Top Romantic Dramas movies on DVD and Blu-ray

Rent The Curious Case of Benjamin Button on DVD The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Synopsis
David Fincher directs this Oscar-nominated tale of Benjamin Button -- a man who was born old and wrinkled but grows younger as the years go by -- with a screenplay adapted from a short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald.
Cast
Cast
Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Tilda Swinton, Taraji P. Henson, Julia Ormond, Jason Flemyng, Elias Koteas, Josh Stewart, Elle Fanning, Ed Metzger, Faune A. Chambers, Madisen Beaty, Donna DuPlantier, Joeanna Sayler, Mahershalalhashbaz Ali, Fiona Hale
Director
Director
David Fincher
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces, Blockbusters
Rent Up in the Air on DVD Up in the Air
Synopsis
Ryan Bingham racks up miles flying around the country firing employees on behalf of companies. But he faces losing the job he savors to recent college grad Natalie Keener -- and losing the ability to escape emotional ties to anything.
Cast
Cast
George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman, Amy Morton, Melanie Lynskey, J.K. Simmons, Sam Elliott, Danny McBride, Zach Galifianakis, Chris Lowell
Director
Director
Jason Reitman
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Slumdog Millionaire on DVD Slumdog Millionaire
Synopsis
After coming within one question of winning a fortune on a game show, an uneducated young "slumdog" is accused of cheating and arrested. While in custody, he accounts for knowing all the answers by reflecting on his hardscrabble life.
Cast
Cast
Dev Patel, Freida Pinto, Madhur Mittal, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan, Ankur Vikal, Saurabh Shukla, Mahesh Manjrekar, Sanchita Couhdary, Himanshu Tyagi
Director
Director
Danny Boyle
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters, United Kingdom
Rent The Notebook on DVD The Notebook
Synopsis
Two young lovers are torn apart by war and class differences in the 1940s in this adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' best-selling novel. Their story is told by a man who, years later, reads from a notebook while he visits a woman in a nursing home.
Cast
Cast
Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, Gena Rowlands, James Marsden, Kevin Connolly, Sam Shepard, Joan Allen, David Thornton, Tim Ivey, Starletta DuPois, Anthony-Michael Q. Thomas, Ed Grady, Jennifer Echols, Renée Amber
Director
Director
Nick Cassavetes
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters, Period Pieces
Rent Crazy Heart on DVD Crazy Heart
Synopsis
When reporter Jean Craddock (Oscar nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal) interviews Bad Blake (Oscar winner Jeff Bridges) -- an alcoholic, seen-better-days country music legend -- they connect, and the hard-living crooner sees a possible saving grace in a life with Jean and her young son. But can he leave behind an existence playing in the shadow of Tommy (Colin Farrell), the upstart kid he once mentored? Robert Duvall produces and co-stars.
Cast
Cast
Jeff Bridges, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Colin Farrell, Robert Duvall, Tom Bower, James Keane, William Marquez, Ryan Bingham, Paul Herman, Rick Dial, Beth Grant
Director
Director
Scott Cooper
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Twilight on DVD Twilight
Synopsis
When Bella Swan moves in with her father, she starts school and meets the reclusive Edward Cullen, who reveals himself to be a 108-year-old vampire. But in spite of Edward's repeated cautions, she can't help but fall in love with him.
Cast
Cast
Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Cam Gigandet, Nikki Reed, Jackson Rathbone, Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz, Sarah Clarke, Justin Chon, Christian Serratos, Michael Welch
Director
Director
Catherine Hardwicke
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Teen Romance, Teen Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters
Rent The Time Traveler's Wife on DVD The Time Traveler's Wife
Synopsis
Due to a genetic disorder, handsome librarian Henry DeTamble involuntarily zips through time, appearing at various moments in the life of his true love, a beautiful artist named Clare Abshire.
Cast
Cast
Rachel McAdams, Eric Bana, Arliss Howard, Ron Livingston, Stephen Tobolowsky, Jane McLean, Brooklynn Proulx, Alex Ferris, Michelle Nolden, Tatum McCann, Hailey McCann
Director
Director
Robert Schwentke
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Seven Pounds on DVD Seven Pounds
Synopsis
Weighed down by a dark secret, IRS agent Ben Thomas tries to improve the lives of seven strangers in need of a second chance. But everything changes as he begins to fall for one of them and must decide whether to tell her the truth.
Cast
Cast
Will Smith, Rosario Dawson, Woody Harrelson, Michael Ealy, Barry Pepper, Elpidia Carrillo, Robinne Lee, Joe Nunez, Bill Smitrovich, Tim Kelleher, Gina Hecht, Andy Milder, Judyann Elder, Sarah Jane Morris
Director
Director
Gabriele Muccino
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers
Rent The Illusionist on DVD The Illusionist
Synopsis
With his eye on a beautiful aristocrat, a gifted illusionist uses his powers to win her away from her betrothed, a cruel prince. But the magician's scheme soon creates tumult within the monarchy and stirs the suspicion of a dogged inspector.
Cast
Cast
Edward Norton, Paul Giamatti, Jessica Biel, Rufus Sewell, Eddie Marsan, Jake Wood, Tom Fisher, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Eleanor Tomlinson, Karl Johnson
Director
Director
Neil Burger
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Mystery, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent P.S. I Love You on DVD P.S. I Love You
Synopsis
When she loses her beloved husband, Gerry, to a brain tumor, grieving widow Holly Kennedy learns that he left a series of letters behind to help her cope with the pain of living without him.
Cast
Cast
Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Lisa Kudrow, Gina Gershon, James Marsters, Kathy Bates, Harry Connick Jr., Dean Winters, Jeffrey Dean Morgan
Director
Director
Richard LaGravenese
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers
Rent Atonement on DVD Atonement
Synopsis
When 13-year-old Briony discovers a lustful letter and witnesses a sexual encounter between her older sister and a servant's son, her confusion prompts her to finger the young man for a violent crime. Her half-truth changes their lives forever.
Cast
Cast
Keira Knightley, James McAvoy, Romola Garai, Saoirse Ronan, Vanessa Redgrave, Brenda Blethyn, Juno Temple, Patrick Kennedy, Benedict Cumberbatch, Harriet Walter, Michelle Duncan
Director
Director
Joe Wright
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces, United Kingdom, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces, Foreign Regions
Rent The Twilight Saga: New Moon on DVD The Twilight Saga: New Moon
Synopsis
Still reeling from the departure of vampire Edward Cullen, a heartbroken Bella Swan finds comfort in her friendship with werewolf Jacob Black. But she's soon thrust into an age-old conflict that threatens her desire to be with Edward at any cost.
