Movies like The Ugly Truth often feature a sex conflict, but in the end, both men and women come out on top.
Butler and Katherine Heigl star in Robert Luketic’s romantic comedy as the mismatched lovers. Her neurotic producer is the sexist host of a men’s relationship talk show. Is there any hope that they’ll find common ground and fall in love again?
If you enjoy films like this, take a look at these other excellent choices!
1. Knocked Up (2007)
Many movies, including The Ugly Truth and Knocked Up, benefit from Katherine Heigl’s presence on screen, and in this raunchy comedy, she’s the perfect mismatch for Seth Rogan.
She portrays a career woman who gets pregnant after a one-night stand with a layabout. Neither of them is excited about the prospect of having a child together, but they will have to come to terms with their differences before the child is born.
Apatow’s stoner comedy with frank sex talk and frequent partner Seth Rogan is Knocked Up, another bro-friendly comedy. It’s full of laughs, but it also has a lot of heart.
2. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
A high schooler can’t date until her overbearing older sister does, so her potential boyfriend devises a plan to woo the rebellious student…
The Taming of the Shrew, directed by Gil Junger, stars a young Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and a breakout performance from Heath Ledger.
Teen rom-com classics like The Ugly Truth fans will enjoy 10 Things I Hate About You.
3. You’ve Got Mail (1998)
You’ve Got Mail follows in the footsteps of films like The Ugly Truth, which begins with a central couple who are enmity one another.
Two lonesome bookstore owners meet cute online in the days of AOL and develop a deep cyber romance. The only problem is that in reality, one is more than willing to put the other out of business…
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan’s lovable romcom You’ve Got Mail, directed by Nora Ephron, is a throwback to a simpler time.
4. What Women Want (2000)
a sexist ad executive gets a new boss who wants to attract more female customers That’s not our hero’s strong suit, but he gains the ability to read the minds of women after a freak accident…
Although Nancy Meyers’ glitzy comedy about the war of the sexes is getting a little stale, it’s still a lot of fun. Helen Hunt plays the no-nonsense object of Mel Gibson’s affections in a role that plays off her fierce independence.
Fans of films like The Ugly Truth who enjoy the added twist of a central misogynist hearing exactly what women think of him will enjoy this film’s similar set-up.
5. Hitch (2005)
When the woman he’s smitten with seems impervious to his charms, a self-assured “date doctor” finds himself unusually tongue-tied…
Will Smith lends his Big Willie charm to Andy Tennant’s heartwarming romantic comedy, which he stars in. Hitchcock’s love interest, played by Eva Mendes, is stunning.
If you liked The Ugly Truth, then you’ll enjoy this light-hearted sex battle that’s romantic enough for a date night without disclosing too many uncomfortable truths….
6. Two Weeks Notice (2002)
Despite being hired by a reckless billionaire for an attractive salary, a nervous legal assistant soon discovers that her role is little more than that of the playboy’s nanny. He refuses to let her go even after she gives him her notice…
Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock make the most of their chemistry in director Marc Lawrence’s likable and frothy comedy.
Though no one will be surprised by Two Weeks Notice, it hits all of the romantic and comedic notes with expert precision as it demonstrates that films like The Ugly Truth work best when they have two stars at the top of their game.
7. When Harry Met Sally… (1989)
The answer to this question is yes or no depending on the gender. The classic romantic comedy directed by Rob Reiner poses that question.
Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal make a great sparring partner in this romantic comedy. Ryan’s orgasm at the dinner table will live on in infamy.
If your two leads have chemistry, you’ll have a memorable romantic comedy, as movies like The Ugly Truth and When Harry Met Sally have shown…
8. She’s All That (1999)
After losing his girlfriend, a popular jock wagers on making dorky girl the prom queen, hoping to win back his ex-affections. girlfriend’s
The teen rom-com from Robert Iscove is predictable, but that doesn’t make it any less fun. It’s a sweet, funny movie with adorable leads Freddie Prinze Jr. and Rachel Leigh Cook.
You should watch She’s All That if you like movies like The Ugly Truth because it was one of the most popular romantic comedies of the 1990s.
9. Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)
As a lovelorn singleton, the romantic complications are multiplied. It’s hard for Bridget Jones to choose between her exhilarating, but dishonest, boss and a stiff-upper-lip lawyer she initially dislikes.
One of the most influential rom-coms of the last century is Sharon Maguire’s blockbuster. Featuring an excellent love triangle between Rene Zellweger, Hugh Grant, and Colin Firth, this comedy/romance hits all the right notes. Zellweger excels in a pivotal role in her career.
This is one of the biggest and most enjoyable romcoms to date, and any romantic comedy fan worth their salt should see it.
10. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Arrogant ad executive bets he can make any woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Possibly the most romcom-like set up out of the bunch. While this is going on, an aspiring magazine writer begins work on a new piece about how she met and then dumped a guy in the same amount of time…
While the plot is ridiculous, Donald Petrie’s comedy succeeds because of Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson’s on-screen chemistry. Despite his age, Hudson still manages to be charming and funny.
in ten days, you’ll know how to get rid of him No list of films like The Ugly Truth would be complete without this perfect date movie, which is sexy as well as funny.