Right since Hollywood came into existence, chick flicks have made some big money! Thanks to great faces like Meg Ryan, Julia Roberts and of course Lindsay Lohan, without whom, these movies would have never gained the fame they enjoy today. The best part about these movies that makes them so popular among the ladies is they have light comedy with a lovely blend of romance and drama (which women love by the way!). There have been some legendary movies, considered as hits even today and most of us end up watching them more than once if you bump into them while swapping channels.
Many say that if it's a chick flick, it's meant for girls! But there are many romantic movies for women and are well-known among the men as well. After all, the only thing that matters is a great story and some excellent acting.
The movies are however, one type of Hollywood movies, made for the female audiences as they enjoy light romantic comedies. Take a look some of the flicks which have made their stands in the 100 best movies in Hollywood.
# 1: Grease - A light musical which describes the story of how Sandy and Danny meet at the beach one summer and fall in love.
# 2: Pretty Woman - One of the unique love stories in which Edward Lewis, a businessman who makes a business proposition to Vivian, a prostitute, but ends up falling in love with her. When you talk about the top 10 romantic movies, Pretty Woman is one of them.
# 3: Sleepless In Seattle - The beautiful love story of Sam and Annie who are miles apart but find each other through a radio show. Sam's son Jonah plays cupid and brings them together! Definitely one of the most romantic movies.
# 4: 50 First Dates - Lucy suffers from Alzheimer's, and has a memory of 24 hours. Henry falls in love with her and tries 50 ways of introducing himself to her, each one comical and thoughtful.
# 5: Miss Congeniality - Gracie Heart is an undercover FBI agent who tries to investigate a terrorist threat, but has to take part in a beauty pageant for the same. Her evolution from a clumsy agent to an elegant lady is worth a watch.
# 6: Legally Blonde - An interesting story of a blonde named Elle Woods, who takes up law school to bring the love of her life back, but ends up finding who she really is. You will notice the pink!
# 7: The Princess Diaries - Mia is a 15-year-old who is least expecting to rule a country, but finds out she's the heir to the royal throne of Genovia. It's amusing to see her transformation from a gawky teenager to a princess.
# 8: Mean Girls - The school life of a new student Cady Heron who comes unprepared for a whole new world of bitchiness and mean girls. She ends up being like them and loses her friends and love.
# 9: 10 Things I Hate About You - It revolves round the theme of the high school love between Kat and Patrick, both of whom are introverts. The best part of the movie is the list of 10 things Kat hates about Patrick, which she narrates at the end of the movie.
# 10: Clueless - Cher Horowitz is a popular, attractive, and extremely wealthy teenager, who loves to play God for people around her. She eventually finds out she's the one who needs help, but doesn't have anyone around her who volunteers to help!
Chick Flicks for Guys
Well, who says guys don't like watching chick flicks? There are a number of great movies to watch that have attracted many male audiences as well. So, here's a list that are enjoyed by guys too.
- Meet Joe Black
- Desperately Seeking Susan
- When Harry Met Sally
- Sweet Home Alabama
- P.S. I Love You
- Bridget Jones's Diary
- Charlie's Angels
- Lost in Translation
- There's Something About Mary