Great Romantic Films To Stream Right Now

> Great Romantic Films To Stream Right Now

Looking for a romance-themed film outside of the typical group of choices? Here are some great streaming options featuring different takes on the movie staple of love.

'Her' (2013)

Watch on: Netflix

Joaquin Phoenix plays a man who slowly becomes enraptured with a new computer A.I. with which he develops a complex intimate relationship.

'Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind' (2004)

Watch on: Starz

A man (played by Jim Carrey) discovers his ex-girlfriend has completely erased her memories of him, so he uses the same new service to erase her from his own head as well.

'Forrest Gump' (1994)

Watch on: Netflix/Paramount Plus

Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) may not be the sharpest tack around, but he lives a rich life while intermittently connecting and reconnecting with his boyhood love, played by Robin Wright.

'Portrait of a Lady on Fire' (2019)

Watch on: Hulu

A young painter is hired to make a portrait of a rebellious woman who will surely be married off when the painting is complete; while navigating this difficult time for women in 18th-century Brittany, the two grow close enough to discover a special connection.

'10 Things I Hate About You' (1999)

Watch on: Disney Plus

This adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew turns the misogynistic approach of the original on its head by having the younger sister Bianca try to set her misanthropic sister Kat up with a bitter mystery man named Patrick (Heath Ledger).

'The Lobster' (2015)

Watch on: Showtime

This is a different kind of love story! For those looking really outside the standard romance canon, this black comedy/dystopian satire film by Yorgos Lanthimos will have you looking at adult relationships in a very cynical way.

'Edward Scissorhands' (1990)

Watch on: Disney Plus

Another atypical love story finds a Creature of Frankenstein-like character with scissors in the place of hands trying to fit in with society and falling in love with a teen whose family shows him kindness.

'Pride & Prejudice' (2005)

Watch on: HBO Max

A faithful adaptation of the original Jane Austen with Keira Knightley playing Elizabeth Bennet and Matthew Macfadyen as Mr. Darcy.

'In The Mood For Love' (2000)

Watch on: HBO Max

A complex love story directed and written by Wong Kar-wai emerges from two unsatisfied strangers who slowly enter into a sort of affair.

'Chungking Express' (1994)

Watch on: HBO Max

Wong Kar-wai’s essential romantic drama shows two loosely connected stories of police officers finding love in non-traditional relationships.