Top Romantic Drama Movie Ever Watchedby big-liverpudlian | created - 05 Mar 2011 | updated - 05 Mar 2011 | Public
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1. Shakespeare in Love (1998)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, History
A young Shakespeare, out of ideas and short of cash, meets his ideal woman and is inspired to write one of his most famous plays.
Votes: 189,678 | Gross: $100.32M
2. Meet Joe Black (1998)
PG-13 | 178 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Death, who takes the form of a young man, asks a media mogul to act as a guide to teach him about life on Earth, and in the process, he falls in love with his guide's daughter.
Votes: 183,178 | Gross: $44.62M
4. City of Angels (1998)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Inspired by the modern classic, Wings of Desire, City involves an angel (Cage) who is spotted by a doctor in an operating room. Franz plays Cage's buddy who somehow knows a lot about angels.
Votes: 101,423 | Gross: $78.69M
5. Xing yuan (1999)
96 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A man returns from a recent death to find his love, only to have her not recognise him and reject him.
Starring Richie Ren and Cecilia Cheung
6. The Bachelor (1999)
PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy
A committment-phobic man goes in search of a bride including his fed up girlfriend, to inherit his grandfather's $100 million inheritance.
Votes: 15,428 | Gross: $21.73M
8. Ha yat dik mo mo cha (2000)
98 min | Comedy, Romance
A Hong Kong woman gets fired and heads to a Malaysian island to sell her half of a beach to a resort developer. Her cousin's sold his half to a local man who doesn't want to sell. It starts with hate between them but slowly it changes.
9. Serendipity (2001)
PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Romance
A couple search for each other years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they'd end up together.
Votes: 93,239 | Gross: $50.29M
10. Kate & Leopold (2001)
PG-13 | 118 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
An English Duke from 1876 is inadvertedly dragged to modern day New York where he falls for a plucky advertising executive.
Votes: 70,039 | Gross: $47.12M
13. Wicker Park (2004)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A young Chicago advertising executive believes a woman he sees in a café is his long-lost love. His belief leads to obsession, as he puts his life on hold in order to trail her.
Votes: 47,931 | Gross: $12.83M
14. If Only (2004)
PG-13 | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
It takes a tragedy to teach the young businessman Ian to put love ahead of work and open up to his musician girlfriend Samantha.
15. Lung fung dau (2004)
99 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
Romance blossoms again for a divorced jewel-thief couple as they try to rekindle the love they once had for each.
Starring Andy Lau and Sammi Cheng
16. Ladder 49 (2004)
PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A firefighter, injured and trapped in a burning building, has flashbacks of his life as he drifts in and out of consciousness. Meanwhile, fellow firefighters led by the Chief attempt to rescue him.
Votes: 50,751 | Gross: $74.54M
17. 50 First Dates (2004)
PG-13 | 99 min | Comedy, Romance
Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he's finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.
Votes: 287,353 | Gross: $120.91M
18. Tsoi suet yuk chi ngo oi nei (2005)
102 min | Drama, Romance
Andy Lau takes two roles in the movie and the two of him is in love with Charlie Yeung and Charlene Choi respectively. Andy Lau plays one of the role as Doctor Gao Yuen. Doctor Gao is a ... See full synopsis »
Starring Andy Lau, Charlie Yeung and Charlene Choi
19. Elizabethtown (2005)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
During a hometown memorial for his Kentucky-born father, a young man begins an unexpected romance with a too-good-to-be-true stewardess.
Votes: 61,668 | Gross: $26.84M
20. The Lake House (2006)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A lonely doctor, who once occupied an unusual lakeside house, begins exchanging love letters with its former resident, a frustrated architect. They must try to unravel the mystery behind their extraordinary romance before it's too late.
Votes: 122,738 | Gross: $52.33M
21. 27 Dresses (2008)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly in love with.
Votes: 135,475 | Gross: $76.81M
23. 17 Again (2009)
PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Mike O'Donnell is ungrateful for how his life turned out. He gets a chance to rewrite his life when he tried to save a janitor near a bridge and jumped after him into a time vortex.
Votes: 157,263 | Gross: $64.17M
24. My Name Is Khan (2010)
PG-13 | 165 min | Drama
An Indian Muslim man with Asperger's syndrome takes a challenge to speak to the President seriously, and embarks on a cross-country journey.
Votes: 82,882 | Gross: $4.02M