Among them is a woman named Annie (Meg Ryan), who’s engaged to be married but feels like something is missing in her relationship.With a little scheming by Sam’s son, Sam and Annie eventually meet at the top of the Empire State Building. She believes in the power of romance and chivalry and all that jazz. And really, besides February-15-discounted-chocolate, isn’t that what Valentine’s Day is all about? She's been up, she's been down, she's laughed, she's cried, and she believes that true love is possible.Julia Roberts and Dermot Mulroney play best friends who made a pact to marry each other if they didn't find the love by 28 (lol, yes, 28).With her birthday fast approaching, he announces an unexpected engagement — and she realizes she's in love with him and must sabotage the wedding.Instead, she fishes around for information and hilarity (and heartbreak) ensues."Show me the money." "You had me at hello." "Did you know the human head weighs 8 pounds?
Take your pick from these classic romantic flicks, and get ready to dry some tears—your girl’s and maybe even your own.
By the end, when the lovers kiss and the credits roll, the person beside you on the couch has been put through the wringer.
No matter what combination of passion and tragedy the filmmakers choose to whip up, every single one of these movies delivers the same spectrum of agony and ecstasy that comes with a passionate relationship.
Nora Ephron wrote a perfect screenplay — this is not up for debate — that at its heart asks, "Can men and women ever really be friends?
" In the case of Harry and Sally, the answer is yes, they can be. Eva (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) starts dating Albert (James Gandolfini), and when she realizes one of her massage clients (Catherine Keener) is Albert's ex-wife, she doesn't tell either of them about the connection.