42 Most Romantic Movies - Trailers and Reviews


42 Most Romantic Movies - Trailers and Reviews
42 Most Romantic Movies - Trailers and Reviews

ROMANTIC MOVIES are my absolute favorites, I just love a good romance - don't you? To feel the emotional tug, wait breathlessly to see if love will conquer all, and use up a box of tissues in the process - what a bliss! So, if you are too looking for a good romantic movie, you will surely find quite a few on our ultimate list of 60 Most Romantic Movies ever! With the plot descriptions, mood modes, casts, ratings and reviews, you will be able to pick the most romantic movies to watch that are just right for you. Forget those crappy movie nights, when you would end up with something you wish you haven't even downloaded - with this magic list of 60 Most Romantic Movies, your every movie night will be a beautiful trip into the world of mankind's best romance. So, what are we waiting for? Let's see which romantic movies you'd like to watch today!

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The Notebook

The Notebook The Notebook is an all time favorite of everyone who loves romantic movies. This outstanding and touching love story will surely become your favorite too...

Romantic Plot: Seemingly star-crossed lovers Allie and Noah can't seem to get it together. They're deeply in love but run into trouble at every turn, thanks to meddling families and other relationships. However, the story of their love, written in the eponymous notebook, proves that it really does conquer all -- even age.
Main Cast: Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, Gena Rowlands, and James Garner.
Romantic Mood: Sad.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.7/10.
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Dirty Dancing (1987)

Dirty Dancing (1987) This movie is magic, something more than the ordinary romantic movie. Everyone who has seen Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze dance into our hearts in this movie will remember it forever...

Romantic Plot: A good girl from a well-to-do family falls in love with an older bad boy from the wrong side of the tracks. Baby (Grey) and Johnny (Swayze) reinvent the genre during one summer vacation at a posh, family friendly camp, although viewers are left wondering if they reached their happily-ever-after following their iconic dance. They do succeed in proving that love is more important than money, prestige, or reputations.
Main Cast: Jennifer Grey, Patrick Swayze, Jerry Orbach, and Kelly Bishop.
Romantic Mood: Uplifting.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.9/10.
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Titanic (1997)

Titanic (1997) There's something magic, fascinating and unforgettable about this love story. No wonder it's one of the most romantic movies of all time. Leonardo diCaprio is the poor Jack, and Kate Winslet is the rich but unhappy Rose.

**Romantic Plot:**Rich Rose and poor Jack manage to meet on the ill-fated ship, where Rose is contemplating a jump off the ship, partly due to her engagement to the incorrigible Cal. In spite of coming from two entirely different worlds, the two strike an immediate, passionate connection that survives even the worst possible tragedy.
Main Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Billy Zane, and Kathy Bates.
Mood: Tragic.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 7.4/10.
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Notting Hill (1999)

Notting Hill (1999) An easy-going romantic comedy starring Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts. She is a famous star and he's just an ordinary man, but the feelings between them are the same anyway.

Plot: Will (Grant) is a humble bookstore owner, while Anna (Roberts) is a Hollywood star with all the glitz and glamor the occupation implies. Their chance meeting sparks an instant attraction, but a secret relationship and the fame attached to Anna's bright star conspire to keep the two of them apart through a succession of ludicrous and heartbreaking situations.
Main Cast: Julia Roberts, Hugh Grant, Rhys Ifans, and Alec Baldwin.
Mood: Funny.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 7.1/10.
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Gone with the Wind (1939)

Gone with the Wind (1939) This is by far the most classic romantic movie of all time. Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh will always be remembered for their amazing characters in this movie.

