The 30+ Best Romance Movies Ever Made!

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If you are looking for love stories, romance movies should be at the top of your list. The genre of romance is centered around emotions, passion, and love. The characters involved usually portray an image of what to expect in romantic life.

Some of the experiences are not always happily ever after moments. For some, they feature many heartbreaks, sadness, and emotions that will lead you to feel the pain or happiness the character is going through. Romance movies are the best for they are the ones that are easy to relate to in our everyday lives.

If you are experiencing a bad relationship and don’t know how to solve it, romance movies might come in hardy, for some of the movies might have lessons that can help you solve your relationship.

Below are some of the best romance movies of all time.

Love Birds

Director: Michael Showalter

Writer: Aaron Abrams, Brendan Gall, Martin Gero

Cast: Issa Rae, Kumail Nanjiani, Paul Sparks

IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

Two lovers, Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae, find themselves in a difficult situation when driving. They find themselves involved in a murder scene. Now, to clear their names and to save their relationship, they must have to work together as a couple to prove their innocence in a murder they didn’t commit. Love Birds is One of the best romance movies on Netflix.

Five Feet Apart

Director: Justin Baldoni

Writer: Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis

Cast: Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse, Moises Arias

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

A teenage girl suffering from cystic fibrosis finds herself spending most of the time in a hospital. Her life is far from normal, for it is filled with boundaries and self-control. In that hospital, she meets a charming, good-looking boy who’s also suffering from the same condition. Because of similar illnesses, they have to avoid close physical contact. Five Feet Apart is one of the best teen romance movies.

Malcolm & Marie

Director: Sam Levinson

Writer: Sam Levinson

Cast:  John David Washington, Zendaya

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

After returning from a successful movie premiere, two couples find their relationship in a test. John David Washington, a director and a writer finds himself in a hard situation as Zendaya is furious with him for he somehow forgot to thank her in his speech.  What was previously thought to be a great evening now turns out to test their relationship.

The Kissing Booth 2

Director: Vince Marcello

Writer: Vince Marcello, Jay S Arnold, Beth Reekles

Cast: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi

IMDb Rating: 5.7/10

Two lovers find their relationship in a difficult situation as a bad boy, now reformed Jacob, goes to Harvard, and Joey King, his girlfriend, has to continue her education as she is in her senior year at high school. Because of the circumstances, their relationship has to be a long-distance one.  A new classmate and a handsome one join Joey’s school now she has to choose.

The Photograph

Director: Stella Meghie

Writer: Stella Meghie

Cast: Issa Rae, LaKeith Stanfield, Chanté Adams

IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

The film is centered around Christina, a renowned photographer who dies unexpectedly. However, her daughter won’t rest until she gets all the answers to her questions regarding her mother’s death. She finds herself in an expected romance with an upcoming journalist during her investigations. The Photograph is one of the best romance movies on Hulu.

Love and Other Drugs

Director: Edward Zwick

Writer: Charles Randolph, Edward Zwick, Marshall Herskovitz

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Judy Greer

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

The story is about a drug peddler who starts a relationship with a young lady suffering from Parkinson’s disease. The relationship does take them both by surprise as they are both under the influence of love. Love and Other Drugs is one of the best romance movies of all time.

 

Call Me by Your Name

Director: Luca Guadagnino

Writer:  James Ivory, André Aciman

Cast: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

The film Call Me by Your Name is based in 1980 in Italy and is centered around love, first love. The film shows how first love can be strong. Here, a teenage boy finds himself in love with an assistant of his father, who’s way older than him. The movie is a great addition to the romance genre and a must-watch.

The Big Sick

Director: Michael Showalter

Writer:  Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani

Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love. Kumail Nanjiani finds it hard as his parents are already seeing him ready to have a wife, and according to the culture, he has to marry a lady from Pakistan. Here, the parents do all they can to hook him up with many options. But Kumail’s love for Emily is too deep, and he can’t hide his true feelings.

About Time

Director: Richard Curtis

Writer: Richard Curtis

Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

In his early 20s, Domhnall Gleeson, who plays Tim, realizes that his family has an extraordinary power of time traveling.  So, he uses it more often for his romantic life to work with Rachel McAdams, who plays Mary. But he realizes that changing the past can result in irreversible consequences.

