22 Best Romantic Movies For Date Nights

There is something about date nights that makes you pour a glass of red wine, grab some cheese or gateau au chocolat, and indulge in a marathon of watching sappy romantic movies.

Check out the 22 best romantic movies. Whether your date plans include cuddling up on the couch with your partner while watching a romantic film, having fun with your favorite girlfriends, or watching it alone, this all-inclusive list will have you swooning.

Roman Holiday

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A classic film that never goes out of style. Reporter Joe Bradley sweeps Princess Ann off her feet during her Italian adventure. Though black and white, you will love this film immortalized by Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn.

Notting Hill

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Twenty-five years on, and we are still gushing over this film, which has the charming Hugh Grant playing the role of a simple bookstore owner in sleepy Notting Hill whose life turns upside down when he meets the most famous movie star (Julia Roberts). A perfect date-night movie.

Pretty Woman

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In this modern take on Cinderella, a wealthy businessman, Richard Gere falls for the charms of a prostitute played by a young Julia Roberts.

The Bridges of Madison County

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The movie will have you bawling your eyes out, but you will also fawn over the passionate and beautiful yet doomed love between a middle-aged country-woman played by Meryl Streep, and a photographer played by Clint Eastwood.

Brokeback Mountain

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A story of secret, forbidden, and unattainable love between two cowboys in 1960s Wyoming who must hide their love for each other from their wives. Heath Ledger and Jake Gyllenhaal gave moving performances and were recognized by the Academy Awards for their roles.

Crazy Rich Asians

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Crazy Rich Asians would have been a regular poor-girl-meets-rich-handsome-man story if it had not been presented differently. For starters, the rich, handsome man is an Asian, and then there is a big, fat Asian wedding involved. Who doesn’t love weddings?

When Harry Met Sally

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Harry and Sally have been good friends for years, but they fear sex will ruin their friendship. Watch it for a scintillating and non-orthodox performance by Meg Ryan.

Bridget Jones’s Diary

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In this British romantic comedy, Renée Zellweger has a tough time choosing between two handsome potential suitors, Colin Firth and Hugh Grant.

You’ve Got Mail

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Book superstore magnate Joe Fox and independent bookshop owner Kathleen Kelly fall in love while exchanging emails, unaware that Joe Fox is trying to force her out of business.

Valentine’s Day

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A multi-starrer film that has the likes of Julia Roberts, Jennifer Garner, Ashton Kutcher, Bradley Cooper, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Biel, Taylor Swift, Shirley MacLaine, and Topher Grace, will keep you engrossed and entertained.

Eat Pray Love

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Follow Julia Robert on a self-realization journey through scrumptious food in Italy, spirituality in India, and love in Bali.

Sleepless In Seattle

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The film follows the story of Sam, a widower, and his small son, who is eager to find his father a partner. And you know what; a radio station plays Cupid in this Tom Hanks-Meg Ryan film that will keep you on your toes throughout their “will they, won’t they” dance.

First 50 Dates

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Lucy Whitmore suffers from a short memory loss that makes her forget who Henry Roth is and that she is dating him. Watch the film to know how Henry painstakingly recreates the perfect first date for Lucy every single day.

The Proposal

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Sandra Bullock plays an emotionally unavailable workaholic who bribes her assistant, played by Ryan Reynolds, into marrying her to gain citizenship.

Sylvie’s Love

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Ambitions and obligations can get in the way of real love, but sometimes the universe decides to give a second chance, as Sylvie and Robert find out in this gorgeous love story set in the 50s and 60s.

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

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The story follows a quiet teenager whose five love letters accidentally end up in the hands of the intended. It is a sweet story of first love. This film has two sequels if you want to continue with some adorable teenage love drama.

Something’s Gotta Give

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A refreshing film that not only revolves around the romance of sexagenarians but shows a thirty-something male doctor wooing a lady much older than him. Harry is a confirmed bachelor and a womanizer who dates only young women till he has a heart attack in the beach house of the playwright Erica during a romantic holiday with her daughter.

The Notebook

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The Notebook is one of those films that you can never tire of watching. The film has passion, a whirlwind romance, drama, and a love that conquers all.


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Jon and Sara meet one night while shopping for their respective lovers, fall in love, and separate, convinced that they will meet again. As the film title suggests, Jon and Sara meet again years later.

P.S. I Love You

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A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her with ten letters intended to help her get over her grief and start a new life. The film is about romance, heartbreak, hope, and new beginnings.

An Affair To Remember

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A timeless classic where the dashing Cary Grant plays the role of a playboy who falls in love with a singer, Deborah Kerr aboard a trans-Atlantic voyage. They promised to meet atop the Empire State Building, but fate had something else stored for them. This tearjerker has a perfect blend of passion, romance, drama, and emotion.

It’s Complicated

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Jane thought she was over her ex, Jake, when unintentionally, she rekindled a relationship with him. She must now decide between a new love interest, architect Adam, and her ex-husband. A romantic comedy, which is complicated, what’s not to love?

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