Plot: On the cusp of the Civil War, Scarlett O'Hara (Leigh) conspires to get Ashley Wilkes (Leslie Howard) to marry her instead of his cousin Melanie (Olivia de Havilland), leading to an infuriating meeting with Rhett Butler (Gable), a persona non grata with an atrocious reputation. Throughout the war and its aftermath, through hasty marriages, deaths, tragedies, and triumphs, he and Scarlett are drawn together again and again, although her love for Ashley abides. Only too late does she realize rapscallion Rhett had her heart all along.
Main Cast: Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Leslie Howard, and Olivia de Havilland.
Mood: Awe-inspiring and tragic.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 8.7/10.
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Grease (1978)

Grease (1978) One of the most famous romantic movies ever without a doubt. This is a romantic film with plenty of music, plenty of dance and lots of feelings.

Plot: Danny (John Travolta) and Sandy's (Olivia Newton-John) love story begins with the classic premise of good girl meets bad boy, but from there it parts ways with any kind of archetype. Newly transplanted from Oz, goody two shoes Sandy comes to Rydell High, only to discover that her sweet summer love is actually the bad boy leader of the T-Birds. Jibes from the other Birds and the Pink Ladies keep the two apart until Sandy decides to take a walk on the wild side -- perfectly in key!

Main Cast: Olivia Newton-John, John Travolta, Jeff Conway, and Stockard Channing.
Mood: Upbeat and groovy.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.7/10.
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Pretty Woman

Pretty Woman Pretty Woman is an iconic twist on the Cinderella story. I am sure you all have seen Pretty Woman at lease once in your life. But even so, you might want to see it again!

Plot: Edward (Richard Gere) and Vivian (Julia Roberts) come from two entirely different places: he's a high echelon business man, she's a prostitute with a heart of gold working hard for every dollar. While getting directions through Hollywood, Edward -- notoriously bad with relationships -- makes the decision to purchase Vivian's services for an entire week, although their intimate moments have far less to do with money than they do with passion. However, when Edward's friend and partner discovers Vivian's occupation, his behavior and reaction cause a rift between the two -- but ultimately, love conquers over money.
Main Cast: Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Jason Alexander, and Laura San Giacomo.
Mood: Hopeful and sweet.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5/7/10.
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Ghost This is a story about love that transcends even death. A classic for many reasons including the iconic pottery scene, this touching tale is the perfect date movie and a must see for any romantic movie lover!

Romantic Plot: Sam (Patrick Swayze) and Molly (Demi Moore) are happy and very much in love. Walking back to their new apartment after a night out at the theatre, they encounter a thief in a dark alley, and Sam is murdered. He finds himself trapped as a ghost and realises that his death was no accident. He must warn Molly about the danger that she is in. But as a ghost he can not be seen or heard by the living, and so he tries to communicate with Molly through Oda Mae Brown (Whoopi Goldberg), a psychic who didn't even realise that her powers were real until then.
Main Cast: Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg and Tony Goldwyn.
Romantic Mood: Sweet and touching
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.8/10
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Legends of the Fall (1995)

Legends of the Fall (1995) Legends of the Fall is one of the saddest, most touching but wonderful war-time movies ever. It offers love, war, daily life and anger within a family.

Plot: The love of a woman, Susannah (Julia Ormond), and their father, William (Anthony Hopkins), creates tension, strife, and love within the lives of the three Ludlow brothers -- Alfred (Aidan Quinn), Tristan (Brad Pitt), and Samuel (Henry Thomas). Samuel dies in WWI, in Tristan's arms. This fact and an affair with Samuel's former fiance, Susannah, leaves Tristan guilty and heartbroken, given to fits of temper and bad decisions. Alfred ultimately marries Susannah, creating tension with his father, who suffers a stroke and an ongoing depression that does not end until Tristan returns from self-imposed exile. While the family eventually knits itself together, it still suffers from tragedies and death.

Main Cast: Brad Pitt, Aidan Quinn, Anthony Hopkins, Julia Ormond, and Henry Thomas.
Mood: Tragic but inspiring.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.7/10.
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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003) Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey are both excellent in this entertaining, amusing and funny romantic comedy.

