Romance Movies 2014
Romantic suspense, romance dramas and romantic comedies are some of the most popular genres in the film industry. From classic romantic movies like Sleepless in Seattle to modern romances like Love, Rosie, the movies of 2014 had no shortage of options. These movies present exciting stories of a newfound love between two people, sometimes even against all odds. Similarly, they showcase socially relevant topics such as toxic relationships, age gaps, family issues and other issues faced in relationships. Here is a list of some of the most popular romantic movies released in 2014.
The Fault in Our Stars
Based on the bestselling novel by celebrated author John Green, The Fault in Our Stars tells the story of two cancer-stricken teenagers who fall in love. This critically acclaimed movie stars Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, and Nat Wolff and offers a tender and beautiful tale of two teenagers struggling with their own mortality. The movie portrays depth of emotion, the beauty of life, and love in all its complexities, making this the most notable romantic movie released in 2014.
Inspired by the classic 1981 romantic drama of the same name, this movie features Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde as star-crossed lovers who come from very different backgrounds. Combining elements of drama, romance, and realism, the movie deals with topics such as teenage rebellion and parental objections to a blossoming romantic relationship. With a narrative that focuses on the difficulties of navigating an unexpected love, Endless Love is an enjoyable romantic flick that can entertain viewers of all ages.
The Mayfair Set
The Mayfair Set is a romantic drama set in 1930’s London. It follows a group of ambitious young friends and their dangerous journey to success, as two of them become romantically involved in the process. This movie offers a delightful insight into the mysterious world of high society culture and corruption, and features intricate costumes, lavish sets and captivating acting performances. With a bit of drama and a strong dose of romance, The Mayfair Set is one of the most unique romantic movies released in 2014.
Think Like a Man Having
Think Like a Man Too is a rom-com sequel to 2012’s Think Like a Man. In it, the couples from the first movie come together for a lavish Las Vegas vacation. The majority of the focus shifts to the two romances in the movie, both of which come with their own set of comedic issues and dimensions. This movie is ideal for anyone looking for a light and fun romantic comedy, as it is packed full of humor and witty dialogue that can be enjoyed by all.
The Best of Me
The Best of Me is a romance drama that stars James Marsden and Michelle Monaghan. Directed by Michael Hoffman, this movie tells the story of two lovers reunited over twenty years after they first met in a summer romance. When they reunite, they look at their lives, the things that have changed, and the way that time affects what was once so passionate. This is a touching and heartfelt movie, which also deals with more mature themes such as grief, loss, and pain.
Obvious Child stars Jenny Slate as a stand-up comedian following an unwanted pregnancy. This movie is both humorous and dramatic, as the main character navigates her pregnancy in an unorthodox way, in the context of an unexpected love story. It is an honest and sincere look at the complexities of adult relationships and other issues in life, and provides a fresh outlook on love and relationships.
A Little Chaos
A Little Chaos is a romantic historical drama set during the construction of the King’s Garden in France. It follows two passionate artists who must work together for the King’s project, and in the process, fall in love in a very unconventional way. Great performances from lead actors Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts make this movie a delightful viewing experience, full of magical romance and beautiful scenery.
The Longest Ride
Based on the best-selling novel of the same name, The Longest Ride is an adaptation of the romantic story of a young college student who falls in love with a rodeo cowboy. This movie is packed with a lot of drama, as it looks at the complexities of different generations clashing over values and beliefs. With beautiful cinematography and charming performances, The Longest Ride is an emotional and romantic journey for viewers of all ages.
Noah is a biblical drama starring Russell Crowe and Emma Watson, which tells the story of the Biblical flood from a different perspective. While it is more of a faith based drama than a romantic movie, it does feature a romantic subplot between Emma Watson and Douglas Booth. This movie also offers a fresh and modern take on the traditional myth, making for an enjoyable and captivating viewing experience.
Aloha is a romantic comedy-drama starring Bradley Cooper and Emma Stone, which follows a veteran Air Force pilot and the romantic struggles he faces when coming home. Along the way, he meets a beautiful young woman (Emma Stone) and they share a passionate connection. While not a typical romantic movie, Aloha still manages to provide a unique and touching look at the idea of love and the complexities it can bring.
That Awkward Moment
Starring Zac Efron, Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan, That Awkward Moment is a romantic comedy about three best friends who must each take their own journey to true love. It follows the three friends as they navigate the ups and downs of dating, with a lot of laughs and tears along the way. This movie is perfect for anyone looking for a light-hearted romantic comedy with a modern twist.
Love, Rosie is an adaptation of the best-selling novel ‘Where Rainbows End’, which stars Lily Collins and Sam Claflin as star-crossed lovers who are forced apart by a series of unlikely events. Directed by Christian Ditter, this movie is both hilarious and endearing, as it follows the characters on their individual paths, while they keep in touch through a series of letters. Love, Rosie is a lovely romantic movie with a lot of charm and wit.
The Wind Rises
The Wind Rises is an animated drama by acclaimed director Hayao Miyazaki. It tells the story of a young engineer, who follows his dreams and goes after his ambition. Along the way he meets a beautiful girl, who shares his dreams and helps him in his journey. Although it is more of a drama than a romantic movie, The Wind Rises still offers a unique and romantic take on relationships and unrequited love.
One Chance is a biographical drama that follows the life of Paul Potts, a struggling mobile phone salesman who discovers he has an incredible singing talent. Featuring a stellar cast and beautiful music, this movie follows Potts’ journey and the process he takes in order to join the Britain’s Got Talent show. Whether you’re a fan of classical music, or just looking for a good romance movie, One Chance is a joy to watch from beginning to end.
Top Five is a romantic comedy starring Chris Rock, Rosario Dawson, and Gabrielle Union. Directed by Rock himself, this movie follows Rock’s character as he navigates a rollercoaster of events when he’s asked to present a list of his ‘Top Five Movies of All Time’. Along the way, he meets a beautiful journalist (Dawson) and sparks fly. With a lot of laughter and a tender romance, this is one of the most hilarious and delightful romantic comedies of 2014.
Autumn in New York
Autumn in New York stars Richard Gere and Winona Ryder, and centers on a wealthy restauranteur and his unlikely romance with a much younger woman. In this movie, Gere’s character takes the audience on a journey of self-discovery and relationships. Although it is more of a drama than a romantic movie, Autumn in New York still provides a beautiful and tender look at the complexities of life and love.