Top Indie Romance movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent (500) Days of Summer on DVD (500) Days of Summer
Synopsis
When his girlfriend, Summer (Zooey Deschanel), unceremoniously dumps him, greeting-card copywriter and hopeless romantic Tom (Golden Globe nominee Joseph Gordon-Levitt) begins sifting through the year-plus worth of days they spent together, looking for clues to what went awry. As he recalls the good and bad times he spent with the commitment-phobic girl, his heart reawakens to what it cherishes most. Marc Webb directs this uncommon love story.
Cast
Cast
Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Clark Gregg, Minka Kelly, Matthew Gray Gubler, Rachel Boston, Geoffrey Arend, Chloë Grace Moretz, Yvette Nicole Brown
Director
Director
Marc Webb
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies
Rent Silver Linings Playbook on DVD Silver Linings Playbook
Synopsis
After a stint in a psychiatric hospital, bipolar Pat has no choice but to move back in with his football-obsessed parents. While he tries in vain to reconcile with his wife, Pat meets a woman who's as unstable as he is -- and she changes his life.
Cast
Cast
Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Jacki Weaver, Chris Tucker, Julia Stiles, John Ortiz, Shea Whigham
Director
Director
David O. Russell
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Romantic Comedies, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Waitress on DVD Waitress
Synopsis
Keri Russell stars as Jenna, a waitress whose fabulous pies are about the only sweet ingredient in an otherwise dreary existence. That is, until an unwanted pregnancy breeds unexpected romance between Jenna and an attractive doctor. Written by director and co-star Adrienne Shelly (who was murdered shortly before the film's selection for Sundance), this charmer is a frank and funny examination of the fears brought on by impending motherhood.
Cast
Cast
Keri Russell, Nathan Fillion, Cheryl Hines, Jeremy Sisto, Andy Griffith, Adrienne Shelly, Eddie Jemison, Lew Temple, Darby Stanchfield
Director
Director
Adrienne Shelly
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas
Rent Once on DVD Once
Synopsis
In this charming contemporary musical, a street musician in Dublin strikes up a friendship with a migrant street hawker, and the duo ends up composing and recording a series of songs over the course of a week that mirrors their burgeoning romance.
Cast
Cast
Glen Hansard, Markéta Irglová, Hugh Walsh, Gerard Hendrick, Alaistair Foley, Geoff Minogue, Bill Hodnett, Mal Whyte, Marcella Plunkett
Director
Director
John Carney
Genres
Genres
Drama, Contemporary Movie Musicals, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas, Musicals
Rent Lars and the Real Girl on DVD Lars and the Real Girl
Synopsis
When a delusional loner buys a life-sized sex doll over the Internet, promptly falls in love with her and starts telling people that she's his girlfriend, his brother and sister-in-law decide it's time to intervene.
Cast
Cast
Ryan Gosling, Emily Mortimer, Paul Schneider, Patricia Clarkson, R.D. Reid, Kelli Garner, Nancy Beatty
Director
Director
Craig Gillespie
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Romantic Comedies
Rent Vicky Cristina Barcelona on DVD Vicky Cristina Barcelona
Synopsis
In this Golden Globe-winning yarn, Javier Bardem stars as a flamboyant painter in the midst of a unique relationship with two female tourists -- who are unaware that his insanely jealous ex-wife is about to re-enter the picture.
Cast
Cast
Scarlett Johansson, Rebecca Hall, Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Chris Messina, Patricia Clarkson, Kevin Dunn, Zak Orth, Carrie Preston, Pablo Schreiber
Director
Director
Woody Allen
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent Secretary on DVD Secretary
Synopsis
Recently released from a mental hospital, a young woman who cuts herself gets a job working as a secretary for an egotistical attorney, and the two forge a unique relationship charged with sadomasochism.
Cast
Cast
James Spader, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jeremy Davies, Lesley Ann Warren, Stephen McHattie, Patrick Bauchau, Amy Locane, Oz Perkins, Jessica Tuck, Michael Mantell
Director
Director
Steven Shainberg
Genres
Genres
Drama, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Steamy Romance, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent Blue Valentine on DVD Blue Valentine
Synopsis
Once crazy about each other, Cindy and Dean have now grown apart. Cindy is disenchanted while Dean languishes in the emotional emptyness of their life in rural Pennsylvania. As they muddle through their marriage, they hearken back to the golden days.
Cast
Cast
Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, Faith Wladyka, John Doman, Mike Vogel, Marshall Johnson, Jen Jones, Maryann Plunkett, James Benatti, Barbara Troy, Carey Westbrook, Ben Shenkman
Director
Director
Derek Cianfrance
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas
Rent Smart People on DVD Smart People
Synopsis
An unexpected romance with a charming former student and a surprise visit from his wild adopted brother conspire to turn the life of self-absorbed widowed professor Lawrence Wetherhold upside down in this witty dramedy from director Noam Murro.
Cast
Cast
Dennis Quaid, Sarah Jessica Parker, Thomas Haden Church, Ellen Page, Ashton Holmes, Christine Lahti, Camille Mana, David Denman, Don Wadsworth, Robert Haley
Director
Director
Noam Murro
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Dark Humor & Black Comedies
Rent Away from Her on DVD Away from Her
Synopsis
Grant (Gordon Pinsent) plunges into an emotional abyss after moving his Alzheimer's-stricken wife (Julie Christie) to a nursing facility and keeping his distance for her benefit. When she turns her affections toward another man, waves of guilt for past behavior pass over Grant. Christie earned an Oscar nomination for portraying the fading yet graceful Fiona in this astute and solemn tale written and directed by Sarah Polley.
Cast
Cast
Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis, Michael Murphy, Kristen Thomson, Alberta Watson, Stacey LaBerge, Deanna Dezmari, Wendy Crewson, Thomas Hauff
Director
Director
Sarah Polley
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas
Rent My Big Fat Greek Wedding on DVD My Big Fat Greek Wedding
Synopsis
In this romantic comedy, a single Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek man, which is a problem for members of her strict family -- particularly her traditional father, whose Greek pride knows no bounds.
Cast
Cast
Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, Lainie Kazan, Andrea Martin, Joey Fatone, Gia Carides, Fiona Reid, Bruce Gray, Louis Mandylor, Ian Gomez
Director
Director
Joel Zwick
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies, Blockbusters
Rent In the Land of Women on DVD In the Land of Women
Synopsis
Disillusioned writer Carter Webb heads to the Michigan home of his ailing grandmother with plans to nurse her back to health. But he wasn't counting on assistance from a family of women living across the street.
