Top 20 Romance Movies on Netflix (Recently Updated)

Top 20 Romance Movies on Netflix: Netflix has every variety of romance imaginable, so whether you’re looking for something to do for a date night in at home or you just want to watch it by yourself, you won’t be disappointed. The only difficult part is selecting from among all of the options. These are the top romantic pictures currently available on Netflix that you can watch in the year 2023. There are even a few in a genre that Netflix developed, if not pioneered: the romantic-comedy franchise, which consists of two, three, and sometimes four films in a series. Some of these comedies are romantic comedies that are funny, and there are even a few in this genre. Some depict a more solemn and serious tone, with tragic events serving as the impediment that keeps partners apart.

There are movies that take place in the present day and deal with contemporary issues such as social media, and there are also movies that are set in the past (often with amazing costumes). And some novels combine elements of romance with those of other categories, such as action or science fiction, to create a story that appeals to a wider audience. In addition, there is a large selection to choose from, including both older Netflix originals and more recent Netflix productions.

Top 20 Romance Movies on Netflix

S.NoMovie NameLanguageYear
1Fifty Shades of GreyEnglish2015
2The Kissing BoothEnglish2018
3La La LandEnglish2016
4The NotebookEnglish2004
5The ReaderEnglish2008
6Love & Other DrugsEnglish2010
7Ante SundaranikiTelugu2022
10Jab We MetHindi2007
11 Kabir SinghHindi 2019
12 UppenaTelugu 2021
13 Krishna and His LeelaTelugu 2020
14 Oohalu GusagusaladeTelugu 2014
15 OK KanmaniTamil 2015
16 Love TodayTamil2022
17 Varane AvashyamundMalayalam2020
18 365 DaysItalian2020 
19 Gatta KusthiTamil 2022
20 Is Love Enough? SirHindi 2018

1) Fifty Shades of Grey

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, and others

Directed by: Sam Taylor-Johnson

IMDb: 4.2

Story: Anastasia steps in for her friend who is a journalist and conducts an interview with the billionaire Christian Grey. They decide to start a relationship, during which she learns that his erotic life is affected by the trauma he experienced in the past.

2) The Kissing Booth

Starring: Joey King, Joel Courtney, Jacob Elordi, and others

Directed by: Vince Marcello

IMDb: 5.9

Story: When she volunteers to operate a kissing booth at the spring carnival, a high school student finally gets the chance to meet the boy she has had a crush on for a very long time.

3) La La Land

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, John Legend, and others

Directed by: Damien Chazelle

IMDb: 8

Story: When Sebastian, a pianist, and Mia, an actress, decide to pursue their passions and accomplish success in their respective fields, they find themselves torn between their love for each other and their careers. Sebastian is a pianist, and Mia is an actress.

4) The Notebook

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, and others

Directed by: Nick Cassavetes

IMDb: 7.8

Story: Every day, Duke takes his notebook and reads the story of Allie and Noah from it to Ms. Hamilton, an elderly woman who suffers from dementia. The story is about two people who loved each other but were torn apart by destiny.

5) The Reader

Starring: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, and others

Directed by: Stephen Daldry

IMDb: 7.6

Story: A young man called Michael finds himself falling in love with a mature woman named Hanna. The sudden disappearance of she brings a stop to their relationship. After ten years have passed, they finally cross paths when she is standing trial for her role as a Nazi guard during World War Two.

6) Love & Other Drugs

Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Oliver Platt, and others

Directed by: Edward Zwick

IMDb: 6.7

Story: Jamie Randall, a womaniser who works as a sales representative for a pharmaceutical company, falls in love with Maggie, a young woman who has early-onset Parkinson’s disease, at the same time that his professional career is starting to take off.

7) Ante Sundaraniki

Starring: Nani, Nazriya Nazim, Anupama Parameswaran, and others

Directed by: Vivek Athreya

IMDb: 7.6

Story: A man who comes from a traditional Hindu family instructs his girlfriend in the art of Brahmin impersonation so that his family will embrace her as a member.

8) Tamasha

Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, and others

Directed by: Imtiaz Ali

IMDb: 7.3

Story: During their vacation in Corsica, Ved and Tara meet each other, fall in love, and resolve to conceal their true identities from one another. When Tara goes back to Delhi, she runs into a different Ved who is also searching for his real identity.

9) Barfi!

