Top 10 Romantic Movies
Everyone has their favorite genre of movie which they prefer to watch but sometimes just sometimes you are in a mood to watch some good romantic movies. We can set a scenario for you: you have got your blanket all comfortable with your favorite snacks, and you are ready to settle down in front of your OTT platform to watch a romantic movie if you are someone who is already in love with the idea of love than you definitely going to love this genre of movies that put you on a roller coaster ride of emotions. So here is the list of top 10 romantic movies that are definitely worth your time.
1) The Last Letter From Your Lover
It is a British romantic drama movie based on the 2012 novel of Jojo Moyes. This movie was released in 2021, starring Callum Turner, Nabhaan Rizwan, Felicity Jones, and Joe Alwyn. This film is set in two different timelines and follows the story of two women, Jennifer Stirling (1960s housewife) and Ellie Haworth (a modern-day journalist), where both of them find a love letter penned as "To J from Boot". Both the ladies try to find who wrote the letter, and in the process, they understand the importance of love prevails in life. Augustine Frizzell directs this movie, and its IMDb rating is 6.7/ 10. You can watch The Last Letter From Your Lover on Netflix.
2) Me Before You
This is another romantic drama movie based on the 2012 novel Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. This movie was released in 2016, starring Sam Claflin, Emilia Clarke, Charles Dance, Janet McTeer, and Brendan Coyle. The story of this movie is set in the UK. A young girl Lou ( Louisa Clark), is hired as the caretaker of a young man Will Traynor who was once an active sportsman and a successful banker, is now a quadriplegic (paralysis caused by injury) after he met with an accident. As Will is going through the depressive chapter of his life where he is living his life in a wheelchair, and his ex is going to marry his best friend Lou was hired by Will's mother for her bubbly personality. Initially, Will was cold towards Lou, but with time their friendship unfolds their love for each other. This movie was the directorial debut of Thea Sharrock, and its IMDb rating is 7.4 /10. This movie is available on YouTube.
3) Sylvie's Love
This is an American romantic drama movie that was released in 2020 starring Nnamdi Asomugha, Tessa Thompson, Regé Jean Page, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Eva Longoria, and Aja Naomi King. The story of this movie is set in the 1960s, where Sylvie's dad has hired Robert (Saxophonist) to work at his record store. When the two meet, their summer romance brews up, but later they grow apart to follow their dream, passion, and ambitions. Years later, they reconnect only to re-discover that their love for each other has not faded away with the span of years. Eugene Ashe directed this movie and its IMDb rating is 6.8/10. You can watch the movie Sylvie's Love on Amazon Prime.
4) If Beale Street Could Talk
It is an American romantic drama movie and is based on the 1974 novel of James Baldwin. It was released in 2018, starring Kiki Layne, Colman Domingo, Dave Franco, Stephan James, Teyonah Parris, etc. This movie had its world premiere at Toronto International Film Festival in September 2018. The story revolves around a couple where the guy is being falsely accused of a crime he didn't commit and how his pregnant girlfriend, with the support of her family, seeks to prove her partner's innocence and clear his name before the birth of their child. The structure of the movie is non-linear but interesting to watch. This movie was chosen as one of the top ten movies of 2018 by the American Film Institute and National Board of Review. This movie was also got nominated for Golden Globes and Academy Awards in many different categories. Barry Jenkins directed this movie, and its IMDb rating is 7.1/10. You can watch this movie on Netflix.
5) Phantom Thread
It is an American romantic historical drama movie and was released in 2017, starring Lesley Manville, Daniel Day-Lewis, and Vicky Krieps. The story of this movie is about London based, highly successful Haute Couture dressmaker of the 1950s who falls in love with a waitress and takes her as his muse and inspiration for designing dresses and how their relationship changes over time, but they stays together in their toxicity. This was one of the movies in the top ten movies list of 2017 by the National Board of Review and was nominated in Golden Globe and Academy Awards in several categories. Paul Thomas Anderson directed this movie, and its IMDb rating is 7.5/10.
6) La La Land
It is an American musical romantic comedy-drama movie and was released in 2016 starring Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Rosemarie DeWitt, John Legend, J.K Simmons, and Finn Wittrock. La La Land was premiered at Venice International Film Festival. The story revolves around two people Mia Dolan an aspiring actress, and a struggling pianist Sebastian where; they first meet at a road rage incident and later become friends motivating and supporting each other in their career, eventually falling in love. But as they achieve success in their respective passion, they find themselves torn between their career and love for each other. This movie has broken the records and won all the seven nominations in Golden Globe Awards, won five awards including Best Film out of 11 nominations in British Academy Film Awards, and it has also won 6 out of 14 nominations at the Academy Award, including Best Actress and Best Director Award. Damien Chazelle directed this movie, and its IMDb rating is 8/10. You can watch this movie on Amazon Prime.
7) The Vow
It is an American romantic movie that was inspired by the real-life story of Krickitt and Kim Carpenter. This movie was released in 2012, starring Channing Tatum, Rachel McAdams, Scott Speedman, Sam Neill, and Jessica Lange. It was the 8th highest-grossing romantic movie produced since 1980. The movie revolves around a married couple who are madly in love but met with an accident where Paige (wife) forgets her past memories of the past few years and is unable to recognize Leo (husband). Their lives become more chaotic when Leo tries to win her back, but Paige's family tries to mold the situation. Michael Sucsy directed this movie, and its IMDb rating is 6.8/10. You can watch this movie on YouTube.
8) The Notebook
It is an American romantic movie based on the 1996 novel of Nicholas Sparks. This film was released in 2004, starring Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner, and Gena Rowlands. The story starts with an older man reading a romantic story to his fellow from a notebook. The story was about a young guy and girl who belongs to a different social class fall in love only to get separated due to family but reuniting together after years. The movie has a sweet romanticized end. Nick Cassavetes directed this movie and its IMDb rating is 7.8/10. You can watch this movie on Netflix.
It is an American epic romance movie that incorporated both historical and fictional aspects of the sinking of the RMS Titanic. This movie was released in 1997, starring Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Frances Fisher, Billy Zane, Jonathon Hyde, Kathy Bates, etc. The story of the movie revolves around a 17-year-old girl Rose who belongs to an aristocratic family and is set to be married to a rich man, and Jack, an artist who is from a lower class. Both the leads of the movie meet each other on the ship and fall for each other, but their story has a disastrous end. It was the highest-grossing film of all time until Cameron's Avtar surpassed it in 2010. It had 14 nominations in Academy Awards in which it won in 11 categories, including Best Director and Best Film tying with another movie Ben Hur for the most number of Oscar Awards won by a movie. James Cameron directs this movie and its IMDb rating is 7.8/10. You can watch this movie on Hotstar.
10) Before Sunrise
This is the first movie of the Before Trilogy, a romantic drama movie that was released in 1995 starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy. The personal experience inspires this movie, and Linklater and Kim Krizan developed the screenplay. This movie was premiered at Sundance Film Festival. The story of the movie is about an American man, Jesse meets French woman Celine on a train while traveling in Europe and spends the rest of the day together. It has two sequels, Before Sunset and Before Midnight. This movie has got a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Richard Linklater directed this movie, and its IMDb rating is 8.1/10. You can watch this movie on Amazon Prime.