Most Romantic Movie Clips… How Many Do You Know?

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Whether it’s Valentine’s Day or beyond, spark up a little romance with one of these top films. From epic kisses to emotional declarations, enjoy every memorable moment with the one you love…

Luxury holiday company Kuoni has trawled through hundreds of famous romantic film scenes to discover which are most loved by the public – and you might be surprised by the results!

It’s not the latest releases that have captured the viewer’s hearts – the 1990s seem to be best decade for romantic films. Four of the top 10 films – 10 Things I Hate About You (1999), The Wedding Singer (1998), You’ve Got Mail (1998) and Titanic (1997) – were made in this decade.

Treat yourself to a romantic movie night for two this Valentine’s Day with one of these classics.

5 top romantic movies

1. 10 Things I Hate About You

The data shows that the Can’t Take My Eyes Off You singing scene from 10 Things I Hate About You was the most loved romantic scene. Heath Ledger’s character joyfully serenades Julia Stiles on their school bleachers before leading security on a merry dance.

2. Blue Valentine

In second place is another musical clip. Ryan Gosling’s character memorably sings You Always Hurt the Ones You Love to Michelle Williams in the 2010 film Blue Valentine. The kooky clip has a 99.1% positive reaction.

3. Up

The opening sequence of Up is the only clip from an animated film to make it into the top ten. It’s placed as the third most popular romantic cinema moment.

The emotional scene which shows a montage of the life of Carl and his wife Ellie together is a well-known tear-jerker. It has millions of views online and 98.5% positive reactions.

4. The Wedding Singer

The ending scene of The Wedding Singer aptly also features a musical number. You’ll love the moment Adam Sandler sings Grow Old With Me to Drew Barrymore on a plane.

5. Crazy, Stupid, Love

Interestingly, Ryan Gosling also appears twice on the top 10 list. He stars as the romantic lead Dean in Blue Valentine (second place) and womanizer Jacob Palmer in Crazy Stupid Love (fifth place).


10 most loved romantic scenes on film

Here’s the full list of Kuoni’s top 10 clips:

  1. 10 Things I Hate About You (1999) – “Can’t Take My Eyes Off You” singing scene – 99.3% positive reactions
  2. Blue Valentine (2010) – “You Always Hurt the One You Love” singing scene – 99.1% positive reactions
  3. Up (2009) – Carl and Ellie life montage – 98.55% positive reactions
  4. A Walk To Remember (2002) – the bucket list scene – 98.54% positive reactions
  5. Crazy Stupid Love (2011) – Dirty Dancing lift scene – 98.43% positive reactions
  6. 500 Days Of Summer (2009) – running round Ikea scene – 98.41% positive reactions
  7. The Wedding Singer (1998) – Grow Old With Me singing scene on a plane – 98.39% positive reactions
  8. Bridget Jones Diary (2001) – Bridget and Mark Darcy’s kiss in the snow – 98.18% positive reactions
  9. You’ve Got Mail (1998) – “I wanted it to be you” ending scene – 97.9% positive reactions
  10. Titanic (1997) – “I’m flying” scene – 97.8% positive reactions

Sarah Proctor

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