The Devil Wears Prada
Adapted from Lauren Weisberger’s novel about her experience as Vogue editor Anna Wintour’s assistant, the 2006 film follows Andrea Sachs (Anne Hathaway) – a college graduate who is desperate to make it big time as a writer in New York. Despite her disinterest in fashion, Andy finds herself working for Miranda Priestly, the frightening editor of Runway magazine, who with the purse of her lips and the tilt of her head, can ruin someone’s entire spring collection!
Near, far, wherever you are (and if you have three hours up your sleeve), don’t forget to add this epic romance to the list. Whether you are there for a good cry or to perve on Leonardo DiCaprio in his prime, you can’t go wrong with this emotional tale based on real-life events.
Sex and the City
After six seasons of fleeting relationships, bad canapes and awkward sex, Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Miranda (Cynthia Nixon), Samantha (Kim Cattrall) and Charlotte (Kristin Davis) seem to have finally found their feet in the Big Apple. But when Carrie is jilted at the alter by her longtime lover Mr. Big (Chris Noth) the girls band together to lift her spirits. Of course, you can expect a few steamy hook ups, high fashion and a lot of drama!
Me Before You
Based on the best-selling novel by Jojo Moyes, the film follows Will Traynor (Sam Claflin) as he navigates his way through pain and distress following an accident which left him a quadriplegic. Desperate to rid him of his bitterness, his mum enlists rookie helper Louisa Clark (Emilia Clarke) to lift his spirits. Their relationship starts out rocky but by the end of the film, an unbreakable bond forms. Sure, the romance might be what you're after, but the ending will leave you extremely shocked!
Friends With Benefits
Unlike the other romance movies on this list, Friends with Benefits is a light-hearted comedy. Interspersed with lots of laughs, the traditional ideals of love and romance are turned on their head. Also, the chemistry between Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake seems so realistic, you will start to believe that falling in love with your best friend might just be the way to go!