The 80s gave us Dirty Dancing, Sixteen Candles and When Harry Met Sally. The 90s blessed us 10 Things I Hate About You, Pretty Woman, Sleepless in Seattle And Clueless. We fell in love in the 2000s How to Lose a Man in 10 Days, My Big Fat Greek Wedding, 27 Dresses, (500 days of summer, The wedding planner and so many more swoon-worthy romantic comedies. Things got a little more complicated in the 2010s as romantic comedies became more dedicated to the theme com aspect, sometimes even a bit supernatural or science fiction-like. That’s not to say there weren’t romantic comedy hits in the 2010s. We had that No conditions vs. friends with benefits Fiasco driven by zombie madness Warm bodies, a whole host of Ryan Gosling vehicles and too many Netflix originals to even count (let alone watch). But four years into the 2020s, I’m confident enough to say that I sense we’re approaching another romantic comedy heyday.
And no, that’s not me Only talk about the success of Sydney Sweeney’s Everyone but you. It feels like we’ve finally recovered from whatever that was Fifty Shades trilogy made with Valentine’s Day movies, and the romance is back, baby! We saw Meg Ryan’s return to romantic comedies late last year, a new Gina Rodriguez Netflix film coming out this V-Day, with Cole Sprouse continuing to be seen and not heard from the newly released film Lisa Frankensteinand yet another Ryan Gosling vehicle coming to theaters later this year.
To celebrate love, here’s a roundup of the 10 best romantic comedies of the 2020s (so far and coming). My Opinion).
A New York-based sports journalist spends her time helping all of her male best friends attract women using her “playbook.” But when she meets a man, she wants to do more than just do that score This means their whole game has to change. Gina Rodriguez, Damon Wayans Jr. and Tom Ellis also star The Kissing Booths Joel Courtney, Liza Koshy and SNL’s Ego Nwodim in Player, which is coming to Netflix this Valentine’s Day.