The 5 Best Love Stories of All Time


Nothing is better than snuggling up with your loved one and getting lost together in a love story movie. Seeing your favorite actor or actress falling in love on the big screen can take you to a place of joy. These timeless movies remind people about the emotion of love, and for a moment, let them forget about its reality. With their engulfing plots and captivating characters, these five feature films are classic love stories that have stood the test of time.


This American classic stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. Their characters belong to different social classes; Rose, a 17-year-old socialite is expected to marry a rich gentleman, but falls in love with Jack, a poor artist. Their forbidden romance, as well as the stunning special effects, catapulted this movie to epic proportions. Capturing the hearts of millions, this major blockbuster hit of 1997 grossed over $1.84 billion. A huge success, it won a record 11 Oscars, including Best Picture and Best Director.

Pretty Woman
In this 1990 romantic comedy, Julia Roberts plays a prostitute with a heart of gold who finds her prince charming, a millionaire named Edward. Richard Gere plays the wealthy businessman in need of a social escort. The chemistry between the two is sensational, and this Cinderella-like story will melt your heart. It is an absolute must for romance fans.

When Harry Met Sally

Audiences fell in love with Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal's portrayal of two friends who feared that having sex would ruin their friendship. The dialogue in this movie is authentic and the relationship between the two comes with ease. Harry and Sally meet after college when Sally gives him a ride to New York. The film follows them through their lives as they search for love, but constantly fail. This 1989 American romantic comedy film was written by Nora Ephron and directed by Rob Reiner. For this screenplay, Ephron received a British Academy Film Award, an Oscar nomination, and a Writers Guild of America Award.

Annie Hall

Annie Hall is a 1977 American romantic comedy directed by Woody Allen. It is one of his most well-known films. This movie won four Academy Awards, including Best Picture. It is full of intellectual wit and cultural references, more so than any other movie of its time. Directing and starring in this film, Allen plays the comedian, Alvy Singer. Diane Keaton plays his love interest, Annie. Annie Hall is one of the truest, most bittersweet romances to hit the big screen.

The Notebook

The Notebook is a romantic drama in which a couple, played by Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, fall in love. Set in the present day with flashbacks to the 1940s, this film has a complex plot that will pull you in. A modern day twist on a Romeo and Juliet style love story, this film is full of drama and tears. Directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks, this 2004 film was a blockbuster hit. It also received numerous award nominations, winning eight Teen Choice Awards, a Satellite Award, and an MTV Movie Award.