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What to Watch If You Love 'Sex And The City'

Updated April 15, 2020 366 votes 37 voters 1.0k views34 items

List RulesVote up the films and series you know other fans of Sex and the City will love. Please don’t vote if you haven’t seen Sex and the City.

Sex and the City was a fun, funny show about strong women managing work, life, friendship, and relationships while living in New York City. If you’re searching for ideas about what to watch after Sex and the City, these TV shows and movies are a great place to start. The best movies and shows like Sex and the City feature close female friendships and big city life. In this list, you'll find everything from The Carrie Diaries to Desperate Housewives to Clueless.

What programs will you vote to the top of this list? Maybe you're a fan of The Devil Wears Prada, which has a similar fascination with high fashion and the relationships between women in the business world. If you’re looking for more supernatural drama, Vampire Diaries is a sci-fi TV series to dive into for a fun, campy take on relationship drama. Some of the other notable movies and shows to watch if you like Sex and the City include Cougar Town, and Big Little Lies.

Which shows and movies are the best for Sex and the City fans? Vote up the ones you would recommend to other fans, and be sure to check out the titles you haven’t seen yet.

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  • Desperate Housewives
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    If you're looking for a sexy and comedic drama series after finishing Sex and the City, this ABC series is a great choice for fans of strong female characters.

    Desperate Housewives (ABC, 2004) is an American mystery comedy-drama television series created by Marc Cherry. Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends (Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, and Eva Longoria) in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor....  more
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  • Thelma & Louise
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    If you're looking for a film that continues the unique bond of female sisterhood found in Sex and the CityThelma & Louise is the perfect movie to sit down and watch with your girlfriends.

    Thelma & Louise is a 1991 American film, written by Callie Khouri and directed by Ridley Scott. It stars Geena Davis as Thelma and Susan Sarandon as Louise, two friends who embark on a road trip with disastrous consequences. It also stars Harvey Keitel, Michael Madsen and Brad Pitt in supporting roles. The film became a critical and commercial success, receiving six Academy Award nominations and winning one for Best Original Screenplay. Both Sarandon and Davis were nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress....  more
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  • If you're looking for a workplace comedy and drama series after finishing Sex and the City, this series set in a lawfirm is sure to capture your interest.

    Ally McBeal is an American legal comedy-drama television series, originally aired on Fox from September 8, 1997 to May 20, 2002. Created by David E. Kelley, the series stars Calista Flockhart in the title role as a young lawyer working in the fictional Boston law firm Cage and Fish, with other young lawyers whose lives and loves were eccentric, humorous and dramatic. The series placed #48 on Entertainment Weekly '​s 2007 "New TV Classics" list....  more
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  • Weeds
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    If you're looking for a darkly comedic series about a mother that takes some extreme steps to safeguard her family's future, you'll love this series after finishing Sex and the City.

    Weeds (Showtime, 2005) is an American dark comedy-drama television series created by Jenji Kohan. A suburban widow (Mary-Louise Parker) starts selling marijuana to support her family, but soon becomes entangled in a world of illegal activity....  more
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