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& their list:
10) Love Actually (2003) — A predominantly British cast carries this Richard Curtis film through a series of different stories showing the different aspects of love. Despite the presence of both Hugh Grant and Colin Firth, it’s not as twee as you’d think.
9) The 40-Year Old Virgin (2005) — Writer/director Judd Apatow could have easily taken the raunchy route with his tale of a middle-aged virgin looking to “deflower,” but instead, this is a sweet, funny and insightful film. Steve Carell is likable as always, and Catherine Keener plays his perfect match.
8) Brokeback Mountain (2005) — The most romantic movies are about the subtle gestures, the moments in between intimacy, and Ang Lee’s Brokeback Mountain captures them against a vibrant Alberta landscape. Jake Gyllenhaal and the late Heath Ledger are amazing as ranch hands who fall in love.
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so we should all watch depressing romantic movies because romantic comedies are bad for us. the end