Cast
Cast
Adam Brody, Kristen Stewart, Meg Ryan, Olympia Dukakis, Makenzie Vega, Elena Anaya, Clark Gregg, JoBeth Williams, Dustin Milligan, Ginnifer Goodwin
Director
Director
Jon Kasdan
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent Then She Found Me on DVD Then She Found Me
Synopsis
Already reeling from the death of her adoptive mother and a messy divorce, a put-upon schoolteacher finds her life becoming even more tumultuous when she begins dating the father of one of her students and her gabby birth mother shows up.
Cast
Cast
Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Colin Firth, Matthew Broderick, Ben Shenkman, Lynn Cohen, John Benjamin Hickey, Salman Rushdie, Daisy Tahan
Director
Director
Helen Hunt
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas
Rent Zack and Miri Make a Porno on DVD Zack and Miri Make a Porno
Synopsis
When platonic pals Zack and Miri find themselves in financial hot water, they make an adult film with amateur actors -- including themselves -- to bring in easy money. But their unspoken feelings for each other might threaten the whole enterprise.
Cast
Cast
Seth Rogen, Elizabeth Banks, Craig Robinson, Jason Mewes, Jeff Anderson, Traci Lords, Katie Morgan, Ricky Mabe, Justin Long, Brandon Routh, Tyler Labine, Tom Savini, Tisha Campbell-Martin, Jennifer Schwalbach Smith, Gerry Bednob
Director
Director
Kevin Smith
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Romance, Late Night Comedies, Slapstick
Rent Moonrise Kingdom on DVD Moonrise Kingdom
Synopsis
Wes Anderson's quirky drama follows the frantic search that ensues in a small New England town when two 12-year-olds fall in love and run away together. As the townsfolk hunt for the vanished kids, a storm causes even more profound communal upheaval.
Cast
Cast
Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Tilda Swinton, Jason Schwartzman, Bob Balaban, Harvey Keitel
Director
Director
Wes Anderson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Romantic Comedies, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, The Criterion Collection
Rent Adam on DVD Adam
Synopsis
When beautiful teacher Beth (Rose Byrne) moves into a nearby apartment, strangely awkward Adam (Hugh Dancy), who suffers from Asperger's syndrome, breaks through his limited social abilities and flirts with the young woman in this moving romance. Beth responds to Adam's unusual courtship, and as they overcome the obstacles to intimacy, they learn how to face life's other challenges. Max Mayer directs, while Peter Gallagher and Amy Irving co-star.
Cast
Cast
Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving, Ursula Abbott, Maddie Corman, Adam LeFevre
Director
Director
Max Mayer
Genres
Genres
Romance, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas
Rent Y Tu Mamá También on DVD Y Tu Mamá También
Synopsis
When two rich teens meet the alluring, older Luisa, they try to impress her with stories of a road trip to a secret beach, then convince her to join them. What follows is an escapade involving seduction, conflict and the harsh realities of poverty.
Cast
Cast
Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ana López Mercado, Nathan Grinberg, Veronica Langer, María Aura, Giselle Audirac, Arturo Ríos, Andrés Almeida, Diana Bracho, Emilio Echevarría
Director
Director
Alfonso Cuarón
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Steamy Romance, Romantic Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Steamy Romance, Foreign Romance, Spanish Language, Mexico
Rent Before Sunset on DVD Before Sunset
Synopsis
Ethan Hawke reprises his role as Jesse, a traveling American who fell for a sweet French girl named Celine (Julie Delpy) while he was backpacking through Europe, in this sequel to the 1995 hit Before Sunrise that's set nine years after they met. Now a successful author, Jessie's on a book tour in Paris when Celine shows up at a reading, just hours before his plane leaves. It's their last chance at closure -- and maybe their second shot at love.
Cast
Cast
Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Vernon Dobtcheff, Albert Delpy, Rodolphe Pauly, Louise Lemoine Torres, Marianne Plasteig, Diabolo, Marie Pillet
Director
Director
Richard Linklater
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent Her on DVD Her
Synopsis
In this sci-fi romantic comedy starring Joaquin Phoenix, love comes to a lonely young writer in the sleekest of packages when he finds himself falling for the advanced operating system he purchased to run his life.
Cast
Cast
Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara, Olivia Wilde, Chris Pratt, Matt Letscher, Portia Doubleday
Director
Director
Spike Jonze
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas
Rent Punch-Drunk Love on DVD Punch-Drunk Love
Synopsis
Barry, a bathroom supply salesman prone to spasms of rage, tries to escape constant harassment from three thugs and his seven sisters. He finds his life refreshed when he meets Lena, who falls in unconditional love with him.
Cast
Cast
Adam Sandler, Emily Watson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Luis Guzmán, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Robert Smigel, Don McManus, Jason Andrews
Director
Director
Paul Thomas Anderson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Comedies, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent Bella on DVD Bella
Synopsis
Two lost souls -- Nina (Tammy Blanchard), a pregnant, unmarried waitress, and Jose (Eduardo Verástegui), an introspective cook with a tragic past -- find solace in each other as their lives become unpredictably linked throughout the course of one incredible day. First-time director Alejandro Gomez Monteverde also co-wrote the screenplay for this inspirational story about love, hope and forgiveness.
Cast
Cast
Eduardo Verástegui, Tammy Blanchard, Manny Perez, Ali Landry, Angélica Aragón, Jaime Tirelli, Ramon Rodriguez, Lukas Behnken
Director
Director
Alejandro Gomez Monteverde
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas
Rent Outsourced on DVD Outsourced
Synopsis
When his department is outsourced to India, customer call center manager Todd Anderson (Josh Hamilton) heads to Mumbai to train his successor (Asif Basra), and amusing culture clashes ensue as Anderson tries to explain American business practices to the befuddled new employees. In the process, he learns important lessons about globalization -- and life. Ayesha Dharker and Matt Smith also star in director John Jeffcoat's cross-cultural comedy.
Cast
Cast
Josh Hamilton, Matt Smith, Rudolf Rodrigues, Jai Neeraj Raj Purohit, Siddharth Jadhav, Asif Basra, Sudha Shivpuri, Raghu Mama, Parvati, Ayesha Dharker, Arjun Mathur, Larry Pine
Director
Director
John Jeffcoat
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent The Cooler on DVD The Cooler
Synopsis
The unluckiest man in Las Vegas, Bernie Lootz, is employed by a casino as a "cooler" to defuse winning streaks. But when Lootz falls in love with a cocktail waitress, she becomes his "lady luck" -- to the chagrin of the casino's crooked director.
Cast
Cast
William H. Macy, Maria Bello, Alec Baldwin, Shawn Hatosy, Ron Livingston, Paul Sorvino, Estella Warren, Arthur J. Nascarella, Joey Fatone, M.C. Gainey, Ellen Greene, Don Scribner, Tony Longo
Director
Director
Wayne Kramer
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Gambling Dramas, Indie Romance, Dark Humor & Black Comedies
Rent Sweet Land on DVD Sweet Land
Synopsis
Norwegian-American farmer Olaf Torvik and his rural Minnesota community must struggle to overcome years of anti-German propaganda and prejudice when he discovers that his mail-order bride, Inge, is not only a German but also an accidental Socialist.
