10 Best Romance Movies 2009

Wednesday, March 30 by Shawn Lealos

The 10 best romance movies of 2009 features chick flicks and mainstream efforts. These movies feature classic love stories told in various and unique ways. These movies include dramas, comedies and quirky indie efforts and provide the most romantic moments in movies in 2009.

  1. “Th Brothers Bloom” – While completed in 2008, this film was released in theaters in 2009, making it one of the best romance movies of 2009. The brothers are con-men and choose to go on one last con before retiring. Bloom soon falls in love with the mark, a quirky woman named Penelope.
  2. “(500) Days of Summer”Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Zooey Deschanel star in this unusual indie, one of the best romance movies of 2009. The movie is edited out of order, with scenes happening with no seeming rhyme or reason. The director, Marc Webb, is the new director of the “Spider-Man” franchise.
  3. “Up in the Air” – This is the most critically acclaimed of the romance movies of 2009. George Clooney stars as a man who travels the country announcing layoffs to employees of companies downsizing. While on the road, he meets a fellow traveler and the two strike up an unusual relationship.
  4. “Adventureland”Jesse Eisenberg stars in this romance movie of 2009 as a college graduate who doesn’t know what to do with his life. He gets a job at an amusement park where he falls in love with a fellow worker played by Kristen Stewart, although he finds competition in an older fellow employee.
  5. “Paper Heart” – “Paper Heart” is a mockumentary following actress Charlyne Yi sets out across America as she tries to learn more about love, a feeling she does not have experience with. She meets fellow actor Michael Cera and the two strike up a relationship.
  6. “He’s Just Not That Into You” – Based on the self-improvement book, this movie adaptation is one of the best romance movies of 2009. The story follows the relationships between a number of interconnecting individuals, some ending well while others crash and burn.
  7. “New in Town” – This is a small town fish out of water story where a successful uptown girl is sent to a Minnesota blue collar town to restructure their manufacturing plant. She meets the employees, who cause her to rethink her views as well as striking up a relationship with the union representative.
  8. “The Time Travelers Wife” – This remains one of the best romance movies of 2009, based on the popular novel of the same name. The movie is a sci-fi romance about a man who can travel through time but can’t control when or where it happens. This causes his relationship with Clare to face difficulties.  
  9. “Miss March” – This comedy is one of the best romancer movies of 2009. The movie stars two members of the comedy troupe, The Whitest Kids U Know. The film follows a young man who wakes up from a coma and sets out to find his former girlfriend, who is now a “Playboy” Playmate.
  10. “It’s Complicated” – This is the best romance movie in 2009 for older audiences. Meryl Streep, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin star as three individuals involved in a love triangle. Jane and Adam fall in love after her divorce but she soon has an affair with her ex-husband.