Top romantic films of the last decade

September 24, 2016

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“A kiss lasting one minute can burn more than 100 calories”. A kiss comes from love and romance. Today, romance and love in the movies seems to have been replaced by car chases and special effects. However, a good love story will always be in tune with what movie audiences want. The following films are considered as the most romantic movies of the last decade. Enjoy and don’t hesitate to drop a comment.

1. The Notebook

The Notebook centered on an older man who reads aloud to an older, invalid woman whom he regularly visits. From a faded notebook, the old man’s words bring to life the story about a couple who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately reunited, seven years later, after they have taken different paths. Though her memory has faded, his words give her the chance to relive her turbulent youth and the unforgettable love they shared.


Behind every great love is a great story  



2. Before Sunset

Jesse, a writer from the US, and Celine, a Frenchwoman working for an environment protection organization, acquainted nine years ago on the train from Budapest to Vienna, meet again when Jesse arrives in Paris for a reading of his new book. As they have only a few hours until his plane leaves, they stroll through Paris, talking about their experiences, views and whether they still love each other.


Before Sunset


3. Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind

Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet play a couple who, after a violent, destructive end to their relationship, decide to erase each other from their memory. Once Carrey begins to relive those memories, he realizes their love transcends all the jealousy, bickering and insecurity. Endlessly inventive and achingly real, Eternal Sunshine depicts love at its most beautiful and brittle, delivering laughs and heartache along the way.


Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind



4. 50 First Dates

Henry Roth lives in a Hawaiian paradise with the company of endless women with no strings attached. This is until he meets Lucy Whitmore. Both Henry and Lucy enjoy the company of each other and feels the start of a serious relationship occurring. Approaching Lucy the next day, Henry is confused when Lucy fails to recognize him. Henry discovers that Lucy actually suffers from short term memory loss and can’t remember each individual day.



 50 First Dates


5. Pride and Prejudice

In Georgian England, Mrs. Bennet raises her five daughters – Jane, Elizabeth, Mary, Kitty and Lydia with the purpose of getting married with a rich husband that can support the family. When the wealthy bachelor Mr. Bingley and his best friend Mr. Darcy arrive in town to spend the summer in a mansion nearby their property, the shy and beautiful Jane falls in love for Mr. Bingley, and Lizzie finds Mr. Darcy a snobbish and proud man, and she swears to hate him forever. This is the beginning of their wonderful love story.


 Pride and Prejudice


6. Brokeback Mountain

In 1963, two young men hire on as ranch hands in the Wyoming Mountains. During the long months of isolation, an unusual bond starts to develop between them, one which they are only vaguely aware of–until one night when it raises to the surface in a passionate encounter. When the season ends, they part ways, only to realize the true depth of their feelings. Thus begins a decades-long affair that the two of them desperately try to hide from those around them–one which will prove simultaneously beautiful and devastating.


Brokeback Mountain


7. Once

An guy is a Dublin guitarist/singer-songwriter who makes a living by singing and playing for money on the Dublin streets by night. An girl is a Czech who plays piano and takes care of her mom and her daughter by night. Guy meets Girl, and  the Girl helps the Guy to put together a demo disc that he can take to London in hope of landing a music contract. The Guy and the Girl work through their past loves, and reveal their budding love for one another, through their songs.






8. Atonement

When Briony Tallis, 13 years old and an aspiring writer, sees her older sister Cecilia and Robbie Turner at the fountain in front of the family estate she misinterprets what is happening thus setting into motion a series of misunderstandings and a childish pique that will have lasting repercussions for all of them. Robbie is the son of a family servant toward whom the family has always been kind. They paid for his time at Cambridge and now he plans on going to medical school. After the fountain incident, Briony reads a letter intended for Cecilia and concludes that Robbie is a deviant. When her cousin Lola is raped, she tells the police that it was Robbie she saw committing the deed when in fact it was a visitor to the estate.




9. Slumdog Millionaire

The eighteen year-old orphan from the slums Jamal Malik is accused of cheating a game show. Jamal, who has no education and works in a call center serving tea, is close to winning twenty million rupees in the show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” After each question, Jamal tells parts of his childhood with his brother Salim, his crush for Latika – his love and their fight to survive on the streets to justify each correct answer.


Slumdog Millionaire



10. (500) Days of Summer

Tom, from New Jersey, is working in L.A. writing greeting cards even though he’s an architect by training. She’s Summer, in from Michigan. Day one is her first day as an AA in Tom’s office. By day 67, they’ve become an item when she decides to put aside the lovemaking and just be friends. Tom is sure Summer is the one for him. Summer tells him right away that she doesn’t believe in love. As day 500 approaches, they find themselves at a wedding together.


(500) Days of Summer



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