2016-06-07

You've Got Mail

You've Got Mail is a 1998 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Nora Ephron, starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan. The film is about two people in a courtship who are unaware that they are also business rivals. Influences from Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice can be seen in the relationship between Joe Fox and Kathleen Kelly — a reference pointed out by these characters actually discussing Mr. Darcy and Miss Bennet in the film.

Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast is a 1991 animated musical romantic fantasy film released by Walt Disney Pictures. Starring Paige O'Hara and Robby Benson, Beauty and the Beast focuses on the relationship between the Beast, a prince who is magically transformed into a monster as punishment for his arrogance, and Belle, a young woman whom he imprisons in his castle. To become a prince again, the Beast must love Belle and win her love in return, or he will remain a Beast forever.

Clueless

Clueless is a 1995 American comedy film loosely based on Jane Austen's 1815 novel Emma. It stars Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Paul Rudd, and Brittany Murphy. The film is set in Beverly Hills and was written and directed by Amy Heckerling and produced by Scott Rudin. The film spun off a successful television sitcom and a series of books.

Titanic

Titanic is a 1997 American epic romantic disaster film directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron. A fictionalized account of the sinking of the RMS Titanic, it stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as members of different social classes who fall in love aboard the ship during its fatal maiden voyage.

Roger Ebert stated, "It is flawlessly crafted, intelligently constructed, strongly acted, and spellbinding. Movies like this are not merely difficult to make at all, but almost impossible to make well."

Sleepless in Seattle

Sleepless in Seattle is a 1993 American romantic comedy-drama film directed and co-written by Nora Ephron. Based on a story by Jeff Arch, it stars Tom Hanks as Sam Baldwin and Meg Ryan as Annie Reed. It is reported that Julia Roberts and Kim Basinger were originally offered the role as Annie Reed but turned it down.

Ghost

Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Tony Goldwyn, and Whoopi Goldberg. It was written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by Jerry Zucker. The film centers on a young woman in jeopardy and the ghost of her murdered lover, who tries to save her with the help of a psychic.

The film was very successful, grossing over $505.7 million at the box office on a budget of $22 million. It was the highest-grossing film of 1990.

The Bodyguard

The Bodyguard is a 1992 American romantic thriller film directed by Mick Jackson, and starring Kevin Costner and Whitney Houston. Costner stars as a former Secret Service Agent-turned-bodyguard who is hired to protect Houston's character, a music star, from an unknown stalker.

The film was Houston's acting debut and was the second-highest-grossing film worldwide in 1992, making $411 million worldwide, despite mixed to negative reviews from critics. The soundtrack became the best-selling soundtrack of all time, selling more than 45 million copies worldwide.

My Best Friend's Wedding

My Best Friend's Wedding is a 1997 American romantic comedy film directed by P.J. Hogan, starring Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, Rupert Everett, Philip Bosco, M. Emmet Walsh, Rachel Griffiths, Carrie Preston and Susan Sullivan.

The film received many positive reviews from critics and is considered to be one of the two most famous of Julia Roberts' films - the other being 1990's Pretty Woman. The film is one of the highest grossing films of 1997.

Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed is a 1999 romantic comedy film produced by 20th Century Fox and Drew Barrymore's production company, Flower Films. The film stars Drew Barrymore, David Arquette, Michael Vartan, Leelee Sobieski, Jeremy Jordan, Molly Shannon, Garry Marshall, John C. Reilly, and James Franco in his film debut.

Jerry Maguire

Jerry Maguire is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama sports film written, produced and directed by Cameron Crowe. The film stars Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding Jr. and Renée Zellweger. The film received many positive reviews, praising the performances of Tom Cruise, Cuba Gooding, Jr., Renée Zellweger and the screenplay. The film brought in more than $270 million worldwide - making it the ninth top-grossing film of 1996.

The film was nominated for five Academy Awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Tom Cruise, with Cuba Gooding Jr. winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. The film was also nominated for three Golden Globes, with Tom Cruise winning for Best Actor, and three Screen Actors Guild Awards, with Cuba Gooding Jr. winning Best Supporting Actor.

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