Best chick flicks of all time

by SheKnows
Mar 12, 2014 at 4:10 p.m. ET
What it's about: Bianca Stratford is not allowed to date until her older sister, deemed “undateable,” gets a boyfriend.
Our fave quote: “There's a difference between like and love. Because, I like my Skechers, but I love my Prada backpack.”

1 /43: He's Just Not That Into You

1/43 :He's Just Not That Into You

What it's about: Men are a different breed. Three women realize that trying to find the motives behind their behavior is almost impossible.
Our fave quote: “How stupid is it that a girl has to wait for a guy's call anyway, right?”

2 /43: Ghost

2/43 :Ghost

What it's about: After Sam is murdered he must try to communicate to his wife, Molly, to warn her of the danger she is in.
Our fave quote: “I'm Henry VIII, I am. Henry VIII I am, I am. I got married to the widow next door. She's been married seven times before.”

3 /43: Dirty Dancing

3/43 :Dirty Dancing

What it's about: Baby becomes a good girl gone bad when she falls for Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze) who teaches her how to dance.
Our fave quote: “Me? I'm scared of everything. I'm scared of what I saw, I'm scared of what I did, of who I am; and most of all, I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I'm with you.”

4 /43: Dear John

4/43 :Dear John

What it's about: John and Savannah spend an unforgettable summer together until distance tests their love.
Our fave quote: “Two weeks together, that's all it took. Two weeks for me to fall in love with you.”

5 /43: Charlie's Angels

5/43 :Charlie's Angels

What it's about: Drew Barrymore, Cameron Diaz and Lucy Liu make up a kick-ass trio in this action-packed film.
Our fave quote: “Never send a man to do a woman's job.”

6 /43: Bridget Jones' Diary

6/43 :Bridget Jones' Diary

What it's about: Bridget Jones records the victories and failures of her attempts to change her life and find a man in this British comedy.
Our fave quote: “It is a truth universally acknowledged that when one part of your life starts going okay, another falls spectacularly to pieces.”

7 /43: Bridesmaids

7/43 :Bridesmaids

What it's about: For maid-of-honor Annie, the road to her best friend’s wedding is an interesting adventure filled with food poisoning, karaoke, puppies and bleached buttholes.
Our fave quote: "You told me not to bleach my butthole, and I did it anyway, and now I love my new bleached butthole!”

8 /43: Breakfast at Tiffany's

8/43 :Breakfast at Tiffany's

What it's about: Audrey Hepburn stars as a charming, high-class woman afraid of commitment.
Our fave quote: “I'm like cat here, a no-name slob. We belong to nobody, and nobody belongs to us. We don't even belong to each other.”

9 /43: Crazy Stupid Love

9/43 :Crazy Stupid Love

What it's about: Cal’s wife divorces him after 20 years of marriage and tries to move on. Jacob, a young bachelor, helps him do just that.
Our fave quote: “The war between the sexes is over. We won the second women started doing pole dancing for exercise.”

10 /43: Beaches

10/43 :Beaches

What it's about: Two girls meet under a New Jersey boardwalk and develop an unlikely friendship that lasts a lifetime.
Our fave quote: “I don't give a sh*t about the sun! I'm here because it's peaceful, that's why!”

11 /43: 500 Days of Summer

11/43 :500 Days of Summer

What it's about: A man falls for a woman who doesn’t believe in love. His infatuation with her drives him to make her believe in romance.
Our fave quote: “I love her smile. I love her hair. I love her knees. I love how she licks her lips before she talks. I love her heart-shaped birthmark on her neck. I love it when she sleeps.”

12 /43: 50 First Dates

12/43 :50 First Dates

What it's about: A bachelor who doesn’t believe in commitment finally meets the girl of his dreams. One problem: She can’t remember him.
Our fave quote: “All I know about walruses is that out of all mammals, they have the second-largest penis. I have the first.”

13 /43: 13 Going on 30

13/43 :13 Going on 30

What it's about: Thirteen-year-old Jenna Rink is in a hurry to grow up — until she literally turns 30 overnight.
Our fave quote: “You are rude and mean and sloppy and frizzy — and I don't like you at all.”

