Great Romantic Comediesby monkeykya | created - 07 Jul 2012 | updated - 07 Jul 2012 | Public
Some of my favorite romantic comedies in no specific order. WARNING: I have seen over a thousand movies. This list will grow.
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1. A Sense of Humor (2011)
10 min | Short, Comedy
Laura was born without the ability to laugh. When she meets and falls for Charlie, a struggling stand-up comedian, he makes it his life purpose to get her to crack up.
Really Cheesy, but I love it!
2. Bridesmaids (I) (2011)
R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance
Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef.
Votes: 237,424 | Gross: $169.11M
HILARIOUS!! I loved the cast before the movie but I loved them even more after this amazing movie.
3. It's a Boy Girl Thing (2006)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Sworn enemies find themselves in each other's bodies, and use this to ruin each other's lives.
Raunchy but the Hilarity makes up for that.
4. Groundhog Day (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.
Votes: 502,901 | Gross: $70.91M
5. Legally Blonde (2001)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
Elle Woods, a fashionable sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school, while she is there she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.
Votes: 150,269 | Gross: $96.52M
6. My Fake Fiancé (2009 TV Movie)
95 min | Comedy, Romance
Jennifer and Vince, virtual strangers, find themselves strapped for cash and decide to stage a fake engagement and wedding just for the gifts.
One of my all-time favorites!
7. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)
G | 113 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Now settled in Genovia, Princess Mia faces a new revelation: she is being primed for an arranged marriage to an English suitor.
Votes: 61,738 | Gross: $95.17M
I love Meg Cabot so naturally I loved The Princess Diaries. I read them all. Loved the first movie. This has nothing to do with the books. If I think of it as part of The Princess Diaries, I hate it. As a stand-alone movie, I LOVE it!
8. Mr. Fix It (2006)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A man who tricks women into returning to their ex-boyfriends soon finds himself falling for one of his marks.
I love David Boreanaz.
9. License to Wed (2007)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
A reverend puts an engaged couple through a grueling marriage preparation course to see if they are meant to be married in his church.
Votes: 34,565 | Gross: $43.80M
John Krasinski, Mandy Moore, and Robin Williams! Need I say more?
10. The Vow (2012)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again.
Votes: 163,848 | Gross: $125.01M
Just watch it!
11. The Accidental Husband (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
When talk radio host Emma Lloyd advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge.
12. Holiday in Handcuffs (2007 TV Movie)
86 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
A struggling artist working as waitress kidnaps one of her customers to bring home and meet her parents at Christmas.
I laughed until I cried.
13. The Santa Clause 2 (2002)
G | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Scott Calvin has been a humble Santa Claus for nearly ten years, but it might come to an end if he doesn't find a Mrs. Claus.
Votes: 40,890 | Gross: $139.24M
15. Geek Charming (2011 TV Movie)
TV-G | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
To win a school popularity contest, a high school diva permits a film club classmate to record her popular life, but the film starts documenting her decline instead.
One of my favorites for sure. Probably my favorite Disney Channel Movie of this decade.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
My Date with the President's Daughter
TV-G | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A teenager unwittingly falls for the American President's daughter, and the pair soon find themselves off on a wild adventure.
A classic. I personally love the theme song.
17. I Love You, Man (2009)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
Friendless Peter Klaven goes on a series of man-dates to find a Best Man for his wedding. But, when his insta-bond with his new B.F.F. puts a strain on his relationship with his fiancée, can the trio learn to live happily ever after?
Votes: 178,100 | Gross: $71.44M
18. 17 Again (2009)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Mike O'Donnell is ungrateful for how his life turned out. He gets a chance to rewrite his life when he tried to save a janitor near a bridge and jumped after him into a time vortex.
Votes: 158,446 | Gross: $64.17M
19. High School Musical (2006 TV Movie)
TV-G | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Troy and Gabriella - two teens who are worlds apart - meet at a karaoke contest and discover their mutual love for music.
Say what you want. I like it!