Cast
Cast
Elizabeth Reaser, Tim Guinee, Alan Cumming, Lois Smith, Ned Beatty, John Heard, Alex Kingston, Patrick Heusinger, Stephen Pelinski, Robert Hogan, Paul Sand
Director
Director
Ali Selim
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Indie Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Indie Romance, Period Pieces
Rent The Good Girl on DVD The Good Girl
Synopsis
Feeling trapped in her marriage, "good girl" Justine begins an affair with Holden, a younger co-worker who's obsessed with The Catcher in the Rye. But it doesn't take long for Holden's passion to bloom into a poisonous obsession.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Aniston, Jake Gyllenhaal, John C. Reilly, Tim Blake Nelson, Zooey Deschanel, Mike White, Deborah Rush, John Carroll Lynch
Director
Director
Miguel Arteta
Genres
Genres
Independent, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Before Sunrise on DVD Before Sunrise
Synopsis
This intoxicating film from director Richard Linklater stars Ethan Hawke as an American backpacker who strikes up a conversation with a lovely fellow traveler (Julie Delpy) on the train to Vienna and persuades her to spend his last day in Europe with him. Wandering the picturesque streets of the Austrian capital, the two share stories of their pasts and their dreams for the future, ultimately forging a bond that leads to love.
Cast
Cast
Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Andrea Eckert, Hanno Poschl, Karl Bruckschwaiger, Tex Rubinowitz, Erni Mangold, Dominik Castell, Haymon Maria Buttinger, Harald Waiglein
Director
Director
Richard Linklater
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent The Sessions on DVD The Sessions
Synopsis
After spending years in an iron lung, a man decides he wants to explore his sexuality for the first time, and hires a surrogate to aid the goal. Through their intensifying relationship, this indie drama illustrates the many forms love can take.
Cast
Cast
John Hawkes, Helen Hunt, William H. Macy, Moon Bloodgood, Annika Marks, Adam Arkin, Rhea Perlman, W. Earl Brown, Robin Weigert, Blake Lindsley
Director
Director
Ben Lewin
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Dramas Based on Real Life
Rent Me and You and Everyone We Know on DVD Me and You and Everyone We Know
Synopsis
Eccentric Christine seeks emotional connections in the modern world while newly single shoe salesman Richard copes with his recent separation and his teenage son experiences a sexual awakening.
Cast
Cast
John Hawkes, Miranda July, Miles Thompson, Brandon Ratcliff, Carlie Westerman, Hector Elias, Brad William Henke, Natasha Slayton, Najarra Townsend, Tracy Wright, JoNell Kennedy, Ellen Geer, Colette Kilroy, James Kayten
Director
Director
Miranda July
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent 2 Days in Paris on DVD 2 Days in Paris
Synopsis
On their way home from an ill-fated Venice vacation, Marion and Jack stop in Paris to visit Marion's parents. But their sojourn in the City of Lights turns out to be just as disastrous as their "romantic" trip to Italy.
Cast
Cast
Adam Goldberg, Julie Delpy, Daniel Brühl, Marie Pillet, Albert Delpy, Aleksia Landeau, Adan Jodorowsky, Alexandre Nahon, Charlotte Maury-Sentier, Vanessa Seward, Thibault De Lussy
Director
Director
Julie Delpy
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies, France
Rent Beginners on DVD Beginners
Synopsis
Oliver, a graphic artist, is coming to grips with the imminent death of his father, who, at 75, has one last secret: He's gay. Inspired and confused by his father's determination to find true love at last, Oliver tentatively pursues his own romance.
Cast
Cast
Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic, Kai Lennox, Mary Page Keller, Keegan Boos, China Shavers, Melissa Tang, Amanda Payton
Director
Director
Mike Mills
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, LGBT Dramas, LGBT Comedies, Indie LGBT
Rent Chasing Amy on DVD Chasing Amy
Synopsis
Comic book artist Holden meets the perfect woman, only to learn that she's a lesbian. Their friendship develops into something more when Holden confesses his love for her, but secrets from her past threaten their relationship.
Cast
Cast
Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, Jason Lee, Dwight Ewell, Jason Mewes, Kevin Smith
Director
Director
Kevin Smith
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas, LGBT Dramas
Rent Another Earth on DVD Another Earth
Synopsis
After a strange Earth-like planet is discovered, astrophysics student Rhoda accidentally slams her car into the vehicle of John, killing his family. In time, Rhoda and John begin an unlikely romance, but Rhoda begins to wonder about the other planet.
Cast
Cast
Brit Marling, William Mapother, Kumar Pallana, Robin Lord Taylor, Jordan Baker, Flint Beverage, Matthew-Lee Erlbach
Director
Director
Mike Cahill
Genres
Genres
Drama, Sci-Fi Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas
Rent To Rome with Love on DVD To Rome with Love
Synopsis
In this Woody Allen-directed romp through Rome, an opera director discovers a potential new star in an unexpected place, a young architect battles feelings for his girlfriend's gal-pal, and an average guy suddenly finds himself hounded by paparazzi.
Cast
Cast
Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Roberto Benigni, Penélope Cruz, Judy Davis, Jesse Eisenberg, Greta Gerwig, Ellen Page, Alison Pill, Carol Alt
Director
Director
Woody Allen
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies
Rent Paper Heart on DVD Paper Heart
Synopsis
Eccentric performer and romantic skeptic Charlyne Yi embarks on a quest to learn the true nature of love -- and gathers some surprising findings when she begins a relationship with actor Michael Cera. Real-life sweethearts Yi and Cera star as themselves in this quirky hybrid of documentary and scripted comedy. The charming romance was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the 2009 Sundance Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Charlyne Yi, Michael Cera, Jake Johnson, Demetri Martin, Seth Rogen, Paul Rust, Derek Waters, Martin Starr, Sarah Baker
Director
Director
Nicholas Jasenovec
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Romantic Comedies
Rent Greenberg on DVD Greenberg
Synopsis
At a crossroads in his life, New Yorker Roger Greenberg takes time to figure things out and travels to Los Angeles, where he house-sits for his brother and forges an unlikely bond with his sibling's assistant, Florence Marr.
Cast
Cast
Ben Stiller, Greta Gerwig, Rhys Ifans, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Brie Larson, Juno Temple, Chris Messina, Susan Traylor, Mark Duplass
Director
Director
Noah Baumbach
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger on DVD You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger
Synopsis
After her husband's midlife crisis drives him into the arms of a younger woman, Helena consults a psychic to learn what fate has in store for her and is told that she'll soon meet a tall, dark stranger who will become the love of her life.
