100 Best Rom-Com Movies of All Time – A Streaming Guide

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Romantic comedies have provided audiences with love, laughter and heartbreak on the big screen for over a hundred years. Whether you’re looking for modern rom-coms such as Anyone But You and No Hard Feelings, or timeless classics like as Some Like it Hot and The Philadelphia Story, we’ve got you covered with this guide to the 100 best rom-coms of all time. We’ll show you where to watch every movie on this list, including the latest offers from streaming services such as Netflix, Prime Video and Disney+. We’ll also show you if there are options to watch great rom-coms for free online.

Romantic comedies explore the subject of love in a humorous way. While there are iconic rom-coms from every decade since the silent era, the genre reached the peak of its box office powers in the 1990s. The wit and charm of writers such as Nora Ephron (When Harry Met Sally, You’ve Got Mail) and Richard Curtis (Four Weddings and a Funeral, Notting Hill) led to a slew of hit movies that are still synonymous with the genre today. Going back further, the works of Ernst Lubitsch (Ninotschka, Trouble in Paradise), Billy Wilder (The Apartment, The Seven Year Itch) and Howard Hawks (Bringing Up Baby, His Girl Friday) have undeniably stood the test of time. All three directors have multiple movies in our top 100, and their work inspired many of the tropes audiences now expect from a great rom-com movie.

If you prefer unconventional love stories, there are still plenty of rom-coms to enjoy – including the video game inspired Scott Pilgrim vs the World, the ABBA-inspired musical Mamma Mia!, or the time-traveling romance About Time. There are also many must-see rom-coms produced outside of the United States; Hit movies such as Amélie (France), Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (Italy) and Eat Drink Man Woman (Taiwan) are all among the best rom-coms of all time.

Where can I watch the best rom-com movies?

No matter what you’re looking for in your next rom-com movie night, you’ll find something for your watchlist with our best 100 rom-coms of all time. Here’s the complete list and where to watch them on streaming services in the United States.

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  1. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

    #1

    As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the problem is getting rid of them. But when Ramona Flowers skates into his heart, he finds she has the most troublesome baggage of all: an army of ex-boyfriends who will stop at nothing to eliminate him from her list of suitors.

  2. How to Marry a Millionaire

    #2

    Three women set out to find eligible millionaires to marry, but find true love in the process.

  3. It Happened One Night

    It Happened One Night

    1934

    IMDB 8.1 (112k)

    #3

    A rogue reporter trailing a runaway heiress for a big story joins her on a bus heading from Florida to New York and they end up stuck with each other when the bus leaves them behind at one of the stops along the way.

  4. Roman Holiday

    Roman Holiday

    1953

    IMDB 8.0 (148k)

    #4

    Overwhelmed by her suffocating schedule, touring European princess Ann takes off for a night while in Rome. When a sedative she took from her doctor kicks in, however, she falls asleep on a park bench and is found by an American reporter, Joe Bradley, who takes her back to his apartment for safety. At work the next morning, Joe finds out Ann's regal identity and bets his editor he can get exclusive interview with her, but romance soon gets in the way.

  5. Jerry Maguire

    Jerry Maguire

    1996

    IMDB 7.3 (288k)

    #5

    Jerry Maguire used to be a typical sports agent: willing to do just about anything he could to get the biggest possible contracts for his clients, plus a nice commission for himself. Then, one day, he suddenly has second thoughts about what he's really doing. When he voices these doubts, he ends up losing his job and all of his clients, save Rod Tidwell, an egomaniacal football player.

  6. The Seven Year Itch

    The Seven Year Itch

    1955

    IMDB 7.1 (42k)

    #6

    With his family away for their annual summer holiday, a publishing executive decides to live a bachelor's life. The beautiful but ditzy blonde from the apartment above catches his eye and they soon start spending time together—maybe a little too much time!

  7. Maid in Manhattan

    Maid in Manhattan

    2002

    IMDB 5.4 (96k)

    #7

    Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a wealthy socialite. After an enchanting evening together, the two fall madly in love. But when Marisa's true identity is revealed, issues of class and social status threaten to separate them. Can two people from very different worlds overcome their differences and live happily ever after?

