8 Upcoming Romance Movies We Are Excited About

For all the hopeless romantics the forever couples in this world, the film industry yields out numerous films that connect to their hearts while understanding their pain. In the genre of romance, nothing’s left. Even a one-sided lover’s story is seen and that star-crossed lovers is closely cherished. Over the years, many romantic films have gone on to develop cult following like ‘Casablanca’, ‘Titanic’. In recent times, the romantic films are usually presented with a tinge of comedy, drama or any other genre so that they appeal to all kinds of audiences. The trend of making pure romances or tragedies has taken a back seat but is still done by few. For example, the ‘Before’ series, ‘The Notebook’ and ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ happen to be out-and-out romantic films meant solely for the lovers.

It is true that romance is not everyone’s cup of tea. It is also true that not everyone can make good romantic films as it is a tough art to master. Hence, not many succeed in making such films. While 2017 presented us with unconventional yet, beautiful romances like ‘The Big Sick’, one can only wonder what the future holds for us romantics. Hopefully, all types of lovers get their pieces in the coming year. Here’s a look at the latest new romantic movies coming out in 2018 and 2019.

8. Destination Wedding (2018)

Starring Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder as the lead pair, this film marks a reunion of sort after their collaboration for ‘Bram Stoker’s Dracula’. Keanu Reeves is coming on the back of huge success of his ‘John Wick’ films while Ryder swept away critics and audience alike with her performance in the Netflix series ‘Stranger Things’. Surely, the fans of these stars must be pumped for this romantic film having them as wedding guests who get attracted to each other.

 

7. Berlin, I Love You (2018)

Having an ensemble cast consisting of Keira Knightley, Diego Luna, Jim Sturgess, Jenna Tatum and Mickey Rourke to name a few, ‘Berlin, I Love You’ narrates ten romantic tales in the beautiful German capital. With such a talented cast and a great collection of stories to tell, this film surely promises to entertain the people not only in Berlin but worldwide too.

 

6. A Star is Born (2018)

‘A Star is Born’ is a 1937 romantic classic which has already been remade twice. Next, in 2018, Bradley Cooper in his directorial debut brings the third remake in a much more modern environment. He will play a country musician who locates a talented, unknown singer and grooms her. Along with her success, his career gradually comes to a close. Not only fill us with tears, but this film shall make us sway ourselves on the beats of its numerous songs.

 

5. Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

I particularly love how certain films choose to show the story after the proposal rather than before it. Based on Kevin Kwan’s novel of the same name, ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ provides this kind of narrative. Here, an economics professor visits Singapore along with her longtime boyfriend only to realize his dark past and how wealthy and popular he is. The film shows that phase of a relationship where the two lovers start doubting and question how much they know about each other.

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4. Isn’t It Romantic? (2019)

After her breakthrough in ‘Quantico’ and ‘Baywatch’, Priyanka Chopra follows it up with this romantic drama also starring Liam Hemsworth, Adam DeVine. Due to this, fans all around the world are exciting this film already which is supposed to release in 2019. The protagonist doesn’t believe in love but finds herself in a romantic comedy somehow. Everyone wants to know how.

 

3. Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

‘Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again’ brings back the same magic and fun that its a prequel produced earlier. Starring Amanda Seyfried, Pierce Brosnan and Lily James in an ensemble, it retains most of the original cast. Directed by Ol Parker, this musical is surely going to make us dance to its tunes. As a result, it is one of the films to look for in the coming years with great expectations.

 

2. A Rainy Day in New York (2018)

The film is the story of two young people who arrive in New York to spend a weekend. Once they arrive they are met with bad weather and a series of adventures. Woody Allen and New York city is perhaps cinema’s favourite romance between a filmmaker and a city. And he returns to his roots with this romance set in NYC on a rainy night. The lead pair of Timothée Chalamet, who mesmerised us all in ‘Call Me By Your Name’, and the gorgeous Selena Gomez, sounds like a perfect fit for a dreamy tale in the city of dreams.

 

1. Aladdin (2019)

Aladdin is one of the most popular folktales and a golden part of all our childhoods. Most of all, who can forget the Genie who fulfills three wishes. Now, Disney plans to adapt this into a live-action film. And who better to direct it than the director of ‘Snatch’ and ‘Sherlock Holmes’ films, Guy Ritchie? Guy Ritchie is known for his good sense of humour and that is what this film will mostly ride on. The most exciting part is Will Smith’s casting as ‘The Genie’ and we can’t wait but see how he does it even if we have to for two years. Consequently, ‘Aladdin’ has to be the most anticipated romantic film for now.

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