10 Best Rom Coms that you should not miss on Netflix

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The winters are here and it’s the right time to spice up the stream time with some rom coms. If you think about it, watching romantics are slowly drifting into the past since the audience doesn’t buy into the ‘happily ever after’ nonsense. 

People need just the right amount of comedy to make it relatable. That is why we bring to you our top 10 rom coms to stream on Netflix. Grab the popcorn, set the room, and get ready to stream!

Silver Lining’s Playbook (2012)

Our first rom-com pick is a drama mixed with hope and inspiration. When the former teacher, Pat Solitano, gets out of the mental institution after snapping out on his ex-wife and her lover, he returns to his parents and tries to work things out with his ex. 

He is taught to live healthily and get emotionally better for her, but he befriends a woman who has problems of her own. 

Through their friendship, he evolves to discover the silver lining of the entire problems he’s encountered. The feature has an IMDb rating of 7.7/10 and amassed 148 nominations with 89 wins.

Friends With Benefits (2011)

This next pick is a personal favorite from our side. When the headhunter lady befriends the new exec for GQ, their friendship evolves into a relationship but not quite a relationship. 

Soon enough, they find their complicated pact of love to further them towards helping each other out. It has an IMDb rating of 6.5/10 and amassed 5 nominations with a win.

Always Be My Maybe (2019)

Ever had a childhood friendship that everybody thought would eventually grow into a relationship? Then this is the one for you. The story revolves around Sasha who is about to get married to a successful person, but the marriage ends on bad terms. 

She unexpectedly meets her childhood friend Marcus who may not be a success story like her. After her breakup, they become friends and try to recall why didn’t they have a future together? The feature has an IMDb rating of 6.8/10 and amassed 3 nominations with a win.

She’s Gotta Have It (1986)

Our next pick is a classic rom-com from 1986. This comedy revolves around Nora and her three lovers. While all three want her for themselves, Nora denies being tied down to one man and enjoys all the love, as she tries to maintain three relationships at once. It has an IMDb rating of 6.8/10 and amassed 6 nominations with 4 wins.

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)

The best rom coms come from teenage love and that’s what the next ones are about. A young girl has 5 letters written for her 5 crushes. She hides the letters and her feelings well when she meets each other either in the neighborhood, in camp, in school, etc.  

Things go wrong when she finds her letters missing and the crushes know the letter written to them. It has an IMDb rating of 7.1/10 and amassed 16 nominations with 5 wins.

The Half of It (2020)

Our next pick is a different rom-com flared with a commendable storyline. A young but shy, the straight-A student is hired by a jock to write a love letter for a girl. A sudden turn of events takes place where she meets the young girl herself and starts to develop feelings for her. 

She uses the jock to send the love letters that are written for him but intended for her. It has an IMDb rating of 6.9/10 and amassed 11 nominations with 2 wins.

Holidate (2020)

Our next pick takes the concept of ‘friends with benefit’ in a whole new different way. Two strangers who are afraid to be alone for the holidays agree to a plutonic relationship strictly for the holidays. 

It takes away the pressure of judgment and the relationship doesn’t exist, to begin with. But what starts as a holidate turns into a personal attraction. 

Both become hesitant in making the first move and when the family uncovers the concept of holidate, they push them to work out their differences and be together. It has an IMDb rating of 6.1/10.

Last Christmas (2019)

This next pick features a beautiful story of following your heart and has the charming Emilia Clarke. The story revolves around Kate who is stuck making bad decisions all her life. Desperate to look for a job to make ends meet, she becomes an elf in a year-round Christmas store although her passion is to sing. 

In her job, she meets a man, and her life takes a whole new turn. She sees hope in being a singer and is assisted by love. It has an IMDb rating of 6.5/10 and amassed 3 nominations with 1 win.

The Kissing Booth (2018)

Our next pick revolves around two best friends who have maintained their boy-girl friendship through some set of rules, one of which is not to fall in love with the boy’s elder brother. 

That rule becomes hard to keep as she gets intrigued by him and tries to maintain her best friend and boyfriend at the same time. It has an IMDb rating of 6.0/10 and amassed 3 nominations with a win.

 Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

Our last pick of the bunch dates to 1993 when there were hopeful romantics. After a man loses his wife, he and his 8-year-old son, move to Seattle.

 The father continues to grieve which is why the son takes it to the radio that his father is looking for a partner. The day after, he receives thousands of love letters, all wanting to meet him. But a special lady is enticed to meet him and cross all cities to be with this person. 

Although the father believes in the old traditional methods of love, he is blown away by how fate brings a woman for him. It has an IMDb rating of 6.8/10 and amassed 19 nominations with 4 wins (including 2 Academy Awards).

Conclusion

Our selection of the best rom-coms currently streaming on Netflix include some of the best movies on Netflix. Enjoy them with your beloved and reignite the spark of love. 

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