Is there anything better than a rekindled romance in movies? Whether it's by war, jealousy, deception or simply bad luck, we all respond to the tragedy of a romance cut short. Whether it's in real life or the movies, we mourn for the beautiful love that could have been.
Every once in a while, though, we get a second chance. The top movies on this rekindled romance movie list prove that it's never too late to be with that perfect person. Whether you're separated by distance or, as in Lake House, by time, there's always hope that you'll be reunited.
The characters in this list of the best rekindled romance movies find their love again in different ways. Sometimes they've been searching for them for years, sometimes they find them by accident. Not all of these stories end well. Whether it's a movie about reuniting ex lovers or rekindling any kind of lost love, there's something here for everyone.
So vote for the greatest rekindled romance movies and don't forget to add anything that's missing!
- 4912The Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on... more
- 205Sweet Home Alabama is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant. A young... more
- 161The Lake House is a 2006 American romantic drama directed by Alejandro Agresti and starring... more
- 184Serendipity is a 2001 American romantic comedy film, starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale.... more
- 209Casablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on... more
- 167The Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and... more
- 144Ghost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy/crime thriller film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi... more
- 80The Way We Were is a 1973 American romantic drama film, starring Barbra Streisand and Robert... more
- 114Atonement is a 2007 British romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright and based on Ian... more
- 114It's Complicated is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nancy Meyers.... more
- 114Pearl Harbor is a 2001 American war film with romance and action elements directed by Michael... more
- 82Before Sunset is a 2004 American romantic drama film, the sequel to Before Sunrise. Like its... more
- 12813 Going on 30 is a 2004 American romantic comedy fantasy film written by Josh Goldsmith and... more
The Story of UsMichelle Pfeiffer, Bruce WillisThe Story of Us is a 1999 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Rob Reiner, and... more
- 50Kiss Kiss Bang Bang is a 2005 American neo-noir dark comedy film written and directed by Shane... more
- 64Brooklyn is a 2015 romantic drama film directed by John Crowley, based on the novel by Colm... more
- 52Cold Mountain is a 2003 epic drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is... more
- 42Begin Again is a 2014 American musical comedy-drama film written and directed by John Carney... more
- 22Same Time, Next Year is a 1978 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Robert... more
Jurassic World: Fallen KingdomChris Pratt, Bryce Dallas HowardJurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by... more
- 22Wicker Park is a 2004 American psychological drama/romantic mystery film directed by Paul... more
- 22Dear John is a 2010 American romantic drama film starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum.... more
- 44"Like Crazy is a film from and about the heart. Jacob, an American, and Anna, who is British,... more
- 12Brief Encounter is a 1945 British film directed by David Lean about British suburban life,... more
- 12Mr. Wonderful is a 1993 romantic comedy film directed by Academy Award winning director... more