Romance - Top 100 Love Storiesby Jade0123 | created - 27 Mar 2012 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
The 100 most lovable movie romances, in my opinion
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Including movies from the 1990s to current
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1. Sweet November (2001)
PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A workaholic executive, and an unconventional woman agree to a personal relationship for a short period. In this short period she changes his life.
Votes: 76,191 | Gross: $25.29M
2. A Walk to Remember (2002)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance
The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
Votes: 178,223 | Gross: $41.23M
3. Untamed Heart (1993)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A waitress hardly notices a shy busboy who secretly loves her; until one night she's attacked and he comes to her rescue. From there a relationship sparks but one secret could mean disaster for these fated lovers.
Votes: 10,993 | Gross: $18.90M
5. The Notebook (2004)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.
Votes: 440,897 | Gross: $81.00M
6. The Lake House (2006)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A lonely doctor, who once occupied an unusual lakeside house, begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Votes: 123,211 | Gross: $52.33M
7. A Lot Like Love (2005)
PG-13 | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
On a flight from Los Angeles to New York, Oliver and Emily make a connection, only to decide that they are poorly suited to be together. Over the next seven years, however, they are ... See full summary »
Votes: 61,887 | Gross: $21.84M
9. The Age of Adaline (2015)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.
Votes: 124,120 | Gross: $42.48M
10. Keith (I) (2008)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Romance
Natalie has it all: yearbook editor, scholarship to college, star athlete, reigning social queen. Then Keith enters her life. Secretive and enigmatic, he slowly lures her from her comfort ... See full summary »
11. When Harry Met Sally... (1989)
R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.
Votes: 165,489 | Gross: $92.82M
13. Fools Rush In (1997)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a one night stand with Alex, Isabel realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married. However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one's own cultural traditions.
Votes: 29,340 | Gross: $29.29M
14. Serendipity (2001)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
A couple search for each other years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together.
Votes: 93,664 | Gross: $50.29M
16. Save the Last Dance (2001)
PG-13 | 112 min | Drama, Music, Romance
A white midwestern girl moves to Chicago, where her new boyfriend is a black teen from the South Side with a rough, semi-criminal past.
Votes: 51,533 | Gross: $91.06M
18. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A British woman is determined to improve herself while she looks for love in a year in which she keeps a personal diary.
Votes: 193,238 | Gross: $71.54M
20. The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage.
Votes: 125,378 | Gross: $63.41M
21. Bed of Roses (1996)
PG | 87 min | Romance, Drama
Romantic drama about a young career girl who is swept off her feet by a shy florist, who fell in love with her after one glimpse through a shadowy window.
Votes: 7,231 | Gross: $19.03M
22. One Day (2011)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Romance
After spending the night together on the night of their college graduation Dexter and Em are shown each year on the same date to see where they are in their lives. They are sometimes together, sometimes not, on that day.
Votes: 119,198 | Gross: $13.84M
23. Where the Heart Is (2000)
PG-13 | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pregnant 17-year-old rebuilds her life after being abandoned by her boyfriend at a Wal-Mart in Sequoyah, Oklahoma.
Votes: 28,921 | Gross: $33.77M
24. Wimbledon (2004)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport
A pro tennis player has lost his ambition and has fallen in rank to 119. Fortunately for him, he meets a young player on the women's circuit who helps him recapture his focus for Wimbledon.
Votes: 54,823 | Gross: $17.00M
25. The Saint (1997)
PG-13 | 116 min | Action, Adventure, Romance
Simon Templar (The Saint), is a thief for hire, whose latest job to steal the secret process for cold fusion puts him at odds with a traitor bent on toppling the Russian government, as well as the woman who holds its secret.
Votes: 55,269 | Gross: $61.36M
26. Safe Haven (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
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.
Votes: 89,523 | Gross: $71.35M
28. Angel Eyes (2001)
R | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A mysterious man is drawn to a feisty female police officer and a unusual relationship ensues, as not everything is as it seems.
Votes: 20,467 | Gross: $24.04M
29. Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (2008)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
High school student Nick O'Leary, member of the Queercore band The Jerk Offs, meets college-bound Norah Silverberg when she asks him to be her boyfriend for five minutes.
