Valentines day is just 2 weeks away! What better way to get excited for it than to binge watch a bunch of romantic films. Here are our top 5 romantic movies! Enjoy!
“Life’s all about moments, of impact and how they changes our lives forever. But what if one day you could no longer remember any of them?” -Leo
Imagine being married to someone, being completely in love and happy and one day, your significant other forgets all your memories, forgets who you are, forgets about your life together. The Vow follows a couple, Paige and Leo Collins, recently married and very much in love. One tragic evening, the couple gets into a car accident where Paige suffers from serious brain trauma. Following her waking up, she loses all of her most recent memories. Leo now tries his very best to help her regain her memories as well as get her to fall in love with him all over again. However, complications from her past i.e. her ex-fiance Jeremy, her parents etc. make it extremely challenging. Will Paige be able to find her way back to Leo? Watch this tear jerker to find out!
“If you’re a bird I’m a bird.” – Noah
Rich girl meets poor boy and what follows is one of the most intense love stories ever told. Set in 1940, the story follows Noah and Aly. Noah was a country boy and Aly was from the city. Since their initial meeting at the carnival, the 2 become inseparable spending every moment in the summer together. Her parents disapproval of his social status however causes a drift between the 2 and ultimately leads to them breaking up. They go their separate ways, one falling in love again and one clinging onto the hope of them until a certain event brings them into each others lives again. Could they give their love another chance, or is it too late?
“Where to, Miss?’ ‘To the stars!” -Rose & Jack
Similar to The Notebook, this one also follows the story of a rich aristocrat girl meeting a poor boy, this time though, on the ill fated R.M.S Titanic. Jack, a free spirited boy who lives life spontaneously meets Rose, a rich aristocrat whose engaged to a 35 year old man, Cal to secure her and her mothers future in the hopes of paying off her fathers debt through this courtship. Rose, extremely depressed meets Jack the night she tries to commit suicide, and in the span of 3 days, he shows her the life she never had; Freedom, fun, adventure, a little risk & love. This is a must see!
“I love how she makes me feel, like anything’s possible, or like life is worth it.” – Tom
If you’re looking for a classic story of boy meets girl, they fall in love and live happily ever after, this isn’t it. This is not a love story but a more post-modern more realistic version of what love is like these days! Tom and Summer meet at work and bond over their shared affection of the Smiths. Tom fully believes in love and finding “the one” whereas Summer is skeptical, she doesn’t believe in love. However, the two begin a relationship despite Summer’s initial hesitation. What follows is 500 days of Tom experiencing Summer and falling madly in love with her, when suddenly being heartbroken following Summer’s decision of breaking up. We then see Tom’s journey to self healing and self realization! Be sure to give this one a watch!
“I love you. I knew it from the moment I saw you. I’m sorry it took me so long to catch up.” -Pat
2 misfits falling in love. Pat and Tiff both suffer from a different form of mental illness. Pat being bipolar and having been just released from a mental asylum following charges for violence after finding his wife cheating. Tiff on the other hand is depressed following the death of her husband. The 2 meet at a dinner, and Tiff offers to help Pat win his wife back, however only if he agrees to enter a dance competition with her. The 2 bond over their own personal pains and through spending more time together, fall in love.
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