  8. The Nutty Professor

    The Nutty Professor

    1996

    IMDB 5.7 (124k)

    #8

    Eddie Murphy stars as shy Dr. Sherman Klump, a kind, brilliant, 'calorifically challenged' genetic professor. When beautiful Carla Purty joins the university faculty, Sherman grows desperate to whittle his 400-pound frame down to size and win her heart. So, with one swig of his experimental fat-reducing serum, Sherman becomes 'Buddy Love', a fast-talking, pumped-up , plumped down Don Juan.

  9. Shall We Dance?

    Shall We Dance?

    1996

    IMDB 7.7 (11k)

    #9

    A bored Japanese accountant sees a beautiful woman in the window of a ballroom dance studio. He secretly starts taking dancing lessons to be near her, and then over time discovers how much he loves ballroom dancing. His wife, meanwhile, has hired a private detective to find out why he has started coming home late smelling of perfume.

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  10. Muriel's Wedding

    Muriel's Wedding

    1994

    IMDB 7.2 (41k)

    #10

    A young social outcast in Australia steals money from her parents to finance a vacation where she hopes to find happiness, and perhaps love.

  11. Sweet Home Alabama

    Sweet Home Alabama

    2002

    IMDB 6.2 (124k)

    #11

    New York fashion designer, Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But her past holds many secrets—including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their contentious relationship once and for all, Melanie sneaks back home to Alabama to confront her past.

  12. Punch-Drunk Love

    Punch-Drunk Love

    2002

    IMDB 7.3 (178k)

    #12

    A socially awkward and volatile small business owner meets the love of his life after being threatened by a gang of scammers.

  13. She's Gotta Have It

    She's Gotta Have It

    1986

    IMDB 6.8 (16k)

    #13

    The story of Nola Darling's simultaneous sexual relationships with three different men is told by her and by her partners and other friends. All three men wanted her to commit solely to them; Nola resists being "owned" by a single partner.

  14. My Big Fat Greek Wedding

    #14

    A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.

  15. Eat Drink Man Woman

    Eat Drink Man Woman

    1994

    IMDB 7.8 (23k)

    #15

    A retired and widowed Chinese master chef Chu and his family live in modern day Taipei, Taiwan. He lives with his three attractive daughters, all of whom are unattached. Soon, each of the daughters encounter new men in their lives. When these new relationships blossom, stereotypes are broken and the living situation within the family changes. Since the family has difficulty expressing their love for each other, the intricate preparation of banquet quality dishes for their Sunday dinners is the surrogate for their familial feelings.

  16. Four Weddings and a Funeral

    #16

    Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.

  17. The Purple Rose of Cairo

    #17

    Cecilia is a waitress in New Jersey, living a dreary life during the Great Depression. Her only escape from her mundane reality is the movie theatre. After losing her job, Cecilia goes to see 'The Purple Rose of Cairo' in hopes of raising her spirits, where she watches dashing archaeologist Tom Baxter time and again.

  18. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

    #18

    It’s the battle of wills, as Andie needs to prove she can dump a guy in 10 days, whereas Ben needs to prove he can win a girl in 10 days. Now, the clock is ticking - and the wildly entertaining comedy smash is off and running in this irresistible tale of sex, lies and outrageous romantic fireworks!

  19. Bend It Like Beckham

    Bend It Like Beckham

    2002

    IMDB 6.7 (116k)

    #19

    Jess Bhamra, the daughter of a strict Indian couple in London, is not permitted to play organized soccer, even though she is 18. When Jess is playing for fun one day, her impressive skills are seen by Jules Paxton, who then convinces Jess to play for her semi-pro team. Jess uses elaborate excuses to hide her matches from her family while also dealing with her romantic feelings for her coach, Joe.

  20. Anyone But You

    Anyone But You

    2023

    IMDB 6.1 (93k)

    #20

    After an amazing first date, Bea and Ben’s fiery attraction turns ice cold — until they find themselves unexpectedly reunited at a destination wedding in Australia. So they do what any two mature adults would do: pretend to be a couple.