Top 24 Best Rom-Coms on Netflix Of All Time

By Daniel Hart
Published: January 30, 2023 (Last updated: 3 weeks ago)
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Bookmark this page as we celebrate and list what are deemed to be the Top 24 Best Rom-Coms on Netflix of all time.

Romance films and rom-coms do go hand in hand, but romantic comedies have a special light that romance films don’t have. There’s this lighthearted hopefulness that comes with rom-coms.

Romantic films can be tragic and a bit sad, and that’s why there is a different subgenre to highlight the fun ones. The films on this list are the best Rom-Coms on Netflix. By using IMDb and its rating scale, the films below are listed from lowest to highest to give the most accurate score.

If you love a bit of romance on Netflix, check out our Best Romance Movies on Netflix Of All Time.

Top 24 Best Rom-Coms on Netflix Of All Time

24. Squared Love (2021)

Looks can always be deceiving, and in this rom-com, the known player gets played by a celebrity journalist. They both lead different lives, and they change the other person’s perspective on life.

Official Premise: A celebrity journalist and renowned womanizer starts to rethink his life choices after he falls for a mysterious model who leads a double life.

Cast: Adrianna Chlebicka, Mateusz Banasiuk, Agnieszka Zulewska

IMDB Rating: 5.1

23. The Royal Treatment (2022)

When you get two different people from different backgrounds, you usually get a pretty fun rom-com with plenty of laughs. There’s a cuteness factor that comes with two charming leads trying their best to remain platonic.

Official Premise: New York hairdresser Izzy seizes the chance to work at the wedding of a charming prince, but when sparks between them fly, will love or duty prevail?

Cast: Laura Marano, Mena Massoud, Julie Edwards

IMDB Rating: 5.2

22. Desperados (2020)

The concept of Desperados is a bit out there but the cast does bring it all together o make this a fun rom-com. It always comes down to the gimmick working for audiences and in this case, it does.

Official Premise: A panicked young woman, with her reluctant friends in tow, rushes to Mexico o try and delete a ranting email she sent to her new boyfriend.

Cast: Nasim Pedrad, Anna Camp, Lamorne Morris

IMDB Rating: 5.2

21. Tall Girl (2019)

It’s hard being a teenager in high school and it’s even harder when you feel like an outcast for something out of your control. This film has a heartfelt message about accepting who you are, and one day your other half will too.

Official Premise: Jodi, the tallest girl in her high school, has always felt uncomfortable in her own skin. But after years of slouching, being made fun of, and avoiding attention at all costs, Jodie finally decides to find the confidence to stand tall.

Cast: Ava Mitchell, Griffin Gluck, Sabrina Carpenter

IMDB Rating: 5.2

20. Wine Country (2019)

Here you have some of the best cast members from Saturday Night Live coming together to make a fun little getaway weekend. It’s heartfelt because they reflect on their life choices – including bad relationships – and drink wine while doing it.

Official Premise: During a vacation to Napa Valley, a group of long-time friends reunites and revisit past choices in this hilarious and heartfelt comedy from director Amy Poehler

Cast: Amy Poehler, Rachel Dratch, Ana Gasteyer

IMDB Rating: 5.4

19. Falling Inn Love (2019)

Rom-coms have a way of placing their leads in a beautiful landscape to fall in love, and it’s so lovely. To be able to get whisked away and unexpectedly fall in love with someone new that you meet almost always works.

Official Premise: When city girl Gabriela spontaneously enters a contest and wins a rustic New Zealand inn, she teams up with bighearted contractor Jake Taylor to fix and flip it.

Cast: Christina Milian, Adam Demos, Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman

IMDB Rating: 5.6

18. Love, Guaranteed (2020)

Damon Wayans Jr. is hilarious in this rom-com because he gets upset over an app that is supposed to guarantee love. It’s probably the most realistic film about dating apps in this generation, and it’s great.

