5 Romantic Comedies with Unique Love Stories

There are plenty of great romantic comedies out there to watch between now and Valentine’s Day, but some of the most memorable romantic movies are the ones with the most complex, dysfunctional, unexpected love stories. From classic comedies to family films, here are five funny and completely unique romantic comedies to check out or watch all over again before February 14th.

10 Best Romantic Comedies to Watch on Valentine's Day

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

What It’s All About — This classic romantic comedy follows the complex relationship between Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) and Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) as their renewed friendship gradually transforms into romance.

Classic Quote: “You take someone to the airport, it’s clearly the beginning of the relationship. That’s why I have never taken anyone to the airport at the beginning of a relationship.”

Groundhog Day (1993)

What It’s All About — A self-centered local weatherman (Bill Murray) is sent to cover a famous Groundhog Day ceremony, only to discover that he’s cursed to relive February 2nd over and over again with no escape.

Classic Quote: “This is one time where television really fails to capture the true excitement of a large squirrel predicting the weather.”

Amelié (2001)

What It’s All About — This whimsical French film follows the lonely Amelie (Audrey Tautou) as she begins a quest to bring pieces of joy and love to the people around her, and finally dares to pursue a love of her own.

Classic Quote: “Life’s funny. To a kid, time always drags. Suddenly you’re fifty. All that’s left of your childhood fits in a rusty little box.”

WALL-E (2008)

What It’s All About — A lonely robot living on an abandoned Earth becomes fascinated with a robot sent to scan for signs of life, and follows her to a space station housing the last humans in order to call them home.

Classic Quote: “Earth is amazing! These are called ‘farms’. Humans would put seeds in the ground, pour water on them and they grow food, like pizza!”

The Princess Bride (1987)

What It’s All About — Screenwriter William Goldman and Director Rob Reiner delivered a fresh take on the fairy tale genre as prince charming (Cary Elwes) attempts to rescue the beautiful princess (Robin Wright).

Classic Quote: “You fell victim to one of the classic blunders, the most famous of which is:  “Never get involved in a land war in Asia.” But only slightly less well-known is this: “Never go against a Sicilian when death is on the line!”


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5 Must-See Movies with Funny Fathers

Father’s Day is all about letting Dad know how much he is appreciated. It’s also about having a good time. Thankfully, there are a stockpile of great movies featuring hilarious Dads. Start his Father’s Day off with a few laughs, kick back with the whole family and enjoy one of these five favorite movies with funny fathers.

Rick Moranis, “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids (1989)
Inventor Wayne Szalinski has some explaining to do after he accidentally shrinks his kids down to an almost microscopic size with his experimental ray gun. After realizing his huge mistake, he sets out to search for his kids in the deadly backyard, inadvertently making their crazy journey back to safety even more dangerous.

Robin Williams, “Mrs. Doubtfire” (1993)
When Daniel Hillard loses his job, his marriage and the custody of his kids, he concocts a seemingly absurd scheme to get back in their lives, taking on the identity of a Scottish nanny named Euphegenia. Comical and heartwarming, the movie showcases a father’s love for his family and the lengths he will go to be near them.

Albert Brooks, “Finding Nemo” (2003)
Marlin the clownfish isn’t exactly the funniest figure in this beloved Disney/Pixar® hit, but the dangerous situations and hilarious cast of characters he encounters during the search for his son, Nemo, provides the perfect dose of comedy for Father’s Day. As a bonus, it’s the perfect movie to watch for Dads with little kids.

Crispin Glover, “Back to the Future” (1985)
You can’t help but feel bad for George McFly at the start of this classic movie. However, as the plot thickens, and with a lot of help from his time-traveling son, George finds the strength to stand up to Biff, the frightening school bully, and change his life entirely. The iconic film is a can’t-miss for fathers who love science fiction.

Chevy Chase, “National Lampoon’s Vacation” (1983)
All Clark Griswold wants to do is spend time time with his family. In his mind, the best way to accomplish this is to pile everyone into a station wagon and drive. Getting from Chicago to Los Angeles isn’t a smooth ride, but Clark’s relentless effort to create the ideal vacation for his family steers the plot onto hilarious avenues.