14 /43: Breakfast at Tiffany's

14/43 :Breakfast at Tiffany's

What it's about: Audrey Hepburn stars as a charming, high-class woman afraid of commitment.
Our fave quote: (to an albino man) “I'm like cat here, a no-name slob. We belong to nobody, and nobody belongs to us. We don't even belong to each other.”

15 /43: Leap Year

15/43 :Leap Year

What it's about: Anna Brady is impatient after her boyfriend of four years still hasn’t proposed. Following an Irish tradition, she decides to take matters into her own hands and propose to him.
Our fave quote: “May you never steal, lie, or cheat, but if you must steal, then steal away my sorrows, and if you must lie, lie with me all the nights of my life, and if you must cheat, then please cheat death because I couldn't live a day without you. Cheers!”

16 /43: Little Women

16/43 :Little Women

What it's about: While their father is away at war, four sisters and their mother are brought closer together through struggles of the mid-19th century life.
Our fave quote: “I don't wanna die. I've never even been kissed. I've waited my whole to be kissed, and what if I miss it?”

17 /43: Love Actually

17/43 :Love Actually

What it's about: During the Christmas season, love is in the air, but not all love is the same.
Our fave quote: “Hiya, kids. Here is an important message from your Uncle Bill: Don't buy drugs. Become a pop star, and they give you them for free!”

18 /43: My Best Friend's Wedding

18/43 :My Best Friend's Wedding

What it's about: Julianne Potter comes to the realization that she’s in love with her best friend — just after he gets engaged to another woman.
Our fave quote: “He's got you on a pedestal and me in his arms.”

19 /43: Notting Hill

19/43 :Notting Hill

What it's about: Unsuccessful bookstore owner meets famous actress and, of course, falls in love in the most unexpected way.
Our fave quote: “After all... I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.”

20 /43: Now & Then

20/43 :Now & Then

What it's about: Four best friends flashback to 1970 and the summer of first kisses, padded bras, bicycle adventures and the beginning of an endless friendship.
Our fave quote: “All women have a garden, and a garden needs a big hose to water it... or a small hose... as long as it works.”

21 /43: P.S. I Love You

21/43 :P.S. I Love You

What it's about: A young widow mourns the death of her husband. His messages to her helps her to move on.
Our fave quote: “We’re all traveling through time together, everyday of our lives. All we can do is do our best to relish this remarkable ride.”

22 /43: Pretty Woman

22/43 :Pretty Woman

What it's about: A Cinderella story with a twist, starring a lawyer and a prostitute.
Our fave quote: “I appreciate this whole seduction thing you've got going on here, but let me give you a tip: I'm a sure thing.”

23 /43: Pride & Prejudice

23/43 :Pride & Prejudice

What it's about: Based on Jane Austen’s novel, this rebellious love story will steal your heart.
Our fave quote: “Only the deepest love will persuade me into matrimony, which is why I will end up an old maid.”

24 /43: Romeo + Juliet

24/43 :Romeo + Juliet

What it's about: A modern twist on Shakespeare’s classic, starring a young Leonardo DiCaprio.
Our fave quote: “And when I shall die, take him and cut him up in little stars, and he will make the face of heaven so fine that all the world will fall in love with night and pay no worship to the garish sun.”

25 /43: Sex and the City

25/43 :Sex and the City

What it's about: Carrie Bradshaw and Mr. Big are finally getting married, or maybe not…
Our fave quote: “They say nothing lasts forever; dreams change, trends come and go, but friendships never go out of style.”

26 /43: Shakespeare In Love

26/43 :Shakespeare In Love

What it's about: A fictional story of a forbidden love affair between William Shakespeare and Lady Viola.
Our fave quote: “You will never age for me, nor fade, nor die.”

27 /43: Sixteen Candles

27/43 :Sixteen Candles

What it's about: Sam Baker’s family forgets her birthday, and the love of her life doesn’t even realize she exists. Awkward high school drama doesn’t get better than this.
Our fave quote: “I really love Rudy. He is totally enamored of me. I mean, I've had men who've loved me before, but not for six months in a row.”

28 /43: Sleepless in Seattle

28/43 :Sleepless in Seattle

What it's about: A call to a national radio show brings Annie Reed and Sam Baldwin together in this magical story.
Our fave quote: “Destiny is something we've invented because we can't stand the fact that everything that happens is accidental.”

