Love Stories, Comedies, and Tragediesby cherubimjavier4 | created - 12 May 2012 | updated - 04 Sep 2012 | Public
well...the title says it all :)
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1. 13 Going on 30 (2004)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A girl makes a wish on her thirteenth birthday, and wakes up the next day as a thirty-year-old woman.
Votes: 137,765 | Gross: $57.23M
forever my favorite. Vienna always gets to me.
2. My Sassy Girl (2008)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A sweet Midwestern guy with his life planned out for himself is wooed, groomed, and ultimately dumped by a complicated, elusive gal.
"we have to stay alive--because we have to see how are story would end"
3. The Virgin Suicides (1999)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A group of male friends become obsessed with five mysterious sisters who are sheltered by their strict, religious parents in suburban Detroit in the mid-1970s.
Votes: 128,514 | Gross: $4.86M
"So much has been said about the girls over the years. But we have never found an answer. It didn’t matter in the end how old they had been, or that they were girls… but only that we had loved them… and that they hadn’t heard us calling… still do not hear us calling them from out of those rooms… where they went to be alone for all time… and where we will never find the pieces to put them back together. " --one of my favorite films. tragic, beautiful, great cast, haunting.
4. Adam (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.
Votes: 31,404 | Gross: $2.28M
"They didn't really belong there, but there they were." --very beautifully written, and I love hugh dancy and rose byrne.
5. Girl, Interrupted (1999)
R | 127 min | Biography, Drama
Based on writer Susanna Kaysen's account of her 18-month stay at a mental hospital in the 1960s.
Votes: 139,764 | Gross: $28.87M
"i know what it's like to die--how it hurts to smile. how you try to fit in but you can't. you hurt yourself outside to try to kill the thing inside."
6. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a young couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Votes: 768,568 | Gross: $34.40M
"Most guys think that I'm a concept, or that I'm gonna complete them...but I'm just a *beep* up girl looking for her own peace of mind." --this.is.beautiful.
7. The Lovely Bones (2009)
PG-13 | 135 min | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller
Centers on a young girl who has been murdered and watches over her family - and her killer - from purgatory. She must weigh her desire for vengeance against her desire for her family to heal.
Votes: 137,868 | Gross: $43.82M
8. Love and Other Disasters (2006)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An American intern at U.K. Vogue helps her friends find love.
"Maybe true love is a decision--maybe it's something you have to choose."
9. Wicker Park (2004)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young Chicago advertising executive believes a woman he sees in a café is his long-lost love. His belief leads to obsession, as he puts his life on hold in order to trail her.
Votes: 48,434 | Gross: $12.83M
"love makes you do crazy things." --the ending scene with the scientist playing? perfection.
10. Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A doctor who is traveling to see his estranged son sparks with an unhappily married woman at a North Carolina inn.
Votes: 20,039 | Gross: $41.85M
"there's another kind of love--one that makes you believe that anything is possible." --this one helped me at a very hard time in my life.
11. A Walk to Remember (2002)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance
The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
Votes: 179,626 | Gross: $41.23M
12. The Notebook (2004)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.
Votes: 444,945 | Gross: $81.00M
13. Dear John (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 108 min | Drama, Romance, War
A romantic drama about a soldier who falls for a conservative college student while he's home on leave.
Votes: 120,106 | Gross: $80.01M
"the moon is never bigger than your thumb." --kinda disappointed at the ending, well, i could be very fatalistic so...
14. The Last Song (2010)
PG | 107 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A rebellious girl is sent to a Southern beach town for the summer to stay with her father. Through their mutual love of music, the estranged duo learn to reconnect.
Votes: 68,684 | Gross: $62.95M
15. Gia (1998 TV Movie)
R | 120 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The story of the life of Gia Carangi, a top fashion model from the late 1970s, from her meteoric rise to the forefront of the modeling industry, to her untimely death.
"life and death, energy and peace, if I stop today it would be worth it."
16. Love & Other Drugs (2010)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young woman suffering from Parkinson's befriends a drug rep working for Pfizer in 1990s Pittsburgh.
Votes: 158,974 | Gross: $32.37M
"i never met someone who believed in me until i met you--and then you made me believe in it too."
17. Thirteen (2003)
R | 100 min | Drama
A thirteen-year-old girl's relationship with her mother is put to the test as she discovers drugs, sex, and petty crime in the company of her cool but troubled best friend.
