When it comes to romantic comedies, New Yorkers have made their choice, and it's a little surprising. New Yorker’s favorite rom-com movie is not "The Notebook" or even "When Harry Met Sally" that was filmed in New York City!

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Nope, the top spot goes to a movie that wasn't in my top ten - "Bridget Jones's Diary." This hilarious film has captured the hearts of New Yorkers and is even the favorite in other states like Minnesota, New Jersey, and Wyoming.

How did this movie get the title of New York's numero uno rom-com? A study conducted by Looper looked at the best rom-coms according to IMDb, Google search trends, box office success, and IMDb votes and scores.

They found that "Bridget Jones's Diary" stood out above all of the rest in the Empire State. But that's not all. The study also revealed some interesting rom-com preferences in other states. "When Harry Met Sally" and "10 Things I Hate About You" are the all time favorites in the United States.

It seems like there's a pattern where opposite sides attract when it comes to rom-coms. Would you believe that "The Proposal" won the hearts of Californians, while Alaskans love "The Holiday?"

So, if you're in the mood for a romantic comedy this Valentine's Day, why not give "Bridget Jones's Diary" a try? It's a funny story that we all can relate to while bringing us some laughter. It could even bring a new appreciation for the chaos that comes with love.

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