Cast
Cast
Antonio Banderas, Josh Brolin, Anthony Hopkins, Gemma Jones, Freida Pinto, Naomi Watts, Pauline Collins, Ewen Bremner, Lucy Punch, Celia Imrie, Jim Piddock, Roger Ashton-Griffiths, Alex MacQueen, Anna Friel
Director
Director
Woody Allen
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies
Rent Cashback on DVD Cashback
Synopsis
Plagued by insomnia after a romantic breakup, artist Ben Willis starts working nights at a supermarket, where he discovers he can freeze time. His strange new powers lead to Ben's undressing attractive customers and using them as sketch models.
Cast
Cast
Sean Biggerstaff, Emilia Fox, Shaun Evans, Michelle Ryan, Stuart Goodwin, Michael Dixon, Michael Lambourne, Marc Pickering
Director
Director
Sean Ellis
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, United Kingdom
Rent Wristcutters: A Love Story on DVD Wristcutters: A Love Story
Synopsis
Depressed over a breakup, Zia slits his wrists, only to find himself sent to a bleak corner of the afterlife reserved for those who kill themselves. When he learns that his ex-girlfriend also committed suicide, he sets off on a quest to find her.
Cast
Cast
Patrick Fugit, Abraham Benrubi, Shannyn Sossamon, Leslie Bibb, Mark Boone Junior, Cameron Bowen, Mikal Portnoi Lazarev, Clayne Crawford, Tom Waits, Chase Ellison, John Hawkes, Will Arnett, Jake Busey, Shea Whigham, Mary Pat Gleason, Irwin Keyes, Jazzmun
Director
Director
Goran Dukic
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies
Rent Manhattan on DVD Manhattan
Synopsis
In this insightful slice of life, television writer Isaac Davis -- who's in the throes of a midlife crisis -- finds himself torn between an adoring high schooler and his best friend's high-maintenance mistress.
Cast
Cast
Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Michael Murphy, Mariel Hemingway, Meryl Streep, Anne Byrne
Director
Director
Woody Allen
Genres
Genres
Classics, Classic Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Classics, Blockbusters
Rent The Answer Man on DVD The Answer Man
Synopsis
Reclusive author Arlen Faber, who's intentionally been out of the spotlight since he penned an inspirational self-help book two decades ago, finds himself in need of spiritual healing in this quirky indie romance. Though everyone still looks to Arlen for answers, he's an emotional cipher without a clue until he meets an angst-ridden, overprotective single mom and a recovering alcoholic.
Cast
Cast
Jeff Daniels, Lauren Graham, Lou Taylor Pucci, Olivia Thirlby, Kat Dennings, Nora Dunn, Tony Hale, Annie Corley, Max Antisell, Thomas Roy, Peter Patrikios, Greg Wood, Richard G. Lyntton, Richard Barlow, Sally Mercer
Director
Director
John Hindman
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas
Rent Kissing Jessica Stein on DVD Kissing Jessica Stein
Synopsis
Jessica (Jennifer Westfeldt) is a single, straight, successful New York journalist who, like most of her female friends, has had a history of dating (male) creeps. But when she answers an intriguing personal ad from Helen (Heather Juergensen), Jessica finds herself intensely drawn to her. As Jessica explores this new side of her sexuality, the two begin a friendship that ultimately leads to romance.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Westfeldt, Heather Juergensen, Tovah Feldshuh, Esther Wurmfeld, Hillel Friedman, Ben Feldman, Robert Ari, David Aaron Baker, Jennifer Carta, Ben Weber
Director
Director
Charles Herman-Wurmfeld
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Romantic Comedies, LGBT Comedies, Romantic LGBT, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Lesbian
Rent Saving Face on DVD Saving Face
Synopsis
Dutiful daughter Wil (Michelle Krusiec) sidesteps her mother's (Joan Chen) attempts to marry her off in Alice Wu's romantic comedy. At 28, Wil's the old maid of her traditional Chinese family, so there's no way she can tell them about her budding lesbian romance with Vivian (Lynn Chen). But her widowed mom has her own problems, as she learns she's pregnant at 48. Kicked out by her disapproving father, she seeks refuge at Wil's place.
Cast
Cast
Michelle Krusiec, Joan Chen, Lynn Chen, Jin Wang, Guang Lan Koh, Jessica Hecht, Ato Essandoh, David Shih, Brian Yang, Nathanel Geng, Mao Zhao, Hoon Lee
Director
Director
Alice Wu
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Comedies, Indie LGBT, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Ondine on DVD Ondine
Synopsis
A fisherman's life is transformed when he catches a beautiful and mysterious woman in his nets. As he falls helplessly in love, his daughter comes to believe that the woman is a magical creature.
Cast
Cast
Colin Farrell, Alicja Bachleda, Alison Barry, Tony Curran, Emil Hostina, Dervla Kirwan, Stephen Rea, Marion O'Dwyer, Norma Sheahan, Don Wycherley
Director
Director
Neil Jordan
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, United Kingdom
Rent Broken English on DVD Broken English
Synopsis
New Yorker Nora Wilder, a single woman in a dead-end job, has friends who are all happily engaged or paired off in "perfect" marriages. Love eludes Nora until she meets an odd Frenchman who helps her discover life beyond her self-imposed boundaries.
Cast
Cast
Parker Posey, Melvil Poupaud, Gena Rowlands, Justin Theroux, Josh Hamilton, Drea de Matteo, Tim Guinee, Peter Bogdanovich
Director
Director
Zoe R. Cassavetes
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent The Burning Plain on DVD The Burning Plain
Synopsis
Charlize Theron plays a depressed, sex-obsessed restaurant manager in this moody, fragmented drama -- screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga's directorial debut -- that weaves together four seemingly unrelated stories separated by time and space.
Cast
Cast
Charlize Theron, Kim Basinger, Joaquim de Almeida, John Corbett, Robin Tunney, Brett Cullen, Danny Pino, José María Yazpik, Jennifer Lawrence, J.D. Pardo, Tessa la, Rachel Ticotin
Director
Director
Guillermo Arriaga
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent Ruby Sparks on DVD Ruby Sparks
Synopsis
In an effort to conquer his writer's block, a young novelist -- who's having trouble duplicating the success of his earlier work -- jots down all the attributes of his dream girl. But things get weird when she suddenly comes to life.
Cast
Cast
Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan, Chris Messina, Annette Bening, Antonio Banderas, Aasif Mandvi, Steve Coogan, Toni Trucks, Deborah Ann Woll, Elliott Gould, Alia Shawkat
Director
Director
Jonathan Dayton, Valerie Faris
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Trust the Man on DVD Trust the Man
Synopsis
This intimate look at modern relationships follows the romantic lives of two siblings who are struggling with love: Rebecca is picking up the pieces of her crumbling marriage, while her brother is missing the spark he once had with his girlfriend.
