27 Chick Flicks Every Woman Needs To Watch

27. The Wedding Planner

Mary, a successful wedding planner, breaks the number one rule and falls in love with the groom. I’m sure this makes you think of that awkward moment when your career and cupid collide head on (perhaps for a friend?) It’s impossible to deny the chemistry between Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey in this film.

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26. Legally Blonde

This is the definition of a chick flick. After getting dumped by her boyfriend, Elle Woods goes from a sorority girl to a successful Harvard Law Student, which is the ultimate revenge towards her arrogant ex.

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25. Dirty Dancing

Frances “Baby” Houseman is the sweet, daddy’s girl that falls in love with the bad boy at the resort her family is staying at during their summer vacation. Things turn for the worse after Baby is caught in a lie. If you haven’t seen this film, I’m sure your mom has, because nobody puts baby (or this classic) in the corner.

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24. Sixteen Candles

A classic teenage love story with the perfect combination of romance and humor. Samantha’s 16th birthday was supposed to be the best day of her life, but her family forgot about it due to the excitement of her sister’s wedding the next day. At 16, the smallest things seem as if the world is ending (you know this is true).

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23. Breakfast at Tiffany’s

The beautiful and always classy Audrey Hepburn stars in this film as a young New York socialite. She becomes captivated by a young man who has recently moved into her apartment building. He is also interested in Holly’s lifestyle. If you haven’t seen this… stop what you are doing and watch it now.

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22. He’s Just Not That Into You

Raise your hand if you’ve had one of your best friends say this to you… Gigi is hoping to find her prince among the many toads she has dated. After a date with Conor, Gigi is hoping for a phone call from him. She even goes to the bar he goes frequently visits in hopes that she will run into him.

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21. Crazy, Stupid, Love.

After Emily asks her husband, Cal (Steve Carell), for a divorce, his life is turned upside down. Luckily, Cal has his bachelor friend Jacob (Ryan Gosling) teach him a thing or two about what it means to be single. Ryan Gosling’s looks + Steve Carell’s humor equals the perfect combination for a movie night with your girls.

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20. A Walk To Remember

Landon Carter is required to do after-school community service, such as participate in the school’s play. He meets Jamie Sullivan, someone who he has never spoken to nor does he have anything in common with. After spending time together, Landon begins to develop strong feelings for Jamie, despite her pleading that he not fall in love with her. When her secret is revealed, their love is tested. I cried like a baby the first, second and third time I watched this movie… as well as every other time. Get your tissues ready.

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19. 27 Dresses

When all (27) of your friends are getting married and you’re still single as a pringle. Jane will never say no to her friends when they ask her to be in their wedding. She also won’t say no to her sister, even when she gets engaged to George, Jane’s boss and the man of her dreams.

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18. How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days

Ben bets he can make any woman fall in love with him in ten days. Andie is assigned to write an article on “How To Lose A Guy In Ten Days.” The chemistry between Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson is everything (are we starting to see a trend with Matthew McConaughey?).

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17. Titanic

Poor boy, Jack Dawson, wins third-class tickets on the luxurious ship, Titanic, where he meets an upper-class, young woman, Rose DeWitt Bukater. The story is told from Rose’s perspective 84 years later. All I’m saying is, Rose, you know you could have saved us some heartbreak by moving over a little. I’m not bitter.

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16. The Parent Trap

Twins Annie and Hallie are separated at birth and are each raised by one of their biological parents. After meeting at summer camp, they begin to realize that they are a lot more alike than they originally thought. They plot to bring their separated parents back together. Aside from being a great chick flick, I’m sure you know plenty of dudes that dig this movie.

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15. Friends With Benefits

A classic story of what happens when friends with benefits turns into something more. Jamie and Dylan soon realize that taking their friendship to the next level probably wasn’t the best idea because of the unwanted feelings that start to occur.

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14. No Strings Attached

Yes, this is definitely similar to Friends With Benefits. How many times does something like this *actually* work out with any sort of feelings occurring? You be the judge.