Votes: 80,050 | Gross: $31.49M
30. Upside Down (I) (2012)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Adam and Eden fell in love as teens despite the fact that they live on twinned worlds with gravities that pull in opposite directions. Ten years after a forced separation, Adam sets out on a dangerous quest to reconnect with his love.
Votes: 63,468 | Gross: $0.10M
33. The Vow (2012)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Romance
A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again.
Votes: 163,200 | Gross: $125.01M
35. The Cutting Edge (1992)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
A temperamental figure skater and a former hockey player try to win Olympic gold as a figure skating pairs team.
Votes: 16,474 | Gross: $25.11M
37. No Strings Attached (I) (2011)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A guy and girl try to keep their relationship strictly physical, but it's not long before they learn that they want something more.
Votes: 185,785 | Gross: $70.66M
39. Valentine's Day (I) (2010)
PG-13 | 125 min | Comedy, Romance
Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.
Votes: 102,124 | Gross: $110.49M
40. Picture Perfect (1997)
PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young advertising executive's life becomes increasingly complicated when, in order to impress her boss, she pretends to be engaged to a man she has just met.
Votes: 17,159 | Gross: $31.06M
41. Elvis and Anabelle (2007)
PG-13 | 106 min | Drama, Romance
Groomed by her overly ambitious mother, Anabelle is on the road to winning the Miss Texas Rose tiara when she dies tragically during a pageant. Her death lands her on the embalming table of... See full summary »
42. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Romance
Benjamin Barry is an advertising executive and ladies' man who, to win a big campaign, bets that he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days. Andie Anderson covers the "How To" beat for "Composure" magazine and is assigned to write an article on "How to Lose a Guy in 10 days." They meet in a bar shortly after the bet is made.
Votes: 176,694 | Gross: $105.81M
44. Return to Me (2000)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man who falls in love with the woman who received his wife's heart must decide which woman it is who holds his heart.
Votes: 17,442 | Gross: $32.66M
45. Remember Me (2010)
PG-13 | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A romantic drama centered on two new lovers: Tyler, whose parents have split in the wake of his brother's suicide, and Ally, who lives each day to the fullest since witnessing her mother's murder.
Votes: 123,416 | Gross: $19.07M
46. Take Me Home (2011)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Soon after Thom starts operating as an illegal taxi driver in New York City, Claire hires him to drive her to California after her estranged father suffers a heart attack.
Votes: 6,620 | Gross: $0.02M
47. The Bodyguard (1992)
R | 129 min | Action, Drama, Music
A former Secret Service agent takes on the job of bodyguard to a pop singer, whose lifestyle is most unlike a President's.
Votes: 100,271 | Gross: $121.95M
48. Only You (1994)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Romance
Destiny. Faith (Marisa Tomei) believes that two soul-mates can be united if they find each other. From the Ouija board, she has found the name of her missing half, and it is D-A-M-O-N ... See full summary »
Votes: 17,037 | Gross: $20.04M
49. Music and Lyrics (2007)
PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Music, Romance
A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an aspiring teen sensation. Though he's never written a decent lyric in his life, he sparks with an offbeat younger woman with a flair for words.
Votes: 87,594 | Gross: $50.57M
50. Birthday Girl (2001)
R | 93 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A thirtysomething bank clerk from St Albans has his small-town life exploded by the arrival of his Russian mail-order bride.
Votes: 22,613 | Gross: $4.92M
51. The Wedding Date (2005)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
Single-girl anxiety causes Kat Ellis to hire a male escort to pose as her boyfriend at her sister's wedding. Her plan, an attempt to dupe her ex-fiancé, who dumped her a couple years prior, proves to be her undoing.
Votes: 42,420 | Gross: $31.73M
52. Leap Year (2010)
PG | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Anna Brady plans to travel to Dublin, Ireland to propose marriage to her boyfriend Jeremy on Leap Day, because, according to Irish tradition, a man who receives a marriage proposal on a leap day must accept it.
