The Greatest Chick Flicks

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List Criteria: 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 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hank Azaria

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    Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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    Mean Girls is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Lindsay Lohan, Rachel McAdams, Amanda Seyfried

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    Grease is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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    The Devil Wears Prada is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Meryl Streep

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    Titanic is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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    Legally Blonde is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Reese Witherspoon, Raquel Welch, Ali Larter

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    10 Things I Hate About You is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union, Heath Ledger

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    Clueless is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

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    The Princess Diaries is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Anne Hathaway, Mandy Moore, Julie Andrews

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    Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow

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    Miss Congeniality is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Sandra Bullock, William Shatner, Michael Caine

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    The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    13 Going on 30 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Jennifer Garner, Ashley Benson, Mark Ruffalo

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    Easy A is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Emma Stone, Amanda Bynes, Aly Michalka

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    A Cinderella Story is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge, Chad Michael Murray

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    Mamma Mia! is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Amanda Seyfried, Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan

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    The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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    Breakfast at Tiffany's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Mel Blanc

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    A Walk to Remember is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

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    Sweet Home Alabama is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning

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    Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson

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    Freaky Friday is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Lindsay Lohan, Jamie Lee Curtis, Mark Harmon

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    The Proposal is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White

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    P.S. I Love You is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Gerard Butler, Hilary Swank, Judy Garland

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    50 First Dates is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dan Aykroyd

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    Never Been Kissed is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore, James Franco

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    27 Dresses is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Katherine Heigl, Malin Åkerman, Krysten Ritter

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    Pride and Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Laurence Olivier, Greer Garson, Maureen O'Sullivan

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    Gone with the Wind is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh, Olivia de Havilland

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    The Sound of Music is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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    Notting Hill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Mischa Barton

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    When Harry Met Sally... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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    Sleepless in Seattle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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    You've Got Mail is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sara Ramirez

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    My Big Fat Greek Wedding is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Nia Vardalos, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone

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    Father of the Bride is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Steve Martin, Diane Keaton, Martin Short

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    Steel Magnolias is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Julia Roberts, Dolly Parton, Sally Field

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    The Holiday is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet

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    She's the Man is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lucas

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    Ever After is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Drew Barrymore, Anjelica Huston, Dougray Scott

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    Little Women is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Kirsten Dunst, Christian Bale, Claire Danes

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    Bridesmaids is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Rose Byrne, Jon Hamm, Kristen Wiig

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    John Tucker Must Die is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Jenny McCarthy, Sophia Bush, Brittany Snow

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    My Girl is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks

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    Jamie Lee Curtis, Macaulay Culkin, Dan Aykroyd

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    Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack

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    Ghost is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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    Enchanted is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Amy Adams, Susan Sarandon, Julie Andrews

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    Bridget Jones's Diary is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth

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    My Best Friend's Wedding is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Chick Flicks


    Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts, Paul Giamatti

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