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List Rules Best movies about - and enjoyed by - girls and women

List of the greatest chick flicks ever, ranked by fans and casual critics like you. The best girl movies are those which we've all seen 100 times and can recite line by line, and they're among the most rewatchable movies of all time. While the "chick flick" genre can be hard to define, most films with this moniker share at least a few common characteristics. First and foremost, they appeal to women – especially younger women or teens, which means they feature strong female characters in familial or romantic relationships. Be sure to vote for your favorites, and vote down any movies that you don't think qualify as a "chick flick."

Any list of the best chick flicks would have to include one of the most romantic films of all time, Titanic. The tragic love story of Jack and Rose is timeless. Other chick flick dramas that deserve spots on this list include Steel Magnolias, Beaches, and yes, Thelma & Louise. And of course, The Notebook deserves a spot (or two, or five). One thing all of these chick flick dramas have in common: They are all serious tear jerkers. Can anyone get through The Notebook's final scene without crumpling into the fetal position in tears&

Not all of the greatest chick flicks are dramas, however. No, many of the best movies aimed at women are actually comedies -- especially romantic comedies, or "rom coms." When Harry Met Sally... is a great example (and really, almost any and all other movies starring Meg Ryan qualify), and so is Clueless. And one of the best chick flick comedy movies ever, Bridesmaids, was released in recent years. It proved, without question, that a movie about women could be rude, crude and socially unacceptable – but still hilarious and extremely popular among movie goers.

Again, be sure to vote for the top chick flicks you think are the best ever, and add any that might be missing!

Many, even most of the best romantic comedies cross over into the land of chick flicks, though many aren't quite (see: The 40 Year-Old Virgin, Wedding Crashers, and Jerry Maguire).

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Pretty Woman Julia Roberts, Richard Gere Hank Azaria

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Dirty Dancing Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey Jerry Orbach

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Mean Girls Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams Amanda Seyfried

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Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John Stockard Channing

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The Devil Wears Prada Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum Meryl Streep

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Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet Kathy Bates

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Legally Blonde Reese Witherspoon, Raquel Welch Ali Larter

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The Princess Diaries Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore Julie Andrews

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10 Things I Hate About You Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union Heath Ledger

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Clueless Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy Paul Rudd

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The Notebook Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling James Garner

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Pitch Perfect Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks Brittany Snow

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Miss Congeniality Sandra Bullock, William Shatner Michael Caine

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Easy A Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes Aly Michalka

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13 Going on 30 Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson Mark Ruffalo

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A Cinderella Story Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge Chad Michael Murray

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Sweet Home Alabama Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey Dakota Fanning

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The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright André the Giant

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Love Actually Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert Liam Neeson

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Mamma Mia! Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep Pierce Brosnan

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The Proposal Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds Betty White

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Breakfast at Tiffany's Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney Mel Blanc

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A Walk to Remember Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller Daryl Hannah

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Notting Hill Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin Mischa Barton

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Sleepless in Seattle Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan Rosie O'Donnell

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Freaky Friday Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis Mark Harmon

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When Harry Met Sally... Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal Carrie Fisher

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P.S. I Love You Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank Judy Garland

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Pride and Prejudice Laurence Olivier, Greer Garson Maureen O'Sullivan

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Gone with the Wind Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh Olivia de Havilland

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50 First Dates Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler Dan Aykroyd

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Never Been Kissed Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore James Franco

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27 Dresses Katherine Heigl, Malin Åkerman Krysten Ritter

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The Sound of Music Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer Eleanor Parker

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Steel Magnolias Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton Sally Field

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin Joey Fatone

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Father of the Bride Steve Martin, Diane Keaton Martin Short

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Bridesmaids Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm Kristen Wiig

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My Girl Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin Dan Aykroyd

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She's the Man Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum Jessica Lucas

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Enchanted Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon Julie Andrews

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Ever After Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston Dougray Scott

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The Holiday Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz Kate Winslet

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My Best Friend's Wedding Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts Paul Giamatti

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Sixteen Candles John Cusack, Molly Ringwald Joan Cusack

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Ghost Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg Patrick Swayze

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You've Got Mail Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan Sara Ramirez

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Thelma & Louise Brad Pitt, Susan Sarandon Geena Davis

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Little Women Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale Claire Danes

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