Michel Gondry"The Science of Sleep," a playful romantic fantasy set inside the topsy-turvy brain of Stephane Miroux (Gael Garcia Bernal) an eccentric young man whose dreams constantly invade his waking life. While slumbering, he is the charismatic host of "Stephane TV," expounding on "The Science of Sleep" in front of cardboard cameras. In "real life," he has a boring job at a Parisian calendar publisher and pines for Stephanie (Charlotte Gainsbourg), the girl in the apartment across the hall. While Stephanie is initially charmed by Stephane, she is confused by his childishness and shaky connection to reality. Stephanes co-worker, Guy (Alain Chabat) a vulgar but practical man, offers advice on the opposite sex, but Stephane is too far in the clouds to listen. Unable to find the secret to Stephanies heart while awake, Stephane searches for the answer in his dreams.
Richard LaGraveneseBased on the hit musical by Jason Robert Brown, a struggling actress (Anna Kendrick) and her novelist boyfriend (Jeremy Jordan) recount the rise and fall of their 5 year love affair.
Jean NegulescoFred Astaire becomes both the benefactor and suitor of Leslie Caron in this charming story of a playboy who falls under the spell of a beautiful French orphan. While traveling through France, Jervis Pendleton lll (Astaire) anonymously sponsors an 18-year-old girl named Julie (Caron), whom he sends to college in America. Two years later they finally meet face to face and start to fall in love. But complications arise and their happiness is threatened when Jervis embarks on a noble yet misguided attempt to do "the right thing" about their age difference. Featuring imaginative production numbers and a Johnny Mercer score that includes the 1955 Oscar® -nominated hit for Best Song "Something's Gotta Give", Daddy Long Legs is a song-filled blend of dance and fantasy for romantics of all ages.
Marita GrabiakTwenty-eight-year-old Georgia is convinced the man of her dreams is the one "that got away" back in high school. Though she's tried dating other men, they just never seem to compare to her high school flame. When Georgia learns of her high school reunion a week before Christmas, she's ecstatic to finally have her chance to win Craig back. But as she gets to relive high school for a night, she begins to realize it might not be Craig at all who got away, but Ben, an old friend with whom she'd fallen out of touch.
Paul McGuiganBased on Peter Turner’s memoir, the film follows the playful but passionate relationship between Turner (Bell) and the eccentric Academy Award® - winning actress Gloria Grahame (Bening) in 1978 Liverpool. What starts as a vibrant affair between a legendary femme fatale and her young lover quickly grows into a deeper relationship, with Turner being the person Gloria turns to for comfort. Their passion and lust for life is tested to the limits by events beyond their control.
Anthony MinghellaAcademy Award and Golden Globe-nominee Matt Dillon ("Crash," "There's Something About Mary"), Emmy-nominee Anabella Sciorra (TV's "The Sopranos," "The Hand that Rocks the Cradle"), Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Mary-Louise Parker (TV's "Weeds," "Red Dragon") and Academy Award-winner and Golden Globe-nominee William Hurt ("Syriana," "The Village") star in this bittersweet romantic comedy that takes a poignant second look at first love, as a divorced young man searches for the perfect mate for his ex-wife, only to find himself reconsidering what (and who) he really wants out of life. Variety says "what sets this pic apart is the richness of its characters and the top-to-bottom strength of its cast," and People Magazine agrees, calling this a movie "with unforced charm and sweetness fortified by fine performances." Directed by Academy Award-winner Anthony Minghella ("The English Patient").
Peyton ReedVince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston star in the charming and unpredictable comedy The Break-Up. After two years together, Gary and Brooke's relationship seems to have taken a comical wrong turn on the way to happily ever after. Now the break-up is on, the lines have been drawn, and their honest feelings for each other are coming out. Get ready for an all-out war of the exes in this fun date movie that's hilarious and heartfelt.
Guy JenkinThe story of a tempestuous and forbidden love affair between a young Englishman and a beautiful Iban tribeswoman. When John Truscott (Emmy Award-nominee Hugh Dancy "Black Hawk Down," "King Arthur") takes a job in the British colonial outpost of Sarawak, he is given a native servant; Selima (Golden Globe-nominee Jessica Alba "Sin City," "Fantastic Four") who teaches him the local language but also shares his bed. This accepted tradition is monitored closely by Johns crusty superior Henry Bullard (Acadeny Award-nominee Bob Hoskins "Who Framed Roger Rabbit," "Brazil") and his wife Aggie (Academy Award-nominee Brenda Blethyn "Atonement," "Pride & Prejudice") to ensure that no romantic attachments occur. When John and Selima fall openly and passionately in love, the colonial authorities and the native population turn against them unleashing a chain of events that test their resolve to the very limit.
Emile ArdolinoIn CHANCES ARE, the irresistible romantic comedy of two lifetimes, Cybill Shepherd stars as Corinne Jeffries, a beautiful young woman whose picture-perfect marriage comes to a shattering halt when her husband, Louie, dies unexpectedly. Fortunately, Louie gets a second shot at life when he agrees to be recycled back to earth as the newborn Alex Finch (Robert Downey, Jr.). But fate crosses Alex's path twenty-three years later when he meets Corinne's daughter Miranda (Mary Stuart Masterson), and is suddenly flooded with a wealth of memories that all belong to Louie! Now, as Alex's former existence slowly comes to life, he must confront a wife who thinks he's dead, a daughter who could be his girlfriend and a best friend (Ryan O'Neal) who's in love with Corinne. From Dirty Dancing director Emile Ardolino comes this heartwarming comedy that gives romance an unforgettable second chance.
Lasse HallströmHeath Ledger, Academy Award (R) nominee (Best Actor, Brokeback Mountain, 2005), stars in the scandalously funny adventure Casanova. After a lifetime of women falling head over heels in love with him, the world's legendary ladies' man (Ledger) meets the love of his life -- the one woman who thinks he's a total heel. Comic chaos ensues in a hilarious whirl of misadventures, disguises, and mistaken identities as the love-struck Casanova tries to win the heart of the fiery feminist who wants nothing to do with the man she thinks he is.
