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The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005

Updated November 12, 2019 297 votes 52 voters 3.4k views50 items

List of the best 2005 romantic comedy movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. Some of these romantic-comedies are more comedy than romance, while others focus more on the hardships of relationships and the theme of love conquers all. These are all the romantic comedy movies that defined the year 2005, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

List ranges from Wedding Crashers to The 40-Year-Old Virgin and more. This isn't necessarily a list of all romantic comedy movies from 2005, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.

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    Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Wedding Crashers

    Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Dobkin

    Wedding Crashers is a 2005 American comedy film directed by David Dobkin. John Beckwith (Owen... more on Wikipedia
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    The Perfect Man is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    The Perfect Man

    Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear

    Released2005

    Directed byMark Rosman

    The Perfect Man is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Mark Rosman and written by Gina... more on Wikipedia

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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt

    Released2005

    Directed byDoug Liman

    Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a 2005 American action comedy film directed by Doug Liman. Bored... more on Wikipedia

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  • 4
    Elizabethtown is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Elizabethtown

    Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst

    Released2005

    Directed byCameron Crowe

    Elizabethtown is a 2005 American romantic tragicomedy-drama film written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    Imagine Me & You is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Imagine Me & You

    Lena Headey, Piper Perabo

    Released2005

    Directed byOl Parker

    Imagine Me & You is a 2006 British-American comedy-romance film written and directed by Ol... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    A Lot like Love is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    A Lot like Love

    Ashton Kutcher, Sarah Shahi

    Released2005

    Directed byNigel Cole

    A Lot like Love is a 2005 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nigel Cole and starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    Bewitched is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Bewitched

    Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell

    Released2005

    Directed byNora Ephron

    Bewitched is a 2005 American romantic comedy fantasy film produced by Columbia Pictures and is... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Corpse Bride is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Corpse Bride

    Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter

    Released2005

    Directed byTim Burton, Mike Johnson

    Corpse Bride, often referred to as Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, is a 2005 British-American... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Hitch is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Hitch

    Will Smith, Eva Mendes

    Released2005

    Directed byAndy Tennant

    Hitch is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant and starring Will Smith. The... more on Wikipedia

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    Me and You and Everyone We Kno is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Me and You and Everyone We Know

    John Hawkes, Miranda July

    Released2005

    Directed byMiranda July

    Me and You and Everyone We Know is a 2005 American romantic comedy-drama film written and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    Monster-in-Law is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Monster-in-Law

    Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda

    Released2005

    Directed byRobert Luketic

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  • 12
    Cake is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Cake

    Heather Graham, Sandra Oh

    Released2005

    Directed byNisha Ganatra, Jennifer Arzt

    Cake is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Nisha Ganatra.
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    Rumor Has It is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Rumor Has It

    Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner

    Released2005

    Directed byRob Reiner

    Rumor Has It is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Jennifer... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    The Family Stone is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    The Family Stone

    Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released2005

    Directed byThomas Bezucha

    The Family Stone is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Thomas Bezucha.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Guess Who is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Guess Who

    Zoe Saldana, Ashton Kutcher

    Released2005

    Directed byKevin Rodney Sullivan

    Guess Who is a 2005 American comedy film about race relations directed by Kevin Rodney... more on Wikipedia

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    The 40-Year-Old Virgin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    The 40-Year-Old Virgin

    Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings

    Released2005

    Directed byJudd Apatow

    The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Must Love Dogs is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Must Love Dogs

    Diane Lane, John Cusack

    Released2005

    Directed byGary David Goldberg

    Must Love Dogs is a 2005 romantic comedy film based on Claire Cook's eponymous 2002 novel.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Just like Heaven is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Just like Heaven

    Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2005

    Directed byMark Waters

    Just Like Heaven is an American romantic comedy fantasy film released on September 16, 2005,... more on Wikipedia

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    Shut Up and Kiss Me is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Shut Up and Kiss Me

    Krista Allen, Victoria Jackson

    Released2005

    Directed byGary Brockette

    Shut Up and Kiss Me is a 2004 romantic comedy film starring Christopher Daniel Barnes, Kristin... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Adam & Steve is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Adam & Steve

    Parker Posey, Chris Kattan

    Released2005

    Directed byCraig Chester

    Adam & Steve is a 2005 gay romantic comedy film directed by and starring Craig Chester, who... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Barefoot is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Barefoot

    Til Schweiger, Alexandra Neldel

    Released2005

    Directed byTil Schweiger

    Barfuss is a romantic comedy film by German actor and director Til Schweiger released in 2005.... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Bigger Than the Sky is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Bigger Than the Sky

    Amy Smart, Sean Astin

    Released2005

    Directed byAl Corley

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  • 23
    Casanova is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Casanova

    Sienna Miller, Heath Ledger

    Released2005

    Directed byLasse Hallström

    Casanova is a 2005 American romantic film directed by Lasse Hallström starring Heath Ledger... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    Crustacés et Coquillages is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Crustacés et Coquillages

    Gilbert Melki, Jean-Marc Barr

    Released2005

    Directed byJacques Martineau, Olivier Ducastel

    Crustacés et coquillages also known as Côte d'Azur, is a 2005 French film directed by Olivier... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Daddy-Long-Legs is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
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    Daddy-Long-Legs

    Ha Ji-won, Hyun Bin

    Released2005

    Directed byGong Jeong-shik

    Daddy-Long-Legs is a 2005 South Korean romance film. It was one of four Korean movies screened... more on Wikipedia
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