18 Of The Most Unexpectedly Dark Moments From Rom-Coms

“The ending of 50 First Dates is kind of disturbing once you really think about it. Lucy has a condition where she has no memory of events that happened after her car accident, and forgets everything that occurred the day before when she goes to sleep. She’s eventually wooed by Henry, who uses a videotape to explain what’s been going on – the ending shows them married with a daughter.

Just imagine how traumatising it would be for Lucy to not remember being pregnant, or for their child to have to be told why her mother doesn’t recognize her every morning. Rather grim for a supposed romantic comedy, right?”