Deborah Kaplan & Harry ElfontIt's graduation day at Huntington Hills High-- a time for Pomp and Circumstance, tassels and mortarboards, and serious introspection about the future. But tonight, the seniors will leave all that behind for the things that really matter; romance, revenge and rock 'n' roll. Ethan Embry, Charlie Korsmo, Lauren Ambrose, Peter Facinelli, Seth Green and Jennifer Love Hewitt star in one raucous comedy about the ultimate teen party, a once-in-a-lifetime alternate universe where class nerds become class studs, super-jocks are humiliated, and freshman crushes blossom into grown-up romance. From prom queen to bimbo, meathead to misfit, everyone will be there for a hormone-charged bash tapped for out-of-control fun. BONUS! Includes SMASH MOUTH'S Music Video for Can't Get Enough of You Baby.
UnknownSmart, beautiful and headstrong, Alexis is the girl of Dustin's dreams. But after only five weeks of dating, the love-struck Dustin is coming on so strong that Alexis is forced to slow things down – permanently. Devastated and desperate to get her back, Dustin turns to his best friend, Tank, the rebound specialist. A master at seducing – and offending – women, Tank gets hired by freshly dumped guys to take their ex-girlfriends out on the worst date of their lives – an experience so horrible it sends them running gratefully back to their beaus. But when Tank works his magic on Alexis, he ends up meeting the challenge of a lifetime. Alexis is the first girl who knows how to call his bluff, and Tank soon finds himself torn between his loyalty to Dustin and a strange new attraction to his best friend's girl.
Steven SoderberghSuperstar George Clooney turns in a stellar performance in this thrilling sci-fi movie from Academy Award winners Steven Soderbergh and James Cameron. Aboard a lonely space station orbiting a mysterious planet, terrified crew members are experiencing a host of strange phenomena, including eerie visitors who seem all too human. And when psychologist Chris Kelvin (Clooney) arrives to investigate, he confronts a power beyond imagining that could hold the key to mankind's deepest dreams... or darkest nightmares.
Catalina Aguilar MastrettaKarla Souza ("How to Get Away with Murder") stars as Clara, a young single doctor who has everything she wants—except love. Invited to a family wedding in Mexico, Clara convinces a charming coworker to pose as her current boyfriend—only to run into her old flame at the festivities. Now, with a little help from her colorful family, Clara must choose between two men—and two futures—in this heartwarming romantic comedy.
Rob ReinerRob Reiner's romantic comedy documents a very unusual couple. There's never been a friendship quite like Harry and Sally's. From faking an orgasm at the corner deli, to debating the odds of having great sex with a guy named "Sheldon", there's nothing Harry and Sally don't do together. Well, almost nothing…. At the start, they are two recent college graduates who meet while sharing a ride together from Chicago to New York. They decide that it is impossible for men and women to be "just friends," and when they reach The Big Apple, they go their separate ways. Several years later they happen to be seated next to each other on an airplane, and Harry tells Sally about his recent marriage…and several years later, in another random meeting, he relays his divorce…when they become close friends…so close that their respective best friends fall in love. At a climactic New Years Eve party, they finally must confront and embrace their true feelings for each other.
UnknownAcademy Award® winners Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts come together for a romantic and optimistic comedy about how it’s never too late to reinvent yourself. When he suddenly finds himself without his long-standing blue-collar job, Larry Crowne (Hanks) enrolls at his local college to start over. There, he becomes part of an eclectic community of students and develops a crush on his teacher (Roberts). Now this simple guy will discover that when you think everything worth having has passed you by, you just might find your reason to live.
Fred M. Caruso & Casper AndreasWhen not playing leads in a musical called “Adam and Steve Just the Way God Made 'Em,” Paul and Eddie act out the story of their own star-crossed lives offstage. The recently dumped Paul just wants to stay in, while Eddie is still coming out.
Roger MichellRachel Weisz stars in this spellbinding romantic thriller based on the popular novel by Daphne du Maurier. Believing she murdered the man who raised him, Philip, a young Englishman (Sam Claflin) plots revenge against his mysterious, beautiful cousin Rachel (Weisz). But despite his suspicions, and ignoring evidence that she might be a killer, Philip finds himself falling in love with her.
Joanna HoggA shy but ambitious film student (Honor Swinton Byrne) begins to find her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man (Tom Burke). She defies her protective mother (Tilda Swinton) and concerned friends as she slips deeper and deeper into an intense, emotionally fraught relationship that comes dangerously close to destroying her dreams. From acclaimed writer-director Joanna Hogg comes an enigmatic and personal portrait of the artist as a young woman, combining passionate emotions and exquisite aesthetics into a lush, dreamlike story of young adulthood and first love. At once enrapturing and mysteriously unsettling—and featuring a profoundly layered breakout performance by Honor Swinton Byrne—The Souvenir is an essential and enduring film from one of our most distinctive and exciting filmmakers.
Anand TuckerBased on Steve Martin's best-selling novella, and starring Golden Globe winner Claire Danes (Best Actress In A TV Series, My So-Called Life, 1994), Golden Globe nominee Steve Martin (Best Actor In a Motion Picture -- Comedy/Musical, Father of the Bride Part II, 1995), and Jason Schwartzman (Bewitched), Shopgirl is a disarmingly funny love story. Mirabelle, brilliantly played by Danes, is an aspiring artist working behind the glove counter at a Beverly Hills department store when she meets two very different men -- Jeremy (Schwartzman), a socially inept guy who doesn't seem to be going anywhere, and Ray (Martin) a wealthy entrepreneur who has the world at his feet. Filled with the mixed signals and missteps of a modern romance, Shopgirl is a fresh and witty, warm, and funny romantic comedy you can't help but fall in love with.
Brandon CampJennifer Aniston and Aaron Eckhart star in the romantic drama Love Happens. When self-help author Dr. Burke Ryan (Eckhart) arrives in Seattle to teach a sold-out seminar, he unexpectedly meets florist Eloise Chandler (Aniston), the one person who might be able to help him help himself. But will two people who may have met the right person at exactly the wrong time be able to give love a chance? If they can, they’ll find that sometimes, when you least expect it…love happens.
