MOVIEmeter
Top 5000
Down 135 this week

Sex and the City (2008)

 -  Comedy | Drama | Romance  -  30 May 2008 (USA)
5.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.4/10 from 86,025 users   Metascore: 53/100
Reviews: 467 user | 224 critic | 38 from Metacritic.com

A New York writer on sex and love is finally getting married to her Mr. Big. But her three best girlfriends must console her after one of them inadvertently leads Mr. Big to jilt her.

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb: What to Watch - The One I Love

Interview with Charlie McDowell and Mark Duplass


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 30 titles
created 18 Jan 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 20 Oct 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 05 Aug 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 11 Aug 2013
 
a list of 32 images
created 5 months ago
 

Related Items


Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Sex and the City (2008)

Sex and the City (2008) on IMDb 5.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Sex and the City.

User Polls

1 win & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Sex and the City (1998–2004)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Four beautiful female New Yorkers gossip about their sex-lives (or lack thereof) and find new ways to deal with being a woman in the 90's.

Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

While wrestling with the pressures of life, love, and work in Manhattan, Carrie, Miranda, and Charlotte join Samantha for a trip to Abu Dhabi (United Arab Emirates), where Samantha's ex is filming a new movie.

Director: Michael Patrick King
Stars: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Kristin Davis
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

In New York City, an estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small-town Wyoming as part of a witness-protection program.

Director: Marc Lawrence
Stars: Hugh Grant, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sam Elliott
The Proposal I (2009)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her Visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.

Director: Anne Fletcher
Stars: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen
Mamma Mia! (2008)
Comedy | Musical | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA.

Director: Phyllida Lloyd
Stars: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.

Director: Sharon Maguire
Stars: Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, Hugh Grant
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A naive young woman comes to New York and scores a job as the assistant to one of the city's biggest magazine editors, the ruthless and cynical Miranda Priestly.

Director: David Frankel
Stars: Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep, Adrian Grenier
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
...
Joseph Pupo ...
Edit

Storyline

After moving in together in an impossibly beautiful New York apartment, Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big make a rather arbitrary decision to get married. The wedding itself proves to be anything but a hasty affair--the guest list quickly blooms from 75 to 200 guests, and Carrie's simple, label-less wedding gown gives way to an enormous creation that makes her look like a gigantic cream puff. An upcoming photo spread in Vogue puts the event--which will take place at the New York Public Library--squarely in the public eye. Meanwhile, Carrie's girlfriends--Samantha, the sexpot; Charlotte, the sweet naïf; and Miranda, the rigid perfectionist--could not be happier. At least, they couldn't be happier for Carrie. Charlotte still has the unrealized hope of getting pregnant. Samantha is finding a loving, committed relationship more grueling than she could have imagined. Miranda unwittingly lets her own unhappiness--created when Steve admits to cheating on her just once--spoil Carrie's. After a ... Written by J. Spurlin

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Get Carried Away.

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexual content, graphic nudity and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

30 May 2008 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Sex and the City: The Movie  »

Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£8,767,265 (UK) (30 May 2008)

Gross:

$152,637,269 (USA) (12 September 2008)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (extended cut)

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Filmed at Silvercup Studios in Queens, the same studio space as the original HBO series Sex and the City (1998). See more »

Goofs

When Carrie makes lists to plan the wedding, the position of her Sharpie marker (clipped to her tank top) changes position several time during the shot. Just before she gets up off the bed to show her wedding dress, the Sharpie is gone. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Carrie Bradshaw: [voiceover] Year after year, twenty-something women come to New York City in search of the two L's: labels and love.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Bum Reviews: Sex and the City (2008) See more »

Soundtracks

2Nite
Written by Phillip Jackson, M.S. Eriksen and T.E. Hermansen (as Tor Hermansen)
Performed by Janet Jackson
Courtesy of The Island Def Jam Music Group
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

See more (Spoiler Alert!) »

User Reviews

 
Pathetic Excuse for a Film
28 May 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Yet another TV show {yawn} becomes a film. A gaggle of successful late thirty something women bitch, moan, and in general treat men like dirt as they wear designer clothes, try on shoes, live in overpriced apartment in gentrified neighborhoods,, advance their careers, attend fashion shows , go shopping ,and in general do the same thing they did in the late-and unlamented series. This disaster is overlong- 2 and a half hours- and, believe me it IS a chore to sit through. For die-hard fans only. The kind of movie that men get dragged to, and have to admit they liked to please their dates. It gives "chick flicks" their bad name. You've seen it all before-and better too. At least the girls are good to look at{and fantasize about} and provide decent eye candy, but thats about it.Now don't get me wrong. I can enjoy a well made and well acted "woman's film" just as much as the next guy, but this one just ain't it.If all this is not bad enough, there are more product placements in this film then you can shake a stick at. WARNING!! men, check your upper chest size after you leave the theater. The high estrogen level combined with the long running time may cause you to develop boobies! One star-and I'm being kind to it.Stay away-stay very away! Another P U movie review from Lou.


98 of 190 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
So many things bother me about this film... neithie-953-118310
big HAD his 2 weddings, so shouldve shut up already randydidit
Charlotte was absurd wicklar1219
Area Code kclaura2003
why did miranda forgive steve? chand891
ways that Carrie annoys me tchr88
Discuss Sex and the City (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page