Spending time with your significant other is essential in maintaining your relationship. You should do different activities together so your relationship doesn’t get boring. There are a lot of ways you can spend time with your significant other or partner. Sometimes, you both want to try something active like playing badminton or wall climbing or any sport that you could do together.
When you want to lie low and just chill, for the time being, the best way to spend it with a loved one is cuddled up in bed or the living room watching a feel-good romantic or one of the best romance movies. The warmth of your partner’s embrace and the emotion and laughs from the movie you both picked makes up for a great movie night.
“Here are the ten best romance movie suggestions you will enjoy watching”
Dirty Dancing 1 and 2
Dirty Dancing is a cult classic and a really good movie about Baby (Jennifer Gray) and Johnny (Patrick Swayze). It is filled with dancing, forbidden love and the lengths you’d go for that love.
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights stars Diego Luna and Romola Garai in this coming of age film set in 1958 Cuba, just before the rise of Fidel Castro. Diego Luna plays a poor waiter who introduced the nuances of Cuban dance to Katey (Romola Garai), an affluent American girl who just moved to Cuba with her family. The story between then unfolds in the club scene. When it was time to leave, Katey had to make a decision just as their relationship is blossoming.
Who does not love this movie? This is one of the great romantic movies of all time and rightfully so. Titanic centers the story around Jack (Leonardo Di Caprio) and Rose (Kate Winslet). Two young people from different economic classes who happen to fall in love with each other, despite Rose’s engagement to Cal. The movie shows us what one is willing to sacrifice for the love of his life.
Before Trilogy (Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, Before Midnight)
The trilogy starts with Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) as total strangers who share a train ride and forged a deep connection with each other. They shared the night wandering the streets of Vienna. When morning came, they both find it hard to separate.
Before Sunset is set 9 years later after their first meeting. After Jesse goes back to Paris for his reading, Celine found him and they reconnect. They both are committed to someone else and they realize they are longing for more of each other, as their feelings rekindle.
In Before Midnight, Jesse and Celine are already married and with kids. The focal point of the movie happened when they were on their way to a hotel and talked about how their lives unraveled. They break out into a fight later on the night but ended up resolving their issues.
A Very Long Engagement
This movie stars Audrey Tatou as Mathilde and is set during World War I. Mathilde was told her fiance had been killed but she refused to believe. She, together with the help of a private investigator, went on a search for truth with the hopes of finding her fiance alive. Despite suffering from polio, Mathilde persevered and soldiered on in search of her fiance. Truly, love pushes us despite our limitations in pursuit of the truth.
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
The story of Romeo and Juliet still resonates with the youth. The story of two young lovers from two feuding families that ended up in a tragedy. The movie shows that when we love someone, it does not matter which family or background they come from.
Letters To Juliet
This movie centers on Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) during her pre-wedding honeymoon with her fiance Victor (Gael García Bernal) in Verona, Italy. While there, she went to Juliet’s Verona courtyard. She discovered that the letters left for Juliet were answered by a group of women who call themselves “Secretaries of Juliet “. She asked to join them when she accidentally found Claire Smith’s (Vanessa Redgrave) letter from 1957. What transpired after she sent a reply to Claire’s letter is an adventure in itself. The movie touches on topics such as neglect, loss, and love that encompasses time.
Under the Tuscan Sun
Frances Mayes, played by Diane Lane, is an American author who recently got divorced and depressed. Her best friend encourages her to go to Tuscany for a vacation to take her mind off things. At first, she was hesitant to go but decided to go instead because she was just moping around due to her recent predicament. While on tour, she found a posting for a villa and when their tour bus stopped in front of that villa, she got off and bought it on a whim. This is where she hopes her life would change for good.
Before We Go
This is a great story with the movie depicting real life, making the people see it feel like it could happen to them. Nick (Chris Evans) and Brooke (Alice Eve) had a chance encounter at the Grand Central Station in New York City. A series of events happen and they find themselves spending the night together and share a connection. When morning came and Brooke had to leave, they shared one last kiss. The movie touches on moving on, fighting for your love, and making choices.
The Notebook is arguably one of the best romance movies ever. The story is about Noah (Ryan Gosling) and Allie (Rachel McAdams), two young lovers from different classes who were forbidden to see each other again, after a night at the carnival. When they break up and Allie’s family moved to Charleston, Noah wrote to her every day. Their story had a lot of ups and downs but they found their way to each other. When they’ve gotten old, Allie had dementia and has trouble remembering Noah. Noah read to her every day a notebook that contains all of their journals.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
This is a very interesting story told using a nonlinear narrative about Joel (Jim Carrey) and Clementine (Kate Winslet). After a fight, Clementine decided she wanted all of her memories with Joel erased. Joel found out and is distraught and decided he wants all of his memories of Clementine erased as well. The focal point happens when Joel underwent the procedure. Then they find themselves meeting in Montauk with their memories of each other wiped out. While there, they both sensed a deep connection with each other.
There are still many more romance movies that you could watch with your boyfriend or girlfriend. What matters most though is that you enjoy watching the film and gain an understanding and new perspective on love and romance and learn from them.