Joe RothGwen (Catherine Zeta-Jones) and Eddie (John Cusack) are AMERICA'S SWEETHEARTS...the country's favorite couple, on-screen and off. But when their very public romance turns into a very private breakup,only veteran press agent Lee (Billy Crystal) and Gwen's assistant, Kiki (Julia Roberts), can help Gwen and Eddie show some love while they promote their last film together. But the press junket is in a resort hotel miles from anywhere. And while Lee and Kiki frantically try to keep the media away from the real story and keep Gwen and Eddie from revealing their secret, Kiki finds something entirely unexpected in this romantic comedy about true love, happily ever after and other Hollywood endings.
Garry MarshallAl Pacino and Michelle Pfeiffer light up the screen in this captivating romantic comedy. Pfeiffer plays Frankie, a waitress at a N.Y.C. coffee shop. After a series of hurtful relationships, the last thing Frankie's looking for is a new man...until he comes looking for her. Pacino is an outgoing ex-con who's hired as the new short-order cook. He's head-over-heels crazy for Frankie. But to Frankie, they're as different as scrambled and hard-boiled. What can he mean when he says, "We were a couple before we ever met"? Directed by Garry Marshall(Pretty Woman), Frankie & Johnny is a "delightfully unique love story with a delightfully unique sense of fun" (David Sheehan, KNBD-TV, Los Angeles).
Steve MinerAcademy Award-winner Mel Gibson ("Braveheart," the "Lethal Weapon" series) stars in this romantic action/adventure about a test pilot who is transported from 1939 to 1992 in a top-secret cryogenics experiment, and finally learns how to declare his love for the woman he left behind. American Movie Classics calls this "a magical adventure...a heart grabber that lifts the spirit!" Elijah Wood (the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy, "Seabiscuit"), Golden Globe-winner Jamie Lee Curtis ("True Lies," "A Fish Called Wanda") and Emmy Award-nominee George Wendt (TV's "Cheers," "Guilty by Suspicion") co-star in this irresistible romantic thriller, which made more than $56 million at the box office! Executive-produced by Emmy Award-winner J.J. Abrams (TV's "Lost," TV's "Alias").
Warren Beatty & Buck HenryHeaven Can Wait is a romantic fantasy about Joe Pendleton (Warren Beatty), a Los Angeles Rams quarterback who is accidentally summoned to Heaven by an overly zealous celestial escort. Pendleton is returned to earth in the body of another man, who is a corporate giant. While practicing to once again play for the Rams, Pendleton must escape attempts on his life while romantically pursuing a beautiful English woman (Julie Christie) who protests the destruction caused to her village by one of his many corporations.
Raoul WalshIn this sweeping pioneer adventure, a courageous young scout (WAYNE) leads hundreds of settlers across treacherous cliffs, though brutal snowstorms, Indian attacks and buffalo stampedes to their destiny out West. Along the way, he loses his heart to a beautiful pioneer woman (MARGUERITE CHURCHILL) and never stops trying to win her love. TYRONE POWER co-stars in this visually spectacular epic.
Danny BoyleJack Malik was just another struggling songwriter...but that was yesterday. After a mysterious blackout, Jack (Himesh Patel) discovers he is the only person on earth who remembers The Beatles! As he rockets to fame by passing off the Fab Four's songs as his own, Jack risks losing Ellie (Lily James) – the one person who has loved him and believed in him from the start. Before the door to his old life closes forever, Jack must decide if all he needs is love, after all. Kate McKinnon and Ed Sheeran also star in this romantic rock 'n' roll comedy from Academy Award®-winning director Danny Boyle and Academy Award®-nominated screenwriter Richard Curtis.
Lucio CastroWhen Ocho, a 30-something Argentine poet on vacation in Barcelona, spots Javi from the balcony of his Airbnb, the attraction is subtle but persistent. After a missed connection on the beach, a third chance encounter escalates to a seemingly random hookup. But are these two merely beautiful strangers in a foreign city or are they part of each other’s histories—and maybe even their destinies? With sumptuous lensing of a Barcelona summertime and tangible chemistry between the actors, End of The Century is a love story that echoes across time.
Anand TuckerWhen Anna's (Amy Adams) four-year anniversary to her boyfriend passes without an engagement ring, she decides to take matters into her own hands. Inspired by an Irish tradition that allows women to propose to men on Leap Day, Anna follows Jeremy (Adam Scott) to Dublin to propose to him. But after landing on the wrong side of Ireland, she must enlist the help of the handsome and carefree local Declan (Matthew Goode) to get her across the country. Along the way, they discover that the road to love can take you to very unexpected places.
Richard LinklaterEthan Hawke and Julie Delpy star as two young people who meet--and whose lives are forever changed--on a train from Budapest to Paris. They may have only one night, but when soul mates find each other, anything can happen Before Sunrise.
Ross KatzFrom Nicholas Sparks, the best-selling author of The Notebook and Safe Haven, comes this heart-lifting tale of how far we go to keep the hope of love alive. Travis is a fun-loving, smooth-talking bachelor who's never considered a serious relationship—until he falls hard for his beautiful new neighbor, Gabby. But when fate threatens Travis and Gabby's love, Travis must make a choice that will alter their lives forever in this unforgettably moving romance.
Andy TennantMatthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson go for the gold (and the diamonds, emeralds and rubies) as a just-divorced couple who bicker and banter their way through an adventure and laugh-packed undersea treasure hunt. McConaughey is Finn, in love with his ex (Hudson) and in deep with gangster Bigg Bunny. After eight years of searching, Finn gets a clue to the whereabouts of the Queen’s Dowry, a fabulous fortune that mysteriously disappeared in the Caribbean in 1715. Now all he has to do is get the gold, get the girl and get going before Bigg Bunny gets him. Directed by Andy Tennant (Hitch), Fool’s Gold glitters with danger, action, romance, comedy, great one-liners – and a great time to be had by all!
Jon M. Chu"Crazy Rich Asians” follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu (Constance Wu) as she accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young (Henry Golding), to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited about visiting Asia for the first time but nervous about meeting Nick’s family, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. It turns out that he is not only the scion of one of the country’s wealthiest families but also one of its most sought-after bachelors. Being on Nick’s arm puts a target on Rachel’s back, with jealous socialites and, worse, Nick’s own disapproving mother (Michelle Yeoh) taking aim. And it soon becomes clear that while money can’t buy love, it can definitely complicate things.