Starring: Ranbir Kapoor, Priyanka Chopra, Ileana D’Cruz, and others

Directed by: Anurag Basu

IMDb: 8.1

Story: Barfi develops a unique relationship with Jhilmil, a young girl who has autism. When Barfi’s former lover reappears in his life, it leads to Jhilmil and him having some confusion about each other’s intentions.

10) Jab We Met

Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Kareena Kapoor, Tarun Arora, and others

Directed by: Imtiaz Ali

IMDb: 7.9

Story: Aditya, a broken-hearted business magnate, boards a train without a destination in mind in an attempt to flee his miserable existence. When he encounters Geet, a vivacious Punjabi girl, he finds himself drawn into the chaos of her life.

11) Kabir Singh

Starring: Shahid Kapoor, Kiara Advani, and others

Directed by: Sandeep Reddy Vanga

IMDb: 7

Story: Kabir, a brilliant but antagonistic medical student, falls in love with Preeti, a student at the university where he studies. As soon as Preeti’s father sees the two of them embracing, he becomes opposed to their relationship and makes the decision to wed Preeti.

12) Uppena

Starring: Panja Vaisshnav Tej, Krithi Shetty, Vijay Sethupathi, and others

Directed by: Buchi Babu Sana

IMDb: 6.5

Story: A fisherman named Aasirvadham falls in love with Sangeetha, who happens to be the daughter of the leader of the community. On the other hand, things get complicated when ego conflicts and caste distinctions take the lead.

13) Krishna and His Leela

Starring: Siddu Jonnalagadda, Shraddha Srinath, Seerat Kapoor, Shalini Vadnikatti, and others

Directed by: Ravikanth Perepu

IMDb: 5.6

Story: Young guy Krishna is torn between his ex-lover Sathya and his current girlfriend Radha. He is unable to choose between them. He makes the decision to continue a romantic relationship with both of them while concealing his double life from both of them.

14) Oohalu Gusagusalade

Starring: Naga Shourya, Raashi Khanna, Srinivas Avasarala, and others

Directed by: Srinivas Avasarala

IMDb: 7.6

Story: Venky, who has dreams of becoming a newsreader, is going to have to take the challenges that his employer, Uday, gives him. When Uday asks Venky for assistance in wooing a girl in exchange for the position he wants, things take a turn for the worse.

15) OK Kanmani

Starring: Dulquer Salmaan, Nithya Menen, Prakash Raj, and others

Directed by: Mani Ratnam

IMDb: 7.4

Story: When two young people, Adi and Tara, meet at a ceremony, they find that they have an attraction to one another. They come to the conclusion that marriage is not for them and instead choose to cohabitate. What comes next is the most important part of the tale.

16) Love Today

Starring: Pradeep Ranganathan, Ivana, Raveena Ravi, Yogi Babu, and others

Directed by: Pradeep Ranganathan

IMDb: 8.1

Story: Her father issues a challenge to a couple who are head over heels in love by suggesting that they trade phones with one another as a way to gauge the strength of their connection. When the lovers’ deepest, darkest secrets are revealed, chaos inevitably follows.

17) Varane Avashyamund

Starring: Suresh Gopi, Dulquer Salmaan, Shobana, and others

Directed by: Anoop Sathyan

IMDb: 6.9

Story: Neena is a single mother and works as a French teacher. She currently resides with her daughter, who is looking for a potential spouse for herself. When a retired army major and a young guy move into their building, it doesn’t take long for their lives to be turned upside down.

18) 365 Days

Starring: Anna-Maria Sieklucka, Michele Morrone, Bronisław Wrocławski, and others

Directed by: Barbara Białowąs, Tomasz Mandes

IMDb: 3.3

Story: The ordinary life of Laura, who works as a sales director, is turned upside down when she goes on vacation to Sicily but is abducted by Massimo, a member of the mafia. For an entire year, Massimo holds her captive with the goal of winning her heart.

19) Gatta Kusthi

Starring: Vishnu Vishal, Aishwarya Lekshmi, and others

Directed by: Chella Ayyavu

IMDb: 6.5

Story: Veera, a male chauvinist, has his own predetermined set of conditions he wants his bride to fulfil, but he ends up marrying Keerthi, who is the complete antithesis of what he was hoping for in a partner.

20) Is Love Enough? Sir

Starring: Tillotama Shome, Vivek Gomber, and others

Directed by: Rohena Gera

IMDb: 7.7

Story: A young woman from a distant village who is full of hope and determination begins her new job as a live-in maid for the cynical son of a wealthy family. They ultimately meet each other’s eyes and fall in love, but their union is forbidden.

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