Romantic Plot: Andie (Hudson) is a journalist who comes up with an idea for an article about how she can completely turn off a guy in just 10 days. Benjamin (McConaughey) is an ad executive who brags that it will only take him 10 days to make a woman fall head over heels in love with them. Naturally, they meet one another, and the mishaps involved in their tug of war relationship ultimately come out right.
Main Cast: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Adam Goldberg, and Kathryn Hahn.
Romantic Mood: Hilarious!
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5/10.
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Moulin Rouge (2001)

Moulin Rouge (2001) Nicole Kidman is the beautiful Satine and Ewan McGregor is the writer who becomes her lover. They love each other deeply but there are lots of complications on the way and Satine isn't well -- the tragedy makes it one of the most romantic movies you'll ever see.

Romantic Plot: In this decadent musical, Christian (McGregor) comes to Paris in hopes of being a writer, and emerges himself in the Bohemian sect, leading him to meet Toulouse-Lautrec (John Leguizamo) and Satine (Kidman), a beautiful courtesan at the Moulin Rouge. Although he is instantly smitten, Satine's feelings for him initially stem from a case of mistaken identity: she thinks he is the Duke (Richard Roxburgh), who is determined to have her. The two legitimately fall in love with each other, but Satine's illness makes their union doomed.

Main Cast: Ewan McGregor, Nicole Kidman, John Leguizamo, Richard Roxburgh, and Jim Broadbent.
Romantic Mood: Heartbreaking but decadent.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 7/10.
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A Room with a View (1986)

A Room with a View (1986) This is a beautiful and terrific movie starring Helena Bonham-Carter, Daniel Day-Lewis, Maggie Smith and other great actors. It's a beautiful story about a girl who meets a guy, but will their love be able to survive?

Romantic Plot: Lucy Honeychurch (Bonham-Carter) is taking a vacation in Italy, along with her cousin Charlotte (Smith). The ladies, who are British and extremely conservative, are at odds with the Italian natives -- and even with other Englishmen who have been there a long time, such as the Emersons. Lucy experiences passion with George Emerson (Julian Sands), but tries to forget it and returns home, where she becomes engaged to Cecil (Lewis), who is upright and staid. However, the Emersons soon return to England, and once faced with George again, Lucy must make a choice.

Main Cast: Helena Bonham-Carter, Julian Sands, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Maggie Smith.
Romantic Mood: Inspirational.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 8.6/10.
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Just like Heaven (2005)

Just like Heaven (2005) Reese Witherspoon and Mark Ruffalo both realize that they have feelings for each other after lots of fights and complicated problems. There's only one probem, she isn't alive. Or is she?

Romantic Plot: Dr. Elizabeth Masterson (Witherspoon) is on her way to have a blind date when she has a car accident, although she reappears three months later -- but shows up only in front of David Abbott (Ruffalo), who moved into her old apartment. Over time it becomes clear that something's not right, although Elizabeth's loved ones sense her presence as well. Elizabeth is not dead, but in a coma, and her special relationship with David occurs because he was the blind date she was going to see. Will their love be enough to ease her condition?
Main Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo, Donal Logue, and Jon Heder.
Romantic Mood: Hopeful.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.7/10.
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Brokeback Mountain (2005)

Brokeback Mountain (2005) This movie is a three times winner of the Academy Award and it surely deservs every one of them. See Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal in a movie different from every other romantic movie.

Romantic Plot: Ennis (Ledger) and Jack (Gyllenhaal) are sheep ranchers who wind up together on the same herding job. The two men get along rather well, but things change after a night of heavy drinking leads to intense, nearly violent passion, leaving both men confused but unable to deny their feelings for each other. After parting, each goes on to marry, but come together again and again throughout the separate courses of their life, reconnecting after divorce, hardship, and other problems. Ennis is consistently afraid of building a life together, which Jack repeatedly ask for -- and finally their chances are all gone.
Main Cast: Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, and Anne Hathaway.
Romantic Mood: Inspiring and heartbreaking.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 8.2/10.
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Stepmom (1998)

Stepmom (1998) Julia Roberts is the stepmom and Susan Sarandon is the biological mom. From the beginning they can't stand each other but when one of them gets really sick everything changes. Again, the touch of tragedy, not to mention the familial elements, makes this one of the most romantic movies ever.

Romantic Plot: Luke Harrison (Ed Harris), who is divorced from Jackie (Sarandon), now has a girlfriend named Isabel (Roberts), with whom he lives, a situation that does not sit well with Jackie or their children, Anna (Jena Malone) and Ben (Liam Aiken). Their mother's feelings toward Isabel influence the way the children feel about her, and Isabel isn't very fond of Jackie, either. She's also not used to dealing with kids, which creates even more tension, but a burgeoning tragedy creates unbreakable bonds between the split family.

Main Cast: Susan Sarandon, Julia Roberts, Ed Harris, Liam Aiken, and Jena Malone.
Romantic Mood: Realistic and hopeful.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.1/10.
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A Lot like Love (2005)

A Lot like Love (2005) They have fun together, they like each other but they are totally different from one another. They make a great couple but will they realize that before it's too late?

Plot: Oliver (Ashton Kutcher) and Emily (Amanda Peet) are friends who know they could never be a couple, in spite of the fact that they spent several days together when they first met. It's always the wrong time for them but finally, they decide to give love a chance.
Main Cast: Ashton Kutcher, Amanda Peet, Ali Larter, Kal Penn, and Kathryn Hahn.
Romantic Mood: Thoughtful, funny.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 4.9/10.
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You've Got Mail (1998)

You've Got Mail (1998) They are enemies in real life, but they have a crush online. Will she be able to forgive him for what she think he has done to her in real life? In addition to being one of the sweetest, most romantic movies ever made, it's further proof that Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan belong together!

Romantic Plot: Kathleen (Ryan) owns a quaint bookstore on the Upper East Side, where Joe Fox (Hanks) is opening a super store sure to put The Shop Around the Corner out of business. The two run into each other often and clash just as much, never knowing that they're communicating over the internet. Can Joe make Kathleen fall in love with him IRL?
Main Cast: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Parker Posey, Greg Kinnear, and Jean Stapleton.
Romantic Mood: Adorable, sweet.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.2/10.
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Pearl Harbor (2001)

Pearl Harbor (2001) This is an interesting, sad and touching story, where you can see what war can do to a human. This is an Oscar winning war movie that not only shows you how much you can lose, but also how strong love can be.

Romantic Plot: Taking place just before, during, and after the infamous and tragic attack by the Japanese on Pearl Harbor, the movie follows the lives and loves of three people involved in the attack -- and does a fantastic job of chronicling the tragedy itself.
Main Cast: Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett, Kate Beckinsdale, and Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Romantic Mood: Inspiring, heartbreaking.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 4.4/10.
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Armageddon (1998)

Armageddon (1998) Unquestionably one of the most romantic movies ever made, this is an exciting, fascinating, sad but also beautiful story where Bruce Willis, Ben Affleck and Liv Tyler are all excellent. This is a classic already and a movie you shouldn't miss.

Romantic Plot: Thanks to a collision between a comet and an asteroid, there is a deadly fragment heading toward Earth, in spite of attempts to stop it. NASA recruits a number of blue collar astronauts to go on a certain suicide mission in an attempt to destroy the asteroid fragment -- including a young woman's father, and the man she loves.
Main Cast: Bruce Willis, Liv Tyler, Ben Affleck, and Billy Bob Thorton.
Romantic Mood: Nerve-wracking, sad.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.2/10.
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The Wedding Planner (2001)

The Wedding Planner (2001) Jennifer Lopez is the wedding planner, and Matthew McConaughey is the groom to be. The question is, who will he marry? An easy-going, sweet romantic movie that is worth being watched.

