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The Best Romantic Comedies Streaming on Amazon Prime Right Now

Updated: Mar 6


The Best Romantic Comedies Streaming on Amazon Prime Right Now

Need a mood booster or a cozy night in with a dash of laughter and love? Amazon Prime's vast movie collection has your perfect rom-com remedy. From laugh-out-loud meet-cutes to heartwarming tales of second chances, these films will sweep you off your feet and leave you grinning. Buckle up for some swoon-worthy fun!


Modern Classics: The Rom-Coms We'll Always Love



Meet the Parents

 If things can go wrong, they will for poor Greg Focker (Ben Stiller) trying to win over his girlfriend's intimidating dad (Robert DeNiro). This hilarious clash of personalities is a goldmine of awkward moments and cringe-worthy humor.




Get ready for 90s nostalgia! This gem reimagines Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew" with Julia Stiles' fierce Kat Stratford and the late Heath Ledger's rebellious Patrick Verona. Expect witty banter, a killer soundtrack, and a surprisingly sweet romance.



Unexpected Adventures: When Love Strikes in Unlikely Places



The Lost City

Reclusive romance novelist Loretta (Sandra Bullock) finds her fictional world colliding with reality when she's kidnapped by an eccentric billionaire (Daniel Radcliffe) and whisked away on a jungle treasure hunt with her book's hunky cover model (Channing Tatum).



Ticket to Paradise

If you adore George Clooney and Julia Roberts' dynamic, this is your film. Divorced exes reunite to sabotage their daughter's impulsive wedding, but Bali's beauty and a dash of nostalgia might reignite old sparks.


Indie Sweethearts: For a Touch of Quirk and Warm Fuzzies



The Big Sick

Inspired by a true story, this Oscar-nominated gem follows Pakistani-American comedian Kumail Nanjiani as he navigates cultural expectations and his blooming love for Emily (Zoe Kazan). Their whirlwind romance is tested when Emily falls mysteriously ill, leading to a heartfelt exploration of love amidst hardship.



Somebody I Used to Know

Workaholic Ally (Alison Brie) hits a crossroads and returns to her hometown, leading to an unexpected reunion with her first love. This nuanced rom-com isn't just about reigniting old flames, but also about the powerful lessons gleaned from loves lost.

LGBTQ+ Romance: Inclusive Love Stories That Shine



Red, White & Royal Blue

 Based on the beloved novel, this charming film explores the forbidden romance between Alex Claremont-Diaz, the First Son of the United States, and Britain's Prince Henry. Their secret relationship sparks international drama, making for a swoon-worthy watch with a delightful modern twist.

Congrats My Ex! (2023)  


Congrats My Ex!

Sparks fly (and not always romantic ones) when a Thai-Indian wedding planner discovers her new clients are her ex and his soon-to-be-wife. This international rom-com hits all the marks with relatable humor, a dash of angst, and the messy beauty of moving on.

Bonus Picks: Hidden Gems and New Favorites



Licorice Pizza

This Oscar-nominated dramedy transports us to 1970s California, where teenagers Alana and Gary navigate young love, wild business ventures, and all the complexities of growing up.

Ready to Hit Play? Let's Get Cozy! So, there you have it! Grab your favorite snacks, get comfy, and let these enchanting rom-coms sweep you away. And don't forget to share your top Amazon Prime rom-com picks in the comments. Happy watching!


Craving a fresh take on the rom-com genre? Look no further than That Love Podcast, featuring over 200 audio drama episodes for your listening pleasure on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and beyond. Don't miss out - click here to explore!


That Love Podcast presents our audio drama rom-com - Field of Dreams - Episode 2

Logline: After Jess' social media blunder almost costs Ray millions, the two hatch a plan to spin the story and save Ray's reputation, bringing them closer together in the process. Listen om Spotify: https://buff.ly/4bUS0tg





FAQs:


Q: I'm in the mood for a classic. What should I watch?

A: You can't go wrong with Meet the Parents for timeless cringe-comedy or 10 Things I Hate About You for a nostalgic, Shakespeare-inspired 90s gem.


Q: Are there any good rom-coms with diverse characters and storylines?

A: Absolutely! Red, White & Royal Blue offers a delightful LGBTQ+ love story, while Congrats My Ex! provides a fresh international perspective. The Big Sick beautifully explores cross-cultural romance.


Q: I want something quirky and a bit offbeat, any suggestions?

A: Check out Licorice Pizza for a nostalgic 70s vibe and youthful misadventures. Somebody I Used to Know offers a relatable take on rediscovering yourself and the lessons learned from past relationships.


Q: I need a good laugh mixed with some action and adventure!

A: The Lost City is your perfect bet! Sandra Bullock and Channing Tatum deliver hilarious mishaps set amidst a treasure hunt.


Q: Are there any recent rom-coms worth checking out?

A: Yes! Both Congrats My Ex! and Somebody I Used to Know were released in 2023 and offer fresh takes on familiar rom-com tropes.



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