Best American Romance Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best American Romance Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: romantic, feel good, sweet, sentimental, touching and emotional. Plot: romance, love, love and romance, destiny, love story, happy ending, storytelling, dialogue, life philosophy and mentor. Genre: Romance, Drama and Comedy. Country: USA and UK.
Best American Romance Movies
Best American Romance Movies
TOP Movies: The Hating Game (2021), After (2019), The Fault in Our Stars (2014), Forrest Gump (1994), Five Feet Apart (2019), Knocked Up (2007), A Walk to Remember (2002), The Holiday (2006), Beauty and the Beast (2017), Holidate (2020), The Best of Me (2014), The Notebook (2004), Me Before You (2016), As Good as It Gets (1997), Just Go with It (2011), Beauty and the Beast (1991), The Proposal (2009), Edward Scissorhands (1990), The Bridges of Madison County (1995), Coming to America (1988).

List of Best Movies

The Hating Game (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Resolving to achieve professional success without compromising her ethics, Lucy embarks on a ruthless game of one-upmanship against cold and efficient nemesis Joshua, a rivalry that is complicated by her growing attraction to him.
Style: entertaining, semi serious, captivating, light
Audience: chick flick, teens
Plot: love hate relationship, opposites attract, office romance, co worker co worker relationship, job promotion, rivalry, male female relationship, ceo, office, coworker, relationship vs career, love affair ...
Place: new york
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 5.2
 54K
After (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship.
Style: sexy, romantic, emotional, light, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens, date night, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: love, opposites attract, teen romance, fall in love, college, teenage love, youth, teenage boy, high school hunk, couples, sexual relations, virgin ...
Is relevant ?
The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But when a patient named Augustus Waters suddenly appears at Cancer Kid Support ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: cancer, terminal illness, teenager, first love, fall in love, teenage love, dealing with death, love and romance, teenage life, youth, coping, fighting illness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, amsterdam, indiana
Is relevant ?
 8.8
 2.0M
Forrest Gump (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes ...
Style: inspirational, touching, feel good, sincere, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, family outing, teens, kids
Plot: mentally challenged, life philosophy, love, human spirit, destiny, philosophy, journey, rise to the top, life, vietnam war, courage, selflessness ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, washington d.c., vietnam, china, alabama ...
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Five Feet Apart (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two teenagers with life-threatening illnesses meet in a hospital and fall in love.
Style: thought provoking, melancholic, meditative, emotional, talky ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: true love, star crossed lovers, fighting illness, forbidden love, terminal illness, disability, couple relations, death, fall in love, suffering, destiny, long distance relationship ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 368K
Knocked Up (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she's pregnant.
Style: funny, romantic, sex comedy, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night
Plot: pregnancy, unplanned pregnancy, slacker, one night stand, casual sex, opposites attract, couple relations, unwed pregnancy, parenthood, responsibility, lifestyle change, marijuana ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, los angeles, las vegas, usa
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A Walk to Remember (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: When the popular, restless Landon Carter is forced to participate in the school drama production he falls in love with Jamie Sullivan, the daughter of the town's minister. Jamie has a "to-do" list for her life and also a very big ...
Style: romantic, touching, sentimental, sad, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night, kids ...
Plot: romance, teenager, opposites attract, terminal illness, love and romance, first love, cancer, true love, teenage love, fall in love, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: north carolina
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 6.9
 283K
The Holiday (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 136 min.
Story: Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man (Jude Law, Jack Black) but realizes that the imminent ...
Style: romantic, feel good, light, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: christmas, holiday, love and romance, couples, happy ending, looking for love, fall in love, life philosophy, snow, vacation, country house, multiple storylines ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, england, california, london, usa ...
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Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A live-action adaptation of Disney's version of the classic tale of a cursed prince and a beautiful young woman who helps him break the spell.
Style: fairy tale, romantic, touching, sweet, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, kids, family outing, teens ...
Plot: happy ending, disney, beast, love story, beauty and the beast, prince, opposites attract, magic, fantasy world, true love, beautiful scenery, heroine ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe, paris france
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 6.1
 64K
Holidate (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Fed up with being single on holidays, two strangers agree to be each other's platonic plus-ones all year long, only to catch real feelings along the way.
Style: romantic, funny, feel good, light, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: opposites attract, dating, christmas, fall in love, holiday, happy ending, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, chance meeting, love, romantic friendship, family dinner, single ...
