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The Best Romance Movies of 2005

Updated June 8, 2017 707 votes 41 voters 1.2k views50 items

List of the best 2005 romance movies, ranked by how many upvotes they've received by other fans of the genre. If watching men and women fall in love is your idea of a good movie, then these films are definitely worth checking out. These are all the romance movies that defined the year 2005, so vote for your favorites and help them rise to the top. This poll is also a great resource for finding new movies that you haven't already seen, especially since you can watch trailers for each film right on this page. To make sure this list is as accurate as possible, please don't downvote a movie if you haven't seen it.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, including Wedding Crashers and King Kong. This isn't necessarily a list of all romance movies from 2005, but it does contain all the ones worth watching.
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  • 1
    Pride & Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Pride & Prejudice

    Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan

    Released2005

    Directed byJoe Wright

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    Wedding Crashers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Wedding Crashers

    Owen Wilson, Vince Vaughn

    Released2005

    Directed byDavid Dobkin

  • 3
    Walk the Line is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Walk the Line

    Reese Witherspoon, Joaquin Phoenix

    Released2005

    Directed byJames Mangold

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    The 40-Year-Old Virgin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    The 40-Year-Old Virgin

    Elizabeth Banks, Kat Dennings

    Released2005

    Directed byJudd Apatow

  • 5
    Mr. & Mrs. Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Mr. & Mrs. Smith

    Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt

    Released2005

    Directed byDoug Liman

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  • 6
    Just like Heaven is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Just like Heaven

    Reese Witherspoon, Mark Ruffalo

    Released2005

    Directed byMark Waters

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  • 7
    Brokeback Mountain is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Brokeback Mountain

    Anne Hathaway, Jake Gyllenhaal

    Released2005

    Directed byAng Lee

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  • 8
    Little Manhattan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Little Manhattan

    Josh Hutchersonm, Cynthia Nixon

    Released2005

    Directed byMark Levin, Jennifer Flackett

  • 9
    King Kong is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    King Kong

    Naomi Watts, Jack Black

    Released2005

    Directed byPeter Jackson

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  • 10
    In Her Shoes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    In Her Shoes

    Cameron Diaz, Shirley MacLaine

    Released2005

    Directed byCurtis Hanson

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  • 11
    Memoirs of a Geisha is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Memoirs of a Geisha

    Zhang Ziyi, Michelle Yeoh

    Released2005

    Directed byRob Marshall

  • 12
    Cinderella Man is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Cinderella Man

    Russell Crowe, Renée Zellweger

    Released2005

    Directed byRon Howard

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  • 13
    Hitch is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Hitch

    Will Smith, Eva Mendes

    Released2005

    Directed byAndy Tennant

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  • 14
    Just Friends is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Just Friends

    Ryan Reynolds, Anna Faris

    Released2005

    Directed byRoger Kumble

  • 15
    Yours, Mine and Ours is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Yours, Mine and Ours

    Miranda Cosgrove, Dennis Quaid

    Released2005

    Directed byRaja Gosnell

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    Herbie: Fully Loaded is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Herbie: Fully Loaded

    Lindsay Lohan, Anna Faris

    Released2005

    Directed byAngela Robinson

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    The Family Stone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    The Family Stone

    Rachel McAdams, Sarah Jessica Parker

    Released2005

    Directed byThomas Bezucha

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  • 18
    Must Love Dogs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Must Love Dogs

    Diane Lane, John Cusack

    Released2005

    Directed byGary David Goldberg

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  • 19
    Prime is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Prime

    Meryl Streep, Uma Thurman

    Released2005

    Directed byBen Younger

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  • 20
    The Sisterhood of the Travelin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

    Blake Lively, America Ferrera

    Released2005

    Directed byKen Kwapis

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  • 21
    Monster-in-Law is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Monster-in-Law

    Jennifer Lopez, Jane Fonda

    Released2005

    Directed byRobert Luketic

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    Diary of a Mad Black Woman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Diary of a Mad Black Woman

    Tyler Perry, Shemar Moore

    Released2005

    Directed byDarren Grant

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  • 23
    Adam & Steve is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Adam & Steve

    Parker Posey, Chris Kattan

    Released2005

    Directed byCraig Chester

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  • 24
    Hustle & Flow is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Hustle & Flow

    Taraji P. Henson, Ludacris

    Released2005

    Directed byCraig Brewer

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    Imagine Me & You is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Romance Movies of 2005
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    Imagine Me & You

    Lena Headey, Piper Perabo

    Released2005

    Directed byOl Parker

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