10 Rom-Com Movies Like ‘Puppy Love’ To Watch If You Loved the Film

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Puppy Love is a romantic comedy film directed by Nick Fabiano and Richard Alan Reid from a screenplay by Greg Glienna, Peter Stass, and Kristen Guenther. The rom-com film stars Grant Gustin and Lucy Hale in the lead roles of Max and Nicole. Puppy Love follows the two after a horrible first date but Max’s dog gets pregnant by Nicole’s dog and this starts a cutesy and anxiety-filled love story. So, if you loved Puppy Love here are some similar movies you could watch next.

Rescued by Ruby (Netflix)

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Synopsis: State trooper Dan (Grant Gustin) dreams of joining the K-9 Search & Rescue team, but no one will give him the chance. Shelter dog Ruby dreams of having a home, but is running out of hope. When fate brings Dan and Ruby together, it’s their unshakable bond that helps them face their toughest challenge yet. Based on a true story.

The Hating Game (Hulu)

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Synopsis: Based on the best-selling book by Sally Thorne, THE HATING GAME tells the story of ambitious good girl Lucy Hutton (Lucy Hale) pitted against her cold, efficient work nemesis, Joshua Templeton (Austin Stowell), for a huge promotion at publishing company Bexley & Gamin. Trapped in a shared office, Lucy embarks on a ruthless game of one-upmanship against Josh, a rivalry that turns increasingly complicated by her mounting attraction to him after an innocent elevator ride turns NSFW. Is it love or just another game in their never-ending pursuit for the top job? Directed by Peter Hutchings, the film co-stars Samon Daunno, Yasha Jackson, Sean Cullen with Sakina Jaffrey and Corbin Bernsen.

Marley & Me (Max)

Movies Like Puppy Love
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Synopsis: A journalist (Owen Wilson) and his wife (Jennifer Aniston) adopt and attempt to train a goofy, destructive, but utterly lovable, loyal pet Labrador retriever that remains an integral part of their evolving lives as their family expands to include three children. Despite the trials and challenges posed by the rambunctious, misbehaving dog, they recognize how important he is to their family and as he ages, especially how much he’s taught them about love and loyalty.

Love at First Bark (Prime Video Add-On & Peacock)

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Synopsis: Portland interior designer Julia adopts a dog and seeks the help of expert and handsome dog trainer Owen. When she is hired to design a nursery and a “puppery,” as well as plan a puppy shower fund-raiser for a pregnant client and her pregnant dog, Julia asks Owen’s advice, and their friendship just might turn into something more. Stars Jana Kramer and Kevin McGarry.

Silver Linings Playbook (Prime Video)

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Synopsis: After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Irreplaceable You (Netflix)

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Synopsis: IRREPLACEABLE YOU is the heartwarming, romantic story of Abbie (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) and Sam (Michiel Huisman), best friends since childhood who are engaged to be married, and whose tranquil New York lives come crashing down when Abbie receives an unexpected diagnosis. Faced with the prospect of an uncertain timeline, Abbie begins a touching and often humorous search for a new love to take care of Sam. Along the way, Abbie makes unlikely friendships with Myron (Christopher Walken), Kate (Kate McKinnon) and Mitch (Steve Coogan) whose one thing in common is that they focus on living, while they are dying. Ultimately, IRREPLACEABLE YOU asks the question, how do you say goodbye? Starring Gugu Mbatha-Raw (A Wrinkle in Time, Beauty & The Beast, Beyond the Lights, Black Mirror: San Junipero) and Michiel Huisman (The Age of Adaline, Game of Thrones), IRREPLACEABLE YOU also stars Emmy Award®-winner Steve Coogan (Philomena, Alan Partridge), Academy Award®-winner Christopher Walken (Wedding Crashers, The Jungle Book), Emmy Award®-winner Kate McKinnon (SNL), Academy Award®-nominee Jacki Weaver (Silver Linings Playbook, Animal Kingdom), Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) and Tim Simons (Veep).

Tramps (Netflix)

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Synopsis: In Tramps, Danny (Turner – The Green Room, Assassin’s Creed) is an aspiring chef whose hustler brother asks him to complete a job for him. It all seems simple enough: meet a driver with a briefcase, proceed to a rendez-vous spot and exchange one briefcase for another. But Danny swaps the wrong bag, sending him and the driver Ellie (Van Patten – Noah Baumbach’s The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected), David Robert Mitchell’s Under the Silver Lake) on a two-day odyssey through the boroughs and suburbs of New York City.

Plus One (Rent on Prime Video & Tubi)

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Synopsis: Long-time friends Alice and Ben find themselves in that inevitable year that all late 20-somethings experience—in which seemingly every person they know gets married—and agree to be one another’s plus ones as they power through an endless parade of insufferable weddings.

The Broken Hearts Galley (Rent on Prime Video)

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Synopsis: What if you saved a souvenir from every relationship you’ve ever been in? THE BROKEN HEARTS GALLERY follows the always unique Lucy (Geraldine Viswanathan), a 20-something art gallery assistant living in New York City, who also happens to be an emotional hoarder. After she gets dumped by her latest boyfriend, Lucy is inspired to create The Broken Heart Gallery, a pop-up space for the items love has left behind. Word of the gallery spreads, encouraging a movement and a fresh start for all the romantics out there, including Lucy herself.

The F Word (Prime Video Add-On)

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Synopsis: WHAT IF is the story of medical school dropout Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), who’s been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan (Adam Driver) seems to be finding the perfect partner (Mackenzie Davis), Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry (Zoe Kazan) an animator who lives with her longtime boyfriend Ben (Rafe Spall). Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. Still, there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder, what if the love of your life is actually your best friend? The ensemble romantic comedy costars Megan Park and Oona Chaplin.