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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 Holiday Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet The Holiday is a 2006 American Christmas-themed romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Nancy Meyers. Distributed by Columbia Pictures and Universal Pictures and filmed in both ...more

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She's the Man Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lucas She's the Man is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Fickman, inspired by William Shakespeare's play Twelfth Night. The film stars Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey, ...more

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High School Musical Vanessa Hudgens, Ashley Tisdale, Zac Efron High School Musical is a 2006 American teen/children's romantic comedy musical television film and the first installment in the High School Musical trilogy. Upon its release on January 20, 2006, ...more

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The Break-Up Jennifer Aniston, Ann-Margret, Vince Vaughn The Break-Up is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Peyton Reed, starring Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn. It was written by Jay Lavender and Jeremy Garelick and produced by ...more

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Last Holiday Queen Latifah, LL Cool J, Alicia Witt Last Holiday is a 2006 American comedy film starring Queen Latifah and directed by Wayne Wang. Latifah plays a humble store assistant, Georgia, who is told that she has a rare brain condition, ...more

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John Tucker Must Die Jenny McCarthy, Sophia Bush, Brittany Snow John Tucker Must Die is a 2006 American high school comedy romance film, directed by Betty Thomas. The film is about a trio of girls who plot to break the heart of manipulative basketball star ...more

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You, Me and Dupree Kate Hudson, Seth Rogen, Michael Douglas You, Me and Dupree is a 2006 American romantic comedy film directed by Anthony Russo and Joe Russo, written by Mike LeSieur, and produced by Mary Parent, Scott Stuber, and Owen Wilson. The film ...more

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Material Girls Hilary Duff, Anjelica Huston, Haylie Duff Material Girls is a 2006 American teen comedy film starring Hilary and Haylie Duff. It is based on a script written by John Quaintance and is directed by Martha Coolidge. It also stars Anjelica ...more

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Employee of the Month Jessica Simpson, Andy Dick, Dane Cook Employee of the Month is a 2006 American comedy film directed by Greg Coolidge, written by Don Calame, Chris Conroy, and Coolidge, and starring Dane Cook, Jessica Simpson and Dax Shepard. The ...more

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The Prince & Me 2: The Royal Wedding Luke Mably, Maryam d'Abo, Pavlína Němcová The Prince & Me 2: The Royal Wedding is a 2006 romantic comedy sequel to The Prince & Me and was released direct-to-video. Directed by Catherine Cyran, the film features Luke Mably ...more

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Catch and Release Jennifer Garner, Juliette Lewis, Timothy Olyphant Catch and Release is a 2007 romantic comedy film released by Columbia Pictures. It is the directorial debut of Susannah Grant, who wrote the film Erin Brockovich. It stars Jennifer Garner as a ...more

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Date Movie Carmen Electra, Alyson Hannigan, Jennifer Coolidge Date Movie is a 2006 American parody film directed by Aaron Seltzer. Much of the story line was based on that of the romantic comedy My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Meet the Fockers. It stars ...more

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Failure to Launch Zooey Deschanel, Sarah Jessica Parker, Matthew McConaughey Failure to Launch is a 2006 American romantic comedy film. In the movie a 35-year-old man lives in the home of his parents and shows no interest in leaving the comfortable life his parents, ...more

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Cow Belles Aly Michalka, Christian Serratos, AJ Michalka Cow Belles is a 2006 romantic teen comedy film that stars American pop recording artists Alyson Michalka and Amanda Michalka, better known as sister duo Aly & AJ. It premiered on March 24, ...more

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Love Wrecked Amanda Bynes, Kathy Griffin, Jamie Lynn Sigler Love Wrecked is a 2005 film directed by Randal Kleiser. Starring Amanda Bynes, it is a romantic comedy about a girl getting stranded with a rock star on a beach in the Caribbean. Originally ...more

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Fast Food Nation Avril Lavigne, Bruce Willis, Ethan Hawke Fast Food Nation is a 2006 American-British comedy-drama film directed by Richard Linklater. The screenplay was written by Linklater and Eric Schlosser, loosely based on the latter's bestselling ...more

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eilish added The American President Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox, Michael Douglas The American President is a 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Rob Reiner and written by Aaron Sorkin. The film stars Michael Douglas, Annette Bening, Martin Sheen, Michael J. ...more

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A Good Year Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Abbie Cornish A Good Year is a 2006 British romantic comedy-drama film, set in London and Provence. Directed by Ridley Scott, starring Russell Crowe, Marion Cotillard, Didier Bourdon, Abbie Cornish, Tom ...more

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Blind Dating Jane Seymour, Chris Pine, Jayma Mays Blind Dating is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by James Keach and starring Chris Pine, Eddie Kaye Thomas, Anjali Jay, Jane Seymour, and Jayma Mays. The movie is produced by David Shanks ...more

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Phat Girlz Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson, Eric Roberts, Godfrey Phat Girlz is a 2006 comedy film written and directed by Nnegest Likké and starring Mo'Nique.