Marc LawrenceHugh Grant and Sandra Bullock star as smart, charming and undeniably self-absorbed millionaire George Wade and George's overworked, underappreciated, multi-tasking chief counsel, Lucy Kelson.
For five years Lucy has been treated more like a nanny than a Harvard-trained lawyer, chosen George's clothes, arranged his divorce, lost sleep and gained an ulcer, but now she's calling it quits. She gives George her Two Weeks Notice.
George finally agrees to let her go ... if she finds her own replacement. After a challenging search, Lucy hires an ambitious young lawyer (Alicia Witt) with an obvious eye for her new boss. Now, as she joins her devoted boyfriend (Mark Feuerstein - "Good Morning, Miami") for an adventure at sea, Lucy is finally free of George. Or is she? With Lucy sailing out of his life, George must decide if it's ever too late to say "I love you."
Andy TennantA modern young woman of the 16th century, Danielle (Drew Barrymore), is as independent and wise as she is beautiful and kind. Against remarkable odds, she stands up to her scheming stepmother (Angelica Huston) and works miracles on the lives of everyone around her, including the crown prince of France (Dougray Scott)!
Peter HedgesSteve Carell (The 40-Year-Old Virgin, TV's The Office), Hollywood's leading funnyman, stars in the hilarious comedy that's bursting with charm -- a movie you'll watch again and again. Advice columnist Dan Burns (Carell) is an expert on relationships, but somehow struggles to succeed as a brother, a son and a single parent to three precocious daughters. Things get even more complicated when Dan finds out that the woman he falls in love with is actually his brother's new girlfriend. Carell is joined by a brilliant all-star supporting cast, including Juliette Binoche, Dane Cook, John Mahoney and Dianne Wiest, for a heartfelt, fun-filled comedy that's "laugh-out-loud funny" -- Steve Oldfield, FOX.
Baz LuhrmannBaz Luhrmann’s modern classic unfolds with its heart on its sleeve and guns ablaze. In this dazzling adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic love story, OSCAR® Nominee Leonardo DiCaprio stars opposite Claire Danes. They light up the screen as the original star-crossed lovers against a thumping soundtrack and a boldly imagined modern-day setting.
Stephen ChboskyA funny and touching coming-of-age story, THE PERKS OF BEING A WALLFLOWER is a modern classic that captures the dizzying highs and crushing lows of high school. Freshman Charlie (Logan Lerman) is a perpetual wallflower until he falls under the spell of the beautiful, free-spirited Sam (Emma Watson) and her fearless stepbrother, Patrick (Ezra Miller); together, the trio navigates love, loss, fear, hope - and the quest for the perfect song - in this unforgettable adaptation of Stephen Chbosky’s beloved novel.
Gary WinickIn Verona, Italy - the beautiful city where Romeo first met Juliet - there is a place where the heartbroken leave notes asking Juliet for her help. It's there that aspiring writer Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) finds a 50-year-old letter that will change her life forever. As she sets off on a romantic journey of the heart with the letter's author, Claire (Vanessa Redgrave), now a grandmother, and her handsome grandson (Christopher Egan), all three will discover that sometimes the greatest love story ever told is your own.
Vincente MinnelliSt. Louis 1903. The well-off Smith family has four beautiful daughters, including Esther and little Tootie. 17-year old Esther has fallen in love with the boy next door who has just moved in, John. He however, barely notices her at first. The family is shocked when Mr. Smith reveals that he has been transfered to a nice position in New York, which means that the family has to leave St. Louis and the St. Louis Fair.
UnknownAudrey Hepburn's Oscar-winning performance in her first starring role. Roman Holiday was nominated for ten Academy Awards, and Audrey Hepburn captured an Oscar for her portrayal of a modern-day princess, rebelling against the royal obligations, who explores Rome on her own. She meets Gregory Peck, an American newspaperman who, seeking an exclusive story, pretends ignorance of her true identity. But his plan falters as they fall in love. Eddie Albert contributes to the fun as Peck's carefree cameraman pal. Stylishly directed by William Wyler, this romantic comedy ranks as one of the most enjoyable films of all times.
Blake EdwardsWinner of two Oscars, the romantic comedy that sparkles like diamonds! The names Audrey Hepburn and Holly Golightly have become synonymous since this dazzling romantic comedy was translated to the screen from Truman Capote's best-selling novella. Holly is a deliciously eccentric New York City playgirl determined to marry a Brazilian Millionaire. George Peppard plays her next-door neighbor, a writer who is "sponsored" by a wealthy Patricia Neal. Guessing who's the right man for Holly is easy. Seeing just how that romance blossoms is one of the enduring delights of this gem-like treat set to Henry Mancini's Oscar-winning score and the Oscar-winning Mancini-Johnny Mercer song "Moon River."
Richard WongThree young men with disabilities (Grant Rosenmeyer, Hayden Szeto, and Ravi Patel) flee their overbearing parents on a road trip to a brothel in Montreal catering to people with special needs. Sam (Gabourey Sidibe), a traveling nurse, drives the three guys across the border as they go on this trip to lose their virginity and embrace their independence.
Stanley DonenJo Stockton can only get to Paris to meet with the beatnik founder of "empathicalism" (a idea that implores you to "put yourself into others shoes" in order to 'empathize' with them) if she agrees to model a line of ultra-chic fashions for photographer Dick Avery. Paris provides the backdrop for this blend of Gershwin music and Givenchy fashion.
John MaddenWhen Will Shakespeare (Joseph Fiennes) needs passionate inspiration to break a bad case of writer's block, a secret romance with the beautiful Lady Viola (Paltrow) starts the words flowing like never before! There are just two things he'll have to learn about his new love: not only is she promised to marry someone else, but she's successfully impersonating a man in order to play the lead in Will's latest production!
