Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
The sequel to the 2008 musical, Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again chronicles two time periods: 1979 and present day. In 1979, a young Donna (Meryl Streep), Tanya (Christine Baranski) and Rosie (Julie Walters) graduate from Oxford University, where Donna meets Harry (Colin Firth), Bill (Stellan Skarsgård) and Sam (Pierce Brosnan)—the latter whom she falls in love with, but he's also the man who breaks her heart. In the present day, Donna's pregnant daughter, Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), dreams of renovating a taverna while reuniting with her mother's old friends and boyfriends on the Greek island of Kalokairi. Let's just say things get a little...complicated.
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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
When it comes to the early '00s more iconic flicks, Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey's 2003 romantic comedy, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days takes the cake every time. Benjamin (McConaughey) is challenged by his co-workers to make a woman fall in love with him. While Andie (Hudson), a writer at Composure magazine, is tasked with writing an article on how to lose a man in 10 days. The pair unknowingly choose each other for their projects and it a hilarious, yet beautiful mess.
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Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams really turn up the heat in the 2010 drama/indie film Blue Valentine. Yes, at times it's a little depressing watching Gosling's and Williams' characters detail the ups and downs of their relationship, but it's guaranteed to get you and your date to cosy up together on the couch.
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Two words: Michael Cera. Based off of the novel of the same name, Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist tells the story of - shocker - Nick (Michael Cera) and Norah (Kat Dennings), who meet in a club while searching for Norah's drunk best friend (relatable) and, well, you can probably guess what happens next...
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After a harsh break-up, Iris (Kate Winslet) agrees to swap her cosy, British cottage with similarly unlucky in love Californian Amanda (Cameron Diaz), for a much-needed break. However, after arriving Iris finds herself in a palatial Hollywood mansion surrounded by fame and fortune, while Amanda navigates the lanes of a picture-esque English village. Soon enough, both women bump into locals perfect for a romantic pick-me-up.
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A Walk To Remember
Set in North Carolina, A Walk To Remember follows the rite of passage of a jaded, aimless high school senior (Shane West) who falls in love with a guileless young woman (Mandy Moore), that he and his friends once scorned. In the 2002 flick, the two develop a powerful and inspirational relationship in which they discover truths that take most people a lifetime to learn. Make sure you have some tissues handy.
Me Before You
Continuing the theme of tearjerkers, Me Before You follows an eccentric Louisa "Lou" Clark (Emilia Clarke), who moves from one job to the next to help her family make ends meet. Her cheerful attitude is put to the test when she becomes a caregiver for Will Traynor (Sam Claflin), a wealthy young banker left paralysed from an accident two years prior. Will's cynical outlook starts to change when Louisa shows him that life is worth living. As their bond deepens, their lives and hearts change in ways neither one could have imagined.
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The Time Traveller's Wife
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The Lucky One
If you're a romantic movie fanatic, then you're sure to be familiar with any of Nicholas Sparks' projects. In this case, The Lucky One follows U.S. Marine Logan Thibault (Zan Efron) who returned home from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he believes kept him alive: a photograph of a woman that he doesn't know. After learning the woman's name is Beth (Taylor Schilling), he goes to meet her. Despite Beth being full of mistrust, a romance blooms, giving Logan hope that the pair will become more than just a photograph.
Watch The Lucky One here.
To All The Boys I've Loved Before
Teenager Lara Jean's (Lana Condor) secret love letters are exposed by her little sister, and as a result, wreak havoc on her love life. While Lara Jean writes letters each of her past loves, the letters are meant for her eyes only. Juggling multiple of her ex-loves, she must decide which one will get her heart.
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Perhaps one of the most iconic romances of all time, The Notebook follows the love affair between mill worker Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and Allie (Rachel McAdams). Based in 1940s South Carolina, their difference in familial wealth creates rifts between their families, with Allie's parents not approving of their relationship. But when Noah leaves to serve in World War II, it seems to mark the end of their love affair. In the interim, Allie becomes involved with another man (James Marsden). But when Noah returns to their small town years later, right before Allie's marriage, it soon becomes clear that their romance is anything but over.
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A Star Is Born
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When Harry Met Sally
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