Romantic Comedy The Best Romantic Comedies of 2009  

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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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He's Just Not That Into You Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly He's Just Not That into You is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ken Kwapis, based on the self-help book by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo. This Baltimore-set movie of ...more

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The Proposal Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White The Proposal is a 2009 American romantic comedy film set in Sitka, Alaska. Directed by Anne Fletcher and written by Peter Chiarelli, the film features Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds in the ...more

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(500) Days of Summer Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz (500) Days of Summer is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film by first time director Marc Webb. On January 8, Tom Hansen (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) meets Summer Finn (Zooey Deschanel), his ...more

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Up in the Air George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Zach Galifianakis Up in the Air is a 2009 American comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman and co-written by Reitman and Sheldon Turner. It is a film adaptation of the 2001 novel of the same name, written by ...more

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17 Again Zac Efron, Michelle Trachtenberg, Matthew Perry 17 Again is a 2009 American comedy film directed by Burr Steers. The film follows 37-year-old Mike who becomes a 17-year-old high school student after a chance accident. The film also features ...more

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Bride Wars Anne Hathaway, Kate Hudson, Chris Pratt Bride Wars is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed by Gary Winick and written by Greg DePaul, June Diane Raphael and Casey Wilson. The film stars Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway, Candice ...more

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Adventureland Kristen Stewart, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Adventureland is a 2009 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Greg Mottola, starring Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart and co-starring Ryan Reynolds, Bill Hader, Martin Starr, and ...more

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It's Complicated Meryl Streep, Oprah Winfrey, Alec Baldwin It's Complicated is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nancy Meyers. It stars Meryl Streep as a successful bakery owner and single mother of three who starts a secret ...more

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The Ugly Truth Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Craig Ferguson The Ugly Truth is a 2009 American romantic comedy film starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler. The film was released in North America on July 24, 2009 by Columbia Pictures.

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The Invention of Lying Jennifer Garner, Tina Fey, Edward Norton The Invention of Lying is a 2009 fantasy romantic comedy film that was written and directed by Ricky Gervais and Matthew Robinson. This film is the directorial debut of Gervais and Robinson. The ...more

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I Love You Phillip Morris Jim Carrey, Ewan McGregor, Leslie Mann I Love You Phillip Morris is a 2009 comedy film based on the 1980s and '90s real-life story of con artist, impostor, and multiple prison escapee Steven Jay Russell, as played by Jim Carrey. ...more

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Duplicity Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti Duplicity is a 2009 American romantic spy film written and directed by Tony Gilroy, and starring Clive Owen and Julia Roberts. The plot follows two corporate spies with a romantic history who ...more

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Youth in Revolt Rooney Mara, Steve Buscemi, Zach Galifianakis Youth in Revolt is a 2009 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Miguel Arteta. Based on C.D. Payne's epistolary novel of the same name and written by Gustin Nash, the film stars ...more

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Couples Retreat Kristen Bell, Malin Åkerman, Vince Vaughn Couples Retreat is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Peter Billingsley with contributions to the script by Jon Favreau, Vince Vaughn, Dana Fox, Curtis Hanson, and Greg ...more

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Confessions of a Shopaholic Isla Fisher, John Goodman, John Lithgow Confessions of a Shopaholic is a 2009 American romantic comedy film based on the Shopaholic series of novels by Sophie Kinsella. Directed by P. J. Hogan, the film stars Isla Fisher as the ...more

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Whatever Works Evan Rachel Wood, Henry Cavill, Larry David Whatever Works is a 2009 American comedy film directed and written by Woody Allen, starring Larry David, Evan Rachel Wood, Patricia Clarkson, Ed Begley, Jr., Michael McKean, and Henry Cavill.

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Year of the Carnivore Cristin Milioti, Kevin McDonald, Will Sasso Year of the Carnivore is a 2009 Canadian romantic comedy film about a grocery store detective with a crush on a man who rejects her because she has too little sexual experience. Year of the ...more

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Punjab Gold Preity Zinta, Sunny Deol, Inderjit Nikku Punjab Gold is a Punjabi movie, released date in India on 23 August 2009, produced and directed by Raj Kumar. The movie stars Sunny Deol, Preity Zinta, & Inderjit Nikku.

