30 Best Movies Like (500) Days of Summer (2009)

If you enjoyed (500) Days of Summer we recommend 30 similar movies: The Fault in Our Stars, Playing It Cool, Her, What If, Ruby Sparks, Silver Linings Playbook, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, One Day, It's Kind of a Funny Story, Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, Submarine, Flipped, No Strings Attached, Blue Valentine, Inadequate People, Up in the Air, Yes Man, Definitely, Maybe, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist, Signs, P.S. I Love You, My Sassy Girl, Juno, My Blueberry Nights, Cashback, A Lot Like Love, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Wicker Park, Before Sunset, Love Me If You Dare
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastShailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Laura Dern
DirectorJosh Boone
Length02:13
Hazel Grace Lancaster (Shailene Woodley), a 16-year-old cancer patient, meets and falls in love with Gus Waters (Ansel Elgort), a similarly afflicted teen from her cancer support group. Hazel feels that Gus really understands her. They both share the same acerbic wit and a love of books, especially Grace's touchstone, "An Imperial Affliction" by Peter Van Houten. When Gus scores an invitation to meet the reclusive author, he and Hazel embark on the adventure of their brief lives.
Genremelodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastChris Evans, Michelle Monaghan, Topher Grace
DirectorJustin Reardon
Length01:34
The story of a young man disillusioned by love who meets a breathtaking young woman at a charity dinner by pretending to be a philanthropist. Turns out that she’s engaged to a guy who doesn’t like her going on dates. Challenged by the chase, and egged on by his eclectic friends, he feigns a platonic relationship in order to keep seeing her as he tries to conquer her heart
Genremelodrama, Drama, Sci-fi
CountryUSA
CastJoaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams
DirectorSpike Jonze
Length02:06
Theodore is a lonely man in the final stages of his divorce. When he's not working as a letter writer, his down time is spent playing video games and occasionally hanging out with friends. He decides to purchase the new OS1, which is advertised as the world's first artificially intelligent operating system, "It's not just an operating system, it's a consciousness," the ad states. Theodore quickly finds himself drawn in with Samantha, the voice behind his OS1. As they start spending time together they grow closer and closer and eventually find themselves in love. Having fallen in love with his OS, Theodore finds himself dealing with feelings of both great joy and doubt. As an OS, Samantha has powerful intelligence that she uses to help Theodore in ways others hadn't, but how does she help him deal with his inner conflict of being in love with an OS?
Genremelodrama, Comedy
CountryIreland, Canada
CastDaniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Megan Park
DirectorMichael Dowse
Length01:33
A story of a young man and woman who struggle to navigate their friendship, which has developed a deep romantic undercurrent.
Genrefantasy, Drama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastPaul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Antonio Banderas
DirectorJonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Length01:44
Young author Calvin Weir-Fields (Paul Dano), once a literary darling, is having trouble composing his next novel. Following a therapist's advice, Calvin pulls out an old manual typewriter and creates a vivacious, flame-haired woman he dubs Ruby Sparks (Zoe Kazan). Overnight, Ruby leaps from the page into Calvin's home as a real flesh-and-blood woman. And, what's more, she's unaware that she's actually a fictional character and that her actions and feelings are dictated by whatever Calvin writes.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastBradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro
DirectorDavid O. Russell
Length02:00
After losing his job and wife, and spending time in a mental institution, Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper) winds up living with his parents (Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver). He wants to rebuild his life and reunite with his wife, but his parents would be happy if he just shared their obsession with the Philadelphia Eagles. Things get complicated when Pat meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), who offers to help him reconnect with his wife, if he will do something very important for her in exchange.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastLogan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller
DirectorStephen Chbosky
Length01:42
