Romantic Movies delight us with their joyful plots and charming characters. These adorable stories make us feel connected to each other and to the wide world of love. And who doesn’t need a dose of feel-good romance every now and then? Whether you are planning a movie night with your special someone, looking for a tear-jerker to watch with your friends, or just want to feel that warm fuzzy feeling, these feel-good romantic movies will make sure to put a smile on your face.
Here are some of our favorite romantic movies that will cheer up your day:
- The Princess Bride
- You’ve Got Mail
- La La Land
- Fried Green Tomatoes
The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride has stood the test of time since its release in 1987. This romantic fantasy film tells the story of Buttercup, a beautiful young woman of Florin who must marry a dreaded prince she does not love. But before long her one true love, Westley is there to rescue her from the clutches of the prince and take her away on her dream journey.
The film’s witty screenplay and tongue-in-cheek humor make it an enduring classic, while the mesmerizing performances of Peter Falk as the grandfather, Carey Elwes as Westley, and Robin Wright as Buttercup make it a delight to watch.
You’ve Got Mail
You’ve Got Mail is the 1998 romantic comedy starring Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks. It follows the story of two rivals, Kathleen and Joe, whose animosity towards each other masks an unexpected connection. Unknowingly they are anonymous email pen-pals and, soon, their deep conversations win each other over.
The film is a nostalgic tribute to the days of AOL and is a quinessential romantic comedy with Meg Ryan playing the charmingly clumsy Kathleen and Tom Hanks delivering a charming performance as the older Joe.
La La Land
La La Land is an award-winning 2016 film that put love at the forefront and left us wanting more. The film follows an aspiring actress and a jazz pianist who fall in love as they attempt to pursue their dream careers in Los Angeles.
The movie is an ode to the highs and lows of being in love, brought to life by its vibrant score, compelling performances by Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling, and stunning visuals.
Fried Green Tomatoes
Fried Green Tomatoes follows the story of two best friends, Ruth and Idgie, and their extraordinary friendship which is tested by the pressures of the deep south. Imbued with strong themes of resilience and solidarity, the film superbly portrays an unlikely female friendship and shows us the power of staying loyal, despite adversity.
It is a tear-jerker with heartwarming performances from Kathy Bates and Mary Stuart Masterson.
Serendipity is a 2001 romantic comedy starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale. It follows the story of Jonathan, who embarks on a romantic journey to find the woman he believes to be his soulmate.
The film is a beautiful ode to hope and fate, and its cleverly crafted storyline and tender performance by John Cusack make it an unforgettable journey.
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