Everybody loves a good romantic movie (c’mon men, admit it, you do too). These emotion inducing story plots take hold of our hearts and allow us to see the beauty and tragedy of romance. Usually paired with a box of tissues and a big tub of popcorn, these movies are good to watch with your significant other (or maybe even with someone whom you want to be a significant other to). So kick back, and reminisce with us as we venture through our 25 most romantic movies ever. (Don’t forget your tissue box).
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Sense and Sensibility
Based on the book by Jane Austen, Sense and Sensibility is a story that revolves around the life of two poor daughters who each receive an inheritance. This is a film by Ang Lee and starred Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson as well as Emma Thompson. The famous quote “My heart is, and always will be yours” remains in the hearts of viewers even til today.
The American President
Couples are sure to love this comedy-drama romantic film that tells the story of how a US president falls in love with an environmental lobbyist named Sydney Ellen Wade. Viewers will get to see how the most powerful man in the world falls into awkward situations just so that he can pursue his love. Class and well thought out dialogues makes The American President a highly enjoyable romantic film.
50 First Dates
50 First Dates is a witty and romantic film which showcases Henry Roth the lead male character played by Adam Sandler who is afraid of commitment until he meets Lucy. They hit it off right away which makes Henry believe that he finally met the girl of his dreams until he discovers that Lucy has short term memory loss and forgets him every day. This spawns a dedicated quest for Henry to somehow remind Lucy every day of the love they share.
When Harry Met Sally
The characters Harry and Sally have known each other for years, have seen each other go through different partners, and are very good friends. They know they have a special place in each other’s heart, but fear that sex would ruin their friendship. This film begs and tries to answer the question, can a man and a woman truly be friends… You’ll have to watch the movie to find out.
Shakespeare In Love
This is the story of a young Shakespeare who was already out of ideas and short on cash when he suddenly meets his ideal woman. Set in the late 16th century; the movie tells the story of how William Shakespeare got inspired to write “Romeo and Ethel the Pirate’s Daughter.” Shakespeare while writing the novel falls in love with the wealthy Viola who is promised to a wicked man.