Top Ten Romantic comedies of all time

Romantic comedies

During the week, I had a chance to watch one of the movies listed below for like the 1000th time, and I enjoyed it so much, and it got me thinking of the best RomComs ever. I then decided to compile a list in no particular order of the top ten best romantic comedies of all time.

Pretty Woman

pretty woman

A prostitute (Julia Roberts) hooks up with a wealthy business person (Richard Gere) in town for business for a few days, and her life changes completely. This movie is a Cinderella story with a modern twist.

When Harry Met Sally

when harry met

Harry (Billy Crystal) and Sally (Meg Ryan) share a car ride from Chicago to New York after graduating from college during which they argue about men and women having platonic relationships. Ten years later, they meet again and try to attempt a friendship without sex becoming an issue.

You’ve got mail

got mail

Oblivious of each other’s identity, two business rivals meet online and begin an anonymous internet romance. Eventually, Joe Fox (Tom Hanks) discovers the woman (Meg Ryan) he is involved with online is actually his business rival. He then has to learn to reconcile his real –life dislike for her with the cyber love he has come to feel.

My Best Friend’s Wedding

best friend

Four days before her 28th birthday Julianne Potter's (Julia Roberts) male best friend (Dermot Mulroney) announces he is marrying a 20-year-old. Julianne suddenly realising she is in love with him, vows to stop the wedding at all cost.

Notting Hill

10 things

A famous American actress (Julia Roberts) throws a London bookstore owner’s (Hugh Grant) life into turmoil when she appears in his shop. As they draw closer, they struggle to reconcile their different lifestyles.


10 things I hate about you

hate about you

Kat (Julia Stiles) is beautiful, smart and abrasive so she does not attract many boys. New arrival Patrick (Heath Ledger) crosses paths with Kat, and she tries to let her guard down to fall in love with him.


50 first dates

first 50

Playboy vet, Henry (Adam Sandler) sets his heart on wooing Lucy (Drew Barrymore), but she has short-term memory loss and can’t remember anything that happened the day before. So Henry has to woo her again every morning.


What Women want

what women want

Nick Marshall (Mel Gibson) gets a whole new outlook on life when a fluke accident gives him the ability to read Women’s minds.


Runaway bride

run away

Maggie Carpenter (Julia Roberts) is tagged the runaway bride by city journalist Ike Graham (Richard Gere) after having left three grooms at the altar. Graham moves to Maggie's hometown to report on her fourth trip down the aisle, which he is convinced she will run again but he cannot help falling in love with her.

Think like a Man

think like a man

Dominic and his group of friends cannot seem to deal with the women in their lives; they get all shook up when their ladies buy a book by comic Steve Harvey and start to apply its advice to their relationships