The Best Romantic Movies To Watch on Netflix In 2023

Are you in the mood for a good romantic movie? Well, you’re in luck because this blog post is all about the best romantic movies to watch on Netflix in 2023. American Netflix in UK has a treasure trove of romantic movies. Whether you’re looking for a cute and quirky love story or a steamy thriller, we’ve got you covered. From old classics to new releases, there’s something for everyone.

Here are our top picks for the best romantic movies streaming on Netflix right now. So grab some popcorn and get ready to fall in love!



Director: Andy Tennant
Writer: Kevin Bisch
Runtime: 1h 58m
Cast: Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James & more
IMDB Rating: 6.6

Alex Hitch, a date doctor, so to say, mentors men and teaches them the tricks to win over their women. While coaching Albert, a client of his smitten with Allegra, Hitch falls in love with Sara, a gossip columnist but finds it hard to get her attention.

Later, Hitch comes across Vance, a misogynist & sexist person who wants to have a one-night stand with Casey, Sara’s friend. Even though Hitch refuses, Vance still cracks through, leading Sara to publish EXPOSE, leading Albert to wreck a newsstand & get arrested. Allegra breaks up with him, but the two reconcile after talking things through & get married. The film ends with Sara & Hitch repairing their relationship too.

Life as We Know It

Director: Greg Berlanti
Writer: Kristin Rusk Robinson, Ian Dutchman,
Runtime: 1h 54m
Cast: Katherine Heigl, Josh Duhamel & more
IMDB Rating: 6.5

Holly, a bakery owner in Atlanta & Eric, a television technical sports director, is set up for a date by their friends Peter & Allison. The date goes south & they end up hating each other. Peter & Allison, on the other hand, get married & have a child a year later named Sophie.

They make holly & Eric her Godparents. After a car crash, both parents die, leading Eric & Holly to move in to parent Sophie. Later, many ups & downs come as Child Protective Service pressurizes them to take a final decision of either staying together or not.

Meanwhile, Holly starts dating Sam, Sophie’s Pediatrician & Eric has to move to Phoenix Suns for his job. At Thanksgiving, Eric returns & finally confesses his feelings for her saying he’s always loved her. The two vow to live together for life as they celebrate Sophie’s second birthday.

Set It Up

Director: Claire Scanlon
Writer: Katie Silberman
Runtime: 1h 45m
Cast: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell & more
IMDB Rating: 6.5

Harper, an assistant to Kirsten, a sports journal editor, crosses paths with Charlie, an assistant to a high-profile venture capitalist, in a restaurant while ordering food for their bosses. Both get along & decide to set their bosses up with each other. End up succeeding, but soon Kirsten & Rick see a rough patch in the relationship.

Charlie & Harper try their best again & persuade them to get married, only to know that Rick still loves his ex-wife. Harper tells everything to Kirsten but gets fired. While leaving for the wedding, Charlie makes Kirsten realize that Rick actually doesn’t love her & she should run away. Meanwhile, Charlie also breaks up with his girlfriend. In the end, Kirsten tries to set up Harper with Charlie & offers her job back.

It Takes Two

Director: Andy Tennant
Writer: Deborah Dean Davis
Runtime: 1h 41m
Cast: Kirstie Alley, Steve Guttenberg & more
IMDB Rating: 5.8

Amanda, an orphan, is about to be sent to Butkkins, an orphanage home, while she wants to stay with Diane, her social worker. She goes to summer camp & meets her identical Alyssa, whose father, Roger, the camp’s owner, is about to marry Clarice, a greedy woman. Alyssa & Amanda get along & decide to switch places under each other’s disguise & set Roger with Diane.

Their plan works & roger does get closer to Diane. On seeing this, Clarice pushes the wedding to the next day; while Amanda is at the wedding under Alyssa’s disguise & Alyssa is sent to Botkins. Diane brings Alyssa back on time to the church & Clarice realizes that he loves Diane & not Clarice. Confesses his love & the two share a kiss.

