76 best rom-coms to watch this weekend, from Never Been Kissed to Eat Pray Love | plmubl.com

76 best rom-coms to watch this weekend, from Never Been Kissed to Eat Pray Love

Rom-coms, who doesn’t love them? Of all the movie genres to watch, there’s possibly nothing more comforting than your favourite romantic comedy.

Luckily for us, we can rely on big-time actors to add their magic to some amazing rom-coms, who can forget J.Lo’s turns as a heartbroken singer, who finds new love with a stranger (Owen Wilson) in the movie, Marry Me? Or, more recently, Anne Hathaway’s turn in rumoured Harry Styles fan fic turned movie, The Idea Of You.

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If you usually rely on classics for your rom-com binges, then you’ll find the usual suspects in this list – The Meg Ryan classic When Harry Met Sally, Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock starring Two Weeks Notice, as well as The 40-Year-Old Virgin!

For Gen Z love 101, try To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and for an all-time queer romance, you need to watch Portrait Of A Lady On Fire.

Settle in with one of the films from our round-up of the best rom-coms out there.

  • Image may contain Cinema Face Head Person Photography Portrait Lighting Teen Adult Accessories Glasses and CupMATT SQUIREHow To Date Billy Walsh, 2024Who: Charithra Chandran, Sebastian Croft, Maisie Peters, Tanner BuchananWhat: Your classic high school love triangle – Archie (Sebastian Croft) loves Amelia (Bridgerton star Charithra Chandran), who falls for the new transfer student Billy just as Archie is plucking up the courage to confess his feelings.Defining moment: A certain fire sparkler incident during Amelia’s attempt at a first kiss on campus. Hilarious and nostalgic.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Accessories Glasses Sunglasses Person Teen Jewelry Ring Cup Face Head Photography and Portrait© Amazon Content Services LLCThe Idea Of You, 2024Who: Anne Hathaway, Nicholas GalitzineWhat: Adapted from the novel of the same name, The Idea Of You tells the story of an unlikely romance between an international popstar in his 20s and 40-year-old divorcée Solène.Defining moment: The chemistry between these two is off the charts, so all kissing and sex scenes. And honestly, the boyband performances are pretty lit, honouring the fact the story is partially derived from Harry Styles fan fic.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Clothing Formal Wear Suit Face Head Person Photography Portrait Adult Teen Accessories and TieSony PicturesAnyone But You, 2023Who: Sydney Sweeney, Glen PowellWhat: After an unsuccessful first date, Bea and Ben find themselves at a destination wedding in Australia and decide to pretend to be the perfect couple. But are they faking, really?Defining moment: There are quite a few epic ones to choose from actually – they do a “Titanic” moment on a boat to fool their friends, or when they sing Natasha Bedingfield’s Unwritten to each other hanging from a helicopter.Where: Prime Video
  • Who Lana Condor Noah Centineo Anna Cathcart John Corbett  What Lara Jean  agrees to fake date Peter  as a cover after...Masha_WeisbergTo All The Boys I’ve Loved Before, 2018Who: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Anna Cathcart, John CorbettWhat: Lara Jean (Condor) agrees to fake date Peter (Centineo) as a cover after some old love letters of hers are sent out and she wants to throw the object of her desires (her sister’s boyfriend, no less) off the scent. The result? Lara Jean and Peter catch feels for real. Adorable.Defining moment: The hot tub scene. You’ll know when it comes.Where: Netflix

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  • Who Ashton Kutcher Reese Witherspoon Jesse Williams  What Reese and Ashton play “opposites” and best friends Peter and...NetflixYour Place Or Mine, 2023Who: Ashton Kutcher, Reese Witherspoon, Jesse WilliamsWhat: Reese and Ashton play “opposites” and best friends Peter and Debbie, who live on opposite coasts in the US. When they swap houses, they both realise that romance may be on the cards. A classic friends to lovers story. But will they make it as a couple?Defining moment: Watching Ashton’s Peter bond and attempt to care for Debbie’s son Jack. Hilarious and cute (surrogate) dad vibes.Where: Netflix
  • Who Nomie Merlant and Adèle Haenel.  What A tale of timeless forbidden love between artist Marianne  and aristocrat...BFA / Alamy Stock PhotoPortrait Of A Lady On Fire, 2019Who: Noémie Merlant and Adèle Haenel.What: A tale of timeless forbidden love between artist Marianne (Merlant) and aristocrat Heloise (Haenel).Defining moment: The sex scenes. A showcase of female pleasure.Where: Netflix
  • Who Drew Barrymore David Arquette Michael Vartan Leelee Sobieski Jeremy Jordan Molly Shannon Garry Marshall John C....LANDMARK MEDIA / Alamy Stock PhotoNever Been Kissed, 1999Who: Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Leelee Sobieski, Jeremy Jordan, Molly Shannon, Garry Marshall, John C. ReillyWhat: Josie Gellar, a baby-faced junior copywriter at the Chicago Sun-Times, is assigned to go undercover at her former high school to research contemporary high school culture. While infiltrating the popular clique, she is forced to get to the bottom of her insecurity of never having a real relationship when she starts to fall for her hunky English teacher.Defining moment: Josie’s first kiss!Where: Prime Video
  • Who Leah Lewis Daniel Diemer Alexxis Lemire Enrique Murciano Wolfgang Novogratz Catherine Curtin Becky Ann Baker Collin...KC BaileyThe Half of It, 2020Who: Leah Lewis, Daniel Diemer, Alexxis Lemire, Enrique Murciano, Wolfgang Novogratz, Catherine Curtin, Becky Ann Baker, Collin ChouWhat: A reserved, intelligent Chinese-American high-schooler Ellie Chu helps the school jock impress a girl she also secretly has a crush on. In the process, the pair find themselves learning more about the nature of love.Defining moment: The fact that it is an LGBT-related Chinese American film is major.Where: Netflix

