Movies like My Life In Ruins 2009

A Greek tour guide named Georgia attempts to recapture her kefi (Greek for mojo) by guiding a ragtag group of tourists around Greece and showing them the beauty of her native land. Along the way, she manages to open their eyes to the wonders of an exotic foreign land while beginning to see the world through a new set of eyes in the process.

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1 Fool's Gold 2008

Treasure hunter Ben 'Finn' Finnegan has sunk both his trusty boat and his marriage to Tess in his obsessive quest to find the legendary 'Queen's Dowry' treasure. When he finds a vital clue that may finally pinpoint the treasure's whereabouts, he drags Tess and her boss along on the hunt. But Finn is not the only one interested in the gold—his former mentor-turned-enemy will stop at nothing to beat him to it.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy, Adventure

Director:

Andy Tennant

Writers:

John Claflin (screenplay), Daniel Zelman (screenplay) | 3 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.7

2 All About Steve 2009

After one short date, a brilliant crossword constructor decides that a CNN cameraman is her true love. Because the cameraman's job takes him hither and yon, she crisscrosses the country, turning up at media events as she tries to convince him they are perfect for each other.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Phil Traill

Writer:

Kim Barker

Country:

United States of America
4.8

3 What's Your Number? 2011

Ally Darling (Anna Faris) is realizing she's a little lost in life. Her latest romance has just fizzled out, and she's just been fired from her marketing job. Then she reads an eye-opening magazine article that warns that 96 percent of women who've been with 20 or more lovers are unlikely to find a husband. Determined to turn her life around and prove the article wrong, Ally embarks on a mission to find the perfect mate from among her numerous ex-boyfriends.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Mark Mylod

Writers:

Karyn Bosnak (novel), Gabrielle Allan (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.1

4 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.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Robert Luketic

Writer:

Anya Kochoff

Countries:

United States of America, Germany
5.5

5 New In Town 2009

Lucy Hill is an ambitious up-and-coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder. When she is offered a temporary assignment – in the middle of nowhere – to restructure a manufacturing plant, she jumps at the opportunity, knowing that a big promotion is close at hand. What begins as a straight-forward assignment becomes a life-changing experience as Lucy discovers greater meaning in her life and, most unexpectedly, the man of her dreams.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Jonas Elmer

Writers:

Ken Rance (as Kenneth Rance), C. Jay Cox

Countries:

Canada, United States of America
5.6

6 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

7 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

8 America's Sweethearts 2001

In the midst of a nasty public breakup of married movie stars, a studio publicist scrambles to put a cap on the escalating situation as the couple's latest film has found it's only print kidnapped by the director.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Joe Roth

Country:

United States of America
5.7

9 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

10 Laws Of Attraction 2004

Amidst a sea of litigation, two New York City divorce lawyers find love.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Romance, Thriller

Director:

Peter Howitt

Writers:

Aline Brosh McKenna (story), Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Germany, Ireland, United Kingdom
5.9

11 Wimbledon 2004

A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Richard Loncraine

Countries:

France, United Kingdom
6.3

12 Kate & Leopold 2001

When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time Kate spends with Leopold, the harder she falls for him. But if he doesn't return to his own time, his absence will forever alter history.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction

Director:

James Mangold

Writers:

Steven Rogers (story), James Mangold (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

13 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

14 Alex & Emma 2003

Writer Alex Sheldon (Luke Wilson) must finish his novel within a month. If he doesn't, he won't get paid. And, if that happens, angry Mafia types to whom he owes money will come looking for him. In order to expedite things, Alex hires typist Emma Dinsmore (Kate Hudson) and begins dictating his novel. The book is about a doomed love affair between a character similar to Alex and a character named Polina Delacroix (Sophie Marceau). But, as Alex falls for Emma, his work takes a different turn.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Rob Reiner

Writer:

Jeremy Leven

Country:

United States of America
5.6

15 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

16 The Family Stone 2005

An uptight, conservative, businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Thomas Bezucha

Writer:

Thomas Bezucha

Country:

United States of America
6.3

17 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

18 The Accidental Husband 2008

When radio love guru Dr Emma Lloyd convinces Patrick Sullivan's fiancée to dump him the week before their wedding. He sets about teaching her a lesson for interfering in other peoples lives that she knows nothing about. Things take a turn when he finds himself falling for the very person who ruined his life and everyone is going to have to learn a few lessons about 'Real Love'

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Griffin Dunne

Countries:

Ireland, United States of America
5.6

19 View From The Top 2003

A small-town woman tries to achieve her goal of becoming a flight attendant.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Bruno Barreto

Writer:

Eric Wald

Country:

United States of America
5.2

20 Last Holiday 2006

After she's diagnosed with a terminal illness, a shy woman decides to take a European vacation.

Genres:

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Wayne Wang

Writers:

Jeffrey Price (screenplay), Peter S. Seaman (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

21 Under The Tuscan Sun 2003

After a rough divorce, Frances, a 35 year old book editor from San Francisco takes a tour of Tuscany at the urgings of her friends. On a whim she buys Bramasole, a run down villa in the Tuscan countryside and begins to piece her life together starting with the villa and finds that life sometimes has unexpected ways of giving her everything she wanted.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Audrey Wells

Writers:

Frances Mayes (book), Audrey Wells (screen story) | 1 more credit »

Countries:

Italy, United States of America
6.8

22 Catch And Release 2006

Gray Wheeler just lost everything. But it could be the best thing that ever happened to her. After the death of her fiancé, Gray moves in with her late love's best friends. While Sam and Dennis do their best to cheer Gray up, Fritz doesn't seem to care. Once Gray breaks through Fritz's defenses, however, she finally sees why her fiancé thought so highly of him. As they spend more time together, Gray learns that her chances for love have not died out with her fiancé. But when some surprise guests show up on their doorstep, it'll take the love of all of her new friends to help Gray learn that life may be messy, but love is messier.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Susannah Grant

Writer:

Susannah Grant

Country:

United States of America
6

23 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