Top 20+ Romance Shows on Disney+ to Stream This Valentine's Day
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Disney+, which offers the majority of Disney's animation and live-action characters, Marvel movies, Star Wars movies, and the 21st Century Fox collection in one streaming service—and for just $7/month—has swiftly attained the status of 'streaming powerhouse.' There will be a lot to enjoy when movies from the whole Disney empire are easily accessible. This includes titles from Pixar, Star Wars, Marvel, Disney animated classics, and even a couple from 20th Century Fox and Fox Searchlight.
Love storylines have been a staple of Disney films for as old as they have been producing shows. Disney's filmography is filled with traditional children's book plotlines, from fairy tale romances to heartfelt cartoon adventures of fuzzy creatures to the recent live-action spinoffs of those exact same classics. It should therefore come as no revelation that Disney+ now offers a wide selection of charming and emotional romantic titles that you may enjoy.
Aside from Walt Disney Animation masterpieces such as Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin, there are live-action recreations such as Cinderella and Lady and the Tramp. Our selections for the top romantic films now available on Disney+ include all of these and more.
This Is Us
We all have families. And every family has a story to tell. From Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) and Rebecca (Mandy Moore) as young parents in the 1980s to their children (the big three), Kevin (Justin Hartley), Kate (Chrissy Metz), and Randall (Sterling K. Brown), who are looking for love and fulfillment in the present day, along with Toby (Chris Sullivan), and Beth (Jodi Picoult), 'This Is Us' follows the Pearson family across the decades (Susan Kelechi Watson). This realistic, inspirational dramedy shows how even the smallest things in life have an impact on who we become and how relationships with others can endure the passage of time, physical separation, and even death.
Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: The Pearson family's generational story unfolds in this emotional drama. In moments of love, joy, triumph and heartbreak, revelations emerge from parents Jack and Rebecca's past, while triplets Kate, Randall and Kevin discover deeper meaning in their present day lives. Successful businessman and father Randall searches for information about his biological parents. Kate finds love and self-acceptance while battling obesity. Kevin pursues a more meaningful career, which brings some difficult choices.
Once Upon a Time
A young woman with a rocky background is drawn to a small Maine village where fairy tales are believed in the series. Life has not been a happy ending for Emma Swan. But everything changes the night before her 28th birthday when she meets Henry, the son she gave up for adoption ten years prior. A large number of well-known
Disney characters, including Snow White, Captain Hook, Robin Hood, Elsa, Merida, and others, are featured in the presentation. Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: 'Once Upon a Time' tells the story of a new world, one in which fairy-tale legends and modern life collide. Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison) is comfortable in her life as a bail bonds collector when Henry -- the child she gave up a decade earlier -- suddenly shows up. He is convinced that she is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming, who sent her away before the Evil Queen could cast a spell, freezing the fairytale world in time and bringing them to present-day Storybrooke, Maine. After taking Henry home, Emma decides to stay in the town to keep an eye on him, and she discovers he may not be wrong after all. The Last Song
The Last Song is a stunningly shot melodic romance about family, heartbreak, and finding oneself that also co-stars actor and singer Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth (The Hunger Games). The Last Song is an early example of the Nicholas Sparks subgenre, which would go on to include Safe Haven and The Longest Ride, and was co-written by romance legend Nicholas Sparks and newcomer Jeff Van Wie. The Last Song is a charming tear-jerking heartwarmer that is anchored by Cyrus' musical talent and her undeniable chemistry with Hemsworth, who she was dating at the time in real life.
Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Estranged from her father (Greg Kinnear) for a number of years, teenage Ronnie (Miley Cyrus) isn't pleased when her mother ships her and her younger brother down to a Southern beach town to spend the summer with him. While her father uses a shared love of music to try to reconnect with her, Ronnie finds romance with a handsome local (Liam Hemsworth).
10 Things I Hate About You
This masterpiece depicts the tale of two sisters in Seattle, Kat (Julia Stiles) and Bianca (Larissa Oleynik), whose domineering doctor father prevents them from dating out of concern that they might return home knocked up. The film is partially based on Shakespeare's play The Taming of the Shrew. When Kat's father rules that Bianca can only begin dating once her reclusive, reclusive elder sister does, the guy who is crushing on Bianca enlists bad boy Patrick (Heath Ledger) to try to win Kat over.
Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) is beautiful, smart and quite abrasive to most of her fellow teens, meaning that she doesn't attract many boys. Unfortunately for her younger sister, Bianca (Larisa Oleynik), house rules say that she can't date until Kat has a boyfriend, so strings are pulled to set the dour damsel up for a romance. Soon Kat crosses paths with handsome new arrival Patrick Verona (Heath Ledger). Will Kat let her guard down enough to fall for the effortlessly charming Patrick? 27 Dresses
Jane is known for two traits: she never turns down a friend (she's been a bridesmaid 27 times and generously organizes friends' weddings), and she's in love with her boss, George, and harbors fantasies of having her own wonderful, romantic wedding. The same week her provocative younger sister Tess arrives in town, she meets Kevin, a cynical writer who finds her attractive. Jane observes in silence as Tess, a deceitful impostor, manages to win George over. Even worse, Jane might be asked to organize their wedding. Kevin is trying to capture Jane's attention while also coming up with a career-advancing plan. Can Jane let her emotions flow?
Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Perennial bridesmaid Jane (Katherine Heigl) always puts the needs of others before her own, making her the go-to gal whenever someone needs help with wedding plans. So when Jane’s younger sister Tess (Malin Akerman) snags the man (Edward Burns) Jane secretly loves, Jane finds herself questioning her role as a wedding junkie for the first time in her life. Meanwhile, a handsome reporter (James Marsden) sees Jane’s unusual story as his ticket off the bridal beat.
Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness
If circumstances had been different, might they have gotten along? In the film Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness, Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) and Christine Palmer (Rachel McAdams), his long standing love, have the rare opportunity to examine this subject. The main focus of the movie is on Doctor Strange defending America Chavez (Xochitl Gomez), a young person with multiverse travel abilities, from Wanda (Elizabeth Olsen), who wants to steal her abilities in order to return and defend her twin boys. He will run into Christine along the way and will need her assistance. It might not be a conventional love tale, but it is undoubtedly an intriguing one.
Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: In Marvel Studios' 'Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness,' the MCU unlocks the Multiverse and pushes its boundaries further than ever before. Journey into the unknown with Doctor Strange, who, with the help of mystical allies both old and new, traverses the mind-bending and dangerous alternate realities of the Multiverse to confront a mysterious new adversary. Confessions Of A Shopaholic
Isla Fisher's Rebecca Bloomwood accepts a writing post at a finance magazine in order to pursue her dream job at a fashion magazine. The only issue is that she is a severe compulsive shopper, has a mound of debt, and receives daily calls from her creditors. Fortunately, her boss is a really attractive British man (Hugh Dancy). She makes every effort to conceal her addiction to shopping once she begins to fall for him. Confessions of a Shopaholic is a funny rom-com with lots of stylish clothes, but it also addresses materialism, consumerism, and the negative effects addiction has on those around you.
Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Like many New York City gals, Rebecca Bloomwood (Isla Fisher) loves to shop. The trouble is, she shops so much that she is drowning in debt. Rebecca would love to work at the city's top fashion magazine but, so far, has not been able to get her foot in the door. Then she lands a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine owned by the same company. Her column becomes an overnight success, but her secret threatens to ruin her love life and career. While You Were Sleeping
The always endearing Sandra Bullock plays a daydreaming ticket collector with a love interest on a regular (Peter Gallagher) who ends up being mistaken for his fiance after he goes into a coma in the romantic comedy classic While You Were Sleeping. As a result of being trapped in the deception, she develops relationships with the family, especially his brother (the very endearing Bill Pullman), which has come to define the Christmas romance subgenre.
Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Lonely transit worker Lucy Eleanor Moderatz (Sandra Bullock) pulls her longtime crush, Peter (Peter Gallagher), from the path of an oncoming train. At the hospital, doctors report that he's in a coma, and a misplaced comment from Lucy causes Peter's family to assume that she is his fiancée. When Lucy doesn't correct them, they take her into their home and confidence. Things get even more complicated when she finds herself falling for Peter's sheepish brother, Jack (Bill Pullman).
The Princess Bride
In the history of the sport, this may be the most flawlessly executed conversion of a great book into a cherished film. The Princess Bride is the most consistently quotable movie this side of Monty Python and their Holy Grail. It is a family-friendly 'kissing movie' with flawless performances by every member of the cast, from the lead to the supporting one. Despite receiving generally positive reviews from critics, comic fables tend to be terribly underappreciated.
Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a long separation and save her. They must battle the evils of the mythical kingdom of Florin to be reunited with each other. Based on the William Goldman novel 'The Princess Bride' which earned its own loyal audience. Runaway Bride Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Having already left three grooms at the altar, Maggie Carpenter (Julia Roberts) is branded 'the runaway bride' by jaded city journalist Ike Graham (Richard Gere). But, after his facts are called into question, Ike races to Maggie's hometown to save his reputation and report on her upcoming fourth trip down the aisle -- during which he's convinced she'll run again. Though he's there on a muckraking mission, Ike can't help but fall for this breathtaking heartbreaker.
