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  • 7 Romantic Movies You've Probably Never Seen But Should

    Who knew this guy from Mission Impossible, Star Trek and Star Wars could be the most charming leading man?
    by Ysa Singson for .
7 Romantic Movies You've Probably Never Seen But Should
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  • 1. Man Up

    Starring: Simon Pegg, Lake Bell

    Recently divorced Jack (Simon Pegg) mistakes Nancy (Lake Bell) for the woman he has a blind date with, but instead of telling him, she plays along to see what happens. And it’s seriously one of the cutest dates of all time.

    2. Enough Said

    Starring: Julia Louis-Dreyfus, James Galdofini

    Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) and Albert (James Galdofini) are both divorced single parents of teenagers. They meet and realize that they have a lot in common. Eva makes a new friend—Marianne (Catherine Keener)—who she really connects with, and they bond over their failed marriages…except she later finds out that Catherine’s ex-husband is Albert.

    3. Sleeping With Other People

    Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie

    Jake (Jason Sudeikis) and Lainey (Alison Brie) have a one-night stand in college—btw, they lose their virginities to each other—and 12 years and several failed relationships later, they run into each other. Despite their instant attraction, they attempt to become platonic friends.


    4. Two Night Stand

    Starring: Miles Teller, Analeigh Tipton

    What was supposed to be a casual hookup turns into an intimate bonding sesh between Alec (Miles Teller) and Megan (Analeigh Tipton) when they get stuck in one apartment because of a snowstorm.

    5. French Kiss

    Starring: Meg Ryan, Kevin Kline

    Kate (Meg Ryan) thought she was in a solid, serious relationship until her boyfriend, Charlie, falls in love with another woman during a business trip in France. On her flight to Paris, she meets Luc (Kevin Kline), who eventually tries to help her win Charlie back.

    6. Comet

    Starring: Justin Long, Emmy Rossum

    Cynical Dell (Justin Long) and insightful Kimberly (Emmy Rossum) meet and fall in love while lining up to watch a meteor shower. The entire movie jumps through different stages of their six-year relationship. Everything hurts, but in the best possible way.

    7. Life Partners

    Starring: Gillian Jacobs, Leighton Meester

    Best friends and complete opposites Sasha (Leighton Meester) and Paige’s (Gillian Jacobs) friendship dramatically changes when Paige gets into a serious relationship, and Sasha feels left out. By the way, the guy Paige falls in love with is played by Adam Brody, who is Leighton Meester’s real-life hubby! 


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    * Minor edits have been made by the editors. 

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