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"Alice's Festival Of Romance" Romantic films often explore the essential themes of love at first sight, young (and older) love, unrequited love, obsessive love, sentimental love, spiritual love, forbidden love, sexual and passionate love, sacrificial love, explosive and destructive love, and tragic love. Romantic films serve as great escapes and fantasies for viewers, especially if the two people finally overcome their difficulties, declare their love, and experience life "happily ever after" - implied by a reunion and final kiss. Here "Alice's Festival of Romance" has been assembled below as an aphabetical list. Should more precise scrolling be required, one should go to the specific genre, ie "Classic Romance", "Comedy Romance" , "Drama Romance" or even "Queer Cinema" Right: Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid star in Todd Haynes' "Far From Heaven"

A Walk To Remember (2002)

7.4/10
Director: Adam Shankman
Starring: Mandy Moore, Shane West, Peter Coyote, Daryl Hannah

Pop singer Mandy Moore stars as a goody two-shoes high school student in a small North Carolina town who sings in the choir and has an affection for a... Read more

A Werewolf Boy (2012)

7.4/10
Director: Sung-Hee Jo
Starring: Joong-ki Song, Bo-yeong Park

Summoned by an unexpected phone call, an elderly woman visits a cottage she used to live in as a child. She begins to recall her memories of a boy she... Read more

About Adam (2000)

5.9/10
Director: Gerard Stembridge
Starring: Stuart Townsend, Frances O'Connor, Charlotte Bradley, Kate Hudson

Stuart Townsend is Adam, an amiable Irish fellow who has a way with the ladies. When he wins over Dublin pub waitress and wannabe singer Kate Hudson,... Read more

About Last Night... (1986)

6.2/10
Director: Edward Zwick
Starring: James Belushi, Rob Lowe, Demi Moore, Elizabeth Perkins

David Mamet's play 'Sexual Perversity in Chicago' stars Rob Lowe and Demi Moore as Chicago singles who begin an affair, but their relationship suffers... Read more

About Time (2013)

7.8/10
Director: Richard Curtis
Starring: Bill Nighy, Rachel McAdams, Domhnall Gleeson

At the age of 21, Tim is told an incredible family secret by his father: all the men in his family have the ability to relive their past. He can revis... Read more

Addicted To Love (1997)

6.1/10
Director: Griffin Dunne
Starring: Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick, Kelly Preston, Tcheky Karyo

An edgy romantic comedy about obsession and revenge. Meg Ryan and Matthew Broderick fall for each other while spying on their respective jilters, who... Read more

Adrift (2018)

6.7/10
Director: Baltasar Kormakur
Starring: Elizabeth Hawthorne, Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Grace Palmer

Tami Oldham and Richard Sharp couldn't anticipate that they would be sailing directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history... Read more

Adrift (Blu-Ray) (2018)

6.7/10
Director: Baltasar Kormakur, Baltasar Kormakur
Starring: Elizabeth Hawthorne, Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Grace Palmer

Tami Oldham and Richard Sharp couldn't anticipate that they would be sailing directly into one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history... Read more

Ae Fond Kiss ( aka Just A Kiss ) (2004)

7.2/10
Director: Ken Loach
Starring: Eva Birthistle, Atta Taqub, Shamshad Akhtar, Ghizala Avan

Ken Loach and writer Paul Laverty team again ('Sweet Sixteen', 'Carla's Song', 'My Name Is Joe') for this romantic drama set in Glasgow, Scotland wher... Read more

Agatha and the Storm (2004)

Director: Silvio Soldini
Starring: Licia Maglietta, Giuseppe Battiston, Claudio Santamaria

As proprietor of a bookshop in Genoa, the warm and intelligent Agatha dispenses literary wisdom to her adoring customers. When a younger man heeds her... Read more