Top 50 underrated romance movies

01.
Redemption Day
99 min | 2021 |
4.8 (20906 votes)
|
8.59 (1022 reviews)

When the love of his life is kidnapped and held for ransom by terrorists, a war hero Brad Paxton races against the clock to rescue her in a daring and deadly operation that pits him against the most powerful and shadowy forces.

02.
Dil Bechara
101 min | 2020 |
6.6 (116773 votes)
|
9.8 (7696 reviews)

The emotional journey of two hopelessly in love youngsters, a young girl, Kizie, suffering from cancer, and a boy, Manny, whom she meets at a support group.

03.
Joe Versus the Volcano
102 min | 1990 |
5.8 (34459 votes)
|
8.45 (187 reviews)

When a hypochondriac learns that he is dying, he accepts an offer to throw himself in a volcano at a tropical island, and along the way there, learns to truly live.

04.
Leap of Faith
108 min | 1992 |
6.1 (11031 votes)
|
8.69 (54 reviews)

Fake faith healer Jonas Nightingale is stranded in a small town where he finds he can't fool all of the people all of the time.

05.
Glitter
104 min | 2001 |
2.3 (21618 votes)
|
4.87 (250 reviews)

A young singer dates a disc jockey who helps her get into the music business, but their relationship become complicated as she ascends to super stardom.

06.
Who's That Girl
92 min | 1987 |
4.8 (9592 votes)
|
7.27 (61 reviews)

The life of an uptight tax lawyer turns chaotic when he is asked to escort a young woman newly released from prison, who persuades him to help prove her innocence.

07.
Madea's Family Reunion
107 min | 2006 |
5.3 (10737 votes)
|
7.76 (147 reviews)

While planning her family reunion, a pistol-packing grandma must contend with the other dramas on her plate, including the runaway who has been placed under her care, and her love-troubled nieces.

08.
King Ralph
97 min | 1991 |
5.2 (13871 votes)
|
7.6 (48 reviews)

As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.

09.
The Guru
94 min | 2002 |
5.4 (14836 votes)
|
7.71 (81 reviews)

A young man leaves India to find fame and fortune in America where he unexpectedly becomes a sex guru.

10.
Gadar: Ek Prem Katha
170 min | 2001 |
7.1 (8795 votes)
|
9.33 (30 reviews)

Set during the Partition of India in 1947, a Sikh truck driver falls in love with a Muslim girl belonging to an aristocratic family.

11.
Fools Rush In
109 min | 1997 |
6.1 (32970 votes)
|
8.32 (105 reviews)

After a one night stand with Alex, Isabel realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married. However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one's own cultural traditions.

12.
Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector
89 min | 2006 |
3.2 (9403 votes)
|
5.4 (113 reviews)

A slovenly cable repairman becomes a big city Health Inspector, and is tasked with uncovering the source of a food poisoning epidemic.

13.
The Jungle Book
111 min | 1994 |
6.0 (16704 votes)
|
8.18 (44 reviews)

Rudyard Kipling's classic tale of Mowgli, the orphaned jungle boy raised by wild animals, and how he becomes king of the jungle.

14.
The Cutting Edge
101 min | 1992 |
6.9 (19031 votes)
|
9.05 (118 reviews)

A temperamental figure skater and a former hockey player try to win Olympic gold as a figure skating pairs team.

15.
HouseSitter
102 min | 1992 |
6.1 (21396 votes)
|
8.24 (53 reviews)

Con artist Gwen moves into Newton's empty home without his knowledge and begins setting up house, posing as his new wife.

16.
In Your Name
132 min | 2003 |
7.1 (14394 votes)
|
9.22 (56 reviews)

Problems arise when Radhey Mohan, a delinquent falls in love with a girl named Nirjara.

17.
The Hottie & the Nottie
91 min | 2008 |
1.9 (36074 votes)
|
4.0 (117 reviews)

A woman agrees to go on a date with a man only if he finds a suitor for her unattractive best friend.

