Fall in love with one of our favourite romantic films of all time
OK, so it might not quite have grabbed us like the book, but we still needed a box of tissues to dab away the tears… The movie follows the love story of Dexter and Emma – played by Jim Sturgess and Anne Hathaway. We see them on the same date each year – sometimes together, sometimes not.
Buy One Day
A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to ease her pain and help her start a new life. Hilary Swank and Gerard Butler dazzle.
Buy P.S. I Love You
Not without reason did this movie sweep the boards at the Oscars. Silent movie star George Valentin bemoans the era of talking pictures as his star fades – but finds sparks with Peppy Miller, a young dancer who is lighting up talking pictures like no one else. Starring Jean Dujardin and Berenice Bejo.
Buy The Artist
A weatherman finds himself living the same day over and over again and with each day he falls ever harder for his producer Rita, but can he learn to woo her. Enchanting 90s movie with Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell.
Buy Groundhog Day
If we’re allowed one oldie in this list, it has to be this! Set in unoccupied Africa in the early days of World War II, an American expatriate meets a former lover with unforeseen complications. Delicious acting from Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman.
Ewan McGregor and Emily Blunt star in this utterly captivating adaptation of Paul Torday’s bestselling novel. An unassuming government academic finds himself at the centre of a seemingly impossible plan to introduce salmon into the valleys of Yemen, driven by a wealthy Sheikh’s love of angling. When the British Government (led by Kristin Scott Thomas) sense a PR opportunity, the project gets going, but the real excitement comes from the blossoming romance between McGregor and Blunt, as the Sheikh’s representative.
A Mumbai teen, who grew up in the slums, makes it onto Who Wants to Be A Millionaire’ and is arrested suspected of cheating. As he explains how he knew the answers, we follow his life and his love for Latika that has followed him through it.
We love the 2005 retelling of Jane Austen’s classic story starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth Bennet and Matthew Macfayden as Mr Darcy. Even when you know Elizabeth is going to fall for single, rich and seemingly arrogant Darcy and he is going to fall for her, despite her headstrong ways and being beneath his class, this never fails to charm.
The movie that propelled Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet to super stardom when they play a boy and girl from different social backgrounds who meet on the ill-fated maiden voyage of the Titanic. You know it’s doomed from the start but it’s gripping nonetheless and the cinematography is breathtaking.
Such a sweet movie that follows the lives of eight very different couples dealing with their love lives in loosely interrelated stories in the run-up to Christmas. Starring Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon and Liam Neeson.
Buy Love Actually