The best romantic movies on Amazon Prime Video
Ivan Radford | On 13, Feb 2021
Boy meets girl. Boy gets with girl. Boy and girl move in together and get a shared Amazon Prime account.
It sounds like a happy ending, but much like true love, a good rom-com is hard to find. A good drama can prove just as elusive. To help you find the perfect match, we round up the best romantic movies on Amazon Prime Video. Here are the best romantic movies available:
Best romantic comedies on Amazon Prime Video
The Big Sick
Funny, moving and sharply written, The Big Sick is a film you’ll never get tired of.
The Map of Tiny Perfect Things
From The Magicians’ Lev Grossman, this sci-fi romantic follows two young adults who discover that they are the only two people in the world experiencing the same day over and over again. Balancing poignant themes of isolation and loss with amusing set pieces and an endearing whimsy, this is a sweet, if aptly familiar, watch.
Crazy Rich Asians
Utter joy from start to finish, Crazy Rich Asians is the film the world needs right now.
The funniest and breeziest British rom-com in years.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie prove a perfect match on camera with this enjoyable 2005 comedy from Doug Liman.
Down with Love
Renée Zellweger and Ewan McGregor are on charming form in this throwback screwball comedy.
Two Days in Paris
Marion, a French photographer, and Jack, an American designer, plan a trip to Europe to revive their relationship. However, Jack gets uncomfortable with the language barrier and Marion’s ex-boyfriends. Julie Delpy and Adam Goldberg are on hysterically prickly form in this bittersweet rom-com.
To Catch a Thief
When a reformed jewel thief is suspected of returning to his former occupation, he must ferret out the real thief in order to prove his innocence. Alfred Hitchcock. Gracy Kelly. Cary Grant. What more could you want?
Bullets Over Broadway
John Cusack leads an all-star cast in this laugh-out-loud comedy about a writer who finds himself falling for the star of his new Broadway hit.
Last Chance Harvey
Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson are as charming as you’d expect in this understated rom-com that shines a rare spotlight on singletons in their older years.
They Came Together
Paul Rudd and Amy Poehler are side-splittingly funny in this self-aware rom-com spoof.Read
This Means War
Tom Hardy and Chris Pine bring charisma to this comedy about CIA agents and best friends who discover that they are in love with the same woman.
Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds have chemistry to spare in this comedy about a put-upon assistant agrees to marry his strict boss for a promotion.
When millionaire Edward enters into a business contract with Hollywood sex worker Vivian, he loses his heart in the bargain.
Intelligent, amusing and incredibly performed, Bridesmaids is simply unbeatable.
A Knight’s Tale
Heath Ledger on a horse. Rufus Sewell as a bad guy. Paul Bettany as a naked Geoffrey Chaucer. A Knight’s Tale has everything. Also, jousting!
A movie that gets better every time you watch it.
Two best friends decide to embark on a fake relationship to avoid questions about their sexuality in this funny, charming and heart-warming Irish comedy.
This earnest ensemble rom-com is full of charming sincerity.
The Princess Bride
A true family blockbuster, this pitch-perfect swashbuckling romance is timeless fun for all ages.
With sassy performances and solid snowboarding action, Chalet Girl is Bridget Jones on ice. Gnarly stuff.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Jason Segel stars and writes this delightful comedy about a guy trying to get over a break-up but finds his Hawaiian getaway disrupted by the arrival of his ex at the same resort. Contains the best puppet musical this side of Avenue Q.
My Best Friend’s Wedding
This funny, awkward, sincere deconstruction of the romantic comedy is delightful from beginning to end.
Best romantic dramas on Amazon Prime Video
If Beale Street Could Talk
A beautiful story of love, dignity and respect, this lyrical masterpiece is one of the best films of the year.
New Jersey bartender Jon Martello (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) knows what’s important: his friends, his family, his car, his church, his sexual conquests – and porn. In fact, Jon is a porn addict and has never had a genuine relationship with a woman. However, when he meets Barbara (Scarlett Johansson), he realises his life has to change.
A Star Is Born (2018)
Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga shine in this foot-stomping tearjerker of a musical.
Love Is All You Need
This moving, funny and delightfully sweet drama, starring Pierce Brosnan, rings with emotional truth.
When a young woman meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success in this moving Amazon drama starring Tessa Thompson.
Romeo + Juliet
Baz Luhrmann’s update of Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes is a jaw-dropping, open-hearted masterpiece.
Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo are on charming form in this musical romance from Once director John Carney.