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  • Who Emma Roberts Luke Bracey  What Okay we understand that Christmas is only reserved for certain months but the message...Steve Dietl/NETFLIXHolidate, 2020Who: Emma Roberts, Luke BraceyWhat: Okay, we understand that Christmas is only reserved for certain months, but the message of this movie is universal. Two singletons are frustrated and fed-up with being alone during the holiday season, and they agree to be each other’s platonic plus-ones to family events. But, of course, they catch feelings for each other along the way.Defining moment: The movie gives us that warm fuzzy Christmassy feeling throughout, no matter what time of year.Where: Netflix
  • Who Steve Carell Catherine Keener Paul Rudd  What Andy Stitzer is a nice single man living alone in his forties who has...United Archives GmbH / Alamy Stock PhotoThe 40-Year-Old Virgin, 2005Who: Steve Carell, Catherine Keener, Paul RuddWhat: Andy Stitzer is a nice, single man living alone in his forties who has never had sex. So, his friends get together to hatch a plan for him to lose his virginity. The plan kicks up a notch when Andy meets local shop wonder Trish, and the pair forge a (very awkward) romance.Defining moment: One of Steve’s best comedic performances!Where: Prime Video
  • Who Meg Ryan Billy Crystal  What College graduates Harry Burns and Sally Albright share a car ride from Chicago to New...© 1989 CASTLE ROCK ENTERTAINMENT. All Rights Reserved. / MGMWhen Harry Met Sally, 1989Who: Meg Ryan, Billy CrystalWhat: College graduates Harry Burns and Sally Albright share a car ride from Chicago to New York in 1977, arguing whether men and women can ever be strictly platonic friends. Ten years later, they run into each at a bookstore. They are forced to deal with how they really feel about each other and attempt to stay friends without sex becoming an issue between them.Defining moment: This quote: “I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”Where: Prime Video
  • Who Charlize Theron Seth Rogen  What Sparks fly between freespirited journalist Fred Flarsky and United States Secretary...Lionsgate EntertainmentLong Shot, 2019Who: Charlize Theron, Seth RogenWhat: Sparks fly between free-spirited journalist Fred Flarsky and United States Secretary of State Charlotte Field after she impulsively hires him as her speechwriter, much to the dismay of her horrified advisers.Defining moment: Any rom-com where Boyz II Men make an appearance is a winner!Where: Prime Video
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  • Who Kumail Nanjiani Issa Rae  What A couple is on the break of breaking up when they get unintentionally embroiled in a...ParamountThe Lovebirds, 2020Who: Kumail Nanjiani, Issa RaeWhat: A couple is on the break of breaking up when they get unintentionally embroiled in a bizarre murder mystery. While they work hard to clear their names and solve the case, they must also figure out how to save their relationship.Defining moment: This movie depicts the romance between an African-American woman and a South Asian man, which is very rare, and we love it for it.Where: Netflix
  • Who Ryan Gosling Emma Stone Steve Carell Julianne Moore  What Middleaged Cal is heartbroken after his unfaithful wife...©2011 Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.Crazy, Stupid, Love, 2011Who: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Steve Carell, Julianne MooreWhat: Middle-aged Cal is heartbroken after his unfaithful wife requests a divorce. To get over the demise of his marriage, the suddenly single 40-year-old meets handsome self-styled player Jacob who takes him under his wing and helps him pick up women at bars.Defining moment: “Seriously? It’s like you’re Photoshopped!” Emma’s character tells a shirtless Ryan. We agree!Where: Prime Video
  • Who Jane Fonda Jennifer Lopez Michael Vartan  What Charlotte is living on cloud nine as she meets the man of her dreams...Warner BrosMonster-In-Law, 2005Who: Jane Fonda, Jennifer Lopez, Michael VartanWhat: Charlotte is living on cloud nine as she meets the man of her dreams and decides to settle down with him. However, her bubble doesn’t last when his mother decides to interject and pull out all the stops to ruin their relationship.Defining moment: Anything with JLo and a wedding theme in it, and we’re sold!Where: Prime Video
  • Who Patrick Dempsey Michelle Monaghan  What When serial date Tom's best friend Hannah asks him to be a part of her...Peter IovinoMade of Honor, 2008Who: Patrick Dempsey, Michelle MonaghanWhat: When serial date Tom’s best friend Hannah asks him to be a part of her bridal party for her upcoming wedding, he realises that he’s actually in love with her. He then does everything in his power to woo the love of his life before she walks down the aisle.Defining moment: “Nobody in the world makes me laugh the way you do.” Sigh.Where: Prime Video

