Netflix Has All Kinds of Romance Movies Right Now — Here Are the 25 Best
It seems like everyone is doing the "Netflix and chill" thing these days. But, if you're flying solo, the only place you need to look for love is on your couch snuggled up in your favorite sweatshirt, because love, actually is on Netflix. And, if you're coupled up, a great romantic comedy, some snacks and a blanket may be the perfect night in.
Check out some of the best romance movies that are currently available for streaming, from those that wind up with happily-ever-after-love-conquers-all endings to those that are realistic about the hardships and messy endings. Each and every one of these films will give you the glimpse of love you need to power through.
How He Fell in Love
A young musician and an older yoga instructor meet and end up in a deep, intimate relationship. Plot twist: she's married and in the middle of the adoption process.
A Christmas staple (but Christmas in July is just as good!), Love Actually is a movie about nine intertwined stories that examine the complexities of the one emotion that connects us all: love.
Not your typical love story, this movie has one of the most realistic views on love. It's damn messy, doesn't always work out the way you want, but it's still a beautiful thing to behold.
The Wedding Party
Think everything goes smoothly at this wedding? Spoiler alert: it does not. However, the undermining premise of the story is that love, truly, can conquer all — with a bit of comedy sprinkled in the mix.
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
In an experiment gone wrong, advice columnist Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson) finds herself falling head over heels for the man (Matthew McConaughey) she's trying to push away. But, hilarity ensues when he does everything to keep her because of a bet.
Interview With a Vampire
There are so many components to this movie, and love is definitely one of them. A vampire reminded of his lost love will do whatever it takes to capture the feeling once again.
Love is seriously messy for this superstar couple (Catherine Zeta-Jones and John Cusack) on the verge of a divorce. But, it gets even messier when a personal assistant (Julia Roberts) falls for the discarded lover. But will it all end up OK in the end?
Love and Honor
Based on a true story, a soldier returns home from war with the help of his best friend in order to win back his girlfriend. If that's not love, what is?
1 Mile to You
After the devastating death of his girlfriend, a boy finds that running helps to keep her memory alive in his hard. The harder he runs, the more notoriety he gets, eventually catching the eye of a new woman, leaving him torn.
Nights in Rodanthe
The beach, a secluded house, and a storm — does it get any more romantic than this? A doctor and a woman with a seriously chaotic life bond over experiences that have changed them, and end up falling for each other.
A love story for the ages, Chocolat shows the power of warmth and temptation all in one. However, this movie is about love in all sorts of ways and what can happen when you remember what you deserve.
Donna (Meryl Streep), an independent hotelier in the Greek islands, is confronted by her past when her daughter is looking for her father to walk her down the aisle. After a secret plot unfolds, the truth is finally revealed.
An encounter with a famous DJ changes the lives of three women, especially Harper, who falls for the man in a hardcore way.
Amélie is taken by the power of good after she returns something of value to a customer in her cafe. She begins to make this her mission, while also pursuing a man who is quite the character.
A couple who is torn apart needs to deal with the consequences — and some are dealing better than others. Will a chance meeting save at least one of these relationships?
Beauty and the Beast
A tale as old as time, the classic Beauty and the Beast shows viewers that, with the right person, love truly can conquer all.
Life Is Beautiful
A happy, in-love couple are quickly disillusioned when they are separated at the beginning of World War II. Their son stays with his father, who tries to make the best of the situation everyday to protect the innocence of his son. There are some horrific components to this wartime story, but the love between the father and his family will make you weep.
Charlie St. Cloud
A tragic accident shakes a family to its core, leading Charlie to give up on all of his dreams. However, when love walks through the door, it has the potential to restore his zest for life and lead him into the future.
I Give It a Year
A couple falls in love and gets married so quickly, they barely know themselves — let alone each other. This movie sees them through the ups and downs of married life, learning about each other and seeing it through.
Seeking a Friend For the End of the World
After his wife leaves him, Dodge (Steve Carell) begins seeking a friend for the end of the world, which is coming in less than a month. A letter changes his course and he and the messenger, Penny (Keira Knightley), embark on a mission to find Dodge's lost love.
The Kissing Booth
A Netflix original that seems to have everyone buzzing, a teenage girl falls in love with her best friend's brother and has to confront it. However, she could lose her best friend in the process.
A romantic drama, a teenage boy ends up getting more than he bargained for when he attempts to woo the headmaster's daughter and "deflower" her. Plot twist: she planned to stay pure until marriage.
A Cinderella Story
A coming-of-age movie (and a sweet throwback for all those '90s and '00s kids out there), A Cinderella Story has all the components of a modern-day fairytale.
Before We Go
A chance encounter in New York's Grand Central Station leads two people into a nighttime adventure, bonding over issues in their lives. Something about this movie tugs on heartstrings, even though it wasn't a favorite of critics.
License to Wed
While a newly-engaged couple is looking for a traditional wedding, their family reverend has other plans in mind. Putting them through the wringer as a couple before he will marry them in the church, they find out if they are truly meant to be together or not.