18.
In the Land of Blood and Honey
127 min | 2011 |
4.5 (33507 votes)
|
6.59 (171 reviews)

During the Bosnian War, Danijel, a soldier fighting for the Serbs, re-encounters Ajla, a Bosnian who's now a captive in his camp he oversees. Their once promising connection has become ambiguous as their motives have changed.

19.
Vivah: Mein Herz bleibt dir treu
160 min | 2006 |
6.6 (9247 votes)
|
8.69 (53 reviews)

Poonam, a traditionally brought-up young woman, is to marry Prem, a groom chosen by her uncle. Poonam and Prem's faith and love are to be tested however, when an accident occurs and Poonam might be scarred for life.

20.
Tin Cup
135 min | 1996 |
6.4 (46912 votes)
|
8.49 (69 reviews)

A washed up golf pro working at a driving range tries to qualify for the US Open in order to win the heart of his successful rival's girlfriend.

21.
The Nutty Professor
95 min | 1996 |
5.6 (111891 votes)
|
7.64 (92 reviews)

Grossly overweight yet good-hearted professor Sherman Klump takes a special chemical that turns him into the slim but obnoxious Buddy Love.

22.
Phenomenon
123 min | 1996 |
6.4 (75292 votes)
|
8.44 (120 reviews)

An ordinary man sees a bright light descend from the sky, and discovers he now has super-intelligence and telekinesis.

23.
D.E.B.S.
91 min | 2004 |
5.3 (14932 votes)
|
7.33 (152 reviews)

Plaid-skirted schoolgirls are groomed by a secret government agency to become the newest members of the elite national-defense group, D.E.B.S.

24.
Sirens
98 min | 1994 |
5.9 (10229 votes)
|
7.92 (62 reviews)

When a painting is termed blasphemous, a young minister and his wife visit the artist... and the three sexually playful models living with him.

25.
When Love Calls
192 min | 1989 |
7.3 (11362 votes)
|
9.31 (36 reviews)

After Suman's father leaves her in the care of another family while he travels abroad, she falls in love with Prem. However, in order to for them to marry, Prem has to prove to Suman's father that he is not the same as his own dad.

26.
Corrina, Corrina
115 min | 1994 |
6.6 (11244 votes)
|
8.61 (40 reviews)

In 1959, a widower hires a kindly housekeeper/nanny to care for his seven-year-old daughter.

27.
A Cinderella Story
95 min | 2004 |
5.9 (82129 votes)
|
7.9 (212 reviews)

Routinely exploited by her wicked stepmother, the downtrodden Samantha Montgomery is excited about the prospect of meeting her Internet beau at the school's Halloween dance.

28.
Don Juan DeMarco
97 min | 1994 |
6.7 (48064 votes)
|
8.68 (111 reviews)

A psychiatrist must cure a young patient that presents himself as Don Juan, the greatest lover in the world.

29.
From Prada to Nada
107 min | 2011 |
5.5 (14532 votes)
|
7.45 (43 reviews)

A Latina spin on Jane Austen's "Sense and Sensibility," where two spoiled sisters who have been left penniless after their father's sudden death are forced to move in with their estranged aunt in East Los Angeles.

30.
Brown Sugar
109 min | 2002 |
6.5 (8652 votes)
|
8.45 (37 reviews)

Friends since childhood, a magazine editor and a hip-hop record executive stumble into romantic territory.

31.
Bubble Boy
84 min | 2001 |
5.6 (30551 votes)
|
7.54 (130 reviews)

Bubble Boy's been in a bubble all his life due to no immune system. A cute blonde girl befriends BB. Her boyfriend proposes and BB decides to travel across USA to Niagara Falls to stop the wedding.

32.
Norbit
102 min | 2007 |
4.1 (70131 votes)
|
6.04 (304 reviews)

A mild-mannered guy, who is married to a monstrous woman, meets the woman of his dreams, and schemes to find a way to be with her.