Plot: Mary Fiore (Lopez) is a wedding planner, whose clients are only the wealthiest and most well-to-do. She is amazingly nearly run over by a runaway dumpster, but is ultimately saved by Steve Edison (McConaughey), who is a pediatrician. The attraction between them is immediate, but Steve is engaged -- and Mary is hired to plan his wedding to overbearing Fran (Bridgette Wilson).

Main Cast: Jennifer Lopez, Matthew McConaughey, Bridgette Wilson, Judy Greer, and Kevin Pollack.
Romantic Mood: Funny, campy.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 3.9/10.
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Runaway Bride (1999)

Runaway Bride (1999) Julia Roberts is the bride who runs away before she gets married every time. Richard Gere is the reporter who is going to write a story about her new upcoming wedding.

Romantic Plot: Gere plays a reporter who gets assigned a story on the so-called "Runaway Bride" -- Maggie, played by Roberts. She's notorious for leaving a number of fiances at the altar. When he meets her, she's about to try tying the knot again -- but after meeting the roving reporter, she doesn't end up with her current fiance.

Main Cast: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts, Christopher Meloni, Joan Cusack, and Hector Elizondo.
Romantic Mood: Hilarious, romantic.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.3 out of 10.
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Love Story (1970)

Love Story (1970) This is one of the most beautiful, sad and touching movies ever. Ali MacGraw and Ryan O'Neal makes a wonderful couple and their love reaches our hearts immediately.

Romantic Plot: "Love means never having to say you're sorry" -- the catch line of this film also ends up being a pivotal message in the doomed love story between Oliver Barrett IV (O'Neal), a pre-law student attending Harvard, and Jenny Cavilleri (MacGraw), a free spirited music student attending Radcliffe. Their backgrounds couldn't be more different and they have to deal with family difficulties as well, but in the end their love conquers everything ... even death.
Main Cast: Ryan O'Neal, Ali MacGraw, and Ray Milland.
Romantic Mood: Romantic, tragic.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.8 out of 10.
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Love Actually (2003)

Love Actually (2003) They've made Bridget Jones's Diary and they've made Notting Hill. This is another funny and entertaining romantic comedy, full of life, love, and intrigue. A lot of the most romantic movies come out of England, especially when they incorporate all-star casts like the one in Love Actually!

Romantic Plot: With over a dozen protagonists, the plot of this film should be convoluted, but the relationship between Juliet (Keira Knightly) and her new husband Peter (Chiwetel Ejiofor), the love triangle between Karen (Emma Thompson), Harry (Alan Rickman), and his colleague, and others, entwine smoothly -- and show all the different faces and facets of love.

Main Cast: Keira Knightly, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Alan Rickman, Emma Thompson, Bill Nighy, Laura Linney, Liam Neeson, and lots of others big-name British stars.
Romantic Mood: Sad, sweet, touching, and romantic.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.4 out of 10.
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Working Girl (1988)

Working Girl (1988) Melanie Griffith is the sweet woman who wants to have a career but who has met too many bad people on her way to the top.

Romantic Plot: Melanie Griffith plays a woman who hates both her job and her boyfriend, and decides to become a secretary on Wall Street. Her new boss is deceitful and sharp, so Griffith suffers no conscience when given the chance to pose as the big boss -- leading her to meet and fall in love with an executive, played by Harrison Ford.
Main Cast: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, and Don Johnson.
Romantic Mood: Campy, cute.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.8 out of 10.
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Love and Other Drugs

Love and Other Drugs Sexy, funny and sweet, this movie tells the tale of what happens when two colorful characters who share an explosive chemistry and a potentially devastating problem find out that they're in love. Gyllenhaal fans, I guarantee that you won't be disappointed ;)

Romantic Plot: Maggie ( Anne Hathaway) is a free spirited woman suffering from Parkinson's who won't let anyone or anything tie her down. But she meets her match in Jamie ( the delicious Jake Gyllenhaal), whose charm serves him well with the ladies and in the cutthroat world of pharmaceutical sales. Maggie and Jamie's evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves under the influence of the ultimate drug: love
Main Cast: Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal, Oliver Platt, Hank Azaria
Romantic Mood: Witty and ultimately uplifting
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.8/10
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Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)

Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) Renee Zellweger is so fun as the unmarried, insecure Bridget Jones in this terrific movie. The story contains love, sex, loneliness and plenty of humour. Will Bridget get a man in her life?

