Valentine’s Day Binge: Top 10 Best Rom-Coms

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Whether you are single or taken, everyone loves a good romantic comedy movie, especially during Valentine’s Day season. So cuddle up with your date or get comfy with your friends and enjoy this Valentine’s Day binge list, with plenty of rom-coms for you to indulge in on the special day.

#10 – “13 Going on 30”

When Jenna Rink’s (Jennifer Garner) 13th birthday party goes wrong, she is magically transformed into her 30-year-old self. While she experiences new things and has fun with her new age at first, she begins to realize the way she has chosen to live her life is not how she wants her future to be. With the help of her best friend, Matt Flamhaff (Mark Ruffalo), she tries to change the person she has become.

13 going on 30

#9 – “Clueless”

A less serious love story on the list, “Clueless” is the “Mean Girls” of the 90s. Cher (Alicia Silverstone) is the most popular girl in school, and when new girl, Tai (Brittany Murphy), arrives at their high school, Cher vows to help her become popular. Cher eventually becomes threatened by the monster she created, causing her to become “clueless” about her place in the world. This cluelessness leads her to an unexpected romance that turns everything around for the better.


#8 – “10 Things I Hate About You”

This is a feel-good movie if there ever was one. Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) is a stubborn, smart girl whom the story revolves around. Her sister, Bianca (Larisa Oleynik), wants to start dating the school stud, Joey (Andrew Keegan) but is unable to due to her father’s rule that she can’t date until Kat does. In order to get Kat a boyfriend, Bianca’s friends pay the school bad boy, Patrick Verona (Heath Ledger), to woo Kat into going out with him. However, things take a turn when Patrick’s feelings become real.

10 things I hate about you

#7 – “Crazy, Stupid, Love”

As a light-hearted film, “Crazy, Stupid, Love” captures both young and complicated love. The movie starts out with Cal (Steve Carell) and Emily Weaver (Julianne Moore) getting a divorce because Emily cheated on her husband. Their son Robbie (Jonah Bobo) appears to be in love with his babysitter, Jessica (Analeigh Tipton), while Jessica believes she is in love with Cal. The young Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling), teaches the newly single Cal how to get back into the “game”. Jacob is known as a player, but starts to fall for Cal’s daughter, Hannah (Emma Stone). An abundance of hilarious and sentimental scenes show just how crazy and stupid love can get.

Crazy stupid love

#6 – “Bridget Jones’s Diary

If you’re looking for a laugh-out-loud movie, “Bridget Jones’s Diary” is the rom-com for you. Bridget (Renée Zellweger) is an attractive, intellectual woman in her mid-thirties, who fears she will end up alone forever. Through her hilarious journey, she records events inside her diary. She encounters love and heartbreak but finds herself falling for someone she never expected.

Bridget Jones’s diary

#5 – “Overboard”

Dean Proffitt (Kurt Russell) is a single father who works as a carpenter. While working for the beautiful and wealthy but cruel Joanna Stayton (Goldie Hawn), Dean is refused his pay when she is displeased with his work. Later that night Joanna falls off of the boat she was residing in with her husband, and washed up on shore with no memory of who she is. Dean seizes this opportunity as a way for her to pay him back, telling Joanna her name is Annie and she is his wife and the mother of his children. As time progresses Dean comes to develop feelings for Joanna and is unsure of how to tell her the truth.


#4 – “The Princess Bride”

This satire/fairy tale film is filled with dry humor and an unpredictable plot. It tells the story of two star-crossed lovers, Buttercup (Robin Wright) and Westley (Cary Elwes), who become separated in the beginning of the film. Buttercup, believing Westley is dead, is forced to be engaged to the cruel Prince Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon). Westley gathers a team of a giant named Fezzik (André the Giant) and a skilled swordsman named Inigo Montoya (Mandy Patinkin) in order to attempt to rescue his true love from marrying someone else.

The princess bride

#3 – “Sleepless in Seattle”

Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks), a widower, moves to Seattle with his son Jonah (Ross Malinger) after his wife dies. Seeing how upset his father is, Jonah calls into a radio station trying to find his father a new wife. Jonah gets the reluctant Sam to express his feelings on the air. Annie Reed (Meg Ryan), a reporter in Baltimore, falls for Sam just by hearing him speak on the radio. Annie is already engaged but fears she will regret it if she doesn’t reach out to Sam. She sends him a letter asking him to meet her on the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day.

Sleepless in Seattle

#2 – “Pretty Woman”

This feel-good film follows the life of prostitute Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts). Roaming the streets of L.A., Vivian finds a very lost businessman by the name of Edward Lewis (Richard Gere). He pays her to stay the weekend with him and gets her a new wardrobe while teaching her some etiquette as well. As the weekend comes to a close, the two seem to have become more and more smitten with each other, only to be hit with the reality of having to decide how to bridge the gap between their very different worlds.

Pretty woman

#1 – “When Harry Met Sally…”

“When Harry Met Sally…revolves around the lives of Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) and Harry Burns (Billy Crystal). The two meet three times over a span of 10 years. After initially disliking each other, the third time they meet, Harry and Sally decide to become friends. When romantic feelings for each other start to surface, threatening their friendship, they are unsure of whether to suppress their feelings or act upon them.

When Harry met Sally