Audrey WellsFrom the studio that brought you Sweet Home Alabama comes the extraordinary romantic comedy starring Academy Award (R) nominee Diane Lane (2002 Best Actress, Unfaithful). Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book, Under The Tuscan Sun follows San Francisco writer Frances Mayes (Lane) to Italy as a good friend offers her a special gift -- 10 days in Tuscany. Once there, she is captivated by its beauty and warmth, and impulsively buys an aging, but very charming, villa. Fully embracing new friends and local color, she finds herself immersed in a life-changing adventure filled with enough unexpected surprises, laughter, friendship, and romance to restore her new home -- and her belief in second chances.
Nora EphronTom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in Nora Ephron's wonderfully romantic comedy about two people drawn together by destiny. Hanks stars as Sam Baldwin, a widowed father who, thanks to the wiles of his worried son, becomes a reluctant guest on a radio call-in show. He's an instant hit with thousands of female listeners who deluge his Seattle home with letters of comfort. Meanwhile, inspired in equal parts by Sam's story and by classic Hollywood romance, writer Annie Reed (Ryan) becomes convinced that it's her destiny to meet Sam. There are just two problems: Annie's engaged to someone else and Sam doesn't know yet that they're made for each other. Co-starring Rosie O'Donnell, Rita Wilson and Rob Riener.
Kirk JonesInspired by the perennial bestseller, WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING is a hilarious and heartfelt comedy about five couples whose intertwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood. The movie features “lots of laughs, heart and a terrific ensemble of actors at their best” (Peter Hammond, Boxoffice Magazine) and is “a must see!” (Gayle King, O Magazine). The film stars Cameron Diaz, Jennifer Lopez, Elizabeth Banks, Chace Crawford, Brooklyn Decker, Anna Kendrick, Matthew Morrison, Dennis Quaid, Chris Rock, Rodrigo Santoro, Ben Falcone and Joe Manganiello.
Emile ArdolinoThe summer of 1963 innocent 17-year-old Baby (Jennifer Grey) vacations with her parents at a Catskill's resort. One evening she is drawn to the staff quarters by stirring music. There she meets Johnny (Patrick Swayze), the hotel dance instructor, who is as experienced as Baby is naive. Baby soon becomes Johnny's pupil in dance and love.
Damien ChazelleWinner of 6 Academy Awards® including Best Director for writer-director Damien Chazelle, and winner of a record-breaking 7 Golden Globe® awards, La La Land is more than the most acclaimed movie of the year — it’s a cinematic treasure for the ages that you’ll fall in love with again and again. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling star as Mia and Sebastian, an actress and a jazz musician pursuing their Hollywood dreams — and finding each other — in a vibrant celebration of hope, dreams, and love.
Harold S. BucquetDuring World War II, lonely widow Jamie Rowan (Katharine Hepburn) helps the war effort by marrying military research scientist Patrick Jamieson (Spencer Tracy), and having him set up his lab in her house. They both believe that a marriage could be a success without love, as it reduces chances of jealousy and bickering, but the inevitable happens and they begin to fall in love.
Sara ZandiehIranian-American Nousha has a habit of sabotaging her relationships, frustrating her parents—she’s their only hope for a real Persian wedding. Then Nousha meets Alex, a bisexual artist, activist and DJ living in an old warehouse. Nousha falls fast, but when her parents discover that she and Alex are living together before marriage, chaos unfolds—leading to a wedding that’s anything but simple.
Giuseppe TornatoreA famous Italian filmmaker, haunted by the memories of his first love, returns to his hometown after an absence of 30 years. Upon his return, he reconnects with the community and remembers the highlights and tragedies that shaped his life and inspired him to follow his dream of becoming a filmmaker. For those who have never seen it -- and those who have never forgotten it -- director Giuseppe Tornatore's (MALENA, THE STAR MAKER) cherished Academy Award®-winning motion picture (1990, Best Foreign Language Film) is now fully restored and digitally remastered!
Joel ZwickNia Vardalos stars as a single girl who creates a major stir within her traditional Greek family by falling for a guy who has one fatal flaw--he's not Greek! John Corbett plays the handsome gentleman who gets swept up in a big Greek love story in this riotous 2002 Best Original Screenplay Oscar®-nominee that has become one of the most successful independent films ever made.
Gary WinickJennifer Garner (Daredevil, TV's "Alias") and Mark Ruffalo (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) star in this hilarious flash-forward romance about a pre-teen girl who goes from geek to glamorous. With the help of some magic wishing dust, 13 year-old Jenna Rink (Garner) becomes 30 and gorgeous overnight, with everything she ever wanted, except for her best friend Matt (Ruffalo). Now, this grown woman must create some magic of her own to help the little girl inside find the true love she left behind.
Julie Anne RobinsonMiley Cyrus shines as the star of this heartwarming coming-of-age movie that will strike your emotional chords. Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks (Dear John, The Notebook), The Last Song follows Ronnie (Cyrus) and her estranged father as he tries to restore the loving relationship they once had. But reconnecting with his rebellious daughter isn't easy, so he chooses the one thing they still have in common: music. This uplifting and touching drama about family, first loves and second chances is a heartfelt story that you won't soon forget.
Nicholas SparksZac Efron stars with Taylor Schilling and Blythe Danner in the romantic drama "The Lucky One," directed by Academy Award®-nominated writer/director Scott Hicks ("Shine"), based on Nicholas Sparks' bestseller The Lucky One. U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault (Efron) returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive-a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Discovering her name is Beth (Schilling) and where she lives, he shows up at her door, and ends up taking a job at her family-run local kennel. Despite her initial mistrust and the complications in her life, a romance develops between them, giving Logan hope that Beth could be much more than his good luck charm.
Thea SharrockYoung and quirky Louisa "Lou" Clark (Emilia Clarke) moves from one job to the next to help her family make ends meet. Her cheerful attitude is put to the test when she becomes a caregiver for Will Traynor (Sam Claflin), a wealthy young banker left paralyzed from an accident two years earlier. Will's cynical outlook starts to change when Louisa shows him that life is worth living. As their bond deepens, their lives and hearts change in ways neither one could have imagined.
