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SHOWING 48 FILMS SORTED BY GENRE: 'ROMANTIC COMEDY'
I'm Reed Fish

I'M REED FISH

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Country: USA
Reed Fish's future seems set until an old crush returns to Mud Meadows and makes him contemplate whether he's living the life he wants or a life imposed on him by his hometown. This refreshing coming-of-age comedy features a sweet, clever script and stars Gilmore Girls' Alexis Bledel and Undeclared's Jay Baruchel. |Read More
Comedy, Romantic Comedy
Just Before I Go

JUST BEFORE I GO

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Courteney Cox
  • Country: USA
Seann William Scott plays Ted Morgan, a down-on-his-luck everyman who has decided he’s had enough of the hard knocks life has thrown his way. But before saying his final adieu, Ted returns to his hometown to right a few wrongs. Enter a zany cast of characters, played by Rob Riggle, Olivia Thirlby, and Garret Dillahunt, who, whilst royally messing up his scheme, manage to teach him a few clumsy but ultimately valuable lessons. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Relationships, First Time Filmmaker
Kettle of Fish

KETTLE OF FISH

  • Release Year: 2006
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Country: USA
A lifelong bachelor (Matthew Modine) confronts his intimacy issues when he sublets his apartment to a fetching biologist (Gina Gershon). His heartsick fish and his wise best buddy are on hand to provide perspective in this winsome feature debut that will appeal to romantics of any species. |Read More
Music, Romantic Comedy
Life Partners

LIFE PARTNERS

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 93 minutes
  • Directed By: Susanna Fogel
  • Country: USA
Nearing 30, Sasha and Paige realize their codependent friendship is preventing either of them from settling down. When Paige meets the dorky yet lovable Tim, Sasha fears she is being replaced. Leighton Meester, Gillian Jacobs, Gabourey Sidibe, and Adam Brody star in a comedy revolving around two friends and the guy that strikes discord in their harmoniously laid-back resistance to growing up. Life Partners affectionately tackles the intimacy and complexity of female friendship. |Read More
Female Director(s), Comedy, Romantic Comedy, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s), First Time Filmmaker, Friendship
Love & Engineering

LOVE & ENGINEERING

Is there an algorithm for love? Atanas, a Bulgarian engineer living in Finland, is determined to find out. With the help of some of his geeky bachelor friends, he sets up a series of experiments to crack the code and develop a new, scientific approach to dating. This charming and lighthearted documentary follows Atanas and company as they research pheromones, chart brain waves, and try out “hacks” on blind dates in their quest to find romance in the modern world. |Read More
Comedy, Documentary, Romantic Comedy, Relationships, Science/Technology
Love in the Time of March Madness

LOVE IN THE TIME OF MARCH MADNESS

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 9 minutes
  • Directed By: Robertino Zambrano and Melissa Johnson
  • Country: USA, Australia
A story about the hilarious and awkward misadventures of a 6’4’’ tall woman who is a star on the basketball court but struggles to find true love. This animated “tall short” about embracing difference is certain to disarm and delight.

Screening in Shorts Program: Moral Fibers |Read More
Female Director(s), Comedy, Sports, Animation, Romantic Comedy, Relationships, Female Screenwriter(s)
Meddler

MEDDLER

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 104 minutes
  • Directed By: Lorene Scafaria
  • Country: USA
Susan Sarandon delivers a magnetic performance as the doting, mother supreme Marnie Minervini, who crosses coasts to drop into the life of her screenwriter daughter Lori (Rose Byrne). Loosely autobiographical, Lorene Scafaria's heartfelt comedy offers a wryly scripted defense of a woman struggling to cope with familial loss. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Romantic Comedy, Female Screenwriter(s)
My Blind Brother

MY BLIND BROTHER

  • Release Year: 2016
  • Runtime: 85 minutes
  • Directed By: Sophie Goodhart
  • Country: USA
In Sophie Goodhart's utterly original romantic comedy, Robbie (Adam Scott) is a champion blind athlete and local sports hero whose brother Bill (Nick Kroll) is always overlooked, even though he runs every marathon by his side. When both fall for the same lady (Jenny Slate), Bill must decide if he will put himself second again, or finally stand up to his blind brother. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Romantic Comedy, NY Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
My Last Five Girlfriends

