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Cary Grant Romantic Comedy Roles

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List of Romantic comedy movies/films with performances by Cary Grant, listed alphabetically with movie trailers when available. These Cary Grant Romantic comedy roles include starring, supporting and cameo appearances. You can sort these Cary Grant Romantic comedy movies for additional information as well, such as who directed the films and when they were released. Over the years Cary Grant has become known for playing characters in Romantic comedy movies, so this list is the perfect resource for finding some you haven't already seen.

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  • Bringing Up Baby

    Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant


    Directed byHoward Hawks

    Bringing Up Baby is a 1938 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, and released by RKO Radio Pictures. The film tells the story of a...  more

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  • Charade

    Audrey Hepburn, Cary Grant


    Directed byStanley Donen

    Charade is a 1963 Technicolor American romantic comedy/mystery film directed by Stanley Donen, written by Peter Stone and Marc Behm, and starring Cary Grant and Audrey Hepburn. The cast also features...  more

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  • Dream Wife

    Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr


    Directed bySidney Sheldon

    Dream Wife is a 1953 romantic comedy film starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr made by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It was directed by Sidney Sheldon and produced by Dore Schary, from a screenplay by Herbert...  more
  • Enter Madame

    Cary Grant, Frank Albertson


    Directed byElliott Nugent

    Enter Madame is an American romantic comedy film directed by Elliott Nugent, starring Elissa Landi and Cary Grant, and released by Paramount Pictures. The film is based on a three-act play of the...  more
  • Every Girl Should Be Married

    Cary Grant, Franchot Tone


    Directed byDon Hartman

    Every Girl Should Be Married is a 1948 American romantic comedy film directed by Don Hartman and starring Cary Grant, Betsy Drake and Franchot Tone. Grant and Drake married a year after the film's...  more
  • Father Goose

    Cary Grant, Leslie Caron


    Directed byRalph Nelson

    Father Goose is a 1964 romantic comedy film set in WWII, starring Cary Grant, Leslie Caron and Trevor Howard. The title derives from "Mother Goose", the codename assigned to Grant's character. The...  more
  • His Girl Friday

    Cary Grant, Rosalind Russell


    Directed byHoward Hawks

    His Girl Friday is a 1940 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks, from an adaptation by Charles Lederer, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur of the play The Front Page by Hecht and...  more

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  • Holiday

    Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant


    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    Holiday is a 1938 film directed by George Cukor, a remake of the 1930 film of the same name. The film is a romantic comedy which tells the story of a man who has risen from humble beginnings only to...  more
  • Hot Saturday

    Cary Grant, Randolph Scott


    Directed byWilliam A. Seiter

    Hot Saturday is a 1932 American drama film directed by William A. Seiter and starring Nancy Carroll, Cary Grant, and Randolph Scott. This was Grant's first role as a leading man. Based on the novel...  more
  • Houseboat

    Sophia Loren, Cary Grant


    Directed byMelville Shavelson

    Houseboat is a 1958 romantic comedy film starring Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Martha Hyer, Paul Petersen, Charles Herbert and Mimi Gibson. The movie was directed by Melville Shavelson, who also...  more
  • I Was a Male War Bride

    Cary Grant, Ann Sheridan


    Directed byHoward Hawks

    I Was a Male War Bride is a 1949 comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and starring Cary Grant and Ann Sheridan. This film was based on I Was an Alien Spouse of Female Military Personnel Enroute to...  more
  • I'm No Angel

    Cary Grant, Mae West


    Directed byWesley Ruggles

    I'm No Angel is Mae West's third motion picture. West received sole story and screenplay credit. A young Cary Grant plays her leading man for the second time. Being Pre-Code, this was one of the few...  more
  • Indiscreet

    Ingrid Bergman, Cary Grant


    Directed byStanley Donen

    Indiscreet is a 1958 British romantic comedy film directed by Stanley Donen and starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman. An actress falls in love with a man she believes to be married, who is secretly...  more
  • Kiss Them for Me

    Cary Grant, Jayne Mansfield


    Directed byStanley Donen

    Kiss Them for Me is a 1957 comedy film, directed by Stanley Donen, and released by the Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. The film, an adaptation of the 1945 Broadway play of the same name,...  more
  • Monkey Business

    Marilyn Monroe, Cary Grant


    Directed byHoward Hawks

    Monkey Business is a 1952 American screwball comedy film directed by Howard Hawks and written by Ben Hecht, which stars Cary Grant, Ginger Rogers, Charles Coburn, and Marilyn Monroe. To avoid...  more
  • Mr. Lucky

    Cary Grant, Laraine Day


    Directed byH. C. Potter

    Mr. Lucky is a 1943 romance film directed by H.C. Potter, starring Cary Grant and Laraine Day. It tells the story of the attraction between a shady gambler and a wealthy socialite in the early days...  more
  • My Favourite Wife

    Cary Grant, Irene Dunne


    Directed byGarson Kanin

    My Favorite Wife is a 1940 screwball comedy produced and co-written by Leo McCarey and directed by Garson Kanin. The picture stars Irene Dunne as a woman who returns to her husband and children after...  more
  • People Will Talk

    Cary Grant, Jeanne Crain


    Directed byJoseph L. Mankiewicz

    People Will Talk is a romantic comedy/drama directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck from a screenplay by Mankiewicz, based on the German play by Curt Goetz, which had been...  more
  • She Done Him Wrong

    Cary Grant, Mae West


    Directed byLowell Sherman

    She Done Him Wrong is a Pre-Code 1933 Paramount Pictures comedy romance starring Mae West and Cary Grant. Its plot includes melodramatic and musical elements. The supporting cast features Owen Moore,...  more

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  • Sylvia Scarlett

    Katharine Hepburn, Cary Grant


    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    Sylvia Scarlett is a 1935 romantic comedy film starring Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, based on The Early Life and Adventures of Sylvia Scarlett, a novel by Compton MacKenzie. Directed by George...  more
  • That Touch of Mink

    Cary Grant, Doris Day


    Directed byDelbert Mann

    That Touch of Mink is a 1962 romantic comedy starring Cary Grant and Doris Day, and directed by Delbert Mann. The film co-stars Gig Young, John Astin, Audrey Meadows, and Dick Sargent. In addition,...  more
  • The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss

    Cary Grant, Mary Brian


    Directed byAlfred Zeisler

    The Amazing Quest of Ernest Bliss is a 1936 British romantic comedy film directed by Alfred Zeisler and starring Cary Grant. It is a remake of the 1920 film The Amazing Quest of Mr. Ernest Bliss. The...  more
  • The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

    Cary Grant, Shirley Temple


    Directed byIrving Reis

    The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer is a 1947 American comedy, directed by Irving Reis and written by Sidney Sheldon. The film stars Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, and Shirley Temple in a story about a...  more
  • The Bishop's Wife

    Cary Grant, David Niven


    Directed byHenry Koster

    The Bishop's Wife, also known as Cary and the Bishop's Wife, is a Samuel Goldwyn romantic comedy feature film from 1947, starring Cary Grant, Loretta Young, and David Niven in a story about an angel...  more

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  • The Grass Is Greener

    Cary Grant, Robert Mitchum


    Directed byStanley Donen

    The Grass Is Greener is a 1960 comedy film directed by Stanley Donen and starring Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Robert Mitchum, and Jean Simmons. The film was adapted by Hugh Williams and Margaret Vyner...  more