The 90’s were marked by several artistic productions, whether in cinema, TV or music. The resounding success of such productions had a direct impact on the cultural formation of several generations, in addition to making them consumed and enjoyed today.
Based on that, here’s a Top 5 of the best romantic comedies of the 90s to warm your heart and to make you want to go back in time.
1. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) and Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) are two completely different sisters. While Kat only thinks about studying for a successful career, Bianca can’t wait to have a boyfriend.
Thinking about it, their father establishes that Bianca can only date when Kat decides to have a relationship with someone. Meanwhile, at school, trying to turn things around, Cameron James (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a boy completely in love with Bianca, tries to convince newcomer badboy Patrick Verona (Heath Ledger) to win over Kat, the girl with no pretense whatsoever of flirt.
2. A Beautiful Woman (1990)
“Pretty Woman, walkin ‘down the street”! Tycoon Edward (Richard Gere), on a business trip to Los Angeles, hires prostitute Vivian (Julia Roberts) to accompany him for dinner and executive events for a week.
In the meantime, both begin to get to know each other better and embark on a passionate and emotional journey of romance. However, the obstacles that separate them, that separate both worlds, seem insurmountable at certain times. Will they succumb to differences or give in to love?
3. The Beverly Hills Patrons (1995)
In Beverly Hills, Cher (Alicia Silverstone) is a popular and consumerist who loves fashion and is extraordinarily futile and superficial.
When a new girl arrives at school, Cher and her friends decide to adopt and transform her radically. In addition, when everything seems lost, Cher begins to approach John (Paul Rudd) and begins to learn about the subtleties of life and even about love.
4. The Father of the Bride (1991)
Young Annie Banks (Kimberly Williams-Paisley) returns home from abroad and announces that she is engaged. The whole family celebrates, but her father, George (Steve Martin), cannot stand the idea of ”losing” his little girl and goes through hilarious situations when preparing for the wedding. A moving story of fatherly love that guarantees a good laugh!
5. I Was Never Kissed (1999)
Josie Geller (Drew Barrymore) is 25 years old and a newly formed journalist who is more than excited about her new life. As one of her subjects, Josie is charged with infiltrating high school as a student to find out more about teenagers.
On the other hand, the act of brooding over her past traumas as a teenager leaves the protagonist insecure and tempted to give up. it is definitely a romantic comedy about self-knowledge and self-love, stating that we are unique and authentic the way we are.