35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Forgetting Sarah Marshall is one of the best rom-com of all time. So, after watching it, it is no wonder you are ready for more. Well, don’t worry, as we have you covered with this article in which we are bringing you the best movies like Forgetting Sarah Marshall you just need to watch.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a 2008 American comedy film directed by Nicholas Stoller and starring Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Russell Brand. The film, which was written by Segel and co-produced by Judd Apatow, was released by Universal Pictures. Filming began in April 2007 at the Turtle Bay Resort on the North Shore of Oahu Island in Hawaii. The film was released in North American theaters on April 18, 2008, and in the United Kingdom a week later on April 25, 2008.

The story revolves around Peter Bretter, who is a music composer for a TV show that happens to feature his girlfriend, Sarah Marshall, in the lead role. After a five-year relationship, Sarah abruptly breaks up with Peter. Devastated by this event, he chooses to go on a vacation in Hawaii, in order to try to move forward with his life. Trouble ensues when he runs into his ex on the island as she is on vacation with her new boyfriend.

Let’s check out the list of the best movies like Forgetting Sarah Marshall below.

Role Models (2008)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Danny (Paul Rudd) and Wheeler (Seann William Scott) are two salesman friends who drunkenly wrecked the company’s truck. After the arrest, they come to court, which determines their sentence: prison or 150 hours of community service as mentors to children. Although community service seems like a good solution, after just one day spent with these kids, prison doesn’t seem like such a bad choice anymore.

Knocked Up (2007)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Showbiz journalist E! TV channel’s Alison Scott (Katherine Heigl), has just been promoted. Intending to celebrate his business success, he goes on a night out with his older sister Debbie (Leslie Mann). In the club, they meet a drunk Ben Stone (Seth Rogen). And while Alison chats with Ben, Debbie goes home at her husband’s invitation, so Alison and Ben are left alone dancing and toasting late into the night.

A completely drunk, happy couple spends a passionate night, and soon Alison finds out that she is pregnant. Ben gets the big news and they decide to stay together and start a family. But above all, Ben needs to grow up and start behaving more responsibly.

I Love You, Man (2009)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Peter Klaven (Paul Rudd) is in everything like other men, except for one thing – making friends has never been easy for him. Now, when he needs his best friend the most, Peter is gone and that puts him in a very awkward position. Namely, after proposing to his girlfriend Zooey (Rashida Jones), Peter realizes that he doesn’t have a close friend who would be the best man, so he is forced to start looking.

All the deals with the candidates turn out to be bizarre, to say the least, except for the meeting with Sydney Fife (Jason Segel). Sydney is charming, self-confident, strong and articulate, and……plays the guitar. Already at the first meeting, the guys hit it off perfectly and it didn’t take long before they became inseparable. But that’s not what Zooey wants – the closer Peter gets to Sydney, the more he drifts away from her.

This Is 40 (2012)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Paul Rudd and Leslie Mann are a married couple with two children, working, struggling with marital problems, work and daily obligations. The years go by and the forties are approaching… midlife crisis? Don’t miss to see how they deal with it, the fun is guaranteed!

Wanderlust (2012)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

George and Linda are a couple from Manhattan, uptight and under constant stress. After George is demoted at work, their only option is to move in with his hard-working brother in Atlanta. On their way to Atlanta, George and Linda stumble upon Elysium, an idyllic community inhabited by colorful characters with unusual views of the world. Is Elysium the fresh start they’re looking for, or will this shift in perspective only cause them more trouble?

The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Andy Stitzer (Steve Carell) is a man in his forties who never really grew up. Surrounded by his comics, and the action hero figures he collects, he lives in his own world and works in an electronics store. But he is quite satisfied with his life and plays the cards that life has dealt him, until his colleagues David (Paul Rudd), Jay (Romany Malco) and Cal (Seth Rogen) discover a big secret – that he has never slept with a woman.

Horrified by this discovery, they decide to help their friend and find a woman willing to have sex with Andy. After several dates that end in disaster, a glimmer of hope appears when he meets Trish (Catherine Keener), a beautiful woman and single mother who likes Andy at first sight.

