Simply the Best - Romantic Comedies

by 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

87 Metascore

A spoiled heiress running away from her family is helped by a man who is actually a reporter in need of a story.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns

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

71 Metascore

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.

Director: Susan Seidelman | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, Madonna, Aidan Quinn, Mark Blum

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

76 Metascore

An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.

Director: Marc Webb | Stars: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz

Votes: 453,652 | Gross: $32.39M

Surprising and unconventional. Plus astonishing Zooey Deschanel.

4. Risky Business (1983)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

75 Metascore

A Chicago teenager is looking for fun at home while his parents are away, but the situation quickly gets out of hand.

Director: Paul Brickman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Rebecca De Mornay, Joe Pantoliano, Richard Masur

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).

Director: Richard Shepard | Stars: Rosanna Arquette, David Bowie, Eszter Balint, Andre Gregory

Votes: 1,130

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.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Gary Cooper, Edward Everett Horton, David Niven

Votes: 3,003

Very likeable example of screwball comedy. And Claudette Colbert one more time.

7. Grease (1978)

PG-13 | 110 min | Musical, Romance

70 Metascore

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?

Director: Randal Kleiser | Stars: John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing, Jeff Conaway

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

41 Metascore

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.

Director: John Landis | Stars: Jeff Goldblum, Michelle Pfeiffer, Stacey Pickren, Carmen Argenziano

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

78 Metascore

A bored and sheltered princess escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert, Hartley Power

Votes: 121,017

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.

Director: William Wyler | Stars: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Hugh Griffith

Votes: 23,131

Hepburn once more. With chivalrous Peter O'Toole.



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