A Cinderella Story

Director: Mark Rosman
Writer: Leigh Dunlap
Runtime: 1h 35m
Cast: Hilary Duff, Jennifer Coolidge & more
IMDB Rating: 5.9

Samantha, a 17-year-old, waits at the diner owned by her greedy stepmother, Fiona. Left with no apparent inheritance, Sam saves money to fulfill her lifelong dream of going to Princeton to become a writer. Being bullied at school by a popular lot, including head cheerleader Shelby, Sam connects with someone online called NOMAD.

Who turns out to be Shelby’s boyfriend, Austin. They meet at a dance party on Halloween, but Austin can’t recognize her because of the veil. Later Sam’s stepsisters see the emails exchanged between Sam & Austin & they read them aloud along with Shelby in front of the whole school.

In the end, Sam quits her job at the diner & later gets to know about her real inheritance & the acceptance letter to Princeton. Austin wins his football match, which gets him too into Princeton. After the match, the two kiss for the first time & go to Princeton together.

Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Director: Mark Waters
Writer: Jon Lucas, Scot Moore
Runtime: 1h 40m
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner & more
IMDB Rating: 5.8

Conner is a photographer by profession & a womanizer by nature. Loves Jenny, the only woman he ever loved but feels hesitant to express it. While attending his brother Paul’s wedding with Sandra, Conner is visited by his playboy uncle Wayne who tells him that he will meet three phases of his life to see where he’d end up. Past, present & a future.
In Ghost of Girlfriends Past, he feels shy & ditches Jenny for dance and ends up kissing someone else. At present, their paths cross again, but drunk Conner ruins the cake & tells Sandra that Paul cheated on her Leading her to be uttered furious.

In the future ghost of girlfriends, he is seen being buried by all his girlfriends & Jenny marries someone else. Wayne then asks him to be more empathetic if he doesn’t want to end up like this. Conner persuades Sandra first & then goes on to propose to Jenny at last.

Valentine’s Day

Director: Garry Marshall
Writer: Katherine Fugate, Abby Kohn, Marc Silverstein
Runtime: 2h 5m
Cast: Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper & more
IMDB Rating: 5.7

Many stories are chained with each other trying to navigate through the element of “Love.” Reed, a florist, proposes to Morley, who accepts at the time but refuses him a few hours later. Morley’s friend Julia is in love with a surgeon Dr.Harrison who is already married but doesn’t tell her.

He goes to San Fransisco, where she follows him & eventually finds out what shatters her. Julia’s student, Edison, gifts her flowers, but she advises him to give them to Rani instead, his classmate & who has a crush on him.

Another story revolves around Kate, a captain in the US army who befriends Holdon on a flight & later offers her a lift home. One revolves around Sean, a gay & a professional footballer who finally comes out on national television. In the end, everybody’s shown welcoming life as it comes & what life decides to throw at them.

Failure To Launch

Director: Tom Dey
Writer: Tom J. Astle, Matt Ember
Runtime: 1h 37m
Cast: Matthew McConaughey, Sarah Jessica Parker & more
IMDB Rating: 5.6

Tripp, a 35-year-old grown-up, still lives with his parents. His friends Ace & Demo, too, live with their parents & don’t find it odd. Tripp’s parents hire an expert, Paula, to convince them to move out & act like a grown-up. Paula finds out that he is okay & doesn’t have any insecurities but still chooses to live this way. They fall in love with him & the two end up having sex.

Tripp was distressed after his girlfriend died a long ago, so he decided to find solace in his family. Paula’s friend Kit gets in a relationship with Ace, who then “outs” Paula to Demo. Distressed, Tripp breaks up with her. In the end, everyone tries to get them back together & succeed.

Falling In Love

Director: Roger Kumble
Writer: Elizabeth Hackett, Hilary Galanoy
Runtime: 1h 38m
Cast: Christina Milian, Adam Demos & more
IMDB Rating: 5.6

Gabrielle, a city girl from San Francisco, enters a contest in New Zealand & wins it. She then is visited by Charlotte, the owner of the town’s only B&B, who tells her that the previous owner’s great-grandson, Jake, entered the contest “Win an Inn” only to get rid of it. Gabriella decides to restore the Inn.

