Watch a Romantic Comedy for Writing Inspiration
Romantic comedies are a great way to get the inspiration you are looking for. They have the beautiful love stories that every person wants with the comedic relief that makes them memorable. There are a few romantic comedies you should know about. If you pick up on of the current Directtv offers available on the net you can also likely gain access to the new DirecTV Genie and have these films recorded the next time they are on TV.
The entire movie is based on various types of love. The love between a couple getting married, the love of people who have been married for years, the first connection and the way it blooms into love and even the love of a parent and their children. This was the breakout movie for Julia Roberts and is based on a true story of the woman who put her life at risk for the chance to have a baby. It was also a big role for Daryl Hannah who goes from a quiet, quirky girl, to an outspoken woman of conviction after she meets her true love.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
This is a story about a guy who goes on a vacation he was supposed to go on with his fiancé who has left him. He cannot get over her even though she has already moved on with someone new. Through a series events, he finds the woman he loves while on vacation. His ex happens to also be here and tries to make him jealous in an attempt to get back with him. He must make the decision of whether to go back to her or keep the new woman he loves.
The 40 Year Old Virgin
This is a quirky comedy with a bunch of big name comedians, including Seth Rogen, Steve Carell, Jane Lynch, Paul Rudd and many others. The moral of this story is that it is never too late to find your true love. The main character goes through many hilarious and unfortunate situations before he stops looking and finds the perfect woman right in front of him.
While most romantic comedies are about a boy meeting a girl, this one focuses on couples who are already together. Each of the couples is drifting apart in their own ways, even if they are not aware of it. They find themselves on a beautiful tropical vacation to improve their relationships and find a new love for each other. The nice thing about this movie is that it has the full spectrum of couples, from the ones who are in love, but have issues to the ones who are only together for the children and hate each other.
10 Things I Hate About You
This is based on teenagers, some of which are looking for love and others who do not seem to recognize it in front of their face. Though it is based on teens, it is a great movie for a person of any age, as it has everything you want out a movie: intrigue, suspense, character evolution, comedy and romance. It focuses on two sisters who are oblivious to their own feelings about the guys in their life. It was one of the first roles for Heath Ledger and is what made him famous. It is a classic movie that should not be missed if you are a fan of rom-coms.