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  • Who Hugh Grant Sandra Bullock  What Motivated lawyer Lucy works for handsome and rich George Wade but is forced to quit...©2002 Warner Bros. – U.S., Canada, Bahamas & Bermuda. ©2002 Village Roadshow Films (BVI) Limited.Two Weeks Notice, 2002Who: Hugh Grant, Sandra BullockWhat: Motivated lawyer Lucy works for handsome and rich George Wade but is forced to quit and hand in her notice as he treats her like a nanny instead of taking her seriously.Defining moment: The moment they realise they have feelings for each other always gets us…Where: Prime Video
  • Who Adam Sandler Jennifer Aniston Brooklyn Decker Nicole Kidman  What A plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to...Tracy BennettJust Go With It, 2011Who: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Brooklyn Decker, Nicole KidmanWhat: A plastic surgeon convinces his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon-to-be-divorced wife during a trip to Hawaii after a careless lie he told his much younger girlfriend.Defining moment: Nicole Kidman is amazing in it!Where: Netflix
  • Who Lucy Hale Austin Stowell  What Lucy finds herself at war against her cold and equally ambitious work nemesis Joshua...Signature EntertainmentThe Hating Game, 2021Who: Lucy Hale, Austin StowellWhat: Lucy finds herself at war against her cold and equally ambitious work nemesis Joshua before the pair quickly fall in love.Defining moment: The film’s general Hallmark style element is what we love because sometimes all we need is a light-hearted watch.Where: Prime Video
  • Who Kaitlyn Dever Isabela Merced Sean Teale Kyle Allen Minnie Driver  What A comic retelling of Shakespeare's classic...Moris PuccioRosaline, 2022Who: Kaitlyn Dever, Isabela Merced, Sean Teale, Kyle Allen, Minnie DriverWhat: A comic retelling of Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet, told from the point of view of Romeo’s jilted ex, Rosaline, who claims to be his first love before he fell for Juliet.Defining moment: We loved the movie but hang around for the bonus mid-credits scene.Where: Prime Video

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  • Who Kaley Cuoco Pete Davidson  What Sheila discovers that a tanning bed in a nail salon is a time machine and uses it to...GothamMeet Cute, 2022Who: Kaley Cuoco, Pete DavidsonWhat: Sheila discovers that a tanning bed in a nail salon is a time machine and uses it to travel back to relive the best date night of her life. Deciding that her boyfriend Gary needs more fixing, she travels even further back in time to turn him into the perfect man, leading to disastrous results.Defining moment: Pete Davidson is very much a ladies’ man in real-life, so it’s a perfect fit to see him in a rom-com!Where: Prime Video
  • Who Rebel Wilson Dakota Johnson Leslie Mann Damon Wayans Jr. Nicholas Braun  What Alice decides to breakup with her...Barry WetcherHow To Be Single, 2016Who: Rebel Wilson, Dakota Johnson, Leslie Mann, Damon Wayans Jr., Nicholas BraunWhat: Alice decides to break-up with her long-term boyfriend Josh for a fresh start and moves to New York, where she meets fun-loving Robin, who teaches her how to get wined and dined, meet handsome men and enjoy the single life.Defining moment: Perfect for picking up notes if you’re single and ready for the dating scene!Where: Prime Video
  • Who Leslie Mann Paul Rudd Maude Apatow Melissa McCarthy  What Pete and Debbie find themselves dealing with a whole host...Suzanne HanoverThis Is 40, 2012Who: Leslie Mann, Paul Rudd, Maude Apatow, Melissa McCarthyWhat: Pete and Debbie find themselves dealing with a whole host of problems, including their disobedient children, rising debts and unwanted pregnancy as they approach turning 40.Defining moment: Any film starring the king and queen of rom-coms, Leslie Mann and Paul, is an excellent watch.Where: Netflix
  • Image may contain Human Person Evening Dress Fashion Clothing Gown Apparel Robe and FaceTwentieth Century FoxThere’s Something About Mary, 1998Who: Cameron Diaz, Ben Stiller, Matt DillonWhat: This is a laugh-out-loud funny 90s flick from the Farrelly brothers, which features a 29-year-old Ted trying to reconnect with his childhood sweetheart, Mary, to make up for a faux pas in their past.Defining moment: The gross out ‘hair gel’ scene.Where: Prime Video

