Movies like Monster-In-Law 2005

Office temp Charlotte Cantilini thinks she's found Mr. Right when she starts dating gorgeous surgeon Dr. Kevin Fields. But there's a problem standing in the way of everlasting bliss: Kevin's overbearing and controlling mother, Viola. Fearing she'll lose her son's affections forever, Viola decides to break up the happy couple by becoming the world's worst mother-in-law.

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1 The Back-Up Plan 2010

When Zoe tires of looking for Mr. Right, she decides to have a baby on her own. But on the day she's artificially inseminated, she meets Stan, who seems to be just who she's been searching for all her life. Now, Zoe has to figure out how to make her two life's dreams fit with each other.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Alan Poul

Writer:

Kate Angelo

Country:

United States of America
5.4

2 Made Of Honor 2008

Tom and Hannah have been platonic friends for 10 years. He's a serial dater, while she wants marriage but hasn't found Mr. Right. Just as Tom is starting to think that he is relationship material after all, Hannah gets engaged. When she asks Tom to be her 'maid' of honor, he reluctantly agrees just so he can attempt to stop the wedding and woo her.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Paul Weiland

Writers:

Adam Sztykiel (screenplay), Deborah Kaplan (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
5.9

3 Failure To Launch 2006

Tripp, an attractive man in his thirties, is still living with his parents Al and Sue. Tripp's best friends Demo and Ace are also still living in their parents' homes and seem proud of it. Al and Sue are not happy, however, and are fascinated when friends whose adult son has recently moved away from home reveal they hired an expert to arrange the matter and couldn't be happier with the result.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Tom Dey

Country:

United States of America
5.6

4 27 Dresses 2008

Altruistic Jane finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Anne Fletcher

Country:

United States of America
6.1

5 Guess Who 2005

The fiancé of an African-American woman who's met with skepticism and suspicion from her father when she takes him home for the all-important introduction. As the wedding approaches, Dad must come to terms with his future son-in-law.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Writers:

William Rose (motion picture "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner"), David Ronn (story) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

6 Bride Wars 2009

Two best friends become rivals when their respective weddings are accidentally booked for the same day.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Gary Winick

Writers:

Greg DePaul (screenplay), Casey Wilson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.5

7 Over Her Dead Body 2008

After his fiancée, Kate, dies in an accident on their wedding day, veterinarian Henry grows depressed. To help him move on, his sister has him visit psychic Ashley and gives her Kate's diary. Ashley uses the journal's details to convincingly deliver the fake message that Kate wants Henry to move on. However, Kate's ghost is watching over Ashley and Henry. Furious when they fall for each other, she vows to sabotage their relationship.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Jeff Lowell

Writer:

Jeff Lowell

Country:

United States of America
5.2

8 The Nanny Diaries 2007

A college graduate goes to work as a nanny for a rich New York family. Ensconced in their home, she has to juggle their dysfunction, a new romance, and the spoiled brat in her charge.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Writers:

Emma McLaughlin (novel), Nicola Kraus (novel) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

9 Raising Helen 2004

Helen Harris has a glamorous, big-city life working for one of New York's hottest modeling agencies. But suddenly her free-spirited life gets turned upside down when she must chose between the life she's always loved, and the new loves of her life!

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Garry Marshall

Writers:

Patrick J. Clifton (story), Beth Rigazio (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6

10 The Wedding Planner 2001

San Francisco's premiere wedding planner, Mary Fiore is rescued from an accident by the man of her dreams, paediatrician Steve Edison, only to find he is the fiancé of her latest client. As Mary continues making the wedding arrangements, she and Steve are put into a string of uncomfortable situations that force them to face their mutual attraction.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Adam Shankman

Country:

United States of America
5.3

11 Maid In Manhattan 2002

Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a wealthy socialite. After an enchanting evening together, the two fall madly in love. But when Marisa's true identity is revealed, issues of class and social status threaten to separate them. Can two people from very different worlds overcome their differences and live happily ever after?

