20 Best Chick Flicks on Amazon Prime

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20 of the Best Chick Flicks Available on Amazon Prime in 2020

  1. Runaway Bride
  2. Just Like Heaven
  3. Leap Year
  4. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
  5. Notting Hill
  6. Love, Rosie
  7. New in Town
  8. A Simple Favor
  9. She’s the Man
  10. If the Shoe Fits
  11. The First Wives Club
  12. Pitch Perfect
  13. Hustlers
  14. Austenland 
  15. Dirty Dancing Havana Nights
  16. Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
  17. Little Women
  18. Ella Enchanted
  19. Definitely, Maybe
  20. The Meddler

1. Runaway Bride

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runaway bride
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
5.646Amazon Prime

Maggie Carpenter is known for one thing: leaving grooms at the altar. When Ike Graham is assigned to write an article about her, feelings begin to stir within both of them, but her bad track record keeps Ike Graham feeling hesitant about her growing feelings. 

Runaway Bride is a very fun and light movie that has all the great qualities of a corny romantic comedy. Richard Gere and Julia Roberts have wonderful on-screen chemistry, which makes the film so much more fun to watch. Although the film doesn’t dive as deep into its themes (fear of commitment) as it could, the story is still interesting to watch. 

2. Just Like Heaven

Dina Spybey-Waters in Just Like Heaven (2005)
just like heaven
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.755Amazon Prime

Elizabeth is a hard-working doctor who has no time for anything but work. When she unexpectedly dies and returns to earth as a ghost, she spirals into a panic. As a ghost, she interacts with David, the new owner of her apartment. With David being the only one who can see her, the film adds a comedic tone to the dark theme of death. 

Just Like Heaven is one that pulls on your heartstrings while making you laugh the very next scene. Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo never disappoint with their performances, and the two jive perfectly in this loveable chick flick. Check this movie out for your next girls night if you are in the mood for both tears and laughs. 

3. Leap Year

John Lithgow and Amy Adams in Leap Year (2010)
leap year
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.523Amazon Prime, Starz

When Anna Brady, a thriving interior designer, learns about the leap year tradition, she travels to Dublin to propose to her boyfriend. From the very first day of her trip, all luck seems to have gone out the window when the weather makes it impossible for her to fly straight to Dublin. Along the way of her detour, she meets innkeeper Declan, who helps her get to Dublin. 

Leap Year is one of the most charming chick flicks because of it’s cozy and beautiful location in Ireland. While it may play up some of the usual romantic comedy cliches, the chemistry between the two protagonists and the witty dialogue keeps you invested throughout the film. 

4. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

(Far left corner) Bebe Neuwirth as Lana, (on couch center) Kathryn Hahn as Michelle, (on couch right) Annie Parisse as Jeannie, (right center white top) Kate Hudson as Andie
how to lose a guy in 10 days
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.442Amazon Prime, Netflix 

Bigtime ladies man Benjamin Barry, makes a bet with his boss that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. If he wins the bet, he will win the biggest campaign yet. On the other hand, Andie (the girl he is trying to win over) is writing an article about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. The film follows the two as they try extreme antics to achieve their personal goal, all the while trying to decipher each other’s growing genuine feelings. 

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is a quirky romantic comedy that has belly-laugh moments and amusing dialogue. If you are looking for a more comedic chick flick for your next movie night, this film is a great choice. 

5. Notting Hill

Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant in Notting Hill (1999)
Notting Hill
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
7.183Amazon Prime

William Thacker is living an uneventful but pleasant life as a bookshop owner when he meets the world’s most famous actress. Their two very different worlds collide as they start to grow feelings for each other, and complications arise when their lifestyles don’t mix as well as they’d hope. 

Notting Hill is best described as enchanting. The London setting, the charming dialogue, and the wonderful performances of lead actors Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts leave you rooting for a happy ending. 

6. Love, Rosie

Lily Collins in Love, Rosie (2014)
Love Rosie
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
7.232Amazon Prime, Hoopla

The film follows two lifelong best friends as they tumble through life, seemingly making the wrong decisions at each turn in regards to the love that seems to have always been there between them. Rosie and Alex struggle with the question of if they are right for each other while pursuing their own goals and dreams, which inevitably causes conflict between the two. 

Love, Rosie is a character-driven movie that focuses on the relationship between the protagonists. The film is full of tear-jerking moments and is one of the few movies that will make you want to yell at the characters through your television. If you are in the mood for true love and emotional turmoil, Love, Rosie will be your top pick. 

