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The Best Romantic Comedies of 2008  

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List of the best 2008 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 2008, 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 is made up of movies like WALL-E and Sex and the City. This isn't necessarily a list of all romantic comedy movies from 2008, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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Kristen Wiig, Ricky Gervais, Téa Leoni
Ghost Town is a 2008 American supernatural comedy-drama film directed by David Koepp, who also co-wrote the screenplay with John Kamps. It stars English comedian Ricky Gervais in his first ...more
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Priyanka Chopra, Shilpa Shetty, Abhishek Bachchan
Dostana is a 2008 romantic comedy directed by Tarun Mansukhani and starring Abhishek Bachchan, John Abraham and Priyanka Chopra in the lead roles. Dostana was filmed entirely in Miami, Florida. ...more
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Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Donald Sutherland
Fool's Gold is an 2008 American-Australian adventure-romance film from Warner Bros. Pictures about a recently divorced couple who rekindle their romantic life while searching for a lost ...more
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Penny Marshall, Jon Huntsman, Jr.
Everybody Wants to Be Italian is a 2007 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Jason Todd Ipson. The screenplay focuses on the relationship between a blue collar worker and a ...more
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Ileana D'Cruz, Pawan Kalyan, Mahesh Babu
Jalsa is a 2008 Telugu film directed by Trivikram Srinivas and produced by Allu Aravind, under the Geetha Arts banner. The film stars Pawan Kalyan, Ileana D'Cruz and Parvati Melton in pivotal ...more
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Lambert Wilson, Pilar López de Ayala, Anne Brochet
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Big Daddy Kane, Mýa, Melyssa Ford
Love For Sale is a 2008 romantic comedy film starring Jackie Long, Jason Weaver, Mýa, and Melyssa Ford. The film was directed by Russ Parr and released to DVD on October 21, 2008.
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Uma Thurman, Colin Firth, Isabella Rossellini
The Accidental Husband is a 2008 American romantic comedy film directed by Griffin Dunne, and starring Uma Thurman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Colin Firth, Isabella Rossellini, and Sam Shepard. The ...more
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Heather Locklear, Vanessa A. Williams, Robert Buckley
Flirting with Forty is a 2008 Lifetime movie, starring Heather Locklear and Robert Buckley. The movie premiered on December 6, 2008. The movie focuses on a divorced mother named Jackie who goes ...more
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Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page, Dennis Quaid
Smart People is a 2008 American comedy-drama film starring Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Ellen Page, and Thomas Haden Church. The film was directed by Noam Murro, written by Mark Poirier ...more
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Richard Dreyfuss, Rita Wilson, Rachel Dratch
My Life in Ruins is a 2009 romantic comedy film set amongst the ruins of ancient Greece, starring Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Alexis Georgoulis, Rachel Dratch, Harland Williams and British ...more
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Michelle Monaghan, Patrick Dempsey, Elisabeth Hasselbeck
Made of Honor is a 2008 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul Weiland and story written by Adam Sztykiel. It was produced by Neal H. Moritz and was released by Columbia Pictures in ...more
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Haruka Ayase, Naoto Takenaka, Kazuko Yoshiyuki
My Girlfriend Is a Cyborg is a 2008 Japanese drama film directed by Kwak Jae-yong, starring Haruka Ayase and Keisuke Koide.
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Sigourney Weaver, Laraine Newman, Kathy Najimy
WALL-E is a 2008 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by Pixar Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures. Directed by Andrew Stanton, the story follows a ...more
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Channing Tatum, Cassie Ventura, Briana Evigan
Step Up 2: The Streets is a 2008 American dance film. It is the sequel to the 2006 film Step Up from Touchstone Pictures. The film was directed by Jon M. Chu and choreographed by Jamal Sims, ...more
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Amy Adams, Mark Strong, Frances McDormand
Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Bharat Nalluri. The screenplay by David Magee and Simon Beaufoy is based on the 1938 novel of the same name by Winifred ...more
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Famke Janssen, Ben Kingsley, Mary-Kate Olsen
The Wackness is a 2008 American coming-of-age drama film by Jonathan Levine and starring Josh Peck, Ben Kingsley, Mary-Kate Olsen, Famke Janssen, and Olivia Thirlby. The film is distributed by ...more
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George Clooney, Renée Zellweger, John Krasinski
Leatherheads is a 2008 American sports comedy film from Universal Pictures directed by and starring George Clooney. The film also stars Renée Zellweger, Jonathan Pryce, and John Krasinski ...more
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Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Benedict Cumberbatch
The Other Boleyn Girl is a 2008 drama film directed by Justin Chadwick. The screenplay by Peter Morgan was adapted from the 2001 novel of the same name by Philippa Gregory. It is a romanticized ...more
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Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Hayley Atwell
The Duchess is a 2008 British-American drama film directed by Saul Dibb. It is based on Amanda Foreman's biography of the 18th-century English aristocrat Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of ...more
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Sarah Jessica Parker, Jennifer Hudson, Kim Cattrall
This film is a 2008 American blue romantic comedy film written and directed by Michael Patrick King, and a film adaptation of the HBO comedy series of the same name about four female friends: ...more
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Katrina Bowden, Seth Green, James Marsden
This film is a 2008 comedy film about a high school graduate who goes on a cross-country road trip to hook up with a girl he met online. It is based on the novel All the Way, by Andy Behrens. ...more
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Chie Tanaka, Ma Ju-lung, Johnny Chung-Jen Lin
Cape No. 7 is a 2008 Taiwanese romance comedic music-drama film written and directed by Wei Te-Sheng, his first full-length motion picture. The film is in Taiwanese and Mandarin Chinese with ...more
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Paris Hilton, Christine Lakin, Joel David Moore
The Hottie and The Nottie is a 2008 American romantic comedy film starring Paris Hilton, Joel David Moore, and Christine Lakin. Written by Heidi Ferrer and directed by Tom Putnam, the film began ...more
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Jessica Alba, Kanye West, Jessica Simpson
The Love Guru is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Marco Schnabel in his directorial debut, written and produced by Mike Myers, and starring Mike Myers, Jessica Alba, Justin Timberlake, ...more