Simply the Best - Romantic Comediesby CaligulaAzrael | created - 19 Nov 2011 | updated - 19 Nov 2011 | Public
Well, I prefer rather other kind of movies. But there are few romantic comedies, that evryone should see...
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1. It Happened One Night (1934)
Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Romance
A spoiled heiress running away from her family is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.
Votes: 88,056 | Gross: $4.36M
Charming, entertaining, lovely. Clark Gable in one of his best roles and adorable Claudette Colbert.
2. Desperately Seeking Susan (1985)
PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Drama
A bored suburban housewife, seeking escape from her life, suffers amnesia after an accident, wakes up, and is mistaken for a free-spirited New York City drifter named Susan.
Votes: 19,813 | Gross: $27.40M
Madonna with her "Get into the groove" and beautiful Rosanna Arquette.
3. 500 Days of Summer (2009)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.
Votes: 453,652 | Gross: $32.39M
Surprising and unconventional. Plus astonishing Zooey Deschanel.
4. Risky Business (1983)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.
Votes: 76,387 | Gross: $63.50M
Rebecca DeMornay is just excellent. And young Tom Cruise - as good as in "Tropic Thunder".
5. The Linguini Incident (1991)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Crime
Two disgruntled restaurant employees (David Bowie, Rosanna Arquette) decide to rob their employers (Buck Henry, Andre Gregory).
David Bowie - reason no. 1. Rosanna Arquette - reason no. 2.
6. Bluebeard's Eighth Wife (1938)
Passed | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
After learning her multi-millionaire fiancé has already been married seven times, the daughter of a penniless marquis decides to tame him.
Very likeable example of screwball comedy. And Claudette Colbert one more time.
7. Grease (1978)
PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance
Good girl Sandy and greaser Danny fell in love over the summer. When they unexpectedly discover they're now in the same high school, will they be able to rekindle their romance?
Votes: 222,156 | Gross: $188.76M
One of the greatest musicals of all times. Electryfying songs, John Travolta is fetching.
8. Into the Night (1985)
R | 115 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After discovering that his wife is cheating on him, an insomniac aerospace engineer accidentally meets, and tries to help a beautiful model on the run from some extremely dangerous people.
Votes: 10,351 | Gross: $7.56M
Michelle Pfeiffer is fascinating like never afterwards. Plus David Bowie in a small episode.
9. Roman Holiday (1953)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Romance
A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.
Gregory Peck and Audery Hepburn in a legendary movie that you just can't not love.
10. How to Steal a Million (1966)
Not Rated | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A woman who must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries is assisted by a man.
Hepburn once more. With chivalrous Peter O'Toole.