In honor of Valentines Day: Below are my top 10 movies that are my favorite Romantic, chick-flick, force your significant other to watch movies. :)
1. Ever After: A Cinderella story (PG-13)- Category Drama
Drew Barrymore stars as the put-upon princess-to-be in this fresh look at the classic fairy tale. Orphaned as a child, Danielle (Barrymore) is treated like a servant by her wicked stepmother (Anjelica Huston) and two stepsisters. When Danielle accidentally stumbles onto Prince Henry (Dougray Scott), who's fleeing an arranged marriage, the two inspire each other to resolve their respective troubles in this lushly produced romantic fable.
2. Bridget Jones Diary (Rated R): Category Comedy. (Language and Sexual Content)
This movie is the tale of Miss Jones's, a goofy woman's yearlong odyssey from Mr. Right-here-right-now (her boss Hugh Grant) to Mr. Right (Colin Firth) delivers a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the female mind. Zellweger, Firth and Grant are perfectly cast in this popular adaptation of Helen Fielding's best-selling novel.
3. Bridget Jones Diary: The Edge of Reason: Category Drama (Language and Sexual Content)
This is the sequel to the Bridget Jones's Diary begins four weeks after the final events of the first film, with the formerly single Bridget Jones (Renee Zellweger) discovering that life with her new beau. She discovers that the relationship she wanted is not all that it is cracked up to be. She struggles with insecurities, break up, dealing with a relationship from the past, and learning the meaning of unconditional love.
4. Serendipity: Category Comedy
Though strangers Sara (Kate Beckinsale) and Jonathan (John Cusack) are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter -- but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another first! Jeremy Piven and Molly Shannon co-star in this romantic tale of mixed connections.
5. The Counte of Monte Cristo: Category-Drama
Edmond Dantés's (Jim Caviezel) life and plans to marry the beautiful Mercedes (Dagmara Dominczyk) are shattered when his best friend, Fernand (Guy Pearce), deceives him. After spending 13 miserable years in prison, Dantés escapes with the help of a fellow inmate (Richard Harris) and plots his revenge, cleverly insinuating himself into the French nobility.
6. The Notebook: Category-Drama/Tear-Jerker
Two young lovers (Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams) are torn apart by war and class differences in the 1940s in this adaptation of Nicholas Sparks's best-selling novel. Their story is told by a man (James Garner) who, years later, reads from a notebook while he visits a woman in a nursing home (Gena Rowlands). Nick Cassavetes directs this heart-tugging romance about the sacrifices people will make to hang on to their one true love.
7. Coming to America:Category Comedy (OKAY THIS SHOULDN'T BE ON MY LIST SINCE IT WAS PRODUCED IN 1988, HOWEVER THIS MOVIE IS SO FUNNY, A ClASSIC, AND WILL NEVER GET OLD...IN MY OPINION).
A pampered African prince (Eddie Murphy) wants more out of life than the beautiful woman to whom he's engaged. So, he heads to America to find a mate who will fall for him, not his riches, in this comedy from John Landis. Joined by his trusty sidekick (Arsenio Hall), the prince plunges into a job at a fast-food chain -- and romance with the boss's daughter. Murphy and Hall play a range of colorful characters, thanks to Oscar-nominated makeup wizardry.
8. 27 Dresses: Category-Comedy
Tired of being a perpetual bridesmaid after helping 27 friends tie the knot, altruistic Jane (Katherine Heigl) finds herself facing her worst nightmare as her younger sister (Malin Akerman) announces her engagement to the man Jane secretly adores. But when Jane meets the charming Kevin (James Marsden), will she beat her sibling to the altar? Edward Burns and Judy Greer also star in this breezy romantic comedy from director Anne Fletcher.
9. My Big Fat Greek Wedding: Category-Comedy
Screenwriter Nia Vardalos also stars as Toula Portokalos, a single Greek woman who falls in love with a non-Greek (John Corbett), which is a no-no for members of her strict family -- particularly her traditional father (Michael Constantine), whose Greek pride knows no bounds. Andrea Martin shines in a hilarious supporting turn as Toula's aunt, who tries her best to charm Toula's fiancé (who's a vegetarian to boot!) with her delicious lamb.
10. Never Been Kissed: Category-Comedy
Basically this is kind of a coming to age movie. Rookie journalist Josie Geller (Drew Barrymore) goes undercover at a high school to pen a teen expose. A dork as a teenager, Josie enlists the help of her hip brother Rob (David Arquette) this time around. Now cool, confident and falling for her teacher (Michael Vartan), Josie learns that her editor has changed the focus of her story -- to improper student-teacher relationships.