There's no doubt, The 40-Year-Old Virgin is hilarious, but did you know it was also considered a romantic comedy?

Apparently, Rotten Tomatoes believes it to be so, and House Method used the critical aggregator to come up with a list of the most popular romantic comedies by state.

Believe it or not, The 40-Year-Old Virgin is Illinois' Most Popular Romantic Comedy of the Century according to House Method.

Steve Carell's first star turn scores big with a tender treatment of its titular underdog, using raunchy but realistically funny comedy to connect with adult audiences.

Illinois isn't alone when it comes to how much we love The 40-Year-Old Virgin. It was also the top choice in 18 other states including Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri.

In case you were wondering, Wisconsin's Most Popular Romantic Comedy of the Century is Bridesmaids.

House Method
House Method

What is your favorite Romantic Comedy of the past 20 years or so? Tell us!

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