12 Movies You Must Watch if You Love ‘Me Before You’

Starring Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin, “Me Before You” is a beautiful love story that follows Louisa Clark, a small-town girl who is hired to take care of a quadriplegic man who hates everyone around him. Despite a difficult start, their relationship starts to grow, and both learn again how to truly enjoy life.

If you want to watch more meaningful love stories, this list is for you. Here’s the list of twelve movies similar to Me Before You that are not only sweet and romantic but also approach difficult subjects that are present in our daily lives.


12. The Vow (2012)

After a tragic accident, Leo’s wife Page suffers severe memory loss and only recollects her life until five years ago, before they met. Now, Leo must work to win her heart again despite her difficult parents and her ex-fiancé Jeremy.

Based on true events, “The Vow” is a charming romantic drama starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum. It has comedy, drama, and romance and it will make you laugh and cry. A great movie to watch with your partner.


11. The Fundamentals of Caring (2016)

After a personal tragedy, a writer retires and becomes a disabled teen’s caregiver. When the two embark on an impromptu road trip, their ability to cope is tested as they start to understand the importance of hope and friendship.

“The Fundamentals of Caring” is a comedy that approaches difficult subjects (such as loss and disability) in a wonderful and unique way. You will experience everything by watching this: joy, laughter, guilt, pain, and fear. Besides having incredible character development, this film has really good performances. Paul Rudd is surprising as the lead character.


10. Here on Earth (2000)

This romantic drama tells the story of how Samantha gets caught in a love triangle during one fateful summer. This could be just another summer for a teenage girl. However, Samantha has bone cancer and only has a few months to live.

This tearjerker will remind you of your teenage years when you felt carefree and everything that was bad in your life would be washed away by a kiss. “Here on Earth” not only has a touching plot but also a beautiful message. With a good direction and a mesmerizing cast, this movie will stay in your memory for a long time.


9. One Day (2011)

Based on a novel by David Nicholls, “One Day” follows Emma and Dexter, who met on the night of their university graduation. We see them every year on the anniversary of that date – July 15th. Through the years they grow apart as their lives take different directions and they meet different people. But, suddenly, their lives take the opposite turn and they meet again.

Starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess in the main roles, this movie is a beautiful love story between two very relatable characters. Their lives are so interesting and emotional that is impossible not to feel connected with them in some way.


8. Love and Other Drugs (2010)

Maggie (Hathaway) is a free spirit who won’t let anyone tie her down. But then she meets Jamie (Gyllenhaal). Maggie and Jamie’s evolving relationship takes them both by surprise, as they find themselves facing many adversities and challenges.

Although the plot is not innovative or original, director Edward Zwick still managed to create a great movie with a good message. With the support of the two main actors (who actually were nominated for best performances in the 2011’s Golden Globes), “Love and Other Drugs” is a good drama about growing together and leaving with difficult choices.


7. Leaving Las Vegas (1995)

Ben Sanderson was once a successful Hollywood screenwriter. But after his wife left him and took his son with her, Ben started to drink heavily to forget his problems. He decides to go to Las Vegas to literally drink himself to death and there she meets prostitute Sera and they form an uneasy friendship.

“Leaving Las Vegas” is a harrowing movie about the tragic effects of alcoholism and the force of true love and compassion. Nicolas Cage delivers one of the best performances of his career, which granted him an Academy Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role. His performance is unforgettable because of how human and raw Ben’s relationship with alcohol is portrayed.

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