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The Best Romantic Comedies of 2006

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List of the best 2006 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 2006, 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 features movies like She's the Man, The Break-Up. This isn't necessarily a list of all romantic comedy movies from 2006, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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  • The Break-Up1
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    The Break-Up

    Vince Vaughn, Jennifer Aniston

    Released2006

    Directed byPeyton Reed

    The Break-Up is a 2006 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peyton Reed. In a bid... more on Wikipedia

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  • High School Musical2
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    High School Musical

    Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale

    Released2006

    Directed byKenny Ortega

    High School Musical is a 2006 American teen/children's romantic comedy musical television film... more on Wikipedia

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  • You, Me and Dupree3
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    You, Me and Dupree

    Kate Hudson, Seth Rogen

    Released2006

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    You, Me and Dupree is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Anthony Russo and Joe... more on Wikipedia
  • Last Holiday4
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    Last Holiday

    Queen Latifah, LL Cool J

    Released2006

    Directed byWayne Wang

    Last Holiday is a 2006 American comedy film starring Queen Latifah and directed by Wayne Wang.... more on Wikipedia

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  • She's the Man5
    11
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    She's the Man

    Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum

    Released2006

    Directed byAndy Fickman

    She's the Man is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Fickman, inspired by... more on Wikipedia
  • Failure to Launch6
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    Failure to Launch

    Zooey Deschanel, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released2006

    Directed byTom Dey

    Failure to Launch is a 2006 American romantic comedy film. In the movie a 35-year-old man... more on Wikipedia

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  • Material Girls7
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    Material Girls

    Hilary Duff, Anjelica Huston

    Released2006

    Directed byMartha Coolidge

    Material Girls is a 2006 American teen comedy film starring Hilary and Haylie Duff. It is... more on Wikipedia

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  • The Holiday8
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    The Holiday

    Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz

    Released2006

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    The Holiday is a 2006 American Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written, produced and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Catch and Release9
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    Catch and Release

    Jennifer Garner, Juliette Lewis

    Released2006

    Directed bySusannah Grant

    Catch and Release is a 2007 romantic comedy film released by Columbia Pictures. It is the... more on Wikipedia

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  • Fast Food Nation10
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    Fast Food Nation

    Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis

    Released2006

    Directed byRichard Linklater

    Fast Food Nation is a 2006 American-British comedy-drama film directed by Richard Linklater.... more on Wikipedia
  • The American President11
    6
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    The American President

    Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox

    Released1995

    Directed byRob Reiner

    The American President is a 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner... more on Wikipedia

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  • Date Movie12
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    Date Movie

    Carmen Electra, Alyson Hannigan

    Released2006

    Directed byAaron Seltzer, Jason Friedberg

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  • Scoop13
    7
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    Scoop

    Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman

    Released2006

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Scoop is a 2006 American-British romantic comedy mystery written and directed by Woody Allen... more on Wikipedia
  • Employee of the Month14
    5
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    Employee of the Month

    Jessica Simpson, Andy Dick

    Released2006

    Directed byGreg Coolidge

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  • Priceless15
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    Priceless

    Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh

    Released2006

    Directed byPierre Salvadori

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  • John Tucker Must Die16
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    John Tucker Must Die

    Jenny McCarthy, Sophia Bush

    Released2006

    Directed byBetty Thomas

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  • Blind Dating17
    6
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    Blind Dating

    Jane Seymour, Chris Pine

    Released2006

    Directed byJames Keach

    Blind Dating is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by James Keach and starring Chris Pine,... more on Wikipedia
  • Phat Girlz18
    4
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    Phat Girlz

    Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson, Eric Roberts

    Released2006

    Directed byNnegest Likké

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  • It's a Boy Girl Thing19
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    It's a Boy Girl Thing

    Sharon Osbourne, Kevin Zegers

    Released2006

    Directed byNick Hurran

    It's a Boy Girl Thing is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by Nick Hurran and written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • Ugly Me20
    2
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    Ugly Me

    Bárbara Mori, Paz Bascuñán

    Released2006

    Directed byClaudio Dabed

    Pretendiendo known as Ugly Me in the U.S. is a 2006 Chilean romantic comedy film directed and... more on Wikipedia
  • Mr. Fix It21
    2
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    Mr. Fix It

    David Boreanaz, Alana de la Garza

    Released2006

    Directed byDarin Ferriola

    Mr. Fix It is a 2006 American romantic comedy film starring David Boreanaz. It was directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • As You Like It22
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    As You Like It

    Bryce Dallas Howard, Kevin Kline

    Released2006

    Directed byKenneth Branagh

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  • A Good Year23
    4
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    A Good Year

    Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard

    Released2006

    Directed byRidley Scott

    A Good Year is a 2006 British romantic comedy-drama film, set in London and Provence. Directed... more on Wikipedia
  • Bhagam Bhag24
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    Bhagam Bhag

    Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta

    Released2006

    Directed byPriyadarshan

    Bhagam Bhag is a 2006 Bollywood comedy mystery film, starring Akshay Kumar and Govinda. It is... more on Wikipedia
  • Boynton Beach Club25
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    Boynton Beach Club

    Dyan Cannon, Sally Kellerman

    Released2006

    Directed bySusan Seidelman

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