We all know what the “Netflix and Chill” jargon really means these days. But hey! For all the other people who actually love the idea of putting on a show or going on a Movie marathon on Netflix, this list is for you! Especially, with the weekend being just around corner, we highly suggest that you turn up the mush volume a bit and get this awesome plan approved by your partner. Now, sit back and relax, while sipping onto your wine and some munchies. This list will warm your heart.
1. The Notebook (2004)
This beautiful movie is based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks with the same name. A love story, set in 1940s, is about a poor man (Ryan Gosling) who falls, hopelessly in love with a rich young woman (Rachel McAdams), and their love story isn’t a smooth ride, thanks to their different social backgrounds. However, their love is one that endures separation and survives many decades.
Netflix Rating: 4.1/5
2. Crazy Stupid Love (2011)
This movie is a fun one to watch not only because of the amazing line of stars in it, but also because it has a wonderful meaning behind it. The story kicks of with Emily (Julianne Moore) and Cal (Steve Carell) living together in their perfect world until Emily asks for a divorce. Now Cal tries to stride in his single life after seeking a little help from Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling) who happens to fall for Cal’s daughter (Emma Stone). One crazy yet amazing journey!
Netflix Rating: 3.9/5
3. The Rebound (2009)
A tale of a middle-aged woman and mother of two, Sandy (Catherine Zeta-Jones) who catches her husband cheating on her. She moves to New York city and happens to fall in love with a much younger guy Aram (Justin Bartha). While in the new relationship, they both realize that it’s just a rebound so they part ways. Years later they run into each other and the movie ends with a hint that they’ll end up together, this is probably one of the cutest romantic comedies breaking the stereotype, age doesn’t really matter!
Netflix Rating: 3.8/5
4. Love Actually (2003)
This Christmas themed romantic story, explores different and complicated aspects of love through the multiple intertwining love stories. Most of these tales will bring a smile to your face while teaching you a thing or two. The star studded cast spin in their own version of romance making us wanting more. It’s one of the sweetest movie, perfect for all age groups.
Netflix Rating: 3.8/5
5. Casablanca (1942)
Regarded as Hollywood’s most beloved movie, Casablanca is a timeless, classic piece of cinema. The story revolves around two lovers in Casablanca who sacrifice their love for the aspiration of making a difference in the world, bigger and better. You can’t really get enough of this movie even if you watch it a thousand times, it always comes with the same excitement and joy! The movie reveals different emotions. Sacrifice, neutrality, patriotism and love.
Netflix Rating: 4.⅕/5
6. Dilwale (2015)
Dilwale helps us relive our favourite character “Raj” again. Featuring SRK & Kajol, the most iconic Bollywood couple, this love story is a complete masala of hindi cinema. A love between Raj (SRK) & Meera (Kajol) couldn’t reach it’s final destination when they were younger because of rivalry in the families, it finds it’s way when the brother (Varun Dhawan) & sister (Kriti Sanon) fall in love with each other. Watch for a saga of love, hate, separation and reunion.
7. He’s Just Not That Into You (2009)
This multi star cast romantic comedy, this movie is based on a self help book with the same name. The story revolves around 9 people in Baltimore, who maneuver their lives through a series of romantic issues. Each one of them is struggling through heartbreaks and intricacies of being in a relationship but there is a happy ending too! So Smile!
Netflix Rating: 3.⅘/5
8. The Ugly Truth (2009)
A raunchy romantic comedy based in Sacramento, stars Abby Richter (Katherine Heigl) who is a producer of a morning show which is at the verge of cancellation due to poor ratings. To boost the ratings, her boss hires Mike Chadway (Gerard Butler), a young macho local cable face, called-in to host. Mike guides Abby, who is a lovelorn woman, how to sway a guy and he takes her through a series of love experiments and acts as an alleged love-guru and promotes the ugly truth, i.e. what men really want. Of, course his experiments leads him to fall in love too.
