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How ‘When Harry Met Sally’ Created the Modern Rom-Com

The birth of a very lucrative movie formula

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Like them or not, the romantic comedy genre is a powerful one. And all modern rom-coms can trace their roots back to one film: When Harry Met Sally.

This genre has also become a big moneymaker. It’s the reason studios will always turn to the rom-com: they’re inexpensive to…

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