Socially awkward teen Charlie (Logan Lerman) is a wallflower, always watching life from the sidelines, until two charismatic students become his mentors. Free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her stepbrother Patrick (Ezra Miller) help Charlie discover the joys of friendship, first love, music and more, while a teacher sparks Charlie's dreams of becoming a writer. However, as his new friends prepare to leave for college, Charlie's inner sadness threatens to shatter his newfound confidence.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
CastJim Sturgess, Anne Hathaway, Rafe Spall
DirectorLone Scherfig
Length01:43
On July 15, 1988 -- the day of their college graduation -- two people from opposite sides of the tracks begin a lifelong friendship. Emma (Anne Hathaway), an idealist from a working-class family, wants to make the world a better place. Dexter (Jim Sturgess), a playboy, thinks the world is his oyster. For the next 20 years, the two friends reunite on the 15th of each July, sharing dreams, tears and laughter -- until they discover what they've been searching for, each other.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastKeir Gilchrist, Emma Roberts, Zach Galifianakis
DirectorAnna Boden, Ryan Fleck
Length01:41
Stressed by adolescence, 16-year-old Craig Gilner (Keir Gilchrist) checks himself into a mental-health clinic. Unfortunately, the youth wing is closed, so he must spend his mandated five-day stay with adults. One of them, Bobby (Zach Galifianakis), quickly becomes his mentor -- and protege, while Craig finds himself drawn to a fellow teen, Noelle (Emma Roberts), who just may be the cure he needs to forget an unrequited crush.
Genrefantasy, Action, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Canada, Japan
CastMichael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin
DirectorEdgar Wright
Length01:52
As bass guitarist for a garage-rock band, Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) has never had trouble getting a girlfriend; usually, the problem is getting rid of them. But when Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) skates into his heart, he finds she has the most troublesome baggage of all: an army of ex-boyfriends who will stop at nothing to eliminate him from her list of suitors.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CastCraig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Sally Hawkins
DirectorRichard Ayoade
Length01:37
Oliver (Craig Roberts) is a Welsh teen who has some things on his mind. First is losing his virginity before his 16th birthday. He sets out to woo his feisty classmate Jordana (Yasmin Paige). Then Oliver focuses on holding his family together. His father (Noah Taylor), a depressed marine biologist, seems unequal to the task of preventing Oliver's mother (Sally Hawkins) from succumbing to the dubious charms of a spiritual guru (Paddy Considine) from down the road.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastMadeline Carroll, Callan McAuliffe, Aidan Quinn
DirectorRob Reiner
Length01:30
When they meet in second grade, Juli Baker falls instantly in love with her neighbor, Bryce Loski. Bryce, however, does not feel the spark. From that day forward, he (Callan McAuliffe) tries hard to keep brash and unpredictable Juli (Madeline Carroll) at bay. After six years, she begins to feel that she was wrong about him being the love of her life. Unfortunately, that is just about the time that Bryce begins to think he was wrong about Juli, too.
Genremelodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastNatalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher, Kevin Kline
DirectorIvan Reitman
Length01:48
Lifelong friends Emma (Natalie Portman) and Adam (Ashton Kutcher) take their relationship to the next level by having sex. Afraid of ruining their friendship, the new lovers make a pact to keep things purely physical, with no fighting, no jealousy and no expectations. Emma and Adam pledge to do whatever they want, wherever they want, as long as they do not fall in love. The question then becomes: Who will fall first?
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastRyan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Faith Wladyka
DirectorDerek Cianfrance
Length01:52
Dean (Ryan Gosling) and Cindy (Michelle Williams) live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. To the casual observer, everything appears normal, if a bit subdued. But a closer examination reveals a couple caught in a downward spiral. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in their marriage.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryRussia
Length01:42
Adequacy is relative.Vitalik the main character of the movie seems to be pretty normal. With a respectable office job, a comfy little dwelling and a personal couch doctor, Vitalik looks as adequate as a human can possibly be. Wait till he drinks and drives himself into depression, and after that falls in love with an under-age girl living next door. Whos adequate now?