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Wayne Wang

Writers:

John Hughes (story) (as Edmond Dantès), Kevin Wade (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
5.2

12 Just My Luck 2006

Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Donald Petrie

Writers:

I. Marlene King (screenplay), Amy Harris (screenplay) (as Amy B. Harris) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

13 Because I Said So 2007

In an effort to prevent family history from repeating itself, meddlesome mom Daphne Wilder attempts to set up her youngest daughter, Milly, with Mr. Right. Meanwhile, her other daughters try to keep their mom's good intentions under control.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Michael Lehmann

Country:

United States of America
5.7

14 No Reservations 2007

Master chef Kate Armstrong runs her life and her kitchen with intimidating intensity. However, a recipe for disaster may be in the works when she becomes the guardian of her young niece while crossing forks with the brash sous-chef who just joined her staff. Though romance blooms in the face of rivalry, Kate needs to look outside the kitchen to find true happiness.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Scott Hicks

Writers:

Carol Fuchs (screenplay), Sandra Nettelbeck (screenplay "Mostly Martha")

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
6.3

15 Two Weeks Notice 2002

Dedicated environmental lawyer Lucy Kelson goes to work for billionaire George Wade as part of a deal to preserve a community center. Indecisive and weak-willed George grows dependent on Lucy's guidance on everything from legal matters to clothing. Exasperated, Lucy gives notice and picks Harvard graduate June Carter as her replacement. As Lucy's time at the firm nears an end, she grows jealous of June and has second thoughts about leaving George.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Marc Lawrence

Writer:

Marc Lawrence

Countries:

Australia, United States of America
6.1

16 In Her Shoes 2005

Irresponsible party girl, Maggie is kicked out of her father's and stepmother's home—where she lives for free—and is taken in by her hard-working sister, Philadelphia lawyer, Rose. After Maggie's disruptive ways ruin her sister's love life, Rose turns her out as well. But when their grandmother, who they never knew existed, comes into their lives, the sisters face some complicated truths about themselves and their family.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Curtis Hanson

Writers:

Jennifer Weiner (based on the novel by), Susannah Grant (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

17 Sweet Home Alabama 2002

New York fashion designer, Melanie Carmichael suddenly finds herself engaged to the city's most eligible bachelor. But her past holds many secrets—including Jake, the redneck husband she married in high school, who refuses to divorce her. Bound and determined to end their contentious relationship once and for all, Melanie sneaks back home to Alabama to confront her past.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Andy Tennant

Writers:

Douglas J. Eboch (story), C. Jay Cox (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

18 The Wedding Date 2005

With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be the groom's best man. Determined to show everyone -- most of all Jeffrey -- that her romantic life is as full and thrilling as ever, Kat hires a charming male escort as her date.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Clare Kilner

Writers:

Elizabeth Young (book), Dana Fox (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.2

19 Little Black Book 2004

Determined to learn about her boyfriend's past relationships, Stacy -- who works for a talk show -- becomes a bona fide snoop. With her colleague, Barb, Stacy gets the names of Derek's ex-lovers and interviews them, supposedly for an upcoming show. But what she learns only adds to her confusion, and her plans begin to unravel when she befriends one of the women.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Nick Hurran

Writers:

Melissa Carter (story), Melissa Carter (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.3

20 Georgia Rule 2007

Georgia Rule follows a rebellious, uncontrollable teenager who is hauled off by her dysfunctional mother to spend the summer with her grandmother. Her journey will lead all three women to revelations of buried family secrets and an understanding that - regardless what happens - the ties that bind can never be broken.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Garry Marshall

Writer:

Mark Andrus

Country:

United States of America
5.8

21 13 Going On 30 2004

After total humiliation at her thirteenth birthday party, Jenna Rink wants to just hide until she's thirty. With a little magic, her wish is granted, but it turns out that being thirty isn't as always as awesome as she thought it would be!

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Director:

Gary Winick

Country:

United States of America
6.2

22 The Perfect Man 2005

Holly is tired of moving every time her mom Jean breaks up with yet another second-rate guy. To distract her mother from her latest bad choice, Holly conceives the perfect plan for the perfect man, an imaginary secret admirer who will romance Jean and boost her self-esteem.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance

Director:

Mark Rosman

Writers:

Michael McQuown (story), Heather Robinson (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.5

23 What A Girl Wants 2003

An American girl, Daphne, heads to Europe in search of the father she's never met. But instead of finding a British version of her bohemian mother, she learns the love of her mom's life is an uptight politician. The only problem now is that her long-lost dad is engaged to a fiercely territorial social climber with a daughter who makes Daphne's life miserable.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Dennie Gordon

Country:

United States of America
5.8

24 Four Christmases 2008

Brad and Kate have made something of an art form out of avoiding their families during the holidays, but this year their foolproof plan is about go bust -- big time. Stuck at the city airport after all departing flights are canceled, the couple is embarrassed to see their ruse exposed to the world by an overzealous television reporter. Now, Brad and Kate are left with precious little choice other than to swallow their pride and suffer the rounds.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Seth Gordon

Writers:

Matt Allen (screenplay) (as Matt R. Allen), Caleb Wilson (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.7