Cast
Cast
Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Ashley Greene, Rachelle Lefevre, Billy Burke, Peter Facinelli, Nikki Reed, Kellan Lutz, Jackson Rathbone, Michael Sheen, Dakota Fanning, Edi Gathegi, Graham Greene, Elizabeth Reaser
Director
Director
Chris Weitz
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Teen Romance, Teen Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters
Rent Love and Other Drugs on DVD Love and Other Drugs
Synopsis
Pharmaceutical representative Jamie Randall (Jake Gyllenhaal) becomes a player in the big game of male-performance-enhancement-drug sales and, along the way, finds unexpected romance with a woman (Anne Hathaway) suffering from Parkinson's disease. Based on the real-life Jamie Reidy's memoir, <i>Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman</i>, this satirical look inside the culture of Big Pharm is directed by Edward Zwick.
Cast
Cast
Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Oliver Platt, Hank Azaria, Josh Gad, Gabriel Macht, Judy Greer, George Segal, Jill Clayburgh
Director
Director
Edward Zwick
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Dramas Based on Real Life, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent The Lake House on DVD The Lake House
Synopsis
After moving away from her peaceful lakeside home, a lonely physician begins writing letters to the frustrated architect who now occupies the building, only to discover that they're living two years apart and connected by a mysterious mailbox.
Cast
Cast
Keanu Reeves, Sandra Bullock, Christopher Plummer, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Dylan Walsh, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, Diane Frances Fisher, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Lori Ann Gerdisch, Brandon DeShazer
Director
Director
Alejandro Agresti
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas
Rent Memoirs of a Geisha on DVD Memoirs of a Geisha
Synopsis
When 9-year-old Chiyo is sold to a geisha house, she endures harsh treatment from the owners and the haughty head geisha, who's envious of Chiyo's beauty. Chiyo eventually blooms in her role, but World War II threatens to change her life forever.
Cast
Cast
Ziyi Zhang, Ken Watanabe, Kôji Yakusho, Michelle Yeoh, Kaori Momoi, Yoki Kudo, Li Gong, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Mako, Navia Nguyen, Karl Yune
Director
Director
Rob Marshall
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
Rent Nights in Rodanthe on DVD Nights in Rodanthe
Synopsis
With chaos tearing her family apart, Adrienne Willis takes a weekend job at her friend's coastal North Carolina inn, but when a hurricane hits and strands the only guest, surgeon Paul Flanner, Adrienne's life changes forever.
Cast
Cast
Diane Lane, Richard Gere, James Franco, Scott Glenn, Christopher Meloni, Mae Whitman, Viola Davis, Pablo Schreiber, Charlie Tahan
Director
Director
George C. Wolfe
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Break-Up on DVD The Break-Up
Synopsis
Cohabitating couple Gary (Vince Vaughn) and Brooke (Jennifer Aniston) find their once-blissful romance on the rocks when petty spats about lemons and dirty dishes mushroom into an all-out battle for custody of their upscale Chicago condo. An escalating argument ensues as Gary and Brooke continue to live under the same roof, all while cooking up schemes to drive each other off the premises. Judy Davis co-stars as Brooke's diva boss.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Aniston, Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman, Vincent D'Onofrio, Justin Long, Jon Favreau, Joey Lauren Adams, Cole Hauser, Peter Billingsley, Geoff Stults, Judy Davis, Ann-Margret
Director
Director
Peyton Reed
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Dark Humor & Black Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Blockbusters
Rent Revolutionary Road on DVD Revolutionary Road
Synopsis
The perfect couple living in the perfect house in a perfect suburb? Not quite. April and Frank's marriage unravels when a desperate plan to change their "perfect" lives becomes their last hope to escape lives actually engulfed in emptiness.
Cast
Cast
Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates, Kathryn Hahn, Michael Shannon, Ryan Simpkins, Kristen Connolly
Director
Director
Sam Mendes
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
Rent Letters to Juliet on DVD Letters to Juliet
Synopsis
By responding to a letter addressed to Shakespeare's tragic heroine Juliet Capulet, a young American woman vacationing in Verona, Italy, sets in motion a series of events that leads her -- and the missive's lovelorn author -- in search of romance.
Cast
Cast
Amanda Seyfried, Christopher Egan, Vanessa Redgrave, Gael García Bernal, Franco Nero, Luisa Ranieri, Marina Massironi, Lidia Biondi, Milena Vukotic, Luisa De Santis, Marcia DeBonis
Director
Director
Gary Winick
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas
Rent Eat Pray Love on DVD Eat Pray Love
Synopsis
Recent divorcée Liz decides to reshape her life, traveling the world in search of direction. She heads to Italy, India and Bali, indulging in delicious cuisine while seeking the true meaning of self-love, family, friendship and forgiveness.
Cast
Cast
Julia Roberts, James Franco, Javier Bardem, Richard Jenkins, Billy Crudup, Viola Davis, Hadi Subiyanto, Mike O'Malley, Tuva Novotny, Luca Argentero
Director
Director
Ryan Murphy
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Food Stories, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on Real Life, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Australia on DVD Australia
Synopsis
In the days leading up to World War II, Lady Sarah Ashley (Nicole Kidman) inherits a sprawling cattle ranch in northern Australia and reluctantly joins her rough-riding farmhand (Hugh Jackman) as he drives a herd of cattle across the outback. After an epic journey, they witness the Japanese bombing of Darwin, which heralds Australia's entry into the war. Director Baz Luhrmann co-wrote this Oscar-nominated period piece.
Cast
Cast
Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham, Bryan Brown, Bruce Spence, Jack Thompson, Bill Hunter, John Jarratt, Jacek Koman, Ben Mendelsohn
Director
Director
Baz Luhrmann
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Australia/ New Zealand, Foreign Regions
Rent August Rush on DVD August Rush
Synopsis
After cellist Lyla (Keri Russell) and guitarist Louis (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) share an enchanted night together, circumstances rip them apart, and the child (Freddie Highmore) produced by the union is raised by an opportunistic stranger (Robin Williams) who nurtures the boy's musical talent. Determined to find his parents, the boy -- known as August Rush -- relies on music to draw his mother and father to him. Terrence Howard co-stars.
Cast
Cast
Freddie Highmore, Keri Russell, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Robin Williams, Terrence Howard, Jamia Simone Nash, William Sadler, Alex O'Loughlin, Leon G. Thomas
Director
Director
Kirsten Sheridan
Genres
Genres
Drama, Family Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers
Rent Catch and Release on DVD Catch and Release
Synopsis
Susannah Grant (who wrote the Oscar-nominated screenplay for Erin Brockovich) takes her first stab at feature-film directing with this emotional drama that follows the rebirth of a young woman (Jennifer Garner) after her fianc&#233;'s tragic death. On her painful journey toward healing, she uncovers hidden secrets that make her feel as if she's mourning a stranger. Juliette Lewis and Kevin Smith co-star.
Cast
Cast
Jennifer Garner, Timothy Olyphant, Sam Jaeger, Kevin Smith, Juliette Lewis, Joshua Friesen, Fiona Shaw, Tina Lifford, Georgia Craig
Director
Director
Susannah Grant
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Tearjerkers
Rent The Duchess on DVD The Duchess
Synopsis
Keira Knightley stars as Georgiana Spencer, a young duchess who indulges in extravagant vices and begins a scandalous affair with politician Charles Grey to compensate for her unhappy marriage to the duke of Devonshire.