29 /43: Steel Magnolias

29/43 :Steel Magnolias

What it's about: Based on a true story of a group of friends in a small town beauty parlor who share everything from secrets to hairspray.
Our fave quote: “Well, you know what they say: If you don't have anything nice to say about anybody, come sit by me!"

30 /43: Sweet Home Alabama

30/43 :Sweet Home Alabama

What it's about: A New York fashion designer has to return to her small southern town to finalize a divorce with her stubborn hick ex.
Our fave quote: “Nobody finds their soulmate when they're 10. I mean, where's the fun in that, right?”

31 /43: Terms of Endearment

31/43 :Terms of Endearment

What it's about: A heartfelt story of the ups and downs of a relationship between a widowed mother and her daughter.
Our fave quote: “You're just going to have to trust me about this one thing. You need a lot of drinks.”

32 /43: The Holiday

32/43 :The Holiday

What it's about: Two strangers looking for a break from love swap houses for the holiday and find unexpected romance.
Our fave quote: “I have found almost everything ever written about love to be true. Shakespeare said, "Journeys end in lovers meeting." What an extraordinary thought.”

33 /43: The Notebook

33/43 :The Notebook

What it's about: A classic love story and ultimate tearjerker. Grab the ice cream and Kleenex: Single chicks should not watch this alone.
Our fave quote: “So it's not gonna be easy. It's going to be really hard; we're gonna have to work at this everyday, but I want to do that because I want you. I want all of you, forever, everyday. You and me... everyday."

34 /43: The Princess Bride

34/43 :The Princess Bride

What it's about: A fairy-tale story of revenge, desire and romance.
Our fave quote: "Since the invention of the kiss, there have been five kisses that were rated the most passionate, the most pure. This one left them all behind.”

35 /43: The Proposal

35/43 :The Proposal

What it's about: Andrew Paxton works for the demanding and power-hungry Margaret Tate at a New York publishing company. The tables are turned when marrying Andrew is Margaret’s only way out of deportation.
Our fave quote: “I have never farted in front of him. Nor will I ever fart in front of him.”

36 /43: The Time Traveler's Wife

36/43 :The Time Traveler's Wife

What it's about: Henry and Clare fall in love despite Henry’s unpredictable presence.
Our fave quote: “I wouldn't change one second of our life together.”

37 /43: The Vow

37/43 :The Vow

What it's about: After a tragic accident, Paige cannot remember her husband, Leo. He fights to win her love and struggles to help her remember who she is.
Our fave quote: “I vow to help you love life, to always hold you with tenderness and to have the patience that love demands, to speak when words are needed and to share the silence when they are not, to agree to disagree on red velvet cake, and to live within the warmth of your heart and always call it home.”

38 /43: The Wedding Singer

38/43 :The Wedding Singer

What it's about: Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore are the perfect pair in this one-of-a-kind romantic comedy.
Our fave quote: “We're living in a material world, and I am a material girl... or boy."

39 /43: Thelma & Louise

39/43 :Thelma & Louise

What it's about: Two best friends set out on a road trip that turns into an adventure they never bargained for.
Our fave quote: “If she calls, just be gentle, you know? Like you're really happy to hear from her. Like you miss her. Women love that shit.”

40 /43: Titanic

40/43 :Titanic

What it's about: A tragic story about adventure, rebellion and endless love.
Our fave quote: “Winning that ticket, Rose, was the best thing that ever happened to me... it brought me to you. And I'm thankful for that, Rose. I'm thankful. You must do me this honor. Promise me you'll survive. That you won't give up, no matter what happens, no matter how hopeless. Promise me now, Rose, and never let go of that promise."

41 /43: When Harry Met Sally

41/43 :When Harry Met Sally

What it's about: Best friends turn into friends with benefits. This is the ultimate “it’s complicated” love story.
Our fave quote: “I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.”

42 /43: Where the Heart Is

42/43 :Where the Heart Is

What it's about: A pregnant 17-year-old lives in a Wal-Mart after her boyfriend leaves her. When her daughter is born, her life begins to turn around.
Our fave quote: “Home is where your history begins. Home is where they catch you when you fall.”

43 /43: You've Got Mail

43/43 :You've Got Mail

What it's about: Online dating turns into a cyber-romance, but will it work out in reality?
Our fave quote: “I hear nothing, not even a sound on the streets of New York. Just the beat of my own heart. I have mail — from you.”