33.
Soapdish
97 min | 1991 |
6.6 (14320 votes)
|
8.53 (76 reviews)

An ambitious television soap actress connives with her producer to scuttle the career of the show's long-time star, but nothing works as they plan.

34.
Xanadu
96 min | 1980 |
5.3 (12357 votes)
|
7.23 (234 reviews)

A struggling artist living in Los Angeles meets a girl who may hold the key to his happiness.

35.
Threesome
89 min | 1994 |
6.3 (12456 votes)
|
8.22 (47 reviews)

A girl named Alex is by mistake housed with 2 guys, Stuart and Eddy, in a college dorm suite. After initial problems they become friends. Stuart has the hots for Alex, Alex for Eddy and Eddy for Stuart. Can it work?

36.
Drop Dead Gorgeous
97 min | 1999 |
6.6 (33462 votes)
|
8.52 (204 reviews)

A small-town beauty pageant turns deadly as it becomes clear that someone will go to any lengths to win.

37.
Life Itself
117 min | 2018 |
6.9 (18464 votes)
|
8.81 (379 reviews)

As a young New York City couple goes from college romance to marriage and the birth of their first child, the unexpected twists of their journey create reverberations that echo over continents and through lifetimes.

38.
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
90 min | 2000 |
3.7 (22148 votes)
|
5.59 (70 reviews)

In this live-action prequel to The Flintstones (1994), the Flintstones and the Rubbles go on a trip to Rock Vegas, where Wilma Slaghoople is pursued by playboy Chip Rockefeller.

39.
Staying Alive
93 min | 1983 |
4.7 (14874 votes)
|
6.59 (111 reviews)

Five years later, Tony Manero's Saturday Night Fever is still burning. Now he's strutting toward his biggest challenge yet: succeeding as a dancer on the Broadway stage.

40.
In Love and War
113 min | 1996 |
6.0 (8248 votes)
|
7.87 (33 reviews)

A bitter love story between a talented writer and a gentle nurse.

41.
Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights
86 min | 2004 |
6.0 (27102 votes)
|
7.87 (176 reviews)

High school senior Katey moves to Havana in November 1958, when her dad gets a promotion at Ford. She meets a local waiter, who introduces her to sensual Cuban music/dance. They enter a big dance contest for the prize when he gets fired.

42.
While You Were Sleeping
103 min | 1995 |
6.7 (94152 votes)
|
8.55 (178 reviews)

A hopelessly romantic Chicago Transit Authority token collector is mistaken for the fiancée of a coma patient.

43.
Jaan-E-Mann: Let's Fall in Love... Again
165 min | 2006 |
6.1 (8172 votes)
|
7.95 (53 reviews)

Follows a love triangle between Agastya, Suhaan and Piya.

44.
Mannequin
90 min | 1987 |
5.9 (29926 votes)
|
7.74 (100 reviews)

A young artist, searching for his vocation, makes a mannequin so perfect he falls in love with it. Finding the mannequin in a store window, he gets a job there and his creation comes to life.

45.
Love & Basketball
124 min | 2000 |
7.2 (19328 votes)
|
9.03 (82 reviews)

Monica and Quincy love and play basketball together through many life challenges from childhood to adulthood.

46.
The Blue Lagoon
104 min | 1980 |
5.8 (64283 votes)
|
7.62 (141 reviews)

In the Victorian period, two children are shipwrecked on a tropical island in the South Pacific. With no adults to guide them, the two make a simple life together, unaware that sexual maturity will eventually intervene.

47.
A Night at the Roxbury
82 min | 1998 |
6.2 (57773 votes)
|
8.0 (182 reviews)

Two dim-witted brothers dream of owning their own dance club or at least getting into the coolest and most exclusive club in town, The Roxbury.

48.
Beautiful Thing
90 min | 1996 |
7.5 (22277 votes)
|
9.3 (127 reviews)

Jamie is a shy teenager, often bullied at school. His neighbour Ste has a rough time at home, being beaten by his father and brother. This issues bring them together and they find that what they feel for each other is more than friendship.

