There are a ton of romantic movies in the Netflix library. From teenage heartthrobs, vacation romances, and drifting abroad, there’s something for everyone in the romance genre on Netflix. To determine which are the best romantic movies on Netflix, we’ll leave it up to IMDb users and Rotten Tomatoes critics.
There may be some amazing movies on this list and equally some surprising omissions from the list below. Be sure to head over to the comments section to make your case for your favorite romantic movies missing from the list.
Please note: The list below has been compiled from titles in the US Netflix library.
10. A whisker away (2020)
Directed by: Jun’ichi Sato, Tomotaka Shibayama
Gender: Animation, Drama, Romance| Execution time: 94 Minutes | Language: Japanese
Cast: Mirai Shida, Natsuki Hanae, Ayako Kawasumi, Rina Kitagawa, Eri Kitamura
IMDb rating: 6.7 | Rotten Tomatoes Classification: 93%
Miyo «Muge» Sasaki is a peculiar second-year high school student who has fallen in love with her classmate Kento Hinode. Muge resolutely chases after Kento every day, but he doesn’t notice her. However, while she is keeping a secret that she can’t tell anyone, Muge continues to pursue Kento. Muge discovers a magical mask that allows him to transform into a cat named Tarō. Magic allows Muge to get closer to Kento, but eventually, it can also make her unable to transform back into a human.
9. Always Be My Maybe (2019)
Directed by: Nahnatchka Khan
Gender: Comedy, Romance | Execution time: 101 Minutes| Language: English
Cast: Ali Wong, Randall Park, James Saito, Michelle Buteau, Keanu Reeves
IMDb rating: 6.8 | Rotten Tomatoes Classification: 89%
Reunited after 15 years, celebrity chef Sasha and local musician Marcus feel the old sparks of attraction but struggle to adjust to each other’s world.
8. Ali’s Wedding (2017)
Directed by: jeffrey walker
Gender: Comedy, Drama, Romance| Execution time: 110 Minutes | Language: arabic english
Cast: Osamah Sami, Don Hany, Helena Sawires, Robert Rabiah, Khaled Khalafalla
IMDb rating: 6.9 | Rotten Tomatoes Classification: 92%
After a «white lie» spirals out of control, the eldest son of a neurotic, naive, and musically gifted Muslim cleric must go through with an arranged marriage, except he’s head over heels in love with an Australian-born Lebanese girl.
7. Our Souls in the Night (2017)
Directed by: ritesh batra
Gender: Drama, Romantic | Execution time: 103 Minutes | Language: English
Cast: Robert Redford, Jane Fonda, Matthias Schoenaerts, Iain Armitage, Judy Greer
IMDb rating: 6.9 | Rotten Tomatoes Classification: 89%
Addie Moore and Louis Waters, a widow and a widower, have lived together for years. The couple are barely related, but that all changes when Addie tries to make a connection with her neighbor.
6. To all the boys I’ve loved before
Directed by: susan johnson
Gender: Comedy, Drama, Romance | Execution time: 99 Minutes | Language: English
Cast: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Andrew Bachelor
IMDb rating: 7.0| Rotten Tomatoes Classification: 96%
Lara Jean’s love life goes from imaginary to out of control when her secret letters to all the boys she’s fallen in love with are mysteriously sent in the mail.
5. Tune in to love
Directed by: jung ji woo
Gender: Drama, Romantic | Execution time: 122 Minutes | Language: Korean
Cast: Jung Hae In, Kim Go Eun, Park Hae Joon, Kim Gook Hee, Jung Eugene
IMDb rating: 7.1 | Rotten Tomatoes Classification: N/A
In 1994, on the first day Yoo Yeul went on the air as the new DJ of the popular radio show Music Album, a college girl, Mi-su, meets Hyun-woo, who stops by the bakery where she works. Like music played on the radio, their frequencies are slowly synchronized; Even when they’re apart, the show unites them through ebbs and flows of events that arise from both sheer coincidence and inevitability, until bitter reality sets in and pulls them apart.
4. Love Per Square Foot (2018)
Directed by: Anand Tiwari
Gender: Comedy, Romance | Execution time: 133 Minutes | Language: Hindi
Cast: Vicky Kaushal, Angira Dhar, Alankrita Sahai, Raghuvir Yadav, Ratna Parh Shiva
IMDb rating: 7.2 | Rotten Tomatoes Classification: N/A
Individually, the bank employees, Sanjay and Karina do not earn enough to buy a house, so they decide to enter into a marriage of convenience.
3. Your Name Engraved Here (2020)
Directed by: liu kuang hui
Gender: Drama, Romance, Youth | Execution time: 114 Minutes | Language: Mandarin
Cast: Edward Chan, Tsen Jing Hua, Leon Dai, Jason Wang, Fabio Grangeon
IMDb rating: 7.3 | Rotten Tomatoes Classification: 89%
In 1987, when martial law ends in Taiwan, Jia-han and Birdy fall in love amid family pressure, homophobia, and social stigma.
2. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (2018)
Directed by: mike newell
Gender: Drama, Romance, War | Execution time: 124 Minutes | Language: English
Cast: Lily James, Jessica Brown Findlay, Tom Courtenay, Michael Huisman, Katherine Parkinson
IMDb rating: 7.3 | Rotten Tomatoes Classification: 80%
Free-spirited writer Juliet Ashton forms a life-changing bond with the charming and eccentric Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, when she decides to write about the book club they formed during the occupation of Guernsey in the Second World War. World War.
1. Us and Them (2018)
Directed by: Rene Liu
Gender: Drama, Romantic | Execution time: 119 Minutes | Language: Mandarin
Cast: Jing Bo Ran, Zhou Dong Yu, Jeremy Qu, Li Dong, Tian Zhuang Zhuang
IMDb rating: 7.4 | Rotten Tomatoes Classification: 100%
Ten years ago, on a train back home during the busy Spring Festival travel period, fate brings Xiaoxiao and Jianqing together. Like many young couples, they meet, fall in love, and strive to make it work, but ultimately, the harsh realities of life tear them apart. Ten years later, they meet again. Will they make the most of this second chance and revive what they once lost?
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