Cast
Cast
Keira Knightley, Ralph Fiennes, Charlotte Rampling, Dominic Cooper, Hayley Atwell, Simon McBurney, Aidan McArdle, John Shrapnel, Alistair Petrie, Patrick Godfrey
Director
Director
Saul Dibb
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on Real Life, United Kingdom, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind on DVD Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Synopsis
After learning that his ex-girlfriend had an experimental medical procedure to purge all memories of him, a man decides to do the same with her. But during the operation, he realizes he doesn't want to lose what's left of their relationship.
Cast
Cast
Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Tom Wilkinson, Mark Ruffalo, Kirsten Dunst, Elijah Wood, Jane Adams, David Cross, Deirdre O'Connell, Thomas Jay Ryan
Director
Director
Michel Gondry
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Cult Comedies
Rent How Do You Know on DVD How Do You Know
Synopsis
Feeling spurned after being cut from the national team due to her age, newly single softball player Lisa finds herself in the middle of a heated love triangle, as a professional baseball player and a business executive compete for her affections.
Cast
Cast
Reese Witherspoon, Paul Rudd, Owen Wilson, Jack Nicholson, Kathryn Hahn, Mark Linn-Baker, Lenny Venito, Molly Price, Shelley Conn, Tony Shalhoub
Director
Director
James L. Brooks
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas
Rent Brokeback Mountain on DVD Brokeback Mountain
Synopsis
While working together near Wyoming's Brokeback Mountain in 1963, sheepherders Jack Twist and Ennis Del Mar begin an increasingly passionate affair. But keeping their relationship a secret from their wives proves agonizing and all-consuming.
Cast
Cast
Heath Ledger, Jake Gyllenhaal, Michelle Williams, Anne Hathaway, Randy Quaid, Linda Cardellini, Anna Faris, Scott Michael Campbell, Kate Mara, Cheyenne Hill, Brooklynn Proulx, Tom Carey
Director
Director
Ang Lee
Genres
Genres
Drama, LGBT, Romantic Dramas, LGBT Dramas, Romantic LGBT, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Gay, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Terminal on DVD The Terminal
Synopsis
After a coup d'etat explodes in his homeland, Viktor Navorski is stranded at Kennedy Airport, where he's holding a passport that nobody recognizes. While quarantined in the transit lounge, Viktor simply goes on living.
Cast
Cast
Tom Hanks, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Stanley Tucci, Chi McBride, Diego Luna, Barry Shabaka Henley, Kumar Pallana, Zoe Saldana, Eddie Jones, Jude Ciccolella
Director
Director
Steven Spielberg
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas
Rent Remember Me on DVD Remember Me
Synopsis
In the summer of 2001, New York college student Tyler is still feeling lost from the tragedy that has strained his relationship with his father when he meets Ally, a girl who understands his pain.
Cast
Cast
Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Chris Cooper, Lena Olin, Tate Ellington, Ruby Jerins, Pierce Brosnan, Gregory Jbara
Director
Director
Allen Coulter
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers
Rent The Twilight Saga: Eclipse on DVD The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Synopsis
Danger stalks Seattle with a rash of mysterious killings that have Bella feeling less secure than ever. While a malevolent vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella must also reconcile her love for Edward and her growing feelings for Jacob.
Cast
Cast
Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Xavier Samuel, Billy Burke, Justin Chon, Anna Kendrick, Michael Welch, Christian Serratos, Jackson Rathbone, Ashley Greene, Paul Jarrett, Iris Quinn, Sarah Clarke, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Bryce Dallas Howard, Dakota Fanning
Director
Director
David Slade
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Teen Romance, Teen Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters
Rent Water for Elephants on DVD Water for Elephants
Synopsis
In this captivating Depression-era melodrama, impetuous veterinary student Jacob Jankowski joins a celebrated circus as an animal caretaker but faces a wrenching dilemma when he's transfixed by angelic married performer Marlena.
Cast
Cast
Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz, Paul Schneider, Jim Norton, Hal Holbrook, Mark Povinelli, Richard Brake, Stephen Taylor
Director
Director
Francis Lawrence
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
Rent The Dilemma on DVD The Dilemma
Synopsis
Friends and business partners Ronny and Nick are about to land a fantastic deal when Ronny learns Nick's wife may be having an affair. As Ronny turns amateur sleuth, he learns that telling a friend the truth is even more difficult than concealing it.
Cast
Cast
Vince Vaughn, Kevin James, Jennifer Connelly, Winona Ryder, Channing Tatum, Queen Latifah, Chelcie Ross, Amy Morton
Director
Director
Ron Howard
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Dramas
Rent Becoming Jane on DVD Becoming Jane
Synopsis
A passionate romance with roguish barrister Tom Lefroy (James McAvoy) serves as the inspiration for the works of budding novelist Jane Austen (Anne Hathaway) in director Julian Jarrold's prismatic drama set in late 18th century England. After rejecting a proposal from a neighbor's rich but stolid nephew, Austen becomes increasingly drawn to impoverished young lawyer Lefroy -- even as relatives and circumstances conspire to separate the couple.
Cast
Cast
Anne Hathaway, James McAvoy, Julie Walters, James Cromwell, Maggie Smith, Anna Maxwell Martin, Lucy Cohu, Laurence Fox, Joe Anderson, Ian Richardson
Director
Director
Julian Jarrold
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Romantic Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent Crazy, Stupid, Love on DVD Crazy, Stupid, Love
Synopsis
When Cal Weaver learns that his wife wants a divorce, he reluctantly faces the prospect of single life with the counsel of smooth young bachelor Jacob Palmer. Meanwhile, Cal's adolescent son is in love with his 17-year-old babysitter.
Cast
Cast
Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone, Analeigh Tipton, Jonah Bobo, Joey King, Marisa Tomei, Kevin Bacon, Liza Lapira
Director
Director
Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas
Rent Garden State on DVD Garden State
Synopsis
Just weaned off antidepressants, Andrew returns to his New Jersey hometown after a decade away for his mom's funeral and starts to see his life in a new light. In the process, he confronts his psychologist father and connects with a new friend.
Cast
Cast
Zach Braff, Natalie Portman, Ian Holm, Peter Sarsgaard, Jean Smart, Jim Parsons
Director
Director
Zach Braff
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Indie Comedies
Rent Notes on a Scandal on DVD Notes on a Scandal
Synopsis
When a pottery instructor dives into an illicit affair with a teenage student, she crafts a sticky situation that spells turmoil for herself and a fellow teacher. A faculty member connects with the pretty new art teacher, but soon learns her secret.
Cast
Cast
Cate Blanchett, Bill Nighy, Judi Dench, Andrew Simpson, Juno Temple, Max Lewis, Alice Bird, Tameka Empson, Emma Kennedy, Anne-Marie Duff
Director
Director
Richard Eyre
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent The Painted Veil on DVD The Painted Veil
Synopsis
Shunned by a husband who's more interested in his scientific research than his marriage, Kitty Fane embarks on a quest for fulfillment, igniting a passionate affair with dashing womanizer Charles Townsend.
