Best Comedies To Watch With Your Girlfriend

Monday, July 25 by Mishka Bulldozer

It's tough to think of the best comedies to watch with your girlfriend. Both of you have completely different takes on films, so you're going to need to find the best of both worlds and satisfy everyone. The following are some of the best comedies to watch with your girlfriend because they'll take everything that both male and female audiences typically go for without insulting either of your intelligences. Be sure to try out some of these comedies to watch with your girlfriend during your next date!

  1. "Knocked Up." It might be a bit of a slow boil, but this is one of the more honest romantic comedies to come out in a while, making it one of the best comedies to watch with your girlfriend. Katherine Heigel and Seth Rogen are each believable in their roles as a mismatched couple joined only by a pregnancy from a one-night stand, and the film slowly develops each of them in a bittersweet love story. Moreover, the cameos of various comedic actors are sure to not disappoint.
  2. "Forgetting Sarah Marshall." This is one of the best comedies to watch with your girlfriend because it sounds like your standard romantic comedy, but it ditches stereotypes and cheap laughs for actual character depth and truly endearing dialog. Jason Segel travels to Hawaii to help forget his recent breakup, only to find the former object of his affection staying at the same resort. It's smart and funny in equal parts, making it one of the best comedies to watch with your girlfriend.
  3. "Superbad" This tale of the awkward final year on high school and dealing with the lack of sex your getting might be a bit on the long side, but it's witty and lovable at the same time. Each of the characters comes off as real and there's little to no pretension in the presentation. Even if you don't like Michael Cera, he comes off as positively endearing in one of the best comedies to watch with you girlfriend.
  4. "Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle." Even though it goes for the stupid laughs, more often than not, this is one of the few movies that smartly deals with racial stereotypes without ramming it down your throat. Each of the character combats their lot in life with a certain charm that you won't find anywhere else in a movie that, essentially, starts out as two guys who get stoned and want to eat hamburgers. 
  5. "Shaun Of The Dead" Billed as "a romantic comedy with zombies," this is one of the best comedies to watch with your girlfriend. It lampoons the entire horror genre while smartly dealing with the story of a guy trying to win back his girlfriend. It's endearing, smart, and hilarious, be sure that your girlfriend can handle a bit of gore before showing this one to her.
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