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

Updated April 15, 2020 337 votes 32 voters34 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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  • Clueless is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Sex And The City'
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    Fans of Carrie's over-the-top fashion and personality in Sex and the City will fall in love with Cher in Clueless.

    Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills and was written and directed by Amy Heckerling and produced by Scott Rudin, it was released in the United States on July 19, 1995. The film spun off a television sitcom and a series of books.... more on Wikipedia
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  • Gilmore Girls is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Sex And The City'
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    If you're craving a quick-witted, feel-good comedy series after binging Sex and the City Lorelai and Rori Gilmore are the perfect companions to laugh your pants off with. 

    Gilmore Girls (The WB, 2000) is an American comedy-drama television series created by Amy Sherman-Palladino. In the fictional town of Stars Hollow, Connecticut, a thirty-something single mother (Lauren Graham) and her teen daughter (Alexis Bledel) support each other as they navigate through relationships, family troubles, friendships, and ambition.... more on Wikipedia
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  • If you loved the fashionable and career-driven women in Sex and the City, this comedy film based on the novel of the same name is sure to check all of your boxes for a good time.

    The Devil Wears Prada is a 2006 comedy-drama film based on Lauren Weisberger's 2003 novel of the same name. This screen adaptation stars Anne Hathaway as Andrea Sachs, a college graduate who goes to New York City and lands a job as a co-assistant to powerful fashion magazine editor Miranda Priestly, played by Meryl Streep. Emily Blunt and Stanley Tucci co-star, as co-assistant Emily Charlton and art director Nigel, respectively. Adrian Grenier, Simon Baker, and Tracie Thoms play key supporting roles. Wendy Finerman produced and David Frankel directed the film, which was distributed by 20th Century Fox. Streep's performance drew critical acclaim and earned her many award nominations,... more on Wikipedia
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  • Gossip Girl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love 'Sex And The City'
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    This teen drama series is perfect for someone looking for a series that fits the love-letter-to-New York vibe that Sex and the City pioneered.

    Gossip Girl (The CW, 2007) is an American teen drama television series created by Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage, based on the book series by Cecily von Ziegesar. After a mysterious disappearance, "it girl" Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively) returns to the Upper East Side where drama awaits.... more on Wikipedia
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