We all want to live happily every after with that special someone. At times, that person can be closer than you think, hint hint ... YOUR FRIEND. On-screen romances between friends remind us that sometimes your best friend is also your soul-mate. Check out our favorite films where the transition from friends to lovers equal happy couples, but not without a little drama first.
When Harry Met Sally
Released in 1989. Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan play Harry and Sally in this movie, two college students with very strong views about two people being platonic friends. After they meet again, they explore the possibilities of staying just friends despite the fact that sex now plays a big role in the equation. The story is about how their relationship eventually blossoms into love.
Love & Basketball
Released in 2000. Monica (Sanaa Lathan), at 11 years old moves with her family to LA next door to Quincy(Omar Epps). They both have dreams of being in the NBA and WNBA before falling for each other. As the two try to reach their goals of playing professionally, they struggle with their emotions for each other throughout High School & College. As they settle into their lives, they grow apart and when they do come together again, it is a one on one basketball game with high stakes that determines the fate of their future.
The Wedding Singer
Released in 1998. Robbie (Adam Sandler), a singer, and Julia (Drew Barrymore), a waitress, are both engaged, but to the wrong people. They become friends through work and fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.
Released in 2002. Follows 2 friends since childhood, a magazine editor, Sidney (Sanaa Latham) and a hip-hop record executive, Dre (Taye Diggs), as they stumble into romantic territory.
Released in 2005. Chris Brander (Ryan Reynolds), has always been friends with Jamie Palamino (Amy Smart), but decides it is time to take his relationship to the next step. The problem is that Jamie still wants to be 'Just Friends'. When he runs away and moves to L.A., he becomes an attractive music manager, whom everyone wants. When his jet catches fire and is forced to land, when flying to Paris with his newest singing sensation, Samantha James (Anna Farris), he ends up back home. To his surprise, he encounters Jamie again, and sets out to be more than 'Just Friends' this time.