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  • Image may contain Human Person Interior Design Indoors Food Dessert Creme Cream and Joseph GordonLevittTwentieth Century Fox500 Days Of Summer, 2009Who: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt.What: Heartbroken Tom, an architect who somehow ends up working at a greeting cards company, lusts after his broken relationship with the kooky ‘cool girl’ Summer Finn.Defining moment: Where Tom’s kid sister Rachel – played by a young Chloe Moretz – shows more wisdom than everyone else in the entire movie.Where: Prime Video
  • Who Jennifer Lopez Owen Wilson Maluma  What Superstar Kat Valdez is set to get married to fellow singer in a global...NBC UNiversalMarry Me, 2022Who: Jennifer Lopez, Owen Wilson, MalumaWhat: Superstar Kat Valdez is set to get married to fellow singer in a global audience in front of fans, but seconds before her vows, she learns he has been unfaithful. Heartbroken, she decided to marry Charlie, a strange in the crowds.Defining moment: J.Lo performs some catchy ballads!Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Human Person Sunglasses Accessories Accessory Clothing Apparel Water Furniture and SwimwearJessica PerezPalm Springs, 2020Who: Andy Sandberg, Cristin MiliotoWhat: Two strangers, Nyles and Sarah, meet at a wedding in Palm Springs and end up canoodling in a desert – before getting trapped in a time loop that means they experience the same day, wedding and scenario over and over again. If you can get on board with the bonkers premise, it’s an enjoyable and heartwarming watch.Defining moment: The bit where they gatecrash a strangers’ pool. Rebel goals.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Cary Grant Katharine Hepburn Human Person Suit Coat Clothing Overcoat Apparel and SunglassesRKO Radio PicturesBringing Up Baby, 1938Who: Katharine Hepburn, Cary GrantWhat: David, a paleotologist (yes, like Ross from Friends) gets himself in a number of complicated situations, courtesy of a Susan, an eccentric heiress (Hepburn) and a leopard named Baby.Defining moment: When Susan returns David’s missing clavicle (you kind of have to be there…)Where: BBC iPlayer

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  • Who Dakota Johnson Henry Golding Richard E.Grant  What Will Anne Elliot seize her moment after crossing paths with the...NICK WALL/NETFLIXPersuasion, 2022Who: Dakota Johnson, Henry Golding, Richard E.GrantWhat: Will Anne Elliot seize her moment after crossing paths with the handsome man of her dreams eight years after she was persuaded not to marry him?Defining moment: The witty narration by Dakota’s character Anne Elliot.Where: Netflix
  • Image may contain Human Person Couch Furniture Mark Alan Reese Witherspoon Clothing Apparel and Sitting©DreamworksJust Like Heaven, 2005Who: Another one with Reese Witherspoon (and Mark Ruffalo)What: David (Ruffalo) moves into an incredible new apartment – but finds it’s haunted by its previous tenant, a ghost – formerly a doctor – named Elizabeth (Witherspoon). They fall in love, of course.Defining moment: When David takes Elizabeth to the beautiful garden he designed.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Human Person Shelf Shop Grocery Store Zoe Kazan Supermarket and MarketPhoto by Nicole RivelliThe Big Sick, 2017Who: Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, Zoe KazanWhat: Kumail struggles to bring together his traditional Pakistani background with his blossoming romance with non-Pakistani graduate student Emily – that is, until tragedy occurs and he’s forced to confront the crisis.Defining moment: When Kumail decides to move to New York, threatening the future of their relationship.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain DeWanda Wise Brittany Snow Human Person Gina Rodriguez Shelf Clothing and ApparelSarah ShatzSomeone Great, 2019Who: Gina Rodriguez, DeWanda Wise, Brittany SnowWhat: We adored this Netflix Original movie about a New York-based music journalist who decides to relocate to San Francisco after a messy break-up – embarking on a “final hurrah” night out with her two best friends before she departs. It’s a heart-wrenching film about the power of self-love and female friendship.Defining moment: Who can forget the incredible dancing scene, where Gina Rodgriguez and DeWanda Wise crack out their best moves to none other than Lizzo?!Where: Netflix

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  • Image may contain Human Person Jeremy Piven John Cusack Bar Counter Pub Restaurant Food Court and FoodLionsgate/MiramaxSerendipity, 2001Who: Kate Beckinsale, John CusackWhat: Boy meets girl, they fall in love on that same night – then they inexplicably decide to part ways, allowing fate to bring them back together again. Cue a years-long search.Defining moment: That famous elevator scene.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Tie Accessories Accessory Human Person Patrick Dempsey Reese Witherspoon and Candice BergenTouchstoneSweet Home Alabama, 2002Who: Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey, Candice BergenWhat: Melanie, a New York socialite (Witherspoon), returns back to her small-town roots in Alabama to get a divorce from her estranged husband, Jake.Defining moment: The bit where Melanie learns (spoiler alert) that Jake followed her to New York to try and win her back.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Human Person Light Flare Sunlight Dating Face Outdoors and NatureLIONSGATELove, Rosie, 2014Who: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin, Suki Waterhouse, Tamsin EgertonWhat: Two childhood best friends slowly realise they’re made to be, well, more than friends.Defining moment: the sheer chemistry in the opening scene, where they drunkenly kiss at Rosie’s 18th birthday party.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Meg Ryan Human Person Computer Keyboard Electronics Computer Hardware Hardware and KeyboardWarner BrosYou’ve Got Mail, 1998Who: Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks, David ChappelleWhat: Joe, owner of a book superstore chain, and Kathleen, the owner of an independent bookstore, fall in love via the internet – without realising that they are professional enemies. A must-see for the sheer retro factor of an email-based romance alone. Oh, and it’s directed by Nora Ephron.Defining moment: Every time we see that AOL logo pop up, we’re hooked tbh.Where: Prime Video

