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The Best Romantic Comedies of 2009

Updated September 24, 2019 506 votes 57 voters 4.7k views50 items

List of the best 2009 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 2009, 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.

Examples include (500) Days of Summer and Up in the Air. This isn't necessarily a list of all romantic comedy movies from 2009, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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    Adventureland
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    4

    Adventureland

    Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2009

    Directed byGreg Mottola

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  • 2
    Bride Wars
    22
    6

    Bride Wars

    Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson

    Released2009

    Directed byGary Winick

    This film is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed by Gary Winick and written by Greg... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    The Ugly Truth
    19
    4

    The Ugly Truth

    Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler

    Released2009

    Directed byRobert Luketic

    The Ugly Truth is a 2009 American romantic comedy film starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard... more on Wikipedia

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    (500) Days of Summer
    19
    5

    (500) Days of Summer

    Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly

    Released2009

    Directed byMarc Webb

    (500) Days of Summer is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film by first time director Marc... more on Wikipedia

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    Up in the Air
    17
    5

    Up in the Air

    George Clooney, Anna Kendrick

    Released2009

    Directed byJason Reitman

    Up in the Air is a 2009 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and co-written by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    The Proposal
    18
    9

    The Proposal

    Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds

    Released2009

    Directed byAnne Fletcher

    The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne... more on Wikipedia

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  • 7
    He's Just Not That Into You
    12
    4

    He's Just Not That Into You

    Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston

    Released2009

    Directed byKen Kwapis

    He's Just Not That into You is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ken... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    The Invention of Lying
    10
    3

    The Invention of Lying

    Jennifer Garner, Tina Fey

    Released2009

    Directed byRicky Gervais, Matthew Robinson

    The Invention of Lying is a 2009 fantasy romantic comedy film that was written and directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Youth in Revolt
    9
    4

    Youth in Revolt

    Rooney Mara, Steve Buscemi

    Released2009

    Directed byMiguel Arteta

    Youth in Revolt is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta. Based... more on Wikipedia

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    17 Again
    8
    3

    17 Again

    Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg

    Released2009

    Directed byBurr Steers

    17 Again is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Burr Steers. The film follows 37-year-old... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    I Love You Phillip Morris
    8
    6

    I Love You Phillip Morris

    Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor

    Released2009

    Directed byJohn Requa, Glenn Ficarra

    I Love You Phillip Morris is a 2009 comedy film based on the 1980s and '90s real-life story of... more on Wikipedia

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    Year of the Carnivore
    6
    4

    Year of the Carnivore

    Cristin Milioti, Kevin McDonald

    Released2009

    Directed bySook-Yin Lee

    Year of the Carnivore is a 2009 Canadian romantic comedy film about a grocery store detective... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Duplicity
    6
    4

    Duplicity

    Julia Roberts, Clive Owen

    Released2009

    Directed byTony Gilroy

    Duplicity is a 2009 American romantic spy film written and directed by Tony Gilroy, and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    It's Complicated
    7
    6

    It's Complicated

    Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey

    Released2009

    Directed byNancy Meyers

    It's Complicated is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nancy Meyers.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Siva Manasula Sakthi
    6
    6

    Released2009

    Directed byM. Rajesh

    Siva Manasula Sakthi is a 2009 Indian Tamil romantic comedy film written and directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Couples Retreat
    5
    4

    Couples Retreat

    Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman

    Released2009

    Directed byPeter Billingsley

    Couples Retreat is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Peter... more on Wikipedia

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  • 17
    Confessions of a Shopaholic
    6
    7

    Confessions of a Shopaholic

    Isla Fisher, John Goodman

    Released2009

    Directed byP. J. Hogan

    Confessions of a Shopaholic is a 2009 American romantic comedy film based on the Shopaholic... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Post Grad
    4
    6

    Post Grad

    Alexis Bledel, Michael Keaton

    Released2009

    Directed byVicky Jenson

    Post Grad is a 2009 romantic comedy film directed by Vicky Jenson and starring Alexis Bledel,... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    Bandslam
    4
    6

    Bandslam

    Vanessa Hudgens, David Bowie

    Released2009

    Directed byTodd Graff

    Bandslam is a 2009 summer film release directed by Todd Graff, starring Aly Michalka, Vanessa... more on Wikipedia

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  • 20
    Labor Pains
    4
    6

    Labor Pains

    Lindsay Lohan, Bridgit Mendler

    Released2009

    Directed byLara Shapiro

    Labor Pains is a 2009 romantic comedy film written by Stacy Kramer and starring Lindsay Lohan,... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Whatever Works
    4
    6

    Whatever Works

    Evan Rachel Wood, Henry Cavill

    Released2009

    Directed byWoody Allen

    Whatever Works is a 2009 American comedy film directed and written by Woody Allen, starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    I Love You, Beth Cooper
    2
    4

    I Love You, Beth Cooper

    Hayden Panettiere, Lauren London

    Released2009

    Directed byChris Columbus

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    Fired Up!
    2
    6

    Fired Up!

    AnnaLynne McCord, Molly Sims

    Released2009

    Directed byWill Gluck

    Fired Up! is a 2009 American teen comedy film written and directed by Will Gluck. The main... more on Wikipedia

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    Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise
    4
    4

    Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise

    Gregory Harrison, Heidi Lenhart

    Released2009

    Directed byMark Griffiths

    Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise, is a 2009 romantic comedy and is the third and final... more on WikipediaAmazon_watch buy button
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    Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
    3
    9

    Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

    Emma Stone, Jennifer Garner

    Released2009

    Directed byMark Waters

    Ghosts of Girlfriends Past is a 2009 American romantic comedy film whose plot is based loosely... more on Wikipedia

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