Manuscript Monday

PhotobucketWhen my hero in “Gimme Shelter” shows up on the heroine’s doorstep, she’s curled up on the couch in her pajamas, eating popcorn, watching a favorite romantic comedy.  The problem is, I can’t decide which romantic comedy she should be watching.

Going through my mental list of personal favorites, I thought…

Miss Congeniality?  Morning Glory?  Pretty Woman?  Made of Honor?  When in Rome?

There are almost too many to choose from! :prettylights

But then I got to a point where the hero sat down to finish watching the movie with her, and I wanted this to make the heroine nervous because there was a…questionable scene coming up. Maybe a hot & steamy love scene that she’d be afraid would give the hero—& herself :wink —ideas. Or something a little raunchy that would be embarrassing to watch in I-just-met-you mixed company.

The only one I could think of to fit the bill is The Ugly Truth.  The dinner scene where Katherine Heigl is wearing the “extra special” undies Gerard Butler gave her. :neener   But I’m not 100% sure that’s the movie I want to mention.

What do you guys think? Is that a good one, or do you have a few better suggestions for me?


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  1. Mary Kirkland says:

    I’m no help. I haven’t seen that one. The only ones I’ve seen are Pretty Woman and Miss Congeniality. But my favorite romantic comedy is Ever After: A Cinderella Story. It had funny parts. I don’t watch to many Romantic Comedies, so I’m not really being helpful. lol

    • Heidi says:

      Oh, I love Ever After! Not sure it would work here for the embarrassing/risque note, but it is a fab film!

      And I’m behind, too, actually. Plus, a lot of movies other people think are so great, I don’t enjoy. :peekaboo Not that I have to like the movie to mention it, I just need to be familiar enough to describe a scene so others recognize it. :happynewyear

  2. Jessica Lemmon says:

    My naughty pick would be Original Sin, but if that’s too obscure, I think that the scene in Must Love Dogs where they’re driving all over town looking for an open store to buy condoms would be funny. Especially is the hero was like, “happened to me once.” 😉

    • Heidi says:

      I think I’ve actually seen Original Sin (if it’s the one I’m thinking about) but didn’t like it much. 🙁

      I did like Must Love Dogs, but can’t remember it! :ahhh May need a rewatch, cuz that sounds like it could be funny! Would also be appropriate for my animal-tastic story. :reindeer

  3. Jessica Lemmon says:

    PS – BRAVO on the hunk of the month. I love me some Daryl! :mistletoe

  4. Nancy Owens says:

    When Harry Met Sally ~ loved the scene in the cafe.

  5. Laura J. says:

    I was thinking When Harry Met Sally too.

    But since this won’t be out until June there is a scene in Silver Linings Playbook (yes, I’ve seen it twice and yes I’ll see it again cause there are 3 more theaters in my area that I haven’t seen it in yet–of course any more than that would be kind of creepy–hopefully by then it will be out on DVD—but I digress)….Anyway there is a part where the “hero” is walking the “heroine” home (let’s just say she likes sex-alot) and tells the hero if he wants to go back to her place it’s not part of the house so no one will know (wink-wink) and that he can F–K her if he wants but he has to turn the light off because he’s wearing an Eagles shirt and she hates football.

    It’s kind of a tense moment, but very funny because of the “dry wit” of both the characters who both have “issues”.

    Then there is the “dance scene(s)–the last one is the best, but the ones leading up to it have some very funny moments. :neener

    If you need me to go get some research on it for you, just let me know. *sigh* It will be tough to watch Brad (again), but I’ll do it for you. :orny

  6. Laura J. says:

    One more….
    Bull Durham That’s got some good scenes.

  7. Sasha H says:

    :cheers The Ugly Truth sounds like a good choice but I also loved that rom com featuring Ryan Gosling as the hot guy who helps an older guy fibd his mojo after getting separated from his high school sweetheart

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