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  • Image may contain Human Person Sitting Restaurant Michael Ealy Taraji P. Henson Food Court Food Furniture and ChairShutterstockThink Like A Man, 2012Who: Michael Ealy, Regina Hall, Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Meagan Good, Jerry FerraraWhat: When four guy friends learn that the women in their lives have been using Steve Harvey’s relationship advice against them, they vow to turn the tables.Defining moment: That first dates scene. “I don’t go on dates with guys who don’t open the door for me”. ICONIC.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Tie Accessories Accessory Ryan Reynolds Human Person Suit Coat Clothing Overcoat and ApparelShutterstockDefinitely Maybe, 2008Who: Ryan Reynolds, Rachel Weisz, Isla Fisher, Elizabeth Banks, Abigail BreslinWhat: Will Hayes (Reynolds) is a political consultant in the middle of divorce proceedings tries to explain his past relationships with three women to his 11-year-old daughter, who has to guess which one is her mother.Defining moment: “The happy ending is you” sobsWhere: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Human Person Sunglasses Accessories Accessory Military Military Uniform Rachel McAdams and ArmyShutterstockAloha, 2015Who: Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams, Emma Stone, John KrasinskiWhat: Brian Gilcrest (Cooper) is on assignment in Hawaii when he reconnects with an old flame who is now married to an Air Force recruit, while unexpectedly falling for a fighter pilot.Defining moment: With a cast and filming location that perfect, it’s impossible to choose.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Human Person Clothing Apparel and DatingUniversal StudiosIntolerable Cruelty, 2003Who: George ClooneyCatherine Zeta-Jones, Geoffrey RushWhat: A hilarious battle-of-the-sexes romp between divorce lawyer Miles Massey (Clooney) and his wealthy client’s ex-wife Marilyn Rexroth (Zeta-Jones).Defining moment: Aside from both stars being in top form, the appearances from character actors (Billy Bob Thornton, Geoffrey Rush) make the Coen Brothers’ film zing.Where: Prime Video

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  • Image may contain Tie Accessories Accessory Human Person Furniture Couch Sitting Ryan Reynolds Suit and CoatShutterstockJust Friends, 2005Who: Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris.What: Ah, unrequited love. We’ve all been there, am I right? Well, it’s nice to see that all-round Hollywood hunk Ryan Reynolds gets rebuffed, too, sometimes. You’ll belly laugh at this all-too-familiar story of the high school crush that you just can’t let go of.Defining Moment: That “I love you, Chris… like a brother” burn. Brutal.Where: Netflix
  • Image may contain Vehicle Transportation Automobile Car Tire Clothing Apparel Human Person Spoke and MachineP.S. I Love You, 2007Who: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.What: A woman discovers a series of letters from her husband after he passes away.Defining Moment: The letters that all end in ‘P.S. I Love You’. SO cute.Where: Netflix
  • Image may contain Plant Human Person Clothing Apparel Flower Blossom Rachel McAdams and Flower BouquetShutterstockAbout Time, 2013Who: Rachel McAdams, Domhnall Gleeson.What: Not many people do romance better than Rachel McAdams. Case in point: The Time Traveler’s Wife, Midnight In Paris, The Vow… The Notebook (!!) Well, alongside Domhnall Gleeson, it’s warm, tender and often comical love that’s just very British and real.Defining Moment: The rain-soaked wedding that’s perfect just because it’s them.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Owen Wilson Human Person Rachel McAdams Clothing and ApparelMidnight in Paris, 2011Who: Rachel McAdams, Owen WilsonWhat: Directed by Woody Allen, Midnight in Paris is an Oscar-winning film following Gil Pender (Wilson) who, while on holiday in Paris with his fiancee (McAdams), mysteriously finds himself journeying back to the 1920s every day at midnight.Defining moment: The bit where Gil meets Adriana, a muse of Picasso’s.Where: Prime Video