Romantic Plot: Bridget (Zellweger) is single, thirtysomething, overweight, prone to binge-drinking, chain-smoking, over-eating, and sleeping with her boss (Hugh Grant), who isn't at all serious about her. Her parents and their friends try to set her up with Mark Darcy (Colin Firth), whom she finds uptight and boring -- but through a series of relationship and familial disasters, she learns there's another side to the handsome barrister.

Main Cast: Rene Zellweger, Colin Firth, Huge Grant, Jim Broadbent, Shirley Henderson, and Gemma Jones.
Romantic Mood: Realistic, hilarious, adorable.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.8 out of 10.
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When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)

When a Man Loves a Woman (1994) Andy Garcia and Meg Ryan star in a beautiful romantic movie with good times as well as bad times. To find out more, read our "When a Man Loves a Woman" review.

Plot: Alice Green (Ryan) is a wife, a mother, a school counselor, and an alcoholic. Her drinking wreaks havoc on her husband Michael (Garcia) and their two children (Tina Majorino and Mae Whitman), and ultimately causes her to have an accident -- yet Michael sticks by her as she wrestles with her demons. However, once she becomes clean, sober, and independent, he has issues with letting go of all the control, which once again puts the marriage in jeopardy.
Main Cast: Meg Ryan, Andy Garcia, Tina Majorino, and Mae Whitman.
Romantic Mood: Dramatic, serious, and heartbreaking.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.6 out of 10.
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50 First Dates (2004)

50 First Dates (2004) Drew Barrymore is the girl who suffers from memory loss, and Adam Sandler is the playboy who falls in love with her. Drew Barrymore is always a great choice for a comedy -- no wonder she shows up in so many of the most romantic movies!

Romantic Plot: Henry (Sandler), who lives a freewheeling sort of life, gets over his dislike of commitment when he meets Lucy (Barrymore), for whom he immediately falls. The problem: she has a rare form of amnesia that causes her to have no short term memory and makes her forget him every single day. It's no problem for Henry, however: he invents all kinds of tricks and scenarios to help her remember. After initially disapproving of him, her father (Blake Clark) and brother (Sean Astin) soon lend a hand.

Main Cast: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Sean Astin, Blake Clark, and Rob Schneider.
Romantic Mood: Hilarious, campy.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.4 out of 10.
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America's Sweethearts (2001)

America's Sweethearts (2001) Catherine Zeta-Jones and Julia Robertsare two sisters who are very different from each other in this movie. One is a famous movie star and the other one is just an ordinary girl.

Romantic Plot: Lee (Billy Crystal) is a publicist trying to please a mad-cap director (Christopher Walken) and to keep his two biggest stars -- Eddie Thomas (John Cusack) and Gwen Harrison (Catherine Zeta-Jones) -- from quitting the movie during an acrimonious split. Complicating matters is the fact that Lee enlists the help of Kiki (Roberts), Gwen's sister and publicist, who is secretly in love with Eddie.

Main Cast: Julia Roberts, Catherine Zeta-Jones, John Cusack, Billy Crystal, Christopher Walken, and Alan Arkin.
Romantic Mood: Sharp, witty, funny.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 4.6 out of 10.
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Elizabethtown (2005)

Elizabethtown (2005) Another movie with Kirsten Dunst, this time starring with Orlando Bloom. A very funny movie but also very sad -- and thus a definite must-see.

