Top 7 Romantic Comedies of all Time

Romantic comedies have been very popular throughout the ’90s and early 2000s but many have been arguing about their popularity in our times. One thing is clear with social media and the influence of our parent’s generation romantic comedies aren’t going anywhere. 

Top 7 Romantic Comedies of all Time

We think that the main factor of rom-com popularity is its versatility. You can watch them with your partner, with your siblings, parents, and friends too. Another great thing about romantic comedies is that you can instantly create a cozy evening after a tiring and hectic day of work. Just grub a good snack and your good to go. 

Here are the top 7 romantic comedies of all time that can give you the feeling of ease and comfort from the second you start to watch them.

My Big Fat Greek Wedding

My Big Fat Greek Wedding is a movie about the Greek community living in New York. It was directed by Joel Zwick and written by Nia Vardalos. The main character named Fotoula ‘Toula’ Portokalos, who is played by Nia Vardalos, is falling in love with a non-Greek Ian Miller (played by John Corbett). Throughout the film, she is trying to introduce him to her very traditional family. It is a movie about overcoming the challenges of traditional family views, believing in the mighty power of Windex, and proving that love can change everything.

My Best Friend’s Wedding

My Best Friend’s Wedding is another classic rom-com movie. The film stars Julia Roberts, Cameron Diaz, Dermot Mulroney, and Rupert Everett. The movie revolves around Jules Potter who realizes her love for a life-long friend Michael O’Neal couple of days before his wedding. After realizing her feelings, Jules decides to fly to New York and sabotage the wedding. Will she be successful in her endeavor is the question to ask. To be honest, this is a classic Julia Roberts movie that doesn’t disappoint. The movie is full of classic hits that make you want to be a part of it. 

Bridget Jones’s Diary

If you feel you have a crippling middle life crisis and you are alone in it, you are so incorrect my friend. Bridget Jones’s Diary is a perfect example of life and love crises in our lives. Filled with great soundtracks and drama of choosing the right partner makes this movie a classic rom-com to watch immediately. 


Do you want to watch a movie with the ageless actors in it, Clueless is the film to watch. It stars extremely beloved Alicia Silverstone and Paul Rudd. Trust me once you see Cher’s closet it will become your dream to recreate it in your life too. Cher is a rich, somewhat shallow, socially accepted, and successful high schooler from Beverly Hills. She plays a matchmaker that gets more than she bargains for. If you’re feeling nostalgic and want to hear some great jokes then this is the movie to watch.

The Five-Year Engagement

The Five-Year Engagement is a movie about important life events and how can they be altered due to miscommunication. This is a movie about balancing career and life goals. Let me say that extremely hilarious Jason Segel and Emily Blunt do a great job of creating a relatable story that is in some ways uplifting and funny.

Crazy, Stupid, Love

Another great rom-com about real-life problems is Crazy, Stupid, Love. The movie starts with the main character receiving an unexpected request from his wife. She wants a divorce. As you can imagine this isn’t something to be digested easy and Steven Carell’s character Cal takes it very shockingly. He jumps out of a movies car in the middle of a road. The movie is about finding yourself and rediscovering your values. It sounds serious, but trust me you want to watch the fight scene between Steven Carell, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Bacon, and John Carroll Lynch at the end of the movie. It’s absolutely hilarious.


And last but by far not the least, maybe one of the greatest rom-com of our times is Bridesmaids. Filled with some of the greatest actresses like Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarty, Maya Rudolph, Rose Byrne, and Rebel Wilson. The movie is extremely amusing. It follows the competition between the bride’s maid of honor and a bridesmaid. They are both trying to prove who is the best friend in the most hilarious ways.


So here are our top 7 picks of the greatest romantic comedies of all time. There’s nothing left to do other than picking the snack of your choice, making yourself comfortable, and starting watching or rewatching these great movies.

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