Cast
Cast
Naomi Watts, Edward Norton, Liev Schreiber, Toby Jones, Diana Rigg, Anthony Wong Chau-Sang, Bin Li, Alan David, Marie-Laure Descoureaux, Juliet Howland, Lorraine Laurence
Director
Director
John Curran
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
Rent Pride & Prejudice on DVD Pride & Prejudice
Synopsis
In this retelling of Jane Austen's novel set in 19th-century England, Mrs. Bennet is all atwitter in hopes of marrying her daughters to prosperous gentlemen callers, especially when a wealthy bachelor moves nearby.
Cast
Cast
Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn, Donald Sutherland, Talulah Riley, Rosamund Pike, Jena Malone, Carey Mulligan, Claudie Blakley, Sylvester Morand, Kelly Reilly, Judi Dench
Director
Director
Joe Wright
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, United Kingdom
Rent Spanglish on DVD Spanglish
Synopsis
When a beautiful Mexican housekeeper, Flor, is hired by a rich Los Angeles family, everyone's life is upended in hilariously zany ways, especially when the parents make it their mission to be so welcoming that they become overwhelming.
Cast
Cast
Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega, Cloris Leachman, Shelbie Bruce, Sarah Steele, Ian Hyland, Victoria Luna, Cecilia Suárez, Ricardo Molina, Brenda Canela
Director
Director
James L. Brooks
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas
Rent Cold Mountain on DVD Cold Mountain
Synopsis
This epic tale of love and loss follows a wounded Civil War soldier making a long, treacherous journey home. All the while, his faraway love fights for her own sanity and survival on her deceased father's farm.
Cast
Cast
Jude Law, Nicole Kidman, Renée Zellweger, Eileen Atkins, Brendan Gleeson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Natalie Portman, Giovanni Ribisi, Donald Sutherland, Ray Winstone, Kathy Baker, James Gammon, Charlie Hunnam, Jack White, Ethan Suplee
Director
Director
Anthony Minghella
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Military & War Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters
Rent The Other Boleyn Girl on DVD The Other Boleyn Girl
Synopsis
Ambitious Boleyn sisters Anne and Mary compete for the heart of powerful but intemperate King Henry VIII in this opulent historical drama.
Cast
Cast
Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Eric Bana, Jim Sturgess, Mark Rylance, Kristin Scott Thomas, David Morrissey, Benedict Cumberbatch, Eddie Redmayne, Juno Temple, Ana Torrent, Oliver Coleman, Tom Cox, Michael Smiley, Montserrat Roig de Puig
Director
Director
Justin Chadwick
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, United Kingdom
Rent Last Chance Harvey on DVD Last Chance Harvey
Synopsis
A struggling jingle writer risks losing his job to attend his daughter's London wedding, only to discover that he's not exactly welcome. While in the airport bar, he meets a lonely statistician and finds himself thrust into an unexpected romance.
Cast
Cast
Dustin Hoffman, Emma Thompson, Eileen Atkins, Kathy Baker, Liane Balaban, James Brolin, Richard Schiff, Michael Landes, Daniel Lapaine, Patrick Baladi
Director
Director
Joel Hopkins
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas
Rent Love Happens on DVD Love Happens
Synopsis
After unexpectedly falling for quirky hotel florist Eloise Chandler, widower and self-help guru Burke Ryan begins to realize that his failure to come to terms with his wife's death three years earlier could cost him a chance at new happiness.
Cast
Cast
Aaron Eckhart, Jennifer Aniston, Dan Fogler, John Carroll Lynch, Martin Sheen, Judy Greer, Frances Conroy, Joe Anderson
Director
Director
Brandon Camp
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers
Rent Closer on DVD Closer
Synopsis
Anna, a photographer, seems content with her boyfriend, while Dan, a writer, adores his quirky beloved. But when Anna and Dan embark on an illicit affair, a cascade of betrayal ensues in this award-winning drama.
Cast
Cast
Julia Roberts, Jude Law, Natalie Portman, Clive Owen, Nick Hobbs, Colin Stinton
Director
Director
Mike Nichols
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Steamy Romance
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 Under the Tuscan Sun on DVD Under the Tuscan Sun
Synopsis
After divorcing her cheating husband, Frances Mayes tries to overcome her depression and writer's block by taking a vacation to Tuscany. Charmed by the location, she impulsively decides to buy a villa there.
Cast
Cast
Diane Lane, Sandra Oh, Lindsay Duncan, Raoul Bova, Vincent Riotta, Mario Monicelli, Roberto Nobile, Anita Zagaria, Evelina Gori, Giulia Steigerwalt, Kate Walsh
Director
Director
Audrey Wells
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Match Point on DVD Match Point
Synopsis
In this suspenseful drama from writer-director Woody Allen, an ambitious tennis pro gets mixed up with the darker side of high society -- and when the walls begin to close in, he considers taking desperate steps.
Cast
Cast
Scarlett Johansson, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Emily Mortimer, Matthew Goode, Brian Cox, Penelope Wilton, James Nesbitt, Steve Pemberton, Colin Salmon, Zoe Telford
Director
Director
Woody Allen
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Psychological Thrillers
Rent The Reader on DVD The Reader
Synopsis
In this haunting drama, middle-aged lawyer Michael Berg reflects on the brief but formative sexual relationship he had as a teen with an older woman in 1950s Germany -- and his feelings years later upon learning she was on trial for Nazi war crimes.
Cast
Cast
Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, David Kross, Lena Olin, Bruno Ganz, Matthias Habich, Susanne Lothar, Karoline Herfurth, Alexandra Maria Lara, Volker Bruch, Burghart Klaussner, Hannah Herzsprung, Vijessna Ferkic
Director
Director
Stephen Daldry
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
Rent Little Children on DVD Little Children
Synopsis
Underlying emotions in a quiet suburban town are primed to explode as a reluctant mother copes with her troubled marriage by having an affair with a stay-at-home dad, and the neighborhood bristles when a sex offender returns to live with his mother.
Cast
Cast
Kate Winslet, Patrick Wilson, Jennifer Connelly, Noah Emmerich, Gregg Edelman, Sadie Goldstein, Ty Simpkins, Jackie Earle Haley, Phyllis Somerville, Raymond J. Barry, Trini Alvarado, Helen Carey, Catherine Wolf, Mary B. McCann, Jane Adams
Director
Director
Todd Field
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Indie Dramas
Rent The Last Song on DVD The Last Song
Synopsis
Miley Cyrus has top billing as 17-year-old Ronnie Miller, a rebellious former piano prodigy who doesn't hide her hostility after being sent off to spend the summer in Georgia with her estranged father (Greg Kinnear). Rebuffing her dad's attempts to reconnect, the aloof Ronnie begins to thaw when she meets beach volleyballer Will Blakelee (Liam Hemsworth). Kelly Preston also stars in this contemporary tearjerker based on the Nicholas Sparks novel.
