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!
Directed by: Nick CassavetesThe Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on... more
Directed by: Andy TennantSweet Home Alabama is a 2002 American romantic comedy film directed by Andy Tennant. A young... more
Directed by: Alejandro AgrestiThe Lake House is a 2006 American romantic drama directed by Alejandro Agresti and starring... more
Directed by: Peter ChelsomSerendipity is a 2001 American romantic comedy film, starring John Cusack and Kate Beckinsale.... more
Directed by: Michael CurtizCasablanca is a 1942 American romantic drama film directed by Michael Curtiz and based on... more
Directed by: Rob ReinerThe Princess Bride is a 1987 American romantic comedy fantasy adventure film directed and... more
Directed by: Jerry ZuckerGhost is a 1990 American romantic fantasy/crime thriller film starring Patrick Swayze, Demi... more
Directed by: Sydney PollackThe Way We Were is a 1973 American romantic drama film, starring Barbra Streisand and Robert... more
Directed by: Michael BayPearl Harbor is a 2001 American war film with romance and action elements directed by Michael... more
Directed by: Nancy MeyersIt's Complicated is a 2009 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Nancy Meyers.... more
Directed by: Joe WrightAtonement is a 2007 British romantic drama film directed by Joe Wright and based on Ian... more
Directed by: Richard LinklaterBefore Sunset is a 2004 American romantic drama film, the sequel to Before Sunrise. Like its... more
Directed by: Gary Winick13 Going on 30 is a 2004 American romantic comedy fantasy film written by Josh Goldsmith and... more
The Story of UsMichelle Pfeiffer, Bruce Willis
Directed by: Rob ReinerThe Story of Us is a 1999 American romantic comedy drama film directed by Rob Reiner, and... more
Directed by: Shane BlackKiss Kiss Bang Bang is a 2005 American neo-noir dark comedy film written and directed by Shane... more
Directed by: John CrowleyBrooklyn is a 2015 romantic drama film directed by John Crowley, based on the novel by Colm... more
Directed by: Anthony MinghellaCold Mountain is a 2003 epic drama film written and directed by Anthony Minghella. The film is... more
Directed by: John CarneyBegin Again is a 2014 American musical comedy-drama film written and directed by John Carney... more
Jurassic World: Fallen KingdomChris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard
Directed by: J. A. BayonaJurassic World: Fallen Kingdom is a 2018 American science fiction adventure film directed by... more
Directed by: Robert MulliganSame Time, Next Year is a 1978 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Robert... more
Directed by: Paul McGuiganWicker Park is a 2004 American psychological drama/romantic mystery film directed by Paul... more
Directed by: Lasse HallströmDear John is a 2010 American romantic drama film starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum.... more
Directed by: David LeanBrief Encounter is a 1945 British film directed by David Lean about British suburban life,... more
Directed by: Anthony MinghellaMr. Wonderful is a 1993 romantic comedy film directed by Academy Award winning director... more
Directed by: Steven SpielbergRaiders of the Lost Ark is a 1981 American adventure film directed by Steven Spielberg. The... more