Jane AustenOne of the greatest love stories of all time, Pride & Prejudice, comes to the screen in a glorious new adaptation starring Keira Knightley. When Elizabeth Bennett (Knightley) meets the handsome Mr. Darcy (Matthew MacFadyen), she believes he is the last man on earth she could ever marry. But as their lives become intertwined in an unexpected adventure, she finds herself captivated by the very person she swore to loathe for all eternity. Based on the beloved masterpiece by Jane Austen, it is the classic tale of love and misunderstanding that sparkles with romance, wit and emotional force. Critics are calling it "Exhilarating. A joy from start to finish" (Carina Chocano, Los Angeles Times).
Catherine HardwickeBella Swan (Stewart) doesn't expect much when she moves to the small town of Forks, Washington, until she meets the mysterious and handsome Edward Cullen (Pattinson) - a boy who's hiding a dark secret: he's a vampire. As their worlds and hearts collide, Edward must battle the bloodlust raging inside him as well as a coterie of undead that would make Bella their prey. Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling sensation by Stephanie Meyer, Twilight adds a dangerous twist to the classic story of star-crossed lovers.
Justin BaldoniStella (Haley Lu Richardson) is a vibrant, fun-loving 17-year-old. Unlike most teenagers, Stella has to spend much of her time living at a hospital as a cystic fibrosis patient. When Stella meets Will (Cole Sprouse), a charming and rebellious fellow patient, she feels a powerful connection—but restrictions dictate that she and Will maintain a safe distance between them. As their feelings grow, Stella and Will face a life-changing question: How does love feel when even a single touch is off limits?
Douglas McGrathThis delightfully fun and lighthearted comedy is based on Jane Austen's classic novel. Dazzling Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love, Iron Man) shines as Emma- a mischievous young beauty who sets up her single friends. Funny thing is…she's not very good at it! So when Emma tries to find a man for Harriet, she makes a hilariously tangled mess of everyone's lives. You'll enjoy all the coming confusion...until Emma herself falls in love, finally freeing everyone from her outrageously misguided attempts at matchmaking.
Paul FeigFrom director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids) and Academy Award®-winning screenwriter Emma Thompson (Bridget Jones's Baby) comes a heartfelt romantic comedy inspired by the unforgettable music of George Michael. Emilia Clarke (Game of Thrones) stars as Kate, who works as an elf at a year-round holiday shop. Kate faces an endless streak of bad luck and poor decision-making until she meets Tom (Henry Golding, Crazy Rich Asians), a kind-hearted man with a mysterious past who challenges her cynical world view. It seems like nothing can keep this mismatched couple together, but sometimes you gotta listen to your heart… and you gotta have faith.
Luca GuadagninoIt’s the summer of 1983 in Italy, and Elio (Chalamet), a precocious 17-year-old, spends his days in his family’s villa transcribing and playing classical music, reading and flirting with his friend Marzia. One day, Oliver (Hammer), a charming American scholar arrives as the annual summer intern tasked with helping Elio’s father, an eminent professor. Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.
James FoleyJamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Darker, the second chapter based on the worldwide bestselling “Fifty Shades” phenomenon. When a wounded Christian Grey tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, shadowy figures from Christian’s past start to circle the couple, determined to destroy their hopes for a future together.
James FoleyJamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson return as Christian Grey and Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades Freed, the climactic chapter based on the worldwide bestselling “Fifty Shades” phenomenon. Bringing to a shocking conclusion events set in motion in 2015 and 2017’s blockbuster films that grossed almost $950 million globally. Believing they have left behind shadowy figures from their past, newlyweds Christian and Ana fully embrace an inextricable connection and shared life of luxury. But just as she steps into her role as Mrs. Grey and he relaxes into an unfamiliar stability, new threats could jeopardize their happy ending before it even begins.
James CameronExperience Academy Award-winning director James Cameronʼs epic masterpiece Titanic like never before. Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet shine in this unforgettable love story born of tragedy that became a worldwide phenomenon. Take the journey and discover why critics declare Titanic “a magnificent motion picture that remains spellbinding.” * Roger Ebert, CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
Diarmuid LawrenceEmma Woodhouse (Kate Beckinsale) has beauty, wealth—and a penchant for meddling in the love lives of others. This radiant adaptation of Jane Austen’s treasured novel is from the award-winning team behind the BBC’s hit Pride and Prejudice.
Bill CondonIn the fifth and final chapter of The Twilight Saga, the birth of Bella and Edward’s child ignites forces that threaten to destroy them all. The Cullens must enlist the help of distant friends and former enemies, including Jacob’s wolf pack, as tensions build toward all-out war in the thrilling conclusion to the epic phenomenon.
Sam Taylor-JohnsonThe worldwide phenomenon comes to life in Fifty Shades of Grey, starring Dakota Johnson and Jamie Dornan in the iconic roles of Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey. Ana is an inexperienced college student tasked with interviewing enigmatic billionaire Christian Grey. But what starts as business quickly becomes an unconventional romance. Swept up in Christian's glamorous lifestyle, Ana soon finds another side to him as she discovers his secrets and explores her own dark desires. What results is a thrilling, all-consuming romance as Christian and Ana test the limits they will go to for their relationship.
David ButlerSir Walter Scott's classic novel The Talisman about King Richard the Lionheart's quest to wrest the Holy Grail from the Emperor Saladin comes to the screen in King Richard and the Crusaders.
Andy TennantAcademy Award® winner Jodie Foster and international star Chow Yun-Fat bring to life the epic true story of a woman who challenged the heart of a king and inspired the destiny of a nation. English school teacher Anna Leonowens has traveled to Siam to educate the fifty-eight children of King Mongkut. If she has preconceived notions about the East, the King has similar notions about the West. But amid the danger of growing political unrest, their respect for each other slowly turns into something more.
Charles Herman-WurmfeldJessica Stein is a sensitive but neurotic New York journalist who also happens to be at the end of her emotional rope. Her brother’s engaged, her best friend’s pregnant, she hasn’t dated in a year, and she can’t sleep. After an optimistic but nightmarish dating spree, she happens upon an intriguing personal ad...whose only drawback is that it’s in the “women seeking women” section. On a daring whim, she decides to answer it, and meets funky downtown hipster Helen Cooper. A lively evening of banter, connection and heated debate culminates in a kiss that confounds and intrigues even the reluctant Jessica. Kissing Jessica Stein is a modern romantic comedy that breaks all the rules, blurring the lines between friendship and romantic love, and finding the funny, surprising and ultimately poignant overlap between the two.
