Romcoms people love to watch

Romcoms people love to watch

Olivia Tingle, Reporter

Romantic comedies have always been a staple when it comes to watching movies. All-year-round Romcoms can be watched, as comfort movies or just for general fun. While most people have a go-to romcom, here are a few romcoms that are enjoyable to watch.

13 Going on 30 (2004) In this classic 2000’s romcom, Jenna Rink (Jennifer Garner) fasts forwards in time from her thirteenth birthday party to modern day, seeing how the rest of her life played out from that day. While at first she is amazed by her success but notices just how lonely she has become. However, she reconnects with Matt Flamhaff (Mark Ruffalo), her childhood best friend, and realizes her love for him.

A knight’s Tale (2001) William Thatcher (Heath Ledger), finds an opportunity to pose as a knight and enters jousting competitions to gain wealth. During one of the competitions he meets Jocelyn (Shannyn Sossamon) and falls deeply in love. He determines that in order to gain her love he must become the best jouster that has ever existed, however another competitor also wants Jocelyn’s affection.

Enchanted (2007) While not marketed as a rom com, it has the primary elements that goes into one. When Giselle (Amy Adams) falls out of her fairytale world and into New York City, she is understandably confused, however a family runs into her trying to get into a castle on a billboard and the daughter, Morgan (Rachel Covey), convinces Robert (Patrick Dempsey) that they need to help her. While Robert is skeptical of Giselle’s story at first he soon realizes that she is telling the truth when the two worlds begin to collide.

10 Things I Hate About You (1999) An iconic retelling of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, however now in a modern-day high school setting. Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) is an outspoken, smart, and strong character that refuses to go to the school dance, however her sister Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) wants to go to the dance, which she is not allowed to do unless Kat goes. To fix this Patrick Verona (Heath ledger) is enlisted to fool Kat to go to the dance with him, however the plan goes wrong when his feelings are no longer pretend.