Love Is...by MAthePA | created - 06 Apr 2019 | updated - 19 Jun 2019 | Public
What is love, or what is not... some movies explain well enough if we listen to understand, not to reply.
You may fall from the sky, you may fall from a tree, but the best way to fall... is in love with me.
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1. Love Story (1970)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Romance
A boy and a girl from different backgrounds fall in love regardless of their upbringing - and then tragedy strikes.
Votes: 31,594 | Gross: $106.40M
Love means never having to say you're sorry.
2. A Walk to Remember (2002)
PG | 101 min | Drama, Romance
The story of two North Carolina teens, Landon Carter and Jamie Sullivan, who are thrown together after Landon gets into trouble and is made to do community service.
Votes: 200,858 | Gross: $41.23M
Love is always patient and kind; it is never jealous; love is never boastful or conceited; it is never rude or selfish; it does not take offense and is not resentful. Love takes no pleasure in other people's shortcomings but delights in the truth; it is always ready to excuse, to trust, to hope, and to endure whatever comes. [Apostle Paul; 1 Corinthians 13:4-7]
3. The Fault in Our Stars (2014)
PG-13 | 126 min | Drama, Romance
Two teenage cancer patients begin a life-affirming journey to visit a reclusive author in Amsterdam.
Votes: 347,592 | Gross: $124.87M
Love is just a shout into the void.
4. Forrest Gump (1994)
PG-13 | 142 min | Drama, Romance
The presidencies of Kennedy and Johnson, the Vietnam War, the Watergate scandal and other historical events unfold from the perspective of an Alabama man with an IQ of 75, whose only desire is to be reunited with his childhood sweetheart.
Votes: 1,836,439 | Gross: $330.25M
I'm not a smart man... but I know what love is.
5. Love Actually (2003)
R | 135 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.
Votes: 440,022 | Gross: $59.70M
Love is everywhere. Often, it's not particularly dignified or newsworthy, but it's always there – fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, husbands and wives, boyfriends, girlfriends, old friends... If you look for it, I've got a sneaky feeling you'll find that love actually is all around.
6. Interstellar (2014)
PG-13 | 169 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
A team of explorers travel through a wormhole in space in an attempt to ensure humanity's survival.
Votes: 1,541,689 | Gross: $188.02M
Love is the one thing we're capable of perceiving that transcends time and space.
7. What If (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 98 min | Comedy, Romance
Wallace, who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry, who lives with her longtime boyfriend. Together, they puzzle out what it means if your best friend is also the love of your life.
Votes: 71,730 | Gross: $3.45M
Love is just an all-purpose excuse for selfish behavior. You can lie and cheat and hurt people, and it's all okay because you're in love.
8. My Week with Marilyn (2011)
R | 99 min | Biography, Drama
Votes: 83,850 | Gross: $14.60M
First love is such sweet despair.
9. 27 Dresses (2008)
PG-13 | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister's side as her sibling marries the man she's secretly in love with.
Votes: 155,382 | Gross: $76.81M
Love is patient, love is kind, love means slowly losing your mind.
10. Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
Not Rated | 109 min | Comedy, Romance
In Sweden at the turn of the century, members of the upper class and their servants find themselves in a romantic tangle that they try to work out amidst jealousy and heartbreak.
Love is a perpetual juggling of three balls, the names of which are heart, words and loins. How easy it is to juggle these three balls, and how easy to drop one of them.
11. Murdoch Mysteries (2008– )
TV-PG | 48 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
In the 1890s, William Murdoch uses radical forensic techniques for the time, including fingerprinting and trace evidence, to solve some of the city's most gruesome murders.
Love is like gravity. You have to let yourself fall.
12. Phineas and Ferb (2007–2015)
TV-G | 15 min | Animation, Short, Action
Phineas and Ferb invent, scheme, and stay one step ahead of their bratty sister. Meanwhile, their pet platypus plots against evil Dr. Doofenshmirtz.
Love is a canvas furnished by nature and embroidered by the imagination.
13. Cashback (2006)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a painful breakup, Ben develops insomnia. To kill time, he starts working the late night shift at the local supermarket, where his artistic imagination runs wild.
Votes: 83,270 | Gross: $0.02M
Love is there if you want it to be. You just have to see that it's wrapped in beauty and hidden away in between the seconds of your life. If you don't stop for a minute, you might miss it.
14. Love and Other Disasters (2006)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An American intern at U.K. Vogue helps her friends find love.
Maybe true love is a decision... to take a chance with somebody, to give to somebody without worrying whether they'll give anything back, or if they're gonna hurt you, or if they really are the one. Maybe love isn't something that happens to you. Maybe it's something you have to choose.
15. The Proposition (2005)
R | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Western
A lawman apprehends a notorious outlaw and gives him nine days to kill his older brother, or else they'll execute his younger brother.
Votes: 50,582 | Gross: $1.90M
Love. Love is the key. Love and family. For what are night and day, the sun, the moon, the stars without love, and those you love around you? What could be more hollow than to die alone, unloved?
16. Little Manhattan (2005)
PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Romance
A 10-year-old boy and an 11-year-old girl find love in New York City.