The Fault in Our Stars

Director: Josh Boone

Writer: Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber, John Green

Cast: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Two teenagers, Hazel and Augustus, meet at a cancer support group. As expected, they both fall in love with each other. Despite both being ill, they still find a way to enjoy life to the fullest as their romance eclipses all that they are going through. The Fault in Our Stars is one of the best romance movies of all time.

The Notebook

Director: Nick Cassavetes

Writer: Jeremy Leven, Jan Sardi, Nicholas Sparks

Cast: Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

If you think love has boundaries, then you should watch The Notebook. Here, a poor man falls in love with a rich lady. The storyline for this film will make you laugh, cry and love. It’s one of those films that you will be able to remember for a while, for it consists of ultimately memorable love stories.

Holidate

Director: John Whitesell

Writer: Tiffany Paulsen

Cast: Emma Roberts, Luke Bracey, Kristin Chenoweth

IMDb Rating: 6.1/10

After finding it hard to be single, especially on holidays, two strangers strike a deal where both will be acting like a couple during holidays, in an attempt to make their life a bit interesting to them and at least a bit meaningful. But unexpectedly, their love starts to grow, and before they know it, they are already deep in love. It is one of those romance movies that show you how easy it is to fall in love.

Last Christmas

Director: Paul Feig

Writer: George Michael, Emma Thompson, Greg Wise

Cast: Madison Ingoldsby, Emma Thompson, Boris Isakovic

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Nothing is going in the way of a young Kate as she’s a subject to making bad decisions. She works as an elf every year at a Christmas store. She’s frustrated because that’s not her dream; her dream is to become a singer.  While working as an elf, she meets Tom. Kate’s life changes when she meets a good-looking, charming dude. She finds it hard to believe it’s really true.

 

After

Director: Jenny Gage

Writer: Susan McMartin, Tamara Chestna, Jenny Gage

Cast: Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Khadijha Red Thunder

IMDb Rating: 5.3/10

A young student named Tessa is a loving girlfriend and a loyal one to her sweetheart in high school. But, as she joins college, she’s guarded by great ambitions about her future. Everything about her life changes when she meets a guy by the name of Scott: Scott has a dark secret, and he makes her start to learn new things about her life.

Happiest Season

Director: Clea DuVall

Writer: Clea DuVall, Mary Holland

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Mary Steenburgen

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Meeting your girlfriend’s family for the first time can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re planning to do something serious. This is what Abby, a character played by Kristen Stewart, is experiencing because she plans to propose to her girlfriend Harper (Mackenzie Davies). And to make the matter worse, she learns that Harper hasn’t made it known to her parents that she’s actually gay.

White Snake

Directors: Amp Wong, Ji Zhao

Writer: Damao

Cast: Vivian Lu, Stephanie Sheh, Matthew Moy

IMDb Rating: 7.1/10

White snake gets based around a snake hunter and a snake spirit.  A young lady named Bianca gets saved by Xuan, who happens to be a snake hunter both develop feelings for each other and go on a journey only to know about her true identity.  White Snake is one of the best romance anime movies.

Me Before You

Director: Thea Sharrock

Writer: Jojo Moyes

Cast:  Emilia Clarke, Sam Claflin, Janet McTeer

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

To look after her family, Lou Clark, a character played by Emilia Clarke, has to work a lot as she has to move from one job to the next to make ends meet. As her passion for continuing working and looking for more opportunities to work, she becomes a caregiver.

She has to take care of a wealthy man who’s paralyzed and spends most of his time in a wheelchair. Both form an unexpected bond for each other.

Little Women

Director: Greta Gerwig

Writer: Greta Gerwig, Louisa May Alcott

Cast: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Florence Pugh

IMDb Rating: 7.8/10

After the Civil War, Jo March, a character played by Saoirse Ronan, is a writer and lives in New York.  Jo March has a sister named Amy (Florence Pugh) who’s studying painting in France, Paris. The storyline is based around Jo March as she’s the one telling the story about her life and that of the March sisters.

