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romantic comedy

n. 1 (context uncountable English) A genre of fiction, especially film, that presents love stories in a humorous and light-hearted way. 2 (context countable English) Such a story.

Romantic comedy (disambiguation)

A romantic comedy film is a genre of romance films and comedy films

Romantic Comedy may also refer to :

  • Romantic Comedy (play), a 1979 play written by Bernard Slade

:* Romantic Comedy (1983 film), a 1983 film adapted from the play and starring Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen

  • Romantic Comedy (2010 film), a 2010 Turkish film, also known as Romantik Komedi
Romantic Comedy (play)

Romantic Comedy is a play by Bernard Slade, author of Same Time, Next Year.

The plot focuses on Phoebe Craddock and Jason Carmichael, playwrights who meet and decide to collaborate just as he is getting married. Their relationship produces first a failure and then a string of successes, and their repartée remains sharp and witty as their unrequited interest in each other gathers energy over a nine-year period, until some resolution finally is in sight.

Following eleven previews, the Broadway production opened on November 8, 1979 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it ran for 396 performances. The show was directed by Joseph Hardy, scenery by Douglas W. Schmidt, costumes by Jane Greenwood, and lighting by Tharon Musser.The original cast included Mia Farrow (Phoebe Craddock), Anthony Perkins (Jason Carmichael), Carole Cook (Blanche Dailey), Holly Palance (Allison St. James), Greg Mullavey (Leo Janowitz), and Deborah May (Kate Mallory). Benay Venuta and Keith Baxter were replacements later.

In 1983, Slade adapted his play for a feature film directed by Arthur Hiller.

Romantic Comedy (1983 film)

Romantic Comedy is a 1983 American film starring Dudley Moore and Mary Steenburgen, directed by Arthur Hiller. The screenplay by Bernard Slade is based on his 1979 play of the same title.

Romantic Comedy (2010 film)

Romantic Comedy is a 2010 Turkish romantic comedy film, directed by Ketche, about three close friends who live very different lives. The film, which went on nationwide general release across Turkey on , was one of the highest grossing Turkish films of 2010.

Usage examples of "romantic comedy".

She's not above love-foolishness, but she gives to the romantic comedy a sturdy foundation.

It was like living the perfect Hollywood movie, the kind of romantic comedy that ended with two complete opposites in each other's arms, locked in a kiss.

The kind of romantic comedy that ended way before the divorce two years later, Divorce.

The plot's got all the contrivance of a 1940s romantic comedy, but it's spiced throughout with the wit that's made Willis a favorite convention toastmistress.

Or the dog in the officein the touching romantic comedy: take her glasses off and she's a goer.

Brooke Greer, a screenwriter greatly esteemed within her genre, the action adventure-romantic comedy, also a person of remarkable wit, insight, and bodily charm, and as he sped homeward down the handsome stretch of the Pacific Coast Highway below the Malibu Canyon exit he yielded to an uncharacteristically edgy spell of gloom.

The in-flight movie appears to be yet another romantic comedy about a harried young career woman who finds love in a completely unexpected place.

He really wanted to catch the new Schwarzenegger flick, and he was very much afraid that Ana was going to opt for the fluffy romantic comedy in theater two.