There's no denying the chemistry between Hanks, whose comparisons to Jimmy Stewart are becoming annoyingly accurate, and Ryan, whose schoolgirl cuteness is finally taking on a layer of matured confidence.
Tom Hanks. Meg Ryan. A golden retriever. New York. Books. Bouquets of sharpened pencils. Joni Mitchell. Books. 90's music. The nostalgic sounds of dial-up. Books. And Tom Hanks. Meg Ryan. Books. BRINKLEY. Also, it's based off of a movie that starred JIMMY STEWART. And Margaret Sullavan. Within this movie, you will find laughter, tears, caviar garnish, references to Jane Austen, and 152 insights into your soul. And the lost art of Instant Messaging. (Seriously, why don't we do that anymore?) Could you be any more convinced to watch this piece of history? This cinematic brilliance? The masterpiece?! Now. Press play. Do it NOW. Go to the mattresses.
How Can You Not Love This As my title suggests, how can you not love this film? It has amazing actors, precious storyline, and characters you care about. Every time I watch, I not only cry, but text random quotes to my family who respond with quotes as well. Everyone needs to see this rom-com classic!
Simply a classic rom-com Meg Ryan, Tom Hanks and director writer hit it out of the park. It's a great remake of the classic and charming movie The Shop around the Corner starring Margaret Sullivan and Jimmy Stewart. But this was better. Great shots of the upper West Side of New York. And the supporting cast of Greg Kinnear, Jean Stapleton, Parker Posey, Steve Zahn and Dabney Coleman are phenomenal.
Oscar-winner James Stewart ("It's a Wonderful Life," "The Philadelphia Story") is a Budapest store clerk who finds himself feuding with his co-worker, Oscar-nominee Margaret Sullavan ("Three Comrades"), only to unknowingly fall in love with her. Co-starring Oscar-nominee Frank Morgan ("The Wizard of Oz") and Oscar-winner Joseph Schildkraut ("The Life of Emile Zola"). Inducted into the Library of Congress National Film Registry.
Rob Reiner's romantic comedy documents a very unusual couple. There's never been a friendship quite like Harry and Sally's. From faking an orgasm at the corner deli, to debating the odds of having great sex with a guy named "Sheldon", there's nothing Harry and Sally don't do together. Well, almost nothing…. At the start, they are two recent college graduates who meet while sharing a ride together from Chicago to New York. They decide that it is impossible for men and women to be "just friends," and when they reach The Big Apple, they go their separate ways. Several years later they happen to be seated next to each other on an airplane, and Harry tells Sally about his recent marriage…and several years later, in another random meeting, he relays his divorce…when they become close friends…so close that their respective best friends fall in love. At a climactic New Years Eve party, they finally must confront and embrace their true feelings for each other.
Academy Award-winner Judy Garland ("The Wizard of Oz," "Meet Me in St. Louis") stars as a Chicago music store salesgirl who corresponds with a man through a dating service. She falls in love only to discover he's a despised co-worker. A musical remake of the acclaimed "The Shop Around the Corner" co-stars Van Johnson ("Battleground," "State of the Union"), Oscar-nominee Spring Byington ("Angels in the Outfield") and Oscar-honoree Buster Keaton ("The General"). Look for the screen debut of Judy's Oscar-winning daughter Liza Minnelli ("Cabaret," "Arthur").
Meg Ryan (YOU'VE GOT MAIL) and Hugh Jackman (REAL STEEL, X-MEN) come together as star-crossed lovers who discover that passion and chivalry never go out of style. When a rip in time brings together a charming 19th-century bachelor and a 21st-century woman, the potential for an old-fashioned modern romance ignites. Also starring Breckin Meyer ("Franklin & Bash," GARFIELD) and Liev Schreiber (SALT), KATE & LEOPOLD is "a delightful charmer" (LOS ANGELES TIMES) and a timeless love story
A remake of a 1954 Billy Wilder romance, this updated version of the play Sabrina Fair was directed by Sydney Pollack. Julia Ormond stars as Sabrina Fairchild, the daughter of a kindly chauffeur (John Wood) at the Long Island estate of the upper crust Larrabee family. Sabrina has grown up enchanted from afar with the Larrabees' sparkling world of privilege and wealth, but she's especially enamored of younger Larrabee brother David (Greg Kinnear), a charming womanizer. After the once plain Sabrina returns from a sojourn in Paris transformed into a remarkably poised and attractive young woman, she at long last catches David's eye. In a calculated effort to manipulate David away from her and into a more financially advantageous marriage, older brother Linus (Harrison Ford) pretends to woo Sabrina himself, but finds himself unintentionally falling in love.
