Becoming Jane (2007) RT 57% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Feb 2008

A biographical portrait of a pre-fame Jane Austen and her romance with a young Irishman.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Julian Jarrold
CAST:  Anne Hathaway  •  James McAvoy  •  Julie Walters  •  James Cromwell

A Little Chaos (2015) RT 45% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Aug 2015

A landscape gardener is hired by famous architect Le Nôtre to construct the grand gardens at the palace of Versailles. As the two work on the palace, they find themselves ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Alan Rickman
CAST:  Kate Winslet  •  Adrian Schiller  •  Danny Webb  •  Phyllida Law

The Twilight Saga: New Moon (2009) RT 28% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2010

Forks, Washington resident Bella Swan is reeling from the departure of her vampire love, Edward Cullen, and finds comfort in her friendship with Jacob Black, a werewolf. But ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Drama • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Chris Weitz
CAST:  Kristen Stewart  •  Robert Pattinson  •  Taylor Lautner  •  Billy Burke

Burlesque (2010) RT 36% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Mar 2011

The Burlesque Lounge has its best days behind it. Tess, a retired dancer and owner of the venue, struggles to keep the aging theater alive, facing all kinds of financial and ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Steve Antin
CAST:  Cher  •  Christina Aguilera  •  Eric Dane  •  Cam Gigandet

West Side Story (1961) RT 94% / Audience 84%

DVD release: Oct 1998

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, ...  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Music • Romance
DIRECTION:  Robert Wise  •  Jerome Robbins
CAST:  Natalie Wood  •  Richard Beymer  •  Russ Tamblyn  •  Rita Moreno

Red Riding Hood (2011) RT 10% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Jun 2011

Valerie is in love with a brooding outsider, Peter, but her parents have arranged for her to marry another man – who is wealthy. Unwilling to lose each other, Valerie and ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Catherine Hardwicke
CAST:  Amanda Seyfried  •  Gary Oldman  •  Lukas Haas  •  Virginia Madsen

Romeo and Juliet (1968) RT 97% / Audience 74%

DVD release: May 2000

Director Franco Zeffirelli's beloved version of one of the most well-known love stories in the English language. Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet fall in love against the ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Franco Zeffirelli
CAST:  Leonard Whiting  •  Olivia Hussey  •  John McEnery  •  Michael York

My Name Is Khan (2010) RT 82% / Audience 82%

DVD release: Aug 2010

Rizwan Khan, a Muslim from the Borivali section of Mumbai, has Asperger's syndrome. He marries a Hindu single mother, Mandira, in San Francisco. After 9/11, Rizwan is detained ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Karan Johar
CAST:  Shahrukh Khan  •  Kajol  •  Jimmy Shergill  •  Zarina Wahab

Magnificent Obsession (1954) RT 90% / Audience 71%

DVD release: Jan 2009

When churlish, spoiled rich man Bob Merrick foolishly wrecks his speed boat, the rescue team resuscitates him with equipment that's therefore unavailable to aid a local hero, ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Jane Wyman  •  Rock Hudson  •  Barbara Rush  •  Agnes Moorehead

Endless Love (2014) RT 15% / Audience 58%

DVD release: May 2014

A privileged girl and a charismatic boy's instant desire sparks a love affair made only more reckless by parents trying to keep them apart.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Shana Feste
CAST:  Alex Pettyfer  •  Gabriella Wilde  •  Robert Patrick  •  Rhys Wakefield




The Ides of March (2011) RT 84% / Audience 72%

DVD release: Jan 2012

Dirty tricks stand to soil an ambitious young press spokesman's idealism in a cutthroat presidential campaign where 'victory' is relative.  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  George Clooney
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Marisa Tomei

Drinking Buddies (2013) RT 83% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Dec 2013

Weekend trips, office parties, late night conversations, drinking on the job, marriage pressure, biological clocks, holding eye contact a second too long… you know what makes ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Joe Swanberg
CAST:  Olivia Wilde  •  Jake M. Johnson  •  Anna Kendrick  •  Ron Livingston

Atonement (2007) RT 83% / Audience 80%

DVD release: Mar 2008

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

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

Rebel Without a Cause (1955) RT 96% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Jan 2002

After moving to a new town, troublemaking teen Jim Stark is supposed to have a clean slate, although being the new kid in town brings its own problems. While searching for ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Ray
CAST:  James Dean  •  Natalie Wood  •  Sal Mineo  •  Ann Doran

A Life Less Ordinary (1997)

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 ...  (more)

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

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

DVD release: Jan 2008

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 ...  (more)

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

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

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

DVD release: Nov 2014

Wallace, a medical school dropout, has been repeatedly burned by bad relationships. So while everyone around him, including his roommate Allan, seems to be finding the perfect ...  (more)

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

Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) RT 78% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Oct 1997

When Dracula leaves the captive Jonathan Harker and Transylvania for London in search of Mina Harker—the spitting image of Dracula's long-dead wife, Elisabeta—obsessed vampire ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  Francis Ford Coppola
CAST:  Gary Oldman  •  Winona Ryder  •  Anthony Hopkins  •  Keanu Reeves

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

DVD release: Aug 2015

Based on the literary classic by Thomas Hardy. Bathsheba Everdene, attracts three very different suitors: Gabriel Oak, a sheep farmer, captivated by her fetching willfulness; ...  (more)

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