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Priceless Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh, Vernon Dobtcheff Priceless is a 2006 French film directed by Pierre Salvadori, and starring Audrey Tautou and Gad Elmaleh. According to the director, the film is inspired by the 1961 Blake Edwards film, ...more

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David & Layla Callie Thorne, Anna George, Shiva Rose David & Layla is a 2005 independent film directed by Jay Jonroy.

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My Super Ex-Girlfriend Uma Thurman, Anna Faris, Wanda Sykes My Super Ex-Girlfriend is a 2006 American romantic comedy superhero film, directed by Ivan Reitman and starring Uma Thurman, Luke Wilson, Anna Faris, Eddie Izzard, Rainn Wilson and Wanda Sykes.

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Bhagam Bhag Akshay Kumar, Lara Dutta, nm2147526 Bhagam Bhag is a 2006 Bollywood comedy murder mystery film, starring Akshay Kumar and Govinda. It is the first time the two are in a film together. The movie also stars Paresh Rawal, Lara Dutta ...more

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Mr. Fix It David Boreanaz, Alana de la Garza, Paul Sorvino Mr. Fix It is a 2006 American romantic comedy film starring David Boreanaz. It was directed by Darin Ferriola, The former working titles were Deception and Boyfriend Girlfriend Relationship, ...more

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Side Effects Marina De Tavira, Moises Arizmendi, Alejandra Gollas Efectos Secundarios is a 2006 film directed by Issa López. The film stars Marina de Tavira, Alejandra Gollás, Arturo Barba and Pedro Izquierdo. It was originally released to ...more

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Zerophilia Kelly LeBrock, Gina Bellman, Marieh Delfino Zerophilia is a 2005 romantic comedy film with speculative-fiction elements directed by Academy of Motion Pictures' Student Academy Award winning director Martin Curland and produced by ...more

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Trust the Man Eva Mendes, Julianne Moore, Maggie Gyllenhaal Trust the Man is a 2005 romantic comedy film starring David Duchovny, Billy Crudup, Julianne Moore, and Maggie Gyllenhaal. It was directed and written by Bart Freundlich. The film primarily ...more

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The Oh in Ohio Heather Graham, Liza Minnelli, Mischa Barton The Oh in Ohio is a 2006 comedy film directed by Billy Kent. It was screened at several US film festivals from March to May 2006 and was released theatrically by Cyan Pictures on July 14, 2006. ...more

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As You Like It Bryce Dallas Howard, Kevin Kline, Alfred Molina Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial As You Like It is a 2006 film adapted for the screen and directed by Kenneth Branagh, based on the play of the same name by William Shakespeare. It stars Bryce Dallas Howard as Rosalind, David ...more

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It's a Boy Girl Thing Sharon Osbourne, Kevin Zegers, Brooke D'Orsay It's a Boy Girl Thing is a 2006 romantic comedy film directed by Nick Hurran and written by Geoff Deane, starring Samaire Armstrong and Kevin Zegers and set in the United States but produced in ...more

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Scoop Scarlett Johansson, Hugh Jackman, Woody Allen Scoop is a 2006 American-British romantic comedy/murder mystery written and directed by Woody Allen and starring Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Ian McShane, and Allen himself. The film was ...more

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Wedding Daze Isla Fisher, Jason Biggs, Joe Pantoliano Wedding Daze is a 2006 romantic comedy movie, written and directed by Michael Ian Black. It stars Jason Biggs and Isla Fisher.

