Always

Richard Dreyfuss stars as an aerial firefighter who is killed on the job and returns as a spirit to mentor another young pilot (Brad Johnson). The plot gets complicated when the younger pilot falls for the elder pilot's widow (played by Holly Hunter).Universal Pictures

Atonement

Joe Wright's romance follows the relationship between a wealthy woman (Keira Knightley) and a working-class man (James McAvoy) at three points in their lives, and the way their affair is tested by a misunderstanding and an ensuing criminal accusation.Focus Features

Blue Is the Warmest Color

Two teenage girls fall in (and out) of love in this sexy and intense coming-of-age drama that picked up the Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival-and will put you through the emotional ringer.Sundance Selects

Bull Durham

Kevin Costner plays Crash Davis, a veteran minor league catcher sent down to the single-A Durham Bulls to mentor Tim Robbins as hotshot pitcher Nuke. It's a clash of egos that gets even more complex when Susan Sarandon's Annie-a minor league baseball groupie-enters the picture.Orion Pictures

Carol

Therese (Rooney Mara) finds herself charmed by an alluring older woman named Carol (Cate Blanchett). The two set out on a road trip on which they consummate an unspoken passion for each other.Weinstein Co.

Chocolat

Juliette Binoche stars in this romantic film from acclaimed director Lasse Hallström, playing a chocolatier who moves to a small French village and sees its repressed residents stirred up by her sweet concoctions. Miramax

Cold Mountain

This Civil War-set drama stars Nicole Kidman as a woman on the home front waiting for her beloved (Jude Law) to return to her in this Oscar-winning romantic epic inspired by The Odyssey. Miramax

Doctor Zhivago

David Lean's Oscar-winning adaptation of the beloved book by Boris Pasternak stars Omar Sharif as the titular physician who is torn between two women in a romantic epic set against the backdrop of World War I and the Russian RevolutionMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer

The English Patient

The Oscar-winning romantic epic stars Ralph Fiennes as the titular character, a badly burned man who recounts the story of his forbidden love affair with a married woman during WWII. Miramax

God's Own Country

A young sheepfarmer named Johnny sees his life turned upside-down when his father hires a Romanian migrant worker, Gheorghe, with whom he falls in love.Samuel Goldwyn Films

Her

Writer-director Spike Jonze's futurist satire sees a lonely man (played by Joaquin Phoenix) falling in love with his AI assistant (voiced by Scarlett Johansson).Warner Bros.

The Incredible Jessica James

2 Dope Queens' Jessica Williams proves her leading lady status as a struggling New York playwright who, following a breakup, bounces back by dating a recently single older guy (played by Chris Dowd).Netflix

The Kissing Booth

Elle Evans (Joey King) might not be the most popular girl in school, but her social status definitely rises when she volunteers to run the kissing booth at the school carnival-a scheme to lock lips with her crush, who just happens to be her best friend's brother.Netflix

Mamma Mia!

On the eve of her wedding, a young woman reunites the three men who may be her father with her unsuspecting mom (Meryl Streep) in this big-screen adaptation of the smash hit ABBA jukebox musical.Universal Pictures

Meet Joe Black

Death comes knocking for an aging billionaire (Anthony Hopkins)-but before he can collect his debt, he falls in love with the man's daughter (Claire Forlani). You can't really blame her, as Death takes the form of Brad Pitt at his most handsome. Universal Pictures

Obvious Child

Girl meets boy; boy gets girl pregnant. Can a romance blossom out of an awkward turn of events that lead to an abortion? You'll end this one feeling pretty hopeful for these two kids.A24

Punch-Drunk Love

Paul Thomas Anderson's idiosyncratic rom-com stars Adam Sandler as an anxious and socially inept Los Angeles man whose domineering sister sets him up with a beguiling English woman played by Emily Watson.Columbia Pictures

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

This irreverent and energetic movie stars Michael Cera as a slacker musician who hits the romantic jackpot when he meets his new girlfriend Ramona Flowers-but must defeat her seven evil exes in manic, video game-inspired fashion.Universal Pictures

Set It Up

Two corporate assistants (Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell) are tired of their domineering bosses (Lucy Liu and Taye Diggs), so they scheme to hook them up in order to lighten their workload (and, naturally, also happen to fall for each other, too).Netflix

She's Gotta Have It

Spike Lee's first feature film is an indie black-and-white romantic comedy starring Tracy Camilla Johns as a young woman in Brooklyn who juggles three potential boyfriends.Island Pictures

Silver Linings Playbook

Bradley Cooper plays a man who, after being released from a psychiatric hospital, tries to get back on his feet while living in his parents' chaotic home. Jennifer Lawrence, who won an Oscar for her role, stars as the woman who helps him cope with his problems as they enter a dance competition.The Weinstein Company

Sixteen Candles

Molly Ringwald's first outing as writer-director John Hughes's muse sees her playing the eternally angsty Sam, who pines for the high school hunk, avoids a lovelorn geek, and resents her family for forgetting her 16th birthday.Universal Pictures

Siding Doors

This rom-com stars Gwyneth Paltrow in a double role-sort of. She plays the same woman in two separate timelines, whose life is dramatically affected depending on if she makes it onto a subway train.Miramax

The Spectacular Now

Two polar opposites-a hard-partying high school senior (Miles Teller) and an unpopular misfit (Shailene Woodley)-find unexpected romance in this teen drama.A24

To All the Boys I've Loved Before

Lara Jean Covey is your typical lovelorn teenage girl, drafting love letters to her former crushes for her eyes only. But when the letters wind up being mailed to the former objects of her affection, her life is thrown into chaos as the boys confront her about her former feelings.Netflix