Votes: 73,509 | Gross: $4.60M
18. Prozac Nation (2001)
R | 95 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A young woman struggles with depression during her first year at Harvard.
"i'm broken beyond repair." --book's better, if you ask me.
19. Mona Lisa Smile (2003)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama
A free-thinking art professor teaches conservative 1950s Wellesley girls to question their traditional social roles.
Votes: 67,754 | Gross: $63.86M
"not all who wander are aimless."
20. Brick (2005)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend.
Votes: 91,615 | Gross: $2.06M
emilie de ravin is way too beautiful.
21. The Other Woman (2009)
R | 102 min | Drama
The story of a woman dealing with her daughter's death while trying to keep her marriage and her relationship with her stepson.
Votes: 16,909 | Gross: $0.02M
beautiful film, sad, heartwrenching.
22. Proof (2005)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama, Mystery
The daughter of a brilliant but mentally disturbed mathematician, recently deceased, tries to come to grips with her possible inheritance: his insanity. Complicating matters are one of her father's ex-students, who wants to search through his papers, and her estranged sister, who shows up to help settle his affairs.
Votes: 39,443 | Gross: $7.52M
"if i could find a way to go back to the beginning and try to make it better, i would."
23. Blue Valentine (2010)
R | 112 min | Drama, Romance
The relationship of a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.
Votes: 160,447 | Gross: $9.74M
"You made a promise, remember? For better or worse. This is my worst, but I promise you, I'll get better." i cried at the end. i really did.
24. Elvis and Anabelle (2007)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance
Groomed by her overly ambitious mother, Anabelle is on the road to winning the Miss Texas Rose tiara when she dies tragically during a pageant. Her death lands her on the embalming table of... See full summary »
Elvis and Anabelle saved each other, and that's why I love this.
25. Tuck Everlasting (2002)
PG | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy
A young woman meets and falls in love with a young man who is part of a family of immortals.
Votes: 19,352 | Gross: $19.16M
beautiful film. Wendy is one of my heroines.
26. Tangled (2010)
PG | 100 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
The magically long-haired Rapunzel has spent her entire life in a tower, but now that a runaway thief has stumbled upon her, she is about to discover the world for the first time, and who she really is.
Votes: 338,406 | Gross: $200.82M
27. Eat Pray Love (2010)
PG-13 | 133 min | Drama, Romance
A married woman realizes how unhappy her marriage really is, and that her life needs to go in a different direction. After a painful divorce, she takes off on a round-the-world journey to "find herself".
Votes: 72,306 | Gross: $80.57M
"I began feeling frustrated and judgmental about myself, lonely and angry. But then a fierce response boiled up from somewhere in the deepest caverns of my heart, and I told myself, “I will not judge you for these thoughts."
28. (500) Days of Summer (2009)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.
Votes: 420,307 | Gross: $32.39M
Summer: I looked at him and I knew. Tom: knew what? Summer: What I was never sure of with you. --beautiful film, beautiful music. "this is a story about love--but you should know upfront that this is not a love story."
29. Something Borrowed (2011)
PG-13 | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Friendships are tested and secrets come to the surface when terminally single Rachel falls for Dex, her best friend Darcy's fiancé.
Votes: 52,166 | Gross: $39.05M
"have you ever gone down a road, far, far down and realized it wasn't what you wanted?" --i love this film, love the book, too. i like the writing style.
30. He's Just Not That Into You (2009)
PG-13 | 129 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This Baltimore-set movie of interconnecting story arcs deals with the challenges of reading or misreading human behavior.
Votes: 143,375 | Gross: $93.95M
"maybe the happy ending is this: after all the blunders, the misread signs, the mixed signals, after all the pain and embarrassment, we never, ever, gave up hope."
31. Valentine's Day (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Romance
Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.
Votes: 102,750 | Gross: $110.49M
"that's what young love is: ideal."
32. New Year's Eve (2011)
PG-13 | 113 min | Comedy, Romance
The lives of several couples and singles in New York City intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.
Votes: 73,117 | Gross: $54.54M
"love gives us hope." --this movie is so good. I was crying alone in the theater when i watched it but it's beautiful, and it gives you hope, yeah, it does. and great music, too.
