Top Ten Romance Movies for this Winter

 

Kiera Knightley and Matthew McFadyen in 'Pride and Prejudice'

Recent studies have revealed that there is a physical connection between warmth and love, making romance movies the most popular genre during the winter months. When the body is cold, it seeks psychological warmth.

Here is a list of ten romantic films to keep you warm when the temperature drops:

  • Moulin Rouge

The story of a young English poet who travels to Paris in the 19th century. There he meets and falls for a nightclub’s most popular courtesan. Romance, music, dance routines and tragedy ensue. With Ewan McGregor and Nicole Kidman.

A fictional story of Shakespeare’s personal romance that inspired his most famous play ‘Romeo and Juliette.’ With Jospeh Fiennes and Gwyneth Paltrow.

  • Breakfast at Tiffany’s

The classic film telling of a young writer who moves into a New York apartment and falls for her quirky neighbor. With George Peppard and Audrey Hepburn.

  • Dirty Dancing

The simple but much-loved story of a naïve girl on a holiday resort who falls for the irresistible dance instructor. With Patrick Swayze.

  • Pretty Woman

A modern-day fairy tale about a rich man and a prostitute. With Richard Gere and Julia Roberts

  • Pride and Prejudice

This story has been filmed several times, the most recent of which starring Kiera Knightley and Matthew McFadyen.

A young woman growing up in Georgian England meets a man she swears to loath forever, only to learn that he is nothing like what she believed.

  • The Notebook

The story of a young couple and their eternal battle for love, told through the memories of an elderly man in a nursing home. With Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams.

  • Pearl Harbor

The love triangle between to best friends and nurse during WWII and the event now known as Pearl Harbor. With Ben Affleck, Josh Hartnett and Kate Beckinsale.

  • The Lakehouse

A lonely doctor begins exchanging letters with the former resident of his mysterious lakehouse. With Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock.

  • P.S. I Love You

A young widow learns to start a new life with the help of ten messages left by her late husband. With Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler and Harry Connick Jr.

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