Best-Reviewed Romance Movies 2015

 

#1

Carol (2015)
94%

#1
Adjusted Score: 107509%
Critics Consensus: Shaped by Todd Haynes' deft direction and powered by a strong cast led by Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, Carol lives up to its groundbreaking source material.
Synopsis: Therese Belivet (Rooney Mara) spots the beautiful, elegant Carol (Cate Blanchett) perusing the doll displays in a 1950s Manhattan department... [More]
Directed By: Todd Haynes

#2
#2
Adjusted Score: 97882%
Critics Consensus: Stylish, sensual, and smart, The Duke of Burgundy proves that erotic cinema can have genuine substance.
Synopsis: Two entomologists (Sidse Babett Knudsen, Chiara D'Anna) play ritual games of dominance and subservience.... [More]
Directed By: Peter Strickland

#3
Adjusted Score: 96243%
Critics Consensus: I'll See You in My Dreams would be worth watching even if Blythe Danner's central performance was all it had going for it, but this thoughtful drama satisfies on multiple levels.
Synopsis: After realizing how lonely and routine her life has become, a longtime widow (Blythe Danner) begins relationships with two very... [More]
Directed By: Brett Haley

#4
Adjusted Score: 91897%
Critics Consensus: Far from the Madding Crowd invites tough comparisons to Thomas Hardy's classic novel -- and its previous adaptation -- but stands on its own thanks to strong direction and a talented cast.
Synopsis: A headstrong Victorian beauty (Carey Mulligan) has her choice of three different suitors: a sheep farmer (Matthias Schoenaerts), a dashing... [More]
Directed By: Thomas Vinterberg

#5

Man Up (2015)
80%

#5
Adjusted Score: 84439%
Critics Consensus: Thanks to fine performances from Lake Bell and Simon Pegg, Man Up largely strikes the deceptively difficult balance between romance and comedy.
Synopsis: When a man (Simon Pegg) mistakes her for his blind date, a woman (Lake Bell) decides to play along to... [More]
Directed By: Ben Palmer