9 New Romance Movies To Get You In The Mood For Love

Call your girlfriends and have a movie marathon!
PHOTO: (LEFT) Set It Up/Netflix, (RIGHT) The Kissing Booth/Netflix

If you're in the mood for some romance—and no, not the type you'd typically find in a frustrating Tinder chat—there's no shortage of kilig-inducing movies for the hopeless romantics out there. Whether you're heading to the cinema or staying home with a bowl of popcorn, call your squad and have a movie marathon. You'll be swooning in no time!

Love, Simon

Starring: Nick Robinson, Katherine Langford, Alexandra Shipp, and Jorge Lendeborg Jr.

Based on a popular YA novel, Love, Simon is a coming-of-age drama about Simon (Nick Robinson), a gay high-school boy who struggles with coming out. Everything changes when he begins falling for an anonymous gay classmate he's been chatting with online. Funny, sweet, and heartwarming in all the best ways, this movie is a must-watch for those who need a good cry.

The Kissing Booth

Starring: Joey King, Jacob Elordi, and Molly Ringwald

There's a good reason why The Kissing Booth is probably all over your Facebook feed! Aside from stars Joey King and Jacob Elordi's super-cute reel-to-real relationship, Netflix's feel-good rom-com is guaranteed to make you feel like a kilig teenager all over again! After a romantic first kiss with the hottest boy in school (Jacob) leads to a forbidden romance, Elle (Joey) risks her friendship with her childhood best friend.

Set It Up

Starring: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Lucy Liu, and Taye Diggs

Netflix has been on a roll with its rom-coms, and Set It Up is right up there among the best in the genre. (Plus, if you're an overworked and underpaid office worker, you'll totally relate—just saying.) Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell are two exhausted assistants in desperate need of a break from their workaholic bosses (Lucy Liu and Taye Diggs). In a bid to get their bosses off their backs, the two assistants hatch a plan to make them fall in love.

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Crazy Rich Asians

Starring: Constance Wu, Henry Golding, Michelle Yeoh, Gemma Chan, and Awkwafina

Based on the worldwide bestseller by author Kevin Kwan, this adaptation stars an all-Asian cast of epically rich and indulgent proportions. When Rachel's (Constance Wu) boyfriend, Nick (Henry Golding) asks her to meet his family, she's in for a shocking surprise when she finds out he's from one of the wealthiest and most famous families in Singapore. She must now contend with jealous socialites, quirky relatives, and Nick's tough, disapproving mother.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again

Starring: Meryl Streep, Amanda Seyfried, Lily James, Dominic Cooper, Pierce Brosnan, and Colin Firth

Ready for another ABBA-filled trip to Greece? In the long-awaited sequel to the 2008 musical hit, a now-pregnant Sophie (Amanda Seyfried) is struggling to keep her mother's (Meryl Streep) villa afloat. Worried that she can't do it by herself, Sophie decides to dig into her mother's past. Cher makes an appearance as Sophie's grandmother, Cinderella's Lily James plays the younger Donna, and the rest of the cast reprise their roles.

Destination Wedding

Starring: Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder

Destination Wedding brings together two of your favorite '90s stars in a rom-com for all the jaded romance haters out there. Keanu Reeves and Winona Ryder play two miserable strangers invited to a destination weekend wedding. They immediately bond over their mutual hatred for the bride, the groom, the cheerful guests, and themselves.

To All The Boys I've Loved Before

Starring: Lana Condor, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, and Noah Centineo

Based on the 2014 YA novel by Jenny Han, Netflix's promising film adaptation centers on a teen girl named Lara, who writes secret love letters to all of her past crushes. Her life gets especially complicated when, for some reason, her letters are sent to all of her crushes and they confront her one by one.

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A Star Is Born

Starring: Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga

In this remake of the 1937 movie of the same name, Bradley Cooper plays a veteran country singer who falls for a talented but struggling aspiring singer (Lady Gaga) named Ally. As her career takes off and she rises into fame, he soon realizes that his best days may just be behind him.

Sierra Burgess Is a Loser

Starring: Shannon Purser,  RJ Cyler, Noah Centineo, and Will Peltz

Barb is back...well, sort of. Shannon Purser of Stranger Things fame takes a trip out of the Upside Down and into teen rom-com territory with this upcoming movie from Netflix. She plays the titular unpopular high-school girl who switches roles with the school's queen bee in order to win over their respective crushes.

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