Romantic Comedies Starring Reese Witherspoon

Friday, April 15 by Layla Sinclair

These romantic comedies starring Reese Witherspoon feature the cute actress in some of her most famous roles. Whether she plays a Valley girl in law school, a Southern workaholic or a softball player, she manages to endear herself to audiences. Make sure to watch these movies if you're a fan of the actress.

  1. “Legally Blonde” One of her most famous movies, this romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon revolves around a sorority girl who follows her ex-boyfriend to Harvard Law School. She beats the blonde stereotype, rising to the top her class despite her ditzy demeanor. Soon, however, she begins growing more attracted to another Harvard attendee, played by Luke Wilson.
  2. “Sweet Home Alabama” This romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon has the actress play a Southerner who left her husband and moved to New York City to pursue a life of glitz and glam. When her husband (played by Josh Lucas) refuses to sign divorce papers, she reluctantly heads back to her roots in Alabama. Of course, love starts to bloom again once they’re reunited, and she finds herself pining for her old life.
  3. “How Do You Know A recently released romantic comedy, Reese Witherspoon plays a professional softball player on the decline athletically. While grappling with her changing life, she falls into a romantic love triangle between characters played be Paul Rudd and Owen Wilson. Jack Nicholson also co-stars in this romantic comedy movie.
  4. “Four Christmases” This seasonal romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon is about the toils of visiting the family each winter. Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn play a young couple who must visit four sets of each other’s family members. From hillbilly relatives to hippie mothers, the two test their love after enduring a chaotic Christmas.
  5. “Just Like Heaven” In this romantic comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, the actress stars as a talented doctor who falls into a coma after an accident. A man played by Mark Ruffalo moves into her apartment. Somehow, her spirit reawakens in her old residence, and she connects with Ruffalo. Despite her otherworldly status, the two find each other falling for one another.

- Laura Picklesimer