"Don't you love New York in the Fall? It makes me want to buy school supplies." And thus begins the online dating romance between Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan's characters in The Shop Around the Corner remake You've Got Mail (1998). A classic romantic comedy, everything about this feel-good flick is New York romance — down to that tearjerker Central Park ending.
With Marilyn Monroe's classic white-dress scene, The Seven Year Itch (1955) is a must-see movie about a man who fantasizes about his beautiful neighbor while his wife is away.
Disapproving families make for a forbidden love in David & Layla (2008) when a popular TV host falls for a beautiful dancer — then finds out she's a Muslim refugee.
In Breaking Upwards (2009), a young couple decides to strategize their breakup with a list of rules to ensure minimal emotional damage.
Kissing Jessica Stein (2001) centers around a young woman who explores her sexuality after responding to a personal ad from another woman.
Full of the adventures and misadventures of love, Ira & Abby (2006) is an offbeat comedy about a fast-moving romance that gets complicated.
A New York Thing (2009) tells the story of a man's three-day stay in the city. While pretending to be another man, he falls in love and things turn difficult.
Broken English (2007) is an indie film about a single woman and the quirky Frenchman who helps her turn a corner.
Puccini For Beginners (2006) — which debuted at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival — involves New York academics, sexual confusion, and complicated friendships.
Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961) stars Audrey Hepburn in her iconic role as Holly Golightly, a social-climber who falls for an aspiring writer.
In The Good Guy (2009), a successful Wall Street worker trains his co-worker on how to court women, then starts to worry when his student cozies up to his girlfriend.
The Four-Faced Liar (2010) follows four 20somethings who meet at an Irish tavern, bond over drinks, then put each other through an emotional maze.
In Happy Accidents (2000), a young woman is ready to give up on love when she meets a small-town guy who shifts her perspective. The big twist? He's a time traveler from 2470.
Fans of My Big Fat Greek Wedding will love to see the same onscreen couple in I Hate Valentine's Day (2009). The film focuses on a florist who refuses to go on more than five dates with the same man — until she meets a guy who challenges her philosophy.
A sports radio host struggles to choose between his stable fiancée and a free-spirited woman in Nice Guy Johnny (2010).
Under New Management (2009) centers around a Wall Street bigwig who falls for a female FBI agent — the same one who's investigating his crew.
The smart and funny rom-com When Harry Met Sally (1989) explored the complexities of male-female friendships. The story follows Meg Ryan's and Billy Crystal's characters over the course of their 11-year friendship as they go from not liking each other very much to happily ever after.