Top New Romantic Movies from 2009
Are you looking for some good new romantic movies? We have compiled some of the best ones, which were all released in 2009, on this page.
These movies range from comedies, to dramas, independent romance films to romantic period drama.
If you are in the mood for a contemporary and new romantic flick, the list below should have something to fit every mood and taste.
The Time Traveler's Wife
Based on the novel of the same name, written by Audrey Niffenegger, "The Time Traveler's Wife" features Eric Bana, Rachel McAdams, Ron Livingston, and Stephen Tobolowsky. Directed By Robert Schwentke, this film was released in 2009.
What would you do if your husband is a time traveler? Follow Clare as she meets, falls in love with, marries and tries to keep married life together around her husband Henry who randomly travels through time without warning.
Starring Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Malin Akerman, and Mary Steenburgen, and directed By Anne Fletcher, this movie came out in 2009.
When stern book editor Margaret finds out that she is to be deported to Canada, she forces one of her employees, Andrew, to marry her.
However during rigorous screening from the government, will the two actually fall in love?
Directed by Jane Campion, who had also directed the Oscar-Winning and excellent movie called "The Piano" back in 1993, "Bright Star" is a lavishing, and beautifully made period romance movie based on the passionate romance between the famous poet John Keats and his neighbor Fanny Brawne, which supposedly inspired the romantic poetry of John Keats. Featuring Ben Whishaw, Abbie Cornish, Paul Schneider, and Kerry Fox while released in 2009, this film is an excellent piece of great filmmaking.
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A wonderful animation film from Pixar and Disney, with the voice talents of Edward Asner, Christopher Plummer, Jordan Nagai, and Bob Peterson, directed By Pete Docter and Bob Peterson, from 2009.
The movie tells the wonderful poignant and touching tale of the true love between Carl and Ellie, and also the adventure that Carl has with young Wilderness explorer named Russell and a talking dog named Dug.
I Love You, Man
A romantic comedy from 2009, starring Paul Rudd, Jason Segel, Rashida Jones, and J. K. Simmons, directed By John Hamburg. After Pete proposes to his girlfriend Zooey, life seems to be complete. All he needs is his fiancée and his job. However, who will be his best man at the wedding? As Zooey and Pete's family try to help him find a male friend, comedy and chaos ensue.
Away We Go
Starring John Krasinski, Maya Rudolph, Jeff Daniels, and Maggie Gyllenhaal, from 2009 and directed by Sam Mendes. How do you know where home is? When Verona is about to have a baby, she and her husband Burt travel around the country, visiting family and trying to find out where they should raise their baby. However, along the way they learn a lot about life and love. A must see movie for all!
A poignant love story about Adam, a young man with Asperger syndrome, who falls in love with school teacher, Beth, after she moves into his apartment building in New York. Adam has been craving for an emotional connection like the one he has with Beth, but can love overcome his disease. Starring Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, and Amy Irving, and directed by Max Mayer, released in 2009.
(500) Days of Summer
(500) Days of Summer stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Zooey Deschanel, Chloë Moretz, and Geoffrey Arend, and is directed by Marc Webb.
This film is a romantic comedy about two polar opposites, the hopeless romantic Tom, who falls in love with the free spirited Summer, but can these two opposites make it work? This is certainly a fun flick, which is a must see for anyone who likes romantic comedies. For more info on this movie, check out our 500 Days of Summer Review page.
Not only is this a spy thriller romance movie, but also a very funny comedy film, starring Clive Owen, Julia Roberts, Tom Wilkinson, and Paul Giamatti and directed by Tony Gilroy.
Two spies and lovers, Ray and Claire, concoct a final plan to rip off their corporate bosses, but who is trying to outwit who? This is a pretty fun movie that delivers lots of intense moments of suspense and intrigue making it quite an entertaining watch.
My Life in Ruins
"My Life in Ruins" is a romantic comedy starring Nia Vardalos (she also starred as an lead actress in My Big Fat Greek Wedding), Richard Dreyfuss, Alexis Georgoulis, and Harland Williams. Directed by Donald Petrie, who also directed a superb romantic comedy Miss Congeniality, this movie is all about a five-day tour that takes place in the ruins of Greece. Leading a tour through Greece, Greek-American Georgia, thinks she is teaching the tourists about Greek history, but they end up teaching her about love and life.
New In Town
When sophisticated Lucy, a consultant from Miami, is sent to a small town in Minnesota, she could not stand out more and is counting the days until she can return to Miami. However, as she spends time in the town, she begins to fall in love with the town and its people, and may even find true love. Starring Renée Zellweger, Harry Connick, Jr., Siobhan Fallon, and J.K. Simmons, this romantic comedy was directed By Jonas Elmer, from 2009.
Burke Ryan is on tour with his popular self-help book that he wrote to help him with the death of his wife in a car accident. However on the book tour when he arrives at his wife's hometown, he meets Eloise and falls in love and it is then he realizes that he has not truly dealt with the death of his wife.
A romantic drama with Aaron Eckhart, Jennifer Aniston, Frances Conroy, and Martin Sheen, directed by Stephen Belber, from 2009.
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past
Released in 2009, "Ghosts of Girlfriends Past" stars Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner, Emma Stone and Noureen DeWulf and was directed by Mark Waters.
A spin on the classic Charles Dickens tale, "A Christmas Carol" except that Connor is greeted by ghosts of past girlfriends, to help him sort out his own messy love life, so that he doesn't miss his real true love.
Mike falls in love at first sight with Sue, when she checks into his parent's motel. Sue is trying to get over a breakup, and is not interested in Mike's advances. However, as Mike pursues Sue, will he be able to melt her heart?
Starring Jennifer Aniston, Steve Zahn, Woody Harrelson, and Fred Ward, and directed by Stephen Belber, released in 2009.
Featuring Zac Efron, Leslie Mann, Michelle Trachtenberg, and Matthew Perry.
Directed By Burr Steers and released in 2009.
What if your life hadn't turned out the way you had planned and you had a chance to go back in time and rewrite it? Follow Mike, in this romantic comedy, as he gets a second chance be seventeen, will things turn out better, or just the same?
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