There’s more to a romantic movie than just the leading characters, their dynamic personalities, and a love story that makes our hearts skip a beat. For many a decade, romantic movies have had a profound effect on viewers and moviegoers.
Romantic movies are proven to have a positive impact on your mind because they fill you with hope. This positive feeling doesn’t just come out of nowhere, but rather, it is the release of oxytocin in your body that gives you that warm, fuzzy feeling.
So, settle in this winter season and watch some romantic movies because we’ve got a list of some amazing movies you might have missed out on!
1. “Blast from the Past”
As the name suggests, this rom-com will have you laughing one second to shedding a tear in the very next scene. The lead protagonists are portrayed by Brandon Fraser and Alicia Silverstone which only adds to the beauty of the film. The romantic flick follows the lives of two people who come from different backgrounds and how they unite to give you a heartwarming love story worth remembering.
2. “ A Midsummer Night’s Dream”
You’d be surprised to know how many film adaptations have been made after Shakespeare’s literary work but the 1999 “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is Michael Hoffman’s take on the famous play. The movie is set in Italy and the lead roles of Hermia and Lysander were played by Anna Friel and Dominic West respectively. Despite not receiving a lot of love from the critics, this movie is one of the ’90s must-watch romantic films.
3. “Love Jones”
Out of all the movies on this list, “Love Jones” (1997) happens to be the only film with decent reviews, all thanks to a stellar which includes names like Larenz Tate playing Darius Lovehall and Nia Long playing Nina Mosley. The movie follows the budding love story of an aspiring poet and an amateur photographer trying to have a breakthrough. Despite dealing with a lot of obstacles, the two lovers struggle to make their relationship work. The movie is not just about love but everything that comes with it—from the good and the bad to the downright ugly.
These are the top 90’s romantic movies you might’ve missed. Which one will you be catching first?