Best Romance Movies of 2011

1.

The Artist

6.3
7.9/10

Hollywood, 1927: As silent movie star George Valentin wonders if the arrival of talking pictures will cause him to fade into oblivion, he sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer set for a big break.

Starring: Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller
Directed by: Michel Hazanavicius
Release date: 2011-06-26
2.

Crazy, Stupid, Love.

6.0
7.4/10

Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. Over 40 and suddenly single, Cal is adrift in the fickle world of dating. Enter, Jacob Palmer, a self-styled player who takes Cal under his wing and teaches him how to be a hit with the ladies.

Starring: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, Marisa Tomei
Directed by: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Release date: 2011-07-29
3.

One Day

5.8
7.0/10

A romantic comedy centered on Dexter and Emma, who first meet during their graduation in 1988 and proceed to keep in touch regularly. The film follows what they do on July 15 annually, usually doing something together.

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Jim Sturgess, Tom Mison, Jodie Whittaker, Rafe Spall
Directed by: Lone Scherfig
Release date: 2011-03-02
4.

The Adjustment Bureau

5.7
7.1/10

A man glimpses the future Fate has planned for him – and chooses to fight for his own destiny. Battling the powerful Adjustment Bureau across, under and through the streets of New York, he risks his destined greatness to be with the only woman he's ever loved.

Starring: Matt Damon, Emily Blunt, John Slattery, Anthony Mackie, Terence Stamp
Directed by: George Nolfi
Release date: 2011-03-03
5.

Water for Elephants

5.7
6.9/10

In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz, Hal Holbrook, Richard Brake
Directed by: Francis Lawrence
Release date: 2011-03-15
6.

Weekend

5.5
7.6/10

After a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.

Starring: Tom Cullen, Chris New, Jonathan Race, Laura Freeman, Loreto Murray
Directed by: Andrew Haigh
Release date: 2011-09-22
7.

Just Go with It

5.4
6.4/10

A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone heads off for a weekend in Hawaii that will change all their lives.

Starring: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman, Nick Swardson, Brooklyn Decker
Directed by: Dennis Dugan
Release date: 2011-02-10
8.

Submarine

5.3
7.3/10

15-year-old deep-thinking Welsh schoolboy, Oliver Tate struggles to initiate and maintain a relationship with Jordana, his devilish, dark-haired classmate at their Swansea high school. As his parents' marriage begins to fall apart, similar problems arise in his relationship with Jordana.

Starring: Craig Roberts, Yasmin Paige, Sally Hawkins, Noah Taylor, Paddy Considine
Directed by: Richard Ayoade
Release date: 2011-03-18
9.

Jane Eyre

5.3
7.4/10

After a bleak childhood, Jane Eyre goes out into the world to become a governess. As she lives happily in her new position at Thornfield Hall, she meet the dark, cold, and abrupt master of the house, Mr. Rochester. Jane and her employer grow close in friendship and she soon finds herself falling in love with him. Happiness seems to have found Jane at last, but could Mr. Rochester's terrible secret be about to destroy it forever?

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Michael Fassbender, Jamie Bell, Judi Dench, Su Elliott
Directed by: Cary Joji Fukunaga
Release date: 2011-03-11
10.

Beginners

5.2
7.2/10

Oliver meets the irreverent and unpredictable Anna only months after his father Hal Fields has passed away. This new love floods Oliver with memories of his father, who, following the death of his wife of 44 years, came out of the closet at age 75 to live a full, energized, and wonderfully tumultuous gay life – which included a younger boyfriend.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, Cosmo, Goran Visnjic
Directed by: Mike Mills
Release date: 2011-06-09
11.

What's Your Number?

5.1
6.1/10

Ally Darling (Anna Faris) is realizing she's a little lost in life. Her latest romance has just fizzled out, and she's just been fired from her marketing job. Then she reads an eye-opening magazine article that warns that 96 percent of women who've been with 20 or more lovers are unlikely to find a husband. Determined to turn her life around and prove the article wrong, Ally embarks on a mission to find the perfect mate from among her numerous ex-boyfriends.

