Love & Laughs: 53 Best Romantic Comedies Of All Time


By Olivia Ashworth | 4th February 2022

From side-splitting laughs to cheesy fairy-tale endings, what’s not to love about a classic rom com? Whether you’re partial to an old school love story or don’t mind checking out the new flicks, Mr Rom Com is the one man that’ll never let you down.

For the cynics, romantics, and everyone in between, we’ve compiled the ultimate romantic comedy list, fit for all. Plus, let’s be real, it’s the only way you’ll ever score a date with the likes of Heath Ledger, Zac Efron, and Ryan Gosling.

Definitely, Maybe

How I Met Your Mother… movie version.

13 Going On 30

Time really does fly when you’re 13.

About Time

An underrated Rachel McAdams flick.

One Day

Need a cry? Just press play.

She’s All That

A 90s masterpiece, forget the remake and stick to the goods (sorry Netflix!)

The Wedding Date

Basically Kat has major single-girl anxiety and hires a wedding date… oh, girl.

Love, Simon

Everyone deserves a great love story. Especially Simon.

Juno

Coming-of-age story with a 21st century twist (use protection, kids).

500 Days of Summer

Boy meets girl. Boy falls in love. Girl doesn’t.

Love Actually

For those that are already counting down until Christmas, love is all around us.

Mamma Mia!

Digging the dancing queen.

Crazy, Stupid, Love

Soon-to-be divorcee meets a new wingman. P.S. hello Ryan Gosling!

27 Dresses

Dreaming of the big day? Get your wardrobe prepped and ready.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall

A break-up nightmare.

The Wedding Planner

Who said love was easy?

The Proposal

How could you NOT love Ryan Reynolds?!

Clueless

Ugh, as if!

How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days

Who needs a date when *that* yellow dress exists?

10 Things I Hate About You

Heath Ledger, you’ll always be our Valentine

The Princess Bride

As you wish.

Grease

Tell me about it, stud.

Four Weddings and a Funeral

How Hugh Grant could ever be unlucky in love, we’ll never know.

Pretty Woman

The original sugar baby.

Crazy Rich Asians

Meeting the family, except as the title suggests, they’re crazy rich.

Bridget Jones’s Diary

Dear Diary…

Notting Hill

British bookseller meets American actress.

When Harry Met Sally

The original ‘I’ll have what she’s having scene’.

How To Be Single

For all our single ladies out there.

La La Land

The ultimate conflict of head vs heart.

50 First Dates

Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore… say less.

The Parent Trap

There’s something almost romantic about sneakily reuniting two divorced parents who willingly separated their children at birth. Right?

The Other Woman

Wife, girlfriend, and mistress = BFFs!

Wild Child

Boarding school dreams are made of these.

Isn’t it Romantic

Imagine if life was a romantic comedy.

She’s The Man

A twist on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, who said girls couldn’t beat boys?

Valentine’s Day

What’s more romantic than a movie set on Valentine’s Day?

Are We Officially Dating?

So… what are we?

No Strings Attached

Spoiler alert: there are always strings.

Love, Rosie

Can a girl and boy ever just be friends?

The Last Song

Watching Miley and Liam fall in love is almost better than the movie itself.

Monte Carlo

Royalty, romance, and the ultimate summer vacation.

Endless Love

Modern day Romeo and Juliet.

Friends With Benefits

Relatively predictable but all the more enjoyable.

Pride and Prejudice

It’s a classic for a reason.

17 Again

Oh Zac Efron, you’ve done it again.

Aquamarine

Probably the reason why we all wanted blue streaks in our hair in 2006.

Something Borrowed

Maid of honour, but you’re in love with the groom.

Letters to Juliet

Sign us up to the Juliet Club!

Bride Wars

Best friends ‘til the end?

The Half Of It

A pretty messy love triangle.

Always Be My Maybe

For all those dreamers that wanted a childhood sweetheart, this one’s for you.

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Petition to bring back love letters!

Trainwreck

A wholesome reminder that love isn’t always what it seems.

 

Not into the flicks? Check out these 12 summer-approved books, bound to keep you turning the pages!