02
PlotGambling, Bets, Rivalry
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Disturbing

A former college athlete joins forces with a sports consultant to handicap football games for high-rolling gamblers.

Hitch (2005)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:57
PlotSeduction, Dreams
PlaceNew York

Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter digging for dirt on Allegra Cole's love life. When Sara discovers Hitch's connection to Albert – now Allegra's boyfriend – it threatens to destroy both relationships.

Bee Movie (2007)
Mark7 (imdb: 6.1)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountryUSA, Australia
Duration01:30
CharactersBeetles, Insects, Bees, Family, Heroes, Friends, Partners
PlotAdventure
PlaceNew York, Court
StyleExciting, Light

Barry B. Benson, a bee who has just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue us.

Gotti (2018)
Mark9 (imdb: 4.8)
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryCanada, USA
Duration02:12
CharactersMafia, Criminals, Parents, Family, Tough guys, Gangsters, Lawyers, FBI
PlotRivalry, Cancer, On real events
PlaceNew York, Prison
StyleHeavy, Disturbing, For men

John Gotti rises to the top of the New York underworld to become the boss of the Gambino crime family. His life takes a tumultuous turn as he faces tragedy, multiple trials and a prison sentence.

Isn't It Romantic (2019)
Mark5.2 (imdb: 5.9)
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:36
CharactersArchitects, Gay
PlotLove triangle, Love
PlaceNew York, Parallel worlds, Helicopters
StyleLight

For a long time, Natalie, an Australian architect living in New York City, had always believed that what she had seen in rom-coms is all fantasy. But after thwarting a mugger at a subway station only to be knocked out while fleeing, Natalie wakes up and discovers that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare—a romantic comedy—and she is the leading lady.

Someone Great (2019)
Mark4.8 (imdb: 6.2)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:49
CharactersFriends
PlotRelationship
PlaceNew York, Party
StyleFor a group of friends, Cute, Touching

An aspiring music journalist lands her dream job and is about to move to San Francisco when her boyfriend of nine years decides to call it quits. To nurse her broken heart, she and her two best friends spend one outrageous last adventure in New York City.

Safe (2012)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.5)
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:34
CharactersDefenders, Tough guys, Mafia, Special agents, Gangsters, Bodyguards
PlotSkirmishes, Martial Arts, Chase
PlaceNew York, USA
StyleFor a group of friends, For men, Exciting, Disturbing

After a former elite agent rescues a 12-year-old Chinese girl who's been abducted, they find themselves in the middle of a standoff between Triads, the Russian Mafia and high-level corrupt New York City politicians and police.

Cruise (2018)
Mark5.6 (imdb: 5.3)
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:52
CharactersDifficult teens, Students
PlotLove, Relationship, Love triangle, Jealousy
PlaceNew York, USA, USSR
TimeSummer
StyleRomantic

Set in the 1980s, a young Italian-American from the wrong side of the tracks falls for a Jewish girl from Long Island.

I Am Legend (2007)
Mark9.4 (imdb: 7.2)
Genrehorror, fantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersVampire, Zombie, Monsters, Doctors, Military, Scientists, Heroes
PlotSurvival, End of the world, Disasters, Love, Viruses, Supernatural, Depression, Experiments, Fear, Loneliness
PlaceNew York, USA
TimePost apocalypse, Future
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Disturbing

Robert Neville is a scientist who was unable to stop the spread of the terrible virus that was incurable and man-made. Immune, Neville is now the last human survivor in what is left of New York City and perhaps the world. For three years, Neville has faithfully sent out daily radio messages, desperate to find any other survivors who might be out there. But he is not alone.

The Devil's Advocate (1997)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.5)
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:24
CharactersLawyers, Demons, Killers
PlotFate, Love, Supernatural, Success, Superpowers
PlaceNew York, Prison, Office, Hospitals, USA, Court
StyleAtmospheric, Disturbing, Unexpected ending, Smart

A hotshot lawyer gets more than he bargained for when he learns his new boss is Lucifer himself.

What a Girl Wants (2003)
Mark7.4 (imdb: 5.8)
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountryUSA
Duration01:45
CharactersTeens, Family, Students
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Shopping
PlaceNew York, England
StyleCute

An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is that her long-lost dad is engaged to a fiercely territorial social climber with a daughter who makes Daphne's life miserable.