He’s Just Not That Into You (2009)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Meet Gigi, Connor, Alex, Ben, Janine and Neil – complicated people with complicated emotions who must learn to navigate relationships, old and new. Some marriages will break up, some will just start, old habits will disappear, and new ones will appear. Only one thing is certain in everything: if he hasn’t called you, if he’s not sleeping with you, if he’s married to someone else, it’s very likely that he doesn’t really care.

Bridesmaids (2011)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Annie (Kristen Wiig) is in her late 30s and – single. After her business with the pastry shop failed, she lost all her possessions, and soon her boyfriend as well. Now she is forced to sell jewelry and live with unbearable roommate Gil (Matt Lucas) and his sister Brynn (Rebel Wilson). After the business collapse, Annie no longer holds out hope that one day she will revive her dream job again.

Her romantic interests are now turned to Ted (Jon Hamm), who is so self-absorbed that he barely notices her. Her only light in the tunnel of life is her best friend Lillian (Maya Rudolph), who just got engaged and asked Annie to be her godmother. At the engagement party, Annie meets the bridesmaids – cynical cousin Rita (Wendi McLendon-Covey), naive friend Becca (Ellie Kemper), vulgar sister of the groom Megan (Mellissa McCarthy), and the rich and beautiful wife of the groom’s boss, Helen (Rose Byrne).

Funny People (2009)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

When the famous comedian George Simmons (Adam Sandler) gets a chance for a new start in life, he and his assistant, the young comedian Ira (Seth Rogen), return to the places and people who left the biggest mark on his life; among them are the comedy performances that made him famous and the girl who got away from him (Leslie Mann).

She’s Out of My League (2010)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Kirk works as an airport security administrator and has very few goals in life, the most important of which is his attempt to get back at his insufferable ex-girlfriend Marnie. However, he soon meets the smart, sexy and charming young girl Molly and, surprising those around him, as well as himself, starts a relationship with her. The initial excitement soon turns into pure panic due to his own insecurities and pressure from friends and family who threaten to destroy his perfect relationship.

Superbad (2007)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Two high school students Evan (Michael Cera) and Seth (Jonah Hill) are trying to end up with girls before they graduate. They get the opportunity to do so when the most popular girls at school invite them to a graduation party.

However, under one condition, they require that the two of them get alcohol, which is a problem, because they are both minors. Their friend Fogell (Christopher Mintz-Plasse), an even bigger nerd than the two of them, comes to their aid and gets a fake ID. But while he’s buying booze, a thief breaks into the store, the police come, and problems begin that endanger Evan and Seth’s plan to lose their virginity.

Couples Retreat (2009)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

After several failed attempts to have a child, Jason and Cynthia’s marriage is on the brink of disaster. In order to save what can be saved, the two decide to reserve a place in the couples’ rest area, and to save costs, they invite a few of their friends (also couples) along under the guise that they do not need to participate in group therapy. What everyone imagined as a real vacation in paradise will soon turn into a series of funny, but also worrying situations for everyone.

The Break-Up (2006)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

For Gary (V. Vaughn), the first meeting with Brooke (J. Aniston) was love at first sight. He saw her at the stadium, she was sitting in the same row, and with a boyfriend. That didn’t stop Gary from forcefully buying her a hot dog and jokingly asking her out after the game. Thus began the love story of two undoubtedly kindred spirits and a perfectly harmonious relationship.

Just Go with It (2011)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

A plastic surgeon (Adam Sandler) is afraid of getting into a serious relationship, so he tells his much younger girlfriend (Brooklyn Decker) that he’s actually married and has kids to avoid any possibility of getting into something he doesn’t really want. However, after the girl doubts his sincerity, he asks his co-worker (Jennifer Aniston) to play his non-existent family together with her children to prove him right.

What Happens in Vegas (2008)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Jack Fuller (Ashton Kutcher) is unable to commit to one girl, and they regularly accuse him of not being a desirable partner. He is employed by his father (Treat Williams), who runs a furniture store, and mostly does nothing, moreover – he secretly watches sports channels on television. Joy McNally (Cameron Diaz) is a young and successful woman who works at the New York Stock Exchange.

