Poll Suggestion: AFI's Top 10 Romantic Comedy

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AFI defines “romantic comedy” as a genre in which the development of a romance leads to comic situations.

Which of these films is your favorite romantic comedy?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls085972958/
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My vote: City Lights (1931)
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It is my favorite Chaplin movie. But on the list, my favorite is Roman Holiday it simply aged better.
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I agree with City Lights; it's timeless and therefore has aged better.  Rom-com as a genre, on the other hand, clearly hasn't aged well--nothing later than 1993 on the list, and that movie is very overrated.  I suspect Nora Ephron may've killed the genre; if not, Richard Curtis surely slaughtered it.
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cinephile,

I'm surprised this hasn't been suggested before.
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I know, I was surprised too when I googled it. Especially, given the fact that Elmo and Kirk Picard made a couple of AFI's Top 10 of Top 10 a couple of years ago.

I think they only ones made are "Animation" and "Epic".
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Philadelphia Story. The quality difference between this and its remake (despite the latter's stellar cast) proves its Top Dog status.
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All of these films deserve to be on AFI's Top Romantic Comedies.

This is my personal ranking
  1. It Happened One Night (1934)
  2. Roman Holiday (1953)
  3. Adam's Rib (1949)
  4. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
  5. Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
  6. Annie Hall (1977)
  7. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
  8. City Lights (1931)
  9. Moonstruck (1987)
  10. Harold and Maude (1971)
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tough choice...some of my favorite films including...adam's rib...it happened one night...harold and maude...but....

my vote would go to annie hall....
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