The Cannes Film Festival is under way, and the South of France is bustling with très chic stars and filmmakers. If you're feeling the love for the country of berets and baguettes this week, we've got some French romance movie recommendations for you. From the serious to the lighthearted — with witty and passionate thrown in — here are some romantic French movies you can stream on Netflix!
In the bright lights of Summer blockbusters and indie darlings, documentaries can slip by unnoticed. But nowadays these under-the-radar gems are not only high-quality, educational, and provocative, but a vast majority of them are also easily accessible on Netflix streaming. With the click of a remote, you can step into the world of elderly strippers in The Netherlands, a McDonald's-eating billionaire trophy wife, or an asexual advocate in San Francisco. History, sex, science: pick your pleasure and learn something new. Suddenly this immense world isn't as big as it seemed. I've rounded up 23 of the most intriguing documentaries — including some of my personal favorites — that you can stream on Netflix. So nuke some popcorn and check out these docs!
What would you do if you ran out of movies and TV shows to watch? Netflix is going to try to get you by with a little help from your friends. The online streaming and DVD rental service introduced Netflix Social today, a feature that lets users connect a Facebook account to see (or snoop) their friends' viewing history.
Netflix Social could definitely come in handy — but only if you and your friends have the same taste in TV. If the political thriller House of Cards is getting rave reviews from everyone in your network, it's probably time for you to jump on the bandwagon.
But before you connect and agree to share, get to know Netflix Social's new friendly features.
Fancy a bit of romance? To get in the spirit of London Fashion Week, transport yourself to the most buzzed-about city of the year with onscreen love stories set in London. We can't all fly to the city of double-decker buses and red telephone boxes, so we've got films to take you there instead. Whether you like classic movies or playful indie dramas, we've found plenty of romantic films to make you feel royally English. For a touch of love and British charm (with hot accents, to boot), here are 10 romantic movies to stream on Netflix.
Single and ready to mingle in 2013? Get in the positive dating spirit with these romantic Netflix films filled with funny mishaps, adorable meet-cutes, and plenty of love stories. With classic rom-coms like Sleepless in Seattle, quirky indie picks like Happy-Go-Lucky, and foreign films that end in happily ever afters, we've found a variety of flicks to suit your dating mood. Stream these 11 Netflix movies instantly to celebrate love's adventures — and misadventures — now!
Last year, the royal wedding sparked a widespread Will-and-Kate obsession — and now, their love story is back in the headlines thanks to the couple's big pregnancy news! Feeling smitten all over again? Get your royal romance fix right away with these passion-filled films — all available through instant streaming on Netflix. We're highlighting classic films with Old Hollywood icons like Ingrid Bergman and Liz Taylor, plus more recent movies starring today's A-listers, including Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr., Ben Affleck, and more. If you consider yourself the queen of royal relationships, browse through these romantic movies to watch now!
While several TV shows filmed in New York City and other East Coast locations are having to take a hiatus due to Hurricane Sandy, there's one form of entertainment that's actually thriving in the midst of the storm. Netflix has seen a boost in streaming views — up 20 percent compared to last week in places like New York, Boston, Washington DC, and Baltimore. If you're on lockdown due to Sandy but lucky enough to have Internet, watching streaming movies may be a good way to pass the time (especially snuggled up with a furry companion or loved one). So if you're trying to decide what to watch, we've got 147 romantic, sexy, funny, and sweet streaming Netflix movies to choose from!
Halloween's creeping up, and this spooky season is perfect for a romantic movie night in with a significant other. Jumpy thrillers mean more cozying up with a loved one, and we're partial to scary movies with a bit of heart to them (or at least a couple trying to stay alive together!). So if you're looking for an eerie movie with a hint of romance in it, we've rounded up a variety of slashers, campy thrillers, and straight-up horror flicks you can stream on Netflix for a hauntingly hot date night this weekend!
There are all kinds of scary movies that will get you in the mood for Halloween, ranging from hide-under-the-bed horror flicks to the more lighthearted but still supernatural fare. Personally, I'm a fan of creepy, dark movies that have a little humor and romance thrown in. In these spooky movies, the couples may be running for their lives, they may have already died, or they may be the ones doing the killing. There are also star-crossed lovers, a pair that include one monster and the person who has fallen in love with them anyway. See some of our favorite couples from hauntingly fun movies — and how to watch them instantly for a Halloween date night in — now!
Forbidden relationships, wartime romance, love triangles, dangerous liaisons: romantic German films tackle all these themes and more. With Oktoberfest going on in Munich right now, we've had all things German on the brain, including German movies. So we've scoured Netflix for a selection of the country's most intriguing romantic films. These comedies and dramas would be perfect for a date night with German flair, just don't forget the beer! From a dark tale of obsession with a speakeasy singer to a modern coming-of-age story on the complexities of attraction, check out these romantic German films you can stream on Netflix.