Romantic Plot: Orlando Bloom stars as Drew Baylor, who needs a new start to get away from being the successful white sheep of his family -- especially since he's not quite as successful anymore. He ends up in his hometown of Elizabethtown, KY -- his dad died, and just as he was considering suicide, his mom Hollie (Susan Sarandon) asks him to come back to help. In addition to getting to know his family again, he meets Clair (Dunst), who is bright and happy, and helps to teach him about what life is really about.
Main Cast: Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, and Alec Baldwin.
Romantic Mood: Funny but sad.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 4.6 out of 10.
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Wimbledon (2004)

Wimbledon (2004) Kirsten Dunst and Paul Bettany are a cute couple in this movie about a young tennis player on her way up and an older player on his way down.

Romantic Plot: Peter (Bettany) wants to be a tennis star, but bad luck keeps him from success both professionally and personally. His luck begins to change when he gets the chance to play Wimbledon, thanks to being picked as a wild card. There, he meets Lizzie (Dunst), a rising star in the tennis world. She causes his luck to change -- in more ways than one.

Main Cast: Paul Bettany, Kirsten Dunst, Sam Neil, James McAvoy, and Jon Favreau.
Romantic Mood: Sporty, romantic.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.9 out of 10.
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Persuasion (2007)

Persuasion (2007) A romantic movie based on one of Jane Austen's books, and it's just as romantic and old fashioned as one could expect. Jane Austen's work definitely belongs on any list of the most romantic movies currently available. It's a classic already even though it's recently released.

Plot: Anne Elliot (Sally Hawkins) is only nineteen when she falls in love with Frederick Wentworth (Rupert Penry-Jones), an officer in the navy. Her family tries to make her see that loving him is a mistake, ultimately convincing her to break her engagement to him. The decision haunts her until Frederick returns eight years after the breakup, wealthy and decorated, now a career man in the military. Many women try to win his hand, but Anne still yearns for him.
Main Cast: Sally Hawkings, Rupert Penry-Jones, Alice Krige, and Anthony Head.
Romantic Mood: Heartbreaking but hopeful.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 7.3 out of 10.
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Sweet Home Alabama (2002)

Sweet Home Alabama (2002) Reese Witherspoon plays the small town girl who moves to the big city and gets a career. She's getting married but first she needs to divorce her teenage love from the hometown.

Romantic Plot: Melanie (Witherspoon) shook the dust off her Alabama upbringing and moved to New York City, where she became a successful fashion designer engaged to Andrew Hennings (Patrick Dempsey), a handsome man who happens to be the son of mayor Katherine (Candice Bergen). Melanie accepts his proposal but she has some unfinished business to take care of in Alabama: a divorce from the man she married right out of high school. However, in reconnecting with Jake (Josh Lucas), her family, and her old friends, she realizes something about coming home.

Main Cast: Reese Witherspoon, Josh Lucas, Patrick Dempsey, Candice Bergen, Fred Ward, Mary Kay Place, and Ethan Embry.
Romantic Mood: Heartwarming, charming, romantic.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 5.2 out of 10.
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While You Were Sleeping (1995)

While You Were Sleeping (1995) Sandra Bullock is falling in love with an unconscious man in this wonderful movie. The story gets complicated since his family thinks that she's his fiance.

Romantic Plot: Lucy (Bullock) is a toll-taker in a subway booth, who falls in "love" with a man she sees everyday. She doesn't even know his name (it's Peter, played by Peter Gallagher -- who has very thick eyebrows), but when a gang of men beat him and throw him onto the train tracks, she saves his life and follows him to the hospital. She can't see him, but as he's wheeled away, she makes the mistake of murmuring that she was going to marry him, convincing the nurse that she is his fiance -- which comes as a surprise to his friendly, open family, with whom lonely Lucy becomes close. Peter awakens and remembers everyone except Lucy -- which is just as well, since she finds herself really falling for his brother Jack (Bill Pullman).

Main Cast: Sandra Bullock, Bill Pullman, Peter Gallagher, Peter Boyal, and Micole Mercurio.
Romantic Mood: Charming, sweet, romantic.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.6 out of 10.
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A Walk to Remember (2002)

A Walk to Remember (2002) A movie to remember with a terrific Mandy Moore in the lead. A trustworthy, touching story that you won't forget after you've seen it. Well written and absolutely worth being watched.

