Movie News

Top 30 best romantic comedies for Valentine’s Day

Top 30 best romantic comedies for Valentine’s Day
Prev1 of 31
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse
top 30 best romantic comedies for valentines day 2016 images

Article by Paul Sisolak

Thankfully, Valentine’s Day only comes once a year, but for those that appreciate, here’s 30 of the best romantic comedies (rom-com’s) that you can check out if you haven’t already watched them on this fine day. If you’re a little more sardonic about the day, you’ll appreciate Shane McLendon’s movie choices that will surely make you glad to be single…or wish you were. Our gossip girl Ricki Reay came up with her list of the most romantic movies so if you want something to make you cry, here’s your list. We give you plenty of choices.

If art imitates life, do the love stories we see on the big screen reflect reality? Throw in some comedy for effect, and you might come close to the sometimes messy, often poignant, but always heart felt genre that is the romantic comedy.

Commonly referred to as rom-coms, these films make you laugh, cry and keep faith that your soulmate is out there somewhere. To identify the best rom-coms to enjoy on Valentine’s Day — or really any time of year — our friends at Pretty Famous looked for romantic comedies with over 50,000 IMDb votes. We then ranked the films by Smart Rating from high to low. Our Smart Rating (out of 100) is a weighted average of the following:

  • Rotten Tomatoes‘ Tomatometer
  • Rotten Tomatoes’ Audience Score
  • IMDb Rating
  • Metacritic’s Metascore
  • Data provider Gracenote’s Proprietary Rating, which is based on ratings from top critics at Variety, Newsday, Chicago Tribune, Rotten Tomatoes, and Metacritic.
  • Inflation-adjusted cumulative box office gross

Whether you’re watching a rom-com to celebrate Valentine’s Day or any time of year, this list has your must-sees.

Note: Ratings in the Smart Rating are all given equal weight, whereas box office gross has a lesser weight.

#30. My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Smart Rating: 83.70
Release Year: 2002

For Toula, marrying a non-Greek man won’t be as easy as it might seem, since she needs to contend with the overbearing — and often hilarious — protests of her very Greek family without driving him away in the process.

Prev1 of 31
Use your ← → (arrow) keys to browse

Click to add a comment
Movie News
@movietvtechgeek

Movie TV Tech Geeks News staff edited stories and team contributions.

More in Movie News

new spider man homecoming actions images with vulture 2016 images

New ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ action images hit with Vulture

George CandoDecember 9, 2016
spider man homecoming first trailer flies high for tom holland 2016 images

‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ first trailer flies high for Tom Holland

George CandoDecember 9, 2016
gareth edwards rogue one moves star wars forward by going back 2016 images

Gareth Edwards ‘Rogue One’ moves ‘Star Wars’ forward by going back

George CandoDecember 8, 2016
A New Theatrical Transformers Animated Film in the Works 2016 images

New Theatrical Transformers Animated Film in the Works

Marius MaronillaDecember 8, 2016
New 'Fifty Shades Darker' Trailer images ready to get you wet for Valentine's Day 2016 movie

New ‘Fifty Shades Darker’ Trailer images ready to get you wet for Valentine’s Day

George CandoDecember 7, 2016
tom hollands spider man homecoming first footage has wings 2016 images

Tom Holland’s ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ first footage has wings

George CandoDecember 7, 2016
matt damon takes on great wall whitewasthing controversy again 2016 images

Matt Damon takes on ‘Great Wall’ whitewashing controversy again

George CandoDecember 6, 2016
tom cruise alex kurtzman promising a real monster movie with the mummy 2016 images

Tom Cruise, Alex Kurtzman promise a real monster movie with ‘The Mummy’

George CandoDecember 5, 2016
last tango in paris controversial butter scene brings new outrage 2016 images

‘Last Tango in Paris’ controversial butter scene brings new outrage

Shanka CherylDecember 5, 2016

Subscribe to our Daily Newsletter

You will only receive one per day. You'll also get a free THE WALKING DEAD graphic novel with your subscription