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  • Image may contain Clothing Apparel Sarah Jessica Parker Furniture Couch Human Person and Matthew McConaugheyFailure To Launch, 2006Who: Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica ParkerWhat: Tripp is a 35-year-old who still lives at home with his parents. But they decide it’s time for him to leave, so they hire Paula, an interventionist, to help get him out of the family home.Defining moment: The bit where Tripp is tied to a chair and wheels across the room. It’ll make sense when you watch it.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Reese Witherspoon Human Person Animal Bird Dating Electronics Computer Laptop and PcLegally Blonde, 2001Who: Reese Witherspoon, Luke Wilson, Selma Blair, Matthew DavisWhat: After getting dumped, pink-obsessed sorority girl Elle Woods (Witherspoon) follows her ex-boyfriend (Davis) to Harvard law school to try and win him back. But after winning an internship with a respected attorney, it turns out she’s not as ditzy as everyone thinks she is. Plus, his assistant Emmett (Wilson) is a much hotter prospect. We can’t wait for Legally Blonde 3, coming this year!Defining moment: Elle educates her friend on how to woo a man, using the trusty ‘bend and snap’ technique. Plus, her dog, Bruiser Woods, is basically an American national treasure. Check out more iconic movie pets we wish we owned.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Human Person Door and LightingNetflixAfter, 2019Who: Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes TiffinWhat: A sensible college student falls for the edgy, bad boy in the ultimate teen rom-com.Defining Moment: The PG version of Dirty Dancing’s lake scene.Where: Netflix
  • Image may contain Blonde Kid Human Teen Person Child Julia Stiles Dating Clothing Apparel Face Head and Hug10 Things I Hate About You, 1999Who: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Larisa OleynikWhat: An edgy, modern update of The Taming of the Shrew, transported to 90s America. Bianca (Oleynik) isn’t allowed to date Cameron (Gordon-Levitt) until her feminist older sister Kat (Stiles) starts dating. But Kat isn’t interested. So Cameron pays high school bad boy Patrick (Ledger) to woo her.Defining moment: Heath Ledger’s super-swoonworthy rendition of ‘Can’t Take My Eyes Off You’.Where: Disney+

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  • Image may contain Clothing Apparel Bonnet Hat Anya TaylorJoy Human and PersonEmma, 2020Who: Anya Taylor-Joy, Johnny Flynn, Bill NighyWhat: A modern reimagining of Jane Austen’s beloved romantic comedy, Emma Woodhouse is a mischievous matchmaker who interferes in the love lives of her friends.Defining Moment: The ball! Also, Bill Nighy.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Randall Park Human Person Ali Wong Clothing Apparel Jacket Coat and HandAlways Be My Maybe, 2019Who: Ali Wong, Randall Park, James SaitoWhat: Two childhood friends realise there may be more to their friendship…Defining Moment: Keanu Reeves is priceless.Where: Netflix
  • Image may contain Julia Roberts Human Person Clothing Apparel Javier Bardem Sunglasses Accessories and AccessoryEat, Pray, Love, 2010Who: Julia Roberts, Javier Bardem, Richard JenkinsWhat: After a long, bitter divorce and a failed relationship, a woman sets off on a round-the-world journey.Defining Moment: All that glorious pasta and wine will have you booking a one-way ticket to Italy pronto.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Clothing Apparel Human Person Sitting Tiya Sircar Grass and PlantGood Sam, 2019Who: Tiya Sircar, Chad Connell, Marco GrazziniWhat: A news reporter finds love whilst investigating a mysterious figure who leaves large cash gifts on random doorsteps.Defining Moment: Is it any surprise this film is SO great with a predominantly female crew? I think not.Where: Netflix

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  • Image may contain Human Person Emilia Clarke Crowd Festival Paper and ConfettiLast Christmas, 2019Who: Emma Thompson, Emilia Clarke and Henry GoldingWhat: Dubbed the must-see festive film of 2019, Emma Thompson’s Last Christmas centres around a young aspiring singer whose hero is George Michael. Starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, this heartwarming rom-com will have even the most cynical people feeling Christmassy. Love Actually, what?Defining Moment: The undeniable rapport between Emilia and Henry.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Emily Blunt Human Person Sitting Rhys Ifans Wood and FurnitureThe Five Year Engagement, 2012Who: Jason Segel, Emily Blunt, Chris PrattWhat: One year after meeting, Tom proposes to his girlfriend, Violet, but unexpected events keep tripping them up in the run-up to the wedding.Defining Moment: Alison Brie’s hilarious one-linersWhere: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Human Person Finger Clothing Apparel and Angourie RiceEvery Day, 2018Who: Angourie Rice, Justice Smith, Jeni RossWhat: Netflix has delivered the goods AGAIN with this soppy rom-com about a shy 16-year-old who falls in love with someone who transforms into a different person each day. Sign us up!Defining Moment: The concept takes a little while to get your head around, but once you do, you’ll be hookedWhere: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Steve Martin Lake Bell Human Person Alec Baldwin Clothing Apparel Suit Coat and OvercoatIt’s Complicated, 2009Who: Meryl Streep, Steve Martin, Alec BaldwinWhat: A divorced couple rekindle their relationship after attending their son’s college graduation.Defining Moment: The chemistry between Meryl Streep and Alec Baldwin will have you rooting for them from the beginning.Where: Prime Video

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  • Image may contain Human Person Musical Instrument Guitar Leisure Activities Musician Performer and GuitaristA Star Is Born, 2018Who: Lady Gaga, Bradley CooperWhat: Bradley Cooper stars as fading country music star Jackson Maine, who discovers and falls in love with new talent Ally.Defining Moment: When Jackson tells Ally to stand on stage and sing in front of the crowd for the first time – all the feels!Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Michael Cera Clothing Apparel Human Person Hand and SweaterJuno, 2007Who: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer GarnerWhat: A young woman faces an unplanned pregnancyDefining Moment: Diablo Cody’s script – Diablo Cody’s perfect scriptWhere: Prime Video
  • Image may contain John Travolta Human Person Olivia NewtonJohn Clothing Apparel and FashionGrease, 1978Who: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-JohnWhat: I mean, does it really require an explanation?Defining Moment: The final scene at the carnival. It’s a no-brainer.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Clothing Apparel Rene Zellweger Human Person Colin Firth Sleeve and Long SleeveBridget Jones’s Baby, 2016Who: Renee Zellweger, Gemma Jones, Jim BroadbentWhat: Bridget’s focus on single life is interrupted when she discovers she’s pregnant.Defining Moment: The opening scene where Bridget is swigging wine in her pyjamas whilst singing to ‘Jump Around’ perfectly sums up the hilarity of this film. Expect non-stop lols.Where: Prime Video

