Can You Guess These Famous Rom-Coms Based on a Single Sentence?

Jouviane Alexandre

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When it comes to your favorite romantic comedies, you probably rank them in your top 10 because they make you laugh AND cry. Can you name these famous rom-coms from a single sentence description? Find out with this quiz!

Two college graduates who take a small road trip together before meeting each other a series of times over 12 years.

"When Harry Met Sally..." is a rom-com starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan that premiered in 1989. The film was nominated for an Academy Award and grossed over $90 million.

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A group of family and friends celebrating love as Christmas rolls around.

The 2003 film, "Love Actually," takes place during the holiday season and features a series of couples and families as they prepare for Christmas. The film is set with an ensemble cast, featuring actors and actresses such as Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley, and Emma Thompson.

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A rebellious teen who is paid to woo a 'shrewish' girl into going to the prom with him.

"10 Things I Hate About You" premiered in 1999 and starred Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. The film is an adaptation of the Shakespearean play, "The Taming of the Shrew."

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A young widower who moves with his son to a new city before the boy sets up an arrangement with a love interest on top on a NYC building.

"Sleepeless in Seattle" was released in 1993 starring the amazing duo of Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. The film also featured Bill Pullman and Rosie O'Donnell.

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A businessman who hires a hooker to spend the week with him as his escort.

"Pretty Woman" was released in 1990 with major splash in the box office. Starring Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, the film made over $460 million at the box office.

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A spoiled and wealthy teenager who falls in love with her ex-stepbrother.

"Clueless" premiered in 1995 with Alicia Silverstone cast a Cher Horowitz. The film also starred Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. Although the film grossed less than $60 million at the box office, it gained a cult following in the years after its release.

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A Londoner who begins chronicling her life as she tries to lose weight and find love.

"Bridget Jones's Diary" premiered in 2001 starring Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth, and Hugh Grant. The film performed well at the box office, grossing over $280 million. It also spawned two sequels, one released in 2004 and the other in 2016.

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Two "enemies" in their professional lives fall in love through AOL and email.

"You've Got Mail" was released in 1998 and was the third film in which Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan co-starred together. The film is about a business tycoon (Hanks) who opens up a mega bookstore that puts a bookshop owner (Ryan) out of business. Although they are enemies for a short while, they soon fall in love through e-mail correspondence.

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A magazine writer holds an experiment to purposely fend off a man while an advertising exec tries to make any woman fall in love with him.

"How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" first premiered in 2003. The film starred Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey who were both holding little dating 'experiments' about fending a guy away and making a girl fall in love with you, respectively.

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Two singles who meet each other at a wedding and continue to run into each other at other events.

"Four Weddings and a Funeral" premiered in 1994 starring Hugh Grant and Andie MacDowell. The film performed well at the box office and grossed over $240 million. Hugh Grant won a Golden Globe for his performance.

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A farmhand who, after being presumed dead, goes on an adventure to save the love of his life who was kidnapped.

"The Princess Bride" premiered in 1987 starring Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, and Robin Wright. The film is about Princess Buttercup and a farmhand, Westley, who run into issues when they plan to marry.

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An editor who hires her assistant to pose as her fiance on a trip to visit her relatives.

"The Proposal" premiered in 2009 starring Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds. The film was about an editor at a publishing house to hires her assistant to pose as her fiance on a trip to visit her relatives. The film grossed over $315 million at the box office.

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A high school student who falls in love with his class valedictorian the summer after they graduate.

"Say Anything" premiered in 1989 starring John Cusack and Lone Sky as Lloyd and Diane. Although the film didn't perform exceptionally well at the box office, it received critical acclaim.

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A middle-aged man who moves out of his house after his wife cheats on him, and with the help of a young womanizer, discovers love and his family again.

"Crazy, Stupid Love" premiered in 2011 and starred Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, and Julianne Moore. The film grossed over $140 million at the box office and earned Gosling a Golden Globe nomination.

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A woman who has been a bridesmaid numerous times falls in love with a man who is cynical about marriage.

"27 Dresses" premiered in 2008 starring Katherine Heigl and James Marsden. The film featured Jane (Heigl) as a woman who has been in 27 dresses. She meets Kevin (Marsden) who has negative views on marriages and exposes Jane's story as being a perpetual bridesmaid.

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A young girl who, after getting embarrassed at her birthday party, wishes she were older.

"13 Going on 30" premiered in 2004 starring Jennifer Garner and Mark Ruffalo. The film starts with Garner as a 13-year-old who embarassses herself during a kissing game. After the moment, she wishes she was 30 years old and when she wakes up, she's approaching her 30th birthday.

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A TV producer with a firm belief in true love who crosses paths with a talk show host who has a lot of negative things to say about love and relationships.

