Sometimes all you need is a good old lighthearted romantic comedy. Whether you’re planning on watching one alone or with your boyfriend, here’s my list of 7 Best Romantic Comedies streaming on Netflix right now.
1. How to lose a guy in 10 days (2003)
Columnist Andy Anderson (Kate Hudson) is assigned to write an article about “How to lose a guy in 10 days”. While she’s on the hunt for the perfect target she meets advertising executive slash womanizer Benjamin Barry (Matthew McConaughey) who happens to have his own plan. In order to win a big campaign he has to prove to his co-workers that he can make any woman fall in love with him in ten days.
2. What to Expect When You’re Expecting (2012)
The lives of five couples are being put to the test when they are soon to become new parents. While some can’t wait to welcome their precious little baby, others aren’t sure if they’re ready for this life-changing event. But no matter how much you try to plan out your life, life will always have a plan of its own.
3. She’s the Man (2006)
When Viola’s (Amanda Bynes) school cuts the girls’ soccer team and won’t let her play on the boys’ team, she decides to play against them in order to prove a point. “If you can’t join them, beat them”. Disguised as her twin brother Sebastian (James Kirk), Viola joins the rival team. Things get awkward when she starts developing feelings for her attractive roommate Duke (Channing Tatum). While Duke has a major crush on the beautiful Olivia (Laura Ramsey), she finds herself falling for the sensitive Sebastian. Who of course is still Viola.
4. What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Strangers Jack (Ashton Kutcher) and Joy (Cameron Diaz) accidently end up tying the knot in Vegas after a wild night of partying. Both of them agree to file for a divorce, but before they do Jack hits the jackpot with one of Joy’s quarters. Since they’re still married Joy immediately points out that, as his wife, she is entitled to half of the money. They soon meet with the judge and find out that they can not divorce until they at least try to make the marriage work. With their eyes on the prize they’re both determined to make each other’s life a living hell.
5. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
The thirty-year-old Toula Portokalos (Nia Vardalos) still lives at her parents and spends most of her time working in the family restaurant. Her father wants nothing more for her to marry a nice Greek boy so that they can make Greek babies. One day Toula meets Ian Miller (John Corbett) and the two fall in love. Toula worries if her big, loud, Greek family will accept her non-Greek boyfriend.
6. No Strings Attached (2011)
When the heartbroken Adam (Ashton Kutcher) and busy Emma (Natalie Portman) meet again after years, they agree to a friends with benefits relationship. Of course with no strings attached. No cuddling, no sleeping over and absolutely no breakfast. Completely against the rules Adam asks Emma to go on a real date with him. Yet Emma holds back because she’s afraid of getting hurt.
7. The Break-Up (2006)
Brooke (Jennifer Aniston) and Gary (Vince Vaughn) have been together for two years, but lately Brooke feels like Gary is taking her for granted. A break-up might be the wake-up call he needs so he can start appreciating her again. At least, that is what Brooke hopes will happen. But instead Gary misunderstands her true intention which causes even more tension at home. Still none of them is planning to leave their luxurious condo.
This was my list of 7 Best Romantic Comedies on Netflix. Enjoy your cosy movie night!