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Let’s All Drink to '90's Teen Rom-Coms (Slideshow)

Let’s All Drink to '90's Teen Rom-Coms (Slideshow)

Nostalgic for some silly, Clinton-era fun in your grown-up life? Let’s go old school

She's All That

The Movie:

Freddie Prinze Junior vows to heal his broken heart by pygmalioning bespectacled art geek Laney Boggs into Prom Queen. Sidenote: if you saw this movie before you were a feminist, it's totally grandfathered in to your cultural unconscious and completely okay to watch in your post-women's lit life.

She's All That

The Drink:

Freddie P. shows up to Laney's humble "middle class" house (an adorable two story bungalow in L.A., but whatever) with the JV soccer team/professional cleaning crew so Laney will pluck her eyebrows and go on a date with him. Laney's brother Simon —tiny little baby Kieran Culkin, Hay Precious — mixes rum, orange juice, cranberry juice, and limeade, with a dash of cola and serves it to Freddie in a margarita glass. "Are you sure this is a margarita?" Freddie P.J. says with a raised-eyebrowed smirk. Then we all melt into a puddle on our living room floors.

She's All That

She's All That

Serve When:

Your button-down office friends show up to party with your decidedly button-less after work friends. The tart cranberries offset the sweetness of the juice, and this cheerful pink concoction will have even your pickiest guests dancing a choreographed Fatboy Slim number.

She's All That

Serve In:

Mismatched vintage thrift store glasses to show there ain't no shame in your art school game.

She's All That

Tastes Like:

Brock Hudson picking you up after school in his sweet-ass Corvette.

10 Things I Hate About You

The Movie:

Teen queen Bianca is all ready to get jiggy in Andrew Keegan's dope ride but can’t date until her Ani Difranco-loving sister, Kat, agrees to go out with Heath Ledger. How is this movie not two minutes long? Anyway, poetry and weeping ensue.

10 Things I Hate About You

The Drink:

To prove to selfish Bianca that she's capable of having a good time, Kat pounds back tequila and does a sexay table dance to Biggie Smalls' classic, "Hypnotize."

10 Things I Hate About You

Meanwhile:

Bianca sips Budweiser like a lady and decides she'd rather hook up with Joseph Gordon-Levitt (good call).

10 Things I Hate About You

10 Things I Hate About You

Serve When:

Your boring grown-up friends want to drink craft beer and talk about health care reform in front of a fire, but you want to dance. If the combination of beeritas and The Notorious B.I.G. doesn’t get them shaking it, you need new friends.

10 Things I Hate About You

Serve In:

Chilled margarita glasses with salted rims. Garnish with a lime if you’re sassy like Kat, orange if you’re sweet like Bianca, both if you’re a badass with a heart of gold like Heath.

10 Things I Hate About You

Tastes Like:

Spending a day playing paintball with a superfine Australian.

Never Been Kissed

The Movie:

The fairytale begins when twenty-four-year-old copywriter Drew Barrymore has her own office and a salary that can swing a Buick LeSabre and continues as she’s sent back to high school to shake her "Josie Grossy" past and put the moves on her hot teacher. Warning: This movie is super creepy when viewed as an adult.

Never Been Kissed

The Drink:

For plot and casting reasons, David Arquette shows up mid-movie and eats a lot of cole slaw, thus becoming Prom Court material. He takes a teenage gymnast, whose parents have failed to become alarmed when a pantless thirty-year-old shows up with a corsage for their sixteen-year-old daughter, to prom. She gets drunk on champagne and offers up her contortionist virginity, which old man Arquette politely declines.

Never Been Kissed

Never Been Kissed

Serve When:

Your big brother brings his undergrad girlfriend around for the first time. Note: This is a social lubricant, not an excuse to get liquored up and tell him he needs to get his life together and get back with Karen, even though he totally should. Card the girlfriend before you serve her the drink.

Never Been Kissed

Serve In:

Those swank verve flutes you bought when you finally realized that serving champagne in jelly jars was more hobo than boho.

Never Been Kissed

Tastes Like:

Kirsten tripping on her Barbie heels and you winning Prom Queen.


70 Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Funny

For when you probably know what's going to happen, but need a guarantee you'll be laughing all the way there.

