Romantic genre is the go-to genre for several film buffs. The good romantic movie triggers the mushiness in you, makes you want to be with someone. Good romantic movies are those which are unconventional love stories that are heavy on plot and performances. If you are looking for some Cool Romantic Movies to watch with your Girlfriend/Boyfriend, then here we got 20+ such movies 😉 Continue reading…!
List of Best Romantic Movies to Watch with Your Bae:
Here is the list of such tremendous romantic movies:
The Titanic movie was released in 1998. This masterpiece is a romantic movie based on a mournful incident of sinking the gigantic titanic ship. Seventeen-year-old Rose from an aristocratic family meets Jack Dawson (an artist) and falls in love with him. Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson and Kate Winslet as Rose were in the main role. The total worldwide collection of Titanic is 2.18 Billion USD. The movie was highly praised by the audience. Internet is filled with lovely reviews and comments.
An audience reviewed the movie and wrote,” It is a timeless classic and in my opinion still unparalleled. A beautifully woven love story about two people from different background.” This movie won several renowned awards like Oscar (the awards include the category of Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Picture, Best Music), Screen Actors Guild Awards, Academy Award for the category of Best Director, Golden Globe and lot more. You can Watch Titanic Movie on Prime video. If you don’t have Prime Video you can Sign up for Prime video free trail for 30 days.
2. When Harry Met Sally
When Harry Met Sally is a romantic film based in America. It released in the year 1989. The writer of the movie was Nora Ephron and the director, Rob Reiner. Two graduates meet and end up in a short-term friendship. Five years later, fate brings them back together and they express what they feel about each other.
They tried to stay usual friends without sex but it was an issue developing between them. The movie’s collection is approximately 92.8 million USD. The movie achieved BAFTA Award for Best Original Screenplay.
3. Love and Basketball
One of the ultimate sports movies, Love & Basketball is also a romantic. Sanaa Lathan and Omar Epps were the main actors in this romantic drama film. It tells the story of Quincy McCall and Monica Wright as they start establishing themselves as true basketball stars, they fall for each other—but their respective careers may keep them apart.
The movie was directed by Gina Prince – Blythewood and the movie released in the year 2000. The movie won ‘Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay’ and ‘NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actress in a Motion Picture.’
4. The Notebook
This movie is a romantic drama directed by Nick Cassavetes. The movie is written by Jeremy Leven. It is based on the bestselling novel by Nicholas Sparks. Summary of the movie says that a poor boy falls for a rich city girl and their love spans decades surviving war and disease.
The movie has lots of awards in its bag, like ‘Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actress (Drama).’ An interesting award among them is MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss. The movie was released in 2004 and earned a total of 115.6 Million USD.
5. You’ve Got Mail
Two people who own bookstores-one small (Meg Ryan) and other one large (Tom Hanks) were rivals in real life. However, they get to know each other anonymously via e-mail and fall in love through their written communication.
Surprisingly, they remain unaware that the person whom they admired is the same person they ignore daily in the business world. This movie was released in 1998 and was nominated for ‘BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A MOTION PICTURE – MUSICAL OR COMEDY.’
6. Blue Is the Warmest Colour
This movie tells the story of love between two lesbians Adele and Emma. You will watch that Adele’s meets Emma (a young woman with blue hair) and her life is completely changed. Emma allows her and helps her in discovering desire. She helps Adele assert herself as a woman. She later finds herself through love and loss.
Blue Is the Warmest Colour is a French romance film that was released in 2013. It has been co-written and co-produced and by director Abdellatif Kechiche. It won many awards like ‘Critics’ Choice Movie Award for Best Young Performer’ and ‘New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Foreign Language Film.’
7. Love Story
Released in 1970, the movie is an American romantic drama film. The writer of the film is Erich Segal. Love Story has been produced by Howard G. Minsky and directed by a good director Arthur Hiller. The movie`s star cast includes Ali McGraw and Ryan O’Neal alongside John Marley, Ray Milland, and Tommy Lee Jones (his debut film) in a small role.
8. Crazy Rich Asians
Based on Kevin Kwan’s popular novel CRAZY RICH ASIANS, the movie is about a Chinese-American professor Rachel Chu (Constance Wu). She travels to Singapore with her boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding) to attend a wedding. Rachel meets her boyfriend`s family there and being her first time, she is totally unprepared for it.
This American romantic comedy cinema was directed by Jon M. Chu, with a screenplay by Adele Lim and Peter Chiarelli, released in 2018. The film managed to earn 238.5 million USD worldwide and won ‘Costume Designers Guild Award for Excellence in Costume design for a Contemporary Film’ and various other awards.