Cast
Cast
David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, Maggie Gyllenhaal, James Le Gros, Eva Mendes, Dagmara Dominczyk, Glenn Fitzgerald, Ellen Barkin
Director
Director
Bart Freundlich
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Don Jon on DVD Don Jon
Synopsis
Jon Martello's romantic exploits are legendary among his friends, but his obsession with online porn saps his enthusiasm for real sex. As he searches for intimacy -- or avoids it -- Jon meets two women with vital lessons to teach him.
Cast
Cast
Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore, Tony Danza, Glenne Headly, Brie Larson, Rob Brown, Jeremy Luke , Italia Ricci, Lindsey Broad
Director
Director
Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Late Night Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Henry & June on DVD Henry & June
Synopsis
A sensual masterwork based on real events, this rich evocation of wild expatriate nights in 1930s Paris begins when writer Anaïs Nin (Maria de Medeiros) embarks on a professional relationship with famed American author Henry Miller (Fred Ward). Their studious union deepens into something else, but when Nin falls under the spell of the alluring Mrs. Miller (Uma Thurman), fiction, fact and fantasy blur.
Cast
Cast
Fred Ward, Maria de Medeiros, Uma Thurman, Kevin Spacey, Richard E. Grant, Bruce Myers, Jean-Philippe Ecoffey, Juan Luis Bunuel, Artus de Penguern, Sylvie Huguel
Director
Director
Philip Kaufman
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance, Biographies, Dramas Based on Real Life, Bisexual, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Indie LGBT
Rent Celeste and Jesse Forever on DVD Celeste and Jesse Forever
Synopsis
High school sweethearts Celeste (Rashida Jones) and Jesse (Andy Samberg) married young, and though they're still close friends, they've decided to divorce. Back on the singles scene, the two struggle to keep their friendship alive despite their physical separation.
Cast
Cast
Rashida Jones, Andy Samberg, Ari Graynor, Eric Christian Olsen, Elijah Wood, Emma Roberts, Chris Messina, Will McCormack, Rebecca Dayan, Rich Sommer
Director
Director
Lee Toland Krieger
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent Before Midnight on DVD Before Midnight
Synopsis
This second sequel to the romantic drama Before Sunrise checks in with multinational lovers Jesse and Celine nine years after they reunited. Living in Greece, the couple struggles with emotions relating to parenthood, middle age and faded romance.
Cast
Cast
Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Jennifer Prior, Charlotte Prior, Xenia Kalogeropoulou, Walter Lassally, Ariane Labed, Yiannis Papadopoulos, Athina Rachel Tsangari, Panos Koronis
Director
Director
Richard Linklater
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent The Spectacular Now on DVD The Spectacular Now
Synopsis
When high school loner Aimee Finecky finds her classmate Sutter Keely passed-out drunk on a lawn, it marks the start of an unlikely friendship. After deciding to help Aimee raise her social confidence, Sutter finds himself falling for his creation.
Cast
Cast
Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kyle Chandler, Dayo Okeniyi , Bob Odenkirk, Andre Royo, Masam Holden
Director
Director
James Ponsoldt
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Indie Romance, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent All the Real Girls on DVD All the Real Girls
Synopsis
Paul (Paul Schneider) lives large in a small Southern town, where he's made a sexual conquest of nearly every single, eligible female. Every one, that is, except for his best friend's sister, Noel (Zooey Deschanel), a committed virgin. When Paul falls unexpectedly for Noel, he swears he's not out for sex and seeks to prove it to her with his actions. But Paul finds love much harder to manage than plain old-fashioned lust.
Cast
Cast
Paul Schneider, Zooey Deschanel, Patricia Clarkson, Shea Whigham, Benjamin Mouton, Maurice Compte, Danny McBride, Bartow Church, Maya Ling Pruitt, Heather McComb
Director
Director
David Gordon Green
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas
Rent Happy Accidents on DVD Happy Accidents
Synopsis
Ruby is on the verge of giving up on love when she meets Sam, a sweet small-town guy who changes her mind. It seems Ruby's finally found a sane boyfriend -- until Sam divulges that he's a time traveler from the year 2470.
Cast
Cast
Marisa Tomei, Vincent D'Onofrio, Nadia Dajani, Holland Taylor, Tovah Feldshuh, Sean Gullette, Bronson Dudley, José Zúñiga, Jason Chandani, Cara Buono, Lianna Pai, Tamara Jenkins, Richard Portnow, Anthony Michael Hall, Michael McGlone, Dan Frazer, Stephen Gevedon, Larry Fessenden
Director
Director
Brad Anderson
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent The Romantics on DVD The Romantics
Synopsis
Sexcapades and lots of laughter ensue when a group of college friends reunite for the wedding of Lila and Tom, and an old rivalry resurfaces between Lila and her maid of honor, Laura, who still holds a torch for the groom.
Cast
Cast
Katie Holmes, Josh Duhamel, Anna Paquin, Malin Akerman, Elijah Wood, Adam Brody, Dianna Agron, Jeremy Strong, Rebecca Lawrence Levy, Candice Bergen, Will Hutchins
Director
Director
Galt Niederhoffer
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas
Rent Mystic Pizza on DVD Mystic Pizza
Synopsis
In this quirky linchpin of 1980s cinema, reality rudely intrudes on the plans of three blue-collar New England teens -- wild-child Daisy, levelheaded Kat and wisecracking Jojo -- who share their dreams while slinging hash at a pizzeria.
Cast
Cast
Annabeth Gish, Julia Roberts, Lili Taylor, Vincent D'Onofrio, William R. Moses, Adam Storke, Conchata Ferrell, Joanna Merlin, Porscha Radcliffe, John Fiore
Director
Director
Donald Petrie
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent The Wackness on DVD The Wackness
Synopsis
In the midst of a midlife crisis, a psychiatrist forms a relationship with a teenage pot dealer, who trades his product for therapy sessions. Drugs, depression and relationships drive the action in this offbeat indie comedy.
Cast
Cast
Ben Kingsley, Josh Peck, Famke Janssen, Olivia Thirlby, Mary-Kate Olsen, Jane Adams, Method Man, Aaron Yoo, Talia Balsam, David Wohl
Director
Director
Jonathan Levine
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent The Good Guy on DVD The Good Guy
Synopsis
Well aware of his own blessings, up-and-coming Wall Street star Tommy Fielding decides to mentor one of his co-workers, Daniel. But his new protégé may prove too apt a pupil in this romantic comedy penned and helmed by Julio DePietro.
Cast
Cast
Alexis Bledel, Scott Porter, Bryan Greenberg, Anna Chlumsky, Colin Egglesfield, Andrew McCarthy, Aaron Yoo, Trini Alvarado, Kate Nauta, Denise Vasi, Adrian Martinez, Eric Thal, Rob Bogue
Director
Director
Julio DePietro
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Danny Deckchair on DVD Danny Deckchair
Synopsis
A truck driver hatches a novel way to escape his humdrum life: he ties helium-filled balloons to his deck chair and floats into the sky. But a violent thunderstorm sends him hurtling over the Outback, where he lands in a small town.
