New study ranks romcoms in all 50 states


(WEHT)- Kentuckians can’t get enough of How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days while Hoosiers prefer Jerry Maguire and Illinoisans love Sixteen Candles, according to a recent survey from Comparitech.

Using data from Google Trends, the survey finds that Americans have a fairly wide taste in romantic comedies. Classics like My Girl Friday and 1984’s Sixteen Candles are popular nationwide, though more recent movies like Crazy Rich Asians are also popular.

According to the survey, romantic comedies are especially popular in Alaska, Maine, Utah, and Vermont.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 12, 2020)

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