Keanu Reeves in Always Be My Maybe.
Whether you’re buying a box of chocolates and running a bath for yourself, cuddling up with a significant other or having a much needed night with your girlfriends, turning on an endearing romantic comedy is an idyllic way to spend an evening. Instead of searching on numerous streaming services for longer than you’d like, we’ve put together a guide of your favorite romantic comedies and where you can stream them.
Holly Berenson and Eric Messer never imagined that they would be parents at this stage of their lives. More importantly, they never thought that they would be parenting together. After going on a terrible first date years prior, Holly and Eric find out that the couple that set them up have passed away in a horrible car accident. With no time to grieve, Holly and Eric are put in the position of taking care of their best friends’ child, Sophie. Between juggling child care, work, and sleepless nights Holly and Eric go from loathing each other to a romantic bond they have never felt in their lives. This heartwarming rom-com will leave you in tears of joy and laughter.
Starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, this dramatic romantic comedy takes a deep dive into the lives of two people struggling with mental illnesses. Pat Solantano (Bradley Cooper), recently released from a mental institution and living with his parents, has an obsession with getting back together with his ex wife. Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) promises to help him make this happen if he will do something for her as well. Through spending a good deal of time together Pat and Tiffany discover their uncovered feelings for one another.
This classic lighthearted movie always gives its audience a good laugh with a sweet uplifting ending. Doctor Danny Maccabee wears a fake wedding ring for his soon-to-be ex-wife to attract women. His shenanigans catch up to him when a woman he really likes wants to meet the so-called ex wife. Danny pulls his assistant, Katherine, and her two kids into his lie and they all wind up on a vacation to Hawaii together. With an unexpected ending that we were all hoping for, this movie is hilarious and touching all in one.
A small town in North Carolina welcomes Katie Feldman, a panicked woman on the run from her abusive alcoholic husband, looking to start a new life. When widower Alex Wheatley and his children take a liking to the area’s new guest, Katie begins to trust again, until her worst nightmare transpires. Starring Josh Duhamel and Julianne Hough, this movie is a tear jerker that will keep you on the edge of your seat the entire time.
Harper and Charlie are exhausted from being overworked and underappreciated assistants. In order to make their lives easier, Harper and Charlie form a plan to set up their bosses.
Sarah and Marcus, childhood sweethearts, never thought they would see each other again. However, when Sarah returns to San Francisco to start a new restaurant, the two lock eyes after 15 years apart. The connection they once had is evidently still there, but how are they going to make it work?
What’s the best thing to do after you get dumped? Get out of town with your girlfriends and have the trip of a lifetime. Jenny gets her heart broken, but when there aren’t any more tears left to cry, she and her friends head to New York City. This fun, warming rom-com will have you smiling the entire time and begging your girlfriends to pack up and get on a plane.
This movie, followed by two more parts, centers around Lara Jean, a high school hopeless romantic. When Lara loves a boy she writes them love letters that spill her deepest feelings towards them, but she never actually sends them. Lara thinks her life is plain and simple until the letters are leaked and her whole world turns upside down.
A bizarre bond is formed when Robbie, an unhappy wedding singer who was recently deserted by his fiancé at the altar, and Julia, who asks him to help plan her wedding, meet. Robbie falls head over heels for Julia, but can he win her over before she gets married?
This movie focuses on one of the most important aspects of a good relationship: friendship and the boundless question: Can men and women just be friends? Harry and Sally have always been friends and as the film jumps through their lives, they bump into each other every once in a while. Over the years they form a close bond, but have never wanted to ruin the beautiful friendship they have created. Although, I think we all know what occurs after this.
Everyone’s favorite 1995 romantic comedy, watching Cher in all her glitz and glamour is a hard option to pass up. As she evolves from a shallow, judgmental woman into being her selfless, caring self, seeing Cher find true love with the person she least expected is a treat for everyone watching.
If you’re looking for something a bit raunchier, Wedding Crashers, with Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn and Rachel McAdams, is the perfect Valentine’s Day film for you. Jeremy and John spend their weekends crashing wedding receptions, getting free drinks, and trying to get women to sleep with them. However, conflict arises when they attend the wedding of the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury’s eldest daughter and are invited to stay at their home. The two of them latch on to their romantic interests during their stay there, but can they keep up with their constant lies?
Rachel Chu is thrown into a world unlike one she’s ever seen before when her longtime boyfriend takes her to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. He just forgot to mention that he is one of the nation’s most desired bachelors and his family is tremendously wealthy. Rachel now has to deal with his unusual family, socialites, and his mother who despises her.
When you’re young you're always wishing that you could grow up and be an adult, but these wishes aren’t supposed to actually come true. They sure did come true for Jenna, a 13-year-old girl, longing for a boyfriend and the chance at adulthood. When she wakes up as a 30-year-old woman, Jenna is faced with the challenges adulting brings, and it’s not quite as she imagined.
Toula Portokalos’s father has only ever wanted her to get married to a sweet Greek man, but when she falls in love with a non-Greek and brings him home to meet the family, things go awry. Toula now must deal with her biggest worry, her disapproving large Greek family.
Alice has not been single for four years, until now. When she graduates college, dumps her long-term boyfriend and moves to New York as a paralegal, Alice has no idea how to find her place in this unknown world. Luckily her co–worker, Robin, takes Alice under her wing and shows her what New York city is all about.
In this first-love rom-com Lloyed is on a mission to win over Diane, the smart high school knockout. When he finds out the feelings are mutual, Lloyd could never be happier. Until he meets her controlling, over protective father.
Tom Hansen believed that Summer Finn was his soulmate. Except she dumped him. After Tom accepts that the relationship is over, this film casts back on Tom and Summer's time spent together. Through this reflection, Tom finds himself more than he ever thought he would and reclaims a new appreciation for what he loves doing in life. This unusual romantic comedy takes a look into the valuable experiences a break up can uncover instead of the opposite.
Rebellious Ronnie Miller (Miley Cyrus) is not happy about staying at her dad’s house with her little brother for the holidays cooped away in a small town with no friends. However, after meeting Will (Liam Hemsworth), Ronnie begins to mend her relationship with her father and brother and rediscovers her passion for playing the piano. She comes out of her experience in the South as a new woman ready to take hold of her future.
Mia, an aspiring Hollywood actress, and Sebastian, a talented jazz musician, must decide whether they want to follow their own dreams or follow each other for the love of a lifetime. In this charming musical rom-com set in the heart of Los Angeles, two people meant for each other represent the struggles of pursuing your passions while in a relationship.
It’s finally summertime, which means pool parties and beach days for the next few months! Although, this also means it’s wedding season, and Ben and Alice, two single lifelong friends, are dreading it. They decide to make this season a little less painful by agreeing to be each other’s plus one to every wedding they attend.
Nyles has been reliving the same day for as long as he can remember. He wakes up to a woman he’s not very fond of, attends Tala and Abe’s wedding, and stops Sarah from making a catastrophic wedding toast for her sister. Stuck in this mess together, Nyles and Sarah form a unique bond.
Josie Geller, a copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, must do what is many peoples’ worst nightmare: go back to high school. To really take in what it is like to be a high school student, Josie must pretend to be a student in order to get research about modern teenage culture. Throughout her journey of sneaking into the popular group and falling for her English teacher, Josie has a high school experience she never thought would happen again.
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