“Grease” (1978): Danny (John Travolta) and Sandy (Olivia Newton-John) come from very different backgrounds, but they enjoyed a summer romance before being unexpectedly reunited at school, singing a duet “Summer Nights” “, where they share very different memories of the romance. about what happened between them. Of course, complications, breakups and reconciliations followed, but oh, those summers.
“The Notebook” (2004): Allie (Rachel McAdams) and Noah (Ryan Gosling) make their way to screen fame in this tearful love story that has made America’s actors a sweet couple for a while, an achievement worthy of praise. if only because they’re both from Canada. The rain kiss MVP of the early years, “The Notebook” was a love story we swore we’d never forget – and couldn’t because it always aired on cable.
“Dirty Dancing” (1987): Frances “Baby” Houseman goes on vacation with her family, where she falls in love with the camp’s dance instructor, Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze), brings a watermelon (if you know it, you know) and perfects the owl practice training in the Lake. The baby is growing up this summer and will probably never sit in the corner again.
“Jaws 2” (1978): OK, it’s not technically a summer romance, but it does have summers and a lot of teenagers have to deal with relationships, consent, and emotions, a complicated process. by the fact that a Great White Shark is waiting to eat them if one of the boys’ fathers, who happens to be the sheriff (Roy Scheider), can’t save them. If nothing else, it’s memorable for one of the great movie poster slogans ever, “Just When You Think It’s Safe To Get Back In The Water…”
“Say Anything” (1989): John Cusack’s juvenile Lloyd Dobler falls in love with valedictorian Diane Court (Ione Skye) in director Cameron Crowe’s teen romance, which seems to come with an expiration date, as she’s due to arrive in Britain at the end summer. Lift the boom box above your head and enjoy.
“Sweet Home Alabama” (2002): Josh Lucas and Patrick Dempsey vie for Reese Witherspoon’s affections in this summer’s incomplete release (I Allow It!) About a Southern girl who receives a ring and has to remove the bell from her past. Creating the perfect, home-like rom-com is never easy, but it’d be bad if Witherspoon didn’t always make it sound like an all-out lottery.
“To America” (1988): In what may be the last time the public begins to overwhelm the royal family, the golden-hearted Prince Akeem (Eddie Murphy) embarks on an adventure in America in search of true love in this comedy. . Lucky for him, his queen (Shari Headley) is waiting for him in Queens, and lucky for us, this classic is still highly watchable.
“Children of Rich Asians” (2018): New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) is invited to the wedding of her boyfriend’s best friend Nick Young (Henry Golding), in Singapore. What she doesn’t know is that Nick’s family is not very wealthy and their lifestyle is also full of excess. In Singapore, Nick is also an eligible bachelor, and no one really understands why he would date Rachel, especially Nick’s mother. This colorful romantic comedy has it all – humour, classy family drama, ex-girlfriends and gorgeous natives.
“Recommendation” (2009): Two rom-com vets (Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds) teamed up for this story that invites us all to ditch our 2020 glasses and ignore the problematic power imbalance that led to the fake romance deal. original creation between the two main characters – a boss and her assistant – and enjoy Betty White as a scene stealer instead. As long as we acknowledge it, we can still enjoy it, right?
“My Best Friend’s Wedding” (June 1997): We will love this Julia Roberts classic, forever and ever. Also, it’s great to write about it because it’s all in the title.
“Out of Sight” (1998): Charming Jack Foley (George Clooney), who happens to be the most famous bank robber in the country, has a crush on Karen Sisco (Jennifer Lopez), a federal sheriff who is tailing him. Set in steamy Miami, the film is worth watching for the sexual tension in just the trunk scene. Also, it was directed by Steven Soderbergh, so you know it’s good.
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