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The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005  

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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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Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Morrison
Mr. & Mrs. Smith is a 2005 American action comedy film directed by Doug Liman. Bored upper-middle class married coupleJohn (Brad Pitt) and Jane Smith (Angelina Jolie) learn that they are ...more
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Sandra Bullock, Dolly Parton, William Shatner
Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous is a 2005 comedy film directed by John Pasquin, starring Sandra Bullock. It is a sequel to the 2000 film Miss Congeniality. Bullock, who also produced the ...more
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Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn, Christopher Walken
Wedding Crashers is a 2005 American comedy film directed by David Dobkin. John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy Grey (Vince Vaughn), a pair of committed womanizers who sneak into weddings to ...more
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Nicole Kidman, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell
Bewitched is a 2005 American romantic comedy fantasy film produced by Columbia Pictures and is a re-imagining of the television series of the same name. The film was released in the United ...more
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Hitch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Paula Patton
Hitch is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant and starring Will Smith. The film, which was written by Kevin Bisch, co-stars Eva Mendes, Kevin James, and Amber Valletta. Smith ...more
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Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, Christopher Lee
Corpse Bride, often referred to as Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, is a 2005 British-American stop-motion-animated fantasy film directed by Mike Johnson and Tim Burton. The plot is set in a fictional ...more
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Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker, Claire Danes
The Family Stone is a 2005 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Thomas Bezucha. Produced by Michael London and distributed by 20th Century Fox, it stars an ensemble cast, including ...more
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A Lot like Love is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
Ashton Kutcher, Sarah Shahi, Ali Larter
A Lot like Love is a 2005 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nigel Cole and starring Ashton Kutcher and Amanda Peet. The screenplay by Colin Patrick Lynch focuses on two individuals whose ...more
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The Perfect Man is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Romantic Comedies of 2005
Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear, Vanessa Lengies
The Perfect Man is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Mark Rosman and written by Gina Wendkos. It stars Hilary Duff, Heather Locklear and Chris Noth. Filming of the movie began in May 2004. ...more
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Zoe Saldana, Ashton Kutcher, Bernie Mac
Guess Who is a 2005 American comedy film about race relations directed by Kevin Rodney Sullivan. It is a loose remake of the 1967 film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, in the form of a romantic ...more
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Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings, Steve Carell
The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, about a middle-aged man's journey to finally lose their virginity. It was co-written ...more
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Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Dustin Hoffman
Rumor Has It is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Rob Reiner, and starring Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner, Shirley MacLaine and Mark Ruffalo. The screenplay by Ted Griffin derives from a ...more
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Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Wanda Sykes
Monster-in-Law is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Robert Luketic and starring Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda, Michael Vartan and Wanda Sykes. It marks a return to cinema for Fonda, being her ...more
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Jessica Biel, Kirsten Dunst, Alec Baldwin
Elizabethtown is a 2005 American romantic tragicomedy-drama film written and directed by Cameron Crowe starring Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst. Alec Baldwin has a small role as a CEO of an ...more
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Lena Headey, Piper Perabo, Matthew Goode
Imagine Me & You is a 2006 British-American comedy-romance film written and directed by Ol Parker. It centres on the relationship between Rachel and Luce, who meet on Rachel's wedding day. ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Jon Heder
Just Like Heaven is an American romantic comedy fantasy film released on September 16, 2005, in the United States and Canada. Set in San Francisco, it was directed by Mark Waters, starring Reese ...more
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Diane Lane, John Cusack, Christopher Plummer
Must Love Dogs is a 2005 romantic comedy film based on Claire Cook's eponymous 2002 novel. Starring Diane Lane and John Cusack, it is the third film directed and written by Gary David Goldberg ...more
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John Hawkes, Miranda July, Tracy Wright
Me and You and Everyone We Know is a 2005 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Miranda July and stars July, John Hawkes, Miles Thompson, Brandon Ratcliff, Natasha Slayton, ...more
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Heather Graham, Sandra Oh, Sarah Chalke
Cake is a 2005 romantic comedy film directed by Nisha Ganatra.
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Amy Smart, Sean Astin, Patty Duke
Bigger Than the Sky is a 2005 film directed by Al Corley.
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Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore, Tamara Taylor
Diary of a Mad Black Woman is a 2005 romantic comedy-drama film written by and starring Tyler Perry, which was inspired by the play of the same name. It is Perry's debut feature film, and the ...more
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Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris, Amy Smart
Just Friends is a 2005 American romantic comedy and Christmas film directed by Roger Kumble, and starring Ryan Reynolds, Amy Smart, Anna Faris, Chris Klein and Christopher Maquette. The plot ...more
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Josh Hutchersonm, Cynthia Nixon, Bradley Whitford
Little Manhattan is a 2005 American romantic comedy film directed and written by husband and wife Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett. Though Levin is credited as the director and Flackett as the ...more
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Evan Rachel Wood, Kevin Costner, Keri Russell
The Upside of Anger is a 2005 American romantic comedy and drama film written and directed by Mike Binder and set in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. It stars Joan Allen, Kevin Costner and Evan ...more
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Til Schweiger, Alexandra Neldel, Eric Judor
Barfuss is a romantic comedy film by German actor and director Til Schweiger released in 2005. It tells the story of Nick, a hedonistic bachelor, who helps and eventually falls in love with ...more