7. New in Town

Frances Conroy, Siobhan Fallon Hogan, and Hilary Carroll in New in Town (2009)
New in Town
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
5.628Amazon Prime

When Miami, Florida businesswoman (Lucy Hill) gets temporarily transferred to a small town in Minnesota, she stumbles through the first few days of the strange, new culture. When she comes across Ted Mitchell, a whirlwind romance threatens to shake her long-time business plans. Slowly, her motivations for success on the business project change as she gets to know the townspeople. 

New in Town has a unique and heart-warming tone for a chick flick. Harry Connick Jr.’s comedic timing ranks up the laughs through the film while Renee Zellweger delivers with her charm and charisma. If you are looking for a charming and satisfying romantic comedy, New in Town is a perfect choice. 

8. A Simple Favor

Blake Lively in A Simple Favor (2018)
A simple Favor
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.884Amazon Prime

Stephanie is a widowed single mother who runs a successful parenting vlog. She befriends a woman named Emily, who is a parent at the same school their kids attend. Emily seems to have it all – a beautiful family, a lavish wardrobe, a posh lifestyle, but she remains quite secretive. When Emily goes missing one day, Stephanie decides to investigate the disappearance herself.

While this is not a cliche chick flick, A Simple Favor delivers with its fun, dark vide and comedic moments. This film is for those who want a women-led movie that has both thriller elements and unconventional humor. 

9. She’s the Man

Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, and Clifton MaCabe Murray in She's the Man (2006)
She’s The Man
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.343Amazon Prime

When Viola takes the place of her brother at his elite boarding school to try out for the soccer team, new challenges unfold for her every day. While pretending to be a boy, she starts to fall for the school’s star soccer player, Duke. In the meantime, Duke is asking Viola (who is Sebastian to him) for dating advice. 

This film has all of the ridiculous scenes and emotions you would want in an adaptation of a Shakespearean play. With it’s over the top comedy and quirky dialogue, She’s the Man is great for those who want a bit of romance with lots of comedy. 

10. If the Shoe Fits

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IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
5.649Amazon Prime, Tubi

Rob Lowe plays Francesco Salvatore, a top-designer in Paris. Kelly Carter wants only to design shoes for him, so when she meets an enchanted fairy on the street of Paris, she grasps at the only hope she has. When Kelly wears a certain pair of shoes, she transforms into a captivating supermodel who easily wins the heart of Francesco. After the initial excitement of her achievement wears down, she wonders if he will ever love the real her. 

If the Shoe Fits is a modern spin of the Cinderella story, that will leave you enchanted with Rob Lowe’s performance. The movie is both enchanting and captivating and will be sure to fill your chick flick needs.

11. The First Wives Club

Goldie Hawn, Diane Keaton, and Bette Midler in The First Wives Club (1996)
The First Wives Club
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.450Amazon Prime, Hoopla, Tubi

The movie starts off with the suicide of a middle-aged divorcee after her husband left her for a younger woman. When three college friends reunite again at her funeral, they decide it is time to take revenge on their ex-husbands, who all left them for younger women. 

The movie takes a humorous spin on a dark plotline and is filled with fun and entertaining scenes. Goldie Hawn takes the spotlight with her comedic timing and great performance of the humorous dialogue. 

12. Pitch Perfect

Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Alexis Knapp, Ester Dean, Wanetah Walmsley, Kelley Jakle, and Shelley Regner in Pitch Perfect (2012)
Pitch Perfect
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
7.2 80Amazon Prime, Starz

When Becca joins an all-girls singing group at her new university, tensions rise as she goes head to head with the leader of the group in hopes of livening up the tired music. The film follows the group as they start to grow closer as friends and begin to grow more in talent every day. When Becca meets Jesse, a boy in the rival band, a new romance heats up and threatens to cause more conflict between Becca and the leader of the group. 

Pitch Perfect is a wonderful choice for a girl’s movie night. The shocking but hilarious humor raises the movie to a new level of comedy, and the sweet romance between the protagonist and the male lead will leave a smile on your face. 

13. Hustlers

Constance Wu in Hustlers (2019)
hustlers
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.387Amazon Prime

The film revolves around Destiny, who works as a stripper. Her new friend Ramona (another stripper) gives her the scoop of how to make the most money off the frequent wall street clientele. When the 2008 recession hits, the two women form a group of other strippers to try and pull off a scheme to get a better life. 

Film reviewers rave about Jennifer Lopez’s stunning performance in this film and the devious revenge plot. Hustlers has all you want in a chick flick – striking cinematography, a well-written script and believable, memorable characters. Pick this movie up if you want plain good entertainment. 

