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The 50 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time

“Laugh and good sense of humor are essential part of sound harmonic relationships. What can”
By Alex Glover February 23, 2015
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The 50 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time

“Laugh and good sense of humor are essential part of sound harmonic relationships. What can”
By Alex Glover February 23, 2015

Laugh and good sense of humor are essential part of sound harmonic relationships. What can be better than watching a good, funny, light film together with Your only one?
Meetville prepared a list of Must-see comedies that are sure to become a good motive for Your date.
Night out on the town doesn't have to mean a standard romantic comedy that is going to have a large portion of the couple squirming and checking baseball overhauls on his telephone. Consistently, the Romantic Comedy type keeps on producing a few entertaining and unique tributes to love for all tastes.
Our schedule extends in date from 1934's It Happened One Night to 2012's Silver Linings Playbook, coating consistently amidst. We just included movies where the sentiment was integral to the plot and that we felt were genuinely interesting if the dim satire of Harold and Maude or the droll of The Princess Bride. That implies that some fantastic sentiments like An Affair To Remember and some over the top comedies like Bridesmaids got left off (yet you ought to watch them both in any case).

If you're viewing with that uncommon somebody or simply viewing while envisioning about him or her, these are the 50 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time.


Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World

Year: 2010

Director: Edgar Wright

Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart.


Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Year: 2008

Director: Nicholas Stoller

Devastated Peter takes a Hawaii vacation in order to deal with recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend, Sarah. Little does he know Sarah's traveling to the same resort as her ex ... and she's bringing along her new boyfriend.



Year: 1995

Director: Amy Heckerling

A parody of Jane Austen's novel Emma, about Cher, a popular girl who spends her days playing matchmaker, helping friends with fashion choices, advising the new girl at school on a makeover, and looking for a boyfriend.



Year: 2005

Director: Andy Tennant

While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten.


You’ve Got Mail

Year: 1998

Director: Nora Ephron

Two business rivals hate each other at the office but fall in love over the internet.



Year: 1987

Director: Fred Schepisi

Based on the play "Cyrano de Bergerac", large nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.


10 Things I Hate About You

Year: 1999

Director: Gil Junger

A new kid must find a guy to date the meanest girl in school, the older sister of the girl he has a crush on, who cannot date until her older sister does.


The Lady Eve

Year: 1941

Director: Preston Sturges

A trio of classy card sharks targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him.


Notting Hill

Year: 1999

Director: Roger Michell

The life of a simple bookshop owner changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world.


Lars and the Real Girl

Year: 2007

Director: Craig Gillespie

A delusional young guy strikes up an unconventional relationship with a doll he finds on the Internet.


About a Boy

Year: 2002

Directors: Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz

Based on Nick Hornby's best-selling novel, About A Boy is the story of a cynical, immature young man who is taught how to act like a grown-up by a little boy


It Happened One Night

Year: 1934

Director: Frank Capra

A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who's actually a reporter looking for a story.


The 40-Year-Old Virgin

Year: 2005

Director: Judd Apatow

Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.


As Good as It Gets

Year: 1997

Director: James L. Brooks

A single mother/waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is in an accident.


Punch-Drunk Love

Year: 2002

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson

A psychologically troubled novelty supplier is nudged towards a romance with an English woman, all the while being extorted by a phone-sex line run by a crooked mattress salesman, and purchasing stunning amounts of pudding.


Pretty in Pink

Year: 1986

Director: John Hughes

A poor girl must choose between the affections of her doting childhood sweetheart and a rich but sensitive playboy.


Groundhog Day

Year: 1993

Director: Harold Ramis

A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again.


Jerry Maguire

Year: 1996

Director: Cameron Crowe

When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent with the only athlete who stays with him.

The African Queen

Year: 1951

Director: John Huston

In Africa during WW1, a gin-swilling riverboat owner/captain is persuaded by a strait-laced missionary to use his boat to attack an enemy warship.


Year: 2008

Director: Andrew Stanton

In the distant future, a small waste collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.

The Wedding Banquet

Year: 1993

Director: Ang Lee

To satisfy his nagging parents, a gay landlord and a female tenant agree to a marriage of convenience, but his parents arrive to visit and things get out of hand.


Year: 2007

Director: Adrienne Shelly

Jenna is a pregnant, unhappily married waitress in the deep south. She meets a newcomer to her town and falls into an unlikely relationship as a last attempt at happiness.

Sleepless in Seattle

Year: 1993

Director: Nora Ephron

A recently-widowed man's son calls a radio talk show in an attempt to find his father a partner.


Year: 2007

Director: Jason Reitman

Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.


The Purple Rose of Cairo

Year: 1985

Director: Woody Allen

In 1930s New Jersey, a movie character walks off the screen and into the real world.


Silver Linings Playbook

Year: 2012

Director: David O. Russell

After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.

Bringing Up Baby

Year: 1938

Director: Howard Hawks

While trying to secure a $1 million donation for his museum, a befuddled paleontologist is pursued by a flighty and often irritating heiress and her pet leopard "Baby."

(500) Days of Summer

Year: 2009

Director: Marc Webb

An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.

His Girl Friday

Year: 1940

Director: Howard Hawks

A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.


The Graduate

Year: 1967

Director: Mike Nichols

Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is trapped into an affair with Mrs. Robinson, who happens to be the wife of his father's business partner and then finds himself falling in love with her daughter, Elaine.


Chasing Amy

Year: 1997

Director: Kevin Smith

Holden and Banky are comic book artists. Everything's going good for them until they meet Alyssa, also a comic book artist. Holden falls for her, but his hopes are crushed when he finds out she's gay.


Bridget Jones’s Diary

Year: 2001

Director: Sharon Maguire

A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.


Knocked Up

Year: 2007

Director: Judd Apatow

For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.


The Shop Around the Corner

Year: 1940

Director: Ernst Lubitsch

Two employees at a gift shop can barely stand one another, without realizing that they're falling in love through the post as each other's anonymous pen pal.


Love Actually

Year: 2003

Director: Richard Curtis

Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely and interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.


Pretty Woman

Year: 1990

Director: Garry Marshall

A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love.


Sixteen Candles

Year: 1984

Director: John Hughes

A young girl's "sweet sixteenth" birthday becomes anything but special as she suffers from every embarrassment possible.


Harold and Maude

Year: 1971

Director: Hal Ashby

Young, rich, and obsessed with death, Harold finds himself changed forever when he meets lively septuagenarian Maude at a funeral.


Moonrise Kingdom

Year: 2012

Director: Wes Anderson

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them.


The Apartment

Year: 1960

Director: Billy Wilder

A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.


Four Weddings and a Funeral

Year: 1994

Director: Mike Newell

Over the course of five social occasions, a committed bachelor must consider the notion that he may have discovered love.


High Fidelity

Year: 2000

Director: Stephen Frears

Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.


The Philadelphia Story

Year: 1940

Director: George Cukor

When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.


Say Anything

Year: 1989

Director: Cameron Crowe

A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.


Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Year: 2004

Director: Michel Gondry

A couple undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories when their relationship turns sour, but it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.



Year: 1979

Director: Woody Allen

A divorced New Yorker currently dating a high-schooler brings himself to look for love in the mistress of his best friend instead.


The Princess Bride

Year: 1987

Director: Rob Reiner

A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).


Year: 2001

Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

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.


When Harry Met Sally

Year: 1989

Director: Rob Reiner

Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.


Annie Hall

Year: 1977

Director: Woody Allen

Neurotic New York comedian Alvy Singer falls in love with the ditsy Annie Hall.
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