These days you can see romantic movies/series every day from your television to your nearby theater; all the films come under the category of ‘Chick Flick’. So what does chick flick means, well chick has often been used synonymously for romcoms, high-school dramas, teenagers romance movies/series of coming of age movies with the ample of glamour in it. But by definition ‘Chick Flick’ would mean that a type of movie/series which generally appeals to young women.
As cinema evolved throughout the years, chick flick genre evolved too. Today, not just this genre is massively popular and gained a lot of traction, but moreover, it is interesting to watch. As of nowadays this genre is not just typically about teen romance or heart-breaks but has a deeper connection to the viewer. If you are the type of person who likes movies/series like these when it is about the rich girl, poor boy, and their tragedy or about the drama which revolves around romance, then we have got you covered. This article will cover 12 different chick flick movies/series which are available of Netflix, as Netflix has become the hub for girls who like these movies/series or for those men who are in touch with their feminine side.
12. Don’t Trust the B_ _ _ _ In Apartment 23
‘Don’t Trust the B_ _ _ _ In Apartment 23’ is an American television sitcom which is created by Nahnatchka Khan and starring Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker, Liza Lapira, Michael Blaiklock, and Eric Andre. This series follows June Colburn who moves to New York City from a small village in Indiana to pursue her dream job- until she finds out as that job no longer exists. She moves in with a bon vivant party girl named Chloe.
Chloe keeps her apartment by inviting her roommate to move in and then asking the rent upfront and then she would act outrageously until that roommate moves out and she makes a profit. But June proves difficult to her as she was not moving out, and when June reverses Chloe’s latest attempt to eject her unexpectedly, they end up having an unlikely friendship. This series is filled with spiciness and masala, and this series will provide a huge amount of laughter. Therefore, catch the two seasons on Netflix now!
11. When We First Met
‘When We First Met’ is a 2018 American romantic comedy film which is directed by Ari Sandel and written by John Whittington. This movie stars Adam DeVine, Alexandra Daddario, Shelley Henning, Andrew Bachelor, and Robbie Amell. This movie revolves around two characters Noah and Avery. Noah who gets friend-zoned after the first by Avery, the girl of his dream.
After three years, he gets a chance to travel back in time and change that night (over and over again) to win Avery back. But later on, as he tries harder and harder, he comes to know that Avery is not meant for her. This movie is overall humane, funny and down-to-earth, but it is heartbreaking too. But overall anyone who is looking for a chick flick movie will love this movie.
10. Love Alarm
Love alarm is a television series that is based on the interactive social media world and tells us how dependent we are. Love Alarm is an eye-opener series and this portrays a clear image of how technology is affecting our concepts of love and romance and how they are getting twisted and turned.
The synopsis is based on an app that tells if there is someone who loves you which is in the vicinity of 10 meters and the story also revolves around a girl named Kim Jo-jo. This series is also available on Netflix and interesting to binge-watch as it only has 8 episodes.
9. Life Sentence
‘Life Sentence’ (stylized as L!fe Sentence) is an American comedy-drama television series which is created by Erin Cardillo and Richard Keith. This series stars Lucy Hale, Elliot Knight, Jayson Blair, and Brooke Lyons. This series tells a tale of a girl named Stella Abbott who finds that she has terminal cancer but later on she is cured. But she has to face consequences for the task she did.
She is now going to have to learn to live with those choices and she made these choices as she thought to “live like she was dying”. As she adjusts to her post-cancer world, she learns how her husband and family must also deal with the self-destructive choices they made to help Stella enjoy what they thought was her final year. This series is just fun to watch from start to end and is highly recommended.
8. Sleeping With Other People
‘Sleeping with Other People’ is a 2015 American romantic comedy film which is directed and written by Leslye Headland. This film stars Jason Sudeikis, Alison Brie, Natasha Lyonne, Amanda Peet, and Adam Scott. This movie tells the tale of two characters named Allison Brie and Jason Sudeikis who team up to portray two serial cheaters that cannot maintain a relationship.
Later on, as time passes they meet each other after twelve years and realizes that how many problems they have in their relationship life, although they want to be friends with each other but they find out that they are falling for each other. This movie is a smart romantic comedy and has a tremendous chemistry between the character. This movie is one of the underrated films on Netflix, but it is worthwhile watching.
7. Memories of the Alhambra
Memories of the Alhambra is a 2018 South Korean television series, starring Hyun Bin and Park Shin Hye. This television series is one of the most highly rated show which is created in Korea. This is a great example to show that how Korean cinema and television industry in increasing day by day and month by month and by this it is grasping a new audience which is not only Korean but the people all around the world. The series’ Memories of the Alhambra’ is a story of the CEO named Jung Se-Joo, who owns the investment company and visits Spain in search of the game company he is interested in.
