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10 Must-Watch Rom-Com Movies If You Liked “To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before”

Feel the love, laughter, and everything in between with these rom-coms.

Rom-com movies provide a perfect blend of elements, focusing on humorous plot lines stemming from romance. They captivate audiences with moments relatable to real life.

The Rom-com genre primarily consists of comedy and romance fiction. As the title implies, it is the perfect mix of romantic and comedy moments.

All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is a worthwhile teen romance movie starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo. It beautifully captures the sweetness of teenage love.

Likewise, in the world of rom-com movies, Plus One is also a worthwhile movie that provides a fresh take on modern-day romance with witty characters.

Likewise, Always Be My Maybe beautifully blends the feel-good plotline with cultural richness. Hence, it undoubtedly makes it to the list.

Below, we present the list of movies you are looking for: Lara Jean-level fan of romance.

1. Plus One (2019)

DirectorJeff Chan, Andrew Rhymer
WriterAndrew Rhymer, Jeff Chan
CastsJack Quaid, Maya Erskine, Beck Bennett,
Jessy Hodges
Release DateApril 18, 2019
IMDb RatingIMDb

One Plus, released by RLJE Films, centers around the story of Ben King and Alice Mori, two longtime single friends in their late twenties.

Ben and Alice agree to become each other’s plus one at every wedding they’re invited to during the wedding season.

Things turn the other way when they start developing feelings for each other.

It is a Rom-com wedding heaven if you want a movie with a modern-day relationship scenario, great chemistry, and crackling dialogue.

2. Always Be My Maybe (2019)

DirectorNahnatchka Khan
WritersAli Wong, Randall Park, Michael Golamco
CastsAli Wong, Randall Park, James Saito
Release DateMay 29, 2019
IMDb RatingIMDb

Always Be My Maybe is a one-of-a-kind rom-com movie where two estranged childhood lovebirds’ love rekindles in the bustling culinary world of San Fransico.

The plot follows the story of the childhood sweethearts Sasha and Marcus, whose paths diverted only to reconnect with the possibility of something new.

Moreover, they didn’t speak for 15 years, only to reconnect as adults when they ran into each other in San Francisco.

Always Be My Maybe is worth watching because the charming characters bring out the elements of friendship, love, and self-discovery with a bit of witty personality.

3. Set It Up (2018)

DirectorClaire Scanlon
WriterKatie Silberman
CastsZoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu, Taye Diggs
Release DateJune 15, 2018
IMDb RatingIMDb

Set It Up best fits the movie list if you liked To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before. It is an original Netflix American romantic comedy film.

The plot revolves around Harper and Charlie, two overworked assistants who plan to set their workaholic bosses on a date.

To reduce their workload, the two stressed-out assistants prepare several plans, such as setting cute dates, giving gifts, and more.

Initially, they succeed; however, things go downhill after they learn that Charlie’s boss used Harper’s boss to provoke his ex-wife.

This Netflix original plot line is predictable; nonetheless, it delivers what it promises to the audiences.

Overall, this movie is undoubtedly the right option for a clean, old-school romantic comedy with a modern twist.

4. The Half of It (2020)

DirectorAlice Wu
WriterAlice Wu
CastsLeah Lewis, Daniel Diemer, Alexxis Lemire
Released DateMay 1, 2020
IMDb RatingIMDb

The Half of It starts as familiar as “To All The Boys You’ve Loved Before” with introverted Chinese American student Ellie Chu.

She helps Paul Munsky impress the pretty and popular Aster Flores by writing her love letters in his name.

The twist comes forward when Paul is unaware that Ellie is also in love with Aster.

Hence, this movie is the best option if you want something in the same genre but with a slightly less cliche storyline.

5. Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

DirectorJon M. Chu
WritersPeter Chiarelli, Adele Lim, Kevin Kwan
CastsConstance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan
Release DateAugust 15, 2018
IMDb RatingIMDb

Crazy Rich Asians is a movie adaption of Kevin Kwan’s bestselling novel of the same name. The film highlights the distress of first-generation Asian immigrants in America.

The story is about Rachel Chu, who is happy to accompany her longtime boyfriend, Nick, to his best friend Colin Khoo’s wedding in Singapore.

During the trip, she quickly learns Nick comes from a wealthy family.

Rachel then faces jealous socialites, relatives, and Nick’s mother’s disapproval, making things worse for her.