49.
Green Card - Scheinehe mit Hindernissen
103 min | 1990 |
6.2 (20527 votes)
|
8.0 (38 reviews)

A man wanting to stay in the US enters into a marriage of convenience, but it turns into more than that.

50.
Stop! Or My Mom Will Shoot
87 min | 1992 |
4.3 (37141 votes)
|
6.09 (96 reviews)

A tough police sergeant's overbearing mother comes to visit him and begins to meddle in his life and career.

Top 50 overrated romance movies

01.
A Ghost Story
92 min | 2017 |
6.9 (63032 votes)
|
3.32 (549 reviews)

In this singular exploration of legacy, love, loss, and the enormity of existence, a recently deceased, white-sheeted ghost returns to his suburban home to try to reconnect with his bereft wife.

02.
Mansfield Park
112 min | 1999 |
7.0 (22283 votes)
|
3.84 (157 reviews)

Fanny, born into a poor family, is sent away to live with wealthy uncle Sir Thomas, his wife and their four children, where she'll be brought up for a proper introduction to society.

03.
The Lobster
119 min | 2015 |
7.2 (227239 votes)
|
4.3 (701 reviews)

In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

04.
Wuthering Heights
129 min | 2011 |
6.0 (9283 votes)
|
3.2 (87 reviews)

A poor boy of unknown origins is rescued from poverty and taken in by the Earnshaw family where he develops an intense relationship with his young foster sister, Cathy.

05.
Three Steps Above Heaven
118 min | 2010 |
6.9 (24483 votes)
|
4.29 (45 reviews)

A privileged woman and a reckless man fall in love despite their different social classes.

06.
My Sassy Girl
92 min | 2008 |
6.3 (18743 votes)
|
3.74 (77 reviews)

A sweet Midwestern guy with his life planned out for himself is wooed, groomed, and ultimately dumped by a complicated, elusive gal.

07.
The Souvenir
120 min | 2019 |
6.4 (9128 votes)
|
3.84 (120 reviews)

A young film student in the early '80s becomes romantically involved with a complicated and untrustworthy man.

08.
The Third Half
113 min | 2012 |
7.8 (8168 votes)
|
5.45 (33 reviews)

Determined to build the best football club in the country, Dimitry hires the German coach, Rudolph Spitz, to galvanize his rag tag team but - when the first Nazi tanks roll through the city and Rebecca, the beautiful daughter of a local banker, elopes with his star player, all Dimitry's plans must change.

09.
Crazy Rich Asians
120 min | 2018 |
6.9 (148833 votes)
|
4.59 (1068 reviews)

This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

10.
On the Rocks
96 min | 2020 |
6.5 (25611 votes)
|
4.19 (254 reviews)

A young mother reconnects with her larger-than-life playboy father on an adventure through New York.

11.
The Big Wedding
89 min | 2013 |
5.6 (47852 votes)
|
3.33 (121 reviews)

A long-divorced couple fakes being married as their family unites for a wedding.

12.
Think Like a Man Too
106 min | 2014 |
5.8 (18492 votes)
|
3.73 (43 reviews)

All the couples are back for a wedding in Las Vegas, but plans for a romantic weekend go awry when their various misadventures get them into some compromising situations that threaten to derail the big event.

13.
American Honey
163 min | 2016 |
7.0 (39650 votes)
|
4.97 (201 reviews)

A teenage girl with nothing to lose joins a traveling magazine sales crew, and gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard partying, law bending and young love as she criss-crosses the Midwest with a band of misfits.

14.
Lust Stories
120 min | 2018 |
6.5 (9278 votes)
|
4.5 (92 reviews)

Four short films by four of India's biggest directors exploring love, sex and relationships in modern India.

15.
Siberia
104 min | 2018 |
4.3 (13626 votes)
|
2.31 (306 reviews)

When an American diamond trader's Russian partner goes missing, he journeys to Siberia in search of him, but instead begins a love affair.