We know: sometimes, romantic comedy movies can feel a little cheesy. Not everyone is so embracing of the inherent optimism that comes along with a good old romcom. But we have good news&mdashnot everything in the ever-so-wide-ranging world of romantic comedies is lovey-dovey mushy-gushy. Sure, that's the genre, so that stuff is always going to be in there somewhere. But it's one of the most loved and frequently-visited genres for a reason, and many of those people visiting are actually quite funny. That can include actors, writers, writers who act, actors who write, and everyone else involved in making something that might culminate in us laughing aloud if everything goes according to plan.

Sometimes, that means visits from people you'd think of as just, well, funny&mdashthat means Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, and Billy Crystal, for some. Other times, that means some of the best TV shows you may or may not have seen (HBO and Hulu come in handy there). And other times you'll find romcom laughs even in places you're not looking.

That's why we took the time to do the homework and wrap it all up for you. It can be tricky to search through all those streaming services just to find the movie that might feel right for the mood you're in right this second or maybe the mood you might be in next week. So, here's the guarantee: all the movies on this list have some of the semblances you're looking for. In one way or another, they're romantic comedies, but most importantly they've got the most important part: major laughs.


70 Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Funny

For when you probably know what's going to happen, but need a guarantee you'll be laughing all the way there.

We know: sometimes, romantic comedy movies can feel a little cheesy. Not everyone is so embracing of the inherent optimism that comes along with a good old romcom. But we have good news&mdashnot everything in the ever-so-wide-ranging world of romantic comedies is lovey-dovey mushy-gushy. Sure, that's the genre, so that stuff is always going to be in there somewhere. But it's one of the most loved and frequently-visited genres for a reason, and many of those people visiting are actually quite funny. That can include actors, writers, writers who act, actors who write, and everyone else involved in making something that might culminate in us laughing aloud if everything goes according to plan.

Sometimes, that means visits from people you'd think of as just, well, funny&mdashthat means Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, and Billy Crystal, for some. Other times, that means some of the best TV shows you may or may not have seen (HBO and Hulu come in handy there). And other times you'll find romcom laughs even in places you're not looking.

That's why we took the time to do the homework and wrap it all up for you. It can be tricky to search through all those streaming services just to find the movie that might feel right for the mood you're in right this second or maybe the mood you might be in next week. So, here's the guarantee: all the movies on this list have some of the semblances you're looking for. In one way or another, they're romantic comedies, but most importantly they've got the most important part: major laughs.


70 Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Funny

For when you probably know what's going to happen, but need a guarantee you'll be laughing all the way there.

We know: sometimes, romantic comedy movies can feel a little cheesy. Not everyone is so embracing of the inherent optimism that comes along with a good old romcom. But we have good news&mdashnot everything in the ever-so-wide-ranging world of romantic comedies is lovey-dovey mushy-gushy. Sure, that's the genre, so that stuff is always going to be in there somewhere. But it's one of the most loved and frequently-visited genres for a reason, and many of those people visiting are actually quite funny. That can include actors, writers, writers who act, actors who write, and everyone else involved in making something that might culminate in us laughing aloud if everything goes according to plan.

Sometimes, that means visits from people you'd think of as just, well, funny&mdashthat means Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, and Billy Crystal, for some. Other times, that means some of the best TV shows you may or may not have seen (HBO and Hulu come in handy there). And other times you'll find romcom laughs even in places you're not looking.

That's why we took the time to do the homework and wrap it all up for you. It can be tricky to search through all those streaming services just to find the movie that might feel right for the mood you're in right this second or maybe the mood you might be in next week. So, here's the guarantee: all the movies on this list have some of the semblances you're looking for. In one way or another, they're romantic comedies, but most importantly they've got the most important part: major laughs.


70 Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Funny

For when you probably know what's going to happen, but need a guarantee you'll be laughing all the way there.

We know: sometimes, romantic comedy movies can feel a little cheesy. Not everyone is so embracing of the inherent optimism that comes along with a good old romcom. But we have good news&mdashnot everything in the ever-so-wide-ranging world of romantic comedies is lovey-dovey mushy-gushy. Sure, that's the genre, so that stuff is always going to be in there somewhere. But it's one of the most loved and frequently-visited genres for a reason, and many of those people visiting are actually quite funny. That can include actors, writers, writers who act, actors who write, and everyone else involved in making something that might culminate in us laughing aloud if everything goes according to plan.

