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How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsHow to lose a guy in 10 days is a modern romantic comedy. The film was directed by Donald Petrie and is based on a short cartoon book of the same name by Michele Alexander and Jeannie Long. The two lead roles are ably filled by Kate Hudson (Goldie Hawn’s daughter) and Matthew McConaughey.The film...09:03 Fri 30th Jul 2010

Love Actually

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsLove Actually is one of the best romantic comedy films of all time. The film is another classic written by Richard Curtis who also brought us Four Weddings and Funeral and Bridget Jones. The all star ensemble cast includes Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman and Martin...09:03 Fri 30th Jul 2010

When Harry Met Sally

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsWhen Harry Met Sally is a classic romantic comedy. Written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner the film was based around personal experiences of these two plus Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan, the two lead cast members. The supporting cast includes Carrie Fisher, Bruno Kirby, Steven Ford and Lisa ...09:03 Fri 30th Jul 2010

Four Weddings And A Funeral

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsFour Weddings And A Funeral is one of the all time great romantic comedies. The film was directed by Mike Newell and was written by the hugely successful Richard Curtis, who also brought us Blackadder, Notting Hill and Love Actually. The all star ensemble cast includes Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, ...09:03 Fri 30th Jul 2010

Bridget Jones's Diary

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsBridget Jones’s Diary is one of the all time great romantic comedies. The film is based on the book of the same name by Helen Fielding along with a sequel of her second book ‘The Edge of Reason’. The superb cast includes Renee Zellweger, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant as the main characters.The ...15:17 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

Annie Hall

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsAnnie Hall is a romantic comedy. Directed by Woody Allen who also stars, the film is considered a turning point for Allen as a move away from zany comedies. Starring alongside Allen is Diane Keaton who has partnered with him several times. A strong supporting cast includes Tony Roberts, Carol Kane...15:17 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

Pretty Woman

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsPretty Woman is a romantic comedy film. It was directed by Garry Marshall who also brought us Happy Days. The film stars Richard Gere and a relatively unknown Julia Roberts. The strong supporting cast includes Ralph Bellamy, Jason Alexander, Laura Sin Giacomo and Alex Hyde-White.At the box office ...15:17 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

Shakespeare In Love

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsShakespeare In Love is a classic romantic comedy. The film was written by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard and was directed by John Madden. With a superb all star cast including Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow, Geoffrey Rush and Judi Dench the film was destined for success. The story is supposedly bas...15:17 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

There’s Something About Mary

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsThere’s Something About Mary is a darkly funny romantic comedy.  Directed by the Farrelly brothers the film has an all star cast including Ben Stiller, Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon and Lee Evans. After the apparent failure of their previous film Kingpin the Farrelly Brothers decided to make th...14:47 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

The Goonies

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsThe Goonies is a children’s action adventure film. Steven Spielberg had the original idea for the story which was then written into a screenplay by Chris Columbus. The film was directed by Richard Donner and the ensemble cast includes Sean Austin, Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin and Jonathon Ke Quan....14:47 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

The Curse Of The Were-Rabbit

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsThe Curse Of The Were-Rabbit is an animated adventure. The film is a clay-mation film from the award winning Aardman Features which also brought us The Wrong Trousers and Chicken Run. Directed by Nick Park and Steve Box the voice ensemble cast includes Peter Sallis, Helena Bonham Carter and Ralph ...14:47 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

Jumanji

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsJumanji is a fantasy adventure film. It is based on the short story of the same name, written by Chris Van Allsburg who also wrote the book Zathura which was also dramatised. The film stars Robin Williams, Bonnie Hunt, a young Kirsten Dunst and Jonathan Hyde. The film has since inspired an animate...14:47 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsWilly Wonka And The Chocolate Factory is a fantasy family film. Based on the book by Roald Dahl called ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ the film stars Gene Wilder in the title role and was directed by Mel Stuart. A remake was done with the book’s title in 2005 starring Johnny Depp as Wonk...14:47 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

Explorers

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsExplorers is an action adventure film for children. The three leads were played by River Phoenix, Ethan Hawke and Jason Presson and for both Phoenix and Hawke this was their first feature film. It was directed by Joe Dante and written by Eric Luke. The three misfit best friends fulfil their wildes...14:17 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

The Raiders Of The Lost Ark

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsThe Raiders Of The Lost Ark is one of the all time greatest action adventure films. Directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by George Lucas the film is the first in a series which follows the adventures of Indiana Jones, played by Harrison Ford, as an all action archaeologist. The film won four ...14:17 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

Jungle Book

Amazon.co.uk Widgets Jungle Book is a children’s adventure film. Based on the stories by Rudyard Kipling in his book of the same name, the film was the last to be produced by Walt Disney himself as he died during production. The film is often most remembered for its classic songs which include "The Bare Necess...14:17 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

The Princess Bride

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsThe Princess Bride is a romantic adventure film. Based on the novel of the same name by William Goldman and directed by Rob Reiner the film is told as a story read from a book by a grandfather to his sick grandson. The highly talented ensemble cast includes Peter Falk, Fred Savage, Cary Elwes and ...13:16 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

The Witches

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsThe Witches is a fantasy adventure film. It is based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl and was the final film to be worked on by Jim Henson. The film stars Anjelica Huston as the most evil head witch, with supporting cast including Jane Horrocks, Mai Zetterling, Jasen Fisher and Rowan Atk...13:16 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

The Railway Children

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsThe Railway Children is a children’s adventure story. The film is an adaptation of the novel of the same name by Edith Nesbit and was the directorial debut of Lionel Jeffries. The cast includes Jenny Agutter, Sally Thomsett, Gary F. Warren and a very young Bernard Cribbins and was also a TV dram...13:16 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Amazon.co.uk WidgetsChitty Chitty Bang Bang is a classic children’s fantasy. The film was co-scripted by Roald Dahl and is based on Ian Fleming’s novel Chitty Chitty Bang Bang: The Magical Car. The film stars Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes, Lionel Jeffries and Benny Hill and was directed by Ken Hughes.The film wa...12:46 Fri 23rd Jul 2010

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