Hulu does not have as many options as Netflix when it comes to RomComs but it does have some of my all-time favorites.
Best Romantic Comedies Ever
When Harry Met Sally (1989) – Just one of the many great things to come to life in 1989, this is my top RomCom and I’m happy to see it back on Hulu. The acting is brilliant. It has two of my favorite scenes in a movie, both where a character talks about how the person they were with has moved on to someone else. It shows the value of friendship that makes it much more satisfying than a plot line where two people meet and fall in love immediately and everything is just breezy and peachy. It feels like real life and it’s lovely. It is quotable.
Bridget Jones’s Baby (2016) – This is one of my top romantic comedies of all time because two men are fighting over an older pregnant woman and that’s how it should always be. Bonus: The first two Bridget Jones movies are also on Hulu.
The Mindy Project – This is the greatest show of all time and was created by a romantic comedy queen. Some of my favorite episodes are Hooking up is Hard and later episodes that parody You Got Mail and When Harry Met Sally, but they’re only worth it if you have been through the rest of the episodes leading up to it. I know not everyone will feel this way, but Dr. Mindy Lahiri is one of the most relatable characters I have ever come across. The writing is hilarious and the subject matter is often irreverent but in the best way. And boys like it too, for reals.
Four Weddings and a Funeral – If you like the drama of RomComs this one is for you. It’s still very funny, but it’s even more about the twists and turns and dra-ma. It has attractive people in it. It is a ten-part series based on the original movie, but not the same. Their outfits are amazing. I love Mindy Kaling and Matt Warburton.
Hitch – It’s Will Smith. It’s charming. We love seeing cool guys outside of their comfort zone. It’s got real heart.
Gender Swapped RomCom Remakes
What Men Want (2019) – I enjoyed this one more than I thought. It answers the question we women are all asking, can a woman have it all?
Overboard (2018) – Funny. Great acting from Eugenio Derbez. I love him in this. That’s all.
Ghost – So I’m more of a fan of the musical–it’s got some great numbers in it. But this is a classic, you need to see it to get all the references. It has hot people. It has ghosts. It has pottery. It has comedic relief. It’s got–kind of a weird plot, to be honest, but it’s a CLASSIC.
Say Anything – Also CLASSIC. Do I actually like it? HARD TO SAY but that CASSETTE PLAYER.
My Best Friend’s Wedding – A good reminder that you can’t always get what you want, even if you’re Julia Roberts. Great soundtrack. Hot people.