The pandemic and the quarantining that goes with it had taken a huge toll on “normal life.” Sometimes, you just want to cozy up and watch some Rom-Coms.
Romantic comedies continue to be a popular genre. They are filled with lovable characters and stories that can brighten up our lives.
Here are the top 5 romantic comedies from the last decade that are sure to warm your hearts:
1. Crazy, Stupid, Love (2015)
It’s a fun rom-com that follows the complicated relationship of one family. From marriage to divorce, from friendship to unrequited love, the movie has light-hearted themes that resulted in many popular memes, cementing its incredible impact on pop culture.
2. Flipped (2010)
This adaptation of the hit novel by Wendelin Van Draanen is a cute romantic film with a lot of nostalgia. It tells the adorable meeting and friendship of two 7-year-olds that blossom into teenage love. The movie is set in the 1950s and conveys the meaning of innocent love.
3. About Time (2013)
The film is about a man who has the power to travel back in time. Because of this, he can make right the courtship with his love interest. This film pulls some heartstrings, making you want to live for the moment. It makes you want to spend more time with your loved ones.
4. Love, Simon (2018)
The movie is about Simon, a closeted gay, whose secret was threatened to be exposed. He must come to terms with his identity. It’s a heartwarming movie that tells you to find and love your true self.
5. Crazy, Rich Asians (2017)
Set in a world of lavish parties, expensive cars, and designer clothes, two people fall in love despite cultural barriers. It’s adapted from the best-selling novel of Kevin Kwan, which is an ode to Asian culture. This film is like a modern Cinderella story.
Watching a film with a happy ending and lovable characters is what we need in troubled times. Rom-com movies can help you unwind and make you see the beauty of falling in love.
How about you? What are your favorite Romantic Comedy movies?