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The Best Romantic Movies of 2017 That You'll Be Smitten With Now

Best Romantic Movies 2017
Looking for some non-stereotypical romantic movies of 2017? Then you have come to the right place. 2017 was overall a great year for the romance genre as it has given us refreshingly diverse love stories. Scroll on to explore more...
Entertainism Staff
Last Updated: Dec 26, 2017
Like thriller, sci-fi, animation, or horror, there are many who love to watch romantic movies. In this genre, one does not only mean that girl meets boy, fall in love, break up and then meet again and live happily ever after. No! it means how, irrespective of all the problems that they face, irrespective of all the years that they had to wait, some people find true love.

Given below are some movies that released in 2017. On a cold night, when you don't feel like leaving the home, you and your special one can cuddle close, sit back, and enjoy these movies.
Call Me By Your Name
Adapted from a novel of the same name, Call Me by Your Name is written by André Aciman, a fine example of literary romance. The story takes place in the summer of 1983 in Italy. An intellectual 17-year-old Elio lives with his parents. Soon he meets Oliver, a graduate student who has arrived to work as a research assistant for Elio's father. Elio and Oliver are soon allured by each other. This dizzying, fascinating adolescence, the queer love tale will make anyone swoon.
Director: Luca Guadagnino
Cast: Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet
The Big Sick
This movie is a remarkable blend of cross-cultural drama & comedy. Kumail, a Pakistani stand up comedian meets Emily at one of his shows. Soon they start developing feelings for each other and their relationship takes a serious turn. Kumail is stressed that his family will never acknowledge Emily, so he chooses not to tell them about her. Later on, they break up. When Emily suddenly becomes ill and put in a state of coma, Kumail gradually starts developing an affiliation towards her parents.
Director: Michael Showalter
Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan
The Mountain Between Us
Alex, a photo-journalist is rushing to her wedding, and Ben, a doctor is rushing to perform some surgery. As their flight gets cancelled, they team up and hire a private plane.

They find themselves in a snow-covered terrain, deep in the mountains after a tragic plane crash. Amidst all adversities ,how they become each other's forever strength is what makes it worth watching .
Director: Hany Abu-Assad
Cast: Kate Winslet, Idris Elba
Beauty and the Beast
Based on the fairy tale written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne de Villeneuve, Beauty and the Beast is a classic love story. A curse that has turned a prince into a beast until he learns to love and to be loved in return. Meanwhile, a bright intelligent girl comes to rescue her father who has been imprisoned by the beast. With the help of the beast's magical servants, she begins to thaw the beast's heart.
Director: Bill Condon
Cast: Emma Watson, Dan Stevens
Everything, Everything
Maddy, a teenage girl has a rare illness due to which she cannot leave her home. Maddy wants to experience the outside world, breathe in fresh air which is not possible without risking her life.

One day, a new family moves next door, and their son Olly, who is of Maddy's age, gets noticed by her. They begin to communciate surreptitiously  and soon develop feelings for each other.

How he helps her coming out of the shell not meant for her, is something that will restore your faith in love.
Director: Stella Meghie
Cast: Amandla Stenberg, Nick Robinson
Tulip Fever
Based on a novel written by Deborah Moggach, Tulip Fever is set in 17th-century Amsterdam during tulip mania. Sophia, an orphan is forced to marry Cornelis Sandvoort, a wealthy spice merchant who is desperate for an heir.

Sophia falls in love with Jan who is a struggling painter. Together they make a plan to escape by investing in the tulip market. What unfolds next is what makes it an interesting watch.
Director: Justin Chadwick
Cast: Alicia Vikander and Dane DeHaan
Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool
The story is based on a Peter Turner's memoir of the same name. Gloria Grahame, once a Hollywood Star collapses during her stage play while touring around the UK. Turns out she has been diagnosed with breast cancer.

 Gloria reaches out to her former lover, Peter Turner, who brings her to his family home in Liverpool to take care of her in her final days.A must watch for people yearning something emotional yet romantic.
Director: Paul McGuigan
Cast: Annette Bening and Jamie Bell
The Space Between Us
This is an interplanetary love story with a unique plot line. Elliot Gardner, the first human to be born on Mars has a longing to return to planet earth after spending 16 years of his life on the red planet.

Through the Internet, Elliot becomes friend with a Colorado girl, Tulsa and wants to meet her. However, he may not physically withstand the journey to the Earth. It is a feel-good sci-fi romance.
Director: Peter Chelsom
Cast: Asa Butterfield and Britt Robertson
Inspired by a true story, Breathe is set in the early 60's. It is a story about Robin Cavendish, who one day contracts polio and is left paralyzed in a hospital bed. He falls into depression and despises the fact that he cannot leave the gloomy hospital room.

His wife, Diana, with the help of her twin brothers and an Oxford professor build a wheelchair with a portable respirator. Robin devotes the rest of his life helping fellow patients.It is an inspiring story on loving life to the fullest.
Director: Andy Serkis
Cast: Andrew Garfield and Claire Foy
Thirst Street
Gina is an American flight attendant who has recently lost her lover to suicide. Distressed Gina travels to Paris and pairs off with a bartender Jerome. After that night, emotionally unstable Gina becomes obsessed with Jerome to the point where she quits her job and moves to Paris, and manages to get a job at the same bar where Jerome works. This story of an obsessive lover is one romantic movie to watch out in 2017.
Director: Nathan Silver
Cast: Lindsay Burdge and Damien Bonnard
Here are some more romantic movies of 2017:
  • Fifty Shades Darker
  • My Cousin Rachel
  • Lost in Florence
  • Our Souls at Night
  • Midnight Sun
  • Song to Song
  • Permission

Get hold of some of these movies, and enjoy a romantic night with your special one. Make sure that you have a box of tissues next to you, because some of these stories might move you to tears.