Romantic Comedy DVDs For Girls

Monday, April 25 by Yvonne Glasgow

These 10 great romantic comedy DVDs for girls include some 80's flicks and some newer movies. Whether it is slumber party time or just a couple of girls watching movies, this list of movies is sure to feed their need for romantic comedies.

  1. Pretty in Pink” is a great romantic comedy from 1986. Girls will love watching this movie on DVD because the premise still stands today. Andie, played by Molly Ringwald, falls for the rich boy (played by Andrew McCarthy). His friends make fun of him, her friend is in love with her. Should Andie pick her cooky friend Duckie (played by Jon Cryer) or follow after the rich boy that stole her heart? Prom will never look the same.
  2. Can't Hardly Wait” is a movie about a group of kids celebrating their last night on high school at a senior party. The basis of this 1998 romantic comedy is a guy finally telling a girl he has loved her since he saw her. He writes her a letter, she finally gets it, bad stuff happens, and there is a happy ending that any girl would love. It stars Ethan Embry and Jennifer Love Hewitt.
  3. Say Anything…” is a classic romantic comedy from 1989. John Cusack plays Lloyd Dobler, a normal guy, who asks out the class valedictorian, Diane Court (played by Ione Skye). She says yes and love ensues, until Diane's father goes to prison and life changes drastically.
  4. She's All That” is about some high school jocks that make a bet that one of them can not turn any girl into the school into prom queen. This 1999 stars Rachael Leigh Cook as that girl that changes from ugly art-duckling to beautiful prom queen candidate. Also stars Freddie Prinze Jr. as the guy who breaks her heart.
  5. 10 Things I Hate About You” is a romantic comedy about two teenage sisters. This 1999 will make a great DVD for girls to watch. One sister wants to date, the other hates the thought, but dad says one can not do it unless the other one does. This cute film stars Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles.
  6. Never Been Kissed” is a great romantic comedy that all girls will love to watch on DVD. A 1999 movie starring Drew Barrymore as a writer who has never had a real kiss. An assignment sends her undercover back to high school where she falls for her teacher. And after she tells the truth she finally gets that kiss.
  7. Saved” is a great romantic comedy from 2004. This girls flick delves into teenage pregnancy. When a Christian school girl gets pregnant, it is time for her friends to step in and save her from her sins. During that time she finds new love and a new love for God. It stars Jenna Malone and Patrick Fugit.
  8. Can't Buy Me Love” is another 80's teen flick, from 1987. This romantic comedy for girls is about a guy named Ronny (played by Patrick Dempsey) trying to buy his way into the in-crowd by paying a popular girl to be his girlfriend. In the end, Ronny learns that money really can not buy him love, or even popularity.
  9. Peggy Sue Got Married” is a 1986 romantic comedy about a girl, Peggy Sue, who goes back in time and relives some important moments of her life. Those moments include meeting the true love of her life, but she tries to do it different this time. Stars Kathleen Turner and Nicolas Cage.
  10. American Pie” came out in 1999 and quickly became a hit. This romantic comedy is at the top of any girls DVD list. It is about a group of teens, their love lives and their mistakes. It is fun and funny. Add the sequels for added romance. Stars Jason Biggs, Mena Suvari, Alyson Hannigan, Chris Klein, Shannon Elizabeth and Seann William Scott.
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