Romantic comedies are highly commercial movies. Who doesn’t enjoy being overwhelmed with love stories? And who doesn’t love a good laugh? Here are 3 romantic comedy movies to stream on Netflix.

Top 3 Romantic Comedy Movies to Stream on Netflix.
Top 3 Romantic Comedy Movies to Stream on Netflix.
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It is fair to say we all desire love. Romantic love is one of the most relevant human psychological needs. In that way, romance is also one of the most commercial topics on humanity. There are tons of products related to romantic love, and one industry that churns out tons of romantic love content is the movie industry.

A lot of those products are romantic comedies, cause who doesn’t like a few laughs with their romance stories? Romantic comedy movies focus on humorous plots, but these movies have relatable stories and lessons to deliver.

Nowadays, we have more access to movies than we used ever. But sometimes we might need some help to find what to stream. Here are three romantic comedy movies to stream on Netflix.

Romantic Comedy Movie to Stream on Netflix #1: The Perfect Date

Romantic Comedy Movie to Stream on Netflix #1: The Perfect Date
Romantic Comedy Movie to Stream on Netflix #1: The Perfect Date.
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This romantic comedy movie is a Netflix original. The Perfect date is a 2019 teen romantic comedy. The movie was directed by Chris Nelson and its screenplay was written by Steve Bloom and Randall Green. This romantic comedy movie is inspired based on Steve Bloom’s 2017 novel The Stand-In. The young cast comprises Noah Centineo, Laura Marano, and Camila Mendes.

The Perfect Date is a movie that shares the story of Brooks, a boy that launches an app with a friend. Thanks to the app, people can contact him and pay him to play the boyfriend stand-In they need for any occasion. That is how he meets Cecilia, a new client. After that, he meets the girl he thinks is the girl of his dreams: Shelby.

That is when Cecilia and Brooks’ lie gets tricky, they start to meet people they actually want to date. So, they have to fake up a break-up. In typical rom-com style, Cecilia and Brooks realize that maybe those love interests are not the ones for them.

Romantic Comedy Movie to Stream on Netflix #2: Set It Up

Romantic Comedy Movie to Stream on Netflix #2: Set It Up
Romantic Comedy Movie to Stream on Netflix #2: Set It Up.
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This romantic movie is a Treehouse Pictures’ production released on Netflix in 2018. It’s an adult romantic comedy film directed by Clarie Scanlon. The movie was written by Katie Silberman and it has Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Taye Diggs, and Lucy Liu starring. This romantic comedy received excellent reviews, and a 68% on the Tomatometer.

The movie shares the story of two overworking assistants in their 20s that start making efforts to set up their bosses. The assistants think that if their bosses start a romantic relationship, they will get less work. That is how the assistant to a journal editor, Harper, and the assistant to a venture capitalist, Charlie, met each other.

However, in the movie, no matter how many attempts they make, it seems like their bosses are not made for a romantic relationship. But in the efforts of matching their bosses, Harper and Charlie spend more time together. See where this is going? They develop romantic feelings for each other. But when the lies come out, their romantic involvement gets tricky.

Romantic Comedy Movie to Stream on Netflix #3: Overboard

Romantic Comedy Movie to Stream on Netflix #3: Overboard
Romantic Comedy Movie to Stream on Netflix #3: Overboard.
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This romantic comedy movie is now distributed by Netflix. Overboard is a 2018 romantic comedy remake from a 1987 film of the same name. This romantic comedy was directed by Rob Greenberg and written by him in collaboration with Bob Fisher and Leslie Dixon. The movie has a multicultural cast, with Eugenio Derbez and Anna Faris starring.

Overboard is a movie that shares the romantic love story between a rich Mexican playboy and a working-class single mom hired to clean his yacht. Leonardo acts terrible with Kate and refuses to pay her. That is until he falls overboard and wakes up with amnesia in Oregon. That’s when Kate decides to give him a lesson and lie about his true identity.


So there you go, 3 romantic comedy movies, and a variety of options for many ages and tastes. They are all on Netflix, so it is not difficult to find them. Now is your turn to have some time for yourself, or maybe cozy up with someone special, and stream these romantic comedy movies.