Cast
Cast
Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth, Greg Kinnear, Bobby Coleman, Hallock Beals, Kelly Preston, Nick Lashaway, Carly Chaikin, Kate Vernon, Nick Searcy
Director
Director
Julie Anne Robinson
Genres
Genres
Drama, Teen Dramas, Teen Romance, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Tearjerkers, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Red Riding Hood on DVD Red Riding Hood
Synopsis
In this horror-fantasy reimagining of the classic tale, young Valerie juggles a difficult romantic decision with feelings of fear and grief as her town is terrorized by a legendary werewolf, which has killed her sister and hungers to feast again.
Cast
Cast
Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Virginia Madsen, Lukas Haas, Julie Christie, Shauna Kain, Michael Hogan, Adrian Holmes, Cole Heppell, Christine Willes, Michael Shanks, Kacey Rohl
Director
Director
Catherine Hardwicke
Genres
Genres
Thrillers, Supernatural Thrillers, Supernatural Horror, Romantic Dramas, Werewolves
Rent Elizabeth: The Golden Age on DVD Elizabeth: The Golden Age
Synopsis
Cate Blanchett reprises her role as the Virgin Queen in this lushly costumed but historically muddy sequel to 1998's Elizabeth which focuses on the queen's tempestuous relationship with the adventurer Sir Walter Raleigh.
Cast
Cast
Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Clive Owen, Rhys Ifans, Jordi Mollà, Abbie Cornish, Samantha Morton, Tom Hollander, Antony Carrick, David Threlfall
Director
Director
Shekhar Kapur
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Romantic Dramas, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, United Kingdom
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 Dear John on DVD Dear John
Synopsis
A U.S. soldier falls for a Southern college student, but their love is put on hold when terrorist attacks prompt him to reenlist. Now, handwritten letters hold the lovers together in this modern romance based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks.
Cast
Cast
Channing Tatum, Amanda Seyfried, Richard Jenkins, Henry Thomas, D.J. Cotrona, Cullen Moss, Gavin McCulley, Jose Lucena Jr., Keith Robinson, Scott Porter, Leslea Fisher
Director
Director
Lasse Hallström
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Tearjerkers, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Fireproof on DVD Fireproof
Synopsis
Kirk Cameron stars as Caleb Holt, a dedicated firefighter whose marriage has taken a severe turn for the worse and is about to end in divorce. But just when hope seems to be running out, his Christian father intervenes in this inspirational drama.
Cast
Cast
Kirk Cameron, Erin Bethea, Ken Bevel, Stephan Dervan, Eric Young, Jason McLeod
Director
Director
Alex Kendrick
Genres
Genres
Faith & Spirituality, Drama, Religious & Spiritual Dramas, Romantic Dramas
Rent Hope Springs on DVD Hope Springs
Synopsis
After decades of marriage, Kay and Arnold go to a couples' counselor in order to spice things up and reconnect. The real challenge for both of them comes as they try to reignite the spark that made them fall for each other in the first place.
Cast
Cast
Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Jean Smart, Ben Rappaport, Marin Ireland, Patch Darragh, Brett Rice, Becky Ann Baker, Elisabeth Shue
Director
Director
David Frankel
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas
Rent Chocolat on DVD Chocolat
Synopsis
A single mother and her young daughter move into a peaceful French village and open a chocolate shop during the height of Lent. At first, the shop's rich, sensuous desserts scandalize the town. But the villagers soon learn to savor the sweetness.
Cast
Cast
Juliette Binoche, Lena Olin, Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss, Aurelien Parent Koenig, Antonio Gil-Martinez, Peter Stormare, Leslie Caron, John Wood, Hugh O'Conor, Victoire Thivisol
Director
Director
Lasse Hallström
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent An Education on DVD An Education
Synopsis
Jenny's teen life is a bore in 1961 London until she's immersed in the beguiling world of a much-older man. Even Jenny's parents are intrigued by David, but her unimpressed teacher works to keep Jenny's future from crumbling under David's influence.
Cast
Cast
Carey Mulligan, Peter Sarsgaard, Alfred Molina, Dominic Cooper, Rosamund Pike, Olivia Williams, Emma Thompson, Cara Seymour, Matthew Beard, Sally Hawkins, Amanda Fairbank-Hynes, Ellie Kendrick
Director
Director
Lone Scherfig
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, United Kingdom, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Great Gatsby on DVD The Great Gatsby
Synopsis
Leonardo DiCaprio stars as literary icon Jay Gatsby in this adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's novel. Fascinated by the mysterious, affluent Gatsby, his neighbor Nick Carraway bears witness to the man's obsessive love and spiral into tragedy.
Cast
Cast
Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke, Adelaide Clemens, Callan McAuliffe, Amitabh Bachchan, Elizabeth Debicki
Director
Director
Baz Luhrmann
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters
Rent A Good Year on DVD A Good Year
Synopsis
Oscar winner Ridley Scott directs this adaptation of Peter Mayle's best-selling novel, following the romantic misadventures of an Englishman who inherits a vineyard from his uncle in Provence, France. When failed banker Max Skinner (Russell Crowe) moves abroad to accept what his late uncle (Albert Finney) left him, he meets a beautiful French woman (Marion Cotillard), along with an American (Abbie Cornish) who claims to be his long-lost cousin.
Cast
Cast
Russell Crowe, Albert Finney, Isabelle Candelier, Abbie Cornish, Freddie Highmore, Marion Cotillard, Tom Hollander, Archie Panjabi
Director
Director
Ridley Scott
Genres
Genres
Drama, Dramas Based on the Book, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Food & Wine
Rent Charlie St. Cloud on DVD Charlie St. Cloud
Synopsis
As the caretaker of the cemetery where his brother Sam is buried, Charlie has lots of time to commune with the dead. But when Charlie meets a mysterious young woman, he must decide whether to move forward or remain trapped in the past.
Cast
Cast
Zac Efron, Charlie Tahan, Amanda Crew, Augustus Prew, Donal Logue, Kim Basinger, Ray Liotta, Dave Franco, Matt Ward, Miles Chalmers
Director
Director
Burr Steers
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent The Fountain on DVD The Fountain
Synopsis
In this sci-fi drama that spans a millennium, a man searches for a tree believed to grant eternal life in 16th-century Spain; seeks a cure for his wife's cancer as a present-day scientist; and traverses the universe as a 26th-century astronaut.
Cast
Cast
Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Ellen Burstyn, Mark Margolis, Stephen McHattie, Fernando Hernandez, Cliff Curtis, Sean Patrick Thomas, Donna Murphy, Ethan Suplee, Alexander Bisping, Sean Gullette
Director
Director
Darren Aronofsky
Genres
Genres
Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Sci-Fi Dramas, Romantic Dramas
Rent Evening on DVD Evening
Synopsis
With her daughters by her bedside, a terminally ill matriarch recounts a passionate and all-consuming romance that took place 50 years in the past yet steered the course and defined the rest of her life.
