50 best romantic comedies of all time
A man and woman kiss passionately in front of a burning ball of color.
New Line Cinema
#50. Punch-Drunk Love (2002)
A man and woman sit in an airport staring into each other’s eyes.
#49. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
A young man and woman stare longingly at one another.
#48. Frances Ha (2012)
A man and woman sit at a restaurant table together looking at something.
#47. Palm Springs (2020)
A man and woman float on tubes in a pool while drinking.
#46. High Fidelity (2000)
A couple laughs in bed together.
#45. Garden State (2004)
A young man and woman ride on a green motorcycle with a sidecar.
#44. Up in the Air (2009)
A man in a suit sits across from a young woman at a restaurant while they eat salads.
#43. The Terminal (2004)
A customs officer stands with a crowd of people behind him.
Warner Bros. Pictures
#42. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
A man and woman sit at a table in a restaurant talking.
#41. White Christmas (1954)
A man and woman are dressed in all red christmas outfits.
#40. Show Me Love (1998)
Two young girls sit together laughing with their heads pressed against the other.
Fox 2000 Pictures
#39. Love, Simon (2018)
A young man sits on the hood of a car.
#38. The Big Sick (2017)
A man and woman talking in a grocery store.
#37. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
A girl with pink hair waits in a bathroom line while a boy peeks around the corner at her.
#36. Victor/Victoria (1982)
A woman in a long black flapper dress with jewels dances onstage.
#35. Play It Again, Sam (1972)
A black and white image of a man and woman talking.
Paramount Home Video
#34. Sabrina (1954)
Black and white image of a woman reading a newspaper and talking to a man.
#33. Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
A man and a woman looking at each other in the rain while the woman cries and holds a cat.
#32. Love Actually (2003)
A man and woman kissing in the street.
#31. The Awful Truth (1937)
A woman talks with a man at her door while another man hides inside.
#30. The Lady Eve (1941)
A man and woman stand cheek to cheek while she holds an apple.
#29. In July (2000)
A man and woman sit in a field of wildflowers.
Cecchi Gori Group Tiger Cinematografica
#28. The Postman (1994)
A man and woman sit together at a dinner table looking up at something.
#27. The Quiet Man (1952)
A man and woman argue.
Orion Pictures Corporation
#26. The Purple Rose of Cairo (1985)
A woman sits in a theater crying.
Warner Bros. Pictures
#25. Flipped (2010)
A family eats at a decorated table full of food.
#24. When Harry Met Sally… (1989)
A man and a woman stand next to one another looking at someone else.
#23. As Good as It Gets (1997)
A woman in the backseat of a convertible car leans up to talk to the driver.
Sony Pictures Classics
#22. Midnight in Paris (2011)
A blonde haired man dances with a woman in a flapper dress.
Fox Searchlight Pictures
#21. 500 Days of Summer (2009)
A young man and woman look into each other’s eyes in a record store.
The Weinstein Company
#20. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
A young man and woman in workout clothes stand ready to dance and smile.
Ang Lee Productions
#19. Eat Drink Man Woman (1994)
A boy and a girl sit next to a tree staring at each other.
#18. About Time (2013)
A young man and woman stand smiling at each other in the street.
#17. The Worst Person in the World (2021)
A man talks with a woman who is behind a counter at a business.
#16. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
A woman, leaning back on another man, has a man putting a ring on her finger.
#15. Harold and Maude (1971)
A woman in a yellow raincoat rides a motorcycle with a boy on the back.
#14. Manhattan (1979)
Black and white image of a young man and woman talking at a register.
The Weinstein Company
#13. The Artist (2011)
A man at a dinner table looking uninterested in his dessert with a dog next to him.
Jet Tone Production
#12. Chungking Express (1994)
An officer stands next to an food business.
#11. Roman Holiday (1953)
Man and woman sit having drinks and laughs.
#10. Annie Hall (1977)
A man and woman deep in discussion in a book store.
#9. The Shop Around the Corner (1940)
A woman lies in bed reading a letter and smiling while a man sits at her bedside.
Charles Chaplin Productions
#8. The Circus (1928)
Man and woman sit looking skeptical.
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
#7. It Happened One Night (1934)
A woman adjusts her pantyhose while a man stands in the background.
#6. Groundhog Day (1993)
#5. Some Like It Hot (1959)
A man and woman on the beach, she in a robe and he in a suit.
#4. The Apartment (1960)
A woman looks unconvinced, as a man talks behind her.
#3. Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
Two men and a woman dance.
#2. Amélie (2001)
A close-up of a woman smiling.
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
#1. City Lights (1931)
Men sit during an eating contest.