Netflix Rating: 3.7/5
9. No Strings Attached (2011)
This is one of those interesting romcoms that you can never get over-familiar with. The story is about a guy, Adam (Ashton Kutcher) and a girl Emma (Natalie Portman) who have been old friends but never fell in love with each other. Several years later, they run into each other when Adam gets dumped and is looking for a hookup. Adam and Emma get into a relationship which has no strings attached- no jealousy, no expectations and no love, they maintain a strictly physical relationship, life seems perfect just before things start getting complicated as they start falling in love.
Netflix Rating: 3.7/5
10. New Year’s Eve (2011)
New Year’s Eve is a movie that honors love, hope, forgiveness, new beginnings in a braided story of several couples and singles in New York City on the New Year’s Eve. You are certainly going to love all the jazz and drama that this movie brings to you! This movie has some amazing stars adding more life to the whole idea behind the movie. This is a complete feel-good movie, perfect to watch with your partner and get warm and fuzzy.
Netflix Rating: 3.⅘
11. Serendipity (2001)
One of the most fairy-tale like movie, Serendipity is still so relevant for each one of us. The story kicks off with a young man, Jonathan Trager (John Cusack) and a woman, Sara Thomas (Kate Beckinsale), who are fighting over the same pair of cashmere gloves in Bloomingdale’s. They somehow feel attracted at the first sight and spend the night wandering Manhattan despite of seeing other people. While Jonathan suggests to exchange numbers to keep in touch, Sara refuses as she wants fate to take control of their future, if they are meant together they will certainly find a way back to each other’s life. It’s a light-hearted rom-com which focuses on fate and destiny and about finding your soulmate.
12. Hall Pass (2011)
A fun romantic comedy that revolves around the story of two best friends starring Jason Sudeikis & Owen Wilson in their best man avatar, always hitting on other women. On seeing their itchy behaviour at home their wives decide to grant them a Hall Pass, which means a week off from your marriage and they’re allowed to do whatever they want, no questions and no obligations! Little did they know that their single life is completely out of sync with reality. It’s an amusing movie to watch.
Netflix Rating: 3.⅘/ 5
13. Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961)
This plush rom com drama story of a woman named Holly Golightly (Audrey Hepburn), closely based on Truman Capote’s novel with the same name. She is a young, charming socialite in New York City who has no job but lives by socializing with rich men. She falls for her new neighbour, Paul Varjak (George Peppard) who is a lonely writer. Eventually she realises that her life is not what she wants and she isn’t happy no matter who she’s with. One of the most beautiful classics of all times!
Netflix Rating: 4.0/5
14. Roman Holiday (1953)
This is a the bittersweet story of a princess named Ann (Audrey Hepburn), who runs away from her sheltered life and escapes her guardians in order to find the perfect Prince Charming for her. While on her goodwill trip to the romantic city – Rome she falls in love with a commoner, (Gregory Peck), who’s a journalist reporter in Rome. This cheerful and innocent rom com will surely leave you smiling.
Netflix Rating: 4.⅕/5
15. Life As We Know It (2010)
A heartfelt story that give you both laughs & tears of two young individuals, Holly (Katherine Heigl) and Eric (Josh Duhamel), who are set up on a blind date by their common friends Peter and Alison, a married couple, but the date turns out to be a complete mess. The two begin to develop feelings for each other when their mutual friends die in a car crash and legally they are named as the guardians to the demised couple’s daughter, Sophie. They move into their house for the little girl but they realise raising a child isn’t an easy job & they don’t really get along. But, somehow they fit.
Netflix Rating: 3.8/5
16. Before Sunrise (1995)
A sweet love affair of two random people, Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) who meet on their journey to Europe on the train. While on their journey they befriend each other and get down from the train at Vienna, to explore the beautiful city. They slowly fall in love with each other as they pass through the wee hours of the night, minutes before Jesse has to catch his flight. Loads of conversations, understanding each other and discovering the city together, you can relive your love story through this movie. Don’t forget to watch the sequel too!
Netflix Rating: 3.5/5