NOT DISGUSTING movies about Love ;)by M S | created - 28 Sep 2011 | updated - 01 Nov 2015 | Public
I love romance. But it has to feel real and reasonable, not cheesy and one-dimensional. This list is an answer to all the really bad romance movies that steal way the brains of millions of little girls make their boyfriends miserable while watching them.
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1. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
R | 108 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a procedure to have each other erased from their memories. But it is only through the process of loss that they discover what they had to begin with.
Votes: 745,376 | Gross: $34.40M
sweet, funny and crazy. It moves on fast and you need to stay focused not to get cofused, but it is worth it.
2. Amélie (2001)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Romance
Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.
Votes: 594,172 | Gross: $33.23M
dreamy and sweet and truly one movie like no other
3. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 152,129 | Gross: $20.17M
A mysterious murder story and a love story combined? Thats your movie then :) This movie brings you to the edge of love
4. Groundhog Day (1993)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.
Votes: 490,039 | Gross: $70.91M
lovely and funny
5. The Air I Breathe (2007)
R | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A drama based on an ancient Chinese proverb that breaks life down into four emotional cornerstones: happiness, pleasure, sorrow and love. A businessman bets his life on a horse race; a gangster sees the future; a pop star falls prey to a crime boss; a doctor must save the love of his life.
Votes: 32,242 | Gross: $0.03M
This is not a romance film and will not leave you with a warm feeling in your heart. But I think you need to see it. There are some scenes about love that are so touching, give it a try. (And ignore that it is a little bit unrealistic ;) )
7. The Reader (2008)
R | 124 min | Drama, Romance
Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.
Votes: 204,366 | Gross: $34.19M
8. Never Let Me Go (2010)
R | 103 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
The lives of three friends, from their early school days into young adulthood, when the reality of the world they live in comes knocking.
Votes: 120,702 | Gross: $2.43M
tragic and abstruse
9. The Fountain (2006)
PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.
Votes: 205,240 | Gross: $10.14M
very colorful and fast
10. Notes on a Scandal (2006)
R | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher, who is having an affair with one of her 15-year-old students. However, her intentions with this new "friend" also go well beyond platonic friendship.
Votes: 67,744 | Gross: $17.51M
A very wild Drama about an affair and a lonely old woman.
11. The Painted Veil (2006)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama, Romance
A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
Votes: 82,161 | Gross: $8.06M
12. The English Patient (1996)
R | 162 min | Drama, Romance, War
At the close of WWII, a young nurse tends to a badly-burned plane crash victim. His past is shown in flashbacks, revealing an involvement in a fateful love affair.
Votes: 154,121 | Gross: $78.65M
very classic, passionated
13. The Next Three Days (2010)
PG-13 | 133 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A married couple's life is turned upside down when the wife is accused of a murder.
Votes: 156,707 | Gross: $21.15M
If you are a fan of action movies, enjoy.
14. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (2008)
PG-13 | 166 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Tells the story of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backwards with bizarre consequences.
Votes: 501,250 | Gross: $127.51M
Very complicated love story.
15. Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
PG | 119 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle.
Votes: 246,696 | Gross: $4.71M
Aaaand for Anime-Fans ;) If Calcifer, the fire deamon, can´t melt your heart, who can? (Don´t judge it as a kiddy movie, you would miss very much)
16. Der Knochenmann (2009)
117 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Private Investigator Brenner is handling a case at the grill-station "Löschenkohl". There he finds - besides some chicken - also other meat...that doesn't belong in a good meal.
Austrian movie. I think it won´t be that good in English missing out on all jokes basing on the austrian dialekt and culture, but if you understand it THIS MOVIE IS A MASTERPIECE :)
17. Marley & Me (2008)
PG | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
A family learns important life lessons from their adorable, but naughty and neurotic dog.
Votes: 126,870 | Gross: $143.15M
If you love dogs (like me) you will love Marley. If you don´t, don´t bother ;)
18. Agora (2009)
R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
Votes: 57,427 | Gross: $0.62M
19. Seven Pounds (2008)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
A man with a fateful secret embarks on an extraordinary journey of redemption by forever changing the lives of seven strangers.
Votes: 252,315 | Gross: $69.95M
very tragic, tries to go right to the heart. Not for everyone, little bit unrealistic, but if you are in a sensitive mood, a good choice.
20. An Education (2009)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
A coming-of-age story about a teenage girl in 1960s suburban London, and how her life changes with the arrival of a playboy nearly twice her age.
Votes: 117,854 | Gross: $12.57M
21. A Single Man (2009)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
An English professor, one year after the sudden death of his boyfriend, is unable to cope with his typical days in 1960s Los Angeles.
Votes: 93,553 | Gross: $9.17M
for the brokenhearted </3
22. WALL·E (2008)
G | 98 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
In the distant future, a small waste-collecting robot inadvertently embarks on a space journey that will ultimately decide the fate of mankind.
Votes: 810,835 | Gross: $223.81M
SO DAMN CUTE
24. I Am Sam (2001)
PG-13 | 132 min | Drama
A mentally handicapped man fights for custody of his 7-year-old daughter, and in the process teaches his cold hearted lawyer the value of love and family.
Votes: 129,586 | Gross: $40.31M
If you feel like crying for one hour (at least)
25. (500) Days of Summer (2009)
PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.
Votes: 411,949 | Gross: $32.39M
Because of the untraditional ending very inspirational. Life is hell and life is heaven.
26. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Comedy, Romance
Scott Pilgrim must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes in order to win her heart.
Votes: 305,695 | Gross: $31.49M
27. Intolerable Cruelty (2003)
PG-13 | 100 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A beautiful gold digger matches wits with a shrewd Beverly Hills divorce lawyer who is increasingly attracted to her.
Votes: 81,348 | Gross: $35.33M
28. My Sister's Keeper (2009)
PG-13 | 109 min | Drama
Anna Fitzgerald looks to earn medical emancipation from her parents who until now have relied on their youngest child to help their leukemia-stricken daughter Kate remain alive.
Votes: 80,608 | Gross: $49.20M
30. The Time Traveler's Wife (2009)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A Chicago librarian has a gene that causes him to involuntarily time travel, creating complications in his marriage.
Votes: 124,040 | Gross: $63.41M
31. The Great Gatsby (2013)
PG-13 | 143 min | Drama, Romance
A writer and wall street trader, Nick, finds himself drawn to the past and lifestyle of his millionaire neighbor, Jay Gatsby.
Votes: 398,950 | Gross: $144.84M
32. Her (2013)
R | 126 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.
Votes: 412,102 | Gross: $25.57M
33. Midnight in Paris (2011)
PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s everyday at midnight.
Votes: 331,479 | Gross: $56.82M
34. Saving Mr. Banks (2013)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama
Votes: 129,388 | Gross: $83.30M
35. Rain Man (1988)
R | 133 min | Drama
Selfish yuppie Charlie Babbitt's father left a fortune to his savant brother Raymond and a pittance to Charlie; they travel cross-country.
Votes: 412,159 | Gross: $172.83M
36. The Judge (2014)
R | 141 min | Crime, Drama
Big-city lawyer Hank Palmer returns to his childhood home where his father, the town's judge, is suspected of murder. Hank sets out to discover the truth and, along the way, reconnects with his estranged family.
Votes: 151,848 | Gross: $47.12M
37. Magic in the Moonlight (2014)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Romance
A romantic comedy about an Englishman brought in to help unmask a possible swindle. Personal and professional complications ensue.
Votes: 54,009 | Gross: $10.51M