The next time you're planning a big movie marathon, why not check out these 10 best love story movies? Everyone loves a good romantic movie, whether they enjoy drama, fantasy, sci-fi or even prefer to watch movies with historical content. Whatever your preference, here are some of the best love story movies ever released. Toss some popcorn in the microwave, kick up your feet and get ready to enjoy!

  1. "Ghost" Starring the late Patrick Swayze and the amazing Demi Moore, this 1990 movie shows us that love knows no bounds, not even death itself.  If you've ever had someone say "Ditto" after you say you love them, chances are they're a fan of this amazing love story movie.

  2. "The Notebook" If you enjoy unexpected plot twists and powerful stories about enduring love, you're sure to find "The Notebook" to be one of the best love story movies of all time. Starring Gena Rowlands, James Garner and Rachel McAdams, this 2004 movie won numerous awards including the 2005 MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss.

  3. "Titanic" You've been living under a rock if you didn't expect to see this 1997 smash hit love story movie about two lovers on the fated vessel, "Titanic." Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Billy Zane, this amazing love story film swept the Oscars with an astounding eleven wins.

  4. "Dirty Dancing" One of the greatest love story movies, about young love, was the 1987 surprise hit "Dirty Dancing." Starring the late Patrick Swayze and talented actress Jennifer Grey, this movie steamed up movie screens across the country and even took home an Oscar.

  5. "Brokeback Mountain" Telling the tale of two cowboys and their secret and troubled relationship throughout the years, this is one of the most amazing love story movies about two gay men. Winning three Oscars, this 2005 movie starred Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Michelle Williams and Randy Quaid.

  6. "Gone with the Wind" You can't have a list of the best love story movies and not include the 1939 classic "Gone With the Wind." Starring Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh and Thomas Mitchell, this classic American love story tells the tale of a turbulent love affair set in the Civil War era.

  7. "City of Angels" One of the best love story movies (and one of the saddest) has to be the 1998 film "City of Angels." Starring Meg Ryan and Nicolas Cage, "City of Angels" tells the story of an angel who falls in love with a beautiful young woman.

  8. "Moulin Rouge" For those who enjoy musicals (or even those who just enjoy amazing films with great music), "Moulin Rouge" is definitely one of the best love story movies ever produced. Telling the tale of a penniless writer and a skilled courtesan/aspiring actress, this movie is nothing short of breath-taking.  Starring Nicole Kidman, Ewan McGregor and John Leguizamo, this thrilling 2001 hit won two Oscars and numerous other awards.

  9. "Somewhere in Time" If you've ever found yourself drawn to a particular picture or portrait then you may relate to "Somewhere in Time," a tale of a Chicago playwright who hypnotizes himself in order to learn more about the actress whose old portrait hangs in a large hotel. Unexpected and touching, this is one of the best love story movies starring Christopher Reeve and the beautiful Jane Seymour.

  10. "Love Affair" One of the greatest love story movies of all time deals with the heartache of missed opportunities and lost love. Starring Warren Beatty, Annette Bening and the great Katharine Hepburn, this 1994 movie will touch the coldest of hearts.