Cast
Cast
Claire Danes, Toni Collette, Vanessa Redgrave, Patrick Wilson, Hugh Dancy, Natasha Richardson, Mamie Gummer, Eileen Atkins, Meryl Streep, Glenn Close, Chris Stack
Director
Director
Lajos Koltai
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on the Book
Rent Tristan & Isolde on DVD Tristan & Isolde
Synopsis
When gallant English knight Tristan wins the love of beautiful Isolde -- the daughter of the Irish king -- soon after the fall of the Roman Empire, their liaison threatens to destroy the uneasy truce between their respective nations.
Cast
Cast
James Franco, Sophia Myles, Rufus Sewell, David O'Hara, Mark Strong, Henry Cavill, Bronagh Gallagher, Ronan Vibert, Lucy Russell, JB Blanc
Director
Director
Kevin Reynolds
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces, United Kingdom
Rent The Young Victoria on DVD The Young Victoria
Synopsis
Eighteen-year-old British royal Victoria ascends to the throne and is romanced by future husband Prince Albert in this lush period film that chronicles the early years of the British monarch's larger-than-life reign.
Cast
Cast
Emily Blunt, Rupert Friend, Paul Bettany, Miranda Richardson, Jim Broadbent, Thomas Kretschmann, Mark Strong, Jesper Christensen, Harriet Walter, Jeanette Hain, Julian Glover
Director
Director
Jean-Marc Vallee
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Romantic Dramas, Political Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, United Kingdom, Period Pieces
Rent Country Strong on DVD Country Strong
Synopsis
While on tour to revive her career, country singer Kelly falls for emerging musician Beau and tries to hide their romance from her husband/manager. The love triangle is further complicated by Kelly's vices and the introduction of a young songstress.
Cast
Cast
Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw, Garrett Hedlund, Leighton Meester, Marshall Chapman, Ed Bruce, Alana Grace, Jeffrey Buckner Ford, Jeremy Childs
Director
Director
Shana Feste
Genres
Genres
Drama, Showbiz Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Country & Western/Folk, New Country
Rent Elizabethtown on DVD Elizabethtown
Synopsis
Fired after causing his company to lose hundreds of millions of dollars, Drew is on the verge of ending it all. But he gets a new lease on life when he returns to his small hometown for his father's funeral and meets a quirky young flight attendant.
Cast
Cast
Orlando Bloom, Kirsten Dunst, Susan Sarandon, Alec Baldwin, Bruce McGill, Judy Greer, Jessica Biel, Paul Schneider, Loudon Wainwright III, Gailard Sartain, Jed Rees
Director
Director
Cameron Crowe
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas
Rent About a Boy on DVD About a Boy
Synopsis
Hip, irresponsible Londoner Will invents an imaginary son and starts attending single-parent meetings to find available women. But when Will meets the troubled 12-year-old son of a depressed single mother, a quirky and unexpected friendship blooms.
Cast
Cast
Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz, Isabel Brook, Victoria Smurfit, Sharon Small, Augustus Prew, Natalia Tena, Nicholas Hutchison
Director
Director
Chris Weitz, Paul Weitz
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, United Kingdom
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 Going the Distance on DVD Going the Distance
Synopsis
New couple Erin (Drew Barrymore) and Garrett (Justin Long) don't want their summer fling to end, but Erin must move across the country to finish school. As the bicoastal lovers try to keep their relationship going, they experience the tricky challenges of living long-distance. Directed by established documentary filmmaker Nanette Burstein (The Kid Stays in the Picture), this romantic comedy also stars Christina Applegate and Ron Livingston.
Cast
Cast
Drew Barrymore, Justin Long, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis, Christina Applegate, Ron Livingston, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Jim Gaffigan, Kelli Garner, June Diane Raphael, Rob Riggle, Sarah Burns, Natalie Morales, Matt Servitto, Leighton Meester, Kristen Schaal
Director
Director
Nanette Burstein
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas
Rent Georgia Rule on DVD Georgia Rule
Synopsis
Fed up with her unruly daughter's antics, exasperated mom Lilly Wilcox takes the wild teen to Idaho to live with her flinty, no-nonsense grandmother, who lays down a set of rules centered on two things: God and hard work.
Cast
Cast
Jane Fonda, Lindsay Lohan, Felicity Huffman, Dermot Mulroney, Cary Elwes, Garrett Hedlund, Hector Elizondo, Dylan McLaughlin, Zachary Gordon, Laurie Metcalf
Director
Director
Garry Marshall
Genres
Genres
Drama, Tearjerkers, Romantic Dramas
Rent The Vow on DVD The Vow
Synopsis
Rachel McAdams stars in this romantic drama about a newlywed woman who slips into a coma after a car accident and awakens with amnesia. Her devoted husband must help her recover and also win back her love.
Cast
Cast
Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lange, Sam Neill, Jessica McNamee, Wendy Crewson, Tatiana Maslany, Lucas Bryant, Scott Speedman, Jeananne Goossen
Director
Director
Michael Sucsy
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Blockbusters
Rent Casablanca on DVD Casablanca
Synopsis
In this Oscar-winning classic, American expat Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) plays host to gamblers, thieves and refugees at his Moroccan nightclub during World War II ... but he never expected Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman) - the woman who broke his heart -- to walk through that door. Ilsa hopes that with Rick's help, she and her fugitive husband (Paul Henreid) can escape to America. But the spark that brought the lovers together still burns brightly.
Cast
Cast
Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, S.Z. Sakall, Madeleine LeBeau, Dooley Wilson
Director
Director
Michael Curtiz
Genres
Genres
Classics, Romance Classics, Classic Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Classic War Stories, Tearjerkers
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 Monster's Ball on DVD Monster's Ball
Synopsis
Death row in the Louisiana State Penitentiary is the hothouse backdrop for this hard-hitting drama about a racist prison guard who falls in love with the African American wife of a condemned man he helped execute.
Cast
Cast
Billy Bob Thornton, Halle Berry, Heath Ledger, Peter Boyle, Sean "P. Diddy" Combs, Mos Def, Will Rokos, Milo Addica
Director
Director
Marc Forster
Genres
Genres
Drama, Indie Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Romantic Dramas
Rent Nine on DVD Nine
Synopsis
Film director Guido Contini faces a midlife crisis and struggles to complete his latest movie while juggling relationships with several women -- including his wife, his mistress and his mother -- in this musical based on the Broadway smash.
Cast
Cast
Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Judi Dench, Fergie, Kate Hudson, Nicole Kidman, Sophia Loren, Giuseppe Spitaleri, Elio Germano, Martina Stella
Director
Director
Rob Marshall
Genres
Genres
Drama, Contemporary Movie Musicals, Romantic Dramas, Showbiz Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent Marie Antoinette on DVD Marie Antoinette
Synopsis
Sofia Coppola directs a stylized portrait of Marie Antoinette (Kirsten Dunst), the naive Austrian princess who married Louis XVI (Jason Schwartzman) to become queen of France at age 19. The film explores the effects of a luxurious yet terribly confining lifestyle on the young queen. Her resulting youthful indiscretion and frivolity ultimately led to her undoing. A Cannes Golden Palm nominee, this biopic also took Oscar honors for costume design.
