7 Swoon-Worthy Movies Chosen by Our Favorite Rom-Com Experts
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Regina King
Rom-Com Cred
Costar of the tropical bodice-ripper How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998); also played world's most encouraging wife in Jerry Maguire (1996).

Favorite Romantic Movie
Coming to America (1988)

Why It's Wonderful
"Eddie Murphy was hilarious as usual, but also charming—a modern-day Prince Charming, actually. The film isn't a typical love story, but it feels particularly special because it was one of the first times girls of color saw someone who looked like them get swept off her feet in a movie."

Best Line
"But where in New York can one find a woman with grace, elegance, taste, and culture? A woman suitable for a king?" "Queens!"