Romantic comedy is undoubtedly one of the most popular genres that people loves to binge watch. This genre is loved for its light and refreshing tone that often takes a break from your usual action or drama-heavy content.
There are definitely many romantic comedies that have come out over the years, but some undeniably reign supreme. Here is a list of what we believe to be the best romantic comedies ever made:
1. The Princess Bride
This classic fairy tale tells the story of Buttercup and her true love Westley, as they navigate through life’s challenges together. Full of humor, adventure, and romance, it is no wonder that this movie has been a favorite for so many people over the years.
2. Notting Hill
This 1999 romantic comedy tells the story of American movie star Julia Roberts and bookstore owner Hugh Grant falling in love in London. A charming film with great performances from both actors, it is no wonder that it has become a classic.
3. The Fault in Our Stars
Based on the bestselling novel of the same name, this 2014 movie tells the story of Hazel Grace Lancaster and Augustus Waters as they fall in love and fight cancer together. A heartbreaking but beautiful film, it struck a chord with millions of people around the world.
4. The Proposal
This 2009 rom-com follows the story of Margaret Tate (Sandra Bullock) and Andrew Paxton (Ryan Reynolds) as they try to get their feelings across despite being engaged to other people. One of Bullock’s best performances, it is definitely worth a watch.
5. 50 First Dates
This 2004 romantic comedy follows the story of Henry Roth (Adam Sandler) who falls for Lucy Whitmore (Drew Barrymore) after she has an accident that causes her to lose her memory every day. A funny and heartwarming film, it is definitely one to watch if you are in the mood for a good rom-com.
6. 13 Going on 30
This sweet 2004 movie tells the story of Jenna Rink (Jennifer Garner) as she wakes up one day in her thirties, having dreamed about it since she was thirteen. A clever premise with some delightful performances, it will definitely leave you feeling all warm and fuzzy inside.
7. Jerry Maguire
This 1996 classic stars Tom Cruise as Jerry Maguire, a sports agent who has a change of heart and writes a manifesto about how the industry should be run. Featuring Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger in her breakout performance, it is an all-time favorite for many people.
8. The Wedding Singer
This 1998 romantic comedy stars Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore as two mismatched lovers who find each other at a wedding. A fun and charming film, it is perfect for a date night in.
9. When Harry Met Sally…
This 1989 classic follows the story of Harry and Sally as they navigate their friendship after the two share a passionate night together. Featuring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan, it is definitely one to watch for some classic romantic comedy fare.
10. Silver Linings Playbook
This 2012 drama stars Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper as two people who meet each other while going through similar struggles in life. A movie about love and family, it is a great film to watch on a lazy day at home.
11. P.S. I Love You
Based on the novel of the same name, this 2007 drama follows the story of Holly Kennedy (Hillary Swank) as she deals with her late husband’s posthumous letters to help her move on with her life. A heartbreaking story, it is a touching tribute to the love of a lifetime.
12. Sleepless in Seattle
This 1993 classic follows Annie Reed (Meg Ryan) who hears from a radio talk show host that he is looking for love just as she starts to believe that her husband isn’t the one for her. A great film to watch with your significant other, it is definitely worth a watch.
13. Love Actually
This 2003 classic tells the stories of several couples as they navigate their relationship struggles throughout the holiday season. Featuring Hugh Grant and Liam Neeson in some truly hysterical moments, this film is perfect for some feel-good Christmas cheer.
We’ve provided a list of the best romantic comedy films to watch with your significant other. Whether you are in the mood for some feel-good Christmas cheer or need something to keep you company on a lazy day at home, these movies have been loved by many people over the years. If there is one thing we know about love and relationships, it is that they can be complicated!
What film do you think is worth watching? Let us know in the comments below.