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For detailed information about the amounts and types of (a) sex and nudity, (b) violence and gore, (c) profanity, (d) alcohol, drugs, and smoking, and (e) frightening and intense scenes in this movie, consult the IMDb Parents Guide for this movie. The Parents Guide for Sex and the City can be found here.

Sex and the City is adapted from the TV series of the same name, which was based on a collection of essays published in a 1997 novel by American author and columnist Candace Bushnell. Bushnell based her novel on a sex column that she was writing for The New York Observer newspaper.

Yes. The book was originally a prop created for the movie, but due to popular demand a real one was published on May 12th, 2008, the same day the movie premiered. The book includes love letters written by writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, poet Robert Browning, short story writer Edgar Allan Poe, novelist Mark Twain, mathematician Lewis Carroll, physicist Pierre Curie, playwright George Bernard Shaw, adventurer Jack London, President Woodrow Wilson, poet Lord Byron, poet John Keats, philosopher Voltaire, King Henry VIII of England, President George Washington, Emperor Napoleon I of France, painter Vincent van Gogh, composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and composer Ludwig van Beethoven, among others. It also includes biographical information about the writers and recipients, the circumstances and relationships that led to the letters, and explanations of what occurred in the years following the correspondence. The book can be bought on here.

The extended cut is 5 minutes and 29 seconds longer, counting 13 differences in total. Those consist of 7 relevant extensions and some peanuts close to them. The theatrical version runs 139 minutes and 12 seconds while the extended cut runs 144 minutes and 41 seconds. All changes concerning new or extended, plot scenes. A detailed comparison between both versions can be found here.


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