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastGeorge Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick
DirectorJason Reitman
Length01:49
An idea from a young, new co-worker (Anna Kendrick) would put an end to the constant travel of corporate downsizer Ryan Bingham (George Clooney), so he takes her on a tour to demonstrate the importance of face-to-face meetings with those they must fire. While mentoring his colleague, he arranges hookups with another frequent-flier (Vera Farmiga), and his developing feelings for the woman prompt him to see others in a new light.
GenreComedy
CountryUSA, Australia
CastJim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper
DirectorPeyton Reed
Length01:44
Carl Allen (Jim Carrey) is stuck in a rut with his negative ways. Then he goes to a self-help seminar and learns to unleash the power of yes. Living in the affirmative leads him to all sorts of amazing and transforming experiences; he gets a job promotion, and even finds a new romance. But Carl finds that too much of anything, even positive thinking, is not necessarily a good thing.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastRyan Reynolds, Abigail Breslin, Isla Fisher
DirectorAdam Brooks
Length01:52
Will Hayes, a 30-something Manhattan dad is in the midst of a divorce when his 10 year old daughter, Maya, starts to question him about his life before marriage. Maya wants to know absolutely everything about how her parents met and fell in love. Will's story begins in 1992, as a young, starry-eyed aspiring politician who moves to New York from Wisconsin in order to work on the Clinton campaign. For Maya, Will relives his past as a idealistic young man learning the ins and outs of big city politics, and recounts the history of his romantic relationships with three very different women. On the campaign, Will's best buddy is Russell McCormack. They not only have similar political aspirations, they share the same type of girl problems, too. Will hopelessly attempts a "PG" version of his story for his daughter ad changes the names so Maya has to guess who he finally married. Is her mother Will's college sweetheart, the dependable girl next-door Emily? Is she his longtime best friend and confidante, he apolitical April? Or is she the free-spirited but ambitious journalist? As Maya puts together the pieces of her dad's romantic puzzle, she begins to understand that love is not so simple or easy. And as Will tells her his tale, Maya helps him to understand that it's definitely never too late to go back...and maybe even possible to find a happy ending.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastMichael Cera, Kat Dennings, Aaron Yoo
DirectorPeter Sollett
Length01:30
It's been three weeks, two days, and 23 hours since Tris broke up with Nick. And now here she is at his gig, with a new guy. How could she have moved on so fast? This begins the night of Nick, Norah and Manhattan. The night of stripping nuns, hotel ice rooms, Russian food, psychotic ex-boyfriends and lovingly trashy ex-girlfriends. It's the night of Julio and Salvatore. The night of holding hands and writing songs and singing in the rain. It's a night they'll never forget.
Genremelodrama
CountryAustralia
CastNick Russell, Kestie Morassi (в титрах: Kestie Morsaai)
DirectorPatrick Hughes
Length00:12
Where do you find love? Sometimes all you need is a sign.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastHilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Kathy Bates
DirectorRichard LaGravenese
Length02:06
When Gerry (Gerard Butler), the husband of Holly Kennedy (Hilary Swank), dies from an illness, she loses the love of her life. Knowing how hard Holly will take his death, Gerry plans ahead. Beginning on her 30th birthday, she receives the first in a series of letters written by him, designed to ease her grief and encourage her to move forward to a new life.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastJesse Bradford, Elisha Cuthbert, Joanna Gleason
DirectorYann Samuell
Length01:32
My Sassy Girl is the tale of the first and last time Charlie Bello falls in love. From their initial meeting, trouble is the name of the game. Imagine an amorphous mass of dating disasters and you get an idea of the relationship between the young couple. Some mysterious force with the strength of gravity between two planets must be at play between Charlie and Jordan as the relationship truly makes no sense on the surface. Everything seems pitted against the two of them. Things suddenly come to a halt when the two write letters confessing their love for each other. Agreeing to meet a year later to read the love letters together, Charlie and Jordan go their separate ways.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastEllen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner
DirectorJason Reitman
