21 Movies Like The Devil Wears Prada

Anne Hathaway attended the premiere for Devil Wears Prada.

Movies like The Devil Wears Prada give us the powerful message that you can do anything you put your mind to while staying true to yourself! To recap, the movie follows Andy, a young woman who has recently graduated from college and has big dreams for the future. After what seemed like a disastrous interview, Andy lands the personal assistant job at Runway Magazine.

However, being rather new to the fashion world, she must prove to herself and to her diabolic boss Miranda Priestly that’s she has what it takes.

Movies like The Devil Wears Prada include;

  • The Intern
  • The Proposal
  • He’s Just Not That Into You
  • 13 Going On 30
  • Legally Blonde
  • The Holiday
  • 27 Dresses
  • Bridesmaids
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary: The Edge Of Reason
  • The Family Stone
  • In Her Shoes
  • How To Be Single
  • The Other Woman

If you are looking for more movies that make you feel empowered and on top of the world, look no further! This article provides a list of fantastic and inspiring movies that are similar to The Devil Wears Prada.

1. The Intern (2015)

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Director: Nancy Meyers

Cast: Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, Rene Russo, Adam DeVine

Genre: Comedy, Drama

Movie Plot

Starting a new job can be rather challenging, but having to start a new job after retiring is a whole other story. Ben Whittaker, a seventy-year-old retired widower, wants to get back in the game.

He decides to apply for a job as an intern at an online fashion business. The company’s founder, Jules Ostin, is fascinated by his sense of humor, charm, and worldly wisdom, and the two soon develop a very special bond and friendship.

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2. The Proposal (2009)

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Director: Anne Fletcher

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White, Malin Ackerman

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Movie Plot

Margaret Tate, a high-powered book editor, is facing possible deportation back to Canada. She needs to come up with a plan to buy her more time to keep her job and stay in New York.

She sees the perfect opportunity when her assistance interrupts the uncomfortable meeting and announces to her bosses that she and her personal assistant, Andrew Paxton, are engaged to be wed. Her bosses congratulate the “couple” and advise Margaret to make it official.

At the immigration office, a highly suspicious immigration official warns them that they are committing fraud if they are lying about their engagement. He tells Andrew that he will go to federal prison for five years if caught, and Margaret will be deported to Canada indefinitely.

To prove they aren’t lying, Margaret and Andrew go to Alaska for the weekend to tell his family about their engagement. Will they be able to pull it off with the immigration official hot on their trail?

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3. He’s Just Not That Into You (2009)

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Director: Ken Kwapis

Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Connelly, Jennifer Aniston, Gennifer Goodwin

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Movie Plot

All based in Baltimore, Lovers, and friends try to find ways to deal with the many complexities of modern relationships. Gigi is tired of being the girl who waits for a man to call her back, so she meets a guy who teaches her all about men and their ways.

Beth wants her long-time boyfriend, Neil, to propose to her, but he doesn’t seem to share the same eagerness to commit to her legally. Mary has a lot of male friends in her life, but not one of them is straight.

And then there is Janine, whose husband is cheating on her with Anna, a blonde bombshell he met at a grocery store. She suspects something; she just needs to catch him out to prove that she isn’t imagining things.

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4. 13 Going On 30 (2004)

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Director: Gary Winick

Cast: Jennifer Garner, Mark Ruffalo, Judy Greer, Christa B. Allen

Genre: Romance, Comedy

Movie Plot

Jenna is a teenage girl tired of the trials and tribulations of trying to fit in and be cool. Her biggest wish is to transform from being thirteen to being thirty, flirty and thriving! To her surprise, she wakes up the next morning only to find that her dream has come true.

She is thirty, has a boyfriend, a high-end job as fashion editor of a popular magazine, and a luxurious apartment of her own.

When she stumbles outside to make sense of what has happened, she runs into her school rival, which embarrassed her on her thirteenth birthday, who is now her personal assistant. Will she adjust to the adult world, or is she proof that you should always be careful what you wish for?

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5. Legally Blonde (2001)

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Director: Robert Luketic

Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Selma Blair, Luke Wilson, Jennifer Coolidge

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

Elle Woods is living the dream. She is highly popular and loved by all her sorority sisters and has a gorgeous boyfriend! The one thing she still wants is to become Mrs. Warner Huntington.

After all, they have been together forever, and she knows she will make the perfect bride and wife. But when they go out on a romantic date, Elle is convinced he will pop the question, but instead, he breaks up with her because she is too blonde!

A devastated Elle will do anything to win Warner back, even if it means getting into law school to prove she is more than just a pretty face.

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6. The Holiday (2006)

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Director: Nancy Meyers

Cast: Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Eli Wallach

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

Iris from England is depressed after her lover dumps her and announces he is engaged to another woman from their office.

Amanda from California is tired of men and their disgusting cheating ways, so she breaks up with her cheating boyfriend and decides she needs a break from her busy schedule and the people of California. Amanda and Iris meet online and decide to swap their homes for Christmas.

