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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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Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand
Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Russell Brand. The film, which was ...more
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Kat Dennings, Michael Cera, Mimi Imfurst
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist is a 2008 romantic comedy-drama film directed by Peter Sollett and starring Michael Cera and Kat Dennings. Written by Lorene Scafaria and based on the novel ...more
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Elizabeth Banks, Rachel Weisz, Isla Fisher
Definitely, Maybe is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Adam Brooks, and starring Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Rachel Weisz, Elizabeth Banks, Abigail Breslin and ...more
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Elizabeth Banks, Seth Rogen, Traci Lords
This film is a 2008 romantic comedy film written and directed by Kevin Smith, distributed by The Weinstein Company, and starring Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks. It is Smith's second film not to ...more
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Emma Stone, Kat Dennings, Anna Faris
The House Bunny is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Fred Wolf, written by Kirsten Smith and Karen McCullah Lutz, and starring Anna Faris as a former Playboy bunny who signs up to be the ...more
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Tolepbergen Baisakalov, Esentai Tulendiev, Samal Esljamova
Tulpan is a 2008 film directed by Sergey Dvortsevoy.
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Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan
Slumdog Millionaire is a 2009 British drama film directed by Danny Boyle, written by Simon Beaufoy, and produced by Christian Colson. It was co-directed in India by Loveleen Tandan. It is an ...more
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Kristen Stewart, Ashley Greene, Anna Kendrick
Twilight is a 2008 American vampire romance film based on Stephenie Meyer's popular novel of the same name. Directed by Catherine Hardwicke, the film stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson. ...more
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Selena Gomez, Jane Lynch, Jessica Parker Kennedy
Another Cinderella Story is a 2008 teen romantic comedy musical dance film directed by Damon Santostefano and starring Selena Gomez, Drew Seeley and Jane Lynch. The film was released directly to ...more
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Megan Fox, Kirsten Dunst, Jeff Bridges
How to Lose Friends & Alienate People is a 2008 British comedy film based upon Toby Young's 2001 memoir of the same name. The film follows a similar storyline, about his five-year struggle ...more
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Katherine Heigl, Malin Åkerman, Krysten Ritter
27 Dresses is a 2008 romantic comedy film directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Aline Brosh McKenna. The film stars Katherine Heigl and James Marsden. The film was released January 10, 2008 ...more
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Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall, Vince Vaughn
Four Christmases is a Christmas-themed romantic comedy film about a couple visiting all four of their divorced parents' homes on Christmas Day. The film is produced by Spyglass Entertainment ...more
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Anushka Shetty, Dharmavarapu Subramanyam, N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
Chintakayala Ravi is a 2008 Telugu, romantic comedy produced by Nallamalupu Bujji on Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Productions on banner, directed by Yogi. Starring Venkatesh, Anushka Shetty, Mamta ...more
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Marian Rivera, Richard Gutierrez, JC de Vera
My Best Friend's Girlfriend is a 2008 Filipino romantic comedy film, released in 2008 under GMA Films and Regal Films. The movie opened in the Philippines on February 13, 2008, starring Richard ...more
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Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Kimberley Nixon, Gurinder Chadha
Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging is a 2008 British coming-of-age film co-written and directed by Gurinder Chadha. The film's lead is played by Georgia Groome, with Aaron Taylor-Johnson and ...more
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Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Bill Murray
Get Smart is a 2008 American action comedy film which was produced by Leonard B. Stern, who is also the original series' producer. The film is based on Mel Brooks and Buck Henry's 1960s spy ...more
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Zooey Deschanel, Jim Carrey, Bradley Cooper
Yes Man is a 2008 British-American romantic comedy film directed by Peyton Reed, written by Nicholas Stoller, Jarrad Paul, and Andrew Mogel and starring Jim Carrey. The film is based loosely on ...more
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Rachel Weisz, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mark Ruffalo
The Brothers Bloom is a 2008 American caper comedy film written and directed by Rian Johnson. The film stars Mark Ruffalo, Adrien Brody, Rachel Weisz, Ricky Jay, Rinko Kikuchi, and Robbie ...more
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Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher
The Women is a 2008 American comedy film written, produced and directed by Diane English. The screenplay is an updated version of the George Cukor-directed 1939 film of the same name based on a ...more
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Kate Hudson, Alec Baldwin, Lizzy Caplan
My Best Friend's Girl is a 2008 romantic comedy film by Howard Deutch and stars Dane Cook, Kate Hudson, Jason Biggs, Diora Baird, Alec Baldwin, and Lizzy Caplan. It was released on September 19,
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Eva Longoria, Owen Wilson, Paul Rudd
This film is a romantic comedy film starring Eva Longoria, Paul Rudd, Lake Bell, Jason Biggs, Lindsay Sloane, Ali Hillis, Colin Fickes and Stephen Root. It was written and directed by Jeff ...more
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Vica Kerekes, Jiří Macháček, Simona Babcakova
Nasty, also translated as Shameless, is a 2008 Czech comedy film directed by Jan Hřebejk. Following their collaborations on A Novel for Women and The Holiday Makers, Czech filmmaker Hřebejk and ...more
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Ashley Tisdale, Shenae Grimes, Robbie Amell
Picture This is a 2008 romantic comedy film released on July 13, 2008 on television by ABC Family, branded as an ABC Family Original Movie, and on July 22, 2008 on DVD. The film is produced by ...more
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James Franco, Diane Lane, Richard Gere
Nights in Rodanthe is a 2008 American/Australian romantic drama film. It is a film adaptation of the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Richard Gere and Diane Lane in ...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