Probably one of the best movies that Netflix has put out lately is none other than Always Be My Maybe, a film about two former childhood best friends who lost touch over the years. When Sasha Tran (Ali Wong) finds herself newly single, she conveniently reconnects with Marcus Kim (Randall Park). The two find themselves navigating their feelings for one another. If that sounds like your kind of film, here are 6 movies like Always Be My Maybe on Netflix Canada.
Some of these movies are absolute tearjerkers, and others will have you laughing endlessly. The one thing they all have in common, though? They'll definitely leave you feeling GREAT!
The Ugly Truth
Rating: 6.4/10 on IMDb
Why you need to watch it: Starring Katherine Heigel and Gerard Butler, The Ugly Truth tells the story of a television producer who lives a pretty uptight lifestyle. When she gets the chance to take over a morning show segment hosted by a misogynistic man, however, things turn upside down pretty quickly.
Rating: 5.5/10 on IMDb
Why you need to watch it: If you love a classic comedy with a sappy twist, Wine Country is definitely the film for you. It stars some of your favourite actors like Maya Rudolph, Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, and more as they embark on what's supposed to be a legendary birthday weekend. As you might expect, things don't go exactly as planned.
Rating: 6.5/10 on IMDb
Why you need to watch it: Rumour has it that on the 29th of February, a woman can propose to her boyfriend if she's tired of waiting for him to make the move. In Leap Year, that's exactly what happens. When her boyfriend sets off to Dublin for work, Anna Brady (played by Amy Adams) decides to follow him with a ring. But upon landing overseas, she meets someone else who has a lot to offer.
Did You Hear About the Morgans?
Rating: 4.8/10 on IMDb
Why you need to watch it: This movie definitely didn't receive the best reviews on IMDb, but I say you should still give it a chance regardless. The movie stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Hugh Grant as a married couple headed for divorce - until they're forced into the Witness Protection Program, that is.
Rating: 6.2/10 on IMDb
Why you need to watch it: If you're ever in need of a pick me up, Someone Great is THE best movie to watch. The film stars Gina Rodriguez as Jenny, a newly single New York gal who's about to move to LA on the start of a new adventure. Before she leaves though, she needs one last adventure with her best friends!
Life As We Know It
Rating: 6.6/10 on IMDb
Why you need to watch it: When their best friends die in a tragic accident, two single adults are suddenly forced to become parental figures to the daughter left behind. Starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel, this movie is sure to make you laugh and cry simultaneously with the endless ups and downs.
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