Jim SheridanFrom master storyteller Jim Sheridan (My Left Foot, In The Name of the Father) comes a deeply personal and poignant tale of a poor Irish family searching for a better life In America. Through the wide-open eyes of two young heroines, Sheridan transforms a devastating human tragedy into a riveting, humor-tinged story about memory, secrets, love, loss, coming together, and starting over.
Mark RasoAfter weeks of traveling through Europe the immature William finds himself at a crossroads in Copenhagen. Not just another European city, Copenhagen is also the birthplace of his father. When the youthful Effy befriends the older William they set off on an adventure to find William’s grandfather. Effy’s mix of youthful exuberance and wisdom challenges William unlike any woman ever has. As the attraction builds and William truly connects with someone for the first time in his life, he must come to grips with destabilizing elements of his family’s sordid past.
Daryl WeinWhen 29-year-old Lola (Gerwig) is dumped by her fiancé Luke (Joel Kinnaman) just three weeks before the wedding, she embarks on an emotional, year-long adventure of self-discovery filled with love, loss, hilarity and heartache. Guided (and often misguided) by the well-meaning advice of her close friends and eccentric parents, Lola's chaotic journey en route to the big 3-0 proves that a single tumultuous year can yield the lessons of a lifetime.
Peter HowittThough equally respected in their field, divorce lawyers Audrey Woods (Academy Award-nominee and Golden Globe-winner Julianne Moore - "Far From Heaven," "Short Cuts"), and Daniel Rafferty (Pierce Brosnan - "The Matador," "Die Another Day") are opposites inside and out of the courtroom. Audrey is meticulous and by the book, while Daniel relies on personality and luck to get by. Despite the difference in methods, neither lawyer has lost a case, and neither plan on ending their streak after being respectively hired by Serena and Thorne, a celebrity power couple gone wrong. The divorce settlement hinges on a particularly spectacular Irish castle, which both parties would like to keep for themselves. Audrey and Daniel hurry to Ireland with depositions in their eyes, but a growing mutual attraction manages to squirm out from beneath, and, after being immersed in a romantic Irish festival, the rival lawyers wake up married. Reeling, potentially in love (to Audrey in particular's dismay), and
Bernardo BertolucciStealing Beauty is the story of a young American girl (Liv Tyler) who travels to Italy to search for her father and to lose her virginity. In no time, Lucy's personal journey into womanhood becomes the talk of the town when three men, who have no idea that they might be Lucy's father, as well as the others in the villa, become fascinated by Lucy's innocence and virginity.
Sean Michael BeyerCassie (Lexi Giovagnoli), a former dance sensation, returns home after her mother suffers a heart attack and discovers that her family-owned dance studio is in serious financial trouble. She soon encounters Dean (Brant Daugherty), her high school sweetheart and dance partner, who still lives in the town and is eager to help save the dance studio. The two reluctantly enter a dance competition in hopes to raise money to save the business, and old sparks start to fly.
R. Kelly, Victor Mignati & Jim SwaffieldTrapped in the Closet: The BIG Package features the first 22 chapters of R. Kelly’s epic hip-hopera. Join Sylvester, Cathy, Rufus, Chuck, Twan and the others in a tale of sex and suspicion that you have to see to believe!
Andrew CymekFrom director Andrew Cymek comes a movie musical that appeals to all ages through its themes of love, duty and strong family values that are woven together with a dynamic soundtrack of country and pop music.Nancy Taylor (Madeline Merlo) is an aspiring singer struggling to launch her country music career and navigate a relationship with an opportunistic music producer. While on a trip away from the city with her best friend Ainsley (Sophie Tweed Simmons), her car breaks down and a good-hearted, handsome stranger named Charlie Bishop (Munro Chambers) shows up with a tow. Sparks fly between Nancy and Charlie. Charlie and his sister-in-law Katherine (Jana Kramer) have recently said goodbye to his older brother Cody, who has shipped out for another tour of duty. As Charlie pursues a relationship with Nancy, and Nancy struggles with decisions about her career, Charlie sees with new eyes the importance in staying true to oneself.
Emily TingIn this sparkling romance, Ruby (Jamie Chung), a Chinese American toy designer from LA, visits Hong Kong for the first time on business. Finding herself stranded, she meets Josh (Bryan Greenberg), an American expat who shows her the city. Meandering through nighttime streets pulsing with energy and possibility, they fall into a winding and carefree conversation, buoyed by an undeniable attraction. Just as things start to look promising romantically for the pair, the night is stopped short by a surprising revelation. As effervescent as a perfect first date, this charming walk and talk romance takes full advantage of the chemistry of its leads, the playfulness of their exchanges, and the magical landscape that is Hong Kong at night.
Franklin J. SchaffnerThere's no mistaking the grand voice, the outsized personality, the friendly, open face. Stepping outside his traditional operatic canon to star in his only feature film is renowned tenor Luciano Pavarotti. Not that the "King of the High Cs" steps too far outside with this breezy tale of romance. Nor would fans want things any other way. The role of an opera star touring the U.S. provides an ample showcase for Pavarotti's rich vocal artistry in works including Ave Maria, La Donna È Mobile, his signature Nessun Dorma, even I Left My Heart in San Francisco. Franklin J. Schaffner (Patton) directs, with locations including Italy, Boston, New York and the Napa Valley. Bravo, Giorgio! Bravissimo, Luciano!
Alex WrightIt's almost Christmas, and Belle has to leave her California hometown behind to head up north on business. The auction house Belle works for must catalog the estate sale of a large mansion. Her client, Hunter Lowell, is rumored to have a sharp tongue and a hot temper. Belle gets to work, and while the job is a dream, the client is not. But as Belle and Hunter spend more time together, his icy demeanor begins to melt. They grow close fast, but things get complicated when Belle’s long-time suitor Tony shows up, sending Hunter the wrong signals. It's definitely going to be an interesting Christmas, but what will the New Year bring?