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Bandslam Vanessa Hudgens, David Bowie, Aly Michalka Bandslam is a 2009 summer film release directed by Todd Graff, starring Aly Michalka, Vanessa Hudgens, Gaelan Connell, Scott Porter, Lisa Kudrow.

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Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise Gregory Harrison, Heidi Lenhart Au Pair 3: Adventure in Paradise, is a 2009 romantic comedy and is the third and final installment in the Au Pair trilogy, aired on ABC Family on March 15, 2009, and is the first of the trilogy ...more

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Labor Pains Lindsay Lohan, Bridgit Mendler, Janeane Garofalo Labor Pains is a 2009 romantic comedy film written by Stacy Kramer and starring Lindsay Lohan, Bridgit Mendler, Luke Kirby, Chris Parnell, Cheryl Hines and Kevin Covais. The film received a ...more

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Siva Manasula Sakthi Arya, Urvashi, N. Santhanam Siva Manasula Sakthi is a 2009 Indian Tamil romantic comedy film written and directed by debutante Rajesh. It stars Jiiva and newcomer Anuya Bhagvath, a student of Pune Film Institute, in the ...more

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Post Grad Alexis Bledel, Michael Keaton, Jane Lynch Post Grad is a 2009 romantic comedy film directed by Vicky Jenson and starring Alexis Bledel, about a recent college graduate who moves back in with her family while she figures out what she ...more

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Today's Special Naseeruddin Shah, Madhur Jaffrey, Jess Weixler Today's Special is a 2009 independent comedy film loosely inspired by Aasif Mandvi's play, Sakina's Restaurant. The film was directed by David Kaplan. The script was adapted by Aasif Mandvi and ...more

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The Answer Man Kat Dennings, Lauren Graham, Jeff Daniels The Answer Man is a 2009 romantic comedy film written and directed by John Hindman with a cast headed by Jeff Daniels, Lauren Graham and Lou Taylor Pucci. Filming began on March 23, 2008 in ...more

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Management Jennifer Aniston, Elizabeth Banks, Helen Hunt Management is a 2008 American romantic comedy-drama directed by Stephen Belber and starring Jennifer Aniston and Steve Zahn. It premiered at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival and ...more

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What's Your Raashee? Priyanka Chopra, Darshan Jariwala, Harman Baweja What's Your Raashee? is a 2009 Indian social comedy film, co-produced and directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar and starring Harman Baweja and Priyanka Chopra. Chopra plays 12 characters, depicting the ...more

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I Can Do Bad All by Myself Tyler Perry, Mary J. Blige, Taraji P. Henson Tyler Perry's I Can Do Bad All by Myself is a 2009 romantic musical comedy-drama film which was released on September 11, 2009. The film was directed, produced, and written by Tyler Perry, who ...more

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past Emma Stone, Jennifer Garner, Matthew McConaughey Ghosts of Girlfriends Past is a 2009 American romantic comedy film whose plot is based loosely on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Mark Waters directed a script by Jon Lucas and Scott Moore. ...more

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Did You Hear About the Morgans? Sarah Jessica Parker, Hugh Grant, Sam Elliott Did You Hear About the Morgans? is a 2009 American romantic comedy film directed and written by Marc Lawrence. Golden Globe winners Hugh Grant and Sarah Jessica Parker portray the film's ...more

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Paper Heart Seth Rogen, Michael Cera, Demetri Martin Paper Heart is a 2009 American romantic comedy film starring Charlyne Yi and Michael Cera as fictionalized versions of themselves based on their rumored relationship, though Yi has said they ...more

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I Hate Valentine's Day Rachel Dratch, Nia Vardalos, John Corbett I Hate Valentine's Day is a 2009 romantic comedy film written and directed by Nia Vardalos. The film stars Vardalos and John Corbett, previously seen together in Vardalos' hit 2002 film My Big ...more

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Fired Up! AnnaLynne McCord, Molly Sims, Danneel Ackles Fired Up! is a 2009 American teen comedy film written and directed by Will Gluck. The main plot revolves around two popular high school football players who attend a cheerleading camp for the ...more

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Rabbit Without Ears 2 Paul van Dyk, Wladimir Klitschko, Til Schweiger Zweiohrküken is a 2009 German romantic comedy film, written, produced and directed by Til Schweiger. A sequel to 2007's Keinohrhasen, it was co-written by Anika Decker and Schweiger, ...more

