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10 Best Movies Like ‘Anyone But You’ To Watch If You Loved the Film

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The wait for Sydney Sweeney and Glen Powell‘s raunchy romantic comedy Anyone But You is finally over and the fans of the genre and the stars seem to be loving the film. Based on William Shakespeare‘s Much Ado About Nothing, the film is directed by Will Gluck from a screenplay by Gluck and Ilana Wolpert. Anyone But You revolves around Bea and Ben who pretend to be a couple at Bea’s sister’s wedding so that Bea can avoid her ex and Ben can get back together with his. Anyone But You also stars Alexandra Shipp, GaTa, Hadley Robinson, Michelle Hurd, Dermot Mulroney, Darren Barnet, Bryan Brown, and Rachel Griffiths. So, if you loved the film here are some similar options you should check out next.

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (Paramount+ & Prime Video Add-On)

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Anyone But You has the same energy as all of the rom-coms once did before they were deemed unprofitable but before that happened we got to see Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson in a charming romantic comedy that had some similar elements as Sydney Sweeney’s new rom-com. Based on a picture book of the same name by Michele Alexander and Jeannie Long, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is directed by Donald Petrie and it revolves around an advice columnist who is given the task of writing about how to act if you want to get rid of any guy in 10 days and an advertising executive who is so confident in his abilities that he bets that he could make any girl fall in love with in 10 days. Now, as fate would have it both get together and one of them tries to do everything in her power to get him to leave while the other does everything to make her fall in love with him.

The Proposal (Hulu, Peacock & Rent on Prime Video)

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One of the most popular romantic comedies ever made is The Proposal in which we see the duo of Sandra Bullock and the always hilarious Ryan Reynolds. Directed by Anne Fletcher, the rom-com film revolves around a high-powered book editor and her assistant as they pretend to be in love with each other to convince the immigration official that they are going so that she can avoid being deported to Canada. Her assistant agrees to the charade and both of them go to his family house on his grandmother’s birthday where they both get to know each other and maybe turn this falsehood into reality. The Proposal also stars Betty White, Oscar Nuñez, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, and Malin Akerman. The pretending part in The Proposal is quite similar to Anyone But You as it also happens around the family while an important function is happening.

What Happens in Vegas (Rent on Prime Video)

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Directed by Tom Vaughan, What Happens in Vegas features the fabulous duo of Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz in the leading roles. The film revolves around Jack, a playboy, and a career woman Joy who come to the sober realization that they married each other while they were drunk and because they were in Las Vegas, the marriage is perfectly legal. But besides all of that, there is a huge jackpot at stake and the judge decides to rule against the annulment, so because of that both of them have to keep up this charade a bit longer. What Happens in Vegas also stars Lake Bell, Jason Sudeikis, and Rod Corddry in supporting roles. What Happens in Vegas is not that similar to Anyone But You except that the leading duo starts with hating each other but soon starts to feel for and understand each other.

No Strings Attached (Rent on Prime Video)

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Another popular entry in the rom-com genre is Ivan Reitman’s No Strings Attached. Starring Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman in the lead roles, the film has a similar edgy romantic feel as Anyone But You. No Strings Attached revolves around two lifelong friends Emma and Adam whose relationship takes a drastic turn when they both have sex. To not ruin their friendship they make a pact that things between them will always have to be physical and never romantic Adam has fallen for her but Emma has never believed in love or long-lasting relationships. Will this mean that their relationship is over or will they get together in the end find out in the film, if you still haven’t watched it (which seems impossible but stranger things have happened.) No Strings Attached also stars Greta Gerwig, Lake Bell, Jake Johnson, and Kevin Kine.

The Wedding Date (Rent on Prime Video)

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A Wedding filled with exes, pretending to be in a relationship, and two charming leads what more do you want in common that’s why The Wedding Date deserves to be in this Anyone But You similar movies list. Directed by Clare Kilner, the film revolves around Kat, who doesn’t want to seem pathetic at her younger sister’s wedding as the man who left her will also be there as the best man. So, to show everyone that her life is not empty she hires a charming male escort to pretend to be her boyfriend as her date to the wedding which is by the way happening in London. Starring Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney in the lead roles with Amy Adams, Sarah Parish, Jack Davenport, Jeremy Sheffield, and Holland Taylor in supporting roles.

The Ugly Truth (Prime Video)

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When it comes to raunchy romantic comedies Robert Luketic’s The Ugly Truth is a very popular title and it features the leads who start off hating each other but they grow on each other by the end just like Anyone But You. Starring Katherine Heigl and Gerard Butler as Abby, a romantic TV producer and Mike, a somewhat romance cynic who has his theories on love and relationships start working together despite Abby’s reservations who completely despises Mike’s opinions but he challenges Abby’s beliefs and tells her that he will make the guy she likes fall in love with her only if she does everything he says. The Ugly Truth also stars Eric Winter, Cheryl Hines, John Michael Higgins, and Bree Turner.

Just Go With It (Starz & Prime Video Add-On)

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Like Anyone But You, Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston’s Just Go With It also features a pretend relationship that turns into something more. Directed by Dennis Dugan, the rom-com revolves around Danny Maccabee who wants to be in a no-strings-attached relationship as his heart was recently broken and that’s why he wears a ring and pretends to be married. Still, his lies catch up to him when he meets a woman he likes and has to pretend to be married to his assistant Katherine, who is playing his soon-to-be ex-wife. Just Go With It also stars Brooklyn Decker, Nicole Kidman, Bailee Madison, and Nick Swarsdon.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)

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One of the funniest raunchy romantic comedies ever made that is all about exes and new romance deserves to be on the article that is listing similar movies to Anyone But You. Co-written and starring Jason Segel in the lead role, the film revolves around a recently dumped struggling musician who goes on a trip to Hawaii to soothe his heartbreak but when he gets there he finds his ex-girlfriend and her new boyfriend in the same hotel as him. With lots of hilarious scenes and starring some of the biggest names in comedy including Paul Rudd, Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Jonah Hill, Bill Hader, Jason Bateman, and many more.

Trainwreck (Max & Prime Video Add-On)

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While this title doesn’t have many similarities to Anyone But You except the similar genres. Directed by the legendary Judd Apatow, Trainwreck revolves around a magazine writer who has been made to believe by her father from a very early age that monogamy is just not possible, and because of that she lives a promiscuous and uninhibited life without any real romantic commitments but all of that changes when she meets a sports doctor who starts liking her and Amy also starts falling from him despite her best efforts to do otherwise. Trainwreck stars Amy Schumer and Bill Hader in the lead roles with Brie Larson, Tilda Swinton, and LeBron James starring in supporting roles.

No Hard Feelings (Netflix & Rent on Prime Video)

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Sony is trying to bring back the goneby era of raunchy comedies with Anyone But You and No Hard Feelings which also came out in 2023. Directed by Gene Stupnitsky, the film revolves around a desperate woman trying not to lose her childhood home by doing multiple jobs including working as a cab driver but when her car gets repossessed she makes a very desperate move and goes on Craigslist. Where she finds a wealthy couple who want her to date their introverted 19-year-old son and in turn they will give her their car. As expected things don’t work out as she had planned and that’s where the comedy comes in. No Hard Feelings stars Jennifer Lawrence in the lead role with Andrew Barth Feldman, Matthew Broderick, Laura Benanti, Natalie Morales, and Ebon Moss-Bachrach starring in supporting roles.

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