Top 10 Funniest Romantic Comedy Movies Of Modern Times
Since the old times, watching a play or movie had been a major pastime for many people all over the world. In the Internet age, many other activities have emerged to snatch people away from watching movies. This include blogging, playing online games, online shopping or just surfing the net. Watching movies is still a major hobby for many people. Watching movies in a theatre also continues to hold its own share of fans.
Watching a romantic comedy is even more popular nowadays since it helps enliven one’s life by inducing assume a positive mood. A happy ending in such movies helps reduce stress levels, build optimism and brighten one’s approach to life. Certainly such movies should be seen my more youths today especially when one can feel more socially isolated in this modern age.
The following films are the best possible romantic comedy movies which should be watched by all and certainly by the youths.
If you have not watched any one of these movies, the internet age certainly enables you to watch this missed movies easily by using popular Streaming services like Netflix.
Coming To America 1988
The evergreen Eddie Murphy both created and played the lead role in this movie. He played the role of a African crown prince who travelled to the US in the hope of finding a woman he can marry.
Disguised as a poor foreign student in an American city, the prince had rejected an arranged marriage by his family and was determined to find true love in a woman who loves him for what he is and not for his riches and position. The ending as they say is a fairy-tale and worth watching more times.
When Harry Met Sally 1989
A romantic comedy movie that starred Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan. The story centred upon the events from the time they meet just after they graduate from college and during sharing a long road drive after graduation. The relationship maturing through events over twelve years of chance encounters in NYC. The final happy ending makes enjoyable viewing for all.
A British romantic comedy starred Hugh Grant and Julia Robert. Here the story revolved around the hilarious encounters between a London book seller and a famous American actress who by chance entered his store. The thrill build up after that. Another must-watch BAFTA winner which was the highest grossing film in Britain in 1999.
Sleepless in Seattle
This was an American romantic comedy starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan together with a strong supporting cast. It was a strong commercial success with over $227 million in box office takings.
The plot revolved around a widower with a kid who found new love with a much engaged newspaper journalist. Another happy ender which should not be missed.
Two Weeks Notice
A 2002 American romantic comedy which starred Hugh Grant and Sandra Bullock. The film was a success at the box office. The plot revolved around the hilarious interactions between a lawyer and a billionaire. She was old fashioned, attractive and intelligent and he was naive and spoilt. She was conservatively minded and charitable. He was stylish, reckless and greedy. What a good mix for a romantic comedy. It is another must-watch.
The film tells the life of a mid-thirties woman played by actress Kristen Wiig living in Milwaukee . The plot centres on the happenings during bridemaids days for her best friend. Starting from a business failure as a baker, to life as a shop sales girl and includes the multitude of activities in the planning of the wedding to the break-up of a her relationship with a roommate. From the bridal shower to the bachelorette party and the many up and downs and finally to a happy ending with a loving man, this movie promises to uplift your day.
Trading Places 1983
Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy act in this comedy movie which tells of the story of a rich commodities broker and a homeless street hustler whose lives crossed when they were unintentionally made part of an elaborate social experiment. The plot has a similarity to Mark Twain’s novel “the prince and the Pauper”. A must-watch movie for all of those who miss it until now.
This American fantasy comedy movie starred Tom Hanks who plays a young boy who became an Adult overnight. Robert Loggia was a great supporting actor. The young boy made a wish “to be big” suddenly became an adult overnight. A huge commercial success of that time.
10 Things I Hate About You.
A 1999 romantic comedy starred Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger in an American high school setting. The plot was “boy-likes-girl” relationship within a strict girl family setting. A hilarious movie based on the happenings of a couple of boys and girls within a strict rule based setting. It came complete with a happy ending that warms the hearts of all.
An American romantic comedy which starred Richard Gere and Julia Roberts. The story was centred on the interaction between a corporate raider and a sex worker. The happenings at several business and social functions which strengthened their relationships. What is supposed to have been a dark story was transformed into a happy ending.
The movie was very successful at the box office as the third highest earning film in 1990.