The Best (and Worst) Romantic Comedy Boyfriends to Bring Home for the Holidays

After the meet cute, it's time to meet the parents. But which love interests from popular romantic comedies could you actually bring home to your family?

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BEST BOYFRIENDS



Dr. Aaron Connors (Bill Hader) in Trainwreck 

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Andrew Paxton (Ryan Reynolds) in The Proposal 

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Mark Darcy (Colin Firth) in Bridget Jones’s Diary 

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Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) in The Big Sick 

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Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling) in Crazy, Stupid, Love 

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WORST BOYFRIENDS



Ben Stone (Seth Rogen) in Knocked Up 

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Daniel Cleaver (Hugh Grant) in Bridget Jones’s Diary 

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Mark (Andrew Lincoln) in Love Actually 

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Sam (Michael Vartan) in Never Been Kissed 

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Michael O’Neal (Dermot Mulroney) in My Best Friend’s Wedding

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