10 Fun Romantic Comedies for Laughter and Love This Holiday Season

Are you a romantic comedy fan searching for new movies to indulge your preference? You're not alone. Recently a Redditor posted requesting the best romantic comedies ever, and Reddit responded to bring you this list of rom-com gold.

1. He's Just Not That Into You (2009)

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He's Just Not That Into You interweaves the stories of nine people in various romantic issues. Gigi's (Ginnifer Goodwin) story is followed more closely as she navigates misreading her romantic partner's behaviors and other dating woes. She befriends Alex (Justin Long), who helps Gigi interpret the signs.

It has an ensemble cast of Scarlett Johansson, Kris Kristofferson, Bradley Cooper, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Aniston, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Connelly, and Kevin Connolly. 

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2. Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall follows Peter (Jason Segel), going on a Hawaiian vacation after Sarah (Kristen Bell) abruptly terminates their five-year relationship. However, he discovers Sarah and her new boyfriend (Russell Brand) are on the island once there. A hotel concierge (Mila Kunis) witnesses the awkward circumstance, sets him up with a suite and becomes a new friend. 

3. The Wedding Singer (1998)

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The Wedding Singer follows Robbie Hart (Adam Sandler), a wedding singer who gets stood up at the altar. He befriends a waitress (Drew Barrymore) who begs him to help her with her wedding because she's new in town, and he knows how to get deals. It's full of 80s music classics and terrific one-liners. 

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4. The Proposal (2009)

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The Proposal follows a Canadian executive (Sandra Bullock) who discovers she's facing deportation. So she proposes to her assistant (Ryan Reynolds) that he temporarily act as her fiancé, and in return, she will give him the promotion he desperately wants.

He agrees, but on the condition that she accompany him to Alaska for his Gammy's (Betty White) birthday. It stars Craig T. Nelson, Mary Steenburgen, and Oscar Nunez as a hilarious jack of all trades in the film.

5. Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

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Crazy Rich Asians follows a Chinese-American professor (Constance Wu) traveling to South-East Asia to meet her boyfriend's (Henry Golding) family. But there's a twist. She arrives and quickly discovers he belongs to one of the affluent families in Singapore and is wealthy. It co-stars Awkwafina, Ken Jeong, Gemma Chan, Lisa Lu, and Michelle Yeoh. 

6. Overboard (1987)

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Overboard follows a snooty Heiress (Goldie Hawn) on a yacht that docks in Elk Cove, Oregon. She hires a local carpenter (Kurt Russell) to build her a closet, but it is not her liking. So she refuses to pay and pushes him overboard.

Later, she falls overboard and wakes in a hospital with amnesia. After the carpenter sees her on the news, he concocts a scheme. He pretends to be her husband and takes her to his home with three rowdy boys, so she can work off what she costs him.  

7. How To Be Single (2016)

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How to Be Single follows a group of women in New York City with different approaches to being single. Alice (Dakota Johnson) temporarily broke up with her college boyfriend (Nicholas Braun) to live with her sister Meg (Leslie Mann) and become a paralegal in New York City.

She quickly befriends a wild co-worker (Rebel Wilson) who teaches her how to be happily single. It co-stars Damon Wayans Jr., Jason Mantzoukas, Anders Holm, and Jake Lacy from The Office.

8. Couples Retreat (2009)

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Couples Retreat follows four couples on an exclusive retreat in paradise and the ensuing shenanigans. One pair is on the verge of divorce and begs the other three couple friends to accompany them. There's just one catch. It has mandatory 6:00 AM couples counseling that the three couple friends have no interest in doing.

However, the counseling opens issues within the relationships, and hilarity and romance ensue. It stars Vince Vaughn, Malin Åkerman, Jon Favreau, Kristin Davis, Jason Bateman, Kristen Bell, Faizon Love, Jean Reno, and Ken Jeong. 

9. Letters to Juliet (2010)

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Letters to Juliet follows a young engaged couple visiting Italy before they're married. However, Victor (Gael García Bernal) is preoccupied with opportunities for his restaurant and leaves Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) to explore independently.

She discovers the “Secretaries of Juliet,” who write letters back to the people who leave letters in Juliet's Verona courtyard. Sophie asks to help and pens a letter that receives a quick response when Claire (Vanessa Redgrave) and Charlie (Christopher Egan) show up to find her long-lost love Lorenzo (Franco Nero). 

10. How To Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days follows an advertising executive Ben (Matthew McConaughey), and a women's magazine writer Andie (Kate Hudson). Ben bets he can make any woman fall in love with him to secure an advertising deal. Simultaneously, Annie prepares to date a guy using all the “dating don'ts” to force him to break up with her. It's research for her article, “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days.” 

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