Best Romance Movies of 2013

1.

Before Midnight

6.3
7.9/10

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Prior, Charlotte Prior
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 2013-04-05
2.

The Great Gatsby

6.2
7.3/10

An adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long Island-set novel, where Midwesterner Nick Carraway is lured into the lavish world of his neighbor, Jay Gatsby. Soon enough, however, Carraway will see through the cracks of Gatsby's nouveau riche existence, where obsession, madness, and tragedy await.

Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Elizabeth Debicki
Directed by: Baz Luhrmann
Release date: 2013-05-10
3.

Begin Again

6.0
7.4/10

A long-lost music producer finds a singer-songwriter right about the moment he has given up all hope on life.

Starring: Mark Ruffalo, Keira Knightley, Adam Levine, Hailee Steinfeld, Catherine Keener
Directed by: John Carney
Release date: 2013-09-07
4.

Only Lovers Left Alive

6.0
7.3/10

A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.

Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Tilda Swinton, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Anton Yelchin
Directed by: Jim Jarmusch
Release date: 2013-12-12
5.

Safe Haven

5.7
6.7/10

A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

Starring: Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders, David Lyons, Mike Pniewski
Directed by: Lasse Hallström
Release date: 2013-02-07
6.

The Spectacular Now

5.6
7.1/10

Sutter, a popular party animal unexpectedly meets the introverted Aimee after waking up on a stranger's lawn. As Sutter deals with the problems in his life and Aimee plans for her future beyond school, an unexpected romance blossoms between them.

Starring: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Dayo Okeniyi, Masam Holden
Directed by: James Ponsoldt
Release date: 2013-08-02
7.

What If

5.5
6.8/10

Wallace, a medical school dropout, has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan, seems to be finding the perfect partner, Wallace decides to put his love life on hold. It is then that he meets Chantry, an animator who lives with her long term boyfriend Ben. Wallace and Chantry form an instant connection, striking up a close friendship. But there is no denying the chemistry between them, leading the pair to wonder: what if the love of your life is actually your best friend?

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Megan Park, Adam Driver, Mackenzie Davis
Directed by: Michael Dowse
Release date: 2013-09-07
8.

Warm Bodies

5.4
6.9/10

After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.

Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Analeigh Tipton, Rob Corddry, Dave Franco
Directed by: Jonathan Levine
Release date: 2013-01-31
9.

The Host

5.0
5.9/10

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, Jake Abel, William Hurt, Frances Fisher
Directed by: Andrew Niccol
Release date: 2013-03-22
10.

Beautiful Creatures

5.0
6.2/10

Ethan Wate just wants to get to know Lena Duchannes better, but unbeknownst to him, Lena has strange powers. As Lena's 16th birthday approaches she might decide her fate, to be good or evil. A choice which will impact her relationship forever.

Starring: Alden Ehrenreich, Alice Englert, Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum
Directed by: Richard LaGravenese
Release date: 2013-02-13
11.

Kill Your Darlings

4.9
6.5/10

A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation: Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs.

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan, Elizabeth Olsen, Michael C. Hall, Ben Foster
Directed by: John Krokidas
Release date: 2013-09-19
12.

Frequencies

4.8
6.8/10

The story of the forbidden relationship between a 'low born' boy and a 'high born' girl in an alternate reality where every person's relationships and life worth are determined by their innate 'frequencies'.

Starring: Daniel Fraser, Eleanor Wyld, Owen Pugh, David Broughton-Davies, Emma Powell
Directed by: Darren Paul Fisher
Release date: 2013-09-27
13.

Night Train to Lisbon

4.8
6.8/10

Raimund Gregorius, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an enthralling adventure. In search of the author, Gregorius acts as detective, pulling together pieces of a puzzle that involves political and emotional intrigue and the highest possible stakes. His voyage is one that transcends time and space, delving into the realms of history, medicine and love, all in search of true meaning to his life.

Starring: Jeremy Irons, Mélanie Laurent, Jack Huston, Martina Gedeck, Tom Courtenay
Directed by: Bille August
Release date: 2013-03-07
14.

The Blue Umbrella

4.7
7.6/10
The Blue Umbrella
It is just another evening commute until the rain starts to fall, and the city comes alive to the sound of dripping rain pipes, whistling awnings and gurgling gutters.
Starring: Sarah Jaffe
Directed by: Saschka Unseld
Release date: 2013-02-12
15.

The Immigrant

4.7
6.6/10

1921 New York. An immigrant woman is tricked into a life of burlesque and vaudeville until a dazzling magician tries to save her and reunite her with her sister who is being held in the confines of Ellis Island.

Starring: Marion Cotillard, Jeremy Renner, Joaquin Phoenix, Dagmara Domińczyk, Gabriel Rush
Directed by: James Gray
Release date: 2013-07-03
16.

Third Person

4.5
6.4/10

An acclaimed novelist struggles to write an analysis of love in one of three stories, each set in a different city, that detail the beginning, middle and end of a relationship.

Starring: Liam Neeson, Mila Kunis, James Franco, Olivia Wilde, Adrien Brody
Directed by: Paul Haggis
Release date: 2013-09-09
17.

Drinking Buddies

4.4
6.1/10

Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes the line between “friends” and “more than friends” really blurry? Beer.

Starring: Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston, Ti West
Directed by: Joe Swanberg
Release date: 2013-08-23
18.

To the Wonder

4.4
5.9/10

After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.

Starring: Ben Affleck, Olga Kurylenko, Javier Bardem, Rachel McAdams, Tatiana Chiline
Directed by: Terrence Malick
Release date: 2013-02-22
19.

Words and Pictures

4.2
6.6/10
Words and Pictures
An art instructor and an English teacher form a rivalry that ends up with a competition at their school in which students decide whether words or pictures are more important.
Starring: Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche, Keegan Connor Tracy, Bruce Davison, Adam DiMarco
Directed by: Fred Schepisi
Release date: 2013-09-06
20.

The To Do List

4.2
5.8/10

Feeling pressured to become more sexually experienced before she goes to college, Brandy Klark makes a list of things to accomplish before hitting campus in the fall.

Starring: Aubrey Plaza, Johnny Simmons, Bill Hader, Alia Shawkat, Sarah Steele
Directed by: Maggie Carey
Release date: 2013-07-24

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