Chick Flicks: Top 10 Chick Flicks of the 21st Century
Chick Flicks make you cry, laugh, dance, and above all celebrate womanhood. They are the kind of movies you can enjoy on an all-girls’ night. You and your gal-pals will definitely relate to them. We give you a list of the top 10 chick flicks of the early 21st century to melt your heart.
Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)
Based on the novel by Helen Fielding, BJD is an ideal movie for single women. Starring Renee Zellweger, Hugh Grant and Colin Firth, the movie talks about the pressures of a thirty-something single woman in London. Every woman can relate to Bridget Jones in her quest to find true love.
The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Andrea Sachs, played by Anne Hathway, finds herself a job in the most coveted fashion magazine in New York. Soon she realizes that the job is not a cake walk, especially when you have to work under a ruthless boss, Miranda Priestly (Meryl Streep). This Oscar-nominated movie depicts the true picture of the highly competitive world of fashion.
A refreshing blend of conventional fairy tale set in the contemporary New York. Transported from the wonderland Andalasia, Giselle (Amy Adams), finds herself in the Big Apple. Here she meets Robert Phillip (Patrick Dempsey), and both fall in love with each other. However, she has to return to her fantasy world. Will she or won’t she? Go find out!
He’s Just Not that into You (2009)
It presents the romantic adventures of nine individuals in their 20s and 30s. All of them want to find love in their life. With an ensemble cast of Ben Affleck, Drew Barrymore, Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connolly, Bradley Cooper, Scarlett Johansson etc., this flick is surely worth a looksie.
My Big, Fat Greek Wedding (2002)-
The story is about an ordinary woman, Toula, and the handsome Ian Miller. Toula, 30 and still single, has failed to keep up the Greek tradition of marrying a Greek and having Greek babies. Everything is fine until she meets a non-Greek ,and her life takes a refreshing turn. This feel-good movie is a stress-buster.
Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
This movie starring Reese Witherspoon is a perfect pick on any given day. Melanie, engaged to Andrew Hennings (Patrick Dempsey), returns to Alabama to finally divorce her husband, Jake Perry (Josh Lucas). What she didn’t know was that the visit might rekindle the fire between the two!
The movie does full justice to its name—rich, pleasing, and mood-enhancing. A mother (Juliette Binoche), and her daughter open a small chocolate shop in aserene French village. The movie delivers a deep message in the simplest way. If the chocolates don’t stir the passion in you, Johnny Depp will!
Legally Blonde (2001)
It’s a story about a woman who gets dumped by her boyfriend for a smarter Harvard chick (sounds familiar). Reese Witherspoon makes it her mission to get an admission in the prestigious Harvard Law School, in spite of being considered a dumb blonde, to win her boyfriend back.
P.S I Love You (2007)
Based on the best-seller of the same name by Cecelia Ahern, PS I Love You will surely make you sigh. The movie is about a married couple, Holly (Hillary Swank) and Gerry (Gerard Butler). Sadly, Gerry succumbs to brain tumor, but leaves behind several letters all ending with P.S I Love You. In these letters, he helps Holly come to terms with life without him.
The Holiday (2006)
With a superb cast; including Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz, Jude Law; this flick is a must-see romantic comedy. Amanda (Diaz) and Iris (Winslet) decide to exchange places during a lonely Christmas holiday. Amanda goes to Surrey and Iris comes to L.A. Both are stressed out and want to run away from their respective heartbreaks. But will love leave them in peace?