Zooey Deschanel is Summer, a young woman who doesn't believe that love really exists. Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Tom, a guy who falls hopelessly in love with her in this bittersweet comedy. When she leaves him suddenly, he devotes himself to getting her back. Directed by Marc Webb. With Geoffrey Arend, Chloe Moretz and Matthew Gray Gubler. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2009.
(500) Days of Summer
Actor Morgan Freeman, playing himself, is debilitated by his own fear of failure and has not accepted a role in several years. When he begins to contemplate doing an independent film, Freeman heads to an isolated convenience store to do a little research and perhaps find some inspiration. What he finds is Scarlet (Paz Vega), a spitfire cashier, who he ends up asking for a ride home. The two cultivate a brief, unlikely friendship and help one another to grow through their banter and mutual encouragement. Directed by Brad Silberling. With Jonah Hill, Alexandra Berardi and Bobby Cannavale. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Independent Film. Year: 2006.
10 Items or Less
Pretty and popular, Bianca Stratford (Larisa Oleynik) desperately wants to date Joey Donner (Andrew Keegan), the high school heartthrob. The only problem is that Bianca's father (Larry Miller) has forbidden her to date anyone until her cynical, sharp-tongued older sister, Kat (Julia Stiles), finds a date of her own. When Cameron James (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a new student who likes Bianca, learns of the situation, he teams up with Joey to bribe Patrick (Heath Ledger), a mysterious loner, to ask Kat out, and thus free Bianca to date whomever she wants. Directed by Gil Junger. With David Krumholtz, Susan May Pratt, Gabrielle Union, Daryl Mitchell and Allison Janney. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Year: 1999.
10 Things I Hate About You
Jenna (Jennifer Garner) is a 13-year-old girl who can’t wait to grow up and enjoy all the privileges that go along with being an adult. Less than popular, she spends most of her time with her best friend and neighbor, Matt Flamhaff (Mark Ruffalo). After an embarrassing 13th birthday, Jenna wishes to be all grown up, and wakes up the next day to discover that it's 2004 and she's a beautiful, successful 30-year-old woman. With Judy Greer, Andy Serkis and Kathy Baker. Categories: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Fantasy. Year: 2004.
13 Going on 30
Unhappy with how his life has turned out, middle-aged father Mike O'Donnell (Matthew Perry) wishes he could go back and do it all over again. When he attempts to save the life of a mysterious janitor (Brian Doyle-Murray), Mike gets his chance and awakes to discover that he's been transformed into his 17-year-old self (Zac Efron). After convincing his best fried Ned (Thomas Lennon) who he is, Mike sets out recapture his glory days and experience everything he missed out on. But, after becoming his children's high school classmates and visiting his estranged wife, Scarlett (Leslie Mann), Mike realizes that he already had the perfect life and must find a way to change back into an adult. Directed by Burr Steers. With Michelle Trachtenberg, Sterling Knight, Katerina Graham and Nicole Sullivan. Categories: Comedy. Year: 2009.
After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, Jane (Katherine Heigl), a hopeless romantic, has finally had enough. Faced with the prospect of watching her sister (Malin Akerman) marry the man she secretly loves (Edward Burns), Jane must overcome her fears and find the bride inside of herself. Directed by Anne Fletcher. With Krysten Ritter, Judy Greer and James Marsden. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2008.
Despite a string of steamy hookups, Matt Sullivan (Josh Hartnett) can't seem to get over his last girlfriend (Vinessa Shaw). In a last ditch effort, he decides to give up all sexual activity for the duration of Lent. When Matt's roommate Ryan (Paulo Costanzo) and their coworkers get wind of Matt's plan, they're decidedly skeptical and begin placing bets on when he will break his vow. Things become even more difficult when Matt meets Erica Sutton (Shannyn Sossamon), a beautiful, intriguing woman who puts Matt's willpower to the test. Directed by Michael Lehmann. With Griffin Dunne and Maggie Gyllenhaal. Categories: Comedy, Romance, Drama. Year: 2002.
40 Days and 40 Nights
Andy Stitzer (Steve Carell) has a comfortable job at an electronics superstore, a nice apartment with an amazing collection of action figures and comic books, good friends, and a pleasant personality. But there's just one little thing he hasn't quite gotten around to doing yet. And, when his buddies at the store find out, they consider it their duty to help Andy with his situation and go to great lengths to find him a woman. Directed by Judd Apatow. With Catherine Keener, Paul Rudd, Seth Rogen, Romany Malco, Elizabeth Banks and Leslie Mann. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2005.
The 40 Year Old Virgin
Henry Roth (Adam Sandler) used to spend his days breaking the hearts of lonely tourists, but after meeting a beautiful waitress named Lucy Whitmore (Drew Barrymore) he decides to change his ways. The only problem is that Lucy suffers from short-term memory loss, which means that Henry will have to re-prove his love to her every day for the rest of his life. Directed by Peter Segal. With Rob Schneider, Sean Astin and Dan Aykroyd. Categories: Comedy, Romance. Year: 2004.
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