The Rom-Coms That Will Make You Laugh, Cry, And Swoon In 2018

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This is more rom-dram than it is rom-com, but you'll occasionally laugh, and that counts for something. Rebecca Hall and Dan Stevens star as a longtime couple on the brink of getting engaged when they decide to sleep with other people before taking that next step.

Love, Simon

This high-school romance follows Simon, a closeted gay teenager in Atlanta, Georgia (played by Nick Robinson) who falls for an anonymous classmate online. As Simon tries to uncover the identity of his crush—who goes by the name "Blue"—a blackmailer threatens to leak the boys' emails to the entire school.


This gender-swapped version of the 1987 original stars Anna Faris as a working-class mom who convinces a wealthy man with amnesia that they're in fact married. The original starred Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell, so it's a tough act to follow—but give the remake a try!

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Book Club

Four older women—played by legends Jane Fonda, Candice Bergen, Mary Steenburgen, and Diane Keaton — read Fifty Shades of Grey for their book club and it gives them the jump start they need to start dating again.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Sophie, now pregnant and doubting her ability to be a mom, hears the story of her own mother's pregnancy. Much of the movie is told in flashback, and you can expect romance, heartbreak, humor, and swelling musical numbers.

Crazy Rich Asians

This adaptation of Kevin Kwan's best-seller follows young couple Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) and Nick Young (Henry Golding) on a trip to Singapore for his best friend's wedding. What she learns along the way is that he's extremely wealthy—like, "richer than you could ever imagine" wealthy—and his family isn't exactly welcoming.


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