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13. Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day: The dreaded holiday for some. From Ashton Kutcher and Bradley Cooper to Jessica Alba and Queen Latifa, this movie is filled with A-list actors and an assortment of different love stories. You are guaranteed to relate to one of them!

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12. 13 Going On 30

Girls, remember when you wished to be ~Thirty, Flirty, and Thriving~? Jenna Rink makes a wish on her 13th birthday to be older, and wakes up as a 30-year-old woman with real responsibilities. She soon realizes that her new life is not what she wanted and wishes to go back to the way things once were.

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11. The Holiday

Thanks to my mom, I’ve watched this movie almost 100 times and it doesn’t get old. Ever. Two women with guy problems switch homes for the holiday season. Just when they think swapping homes across the pond would be beneficial towards their ongoing heart-break, the two girls each meet someone special.

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10. Sweet Home Alabama

A young woman moves to New York after a separation from her husband and completely reinvents herself as a socialite. After seven years, she returns home to Alabama to finalize the divorce with her husband. Upon her return, she begins to wonder if her life in Alabama is exactly what she wanted all along? Talk about southern charm…This movie has it all.

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9. Miss Congeniality

FBI Agent Gracie Hart is your stereotypical tom-boy. When her department needs someone to go under cover at a beauty pageant, she is transformed into a more lady-like woman. However, don’t let this fool you – she can still kick any guy’s ass.

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8. 10 Things I Hate About You

Bianca, a sophomore, isn’t allowed to date unless her senior sister, Kat, has a date. When the guy who likes Bianca pays someone to date Kat, hilarity ensues. This Shakespeare-like, twisted love story is one you will adore.

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7. A Cinderella Story

This film is a modern day twist on the classic Walt Disney Animation, Cinderella. Sam Montgomery is constantly brought down by her evil stepmother and stepsisters. She meets a guy online, and finally has the chance to meet him at the school’s Halloween dance. To her surprise, he happens to be the most popular guy at school. And to his surprise, he has fallen for Sam Montgomery.

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6. Bridesmaids

Annie’s life is a complete mess: a failed business, a failed relationship and now a sexual no-strings attached relationship. With all of this going on, she is asked to be the maid of honor for her best friend Lillian. She has to put her troubles aside and lead the rest of the bridesmaids down the aisle to help this day be the best it can for Lillian (but we both know its not going to be rainbows and butterflies). This will hands down be your go-to movie for your girls night in.

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5. Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion

A comical story of what happens when two friends are reunited for their high school reunion. This movie will have you wondering, and laughing about all of the possible things that could happen with your bff at your own reunion.

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4. She’s The Man

Next time someone says, “you run like a girl,” have them watch this. Viola disguises herself as her brother who attends an elite boarding school. She joins the men’s soccer team and ends up falling in love with one of the guys. But, she is disguised as a man, and no one can know he is she, you follow? Amanda Bynes definitely scored a hat trick with this movie.

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3. Mean Girls

You wanna do something fun? You wanna go to Taco Bell? And then maybe watch this movie? Some may argue this is the #1 chick flick of all-time. Cady Heron is the new girl at this cliquey high school, and makes friends with the worst clique of all, “The Plastics.” After watching this once, you will be quoting this movie for the rest of your life.

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2. Clueless

Because a 90’s classic is the only option for a movie night with your best friends. Cher, a pretty, popular, Beverly Hills student, begins to feel the pressure of managing a social life as a teenager. She helps the new girl, Tai, by giving her a makeover. However, Cher soon realizes that she herself also needs a makeover… just not the kind that can be fixed with beauty products.

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1. The Notebook

It is safe to say this is one of the most romantic movies of all-time. The movie focuses on an old man reading a love story between Allie and Noah to an old woman in a nursing home. This heartwarming, sappy love story will make you laugh, cry and wish you had a Noah to call your own.

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