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Fools For Love

The course of true love never did run smoothly, and the dating game makes fools of us all, but good humour wins the day in the romantic comedy.

Among these perfect date-night films are some timeless classics of the genre.

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Love & Friendship
Love & Friendship
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Love & Friendship

Comedy201693 minsDirector: Whit Stillman

Whit Stillman crosses the Atlantic for this irresistible Jane Austen adaptation, following the delicious and devious exploits of Lady Susan (Kate Beckinsale).

Submarine
Submarine
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Submarine

Comedy201097 minsDirector: Richard Ayoade

Richard Ayoade’s sweet and quirky directorial debut about a Swansea teen’s travails with his distant girlfriend and warring parents.

Tangerine
Tangerine
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Tangerine

Drama201588 minsDirector: Sean Baker

A big-hearted film shot on a small phone, this LA tale of two transgender working girls out for vengeance fizzes with wild energy.

Notting Hill
Notting Hill
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Notting Hill

Comedy1999124 minsDirector: Roger Michell

Richard Curtis and Hugh Grant followed Four Weddings with this featherlight, frequently funny romance between an ordinary bloke and a visiting Hollywood starlet.

Black Mountain Poets
Black Mountain Poets
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Black Mountain Poets

Comedy201585 minsDirector: Jamie Adams

Alice Lowe and Dolly Wells play criminal sisters who steal the identity of two poets, only to be charmed by the world of competition poetry.

Deliver Us from Eva
Deliver Us from Eva
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Deliver Us from Eva

Comedy2003105 minsDirector: Gary Hardwick

LL Cool J plays the ultimate player, hired to seduce the sister-in-law from hell.

Man Up
Man Up
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Man Up

Romance201488 minsDirector: Ben Palmer

Simon Pegg’s date is hijacked by Lake Bell in this effervescent urban comedy, a fresh twist on the British rom-com.

First a Girl
First a Girl
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First a Girl

Comedy193692 minsDirector: Victor Saville

Sparkling musical comedy about a shop girl who pretends to be a boy in order to perform on stage as a female impersonator.

Charade
Charade
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Charade

Thriller1963113 minsDirector: Stanley Donen

Charm is the byword in the screwball thriller that pits Cary Grant on the trail of Audrey Hepburn and her late husband’s missing millions.

Appropriate Behaviour
Appropriate Behaviour
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Appropriate Behaviour

Comedy201586 minsDirector: Desiree Akhavan

Desiree Akhavan directs and stars in this witty, razor-sharp and fearless comedy following the sexual misadventures of a bisexual Brooklynite.

Remember the Night
Remember the Night
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Remember the Night

Comedy193994 minsDirector: Mitchell Leisen

Barbara Stanwyck and Fred MacMurray are the shoplifter and attorney who fall for other in this charming, Christmas comedy scripted by Preston Sturges.

The Lady Eve
The Lady Eve
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The Lady Eve

Comedy194194 minsDirector: Preston Sturges

A female con artist falls in love with her target in Preston Sturges’s comedy, starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda.

Love Is Strange
Love Is Strange
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Love Is Strange

Drama201495 minsDirector: Ira Sachs

Ira Sachs’s refined Manhattan-set drama sees Alfred Molina’s Ben and John Lithgow’s George in the latter days of a tender, loving 39-year relationship.

The Lunchbox
The Lunchbox
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The Lunchbox

Drama2013105 minsDirector: Ritesh Batra

Mismatched lunchboxes lead to an unlikely romance in this exquisite Indian drama, brimful of tantalising food and elegantly delivered wisdom.

The Way He Looks
The Way He Looks
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The Way He Looks

Drama201492 minsDirector: Daniel Ribeiro

A blind student’s relationship with his best friend is tested when he falls for the new boy in school, in Daniel Ribeiro’s beautifully realised romance.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Drama2004103 minsDirector: Michel Gondry

Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet play the couple who fall in love so quickly it seems they must have known each other in a past life ... only to discover they did.

The Best Man
The Best Man
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The Best Man

Comedy1999120 minsDirector: Malcolm D. Lee

Malcolm D. Lee set the standard for middle-class black comedy with this smart, chic feature about a best man whose indiscreet novel scuppers the wedding plans.

Shakespeare in Love
Shakespeare in Love
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Shakespeare in Love

Comedy1998124 minsDirector: John Madden

A creatively stymied bard finds love and inspiration in the form of one of his players, a cross-dressing actress, in the impeccably crafted, Oscar-winning period romance.

I Love You Phillip Morris
I Love You Phillip Morris
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I Love You Phillip Morris

Comedy200994 minsDirector: John Requa

Jim Carrey’s irrepressible performance drives the incredible true story of a con man who repeatedly escapes from prison to be with his lover.

Letter to Brezhnev
Letter to Brezhnev
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Letter to Brezhnev

Comedy198594 minsDirector: Chris Bernard

A defining Merseyside film, in which two Liverpool lasses hook up with a pair of Russian sailors only to wonder if they might be better off behind the Iron Curtain.

Spring Meeting
Spring Meeting
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Spring Meeting

Comedy194194 minsDirector: Walter C. Mycroft

A penniless woman’s attempts at matchmaking her way to riches go awry when her son falls for the wrong daughter of a nobleman.

Gregory's Girl
Gregory's Girl
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Gregory's Girl

Comedy198092 minsDirector: Bill Forsyth

The ultimate depiction of coming-of-age awkwardness, Bill Forsyth’s comedy about a teen who falls for the new female footballer on the school team.

The Low Down
The Low Down
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The Low Down

Comedy2000106 minsDirector: Jamie Thraves

Aidan Gillen plays an aimless twenty-something who refuses to grow up, even after he starts dating a responsible estate agent, in Jamie Thraves’ slacker romance.

Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
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Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Comedy2008111 minsDirector: Nicholas Stoller

Dumped and devastated Peter (Jason Segel) holidays to Hawaii only to discover his ex is shacked up there with a debauched rock star (Russell Brand).

I Can't Think Straight
I Can't Think Straight
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I Can't Think Straight

Drama200879 minsDirector: Shamim Sarif

The story of an affair between a Palestinian woman and her British Indian friend, from the same team behind The World Unseen.

Love Me Tonight
Love Me Tonight
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Love Me Tonight

Comedy193289 minsDirector: Rouben Mamoulian

Rouben Mamoulian’s highly inventive romantic comedy set new standards for the use of music in film. And it’s still an utterly charming romantic delight.

Bridget Jones's Diary
Bridget Jones's Diary
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Bridget Jones's Diary

Comedy200197 minsDirector: Sharon Maguire

Reindeer jumpers and big knickers: the smash adaptation of Helen Fielding’s hit novel still has all the best gags in the rom-com circuit.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen
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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Comedy2011111 minsDirector: Lasse Hallström

Two London office workers find love on a Yemeni Sheikh's ambitious fishing scheme. Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt star.

Pride & Prejudice
Pride & Prejudice
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Pride & Prejudice

Drama2005127 minsDirector: Joe Wright

Keira Knightley stars in Jane Austen’s timeless romance, reinvigorated for the modern age by the masters of British rom-com, Working Title.

On Approval
On Approval
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On Approval

Comedy194479 minsDirector: Clive Brook

Splendid lead performances and a well-crafted, witty script make this adaptation of the Frederick Lonsdale play a delight.