15 best romantic movies on Netflix

Can you feel the love tonight? From romcoms to tearjerkers, check out the best romantic movies streaming on Netflix UK

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Whether a Valentine’s Day all-nighter or just a chilled Friday night in, cosy up with 15 of the absolute best romantic movies available on Netflix UK.


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  • La La Land

    Ryan Gosling. Emma Stone. Music. Romance. If there was any film better designed to banish the blues, it’s La La Land. Sit back, cosy up and take flight. Watch on Netflix

    Notting Hill

    Just when we thought there was no more to be said about the retro British greatness of Notting Hill, Oscar-winning director Barry Jenkins drunk tweeted his way through watching the film over someone’s shoulder on a plane. Yes, Julia Roberts is divine, and Hugh Grant is, well, Hugh Grant. Watch on Netflix

    The Notebook

    A shameless tearjerker (but there’s no harm in blubbing in front of your date, right?), The Notebook just knows how to press all the right emotional buttons. Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams star. Watch on Netflix

    Before I Fall

    Groundhog Day meets 13 Reasons Why in this story of a high school teenager who must work out why she must constantly re-live the day she dies. This surprisingly touching movie became the highest grossing indie film in 2017. Watch on Netflix

    Remember Me

    Robert Pattinson and Emilie de Ravin find love amid tragedy in this post-Twilight tearjerker. Watch on Netflix

    The Way He Looks

    A beautiful Brazilian film about a young blind teenager trying to find his own way in suburban Sao Paulo. Watch on Netflix

    Burton and Taylor

    The most famous lovers in Hollywood, Richard Burton (Dominic West) and Elizabeth Taylor (Helena Bonham Carter) play out their fierce passion in this one-off BBC TV drama. Watch on Netflix

    Cinema Paradiso

    While this classic Italian nostalgia piece is more focused on the power of cinema and the relationship between an old projectionist and his young protégé, it also features one of the best on-screen courtships of all time, featuring a man standing out in the rain every night for WEEKS. Watch on Netflix

    My Best Friend’s Wedding

    Food critic Julianne (Julia Roberts) realises she’s in love with her oldest closest friend – just as he’s about to get married to someone else. Roberts is the star, but Cameron Diaz and Rupert Everett steal the show. Watch on Netflix

    When Harry Met Sally

    Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal are a match made in romantic comedy heaven, not to mention supporting stars Carrie Fisher and Bruno Kirby. Dine in tonight. Watch on Netflix

    Our Souls at Night

    Robert Redford and Jane Fonda star as a two bereaved neighbours who form a connection late in life in this unexpectedly touching, immaculately played romance. Watch on Netflix

    PS I Love You

    Hilary Swank receives love notes from beyond the grave in this wannabe Truly Madly Deeply. If only Alan Rickman were here… Watch on Netflix


    Kevin Bacon tears it up in a dead end town where rock’n’roll and dancing are banned. The original musical spectacular. Watch on Netflix

    Blue is the Warmest Colour

    A gorgeous coming of age story, this French Cannes winner is one of the most potent pictures of romance you’re likely to find on Netflix. Settle in before it’s gone. Watch on Netflix



    Forbidden love, below decks fun and that heart-freezing finale. Don’t say we don’t save the best ’til last… Watch on Netflix.