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Top 6 2000’s rom-coms

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Priya Suresh
One of the things that the 2000’s did right was rom-coms. Years later these movies are being considered the “classics” or “comfort movies” for people all over the world.

One of the things that the 2000’s did right was rom-coms. Years later these movies are being considered the “classics” or “comfort movies” for people all over the world. Here are the top 8 rom-coms that came from the 2000’s.

  1. 10 things I hate about you

“10 things I hate about you” follows the story of angsty teen Kat Stratford and her sister Bianca. Kat is entangled in a web of schemes to get her sister permission to date. One of the factors of the web involves high school bad boy Patrick Verona. This movie has become a classic for teens, its humor, angst, and intriguing plot making it the perfect comfort watch for many.

  1. How to lose a guy in 10 days

In “How to lose a guy in 10 days” journalist Andy Anderson aspires to write about serious issues like politics, and she goes to lengths to ensure her freedom, even at the expense of someone else. Benjamin Barry is in the advertising business and is told he will score a huge deal if he is able to make Andy fall in love with him. This hilarious story follows them mutually using each other to get ahead in their careers, while also growing a relationship along the way. 

  1. 27 dresses

Jane is always a bridesmaid and never a bride, literally. Living her whole life serving others, Jane has been a bridesmaid 27 times.  The audience watches as Jane begins to find herself amidst her sister’s upcoming wedding. The peculiarity of Jane piques the interest of a reporter, and romance blooms. Hilarious, dramatic, and heartwarming, “27 dresses” has become a classic to many. 

  1. Confessions of a shopaholic

Rebecca Bloomwood has a serious shopping addiction. She strives to work in fashion, but she continues to fall into crippling debt due to her addiction. As a debt collector begins to trail her, she needs a job more than ever, and she finds herself one as a financial journalist. This movie follows Rebecca’s struggles with her shopping addiction, her successful career in finance, as well as her growing relationship with her boss, making it an amazing feel-good movie. 

  1. The proposal

In “The Proposal” Margaret (Sandra Bullock) is a Canadian working for an American publishing company. Facing deportation issues, Margaret undergoes a fraud marriage with her assistant, Andrew (Ryan Reynolds). Forced to vacation in Alaska with Andrew’s family, Margaret learns about love and family, 

  1. She’s the man

This hilarious retelling of the Shakespeare story “Twelfth Night” follows the story of a girl, Viola, pretending to be her twin brother at school to enhance her soccer career. Throughout the movie viewers witness Viola’s struggles, victories, and her budding “friendship” with her roomate Duke. The hilarity of Viola’s cross dressing, and the entanglement of their love lives makes “She’s the Man” a great rom-com to watch.

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Priya Suresh, Social Media Manager
Priya Suresh is a junior at Pleasant Valley High School and is Social Media Manager for the online Spartan Shield. She participates in school tennis and band. Outside of school you can find her working at Small Town Pastry or attending Art lessons. She enjoys reading, listening to music, watching rom-coms, hanging out with friends and doing anything in nature.

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