It's the battle of wills as Andie (Kate Hudson) needs to prove she can dump a guy in 10 days, whereas Ben (Matthew McConaughey) needs to prove he can win a girl in 10 days. Now, the clock is ticking - and the year's most wildly entertaining comedy smash is off and running in this irresistible tale of sex, lies and outrageous romantic fireworks!
Based on the Broadway play by Robert Fryer and Lawrence Carr, Desk Set is the sixth screen teaming of Spencer Tracy and Katharine Hepburn. Hepburn plays Bunny Watson, the head of a TV network research department; Tracy plays Richard Sumner, an efficiency expert hired to modernize Watson's operation. When Sumner has a huge computer installed, Watson and her co-workers (including Joan Blondell and Sue Randall) fear that they're going to lose their jobs. Their suspicions are confirmed when the computer merrily begins issuing pink termination slips. Something is obviously amiss: the computer not only fires the ladies, but also the head of the network, and Sumner, who isn't even on the company payroll! Summer explains that the computer was designed to help Watson and her staff and not replace them; he also confesses that, given the pink-slip incident, this might not have been such a hot idea...
Jennifer Aniston stars in this sly romantic comedy as Nina, a young woman who falls in love with her new roommate, George, (Paul Rudd) even though he's gay and loves her purely as a friend. When Nina becomes pregnant, she realizes she'd rather raise her child with George than with her boyfriend - a decision that forces the threesome to explore the fine line between love, sex and friendship.
Barbara Novak (Renee Zellweger) hits New York City with her new book Down With Love, a feminist manifesto on saying "no" to love and "yes" to career, empowerment...and sex. As Barbara's revolutionary tome rockets to the top of best-seller charts, she becomes the target of ace journalist Catcher "Catch" Block (Ewan McGregor), ladies' man/man's man/man-about-town, who is determined to take her down. While Catch's best friend and boss, the neurotic Peter MacMannus (David Hyde Pierce), tries to rein in his star writer, he haplessly pursues the object of his own affections; Vikki Hiller, Barbara's brilliant and feisty editor Vikki plays tough in a man's world just like her protege Barbara...but will they end up unexpectedly in love?
Steve Carell, Hollywood's leading funnyman, stars in the hilarious comedy that's bursting with charm -- a movie you'll watch again and again. Advice columnist Dan Burns (Carell) is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother's new girlfriend. Carell is joined by a brilliant all-star supporting cast, including Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, John Mahoney and Dianne Wiest, for a heartfelt, fun-filled comedy.
Though equally respected in their field, divorce lawyers Audrey Woods (Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Julianne Moore - "Far From Heaven," "Short Cuts"), and Daniel Rafferty (Pierce Brosnan - "The Matador," "Die Another Day") are opposites inside and out of the courtroom. Audrey is meticulous and by the book, while Daniel relies on personality and luck to get by. Despite the difference in methods, neither lawyer has lost a case, and neither plan on ending their streak after being respectively hired by Serena and Thorne, a celebrity power couple gone wrong. The divorce settlement hinges on a particularly spectacular Irish castle, which both parties would like to keep for themselves. Audrey and Daniel hurry to Ireland with depositions in their eyes, but a growing mutual attraction manages to squirm out from beneath, and, after being immersed in a romantic Irish festival, the rival lawyers wake up married.
Academy Award(R) winner Tom Hanks stars as Allen Bauer, a workaholic who's convinced he can't fall in love. That is, until he's mysteriously rescued at sea by the mermaid of his dreams! Soon Allen and Madison (Daryl Hannah) are swept away by hilarious and heartwarming romance. Academy Award(R) winner Ron Howard directs a star-studded cast, including Eugene Levy, and hilarious John Candy in a magical tale.