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Women aren't the only ones that love a good romantic comedy! Test your trivia knowledge and find out if Cupid needs to hit you with another arrow.

"You had me at 'hello'" was said by which actor in the 1996 film Jerry Maguire?

Two lines from Jerry Maguire, "Show me the money" and "You had me at hello", are in the AFI's top 100 movie quotes (at numbers 25 and 52, respectively).


According to, the highest grossing romantic comedy of all time is My Big Fat Greek Wedding which has grossed a total of:

My Big Fat Greek Wedding has grossed a big, fat $241,438,208 since its release in 2002.


In the rom com Trainwreck, who is the actress that plays the lead character "Amy"?

Amy Schumer wrote and starred in this 2015 hit.


"What movie is this quote from? ""Jamie: [in English] It's my favorite time of day, driving you. Aurelia: [in Portuguese] It's the saddest part of my day, leaving you."

Jamie, played by Colin Firth, and Aurelia, Lucia Moniz, are characters from Love Actually which follows the lives of eight different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.


The "original" rom com is widely believed to be:

A Midsummer Night's Dream is a comedy play by William Shakespeare, believed to have been written between 1590 and 1597.


Who is the director of the classic romantic comedy Say Anything?

Cameron Crowe directed Say Anything, as well as other notable films like Singles, Almost Famous, Jerry Maguire, and Vanilla Sky.


Bridget Jones's Diary was released in what year?

Renée Zellweger was nominated for a Best Actress in a Leading Role Oscar for this role.


The Teen Choice Awards in 2009 awarded this actor their "Choice Movie Actor: Comedy" honor.

Zac Efron hit it big playing Troy Bolton in Disney's High School Musical trilogy.


Among its 8 Academy Award nominations, this film became the first to earn nods in all four acting categories since Reds (1981) and the first "Big Five" (Best Picture, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Writing) nominee since Million Dollar Baby (2004).

Silver Linings Playbook director David O. Russell repeated this rare feat the following year in 2013 with American Hustle.


This movie is the second of three films that Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan have made together.

You've Got Mail released in 1998, Joe Versus the Volcano in 1990, and Sleepless in Seattle in 1993.


This rom com is NOT listed on the American Film Institute's top 10 romantic comedies list.

The AFI ranks The Philadelphia Story #5, It Happened One Night #3, and Moonstruck #8, but 1981's Arthur starring Dudley Moore and Liza Minnelli didn't make the top ten list.


Annie Hall is the second shortest film to win the Best Picture Oscar - what's the running length?

The shortest film to win the Best Picture Oscar is Marty (1955) at 91 minutes.


This 2007 rom com features Seth Rogen's first leading role.

Knocked Up was originally going to be a follow up to The 40-Year-Old Virgin (2005), having Seth Rogen and team to reprise their roles as the Smart Tech team.


1987 was a banner year for rom coms. Which of the following was NOT released in 1987?

The Princess Bride, Dirty Dancing, and Moonstruck all released in 1987 and made the top ten most popular feature films of that year. Splash released in 1984.


Which movie contains the famous line "I'll have what she's having" which was voted as the #33 movie quote by the American Film Institute?

This famous line is also the only quote on the AFI list to be spoken by a non-professional actor (it was director Rob Reiner's mom who delivered the line).


This film's working title was "Anhedonia" - the inability to feel pleasure.

Other titles suggested were "It Had to Be Jew", "A Rollercoaster Named Desire", and "Me and My Goy".


This actress was nominated in both 1999 and 2000 for American Comedy Awards for both Never Been Kissed and The Wedding Singer.

Never Been Kissed was also Drew Barrymore's first film for her own production company, Flower Films.


Which character said the line, "You want a character debate, Bob? You better stick with me, 'cause Sydney Ellen Wade is way out of your league." in 1995's The American President?

President Andrew Shephard is played by Michael Douglas.


This rom com won Movie of the Year from the American Film Institute for 2006.

The film was also nominated for Best Movie by the MTV Movie Awards that year.


In two movies, Sandra Bullock plays a character that interrupts her own wedding. The first was in the movie, While You Were Sleeping. What was the second?

Sandra Bullock was nominated for a Golden Globe for her performance in The Proposal


Who stars as the male lead in Forgetting Sarah Marshall?

Jason Segel plays the devastated Peter who takes a Hawaiian vacation in order to deal with the recent break-up with his TV star girlfriend.


Lost in Translation, not your typical rom com, won an Oscar in 2004 for:

Sofia Coppola brought home the Academy Award for her work on this film.


The 2012 rom com What to Expect When You're Expecting follows the lives of five interconnected couples as they experience the thrills and complications of having a baby. Which of the following stars from that movie actually have children in real life?

Elizabeth Banks and Jennifer Lopez are the only actresses cast as pregnant women who have children in real life; Lopez gave birth to twins, Banks has two sons via a surrogate. Kate Upton, Reese Witherspoon, Julia Roberts, and Katherine Heigl do not appear in What to Expect When You're Expecting.


In this successful rom com, a middle-aged husband's life changes dramatically when his wife asks him for a divorce and then he tries to rediscover his manhood with the help of new friend, Jacob, learning to pick up girls at bars.

Who wouldn't want Ryan Gosling (Jacob) to be your wingman?


In the 2015 film Cinderella, a total of 10,000 Swarovski crystals were placed one-by-one on this actress's blue dress as well as in her hair.

This Cinderella combined plot ideas from many other recent adaptations including Ever After, Ella Enchanted, The Glass Slipper and Cinderella on Broadway.


This blockbuster rom com won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature Film of the Year in 2014.

Frozen (2013) is the first Walt Disney Animation Studios motion picture to win an Academy Award since Tarzan (1999) in 2000 (also directed by Chris Buck).


The title of this 2016 YA romance is a variation on a quote from Act I, Scene II of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar.

Cassius says "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves..."


If Only, a 2004 rom com, profiled a young businessman, Ian, learning to put love ahead of work and open up to his musician girlfriend after a tragedy. Who played the female lead, Samantha?

Paul Nicholls played Ian.


This film was the last to be reviewed in print by Gene Siskel.

He gave it a favorable review in 1999.


During the filming of a strip sequence in P.S. I Love You, this male lead's suspenders hit Hilary Swank on the forehead. She received a cut and had to be brought to a hospital where she received several stitches.

Gerard Butler played Gerry in this 2007 rom com.


This rom com was the first movie to be allowed to shot in New York after the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Sweet Home Alabama, starring Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, and Patrick Dempsey, was released in 2002.


The Notebook was released in what year?

This film was the 3rd adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks novel.


Who plays the female lead in the 2008 rom com 27 Dresses?

The wardrobe department reported that their initial designs for the dresses all looked too good on Katherine Heigl because of her figure, and they were hard-pressed to design bridesmaids dresses that would look bad on her.


Who plays opposite Zooey Deschanel in (500) Days of Summer?

The film's blue-centric color scheme was done to bring out Zooey Deschanel's eyes.


2007's rom com Juno won an Oscar for:

J.K. Simmons, who played Mac MacGuff in the movie, said that he was so impressed with the script that he would have been happy just to play the teacher who has no spoken dialogue - anything to appear in the film.


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