Category Archives: Romance

The Keeper

Release 2018

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance

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Director: Marcus H. Rosenmüller
Writers: Robert Marciniak, Marcus H. Rosenmüller, Nicholas J. Schofield
Stars: David Kross, Freya Mavor, John Henshaw
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4642192/

The Keeper tells the extraordinary love story between a young English woman and a German PoW, who together overcome prejudice, public hostility, and personal tragedy. While visiting a PoW camp near Manchester at the end of WWII, Margaret Friar, the daughter of the manager of the local football team, notices young German soldier Bert Trautmann. Her father is so taken by Bert's prowess as a goal-keeper that he gets him out of the camp to play for his local team. Margaret and Bert's love blossoms despite local hostility and resentment of the German PoWs. In the meantime, Bert's heroics in goal are noticed by Manchester's City Football Club. Rather than going back to Germany like nearly all the other camp inmates, Bert marries Margaret and signs for Man City. His signing causes outrage to thousands of Man City fans, many of them Jewish. But Margaret wins support from an unexpected direction: Rabbi Altmann, a Man City supporter who fled the Nazis, who publishes an open letter opposing the campaign against Bert. Bert's path to acceptance begins and peaks at the 1956 FA Cup Final when he secures victory for Man City by playing on despite breaking his neck. Yet fate twists the knife for both Margaret and Bert. Alienated and alone, Margaret's and Bert's loyalty to each other will be put to the test once more. Heartbroken, Bert wants to give up. Equally heartbroken, Margaret insists that they move forward and that he keeps on playing.

One Last Night

Release 2018

Genre Comedy, Romance

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Director: Anthony Sabet
Writers: Anthony Sabet, Matt DeMarco
Stars: Rachele Schank, Luke Brandon Field, Brian Baumgartner
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5589362/

On their first date, Alex and Zoe venture out to see a movie at a local theater. The film ends and the two become so engaged in a heated discussion that they do not notice the theater closing, leaving them locked inside. Their adventure starts out light and comical as they search for an escape and quickly find themselves falling for one another. Suddenly, a secret is revealed about Alex that abruptly changes Zoe's perception of the night. Perhaps, their escape room experience was not as accidental as she initially thought.

The Sun Is Also a Star

Release 2019

Genre Drama, Romance

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Director: Ry Russo-Young
Writers: Tracy Oliver, Nicola Yoon
Stars: Yara Shahidi, Anais Lee, Charles Melton
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6423362/

A hopeless romantic ambivalent about his future in medical school falls for a hard-luck young woman who doesn't believe in love.

Long Shot

Release 2019

Genre Comedy, Romance

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Director: Jonathan Levine
Writers: Dan Sterling, Liz Hannah
Stars: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen, June Diane Raphael
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2139881/

Journalist Fred Flarsky reunites with his childhood crush, Charlotte Field, now one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.

After

Release 2019

Genre Drama, Romance

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Director: Jenny Gage
Writers: Susan McMartin, Anna Todd
Stars: Selma Blair, Jennifer Beals, Josephine Langford
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4126476/

A young woman falls for a guy with a dark secret and the two embark on a rocky relationship. Based on the novel by Anna Todd.

Little

Release 2019

Genre Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

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Director: Tina Gordon
Writers: Tracy Oliver, Tina Gordon
Stars: Regina Hall, Issa Rae, Marsai Martin
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt8085790/

A woman is transformed into her younger self at a point in her life when the pressures of adulthood become too much to bear.

Red Joan

Release 2018

Genre Biography, Drama, Romance

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Director: Trevor Nunn
Writers: Lindsay Shapero, Jennie Rooney
Stars: Judi Dench, Sophie Cookson, Stephen Campbell Moore
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7615302/

The story of Joan Stanley, who was exposed as the KGB's longest-serving British spy.

The Aftermath

Release 2019

Genre Drama, Romance, War

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Director: James Kent
Writers: Joe Shrapnel, Anna Waterhouse, Rhidian Brook
Stars: Keira Knightley, Ned Wills, Pandora Colin
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5977276/

Post World War II, a British colonel and his wife are assigned to live in Hamburg during the post-war reconstruction, but tensions arise with the German who previously owned the house.

Five Feet Apart

Release 2019

Genre Drama, Romance

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Director: Justin Baldoni
Writers: Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis
Stars: Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse, Moises Arias
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6472976/

A pair of teenagers with cystic fibrosis meet in a hospital and fall in love, though their disease means they must avoid close physical contact.

Gloria Bell

Release 2018

Genre Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Director: Sebastián Lelio
Writers: Alice Johnson Boher, Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza
Stars: Sean Astin, Julianne Moore, Alanna Ubach
IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6902696/

A free-spirited woman in her 50s seeks out love at L.A. dance clubs.

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