Jan KounenThe brief love affair between two 20th century icons is dramatized in this period drama from director Jan Kounen. Igor Stravinsky (Mads Mikkelsen) was one of Europe's most promising new composers when in 1913 he premiered his ballet Le Sacre du Printemps (aka The Rite of Spring); the piece proved to be wildly controversial, and the audience at the Paris debut was vocal in their disgust, ruining Stravinsky's reputation for years. One patron who did like the performance was Coco Chanel (Anna Mouglalis), who was already among Europe's most celebrated fashion designers. Seven years later, Chanel encounters Stravinsky at a party, and learns that the composer is penniless and without a place to live. Chanel befriends him, and allows him to move into her summer home in the country along with his wife, Catherine (Elena Morozova), and their four children. Chanel is nursing a broken heart after the recent death of her boyfriend, and what began as an act of compassion for a fellow artist turns in
Thadd TurnerJuliet leaves the city to join her mother Karen on a visit to her late grandfather’s struggling ranch in the country. At the ranch, Juliet meets her grandfather’s horse Rodeo and young cowboy Monty. Monty agrees to secretly train her to compete so she can raise funds to keep Rodeo. In the meantime, Karen finds out that Hugh, her ex-fiancé, claims rights to the ranch, and the two battle while stirring up old feelings. It’ll take everyone coming together if they are going to save the ranch.
Jacques RivetteThis exquisite period film represents the reunion of actress Jeanne Balibar, who plays the title role, and French New Wave director Jacques Rivette, who directed Balibar in his hit VA SAVOIR. Antoinette (Balibar) is the Duchess, a married coquette who frequents the most extravagant balls in 1820's Paris during The Restoration. Hypocrisy and vanity reign. Handsome general Armand de Montriveau (Guillaume Depardieu) feels true love upon first meeting the Duchess. Flattered, the alluring Antoinette orchestrates a calculated game of seduction, but repeatedly refuses the general. Despite his sincere romantic declarations, Montriveau's passion remains unfulfilled. When he eventually seeks revenge, Antoinette's love awakens. But it may well be too late for the star-crossed lovers. "In Jacques Rivette's remarkable THE DUCHESS OF LANGEAIS, romantic devotion becomes a perverse kind of warfare, in which a lover who admits that he's in love loses the campaign." - Denby, NEW YORKER. From IFC Films.
Edmund GouldingIn 1935, Greta Garbo starred in one of her finest and best-loved talkies, Anna Karenina. In 1927, she starred in this loosely adapted silent version of Leo Tolstoy's novel, a film that today provides an intriguing opportunity for a before-and-after comparison of the actress in the same role and remains an intriguing film in its own right. Love captures Garbo near the start of her career - a mere 22 and already celebrated as both a gifted artist and screen goddess. She plays Anna, wife of a Russian nobleman, who surrenders her virtue, her security and her child for the love of a gallant and impetuous officer (John Gilbert, Garbo's off-screen amour). The film's original ads say everything a Garbo devotee needs to hear: "Garbo and Gilbert in Love."
Fred SchepisiPrep school English teacher Jack Marcus (Clive Owen) meets his match in Dina Delsanto (Juliette Binoche)—an abstract painter, and the new art teacher on campus. He challenges her to a lively philosophical debate of the impact of words vs. pictures and, in the process, sparks an unlikely romance.
April MullenJasmine (Natalie Krill) is a successful fashion editor living with her fiancé, Rile. On a night out in the city with her best friend, she meets Dallas (Erika Linder), a roofer recently out of a relationship. Surprised by the confidence with which Dallas pursues her, Jasmine turns Dallas down – but can’t get her out of her head. When Jasmine finally succumbs to Dallas's advances, the two women embark on a steamy affair that forces her to reevaluate her life.
Jérôme BonnellA dreamlike exploration of an inexplicable, overwhelming passion, JUST A SIGH is set in motion when a broke actress (Emmanuelle Devos) who’s between stage performances in Calais takes a quick jaunt to Paris for an audition. On the train, she meets an attractive, mysterious Irish stranger (Gabriel Byrne). Intrigued, she follows him into the metropolis and soon finds herself facing the possibility of an entirely new life.
Claire DenisJuliette Binoche delivers a luminous performance in the deliciously witty, sensuously romantic new film from acclaimed director Claire Denis (White Material). Isabelle (Binoche) is a divorced Parisian painter searching for another shot at love, but refusing to settle for the parade of all-too-flawed men who drift in and out of her life. There's a caddish banker (Xavier Beauvois) who, like many of her lovers, happens to be married; a handsome actor (Nicolas Duvauchelle) who's working through his own hang-ups; and a sensitive fellow artist (Alex Descas) who's skittish about commitment. What reads like a standard romantic comedy premise is transformed, in the hands of master filmmaker Denis, into something altogether deeper, more poignant, and perceptive about the profound mysteries of love.
Bob FuggerWhen smart, independent woman Wendy (Marla Sokoloff of THE PRACTICE, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES) learns that her estranged father has left her a beautiful winery in California’s Napa Valley, she is thrown head-first into managing the struggling business. Along the way, she must contend with a shrewd competitor (Christopher Lloyd of BACK TO THE FUTURE) while sparks fly with her local winemaker mentor, Chris (Barry Watson of SAMANTHA WHO?, 7TH HEAVEN). But when Wendy discovers that Chris is actually her competitor’s son, she questions her true feelings and must learn to follow her heart to save the winery.
Sidney Franklin"Long before the word charisma became a cliché, Garbo was its quintessence" (James Robert Parish and Ronald L. Bowers, The MGM Stock Company: The Golden Era). To generations of fans and critics, Greta Garbo is the screen's greatest actress, greatest beauty...and greatest mystery. The Swedish Sphinx conquered silents and talkies, and Wild Orchids showcases both her astonishing talent and her incomparable beauty. Garbo portrays Lillie Sterling, the neglected wife of an American businessman (Lewis Stone), who journeys into the exotic jungles of Java and into a steamy triangle of husband, wife and dashing plantation owner (Nils Asther). As passion flares, so does jealousy. Then the plantation owner and Lillie's husband embark on a tiger hunt...but the real prey may not be tigers.