Movies Like Crazy Rich Asians. Following her first Best Actress Oscar victory, Michelle Yeoh is at the height of her popularity. As people look through her filmography, they may discover a not-so-hidden gem: the box office smash Crazy Rich Asians, in which Yeoh played a character very different from the one she played in Everything Everywhere All At Once. Here are ten films that you could like if you recently seen Crazy Rich Asians. And are seeking for more in the romantic comedy genre with perhaps some Asian touches and hints to the wealthy lifestyle.
9 Movies like Crazy Rich Asians
1. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
We can consider Crazy Rich Asians as a wedding movie in addition to a wide range of other subjects and subgenres. We can also include a few films that center around weddings because the glitz and excitement surrounding the ceremony is a compelling aspect of the picture. Toula (Nia Vardalos) falls in love with Ian (John Corbett), a white Anglo-Saxon protestant, in the new classic of the genre My Big Fat Greek Wedding, which features a Greek-American cast primarily (as opposed to Asian Americans in Crazy Rich Asians). It turned into a surprise hit at the box office and received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay that year.
2. Wedding Crashers (2005)
Let’s continue the conversation on wedding movies by discussing Wedding Crashers, a movie that gained notoriety for its endearing performances by Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn. They portray two divorce mediators who work by crashing weddings and wooing ladies to get paid. They eventually cross paths with Claire (Rachel McAdams) and Gloria (Isla Fisher), and the rest, as they say, is history.
3. Mamma Mia! (2008)
Another beautiful film about family and love, the final wedding film on this list will have you humming ABBA songs all week long. If the romance aspect of Crazy Rich Asians appealed to you, you might appreciate Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), who is ready to wed Sky (Dominic Cooper); her struggle? She wants his birth father to lead her down the aisle, but she is unable to choose from among the three actors—Stellan Skarsgrd, Colin Firth, and Pierce Brosnan—who might be that person. Oh, and there are several Abba musical numbers; am I getting your attention yet?
4. Crazy, Stupid Love (2011)
In Crazy, Stupid Love, Ryan Gosling’s persona is ideal if you enjoy watching movies about affluent lifestyles. Along with Gosling, the movie also stars Marisa Tomei, Emma Stone, Kevin Bacon, Julianne Moore, and Steve Carell. It is a hilarious journey through the love lives of a group of people whose lives in an unlikely ways intersect in a small town. The romantic comedy was written by Dan Fogelman of This is Us.
5. The Big Sick (2017)
To narrate the tale of how he and his wife Emily V. Gordon first met and fell in love, Kumail Nanjiani collaborated with Emily V. Gordon. The Big Sick examines the social dynamics of a relationship between two persons of various ethnias without depicting a wealthy lifestyle. Nanjiani portrays himself, with Zoe Kazan (She Said) playing Emily. The pair received a nomination for Best Original Screenplay for this delightful film.
6. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, a teen romantic comedy based on Jenny Han’s book of the same name, following shy high school junior Lara Jean (Lana Condor), who secretly writes letters to all the boys she finds attractive but keeps them locked in a closet for her own personal collection. Anyone could probably guess that the letters would eventually be discovered and forwarded to their intended recipients, and Lara Jean would have to embrace her sentiments and overcome her social shyness.
8. Movies Like Crazy Rich Asians: The Farewell (2019)
We may easily transition from Asian romance films to the best form of love, sincere familial affection. In The Farewell by Lulu Wang, a Chinese American family comes together after learning that their grandma has not long to live but agrees not to tell her. The movie’s star, Awkwafina, who previously appeared in Crazy Rich Asians, plays Billi Wang, an aspiring writer who has a strong bond with her grandma. The author/director’s personal experiences served as inspiration for the story.
9. Always Be My Maybe (2019)
Always Be My Maybe on Netflix, starring Ali Wong and Randall Park as childhood friends Sasha and Marcus who lost contact after a brief affair in their teenage years, may be worth seeing if you’re looking for the next best Asian romance film. Marcus and Sasha reunite after she returns to San Francisco to build a restaurant and becomes a successful chef; although still having affections for her, he must now learn to deal with their disparate social and economic circumstances. Critics and viewers alike have lauded the movie for its infectious charm, compelling leaders, and on-screen chemistry.
10. Movies Like Crazy Rich Asians: Palm Springs (2020)
Andy Samberg and Cristin Milioti play two strangers. Who become entangled in a time loop after meeting at a wedding in Max Barbakow’s feature directorial debut. The movie will surprise the audience by taking them to unexpected locations. And completely utilizing every genre it borrows from, such as drama, romance, and science fiction. Observe it if you haven’t already!