Best Romance Movies of All Time

1.

Forrest Gump (1994)

7.3
8.8/10

A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events—in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. But despite all he has achieved, his one true love eludes him.

Starring: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field
Directed by: Robert Zemeckis
Release date: 1994-07-06
2.

Titanic (1997)

7.1
7.8/10

101-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story of her life aboard the Titanic, 84 years later. A young Rose boards the ship with her mother and fiancé. Meanwhile, Jack Dawson and Fabrizio De Rossi win third-class tickets aboard the ship. Rose tells the whole story from Titanic's departure through to its death—on its first and last voyage—on April 15, 1912.

Starring: Kate Winslet, Leonardo DiCaprio, Billy Zane, Kathy Bates, Frances Fisher
Directed by: James Cameron
Release date: 1997-11-18
3.

Casablanca (1942)

6.8
8.5/10

In Casablanca, Morocco in December 1941, a cynical American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1942-11-26
4.

Vertigo (1958)

6.7
8.3/10

A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1958-05-09
5.

Aladdin (2019)

6.7
7.3/10

A kindhearted street urchin named Aladdin embarks on a magical adventure after finding a lamp that releases a wisecracking genie while a power-hungry Grand Vizier vies for the same lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

Starring: Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Will Smith, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
Release date: 2019-05-22
6.

Singin' in the Rain (1952)

6.7
8.3/10

In 1927 Hollywood, a silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

Starring: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell
Directed by: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly
Release date: 1952-04-10
7.

Some Like It Hot (1959)

6.7
8.2/10

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they leave on a tour. To make their getaway they must first disguise themselves as women, then keep their identities secret and deal with the problems this brings - such as an attractive bandmate and a very determined suitor.

Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon, George Raft, Pat O’Brien
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1959-03-18
8.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

6.7
8.3/10

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

Starring: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Mark Ruffalo, Elijah Wood
Directed by: Michel Gondry
Release date: 2004-03-19
9.

Gone with the Wind (1939)

6.7
8.1/10

The spoiled daughter of a well-to-do plantation owner is forced to use every means at her disposal to claw her way out of poverty, following Maj. Gen. William Sherman's destructive "March to the Sea,” during the American Civil War.

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland, Leslie Howard, Hattie McDaniel
Directed by: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Sam Wood
Release date: 1939-12-15
10.

A Beautiful Mind (2001)

6.7
8.2/10

John Nash is a brilliant but asocial mathematician fighting schizophrenia. After he accepts secret work in cryptography, his life takes a turn for the nightmarish.

Starring: Russell Crowe, Ed Harris, Jennifer Connelly, Christopher Plummer, Paul Bettany
Directed by: Ron Howard
Release date: 2001-12-11
11.

La La Land (2016)

6.6
8.0/10

Mia, an aspiring actress, serves lattes to movie stars in between auditions and Sebastian, a jazz musician, scrapes by playing cocktail party gigs in dingy bars, but as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they worked so hard to maintain in each other threaten to rip them apart.

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, Rosemarie DeWitt, J.K. Simmons
Directed by: Damien Chazelle
Release date: 2016-11-29
12.

Paperman (2012)

6.6
8.3/10

An urban office worker finds that paper airplanes are instrumental in meeting a girl in ways he never expected.

Starring: John Kahrs, Kari Wahlgren, Jeff Turley, Jack Goldenberg
Directed by: John Kahrs
Release date: 2012-11-02
13.

Call Me by Your Name (2017)

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
14.

Barry Lyndon (1975)

6.6
8.1/10

In the eighteenth century, in a small village in Ireland, Redmond Barry is a young farm boy in love with his cousin Nora Brady. When Nora engages to the British Captain John Quin, Barry challenges him for a duel of pistols. He wins and escapes to Dublin, but is robbed on the road. Without any other alternative, Barry joins the British Army to fight in the Seven Years War.

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Patrick Magee, Hardy Krüger, Diana Körner
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1975-11-26
15.

Slumdog Millionaire (2008)

6.6
8.0/10

Jamal Malik is an impoverished Indian teen who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?’ but, after he wins, he is suspected of cheating.

Starring: Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, Mia Drake Inderbitzin, Saurabh Shukla
Directed by: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan
Release date: 2008-05-12
16.

Beauty and the Beast (1991)

6.6
8.0/10

Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all -- that true beauty comes from within.

Starring: Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Richard White, Jerry Orbach, David Ogden Stiers
Directed by: Gary Trousdale, Kirk Wise
Release date: 1991-11-13
17.

Sing Street (2016)

6.5
8.0/10

A boy growing up in Dublin during the 1980s escapes his strained family life by starting a band to impress the mysterious girl he likes.

Starring: Ferdia Walsh-Peelo, Lucy Boynton, Maria Doyle Kennedy, Aidan Gillen, Jack Reynor
Directed by: John Carney
Release date: 2016-03-11
18.

Aladdin (1992)

6.5
8.0/10

Princess Jasmine grows tired of being forced to remain in the palace, so she sneaks out into the marketplace, in disguise, where she meets street-urchin Aladdin. The couple falls in love, although Jasmine may only marry a prince. After being thrown in jail, Aladdin becomes embroiled in a plot to find a mysterious lamp, with which the evil Jafar hopes to rule the land.

Starring: Scott Weinger, Robin Williams, Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman, Frank Welker
Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker
Release date: 1992-11-25
19.

Her (2013)

6.5
8.0/10

In the not so distant future, Theodore, a lonely writer purchases a newly developed operating system designed to meet the user's every needs. To Theodore's surprise, a romantic relationship develops between him and his operating system. This unconventional love story blends science fiction and romance in a sweet tale that explores the nature of love and the ways that technology isolates and connects us all.

Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde
Directed by: Spike Jonze
Release date: 2013-12-18
20.

Before Sunrise (1995)

6.5
8.1/10

On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. departs the next morning and he has no money for lodging, they wander the city together, taking in the experiences of Vienna and each other.

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert, Hanno Pöschl, Haymon Maria Buttinger
Directed by: Richard Linklater
Release date: 1995-01-27

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