Movies like My Best Friend's Wedding 1997

When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings for Michael -- and sets out to sabotage the wedding.

If you already watched and love My Best Friend's Wedding, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to My Best Friend's Wedding.

1 What Women Want 2000

Advertising executive Nick Marshall is as cocky as they come, but what happens to a chauvinistic guy when he can suddenly hear what women are thinking? Nick gets passed over for a promotion, but after an accident enables him to hear women's thoughts, he puts his newfound talent to work against Darcy, his new boss, who seems to be infatuated with him.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Nancy Meyers

Writers:

Josh Goldsmith (story), Cathy Yuspa (story) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

2 French Kiss 1995

The plot involves a couple in love and one woman’s attempt to fly to Paris to get her lover back from a business trip and marry him. On the way she unknowingly smuggles something of value that has a petty thief chasing her across France as she chases after her future husband.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Lawrence Kasdan

Writer:

Adam Brooks

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.6

3 How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days 2003

An advice columnist, Andie Anderson, tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana, loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man she can use for the experiment. Enter executive Ben Berry, who is so confident in his romantic prowess that he thinks he can make any woman fall in love with him in 10 days. When Andie and Ben meet, their plans backfire.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Donald Petrie

Writers:

Michele Alexander (book), Jeannie Long (book) | 3 more credits »

Countries:

Germany, United States of America
6.4

4 Rumor Has It... 2005

Sarah Huttinger's return home with her fiance convinces her that the sedate, proper, country-club lifestyle of her family isn't for her – and that maybe the Huttinger family isn't even hers – as she uncovers secrets that suggest the Huttingers are neither sedate nor proper.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Rob Reiner

Writer:

Ted Griffin (as T.M. Griffin)

Country:

United States of America
5.5

5 Ghost 1990

Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. When he learns of Carl's betrayal, Sam must seek the help of psychic Oda Mae Brown to set things right and protect Molly from Carl and his goons.

Genres:

Fantasy, Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Romance

Director:

Jerry Zucker

Country:

United States of America
7

6 Something's Gotta Give 2003

Harry Sanborn is an aged music industry exec with a fondness for younger women like Marin, his latest trophy girlfriend. Things get a little awkward when Harry suffers a heart attack at the home of Marin's mother, Erica. Left in the care of Erica and his doctor, a love triangle starts to take shape.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Romance

Director:

Nancy Meyers

Writer:

Nancy Meyers

Country:

United States of America
6.7

7 Shall We Dance 2004

Upon first sight of a beautiful instructor, a bored and overworked estate lawyer signs up for ballroom dancing lessons.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Comedy

Director:

Peter Chelsom

Writers:

Masayuki Suo, Audrey Wells (screenplay)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

8 One Fine Day 1996

Melanie Parker, an architect and mother of Sammy, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father of Maggie, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with Maggie and forgets that Melanie was to take her to school. As a result, both children miss their school field trip and are stuck with the parents. The two adults project their negative stereotypes of ex-spouses on each other, but end up needing to rely on each other to watch the children as each must save his job. Humor is added by Sammy's propensity for lodging objects in his nose and Maggie's tendency to wander.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Michael Hoffman

Country:

United States of America
6.5

9 Stepmom 1998

Jackie is a divorced mother of two. Isabel is the career minded girlfriend of Jackie’s ex-husband Luke, forced into the role of unwelcome stepmother to their children. But when Jackie discovers she is ill, both women realise they must put aside their differences to find a common ground and celebrate life to the fullest, while they have the chance.

Genres:

Drama, Romance, Comedy

Director:

Chris Columbus

Writers:

Gigi Levangie (story), Gigi Levangie (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

10 Erin Brockovich 2000

A twice-divorced mother of three who sees an injustice, takes on the bad guy and wins -- with a little help from her push-up bra. Erin goes to work for an attorney and comes across medical records describing illnesses clustered in one nearby town. She starts investigating and soon exposes a monumental cover-up.

Genre:

Drama

Director:

Steven Soderbergh

Writer:

Susannah Grant

Country:

United States of America
7.3

11 Pretty Woman 1990

When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Garry Marshall

Writer:

J.F. Lawton

Country:

United States of America
7

12 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2002

A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Joel Zwick

Writer:

Nia Vardalos

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
6.5

13 You've Got Mail 1998

Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet—both blissfully unaware that he's trying to put her out of business.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Nora Ephron

Writers:

Miklós László (play) (as Nikolaus Laszlo), Nora Ephron (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.6

14 Forces Of Nature 1999

Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an approaching hurricane, so he is forced to hitch a ride in a Geo Metro with an attractive but eccentric woman named Sara.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Bronwen Hughes

Writer:

Marc Lawrence

Country:

United States of America
5.4

15 Notting Hill 1999

William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As the average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer and closer together, they struggle to reconcile their radically different lifestyles in the name of love.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Roger Michell

Writer:

Richard Curtis

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7.1

16 Music And Lyrics 2007

A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.

Genres:

Comedy, Music, Romance

Director:

Marc Lawrence

Writer:

Marc Lawrence

Country:

United States of America
6.5

17 While You Were Sleeping 1995

A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off railway tracks after he's mugged, but—while he's in a coma—his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. Things get more complicated when she falls for his brother, who's not quite sure that she's who she claims to be.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Jon Turteltaub

Writers:

Daniel G. Sullivan, Fredric Lebow (as Fredric LeBow)

Country:

United States of America
6.7

18 Bridget Jones's Diary 2001

A chaotic Bridget Jones meets a snobbish lawyer, and he soon enters her world of imperfections.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Sharon Maguire

Writers:

Helen Fielding (novel), Helen Fielding (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Countries:

France, Ireland, United Kingdom, United States of America
6.7

19 The Holiday 2006

Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Nancy Meyers

Writer:

Nancy Meyers

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
6.9

20 Sleepless In Seattle 1993

A young boy who tries to set his dad up on a date after the death of his mother. He calls into a radio station to talk about his dad's loneliness which soon leads the dad into meeting a journalist, Annie who flies to Seattle, to write a story about the boy and his dad. Yet Annie ends up with more than just a story in this popular romantic comedy.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Nora Ephron

Writers:

Jeff Arch (story), Nora Ephron (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.8

21 When Harry Met Sally... 1989

During their travel from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally debate whether or not sex ruins a friendship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Rob Reiner

Writer:

Nora Ephron

Country:

United States of America
7.6

22 The Devil Wears Prada 2006

Andy moves to New York to work in the fashion industry. Her boss is extremely demanding, cruel and won't let her succeed if she doesn't fit into the high class elegant look of their magazine.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

David Frankel

Writers:

Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay), Lauren Weisberger (novel)

Country:

United States of America
6.9

23 Father Of The Bride 1991

George Banks is an ordinary, middle-class man whose 21 year-old daughter Annie has decided to marry a man from an upper-class family, but George can't think of what life would be like without his daughter. He becomes slightly insane, but his wife tries to make him happy for Annie, but when the wedding takes place at their home and a foreign wedding planner takes over the ceremony.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Charles Shyer

Writers:

Frances Goodrich (screenplay), Albert Hackett (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5