MY LAST FIVE GIRLFRIENDS

  • Release Year: 2008
  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Directed By: Julian Kemp and Julian Kemp
  • Country: U.K.
Based on the international best seller On Love by Alain de Botton, this delightful romantic comedy explores with delicious wit and whimsy just how modern urban relationships go wrong. Surveying the wreckage of his last five relationships, thirtysomething Duncan (Brendan Patricks) concludes that love is a battleground where only the fittest survive. |Read More
Comedy, Romantic Comedy
My Life in Ruins

MY LIFE IN RUINS

  • Release Year: 2009
  • Runtime: 98 minutes
  • Directed By: Donald Petrie
  • Country: USA, Spain
From Nia Vardalos, writer and star of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, comes the hilarious comedy My Life in Ruins. Georgia (Nia Vardalos) has lost her kefi (Greek for "mojo"). Discouraged by her lack of direction in life, she works as a travel guide, leading a ragtag group of tourists as she tries to show them the beauty of her native Greece. While opening their eyes to an exotic foreign land, she too begins to see things in new ways-finding her kefi in the process. |Read More
Comedy, Romantic Comedy
One I Love

ONE I LOVE

  • Release Year: 2014
  • Runtime: 91 minutes
  • Directed By: Charlie McDowell
  • Country: USA
Ethan and Sophie escape to a country retreat for a last ditch attempt to save their ailing marriage. It soon morphs into an unexplainable head trip that forces the couple to confront their relationship in an impossibly unique way. Starring Mark Duplass and Elisabeth Moss in heartfelt performances, The One I Love turns the romantic comedy upside down with an altogether original take on monogamy, relationships, and how much you ever really know your partner. |Read More
Drama, Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Relationships, NY Director(s), First Time Filmmaker
Party Girl

PARTY GIRL

  • Release Year: 2015
  • Runtime: 18 minutes
  • Directed By: Evan Beamer
  • Country: USA
A scripted comedy created by Lisa Schwartz and Lacey Friedman that tells the story of an overachieving superstar, played by Lisa herself, who is forced to take a humiliating low-wage job and learns that it ain’t easy to make an honest living.
(New Form Digital/Maker Studios)

Special Screening debuting alongside the Tribeca Digital Creators Market. Includes a post-screening conversation with the creators. |Read More
Comedy, Romantic Comedy, Female Screenwriter(s)
Pretty One

PRETTY ONE

  • Release Year: 2013
  • Runtime: 90 minutes
  • Directed By: Jenée LaMarque
  • Country: USA
Audrey has all of the qualities that her twin sister Laurel wishes she possessed: confidence, style, independence. When tragedy strikes, Laurel has the opportunity to reinvent herself. In a complex performance, Zoe Kazan poignantly captures Laurel’s complex mix of loss and awakening, especially as she begins a new relationship with her neighbor (Jake Johnson). Jenée LaMarque’s first feature film is a quirky, lovely tale of identity and the eternal bond between two sisters. |Read More
Drama, Female Director(s), Comedy, Romantic Comedy
Romantics Anonymous

ROMANTICS ANONYMOUS

  • Release Year: 2010
  • Runtime: 80 minutes
  • Directed By: Jean-Pierre Améris and Jean-Pierre Améris
  • Country: France, Belgium
Two pathologically shy neurotics connect through a love of chocolate in this delectably witty romantic comedy. For Angelique and Jean-René, the social world is one big emotional minefield best avoided. She's a reclusive candymaker looking for a job, and he runs a chocolate factory in dire need of her savant-like skill. Fate may bring them together, but they'll need to overcome their common fears to find fairy-tale love. |Read More
Romantic Comedy
Splash

SPLASH

  • Release Year: 1984
  • Runtime: 110 minutes
  • Directed By: Ron Howard
  • Country: USA
Allen Bauer nearly drowns off the coast of Cape Cod. He wakes on the beach beside a beautiful woman, who all-too quickly disappears into the ocean. But the real mystery begins days later when she reappears at the Statue of Liberty guarding an incredible secret, as Allen falls wholeheartedly in love. Celebrating its 30th birthday this year, Ron Howard’s rollicking New York comedy-caper stars Tom Hanks, Daryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, and John Candy. Courtesy of Touchstone. |Read More
Comedy, Romantic Comedy