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Today marks the end of Romance Awareness Month. To celebrate, we thought it would be fun to share the best romantic comedies on Netflix right now. Especially since Netflix has helped revive the romantic comedy genre (which has almost disappeared from movie theaters) with Netflix originals such as To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before and Set it Up.

After quite a bit of extensive research, I chose a large variety for this list. So, there’s something for everyone. From traditional romantic comedies to romantic dramedies, international romances, romantic comedy TV Shows, Christmas rom-coms, Netflix Originals, and more. Of course, availability is subject to change.

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(NOTE: We aim to share less explicit content that has PG-13 “like” content and below minus a few exceptions for artistic merit and/or genre interest. If a program is Rated R or TV-M, we will leave a content note to let you know why.)

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Now, before I jump into the list, if you want to catch a few romantic comedies before they leave at the beginning of September 2018, now’s your chance. They are A Royal Night Out (I definitely recommend), 13 Going on 30, Outsourced, and Moonrise Kingdom!

BEST ROMANTIC COMEDIES TO WATCH ON NETFLIX RIGHT NOW

(Titles in Alphabetical Order)

#1 A Christmas Prince (2017)

The Top 50 Best Romantic Comedies on Netflix Right Now (2018)

Christmas comes early for an aspiring young journalist when she’s sent abroad to get the scoop on a dashing prince who’s poised to be king.

Content Note: TV-PG

#2 Ali’s Wedding (2017)

Ali's Wedding; The Top 50 Best Romantic Comedies on Netflix Right Now (2018)

 After telling a white lie that spins out of control, the son of an Iraqi-born cleric in Melbourne becomes torn between family duty and his own heart.

Content Note: TV-MA for language.

#3 Always (1989)

Always

Photo: Universal Pictures/Amblin Entertainment

 Pete Sandich, a firefighting pilot, dies in the line of duty but returns as a guardian angel to fledgling aviator Ted Baker. Pete’s task takes an unexpected twist, however, when Ted begins falling for Dorinda Durston, the girl Pete left behind.

Content Note: PG

#4 Amelie (2001)

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 When impish Amélie finds a long-hidden trove of toys behind a baseboard in her apartment, she’s inspired to return the items to their original owner, an impulse of generosity that sparks more benevolent acts.

Content Note: Rated R for sexual content.

#5 The Beauty Inside (2015)

 Awakening each day in a different body, Woo-jin must constantly adjust. But the biggest adjustment may be the one his girlfriend has to make.

Content Note: NR but would likely be PG-13

#6 Before We Go (2015)

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Alice Eve and Chris Evans in Before We Go. Photo: RADiUS

 When Brooke Dalton is mugged and misses the last train back to Boston, she’s by herself in the predatory darkness of New York City. After busker Nick Vaughan comes to her aid, the two forge a connection — which brings complications in the morning.

Content Note: PG-13

#7 Boys Over Flowers (2009)

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Unassuming high school girl Jan-di stands up to — and eventually falls for — a spoiled rich kid who belongs to the school’s most powerful clique.

Content Note: TV-14

#8 Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016)

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 In this third chapter of Bridget’s madcap existence, she unexpectedly finds herself pregnant at the age of 43. But with two suitors in her life — barrister Mark Darcy and dashing tycoon Jack Qwant — which one is the father?

Content Note: Rated R for language and sexual innuendo.

#9 Candy Jar (2018)

Candy Jar

 Dueling high school debate champs who are at odds on just about everything forge ahead with ambitious plans to get into the colleges of their dreams.

Content Note: TV-14

#10 Carrie Pilby (2016)

Carrie Pilby; The Top 50 Best Romantic Comedies on Netflix Right Now (2018)

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 A socially awkward 19-year-old genius makes big plans to step out of her shell and make a friend, get a job and — maybe — even go on a date.

Content Note: TV-14

#11 Chocolat (2000)

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 A single mother and her young daughter move into a peaceful French village and open a chocolate shop during the height of Lent. At first, the shop’s rich, sensuous desserts scandalize the town. But the villagers soon learn to savor the sweetness.

Content Note: PG-13

#12 Christmas Inheritance (2017)

Christmas Inheritance

 To inherit her father’s company, socialite Ellen must first visit his small hometown, where she learns the value of hard work and helping others.

Content Note: TV-PG

#13 Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015-)

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 Still pining for Josh, the boy who dumped her ages ago, whip-smart lawyer Rebecca jettisons her New York life and moves to California to win him back.

Content Note: TV-14

#14 Dare to be Wild (2015)

Dare to be Wild poster

 Irish landscape designer Mary Reynolds fights to bring her wild and unconventional style to the esteemed Chelsea Flower Show.

Content Note: TV-PG

#15 The Decoy Bride (2011)

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 When Hollywood actress Lara Tyler travels to a tiny Scottish island to get married, the paparazzi follow her, prompting her to flee in frustration. To dupe the press, her handlers stage fake nuptials and hire a local girl to play the bride.

Content Note: PG

#16 Dramaworld (2016)

Dramaworld; The Top 50 Best Romantic Comedies on Netflix Right Now (2018)

Dramaworld
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 A huge fan of a Korean TV drama is transported to a magical realm where she has the power to alter her favorite show’s storyline as a “Facilitator.”

Content Note: TV-14

#17 Easy Virtue (2008)

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 An American widow impulsively marries a wealthy young Englishman, but when they visit his family’s country estate, she receives a chilly reception.

Content Note: PG-13

#18 Ella Enchanted (2004)

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 Burdened at birth with the “gift” of obedience by a flighty fairy godmother, Ella searches for a way to lift the curse that prevents her from pursuing her dreams — and her true love, Prince Charmont.

Content Note: PG

#19 Emily Owens M.D. (2012)

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 In this medical drama series, klutzy intern Emily Owens discovers there’s not much difference between working in a hospital and life in high school.

Content Note: TV-14

#20 The Family Man (2000)

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 In this modern-day riff on Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life, cutthroat investment banker Jack, who eschews emotional ties, is transported into the life he might have had if he wed his college sweetheart.

Content Note: PG-13

#21 Gilmore Girls/Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life

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 Fiercely independent single mom Lorelai raises gifted, Ivy League-bound daughter Rory amid a continual stream of quick-witted repartee.

Content Note: TV-14

#22 Guess Who (2005)

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 Ashton Kutcher stars in this remake of the 1967 classic Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? But the tables are turned this time around, as he plays the fiancé of an African American woman who’s met with skepticism and suspicion from her father.

Content Note: PG-13

#23 Hart of Dixie (2011-2014)

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The cast of Hart of Dixie.
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 Fast-talking city girl Zoe Hart winds up patching up the locals of a tiny town in the Deep South when she inherits a medical practice in Alabama.

Content Note: TV-14

#24 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

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 To help land an account, a notorious player makes a bet with his co-workers that he can get a woman to fall in love with him in just 10 days. But he bets on the wrong girl — a writer who’s working on an article on how to get rid of a guy in 10 days.

Content Note: PG-13

#25 In-Lawfully Yours (2016)

In-Lawfully Yours; The Top 50 Best Romantic Comedies on Netflix Right Now (2018)

 A recently divorced New Yorker moves to a small town and falls for a local pastor, who happens to be her ex’s brother-in-law.

Content Note: TV-PG

 


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