Being in a friend zone is hard. Though, most of really good relationships started from a great friendship.
Take a look at this top 10 movies where friendship is just a start of a big love story. Or maybe watch them with your friend. Who knows what this could lead to 😉
When Harry Met Sally
In 1977, college graduates Harry Burns and Sally Albright share a contentious car ride from Chicago to New York, during which they argue about whether men and women can ever truly be strictly platonic friends. Ten years later, Harry and Sally meet again at a bookstore, and in the company of their respective best friends, Jess and Marie, attempt to stay friends without sex becoming an issue between them.
Rating IMDb — 7,6
Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn’t possibly be right for one another…or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.
Rating IMDb — 7,2
Will Hayes, a thirtysomething Manhattanite, is in the middle of divorce proceedings when his young daughter asks him about his life before marriage, including how he met and fell in love with her mother. Will flashes back to 1992 and recounts his romances with three women, changing their names so that his daughter must guess which one became his wife.
Rating IMDb — 7,2
On July 15, 1988 — the day of their college graduation — two people from opposite sides of the tracks begin a lifelong friendship. Emma, an idealist from a working-class family, wants to make the world a better place. Dexter, a playboy, thinks the world is his oyster. For the next 20 years, the two friends reunite on the 15th of each July, sharing dreams, tears and laughter — until they discover what they’ve been searching for, each other.
Rating IMDb — 7
The First Time
Dave Hodgman is a high school senior who spends most of his time pining away over Jane Harmon, a girl he can’t have. Aubrey Miller, a junior at a different high school, has an older boyfriend Ronny who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. A casual conversation between Dave and Aubrey sparks an instant connection, and, over the course of a weekend, things turn magical, romantic, complicated, and funny as Aubrey and Dave discover what it’s like to fall in love for the first time.
Rating IMDb — 6,9
Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.
Rating IMDb — 6,8
Friends with Benefits
Jamie is a New York-based executive recruiter who entices Dylan, an art director from Los Angeles, to take a job at the New York office of GQ magazine. Finding that they have much in common, the two become fast friends. Feeling jaded by a number of broken romances, Dylan and Jamie decide that they are ready to quit looking for true love and focus on having fun. However, complications unfold when the two best pals add sex to their relationship.
Rating IMDb — 6,6
My Best Friend’s Wedding
Childhood friends Julianne Potter and Michael O’Neal had a deal to marry each other if they were still single by age 28. Now, four days before her 28th birthday, O’Neil announces that he’s marrying a gorgeous 20-year-old named Kimberly. Suddenly realizing that she’s actually in love with him, Julianne vows to stop the wedding at all costs. However, when she is appointed maid of honour, things get even more complex.
Rating IMDb — 6,3
High school student Chris Brander loves his best friend, Jamie Palamino. He finally confesses his feelings, but she tells him that she just wants to be friends, and he leaves town in shame. Ten years later, Chris is a successful record executive and involved with self-absorbed pop star Samantha James. He still pines for Jamie, though, and when his plans to go to Paris for the holidays fall through, he returns to his hometown to try and win her heart.
Rating IMDb — 6,2
No Strings Attached
Lifelong friends Emma and Adam take their relationship to the next level by having sex. Afraid of ruining their friendship, the new lovers make a pact to keep things purely physical, with no fighting, no jealousy and no expectations. Emma and Adam pledge to do whatever they want, wherever they want, as long as they do not fall in love. The question then becomes: Who will fall first?
Rating IMDb — 6,2
This top is perfect not only for watching with your love, but also if you want to spend a nice evening with a company of good friends or even spend some time alone.