Official Premise: To save her small law firm, earnest lawyer Susan takes a high-paying case from Nick, a charming new client who wants to sue a dating website that guarantees love. But as the case hears up, so do Susan and Nick’s feelings for each other.

Cast: Rachel Leigh Cook, Damon Wayans Jr., Heather Graham

IMDB Rating: 5.6

17. Someone Borrowed (2022)

It’s so hard to find love and that’s what parents want for their children so they’re never alone. In this film, a son fulfills that wish for his mother only to get something in return.

Official Premise: A stubborn bachelor hires an actress to play his fiancee to fulfill his dying mother’s final wish, and try to avoid her deleting him from her will.

Cast: Caio Castro, Thati Lopes, Mariana Xavier

IMDB Rating: 5.6

16. Resort to Love (2021)

Rom-coms have a way of taking two leads and placing them in the worst possible situations, which only makes it much more entertaining. Having an ex at your wedding is awkward, but having your ex as the entertainment at your wedding is on another level.

Official Premise: Erica, who ends up as the entertainment at her ex-fiance’s wedding after reluctantly taking a gig at a luxurious island resort while in the wake of a music career meltdown.

Cast: Christina Milian, Tymberlee Hill, Kayne Lee Harrison

IMDB Rating: 5.7

15. The Wrong Missy (2020)

Many people have been on many bad dates and this film explores what would happen if you redialed that bad date for a night out. There are plenty of numbers in our phones and it is a common mix-up.

Official Premise: Tim thinks he’s invited the woman of his dreams on a work retreat to Hawaii, realizing too late he mistakenly texted someone from a nightmare blind date.

Cast: David Spade, Lauren Lapkus, Nick Swardson

IMDB Rating: 5.7

14. The Perfect Date (2019)

The gimmick of the rom-com subgenre is carried out quite well in this one. If you need a date, there’s an app for that, and this teenager had the right idea to gain some extra money. But of course, feelings get in the way.

Official Premise: To save up for college, Brooks Rattigan creates an app where anyone can pay him to play the perfect stand-in boyfriend for any occasion.

Cast: Noah Centineo, Laura Marano, Odiseas Georgiadis

IMDB Rating: 5.8

13. Murder Mystery (2019)

The whodunit has become really popular over the past couple of years and Murder Mystery threw in a bit of romance. Seeing Sandler and Aniston back together again on screen playing a married couple was so fun, and the mystery was engaging.

Official Premise: A New York cop and his wife go on a European vacation to reinvigorate the spark in their marriage, but end up getting framed and on the run for the death of an elderly billionaire.

Cast: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Luke Evans

IMDB Rating: 6

12. To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020)

When we have crushes, ideas start to swirl in our heads and it’s hard to tell the person how you truly feel. So through the power of writing love letters (and not sending them), those feelings are healthily expressed. Once those letters get out, it changes things entirely for Lara Jean making this one of the strongest romance films on Netflix.

Official Premise: Lara Jean and Peter have just taken their relationship from pretend to officially official when another recipient of one of her letters enters the picture.

Cast: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Jordan Fisher

IMDB Rating: 6

11. Like Father (2018)

The film is directed by Lauren Miller-Rogen who highlighted the relationship between a father and daughter. In doing so, the daughter finds out what her father has been living with, and a new relationship forms.

Official Premise: After she’s left at the altar, a workaholic advertising executive ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with her estranged father.

Cast: Kristen Bell, Danielle Davenport, Kimiko Glenn

IMDB Rating: 6.1

10. The Holidate (2020)

The holidays are the absolute worst when it comes to dating and relationships. You want to have someone there, but the constant questions about relationships can get annoying. So in true rom-com fashion, a pact was made and then the feelings start coming.

Official Premise: Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other’s platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.

Cast: Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Kristin Chenoweth

IMDB Rating: 6.1

9. Someone Great (2019)

New York City can be filled with so many wonderful things, but sometimes heartbreak is part of that. On her last day in NYC, she gets her girls together and plans a night they will never forget.

Official Premise: After a devastating breakup on the eve o the cross-country move, Jenny enjoys one last NYC adventure with her two best pals.

