They say that laughter is the best medicine, and it’s true – laughter reduces pain, stress lowers blood pressure and aids in immunity. With millions of us around the world stuck indoors due to the evolving Coronavirus pandemic, we could all use a little laughter. If you’re practising self-isolation, social distancing or are in a quarantined area, here are seven romantic comedies on Netflix sure to bring you a smile.
Best Romantic Comedies On Netflix
1. About Time
It would seem that every romance film Rachel McAdams touches is pure gold. About Time is no different. This heartwarming, tear-jerking, hilariously sweet film is all about savouring life’s little moments. Easily the best romance on Netflix and well worth whipping up a batch of popcorn for!
2. Always Be My Maybe
Starring hysterically funny Ali Wong and Randall Park – Always Be My Maybe is a movie for everyone. Childhood sweethearts Sasha and Marcus reconnect years later, and while they now live in different worlds, the sparks still fly. See how the two manage and if they are still meant to be after all these years.
Alex Hitchens thinks he has it all. He can get any woman he wants, has the perfect career, is loved by everyone and is known for being quite the matchmaker. This all changes when he meets his match, a gossip columnist named Sara.
4. Sleeping With Other People
Sleeping With Other People is a classic will they won’t they romantic comedy that’s as funny as it is heartwarming. Twelve years after a one night stand, Lainey and Jake come together again to see if they can maintain a platonic relationship without their attraction getting in the way.
5. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
This heartfelt coming of age rom-com is perfect for all ages. Following the life of Lana Condor after her diary is exposed, the film offers many lessons to be learnt on self-confidence, growth and laughing when it rains.
6. Set It Up
When two overworked and underpaid office workers decide they’ve had enough, they come up with a plan to get back at their bosses. While scheming to get back at their bosses, they kindle a relationship of their own that is equal parts funny, cute and genuine.
7. Life As We Know It
Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel bring the trials and tribulations fo parenting to life in Life As We Know It. The film follows the pairs complicated, sweet and funny attempts at parenting a child after the child’s parents tragically pass away. It highlights the obstacles of life with a child while keeping it light and heartwarming.