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TOP 23 BEST ROMANTIC MOVIES IN HOLLYWOOD LIST

 

 

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By NAVEEN - AUGUST 20, 2020

 

 

 

BEST ROMANTIC MOVIES OF HOLLYWOOD

 

When most of the news is the world is about hate, this is the perfect time to discover or revisit the BEST ROMANTIC MOVIES IN HOLLYWOOD. Here we have compiled the romantic movies list in Hollywood to keep our minds of negative things that the whole world is facing.

Though the romantic movies are just rehashed of the popular storyline of boy meets girl or girl meets girl. Here we have tried to include the movies that were different from the normal storyline that might also be successful in pulling your heart's stings.

The selected movies could have popular titles with a good Romantic love story that you might have seen already, and it wouldn’t hurt to revisit these. Make sure you don’t miss out on these titles which are bound to have some hidden gems that certainly deserve your attention.

Here is the list of Hollywood romantic movies that we found, that has earned the title of best Hollywood romantic movies.

 

 

 

THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE (2009)

THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE (2009)

THE TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE is the Sci-Fi Romantic Drama directed by Robert Schwentke. This 2009 time-travel romance movie follows a librarian with a condition of time travel as he tries to build a relationship. 

A time traveler who cannot control when and where he goes back in time tries to change his past. His time travel has led to him meeting his future wife when she was a child that he cannot recall. This brilliantly constructed Sci-fi movie is one of the best romantic movies of Hollywood that is different from the usual love stories.  



 

ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND (2004)

ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND (2004)

ETERNAL SUNSHINE OF THE SPOTLESS MIND is the Romantic SCI-FI movie directed by Michel Gondry which boasts Jim Carrey in a role that is nothing like you have ever seen. The movie follows a couple in a fictional future where you can erase your memories, when their relationship gets bad they erase the relationship with the other from their memories.

The movie shows the immediate connection of the couple with contrasting personalities that follows them through love, despair, and fallout. This movie has joined the few movies in a list of romantic movies in Hollywood that had won an Oscar.

 

 

 

TITANIC (1997)

TITANIC (1997)

TITANIC in the romantic epic movie was written and directed by James Cameron that made Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet a household name. The movie was a worldwide phenomenon making it the highest-grossing movie of all time that was a fictionalised story based on the real tragic event.

James Cameron got the inspiration for the movie due to his love for the ocean, its mysteries, and shipwrecks. With a story of the love of different classes of people the movie is still relevant and one of the top romantic movies in Hollywood.

 

 

 

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (2005)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE (2005)

PRIDE AND PREJUDICE is the Romantic movie adapted from the 1813 Jane Austin novel with the same name. This period drama follows the English family with five sisters where each of them is destined to be a victim of morality and their duties to uphold the family values.

The period piece is set in 18th century England where the traditions are much more important than their desires. Telling a classic love story the movie is a faithful adaptation of the book starring Keira Knightley and Matthew Macfadyen in lead roles making it one of the best English romantic movies. 

 

 

 

BEFORE SUNRISE (1995)

BEFORE SUNRISE (1995)

BEFORE SUNRISE is the romantic classic written and directed by Richard Linklater that tells a love story set in Vienna. This love story tells of falling in love when a young American and a young French spends a day with each other after meeting on a Trian.

The whole movie is the two strangers walking through the beautiful city of Vienna and talking with each other getting to know the other about love, beliefs, life, and the beauty of Vienna. They start to feel for the other as a romantic connection brews as they both are getting ready for different directions the next day.

 

 

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN (1982)

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN (1982)

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN is the romantic drama directed by Taylor Hackford that follows

Richard Gere as an Aviation Officer Candidate starting his training determined to be a pilot so that his father would salute him.

A romantic relation begins when he meets a local factory worker Paula during the training. He should figure out his future with the help of a hard-driving cadet trainer who could eliminate him and the girl he loves. Though not a typical love story one of the best romantic movies Hollywood has made in the last few decades.

 

 

 

CASABLANCA (1942)

CASABLANCA (1942)

CASABLANCA is the classic romantic movie based on a play named ‘Everybody comes to Rick’s’. This timeless love story follows an American in Casablanca who must decide whether to help a woman he loves to escape with her Czech Resistance leader husband from the Moroccan city of Casablanca.

Set in the time of World War 2 an American night club owner finds his ex with her husband a resistance leader trying to escape to America after being chased by a German major. Though the movie is old it captures the meaning of love of that era making it one of the best Hollywood movies of all time. 

 

 

 

THE SHAPE OF WATER (2017)

THE SHAPE OF WATER (2017)

THE SHAPE OF WATER is the fantasy romance movie written and directed by Guillermo del Toro. This Oscar-winning movie follows a cleaner who cannot speak finds a captured and abused amphibious humanoid creature while working in a high-security military building.

The woman develops a connection with the creature and must find a way to rescue the Amphibious man before it is killed and studied. Loved by the critics and audience the movie form Del Toro is different from his previous work as all of his usual works are horror-themed. As one of the top romantic movies in Hollywood with a fantasy theme, this is a must-watch.

