“What do we see today on TV?” I don’t remember the number of times that statement is made in my house and the result is almost always the same: 20 minutes of searching, a bit of amazement and two people looking at Instagram without actually seeing anything.
With the number of streaming platforms and content on them, it’s hard to choose what to watch. Horror movies, thrillers, science fiction… or one of our favorite genres: romantic and love movies. Curling up next to our loved one on the sofa, or enjoying a romantic movie alone is a plan of ten.
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That is why we have searched for a selection of romantic movies, some of them are the best romantic movies of all time according to experts. But don’t worry, there are also options for those who don’t like the most classic romantic movies.
Dirty Dancing (1987)
We could have chosen countless movies from the 80s that we would see right now, but we wanted to choose one that was a summer love and an icon of feminism. This musical about a young girl and her dance teacher is one of our favorite movies ever.
You can see Dirty Dancing on Prime Video (through Starz) and on Movistar+.
Stuck in Time (1993)
With more than 25 years behind him, Caught in time It remains one of the best one-day movies in movie history. Bill Murray gets stuck in Groundhog Day that he has to repeat over and over again as he forges a beautiful love affair with Andy McDowell. An unforgettable comedy.
You can see Caught in time in filmin.
Point Blank Love (1996)
The story of Clarence and Alabama is one of the greatest love stories ever filmed according to experts. Created by Quentin Tarantino and with a star cast, Tony Scott’s film starring Christian Slater and Patricia Arquette it is a violent madness of love that breaks with the canons of romantic film.
You can see point blank love on Amazon Prime Video and on Filmin.
It is a masterpiece and one of James Cameron’s best films to date. With Leonardo Di Caprio and Kate Winslet as protagonists, titanica became an epic love story inside the most famous ship in the world. A spectacular staging that became the best film according to the Oscar Awards.
You can see titanica on Movistar+.
10 Reasons to Hate You (1999)
You can not miss the adolescent genre in a list of movies that we make in Trendencias. Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles star in this sweet high school story based on the comedy by William Shakespeare The Tamed Shrew.
You can see 10 reasons to hate you on Disney+.
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It could not miss what is one of the best romantic comedies in history, in which Julia Roberts plays a famous actress and Hugh Grant a shy bookseller. A classic love story between two worlds, with a humor that makes it our favorite of both.
You can see Notting Hill in Filmin and in Movistar+.
The Cider House Rules (2000)
A film that won two Oscars -Michael Caine for best supporting actor and John Irving for best adapted screenplay-, this sentimental story about an orphan looking for his way in life and discovers love and sex leaves no one unmoved.
You can see The rules of the Cider House on Amazon Prime Video.
Blue Valentine (2010)
BlueValentine It’s a love story like all love stories, with its ups and downs, its dramas, its good moments… It’s raw and sincere. For six years we followed the story of a couple performed by Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams to whom everything seems to be going well, until things get complicated and they consider breaking up despite the fact that they love each other.
You can see BlueValentine on Amazon (within Lionsgate+) and on Movistar`+.
The bright side of things (2012)
Pat (Bradley Cooper) is one of the protagonists of The good side of things and suffers from bipolar disorder. In addition to losing her job and getting divorced, she has to live with her parents and admit what everyone seems to know, that his life is a failure. But something changes when a girl, played by Jennifer Lawrence, crosses his path.
You can see The good side of things on HBO Max.
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A different love always has a place in our list, and Joaquin Phoenix’s with Scarlett Johansson (or at least with his voice in the original version) could not be missing. Of a unique beauty, the history of Her answer the question if it is possible falling in love with an artificial intelligence.
You can see Her on HBO Max.
This adaptation of a Patricia Highsmith novel in which, surprisingly, no one is killed, is a moving melodrama. starring the brilliant Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. A film directed by Todd Haynes and set in New York in the 1950s, which tells the story between a young shop assistant who dreams of a better life and an elegant and sophisticated woman who finds herself trapped in an unhappy marriage.
You can see carol on Prime Video, HBO Max, Movistar + and Filmin.
A romantic and independent film about reunions, the new possibilities of love and second chances. Jim and Amanda, who were a couple during high school, meet again after years without seeing each other in their hometown. A melancholy and sensitive story starring Sarah Paulson and Mark Duplass.
You can see blue-jay on Netflix.
Your name (2017)
A true marvel of anime cinema and a complete success with critics and audiences (in Japan it was the fourth most watched film in the country). The story of the two protagonists of your name it’s beautiful, exciting and quite magical. A boy and a girl, living very different lives in Japan, wake up one day to discover that they have switched bodies.
You can see Your Name with the DVD.
Carry Pillby (2017)
Bel Powley plays Carry Pilby, the protagonist of this film. A bright young woman with poor social skills who is determined to go one step further, get out of the bubble and meet new people or even have a date or another… A story about sex, relationships and, above all, first love, based on the book by Caren Lissner A place for Carrie. Very funny and a very pleasant surprise if you don’t know her yet.
You can see carry pilly on Netflix.
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The Shape of Water (2017)
Words are not needed to love, and this science fiction film directed by Guillermo del Toro is the best example. A wonderful tale that won four Oscars including Best Picture and Best Direction and is, according to Espinof experts, one of the best love movies of all time.
You can see the shape of water on Disney+.
We in the night (2017)
We always want to see Jane Fonda and Robert Redford together in a movie, and even more so if -as in this case- we are talking about quality romantic movies. Addie and Louis are lifelong friends and neighbors and decide to start a relationship and give love a chance in middle age. Based on the homonymous book by Kent Haruf, she is a little gem that Netflix hides.
You can see us in the night on Netflix.
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The Incredible Jessica James (2017)
get over a breakup it’s never easy, especially if it’s Valentine’s Day and everyone around you is paired up. But Jessica James is determined to get over her latest breakup, even if it means going on a blind date.
You can see The incredible Jessica James on Netflix.
Call me by Your Name (2018)
Considered one of the best films of the last decade, it is also one of our favorites. The story of a summer in 1983 a 17-year-old and the discovery not only of love, but of sexuality.
You can see Call me by Your Name on Netflix and on HBO Max.
The First Time We Met (2018)
We can’t help but think about The time traveler’s wife (which now has a series on HBO Max) when we see the synopsis of this film: thanks to a magical photo booth that sends it back in time, Noah will relive the night he met Avery over and over again. Until I make her fall in love.
You can see The first time we met on Netflix.
It became one of the best movies of 2021 and is a brilliant and raw love story. The indie and original touch that this list needed. Starring Adam Driver and Marion Cotillardin it we see how the relationship between the monologist Henry and Ann, a singer, changes with the birth of their firstborn Annette, a mysterious girl with an exceptional destiny.
You can see Annette in filmin.
Malcolm & Marie (2021)
For those who are looking for intensity in love, careful photography and a film that is recreated in long shots full of depth, we have Malcolm & Mary. This movie with Zendaya and John David Washington, in which they are both brilliant, is a Netflix original and one of the best that we will find on its platform if we talk about good love.
Licorice Pizza (2022)
Cooper Hoffman (Philip Seymour’s son), Alana Haim and Bradley Cooper are the stars of this story of love, friendship and life which has earned in its own right a position among the best premieres of the year. To its excellent cast is added a great wardrobe with which we travel to the 70s at the hands of its director Paul Thomas Anderson.
You can see Licorice Pizza on Amazon Prime Video.
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