Top 15 Movies Like Love Actually: Where To Stream & Watch Them?

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Love Actually, is a holiday rom-com classic, a Yuletide tapestry of intersecting love stories, a masterclass in emotional whiplash (one minute laughing at Hugh Grant’s dancing, the next bawling over Emma Thompson). But sometimes, even the most beloved film needs a break. So, fellow holiday movie enthusiasts, grab your cocoa and settle in, because we’re ditching the deja vu and diving into 15 fresh alternatives that’ll warm your heart (and streamer) just as much.

These are just a few possibilities, and the beauty lies in the infinite potential for reinvention. So, grab your favorite classic rom-com, dust off the VHS tape (or open your streaming app), and unleash your imagination. Love Actually still holds a special place in our hearts, but let’s face it, sometimes we crave a different kind of sparkle. What if we took those beloved rom-com elements and spun them into fresh, modern tales? Here’s a peek at how this classic rom-com could get a 2024 remake.

Top 15 Movies Like Love Actually: Where To Stream & Watch Them?

1. Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)

Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
  • Director: Richard Curtis
  • Starring: Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell
  • A charming ensemble film that explores the romantic journeys of a group of friends through weddings and funerals. Stream on Hoopla.

2. When Harry Met Sally (1989)

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

When Harry Met Sally… (1989): Nora Ephron’s witty masterpiece dissects the complexities of love and friendship between men and women over the years, with Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan’s chemistry sparking like a crackling fireplace.

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3. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

Sleepless in Seattle

Forget waiting by the radio! In this modern take, Sam and Annie connect through a viral podcast, their voices sparking an undeniable chemistry across the miles. They navigate long-distance dating with video calls, social media stalking, and even surprise virtual appearances. But virtual intimacy comes with its own challenges – trolls, catfishing, and the constant temptation to swipe right instead of waiting for “An Affair to Remember.” This Sleepless in Seattle reboot explores the joys and pitfalls of love in the digital age, where finding your soulmate might just be a click away.

Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks reunite from “When Harry Met Sally” in this long-distance love story, where fate and a little radio intervention play matchmaker. (Watch on AMC)

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4. About Time (2013)

About Time (2013)

Richard Curtis spins another charm-offensive yarn, but this time with a sci-fi twist. Domhnall Gleeson discovers time travel, but uses it for surprisingly relatable goals – like winning Rachel McAdams’ heart. (Rent on Apple TV+)

5. The Family Stone (2005)

The Family Stone (2005)

Sarah Jessica Parker navigates a chaotic Christmas visit with her boyfriend’s quirky family, discovering unexpected connections and the true meaning of the holidays. (Watch on Hulu)

6. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

10 Things I Hate About You (1999)

A modern Shakespearean twist on high school romance, where a bad boy (Heath Ledger) gets hired to date the “un-datable” sister to woo the “popular” one (Julia Stiles). Prepare for laughter, teen angst, and a surprisingly sweet ending. (Watch on Disney+)

7. Think Like a Man (2012)

Think Like a Man (2012)

Taraji P. Henson and Kevin Hart lead this hilarious ensemble about women putting Steve Harvey’s relationship advice to the test, sending love lives into a delightful tailspin. (Watch on Apple TV+)

8. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

A cultural rom-com gem, Nia Vardalos’ semi-autobiographical story chronicles a Greek woman’s journey to love while navigating family expectations and her dreams. Watch Now on & Max

9. Trust The Man (2005)

Trust The Man (2005)

Trust The Man wasn’t received so well by critics, but it was highly praised for emphasizing the importance of making a marriage work. The plot closely follows three different relationships. (Watch on AMC)

10. The Holiday (2006)

The Holiday (2006)

Join Cameron Diaz and Kate Winslet as they swap homes, leading to unexpected romantic twists during the Christmas season. Watch Now on

11. New Year’s Eve (2011)

New Year's Eve (2011)

A star-studded New York City extravaganza, following multiple intertwining love stories on the night of the year. Think “Love Actually” with confetti and fireworks. (Watch on Max)

12. Let It Snow (2019)

Let It Snow (2019)

The Netflix film is based on a series of stories penned by John Green, Lauren Myracle, and Maureen Johnson. Events take place on Christmas Eve in a small fictional town in Chicago, Illinois.

13. Four Christmases (2008)

Four Christmases (2008)

Vince Vaughn and Reese Witherspoon take on an epic Christmas Eve marathon, visiting divorced parents’ new partners and rediscovering family ties amidst the chaos. (Watch on Hulu)

14. Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

Bridget Jones’s Diary is based on Helen Fielding’s novel of the same name, and loosely inspired by Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. Fielding also served as a screenwriter in the movie. For her performance as Bridget, Renee Zellweger received an Oscar nomination for Best Actress. This marked the first time that a cast member of a rom-com had received a Best Actress nomination.. Watch Now on

15. The Best Man Holiday (2013)

The Best Man Holiday (2013)

Reconnect with old friends over Christmas, where sparks fly, secrets are revealed, and emotions run high.
Where to Watch: AppleTV+

So, put away the Love Actually DVD (for now), grab your blanket, and let these hidden gems ignite your holiday movie magic. From time-traveling rom-com to cultural clashes, unexpected connections, and even New Year’s Eve fireworks, there’s a fresh heartwarming adventure waiting for you just a click away. Happy streaming!