14. Austenland

Keri Russell, James Callis, Jennifer Coolidge, Bret McKenzie, and Georgia King in Austenland (2013)
Austenland
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.331Amazon Prime, Tubi

Jane Hayes seems like a normal American girl but is actually an all-time Jane Austen fan. When she hears of a British resort that offers an immersive experience similar to those she reads about in the books, she scrounges up as much money as she can. The protagonist soon realizes that her lack of income might play a big role in her future love story. 

This modern spin on Pride and Prejudice offers a few hours of fun entertainment and charming locations. Austenland is a wonderful film for those who might be just as obsessed with Jane Austen and her heroines and provide for a night of good laughs and sweet romance. 

15. Dirty Dancing Havana Nights

Romola Garai and Diego Luna in Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Dirty Dancing Havana Nights
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.023Amazon Prime

When Katey moves to Havana after her father got a new promotion with Ford, she is thrown into a new world she has never known before. Soon after getting settled, the protagonist meets a waiter who is talented at Cuban dancing. The two slowly hang out more together, and Javier (the male protagonist) ends up teaching her how to dance for a dancing competition. 

Dirty Dancing Havana Nights is set in the 1950s, giving the film a retro, exciting vibe that is impossible to shake. Dirty Dancing Havana Nights is for those looking for a steamy, yet charming romance between two contrasting characters. 

16. Ghosts of Girlfriends Past 

Matthew McConaughey in Ghosts of Girlfriends Past (2009)
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past 
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
5.827Amazon Prime

The film revolves around Connor Mead, a freelance photographer who is a womanizer living his life carefree. His world spins out of control when he attends his brother’s wedding, and he starts to see the spirits of his old girlfriends. As they continue to haunt him, Connor starts to learn more about himself and why the relationships failed. He then starts to wonder if he can truly fall in love.

While this is mostly a light-hearted chick flick filled with humor and charm, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past tackles a few deeper themes such as morality, love, and forgiveness. 

17. Little Women

Emma Watson, Saoirse Ronan, and Florence Pugh in Little Women (2019)
Little Women
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
7.895Amazon Prime

Little Women follows Jo March, who lives in New York as a writer and brings the audience back with her as she remembers all of the memories she has of her sisters. The film also gives us glimpses of Amy’s life who is a painter in Paris. Eventually, Amy comes across Theodore, who used to love her sister, Jo. Since Theodore used to be Amy’s childhood crush, romance becomes a real possibility for the two. 

If you want a film with award-winning performances and emotionally filled scenes, this adaptation of the classic story is a must-see. Both the cinematography and editing of the movie make this film even more beautiful, while the character-driven plot line will leave you satisfied at the end. 

18. Ella Enchanted 

Minnie Driver, Lucy Punch, and Jennifer Higham in Ella Enchanted (2004)
Ella Enchanted
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.350Amazon Prime, Hoopla, Tubi

Ella is a girl who was enchanted as a baby. The enchantment forces her to be obedient to any command she receives, which becomes more difficult when she has to hide it from her evil stepmother. When she starts to fall for the prince of the land, she must try to balance her true feelings with her curse. 

Ella Enchanted is a classic Anne Hathaway chick flick that should be watched at least once. Although the intended audience is younger girls, the film can still be enjoyed by all ages, with its priceless humor and wonderful chemistry between the two protagonists. Try out Ella Enchanted if you want a light and funny watch. 

19. Definitely, Maybe

Ryan Reynolds and Derek Luke in Definitely, Maybe (2008)
Definitely, Maybe
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
7.170Amazon Prime, Starz

Will Hayes is in the middle of divorce proceedings when his daughter asks how he met his mother. He then starts to describe three different past loves, in which he changes the names of each, so his daughter has to guess which one is his mother. While he starts to recount the memories, strong feelings for one particular woman start to reappear, which makes matters even more complicated. 

Definitely, Maybe is one of those movies where you need the tissue box for. The film is a character-driven movie and is able to pull it off well because of the talented cast. This film, in particular, stands out from the rest because of its unique plot and unpredictable character moments. 

20. The Meddler

Susan Sarandon and Jerrod Carmichael in The Meddler (2015)
The Meddler
IMDBRotten TomatoesWhere to Watch
6.385Amazon Prime, Starz, Tubi

After Marnie’s husband passes away, she moves with her daughter to Los Angeles, hoping to find both peace and a new purpose. This is a great movie to watch with your mother, as it showcases the importance of the mother-daughter relationship. The Meddler has an undeniable charm and a compelling, relationship-driven storyline that will keep you interested till the end. 

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