Merry Madagascar (2009)
Mark9 (imdb: 6.7)
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon, short
CountryUSA
Duration00:21
CharactersFriends, Family, Heroes
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Holidays
PlaceJungle, New York
TimeNew Year
StyleLight, Cute

The Zoosters are back in an all-new holiday adventure. When Santa and his reindeer crash onto the island of Madagascar it's up to Alex, Marty, Gloria, Melman and those wacky penguins to save Christmas. Get ready for a sleigh full of laughs in this hilarious new holiday classic.

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 6.6)
Genrefantasy, adventure, family
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:25
CharactersFamily, Wizards, Witch, Cats, Teachers, Dragons, Snake, Monsters, Terrorists
PlotUprising, Magic, Mystery, Mystery, Confrontation, Adventure, Love, Prison Break
PlaceNew York, Paris, England, Prison, Mountains, Ships, Jungle
StyleAtmospheric, Exciting, Depressive, Unexpected ending

Gellert Grindelwald has escaped imprisonment and has begun gathering followers to his cause—elevating wizards above all non-magical beings. The only one capable of putting a stop to him is the wizard he once called his closest friend, Albus Dumbledore. However, Dumbledore will need to seek help from the wizard who had thwarted Grindelwald once before, his former student Newt Scamander, who agrees to help, unaware of the dangers that lie ahead. Lines are drawn as love and loyalty are tested, even among the truest friends and family, in an increasingly divided wizarding world.

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 8.2)
Genrecomedy, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration03:00
CharactersBusinessmen, Rich
PlotSuccess, Stock Exchange, Money, Love, Divorce, On real events
PlaceWall Street, Prison, New York, USA
StyleWorth watching, For a group of friends, Fascinating, Smart

A New York stockbroker refuses to cooperate in a large securities fraud case involving corruption on Wall Street, corporate banking world and mob infiltration. Based on Jordan Belfort's autobiography.

Now You See Me (2013)
Mark8.8 (imdb: 7.3)
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountryFrance, USA
Duration01:55
CharactersMagician, FBI, Scammers, Thieves, Wizards
PlotRobbery, Love, Revenge, Divorce, Cheating, Investigation, Magic, Bank robbery
PlacePrison, New York, USA
StyleUnexpected ending, Smart

An FBI agent and an Interpol detective track a team of illusionists who pull off bank heists during their performances and reward their audiences with the money.

Leon: The Professional (1994)
Mark8.4 (imdb: 8.6)
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryFrance
Duration02:13
CharactersHired assassins, Defenders, Killers, Mafia, Police, Friends, Snipers, Heroes, Orphans, Partners
PlotAdventure, Love, Fidelity, Loneliness
PlaceSchool, New York, USA
StyleHeavy, Disturbing

Leon, the top hit man in New York, has earned a rep as an effective "cleaner". But when his next-door neighbors are wiped out by a loose-cannon DEA agent, he becomes the unwilling custodian of 12-year-old Mathilda. Before long, Mathilda's thoughts turn to revenge, and she considers following in Leon's footsteps.

Lucky Number Slevin (2006)
Mark9 (imdb: 7.7)
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryGermany, USA
Duration01:50
CharactersHired assassins, Gangsters, Mafia, Scammers
PlotFight, Investigation, Chase
PlaceNew York, Hotels, USA

Slevin is mistakenly put in the middle of a personal war between the city’s biggest criminal bosses. Under constant watch, Slevin must try not to get killed by an infamous assassin and come up with an idea of how to get out of his current dilemma. A film with many twists and turns.

Iron Man 3 (2013)
Mark9.2 (imdb: 7.1)
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA, China
Duration02:11
CharactersSuperhero, Mafia, Terrorists, Gangsters, Police, Friends, Robots, Billionaires, Scientists, Heroes, Girlfriends, Presidential, Inventors
PlotAdventure, Love, Chase, Skirmishes, Revenge, Experiments, Cheating
PlaceNew York, USA, Mansions
StyleMarvel, Exciting, For men

When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution.

Serendipity (2001)
Mark8.2 (imdb: 6.9)
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:27
CharactersWizards, Friends
PlotLove, Love at first sight, Fate, Relationship, Adventure
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleTouching, To cry, Cute, Smart

Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another again.




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