Best rom-com movies to stream on Netflix right now

Laughter and romance have gone hand in hand for years, and while there are so many new cinematic genres to explore, the classic romantic comedy is still going strong. A romantic comedy can be a delightful watch if done right. The perfect cross section of movie genres has dazzling romances, hilarious moments, and happy endings to offer.

Netflix has plenty of rom-com movies to warm the shells of your heart, whether it’s a daytime getaway or movie night. With that in mind, we’ve listed the best rom-coms streaming on Netflix to lift your spirits and restore your faith in love.

Half

This beautiful coming-of-age comedy tells the story of a shy and intelligent Chinese-American student, Ellie Chu, who earns a little extra money by writing her classmates’ papers for them. Ellie is approached by the school jock whom she helps by writing her love letters to woo a girl, of course, for a fee. It was a simple affair until Ellie befriended the sportsman and fell in love with his crush. This creates a brilliantly complicated love triangle. The young adult romantic comedy explores the complexities, realities, and inspirations that can be found in love.

A good person

Gina Rodriguez is just awesome. Her 2019 Netflix Romantic Comedy A good person follows Gina’s character, Jenny, a music journalist, as she is dumped by her longtime boyfriend. She then recruits her two best friends, Erin (DeWanda Wise) and Blair (Brittany Snow), for a scandalous adventure in New York before having to move to San Francisco. The emotional and touching aspects of the film are truly magnificent. It’s a quirky yet memorable film that’s a delight to watch.

Always be my maybe

A basic story of childhood sweethearts falling in love, disconnecting and reconnecting after years, Always be my maybe follows celebrity chef Sasha who meets her childhood sweetheart Marcus in San Francisco after 15 years. Now living in different worlds, the two rekindle a friendship and the possibility of a romantic relationship. It is a charming and lovely watch. Co-written by and starring Randall Park and Ali Wong, the film is well-paced and a Keanu Reeves cameo is nothing short of wonderful.

The wedding of my best friend

No romantic comedy movie list is complete without Queen Julia Roberts herself. The wedding of my best friend is considered one of his most successful films of the 90s. The film follows Julianne, a 28-year-old bachelor, who is shocked to learn that her best friend Michael is getting married. Overwhelmed by a flood of mixed feelings, she decides to sabotage the wedding when she realizes that she is in love with Michael. Starring Cameron Diaz, Dermot Mulroney, and Rupert Everett, the film has beautifully balanced romantic and funny bits.

Murder Mystery

Longtime friends Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler team up for a murder mystery that’s definitely in the rom-com genre. Title Murder Mystery, the film follows a New York City cop and his wife who decide to take a long-awaited trip to Europe. They meet a handsome stranger on the plane, who invites them to an intimate family reunion on a yacht, which involves them in a series of murders. The duo follow the trail and discover the murderer with romance and hilarity in the air.