With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, everyone’s in the mood for love…..or they just want to laugh about it anyway. We found 10 of the Best Romantic Comedies for you to watch with your best friends – to laugh or even cry over crazy romantic moments!
We love a good romantic comedy – something that can make us laugh – like when Or give you the butterflies moment – like when Julia Roberts tries to touch the necklace and Richard Gere snaps he case shut in Pretty Woman. It’s moments like these in romantic comedies that take us away from everyday life and just make us smile. Everyone should be required to watch them!
So plan a movie night. Grab a pizza and a bottle of wine. Put on some comfy clothes and watch one of these terrific flicks. Here is our list of best romantic comedies.
Top 10 Best Romantic Comedies
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in Nora Ephron’s wonderfully romantic comedy about two people drawn together by destiny. Hanks, a widowed father, and, writer Ryan becomes convinced that it’s her destiny to meet Sam.
Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) is the world’s most famous movie star. William Thacker (Hugh grant) owns a travel bookstore in the quaint neighborhood of Notting Hill. When their paths cross, the couple comes to face the ultimate question: can two people fall in love with the whole world watching?
The ultimate movie about navigating the uncertain waters of high school, Ringwold is the picture of courage, staying true to herself the whole way through and never changing to please popular boy, McCarthy and his wealthy friends.
Tom Cruise stars as Jerry Maguire, a sports agent who’s enduring a crisis of conscience. After he suddenly and unceremoniously loses his job and his girlfriend (Kelly Preston), both his personal and professional careers hit an all-time low. But when a single mother (Renée Zellweger) enters his life and his heart, he finds himself negotiating the biggest deal of his life…for the heart and the hand of the woman that he loves.
Academy Award Winner Julia Roberts is a spirited, streetwise diamond in the rough when she meets a no-nonsense billionaire played by Golden Globe winner Richard Gere. It’s a chance encounter that turns a weeklong business arrangement into a timeless rags-to-riches romance.
Samantha Baker (Molly Ringwald) is ready to make the most of her Sweet Sixteen birthday…if only someone would remember it. She’s your average teen, enduring creepy freshmen, spoiled siblings, confused parents and the “Big Blonde on Campus” who stands between her and the boy of her dreams. From writer/director John Hughes (The Breakfast Club, Weird Science), Sixteen Candles is a warm-hearted coming of age comedy that helped define a generation.
In this charming tale of first love, Lloyd (John Cusack), an eternal optimist, seeks to capture the heart of Diane, an unattainable high school beauty and straight-A student (Ione Skye). He surprises just about everyone-including himself-when she returns the sentiment. But Diane’s over-possessive, divorced Dad (John Mahoney) doesn’t approve and it’s going to take more than just the power of love to conquer all.
The fictional diary of a 30-something professional woman as she copes with the travails of singledom, dieting, career shifts and the search for love. Renee Zellweger carries this movie as the lovable and laughable Bridget Jones – and might as well see the 2 sequels too.
This is the ultimate romantic comedy – my all-time favorite! Funny, irresistible and heartwarming, an all-star cast (Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth and Emma Thompson, to name a few!) will take you on a breathtaking tour of love’s delightful twists and turns.
Life doesn’t always go according to plan. Pat Solatano (Bradley Cooper) has lost everything — his house, his job, and his wife. When Pat meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), a mysterious girl with problems of her own, things get complicated. Tiffany offers to help Pat reconnect with his wife, but only if he’ll do something very important for her in return. As their deal plays out, an unexpected bond begins to form between them, and silver linings appear in both of their lives.
What best romantic comedies would you add to this list?