Later the two, Gabrielle& Jake, take on the project as partners & slowly develop feelings for each other. On completion, Gabrielle finds it difficult to leave the town. Charlotte, on the hand, contacts her boyfriend Dean, Gabrielle’s ex-boyfriend. Dean makes an appealing offer to buy the Inn. Another incident of fire urges Gabrielle to live there forever.


Director: Joe Nussbaum
Writer: Elisa Bell
Runtime: 1h 29m
Cast: Alexa Penavega, Mika Boorem & more
IMDB Rating: 5.3

Four popular girls, Julie, Hannah, Farrah & Yancy, have a slumber party before their freshman year kicks off. Challenging other girls for a scavenger hunt, dressing mannequins in their clothes, and having a date night in an exclusive nightclub. They do it all. The scavenger hunt has them all in two groups & the quest is to do listed items. The film unveils many secrets of their love life, cheating & relationship intricacies.

The kissing booth

Director: Vince Marcello
Writer: Vince Marcello, Beth Reekles
Runtime: 1h 45m
Cast: Megan du Plessis, Lincoln Pearson, Jack Fokkens & more
IMDB Rating: 6.0

Elle & Lee, best friends since birth. Noah, Lee’s elder brother, who Elle has a huge crush on, protects her when someone touches her inappropriately on the first day of junior year. From then on, their friendship starts, which transforms into a relationship after Elle, blindfolded though, kisses Noah at the kissing Booth event.

Meanwhile, Noah also gets accepted at Harvard University. Lee, on the hand, does not know about their relationship & gets distressed after seeing them together. Their friendship breaks which lead Elle to lash out at Noah. Finally, at Elle & Lee’s costume birthday party, they reconcile & spend the last week together before Noah goes off to Harvard.

A Christmas Prince

Director: Alex Zamm
Writer: Karen Schaler, Nate Atkins
Runtime: 1h 32m
Cast: Rose Mciver, Ben Lamb, Alice krige & more
IMDB Rating: 5.8

A young magazine journalist, Amber, goes to Aldovia to cover a press Conference about Prince Richard’s throne ceremony. Prince, whose reputation is not very sewed already, gets tarnished when he doesn’t appear in the ceremony. Amber stays back to find out more about it under the disguise of Young Princess Emily’s tutor.

She learns about his cousin Emily who’s after the throne, about his gold digger ex-girlfriend & that he was adopted. That she learns in the woods after he rescues her when she fell off the horse while following him.

On their way back, they kiss, but soon one the ceremony day, Prince’s jealous cousins reveal that Amber is a fraud & Prince Richard is adopted. Later, Amber proves him innocent through ornaments & comes back. Prince follows her to New York City & proposes to her.

Irreplaceable You

Director: Stephanie Laing
Writer: Bess Wohl
Runtime: 1h 36m
Cast: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michiel Huisman & more
IMDB Rating: 6.4

Sam & Abbie have been best friends forever, but things go south when Abbie is diagnosed with Cancer. In her quest to find someone for Sam, Abbie meets three patients who teach her to live to the fullest even when you know you are dying any minute.

She makes great bonds with them but still does not live to the fullest yet is content with her situation & dies in the end. The impeccable plotline makes this one of the best romantic Netflix movies to come out in recent times.

Blue Jay

Director: Alex Lehmann
Writer: Mark Duplass
Runtime: 1h 20m
Cast: Mark Duplass, Sarah Paulson & more
IMDB Rating: 7.2

Amanda runs into Jim Anderson, her high school boyfriend while shopping at the supermarket. The two greet formerly. End up meeting again in the parking lot & decide to have coffee at Blue jay & discuss what they had to. Jim renovates old houses & tells her that he’s come to California to renovate his late mother’s house.