 

 

 

PUNCH DRUNK LOVE (2002)

PUNCH DRUNK LOVE (2002)

PUNCH DRUNK LOVE is a romantic comedy written and directed by Paul Thomas Anderson. This Adam Sandler movie follows a socially awkward and emotionally abused single man trying to find love in strange places. Brewing troubles in different places he complicates his relationship with a woman who is his sister’s co-worker.

The romantic dark comedy movie is different from other movies on the list and one of the best Adam Sandler performances of the past. Though the movie was critically acclaimed it failed at the box office but this underrated gem is one of the top romantic movies in Hollywood.

 

 

 

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012)

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012)

SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK is a romantic comedy based on the 2008 Matthew Quick novel with the same name. The 2012 movie written and directed by David O. Russell follows Bradley Cooper as Pat who is released from a psychiatric hospital after being diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder.

Trying to get back his life and wife, he decides to seek help from a young widow named Tiffany played by Jennifer Lawrence. She decides to help him, only if he helps her in something that out of his comfort zone. This Oscar-nominated Romantic drama is a must-watch and one of the best romantic movies in Hollywood.

 

 

 

CRAZY RICH ASIANS (2018)

CRAZY RICH ASIANS (2018)

CRAZY RICH ASIANS is a romantic drama adapted from the 2013 Adele Lim novel of the same name. This 2018 breakout hit directed by Jon M Chu follows a Chinese American Rachel Chu and her boyfriend Nick. Together the couple travels to Singapore to attend the wedding of Nick’s friend where she realizes that Nick’s family is crazy rich and hence the title.

The movie follows the relationships of the family members and their personal lives which might not be as glamourous as it seems. Unable to see herself amongst the seemingly higher-class family member, Rachel begins to realize certain resistance from his family about their relationship.

 

 

 

WHEN HARRY MET SALLY (1989)

WHEN HARRY MET SALLY (1989)

WHEN HARRY MET SALLY is the romantic comedy starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan. This Rob Reiner directed romance classic follows the encounters of the two characters over 12 years. Inspired from the real-life incidents of Rob and personal stories of friends of the writer Nora Ephron together form the base of the movie.

The movie follows the two when they part ways angrily after a chance encounter years ago and their relationship over the years. Finally, on one sad drunken night, they do the deed and complicate the friendly relationship between them. It is one of the top romantic movies in Hollywood of the late 80s and definitely, a must-watch.

 

 

 

THE NOTEBOOK (2004)

THE NOTEBOOK (2004)

THE NOTEBOOK is a romantic movie based on the 1996 Nicholas Sparks novel with the same name. This 2004 movie directed by Nick Cassavetes tells the love story of a couple in the 1940s to the present day. The story is read by an old man in a nursing home to a fellow resident patient.

The movie follows a love story between two different social classes, Noah a Poor mill worker, and Allison who comes from money. The two forms a relationship only to be stopped by their family. This classical love story was received with mixed reviews but is widely regarded as one of the top romantic movies in Hollywood. 

 

 

 

ABOUT TIME (2013)

ABOUT TIME (2013)

ABOUT TIME is Sci-Fi romantic movie written and directed by Richard Curtis. This 2013 time-travel drama follows Tim who can travel back in time to the moments he has lived before just by visualizing the memory he wants to travel back to. He realizes that the men in his family have the ability to time travel by clenching their fist in a dark room.

After being told not to use his ability for money for fame and money he tries to find love. Upon meeting with Mary, he decides to pursue her by going back in time after getting rejected multiple times. This Sci-fi movie is one of the top romantic movies in Hollywood that is different from the usual romantic stories.  

 

 

 

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (2018)

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK (2018)

IF BEALE STREET COULD TALK is the romantic movie adapted from the 1974 James Baldwin novel with the same name. This Barry Jenkins movie follows a young woman trying to clear the name of his lover after being wrongly charged with rape. The movie follows her fight to clear his name and prove his innocence.

With the help of his family, she must prove the charges were false before the birth of their child.

This is one of the best movies of 2018 that went under the radar. This is more of a serious romantic tragic movie that is different from the other movies on the list.

 

 

 

A WALK TO REMEMBER (2002)

A WALK TO REMEMBER (2002)

A WALK TO REMEMBER is the romantic movie adapted from the 1999 Nicholas Sparks novel with the same name. Though the novel is set in a time of 1950 the movie was made for the modern audiences which have given both good and bad results. The story was inspired and dedicated to the sister of Nicholas Sparks who had suffered from cancer.

This romantic movie received mixed reviews but was a box office success that follows a rebellious bad boy after being cast opposite to a quiet girl for a school play. Together they practice and he finally ends up falling for her in this romantic tragic movie. This is a must-watch and one of the best romantic Hollywood movies of the last decade.

