# 2000s Rom-Com Stars Then And Now

1.

This is Jennifer Garner in *13 Going on 30* in 2004*.*

Here’s Jennifer 18 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Jennifer Garner in 2004 and 2022.

2.

This is Mark Ruffalo in *13 Going on 30* in 2004.

Here’s Mark 18 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Mark Ruffalo in 2004 and 2022.

3.

This is Kate Hudson in *How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days* in 2001.

Here’s Kate 21 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Kate Hudson in 2001 and 2022.

4.

This is Matthew McConaughey in *How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days* in 2001.

Here’s Matthew 21 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Matthew McConaughey in 2001 and 2022.

5.

This is Eva Mendes in *Hitch* in 2005.

Here’s Eva 17 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Eva Mendes in 2005 and 2022.

6.

This is Will Smith in *Hitch* in 2005.

Here’s Will 17 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Will Smith in 2005 and 2022.

7.

This is Drew Barrymore in *50 First Dates* in 2004.

Here’s Drew 18 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Drew Barrymore in 2004 and 2022.

8.

This is Adam Sandler in *50 First Dates* in 2004.

Here’s Adam 18 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Adam Sandler in 2004 and 2022.

9.

This is Cameron Diaz in *The Sweetest Thing* in 2002.

Here’s Cameron 20 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Cameron Diaz in 2002 and 2022.

10.

This is Thomas Jane in *the Sweetest Thing* in 2002.

Here’s Thomas 20 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Thomas Jane in 2002 and 2022.

11.

This is Gabrielle Union in *Breakin’ All the Rules* in 2004.

Here’s Gabrielle 18 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Gabrielle Union in 2004 and 2022.

12.

This is Jamie Foxx in *Breakin’ All the Rules* in 2004.

Here’s Jamie 18 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Jamie Foxx in 2004 and 2022.

13.

This is Renée Zellweger in *Bridget Jones’s Diary* in 2001.

Here’s Renée 21 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Renée Zellweger in 2001 and 2022.

14.

This is Colin Firth in *Bridget Jones’s Diary* in 2001.

Here’s Colin 21 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Colin Firth in 2001 and 2022.

15.

This is Hugh Grant in *Bridget Jones’s Diary* in 2001.

Here’s Hugh 21 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Hugh Grant in 2001 and 2022.

16.

This is Reese Witherspoon in *Sweet Home Alabama* in 2002.

Here’s Reese 20 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Reese Witherspoon in 2002 and 2022.

17.

This is Josh Lucas in *Sweet Home Alabama* in 2002.

Here’s Josh 20 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Josh Lucas in 2002 and 2022.

18.

This is Jennifer Lopez in *Maid in Manhattan* in 2002.

Here’s Jennifer 20 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Jennifer Lopez in 2002 and 2022.

19.

This is Ralph Fiennes in *Maid in Manhattan* in 2002.

Here’s Ralph 20 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Ralph Fiennes in 2002 and 2022.

20.

This is Nia Vardalos in *My Big Fat Greek Wedding* in 2002.

Here’s Nia 20 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Nia Vardalos in 2002 and 2022.

21.

This is John Corbett in *My Big Fat Greek Wedding* in 2002.

Here’s John 20 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of John Corbett in 2002 and 2022.

22.

This is Queen Latifah in *Last Holiday* in 2006.

Here’s Queen Latifah 16 years lated in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Queen Latifah in 2006 and 2022.

23.

This is LL Cool J in *Last Holiday* in 2006.

Here’s LL Cool J 16 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of LL Cool J in 2006 and 2022.

24.

This is Kirsten Dunst in *Wimbledon* in 2004.

Here’s Kirsten 18 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Kirsten Dunst in 2004 and 2022.

25.

This is Paul Bettany in *Wimbledon* in 2004.

Here’s Paul 18 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Paul Bettany in 2004 and 2022.

26.

This is Sanaa Lathan in *Brown Sugar* in 2002.

Here’s Sanaa 20 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Sanaa Lathan in 2002 and 2022.

27.

This is Taye Diggs in *Brown Sugar* in 2002.

Here’s Taye 20 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Taye Diggs in 2002 and 2022.

28.

This is Julia Roberts in *America’s Sweethearts* in 2001.

Here’s Julia 21 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Julia Roberts in 2001 and 2022.

29.

This is John Cusack in *America’s Sweethearts* in 2001.

Here’s John 21 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of John Cusack in 2001 and 2022.

30.

This is Jennifer Aniston in *Along Came Polly* in 2004.

Here’s Jennifer 18 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Jennifer Aniston in 2004 and 2022.

31.

This is Ben Stiller in *Along Came Polly* in 2004.

Here’s Ben 18 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Ben Stiller in 2004 and 2022.

32.

This is Diane Keaton in *Something’s Gotta Give* in 2003.

Here’s Diane 19 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Diane Keaton in 2003 and 2022.

33.

This is Jack Nicholson in *Something’s Gotta Give* in 2003.

Here’s Jack 19 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Jack Nicholson in 2003 and 2022.

34.

This is Julia Stiles in *Down to You* in 2000.

Here’s Julia 22 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Julia Stiles in 2000 and 2022.

35.

This is Freddie Prinze Jr. in *Down to You* in 2000.

Here’s Freddie 22 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Freddie Prinze Jr. in 2000 and 2022.

36.

This is Kate Winslet in *The Holiday* in 2006.

Here’s Kate 16 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Kate Winslet in 2006 and 2022.

37.

This is Jack Black in *The Holiday* in 2006.

Here’s Jack 16 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Jack Black in 2006 and 2022.

38.

This is Jude Law in *The Holiday* in 2006.

Here’s Jude 16 years later in 2022.

And here’s a side-by-side of Jude Law in 2006 and 2022.

Aaaand here’s a bonus Cameron Diaz because I literally couldn’t include *The Holiday* without her.

What were your favorite 2000s rom-coms? Let us know in the comments below!