If I Stay (2014) RT 35% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Nov 2014

Mia Hall, a talented young cellist, thought the most difficult decision she would ever have to make would be whether to pursue her musical dreams at prestigious Juilliard or ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama
DIRECTION:  R.J. Cutler
CAST:  Chloë Grace Moretz  •  Mireille Enos  •  Jamie Blackley  •  Liana Liberato

Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) RT 86% / Audience 74%

DVD release: Aug 2014

A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jim Jarmusch
CAST:  Tom Hiddleston  •  Tilda Swinton  •  Mia Wasikowska  •  John Hurt

Notting Hill (1999) RT 83% / Audience 79%

DVD release: Nov 1999

William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Hugh Grant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Gina McKee

Before Sunset (2004) RT 95% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Vernon Dobtcheff  •  Louise Lemoine Torres

The Notebook (2004) RT 52% / Audience 85%

DVD release: Feb 2005

An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nick Cassavetes
CAST:  Rachel McAdams  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Gena Rowlands  •  James Garner

Penelope (2006)

Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Mark Palansky
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  James McAvoy  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Peter Dinklage

The Dreamers (2003)

A young American studying in Paris in 1968 strikes up a friendship with a French brother and sister. Set against the background of the '68 Paris student riots.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Bernardo Bertolucci
CAST:  Michael Pitt  •  Eva Green  •  Louis Garrel  •  Anna Chancellor

Warm Bodies (2013) RT 80% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Jun 2013

After a zombie becomes involved with the girlfriend of one of his victims, their romance sets in motion a sequence of events that might transform the entire lifeless world.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Romance
DIRECTION:  Jonathan Levine
CAST:  Nicholas Hoult  •  Teresa Palmer  •  Analeigh Tipton  •  Rob Corddry

Stardust (2007) RT 76% / Audience 86%

DVD release: Dec 2007

In a countryside town bordering on a magical land, a young man makes a promise to his beloved that he'll retrieve a fallen star by venturing into the magical realm. His ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Matthew Vaughn
CAST:  Charlie Cox  •  Claire Danes  •  Robert De Niro  •  Michelle Pfeiffer

My Best Friend's Wedding (1997) RT 71% / Audience 73%

DVD release: Dec 1997

When she receives word that her longtime platonic pal Michael O'Neal is getting married to debutante Kimberly Wallace, food critic Julianne Potter realizes her true feelings ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  P. J. Hogan
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Rupert Everett




Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008) RT 85% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Oct 2008

When Sarah Marshall dumps aspiring musician Peter Bretter for rock star Aldous Snow, Peter's world comes crashing down. His best friend suggests that Peter should get away ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Nicholas Stoller
CAST:  Jason Segel  •  Kristen Bell  •  Mila Kunis  •  Russell Brand

Like Crazy (2011) RT 72% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Mar 2012

A British college student falls for an American student, only to be separated from him when she's banned from the U.S. after overstaying her visa.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Drake Doremus
CAST:  Anton Yelchin  •  Felicity Jones  •  Jennifer Lawrence  •  Charlie Bewley

Stuck in Love (2012) RT 57% / Audience 68%

DVD release: Oct 2013

An acclaimed writer, his ex-wife, and their teenaged children come to terms with the complexities of love in all its forms over the course of one tumultuous year.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Josh Boone
CAST:  Greg Kinnear  •  Logan Lerman  •  Lily Collins  •  Jennifer Connelly

When Harry Met Sally... (1989)

During their travel from Chicago to New York, Harry and Sally debate whether or not sex ruins a friendship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Meg Ryan  •  Billy Crystal  •  Carrie Fisher  •  Bruno Kirby

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011) RT 78% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2011

Cal Weaver is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily. Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Glenn Ficarra  •  John Requa
CAST:  Steve Carell  •  Julianne Moore  •  Ryan Gosling  •  Emma Stone

The Princess Bride (1987) RT 97% / Audience 95%

DVD release: Jan 1999

In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup and the dashing Westley must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen, ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy • Family • Fantasy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Rob Reiner
CAST:  Peter Falk  •  Cary Elwes  •  Robin Wright  •  Chris Sarandon

Friends with Benefits (2011) RT 70% / Audience 65%

DVD release: Dec 2011

Dylan and Jamie think it's going to be easy to add the simple act of sex to their friendship, despite what Hollywood romantic comedies would have them believe. They soon ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Will Gluck
CAST:  Mila Kunis  •  Justin Timberlake  •  Nolan Gould  •  Shaun White

Before Sunrise (1995) RT 100% / Audience 93%

DVD release: Nov 1999

On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Richard Linklater
CAST:  Ethan Hawke  •  Julie Delpy  •  Andrea Eckert  •  Hanno Pöschl

10 Things I Hate About You (1999) RT 61% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Bianca, a tenth grader, has never gone on a date, but she isn't allowed to go out with boys until her older sister Kat gets a boyfriend. The problem is, Kat rubs nearly ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Gil Junger
CAST:  Heath Ledger  •  Julia Stiles  •  Joseph Gordon-Levitt  •  Larisa Oleynik

Pretty Woman (1990) RT 62% / Audience 68%

DVD release: May 1998

When a millionaire wheeler-dealer enters a business contract with a Hollywood hooker Vivian Ward, he loses his heart in the bargain.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Garry Marshall
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Richard Gere  •  Ralph Bellamy  •  Jason Alexander