She is engaged to the charmer Mason (Jason Sudeikis), to whom she has surrendered her life. Almost simultaneously, Fuller decides to fire his son, and Mason breaks off his engagement with Joy. Jack and Joy decide to go to Vegas, and a game of fate brings them together in a Las Vegas hotel when, through a computer error, they get a suite that they have to share. Two strangers, played by big and popular Hollywood stars – Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher, jump into marriage after a drunken night and just as they agree to break up, Jack inserts a coin into the casino machine and wins 3 million dollars.

The judge refuses to give them a separation until they give their life together a real chance. Although the plot itself does not offer anything new, it does not matter at all because the entire film rests on the acting skills and talent of Kutcher and Diaz, who do a fantastic job. The chemistry between them will provide you with avalanches of laughter, so if you chose “Until the jackpot does us apart” as your evening’s entertainment, you played for a sure winner and won the main prize.

500 Days of Summer (2009)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

The fuse of a new love is lit on Day 1; when Tom (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a so-called architect who makes a living writing sugary greeting cards, meets Summer (Zooey Deschanel), his boss’s vivacious and beautiful new secretary. Although apparently far out of reach, Tom soon discovers that he has a lot in common with Summer. They both love The Smiths. Both appreciate the surrealist painter Magritte. Tom used to live in Jersey and Summer has a cat named Bruce.

In Tom’s words: “We’re insanely compatible.” By Day 31, things start to pick up, albeit only “casually”. On Day 32, Tom wakes up irreparably in love, thinking only of Summer. By day 185, the situation is at a serious impasse, but Tom still has hope.

And as the story shows us the sometimes blissful, sometimes stormy kissing of Tom and Summer, it covers the entire range from falling in love, dating and sex to breaking up, mutual accusations and redemption with chaotic jumps in time, split screen and karaoke performances; creating a kaleidoscopic answer to the question of why and how is it that we still struggle so hard to understand love.

Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist (2008)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Trying to get his mind off the girl he lost, a young man decides to help an unknown girl who takes him on a romantic adventure through the Manhattan club scene late at night. Two people are thrust into a hilarious, sleepless night full of adventures in the world of music mixes, nightlife and loud music. Their chance meeting leads to an all-night search for a secret performance by the legendary band, and ends up as the first date in a love affair that could change their lives.

It’s Complicated (2009)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Jane (Meryl Streep) has been divorced from her ex-husband Jake (Alec Baldwin) for ten years. The mother of three adult children is also the owner of a very successful restaurant in Santa Barbara, and manages to maintain a friendly relationship with Jake, who has remarried since their divorce – to the much younger Agness (Lake Bell). Jane and Jake will go to their son’s graduation party together, and then have a completely innocent lunch…

Which won’t turn out to be so innocent after the two end up in bed. The architect Adam (Steve Martin) will also get involved in the whole mess, who falls in love with Jane and realizes that he is in a rather strange love triangle…

Old School (2003)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

On his way back from a business trip, Mitch Martin (Luke Wilson) learns that his girlfriend Heidi (Juliette Lewis) is an insatiable nymphomaniac who has been cheating on him for a long time. In order to forget their life together as soon as possible, Mitch finds himself a new house, located on the edge of the local college. Very soon, his friends Frank Ricard (Will Ferrell) and Beanie Campbell (Vince Vaughn) start staying in the house more often, also burdened with personal problems.

Frank is a former party king who, despite his marriage, does not want to give up unrestrained fun, and Beanie is a family man who cannot forget his wild and crazy youth. Soon, Beanie has an unexpected idea – the three of them will form a brotherhood in Mitch’s new house! The idea turns out to be excellent and the house becomes the center of college fun, until the new dean Pritchard (Jeremy Piven) sets his sights on the friends, remembering very well their antics from their student days.

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Cal Weaver is forty-something and living his dream – he has a good job, a nice house, great kids, and a marriage to his high school sweetheart. When he finds out that his wife is cheating on him and wants a divorce, his “perfect” life quickly falls apart. What’s worse, in today’s world of singles, Cal, who hasn’t dated in decades, comes across as completely maladjusted. Unlucky Cal is taken as his protégé by Jakov Palmer, a guy who knows the game.

She introduces him to the many possibilities offered: flirtatious women, male drinking and the sense of style offered by youth shops. Despite a complete change in lifestyle and new conquests, there is one thing Cal cannot change – his heart, which leads him back to where it all began.