Cast
Cast
Rhys Ifans, Miranda Otto, Justine Clarke, Rhys Muldoon, Frank Magree, Anthony Phelan, John Batchelor, Julie Sobotta
Director
Director
Jeff Balsmeyer
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Australia/ New Zealand
Rent Rust and Bone on DVD Rust and Bone
Synopsis
Unemployed kick boxer Ali, who's struggling to raise his young son alone, strikes up a relationship with Stephanie, a whale trainer who survives a terrible accident at her marine park. As Stephanie faces disability, she seeks comfort with Ali.
Cast
Cast
Marion Cotillard, Matthias Schoenaerts, Armand Verdure, Céline Sallette, Corinne Masiero, Bouli Lanners, Jean-Michel Correia, Mourad Frarema
Director
Director
Jacques Audiard
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Foreign Romance, Foreign Dramas, French Language, France
Rent High Art on DVD High Art
Synopsis
Magazine editor Syd (Radha Mitchell) is stuck in a dreary relationship with her boyfriend (Gabriel Mann) when she befriends her upstairs neighbor Lucy (Ally Sheedy), a well-known photographer whose live-in actress girlfriend (Patricia Clarkson) is struggling with a drug addiction. Lucy fascinates Syd, and the pair hit it off. But when Syd calls on Lucy to do an assignment for the magazine, their friendship soon grows into something much more.
Cast
Cast
Radha Mitchell, Ally Sheedy, Patricia Clarkson, Gabriel Mann, Charis Michelsen, David Thornton, Anh Duong, Helen Mendes, Bill Sage, Tammy Grimes
Director
Director
Lisa Cholodenko
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, Indie LGBT, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas, Lesbian
Rent At Middleton on DVD At Middleton
Synopsis
When uptight surgeon George and free-spirited retailer Edith accompany their teenagers on a tour of Middleton University, their initial dislike of each other turns into a possible romance as they split from the group on their own adventures.
Cast
Cast
Andy Garcia, Vera Farmiga, Taissa Farmiga, Spencer Lofranco, Nicholas Braun, Tom Skerritt, Peter Riegert, Mirjana Jokovic, Stephen Borrello IV, Daniella Garcia-Lorido
Director
Director
Adam Rodgers
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies
Rent The Brown Bunny on DVD The Brown Bunny
Synopsis
Director Vincent Gallo stars as Bud, a competitive road biker riding from New Hampshire to California for a race. But the journey is also an attempt to erase his memory of the one true love he can't forget, even as he beds other women.
Cast
Cast
Vincent Gallo, Chloë Sevigny, Cheryl Tiegs, Elizabeth Blake, Anna Vareschi, Mary Morasky
Director
Director
Vincent Gallo
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Steamy Romance, Indie Romance
Rent The Merry Gentleman on DVD The Merry Gentleman
Synopsis
Kelly Macdonald stars as a young wife who escapes an abusive marriage to begin a new life on her own. But when she witnesses a murder, she develops a strange bond with a glum hit man. Michael Keaton makes his directorial debut with this quirky drama.
Cast
Cast
Michael Keaton, Kelly Macdonald, Tom Bastounes, Darlene Hunt, Guy Van Swearingen, William Dick, Bobby Cannavale, Jay Disney, Randall Jones, Debbi Burns
Director
Director
Michael Keaton
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Crime Dramas, Indie Romance, Dark Humor & Black Comedies
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Synopsis
Jack, who is mourning the death of his brother, has a complicated relationship with his best friend, Iris, who used to date his brother. Their chaotic situation becomes even more tangled when Jack has a drunken tryst with Iris's flighty sister.
Cast
Cast
Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, Mark Duplass, Mike Birbiglia
Director
Director
Lynn Shelton
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance
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Synopsis
Writer-director Randall Miller's heart-achingly sweet drama centers on the unsatisfying personal life of protagonist Frank Keane (Robert Carlyle), a sensitive baker who remains deeply despondent over his late wife's untimely death. When Frank helps a stranger (John Goodman) who's sidelined by a fatal accident on his way to a fateful reunion, he decides to show up for the rendezvous in the man's place. In the process, he finds hope and redemption.
Cast
Cast
Robert Carlyle, Marisa Tomei, Mary Steenburgen, Sean Astin, Donnie Wahlberg, David Paymer, Camryn Manheim, Adam Arkin, Sonia Braga, Elden Henson, Ernie Hudson, Miguel Sandoval, Danny DeVito, John Goodman
Director
Director
Randall Miller
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent The Yellow Handkerchief on DVD The Yellow Handkerchief
Synopsis
Recently released from jail, convict Brett Hanson (William Hurt) grows close to a young couple, Martine (Kristen Stewart) and Gordy (Eddie Redmayne), while journeying back home to his wife, May (Maria Bello). Set in Louisiana, this romantic road trip drama explores the loneliness everyone carries. Director Udayan Prasad remakes Yôji Yamada's acclaimed 1977 Japanese film, which was adapted from a column by American novelist Pete Hamill.
Cast
Cast
William Hurt, Maria Bello, Kristen Stewart, Eddie Redmayne, Emmanuel Cohn, Nurith Cohn, Veronica Russell, Marco St. John, Ross Francis, Jeff Galpin, John Gregory Willard
Director
Director
Udayan Prasad
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent The Art of Getting By on DVD The Art of Getting By
Synopsis
Freddie Highmore stars in this romance tale as a teenage rebel with no time for textbooks, but when he's given a glimmer of friendship with longtime crush Sally Howe, the trench-coated loner discovers that some feelings aren't too trite to explore.
Cast
Cast
Freddie Highmore, Emma Roberts, Michael Angarano, Elizabeth Reaser, Sam Robards, Rita Wilson, Alicia Silverstone, Blair Underwood, Sasha Spielberg
Director
Director
Gavin Wiesen
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent Cairo Time on DVD Cairo Time
Synopsis
When magazine editor Juliette Grant travels to Cairo to meet her diplomat husband, Mark, she learns from his friend Tareq Khalifa that Mark has been delayed. But as Tareq shows her around the city, an unexpected attraction develops between them.
Cast
Cast
Patricia Clarkson, Alexander Siddig, Elena Anaya, Amina Annabi, Tom McCamus, Mona Hala, Fadia Nadda, Mohamed Abdel Fatah, Hossam Abdulla, Nabil Shazli
Director
Director
Ruba Nadda
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas
Rent Conversations with Other Women on DVD Conversations with Other Women
Synopsis
Sparks fly at a wedding reception when a man and woman with an ambiguous connection are reunited in this stylish romantic drama. They quickly rekindle a smoldering flame, but will passion give way to regret after the champagne wears off?
