Sex and the City premieres in NY
Kristen Davis told reporters: "We've got this crazy weather so there is like added electricity in the air.
"We were all worried about our fans but they are die-hard New Yorkers and they can take anything."
Not to be outdone, Sarah Jessica Parker said it was "one of the greatest nights of my professional career".
Kim Cattrall, who plays man-eater Samantha, admitted she did not see the film at its UK premiere two weeks ago - something which fuelled speculation of a rift between the stars.
"Tonight I feel like a virgin in the sense that I am seeing it for the first time with an audience," she said.
The film follows the highs and lows of four women obsessed with fashion and relationships.
It is showing in the UK and is released in North America on Friday.
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