40. Conversations with Other Women (2005)
> IMDb user rating: 7.0/10 (12,359 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 76% (12,009 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 74% (62 reviews)
> Starring: Helena Bonham Carter, Aaron Eckhart, Yury Tsykun
“Conversations with Other Women” is a rom-com drama about former lovers (Helena Bonham Carter and Aaron Eckhart), unnamed in the movie, who reconnect at a wedding and discover their mutual attraction has not waned. Critics noted the charisma of the two lead characters as the film’s strong suit.
39. I Want You Back (2022)
> IMDb user rating: 6.5/10 (21,117 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 71% (250 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 86% (124 reviews)
> Starring: Charlie Day, Jenny Slate, Scott Eastwood
Total strangers Peter (Charlie Day) and Emma (Jenny Slate) meet after getting dumped by their respective partners. They find out via social media that both of their exes have moved on to other relationships and decide to try to get them back.
38. Long Shot (2019)
> IMDb user rating: 6.8/10 (103,692 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 74% (5,056 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 81% (301 reviews)
> Starring: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, June Diane Raphael
This quirky rom-com paired Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron as a journalist and politician, respectively. He realizes she was his babysitter and childhood crush. Things become even more interesting when she hires him as her speechwriter in her bid for the presidency, much to the chagrin of her advisers.
37. Infinitely Polar Bear (2014)
> IMDb user rating: 7.0/10 (15,704 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 71% (11,309 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 82% (120 reviews)
> Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Zoe Saldaña, Imogene Wolodarsky
Mark Ruffalo earned critics’ kudos for his portrayal of a man with chronic depression issues who becomes a stay-at-home dad for his two precocious daughters while his wife (Zoe Saldaña) pursues an MBA to get a job that can support the family.
36. The Lobster (2015)
> IMDb user rating: 7.2/10 (234,628 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes audience score: 65% (34,653 votes)
> Rotten Tomatoes Tomatometer score: 87% (265 reviews)
> Starring: Colin Farrell, Rachel Weisz, Jessica Barden
A rom-com/fantasy directed by Yorgos Lanthimos, “The Lobster” stars Colin Farrell and Rachel Weisz in a film about a dystopian society in which single people must find a mate within 45 days or be transformed into an animal of their choice. Mark Harris of Grantland said the movie was a “brilliant black comedy so steeped in loneliness it could break your heart if you let it.”
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