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  • Image may contain Human Person Katherine Heigl Sitting Clothing Apparel Furniture and CouchKnocked Up, 2007Who Seth Rogen, Katherine Heigl, Paul RuddWhat: When Alison goes to a club to celebrate her recent work promotion, she accidentally falls pregnant after a one-night stand.Defining Moment: Kristen Wiig’s contributing role as one of the workers at E! is comedy gold.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Sunglasses Accessories Accessory Human Person Audrey Hepburn Necklace Jewelry Finger and ClothingBreakfast at Tiffany’s, 1961Who: Audrey Hepburn, George PeppardWhat: Based on Truman Capote’s novel, Breakfast at Tiffany’s follows Holly Golightly, a New York socialite, who falls for a man who moves into her apartment block in the Autumn of 1943.Defining Moment: Every outfit is a defining moment.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Dance Pose Leisure Activities Human Person Julie Walters Pierce Brosnan and Christine BaranskiMamma Mia: Here We Go Again, 2018Who: Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Meryl StreepWhat: Five years after the original film came out, Mamma Mia is back with another extravaganza of Abba-fuelled, feel-good fun as Sophie prepares to open Hotel Bella Donna. True to its name, we’ll be watching it again and again and again.Defining Moment: One word: Cher.Where: Netflix
  • Who Hugh Grant Andie MacDowell  What A committed bachelor finally comes to terms with finding love over the course of...1996-98 AccuSoft Inc., All rightFour Weddings and a Funeral, 1994Who: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowellWhat: A committed bachelor finally comes to terms with finding love over the course of five social occasions.Defining moment: An absolute classic when it comes to merging the British and American romcom markets.Where: Prime Video

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  • Image may contain Clothing Apparel Human Person Evening Dress Fashion Gown Robe Constance Wu Plant Suit and CoatWarner Bros. Entertainment Inc.Crazy Rich Asians, 2018Who: Gemma Chan, Constance Wu, Henry GoldingWhat: Based on the best-selling novel Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan shows, the only thing crazier than love is family. The story follows New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. Not only is he the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families, but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. Being on Nick’s arm puts a target on Rachel’s back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick’s own disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) taking aim.Defining Moment: As the first modern love story with an all-Asian cast and an Asian-American lead in TWENTY-FIVE ENTIRE YEARS, it features a wealth of talent from Gemma Chan (Humans) to Ocean 8’s hilarious Awkwafina.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Human Person Kate Hudson Matthew McConaughey and FingerHow To Lose A Guy in 10 Days, 2003Who: Kate HudsonMatthew McConaugheyWhat: Arrogant ad exec Benjamin (McConaughey) bets his colleagues he can make a woman fall in love with him in ten days. Meanwhile, women’s mag writer Andie (Hudson) reckons she can get a guy to ghost her in the same time frame (um, sometimes you don’t even need ten days, Andie). When they unwittingly pick each other as the object of their respective wagers, it’s a battle of wills.Defining moment: Andie’s every-trick-in-the-book approach to putting Ben off: teddies on her bed, pretending to be a picky eater, marching him to couples’ counselling. Yep, so wrong on the gender stereotype front, but Hudson and McConaughey are adorable together. Sorry, not sorry.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Furniture Shelf Human Person Bookcase Caroline Campbell Room Indoors Skin and Interior Design13 Going On 30, 2004Who: Jennifer GarnerMark Ruffalo, Judy GreerWhat: Jenna (Garner) gets mean-girled by the popular clique at her 13th birthday party and wishes she could escape high school and be ‘thirty and flirty’. The next day she wakes up aged 29, with a fantastic apartment and a job at her favourite magazine, but with no idea how she got there. When she tracks down her 13-year-old self’s BFF Matty (Ruffalo), who’s grown into a total hottie, it turns out they haven’t spoken to each other in years. She ditched him after her 13th birthday party to become the queen bee of the mean girls.Defining moment: The 80s soundtrack is awesome, and the dance routine to Thriller tops the lot.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Julia Roberts Clothing Sleeve Apparel Human Person Pants Hugh Grant Long Sleeve Denim and JeansNotting Hill, 1999Who: Julia RobertsHugh GrantWhat: A chance encounter in West London between the most famous movie star on the planet, Anna (Roberts), and indie bookshop owner William (Grant) leads to a romance that must bear the scrutiny of the world’s media. And his eccentric friends.Defining moment: When William’s flatmate Spike (Rhys Ifans) styles out opening the front door to a wall of the press while wearing only a pair of greying underpants.Where: Prime Video