Romantic Plot: In another tale by Nicholas Sparks, Landon Carter (Shane West) is a popular high school student, but after hazing another student and leaving him paralyzed, he gets a sentence of community service. This leads him to get help from religious, conservative good girl, Jamie Sullivan (Moore), who's supposed to be plain but really isn't. As they spend time together, they fall for one another, but Landon's popularity takes a dive because of it, and Jamie has to deal with her father and a deep secret. Because he's not willing to waste time, Landon proposes, Jamie accepts, her strict minister father lets her marry, and the two live happily ever after for a short while, until leukemia claims her life.
Main Cast: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote, and Daryl Hannah.
Romantic Mood: Sad, heartbreaking.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 4.1 out of 10.
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Casablanca (1943)

Casablanca (1943) This movie is one of the most famous romantic classics ever. It's still one of the most popular romantic movies even though it's been more than 60 years since it was released.

Romantic Plot: In a plot that is just as iconic as both the stars and the film itself, Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who used to be a freedom fighter, now owns a nightclub, located in Casablanca. During the first years of World War II, he uses his club to house refugees who need to buy papers that will help them escape to America. Everything is going as smoothly as it can, given the times, until Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), an infamous rebel, comes to Rick's, along with his wife Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) -- who happens to be Rich's one great love. She left him when the Nazis first invaded Paris but it quickly becomes clear that they both still love one another. She wants Victor to leave for America while she stays with Rick -- but he sacrifices his own happiness for her safety.
Main Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, and Claude Rains.
Romantic Mood: Dark, tragic.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 9 out of 10.
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Hitch What happens when a "date doctor" falls in love with an attractive, sexy woman? And what happens when she finds out who he really is? Well, I guess you'll just have to watch this funny, charming romantic comedy to find out!

Romantic Plot: Alex Hitchens (Will Smith) better known as Hitch, is the "date doctor" whose job is to help men land dates. His latest project is a nerdy financial consultant who falls in love with a sexy woman far out of his league. While Hitch helps Albert with his love life, he struggles with is own, having fallen for a sexy gossip columnist Sarah Melas (Eva Mendes). The real twist comes is when she finds out his true identity. Watch and find out what happens next.
Romantic Couple: Will Smith, Eva Mendes
Romantic Mood: Hilarious!
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 6.3/10
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My Best Friend's Wedding

My Best Friend's Wedding What happens when you realize that you're in love with your best friend days before he's getting married? Well if you are anything like Julia Roberts in this movie, you will try everything to ensure that he doesn't tie the knot! Will she be successful in ruining his perfect day? Watch her antics for yourself and find out.

Romantic Plot: When Julianne Potter's (Julia Roberts) best friend, Michael (Dermot Mulroney) tells her that he's met the woman of his dreams and they are getting married in four days, she realizes that she's in love with him and wa

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Wow I'm super surprised no one mentioned any of the movie that were inspired by only the best author in the English Literacy Jane Austen. Honestly, even though you may have never heard of the movies because they probably weren't reconized as they should be, doesn't mean that there bad. I promise that in at least one of the 6 movies out there you will find what your looking for. And you will relate to one of the characters in one way or another. Here's the list of movies that you should be watching. SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, MANSFIELD PARK, EMMA, NORTHANGER ABBEY, and PERSUASION. Honestly people don't forget about the movies inspired by the books, like TUCK EVERLASTING.

Beautiful blog! thank you so much, these are the bunch of movies which I would love to watch always.. :)

There is a book out called "The Dance" Written by Kristy Cato, OMG You talk about real love,

“Love me if you dare” amazing french movie

has anyone noticed the first three movies involve a rich girl and a poor boy :P

ofcourse the movie NOTEBOOK.... Titanic, A Walk in the clouds, Braveheart, 50 first dates are OK......

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