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John Corbett Has Been Stealing Hearts Since He Was Aidan on ‘Sex and the City’ — Check Out His Best Movies & TV Shows

The rom-com lead we can't get enough of!

There’s just something about John Corbett that screams “comfort” when you see him in one of his classic movies or tv shows. Perhaps it’s the wholesome love interests he embodies so well, or the supportive father figures he’s brought to life with such ease, but one thing is for sure: If John Corbett is in a movie or TV show, it’s going on our watch-list.

Here, take a look at our top 10 picks for the best John Corbett movies and TV shows.

John Corbett movies and TV shows

10. And Just Like That… (2023)

In Sex and the City, John Corbett brought to life perhaps one of Carrie’s most iconic and beloved love interests, Aidan Shaw. The furniture designer who shared an up-and-down love affair with Sarah Jessica Parker’s character set the bar high, despite their inevitable downfall with her return to Mr. Big.

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Corbett revived his character in the original series spinoff, And Just Like That…, where he and Carrie gave things another shot.

9. The Messengers (2007)

This 2007 horror flick tells the story of a family living on a North Dakota sunflower farm who are soon terrorized by supernatural forces. Corbett plays John Burwell, a farmhand with a suspicious past. Also starring Dylan McDermott.

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8. All Saints (2017)

A pastor (John Corbett) is tasked with closing down a failing church, but has a change of heart when a group of refugees in need from Burma join the congregation. Together, they join forces to turn the land in which the church sits into a working farm.

7. United States of Tara (2009 — 2011)

Toni Collette leads as Tara, a wife and mother living with dissociative identity disorder, resulting in her switching from various personas at any given time. Corbett stars as her husband Max.

6. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before film series (2018 — 2021)

This hit film series based on the young adult novels by Jenny Han chronicle the love life of high school student Lara Jean, whose life gets turned upside down when the letters she had secretly written to all of the boys she’s ever had a crush on get sent out by her sister. Corbett stars as her sweet-as-pie father, who is the ultimate girl-dad to she and her two sisters.

5. Raising Helen (2004)

Helen’s (Kate Hudson) life gets turned upside down when the death of her sister results in her being appointed the guardian of her two nieces and nephew.

Helen, who is used to her carefree and exciting life in the fashion industry struggles with this drastic change in the lifestyle she was used to. Corbett stars as Dan Parker, pastor, principal at the children’s school and Helen’s love interest.

4. Serendipity (2001)

John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale star as Sara and Jon, two people whose paths randomly cross, resulting in a magical night spent together. Sara believes strongly in fate, and tells Jon that if they are truly meant to be together, they will go their separate ways and fate will bring them back together at some point in the future.

Years go by and their lives have progressed, but both can’t shake the feeling that maybe things were meant to be — and they both embark on a journey back to one another. Corbett stars as Sara’s fiancee, Lars.

3. Northern Exposure (1990 — 1995) John Corbett movies and TV shows

A Columbia medical school graduate is forced to work in a remote Alaskan town, where he encounters a cast of peculiar characters.

2. Sex and the City (2000 — 2003) John Corbett movies and TV shows

Four women navigate the social scene of New York City in this classic series, with Corbett bringing to life one of the most famed love interests, Aidan.

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1. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002) John Corbett movies and TV shows

In this iconic rom-com, Toula, a young Greek woman, falls for a charming, handsome teacher. The only problem? He isn’t Greek. This laugh-out-loud comedy will truly have you falling for John Corbett by the end.


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