Starring: Chris Evans, Anna Faris, Martin Freeman, Chris Pratt, Ari Graynor
Directed by: Mark Mylod
Release date: 2011-09-30
12.

Love on a Leash

5.1
9.5/10

A dog who strives to become a man seeks a woman who will love him enough for the transformation to take place.

Starring: Jana Camp, Aneese Khamo, Michaelina Lee, Femi Emiola, Ping Wu
Directed by: Fen Tian
Release date: 2011-07-21
13.

Monte Carlo

4.9
5.8/10

Three young women vacationing in Paris find themselves whisked away to Monte Carlo after one of the girls is mistaken for a British heiress.

Starring: Selena Gomez, Katie Cassidy, Cory Monteith, Leighton Meester, Andie MacDowell
Directed by: Thomas Bezucha
Release date: 2011-07-01
14.

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

4.8
6.8/10

A fisheries expert is approached by a consultant to help realize a sheik's vision of bringing the sport of fly-fishing to the desert and embarks on an upstream journey of faith and fish to prove the impossible possible.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas, Rachael Stirling, Amr Waked
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Release date: 2011-09-10
15.

Restless

4.8
6.8/10

A powerful and emotional coming of age story, this remarkable tale is told with honesty and originality that will leave audiences moved. In the film, two outsiders, both shaped by the circumstances that have brought them together, forge a deep and lasting love. Directed by Gus Van Sant, one of the most astute observers of people living life on the edge, comes a take on friendship and young love as engaging and true as it is provocative and stirring.

Starring: Mia Wasikowska, Henry Hopper, Ryo Kase, Schuyler Fisk, Jane Adams
Directed by: Gus Van Sant
Release date: 2011-09-16
16.

Like Crazy

4.8
6.7/10

A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.

Starring: Anton Yelchin, Felicity Jones, Jennifer Lawrence, Charlie Bewley, Alex Kingston
Directed by: Drake Doremus
Release date: 2011-10-28
17.

New Year's Eve

4.8
5.7/10

The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year's Eve.

Starring: Robert De Niro, Katherine Heigl, Ashton Kutcher, Carla Gugino, Lea Michele
Directed by: Garry Marshall
Release date: 2011-12-08
18.

The Art of Getting By

4.8
6.6/10

George, a lonely and fatalistic teen who's made it all the way to his senior year without ever having done a real day of work, is befriended by Sally, a popular but complicated girl who recognizes in him a kindred spirit.

Starring: Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts, Michael Angarano, Elizabeth Reaser, Alicia Silverstone
Directed by: Gavin Wiesen
Release date: 2011-06-17
19.

The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1

4.8
4.9/10

The new found married bliss of Bella Swan and vampire Edward Cullen is cut short when a series of betrayals and misfortunes threatens to destroy their world. Bella soon discovers she is pregnant, and during a nearly fatal childbirth, Edward finally fulfills her wish to become immortal. But the arrival of their remarkable daughter, Renesmee, sets in motion a perilous chain of events that pits the Cullens and their allies against the Volturi, the fearsome council of vampire leaders, setting the stage for an all-out battle.

Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Peter Facinelli
Directed by: Bill Condon
Release date: 2011-03-15
20.

Pyaar Ka Punchnama

4.8
7.7/10
Pyaar Ka Punchnama
Outspoken and overly critical Nishant Agarwal meets gorgeous new co-worker, Charu, offers his help, assists her financially, and they become close friends. His room-mates, Rajat and Vikrant, are pleased with this outcome as they already have girlfriends in Neha and Rhea respectively. But both the relationships are not as harmonious, as Rajat feels Neha is self-centered and demanding, while Rhea appears to be withdrawn and aloof. Missing their meetings and bar-hopping, the trio decide to take a time-out and be by themselves. All three women, however, find out and decide to accompany them to the beach where they eventually mingle. The trio do not know that soon misunderstandings will crop up - and it will take a lot of effort and understanding to resolve them.
Starring: Kartik Tiwari, Raayo S. Bakhirta, Nushrat Bharucha, Padam Bhola, Ishita Raj
Directed by: Luv Ranjan
Release date: 2011-05-20

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