8 Romantic Comedies Coming Out in 2018 to Make You Swoon/LOL

Otherwise known as the perfect combination of feelings.

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You know that feeling when you get home from work on a Thursday night and are like, what should I do? Stay in with my significant other, AKA this bottle of wine, or go out to a movie with friends? The answer is go out to a movie with friends—while drinking wine in the theater. And, if you want to laugh/cry/swoon, see a romantic comedy. Here's what's coming up in 2018.

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1 'The Competition'

Release date: January 26, 2018.

Starring: Thora Birch, Chris Klein, Claire Coffee, David Blue, Jason Tobias, Gabrielle Stone, Tiffany Fallon, and Michael Draper.

The Premise: Thora Birch stars as Lauren Mauldin, a woman who believes in ending relationships after six months to avoid having her heart broken by infidelity. Enter Chris Klein as Calvin Chesney, who sets out to prove her wrong by inviting her to tempt his happily coupled friends into cheating. It's like if How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days involved messing with other people's lives.

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2 'Basmati Blues'

Release date: February 9, 2018.

Starring: Brie Larson, Scott Bakula, Donald Sutherland, and Tyne Daly.

The Premise: Brie Larson plays a scientist who is sent to India to sell her genetically modified rice to rural farmers. Along the way, she finds love and music—because this is a musical rom-com. That said, shouldn't the "white girl visits other culture and appropriates it while falling in love" genre have died out by now? Or?

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3 'Permission'

Release date: February 9, 2018.

Starring: Rebecca Hall, Dan Stevens, David Joseph Craig, and Morgan Spector.

The Premise: A couple on the verge of marriage decide to see other people before getting engaged. Hijinks.

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4 'Half Magic'

Release date: February 23, 2018.

Starring: Heather Graham, Stephanie Beatriz, Jason Lewis, Molly Shannon, Luke Arnold, Thomas Lennon, and Angela Kinsey.

The Premise: Three women unhappy with their romantic lives decide to take control and find love on their own terms. Bonus: Graham also wrote and directed the film.

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5 'Love, Simon'

Release date: March 16, 2018.

Starring: Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, Jorge Lendeborg Jr., Miles Heizer, Keiynan Lonsdale, Logan Miller, Jennifer Garner, Josh Duhamel, and Tony Hale.

The Premise: Simon is a closeted gay teen, looking to come out on his own terms. When secret emails to his romantic pen pal fall into the wrong hands, however, he has to be his blackmailer's wingman. It's from the people who brought us The Fault in Our Stars, so expect some drama with the comedy.

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6 'Overboard'

Release date: April 20, 2018.

Starring: Anna Faris, Eugenio Derbez, Eva Longoria, John Hannah, and Swoosie Kurtz.

The Premise: This movie is a remake of the Goldie Hawn film from 1987, so expectations are high. The plot? A wealthy jerk gets amnesia after falling overboard on his yacht and a single mom (Faris) convinces him they're married and puts him to work.

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7 'Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again'

Release date: July 20, 2018.

Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Christine Baranski, Julie Walters, Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Stellan Skarsgård, Dominic Cooper, Andy Garcia, Cher, and Meryl Streep.

The Premise: Sophie is now pregnant and doubting her abilities to be a mother, so Donna's best friends tell the story how Donna handled Sophie's birth, complete with flashbacks and big musical numbers.

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8 Crazy Rich Asians

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Release date: August 17, 2018.

Starring: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Gemma Chan, Awkwafina, and Michelle Yeoh.

The Premise: Wu stars as American-born Rachel Chu, who discovers that her boyfriend comes from wealth when she goes with him to Singapore for his best friend's wedding.

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