Bollywood is known for some epic romantic movies too. One such movie is Pyaasa. The movie features a poet who is struggling to promote his creations in post-independence India. As the movie proceeds, we see that a prostitute with a golden heart ultimately helps him get his poems published. Pyaasa is starred, directed and also produced by Guru Dutt.
Though it was released in 1957, people still love this film. An American movie and television review website Rotten Tomatoes gave 100% rating to this, which is overwhelming.
10. The Princess Bride
The movie is a fairy tale adventure revolving around a beautiful young girl and her true love. The movie is based on the novel ‘The Princess Bride’ written by William Goldman.
Elizabethtown is an American romantic film written and directed by the director Cameron Crowe released in 2005. The movie stars Orlando Bloom and Kirsten Dunst. A minor role as a CEO of an athletic shoe brand has been played by Alec Baldwin and Susan Sarandon is in the role of a widow in the film.
The movie grossed a total of 52 Million USD worldwide.
12. Romeo + Juliet
This movie is a love story based on the most famous play of William Shakespeare, Romeo, and Juliet. Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes star as the teenage lovers, whose unpleasant families keep them apart due to which their love story meets a tragically romantic end.
Ghost is an American romantic fantasy thriller movie which released in the year 1990. It is written by Bruce Joel Rubin and directed by. The movie starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Tony Goldwyn, and Rick Aviles gained a huge appreciation from the audience. It’s a great combination of love, romance, action, thriller, and suspense, all at once.
The movie grossed approximately 505 Million USD worldwide and won ‘Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay’, ‘People’s Choice Award for Favourite Dramatic Movie.’
14. Notting Hill
This is a romantic comedy film. The story goes on as a British bookseller meets a renowned American actress. They feel attracted and ultimately end up falling in love with each other. However, her boyfriend didn’t like that and their relationship starts to end. Watch the movie to know what happened next!
The movie was released in 1999 and earned approx. 364 Million USD worldwide. British Comedy Award for Best Comedy Film, BAFTA Orange Film of the Year are two awards won by the film.
15. The Wedding Singer
The Wedding Singer is a romantic comedy film based in America directed by Frank Coraci. The writer of the film is Tim Herlihy from 1998. Adam Sandler (a wedding singer) in the 1980s falls in love with a waitress played by Drew Barrymore and the story goes on. The movie won ‘BMI Film Music Award’ and ‘MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss’ awards. It collects 123.3 Million USD at the box office.
16. Pretty Woman
The movie shows about a person, Edward, a rich entrepreneur who hires Vivian (a prostitute) to help him to his social events. The story continues as he falls in love with Vivian and further, they try to bridge the gap between their lives.
17. A Star Is Born
A Star Is Born is an American musical romantic drama movie which released in 2018. Bradley Cooper is the producer of the film. The story began as musician Jackson Maine discovers a struggling artist Ally and falls in love with her. She was just about to give up on her dream to succeed as a singer until Jackson helped her in the journey.
It won several renowned awards. ‘Best Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song)’ and ‘Movie of the Year (AFI Awards, USA)’ is two of them. The movie had was a great success commercially, and grossed over 434 million USD worldwide.
18. West Side Story
The movie was released in 1961, ended up winning a total of ten Academy Awards (including Best Picture) worldwide.
The plot is about two teens, torn apart by their attachment to rival gangs, fall in love for it all to end in tragedy. Also, this film is currently being remade, but it must be said that it’s hard to beat the original. ‘Academy Award for Best Picture’, ‘Academy Award for Best Cinematography’,’Golden Globe Award for Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy’ are some awards won by the film.
Moonstruck is a 1987 American romantic comedy movie. It is directed by a renowned director Norman Jewison and John Patrick Shanley is the writer of the film. The film is about an Italian-American widow woman who is 37-years-old. She falls in love with her fiancé’s younger brother. The story has an interesting turn for the audience.
‘The Academy Award for Best Actress’ and ‘Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture’ are the awards that the film won.
20. The Big Sick
The film Big Sick is based on the real-life story of Kumail Nanjiani (Nanjiani), Pakistan-born comedian and a graduate student Emily Gordon (Zoe Kazan) who fall in love with each other. As their relationship grows, he becomes worried about what his traditional Muslim family will think of his girlfriend.
Released in 2017, the movie collects 56.4 Million USD at Box office and was awarded the ‘Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay.’
So, the list ends here. These were the best Romantic Movies so far. All the movies on the list were produced in different years from 1950 to 2018 and they have a unique fan base. It’s hard to pick the best one. There were certain movies which failed to make the list, even though there are considered classics. The above list is basically romantic movies with the unconventional tone of storytelling and that’s what makes them so unique and special. You can only get to enjoy them when you watch them. Pick any of your choices and go watch it.