Amanda will leave her Hollywood mansion to go and stay in a lovely picture-perfect home in an English Village. Iris will get to experience the ultimate luxury of California living. Both the girls meet strangers on their holiday who change their perception of romantic relationships and men.

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7. 27 Dresses (2008)

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Director: Anne Fletcher

Cast: Katherine Heigl, James Marsden, Malin Akerman, Edward Burns

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

Forever a bridesmaid but never a bride is Jane’s life story! She is always the one who puts others’ needs before her own, and what bride wouldn’t want someone like that to be their righthand when they are planning their wedding?

Jane does have a secret crush on a guy, though, and it will remain a secret forever after she learns that her sister, Tess, is marrying her crush.

Jane pauses and reflects on all the weddings where she has been a bridesmaid and figures that this is all her life will be. That is until she meets a handsome reporter with a hidden agenda regarding Jane’s unusual story.

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8. Bridesmaids (2011)

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Director: Paul Feig

Cast: Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Movie Plot

Annie is a single lady whose life just can’t seem to go in the right direction. When her best friend, Lillian, tells her that she is getting married, she reluctantly accepts her role as Lilian’s maid of honor.

Annie tries to force a sunny disposition about her feelings about the wedding, but she finds it difficult as she has no man and is broke. She does everything Lilian asks her to do for the wedding. However, she cannot hold her pose for too long, and she almost destroys Lilian’s engagement party and friendship.

Before she can fix what’s broken, she needs to do some introspect and pull herself toward herself with the help of a handsome police officer. Will she be able to figure things out before she misses her life-long best friend’s biggest day?

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9. Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)

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Director: Sharon McGuire

Cast: Renee Zellwegger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

Thirty-two-year-old Bridget Jones decides that this new year is the year when she will get her life in order. She starts writing all her thoughts and dreams in her diary, fast becoming one of the most hysterical books ever written.

She jots down her entire journey about men, exercise, sex, adventure, and it seems that all her decisions have dire consequences, especially when it comes to men!

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10. The Family Stone (2005)

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Director: Thomas Bazucha

Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Rachel McAdams, Diane Keaton, Dermot Mulroney

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

Meredith Morton and Everett Stone have been dating long enough to introduce her to his bohemian family at Christmas in Connecticut. Meredith feels a bit unsure of herself and the whole situation, so she invites her sister, Julie, along for moral support.

Meredith tries everything to win Everett’s family’s approval, but instead, she highlights her extremely uptight personality. Kelly and Sybil Stone don’t seem to see eye to eye with Meredith, making Everett doubt her and their relationship.

Meanwhile, her sister Julie is getting on with the Stone family like a house on fire, and even Everett, too, is drawn in by her charm and free-spiritedness.

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11. Bridget Jones The Edge Of Reason (2004)

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Director: Beeban Kidron

Cast: Renee Zellwegger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Jim Broadbent

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

Bridget Jones is back, and this time she has a job as a TV host and is still in a romantic relationship with the barrister, Mark. When Bridget starts to get jealous about spending time with his co-worker, Bridget attempts to fix things on their vacation.

However, instead of getting clarity and deepening their relationship, Mark ends their relationship. After having a dalliance with her ex, Daniel, on her assignment in Thailand, she is temporarily thrown in jail after being falsely accused of drug smuggling. Eventually, Mark Darcy comes to her rescue.

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12. In Her Shoes (2005)

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Director: Curtis Hanson

Cast: Toni Collette, Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine. Mark Feuerstein

Genre: Drama, Romance

Movie Plot

Maggie is a party animal whose stepmother and stepfather have recently been kicked out of their house free of charge. Her sister, Rose, a hard-working and respected lawyer in Philadelphia, decides to take her in.

However, when Maggie’s wild ways wreck Rose’s relationship, Rose also shows her out the door. It isn’t until their grandmother, who they never knew they had, enters their lives that the two sisters need to deal with complicated truths about their family and themselves.

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13. How To Be Single (2016)

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Director: Christian Ditter

Cast: Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Leslie Mann, Allison Brie

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

Alice has been in a four-year relationship with her college boyfriend. Now that college is over, she tells him that they should take a break and experience what single life is like. Josh doesn’t seem as keen on the idea, but Alice goes ahead with it anyway.

She is excited about life in the Big Apple and takes a job as a paralegal to put her foot in the door to her legal career. She is guided through New York City by her wild, fun-loving co-worker, who loves to party and have one-night stands with random men.

Robin teaches her the ropes for meeting men, flirting with men for free drinks, and how to have the ultimate single-life experience.

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14. The Other Woman (2014)

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Director: Nick Cassavetes

Cast: Cameron Diaz, Kate Upton, Leslie Mann, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

Carly Whitten has it all! She is a fierce and successful New York lawyer, a kickass apartment all to herself, and is dating a ravishingly handsome man named Mark King. One night she goes over to his home to surprise him in a sexy cleaner outfit and is blown off her heels when Kate King, Mark’s wife, answers the door.

Firstly, she had no idea that he was married, and secondly, his wife didn’t know he had a secret mistress. After clearing the air, the next day, Kate and Carly discover that Mark is lying to both of them and has a second mistress too.

