We know that every women love rom-com movies. We’ve long been bemoaning the lack of new romantic comedies, but now it’s time to celebrate the ones that are coming. Rom-com movies are coming to the big screen in this year and there will probably be more to add to the list in the coming months. For now, take a look at these seven films with seriously sweet potential.
Everybody Loves Somebody
A Mexico rom-com about Clara (Souza) plays a gynecologist who considers giving her ex a chance when he shows up to a family wedding . . . even though she’s kind of, sort of into a co-worker, too. Starring: Karla Souza, José María Yazpik, and Ben O’Toole
Release Date: Feb 17
A story of Eloise (Kendrick) decides to attend a wedding, despite being very recently dumped by the best man. Now seated at the singles table, she bonds with her fellow odd-men-out.
Starring: Anna Kendrick, Lisa Kudrow, and Craig Robinson
Release Date: March 3
A long-married husband and wife both find themselves caught up in secret affairs, but when each get close to ending their marriage, they find themselves more drawn to each other than ever.
Starring: Debra Winger and Tracy Letts
Release Date: May 5
The Wedding Plan
This Israeli rom-com centers on an engaged woman (Koler) who finds out that her fiancé doesn’t love her. They break up, but she refuses to cancel her wedding, sure that she’ll find someone to marry by the time the big day comes.
Starring: Noa Koler and Erez Drigues
Release Date: May 12
Paris Can Wait
A woman (Lane) agrees to go on a road trip with her workaholic husband’s (Baldwin) business associate (Viard). What is supposed to be a simple trip turns into much more.
Starring: Alec Baldwin, Diane Lane, and Arnaud Viard
Release Date: May 12
The Big Sick
What it’s about: Based on a rough period of time in their own marriage, Nanjiani and wife Emily V. Gordon wrote this Sundance darling.
Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, and Holly Hunter
Release Date: June 23
How to Talk to Girls at Parties
Set in the suburbs of London in the ’70s, How to Talk to Girls at Parties is based on Neil Gaiman’s short story of the same name. It’s a love story between a teenage boy and a beautiful girl who happens to be an alien, so it’s covering a lot of genres.
Starring: Elle Fanning, Alex Sharp, and Nicole Kidman
Release Date: To be announced.
Prepare yourself for these movies, if you are a rom-com big fans. These will make you feel good all of 2017. Don’t forget to ask your boyfriend to go with you, if you want to have a little happy time together.