1. I Feel Pretty (2018)
A woman’s self-esteem soars after a traumatic brain injury that she begins to believe she is drop-dead gorgeous.
2. She’s The Man (2006)
That being said, here’s the situation! Cornwall’s soccer team, which included Viola, was cut. She aspires to play on the boys’ team, but no girls are allowed. If you’re not able to join them, beat them, she says. So that’s what she does. She dresses as Sebastian, her identical twin brother, and joins the Illyria High School boys soccer team, where she succeeds. She didn’t intend to fall in love with her roommate Duke, but that’s exactly what happened.
However, Duke’s attention is firmly fixed on Olivia. It gets worse when Olivia develops feelings for Sebastian due to his/her sensitivity. The real Sebastian (who was in London working on his music) shows up early, which further complicates matters. When he gets to school, he has no idea that his twin sister has taken his place.
3. Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)
Bridget Jones is an average woman struggling against her age, her weight, her job, her lack of a man, and her many imperfections. As a New Year’s Resolution, Bridget decides to take control of her life, starting by keeping a diary in which she will always tell the complete truth. The fireworks begin when her charming though disreputable boss takes an interest in the quirky Miss Jones. Thrown into the mix are Bridget’s band of slightly eccentric friends and a rather disagreeable acquaintance who Bridget cannot seem to stop running into or help finding quietly attractive.
4. Burlesque (2010)
The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and artistic challenges. With the Lounge’s troupe members becoming increasingly distracted by personal problems and a threat coming from a wealthy businessman’s quest to buy the spot from Tess, the good fortune seems to have abandoned the club altogether.
Meanwhile, the life of Ali, a small-town girl from Iowa, is about to change dramatically. Hired by Tess as a waitress at the Lounge, Ali escapes a hollow past and quickly falls in love with the art of burlesque. Backed by newfound friends amongst the theater’s crew, she manages to fulfill her dreams of being on stage herself. Things take a dramatic turn though when Ali’s big voice makes her become the main attraction of the revue.
5. Angel-a (2005)
Andre, a small-time ex-convict, seems to owe money to everyone in Paris, including a crime boss who promises to kill him if he doesn’t repay him by midnight. Andre, frustrated by his inability to secure protection from the US embassy or the French authorities, scales a bridge over the Seine with the intention of jumping to his death. Unexpectedly, on the very same overpass, he notices an attractive young woman clinging to a railing and apparently preparing for the same fate as him. She leaps, and he follows suit, resolving at that moment to save her life.
She tells him her name is Angel-A after stumbling ashore. As Angel-A helps Andre, the two go on a river cruise down the Seine, pay off Andre’s debts, and visit a Parisian nightclub. As he learns more about her, he realizes that she has come into his life for a reason. Andre has a hard time resisting the allure of this enigmatic beauty.
6. The Devil Wears Prada (2006)
Andrea Sachs, a fresh journalism graduate from New York, is hired to work as Miranda Priestly’s second assistant in her ruthless and merciless fashion magazine Runway. Andrea aspires to be a journalist and views this opportunity as a short-term test of her abilities.
Emily, Andrea’s first assistant, counsels her on how to deal with their vengeful boss’s behavior and preferences, while stylist Nigel, Andrea’s personal shopper, helps her dress more appropriately for the situation. Andrea alters her outlook and behavior, which has an impact on her personal life, including her relationship with Nate, her family, and her circle of friends and family members. After all is said and done, Andrea has come to understand that life is all about making choices.
7. This Means War (2012)
There’s an assassin after Tuck and Frank, two CIA agents who also happen to be best friends. Tuck is a divorced father of a grown son with whom he has little in common, while Frank is a conniving rake. Tuck makes the decision to join a dating website in an attempt to meet someone.
Tuck’s profile attracts the attention of Lauren, a single woman looking for a man. They meet and begin dating. She then runs into Frank and gets hit on by him, so she accepts his advances and they go on a date. Either way, she’s interested in them both. When they find out they’re both seeing the same girl, they decide to let her make the decision. Both, however, are powerless to resist the temptation to use their abilities to keep tabs on her and on each other at all times. They also ruin each other’s chances of getting together with her.
8. Sex And The City 2 (2010)
Carrie Bradshaw has now been dating John “Mr. Big” Preston for two years, the man she was always meant to be with. Two years have passed. Similarly to her friend Charlotte, Carrie has to deal with the “terrible twos” of her relationship with Big, who prefers to watch old black-and-white movies on TV and eat take-out food, making it difficult for Carrie to feel like the wild party girl she once was. Samantha works on a public relations angle to get the fashionable foursome an all-expense-paid trip to Abu Dhabi while Miranda deals with her new boss, who is unable to handle a smart, powerful woman.
