By: Abigail Pacheco By: Abigail Pacheco | February 9, 2022 | Movies
Hold on tight, spider monkey.
Sometimes we want more than the classic romantic comedy, and by more we mean electric intensity. If you're looking to spice up your night in, try checking out these romance movies featuring some of the grandest melodramatic relationships of cinema. These classic movies might be sad at times, but the love stories always make up for everything that goes wrong.
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The five vampire-filled movies follow the rollercoaster romance of the 104-year-old vampire Edward Cullen (Robert Pattinson) and his star-crossed mortal lover Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart). There is nothing more melodramatic than this movie series; from the lighting to the story, you will be on the edge of your seat while watching Edward and Bella take on the impossible.
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A movie inspired by a Wattpad fanfiction turned bestseller book, After is the epitome of drama and love. Tessa Young (Josephine Langford) has always been a good student, daughter and girlfriend, but when she meets Hardin Scott (Hero Fiennes Tiffin), her whole world is flipped upside down. The mysterious rebel brings some new spice into her life and opens her up to a whole new lifestyle.
Natalie (Elisabeth Harnois) has her life all figured out, and now with her tennis scholarship to college, she truly has everything. When Keith (Jesse McCartney) becomes her chemistry lab partner, he slowly takes her out of her comfortable lifestyle. When Natalie's life falls apart, she has nowhere to turn but him despite her efforts to not get too close.
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Kyle Kingson (Alex Pettyfer) is known for his arrogant attitude and humiliating pranks. One day, outcast Kendra Hilferty (Mary-Kate Olsen) takes revenge against a cruel joke he made and curses him to transform into a beast. The only way out is to find true love. Will he be stuck like this forever or will Linda Taylor (Vanessa Hudgens) see through his exterior and love him for who he is?
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Landon Carter (Shane West) is the bad boy and Jamie Sullivan (Mandy Moore) is the good girl. Needless to say, the two do not get along. However, after getting in trouble, Landon’s punishment is to do community service at the same place Jamie does, forcing them to spend more time together. Despite their differences, they have a lot in common and they quickly develop an unexpected, powerful relationship.
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Edward (Johnny Depp) isn’t your typical human being. Even with scissors for hands, he is gentle and caring. When his creator dies, the lost young man finds his way to loving mother Peg (Dianne Wiest). He initially is an outcast due to his appearance, but, when the suburban moms start to take a liking to him, Peg’s daughter Kim (Winona Ryder) also finds love inside his heart.
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Tyler (Robert Pattinson) starts to act out after suffering a family tragedy and thinks no one can understand his pain. But then he meets Ally (Emilie de Ravin), an unsuspecting girl at his college who quickly brings warmth and love back into his life. Will they live happily ever after or will Tyler’s past threaten to destroy their relationship?
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Step-siblings Kathryn Merteuil (Sarah Michelle Gellar) and Sebastian Valmont (Ryan Phillippe) are seductive and bored. So, in an attempt to create entertainment in their lives, Kathryn bets her step-brother that he cannot take the virginity of the new headmaster’s daughter, Annette Hargrove (Reese Witherspoon). Will Sebastian pull off this thoughtless bet or will he realize that Annette means more to him?
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Anastasia Steele (Dakota Johnson) stepped into powerful businessman Christian Gray’s (Jamie Doman) office for one thing only: to interview him for her college newspaper. However, when they find each other inexplicably drawn to each other, Ana realizes there isn’t anything Christian doesn't get that he wants and quickly finds herself in an intense love affair.
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