The movie industry has definitely come a long way when it comes to introducing various film genres that can cater to different types of people and personalities. While action and sci-fi are staples in the industry, one of the most popular genres is the movie dealing with both romance and comedy or most commonly known as a chick flick.
Chick flick is a type of movie that is targeted to appeal to the female audience. It’s a feel-good movie with a simple plot and does not require too much thinking because the story-line revolves around dating and romance. Hence, here are top Hollywood chick movies that most women, and men, will surely love.
1. Legally Blonde
This movie has definitely made Reese Witherspoon one of the highest-paid and most sought-after actresses today. In this 2001 comedy, sorority girl Elle Woods is a bubbly, outgoing girl who made her way to Harvard Law School and wins her ex-boyfriend back, Warner. She worked hard to gain his attention, only to realize what her true potentials are.
Aside from too much pink, Witherspoon’s performance in this movie is truly commendable and effective, making it enjoyable to watch.
2. Pretty Woman
Who wouldn’t love a Julia Roberts-Richard Gere movie? Launched in 1990, a wealthy businessman Edward Lewis hired Vivian Ward, a prostitute, to accompany him in business functions during his one-week stay in Los Angeles.
Physical attraction has definitely turned into mutual understanding making Pretty Woman one of the best romantic comedy movies that you’ll never get tired of watching.
3. 50 First Dates
This is probably Adam Sandler’s best chick movie to date. The story revolves around Henry Roth who finally finds the girl of his dreams, named Lucy, during his breakfast in the diner. The two immediately connected only to find out that she is suffering from Goldfield Syndrome or amnesia.
The best thing about this movie is Sandler’s portrayal of a man who’ll do everything and doesn’t get tired of making his dream girl fall in love with him every single day.
4. Confessions of a Shopaholic
Every woman loves to shop. And this movie will definitely remind you how shopping can turn into an addiction which will eventually ruin their lives.
An adaptation of Sophie Kinsella’s famous Shopaholic series, Isla Fisher plays Rebecca Bloomwood, a shopaholic with a series of debts who ironically lands a job in a financial magazine. Her fate changed when she starts to fall in love with her boss, Luke Brandon, and the need to be honest about her financial condition. This movie is a must-see as it is a mixture of love, comedy, and shopping.
5. Sex and the City
Nothing is more chick than watching this movie. From Candace Bushnell’s novel, the story is about 4 single women living the time of their lives in New York City.
This series turned movie has a mixture of friendship, career, dating, love, and sex that has made it an ultimate girl bonding movie upon its launch in 2008.
Although action, sci-fi, and suspense have made its way in the box office over the years, nothing beats sitting down and watching a chick flick that will definitely relax your mind. Chick flick is a slang term for a movie genre that caters mostly to women, specifically the younger generation. Relatively easy to understand, this type of movie is a feel-good one that involves a simple plot of girl-meets-boy then both fell in love type of story that will definitely give you a good laugh and make you say “aww” at the same time.