For when you’re craving the hopefulness of a romance but also the lightheartedness of a comedy, rom-coms are the perfect cross-section of movie genres. These movies simultaneously pull at your heartstrings and poke at your funny bone, and the best part is that you can always expect a happy ending—perfect when you want to zone out from your own dating disasters. If you’ve got an account (or your cousin’s boyfriend’s sister’s login), then you’ve got access to the best 30 romantic comedies currently on Netflix.
A comic book artist named Holden (Ben Affleck) is charmed when he meets a professional peer, Alyssa (Joey Lauren Adams). Assuming the two have hit it off, Holden makes his move—only to learn that Alyssa is a lesbian. But a friendship becomes muddied as the pair struggles to maintain a platonic relationship.
The Incredible Jessica James
2 Dope Queens’ Jessica Williams proves her leading lady status as a struggling New York playwright who, following a breakup, bounces back by dating a recently single older guy (played by Chris Dowd).
The Kissing Booth
Elle Evans (Joey King) might not be the most popular girl in school, but her social status definitely rises when she volunteers to run the kissing booth at the school carnival—a scheme to lock lips with her crush, who just happens to be her best friend’s brother.
The Little Hours
Alison Brie and Aubrey Plaza are medieval nuns whose quiet and repressed lives turn are thrown into upheaval when a handsome young man on the lam (Dave Franco) arrives at their convent.
Girl meets boy; boy gets girl pregnant. Can a romance blossom out of an awkward turn of events that lead to an abortion? You’ll end this one feeling pretty hopeful for these two kids.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
This irreverent and energetic movie stars Michael Cera as a slacker musician who hits the romantic jackpot when he meets his new girlfriend Ramona Flowers—but must defeat her seven evil exes in manic, video game-inspired fashion.
Set It Up
Two corporate assistants (Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell) are tired of their domineering bosses (Lucy Liu and Taye Diggs), so they scheme to hook them up in order to lighten their workload (and, naturally, also happen to fall for each other, too).
She’s Gotta Have It
Spike Lee’s first feature film is an indie black-and-white comedy starring Tracy Camilla Johns as a young woman in Brooklyn who juggles three potential boyfriends.
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser
Stranger Things‘ Barb finally gets her redemption, with Shannon Purser starring in Netflix’s latest original teen comedy as the titular outcast who teams up with the most popular girl in school in order to nab their respective crushes.
Sleeping With Other People
Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie play a pair of serial daters who can’t commit, and find perfect matches in each other—even if they turn out to be committed to only having sex with each other.
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
Lara Jean Song Covey (Lana Condor) is your typical lovelorn teenage girl, drafting love letters to her former crushes for her eyes only. But when the letters wind up being mailed to the former objects of her affection, her life is turned upside-down as the boys confront her about her former feelings.
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