They devise a plan to follow him and confront the other woman in his life. When they meet her, she too claims she has no idea that he was a married man. The three women form an unlikely friendship and plan to destroy Mark’s life piece by piece to get their well-deserved revenge.

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15. Friends With Money (2006)

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Director: Nicole Holofcener

Cast: Frances McDormand, Jennifer Aniston, Catherine Keeper, Joan Cusack

Genre: Drama, Romance

Movie Plot

Olivia is in her mid-thirties, single and broke, unlike her wealthy married friends who have no shame of throwing their wealth in her face. However, every household has its share of problems, even families with lots of money.

Matt and Franny are way over their heads with their role as parents, Aaron and Jane seem to have lost the spark in their relationship, and Cristine and Patrick are struggling to work together on their latest project. Even though she envies their financial security, she realizes that money can’t buy you happiness.

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16. Morning Glory (2010)

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Director: Roger Michell

Cast: Rachel McAdams, Harrison Ford, Diane Keaton, Patrick Wilson

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Movie Plot

Becky Fuller has recently joined a national-news program, Daybreak, as a producer. She plans to revitalize the show by calling legendary anchorman Mike Pomeroy to help them get their ratings up.

But Mike is old school and has no time for nonsense news about fashion and hot celebrity gossip, causing him to clash with his co-host. To add to the drama, Becky’s romance with her colleague begins to fail, forcing her to juggle saving the show, her job, and her relationship.

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17. I Don’t Know How She Does It (2011)

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Director: Douglas McGrath

Cast: Sarah Jessica Parker, Pierce Brosnan, Olivia Munn, Christina Hendricks

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

Kate Reddy always seems to be ready and prepared for anything and everything. However, she struggles to find a balance between her high-powered job at a Boston-based financial firm and tending to the needs of her children and her husband.

When Kate’s husband gets a new job and receives an account that requires her to make frequent trips to New York, her life becomes so busy almost to the point of being unmanageable.

Soon, another complication will step into her life in the form of a handsome new business associate named Jack Abelhammer. Will she be able to find a balance in her life, or is her life about to come tumbling down?

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18. The Nanny Diaries (2007)

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Director: Robert Pulcini, Shari Springer Berman

Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Laura Linney, Paul Giamatti

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Drama

Movie Plot

Annie Braddock is a college student who decides to take a job as a nanny to a spoiled little boy. The affluent yet highly dysfunctional Mr. and Mrs. X are incredibly demanding, and so is their son. She needs to learn how to juggle her new relationship, her studies, and the overwhelming demands of her employers and their naughty child.

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19. Little Black Book (2004)

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Director: Nick Hurran

Cast: Brittany Murphy, Holly Hunter, Kathy Bates, Ron Livingston

Genre: Romance, Drama, Comedy

Movie Plot

Stacey works as an associate producer on a daytime talk show that features Kippie Kann. She has trouble getting her boyfriend, Derek, to open up about his past romantic relationships, but he is a closed book.

Her co-worker, Barb, encourages her to steal Derek’s phone to contact and interview his ex-girlfriend by lying and telling them they will be on the show. However, when she forms a friendship with one of his exes, things become a bit more complicated than she could have imagined.

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20. The Layover (2008)

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Director: William H. Macy

Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Kate Upton, Matt Barr, William H. Macy

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

Meg, a cosmetic saleswoman, and high school English teacher, Kate, are two best friends from Seattle who are tired of watching “The Bachelor,” drinking red wine and having countless lonely, dateless nights. To escape their boring lives for a while, they board an impromptu flight to Fort Lauderdale.

When a handsome stranger sits in between the two girls on the plane, they have no idea of the drama that’s installed for them. As both girls are wildly attracted to him, they turn from friends into rivals as they battle it out for the ultimate prize, Ryan!

The two best friends are quickly sucked into a destructive and relentless competition over who will win his heart.

Things get even more complicated when a category four hurricane causes their flight to reroute to a layover in St. Louis. Will Kate and Meg realize the importance of sisters before misters before they both lose their best friend?

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21. Second Act (2018)

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Director: Peter Segal

Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Vanessa Hudgens, Annaleigh Ashford, Eddie Stroma

Genre: Comedy, Romance

Movie Plot

All Maya Vargas, a Value Shop assistant manager, wants for her 43rd birthday is a promotion. Although her track record is proof that she deserves to be bumped up to upper management, her résumé suggests otherwise.

Even though she does not have a college degree, she is a wonderful innovator who gives customers exactly what they ask for. Unfortunately, she is passed over for the promotion to someone who has a college education, and she decides to quit her job.

She will prove to her ex-employers, to herself, and Madison Avenue having street smarts can be just as good as having book smarts. She applied for a position at a cosmetics company. Still, while in the interview, her new employer is very impressed with her résumé and offers a high-paying position as a product developer.

The only problem is, nothing on her résumé is true as her best friend’s son created it for her unknowingly to ensure she gets the job. Now Maya must prove herself in a field she does not know of while trying to keep up with the lie.

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