Cast
Cast
Helena Bonham Carter, Aaron Eckhart, Nora Zehetner, Olivia Wilde, Thomas Lennon, Cerina Vincent, Brian Geraghty, Brianna Brown
Director
Director
Hans Canosa
Genres
Genres
Independent, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent Take This Waltz on DVD Take This Waltz
Synopsis
Filmed in Toronto, this intimate, unflashy romantic drama portrays a happily married woman who experiences a sudden and strong desire for another man. Further complicating the situation, the object of her desire resides just across the street.
Cast
Cast
Michelle Williams, Seth Rogen, Luke Kirby, Sarah Silverman, Jennifer Podemski, Diane D'Aquila, Vanessa Coelho, Graham Abbey
Director
Director
Sarah Polley
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent Raising Victor Vargas on DVD Raising Victor Vargas
Synopsis
Victor (Victor Rasuk) is a Latino kid who fancies himself as a bit of a lothario around the ghetto. But when word gets out that he's been romancing a fat girl in the apartment upstairs, his credibility as a stud is thrown into question. To shut everyone up, he finds himself a hot new girlfriend, Judy (Judy Marte), the tough neighborhood beauty. Peter Sollett directs this indie hit, which was a favorite at the 2003 Sundance Film Festival.
Cast
Cast
Victor Rasuk, Judy Marte, Melonie Diaz, Altagracia Guzman, Silvestre Rasuk, Krystal Rodriguez, Kevin Rivera, Wilfree Vasquez, Donna Maldonado
Director
Director
Peter Sollett
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas
Rent Suburban Girl on DVD Suburban Girl
Synopsis
Neophyte book editor Brett Eisenberg is paying her dues in New York's literary world when she catches the eye of Archie Knox, a publishing mogul who's several decades her senior -- and has quite the reputation as a womanizer.
Cast
Cast
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alec Baldwin, Audra Blaser, Vanessa Branch, Geoffrey Cantor, Chris Carmack, Nathan Corddry, Richard Dreyfuss, Maggie Grace
Director
Director
Marc Klein
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Jack Goes Boating on DVD Jack Goes Boating
Synopsis
Jack, a marijuana-smoking Manhattan limo driver, begins an unlikely regimen of self-improvement to win the heart of a fellow misfit named Connie. But as Jack learns to cook and swim for her benefit, he also witnesses his best friends' breakup.
Cast
Cast
Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Ortiz, Richard Petrocelli, Thomas McCarthy, Amy Ryan, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lola Glaudini, Rafael Osorio, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mason Pettit
Director
Director
Philip Seymour Hoffman
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent Purple Violets on DVD Purple Violets
Synopsis
Feeling burdened by her real-estate job and floundering marriage, writer Patti (Selma Blair) hasn't been able to fulfill her potential or her dreams. But when she reconnects with her college boyfriend, crime novelist Brian (Patrick Wilson), things change for Patti. As their connection deepens, their friends, former lovers Kate (Debra Messing) and Murphy (Edward Burns, who also wrote and directed), deal with fallout from their past relationship.
Cast
Cast
Selma Blair, Debra Messing, Patrick Wilson, Dennis Farina, Donal Logue, Joe Pistone, Elizabeth Reaser, George Bryant II, James Biberi, Max Baker
Director
Director
Edward Burns
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance
Rent Puccini for Beginners on DVD Puccini for Beginners
Synopsis
Allegra is recovering from a breakup with her girlfriend when she starts to fall for a member of the opposite sex. Philip is the tidy professor who's romancing the ambivalent Allegra while she pursues a straight woman who's recently become single.
Cast
Cast
Elizabeth Reaser, Gretchen Mol, Justin Kirk, Julianne Nicholson, Tina Benko, Jennifer Dundas, Kate Simses, Brian Letscher
Director
Director
Maria Maggenti
Genres
Genres
Comedy, LGBT, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Romantic LGBT, Lesbian
Rent My Blueberry Nights on DVD My Blueberry Nights
Synopsis
After getting dumped by her two-timing boyfriend, a brokenhearted New Yorker impulsively leaves the city behind to embark on a cross-country odyssey, during which she encounters an assortment of other lost souls.
Cast
Cast
Jude Law, Norah Jones, Natalie Portman, David Strathairn, Rachel Weisz, Tim Roth, Christy Hamilton, Adriane Lenox, Benjamin Kanes
Director
Director
Kar Wai Wong
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Romantic Dramas, Hong Kong
Rent The Center of the World on DVD The Center of the World
Synopsis
Dot-com computer nerd Richard has $20 million and no life. So, what does he do? He rents -- for $10,000 -- the services of a stripper for a fantasy sex weekend in Las Vegas. But before they get down to business, certain ground rules are laid out. That's OK with Richard only he never imagined he'd fall for the woman. Wayne Wang directs.
Cast
Cast
Peter Sarsgaard, Molly Parker, Carla Gugino, Balthazar Getty, Mel Gorham, Shane Edelman, Shirley Knight, John Lombardo, Pat Morita, Ian Gomez
Director
Director
Wayne Wang
Genres
Genres
Romance, Steamy Romance, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas
Rent Sidewalks of New York on DVD Sidewalks of New York
Synopsis
In this wry ensemble comedy, six self-absorbed New Yorkers -- including a philandering dentist, a recently dumped TV producer and a divorced schoolteacher -- become entangled in a series of circular romantic relationships.
Cast
Cast
Edward Burns, Heather Graham, Stanley Tucci, David Krumholtz, Brittany Murphy, Rosario Dawson, Aida Turturro
Director
Director
Edward Burns
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas
Rent My Summer of Love on DVD My Summer of Love
Synopsis
Mona is tired of her working-class roots, and Tamsin is bored with her pampered lifestyle. When their opposite worlds collide unexpectedly, the girls sense an immediate attraction. But can their unusual friendship survive their differences?
Cast
Cast
Natalie Press, Emily Blunt, Paddy Considine, Dean Andrews, Michelle Byrne, Paul Antony-Barber, Lynette Edwards, Kathryn Sumner
Director
Director
Pawel Pawlikowski
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Indie LGBT, Romantic Dramas, Romantic LGBT, LGBT Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Lesbian, United Kingdom
Rent Paris on DVD Paris
Synopsis
As Pierre (Romain Duris), a young cabaret dancer sidelined by a heart condition, awaits a risky transplant surgery, he and his sister, Élise (Juliette Binoche), closely watch the streets of Paris, their lives gradually intersecting with a diverse array of strangers. Written and directed by Cédric Klapisch, this visually striking tribute to the City of Lights co-stars Fabrice Luchini, Albert Dupontel and François Cluzet.
