Sep 12, 2018 in Research

Comparison/ Contrast of Romantic Movies

Romantic comedies are type of movies that contain both romance and humor in them. Despite the fact that they base on relationship issues, they use comedy to deliver the message. The recently watched romantic comedies are Better with You and Perfect Couples. This paper compares and contrasts these two romantic comedies. 


Firstly, both movies have a humorous and happy ending. Watching the movies, the lovers in the movies undergo ups and downs in their relationships. This involves quarreling and even breaking. This clearly indicates that the relationships are not smooth in both movies creating a similarity. Moreover, another similarity comes out at the end of the movies that is humorous and happy ending. After going through the hard times, both movies end while the partners are in happy relationships. 

Secondly, both movies try to show that true love exists. The two movies almost have the same story line trying to show the existence of true love. This is evident in the movies in various occasions. Notably, the main occasion is where the couples meet up, have a heated argument and separate only to reunite afterwards. This indicates the existence of true love since they reunite even after an argument. 


The main difference between the two movies is the use of characters in the movie. While Better with You has many characters playing various roles, Perfect Couples decided to use economy of characters. Economy of characters is where a movie or a book only uses a handful characters to play various roles. Better with You has many characters assigned to play specific roles giving them an easier task and enabling one understands the movie easily. However, the Perfect Couples seems complicated since the characters are few and play different roles on different occasions. 

In conclusion, romantic comedies are love oriented movies whereby they deliver the message using humor. The two romantic comedies, Better with You and Perfect Couples have both similarities and differences as discussed. 

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