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9 Best Romantic Comedies On Netflix

Courtney Clark |
September 26, 2013 | 5:23 p.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

Freddie Prinze Jr and Rachel Leigh Cook in "She's All That" (Miramax Films).
Freddie Prinze Jr and Rachel Leigh Cook in "She's All That" (Miramax Films).
Tired of scrolling endlessly through Netflix's recommendations for something charming and sweet, yet also funny and entertaining? Well, then this is the list you've been searching the interwebs for.

Here are 9 films to keep you entertained for hours. 

"She's All That" (1999)

In "She's All That," Freddie Prinze Jr. plays high school jock Zack who, after being dumped by his girlfriend, bets a friend he can turn a nerd (Rachel Leigh Cook) into the school’s prom queen. However, he begins to sincerely fall for her and more problems arise with the more popularity she gains. 

"Along Came Polly" (2004) 

Ben Stiller plays Reuben Feffer, who discovers his wife cheating on him on their honeymoon. He then runs into a former classmate Polly, played by Jennifer Aniston, who introduces him to new activities and a riskier lifestyle than he was previously accustomed to. When Lisa returns, Reuben must decide whether he loves her or quirky and artistic Polly.  

"New York, I Love You" (2009)

"New York, I Love You" is a set of short love stories expanding over all 5 boroughs of New York. Stars include Bradley Cooper, Shia LaBeouf, Natalie Portman, Hayden Christensen, and many more. It is a collection of charming love stories sure to warm your heart. Did I mention it's Bradley Cooper and Hayden Christensen in the same movie? 

"13 Going on 30" (2004)

"13 Going on 30" stars Jennifer Garner as Jenna Rink who, after a bad experience at 13 years old, wishes under wishing dust to be 30 years old. Then suddenly she wakes up, now 30 years old, in her New York City apartment. She soon discovers she became popular in high school and now works at a fashion magazine. However, she realizes she lost touch with her high school best friend, Matt (Mark Ruffalo). As she finds out more and more about where life has taken her, she becomes more and more unhappy with the person she has become.

"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" (2004)

"Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" stars Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet as a former couple who have their memories erased of each other. Although there are many comedic moments, much of the film seems more like a romantic drama as Jim Carrey (as Joel Barish) relives all the memories from their previous relationship and attempts to impede the erasure.  

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"Like Crazy" (2011)

"Like Crazy" stars Anton Yelchin and Felicity Jones as Anna and Jacob who meet at school in Los Angeles, where they fall in love. Anna is a British exchange student and decides to stay with Jacob over the summer, therefore overstaying her student visa. As the movie continues, they struggle to make their relationship work through separation and long-distance stress. 

"50 First Dates" (2004)

"50 First Dates" stars Adam Sandler (Henry Roth) and Drew Barrymore (Lucy Whitmore). Henry lives in Oahu and usually dates tourists that don’t stick around until he meets Lucy. However, Lucy has a condition called Goldfield Syndrome, a type of amnesia where she wakes up everyday thinking it is October 13 of the last year. Hilarity ensues as Henry tries to get Lucy to remember him. 

"Love, Actually" (2003)

"Love, Actually" is a collection of different Christmas-themed love stories. It is set in London and has a weekly countdown before the holiday while following the romances of 10 different couples. It stars Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Keira Knightley, Alan Rickman, and more. 

"Little Black Book" (2004)

Brittany Murphy stars as Stacy Holt in "Little Black Book." In order to make sure her boyfriend Derek (Ron Livingston) is the right man for her, Stacy takes 3 of his ex girlfriends’ phone numbers from his Palm Tungsten C. She sets up interviews with each one and comes to a new realization about their relationship. 

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