Length01:36
When precocious teen Juno MacGuff (Ellen Page) becomes pregnant, she chooses a failed rock star and his wife (Jennifer Garner) to adopt her unborn child. Complications occur when Mark, the prospective father, begins viewing Juno as more than just the mother of his future child, putting both his marriage and the adoption in jeopardy.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryHong Kong, China, France
CastNorah Jones, Jude Law, Natalie Portman
DirectorWong Kar-Wai
Length01:35
A young woman (Norah Jones) takes a soul-searching journey across America to resolve her questions about love while encountering a series of offbeat characters along the way. In Wong Kar Wai's debut English-language feature, the internationally acclaimed director takes his audience on a dramatic journey across the distance between heartbreak and a new beginning. After a rough breakup, Elizabeth sets out on a trip across America, leaving behind a life of memories, a dream, and a soulful new friend, a cafe owner, all to search for something to mend her broken heart. Waitressing her way through the country, Elizabeth befriends others whose yearnings are greater than hers, including a troubled cop, his estranged wife, and a down-on-her luck gambler with a score to settle. Through these individuals, Elizabeth witnesses the true depths of loneliness and emptiness, and begins to understand that her own journey is part of a greater exploration within herself.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUnited Kingdom
CastSean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Stuart Goodwin
DirectorSean Ellis
Length01:42
When art student Ben Willis is dumped by his girlfriend Suzy, he develops insomnia. To pass the long hours of the night, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket. There he meets a colourful cast of characters, all of whom have their own 'art' in dealing with the boredom of an eight-hour-shift. Ben's art is that he imagines himself stopping time. This way, he can appreciate the artistic beauty of the frozen world and the people inside it - especially Sharon, the quiet checkout girl, who perhaps holds the answer to solving the problem of Ben's insomnia.
GenreDrama, melodrama, Comedy
CountryUSA
CastAmanda Peet, Ashton Kutcher, Tyrone Giordano
DirectorNigel Cole
Length01:47
When Oliver (Ashton Kutcher) and Emily (Amanda Peet) meet on an airplane, they feel an instant connection, but agree that they're wrong for each other. As the years pass and they live their separate lives, fate brings them together several times, and they become close friends. Any time one of them wants more out of the relationship, the other seems content with just being friends. If they wait too long, Oliver and Emily may miss any chance of spending their lives together.
Genremelodrama, Sci-fi, Drama
CountryUSA
CastJim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Elijah Wood
DirectorMichel Gondry
Length01:48
After a painful breakup, Clementine (Kate Winslet) undergoes a procedure to erase memories of her former boyfriend Joel (Jim Carrey) from her mind. When Joel discovers that Clementine is going to extremes to forget their relationship, he undergoes the same procedure and slowly begins to forget the woman that he loved. Directed by former music video director Michel Gondry, the visually arresting film explores the intricacy of relationships and the pain of loss.
GenreThriller, Drama, melodrama, detective
CountryUSA
CastJosh Hartnett, Rose Byrne, Matthew Lillard
DirectorPaul McGuigan
Length01:54
Matthew (Josh Hartnett) and Lisa (Diane Kruger) are madly in love. But one day Lisa vanishes. Simon enters an emotional tailspin and begins an obsessive quest to find her. Years later, Simon's life has stabilized, and he's in a new relationship. Then he thinks he sees Lisa in a restaurant and fixates on her all over again. He snoops around and eventually tracks down the mysterious woman from the restaurant. Her name is Alex (Rose Byrne), but she acts just like Lisa.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryUSA
CastEthan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff
DirectorRichard Linklater
Length01:20
Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
GenreDrama, melodrama
CountryFrance, Belgium
CastGuillaume Canet, Marion Cotillard, Thibault Verhaeghe
DirectorYann Samuell
Length01:30
Julien Janvier lost his mother young, drifted apart from his working class father and ever closer to confident Sophie Kowalsky, the Polish class outsider. Their dares game, symbolized by an interchanged music-box, grows ever bolder, regardless of harm to others and each-other. In his college years, it even suspends their relationship and toys with their marriages, but they are drawn back to each-other irresistibly.
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