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Easier with Practice Katie Aselton, Marguerite Moreau, Brian Geraghty "In an attempt to promote his unpublished novel, Davy Mitchell sets out on a road trip with his younger, looser brother Sean. But the trip soon proves to be a lonely and unfulfilling ...more

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The Big Gay Musical Sean Paul Lockhart, Celina Carvajal, Michael Musto The Big Gay Musical is a 2009 gay-themed musical-comedy film written by Fred M. Caruso and co-directed by Caruso and Casper Andreas. The film follows a brief period in the lives of two young ...more

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I Do...I Did April Scott, Shar Jackson, Obba Babatunde I Do... I Did! is a direct-to-video American drama film directed by J. Jesses Smith and produced by him and Cherie Johnson and distributed by Image Entertainment. It was released on August 11, ...more

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Steppin: The Movie Mo'Nique Imes-Jackson, Anthony Anderson, Dick Gregory Steppin: The Movie is a 2009 American musical comedy film. The film stars Wesley Jonathan and Chrystee Pharris, and was the last film directed by Michael Taliferro.

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Soul Kitchen Udo Kier, Moritz Bleibtreu, Birol Ünel "Until now, German director Fatih Akin has been known for hard-hitting, streetwise movies that only occasionally take a moment to swoon into lyricism. Mostly, films like Head-On and The ...more

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The House of Branching Love Anna Easteden, Kari Väänänen, Irina Björklund The House of Branching Love is a 2009 Finnish comedy-drama film directed by Mika Kaurismäki. It is based on the novel Haarautuvan rakkauden talo by Petri Karra. The film is about a married ...more

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Coxblocker Topher Grace, Seann William Scott

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Goa Nayantara, Silambarasan, Sneha Goa is a 2010 Tamil romantic comedy film written and directed by Venkat Prabhu, who with the project, directed his third film following two previous successes. Starring his "regular ...more

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Spread Ashton Kutcher, Anne Heche, María Conchita Alonso Spread is a 2009 comedy-drama film starring Ashton Kutcher and Anne Heche and directed by David Mackenzie. The film was released under the name L.A. Gigolo in Denmark, Finland, Norway, and ...more

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And Then Came Lola Jill Bennett, Cathy DeBuono, Aurora Bergere "Lola has three chances to get it right in this fast paced and sexy lesbian comedy. This raunchy, funny, sexy comedy is a loose homage to hit film Run Lola Run only with more women in tight ...more

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Gigante Leonor Svarcas, Nestor Guzzini, Andrés Gallo Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial "When Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll unveiled their first feature, 25 Watts, in 2001, critics and audiences began to take notice of Uruguay's small film industry. That interest ...more

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Sarvam Trisha, Arya, Indrajith Sukumaran Sarvam is a 2009 Indian Tamil romantic thriller written and directed by Vishnuvardhan. Starring Arya and Trisha Krishnan in the lead roles while J. D. Chakravarthy, Prathap Pothan, and Indrajith ...more

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I Love You, Beth Cooper Hayden Panettiere, Lauren London, Marie Avgeropoulos I Love You, Beth Cooper is a 2009 comedy film directed by Chris Columbus. It is based on the novel of the same name, written by Larry Doyle, with Doyle also writing the film's screenplay. The ...more

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The Mysteries of Pittsburgh Sienna Miller, Nick Nolte, Mena Suvari The Mysteries of Pittsburgh is a 2008 film based on Michael Chabon's The Mysteries of Pittsburgh. The screenplay was written by Rawson Marshall Thurber, who also directed. It was produced by ...more

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Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani Katrina Kaif, Salman Khan, Ranbir Kapoor Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani is a 2009 romantic comedy film. It stars Ranbir Kapoor and Katrina Kaif in lead roles. Salman Khan and director Rajkumar Santoshi appear in cameo roles.It is a remake ...more

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The French Kissers Valeria Golino, Irène Jacob, Marjane Satrapi The French Kissers is a 2009 French teen film. Its original French title is Les Beaux Gosses, which means "the handsome boys". It was written and directed by Riad Sattouf, marking his ...more