Movies transport you, the audience. They allow you to escape reality. They evoke many different emotions out of you. To be scared, to shock, to frighten, to dream, to aspire, to imagine – just to name a few. There are many movies in the cinematic world from a diverse range of genres, making it difficult on movie night to pick only one to watch. Here is a list of some of the best movies when you want to fall in love. See characters fall in love for the first time to multiple times. From a high school romance to forbidden love. These movies will make you fall in love and believe love exists.
1. Any Nicholas Sparks Movies
Nicholas Sparks is a well-known romance novelist, with eleven of his novels adapted to big box-office films. His novels follow storylines of tragic love with happy endings. In his movies, you are bound to laugh, love, heartbreak and cry. Any of his films are great for when you want to fall in love. Some of his movies include The Notebook, The Longest Ride, Dear John, A Walk To Remember and The Last Song.
A Walk To Remember (2002)
A high school romance and forbidden love. A rebellious and popular teenager befriends the local minister’s daughter. What comes next is a story of devotion, romance, heartbreak and many tears. This movie will make you believe when you find the one, the love will last forever.
Stars: Shane West, Mandy Moore
The Last Song (2010)
The very movie Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus met and fell in love. A holiday romance, touching on topics of class difference and divorced parents. A troubled teenager connects with her estranged father and falls in love during the summer. You will see two individuals falling in love for the first time, off-screen and on-screen.
Stars: Liam Hemsworth, Miley Cyrus, Greg Kinnear
2. Love Rosie (2014)
Based on the novel When Rainbows End by Cecilia Ahern. This romantic comedy-drama film follows the lives of two best friends, Alex and Rosie. The audience sees their journey from high school to many years later, following friendships, relationships and their bond. This movie will make you believe love will always exist.
Stars: Lily Collins, Sam Clafin
3. Pretty Woman (1990)
A well-known film from the past 50 years. Pretty Woman centres around Vivian Ward, A Hollywood sex worker. She is hired by Edward Lewis, a wealthy businessman to be his escort for several events. This movie touches on many storylines from love, stereotypes, wealth and class. Love is not exclusive and is for everyone!
Stars: Julia Roberts, Richard Gere
4. Romeo + Juliet (1996)
An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet. A beautifully crafted movie touching on a famous story of first love and forbidden love. This movie follows the storyline of Romeo, who falls instantly in love with Juliet despite being members of feuding families. A classic romantic film and a favourite amongst many.
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes
5. No Reservations (2007)
No Reservations is a beautiful romantic comedy-drama touching on love. Love for family and love for another person. The movie centres around a hard-edge chef, whose life has been turned upside down due to a tragic family incident. She takes in her young niece. The audience sees her fall in love, with family and someone special.
Stars: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Aaron Eckhart, Abigail Breslin