1. 50 First Dates
IMDB: Henry Roth is a man afraid of commitment up until he meets the beautiful Lucy. They hit it off and Henry think he’s finally found the girl of his dreams, until he discovers she has short-term memory loss and forgets him the very next day.
Director: Peter Segal
Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Rob Schneider
This movie goes to the top of my list of Best Romantic Movies collection. An unusual love story, it makes me feel for Henry and pity Lucy. But the way Henry makes her day special, everyday is something we should do for our beloved. This movie is a must watch.
2. A Walk to Remember
IMDB: The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
Director: Adam Shankman
Writers: Nicholas Sparks (novel), Karen Janszen (screenplay)
Stars: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote
A Walk to Remember is a teen romance movie. It is based on Nicholas Sparks’ sensitive novel. It tells a story of love which transcends death. This touchy movie deserves to be in everybody’s list.
3. If Only
IMDB: It takes a tragedy to teach the young businessman Ian to put love ahead of work and open up to his musician girlfriend Samantha.
Director: Gil Junger
Writer: Christina Welsh
Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Paul Nicholls, Tom Wilkinson
If Only, is one of my favorites. It is a story of the man who has a premonition about his girlfriends accident which leads to her tragic death. But when the dream ends, he finds out the next day everything which happened in his dream was coming out to be true. The way he spends that day with her in order to give her the best day of her life moved me a lot. I really love this love story. It is a must watch.
4. Message in a Bottle
IMDB: A woman discovers a tragic love letter in a bottle on a beach, and is determined to track down its author.
Director: Luis Mandoki
Writers: Nicholas Sparks (novel), Gerald Di Pego (screenplay)
Stars: Kevin Costner, Robin Wright, Paul Newman
Based on Nicholas Sparks’ novel, this movie comes out to be a bit slow but very touchy. This is because this movie is based on the dialogues and I love Nicholas Sparks writing. It is a story of a man who lost his wife and every year he would write her a letter, put it in a bottle and throw it in the ocean. The story begins with the heroine finds this bottle on the beach and discovers his tragic love. It is a beautiful story and a must watch.
To be continued…