Sometimes there is nothing better than to cuddle up and watch a movie at home on date night. Unfortunately choosing a movie that both you and your date will enjoy is often a difficult task. The following list highlights, in no particular order, 7 entertaining romantic comedies that are sure to please both you and your date.
1. Crazy Stupid Love
With a star-studded cast that includes Steve Carell, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, and Ryan Gosling, this romantic comedy is a great choice for date night. The movie tells the tale of a married couple who seem to have the perfect life together. Suddenly, everything changes when the wife tells the husband she wants a divorce. The husband then tries to re-enter the dating scene with the help of a “professional” bachelor. A great story line and lots of laughs make this movie a must-rent for date night.
2. Pretty Woman
This movie, which stars Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, is a classic romantic comedy that everyone loves. It begins when a successful but ruthless businessman heads to Los Angeles on business. He decides to hire a beautiful prostitute to accompany him to many social outings while he is in L.A., and ends up falling for her during the process. Because this film has a silly yet heartwarming story, it is perfect for date night.
3. Friends with Benefits
Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis star in this romantic comedy that focuses on two friends who think they can have a casual sexual relationship and still maintain their friendship. Little do they know, sex brings complications and puts a very large strain on their relationship. Funny and charming, this film is great for date night.
4. Date Night
With a fitting name and hilarious storyline, this romantic comedy is a good choice for date night. It stars Tina Fey and Steve Carell, who play a married couple in search of some spice in their love life. They set out on a romantic date, but it quickly turns into more than they bargained for.
5. When Harry Met Sally
Starring Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal, this classic romantic comedy tells the story of two people who graduate from college, meet, and then continue on in life. When they begin to repeatedly bump into each other, they start to be very close friends. The result is them trying to remain friends without sex complicating things. With a great story and many laughs, this film is definitely worth renting on date night.
6. There’s Something About Mary
Hilarious and a bit over-the-top at moments, this romantic comedy is a must-see for couples who love to laugh. It stars Cameron Diaz and Ben Stiller, who were supposed to go to prom together back in high school. That never happened, and years later Stiller’s character is determined to track down Diaz’s. With a crazy yet fulfilling plot, this film is a great choice for date night.
7. 50 First Dates
If you love Adam Sandler and a good romantic comedy, then you must rent this movie on date night. It tells the tale of a man who believes he has found the one. Little does he know, “the one” suffers from short-term memory loss and does not remember him from one day to the next. If you like a feel-good movie that makes you laugh, pick this one up tonight.
These are all great romantic comedies that are perfect to rent on date night. Once you watch them with your date, you will be glad you took the time to check out this list.