"The Ugly Truth" premiered in 2009 starring Gerard Butler and Katherine Heigl. The film did well in the box office, grossing over $205 million.

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Two friends who add sex into their relationship and hope it doesn't change their friendship.

"Friends with Benefits" was released in 2011 and starred Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis. The film was about two people who meet and become friends before deciding that they can become friends with benefits.

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Three girls who find out they are dating the same jock and set him up with a seemingly innocent girl to break his heart.

"John Tucker Must Die" was released in 2006 and starred Jesse Metcalfe, Brittany Snow, and Ashanti. In the film, three girls team together when they find out they're simultaneously dating a popular jock. They set him up with a girl to make him fall in love with her and then break his heart.

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A weatherman who must relive February 2nd over and over again.

"Groundhog Day" was released in 1993 starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell. In the film, he is set to cover the happenings of the groundhog, Phil, but finds that he keeps reliving the day over and over again.

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An actress and a musician who fall in love in Los Angeles with dreams of making it big.

"La La Land" was released in 2016 and starred Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. The film performed exceptionally well at the box office, grossing over $440 million. It took home seven Golden Globes and six Academy Awards.

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A group of men vying for the love of the girl next door.

"There's Something About Mary" was released in 1998 starring Carmone Diaz, Ben Stiller, and Matt Dillon. The film is about a group of men vying for Mary, an orthopedic surgeon. Diaz was nominated for a Golden Globe for her role and the film grossed over $365 million at the box office.

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A sports management agent who loses his job and fiancee only to make an honest career for himself with one athlete and find love with a co-worker.

Tom Cruise stars in the 1996 film, "Jerry Maguire," alongside Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renee Zellweger. The film performed well at the box office, earned Gooding an Academy Award and Tom Cruise a Golden Globe.

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An arrogant advertising executive who realizes he's about to hear the thoughts of women.

"What Women Want" was a film released in 2000 starring Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt. The film told of an arrogant womanizer to is given the ability to hear women's thoughts and discovers that many of the women around him, including his daughter, don't like him very much.

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A man who is asked to be his best friend's maid of honor.

"Made of Honor" was released in 2008 and starred Patrick Dempsey and Michelle Monaghan. The film is about Tom (Dempsey) who falls in love with his friend but is chosen to be her maid of honor.

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A wedding singer whose wife leaves him on the day of the wedding and he soon falls in love with a waitress.

"The Wedding Singer" was released in 1998 starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore. The film is about Robbie (Sandler), a wedding singer who had aspirations of being a rock star. When his dreams don't pan out, his fiance leaves him on the day of their wedding. He soon falls in love with a waitress who tries to help him out of his rut.

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A young writer who falls in love with a girl who doesn't feel the same about him.

"500 Days of Summer" premiered in 2009 starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel. The film is about an architect who works as a greeting card writer. It chronicles his relationship with a girl named Summer.

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A woman who is stuck in a loveless marriage and winds up pregnant before falling in love with her gynecologist.

"Waitress" was released in 2007 and starred Keri Russell as Jenna, a waitress working in a pie shop. The film originally premiered at the Sundance Film Festival before being released in theaters.

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A woman who hires a male escort to attend her sister's wedding.

"The Wedding Date" was released in 2005 and was about a woman who brought a male escort to her sister's wedding to trick her ex-fiance. The film starred Debra Messing and Dermot Mulroney.

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A man who falls in love with a mermaid.

"Splash" was released in 1984 and starred Tom Hanks and Daryl Hannah. The film was about a young man who falls in love with a woman who happens to be a mermaid.

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A separated man who teams up with a widowed woman for a dance competition with hopes that she'll help him win back his wife.

"Silver Linings Playbook" is a film that was released in 2012 starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence. The film performed well and grossed over $235 million while also winnning Jennifer Lawrence an Academy Award for Best Actress.

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Young people living in Baltimore who deal with the ups and downs of love and relationships.

"He's Just Not That into You" was released in 2009 with an ensemble cast. The film stars Ginnifer Goodwin, Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, Bradley Cooper, and Drew Barrymore.

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A Greek girls who shocks her family by becoming engaged to a white man.

"My Big Fat Greek Wedding" was released in 2002. It is about a Greek woman who was marrying a white man. The film starred Nia Verdalos and John Corbett. It spawned a sequel that was released in 2016.

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An African prince who comes to America with hopes of finding a wife.

"Coming to America" was released in 1988 and starred Eddie Murphy, Arsenio Hall, and James Earl Jones. The film was about a prince coming to America to find a wife. The film performed exceptionally well, grossing over $288 million at the box office.

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A man who, after being cheated on during his honeymoon, falls in love with an old classmate.

"Along Came Polly" was released in 2004 and starred Ben Stiller and Jennifer Aniston. The film was about a man who has to start over after he catches his wife cheating on him during their honeymoon.

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