List of the AFI’s Top Romantic Comedy Movies. In 2008 the American Film Institute honored America’s 10 greatest films in 10 classic film genres, of which Romantic Comedy was one. These were chosen from a ballot of 500 nominated films, to a jury of over 1500 leaders in the film industry. The ballot include films from 1915 to 2006. If you're looking for more recent romantic comedies check out Crazy Stupid Love and Friends With Benefits.Be sure to check out Ranker's other lists like, best pregnancy films, top honeymoon movies and the complete list of wedding movies.