The best rom-coms of all time

A good rom-com never fails to hit the spot. These are the top 50 romantic comedies of all time


44. Something’s Gotta Give (2003)

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Rom-com legend Nancy Myers unsurprisingly applied her expertly-honed skills to great effect on Something’s Gotta Give, making the fresh feel familiar in the genre yet again.

Leads Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson were both nominated for Golden Globes for their performances, with the actress winning the statue after holding her own against the reformed wildman’s charismatic tour de force.

Nicholson expertly plays off his persona as the aging womanizer who discovers to his horror that he’s falling for a woman roughly his own age, while the sheer star power and chemistry is more than enough to compensate for the plot beats you can see coming a mile off.