Six Romantic Comedies That Are Set in New York City

Do you like movies? Watching romantic comedies is a fun activity for cold February days. Many romantic comedies are set in New York City. Watching American films can improve your English skills. Here are six interesting romantic movies based in NYC.

Hitch (2005)

A girl watching TV with popcorn

Will Smith and Eva Mendes play two unlikely lovers. Will Smith’s character helps men find the confidence to talk to the women of their dreams. Eva Mendes plays a reporter who ends up trying to track him down.

Splash (1984)

Tom Hanks stars as an NYC business owner. He falls in love with a mysterious woman who might be a mermaid. This sweet fantasy features classic New York City landmarks like the Statue of Liberty.

Moonstruck (1987)

Cher stars as a widow who falls in love with her new fiance’s brother. This movie celebrates the neighborhoods of Brooklyn. A key scene happens at the Metropolitan Opera House.

Serendipity (2001)

In this movie, a pair meets in Bloomingdales and connect with each other right away. While Jonathan wants to trade phone numbers, Sara opts to let fate decide if they will meet again. The film follows their lives in New York City.

Maid in Manhattan (2002)

A maid played by Jennifer Lopez falls in love with a politician. She pretends to be wealthy to impress him in this Cinderella story. Filming took place at the iconic Waldorf-Astoria hotel.

Two Weeks Notice (2002)

This movie stars Hugh Grant as a demanding lawyer. Sandra Bullock is a new colleague whom he takes for granted. When she quits, romance blossoms between the clashing pair.

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