The ferrymen of dreams in Hollywood have been crafting love stories from the beginning of the movie era. Since then, romantic movies have been evolved through different historical events. After passing through two World Wars and multiple cultural revolutions, still they are spreading the divine message of love. Now you are going to get a glimpse among those greatest romantic movies ever.
Besides, winning Oscar in three categories, Roman Holiday is applauded as the best classic romantic film ever. The legendary actress Audrey Hepburn won Oscar as the best actress for her ‘Princess Ann’ role. Her co-artist Gregory Peck expressed a sweet love of a news reporter for a runaway princess by influential acting. For the exemplary interaction of turning comedy romance into a serious environment, the American novelist Dalton Trumbo got Oscar for the best story.
This is the tale that verdicts the spontaneity of love. The director Roger Mitchell depicts the mutual fascination between the elegance of a famous actress Anna and the innocent love of a bookseller Will. Julia Roberts starred the Anna character wonderfully just like Hugh Grant did to the Will character. The film was nominated for the best motion picture, best actor, and best actress in Golden Globes. It still retains its popularity among young audiences.
Besides a fantasy, you will get good drama in this romantic film. In fact, Tim Burton, the renowned gothic and horror filmmaker, has made it sure. You may mislead by seeing the poster and think it having creepy elements. But you will find it as a cute love story by the spellbound performance of Johnny Depp and the charm of Winona Ryder. This Oscar nominee film of 1991 still can give you a different taste in this 21st century.
This is another classic presentation of Audrey Hepburn. The interesting thing is, the Casablanca star Humphrey Bogart is also here. This duo has made the romantic comedy a perfect feature film. Sabrina portrays the love competition between two brothers of the royal Larabee family for their chauffeur’s daughter as she turns from a weeping girl to a grown-up woman. The movie was directed by the most versatile filmmaker Billy Wilder.
This classic comedy-drama has been remade multiple times in different movie industries. The protagonist characters were Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert. Robert Riskin wrote the screenplay under the direction of Frank Capra. And the amazing thing is, all of them won the academy award for their own work. Columbia Picture achieved Oscar for making the best picture. This movie of 105 minutes will make your day with a funny story between a millionaire’s crazy girl and a reporter who recently lost his job.
It is a biography of Forrest Gump who was a slow-witted man trying to win the heart of his only childhood love even after all of the life-long war. Tom Hanks stars the film directed by Robert Zemeckis and written by Eric Roth. Every one of them got Oscar for their contribution. Including these, Forrest Gump got Oscar in six categories in total. The background covers the presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal, and Elvis Presley.
The Notebook is the most tragic love story movie ever. The film star Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams played a young couple whose story of falling in love is read in the film by an old man to his fellow nursing home resident. This Nick Cassavetes directed film won 8 teen choice awards, a satellite award, and an MTV movie award. Despite being unsuccessful during the release, it hits the box office later.
The film ‘Titanic’ has the most historical value in the movie industry. This is one of the best romantic movies of all time as well as included in the disaster genre. The artistic filmmaker James Cameron presented the true event of the sinking of Titanic, the largest ship afloat at that time. Besides this fact, Titanic is memorable for the greatest love of Jack played by Leonardo DiCaprio and Rose played by Kate Winslet. This commercially successful movie won Oscar in 11 categories.
This Hallmark movie depicts a love story between a jewelry storekeeper having a short-term memory loss and a waitress who desperate to find her true love. This Jeff Bleckner directed TV movie may be underrated; but its musical background and the interactive acting of Zachary Levi and Alexis Bledel will definitely win your heart. It is actually a male version of ‘50 First Date’ movie but it has skipped the light comedy.
This 84 minutes under-teen movie will give you a sweet experience of first love. You will see here the desperate attempts of a 10-year-old boy Gabe to win his crash Rosemary, the girl in the same city he lives in. Gabe was played by Josh Hutcherson and Rosemary was played by Charlotte Ray. No matter how many times you watch, their cute expressions will keep you engaged until the end of the movie.
‘Passengers’ is a Sci-fi movie nicely decorated with romantic elements. Due to a technical error in hibernation pods, suddenly woke up Jim pursues suicide realizing the journey lasting 120 years. But when he saw Aurora, he changed his mind and woke her up manually. Eventually, it didn’t go as he wished. It was got Oscar nominations for the best original score and the best production design. Jim was played by Chris Pratt while Aurora was played by Jennifer Lawrence.
Richard Linklater’s trilogy series is consists of three movies: first, ‘Before Sunrise’ in 1995; then ‘Before Sunset’ in 2004, and finally, ‘Before Midnight’ in 2013. Among them, ‘Before Sunrise’ and ‘Before Midnight’ got the Oscar nomination for the best screenplay writing. All of the versions cover a post-modern romance by depicting the love life of Jesse and Celine. Jess role player Ethan Hawk and Celine role player Julie Delpy also contributed to the scripts along with the filmmaker Richard Linklater.
These are not merely some good romantic drama. They will show you the ultimate power of love and make you believe that good things happen in this cruel world. These best romantic movies claim that the relationships between people matter even after so many disagreements, controversies, and separations.