Cast
Cast
Kirsten Dunst, Jason Schwartzman, Judy Davis, Rip Torn, Asia Argento, Molly Shannon, Shirley Henderson, Danny Huston, Marianne Faithfull, Aurore Clément, Steve Coogan, Jean-Christophe Bouvet, Guillaume Gallienne, Clémentine Poidatz, Rose Byrne
Director
Director
Sofia Coppola
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Romantic Dramas, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent The Phantom of the Opera on DVD The Phantom of the Opera
Synopsis
This big-screen version of the legendary musical stars Gerard Butler as the disfigured, reclusive Phantom who roams beneath the Paris Opera and takes budding star Christine under his wing. But as he falls for her, she finds love with handsome Raoul.
Cast
Cast
Gerard Butler, Emmy Rossum, Patrick Wilson, Miranda Richardson, Minnie Driver, Ciarán Hinds, Simon Callow, Victor McGuire, Jennifer Ellison
Director
Director
Joel Schumacher
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Period Pieces, Musicals, Contemporary Movie Musicals, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces
Rent Girl with a Pearl Earring on DVD Girl with a Pearl Earring
Synopsis
In this cinematic adaptation of Tracy Chevalier's best-selling historical fiction novel, Scarlett Johansson stars as Griet, the young housemaid with a hidden appreciation for art who becomes the muse of Dutch master painter Johannes Vermeer.
Cast
Cast
Scarlett Johansson, Colin Firth, Tom Wilkinson, Judy Parfitt, Cillian Murphy, Essie Davis, Joanna Scanlan, Alakina Mann, David Morrissey, Anna Popplewell
Director
Director
Peter Webber
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Period Pieces
Rent Step Up on DVD Step Up
Synopsis
Sentenced to a stretch of community service at a prestigious school for the arts, streetwise troublemaker Tyler Gage unexpectedly discovers his natural talent for dance when he pairs with one of the academy's ballerinas.
Cast
Cast
Channing Tatum, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, Damaine Radcliff, De'Shawn Washington, Mario, Drew Sidora, Rachel Griffiths, Josh Henderson, Tim Lacatena, Alyson Stoner
Director
Director
Anne Fletcher
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Ballet & Modern Dance, Dance
Rent Shopgirl on DVD Shopgirl
Synopsis
Lovely but lonely Mirabelle feels purposeless selling gloves in a world where they're hardly ever worn. But her days are soon enlivened by a rich suitor who showers her with attention. Mirabelle soaks it all up but yearns for more commitment.
Cast
Cast
Steve Martin, Claire Danes, Jason Schwartzman, Bridgette Wilson-Sampras, Rebecca Pidgeon, Shawn Christian, Frances Conroy, Sam Bottoms, Jesse Burch, Henry T. Yamada, Anne Marie Howard
Director
Director
Anand Tucker
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Comedies, Dramas Based on the Book, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent The Upside of Anger on DVD The Upside of Anger
Synopsis
Terry Wolfmeyer (Joan Allen) has been dumped by her husband -- who, in a clich&#233;d ending, ran off with his secretary -- and is left to raise her four daughters alone. But there could be a silver lining to it all when Terry hooks up with a retired baseball player (Kevin Costner). Erika Christensen, Alicia Witt, Keri Russell and Evan Rachel Wood co-star in this comic drama about tangled family ties from writer-director Mike Binder.
Cast
Cast
Joan Allen, Kevin Costner, Erika Christensen, Evan Rachel Wood, Keri Russell, Alicia Witt, Mike Binder, Tom Harper, Dane Christensen, Danny Webb, William Tapley
Director
Director
Mike Binder
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies
Rent Frida on DVD Frida
Synopsis
Julie Taymor directs this Oscar-winning biopic of painter Frida Kahlo, focusing on her often rocky relationship with husband Diego Rivera and her controversial political and sexual reputation (she was a communist and openly bisexual).
Cast
Cast
Salma Hayek, Alfred Molina, Antonio Banderas, Valeria Golino, Geoffrey Rush, Ashley Judd, Diego Luna, Mía Maestro, Edward Norton, Roger Rees, Saffron Burrows
Director
Director
Julie Taymor
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Romantic Dramas, Painting, Dramas Based on Real Life, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
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 The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1 on DVD The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1
Synopsis
Not long after immortal soul mates Bella Swan and Edward Cullen say "I do," a strange sensation begins to build inside Bella's burgeoning belly. But the couple's unborn child is at risk before she's even born.
Cast
Cast
Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Peter Facinelli, Ashley Greene, Kellan Lutz, Jackson Rathbone, Elizabeth Reaser, Nikki Reed, Billy Burke, Maggie Grace, Jamie Campbell Bower, Michael Sheen, Anna Kendrick
Director
Director
Bill Condon
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Teen Romance, Teen Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters
Rent Across the Universe on DVD Across the Universe
Synopsis
In this musical mix of live action and animation featuring songs by the Beatles, Liverpool dock worker Jude falls for Lucy on an excursion to America in the 1960s. But when Lucy's brother is drafted, Jude and Lucy take a stand as anti-war activists.
Cast
Cast
Evan Rachel Wood, Jim Sturgess, Joe Anderson, Dana Fuchs, Martin Luther, James Urbaniak, T.V. Carpio, Spencer Liff
Director
Director
Julie Taymor
Genres
Genres
Drama, Contemporary Movie Musicals, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, Classic Rock, Musicals, Period Pieces
Rent The Artist on DVD The Artist
Synopsis
Winner of five Oscars, this artful black-and-white silent film follows the romance between a silent-era superstar on a downward spiral and a rising young starlet who embraces the future of cinema at the dawn of the "talkies."
Cast
Cast
Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, John Goodman, James Cromwell, Penelope Ann Miller, Missi Pyle, Beth Grant, Ed Lauter, Joel Murray, Bitsie Tulloch, Ken Davitian, Malcolm McDowell
Director
Director
Michel Hazanavicius
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Showbiz Comedies, Showbiz Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas, 20th Century Period Pieces, France, Period Pieces
Rent Les Misérables on DVD Les Misérables
Synopsis
The musical version of Victor Hugo's epic tale of love and sacrifice, first produced for the stage in 1985, now receives the big-screen treatment. The bloody era of the French Revolution is the backdrop to Jean Valjean's long struggle for redemption.
Cast
Cast
Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Aaron Tveit, Samantha Barks, Colm Wilkinson, Bertie Carvel
Director
Director
Tom Hooper
Genres
Genres
Drama, Contemporary Movie Musicals, Epics, Romantic Dramas, Tearjerkers, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, Dramas Based on Classic Literature, Musicals, Period Pieces, Dramas Based on the Book, Blockbusters, United Kingdom
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 Why Did I Get Married? on DVD Why Did I Get Married?
Synopsis
In this big-screen adaptation of Tyler Perry's stage hit, eight married college friends gather for a weeklong reunion in the snowy mountains of Colorado. But a startling revelation of infidelity sets off a chain reaction of soul searching.
