Boy meets girl. Boy stalks girl. Girl ... falls in love with boy? This progression doesn't make any sense, but it's the basic premise behind some of the most popular romantic comedies in existence. Need proof? Here's exhibit A.
When you really get down to it, all movies reveal themselves to be formulaic; not just rom coms. If your movie features a beautiful person disguised as an ugly person, for instance, you're basically guaranteed an Oscar. That's not our only hot tip for Oscar awards, though.
And what's with manic pixie dream girls? You know the type a beautiful woman/free spirit, probably plays the ukulele? These women only exist in movies for a reason. This is where they'd end up in real life.
Yikes. We don't want to stick around to find out what lesson 2 is.