Movie Review: The Most Anticipated Romantic Movies Of 2019

Kanchana Ngan |Jan 31, 2019

Spring is approaching with blooming love in the air. It is the perfect time for romance and a romantic movie. And below is the list of most anticipated ones.

As spring approaches, many find themselves fluttering with the loving atmosphere around. However, is it an ideal love in which you believe: The kind of fairy tale where prince and princess appear, then live happily ever after? Such seem-to-be impossible and unrealistic stories may not be seen in daily life unless your name is Meghan Markle. However, why not giving it a try to drown yourself in perfect love from a movie? Give your heart a fresh feeling by heading to the cinema. But before going, it is better to read the list informing 2019's most expected movies and choose your favourite one.

1 - What Men Want

Release date: February 8
Director: Adam Shankman
Cast: Taraji P. Henson, Aldis Hodge, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Phoebe Robinson, and Tracy Morgan

The fantasy comedy movie is actually a remake of What Women Want (2000), which is one of the reasons for the film's high expectation. It tells the story of a woman who can hear men's inner thoughts after drinking a potent concoction. Abundant hilarious situations happen due to that ability, the movie promises climax with a modern twist.

2 - Isn't It Romantic?

Release date: February 14
Director: Todd Strauss-Schulson
Cast: Rebel Wilson, Liam Hemsworth, Adam DeVine, and Priyanka Chopra

The movie follows Natalie (Rebell Willison), an Australian architect living in New York who never believes in romance. However, after getting hit on the head, she wakes up only to find out that she is living in a whole new world where everything is operated romantically. Dozens of funny situations, as well as the true love she can meet in the end, are all worth waiting for.

3 - The Aftermath

Release date: March 15
Director: James Kent
Cast: Keira Knightley, Alexander Skarsgård, and Jason Clarke

The Aftermath, which is based on the same name novel of Rhidian Brook, sets its scenario in the postwar Germany. Rachael Morgan (Keira Knightley) and her husband decided to move to a grand house and shared with its previous owners. During the time of living together, numerous matters arise only for Racheal to discover passion and betrayal. Gorgeous customers and good-looking actors and actresses are also plus points to look forward.

4 - Five Feet Apart

Release date: March 22
Director: Justin Baldoni
Cast: Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse

Should you be a fan of The Fault in Our Stars, or want to once again experience the mixed feelings of love and sadness, this movie is perfect for you. Five Feet Apart takes after the former film's winning formula, yet adding its own speciality, both of which will undoubtedly be satisfying enough for your anticipation.

5 - After

Release date: April 12
DirectorJenny Gage
Cast: Josephine Langford and Hero Fiennes-Tiffin

Another adapted movie that is good to see at the beginning of 2019 is After. Based on the novel of the same name by Anna Todd, the film narrates how the life of Tessa Young, a bright and ambitious school girl, totally changes after meeting the dark and mysterious Hardin Scott.

6 - Alladin

Release date: May 24
Director: Guy Ritchie
Cast: Will Smith, Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, Nasim Pedrad, Billy Magnussen, and Numan Acar

Alladin is not an unfamiliar name for those who are in love with folktale. However, so common does it exist to the public that the 2019 film adaptation into musical adventure version poses to be a big challenge. It's absolutely worth trying once and comparing it with the original one.

7 - Last Christmas

Movie Last Christmas

Release date: November 15
Director: Paul Feig
Cast: Emilia Clarke, Henry Golding, Emma Thompson, and Michelle Yeoh

Set in London, the upcoming comedy starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding promises the most romantic and breath-taking scenes to enjoy. Although there's still no disclosure of the movie's plot, it is rumoured to be inspired by the globally known Christmas song of the same name.


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