Chick Flicks List

Monday, August 1 by Duncan Jones

For girls that are looking for some fun-loving and sassy movies that they can relate to, one good idea is to look at a popular chick flicks list. "Chick flick" is a term that is used to describe movies that cater to a predominantly female audience, with plots that are often centered around romance. The films can either be emotional and dramatic or lighthearted and frothy. Chick flicks often lack elements of action and violence that are common in other genres of movies.

  1. "Bridget Jones's Diary" is a 2001 hit romantic comedy that is based on the popular Helen Fielding novel, which has the same title. "Bridget Jones's Diary" is centered around thirty-something English Bridget Jones (played by Renee Zellweger) and her desires to improve her overall life, from her weight to her romances. The London-based chick flick's cast includes Colin Firth, Gemma Jones, Hugh Grant, Shirley Henderson and Jim Broadbent.
  2. "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" is a bubbly and upbeat romantic comedy that was released in the spring of 2003. "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" focuses on young blonde magazine journalist Andie (played by Kate Hudson) and her work project, which requires her to make a guy fall in and out of love with her within a span of 10 mere days. The cast consists of Matthew McConaughey, Annie Parisse, Kathryn Hahn, Michael Michele, Bebe Neuwirth, Shalom Harlow and Adam Goldberg.
  3. "Steel Magnolias" is a hit romantic drama that veers more towards the sentimental side of chick flicks. "Steel Magnolias" hit theaters in the autumn of 1989. The plot of the film revolves around a pack of close female friends and their lives, with a Louisiana beauty salon backdrop. The ensemble cast includes Dolly Parton, Sally Field, Bette Midler, Julia Roberts, Olympia Dukakis, Dylan McDermott, Sam Shepard, Tom Skerritt, Sally Field and Daryl Hannah.
  4. "Love Actually" is a dramatic comedy that came out in the fall of 2003. "Love Actually" takes place in London, England, and features a handful of different people and stories depicting feelings of loneliness and romance, particularly during the holiday season. The large cast of "Love Actually" includes Martine McCutcheon, Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Emma Thompson, Kris Marshall, Sienna Guillory and Keira Knightley.

-Duncan Jones

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