20 Rom-Coms We Forgot Existed That Deserve Another Look

20 Rom-Coms We Forgot Existed That Deserve Another Look

Sony Pictures Classics/Orion Classics

We’re suckers for romantic comedies (we’re also suckers for romantic love, but that’s because we’re dumb and masochistic). We even love the very idea of a meet cute, and we’re happily seeing Bros even if Billy Eichner is honoring his tired aggressively-screaming-at-people schtick by chastising us for not having paid money to see it already. Among the millions of classic and recent romantic comedies fighting for our attention, however, there are always those that escape it and actually deserve a second chance.

In this Pictofact, we remember 20 rom-coms we forgot existed, but that we should stop before they get on the plane with a rambling declaration of love, or something something rom-com trope. We focused on some mainstream Hollywood movies, some edgier indie stuff, and there’s even the artsy film here and there, you know how we roll. Our expectation is simple: That you’ll go, “hey, yeah, I remember that movie, it was good!” that you’ll then pop one in the old Betamax player, and that you’ll just enjoy it once again alongside your loved one. Or whatever, the next best thing. Yeah, love stinks. Anyway, underrated and forgotten rom-coms!

The American President

Forgotten Rom-Coms 1995 The American President Rob Reiner directed The Princess Bride and When Harry Met Sally, so he knows a thing or two about the genre. This movie boasts a stunning cast and an Aaron Sorkin script, and it's way better than those U.S. President-related rom- coms with his daughter or whatever. The peak-'gos themes and politics are a bit outdated, but the charm is all there. CRACKED.COM

Trailer on YouTube
Image Credit: Universal Pictures

Celeste and Jesse Forever

Forgotten Rom-Coms Celeste and Jesse Forever Before Palm Springs, Andy Samberg had already tried a more serious type of comedy than his usual goofy shtick. This indie film is about a separated couple trying to juggle a new life with their care for each other. It's a sweet, mature movie (and who are we kidding, Samberg's shtick is always hilarious). 2012 CRACKED.COM

Trailer on YouTube
Image Credit: Sony Pictures Classics

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