20. Leap Year (2010)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.
Votes: 79,944 | Gross: $25.92M
22. I Can Do Bad All by Myself (2009)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
When Madea catches sixteen-year-old Jennifer and her two younger brothers looting her home, she decides to take matters into her own hands and delivers the young delinquents to the only ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,753 | Gross: $51.73M
23. Howard the Duck (1986)
PG | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A sarcastic humanoid duck is pulled from his homeworld to Earth where he must stop a hellish alien invasion with the help of a nerdy scientist and a cute struggling female rock singer who fancies him.
Votes: 37,168 | Gross: $16.30M
More comedic than romantic.
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
92 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A dentist is cast into limbo after her death in a bike accident and is given the assignment to act as The Tooth Fairy as her action to be admitted into heaven.
So what the romance is scarce.
25. The Fighting Temptations (2003)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A New York advertising executive travels to a small Southern town to collect an inheritance but finds he must create a gospel choir and lead it to success before he can collect.
Votes: 6,125 | Gross: $30.24M
26. Yours, Mine & Ours (2005)
PG | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A widowed Coast Guard Admiral and a widow handbag designer fall in love and marry, much to the dismay of her 10 and his 8 children.
Votes: 23,706 | Gross: $53.41M
28. Bedtime Stories (2008)
PG | 99 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A hotel handyman's life changes when the lavish bedtime stories he tells his niece and nephew start to magically come true.
Votes: 78,230 | Gross: $110.10M
29. Baby Mama (2008)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
A successful, single businesswoman who dreams of having a baby discovers she is infertile and hires a working class woman to be her unlikely surrogate.
Votes: 36,547 | Gross: $60.27M
30. Meet the Parents (2000)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
Male nurse Greg Focker meets his girlfriend's parents before proposing, but her suspicious father is every date's worst nightmare.
Votes: 280,838 | Gross: $166.24M
32. The In-Laws (I) (2003)
PG-13 | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller
Right before his daughter's wedding, a mild-mannered foot doctor discovers that his future son-in-law's father is a free-wheeling international spy.
Votes: 14,828 | Gross: $20.44M
33. The Proposal (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 254,178 | Gross: $163.96M
34. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Votes: 109,579 | Gross: $241.44M
35. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama
A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.
Votes: 67,423 | Gross: $63.86M
One of my favorite movies.
37. (500) Days of Summer (2009)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.
Votes: 418,415 | Gross: $32.39M
39. A Cinderella Story (2004)
PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Sam Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance.
Votes: 70,250 | Gross: $51.44M
40. Another Cinderella Story (2008 Video)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Music
A guy who danced with what could be the girl of his dreams at a valentine mascarade ball only has one hint at her identity: the Zune she left behind as she rushed home in order to make her ... See full summary »
41. Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur.
Votes: 67,841 | Gross: $44.28M
42. Raising Helen (2004)
PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After her sister and brother-in-law die in a car accident, a young woman becomes the guardian of their three children.
Votes: 32,871 | Gross: $37.49M
43. Just My Luck (2006)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.
Votes: 48,295 | Gross: $17.32M
44. 27 Dresses (2008)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly in love with.
Votes: 136,615 | Gross: $76.81M
45. No Strings Attached (I) (2011)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.
Votes: 186,490 | Gross: $70.66M
46. Crimes of Fashion (2004 TV Movie)
90 min | Comedy
Brooke, a plain but creative and hard-working student at the top fashion school in the nation, who has come a long way from her tough childhood spent going from one foster home to another ... See full summary »
47. What Happens in Vegas (2008)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
A man and a woman are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.
Votes: 151,476 | Gross: $80.28M
YOU KNOW WHY!!!!
48. Something Borrowed (2011)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Friendships are tested and secrets come to the surface when terminally single Rachel falls for Dex, her best friend Darcy's fiancé.
Votes: 51,913 | Gross: $39.05M
49. Wedding Daze (2006)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
This is a comedy that shows us that love has nothing to do with perfection. After losing the woman of his dreams, Anderson is convinced he'll never fall in love again. But at the urging of ... See full summary »
I like your Jew-hat.
