Great Rom-Coms to Watch During Quarantine


Alexis Osborne, Staff Writer

“Cinderella Story”: Sam Montgomery is a high school student who is stuck living with her mean stepmother and step-sisters after her dad passed away. Her stepmother makes her do chores around the house and makes her work non-stop in the dier she owns. Sam thinks that her life couldn’t get any worse until she starts texting the star quarterback of the football team, Austin Ames. They don’t know who each is as they keep their texting identities secret through usernames and begin a secret romance and fall in love over the phone.


“The Proposal”: Margaret Tate works hard at her job and has a determination like no other until her employment is threatened when there is a possibility she could be deported back to Canada. In a hurry to save her job, she decides to fake being engaged to her assistant, Andrew Paxton so that she won’t have to go back to Canada. He agrees to be engaged to her as long as she travels to Alaska with him to meet his family. They are both in for a series of a whirlwind of events as the trip is anything but expected.


“10 Things I Hate About You”: Kat Stratford is a soccer star for her high school team who doesn’t do relationships. Patrick Verona is a carefree spirit who is the life of the party and could care less what people think about him. Patrick is dared by one of his to ask out Kat to make her fall in love with him for money. What he doesn’t realize is that it will be more of a challenge since these two butt heads constantly and they can’t agree on anything. As they spend more time with each other, they realize that opposites attract and they fall in love instead of being enemies.


“The Wedding Planner”: Mary Fiore is a wedding planner who makes the bride’s dreams come true, but she’s out of luck with her own love life. Until, one day she gets saved from a dumpster truck hitting her as a handsome stranger, Steve Edison saves her by pushing her out of the way. What she doesn’t realize is that Steve and his fiancee are her new clients. Through the wedding planning process, Mary realizes that she has feelings for Steve, but she can’t do anything about it because he’s getting married.  


“You’ve Got Mail”: Kathleen Kelly and Joe Fox are bitter rivals as they both own bookstores that are in competition with each other. Kathleen’s store is struggling as Joe’s business becomes more successful which intensifies their rivalry even more. They begin a romance online, but have no idea that they are actually emailing each other as their identities are hidden. Joe begins to pick up hints and solves the mystery that his mystery woman is his competition and his love for her grows and his hatred decreases as Kathleen still tries to figure out who her mystery man is.