Love, laughter, and that irresistible feeling of butterflies in your stomach – ah, romcoms! After a rollercoaster ride of disruptions and pauses in the entertainment world, 2024 is poised to bring us a flood of heartwarming and hilarious romantic comedies that promise to reignite our passion for love stories.
In the aftermath of writer’s strikes and actor walkouts that put many projects on hold, the industry is bouncing back with an array of enchanting tales that will surely have us swooning, giggling, and rooting for love in all its quirky, unexpected forms.
Amidst the array of forthcoming releases, there are four standout romcoms that have us buzzing with excitement! These gems are set to charm and captivate audiences, promising to be the must-watch romantic comedies of the year. So, get ready to mark your calendars and fall head over heels as we unwrap the tantalizing details of these cinematic delights in store for 2024. Join us as we take a sneak peek into the best romcoms destined to steal our hearts and fill our screens with love and laughter, below!
The best romcoms coming in 2024!
Prepare for a rollercoaster ride through love and laughter in Beautiful Wedding, the upcoming romcom directed by the talented Roger Kumble. The story revolves around Abby and Travis, whose lives take an unexpected turn after a wild night in Las Vegas results in an astonishing discovery: they’re married!
As they embark on a hilariously chaotic honeymoon in Mexico, joined by an eclectic mix of friends and family, Beautiful Wedding promises a whirlwind of unexpected events that are sure to keep audiences in stitches. The official synopsis, as per IMDb, reads:
"“It follows Abby and Travis, who after a crazy night in Las Vegas, discover they are married. They head to Mexico for a honeymoon with friends and family.”"
Get a glimpse of the romantic comedy below with the official trailer:
Dylan Sprouse steps into the shoes of the charming Travis Maddox alongside Virginia Gardner, portraying the delightful Abby ‘Pigeon’ Abernathy. The ensemble cast, featuring talents like Rob Estes, Libe Barer, Austin North, Génesis Estévez, and more, adds layers of humor and depth to this romantic escapade!
Release date: Mark your calendars for February 1, 2024, as this delightful romcom hits the screens, promising a delightful blend of love, laughter, and perhaps a few surprises along the way! Beautiful Wedding is undoubtedly shaping up to be a highlight of the year, and we can hardly contain our excitement for its release!
Buckle up for a romantic rollercoaster unlike any other with Lisa Frankenstein, a unique blend of romance and horror that promises to turn heads in 2024. This unconventional tale spins a “coming of RAGE love story” that ventures far beyond the typical romantic comedy tropes.
The plot? Picture this: a teenage girl finds herself entangled in an unconventional romance with her crush, who just happens to be a reanimated corpse. As fate and a series of eerie events bring him back to life, the duo embarks on an extraordinary quest for love, happiness, and, yes, a few misplaced body parts. Watch the official trailer below:
Kathryn Newton leads the cast, bringing her talent to this genre-bending narrative alongside the charismatic Cole Sprouse, adding a dash of thrill and intrigue to the mix. With additional stellar performances anticipated from Carla Gugino, Jenna Davis, Henry Eikenberry, Joe Chrest, and more, Lisa Frankenstein promises an unforgettable and thrilling journey through the unexpected.
Release date: Set your calendar alarms for February 9, 2024, when this PG-13 horror romantic comedy hits the screens. Brace yourself for a cinematic experience that defies conventions and blurs the lines between love, horror, and humor. Lisa Frankenstein is poised to be a wild ride you won’t want to miss!
It Ends With Us
Get ready for a heartstring-tugging rollercoaster with It Ends With Us, a captivating romantic drama based on Colleen Hoover’s beloved novel. Directed by the talented Justin Baldoni, this film, set to hit screens on February 9, 2024, is a must-watch for all the love enthusiasts out there!
Blake Lively steals the show as Lily, entangled in a love triangle with the charismatic doctor Ryle (played by Baldoni) and the returning flame, Atlas (played by Brandon Sklenar). As love takes center stage, secrets, and past traumas come to light, adding twists and turns to this emotional journey. The official IMDb synopsis sets the scene:
"“Lily believes she’s found true love with Ryle, but when a painful incident triggers past trauma, she must decide if love alone can carry her marriage through. However, things are complicated when her first love returns to her life.”"
Check out a sneak peak from the set of the film below:
With a stellar supporting cast, including Alex Neustaedter and Isabela Ferrer, It Ends With Us promises an unforgettable exploration of love, resilience, and the unexpected twists that make life and romance so fascinating. Get ready to laugh, cry, and cheer on your favorite characters –it’s a date with emotions you won’t want to miss!
A Family Affair
Prepare for laughter, love, and a touch of mayhem with A Family Affair, an upcoming romantic comedy directed by Richard LaGravenese. The film was originally supposed to be released on November 17, 2023, but the strikes got in the way. Now, set to grace our screens via Netflix in 2024 (date pending), this film promises a delightful tangle of unexpected romances and the resulting hilarious chaos.
The storyline revolves around a young woman, her mother, and her boss, whose lives get hilariously intertwined due to an unforeseen romantic entanglement. Love, sex, and identity complexities add to the comedic mix, as seen in the official IMDb synopsis:
"“An unexpected romance triggers comic consequences for a young woman, her mother, and her boss, grappling with the complications of love, sex, and identity.”"
The star-studded cast includes powerhouse talents like Nicole Kidman, Zac Efron, Joey King, Liza Koshy, and Kathy Bates, ensuring a delightful on-screen chemistry that’s bound to keep us entertained.
Stay tuned as the date for this Netflix release is still under wraps. A Family Affair is shaping up to be a Netflix gem, promising laughter, heartwarming moments, and a charming exploration of the intricate messes love can create. Get ready to hit play and dive into this delightful romantic comedy!