33. Bee Movie (2007)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Barry B. Benson, a bee just graduated from college, is disillusioned at his lone career choice: making honey. On a special trip outside the hive, Barry's life is saved by Vanessa, a florist in New York City. As their relationship blossoms, he discovers humans actually eat honey, and subsequently decides to sue them.
Votes: 119,459 | Gross: $126.63M
i ship barry and vanessa. hahaha :>
34. New York, I Love You (2008)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Several love stories set in one of the most loved cities of the world, New York City.
Directors: Fatih Akin, Yvan Attal, Randall Balsmeyer, Allen Hughes, Shunji Iwai, Wen Jiang, Shekhar Kapur, Joshua Marston, Mira Nair, Natalie Portman, Brett Ratner | Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Natalie Portman, Bradley Cooper, Hayden Christensen
Votes: 41,897 | Gross: $1.59M
35. Paris, je t'aime (2006)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.
Directors: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Leonor Watling, Ludivine Sagnier, Fanny Ardant
Votes: 66,249 | Gross: $4.86M
36. The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)
PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, History
Two sisters contend for the affection of King Henry VIII.
Votes: 92,072 | Gross: $26.81M
"he took away my other self: Anne."
37. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
A smart but sensible new graduate lands a job as an assistant to Miranda Priestly, the demanding editor-in-chief of a high fashion magazine.
Votes: 318,090 | Gross: $124.74M
"no, no no, you chose. you chose to get ahead. you wanted this life. those choices are necessary." --i LOVE the fashion in this one. plus it's one of those movies i could watch over and over again.
38. The House Bunny (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
After Playboy bunny Shelley is kicked out of the playboy mansion, she finds a job as the house mother for a sorority full of socially awkward girls.
Votes: 70,339 | Gross: $48.24M
"logic is good--but you have to have some heart into it."
39. What's Your Number? (2011)
R | 106 min | Comedy, Romance
A woman looks back at the past nineteen men she's had relationships with in her life and wonders if one of them might be her one true love.
Votes: 64,961 | Gross: $14.01M
"i'm just a jobless whore. You don't have to understand me, mom, but at least love me."
40. You Again (2010)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
When a young woman realizes her brother is about to marry the girl who bullied her in high school, she sets out to expose the fiancée's true colors.
Votes: 44,575 | Gross: $25.70M
41. Freaky Friday (2003)
PG | 97 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy
An overworked mother and her daughter do not get along. When they switch bodies, each is forced to adapt to the other's life for one freaky Friday.
Votes: 108,448 | Gross: $110.23M
i was so in love with Chad Michael Murray here!
42. 50/50 (2011)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease.
Votes: 291,499 | Gross: $35.01M
first movie i watched this 2012. beautiful. heartwrenching. witty.
43. Black Swan (2010)
R | 108 min | Drama, Thriller
A committed dancer wins the lead role in a production of Tchaikovsky's "Swan Lake" only to find herself struggling to maintain her sanity.
Votes: 612,718 | Gross: $106.95M
44. Country Strong (2010)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Music
A rising country-music songwriter works with a fallen star to work their way to fame, causing romantic complications along the way.
Votes: 15,745 | Gross: $20.22M
"i haven't lived on a star, but i think it would be fun." --tragic, heavy film. i like it, though.
45. What a Girl Wants (2003)
PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
An American teenager learns that her father is a wealthy British politician running for office. Although she is eager to find him, she realizes it could cause a scandal and cost him the election.
Votes: 52,482 | Gross: $35.99M
i used to cry over this so much back then.
46. Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
PG | 104 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
A college grad lands a job as a financial journalist in New York City to support where she nurtures her shopping addiction and falls for a wealthy entrepreneur.
Votes: 68,127 | Gross: $44.28M
lovely film, beautiful soundtrack, plus hugh dancy :>
47. 50 First Dates (2004)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.
Votes: 290,808 | Gross: $120.91M
"nothing beats the first kiss."
48. After.Life (2009)
R | 104 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After a car accident, a young woman who is caught between life and death, meets a funeral director who appears to have the gift of transitioning the dead into the afterlife.
Votes: 33,315 | Gross: $0.11M
"People aren’t scared of death—they’re scared of life."
49. If Only (2004)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
It takes a tragedy to teach the young businessman Ian to put love ahead of work and open up to his musician girlfriend Samantha.
"i don't wanna be adored--i wanna be loved."
50. Just Like Heaven (2005)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance