Movies like The Break-Up 2006

Pushed to the breaking-up point after their latest 'why can't you do this one little thing for me?' argument, Brooke calls it quits with her boyfriend Gary. What follows is a hilarious series of remedies, war tactics, overtures and undermining tricks – all encouraged by the former couple's friends and confidantes …and the occasional total stranger! When neither ex is willing to move out of their shared apartment, the only solution is to continue living as hostile roommates until one of them reaches breaking point.

If you already watched and love The Break-Up, you will love these. Below is the list of movies similar to The Break-Up.

1 The Ugly Truth 2009

A romantically challenged morning show producer is reluctantly embroiled in a series of outrageous tests by her chauvinistic correspondent to prove his theories on relationships and help her find love. His clever ploys, however, lead to an unexpected result.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Robert Luketic

Writers:

Nicole Eastman (screenplay), Karen McCullah (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

2 The Switch 2010

An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Directors:

Josh Gordon, Will Speck

Writers:

Jeffrey Eugenides (based on the short story "Baster" by), Allan Loeb (screenplay by)

Country:

United States of America
6.1

3 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

4 What Happens In Vegas 2008

During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. They are then compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Tom Vaughan

Writer:

Dana Fox

Country:

United States of America
6.1

5 The Bounty Hunter 2010

Milo Boyd is a bounty hunter whose latest gig is rather satisfying, as he finds out that the bail-skipper he must chase down is his own ex-wife, Nicole -- but she has no intention of getting nabbed without a fight. Complicating matters, Nicole's wannabe-boyfriend, Stewart, joins the chase.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Drama

Director:

Andy Tennant

Writer:

Sarah Thorp

Country:

United States of America
5.6

6 Valentine's Day 2010

More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter. A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love. Two high school seniors plan first-time sex at noon. A TV sports reporter gets the assignment to find romance in LA. A star quarterback contemplates his future. Two strangers meet on a plane. Grandparents, together for years, face a crisis. An 'I Hate Valentine's Day' dinner beckons the lonely and the lied to.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Garry Marshall

Writers:

Katherine Fugate (screenplay), Katherine Fugate (story) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.7

7 Love Happens 2009

Dr. Burke Ryan is a successful self-help author and motivational speaker with a secret. While he helps thousands of people cope with tragedy and personal loss, he secretly is unable to overcome the death of his late wife. It's not until Burke meets a fiercely independent florist named Eloise that he is forced to face his past and overcome his demons.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Brandon Camp

Countries:

Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America
5.7

8 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

9 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

10 Something Borrowed 2011

Though Rachel is a successful attorney and a loyal, generous friend, she is still single. After one drink too many at her 30th-birthday celebration, Rachel unexpectedly falls into bed with her longtime crush, Dex -- who happens to be engaged to her best friend, Darcy. Ramifications of the liaison threaten to destroy the women's lifelong friendship, while Ethan, Rachel's confidant, harbors a potentially explosive secret of his own.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Director:

Luke Greenfield

Writers:

Jennie Snyder Urman (screenplay), Emily Giffin (novel)

Country:

United States of America
5.9

11 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

12 Couples Retreat 2009

Four couples, all friends, descend on a tropical island resort. Though one husband and wife are there to work on their marriage, the others just want to enjoy some fun in the sun. They soon find, however, that paradise comes at a price: Participation in couples therapy sessions is mandatory. What started out as a cut-rate vacation turns into an examination of the common problems many face.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Peter Billingsley

Country:

United States of America
5.5

13 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

14 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

15 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

16 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

17 Along Came Polly 2004

Reuben Feffer is a guy who's spent his entire life playing it safe. Polly Prince is irresistible as a free-spirit who lives for the thrill of the moment. When these two comically mismatched souls collide, Reuben's world is turned upside down, as he makes an uproarious attempt to change his life from middle-of-the-road to totally-out-there.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

John Hamburg

Writer:

John Hamburg

Country:

United States of America
6

18 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

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 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

21 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

22 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

23 A Lot Like Love 2005

On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are reunited time and time again, they go from being acquaintances to close friends to ... lovers?

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Nigel Cole

Country:

United States of America
6.6

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