 

 

 

P.S. I LOVE YOU (2007)

P.S. I LOVE YOU (2007)

P.S. I LOVE YOU is the romantic drama movie adapted from 2004 Steven Rogers novel of the same name. This Richard LaGravenese movie follows a normal married couple played by Gerald Butler as Gerry and Hilary swank as Holly who loves each other and has their differences. One day Gerry falls ill and gets diagnosed with a brain tumor.

Holly is torn by the grief of losing Gerry and realizes how stupid and insignificant were the reasons they used to fight about. She fails to move on with her life and day she receives a message from Gerry that he had arranged to be delivered to her before his death ending with ‘P.S I Love You’.

This is one of the best romantic Hollywood movies of the last decade that had successfully adapted from a novel.

 

 

 

YOU’VE GOT MAIL (1998)

YOU’VE GOT MAIL (1998)

YOU’VE GOT MAIL is the romantic comedy based on a 1937 Hungarian Miklós László play called Parfumerie. This Nora Ephron directed movie follows the 90s favorite couple Tom Hanks and  Meg Ryan as two business rivals. Kathleen who runs an independent Bookstore whose sales are down due to the opening of mega Bookstore nearby owned by joe.

Both don’t know they are talking to each other through an online romancing site where they have kept their identities a secret. This romantic pair has acted with others in many 90s romantic films and was the fan-favorite movie couple in the movies of that period. Check out the other movies acted by this pair all of them are worth your time.

 

 

 

FIRST FIFTY DATES (2004)

FIRST FIFTY DATES (2004)

FIRST FIFTY DATES is the Romantic comedy that follows a womanizer who falls for Lucy who is suffering from a condition of anterograde amnesia. This movie stars another popular romantic couple Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore know for multiple romantic movies with both of them as the lead pair.

Lucy suffers from memory loss a fictitious medical condition where all her memories vanish on the next day and Henry tries to win her heart over and over again after knowing her condition. The movie signature Sandler comedy style is a must-watch if you enjoy a light-hearted romantic movie and one of the top romantic movies of Hollywood starring this romantic duo.

 

 

 

A STAR IS BORN (2018)

A STAR IS BORN (2018)

A STAR IS BORN is the romantic musical drama that is the third remake since the classic 1937 classic. Starred and directed by Bradley Cooper the movie stars Lady gaga as a young singer who gets discovered by a country musician with alcohol dependence issues. With multiple award nominations this and great box office collection the movie was a good adaptation of the classic.

With great performances from the lead stars and original songs that won the golden globes is a must-watch for those who love a romantic musical. With critical acclaim and convincing performances, the movie was the best Hollywood romantic movie of the year.

 

 

 

JERRY MAGUIRE (1996)


JERRY MAGUIRE is the Romantic sports drama written and directed by Cameron Crowe. With critical acclaim and several Oscar nominations along with the box office success, it is a must-watch for those who enjoy a sports drama.

The movie follows Tom Cruise as a sports agent who gets fired for speaking up against his employers and decides to start his agency with the athlete that believes in him. Though not a typical love story but the best Romantic Hollywood movie of the year with a different and entertaining storyline.

 

 

 

TRUE ROMANCE (1993)

TRUE ROMANCE (1993)

TRUE ROMANCE is a Romantic crime thriller directed by Tony Scott that follows a couple who steals from the mob and is chased by the mafia who want them dead or alive. The movie is written by Tarantino and can see his signature style and dialogue choices in this movie as well. The movie shows the couple on the run to what extent they will go to save each other.

This romantic story stars Christian Slater as an Elvis fanatic and Patricia Arquette as an Ex call girl who steals from her previous pimp. With great performances and storyline, the movie is a must-watch one of the top Hollywood romantic movies of the year.

 

 

 

THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987)

THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987)

THE PRINCESS BRIDE is a romantic fantasy-comedy movie based on the 1973 William Goldman novel with the same name. This Rob Reiner movie is a narration of a storybook by the grandfather to his sick grandson which follows a poor farmhand trying to rescue his true love. The movie follows the narrative styles of the novel and was well received by the critics.

The movie is a cult classic that went on to become one of the funniest and greatest love stories ever told in a film.  A must for those who enjoy a comedic touch in their love stories and one of the top romantic movies in Hollywood of all time.

 

 

BEST HORROR MOVIES HOLLYWOOD HAS EVER MADE

 

 

SUMMARY


  • The above mentioned films are some of BEST ROMANTIC MOVIES IN HOLLYWOOD has ever produced.
  • These are some of the best romantic movies we have come enjoyed that are guaranteed to give a fun time. 
  • Each of these ROMANTIC MOVIES are completely different from the other with different themes and tones so that you get to know the wide variety.
  • Did we miss some of your favorite Romantic movies as most of the movies are from the past 30 years.
  •  Do mention in the comments the Romantic movies you love.

 

TOP 23 BEST ROMANTIC MOVIES IN HOLLYWOOD LIST TOP 23 BEST ROMANTIC MOVIES IN HOLLYWOOD LIST Reviewed by KARTHIK on August 25, 2020 Rating: 5

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