Votes: 22,795 | Gross: $0.38M
Love is about going that extra mile even if it hurts, letting it all hang out there. Love is about finding courage inside of you that you didn't even know was there.
17. Criminal Minds (2005–2020)
TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The cases of the F.B.I. Behavioral Analysis Unit (B.A.U.), an elite group of profilers who analyze the nation's most dangerous serial killers and individual heinous crimes in an effort to anticipate their next moves before they strike again.
18. Grey's Anatomy (2005– )
TV-14 | 41 min | Drama, Romance
A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.
Love is about choices. It's about putting down the poison and the dagger and making your own happy ending, most of the time, and that sometimes despite all your best choices and all your best intentions, fate wins anyway.
19. 2046 (2004)
R | 129 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Several women enter a science fiction author's life over the course of a few years, after the author has lost the woman he considers his one true love.
Votes: 51,550 | Gross: $1.44M
20. The Notebook (2004)
PG-13 | 123 min | Drama, Romance
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.
Votes: 526,569 | Gross: $81.00M
The best love is the kind that awakens the soul and makes us reach for more, that plants a fire in our hearts and brings peace to our minds.
21. The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 180 min | Drama, Fantasy
An elderly amusement park maintenance man, Eddie, is trapped in purgatory and the only way out is to confront five people from his past. Unfortunately, dark secrets from his service in the Philippines begin to haunt him.
Lost love is still love. It takes a different form, that's all. You can't hold their hand, you can't tousle their hair, but when those senses weaken, another one comes to life... Life has to end. Love doesn't.
22. The Matrix Revolutions (2003)
R | 129 min | Action, Sci-Fi
The human city of Zion defends itself against the massive invasion of the machines as Neo fights to end the war at another front while also opposing the rogue Agent Smith.
Votes: 452,577 | Gross: $139.31M
It is remarkable how similar the pattern of love is to the pattern of insanity.
23. Heartbreakers (2001)
PG-13 | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance
A mother and daughter con team seduce and scam wealthy men.
Votes: 51,990 | Gross: $40.34M
There's no love. It's the trick of the brain. It's the combination of chemicals and hormones.
24. Malena (2000)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Amidst the war climate, a teenage boy discovering himself becomes love-stricken by Malèna, a sensual woman living in a small, narrow-minded Italian town.
Votes: 91,861 | Gross: $3.43M
The only true love is unrequited love.
25. Andromeda (2000–2005)
TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Captain Dylan Hunt and the crew of the Andromeda Ascendant set out on a mission to rebuild the Systems Commonwealth 300 years after its fall.
Love is merely a trick that DNA plays to replicate itself.
26. The Invisible Man (2000–2002)
120 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
A thief and conman is given the means to become invisible, and ends up working for a government agency.
27. My Family (2000–2011)
50 min | Comedy
Ben Harper (Robert Lindsay), a misanthropic dentist, has little time for most people, including his wife Susan (Zoë Wanamaker), and their children Nick (Kris Marshall), Janey (Daniela Denby-Ashe), and Michael (Gabriel Thomson).
Love is not a flower, it's a venus fly trap that tempts you with promises of delight, then snaps you in half and crushed you like a bug!
28. Hope Island (1999– )
Reverend Daniel Cooper has come to Hope Island to reopen the Community Church, hoping the assignment will help him through the grief of a terrible loss. Distrusted by the local inhabitants ... See full summary »
29. Meet Joe Black (1998)
PG-13 | 178 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Death, who takes the form of a young man, asks a media mogul to act as a guide to teach him about life on Earth, and in the process, he falls in love with his guide's daughter.
Votes: 217,448 | Gross: $44.62M
Love is passion, obsession, someone you can't live without... if you haven't tried, you haven't lived.
30. Playing by Heart (1998)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Eleven articulate people work through affairs of the heart in Los Angeles.
Votes: 18,715 | Gross: $3.96M
Talking about love is like dancing about architecture.
31. Fools Rush In (1997)
PG-13 | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After a one night stand with Alex, Isabel realizes that she is pregnant and they decide to get married. However, along with the marriage comes compromise of one's own cultural traditions.
Votes: 32,687 | Gross: $29.29M
Love is a gift, not an obligation.
32. A Life Less Ordinary (1997)
R | 103 min | Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Upon being fired, a desperate guy kidnaps a daughter of his former boss. Two angels are sent to Earth to check if love is possible in this case.
Votes: 34,455 | Gross: $4.27M
Love is merely an emotional adaptation... to a physical necessity.
33. Waiting for God (1990–1994)
30 min | Comedy
When Tom Ballard moves to Bayview Retirement Vilage, he meets Diana Trent, a feisty old woman who complains about everything and wants nothing more than just to die. Much to the dislike of ... See full summary »
Love isn't a quantifiable or definable product. It's a... well, it's like a sort of elephant, sitting in the corner of your sitting-room. You can't ignore it, but if you don't do something about it, you're going to find yourself knee-deep in elephant poo.
34. Moonstruck (1987)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Loretta Castorini, a bookkeeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry.
Votes: 50,998 | Gross: $80.64M
Love don't make things nice – it ruins everything. It breaks your heart. It makes things a mess.
35. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
TV-PG | 51 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Ordinary people find themselves in extraordinarily astounding situations, which they each try to solve in a remarkable manner.