Cast
Cast
Tyler Perry, Sharon Leal, Janet Jackson, Malik Yoba, Jill Scott, Richard T. Jones, Tasha Smith, Michael Jai White, Denise Boutte, Lamman Rucker, Keesha Sharp
Director
Director
Tyler Perry
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies
Rent Just Wright on DVD Just Wright
Synopsis
Good-hearted physical therapist Leslie Wright (Queen Latifah) is looking for romance but keeps finding duds until she meets professional basketball player Scott McKnight (Common). When Scott suffers a major injury, it's up to Leslie to save his career. Leslie and Scott become close as they work together, but Leslie's beautiful, gold-digging childhood chum -- who is also Scott's estranged girlfriend -- threatens their relationship.
Cast
Cast
Queen Latifah, Common, Paula Patton, James Pickens Jr., Phylicia Rashad, Pam Grier, Laz Alonso, Mehcad Brooks, Michael Landes, Dwight Howard, Dwyane Wade
Director
Director
Sanaa Hamri
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Romantic Comedies, Sports Dramas
Rent The Jane Austen Book Club on DVD The Jane Austen Book Club
Synopsis
Six book club members find their lives resemble a modern-day version of Jane Austen's novels in this drama. For starters, Sylvia's (Amy Brenneman) husband of 20-plus years has walked out, Bernadette (Kathy Baker) seeks Mr. Right, and married Prudie (Emily Blunt) dreams of other men. Then there's lonely dog-breeder Jocelyn (Maria Bello); Allegra (Maggie Grace), who has issues with her girlfriend; and Grigg (Hugh Dancy), the sole male in the club.
Cast
Cast
Amy Brenneman, Maria Bello, Emily Blunt, Kathy Baker, Maggie Grace, Hugh Dancy, Kevin Zegers, Nancy Travis, Marc Blucas, Jimmy Smits, Lynn Redgrave
Director
Director
Robin Swicord
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature
Rent Miss Potter on DVD Miss Potter
Synopsis
Blending lush animation sequences with live-action drama, director Chris Noonan constructs this unconventional biopic about the personal life of beloved children's author and illustrator Beatrix Potter.
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Cast
Renée Zellweger, Ewan McGregor, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn, Bill Paterson, Matyelok Gibbs, Lloyd Owen, Anton Lesser, David Bamber, Phyllida Law, Patricia Kerrigan, Lucy Boynton, Justin McDonald, Judith Barker, Oliver Jenkins
Director
Director
Chris Noonan
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Biographies, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces, United Kingdom
Rent The Theory of Everything on DVD The Theory of Everything
Synopsis
With his body progressively ravaged by ALS, world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking must rely on his wife, Jane, to continue his life's work as he faces various challenges. This affecting biographical drama centers on the couple's fertile partnership.
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Cast
Eddie Redmayne, Felicity Jones, Charlie Cox, Emily Watson, Simon McBurney, David Thewlis, Maxine Peake, Harry Lloyd, Christian McKay
Director
Director
James Marsh
Genres
Genres
Drama, Biographies, Romantic Dramas
Rent In Good Company on DVD In Good Company
Synopsis
An ad salesman, Dan, must take a junior position after a corporate shakedown. Worse, he now reports to a much younger boss, Carter -- a mandate made more difficult when Carter becomes smitten with Dan's daughter.
Cast
Cast
Dennis Quaid, Topher Grace, Scarlett Johansson, Marg Helgenberger, David Paymer, Clark Gregg, Philip Baker Hall, Selma Blair, Frankie Faison, Ty Burrell
Director
Director
Paul Weitz
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas
Rent The New World on DVD The New World
Synopsis
Set in 1607 at the founding of the Jamestown Settlement, Terrence Malick's epic adventure chronicles the extraordinary actions of explorer John Smith (Colin Farrell) and Native American princess Pocahontas (Q'Orianka Kilcher). As English settlers and Native Americans clash, Smith and Pocahontas find their worlds colliding and their hearts entwined, but ancestral loyalty may tear them apart. Christian Bale and Christopher Plummer co-star.
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Cast
Colin Farrell, Q'Orianka Kilcher, Christopher Plummer, Christian Bale, August Schellenberg, Wes Studi, David Thewlis, Yorick van Wageningen, Raoul Trujillo, Michael Greyeyes, Kalani Queypo, Ben Mendelsohn, Noah Taylor, Roger Rees, Irene Bedard
Director
Director
Terrence Malick
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Real Life, Pre-20th Century Period Pieces
Rent Charlotte Gray on DVD Charlotte Gray
Synopsis
A Scottish woman searching for her missing pilot boyfriend during World War II must choose between finding her lost love and taking a stand when she meets a local farmer and his son, a leader in the resistance who's harboring two Jewish children.
Cast
Cast
Cate Blanchett, Billy Crudup, Michael Gambon, John Pierce Jones, James Fleet, Abigail Cruttenden, Robert Hands, Hugh Ross, Michael Fitzgerald, Rupert Penry-Jones
Director
Director
Gillian Armstrong
Genres
Genres
Drama, Romantic Dramas, Military & War Dramas, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, 20th Century Period Pieces, Political Dramas, Dramas Based on the Book, Period Pieces
Rent The Lucky One on DVD The Lucky One
Synopsis
Marine vet Logan credits his good-luck charm -- a photo of an unknown woman -- for saving his skin in Iraq. Back in the States, he sets out to find the woman behind the smile that steered his fate.
Cast
Cast
Zac Efron, Taylor Schilling, Blythe Danner, Riley Thomas Stewart, Jay R. Ferguson, Adam LeFevre, Robert Hayes, Joe Chrest, Russell Durham Comegys, Sharon Conley
Director
Director
Scott Hicks
Genres
Genres
Romance, Romantic Dramas, Dramas Based on Bestsellers, Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature, Dramas Based on the Book
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Synopsis
Chris Columbus's faithful adaptation of the Tony Award-winning musical set in New York's East Village boasts a slew of stars from the show's original Broadway cast, including Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs and Jesse L. Martin. Based on Puccini's opera "La boheme," the story follows a group of scrappy bohemians who face true love, broken hearts, drug addiction and AIDS -- and paying rent to high-powered oppressors.
Cast
Cast
Anthony Rapp, Adam Pascal, Rosario Dawson, Jesse L. Martin, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Idina Menzel, Tracie Thoms, Taye Diggs
Director
Director
Chris Columbus
Genres
Genres
Drama, Contemporary Movie Musicals, LGBT Dramas, Social Issue Dramas, Romantic Dramas, Musicals
Rent A Lot Like Love on DVD A Lot Like Love
Synopsis
Sparks fly between Oliver and Emily on a long flight, but they agree they'd be a terrible match. Over the next seven years, destiny reunites the acquaintances time and again, but will they ever realize their love was meant to be?
Cast
Cast
Amanda Peet, Ashton Kutcher, Taryn Manning, Aimee Garcia, Tyrone Giordano, Melissa van der Schyff, James Read, Molly Cheek, Gabriel Mann, Kathryn Hahn, Ali Larter
Director
Director
Nigel Cole
Genres
Genres
Comedy, Romantic Comedies, Romantic Dramas
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