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  • Image may contain Martine McCutcheon Hugh Grant Clothing Apparel Human Person Paper Confetti Coat and LightingLove Actually, 2003Who: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Keira Knightley, Andrew Lincoln, Alan Rickman, Bill Nighy, Martin FreemanWhat: You either love this Richard Curtis movie or hate it, but either way, it’s a Christmas classic. There are nine-story threads, all relationship-based, that evolve over the festive season. The Prime Minister (Grant) is falling for his tea girl (McCutcheon), Mark (Lincoln) is in love with his best friend’s wife, Juliet (Knightley), and Harry (Alan Rickman) is cheating on his wife Karen (Thompson) with a younger woman.Defining moment: Mark’s note card love messages for Juliet. You’ll either find it desperately romantic or think, ‘WTF mate, she’s married to your best mate!’Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Bag Handbag Accessories Accessory Human Person Clothing Apparel Footwear Shoe and VehicleThe Proposal, 2009Who: Sandra BullockRyan Reynolds, Betty WhiteWhat: Workaholic Canadian exec Margaret (Bullock) discovers her visa has lapsed and that she’s going to be deported from the States, so she forces her assistant Andrew (Reynolds) – who hates her guts – to marry her. To make their engagement look convincing, they have to act as a couple.Defining moments: The singing bits. Margaret rapping Lil Jon’s Get Low in the woods with Betty White, and Andrew singing It Takes Two by Rob Base and DJ E-Z.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Katherine Heigl Human Person Wood James Marsden Dance Pose Leisure Activities Clothing and Apparel27 Dresses, 2008Who: Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, Malin Ackerman, Ed BurnsWhat: Perennial bridesmaid Jane (Heigl) is secretly in love with her boss (Burns), but when he meets her sister (Ackerman), they fall in love and get engaged, with Jane the obvious choice for maid of honour. Then cynical but handsome wedding reporter Kevin (Marsden) tricks her into spilling all the details about the weddings she’s been bridesmaid at and uses the information for a snarky story.Defining moment: Jane’s bridesmaiding activities have taken her on an odyssey of truly terrible dresses. And it makes for an epic trying-on montage sequence.Where: Disney+
  • Image may contain Rose Byrne Maya Rudolph Wendi McLendonCovey Kristen Wiig Clothing Apparel Human and PersonBridesmaids, 2011Who: Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph, Rose ByrneMelissa McCarthy, Chris O’Dowd, Jon HammWhat: Annie’s (Wiig) cupcake business is failing, and her love life sucks, but when BFF Lillian (Rudolph) asks her to be maid of honour at her wedding, she wants to do it well. She ends up in competition with fellow bridesmaid Helen (Byrne) over who is Lillian’s best friend.Defining moment: The food poisoning scene. Poo gags = never not funny.Where: Netflix

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  • Image may contain Furniture Couch Vince Vaughn Living Room Indoors Room Jennifer Aniston Human Person and SittingThe Break Up, 2006Who: Jennifer Aniston, Vince VaughnWhat: An anti-rom-com that starts with Brooke (Aniston) and Gary (Vaughn) splitting up and refusing to move out of their shared condo. Good real estate is hard to find. As the split becomes more acrimonious, they employ more elaborate means of driving the other one away.Defining moment: The fight scene over doing the dishes. Which would be even funnier if it wasn’t quite so relatable.Where: Prime Video
  • Image may contain Russell Brand Jonah Hill Human Person Jason Segel Clothing Apparel Mila Kunis and WoodForgetting Sarah Marshall, 2008Who: Mila Kunis, Jason Segal, Russell BrandKristen BellWhat: When Peter (Segal) gets dumped by Sarah (Bell), he goes on holiday to Hawaii to get over her. Chatting up the hot, cool girl receptionist (Kunis) should help with that. But it turns out his ex is on holiday there, too, with her ridiculous new musician boyfriend, Aldous Snow (Brand).Defining moment: Aldous crooning his cock-rock anthem Inside You.Where: Prime Video
  • Who Tom Hanks Meg Ryan  What After being recently widowed a grieving man's son calls a radio talk show to find his...© 1993 TriStar Pictures, Inc. All Rights Reserved.Sleepless in Seattle, 1993Who: Tom Hanks, Meg RyanWhat: After being recently widowed, a grieving man’s son calls a radio talk show to find his father a new life partner.Defining moment: The iconic time the leads meet atop the Empire State Building for the first time.Where: Netflix
  • Who Jack Nicholson Diane Keaton Keanu Reeves Frances McDormand Amanda Peet  What A senior citizen with a fondness for...© 2003 Warner Brothers Entertainment, Inc. All rights reserved.Something’s Gotta Give, 2003Who: Jack Nicholson, Diane Keaton, Keanu Reeves, Frances McDormand, Amanda PeetWhat: A senior citizen with a fondness for younger women falls in love with a successful woman closer to his age.Defining moment: Jack and Diane on-screen together? Say no more!Where: Prime Video

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