50. The Wedding Singer (1998)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
Robbie, a singer, and Julia, a waitress, are both engaged, but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.
Votes: 118,712 | Gross: $80.25M
51. Penelope (2006)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A modern romantic tale about a young aristocratic heiress born under a curse that can only be broken when she finds true love with "one who will accept her as one of their own."
Votes: 54,791 | Gross: $10.01M
52. Sorority Wars (2009 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama
Katie (Lucy Hale) and Sara (Phoebe Strole) have been friends since childhood. They enter college together, where Katie is a prized legacy candidate for the Delta sorority, which was ... See full summary »
53. The House Bunny (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
After Playboy bunny Shelley is kicked out of the playboy mansion, she finds a job as the house mother for a sorority full of socially awkward girls.
Votes: 69,964 | Gross: $48.24M
55. Easy A (2010)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A clean-cut high school student relies on the school's rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing.
Votes: 309,862 | Gross: $58.40M
Pocket full of sunshine
56. When in Rome (2010)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
Beth is a young, ambitious New Yorker who is completely unlucky in love. However, on a whirlwind trip to Rome, she impulsively steals some coins from a reputed fountain of love, and is then aggressively pursued by a band of suitors.
Votes: 54,846 | Gross: $32.67M
58. Pride and Prejudice (2003)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Romance
Jane Austen's classic is transplanted to modern-day Utah. While her college roommates search for love, aspiring writer Elizabeth Bennet focuses on her career but constantly finds herself fighting haughty businessman Will Darcy.
Votes: 2,194 | Gross: $0.38M
My favorite version
59. Falling Up (2009)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A nursing student (Cross) forced to quit school for family reasons winds up taking a job as a doorman in an elite apartment building in New York City, where he sparks to one of his residents (Roemer).
60. Date Night (2010)
PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
In New York City, a case of mistaken identity turns a bored married couple's attempt at a glamorous and romantic evening into something more thrilling and dangerous.
Votes: 138,165 | Gross: $98.71M
62. 50 First Dates (2004)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.
Votes: 289,562 | Gross: $120.91M
63. The Prince and Me (2004)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
At college Paige meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves; he proves to be Crown Prince Edvard. Paige follows him to Copenhagen, and he follows her back to school with a plan.
Votes: 34,392 | Gross: $28.17M
64. My Future Boyfriend (2011 TV Movie)
73 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
An archaeologist (Barry Watson) from 1000 years in the future uncovers a romance novel written in our time. Curious, he journeys back to find out about this thing called "love" from the ... See full summary »
The Wonderful World of Disney (1995–2005)
Once Upon a Mattress
PG | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
In this hilarious tweaking of the fairy tale, "The Princess and the Pea", Queen Aggravain has ruled that none may marry until her son, Prince Dauntless marries. However, she has managed to ... See full summary »
67. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, Vietnam, Watergate, and other history unfold through the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75.
Votes: 1,458,394 | Gross: $330.25M
69. My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (2010)
PG | 84 min | Comedy, Romance
Jesse meets Ethan, someone she could finally fall in love with, but then she meets Troy, and now she has a dilemma.
It's not what you think. I cried my eyes out in this movie.
71. Morning Glory (2010)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An upstart television producer accepts the challenge of reviving a struggling morning show program with warring co-hosts.
Votes: 63,776 | Gross: $31.01M
73. Valentine's Day (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Romance
Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.
Votes: 102,429 | Gross: $110.49M
74. Tangled (2010)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.
Votes: 335,979 | Gross: $200.82M
75. The Bounty Hunter (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
A bounty hunter learns that his next target is his ex-wife, a reporter working on a murder cover-up. Soon after their reunion, the always-at-odds duo find themselves on a run-for-their-lives adventure.
Votes: 106,304 | Gross: $67.06M
76. Ella Enchanted (2004)
PG | 96 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Ella is under a spell to be constantly obedient, a fact she must hide from her new step-family in order to protect the prince of the land, her friend for whom she's falling.