The film also showcases the strong willpower of the female protagonist, Rachel Chu, who is overcoming the backlash of her wealthy boyfriend’s relatives.

It captures the blend of humor, romance, and cultural richness that makes the movie worth watching, which may resonate with many.

6. Sylvie’s Love (2020)

DirectorEugene Ashe
WriterEugene Ashe
CastsTessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Eva Longoria
Release DateDecember 23, 2020
IMDb RatingIMDb

Sylvie’s Love, the romantic movie distributed by Amazon Studios, is a special ode to unconditional love and classic romance.

The plot concerns Sylvie’s summer romance with Robert, a saxophonist who took a summer job at her father’s record store in Harlem.

Sylvie and Robert sacrifice their happiness so the other thrives in their careers. However, they meet years later only to discover their mutual feelings haven’t faded.

As fans of the jazz period, we recommend this beautiful, timeless tale of life and love, told like favorite classics.

7. Easy A (2010)

DirectorWill Gluck
WriterBert V. Royal
CastsEmma Stone, Penn Badgley,
Amanda Bynes
, Dan Byrd
Release DateSeptember 17, 2010
IMDb RatingIMDb

Easy A is a teen romantic comedy film that racked up the Critics’ Choice Award for the category of Best Comedy.

The plot revolves around Olive Penderghast, whose little lie about losing her purity during the weekend spices up into something bigger.

She becomes the center of attention after Marianne, the busybody at high school, overhears her conversation and spreads it all over campus.

This film is an excellent option for those looking for a storyline with witty humor, heartfelt moments, and Emma Stone’s standout performance.

8. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

Director Gil Junger
WritersKaren McCullah, Kirsten Smith, William Shakespeare
CastsHeath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Release DateMarch 31, 1999
IMDb RatingIMDb

10 Things I Hate About You is a perfect rom-com movie that adapts Shakespeare’s play The Taming of the Shrew.

This teen flick of the 90s follows the story of Kat Stratford, who is beautiful and intelligent but doesn’t attract many boys.

The house rules prohibiting her younger sister, Bianca, from dating before Kat has a boyfriend leads Kat into the trap of setting up with someone.

Amid the process, eventually, she crosses paths with the handsome new hunk, Patrick Verona.

Everyone should watch this film, as it is an entertaining romantic comedy that beautifully captures the essence of Shakespeare’s play.

9. Sierra Burgess Is A Loser (2018)

DirectorIan Samuels
WritersLindsey Anderson Beer
CastsShannon Purser, Kristine Froseth, RJ Cyler, Noah Centineo
Release DateAugust 30, 2018
IMDb RatingIMDb

Sierra Burgess Is A Loser is a teen rom-com drama film produced by Thad Luckinbill, Molly Smith, Trent Luckinbill, and Rachel Smith.

The movie’s story is about a case of mistaken identity between the most popular and unpopular girls in high school, which leads to an unexpected romance.

This 1 hour, 45-minute run-time film bagged mixed reviews. Some were disappointed as it felt like the creators forced a happy ending for Sierra.

Having said that, Sierra Burgess Is A Loser is unquestionably a must-watch for fans of the teen romance-comedy genre.

10. The Perfect Date (2019)

DirectorChris Nelson
WritersSteve Bloom, Randall Green
CastsNoah Centineo, Laura Marano, Odiseas Georgiadis
Release DateApril 12, 2019
IMDb RatingIMDb

The American teen romantic comedy film The Perfect Date follows the story of a teenage boy, Brooks Rattigan, who dreams of getting into Yale.

However, his father, Charlie, wants him to attend the University of Connecticut.

The high school student who creates an app to offer his services as a fake date to earn money for college.

However, his plans get complicated when he develops real feelings for someone.

Although many found its storyline predictable and cliche, it still gives cute and heartwarming moments.

Hence, give it a watch if you opt for a sweet romantic comedy plot movie without any extraordinary additions.

Rom-Com MoviesRotten Tomatoes Rating
Plus One 88% Certified Fresh Status
Always Be My Maybe 89% Certified Fresh Status
Set It Up92% Certified Fresh Status
The Half of It 97% Certified Fresh Status
Crazy Rich Asians91% Certified Fresh Status
Sylvie’s Love93% Certified Fresh Status
Easy A 85% Certified Fresh Status
10 Things I Hate About You71% Red Tomato
Sierra Burgess Is A Loser59% Green Splat
The Perfect Date68% Red Tomato
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