A Star Is Born

Director: Bradley Cooper

Writer: Eric Roth, Bradley Cooper, Will Fetters

Cast: Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Sam Elliott

IMDb Rating: 7.6/10

A struggling talented artist, Ally, a character played by Lady Gaga, has just had enough and has slept on her dream to become a singer. However, everything changes when she meets Jackson, Maine, a role played by Bradley Cooper, who does everything to help Ally find herself and pursue her dream. On the other hand, Jack needs saving as he is losing a battle against his internal demons.

Your Name

Director: Makoto Shinkai

Writer: Makoto Shinkai, Clark Cheng

Cast: Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Mone Kamishiraishi, Ryô Narita

IMDb Rating: 8.4/10

Your Name is based around a teenage girl named Mitsuha Miyamizu, a role played by Mone Kamishiraishi. Living in their rural area, Mitsuha is bored by her life there and wishes to be a boy in the next life. Well, coincidentally, something strange happens as she wakes up one day in a boy’s body by the name of Taki while now Taki wakes up as Mitsuha. They both find a way to get in touch with each other.

 

10 Things I Hate About You

Director: Gil Junger

Writer: Karen McCullah, Kirsten Smith, William Shakespeare

Cast: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

Cameron, a role played by Gordon -Levitt is in love with Bianca. He does everything possible to make her go out with him. On the other hand, Bianca is not allowed to date or go out with anyone until her elder sister does.

Her elder sister is not social, and she’s ill-tempered. Making it even worse. Another rich guy wants to take her out, so he pays Patrick Verona (Heath Ledger) to make the elder sister go out with him to take Bianca out.

 

365 Days

Directors: Barbara Bialowas, Tomasz Mandes

Writer: Tomasz Klimala, Tomasz Mandes, Barbara Bialowas

Casts: Anna Maria Sieklucka, Michele Morrone, Bronisław Wrocławski

IMDb Rating: 3.3/10

A member of a Sicilian Mafia Family is a man named Massino. He has now taken over as the head of the Mafia family because his father got assassinated.  Laura is a lady who is a sales director in a big hotel. She takes a trip to Sicily, only to find the most dangerous man Massino is on the island. Here he kidnaps her and gives her 365days to fall in love with him.

After We Fell

Director: Castille Landon

Writer: Anna Todd, Sharon Soboil

Cast: Josephine Langford, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Louise Lombard

IMDb Rating:  4.7/10

Tessa gets forced to make a decision that she will never forget, and as a result, everything takes a turn. Exposes about the life of her family and Hardin’s past come to make their relationship harder as they find it difficult to cope with each other.

Crazy Rich Asians

Director: Jon M. Chu

Writer: Peter Chiarelli, Adele Lim, Kevin Kwan

Cast: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh

IMDb Rating: 6.9/10

An American-born Chinese Rachael Chu accompanies her boyfriend Nick to his hometown to attend his friend’s wedding. There she realizes that Nick has a wealthy family, and he’s considered to be a bachelor. Now Rachael has to try to protect their relationship as jealous socialites join in.

 

Life in a Year

Director: Mitja Okorn

Writer:  Jeffrey Addiss, Will Matthews

Cast: Jaden Smith, Cara Delevingne, Cuba Gooding Jr.

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

The movie is based around a teenage boy named Daryn, a track star and a rapper. He has a girlfriend who he realizes is sick, and she has a limited time to live. Sadly, he has to make the best of their relationship on their days together. Here, he plans to give her a life full of experiences.

La La Land

Director: Damien Chazelle

Writer:  Damien Chazelle

Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Rosemarie DeWitt

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

The movie is centered around a modern-day musical where Ryan Gosling has a passion for playing piano, especially the vibe of jazz music. Emma Stone, on the other hand, is an inspiring actress who meets him and begins to have a crush on him. But some of the decisions that they are faced with starting to shake their love for each other. Their love is being put to the test.

If you really love watching romance movies, then the above-mentioned movies are worth every bit of your time. They are filled with love, emotions, and romance that will take you to the next level. The above mentioned are the best romance movies you can find that won’t disappoint.

Lily Bart

Lily is like a wild flower who is sweet yet always on top of her game. She dreams of someday living somewhere warm and writing a novel. She is a passionate binge-watcher and has watched countless movies and shows. She has won all of our in-house movie trivia.

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