5 underrated romantic comedies to watch on Netflix
May 17, 2022 at 1:15 am
2 minutes read
Who doesn’t like a feel-good romcom that stirs the soul?
Luckily, Netflix has something for everyone — be it teen drama The kissing booth or the classic crazy stupid love.
The platform is also home to an impressive selection of numerous heartwarming movies that may not be as popular but certainly make good company on a lazy night.
Let’s get the ball rolling and watch five such films.
First on the list are Ali Wong and Randall Park-led Always be my maybe.
It tells the life of Sasha (Wong) who falls head over heels in love with her old boyfriend (Park) after she returns to her hometown.
As if the friends-to-lovers trope wasn’t enticing enough, fan-favorite Keanu Reeves also stars in an impressive cameo.
The breezy story was directed by Nahnatcha Khan.
Oh, the sweet symphony of teen romance!
Netflix has no shortage of love stories with teen headlines.
But what sets candy jar That aside is the realistic, hard-hitting portrayal of high school life and what the unrelenting pressure to be the “best” can do to young adults.
The 2018 film stars an ensemble cast consisting of Uzo Aduba, Christina Hendricks and Academy Award winner Helen Hunt.
There are several reasons to watch Isn’t it romantic? the most important being the extremely talented cast.
Starring Rebel Wilson, Priyanka Chopra and Adam Devine, the film is sure to appeal to romantics.
It centers on Natalie, an architect struggling to break the everyday monotony of life until one day she finds herself in an alternate universe: the world of a romantic comedy!
Alex Strangelove is the stuff heartwarming movies are made of!
Everything seems to be fine for the title character, Alex Truelove (Daniel Doheny).
A devoted nerd, he is in a committed relationship with longtime girlfriend Claire (Madeline Weinstein).
However, his life is turned upside down when he meets Elliott (Antonio Marziale), who sends him on a journey to question and explore his sexuality.
indie drama Really love premiered to critical acclaim at the 2020 AFI Film Festival.
Directed by Angel Kristi Williams, it zooms in on Isaiah (Kofi Siriboe) and Stevie (Yootha Wong-Loi-Sing), lovers from opposite ends of the spectrum.
Isaiah juggles his romantic life and his desire to break into the Washington DC art circuit. What path will he choose while being torn at a fork in the road?