While comedies are a brilliant way to rewind, romantic comedies further escalate the feel good vibes. Regarded as the perfect blend of romance and comedy, this genre is enjoyed by a diverse range of people and the right way to spend rainy weekends is by binge-watching these short and sweet rom-coms on Netflix. Worried where to start? No worries, we have got you covered!
The ‘To All the Boys’ series
Based on Jenny Han’s books of the same name, this trilogy is one of the best mood-lifting content available on Netflix. The movie series follows the life of Lara Jean Covey as she navigates her imaginary-turned-reality love life. These movies have it all, right from fake-dating to falling for real, and makes you smile. It makes you believe in the magic of real love and extends the warmth of first love.
The Last Summer
The movie follows a group of recent high school graduates as they resolve their personal issues throughout the last summer before college. It is an anthology of the individual experiences of several Chicago teens. The film focuses on the financial struggles, complicated relationships and societal pressures and it is a delightful narration of intertwined lives. It is set to take you back to ‘that last summer’ with the high school gang.
This Bollywood rom-com revolves around the lives of twin brothers growing up in different continents. This movie is more of a family comedy as the twins undergo hilarious situations to win the love of their lives. The multistarrer reflects on themes like familial bonds, sibling relationships and the power of true love. This is a perfect watch for Bollywood fans and can make monotonous weekends fun.
The film features 6.5 feet tall Jodi Kreyman who is enveloped by a number of insecurities. Things turn upside down when she falls for a foreign exchange student who is staying with her long time best friend’s family. It revolves arounds the typical lives of these teens who are unsure about their feelings and evolve throughout the film. What I loved the most about this movie is the fact how it promotes self-love towards the end.
The Perfect Date
In this teen rom-com, a high school student develops an app to offer his services as a fake date and save money for his college fund. Everything is alright until he starts falling in love for real. Based on The Stand-In by Steve Bloom, it emphasizes on the financial struggles students face. Furthermore, the plot involving fake-dating presents a fresh, and hilarious, perspective on high-school relationships.
Written by: Maisha Islam Monamee