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[list] 10 Best Romantic Comedies

What makes good romantic comedies?
Well, usually there’re always be oh-so-adorable stars like (all-time-fav) Meg Ryan. But they must be accompanied by :
(1) Happy and memorable ending, (2) smart romantic script, (3) good romantic songs, (4) must bring laugh, (5) bikin “gemezzz”, (6) funny or crazy side-character(s).

You wanna watch them again and again since they bring you warm feeling.
And… don’t expect any Oscar moment!

1. SERENDIPITY

Jonathan (John Cussack) and Sara (Kate Beckinsdale) left their love to the hand of destiny. Now, one day before Jonathan’s wedding, can destiny do something to make them together?
Side Characters : Dean
Memorable Quotes : “Ultimately Johnathan concluded that if we are to live life in harmony with the universe, we must all possess a powerful faith in what the ancients used to call “fatum”, what we currently refer to as destiny.”
“You know the Greeks didn’t write obituaries. They only asked one question after a man died: Did he have passion?”
Memorable Song : “When You Know”

2. THERE’S SOMETHING ABOUT MARY

Everybody loves Mary (Cameron Diaz), but for Ted (Ben Stiller), she’s the first love. In the fierce and silly competition, can he survive? Probably the best comedy from Farelly brothers.
Side Characters : the dog (hehehe) and Martha.
Memorable songs : “Build Me Up Buttercup” & songs played by the band.

3. MY BEST FRIEND’S WEDDING

When Julianne (Julia Roberts) found out that her best friend’s getting married, she realizes that she loves him. Can she stop the wedding? This time, Julia is not the sweetheart.
Side Character : George
Memorable Quote : “If you love someone you say it. You say it right then. Out loud. Or the moment just passes you by.”
Memorable Songs : “The Way You Look Tonight” and “I Say A Little Prayer”

4. WEDDING SINGER

Robbie (Adam Sandler) is a broken-hearted wedding singer. He met Julia (Drew Barrymore), an ordinary girl attached to a typical wrong man.
Side Character : Rosie
Memorable Quotes and Songs : in the songs of “Somebody Kill Me”, and “Grow Old with You”

5. LOVE ACTUALLY

It’s not 100% romantic comedy, since it has several stories, all about love.
Memorable Quote : “Tell her that you love her. You’ve got nothing to lose, and you’ll always regret it if you don’t.”
Memorable Song : “Christmas is All Around”

6. NOTTING HILL

Can a famous actress Anna (Julia Roberts) fall in love with an ordinary guy William (Hugh Grant)?
Side Character : Spike
Memorable Quote : “I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.”
Memorable Song : “When You Say Nothing at all”

7. SWEET HOME ALABAMA

Melanie (Reese Witherspoon), a rising fashion designer want to get married with mayor’s son. The only problem : she is still married to Jake (Josh Lucas). She must go to her hometown where she’s known as totally different character, and deals with her past. Which life does she want to live?
Side Character : Mayor Hennings
Memorable Quotes : “What do you want to marry me for anyhow? So I can kiss you anytime I want.”
Memorable Song : “Sweet Home Alabama”

8. TWO WEEKS NOTICE

Activist, independent and smart woman, Lucy (Sandra Bullock), works for ignorant millionaire George Wade (Hugh Grant).
Well, although the movie doesn’t bring you many romantic moments, it’s funny to see how these two different characters fall in love
Memorable Quote : “Before you came into my life I could make all kinds of decisions now I’m addicted I have to know what you think. What do you think?”
Memorable Songs : “The Look of Love” & “Come Fly with Me”

9. BRIDGET JONES’S DIARY

Bridget (Renee Zellweger) seems to find her loved one on Daniel, her boss. But, there’s also this mysterious and cold Mr. Darcy (Colin Firth). Very funny with a sharp dialogue.
Memorable Quote : “Now, I’ll go home and… de-bunny.”
Memorable Songs : “It’s Raining Men” & “All By Myself”

10. YOU’VE GOT MAIL

Small bookstore owner, Katleen (Meg Ryan) has new competition from giant bookstore owner, Joe Fox (Tom Hanks). She seeks help from her online chatting friend, which is actually Joe himself. Since the legendary Sleepless, Nora Ephron is quite successful on this one.
Side Character : Birdie
Memorable Quote : “F-O-X”

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