Some people claim that men and women can't be friends, but as these movies about male-female friendships show, that assumption to be very wrong. The top male-female friendship movies feature close-knit relationships between members of the opposite sex - though romance crops up on occasion as well. This is a list of the greatest man-woman friends movies including everything from My Best Friend's Wedding to Reality Bites to Just Friends.
What films will you find on this list of the best movies about girl-boy friendships? Scarlett Johansson and Bill Murray star in Lost in Translation, directed by Sofia Coppola. The movie follows a pair of unlikely friends who bond over their shared sense of isolation while staying in Japan. The friendship between Harry and Hermione in the Harry Potter franchise is a great example of a platonic boy-girl friendship. Joe Swanberg's Drinking Buddies is another great film that examines a male-female friendship. Other good movies featured on this list include Pretty in Pink, Once, and Zach and Miri Make a Porno.
Which friendship film is your favorite? Give the best movies a vote up and you might also like this list of Disney movies about friendship.
Directed by: Chris ColumbusHarry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (released in the United States, India and Pakistan as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone) is a 2001 fantasy film directed by Chris Columbus based on J. K. ...more
Directed by: Gabor CsupoThe life of Jesse (Josh Hutcherson), an adolescent, changes when he befriends Leslie (AnnaSophia Robb), the class outsider. The children create an imaginary world called Terabithia, which is ...more
Directed by: Christian DitterRosie and Alex are best friends until Alex's family moves to America. They gamble everything to keep their love and friendship alive over the years and miles. ...more
Directed by: Howard ZieffTomboy Vada Sultenfuss (Anna Chlumsky) has good reason to be morbid: her mother died giving birth to her, and her father (Dan Aykroyd) operates a funeral service out of their home. The other kids ...more
Directed by: Howard DeutchAndie (Molly Ringwald) is an outcast at her Chicago high school, hanging out either with her older boss (Annie Potts), who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky classmate Duckie (Jon ...more
Directed by: Rob ReinerWhen Harry Met Sally… is a 1989 American romantic comedy film written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner. It stars Billy Crystal as Harry and Meg Ryan as Sally. The story follows the title ...more
Directed by: Will GluckJamie (Mila Kunis) is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan (Justin Timberlake), an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that ...more
Directed by: P. J. HoganMy Best Friend's Wedding is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by P.J. Hogan. When a woman's long-time friend (Dermot Mulroney) reveals he's engaged, she (Julia Roberts) realizes she loves ...more
Directed by: Bruce BeresfordDaisy Werthan (Jessica Tandy), an elderly Jewish widow living in Atlanta, is determined to maintain her independence. However, when she crashes her car, her son, Boolie (Dan Aykroyd), arranges for ...more
Directed by: Ken KwapisHe'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
Directed by: Roger KumbleHigh school student Chris Brander (Ryan Reynolds) loves his best friend, Jamie Palamino (Amy Smart). He finally confesses his feelings, but she tells him that she just wants to be friends, and he ...more
Directed by: Lone ScherfigOne Day is a 2011 romance drama film directed by Lone Scherfig. It was adapted by David Nicholls from his 2009 novel of the same name. It stars Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess. Focus Features released ...more
Directed by: Howard DeutchKeith Nelson (Eric Stoltz), an artsy high school outcast, tries to land a date with popular girl Amanda Jones (Lea Thompson) with some help from his tomboy best friend, Watts (Mary Stuart Masterson). ...more
Directed by: Cameron CroweIn a charming, critically acclaimed tale of first love, Lloyd (John Cusack), an eternal optimist, seeks to capture the heart of Diane (Ione Skye), an unattainable high-school beauty and straight-A ...more
Directed by: Alfonso Gomez-RejonAn awkward high-school senior (Thomas Mann) and a gravely ill classmate (Olivia Cooke) surprise themselves by becoming inseparable friends. ...more
Directed by: Leslye HeadlandSleeping with Other People is a 2015 American romantic comedy film directed and written by Leslye Headland. A good-natured womanizer (Jason Sudeikis) and a serial cheater (Alison Brie) form a ...more
Directed by: Nora EphronStruggling boutique bookseller Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) hates Joe Fox (Tom Hanks), the owner of a corporate Foxbooks chain store that just moved in across the street. When they meet online, however, ...more
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Directed by: Robert LuketicPete (Topher Grace), the quirky, self-deprecating manager of a grocery store, is madly in love with his best friend, Rosalee (Kate Bosworth). Unfortunately, she has absolutely no idea. When Rosalee
Directed by: Sofia CoppolaA lonely, aging movie star named Bob Harris (Bill Murray) and a conflicted newlywed, Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson), meet in Tokyo. Bob is there to film a Japanese whiskey commercial; Charlotte is ...more
Directed by: Nahnatchka KhanAlways Be My Maybe is a 2019 American comedy film directed by Nahnatchka Khan. Childhood friends Sasha (Ali Wong) and Marcus (Randall Park) find themselves in vastly different socioeconomic ...more
Directed by: Ben StillerAfter college, Lelaina (Winona Ryder) films a documentary about herself and friends as they flounder in their attempts to forge relationships and begin careers. Vickie (Janeane Garofalo) works ...more
Directed by: Martha CoolidgeLovely teen Julie Richman (Deborah Foreman) is steeped in the excessive, pink-clad culture of the San Fernando Valley, complete with her narcissistic boyfriend, Tommy (Michael Bowen). At a party, ...more
Directed by: John SchultzNicole (Melissa Joan Hart) and Chase (Adrian Grenier) live next door to each other but are worlds apart. However, they plot a scheme to date each other in order to attract the interest and jealousy ...more
Directed by: Jean-Pierre JeunetAmélie is a 2001 romantic comedy film directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Written by Jeunet with Guillaume Laurant, the film is a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in Montmartre. It ...more
Directed by: David JonesNew York City bibliophile Helene Hanff (Anne Bancroft) writes to the London bookshop Marks & Co in search of some titles she has not been able to turn up locally. Store manager Frank Doel (Anthony ...more