The best romantic movies on NOW TV (Sky Cinema)
Ivan Radford | On 14, Feb 2019Reading time: 5 mins
Boy meets girl. Boy gets with girl. Boy and girl move in together and get a big TV.
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 Sky Cinema. Don’t have Sky Cinema? You can stream the whole catalogue live and on-demand through NOW TV, as part of a £9.99 monthly subscription, with a 7-day free trial.
Here are the best romantic movies available:
Best romantic comedies on Sky Cinema and NOW TV
My Best Friend’s Wedding
From the moment I wake up…
As Good As It Gets
Jack Nicholson is on cantankerous form in James L Brooks’ 1997 rom-com. The film follows misanthropic writer Melvin Udall, who, after his homosexual neighbour is brutally beaten, is entrusted with the care of their dog – and, on top of everything, finds himself falling for Carol (Helen Hunt), a single mother and waitress with whom he has a difficult relationship. Both stars took home acting awards at the Oscars.
10 Things I Hate About You
“I love you, baby, and if it’s quite alright, I need you, baby…”
Sleepless in Seattle
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan are on charming form in this endearing rom-com from queen of the genre Nora Ephron.
You’ve Got Mail
Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan reunite for this cute comedy about rival bookshop owners.
Nick Robinson stars as a closeted gay teen in this ground-breaking, significant and charming high school rom-com.
There’s undeniable chemistry between John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John – in fact, it’s electrifying – in the chart-topping, dancefloor-filling, feelgood musical romance between two star-crossed lovers at a 1950s California high school.
The Wedding Singer
Adam Sandler is the goofy suburban wedding singer who turns his romantic attentions to Drew Barrymore’s spiky waitress when his fiancee leaves him at the altar. But first he has to convince Julia – who also intends to get hitched – that she’s marrying the wrong man.
Breakfast at Tiffany’s
A young New York socialite takes interest in a man who moves into her apartment building downstairs in this lovely adaptation of Truman Capote’s novel. Audrey Hepburn is a delight.
A day out on the town with Audrey Hepburn? William Wyler’s romantic comedy, which stars Gregory Peck as a reporter who crosses paths with a runaway princess, is a delightful, charming ride.
Pretty in Pink
Oddball John Cryer loves best pal Molly Ringwald, but she fancies rich kid Andrew McCarthy – cue much teen angst in this Brat Pack classic.
Meet the Parents
Comedy starring Ben Stiller as the doomed groom who can’t do anything right when he meets his fiancee’s intimidating dad, played by Robert De Niro.
Tina Fey and Steve Carell star as a hapless married couple whose date night turns into a frantic race to escape the Mob.
Will Smith is on charming form in this comedy about a ‘date doctor’ coaching nerds in the art of seduction – but he’s not so smooth when he meets a savvy journo played by Eva Mendes.
Harold Ramis’ comedy about a weatherman who finds himself reliving the same day over and over again is funny, sweet, profound and features a superb central turn from Bill Murray. A verifiable classic.
Best romantic dramas on NOW TV (Sky Cinema)
Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman are electric in this classic romance set in Morocco during the early days of World War II, as the jaded owner of a gin joint unexpectedly crosses paths with his former lover.
John Cusack stars in Cameron Crowe’s directorial debut about an optimist, Lloyd, who’s out to capture the heart of his high-school beauty and first love.
“Show me the money!”
When millionaire Edward enters into a business contract with Hollywood hooker Vivian, he loses his heart in the bargain. Cheesy? Yes. Romantic? That too.
Call Me By Your Name
This swooning ode to first love is impossibly ravishing cinema.
The Shape of Water
There’s nothing fishy about this gorgeously old-school Hollywood romance, which just so happens to star a giant fish monster.
William Shakespeare’s Romeo + Juliet
Baz Luhrmann’s update of Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes is a jaw-dropping, energetic, open-hearted modern masterpiece.
Professor Marston and the Wonder Women
Eyebrow-raising, expertly acted and archly self-aware, this complex, kinky and enjoyably provocative drama puts the S&M in “superhero movie”.