Votes: 79,622 | Gross: $25.92M
53. A Big Love Story (2012)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Romance
With his glory days long gone, an overweight former football player will make a bet with his close friends and visit the nearest gym for the ultimate makeover, only to discover the girl of his dreams and his true soulmate.
55. Loser (2000)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
A college student, branded a loser by his roommates and booted from the dorm, falls in love with a coed who has eyes for their condescending professor.
Votes: 24,254 | Gross: $15.62M
This movie may not have been an award-winner lol, but the romance between the two main characters Paul and Dora is actually really sweet.
56. Barefoot (I) (2014)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He then takes the naive young woman home for his brother's wedding.
Votes: 19,677 | Gross: $0.01M
58. Before Sunrise (1995)
R | 101 min | Drama, Romance
A young man and woman meet on a train in Europe, and wind up spending one evening together in Vienna. Unfortunately, both know that this will probably be their only night together.
Votes: 214,176 | Gross: $5.54M
59. Before Sunset (2004)
R | 80 min | Drama, Romance
Nine years after Jesse and Celine first met, they encounter each other again on the French leg of Jesse's book tour.
Votes: 187,292 | Gross: $5.79M
61. Griffin & Phoenix (2006)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
GRIFFIN AND PHOENIX is a poignantly funny love story about two people who face a seemingly insurmountable obstacle that may stand between them and a last chance at love.
62. Hope Floats (1998)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Romance
Birdee Calvert must choose between her morals and her heart after her husband divorces her and a charming young man, who her daughter disapproves of, comes back into her life.
Votes: 21,153 | Gross: $60.05M
63. One Fine Day (1996)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The lives of two strangers and their young children unexpectedly intersect on one hectic, stressful day in New York City.
Votes: 38,705 | Gross: $46.15M
64. Sliding Doors (1998)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A London woman's love life and career both hinge, unknown to her, on whether or not she catches a train. We see it both ways, in parallel.
Votes: 56,370 | Gross: $11.88M
65. Kate & Leopold (2001)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
An English Duke from 1876 is inadvertedly dragged to modern day New York where he falls for a plucky advertising executive.
Votes: 70,388 | Gross: $47.12M
66. The Proposal (I) (2009)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A pushy boss forces her young assistant to marry her in order to keep her visa status in the U.S. and avoid deportation to Canada.
Votes: 253,173 | Gross: $163.96M
68. Seeking a Friend for the End of the World (2012)
R | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
As an asteroid nears Earth, a man finds himself alone after his wife leaves in a panic. He decides to take a road trip to reunite with his high school sweetheart. Accompanying him is a neighbor who inadvertently puts a wrench in his plan.
Votes: 96,739 | Gross: $6.62M
69. Nights in Rodanthe (2008)
PG-13 | 97 min | Drama, Romance
A doctor who is traveling to see his estranged son sparks with an unhappily married woman at a North Carolina inn.
Votes: 19,869 | Gross: $41.85M
70. As Good as It Gets (1997)
PG-13 | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A single mother and waitress, a misanthropic author, and a gay artist form an unlikely friendship after the artist is assaulted in a robbery.
Votes: 242,073 | Gross: $148.48M
71. Chasing Liberty (2004)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
Anna Foster has never had an ordinary life. At eighteen years old, she is the most protected girl in America; she is the First Daughter. Frustrated with her overprotective father, the ... See full summary »
Votes: 32,422 | Gross: $12.19M
72. Addicted to Love (1997)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance
Maggie's and Sam's former partners are in love; she wants revenge and he wants his lost love back, so they work together to break up the happy couple.
Votes: 21,144 | Gross: $34.66M
73. About Time (I) (2013)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.
Votes: 236,297 | Gross: $15.32M
75. A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance
A married soldier returning from World War II poses as a pregnant woman's husband to save her from her father's anger and honor.
Votes: 27,102 | Gross: $50.01M
77. Letters to Juliet (2010)
PG | 105 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Sophie dreams of becoming a writer and travels to Verona, Italy where she meets the "Secretaries of Juliet".
Votes: 81,351 | Gross: $53.03M
78. Someone Like You... (2001)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
After being jilted by her boyfriend, a talk show talent scout writes a column on the relationship habits of men which gains her national fame.
