From up on Poppy Hill (2011) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Sep 2013

The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. Every morning she raises a signal ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Drama
DIRECTION:  Goro Miyazaki
CAST:  Teruyuki Kagawa  •  Masami Nagasawa  •  Junichi Okada  •  Keiko Takeshita

Stonehearst Asylum (2014) RT 52% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Dec 2014

A Harvard Medical School graduate takes a position at a mental institution and soon becomes obsessed with a female mental patient, but he has no idea of a recent and ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Brad Anderson
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michael Caine  •  Brendan Gleeson

Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998) RT Audience 92%

DVD release: Oct 2003

Rahul & Anjali are best friends that fall into a romance triangle once Tina arrives. Rahul & Tina marry & have a child, which Tina names Anjali, but Tina dies in ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Karan Johar
CAST:  Shahrukh Khan  •  Kajol  •  Rani Mukerji  •  Salman Khan

Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) RT 80% / Audience 81%

DVD release: Aug 2002

A young tomboy, Watts, finds her feelings for her best friend, Keith, run deeper than just friendship when he gets a date with the most popular girl in school.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
CAST:  Eric Stoltz  •  Mary Stuart Masterson  •  Lea Thompson  •  Chynna Phillips

The King and I (1956) RT 96% / Audience 83%

DVD release: Apr 1999

Mrs. Anna Leonowens and her son Louis arrive in Bangkok, where she has contracted to teach English to the children of the royal household. She threatens to leave when the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Family • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Yul Brynner  •  Rita Moreno  •  Martin Benson

You've Got Mail (1998) RT 69% / Audience 73%

DVD release: May 1999

In this valentine to modern romance, book superstore magnate Joe Fox and independent book shop owner Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet - both ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Meg Ryan  •  Katie Sagona  •  Greg Kinnear

A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

A couple of angels, O'Reilly (Holly Hunter) and Jackson (Delroy Lindo), are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Holly Hunter  •  Delroy Lindo

Say Anything... (1989) RT 98% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Mar 2002

A budding romance between noble underachiever Lloyd Dobler and high school valedictorian Diane Court is threatened when Diane's overly possessive, disapproving father ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Ione Skye  •  John Mahoney  •  Lili Taylor

An Affair to Remember (1957) RT 64% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Nicky Ferrante is an international, European playboy setting forth on a cruise ship headed for New York to meet his wealthy fiancée. Terry McKay, a former night-club singer, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Richard Denning  •  Neva Patterson

Friends with Kids (2011) RT 66% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jul 2012

In the wake of their friends' marriages and eventual offspring, longtime pals Julie and Jason decide to have a child together without becoming a couple. By becoming ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jennifer Westfeldt
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Jon Hamm  •  Jennifer Westfeldt  •  Megan Fox




Letters to Juliet (2010) RT 40% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Sep 2010

An American girl on vacation in Italy finds an unanswered "letter to Juliet" -- one of thousands of missives left at the fictional lover's Verona courtyard, which are ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
CAST:  Amanda Seyfried  •  Marcia DeBonis  •  Gael García Bernal  •  Giordano Formenti

What If (2013) RT 71% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Nov 2014

Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Michael Dowse
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Rafe Spall  •  Megan Park

While You Were Sleeping (1995) RT 80% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Feb 1998

A love story built on a misunderstanding. A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off the tracks after he's mugged. But while he's in a coma, his family mistakenly thinks she's ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Bill Pullman  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Peter Boyle

Atonement (2007) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2008

Fledgling writer Briony Tallis, as a 13-year-old, irrevocably changes the course of several lives when she accuses her older sister's lover of a crime he did not commit. Based ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  James McAvoy  •  Romola Garai  •  Saoirse Ronan

Sabrina (1954) RT 91% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Apr 2001

Linus and David Larrabee are the two sons of a very wealthy family. Linus is all work -- busily running the family corporate empire, he has no time for a wife and family. ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Audrey Hepburn  •  William Holden  •  Walter Hampden

Ever After (1998)

A unique 16th century woman, Danielle possesses a love of books, and can easily quote from Sir Thomas More’s Utopia. An intriguing mix of tomboyish athleticism and physical ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
CAST:  Drew Barrymore  •  Dougray Scott  •  Anjelica Huston  •  Melanie Lynskey

Far from the Madding Crowd (2015) RT 86% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Aug 2015

A beautiful young woman maintains relationships with three very different men.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Thomas Vinterberg
CAST:  Carey Mulligan  •  Juno Temple  •  Michael Sheen  •  Tom Sturridge

Kate & Leopold (2001) RT 50% / Audience 62%

DVD release: Jun 2002

When her scientist ex-boyfriend discovers a portal to travel through time -- and brings back a 19th-century nobleman named Leopold to prove it -- a skeptical Kate reluctantly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Breckin Meyer

Brooklyn (2015) RT 97% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2016

In 1950s Ireland and New York, young Ellis Lacey has to choose between two men and two countries.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  John Crowley
CAST:  Saoirse Ronan  •  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Emory Cohen  •  Emily Bett Rickards

Barefoot (2014) RT 14% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Apr 2014

The "black sheep" son of a wealthy family meets a young psychiatric patient who's been raised in isolation her entire life. He takes the naive young woman home for his ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Andrew Fleming
CAST:  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Scott Speedman  •  J.K. Simmons  •  Treat Williams