How Do You Know (2010)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

When her familiar world suddenly disappears, Lisa (Reese Witherspoon) begins a romance with Matty (Owen Wilson), a major league baseball player and self-centered womanizer. And before their relationship flares up, Lisa meets George (Paul Rudd), a reserved businessman who himself has personal problems, with his father (Jack Nicholson) on one side and the law on the other. And when everything seems to have fallen apart, things start to fall into place.

Easy A (2010)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

After word gets out that the otherwise likable high school student Olive Penderghast (Stone) lied about losing her own virginity, she begins to believe that her life is developing identically to that of the main character in the book “The Scarlet Letter” which she is studying at the same time. However, soon Olive will decide to use the rumor to improve her social and financial status to the utter surprise of many.

50 First Dates (2004)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Marine veterinarian Henry Roth (Adam Sandler) lives a carefree life and takes care of animals in the Hawaiian waters. In addition to caring for animals, Henry has a very interesting hobby. Namely, he breaks the hearts of female tourists, who are looking for romance, and after spending the night, he leaves them without any remorse. After he has an accident, he comes to a cafe where he notices the beautiful and charming Lucy Whitmore (Drew Barrymore). When he returns the next morning to see Lucy again, he breaks his own rule about going out with local girls, and arranges a date with the hot waitress.

All happy, Henry comes to the cafe the next morning, but when Lucy mentions their conversation yesterday, she thinks he’s some kind of madman and doesn’t recognize him. Henry, completely distraught, makes a shocking discovery and realizes that the first girl he really likes, he has to win again. He realizes that if he wants to win Lucy’s heart, every day, for the rest of his life, he has to charm her anew.

Friends with Benefits (2011)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

“Relationship without obligations” is the story of a talent scout who hires a new magazine editor, with whom she soon begins a sexual relationship. Without any commitments, at the beginning, it seems that their “partnership” really works, but only until the moment when the character portrayed in the film by Justin Timberlake realizes that he is actually in love with his new colleague who has her eyes on another partner…

Made of Honor (2008)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Tom (Patrick Dempsey) enjoys his life: he is totally sexy, successful, lucky with women and knows that he can always rely on Hannah (Michelle Monaghan), his best friend who is the only constant in his life. His life is truly perfect until Hannah travels to Spain on a six-week official trip, and Tom is amazed at how empty his life is without her.

After realizing he’s in love with her, he decides to propose to her the same day she returns – but is unpleasantly surprised to learn she’s engaged to a rich and handsome Scotsman with whom she plans to move to his home country. when Hannah asks Tom to be her groomsman at her wedding, he reluctantly agrees… But only so he can have a chance to woo her and prevent the wedding before it’s too late…

Wedding Crashers (2005)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Lawyers and divorce experts, best friends John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy Gray (Vince Vaughn) share an unusual hobby. Namely, they barge into weddings uninvited, because they realized that weddings are the right occasion to meet beautiful girls ready for one-night sex. Regardless of what kind of wedding it is, and which ethnic groups, John and Jeremy will instantly transform into Jews, Italians, Irish, Chinese or Greeks, and win the sympathy of those present with their interesting stories and open performance.

Their hobby is based on a strict set of rules, which have proven successful countless times. At the very end of the season, Jeremy learns that the wedding of the daughter of Treasury Secretary William Cleary (Christopher Walken) is being planned, which will surely be the social event of the year.

Despite heavy security, the two intruders find themselves at a party, where they stare at two beautiful bridesmaids, but the situation is complicated by the fact that they are the minister’s other two daughters, Claire (Rachel McAdams) and Gloria (Isla Fisher). But instead of leaving them and avoiding the risk, John falls in love with Claire…

Trainwreck (2015)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Ever since Amy was a little girl, her father told her that monogamy was unrealistic and undesirable. Today, as a grown woman and magazine editor, she lives a promiscuous life and enjoys what she considers freedom – fun without the suffocating, boring, romantic commitment.

But she finds herself in an unexpected situation when she realizes that the charming and successful doctor Aaron Conners is starting to win her heart! Amy begins to think that the monogamous life might not be so bad after all, but will she be willing to change her behavior in exchange for a “regular, boring” relationship?