9. Lars And The Real Girl (2007)
A young awkwardly shy man in a small northern town finally brings the girl of his dreams to his brother and sister-in-house law’s in this comedy. Lars Lindstrom The only problem is that she’s a sex doll that Lars ordered from the internet rather than a real person. However, sex is not what Lars envisions; instead, he envisions a long-term, committed relationship. He’s worried about his sister-in-law, and his brother thinks he’s crazy, but in the end, the whole town joins in on his delusion to support the kind-hearted boy they’ve known and loved for years.
10. A Silent Voice: The Movie (2016)
Nishimiya Shoko, a grade school student with hearing loss, is the focus of the story. She changes schools and is subjected to bullying from her new peers, particularly Ishida Shouya. By the time she switches schools, Shouya has become isolated and the target of bullying, with no one to turn to and no prospects for the future. After a long time, he decides to seek redemption.
11. Bad Teacher (2011)
Elizabeth Halsey, a gold digger, returns to teaching middle school after her wealthy fiance dumps her. She’s a terrible teacher, but she needs the money to pay for breast-implant surgery. This student brightens when she learns that her new teacher Scott is wealthy and stops showing films and dozing off in class when she learns there is a bonus for the teacher with the highest test score.
Amy, the upbeat and tightly wound competitor for Scott’s attention, is in it for the prize money as well. When Amy discovers that Elizabeth has cheated her way into Scott’s bed and the money, she goes on the hunt to find out what she knows. Her only quality with students appears to be candor. She does not pay attention to her gym teacher, Russell, who is being amusing. Will she be able to get pregnant with Scott and get new breasts as a result?
12. Your Name. (2016)
In a small mountain town, the mayor’s daughter, Mitsuha, is the belle of the ball. Uncomplicated teenager who lives with her sister and grandmother, she has no qualms about stating her disinterest in participating in Shinto rituals or helping her father in his political campaign. Instead, she aspires to travel to Tokyo, where she hopes to find love. To support himself, Taki works part-time in an Italian restaurant while in high school and aspires to be an architect or artist when he grows up. A weird dream occurs to him each and every night: He transforms into…a high school girl from a mountain town.
13. Bridesmaids (2011)
There is a maid of honor named Annie (Kristen Wiig) and a group of colorful bridesmaids who accompany her on a wild ride down the road to marriage, including her best friend Lillian (Maya Rudolph) and Rose Byrne, Melissa McCarthy Wendi McLendon-Covey and Ellie Kemper.
The situation in Annie’s life is dire. But when she finds out her lifetime best friend is engaged, she simply must serve as Lillian’s maid of honor. Though lovelorn and broke, Annie bluffs her way through the expensive and bizarre rituals. With only one chance to get it right, she’ll demonstrate to Lillian and her bridesmaids just how far you’ll go for someone you love if she does it perfectly.
14. Baby Mama (2008)
Kate Holbrook, a wealthy, single businesswoman, has always prioritized her career over her personal life. She’s determined to start a family on her own now that she’s 37. Her plan, however, takes a turn for the worse when she learns that her chances of becoming pregnant are one in a million. Unfazed, Kate allows South Philly janitor Angie Ostrowiski to be her surrogate, despite her misgivings.
It’s really not that difficult… As soon as Kate learns Angie is pregnant, she goes into nesting mode, reading childcare books, baby-proofing the apartment, and looking into the best pre-schools in her neighborhood. Yet her well-laid plans go awry when her Baby Mama shows up on her doorstep without a place to call home, leaving the executive reeling. Structured Kate tries to make vibrant Angie into the ideal expectant mother, but she’s up against an immovable object in the form of immovable force. In a battle of wills, they will struggle their way through preparation for the baby’s arrival. Meanwhile, they’ll learn that there are two kinds of families: the ones you’re born into and the ones you create.
15. The Family Man (2000)
This is a Frank Capra story set in the present day. Jack Campbell, a wealthy and well-respected businessman, is happily single and content. He believes he has it all, or at least that’s what he believes. Instead of going to London to see his college girlfriend, one day he wakes up and finds himself in a new life. The father of two, he’s married to Kate and resides in Jersey with his wife and two children.
Of course, he is desperate to get his life back after putting in 13 years of effort to achieve it. He’s not a Big Ed’s tire salesman; he’s the president of P. K. Lassiter Investment House. He drives a Ferrari and not a mini-van that never starts. In the end, he doesn’t have to deal with kids jumping on his bed every morning. With every passing day, his confidence grows in his new life and he begins to see what he’s been missing out on up until this point. It turns out money is useful, but it isn’t the be-all and end-all.