If there is a date that is completely marked by fire in the calendar of people totally in love, we cannot help but consider what is the case of Valentine’s Day, and of course, we understand that one of the best ways to celebrate this day has to do with being accompanied by that special someone, maybe watching a movie with him. For this reason, we wanted to show you what we consider right now the best romantic movies in history..
The best romantic movies ever
White House It is a symbol that goes far beyond the love stories taken to the cinema, but of course it has a romantic component that somehow forces us to place it among the different films that we must consider. Directed by Michael Curtiz, it brought together many of the main actors of the time, such as Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart and Paul Henreid, starting from a story that takes place around the Second World War, while two men are fighting the love of a woman.
Pretty Woman (Pretty Woman, 1990)
A classic of love stories brought to the big screen, with Pretty Woman We can find one of the most beautiful romantic comedy in history, starring both Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. The classic reference to the prostitute and the businessman who falls madly in love with her works perfectly in this film, while many consider it to be a modern version of “Cinderella.”
Ghost (The Shadow of Love, 1990)
Another of the great classics of cinema when it comes to love stories that we must share with that special story, in this case from a film that recreates the story of a young couple starring Sam (Patrick Swayze) and Molly (Demi Moore), being he assassinated in a robbery, and wandering his spirit around his beloved, until through a medium he manages to contact the young woman.
Before Sunrise (1995)
If the decade of the ’90s was one of the most fruitful when it comes to romantic films, in the midst of it we can find “Before dawn“, a story directed by Richard Linklater that tells the story of Jesse, an American boy played by Ethan Hawkeue is on a trip to Europe, where he meets Celine, a French student, with whom he falls madly in love although the next day he must return.
Titanic It is another of those films that although we cannot only classify within the romantic genre, it does have a romantic story among its many elements, when the story of Rose (Kate Winslet) and Jack (Leonardo Dicaprio) is recreated, two young men belonging to different strata social workers who are on board the mythical boat, and live a love story with all the necessary spices until the tragedy of the Titanic ends up shaking their own destiny.
Notting Hill (1999)
Considered by many to be the romantic film par excellence, Julia Roberts returns to the front pages of this list by the hand of Notting hill, along with the always heartthrob Hugh Grant, forming a duo that has remained in history. She instructs a famous Hollywood actress, Anna Scott, to fall in love with the bookstore clerk William Thacker in the London neighborhood that gives the film its name. Undoubtedly, it is a romantic comedy that is a very good option if we want to see something sweet but relaxed on the eve or during Valentine’s Day.
The Notebook (Diary of a Passion, 2004)
Another of those films that no romantic can stop watching, in this case a full-blown drama that has moved both women and men, and that is Diary of a passion It has all the elements that we look for in a love story. Noah (Ryan Gosling) and Allie (Rachel McAdams) fall in love when they are young, and then they are separated by their family, reuniting much later, when she is already married to a young millionaire who has nothing to do with the humble Noah .
Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind (2004)
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind It is another of those films that transcend the romantic genre, although we could not fail to take into account the work that has the direction of Michel Gondry. This drama, which stars Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey in some of the best performances of their careers, tells the story of a man who learns that his former partner has erased all of his memories through the controversial treatment of Dr. Mierzwiak. When he tries to do the same, he will soon understand that something is wrong.
PS I love you (Postscript I love you, 2007)
One more of those classics for lovers that we did not want to stop recommending, in your case because PS I love you or PS I love you It has one of the most painful love stories that are remembered in the history of cinema. Holly Kennedy (Hilary Swank) has everything a young woman could want: money, beauty, fame; and yet, he has just become the widow of Gerry (Gerard Butler), a victim of a terminal illness. Garry, knowing his fatal fate, left his wife a series of charges in which he offers her some advice so that she can get ahead as soon as possible, despite criticism from her family and friends.
I Hate Valentine’s Day (I Hate Valentine’s Day, 2009)
Although more than one might come to think that its name is not a good alternative for Valentine’s Day, the truth is that it is an extremely interesting story that we cannot forget. A romantic comedy that features the performance of Nia vardalos, the owner of a flower shop who thinks couples lose interest in each other too quickly, even though it appears Greg (John Corbett), a fine bachelor who could make you change your mind at last.
Which of these romantic movies to watch on Valentine’s Day is your favorite?