Good romantic comedies focus on a love story with a lot of humor in it. Watching a good romantic movie together is a great way to make up with your partner after a fight. It is because these flicks are filled with instances which can make anyone smile and create a loving atmosphere. The best part about these movies is that they are awesome entertainers that can be viewed with the whole family. People love watching romantic comedies and below is the list of some of unforgettable classics.
Directed by Jean Pierre, Amelie is a romantic comedy film with a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian life, set in Montmarte. In the movie, Amelie, an innocent and naive girl in Paris, with her own sense of justice decides to help those around her and along the way discovers love. The film was a critical and box office success, gaining wide play internationally as well. It was nominated for five Academy Awards.
2. When Harry Met Sally:
Audience all over the world fell in love with this amazing tale of two new Yorkers, Harry and Sally who believe that sharing physical intimacy could ruin their true friendship. Rob Reiner with his killer direction and amazing punch lines ensures that the audiences are entertained right till the end.
3. Little Manhattan:
Little Manhattan is a romantic comedy film directed and written by husband and wife Mark Levin and Jennifer Flackett. In the movie, 11 year old Gabe’s life is turned upside down when he falls in love with his former kindergarten pal cum karate partner, Rosemary Telesco. While most of his friends still associate girls with problems, Gabe has already fallen hard for Rosemary. Confused with his new feelings towards a girl and the divorce of his parents, Gabe tries to understand the complexities of love and women as he starts spending more time with Rosemary. Little Manhattan is a sweet take on first love through the eyes of a fifth grader. The film features 18 songs, half of which are covered by a variety of musicians from the well-known bands.
4. Say Anything:
It is a cute practical teenage comedy about love. Diane Court plays a high-school valedictorian heading to England on a scholarship. Things get messy when she starts dating Lyoyd Dobler, an underachiever army brat with a good heart. When she breaks off the relationship due to her over-protective father, Lloyd spends the whole summer trying to win Diane’s heart back. The movie was hailed as one of the best films of 1989 and made John Cusack and Lone Skye popular names.
5. Forgetting Sarah Marshall:
Forgetting Sarah Marshall is a romantic comedy drama film directed by Nicholas Stroller, starring Jason Segel, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis and Rusell Brand. In the movie a struggling musician Peter Brandt is crazy about his girlfriend, TV star Sarah Marshall. Although Sarah treats him like a butler, Peter loves and respects her unconditionally. So when she decides to dump him for another guy, Peter is devastated. To overcome the heartbreak, Peter goes to Hawaii but is shocked to see Sarah and her new lover, Aldous residing in the same hotel. As he accepts his unlucky fate, happiness knocks in the form of Rachel, a flirtatious and beautiful resort employee. For the first time in years, Peter has met someone who genuinely cares about him and they start falling in love. Forgetting Sarah Marshall was nominated for five awards for the 2008 Teen Choice Awards, though it did not win any award.
6. Knocked Up:
The movie starts when a pot smoking porn site developer meets a career driven and recently promoted Alison Scott at a bar. After a night of drinking and dancing, they end up spending the night together and Alison become pregnant. The overgrown kid Ben decides to take up the responsibility and supports Allison in every way he can. The movie is filled with sarcastically hilarious and sweet instances depicting two opposite individuals falling in love. Knocked Up, was one of the most critically acclaimed movies of 2007 and was nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award for the Best Original Screenplay.
7. Easy A:
Easy A had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival. An American teen comedy is directed by Will Gluck, staring Emma Stone. In the movie she plays a high school teen, who relies on the school’s rumor mill to advance her social and financial standing. The film met with positive reviews and was a huge financial success.
8. There’s Something About Mary:
The movie was a surprise hit and is considered a cult classic today. It also got Ben Stiller and Cameron Diaz instant stardom. In the movie a nerd gets the opportunity to take his girl of dream to prom but can’t make it. Years later, he is still in love with her and hires a private detective to track her down. The detective falls in love with her and encounters another opportunity trying to win her affection.
9. Definitely Maybe:
Definitely Maybe is a romantic comedy film directed by Adam Brooks, starring Ryan Reynolds, Isla Fisher, Rachel Weisz, Elizabeth Banks, Abigail Breslin and Kevin Kline. In the movie, a political consultant is in the midst of a bitter divorce attempts to delicately divulge the truth about his past relationships to his curious young daughter who is curious to know the life of his dad before marriage. The movie received positive review from the critics.