Movies like What To Expect When You're Expecting 2012

Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his father, who's expecting twins with his young trophy wife; a photographer's husband isn't sure about his wife's adoption plans; a one-time hook-up results in a surprise pregnancy for rival food-truck owners.

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1 Killers 2010

When an elite assassin marries a beautiful computer whiz after a whirlwind romance, he gives up the gun and settles down with his new bride. That is, until he learns that someone from his past has put a contract out on his life.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Thriller, Romance

Director:

Robert Luketic

Writers:

Bob DeRosa (screenplay), Ted Griffin (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
5.4

2 One Day 2011

A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Lone Scherfig

Writers:

David Nicholls (screenplay), David Nicholls (book)

Countries:

United Kingdom, United States of America
7

3 Isn't It Romantic 2019

For a long time, Natalie, an Australian architect living in New York City, had always believed that what she had seen in rom-coms is all fantasy. But after thwarting a mugger at a subway station only to be knocked out while fleeing, Natalie wakes up and discovers that her life has suddenly become her worst nightmare—a romantic comedy—and she is the leading lady.

Genres:

Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Writers:

Erin Cardillo (screenplay by), Dana Fox (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

4 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

5 Life As We Know It 2010

After a distastrous first date for caterer Holly and network sports director Messer, all they have is common is a dislike for each other and their love for their goddaughter Sophie. But when they suddenly become all Sophie has in this world, Holly and Messer must set their differences aside. Juggling careers and social calendars, they'll have to find common ground while living under the same roof.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Greg Berlanti

Country:

United States of America
6.5

6 The Proposal 2009

When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance, Drama

Director:

Anne Fletcher

Writer:

Peter Chiarelli

Country:

United States of America
6.7

7 This Means War 2012

Two top CIA operatives wage an epic battle against one another after they discover they are dating the same woman.

Genres:

Action, Comedy, Romance

Director:

McG

Writers:

Timothy Dowling (screenplay), Simon Kinberg (screenplay) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.3

8 Beauty & The Briefcase 2010

A freelance writer looking for romance sells a story to Cosmopolitan magazine about finding love in the workplace and goes undercover at a Finance Company.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Gil Junger

Writers:

Michael Horowitz (teleplay), Daniella Brodsky (novel)

Country:

United States of America
5.5

9 Date Night 2010

Phil and Claire Foster fear that their mild-mannered relationship may be falling into a stale rut. During their weekly date night, their dinner reservation leads to their being mistaken for a couple of thieves—and now a number of unsavoury characters want Phil and Claire killed.

Genre:

Comedy

Director:

Shawn Levy

Writer:

Josh Klausner

Country:

United States of America
6.3

10 It's Complicated 2009

Ten years after their divorce, Jane and Jake Adler unite for their son's college graduation and unexpectedly end up sleeping together. But Jake is married, and Jane is embarking on a new romance with her architect. Now, she has to sort out her life—just when she thought she had it all figured out.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Nancy Meyers

Writer:

Nancy Meyers

Country:

United States of America
6.5

11 Burlesque 2010

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge's troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman's quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether. Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater's crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali's big voice makes her become the main attraction of the venue.

Genres:

Drama, Romance

Director:

Steve Antin (as Steven Antin)

Writer:

Steve Antin (as Steven Antin)

Country:

United States of America
6.4

12 Just Go With It 2011

A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all their lives.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Dennis Dugan

Writers:

Allan Loeb (screenplay), Timothy Dowling (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.4

13 No Strings Attached 2011

Emma is a busy doctor who sets up a seemingly perfect arrangement when she offers her best friend Adam a relationship with one rule: No strings attached. But when a fling becomes a thing, can sex friends stay best friends?

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Ivan Reitman

Writers:

Elizabeth Meriwether (screenplay), Michael Samonek (story) (as Mike Samonek) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.2

14 Friends With Benefits 2011

Dylan and Jamie think it's going to be easy to add the simple act of sex to their friendship, despite what Hollywood romantic comedies would have them believe. They soon discover however that getting physical really does always lead to complications.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Will Gluck

Writers:

Keith Merryman (screenplay), David A. Newman (screenplay) | 4 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
6.5

15 The Other Woman 2009

After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he's been cheating on. And when yet another affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot mutual revenge on the three-timing SOB.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Nick Cassavetes

Writer:

Melissa Stack (as Melissa K. Stack)

Country:

United States of America
6

16 The Joneses 2009

A seemingly perfect family moves into a suburban neighborhood, but when it comes to the truth as to why they're living there, they don't exactly come clean with their neighbors.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama

Director:

Derrick Borte

Writers:

Randy T. Dinzler (story) (as Randy Dinzler), Derrick Borte

Country:

United States of America
6.5

17 Crazy, Stupid, Love. 2011

Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. Over 40 and suddenly single, Cal is adrift in the fickle world of dating. Enter, Jacob Palmer, a self-styled player who takes Cal under his wing and teaches him how to be a hit with the ladies.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Romance

Writer:

Dan Fogelman

Country:

United States of America
7.4

18 Safe Haven 2013

A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Genre:

Romance

Director:

Lasse Hallström

Writers:

Dana Stevens (screenplay), Gage Lansky (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

Country:

United States of America
6.7

19 I Don't Know How She Does It 2011

A comedy centered on the life of Kate Reddy, a finance executive who is the breadwinner for her husband and two kids.

Genres:

Romance, Comedy

Director:

Douglas McGrath (as Doug McGrath)

Writers:

Aline Brosh McKenna (screenplay), Allison Pearson (novel)

Country:

United States of America
4.9

20 We Bought A Zoo 2011

Benjamin has lost his wife and, in a bid to start his life over, purchases a large house that has a zoo – welcome news for his daughter, but his son is not happy about it. The zoo is in need of renovation and Benjamin sets about the work with the head keeper and the rest of the staff, but, the zoo soon runs into financial trouble.

Genres:

Drama, Comedy, Family

Director:

Cameron Crowe

Writers:

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

Country:

United States of America
7.1

21 Bachelorette 2012

Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Leslye Headland

Writers:

Leslye Headland (screenplay), Leslye Headland (based on the play by)

Country:

United States of America
5.3

22 Rock Of Ages 2012

A small town girl and a city boy meet on the Sunset Strip, while pursuing their Hollywood dreams.

Genres:

Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance

Director:

Adam Shankman

Writers:

Justin Theroux (screenplay by), Chris D'Arienzo (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »

Country:

United States of America
5.9

23 Pitch Perfect 2012

College student Beca knows she does not want to be part of a clique, but that's exactly where she finds herself after arriving at her new school. Thrust in among mean gals, nice gals and just plain weird gals, Beca finds that the only thing they have in common is how well they sing together. She takes the women of the group out of their comfort zone of traditional arrangements and into a world of amazing harmonic combinations in a fight to the top of college music competitions.

Genres:

Comedy, Music, Romance

Director:

Jason Moore

Writers:

Kay Cannon (screenplay), Mickey Rapkin (based on the book by)

Country:

United States of America
7.2

24 New Year's Eve 2011

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Genres:

Comedy, Romance

Director:

Garry Marshall

Country:

United States of America
5.7