Top 5 favorite romantic movies


Meghan Maier, Online Editor

1: Casablanca

Casablanca was released in theaters on Jan. 23, 1943 and was later released for streaming on Aug. 15, 2008. The movie is centered around Rick Blaine who owns a nightclub in Casablanca and ends up discovering his old flame, Ilsa, who is in town with her husband trying to flee to Morocco. Rick and Ilsa realize the flame they used to have is not gone but is it too late for them to be together? Casablanca is rated an 8.5/10 

2: Call Me by Your Name

Call Me by Your Name, released in theaters on Jan. 19, 2018, takes place in the summer of 1993. 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending time with his family in their 17th-century villa in Lombard, Italy. Elio soon meets Oliver, an intern who works for Elio’s father; the course of the summer ends up changing their lives forever. Elio and Oliver soon learn they have many common interests in literature, music and exercise causing a friendship to bloom. Their friendship soon grows even stronger and slowly turns into a relationship. Call Me by Your Name is rated a 7.8/10

3: The Notebook

The Notebook was released into theaters on June 25, 2004, and later available for streaming on March 18, 2013. The movie takes place in the 1940s in South Carolina with Noah Calhoun, who is a mill worker, and Allie Hamilton, a rich girl fall desperately in love but her parents don’t approve of the relationship. When Noah leaves for the war, it seems as their relationship is over and Allie falls in love with another man. When Noah returns home, Allie is soon to be married— but it becomes clear that their relationship is far from over. The Notebook is rated a 7.8/10

4: The Titanic 

The Titanic was released into theaters on Dec. 19, 1997 and appeared available for streaming on June 1, 2014. The Titanic is about a seventeen-year-old aristocrat Rose DeWitt Bukater who is engaged to marry Cal Hockley. While on the Titanic, Rose ends up falling in love with a poor, but kind, artist Jack Dawson on the ill-fated R.M.S Titanic. Rose’s mother does not approve of Jack and tells Rose to not speak to him anymore, but Rose does not listen as she is falling in love with Jack instead of Cal. The Titanic is rated as a 7.8/10. 

5: Ghost

Ghost was not released into theaters, instead, it was released for streaming on Aug. 1. 2013. The movie revolves around Sam Wheat, who is a banker, and Molly Jensen, who is an artist. The two fall madly in love but, unfortunately, Sam is murdered by his friend and corrupt business partner. Sam is left to roam the earth as a powerless spirit when he learns of Carl’s betrayal. Sam must seek the help of psychic Odae Mae Brown to set things right and protect Molly. Ghost is rated a 7.8/10.