7 best romantic movies

25 February 2020

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Love comes to you when you least expect it and it comes in all shapes and sizes. There are many theatre shows that have capitalised on the theme of Love. With the commercialisation of Valentine’s day, during February there are many Musical theatre plays and movies that come out to celebrate the occasion. Theatre plays such as Sleepless the Musical is the perfect musical play to take your other half to.

Here are some of the best romantic movies that have been played on the big screen:
  1. Titanic – This film pulled heart strings across many age groups. This movie stars Jack who is an artist with no fixed abode and Rose who is from high society but suffocating in her current life. They meet on the ship (The Titanic) when Rose decided she wanted to end her life; the love story evolves from there. This film featured the greatest love song of all time, “My heart will go on".
     
  2. The Notebook – This film is based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks. This film spans over different decades to tell a couple’s love story. We firstly watch how the couple met in the 40’s and how their relationship evolved into old age. The most iconic and romantic scene in this film is the rain soaked kissing scene between Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams.
     
  3. The Vow – This is another Rachel McAdams film but this time with Channing Tatum. The film is based on a real-life story of a couple who have to deal with amnesia after a car accident. She loses her memory back to before she was married, Tatum does everything in his power to make her remember their love without forcing it upon her.
     
  4. A Star is Born – This movie is about the price of fame. The storyline is about two people who are brought together through their passion for music and their talent. They are torn apart when both of them become famous. There are many versions of this film, the original one was created in 1937 with Judy Gaynor and Fredric March. Other versions were created in 1954 and 1976.
     
  5. Anna Karenina – This Leo Tolstoy novel was adapted into a movie by playwright Tom Stoppard. Director Joe Wright gives the story new visuals with different twists and turns that make the movie seem very theatrical. This story is about upper class Russian society and how an affair of the heart can change a person’s perspective a social standing.
     
  6. Pride and Prejudice – There are many adaptations of this novel by Jane Austin. The most recent starred Kiera Knightly. This move also had a Bollywood adaptation, but true fans will vote the 1995 version as the best which starred Colin Firth and Jennifer Ehle.
     
  7. Roman Holiday – this is Audrey Hepburn's first starring role which got her an Oscar. She plays a princess that has gone sightseeing in Rome where she meets a newspaper man who is fully aware of her stature but decides to keep it a secret. The romance unfolds from there. The views in this film of Italy are to die for.

Are you and your partner looking to watch a romantic theatre show? Come check out Sleepless the Musical. Book your tickets for this epic romance musical