Moulin Rouge! Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: A celebration of love and creative inspiration takes place in the infamous, gaudy and glamorous Parisian nightclub, at the cusp of the 20th century. A young poet (Ewan McGregor), who is plunged into the heady world of Moulin Rouge, begins a passionate affair with the club's most notorious and beautiful star (Nicole Kidman). Enchanted Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Banished by an evil queen, Princess Giselle (Amy Adams) from a fairy-tale world lands in modern Manhattan, where music, magic and 'happily ever after' are sorely lacking. She is adrift in this strange new place until a divorce lawyer (Patrick Dempsey) comes to her aid. Giselle begins to fall for her flawed benefactor, but the storybook romance gets complicated when a prince from her world comes to rescue her. The Parent Trap Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: In this update of a 1961 film, twins Annie and Hallie (Lindsay Lohan) are strangers until happenstance unites them. The preteen girls' divorced parents, Nick (Dennis Quaid) and Elizabeth (Natasha Richardson), are living on opposite sides of the Atlantic, each with one child. After meeting at camp, American Hallie and British-raised Annie engineer an identity swap, giving both the chance to spend time with the parents they've missed. If the scheme works, it might just make the family whole again.
Beauty and the Beast Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Belle (Emma Watson), a bright, beautiful and independent young woman, is taken prisoner by a beast (Dan Stevens) in its castle. Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the beast's hideous exterior, allowing her to recognize the kind heart and soul of the true prince that hides on the inside. Aladdin Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Aladdin is a lovable street urchin who meets Princess Jasmine, the beautiful daughter of the sultan of Agrabah. While visiting her exotic palace, Aladdin stumbles upon a magic oil lamp that unleashes a powerful, wisecracking, larger-than-life genie. As Aladdin and the genie start to become friends, they must soon embark on a dangerous mission to stop the evil sorcerer Jafar from overthrowing young Jasmine's kingdom.
The Incredibles Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: In this lauded Pixar animated film, married superheroes Mr. Incredible (Craig T. Nelson) and Elastigirl (Holly Hunter) are forced to assume mundane lives as Bob and Helen Parr after all super-powered activities have been banned by the government. While Mr. Incredible loves his wife and kids, he longs to return to a life of adventure, and he gets a chance when summoned to an island to battle an out-of-control robot. Soon, Mr. Incredible is in trouble, and it's up to his family to save him. The Nightmare Before Christmas Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: The film follows the misadventures of Jack Skellington, Halloweentown's beloved pumpkin king, who has become bored with the same annual routine of frightening people in the 'real world.' When Jack accidentally stumbles on Christmastown, all bright colors and warm spirits, he gets a new lease on life -- he plots to bring Christmas under his control by kidnapping Santa Claus and taking over the role. But Jack soon discovers even the best-laid plans of mice and skeleton men can go seriously awry. The Princess and the Frog Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Hardworking and ambitious, Tiana (Anika Noni Rose) dreams of one day opening the finest restaurant in New Orleans. Her dream takes a slight detour when she meets Prince Naveen (Bruno Campos), who has been turned into an amphibian by evil Dr. Facilier. Mistaking her for a princess and hoping to break the spell, Naveen plants a kiss on poor Tiana -- thereby turning her into a frog as well. The pair hop along on an adventure through the bayous to seek the help of a powerful voodoo priestess.
Lady And The Tramp Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: In this heartwarming romantic adventure, a timeless re-telling of the 1955 animated classic, Lady, an overachieving, pampered American Cocker Spaniel house dog and Tramp, a tough but lovable, fast-talking stray, embark on an unexpected adventure and, despite their differences, grow closer and come to understand the value of home. High School Musical Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: Troy Bolton (Zac Efron), the star athlete at a small-town high school, falls for nerdy beauty Gabriella Montez (Vanessa Anne Hudgens) at a holiday karaoke party. When they return to campus, Troy and Gabriella audition for the upcoming school musical. Meanwhile, the jealous Sharpay Evans (Ashley Tisdale) conspires to squelch their chances. The two must struggle to make it to auditions while also meeting their existing obligations to the basketball team and the academic decathlon.
Cinderella Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: After her father unexpectedly dies, young Ella (Lily James) finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and stepsisters, who reduce her to scullery maid. Despite her circumstances, she refuses to despair. An invitation to a palace ball gives Ella hope that she might reunite with the dashing stranger (Richard Madden) she met in the woods, but her stepmother prevents her from going. Help arrives in the form of a kindly beggar woman who has a magic touch for ordinary things. Tangled Rotten Tomatoes Official Plot: When the kingdom's most-wanted bandit, Flynn Rider (Zachary Levi), hides in a convenient tower, he immediately becomes a captive of Rapunzel (Mandy Moore), the spire's longtime resident. Crowned with 70 feet of magical golden hair, she has been locked away for years and desperately wants freedom. The feisty teenager strikes a deal with Flynn, and together they begin a whirlwind adventure. Did your Disney favorites make it to the list? Let us know in the comments!