40 Best Romantic Movie Quotes

Updated September 13, 2023 | Infoplease Staff
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There are a million ways to proclaim that you love another person, as a variety of the best romantic movie titles have amply proven. From holding penning a true love story in letters to holding a boom box overhead, some of the romantic quotes come from the silver screen.

Whether you are looking for a way to expand your vows before the "I do", or you want a special way to tell someone "I love you very much" for the first time, here are the best love quotes from movies to inspire your affections.

And if you want more great movie quote content, check out Infoplease's Top 150 Movie Quotes.

The Top 40 Best Romantic Movie Quotes

  1. "The best love is the kind that awakens the soul." - The Notebook, 2004.

  2. "You complete me." - Jerry Maguire, 1996.

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  3. "You have bewitched me, body and soul, and I love, I love, I love you." - Pride and Prejudice, 2005.
    Fun Fact: This line never appeared in the book or the original BBC adaptation, with the quote in the novel being: "You must allow me to tell you how ardently I admire and love you."

  4. "Time, distance; nothing could separate them because they knew it was right." - Sleepless in Seattle, 1993.

  5. "To me, you are perfect." - Love Actually, 2003.

  6. "After all, I'm just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her." - Notting Hill, 1999.

  7. "And sometimes you love a person just because they feel like home." - Bridget Jones's Diary, 2001.

  8. "I'm scared of walking out of this room and never feeling the rest of my whole life the way I feel when I'm with you." - Dirty Dancing, 1987.

  9. "You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how." - Gone with the Wind, 1939.
  10. "When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible." - When Harry Met Sally, 1989.

  11. "You want the moon? Just say the word, and I'll throw a lasso around it and pull it down." - It's a Wonderful Life, 1946.

  12. "The best thing you can do is find a person who loves you for exactly what you are." - Juno, 2007.

  13. "Love is passion, obsession, someone you can't live without." - Meet Joe Black, 1998.

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  14. "The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love, and be loved in return." - Moulin Rouge!, 2001.
    Fun fact: This quote comes from the song "Nature Boy" originally written by Nat King Cole in 1948, later covered by David Bowie for the movie.

  15. "You're a beautiful woman. You deserve a beautiful life." - Water for Elephants, 2011.

  16. "Where to, miss?" "To the stars." - Titanic, 1997.

  17. "I'd be crazy not to turn my life upside down and marry her." - You've Got Mail, 1998.

  18. "Being with you is the only way I could have a full and happy life. You're the girls of my dreams... and apparently, I'm the man of yours." - 50 First Dates, 2004.

  19. "You make me want to be a better man." - As Good as It Gets, 1997.

  20. "They say when you meet the love of your life, time stops, and that's true." - Big Fish, 2003.

  21. "This kind of certainty comes but just once in a lifetime." - Bridges of Madison County, 1995.

  22. "Truth is, sometimes I miss you so much I can hardly stand it." - Brokeback Mountain, 2005.

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  23. "Play it once, Sam. For old time's sake." - Casablanca, 1942.
    Fun fact: as the pianist replays "As Time Goes By", the line is not actually "Play it again, Sam" as many viewers seem to remember– a possible instance of the Mandela Effect.

  24. "I'm not a smart man. But I know what love is." - Forrest Gump, 1994.

  25. "You're not perfect, sport. And let me save you the suspense. This girl you've met, she isn't perfect either. But the question is whether or not you're perfect for each other." - Good Will Hunting, 1997.

  26. "If you love someone, you say it, you say it right then, out loud." - My Best Friend's Wedding, 1997.

  27. "What I really want to do with my life, what I want to do for a living, is I want to be with your daughter. I'm good at it." - Say Anything, 1989.

  28. "Maybe the absence of signs is a sign."- Serendipity, 2001.

  29. "The only way you could meet my crazy was by doing something crazy yourself. I knew it the minute I met you. I'm sorry it took so long for me to catch up." - Silver Linings Playbook, 2012.

  30. "I vow to fiercely love you in all your forms, now and forever." - The Vow, 2012.

  31. "The hardest thing is loving someone and then having the courage to let them love you back." - The Wedding Date, 2004.

  32. "I hate it when you're not around, and the fact that you didn't call." - 10 Things I Hate About You, 1999.

  33. "I've come here with no expectations. Only to profess, now that I am at the liberty to do so, that my heart is and always will be yours." - Sense and Sensibility, 1995.

  34. "You're the first boy I ever kissed... and I want you to be the last." - Sweet Home Alabama, 2002.

  35. "Swoon. I'll catch you." - The English Patient, 1996.

  36. "We can't lose each other and let all this glorious love end in nothing." - The Great Gatsby, 2013.

  37. "It was the kind of kiss that made me know that I was never so happy in my whole life." - The Perks of Being a Wallflower, 2012.

  38. "As you wish." - The Princess Bride, 1987.

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  39. "I love you." "I know." - Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, 1980.
    Fun Fact: Harrison Ford, playing Han Solo, was actually scripted to reply to Carrie Fisher's Princess Leia and say "I love you, too". However, he improvised the famous line "I know", and it stayed in the final cut of the movie.

  40. "But our love is like the wind. I can't see it, but I can feel it." - A Walk to Remember, 2002.

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