Popular romance movies throughout the years


Viviana Avila

Over the past few years there have been several romance movie releases that have really stood out to the audience. In the article you will read about some of the ones that came out on top.


Valentine’s Day is a worldwide holiday celebrated every year on February 14 but many spend the entire month celebrating the power of love. The Valentines month of February can be celebrated in various manners whether that’s with your significant other or with friends

Consider carving some time out to watch romantic movies to remind you of how single you are. Just kidding, don’t do that. But, if you are into romance movies you might want to consider watching some of the most well liked movies that have been released recently, and throughout the years.

“To All the Boys I Loved Before” was released in 2018 but has since then released two more which are part of the series.

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is a charming young adult romantic comedy that tells a sweet and joyful story of young love for modern audiences,

— Molly Freeman

The second part of the series was released Feb 12. 2020. This movie wasn’t as popular as the first one and therefore was rated a 6 out of 10 on IMDb and had 75% rotten tomatoes. Although this movie isn’t as appealing to the audience, it did have a lot more drama than the first.

The final part of this series “ To All the Boys I Loved Before Always and Forever”  was released just this month on Feb 12. Since it is a recent movie the rating is 6.5 out of 10 on IMDb. 

Another great movie is “Titanic”, a classic, starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson and Kate Winslet as Rose. It was released in 1997 and was rated a 7.8 out of 10 on IMDb and has a total of 89% rotten tomatoes. 

The term rotten tomatoes refers to the percentage of professional critic reviews that are positive for any given movie or show.

 “Titanic” is a movie about a young man and woman who sail across the Atlantic on the “ship of dreams.” Although the love story of Jack and Rose is fictional, the RMS Titanic was a real ship which unfortunately sank on April 12, 1912 killing about 1,500 people.

Next is “The Notebook”, another classic, featuring Ryan Gosling as the young Noah and James Garner as the older Noah. It also stars Rachel McAdams as the young Allie Hamilton and Gena Rowlands as the older Allie Hamilton. 

This film was released in 2004 and has a rating of 7.8 out of 10 on IMDb and has 53% rotten tomatoes.

Another well liked movie is “Midnight in Paris”. This movie is rated 7.7 out of 10 on IMDb and has 93% rotten tomatoes. “Midnight in Paris” was released in 2011 and is about an aspiring novelist who is vacationing in Paris with his fiancee. 

One day he was invited to spend the day with cultural heroes of the past, but the more time he spent with them, the more dissatisfied he became with the present.

“This is such a pleasant and enjoyable film. It’s one of Woody Allen’s best films,” IMDb audience movie reviewer said.

Moving on to “La La Land” starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone portraying the main characters Sebastian Wilder and Mia Dolan. This is a musical romance film and was released in 2016. 

Out of all of these movies, “La La Land” is the best rated movie. “La La Land” has a total of 8 out of 10 according to IMDb and 91% rotten tomatoes.

Next are some of the more recent movies such as “Love, Simon” which was released in 2018 and has a rating of 7.6 out of 10 and 91% rotten tomatoes. 

“Love, Simon” is a romance drama film about a 17 year old boy who is having trouble telling his friends and family about his sexuality in fear of what they might say or think. This film is full of ups and downs and a lot of teenage drama.