When he reaches Grenada, Spain. He immediately goes to visit the developer of the VR game as he is interested in. When he reaches his destination Jung finds out that the developer is not at home. Therefore, he decides to stay in a hostel for a while until the developer comes back. The hostel was owned by Jung Hee-Joo, Jung Se-Joo’s sister. As time passes Joo starts to realize that the life he lives is starting to fade away which is the line between reality and the virtual life that comes closer and closer. Memories of the Alhambra is the show which put viewer tangled into the story as this is one of the unique story you will see.
6. Jane the Virgin
‘Jane the Virgin’ is an American romantic dramedy and satirical telenovela which is developed by Jennie Snyder Urman. This series stars Gina Rodriguez, Andrea Navedo, Yael Grobglas, Justin Baldoni and Ivonne Coll. This movie tells the tale of the character named Jane (played by Gina Rodriguez) who is a religious young Latina who is a waitress in a hotel in Miami. Her life takes a big turn for the unexpected when her doctor (Dr. Luisa Alver) mistakenly artificially inseminates her during her checkup.
After a while, she (Jane) discovers that she is pregnant, but she is a virgin. This act takes a whole different path and turns out to be a bizarre story but a love triangle between her journey as a mom, and rib-tickling humor, this light is show overall is ideal after a stressful day.
5. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
‘To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before’ is a 2018 American teen romance film which is directed by Susan Johnson and written by Sofia Alvarez. This film stars Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Madeleine Arthur and many more amazing crew which makes this movie amazing. This Netflix Netflix Original revolves around the girl named Lara Jean who is a high school teenager who is reluctant to form a permanent relationship.
She usually writs love letters to her crushes but she never posts them or gets them mailed. Lara’s sister Kitty, looking at the plight of her sister, posts all the letters to those crushes and this results in awkwardness later in the movie. But only one of the crush can be with Lara. This movie overall cheeky and have a fresh take on teenage love. This movie is highly recommended.
‘After’ movie is inspired and taken from an adult fictional novel which is also named After the same as the movie title, hence the name and is written by Anna Todd and this movie is directed by Jenny Gage. This movie portrays a life of a student who is in college and how it feels to be a freshman in college and what are the things you have to experience (these experiences are not the same for all people it may vary). ‘After’ is the story of the proper girl named.
Tessa Young who has done everything in her life perfectly as she is a prim girl. During this time, she meets Hardin Scott who forces her to change her life and to live more openly. This movie has lots of ups and downs. This movie also creates sexual tension between these characters as this movie was picked from the adult novel. This movie is a must-watch film. Therefore, grab some popcorn and watch this amazing movie
3. Drop Dead Diva
‘Drop Dead Diva’ is an American legal comedy-drama/fantasy television series which is created by Josh Berman. This series stars Brooke Elliott, Margaret Cho, April Bowlby, and Kate Levering. This series have 6 seasons and in total 78 episodes. this series is about an aspiring model who dies in a road accident but she comes back to life.
She comes back to life in a plus-size lawyer. This series is very Ekta Kapoor, but so entertaining. She gets her lessons in intelligence, body-issues and many things she didn’t get when she was thin. This series teaches us how body-shaming is bad and many other things. This is a must-watch series too.
2. The Fault In Our Stars
‘The Fault In Our Stars’ is a 2014 American romantic drama film which is one of the best romantic ever created in my opinion. This movie is taken from the novel ‘The Fault In Our Stars’, hence the name of the movie and the novel is written by John Green. This film stars amazing actors like Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. The synopsis of this movie is heartwarming and can make any tough cookie cry as it is one of the most emotional movies.
‘The Fault In Our Stars’ is the story about a girl named Hazel Grace Lancaster who is sixteen years old and is suffering from cancer. The summary of this movie will cover nothing as the whole is filled with emotion and cannot be described in mere summary. All we can say is just watch the movie and fell this film to the fullest. This movie shows us how love and life can change everything and also tells the tale of the lovers who are suffering from cancer.
1. Always Be My Maybe
‘Always Be My Maybe’ is a 2019 American romantic comedy film which is directed by Nahnatchka Khan (second movie by this director in this list). This movie stars Randall Park and Ali Wong as main characters. This movie tells a sweet story of two childhood sweethearts who were neighbors and their names were Sasha Tran and Marcus Kim both played by the actors mentioned above. Sasha would often come to Marcus’ house for dinner and they both did every activity together. But one day they got in a fight and after that, they never spoke to each other.
Later on, after 16 years when Sasha is a successful chef and Marcus is a musician in a local band they both met each other. Will they be together? or what will happen now? These are interesting questions to answer. Furthermore, Keanu Reeves also has a special role in this, therefore, keep a watch.