Set It Up (2018)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Two young assistants in New York City realize they can make their lives easier by setting up their workaholic bosses to date. While trying to perpetuate this romantic ruse between their nightmare bosses, the assistants realize they might be right for each other.

27 Dresses (2008)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Romantic Jane (K. Heigl) is an attractive and temperamental girl unhappily in love with her boss George (E. Burns), who specializes in the role of bridesmaid at weddings. While she wears one of her 27 special dresses on them, which makes her friends grateful that she brightens their wedding, Jane does not believe that she will ever be able to find true love.

When her attractive sister Tess (M. Akerman) arrives in town, who starts a relationship with the slightly egotistical George due to love at first sight, Jane experiences another disappointment. But then she meets Kevin (J. Marsden), a young journalist who writes about celebrity engagements and weddings. After hoping that the cynical Kevin might be the one, Jane will be unpleasantly surprised to learn that he decided to write a story about her…

The Big Sick (2017)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Based on the real-life love story of Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, My Love Story tells the story of Pakistani-born comedian Kumail who meets college student Emily during one of his comedy shows.

Although they thought that their relationship would remain a one-night stand, everything develops into true love, which complicates Kumail’s life because his parents, traditional Muslims, expect something completely different. When Emily falls ill with a mysterious illness, Kumail will go through a medical crisis with her parents, whom he has never met, and is forced to deal with an emotional conflict in which he must choose between his parents and his heart.

Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

A respected TV journalist from San Diego, the popular Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) is a mean womanizer whose intellectual abilities are not quite up to par. His place as the undisputed king of the small screen is threatened by a new, ambitious, young editorial colleague Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate).

At first, he is not worried about his colleague’s reports from cat fashion shows, cooking shows and similar not too important tasks. But Veronica, who really knows something about journalism, refuses to settle for a secondary role, which begins the real battle for the microphone. It’s no longer just a clash between two people with really good hair – it’s war!

When Harry Met Sally… (1989)

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Harry (Billy Crystal) and Sally (Meg Ryan) met in 1977 at the University of Chicago, after they graduated. As Sally was traveling to New York where she was going to get a job, like him, she gave him a ride in her car. He wants to work as a consultant specializing in political issues, and she wants to be a journalist. All the way they discuss only one topic: can a man and a woman be friends who will never think of having sex with each other?

In New York, they say goodbye and meet again after five years at the New York airport. She is in a relationship with an acquaintance of his, and he intends to get married. She works as a journalist, he is a political consultant. During the flight, they again only talk about fundamental issues concerning male-female relationships. They meet again in five years. Her boyfriend left her, and his wife wants a divorce.

Now they will start meeting more often because they realize that they have a lot in common and that they are actually already friends. Will friendship turn into love or will it remain just friendship?

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates (2016)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Two hard-partying brothers, brothers Mike and Dave often ruin family gatherings with their unbridled behavior. To prevent them from ruining their sister’s wedding in Hawaii, their parents ask them to bring escorts to the wedding. Looking for a way out of the new situation, the brothers put an ad on the Internet that becomes a media sensation, and the girls Alice and Tatiana don’t want to miss the opportunity to have a great time in Hawaii. This female duo will outsmart the guys, and the whole wedding will slowly get out of control.

The Wrong Missy (2020)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Tim Morris (David Spade) has met the beautiful girl of his dreams, Molly (Molly Sims), and after a brief date, he decides to take a risk by inviting her on an all-expense paid weekend vacation to Hawaii organized by his company. But when he sees his ex Molly (Lauren Lapkus) on the plane, he realizes that he texted the wrong girl!

Date Night (2010)

35 Movies Like Forgetting Sarah Marshall You Need to Watch

Claire and Phil Foster (Tina Fey and Steve Carell) are a married couple from the suburbs who have fallen into the routine of life and marriage. Even their dinner and movie outings have become predictable.

To rekindle the spark, they visit a popular bistro in Manhattan where a case of mistaken identity leads them on a breakneck chase through the city and a never-ending adventure. Remembering everything that binds them together, Phil and Claire face off against two corrupt cops, a mobster and a crazed taxi driver – and their date turns into a night they’ll never forget.


  • Mitchel Pemberton

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