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20 Movies Like The Big Sick (2017)

Ode to Joy (2019) poster

1 Ode to Joy (2019) ★ 6.3

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Charlie has a neurological disorder in which strong emotions, especially joy, make him faint. He lives with his brother. Working as librarian gives him a quiet environment, but then Francesca enters the library and his life.
The Break-Up (2006) poster

2 The Break-Up (2006) ★ 5.8

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In a bid to keep their luxurious condo from their significant other, a couple's break-up proceeds to get uglier and nastier by the moment.
Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) poster

3 Brittany Runs a Marathon (2019) ★ 6.8

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A young woman decides to make positive changes in her life by training for the New York City Marathon.
Funny People (2009) poster

4 Funny People (2009) ★ 6.3

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When seasoned comedian George Simmons learns of his terminal, inoperable health condition, his desire to form a genuine friendship causes him to take a relatively green performer under his wing as his opening act.
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5 Eighth Grade (2018) ★ 7.4

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Kayla Day, a shy eighth grader who struggles to make friends but also posts videos about self-confidence on the Internet for her online followers. She is not confident in real life and often feels that everyone hates her as they can't see behind "the camera." Kayla soon learns that it's important to be yourself when dealing with friendships because if someone likes you now after seeing your mask then maybe there will still love left over from before!
The King of Staten Island (2020) poster

6 The King of Staten Island (2020) ★ 7.1

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Scott has been a case of arrested development since his firefighter dad died. He spends his days smoking weed and dreaming of being a tattoo artist until events force him to grapple with his grief and take his first steps forward in life.
Promising Young Woman (2020) poster

7 Promising Young Woman (2020) ★ 7.5

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Cassandra used to go to university and had great promise, but now she lives with her parents and works in a coffee shop. She hides from her family the fact that in the evenings she visits bars and other places of entertainment, where, pretending to be very drunk, she preys on men who are voracious and defenseless. By taking out her anger on the opposite sex, Cassandra avenges her college years.
Hitch (2005) poster

8 Hitch (2005) ★ 6.6

Alex "Hitch" Hitchens is a legendary New York City "matchmaker doctor. He has helped a lot of men get the women of their dreams to like him. Hitch is not disinterested; he receives a fee for his work, but he is careful to keep his way of making a living a secret.

Hitch's new client is Albert, a shy accountant who is madly in love with glamorous starlet Allegra Cole. For Hitch, this case should be the pinnacle of his career. However, while working on the case, he suddenly meets a worthy adversary in the form of the spectacular and shrewd Sarah Melas, a gossip columnist who follows Allegra's every move.

Bridesmaids (2011) poster

9 Bridesmaids (2011) ★ 6.8

Annie (Kristen Wiig), is a maid of honor whose life unravels as she leads her best friend, Lillian (Maya Rudolph), and a group of colorful bridesmaids (Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy, Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper) on a wild ride down the road to matrimony. Annie's life is a mess. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian's maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With one chance to get it perfect, she'll show Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you'll go for someone you love.
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) poster

10 Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) ★ 7.4

A middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce. He seeks to rediscover his manhood with the help of a newfound friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

Late Night (2019) poster

11 Late Night (2019) ★ 6.5

Catherine Newbery is a pioneering and legendary late-night talk show host. When she is accused of being "a woman who hates women," she hires Molly. In the male writer's department, Molly becomes the first woman. But such "cosmetic" changes are too little for the bosses. The formidable Catherine also faces the reality of low ratings and wants to be replaced. Molly, for her part, is determined to help Catherine by revitalizing her show.
This Is 40 (2012) poster

12 This Is 40 (2012) ★ 6.2

Pete and Debbie are both about to turn 40, their kids hate each other, both of their businesses are failing, they're on the verge of losing their house, and their relationship is threatening to fall apart.
The Five-Year Engagement (2012) poster

13 The Five-Year Engagement (2012) ★ 6.2

One year after meeting, Tom proposes to his girlfriend, Violet, but unexpected events keep tripping them up as they look to walk down the aisle together.
Knocked Up (2007) poster

14 Knocked Up (2007) ★ 6.9

For fun-loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one-night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant with his child.
Begin Again (2013) poster

15 Begin Again (2013) ★ 7.4

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A chance encounter between a down-and-out music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter, new to Manhattan, turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.
Always Be My Maybe (2019) poster

16 Always Be My Maybe (2019) ★ 6.8

Is Always Be My Maybe (2019) similar to The Big Sick (2017) film?

Everyone assumed that Sasha and Marcus would wind up together, except for Sasha and Marcus. Reconnecting after 15 years, the two start to wonder--maybe?
When Harry Met Sally... (1989) poster

17 When Harry Met Sally... (1989) ★ 7.6

Is When Harry Met Sally... (1989) similar to The Big Sick (2017) film?

Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
It's Complicated (2009) poster

18 It's Complicated (2009) ★ 6.5

Is It's Complicated (2009) similar to The Big Sick (2017) film?

When attending their son's college graduation, a couple reignite the spark in their relationship. But the complicated fact is they're divorced and he's remarried.
Top Five (2014) poster

19 Top Five (2014) ★ 6.4

Is Top Five (2014) similar to The Big Sick (2017) film?

A comedian tries to make it as a serious actor when his reality television star fiancée talks him into broadcasting their wedding on her television show.
The Lovebirds (2020) poster

20 The Lovebirds (2020) ★ 6.0

Is The Lovebirds (2020) similar to The Big Sick (2017) film?

A couple (Issa Rae and Kumail Nanjiani) experiences a defining moment in their relationship when they are unintentionally embroiled in a murder mystery.
Trainwreck (2015) poster

21 Trainwreck (2015) ★ 6.2

Is Trainwreck (2015) similar to The Big Sick (2017) film?

Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.

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