From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)

RomanticEmotionalInspiringBeautiful

A group of Yokohama students fight to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball during preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Games. While working there, Umi and Shun gradually become attracted to each other but have to face a sudden trial. Even so, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Goro Miyazaki
Kuch Kuch Hota Hai (1998)

BeautifulRomanticEnjoyableCharming

Anjali is left heartbroken when her best friend and secret crush, Rahul, falls in love with Tina. Years later, Tina's young daughter tries to fulfil her mother's last wish of uniting Rahul and Anjali.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Karan Johar
CAST:  Shah Rukh Khan  •  Kajol  •  Rani Mukerji  •  Salman Khan
Some Kind of Wonderful (1987)

RomanticEmotionalCharmingCute

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)

DIRECTION:  Howard Deutch
The King and I (1956)

RomanticMusicalClassicCharming

Widowed Welsh mother Anna Loenowens becomes a governess and English tutor to the wives and many children of the stubborn King Mongkut of Siam. Anna and the King have a clash of personalities as she works to teach the royal family about the English language, customs ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Lang
CAST:  Deborah Kerr  •  Yul Brynner  •  Rita Moreno  •  Martin Benson
An Affair to Remember (1957)

RomanticClassicEnjoyableTear-jerker

Nickie Ferrante's return to New York to marry a rich heiress is well publicized as are his many antics and affairs. He meets a nightclub singer Terry McKay who is also on her way home to her longtime boyfriend. She sees him as just another playboy and he sees her ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Leo McCarey
CAST:  Cary Grant  •  Deborah Kerr  •  Richard Denning  •  Neva Patterson
Friends with Kids (2012)

RomanticCharmingEmotionalReal

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 "time-share" parents, they reason, they can experience the joys of parenthood without significantly ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jennifer Westfeldt
CAST:  Kristen Wiig  •  Jon Hamm  •  Jennifer Westfeldt  •  Megan Fox
You've Got Mail (1998)

RomanticLightheartedCharmingFun

Book superstore magnate, Joe Fox and independent book shop owner, Kathleen Kelly fall in love in the anonymity of the Internet—both blissfully unaware that he's trying to put her out of business.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nora Ephron
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Meg Ryan  •  Katie Sagona  •  Greg Kinnear
What If (2013)

RomanticCharmingSimpleEnjoyable

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 means if your best friend is also the love of your life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Dowse
CAST:  Daniel Radcliffe  •  Zoe Kazan  •  Rafe Spall  •  Megan Park
Say Anything... (1989)

RomanticBeautifulClassicThought provoking

A noble underachiever and a beautiful valedictorian fall in love the summer before she goes off to college.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cameron Crowe
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Ione Skye  •  John Mahoney  •  Lili Taylor
A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

RomanticCharmingIntenseWhimsical

A couple of angels, O'Reilly and Jackson, are sent to Earth to make sure that their next supervised love-connection succeeds. They follow Celine, a spoiled rich girl who has just accidentally shot a suitor and, due to a misunderstanding, is kidnapped by janitor ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Danny Boyle
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Holly Hunter  •  Delroy Lindo
Stonehearst Asylum (2014)

RomanticDarkComplexClassic

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 horrifying staffing change.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brad Anderson
CAST:  Kate Beckinsale  •  Ben Kingsley  •  Michael Caine  •  Brendan Gleeson
While You Were Sleeping (1995)

RomanticCuteEnjoyableMind blowing

A transit worker pulls commuter Peter off railway tracks after he's mugged, but—while he's in a coma—his family mistakenly thinks she's Peter's fiancée, and she doesn't correct them. Things get more complicated when she falls for his brother, who's not quite sure ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Turteltaub
CAST:  Sandra Bullock  •  Bill Pullman  •  Peter Gallagher  •  Peter Boyle
Sabrina (1954)

ClassicCharmingRomanticEnjoyable

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. David is all play – technically he is employed by the family business, but never shows up for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Billy Wilder
Corpse Bride (2005)

BeautifulRomanticOriginalBrilliant

Set in a 19th-century european village, this stop-motion animation feature follows the story of Victor, a young man whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious corpse bride, while his real bride Victoria waits bereft in the land of the living.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Burton  •  Mike Johnson
Letters to Juliet (2010)

RomanticEnjoyableInspiringHeartbreaking

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 typically answered by a the "secretaries of Juliet" -- and she goes on a quest to find the lovers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gary Winick
EverAfter (1998)

RomanticCharmingBeautifulClassic

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 beauty, she has more than enough charm to capture the heart of a prince ... after beaning ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andy Tennant
Barefoot (2014)

RomanticBeautifulEnjoyableFun

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 brother's wedding an improbable romance blooms, as she impresses everyone with her genuine, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Fleming
Kate & Leopold (2001)

RomanticCharmingFantasticalFun

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 takes responsibility for showing Leopold the 21st century. The more time Kate spends with ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Mangold
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Hugh Jackman  •  Liev Schreiber  •  Breckin Meyer
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)

RomanticBeautifulAction-packedMusical

A bomb disposal expert becomes bitter and lonely and is unable to fall in love until he is forced to deal with his past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yash Chopra
CAST:  Shah Rukh Khan  •  Katrina Kaif  •  Anushka Sharma  •  Anupam Kher
Working Girl (1988)

RomanticFunCuteLighthearted

Tess McGill is an ambitious secretary with a unique approach for climbing the ladder to success. When her classy, but villainous boss breaks a leg skiing, Tess takes over her office, her apartment and even her wardrobe. She creates a deal with a handsome investment ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mike Nichols