Want to see what the money pit looks like now? Best Summer Rom-Coms: The Wedding Planner Speaking of wedding season, The Wedding Planner is the ultimate flick in summery nuptial eye candy. We say: You're right to think this is creepy, but. The lesson to be learned was meager and a little bit too much forced upon the audience, but the film itself was funny, light and innovative. It wont achieve such romcom status as his 500 Days of Summer, but it is a great flick. But to think the genre is dead would be totally incorrect. Some films however, the films that will be discussed here, manage to give us fresh and playful reworkings of a genre that is both excruciating and enjoyable at the same time.
The movie accomplishes both with an aching sweetness. Drew Barrymore basically relives every high school nerd's dream by getting a do-over of her high school life in Never Been Kissed. Although her plan was to meet her real father, the surprising reunion doesn't go at all the way she'd imainged. Nineties heartthrobs Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder star in this comedy about two misanthropes who travel across the country to attend a wedding neither of them particularly want to go to. And the trailer makes it seem like one of the most over the top Asian sentimental films of 2013.
Where to watch it: Stream on Amazon Prime and SnagFilms; rent on iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, and YouTube 25. And it's exactly what Spencer Tracy's character loves about her. The love is real if platonic as this dreamy newlywed getaway turns into an unexpected family reunion when she's joined by her father, whom she hasn't seen since she was five years old. James's racy Fifty Shades trilogy for their book club. But when she suddenly falls ill and ends up in a coma, Kumail is determined to stay at her side. Where to watch it: Stream on Amazon Prime and Starz; rent on iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, and YouTube 19.
Romcoms get a bad rep. Even the staunchest skeptic would need a heart of stone not to feel the warm and fuzzies when confronted with these 50 genre gems. Grab your mom, your sister, or your best friend and prepare to indulge in one of the greatest sing-along chick flicks of our time. When we were given the delightful and serious task of ranking the top 33 romantic in movie history, our two priorities were to make sure each entry on the list was 1 a genuine romance and 2 legitimately funny. His musical romance starring himself and Lady Gaga is electric, genuine and life-like. When secret emails to his romantic pen pal fall into the wrong hands, however, he ends up blackmailed. After the ritual of four weddings, and — yes — a devotee, fate pals as he husbands bumping or bumbling into Andie MacDowell.
It may be noted that I am not the biggest fan of Bollywood cinema, or Indian cinema in general. Bride and Prejudice 2004 Bollywood rom-coms are robust and deserve a list of their own, so we held back here. Here are 20 picks for best summer rom-coms, in no particular order. Two corporate assistants Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell are tired of their domineering bosses Lucy Liu and Taye Diggs. At first, they don't seem to like each other much, but of course this changes along the way. Release Dates 13-year-old Henry struggles to be the man and care for his reclusive single mom Winslet , while confronting all the pangs of adolescence. But for chuckles, belly laughs and sheer heart, this romantic crime caper is just timeless.
That, or this press tour deserves an award. It makes you wish he and Cusack had worked together more, but at least we have this one, which gained pop cultural immortality with its stereo-hefting declaration of love. Joe Fox Tom Hanks and Kathleen Kelly Meg Ryan are finding out in this classic Rom-Com. It is a touching story about a 58-year old woman in Santiago who after a divorce and with the children leaving the nest is seeking for true love. It is also a highly controversial film because of its explicit lesbian love scenes, and because of the alleged poor working conditions for the two beautiful French actresses.
Soon she feels herself drawn to an old friend of her. We expect our fill of Love Actually and The Holiday when the snow starts to fall. It's impossible not to sympathize with food critic Julianne when she realizes she's in love with her best friend Michael only after he gets engaged to perky young Kimberly. Before long, she meets an eligible suitor John Cusack , and a hesitant romance develops. It stars Tom Hanks as a heartbroken widower who falls in love with a girl Meg Ryan on the other side of America.
These popular flicks suggest audiences are no longer down on love. It is a film by the magnificent auteur filmmaker Hong-Sang Soo about a twenty-something girl who finds calm love with an old professor but still has to face her violent past boyfriend. If you're an assistant who hasn't had a break in, well, forever, you might want to take a hint from this delightful Netflix gem and make your boss fall in love. Our Sunhi is a whole different story. Buy Towards's Touch About Mary. Warning: there's no way to watch this movie without wanting to dance the pasodoble with an Australian.
But she's in for a rude awakening when she travels to Singapore to meet them at his cousin's over-the-top wedding—and butts heads with his impressive yet intense mother Michelle Yeoh. Are we simply ready to fall back in love again? Matthew McConaughey and Jennifer Lopez charm in this lighthearted film about an unlucky-in-love wedding planner and her new clients. Moonstruck 1987 This is not a movie to watch on an empty stomach. This fantastical confection is as much about the love between a mother and daughter as it is about the attraction between Juliette Binoche and the pre-skeevy Johnny Depp. Ewan McGregor and Renee Zellweger are evenly matched in their metaphorical battle of the sexes, but Sarah Paulson and David Hyde Pierce make for an even fizzier, funnier pair, even as the emotional stakes and ridiculous disguises become increasingly wilder. Best Summer Rom-Coms: The Princess Bride Nothing says summer like pirates, outlaws and Rodents of Unusual Size R.
This has a stellar cast and the novel is reportedly touching and beautifully written. And the film itself also did not disappoint. When a mysterious woman and her daughter open a slightly-magical chocolate shop in a small French town just before Lent, the village is thrown into chaos and long-simmering romances finally come to a head. Simon Spier Nick Robinson is an all-American teen with a secret: he's gay. This 1934 classic rom-com from acclaimed director Frank Capra focuses on a spoiled heiress named Ellie who marries a scheming man. You know the movie's best friends, hip-hop journalist Sidney Sanaa Lathan and record exec Andre Taye Diggs , will get together somehow, despite the marriages and unrequited longing and unfulfilling work prospects.