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Great Movies About Male-Female Friendships

Updated July 26, 2019 1.4k votes 344 voters 38.4k views29 items

List RulesVote up your favorite films that prove that men and women really can be friends.

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.

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe

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    James Spader, Gina Gershon

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    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal

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    John Cusack, Jeremy Piven

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    Directed byCameron Crowe

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    Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris

    Released2005

    Directed byRoger Kumble

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    Thomas Mann, RJ Cyler

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    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan

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