You Complete Me: The Rom-com Quiz
by Staff
Love is in the air -- or at least on the screen. But do you know the difference between a meet-cute and a match made in heaven?

What is Rom-Com short for?

  • Roman commander
  • romantic comedy
  • read-only memory communication

Let’s continue with the Meg Ryan/Tom Hanks theme. Most of us know about their Rom-Com fame from films like "Sleepless in Seattle" and "You’ve Got Mail." Name a third film they starred in together.

  • "Splash"
  • "Kate and Leopold"
  • "Joe Versus the Volcano"

Before Meg was paired up with Tom Hanks, she met her match with another brunette bachelor in "When Harry Met Sally." Who was he?

  • Andy Garcia
  • Alec Baldwin
  • Billy Crystal

What do you call the contrived and unlikely meeting between potential love interests in a romantic comedy?

  • awk-gawk
  • meet-cute
  • love-shove

Which Emmy-winning television Rom-Com includes an episode where the main characters are trapped in the bathroom on Valentine’s Day?

  • "Friends"
  • "Mad About You"
  • "The Nanny"

What is the highest-grossing Rom-Com film to date?

  • "Pretty Woman"
  • "Sleepless in Seattle"
  • "My Big Fat Greek Wedding"

Which of these romantic comedies was based on Shakespeare’s "The Taming of the Shrew?"

  • "10 Things I Hate About You"
  • "The Princess Bride"
  • "Love Actually"

Which classic Rom-Com film stars Cary Grant and Katherine Hepburn?

  • "His Girl Friday"
  • "Bringing Up Baby"
  • "Desk Set"

Name the "All in the Family" star who went on to direct many well-known romantic comedies.

  • Sally Struthers
  • Rob Reiner
  • Carroll O’Connor

Romantic leads use many techniques to sweep a lady off her feet. Which of these films features an actor playing a piece of music that he composed himself?

  • "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
  • "Music and Lyrics"
  • "Pretty Woman"

Which real-life Rom-Com couple has been together since 1983?

  • Carrie Fisher and Bruno Kirby
  • Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks
  • Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn

Other romantic comedies have reflected real life, too. Which Rom-Com writer’s quirky eating habits were included in one of the films she penned?

  • Elizabeth Meriwether
  • Nora Ephron
  • Kirsten Smith

Here’s another example of life imitating art. "Four Weddings and a Funeral" writer Richard Curtis was inspired to write the film when he realized he’d attended a ridiculous amount of weddings in 10 years. How many did he go to?

  • 49
  • 72
  • 103

Name the charming Rom-Com that featured the now-famous phrase "As you wish."

  • "The Princess Bride"
  • "Ever After: A Cinderella Story"
  • "Mirror, Mirror"

Which Rom-Com sitcom starred a female rap singer?

  • "Girlfriends"
  • "Living Single"
  • "All of Us"

Which adorably awkward Rom-Com character runs into her love interest (or one of them, anyway) at a tarts and vicars party?

  • Sally Albright
  • Bridget Jones
  • Vivian Ward

Which televised romantic comedy coined the pick-up line "How you doin'?"

  • "King of Queens"
  • "How I Met Your Mother"
  • "Friends"

Some romantic leads move from film to television. Which star of "Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist" transitioned to a Rom-Com sitcom following his or her silver screen acclaim?

  • Michael Cera
  • Kat Dennings
  • Ari Graynor

Which Brit-Lit Rom-Com author created the popular book and film character Rebecca Bloomwood?

  • Helen Fielding
  • Jane Green
  • Sophie Kinsella

This quiz won’t be complete until you can tell us which romantic comedy character said "You complete me."

  • Mark Darcy
  • Jerry Maguire
  • Harry Burns