Amanda is married & is even a stepmother to two children. Jim takes her home & while the other’s life, Jim bursts into tears, confessing that he’s not happy. Amanda confesses that she’s not cried in years. She finds a letter that Jim wrote for her but never sent. Turns out Amanda was pregnant, which was the reason for their breakup.

The two break into a fight. The next morning, Jim asks her to read the letter & that he did want to keep the child. Amanda cries for the first time.

Always Be My Maybe

Director: Nahnatchka Khan
Writer: Ali Wong, Rendall Park, Michael Golamco
Runtime: 1h 41m
Cast: Ali Wong, Rendall Park & more
IMDB Rating: 6.8

Sasha & Marcus have been best friends since childhood as Marcus’s mom would often have her over & teach her how to cook. After her demise, the two start dating but fall apart shortly. Sasha moves to new york & becomes a celebrity chef after 16 years, while Marcus is a failed band member.

The two reunite, but now Sasha has a boyfriend, Keanu Reeves. They go on a double date but end up confessing their love which is still alive as a morning. Sasha again moves to New York as she opens a new restaurant, but Marcus doesn’t just follow her there after some time, realizing that he needs to move on & live life as it comes.

Been so Long

Director: Tinge Krishnan
Writer: Che Walker
Runtime: 1h 40m
Cast: Michaela Coel, Maya Lewis & more
IMDB Rating: 5.5

A single mother, Simone, falls in love with a stranger named Raymond, who’s on parole. The film surrounds Simon’s life, her impaired daughter & her other questionable acquaintances. Also, after living a tough life, would she widen her heart for someone now? What other choices does she have? Also, Raymond too seems suspicious as he is on Parole.

Murder Mystery

Director: Kyle Newacheck
Writer: James Vanderbilt
Runtime: 1h 37m
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Adam Sandler, Luke Evans & more
IMDB Rating: 6.0

Nick Spitz, a new york Officer, takes his wife, Audrey, on the Europe trip to reinvigorate the spark in their love life. Do they get the invitation from the billionaire on the same yacht Malcolm Quince who dies the same night on the trip? The police suspect Nick & Audrey, the only Americans there.

The film goes ahead, showing Nick & Audrey trying to unravel intricacies about the people close to quince. Before going on the trip, Nick had lied to Audrey about him being promoted to NYPD detective, but in the end, after solving the case, he gets offered to be promotion back home. The couple then resumes their trip as was planned.

Alex Strangelove

Director: Craig Johnson
Writer: Craig Johnson
Runtime: 1h 39m
Cast: Michael Abela, Brendan Archer & more
IMDB Rating: 6.3

Alex, a high school student, gets into a relationship with Claire, his oldest friend. But soon, he meets Elliot, an open gay, at a party & continued meeting him after that, knowing that he has a crush on him. Suspicious, Alex is bewildered by his feelings.

While having sex with her, Alex confesses to claire that he likes someone else. Shocked, Claire throws him out of the room but later agrees to still go to prom with him & even invites Elliott as his date. At prom, without caring for anyone else, Alex kisses Elliott for the first time. The film ends with lots of real-life people making a video & coming out to the world.

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before

Director: Susan Johnson
Writer: Sofia Alvarez, Jenny Han
Runtime: 1h 39m
Cast: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo & more
IMDB Rating: 7.1

A high school junior, Lara writes letters to every boy she’s ever had a crush on but never sends them across. Her latest crush is Josh, her sister’s ex-boyfriend, who is away for college. One night, kitty, Lara’s younger sister, finds those letters & mails them.

The next day everyone comes to her with the letter in hand. One of them is Peter, who asks her to be her boyfriend just to be jealous of his ex-girlfriend Gen. she agrees. Later that contract turns into real feelings as the two share a kiss on the school ski trip.

Jealous Gen creates misunderstanding & even shares their pornographic tape on Instagram. Shattered, Lara returns home to find her sister, who later forgives her for Josh. The three sisters then take the video down to Instagram. Lara then goes to see Peter & the two reconcile.


Suppose the Romantic genre alone is not to your taste; what if we mix romance with thrill, comedy & mystery to make it a whole package. The list above is such.

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