Place: chicago illinois, illinois
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 72K
The Best of Me (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: A pair of former high school sweethearts reunite after many years when they return to visit their small hometown.
Style: touching, romantic, sentimental, sexy, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: love and romance, true love, unfulfilled love, lovers reunited, small town, high school sweetheart, love affair, fall in love, teenage love, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend reunion, road not taken ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: new jersey, new orleans, usa, canada
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 565K
The Notebook (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An epic love story centered around an older man who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's. 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 ...
Style: touching, emotional, romantic, sentimental, motivational ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, love story, love and romance, true love, power of love, fall in love, love affair, lovers reunited, youth, social differences, love triangle, memory loss ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 50s, 20th century, 90s
Place: south carolina, north carolina, usa, europe
Is relevant ?
 7.4
 248K
Me Before You (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A small town girl is caught between dead-end jobs. A high-profile, successful man becomes wheelchair bound following an accident. The man decides his life is not worth living until the girl is hired for six months to be his new caretaker. Worlds ...
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, tear jerker ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love, romance, disability, love story, fall in love, love and romance, handicapped, caregiver, quadriplegic, euthanasia, loneliness, accident ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, london, usa, mallorca, switzerland ...
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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 166 min.
Story: Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Style: touching, philosophical, atmospheric, sentimental, captivating ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, teens
Plot: true love, life philosophy, aging, tragic love, life & death, love and romance, existentialism, child as adult, impossible love, destiny, puzzle, melancholy ...
Time: 50s, 1940s, 20th century, 1930s, 1920s ...
Place: new orleans, usa, english channel, pearl harbor, louisiana ...
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As Good as It Gets (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 139 min.
Story: New York City. Melvin Udall, a cranky, bigoted, obsessive-compulsive writer, finds his life turned upside down when neighboring gay artist Simon is hospitalized and his dog is entrusted to Melvin. In addition, Carol, the only waitress who will ...
Style: sweet, sentimental, touching, feel good, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, family outing, teens, girls' night, date night
Plot: dog, friendship, writers, mental illness, gay, older man younger woman relationship, neighbor, unlikely friendships, age difference, waitress, romance, single parent ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, cuba
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 243K
Just Go with It (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A plastic surgeon, romancing a much younger schoolteacher, enlists his loyal assistant to pretend to be his soon to be ex-wife, in order to cover up a careless lie. When more lies backfire, the assistant's kids become involved, and everyone ...
Style: feel good, humorous, ridiculous, romantic, funny ...
Audience: chick flick, teens, date night, girls' night, family outing ...
Plot: romance, fall in love, pretense, love and romance, couple relations, couples, single mother, love, marriage, office romance, deception, family relations ...
Time: year 2011, contemporary, year 1992, year 1988, 2010s ...
Place: hawaii, usa, los angeles
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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his ...
Style: psychological, surreal, mind bending, melancholic, romantic ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: love, memory, surrealism, memory loss, amnesia, introspection, couple relations, existentialism, borderline personality disorder, loneliness, love story, love and romance ...
Time: future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new york
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Beauty and the Beast (1991)
Genre: Animation, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Follow the adventures of Belle, a bright young woman who finds herself in the castle of a prince who's been turned into a mysterious beast. With the help of the castle's enchanted staff, Belle soon learns the most important lesson of all ...
Style: fairy tale, romantic, feel good, touching, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night, preschoolers ...
Plot: disney, love and romance, beast, opposites attract, princess, transformation, prince, fall in love, magic, power of love, castle, stockholm syndrome ...
Time: 18th century
Place: france, europe
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The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the wings of two seniors. A moving tale of love, loss, fear and hope - and the ...
Style: touching, sincere, realistic, romantic, emotional ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: coming of age, high school, teenager, friendship, first love, youth, adolescence, teenage love, high school life, shyness, suicide, teenage life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 90s, year 1991, 20th century
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, usa
Is relevant ?
 6.7
 325K
The Proposal (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When she learns she's in danger of losing her visa status and being deported, overbearing book editor Margaret Tate forces her put-upon assistant, Andrew Paxton, to marry her.
Style: romantic, feel good, light, funny, witty ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: love story, happy ending, initially antagonists, opposites attract, relationships, love and romance, unlikely couple, workplace romance, fake marriage, boss and employee, pretend relationship, marriage of convenience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: alaska, new york, canada, usa, boston
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Edward Scissorhands (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A small suburban town receives a visit from a castaway unfinished science experiment named Edward.
