29 Best Movies Like Coming To America ...

29 Best Movies Like Coming To America ...

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1. Trading Places (1983)

1h 56m Comedy

A snobbish investor and a wily street con-artist find their positions reversed as part of a bet by two callous millionaires.

2. Pretty Woman (1990)

1h 59m Romance Comedy

When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.

3. Roxanne (1987)

1h 47m Comedy Romance

Based on the play 'Cyrano de Bergerac', large-nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne—while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.

4. Boomerang (1992)

1h 57m Comedy Romance

Marcus is a successful advertising executive who woos and beds women almost at will. After a company merger he finds that his new boss, the ravishing Jacqueline, is treating him in exactly the same way. Completely traumatised by this, his work goes badly downhill.

5. The Prince and Me (2004)

1h 51m Comedy Romance

A fairy tale love-story about pre-med student Paige who falls in love with a Danish Prince "Eddie" who refused to follow the traditions of his parents and has come to the US to quench his thirst for rebellion. Paige and Edward come from two different worlds, but there is an undeniable attraction between them.

6. Hitch (2005)

1h 58m Comedy Drama Romance

Dating coach Alex 'Hitch' Hitchens mentors a bumbling client, Albert, who hopes to win the heart of the glamorous Allegra Cole. While Albert makes progress, Hitch faces his own romantic setbacks when proven techniques fail to work on Sara Melas, a tabloid reporter digging for dirt on Allegra Cole's love life. When Sara discovers Hitch's connection to Albert – now Allegra's boyfriend – it threatens to destroy both relationships.

7. The Wedding Date (2005)

1h 28m Comedy Romance

With the wedding of her younger sister fast approaching, Kat Ellis faces the undesirable prospect of traveling alone to London for the ceremony. While this is bad enough, Jeffrey, the man who left her as they moved closer to marriage, happens to be the groom's best man. Determined to show everyone -- most of all Jeffrey -- that her romantic life is as full and thrilling as ever, Kat hires a charming male escort as her date.

8. Mr. Deeds (2002)

1h 36m Comedy Romance

When Longfellow Deeds, a small-town pizzeria owner and poet, inherits $40 billion from his deceased uncle, he quickly begins rolling in a different kind of dough. Moving to the big city, Deeds finds himself besieged by opportunists all gunning for their piece of the pie. Babe, a television tabloid reporter, poses as an innocent small-town girl to do an exposé on Deeds.

9. My Best Friend's Girl (2008)

1h Documentary

Three-part documentary series about the importance and nature of friendship among children, told from their point of view. Shot over eight months and told entirely from their perspective, it is an intimate and moving insight into how children think and feel as they journey into a new world.

10. Two Much (1995)

1h 58m Comedy Romance

A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother.

11. Overboard (1987)

1h 46m Comedy Romance

Heiress, Joanna Stayton hires carpenter, Dean Proffitt to build a closet on her yacht—and refuses to pay him for the project when it's done. But after Joanna accidentally falls overboard and loses her memory, Dean sees an opportunity to get even.

12. The Prince & Me II: The Royal Wedding (2006)

1h 36m Comedy Family Romance

With just weeks before their royal wedding, Paige and Edvard find their relationship and the Danish monarchy in jeopardy when an old law is brought to light, stating that an unmarried heir to the throne may marry only a woman of noble blood or else he must relinquish his crown.

13. The Beautician and the Beast (1997)

1h 45m Comedy Romance

The story follows the misadventures of a New York City beautician who is mistakenly hired as the school teacher for the children of the president of a small Eastern European country.

14. The Holiday (2006)

2h 16m Comedy Romance

Two women, one from the United States and one from the United Kingdom, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man but realizes that the imminent return home may end the relationship.

15. Soul Man (1986)

1h 44m Comedy

A caucasian prospective grad student's affluent family won't pay his way through law school, so he takes tanning pills to darken his skin in order to qualify for an African-American scholarship at Harvard. He soon gets more than he bargained for, as he begins to learn what life is really like for blacks in America.

16. The Secret of My Succe$s (1987)

1h 51m Comedy

Brantley Foster, a well-educated kid from Kansas, has always dreamed of making it big in New York, but once in New York, he learns that jobs - and girls - are hard to get. When Brantley visits his uncle, Howard Prescott, who runs a multi-million-dollar company, he is given a job in the company's mail room.

17. Norbit (2007)

1h 42m Comedy

A mild-mannered guy who is engaged to a monstrous woman meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

18. Making the Grade (1984)

1h 45m Comedy Romance

Lazy preppie Palmer Woodrow hires street-smart Eddie Keaton to go to school for him while he lives it up in Europe. Eddie falls in love with preppie gal Tracey, upsetting Biff, the Hoover Academy bully. When his bookie from the old neighborhood, Dice, comes to collect on Eddie's gambling debts and Palmer returns early from Europe, the the scheme slowly starts to unravel. Soon, Eddie can't even tell whose side he's really on.

19. The Lonely Guy (1984)

1h 30m Comedy Romance

A writer for a greeting card company learns the true meaning of loneliness when he comes home to find his girlfriend in bed with another man.

20. Breakin' All the Rules (2004)

1h 25m Comedy Romance

Inspired by his fiancée (who dumped him), a man publishes a break-up handbook for men, becoming a bestselling author in the process.

21. The Truth About Cats & Dogs (1996)

1h 33m Comedy Romance

A successful veterinarian and radio show host with low self-esteem asks her model friend to impersonate her when a handsome man wants to see her.

22. Forces of Nature (1999)

1h 45m Romance Comedy

Ben Holmes, a professional book-jacket blurbologist, is trying to get to Savannah for his wedding. He just barely catches the last plane, but a seagull flies into the engine as the plane is taking off. All later flights are cancelled because of an approaching hurricane, so he is forced to hitch a ride in a Geo Metro with an attractive but eccentric woman named Sara.

23. I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry (2007)

1h 55m Comedy Romance

Firefighters Chuck Ford and Larry Valentine are guy's guys, loyal to the core—which is why when widower Larry asks Chuck to pose as his gay lover so that he can get domestic partner benefits for his kids, his buddy agrees. However, things get dicey when a bureaucrat comes calling, and the boys are forced to present a picture of domestic bliss.

24. You&`ve Got Mail (1998)

25. Happy Accidents (2000)

1h 50m Comedy Romance Science Fiction

A comedy that pays tribute to the science fiction genre -- specifically, the sub-genre of time travel. But here the alternate reality is contemporary New York City where past and future experiences of trust, commitment and denial are cleverly put to the test. Just as Ruby is beginning to relish her first-ever healthy relationship, Sam begins muttering about being a time traveler from the year 2470.

26. Serendipity (2001)

1h 30m Comedy Romance Drama

Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another again.

27. Just Go with It (2011)

1h 57m Comedy Romance

A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all their lives.

28. Trial and Error (1997)

1h 38m Comedy Romance

An actor poses as a lawyer to help his sick friend, and problems develop.

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