Romance is everywhere, and whether you are looking for a tear-jerker, a feel-good movie, or an all-around wholesome tale, Netflix has the right pick for you. Romantic movies are a great option for date night or even if you are single and on the lookout for love. So regardless of who you are watching with, grab some great snacks curl up in your bed, and choose one of the movies from the below compilation list of romantic movies that will make you believe in love and its overwhelming power.
1. Love, Guaranteed
An unlikely love sparks between a lawyer Susan (Rachael Leigh Cook), and her high-paying client Nick (Damon Wayans Jr.), as they work together on a case to sue a dating app that guarantees love, which neither has them have found, even after thousands of dates.
2. The Half Of It
This coming of age film explores friendship, love, and sexuality while depicting a unique love story between a high-school introverted girl who writes ghost-writes love letters for cash and one of the girls a boy is paying her to write for.
Alex ‘Hitch’ Hitchens calls himself a “date doctor” and makes a living by teaching men how to woo and date the women of their desire. But when he meets a woman who does not easily fall for his tricks, he finds himself confused but falling for her.
4. P.S. I Love You
As a woman loses her husband to a fatal illness, her journey to move on is aided by letters she receives from him now and then to help her move on. It is an ode to how even when people die, love does not.
5. Silver Linings Playbook
When Pat (Bradley Cooper) meets Tiffany (Jennifer Lawrence), he takes her up on the offer to help him reconnect with his wife, in exchange for which he will do something very important for her- dance for competition with her.
6. Set It Up
When two overworked and underpaid assistants connect with each other and talk about their respective bosses, they decide that setting them up might be the best way to catch a break. What ensues is a “meant to be” love story.
7. The Wedding Planner
When the man of her dreams turns out to be her richest client’s fiancé, Mary Fiore (Jennifer Lopez) must nip her feelings in the bud and get to work. But what is love if it can be controlled so easily?
8. The Prom
When a high schooler is denied the opportunity to take her girlfriend to the prom in her conservative town, a group of oppressed Broadway actors who are losing their fame take this as an opportunity to rise again. In the story of love overcoming intolerance and differences, music makes everything better.
9. Always Be My Maybe
This story of childhood friends who reconnect long after their fallout proves that love never dies only takes a backseat. Despite their very different places in life, the two find themselves falling for each other just like they once did 15 years ago.
10. Someone Great
when Jenny (Gina Rodriguez), a music journalist, is dumped by her long-term boyfriend, she decides to move to San Francisco. As her one last crazy adventure, her two best friends and her go to New York, where there might be more than what meets the eye.
When Sloane (Emma Roberts) is introduced to Jackson (Luke Bracey), she is far beyond tired of being single around the holidays. With no one to take home every year, the two agree to be each other’s dates for every upcoming holiday. The only complication is, they begin to fall for each other.
12. About Time
When a man with the ability to time travel decides to pursue his romantic interest and the woman of his dreams, nothing can come in his way, not even time itself. On the way, love teaches him more lessons than he thought it could, about himself and the world.
13. 50 First Dates
When Henry (Adam Sandler) finally finds himself the woman of her dreams, he discovers that in order to keep her, he must win her over every day. Since Lucy (Drew Barrymore) suffers from short-term memory loss, she can never remember meeting him but falls for him each time she does.
14. My Week With Marilyn
Colin (Eddie Redmayne) is an aspiring director who is on the set of a film starring Marilyn Monroe (Michelle Williams). The bond he forms with her over the duration of the shoot will change how he views love and partnership forever.
15. To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
When love letters are never meant to see the light of day reach the addressees, Lara Jean (Lana Condor) is left to pick up the pieces and patch up the past coming back to her. In this whirlwind of old and new love, there are three movies that will take you back to high-school romance and its innocence.
Romantic movies, taken well and executed to perfection, are a commendable work of art. Regardless of your day, it will uplift your spirits. It can cheer you up after a bad day and make a good day even better. Love knows no boundaries, and even if you are crying with a tub full of ice cream over the boy that ghosted you. However, romantic movies will make you smile, laugh, and cheer for the couple on screen that are killing it.