Cast
Cast
Juliette Binoche, Romain Duris, Fabrice Luchini, Albert Dupontel, François Cluzet, Karin Viard, Gilles Lellouche, Mélanie Laurent, Zinedine Soualem, Julie Ferrier
Director
Director
Cédric Klapisch
Genres
Genres
Drama, Foreign, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance, Foreign Dramas, Foreign Comedies, Foreign Romance, French Language, France
Rent Ira & Abby on DVD Ira & Abby
Synopsis
A wry look at the insanity of married life, this offbeat comedy follows the ups and downs of a whirlwind romance between the brilliant yet neurotic Ira Black and the free-spirited but flaky Abby Willoughby.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Westfeldt, Chris Messina, Fred Willard, Judith Light, Frances Conroy, Matthew Del Negro, Jon Hamm, Darrell Hammond, Robert Klein, Ilana Levine, David Margulies, Chris Parnell, Robert Bagnell, Jason Alexander, Modi, Donna Murphy, Kali Rocha, Kevin Sussman
Director
Director
Robert Cary
Genres
Genres
Romance, Indie Romance, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies
Rent Weather Girl on DVD Weather Girl
Synopsis
When she discovers that her vapid anchorman boyfriend is sleeping with their TV news program co-anchor, weather forecaster Sylvia wildly denounces him live on the air and soon finds herself without a job.
Cast
Cast
Tricia O'Kelley, Patrick J. Adams, Ryan Devlin, Mark Harmon, Kaitlin Olson, Alex Kapp Horner, Marin Hinkle, Jon Cryer, Brandon Barrera, Enrico Colantoni, Amie Donegan, Timothy Dvorak, Jane Lynch
Director
Director
Blayne Weaver
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance, Romantic Comedies
Rent Liberal Arts on DVD Liberal Arts
Synopsis
A speaking engagement brings 35-year-old Jesse back to his college alma mater, where he's blindsided by nostalgia and a plucky sophomore named Zibby. Newly single and unfulfilled by his job, Jesse finds Zibby pulling him out of his disillusionment.
Cast
Cast
Josh Radnor, Elizabeth Olsen, Richard Jenkins, Allison Janney, Elizabeth Reaser, John Magaro, Kate Burton, Robert Desiderio, Zac Efron, Kristen Bush
Director
Director
Josh Radnor
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Sid & Nancy on DVD Sid & Nancy
Synopsis
This gritty biopic portrays the relationship and downward spiral of Sex Pistols bassist Sid Vicious (Gary Oldman) and his junkie girlfriend, Nancy Spungen (Chloe Webb), from their first meeting soon after Vicious joined the iconic punk band to the tragic end of their story. Hole front woman Courtney Love plays Nancy's friend, Gretchen, and music from the Clash's Joe Strummer, the Pogues, the Circle Jerks and others is included on the soundtrack.
Cast
Cast
Gary Oldman, Chloe Webb, David Hayman, Debby Bishop, Drew Schofield, Xander Berkeley, Perry Benson, Tony London, Sandy Baron, Courtney Love
Director
Director
Alex Cox
Genres
Genres
Drama, Showbiz Dramas, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Dramas Based on Real Life, Punk Rock, Rock & Pop
Rent Stuck in Love on DVD Stuck in Love
Synopsis
By turns funny and affecting, this quirky indie tale follows a turbulent year in the lives of the literary Borgens clan, which is in a tailspin thanks to the family patriarch's obsession with his former wife.
Cast
Cast
Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins, Nat Wolff, Kristen Bell, Logan Lerman, Liana Liberato, Michael Goodwin
Director
Director
Josh Boone
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent I'm Reed Fish on DVD I'm Reed Fish
Synopsis
A big fish in the little pond of Mud Meadows, Reed Fish has it all: He hosts a radio show with the mayor and is about to wed the town beauty. But when his high school crush resurfaces, he makes choices that throw his life into chaos.
Cast
Cast
Jay Baruchel, Alexis Bledel, Victor Rasuk, Schuyler Fisk, A.J. Cook, Katey Sagal, Chris Parnell, Shiri Appleby, Valerie Azlynn, DJ Qualls
Director
Director
Zackary Adler
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent She's the One on DVD She's the One
Synopsis
Reeling from a breakup with his fiancée, twenty-something New Yorker Mickey impulsively marries a passenger he picked up in his cab. Meanwhile, Mickey's brother, Francis, is having doubts about his own marriage to his longtime love.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Aniston, Maxine Bahns, Edward Burns, Cameron Diaz, John Mahoney, Michael McGlone, Anita Gillette, Leslie Mann, Amanda Peet, Frank Vincent
Director
Director
Edward Burns
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Indie Comedies, Indie Romance
Rent Husbands and Wives on DVD Husbands and Wives
Synopsis
Director Woody Allen stars with Mia Farrow as a long-married couple whose relationship starts to crumble when their best friends announce they're separating. Festering resentments and jealousies soon rise to the surface, erupting in savage humor.
Cast
Cast
Woody Allen, Mia Farrow, Judy Davis, Sydney Pollack, Juliette Lewis, Liam Neeson, Lysette Anthony, Cristi Conaway, Timothy Jerome, Ron Rifkin, Bruce Jay Friedman, Jeffrey Kurland, Benno Schmidt, Nick Metropolis, Rebecca Glenn, Galaxy Craze
Director
Director
Woody Allen
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Indie Romance, Indie Comedies, Romantic Comedies
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Synopsis
After sparks fly between a newly single epidemiologist and a charming chef, a puzzling patient -- a truck driver who's lost his ability to smell -- drastically alters the couple's budding relationship in this sci-fi thriller.
Cast
Cast
Ewan McGregor, Eva Green, Ewen Bremner, Stephen Dillane, Denis Lawson, Anamaria Marinca, Alastair Mackenzie, Connie Nielsen
Director
Director
David Mackenzie
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Indie Romance, Sci-Fi Dramas
Rent According to Greta on DVD According to Greta
Synopsis
Dumped on her grandparents for the summer by her indifferent mother, acerbic and self-destructive teenager Greta disrupts the elderly couple's staid life on the Jersey Shore. Eventually, a romance helps Greta face down her demons.
Cast
Cast
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In this captivating coming-of-age story with an offbeat edge, 15-year-old Oliver Tate has two big ambitions: to save his parents' marriage via carefully plotted intervention and to lose his virginity before his next birthday.
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After failing to get his latest book published, a Los Angeles novelist, whom he also befriends.
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From director Wim Wenders comes this hypnotic fantasy about an angel who falls in love with a beautiful circus performer while drifting unnoticed through West Berlin. Overcome by the girl's beauty, the angel decides he wants to become human.
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After he gets passed over for promotion, haute cuisine sous chef Samir quits to pursue his dream of cooking in Paris, but an emergency forces him to take over his family's shabby Indian restaurant in Queens.
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