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Thiruvilayadal Aarambam Dhanush, Shriya Saran, Prakash Raj Thiruvilaiyaadal Aarambam is a 2006 Tamil comedy film directed by Boopathy Pandian and produced by Dr. Vimala Geetha. Dhanush and Shriya Saran play the lead roles, while Prakash Raj, Karunas and ...more

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Dedication Mandy Moore, Martin Freeman, Billy Crudup Dedication is a 2007 American romantic comedy film starring Billy Crudup and Mandy Moore. Written by David Bromberg, this film is actor Justin Theroux's directorial debut. The film premiered at ...more

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God Tussi Great Ho Priyanka Chopra, Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan God Tussi Great Ho is a 2008 Indian fantasy comedy film, written and directed by Rumi Jaffery and starring Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Sohail Khan and Amitabh Bachchan in a friendly ...more

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Chup Chup Ke Kareena Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Shahid Kapoor Chup Chup Ke is a 2006 Bollywood film directed by Priyadarshan. Originally titled as Khatta Meetha, the story of the film is adapted from the Malayalam film Punjabi House, with a tagline of ...more

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The Chinese Botanist's Daughters Mylène Jampanoï, Xiao Ran Li Les filles du botaniste is a French and Canadian film, with the background set as in China. It was released in 2006. Its English title is The Chinese Botanist's Daughters.

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Loveaholic Akara Amarttayakul, Udom Taepanich, Achita Sikamana Loveaholic is a 2006 Thai romantic comedy film directed by Ping Lumpraploeng and starring Thai comedian Udom Taephanit.

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Boynton Beach Club Dyan Cannon, Sally Kellerman, Brenda Vaccaro Boynton Beach Club is a 2005 film directed by Susan Seidelman, a romantic comedy produced by her and her mother Florence. Based on experiences of Florence and her widowed friend David Cramer at ...more

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Metrosexual Patcharasri Benjamas, Kulnadda Pajchimsawat, Punyawee Sukkulworasate Metrosexual is a 2006 Thai romantic comedy film about four women who believe their best friend is about to marry a man who is gay. The film was directed by Yongyooth Thongkongtoon, who also ...more

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Nana 2 Aoi Miyazaki, Mika Nakashima, Yuna Ito Nana 2 is the sequel to the Japanese movie Nana, an adaptation of the manga by Ai Yazawa, directed by Kentarô Ôtani. Production for the movie began in mid-September and only one and ...more

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Romance & Cigarettes Kate Winslet, Mandy Moore, Susan Sarandon Romance & Cigarettes is a 2005 American musical romantic comedy film written and directed by John Turturro. The film stars an ensemble cast which includes James Gandolfini, Susan Sarandon, ...more

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Wristcutters: A Love Story Tom Waits, Leslie Bibb, Will Arnett Wristcutters: A Love Story is a 2006 American black comedy romance road movie written and directed by Goran Dukić, starring Patrick Fugit, Shea Whigham, and Shannyn Sossamon. Its premise is set ...more

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Another Gay Movie Richard Hatch, Graham Norton, John Epperson Another Gay Movie is a 2006 gay romantic comedy film directed by Todd Stephens. It follows four gay friends, Andy, Jarod, Nico and Griff, who vow upon graduating high school that they will all ...more

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The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold Christine Lakin, Oksana Baiul, Christy Carlson Romano The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold is a 2006 American romantic drama film that follows the 1992 film The Cutting Edge. The film was produced for the ABC Family cable channel in 2005 and was ...more

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Sleeping Dogs Lie Bobcat Goldthwait, Brian Posehn, Jack Plotnick Sleeping Dogs Lie is a 2005 American black romantic comedy film written and directed by Bobcat Goldthwait about a woman whose relationships are damaged when she reluctantly reveals that she ...more

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Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds Jim Verraros, Mink Stole, Marco Dapper Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Eating Out 2: Sloppy Seconds is a gay-themed romantic comedy film released in 2006. It is the sequel to Eating Out, and Jim Verraros, Rebekah Kochan, and Emily Brooke Hands reprise their roles ...more

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Casi Casi Marian Pabón, Ricardo Arias, Irene Lucio Casi, Casi is a 2006 Puerto Rican film, written and directed by brothers Jaime and Tony Vallés. It was released in Puerto Rico in early 2007. The film takes place in a Catholic school in ...more

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Don't Give Up on Us Judy Ann Santos, Piolo Pascual, John Wayne Sace Don't Give Up on Us is a 2006 romantic comedy film, made in the Philippines and directed by Joyce Bernal. The film was the fifth appearance of Judy Ann Santos and Piolo Pascual after Esperanza, ...more