Sometimes, that means visits from people you'd think of as just, well, funny&mdashthat means Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, and Billy Crystal, for some. Other times, that means some of the best TV shows you may or may not have seen (HBO and Hulu come in handy there). And other times you'll find romcom laughs even in places you're not looking.

That's why we took the time to do the homework and wrap it all up for you. It can be tricky to search through all those streaming services just to find the movie that might feel right for the mood you're in right this second or maybe the mood you might be in next week. So, here's the guarantee: all the movies on this list have some of the semblances you're looking for. In one way or another, they're romantic comedies, but most importantly they've got the most important part: major laughs.


70 Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Funny

For when you probably know what's going to happen, but need a guarantee you'll be laughing all the way there.

We know: sometimes, romantic comedy movies can feel a little cheesy. Not everyone is so embracing of the inherent optimism that comes along with a good old romcom. But we have good news&mdashnot everything in the ever-so-wide-ranging world of romantic comedies is lovey-dovey mushy-gushy. Sure, that's the genre, so that stuff is always going to be in there somewhere. But it's one of the most loved and frequently-visited genres for a reason, and many of those people visiting are actually quite funny. That can include actors, writers, writers who act, actors who write, and everyone else involved in making something that might culminate in us laughing aloud if everything goes according to plan.

Sometimes, that means visits from people you'd think of as just, well, funny&mdashthat means Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, and Billy Crystal, for some. Other times, that means some of the best TV shows you may or may not have seen (HBO and Hulu come in handy there). And other times you'll find romcom laughs even in places you're not looking.

That's why we took the time to do the homework and wrap it all up for you. It can be tricky to search through all those streaming services just to find the movie that might feel right for the mood you're in right this second or maybe the mood you might be in next week. So, here's the guarantee: all the movies on this list have some of the semblances you're looking for. In one way or another, they're romantic comedies, but most importantly they've got the most important part: major laughs.


70 Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Funny

For when you probably know what's going to happen, but need a guarantee you'll be laughing all the way there.

We know: sometimes, romantic comedy movies can feel a little cheesy. Not everyone is so embracing of the inherent optimism that comes along with a good old romcom. But we have good news&mdashnot everything in the ever-so-wide-ranging world of romantic comedies is lovey-dovey mushy-gushy. Sure, that's the genre, so that stuff is always going to be in there somewhere. But it's one of the most loved and frequently-visited genres for a reason, and many of those people visiting are actually quite funny. That can include actors, writers, writers who act, actors who write, and everyone else involved in making something that might culminate in us laughing aloud if everything goes according to plan.

Sometimes, that means visits from people you'd think of as just, well, funny&mdashthat means Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, and Billy Crystal, for some. Other times, that means some of the best TV shows you may or may not have seen (HBO and Hulu come in handy there). And other times you'll find romcom laughs even in places you're not looking.

That's why we took the time to do the homework and wrap it all up for you. It can be tricky to search through all those streaming services just to find the movie that might feel right for the mood you're in right this second or maybe the mood you might be in next week. So, here's the guarantee: all the movies on this list have some of the semblances you're looking for. In one way or another, they're romantic comedies, but most importantly they've got the most important part: major laughs.


70 Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Funny

For when you probably know what's going to happen, but need a guarantee you'll be laughing all the way there.

We know: sometimes, romantic comedy movies can feel a little cheesy. Not everyone is so embracing of the inherent optimism that comes along with a good old romcom. But we have good news&mdashnot everything in the ever-so-wide-ranging world of romantic comedies is lovey-dovey mushy-gushy. Sure, that's the genre, so that stuff is always going to be in there somewhere. But it's one of the most loved and frequently-visited genres for a reason, and many of those people visiting are actually quite funny. That can include actors, writers, writers who act, actors who write, and everyone else involved in making something that might culminate in us laughing aloud if everything goes according to plan.

Sometimes, that means visits from people you'd think of as just, well, funny&mdashthat means Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, and Billy Crystal, for some. Other times, that means some of the best TV shows you may or may not have seen (HBO and Hulu come in handy there). And other times you'll find romcom laughs even in places you're not looking.