Cast: Gina Rodriguez, LaKeith Stanfield, Brittany Snow

IMDB Rating: 6.1

8. A Perfect Pairing (2020)

Life is all about trying something different and changing the way you live when you least expect it. For an LA executive to go all the way to Australia to land a client, her perspective changes when she meets someone who lives there.

Official Premise: It follows a hard-driving LA wine-company executive who travels to an Australian sheep station to land a major client and there she ends up working as a ranch hand and sparking with a rugged local.

Cast: Victoria Justice, Adam Demos, Lucas Asta Sardelis

IMDB Rating: 6.1

7. Love Hard (2021)

This is another rom-com that explores how difficult dating apps can be, especially when something like a catfish happens after travelling to a different city for your potential significant other.

Official Premise: An LA girl, unlucky in love falls for an East Coast guy on a dating app and decides to surprise him for the holidays, only to discover that she’s being catfished. The lighthearted romantic comedy chronicles her attempt to reel in love.

Cast: Nina Dobrev, Jimmy O. Yang, Darren Barnet

IMDB Rating: 6.3

6. To All the Boys: Always and Forever (2021)

In the third installment of To All the Boys, Lara Jean puts her future ahead of her relationship which puts a strain on their final year together. It’s hard to move forward with the one you love when something else is pulling you in a different direction.

Official Premise: Lara Jean’s senior year of high school takes center stage when she returns from a family trip to Korea and considers her college plans – with and without Peter.

Cast: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish

IMDB Rating: 6.3

5. When We First Met (2018)

Many do have the one that got away, but wouldn’t it be great if we had the power to change things? The time machine in this film helps Noah realize what he could have done to keep his relationship with Avery.

Official Premise: Noah meets Avery at a Halloween party and falls in love but gets friend-zoned. Three years later, she’s engaged to someone else. Noah returns in a time machine to fix things.

Cast: Adam Devine, Alexandra D’Addario, Shelley Henning

IMDB Rating: 6.4

4. Set It Up (2018)

The reason why people enjoy this romance film so much is because of the chemistry between Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell. This genre only works if there’s good chemistry because that’s what makes the love story believable.

Official Premise: Two corporate executive assistants hatch a plan to match-make their two bosses.

Cast: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu, Taye Diggs

IMDB Rating: 6.5

3. Dumplin (2018)

Beauty pageants can be somewhat damaging to young girls’ self-esteem and Willowdean struggles with the image of beauty. It is a beautiful film and one of the most heartfelt films on Netflix. She goes out of her way to become the young woman that she wants to be with her mother cheering her on all the way.

Official Premise: Willowdean, the plus-size teenage daughter of a former beauty queen, signs up for her mom’s Miss Teen Bluebonnet pageant as a protest that escalates when other contestants follow her footsteps, revolutionizing the pageant and their small Texas town.

Cast: Danielle Macdonald, Jennifer Aniston, Odeya Rush

IMDB Rating: 6.5

2. Always Be My Maybe (2019)

No one knows who the right person is for them and it’s hard to ever be ready for a full commitment if you aren’t sure. The foundation of a friendship can always flourish into something more if the chance is taken.

Official Premise: Everyone assumed that Sasha and Marcus would wind up together, except for Sasha and Marcus. Reconnecting after 15 years, the two start to wonder–maybe?

Cast: Ali Wong, Randall Park, James Saito

IMDB Rating: 6.8

1. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)

When we have crushes, ideas start to swirl in our heads and it’s hard to tell the person how you truly feel. So through the power of writing love letters (and not sending them), those feelings are healthily expressed. Once those letters get out, it changes things entirely for Lara Jean making this one of the strongest romance films on Netflix.

Official Premise: A teenage girl’s secret love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her love life.

Cast: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish

IMDB Rating: 7

And that completes our Top 24 Best Rom-Coms on Netflix list. What’s your favorite Rom-Com on Netflix? Comment below.

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