Because you're not going to watch an existential tearjerker on your third date but you *might* screen a sexy road trip flick on the couch, it goes unsaid that there are so many romantic movies on Netflix, but a time and place for each. Below we compiled some of the best romantic movies on Netflix that suit every occasion, from classic '90s comedies to kid-friendly romances worth watching to a musical movie filled with celebrity cameos.
A LOL-Worthy Classic Comedy: '10 Things I Hate About You'
Experience all the nostalgia for this perfect '90s teen comedy with the funniest one-liners and one of the most heart-melty song-and-dance scenes in history. Plus, #NeverForget the iconic love poem that ends the film.
A Drama (That for All Intents and Purposes Is a Comedy): 'Twilight'
In the realm of movies that you don't watch because they are high in "red tomato" points on the Internet are the movies worth watching because they're just kind of funny: enter Twilight. (Okay, and you might also just feel nostalgic for the vampy series). If you're with a group of friends and have too little attention span to watch a film with subtitles but also want to be entertained, this one's your target. Play a drinking game that involves taking a shot whenever Kristen Stewart furrows her brow!
A Rom-Com Worth Watching Over and Over: 'How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days'
High in both campy humor and GIF-able moments (see: Kate Hudson eating a hamburger), How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is one of those films you're bound to watch more than once. Hudson and Matthew McConaughey are adorable together and the crazy girlfriend humor abounds.
A Period Piece: 'Shakespeare in Love'
Nothing gets better than Gwyneth Paltrow reading Shakespeare lines in costume and the incredible Elizabethan fashion in this film is worth seeing.
A Kid-Friendly Movie: 'Moonrise Kingdom'
This movie will make you want to go out and buy knee socks, all pastels, and a portable record player STAT. It's a lovable cast of characters from the pair of young lovers who run away together to a scoutmaster played by Edward Norton, and a cheery plot that will make you believe that true love isn't, in fact, dead.
An Unconventional Indie Tearjerker: 'Beginners'
It's slow-moving (and on the longer side) but don't give up on Beginners yet! Oliver (played by Ewan McGregor) and Anna (Mélanie Laurent) are pure magic as a couple who find each other after the death of Oliver's father. It's weepy, and sometimes heartbreaking, but it's ideal for snuggling up to on a rainy day.
Netflix and Chill: 'Y Tu Mamá También'
A road trip movie best known for its ménage à trois scene, bookmark Y Tu Mamá También (starring your Mozart in the Jungle fave Gael Garcia Bernal) when you want to set the tone for a "Netflix and Chill" date. (The sexual tension is *everything.*)
A Feel-Good Musical: 'Begin Again'
It's not exactly a song-and-dance musical, but this star-studded music-centric film featuring Keira Knightley, Cee-Lo Green, Adam Levine, Hailee Steinfeld, and Mark Ruffalo will still make you feel all the feels. All bets on you not being able to get the soundtrack out of your head, too.