16.
The Family Stone
103 min | 2005 |
6.3 (62639 votes)
|
4.36 (469 reviews)

An uptight, conservative businesswoman accompanies her boyfriend to his eccentric and outgoing family's annual Christmas celebration and finds that she's a fish out of water in their free-spirited way of life.

17.
You Get Me
89 min | 2017 |
4.7 (11906 votes)
|
2.8 (105 reviews)

A one night stand turns into a nightmare for a High School student, when the obsession of a young woman grows dangerous.

18.
Happy-Go-Lucky
118 min | 2008 |
7.0 (37686 votes)
|
5.18 (183 reviews)

A look at a few chapters in the life of Poppy, a cheery, colorful, North London schoolteacher whose optimism tends to exasperate those around her.

19.
Widows
129 min | 2018 |
6.9 (90031 votes)
|
5.08 (579 reviews)

Four women with nothing in common except a debt left behind by their dead husbands' criminal activities take fate into their own hands and conspire to forge a future on their own terms.

20.
Before Midnight
109 min | 2013 |
7.9 (145115 votes)
|
6.13 (299 reviews)

We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.

21.
Higher Learning
127 min | 1995 |
6.5 (18498 votes)
|
4.77 (103 reviews)

People from all different walks of life, encounter racial tension, rape, responsibility, and the meaning of an education on a university campus.

22.
The Piano
121 min | 1993 |
7.6 (80483 votes)
|
5.89 (214 reviews)

In the mid-19th century, a mute woman is sent to New Zealand along with her young daughter and prized piano for an arranged marriage to a wealthy landowner, but is soon lusted after by a local worker on the plantation.

23.
Desperados
105 min | 2020 |
5.2 (8905 votes)
|
3.49 (122 reviews)

A panicked young woman, with her reluctant friends in tow, rushes to Mexico to try and delete a ranting email she sent to her new boyfriend.

24.
Sierra Burgess Is a Loser
105 min | 2018 |
5.8 (35113 votes)
|
4.09 (400 reviews)

A case of mistaken identity results in unexpected romance when the most popular girl in high school and the biggest loser must come together to win over their crushes.

25.
Tenet
150 min | 2020 |
7.4 (361935 votes)
|
5.72 (4409 reviews)

Armed with only one word, Tenet, and fighting for the survival of the entire world, a Protagonist journeys through a twilight world of international espionage on a mission that will unfold in something beyond real time.

26.
The Future
91 min | 2011 |
6.2 (8224 votes)
|
4.52 (65 reviews)

When a couple decides to adopt a stray cat their perspective on life changes radically, literally altering the course of time and space and testing their faith in each other and themselves.

27.
Summer of Sam
142 min | 1999 |
6.7 (36788 votes)
|
5.04 (248 reviews)

Spike Lee's take on the "Son of Sam" murders in New York City during the summer of 1977 centering on the residents of an Italian-American Northeast Bronx neighborhood who live in fear and distrust of one another.

28.
Because I Said So
102 min | 2007 |
5.7 (37285 votes)
|
4.06 (197 reviews)

A meddling mother tries to set her daughter up with the right man so her kid won't follow in her footsteps.

29.
Match Point
124 min | 2005 |
7.6 (208691 votes)
|
6.0 (741 reviews)

At a turning point in his life, a former tennis pro falls for an actress who happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law.

30.
Trainwreck
125 min | 2015 |
6.2 (131649 votes)
|
4.66 (407 reviews)

Having thought that monogamy was never possible, a commitment-phobic career woman may have to face her fears when she meets a good guy.

31.
Gloria Bell
102 min | 2018 |
6.3 (9885 votes)
|
4.76 (122 reviews)

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

32.
Greenberg
107 min | 2010 |
6.1 (36064 votes)
|
4.58 (136 reviews)

A man from Los Angeles, who moved to New York years ago, returns to L.A. to figure out his life while he house-sits for his brother. He soon sparks with his brother's assistant.