That's why we took the time to do the homework and wrap it all up for you. It can be tricky to search through all those streaming services just to find the movie that might feel right for the mood you're in right this second or maybe the mood you might be in next week. So, here's the guarantee: all the movies on this list have some of the semblances you're looking for. In one way or another, they're romantic comedies, but most importantly they've got the most important part: major laughs.


70 Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Funny

For when you probably know what's going to happen, but need a guarantee you'll be laughing all the way there.

We know: sometimes, romantic comedy movies can feel a little cheesy. Not everyone is so embracing of the inherent optimism that comes along with a good old romcom. But we have good news&mdashnot everything in the ever-so-wide-ranging world of romantic comedies is lovey-dovey mushy-gushy. Sure, that's the genre, so that stuff is always going to be in there somewhere. But it's one of the most loved and frequently-visited genres for a reason, and many of those people visiting are actually quite funny. That can include actors, writers, writers who act, actors who write, and everyone else involved in making something that might culminate in us laughing aloud if everything goes according to plan.

Sometimes, that means visits from people you'd think of as just, well, funny&mdashthat means Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, and Billy Crystal, for some. Other times, that means some of the best TV shows you may or may not have seen (HBO and Hulu come in handy there). And other times you'll find romcom laughs even in places you're not looking.

That's why we took the time to do the homework and wrap it all up for you. It can be tricky to search through all those streaming services just to find the movie that might feel right for the mood you're in right this second or maybe the mood you might be in next week. So, here's the guarantee: all the movies on this list have some of the semblances you're looking for. In one way or another, they're romantic comedies, but most importantly they've got the most important part: major laughs.


70 Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Funny

For when you probably know what's going to happen, but need a guarantee you'll be laughing all the way there.

We know: sometimes, romantic comedy movies can feel a little cheesy. Not everyone is so embracing of the inherent optimism that comes along with a good old romcom. But we have good news&mdashnot everything in the ever-so-wide-ranging world of romantic comedies is lovey-dovey mushy-gushy. Sure, that's the genre, so that stuff is always going to be in there somewhere. But it's one of the most loved and frequently-visited genres for a reason, and many of those people visiting are actually quite funny. That can include actors, writers, writers who act, actors who write, and everyone else involved in making something that might culminate in us laughing aloud if everything goes according to plan.

Sometimes, that means visits from people you'd think of as just, well, funny&mdashthat means Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, and Billy Crystal, for some. Other times, that means some of the best TV shows you may or may not have seen (HBO and Hulu come in handy there). And other times you'll find romcom laughs even in places you're not looking.

That's why we took the time to do the homework and wrap it all up for you. It can be tricky to search through all those streaming services just to find the movie that might feel right for the mood you're in right this second or maybe the mood you might be in next week. So, here's the guarantee: all the movies on this list have some of the semblances you're looking for. In one way or another, they're romantic comedies, but most importantly they've got the most important part: major laughs.


70 Romantic Comedies That Are Actually Funny

For when you probably know what's going to happen, but need a guarantee you'll be laughing all the way there.

We know: sometimes, romantic comedy movies can feel a little cheesy. Not everyone is so embracing of the inherent optimism that comes along with a good old romcom. But we have good news&mdashnot everything in the ever-so-wide-ranging world of romantic comedies is lovey-dovey mushy-gushy. Sure, that's the genre, so that stuff is always going to be in there somewhere. But it's one of the most loved and frequently-visited genres for a reason, and many of those people visiting are actually quite funny. That can include actors, writers, writers who act, actors who write, and everyone else involved in making something that might culminate in us laughing aloud if everything goes according to plan.

Sometimes, that means visits from people you'd think of as just, well, funny&mdashthat means Seth Rogen, Kristin Wiig, and Billy Crystal, for some. Other times, that means some of the best TV shows you may or may not have seen (HBO and Hulu come in handy there). And other times you'll find romcom laughs even in places you're not looking.

That's why we took the time to do the homework and wrap it all up for you. It can be tricky to search through all those streaming services just to find the movie that might feel right for the mood you're in right this second or maybe the mood you might be in next week. So, here's the guarantee: all the movies on this list have some of the semblances you're looking for. In one way or another, they're romantic comedies, but most importantly they've got the most important part: major laughs.