Watching a truly Romantic Movie is a pure feel-good experience. Love is a story that escapes no one, evoking the strongest of emotions. And despite our hardest tries, happy endings are rewarded to a lucky few. In this top list, I have included the most heart-breaking, beautiful and Best Romantic Movies.
10). Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire is the feel-good movie of 2008, the most recent film to the category of romantic movies in this top list. Taking place in a modern India this movie tells the story of a misfortunate boy who gets the chance of his life in a tv show. But when answering all the questions right he is suspected of cheating and is arrested.
Slumdog Millionaire received 8 Oscars and once and for all brought Bollywood to Hollywood.
9). Notting Hill
Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts in an English boy meets American girl romantic movie. The cozy London neighborhood of Notting Hill is the home of a bare scraping bookstore owner with an unusual roommate and loving family. One day he bumps into a girl who just happens to be a very famous American actress. His modesty and her fame and beauty seem a perfect match until the real life comes knocking at the door.
8). Pretty Woman
The story of a rich investment banker and an LA hooker may in plain words seem like a tacky attempt of a movie script. However, on film Pretty Woman tells a tale of love, loneliness and inspiring romance. Impossible love always touches the hearts of us softened.
7). An Officer and a Gentleman
Richard Gere yet again in a role of a confused youngster who looks to the military, airforce, for answers. Being a lone wolf with a bad attitude does not make him popular on the base. But then he meets this charming, beautiful, naive and local factory worker girl.
6). Dirty Dancing
A cult movie like no other. Dancing, Patrick Swayze and Baby in a corner. All the ingredients for a passionate romantic movie. Dirty Dancing is the movie where innocent suburban girl meets roughed up dancing teacher and their two opposite worlds collide in an explosion of dance and love love love.
5). The Bridges of Madison County
Meryl Streep and Clint Eastwood, a bit younger and lustful, these two extraordinary actors paint this story of a frustrated and isolated housewife who falls in love with a recent town visitors. Again feeling the passion of love, Streep’s character is torn by the obligations of her family and guilt of leaving her kind but a plain husband. Her choice materializes the situation for many married people where duty and loyalty gradually have replaced love.
4). Singing in the Rain
A classic. I say no more.
3). The Fabulous Destiny of Amelie Poulain – Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain
Amelie is a wonderfully unique girl who besides helping her surrounding to fulfill its destiny is secretly in love with a mystery man. This film not only has one of the best soundtracks but takes its audience on a beautiful journey of Amelie Poulain in her search for love and true destiny.
2). La Vita è Bella
Italy is at halt by the Nazi regime and in one little town, the effects are already starting to show. But for the over-optimistic jew Guido life could not be better. Deeply in love with his wife Dora, who is not Jewish, and a son that could light up even the darkest nights, Guido has a view on life that is brilliantly colored with humor and optimism.
One day, however, Guido, Dora, and their son are transported to a working camp where Dora and Guido are separated and he has to convince his son that it is all a game. Humor, love, the bitterness of history, makes La Vita e Bella a movie that not only contains romance but proof of how wonderful and horrible the human race really can be.
Another classic and a natural choice for top placement