20+ Romantic Movies on Netflix to Stream When You're Feeling Sappy

Unwind with one of these lovable flicks.

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Romantic movies, whether you're single, taken, or in something more complicated, are always a treat to watch. There's nothing like a fun motion that can make your heart swoon! This list of sweet, silly, and even sad flicks—filled with absolute must-watch features—is just what you need now that Valentine's Day is right around the corner. The best part? They're all available to stream on Netflix!

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The Spectacular Now

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Ah, there's nothing like young love. Good girl Aimee (Shailene Woodley) and bad boy Sutter (Miles Teller) fall for one another despite being—seemingly—complete opposites.

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Did You Hear About the Morgans?

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Sarah Jessica Parker and Hugh Grant star as a separated couple who is forced together again after being enlisted in the Witness Protection Program.

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5 to 7

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A writer begins dating a married woman. The only time they can pursue their forbidden romance? From 5 to 7 p.m.

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Candy Jar

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Sami Gayle (who portrays Nicky Reagan-Boyle on Blue Bloods!) plays a high school debater whose only concern is getting accepted into college—and feuding with another student.

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Playing It Cool

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A screenwriter, played by Chris Evans, isn't thrilled when he's tasked to pen a romantic script—until he meets the woman of his dreams (Michelle Monaghan).

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Love and Honor

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Liam Hemsworth plays a soldier fighting in Vietnam who decides to leave the army to convince his ex-girlfriend to take him back.

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A Cinderella Story

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This modern take on Cinderella stars Hilary Duff and Chad Michael Murray as two teens who hope to fall happily ever after. (Yes, an evil stepmother makes an appearance!)

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In-Lawfully Yours

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After relocating from New York City to a tiny town, Jesse thinks she's found the perfect man—until she finds out the charming pastor is her ex-husband's brother-in-law.

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1 Mile to You

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Based on the book titled Life at These Speeds, this flick tells the story of a teenager who finds a passion for running while grieving his friends who died in a car accident.

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Larry Crowne

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Larry Crowne (Tom Hanks) decides to go back to college after being let go from his company. Besides getting an education, he also catches feelings for a professor portrayed by Julia Roberts.

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Mamma Mia!

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Featuring a star-studded cast, this movie based on the beloved musical will have you singing and dancing along.

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When We First Met

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Pitch Perfect fans will recognize Adam Devine, who tries to convince a girl to fall for him by going back in time.

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Some Kind of Beautiful

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Pierce Brosnan plays a professor who is in some deep trouble after getting one of his students pregnant. But that's not his only issue—he's also started to develop feelings for her sister.

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Monster-in-Law

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Even if your own in-laws are nothing short of perfection, you'll still get a kick out of this comedy starring Jane Fonda and Jennifer Lopez.

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Sixteen Candles

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All Samantha wants for her birthday is attention from the boy she's crushing on.

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Definitely, Maybe

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Abigail Breslin portrays a curious little girl who convinces her dad (Ryan Reynolds) to relate love stories from his past.

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Love, Wedding, Marriage

A newlywed marriage counselor named Ava (Mandy Moore) has her world turned upside down when her own parents announce they're splitting up.

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One Day

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Emma (Anne Hathaway) and Dexter (Jim Sturgess) reunite on the same day every year to either recharge or extinguish their romance.

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To All the Boys I've Loved Before

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Even if you've seen it a few (dozen) times, this super popular flick about high school romance is worth another watch. And if you haven't yet, make sure you check out the book!

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Before We Go

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It takes just a few hours for Nick (Chris Evans) and Brooke (Alice Eve) to go from strangers to falling head over heels for each other.

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P.S. I Love You

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You'll need the tissues for this one. In the midst of grieving her late husband, Gerry (Gerard Butler), Holly (Hilary Swank) begins to find a series of love notes written before he died.

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