The 20th century was the most glorified time for the stunning combination of romance and comedy in Hollywood films. People loved the charming, heartwarming stories, and flocked to the theaters to watch them. Rom-coms became quite popular, and there is no shortage of rom-coms out there. However, it can be a challenge to sort through and find the best movies to watch.
Lately, however, the film industry has pointed its focus on action, thrill, adventure, and science fiction. It may feel like there aren’t many rom-coms in theaters, so it can be fun to take a look back at some of the best romantic comedies from the past decades.
Are you in the mood for an easy to watch, funny, romantic movie but don’t know where to start? Here are some of the best rom-coms you can watch at home.
1. Something’s Gotta Give (2003)
Something’s Gotta Give is one of Nancy Meyer’s best romantic-comedy films, and was quite a hit when it was released. The film is different because it focuses on a mature romance. It’s about two senior citizens finding true love at their age. Erica (Diane Keaton) and Harry (Jack Nicholson) are the lead characters of the film. Keaton was nominated for Academy Award for her work on the film. Something Gotta Give earned $266 million across the globe.
2. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
Here comes an interesting rom-com from Benjamin Berry and Andie Anderson. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days tells the story of a writer who decides to write a story about how to make a man break up with you in ten days. However, her victim is not innocent – he is also trying to win a bet that he can get any woman to fall for him in just ten days. Hilarity ensues as the pair’s intentions collide.
3.Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)
Some Kind of Wonderful movie is based on the good old love triangle theme, but (spoiler alert!) ends up in the most weird way, where a girl does not care about the emotions of the boy, while the other girls are ready to do anything to get him. In the end, the girl walks away alone to achieve her goals, and the boy ends with the memorable quote: “You look good wearing my future.”
4. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
This movie is not just a blend of romance and comedy; it’s a complete package of fun, tragedy, entertainment, deep romance, and stunning culture difference. My Big Fat Greek Wedding is about a Greek woman who is getting ready to marry a man who comes from outside of her culture. She has to teach him about her traditions while also trying to convince her family to accept him as he is. Every scene of this film is simply outstanding; every character has a charismatic personality, making this film the most popular film of that year.
So, don’t wait – get some popcorns and drinks, because this weekend you can make your day extremely fun with these awesome rom-com films. Watch these charming, heartwarming films and add some spice to your life.