Romance The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix  

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What do you get when you mix a little bit of romance with just a dash of intrigue and mystery? Some of the best romantic dramas on Netflix, of course! These top-rated Netflix romance/dramas range from historical epics to intimate contemporary tear-jerkers. 

This list of the best romantic drama movies on Netflix offers entertainment that is guaranteed to please him or her If you're just recovering from a break up, don't worry - we have something to fix that too. Watching some of the below films will inspire you and give you hope.  

What are the best romantic dramas on Netflix? It really depends on your mood and what you're looking for. Browwe this list to find the best romance film for your next date night. Then, vote up the best romantic dramas on Netflix! 

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Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina
Chocolat is a 2000 American-British romantic drama film based on the novel of the same name by Joanne Harris, and was directed by Lasse Hallström. Adapted by screenwriter Robert Nelson ...more

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The Immigrant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix
Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Renner
The Immigrant is a 2013 American drama film co-written, produced and directed by James Gray. It was nominated for the Palme d'Or at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival.

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Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Mike Vogel
"Blue Valentine is the story of love lost and love found told in two parallel moments in time. Flooded with romantic memories of their courtship, Dean and Cindy use one night to try and ...more

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Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner
The Notebook is a 2004 American romantic drama film directed by Nick Cassavetes and based on the novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a ...more

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The Edge of Seventeen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix
Hailee Steinfeld, Woody Harrelson, Kyra Sedgwick
The Edge of Seventeen (originally titled Besties) is a 2016 American comedy-drama film directed and written by Kelly Fremon Craig. The film stars Hailee Steinfeld, Haley Lu Richardson, Hayden ...more

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The Duchess is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix
Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Hayley Atwell
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial The Duchess is a 2008 British-American drama film directed by Saul Dibb. It is based on Amanda Foreman's biography of the 18th-century English aristocrat Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of ...more

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Y Tu Mamá También is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix
Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Maribel Verdú
Y Tu Mamá También is a 2001 Mexican drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and co-written by Cuarón and his brother Carlos. The film tells a coming-of-age story about ...more

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Naomi Watts, Jacqueline Bissett, Oliver Platt
Dangerous Beauty is a 1998 American biographical drama film directed by Marshall Herskovitz and starring Catherine McCormack, Rufus Sewell, and Oliver Platt. Based on the non-fiction book The ...more

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Audrey Hepburn, John Goodman, Holly Hunter
Always is a 1989 romantic drama film directed by Steven Spielberg, and starring Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, John Goodman, introducing Brad Johnson and featuring Audrey Hepburn's cameo in her ...more

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Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman, Benedict Cumberbatch
The Other Boleyn Girl is a 2008 drama film directed by Justin Chadwick. The screenplay by Peter Morgan was adapted from the 2001 novel of the same name by Philippa Gregory. It is a romanticized ...more

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6 Years is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix
Taissa Farmiga, Ben Rosenfield, Lindsay Burdge

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Irreplaceable You is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix
Irreplaceable You Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michiel Huisman

A stunning cancer diagnosis spurs Abbie to seek a future girlfriend for fiancé and childhood sweetheart Sam, who's clueless when it comes to dating.

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Shailene Woodley, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jennifer Jason Leigh
The Spectacular Now is a 2013 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by James Ponsoldt, written by Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber and starring Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley. The ...more

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Beautiful Girls is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix
Natalie Portman, Uma Thurman, Rosie O'Donnell
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Beautiful Girls is a 1996 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Ted Demme from a screenplay written by Scott Rosenberg, starring Matt Dillon, Lauren Holly, Timothy Hutton, Rosie ...more

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Loving Annabelle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix
Kevin McCarthy, Wendy Schaal, John P. Farley
Watch for Free with Amazon Prime Free Trial Loving Annabelle is a 2006 film directed by Katherine Brooks. Based on Mädchen in Uniform, it tells the story of a boarding school student who falls in love with her teacher. It was filmed ...more

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Some Freaks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix
Thomas Mann, Marin Ireland, Lachlan Buchanan
A charming romance develops between a boy with one eye and an overweight girl, though when she loses her weight after going to college, their relationship is tested in devastating ways they ...more

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A Perfect Ending is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Romantic Dramas Movies on Netflix
Morgan Fairchild, Jessica Clark, John Heard
A Perfect Ending is a 2011 drama film written and directed by Nicole Conn.