Romantic comedies: you love them or you tolerate them, but they're always good for some light entertainment and a life lesson or two. (Okay okay, and sometimes a few tears.) Here, the best and most classic rom-coms to watch before you break 30—especially since the big 3-0 is such a rom-com trope in and of itself.More
No one plays angsty teens quite like Molly Ringwald and she's at both her eye-rolliest and her most sensitive in this teen flick about a wallflower who has to fend off her crazy extended family that's in-town for her sister's wedding. All of this aside, she's pining for the most popular boy in school (the dreamy Jake Ryan) who's caught wind of it and wants to reach out.
It's not exactly your typical rom-com humor, but watching Lars and the Real Girl, you experience so many different life realities: loneliness, the hope of unconventional love, empathy, and even some subtle laughs. An almost unrecognizable Ryan Gosling plays a man who falls in love with a doll he orders on line, who his brother and sister-in-law tend to as if she were human.