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What to Watch If You Love Forgetting Sarah Marshall 

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Updated March 26, 2019 210 votes 76 voters 8.2k views 29 items

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Wondering what to watch after Forgetting Sarah Marshall? While the film was hilariously and shamelessly raunchy, it also had a softer, sweeter side that explored love, heartbreak, and healing. While such a unique blend of characteristics may seem hard to match, fear not! If you just finished the film and are carving more, there are plenty of movies and TV shows like Forgetting Sarah Marshall to satisfy. 

Forgetting Sarah Marshall fans may want thematically similar material and plenty of shows and films will suffice. The Netflix series Love is a semi-comedic take on the nuances of romance and films like Trainwreck and The 40-Year-Old Virgin are also crude comedies with a secret softer side. If you're a fan of the film's stars, Jason Segel, Mila Kunis, and Kristen Bell star in plenty of other shows and flicks you may enjoy. For more suggestions, browse the recommendations below! 

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The 40-Year-Old Virgin ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list What to Watch If You Love Forgetting Sarah Marshall
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The 40-Year-Old Virgin is a 2005 American romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Judd Apatow, about a middle-aged man's journey to finally lose their virginity. It was co-written by its star, Steve Carell, though it features a great deal of improvised dialogue. The film was released theatrically in North America on August 19, 2005 and was released on region 1 DVD on December 13, 2005. ...more on Wikipedia

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Get Him to the Greek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list What to Watch If You Love Forgetting Sarah Marshall
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Get Him to the Greek is a 2010 American rock comedy film written, produced and directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jonah Hill and Russell Brand. The film was released on June 4, 2010. Get Him to the Greek is a spin-off sequel of Stoller's 2008 film Forgetting Sarah Marshall, reuniting director Stoller with stars Hill and Brand. Brand reprises his role as character Aldous Snow from Forgetting Sarah Marshall, while Hill plays an entirely new character. The film also stars Elisabeth Moss, Rose Byrne, Colm Meaney and Sean Combs. ...more on Wikipedia

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Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list What to Watch If You Love Forgetting Sarah Marshall
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Bridesmaids is a 2011 American romantic comedy film directed by Paul Feig, written by Annie Mumolo and Kristen Wiig, and produced by Judd Apatow, Barry Mendel, and Clayton Townsend. The plot centers on Annie, who suffers a series of misfortunes after being asked to serve as maid of honor for her best friend, Lillian, played by Maya Rudolph. Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Ellie Kemper, and Wendi McLendon-Covey co-star as Lillian's bridesmaids, with Chris O'Dowd, Rebel Wilson, Matt Lucas, Michael Hitchcock, and Jill Clayburgh, in her final film appearance, playing key supporting roles. Actresses Mumolo and Wiig crafted the screenplay after the latter's casting in producer Apatow's comedy film ...more on Wikipedia

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This Is 40 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list What to Watch If You Love Forgetting Sarah Marshall
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This Is 40 is a 2012 American spin-off comedy film written, co-produced and directed by Judd Apatow. It is a stand-alone sequel to the 2007 film Knocked Up and stars Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann. Filming was conducted in mid-2011, and the film was released in North America on December 21, 2012. The film follows the lives of middle-aged married couple Pete and Debbie as they each turn 40, with their jobs and daughters adding stress to their relationship. This Is 40 received mixed reviews from critics, who praised its cast, acting and the film's comedic moments and perceptive scenes, but criticized the film's overlong running time and occasional aimlessness. ...more on Wikipedia

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