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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Topher Grace, Seann William Scott
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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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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
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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