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    I Had My Mom Rank Rom-Com Men Based On Who She'd Be Happiest About Me Bringing Home

    She likes the one with "Steven Carrel."

    Hello! I'm Hannah, and this is my mom.

    hannah's mom
    Hannah Marder / BuzzFeed

    That's my parents' dog, Leda, with her, if you're wondering.

    My parents are alllllways asking if I'm dating, so I decided to feel out what kind of guy they want for me by having my mom rank these rom-com men based on how happy she'd be if I brought them home to meet her. Here we go!

    18. Coming in last: Jake Ryan from Sixteen Candles (Michael Schoeffling)

    Universal Pictures

    Here's what she had to say:

    "nah too much of a playah although he redeems himself at end a bit, but he gives his drunk girlfriend to some kid he barely knows and tells him to basically have his way with her"
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    17. Next up: Warner from Legally Blonde (Matthew Davis)

    MGM Distribution Co.

    Here's what she had to say:

    "oh no! too dismissive of a woman's value beyond her looks and plus he was kind of dumb"
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    16. After that: Nyles from Palm Springs (Andy Samberg)

    Hulu

    Here's what she had to say:

    "he was aimless and too accepting about hating his life but living with it. not my cup of tea"
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    15. Then: Kumail from The Big Sick

    Amazon Studios / Lionsgate

    Here's what she had to say:

    "Big Sick...hmm probably too bland although he did eventually stand up to his family and fought for her"
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    14. Sky from Mamma Mia! (Dominic Cooper)

    Universal Pictures

    Here's what she had to say:

    "kinda boring but they were both young. she had so much more personality!"
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    13. Edward from Pretty Woman

    Buena Vista Pictures Distribution

    Here's what she had to say:

    "I don't remember 50 first dates well enough. Pretty woman - good end but he was so closed off to love and life so not a good match"
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    12. Ben from How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (Matthew McConaughey)

    Paramount Pictures

    Here's what she had to say:

    "hmm ehh - he was super tolerant of her fake craziness which was funny but not a lot else (except for looks). I'd want you with someone with personality but not over the top, I see sent but adoring you, sees your humor and doesn't let you get too dark"
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    My mom thinks you're hot, Matthew McConaughey.

    11. Graham from The Holiday (Jude Law)

    Sony Pictures Releasing

    Here's what she had to say:

    "good dad but ultimately that couple was just a little too ehh"
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    10. Marcus from Always Be My Maybe (Randall Park)

    Netflix

    Here's what she had to say:

    "kinda bummed that they didn't see themselves together at beginning and always looked for someone else but actually I think he always knew she was the one it was just her that didn't...not enough ambition but he was loyal to his family"
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    9. Mike from 17 Again (Zac Efron, who my mom has a soft spot for)

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    Here's what she had to say:

    "tougher because he was a different person underneath - like I wouldn't have wanted his original teenage self but as the second time teen yes. But I didn't like his grownup self. Actually his 17 again self was best"
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    I agree with my mom.

    8. Peter from To All the Boys I've Loved Before

    Netflix

    Here's what she had to say:

    my mom: "i liked the boy in the one where writes a letter? is that to all the boys i've loved before?" me: "would you be happy if I brought him home to meet you" mom: "yes but then he made her feel badly for wanting to go to NY for school"
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    Look at her pretending she barely remembers To All the Boys I've Loved Before, then reciting the plot of the third movie.

    7. Hitch from Hitch (Will Smith)

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    "ummm i love him and he had good advice about treating women right, i think i might worry he was too slick when first met him - doing and saying all the right things, but when i got to know him i'd like him for you"
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    6. Jacob from Crazy Stupid Love

    Warner Bros. Pictures

    Here's what she had to say:

    mom: "the one with steven carrel and the gigilo guy - love actually?" me: "Crazy Stupid Love" mom: I would have been surprised if you brought him home kinda like Hitch but then he turns out to be more real"
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    "Steven Carrel."

    5. Ian from My Big Fat Greek Wedding (John Corbett)

    IFC Films
    "yes! sweet, funny and accepting"
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    4. Aaron from Trainwreck (Bill Hader)

    Universal Pictures

    Here's what she had to say:

    "yes he's a nice successful doctor lol, but really yes, for the character in the movie he was way more stable and grounded than her and she needed that. if it were were you I would want someone who clearly understood you and complimented you"
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    3. Nick from Crazy Rich Asians (Henry Golding)

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    "yes love him! and he was totally a catch, and sweet"
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    2. Miles from The Holiday (Jack Black)

    Sony Pictures Releasing

    Here's what she had to say:

    "love jack, funny and he knows his movies! A plus for you if we're talking about for you lol"
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    1. Andrew from The Proposal (Ryan Reynolds)

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    Here's what she had to say:

    me: "what about ryan reynolds in the proposal" my mom: "absolutely! he's spunky, smart, funny, and cute to boot"
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    ...And also later, when I said Ryan Gosling in Crazy Stupid Love was my fave rom-com guy:

    me: "He's one of my fav rom com guys" my mom: "ryan reynolds all the way"
    Hannah Marder / BuzzFeed

    Ryan Reynolds, call my mom.

    What do you think? Do you agree with my mom, or did she rank some rom-com men low that should've been higher and vice versa? Let me know in the comments!