33.
Ted
106 min | 2012 |
6.9 (577422 votes)
|
5.39 (620 reviews)

John Bennett, a man whose childhood wish of bringing his teddy bear to life came true, now must decide between keeping the relationship with the bear, Ted or his girlfriend, Lori.

34.
Meet the Fockers
115 min | 2004 |
6.3 (256173 votes)
|
4.8 (420 reviews)

All hell breaks loose when the Byrnes family meets the Focker family for the first time.

35.
Tiny Furniture
98 min | 2010 |
6.2 (13154 votes)
|
4.71 (36 reviews)

About a recent college grad who returns home while she tries to figure out what to do with her life.

36.
To the Wonder
112 min | 2012 |
5.9 (27300 votes)
|
4.42 (156 reviews)

After falling in love in Paris, Marina and Neil come to Oklahoma, where problems arise. Their church's Spanish-born pastor struggles with his faith, while Neil encounters a woman from his childhood.

37.
Rachel Getting Married
113 min | 2008 |
6.7 (47519 votes)
|
5.23 (277 reviews)

A young woman who has been in and out of rehab for the past ten years, returns home for the weekend for her sister's wedding.

38.
Friends with Kids
107 min | 2011 |
6.1 (41028 votes)
|
4.64 (113 reviews)

Two best friends decide to have a child together while keeping their relationship platonic, so they can avoid the toll kids can take on romantic relationships.

39.
Bachelorette
87 min | 2012 |
5.3 (45367 votes)
|
3.87 (178 reviews)

Three friends are asked to be bridesmaids at a wedding of a woman they used to ridicule back in high school.

40.
The Titan
97 min | 2018 |
4.8 (28972 votes)
|
3.37 (570 reviews)

A military family takes part in a ground-breaking experiment of genetic evolution and space exploration.

41.
I Am Love
120 min | 2009 |
7.0 (20740 votes)
|
5.58 (124 reviews)

Emma left Russia to live with her husband in Italy. Now a member of a powerful industrial family, she is the respected mother of three, but feels unfulfilled. One day, Antonio, a talented chef and her son's friend, makes her senses kindle.

42.
Housefull
144 min | 2010 |
5.3 (11555 votes)
|
3.89 (42 reviews)

Believing himself to be jinxed, a man attempts to find true love, but instead gets caught in a web of lies.

43.
Keinohrhasen
116 min | 2007 |
6.6 (15937 votes)
|
5.2 (30 reviews)

Rainbow press reporter Ludo is sentenced to 8 months, but is released on probation. But he has to work 300 hours for a local daycare center and meets Anna who has unfinished business with him.

44.
The Romantics
95 min | 2010 |
5.1 (11667 votes)
|
3.71 (53 reviews)

Seven close friends reunite for the wedding of two of their friends. Problems arise because the bride and the maid of honor have had a long rivalry over the groom.

45.
Das Geisterhaus
141 min | 1993 |
6.9 (18942 votes)
|
5.52 (64 reviews)

A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.

46.
The Accidental Husband
90 min | 2008 |
5.6 (23566 votes)
|
4.22 (73 reviews)

When talk radio host Emma Lloyd advises one of her listeners to break up with her boyfriend, the jilted ex sets about getting his revenge.

47.
40 Days and 40 Nights
96 min | 2002 |
5.6 (71405 votes)
|
4.23 (160 reviews)

After a brutal break-up, a young man vows to stay celibate during the forty days of Lent, but finds the girl of his dreams and is unable to do anything about it.

48.
Brideshead Revisited
133 min | 2008 |
6.7 (12282 votes)
|
5.33 (98 reviews)

A poignant story of forbidden love and the loss of innocence set in England prior to World War II.

49.
Another Earth
92 min | 2011 |
6.9 (92181 votes)
|
5.55 (279 reviews)

On the night of the discovery of a duplicate Earth in the Solar system, an ambitious young student and an accomplished composer cross paths in a tragic accident.

50.
The Mountain Between Us
112 min | 2017 |
6.4 (69552 votes)
|
5.05 (338 reviews)

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.