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Titles: Irreplaceable You
People: Michiel Huisman, Gugu Mbatha-Raw
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Irreplaceable You

A couple who have known each other since 8 are destined to be together until death does them apart. Watch On Netflix

Director: Stephanie Laing

Writer: Bess Wohl

Stars: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michiel Huisman, Steve Coogan

Titles: Brain on Fire
People: Chloë Grace Moretz, Thomas Mann

Brain on Fire

A young, capable professional cannot explain her newly erratic behavior. Watch On Netflix

Director: Gerard Barrett

Writers: Gerard Barrett (screenplay), Susannah Cahalan (memoir)

Stars: Chloë Grace Moretz, Thomas Mann, Richard Armitage

Titles: Blue Valentine
People: Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams
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Blue Valentine

The relationship of a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods. Watch On Netflix

Director: Derek Cianfrance

Writers: Derek Cianfrance, Joey Curtis

Stars: Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams, John Doman

Titles: To the Bone
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To the Bone

A young woman, dealing with anorexia, meets an unconventional doctor who challenges her to face her condition and embrace life. Watch On Netflix

Director: Marti Noxon

Writer: Marti Noxon

Stars: Rebekah Kennedy, Lily Collins, Dana L. Wilson

Titles: c
People: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler
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P.S. I Love You

A young widow discovers that her late husband has left her 10 messages intended to help ease her pain and start a new life. Watch On Netflix

Director: Richard LaGravenese

Writers: Richard LaGravenese (screenplay), Steven Rogers (screenplay)

tars: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Harry Connick Jr.

Titles: 6 Balloons
People: Abbi Jacobson
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6 Balloons

A woman (Jacobson) learns her brother (Franco) has relapsed on heroin. Watch On Netflix

Director: Marja-Lewis Ryan

Writer: Marja-Lewis Ryan

Stars: Abbi Jacobson, Dave Franco, Charlotte Carel

Titles: The Notebook
People: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams
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The Notebook

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. Watch On Netflix

Director: Nick Cassavetes

Writers: Jeremy Leven (screenplay), Jan Sardi (adaptation)

Stars: Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams

Titles: Five Feet Apart
People: Cole Sprouse, Haley Lu Richardson
Countries: United Kingdom, United States
Languages: English

Five Feet Apart

A pair of teenagers with cystic fibrosis meet in a hospital and fall in love, though their disease means they must avoid close physical contact. Watch On Netflix

Director: Justin Baldoni

Writers: Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis

Stars: Haley Lu Richardson, Cole Sprouse, Moises Arias

Titles: Someone Great
Languages: English

Someone Great

After a devastating break up on the eve of her cross-country move, Jenny enjoys one last NYC adventure with her two best pals. Someone Great is a romantic comedy about love, loss, growth and the everlasting bond of female friendship. Watch On Netflix

Director: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson

Writer: Jennifer Kaytin Robinson

Stars: Gina Rodriguez, LaKeith Stanfield, Brittany Snow

Titles: Rip Tide
People: Debby Ryan, Naomi Sequeira
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Rip Tide

Following an embarrassing viral video, a New York model decides to escape from her suffocating existence by visiting her faraway aunt in Australia.Watch On Netflix

Director: Rhiannon Bannenberg

Writer: Georgia Harrison

Stars: Debby Ryan, Genevieve Hegney, Andrew Creer

Titles: The Age of Adaline
People: Blake Lively

The Age of Adaline

A young woman, born at the turn of the 20th century, is rendered ageless after an accident. After many solitary years, she meets a man who complicates the eternal life she has settled into.Watch on Netflix

Director: Lee Toland Krieger

Writers: J. Mills Goodloe (screenplay by), Salvador Paskowitz (screenplay by)

Stars: Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford

Titles: Kiss and Cry
People: Luke Bilyk, Sarah Fisher
Countries: Canada
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Kiss and Cry

A romantic drama based on the story of Carley Allison, a promising 18-year-old figure skater and singer who made medical history in her fight against a rare 1 in 3.5 billion type of sarcoma. Watch On Netflix

Director: Sean Cisterna

Writer: Willem Wennekers

Stars: Sarah Fisher, Luke Bilyk, Chantal Kreviazuk

Titles: Room
People: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay


Held captive for 7 years in an enclosed space, a woman and her young son finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time. Watch On Netflix

Director: Lenny Abrahamson

Writers: Emma Donoghue (screenplay by), Emma Donoghue (based on the novel by)

Stars: Brie Larson, Jacob Tremblay, Sean Bridgers

Titles: The Spectacular Now
People: Shailene Woodley, Miles Teller

The Spectacular Now

A hard-partying high school senior’s philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical “nice girl.” Watch On Netflix

Director: James Ponsoldt

Writers: Scott Neustadter (screenplay), Michael H. Weber (screenplay)

Stars: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Kyle Chandler