Style: gothic, surreal, fairy tale, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Audience: teens, kids, date night, family outing
Plot: goth, loneliness, surrealism, love, social misfits, freak, christmas, romance, love and romance, snow, fall in love, impossible love ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 50s, 90s
Place: usa, florida
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The Bridges of Madison County (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
Style: romantic, heartbreaking, feel good, sad, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love affair, adultery, impossible love, housewife, photographer, love story, love, romance, middle aged, lovers, fall in love, midlife crisis ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, post world war two, year 1965, year 1987 ...
Place: iowa, usa, midwest
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Coming to America (1988)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Prince Akeem, heir to the throne of Zamunda, leaves the tropical paradise kingdom in search of his queen. What better place than Queens, New York, to find his bride? Joined by his loyal servant and friend, Semmi, Akeem attempts to blend in as an ...
Style: funny, humorous, feel good, witty, fairy tale ...
Audience: kids, date night, girls' night
Plot: comedy of errors, fish out of water, prince, hidden identity, winter, heir to the throne, romance, wedding, janitor, looking for love, culture clash, fall in love ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: new york, africa, america, usa, madison square garden manhattan new york city ...
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The Perfect Date (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: No beau? No problem! To earn money for college, a high schooler creates a dating app that lets him act as a stand-in boyfriend.
Style: romantic, light, emotional, sincere, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dating, love story, pretend relationship, love and romance, looking for love, teenager, boyfriend, friendship, adolescence, love, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic relationship ...
Time: contemporary, future
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She's Out of My League (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When he starts dating drop-dead gorgeous Molly, insecure airport security agent Kirk can't believe it. As his friends and family share their doubts about the relationship lasting, Kirk does everything he can to avoid losing Molly forever.
Style: romantic, funny, entertaining, humorous, sex comedy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: opposites attract, odd couple, couple relations, confidence, insecurity, romance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, shyness, sex, birthday party, culture clash, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: pittsburgh, pennsylvania, las vegas, new jersey, usa ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 457K
Shrek 2 (2004)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Shrek, Fiona and Donkey set off to Far, Far Away to meet Fiona's mother and father. But not everyone is happy. Shrek and the King find it hard to get along, and there's tension in the marriage. The fairy godmother discovers that Shrek has ...
Style: fairy tale, parody, funny, feel good, light ...
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids, pre-teens, girls' night ...
Plot: princess, transformation, cat, talking animals, kingdom, ogre, prince, dragon, animals, donkey, creature, adventure ...
Time: 2000s, middle ages, 16th century
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 215K
Ghost (1990)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Sam Wheat is a banker, Molly Jensen is an artist, and the two are madly in love. However, when Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner Carl Bruner over a shady business deal, he is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit. ...
Style: romantic, sentimental, sweet, touching, sexy ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: ghost, afterlife, love story, romance, love and romance, supernatural romance, love, psychic, loss of loved one, psychic power, impossible love, death ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 622K
Groundhog Day (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A narcissistic TV weatherman, along with his attractive-but-distant producer and mawkish cameraman, is sent to report on Groundhog Day in the small town of Punxsutawney, where he finds himself repeating the same day over and over.
Style: feel good, philosophical, humorous, romantic, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, kids, teens
Plot: time loop, small town, time travel, life philosophy, existentialism, time warp, repeated event, romance, alternate reality, idealism, nothing goes right, road not taken ...
Time: 90s, future, 20th century
Place: pennsylvania, usa, pittsburgh
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What Happens in Vegas (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: During a wild vacation in Las Vegas, career woman Joy McNally and playboy Jack Fuller come to the sober realization that they have married each other after a night of drunken abandon. They are then compelled, for legal reasons, to live life as a ...
Style: romantic, funny, feel good, sweet, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night, teens
Plot: romance, fall in love, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, wedding, happy ending, couples, love and romance, newlyweds, initially antagonists, life turned upside down, party ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: las vegas, new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 40K
The Choice (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Travis and Gabby first meet as neighbors in a small coastal town and wind up in a relationship that is tested by life's most defining events.
Style: romantic, touching, emotional, sentimental, scenic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, teens, date night
Plot: love, couples, fall in love, true love, love and romance, couple relations, romance, destiny, happy ending, life & death, love triangle, moral dilemma ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1988, year 1946, year 1989
Place: north carolina, usa, south carolina
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