Best Romance Movies of 2017

1.

Call Me by Your Name

6.6
7.9/10

Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.

Starring: Timothée Chalamet, Armie Hammer, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar, Esther Garrel
Directed by: Luca Guadagnino
Release date: 2017-09-01
2.

Beauty and the Beast

6.4
7.2/10

A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.

Starring: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Kevin Kline, Josh Gad
Directed by: Bill Condon
Release date: 2017-03-16
3.

The Big Sick

6.1
7.6/10

Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.

Starring: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter, Ray Romano, Anupam Kher
Directed by: Michael Showalter
Release date: 2017-03-30
4.

Phantom Thread

6.1
7.5/10

Renowned British dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock comes across Alma, a young, strong-willed woman, who soon becomes a fixture in his life as his muse and lover.

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Vicky Krieps, Lesley Manville, Camilla Rutherford, Gina McKee
Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson
Release date: 2017-12-25
5.

The Shape of Water

6.0
7.3/10

An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Doug Jones, Michael Shannon, Richard Jenkins, Octavia Spencer
Directed by: Guillermo del Toro
Release date: 2017-12-01
6.

God's Own Country

5.6
7.7/10

A young farmer in rural Yorkshire numbs his daily frustrations with binge drinking and casual sex, until the arrival of a Romanian migrant worker.

Starring: Josh O'Connor, Alec Secareanu, Ian Hart, Gemma Jones, Patsy Ferran
Directed by: Francis Lee
Release date: 2017-09-01
7.

Everything, Everything

5.6
6.4/10

A teenager who's lived a sheltered life because she's allergic to everything, falls for the boy who moves in next door.

Starring: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson, Anika Noni Rose, Ana de la Reguera, Taylor Hickson
Directed by: Stella Meghie
Release date: 2017-05-18
8.

Maudie

5.6
7.6/10

Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis falls in love with a fishmonger while working for him as a live-in housekeeper.

Starring: Sally Hawkins, Ethan Hawke, Gabrielle Rose, Billy MacLellan, Zachary Bennett
Directed by: Aisling Walsh
Release date: 2017-04-14
9.

The Space Between Us

5.5
6.4/10

A young man raised by scientists on Mars returns to Earth to find his father.

Starring: Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson, Carla Gugino, BD Wong, Gary Oldman
Directed by: Peter Chelsom
Release date: 2017-01-26
10.

Breathe

5.3
7.1/10

Based on the true story of Robin, a handsome, brilliant and adventurous man whose life takes a dramatic turn when polio leaves him paralyzed.

Starring: Andrew Garfield, Claire Foy, Hugh Bonneville, Tom Hollander, Miranda Raison
Directed by: Andy Serkis
Release date: 2017-10-13
11.

The Mountain Between Us

5.3
6.4/10

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Starring: Idris Elba, Kate Winslet, Dermot Mulroney, Beau Bridges, Linda Sorensen
Directed by: Hany Abu-Assad
Release date: 2017-10-05
12.

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

5.2
7.1/10

The unconventional life of Dr. William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941.

Starring: Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall, Bella Heathcote, Connie Britton, J. J. Feild
Directed by: Angela Robinson
Release date: 2017-10-13
13.

A Ghost Story

5.0
6.8/10

Recently deceased, a white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to console his bereft wife, only to find that in his spectral state he has become unstuck in time, forced to watch passively as the life he knew and the woman he loves slowly slip away.

Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Will Oldham, Liz Cardenas Franke, Sonia Acevedo
Directed by: David Lowery
Release date: 2017-04-24
14.

Their Finest

5.0
6.8/10

During the Blitz of World War II, a female screenwriter (Gemma Arterton) works on a film celebrating England's resilience as a way to buoy a weary populace's spirits. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters (Lily Knight and Francesca Knight) who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mixed feelings by a dismissive all-male staff.

Starring: Gemma Arterton, Sam Claflin, Bill Nighy, Richard E. Grant, Jack Huston
Directed by: Lone Scherfig
Release date: 2017-04-06
15.

In a Heartbeat

4.9
7.7/10

A closeted boy runs the risk of being outed by his own heart after it pops out of his chest to chase down the boy of his dreams.

Starring: Nick Ainsworth, Kelly Donohue
Directed by: Beth David, Esteban Bravo
Release date: 2017-06-01
16.

Disobedience

4.8
6.6/10

A woman learns about the death of her Orthodox Jewish father, a rabbi. She returns home and has romantic feelings rekindled for her best childhood friend, who is now married to her cousin.

Starring: Rachel Weisz, Rachel McAdams, Alessandro Nivola, Cara Horgan, Liza Sadovy
Directed by: Sebastián Lelio
Release date: 2017-09-10
17.

The Ottoman Lieutenant

4.7
6.6/10

Lillie, a determined American woman, ventures overseas to join Dr. Jude at a remote medical mission in the Ottoman Empire (now Turkey). However, Lillie soon finds herself at odds with Jude and the mission’s founder, Woodruff, when she falls for the titular military man, Ismail, just as the war is about to erupt.

Starring: Michiel Huisman, Hera Hilmar, Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Haluk Bilginer
Directed by: Joseph Ruben
Release date: 2017-03-10
18.

Fifty Shades Darker

4.6
4.6/10

When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford, Bella Heathcote
Directed by: James Foley
Release date: 2017-02-08
19.

Tulip Fever

4.6
6.2/10

An artist falls for a married young woman while he's commissioned to paint her portrait. The two invest in the risky tulip market in hopes to build a future together.

Starring: Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Judi Dench, Christoph Waltz, Jack O'Connell
Directed by: Justin Chadwick
Release date: 2017-07-13
20.

Red Nose Day Actually

4.5
7.2/10

Fourteen years after the events of the first film, a series of encounters between people in Britain reminds us that in these different times Love, actually exists.

Starring: Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Liam Neeson, Keira Knightley, Rowan Atkinson
Directed by: Richard Curtis, Mat Whitecross
Release date: 2017-03-24

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