Votes: 53,351 | Gross: $22.92M
77. Mean Girls (2004)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
Cady Heron is a hit with The Plastics, the A-list girl clique at her new school, until she makes the mistake of falling for Aaron Samuels, the ex-boyfriend of alpha Plastic Regina George.
Votes: 278,904 | Gross: $86.06M
79. Carolina (I) (2003)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young woman escapes her wildly eccentric family in search for a life of normalcy.
One of my favorite movies.
82. The Ugly Truth (2009)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
An uptight television producer takes control of a morning show segment on modern relationships hosted by a misogynistic man.
Votes: 180,143 | Gross: $88.92M
83. Just Friends (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Romance
While visiting his hometown during Christmas, a man comes face-to-face with his old high school crush whom he was best friends with -- a woman whose rejection of him turned him into a ferocious womanizer.
Votes: 90,631 | Gross: $32.62M
84. Look Who's Talking (1989)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy
After a single, career-minded woman is left on her own to give birth to the child of a married man, she finds a new romantic chance in a cab driver. Meanwhile, the point-of-view of the newborn boy is narrated through voice-over.
Votes: 69,148 | Gross: $140.09M
86. Coyote Ugly (2000)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Aspiring songwriter Violet Sanford, after getting a job at a women-run NYC bar that teases its male patrons, comes out of her shell.
Votes: 96,916 | Gross: $60.79M
87. The Perfect Man (2005)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
A lonely mother begins receiving romantic e-mails from a secret admirer, unaware that this perfect man is really a creation of her daughter who is trying to cheer her up.
Votes: 25,381 | Gross: $16.25M
88. One Fine Day (1996)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The lives of two strangers and their young children unexpectedly intersect on one hectic, stressful day in New York City.
Votes: 38,819 | Gross: $46.15M
89. Blonde Ambition (2007)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance
A young professional woman (Simpson) unwittingly becomes the pawn of two business executives in their bid to oust the head of a mega-conglomerate.
Votes: 5,248 | Gross: $0.01M
90. Music and Lyrics (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Votes: 87,804 | Gross: $50.57M
91. Click (2006)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A workaholic architect finds a universal remote that allows him to fast-forward and rewind to different parts of his life. Complications arise when the remote starts to overrule his choices.
Votes: 269,271 | Gross: $137.36M
92. Avalon High (2010 TV Movie)
TV-G | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A teenage girl moves to a new high school where she slowly discovers herself involved in the reincarnation of King Arthur.
Another movie based on a book by Meg Cabot.
93. Monster-in-Law (2005)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
The love life of Charlotte is reduced to an endless string of disastrous blind dates, until she meets the perfect man, Kevin. Unfortunately, his merciless mother will do anything to destroy their relationship.
Votes: 48,547 | Gross: $82.93M
94. Maid in Manhattan (2002)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A Senatorial candidate falls for a hotel maid, thinking she is a socialite, when he sees her trying on a wealthy woman's dress.
Votes: 74,567 | Gross: $94.01M
A classic romance!
95. Did You Hear About the Morgans? (2009)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In New York City, an estranged couple who witness a murder are relocated to small town Wyoming as part of the Witness Protection Program.
Votes: 32,392 | Gross: $29.58M
96. Home Fries (1998)
PG-13 | 91 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Pregnant Sally unknowingly falls for the stepson of the deceased father of her baby and has to deal with his homicidal family.
Votes: 7,460 | Gross: $10.44M
98. Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.
Votes: 204,713 | Gross: $219.20M
99. I'll Be There (2003)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
An off-beat comedy about a former 80s pop star (Craig Ferguson) whose downward spiral is halted when he discovers he has a teenage daughter (Charlotte Church), the product of a weekend love affair.
WARNING: The song will be stuck in your head for weeks!
100. Beauty & the Briefcase (2010 TV Movie)
83 min | Comedy, Romance
A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.