The Wife's List

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1.
27 Dresses (2008)
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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. (111 mins.)
Director: Anne Fletcher
 
2.
Knocked Up (2007)
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For fun-loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one-night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant with his child. (129 mins.)
Director: Judd Apatow
 
3.
Side Effects (2005)
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A young woman fumbles with love and ethics as she navigates a career with one of corporate America's darlings...the pharmaceutical industry. (90 mins.)
 
4.
Sweet November (2001)
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A workaholic executive, and an unconventional woman agree to a personal relationship for a short period. In this short period she changes his life. (119 mins.)
Director: Pat O'Connor
 
5.
She's the One (1996)
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The love lives of two brothers, Mickey and Francis, interconnect as Francis cheats on his wife with Mickey's ex-girlfriend, while Mickey impulsively marries a stranger. (96 mins.)
Director: Edward Burns
 
6.
Feeling Minnesota (1996)
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An ex-convict and his bumbling crook brother fight for the same woman. (99 mins.)
 
7.
There's Something About Mary (1998)
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A man gets a chance to meet up with his dream girl from high school, even though his date with her back then was a complete disaster. (119 mins.)
 
8.
Vanilla Sky (2001)
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A self-indulgent and vain publishing magnate finds his privileged life upended after a vehicular accident with a resentful lover. (136 mins.)
Director: Cameron Crowe
 
9.
In Her Shoes (2005)
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Strait-laced Rose breaks off relations with her party girl sister, Maggie, over an indiscretion involving Rose's boyfriend. The chilly atmosphere is broken with the arrival of Ella, the grandmother neither sister knew existed. (130 mins.)
Director: Curtis Hanson
 
10.
Gambit (2012)
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An art curator decides to seek revenge on his abusive boss by conning him into buying a fake Monet, but his plan requires the help of an eccentric and unpredictable Texas rodeo queen. (89 mins.)
Director: Michael Hoffman
 
11.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
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Devastated Peter takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know, Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex - and she's bringing along her new boyfriend. (111 mins.)
 
12.
Down to You (2000)
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A young man wins and loses the first serious love of his life. Al Connelly falls in love with the girl of his dreams. After the summer she breaks up with him. As he tries to recover Al goes to desperate measures. (91 mins.)
Director: Kris Isacsson
 
13.
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
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A pretty, popular teenager can't go out on a date until her ill-tempered older sister does. (97 mins.)
Director: Gil Junger
 
14.
A Guy Thing (2003)
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A soon-to-be husband wakes up on the morning after his bachelor party in bed with another woman. (101 mins.)
Director: Chris Koch
 
15.
Carolina (2003)
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A young woman escapes her wildly eccentric family in search for a life of normalcy. (96 mins.)
Director: Marleen Gorris
 
16.
Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
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A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles. (117 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
 
17.
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
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After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own. (122 mins.)
 
18.
Stepmom (1998)
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A terminally ill woman has to settle on her former husband's new lover, who will be their children's stepmother. (124 mins.)
Director: Chris Columbus
 
19.
Notting Hill (1999)
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The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world. (124 mins.)
Director: Roger Michell
 
20.
Erin Brockovich (2000)
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An unemployed single mother becomes a legal assistant and almost single-handedly brings down a California power company accused of polluting a city's water supply. (131 mins.)
 
21.
Summer Catch (2001)
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A rich girl whose family summers on Cape Cod has a romance with a local poor boy who hopes to become a major league baseball player. (108 mins.)
Director: Mike Tollin
 
22.
Head Over Heels (2001)
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A young woman is attracted to a man despite her thinking she's seen him kill someone. (86 mins.)
Director: Mark Waters
 
23.
Boys and Girls (2000)
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A friendship is put to the ultimate test when two best friends wind up in bed together. (94 mins.)
Director: Robert Iscove
 
24.
Love Happens (2009)
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A widower whose book about coping with loss turns him into a best-selling self-help guru, falls for the hotel florist where his seminar is given, only to learn that he hasn't yet truly confronted his wife's passing. (109 mins.)
Director: Brandon Camp
 
25.
The Break-Up (2006)
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In a bid to keep their luxurious condo from their significant other, a couple's break-up proceeds to get uglier and nastier by the moment. (106 mins.)
Director: Peyton Reed
 
26.
Rumor Has It... (2005)
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Sarah Huttinger is a woman who learns that her family was the inspiration for the book and film "The Graduate" -- and that she just might be the offspring of the well-documented event. (97 mins.)
Director: Rob Reiner
 
27.
'Til There Was You (1997)
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Two strangers, whose paths are always crossing, finally meet when fate steps in. (113 mins.)
Director: Scott Winant
 
28.
The Object of My Affection (1998)
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A pregnant New York social worker begins to develop romantic feelings for her gay best friend, and decides she'd rather raise her child with him, much to the dismay of her overbearing boyfriend. (111 mins.)
Director: Nicholas Hytner