The Best Romantic Comedies to Watch on Netflix


Whether you’re planning a girls’ night or just having a relaxing evening at home, these movies go perfectly with pajamas, chocolate, and a glass of wine. From true love stories to silly romantic comedies, this list has some of the best chick flicks you can watch on Netflix. Any one of these films is guaranteed to be an enjoyable night of sweet, sappy entertainment. Check out this list of what we consider are the best romantic comedies!

13 going on 30

If you haven’t seen this romantic comedy yet, it must be added to your watchlist! Jennifer Garner stars in this movie about a young girl, struggling with adolescence, whose magical birthday wish pushes her into the life of her future 30 year-old self. However, her life does not have all the glam she had wished it would. Living a life that is unfamiliar to her, Jenna must rethink her passions, morals, and relationships, and find herself again.


This charming film tells the story of a recent college grad (Jesse Eisenberg) whose unfortunate turn of events leaves him working at an amusement park during his last summer vacation. Just when he thought he was stuck in misery, he meets an intriguing co-worker (Kristen Stewart) who makes his horrible summer seem a little less horrible. Quirky and fun, this movie is full of interesting characters and great actors!


Nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Chocolat is a wonderful movie about a woman who moves to Italy to open a chocolate shop. With a charming storyline and Johnny Depp (!) this movie is lovable, sweet, and perfect for a girls’ night!

Love Actually

This is definitely a classic romantic comedy for the holiday season. This wonderfully charming film dives into the lives of characters as they experience drama, love, friendship, and family – and how, we soon find out, they are all intertwined. This is the perfect feel-good movie with an outstanding cast and endearing message.


This film is a heart-warming story about a young man, Oliver (Ewan McGregor) who, after many attempts, tries to find love again when he is most vulnerable. With a great cast of actors and inspiring plotline, this movie is definitely worth the watch.

Notting Hill

This film tells the tale of an unlikely pair: an American celebrity (Julia Roberts) and small bookstore owner from London (Hugh Grant) who hit it off even though they are from two separate worlds. The storyline is just as charming as the two lead actors, and is loved by all audiences.

Bridget Jones’ Diary

Another Hugh Grant romantic comedy, Bridget Jones’ Diary is a must-see. Renee Zellweger stars as Bridget Jones, a writer who starts to divulge her thoughts through her diary. Colin Firth rounds off the excellent crew of actors, in this witty and classic movie about juggling romantic endeavours and eligible bachelors.

Blue is the Warmest Colour

This wonderful film tells the coming-of-age story of a young girl who is finding love and experiencing the rocky journey into maturity. Claimed to be one of the best love stories of the 21st century, this movie should definitely be added to your watchlist.

Shakespeare in Love

The winner of seven Academy Awards, this movie tells the fictional story of William Shakespeare and his struggle to find inspiration to write. A truly enjoyable film with a lovable cast, this film excels not only as a romantic comedy, but as a critically-acclaimed film as well.

Roman Holiday

Audrey Hepburn shines in this timeless romantic comedy in which she won an Academy Award for Best Actress. She stars as a princess who sneaks away from her sheltered life and falls for an American journalist.

Silver Linings Playbook

A favorite during the Academy Awards (nominated for eight), this romantic comedy is a dramatic, heartfelt story about an unlikely pair who teams up to meet each others’ needs. Fresh out of a mental facility, Pat (Bradley Cooper) seeks the assistance of Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence) to help him win his ex-wife back. These outstanding actors give charming, yet intense performances as the story unfolds and their characters’ personalities intertwine.


This French film was a hit worldwide, and tells the charming story of an eccentric young woman with an odd personality and vivid imagination. Helping others find joy and love, Amelie charms the lives of people around her with her whimsical ways. A hit romantic film, Amelie will be loved by all!


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