Real lessons in love you can learn from the movies

Feb 14, Yahoo

Four Weddings and a Funeral
Lesson: Don't be afraid to mingle at weddings
While making the scene at a string of weddings with his best pals, lovably bumbling Brit Hugh Grant meets a sweet (but kind of dull) American girl and then proceeds to lose her and get her back repeatedly. Next time you dread buying a gift and suiting up for a wedding, look at the bright side, your bland and beautiful soul mate might be seated at your table!

Say Anything
Lesson: Do make a grand romantic gesture
Sure the trench coat looks a little stalker-ish now but, who can forget John Cusack as Lloyd Dobler the ultimate slacker cutie holding a boom-box (yes, it was the '80s) over his head blasting Peter Gabriel's "In Your Eyes" outside his beloved Diane Court's (Ione Skye) house. That dude was willing to do whatever it took to get his woman back. It was bold, a little bit goofy, and it worked.

When Harry Met Sally
Lesson: Don't rule out an old friend
In this classic romantic comedy Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal look everywhere for love but with each other. Their friendship is contentious, sometimes sulky, but it's consistent. They are always there for each other (even during her bad perm and shoulder-pads phase). As is always true in this genre, they have to lose each other before they realize what's right under their noses: true love!

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