Votes: 21,381 | Gross: $27.34M
79. While You Were Sleeping (1995)
PG | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A hopeless romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.
Votes: 78,982 | Gross: $81.06M
80. Sweet Home Alabama (2002)
PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
A young woman who's reinvented herself as a New York socialite must return home to Alabama to obtain a divorce from her husband, after seven years of separation.
Votes: 90,690 | Gross: $127.22M
81. The American President (1995)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Comedy-drama about a widowed U.S. President and a lobbyist who fall in love. It's all above-board, but "politics is perception", and sparks fly anyway.
Votes: 45,977 | Gross: $65.00M
82. If I Stay (2014)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
Life changes in an instant for young Mia Hall after a car accident puts her in a coma. During an out-of-body experience, she must decide whether to wake up and live a life far different than she had imagined. The choice is hers if she can go on.
Votes: 98,515 | Gross: $50.47M
84. Hitch (I) (2005)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Romance
While helping his latest client woo the fine lady of his dreams, a professional "date doctor" finds that his game doesn't quite work on the gossip columnist with whom he's smitten.
Votes: 264,546 | Gross: $179.50M
85. 10 Years (2011)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The night before their high school reunion, a group of friends realize they still haven't quite grown up in some ways.
Votes: 21,078 | Gross: $0.20M
While the entire movie is not romantic, one of the main storylines is really romantic. Reeves & Elise's storyline was so swoon-worthy it was enough to put the whole movie on the list.
86. The MatchMaker (1997)
R | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
Marcy is an assistant to Senator John McGlory, who is having problems with a re-election campaign. Desperate for Irish votes, McGlory's chief of staff Nick sends Marcy to Ireland to trace ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,997 | Gross: $3.38M
87. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a young couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.
Votes: 756,538 | Gross: $34.40M
88. Pretty Woman (1990)
R | 119 min | Comedy, Romance
A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets... only to fall in love.
Votes: 239,606 | Gross: $178.41M
89. The Prince and Me (2004)
PG | 111 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
At college Paige meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves; he proves to be Crown Prince Edvard. Paige follows him to Copenhagen, and he follows her back to school with a plan.
Votes: 34,327 | Gross: $28.17M
91. Mad Love (1995)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, Romance
The high-school student Matt Leland lives with his twin brother and sister and his father in a house by the lake. When the teenager Casey Roberts moves to the house on the other side of the... See full summary »
Votes: 5,613 | Gross: $15.45M
92. The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
PG-13 | 106 min | Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The affair between a politician and a contemporary dancer is affected by mysterious forces keeping the lovers apart.
Votes: 216,122 | Gross: $62.50M
93. Dying Young (1991)
R | 111 min | Drama, Romance
After she discovers that her boyfriend has betrayed her, Hilary O'Neil is looking for a new start and a new job. She begins to work as a private nurse for a young man suffering from blood ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,859 | Gross: $33.67M
94. Elizabethtown (2005)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During a hometown memorial for his Kentucky-born father, a young man begins an unexpected romance with a too-good-to-be-true stewardess.
Votes: 61,836 | Gross: $26.84M
95. Love Actually (2003)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
Votes: 358,117 | Gross: $59.70M
96. Happy Accidents (2000)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
Ruby Weaver has man trouble: she tries to fix them, so she's stuck herself with a string of losers. Her current lover, Sam Deed, seems different: he's sweet, tender, just in from Dubuque. ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,793 | Gross: $0.69M
This movie is VERY quirky, but I thought it was charming and romantic.
98. Jerry Maguire (1996)
R | 139 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent with the only athlete who stays with him and his former secretary.
Votes: 208,422 | Gross: $153.95M
99. What Happens in Vegas (2008)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
A man and a woman are compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a couple for a limited period of time. At stake is a large amount of money.
Votes: 151,086 | Gross: $80.28M
100. Frankie and Johnny (1991)
R | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Johnny has just been released from prison, and gets a job in a café beside waitress Frankie. Frankie is a bit of a loner, but Johnny is determined their romance will blossom.
Votes: 24,844 | Gross: $22.77M