Movies about love at first sight

List of the best movies about love at first sight, selected by visitors to our site: Siberia, Summer '03, Serendipity, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Almost Friends, Anomalisa, 100 Days Of Love, Barcelona Christmas Night, 8 New Dates, Paperman.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Siberia (2018)
Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime
PlotMissing people, Love at first sight, Gems, Death
PlaceRussia, Siberia, St. Petersburg
StyleFascinating, Action, Tense

A diamond trader travels to Russia to arrange a sale. When his partner goes missing (along with the gems), the diamond trader winds up disappearing to Siberia. There, he begins a relationship with a local cafe owner, only to have his past soon catch up with him.

Summer '03 (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
CharactersTeens, Pupils
PlotLove, Relationship, Love triangle, Funeral, Love at first sight
StyleLight, Fascinating, Romantic

A 16-year-old girl and her extended family are left reeling after her calculating grandmother unveils an array of secrets on her deathbed.

Serendipity (2001)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersWizards, Friends
PlotAdventure, Love, Fate, Relationship, Love at first sight
PlaceNew York, USA
TimeNew Year
StyleCute, To cry, Touching, Smart

Although strangers Sara and Jonathan are both already in relationships, they realize they have genuine chemistry after a chance encounter – but part company soon after. Years later, they each yearn to reunite, despite being destined for the altar. But to give true love a chance, they have to find one another again.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
PlotTime travel, Love, Lost memory, Depression, Jealousy
PlaceTrains, Office, USA
StyleWorth watching, Fascinating, To cry, Smart, Gloomy

Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realises that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.

Almost Friends (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrecomedy, drama
PlotLove at first sight, Loneliness
StyleLight, Touching, Romantic

A man in his mid-20s, still living at home with his mother and stepfather, puts all his eggs in one basket: the girl who works at his local coffee shop. The problem is, she has a serious boyfriend. As they become closer, the line between friendship and intimacy is blurred, and the situation forces both to examine where they are in their lives.

Anomalisa (2015)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama, cartoon
CharactersSingers, Writers, Gay, Taxi drivers
PlotLove, Depression, Obsession, Love at first sight, Loneliness
PlaceAircraft, Hotels, USA
StylePhilosophical, Atmospheric, Makes me think, Psychological problems, Intellectual

A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

100 Days Of Love (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama
PlotGifts, Love at first sight, Love

Balan, a columnist, falls in love with his schoolmate, Sheela. What happens when Balan comes to know that Sheela is in a relationship with Rahul?

Barcelona Christmas Night (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
CharactersFamily, Newlyweds
PlotLove, Happiness, Holidays, Love at first sight
PlaceSpain, USSR
TimeNew Year, Winter
StyleLight, Fascinating, Romantic

Multiple love stories unfold in Barcelona during Christmas's Eve.

8 New Dates (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
PlotLove, Dreams, Love at first sight, Passion
StyleLight, Cute, Romantic

Vera and Nikita have been married for 3 years. In the midst of another joyful quarrel they exchange views on what should be a "normal man" and "a good wife." And the next morning ... everyone wakes up with a "perfect half." Nikita has a blonde wife blonde, which is a good cook; Vera has a caring husband, a businessman, he buys her favorite breakfast croissants. With whom is life better? Be careful with your dreams - sometimes they come true!

Paperman (2012)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, family, cartoon, short
PlotLove, Fate, Love at first sight, Loneliness
PlaceNew York
StyleDisney, Cute, To cry, Twisted plot, Romantic

An urban office worker finds that paper airplanes are instrumental in meeting a girl in ways he never expected.

Could This Be Love? (2007)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
PlotLove at first sight
PlaceFrance, Hotels

Lucas, a wealthy, 43 year-old divorced businessman, is irresistibly attracted to Elsa, a 38 year old renowned sculptor from whom he has commissioned a piece to decorate the reception at his office.

Wicker Park (2004)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, detective
PlotLove, Obsession, Investigation, Missing people, Love triangle

Matthew, a young advertising executive in Chicago, puts his life and a business trip to China on hold when he thinks he sees Lisa, the love of his life who left him without a word two years earlier, walking out of a restaurant one day.

Leaving Las Vegas (1995)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genremelodrama, drama
PlotDepression, Love at first sight, Loneliness
StyleFascinating, Touching, Atmospheric, Soulful

Ben Sanderson, an alcoholic Hollywood screenwriter who lost everything because of his drinking, arrives in Las Vegas to drink himself to death. There, he meets and forms an uneasy friendship and non-interference pact with prostitute Sera.

Whatever Works (2009)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA, France
CharactersTeachers, Jews, Photographers, Scientists, Losers
PlotDepression, Chess, Love with age difference, Love at first sight
PlaceNew York
TimeNew Year
StyleSmart, Black humor, Intellectual

Whatever Works explores the relationship between a crotchety misanthrope, Boris and a naïve, impressionable young runaway from the south, Melody. When Melody's uptight parents arrive in New York to rescue her, they are quickly drawn into wildly unexpected romantic entanglements. Everyone discovers that finding love is just a combination of lucky chance and appreciating the value of "whatever works."

West Side Story (1961)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, musical, crime
PlotRevenge, Jealousy, Love at first sight, Rivalry, Friendship
PlaceNew York
StyleTouching, Action, Serious

In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.

18 Years Old and Rising (2011)
Markimdb: 6.3
PlotLove at first sight
StyleTo cry, Soulful

Primo is an ordinary middle-class youngster studying for his baccalaureate, who gets side-tracked when he falls in love with a rich girl. They soon learn they have to deal with her condescending friends who look down upon this upstart.

Max Schmeling (2010)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genredrama, military, biography, sport
CountryGermany, Croatia
PlotOn real events, Uprising, Love at first sight
PlaceGermany, Berlin
StyleDepressive, Heavy, Serious

Based on the true story of Max Schmeling. A national hero in the 1930's when he became World heavyweight champion. He lost favour with the Nazi regime when he lost to a black man, Joe Louis, and is sent to the front in the hope he will be killed in battle.

Stomp the Yard (2007)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genremelodrama, drama, music
PlotDancing, Hip Hop, Music, Love at first sight, Rivalry
PlaceLos Angeles
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching, Inspirational, Serious

After the death of his younger brother, a troubled 19-year-old street dancer from Los Angeles is able to bypass juvenile hall by enrolling in the historically black, Truth University in Atlanta, Georgia. But his efforts to get an education and woo the girl he likes are sidelined when he is courted by the top two campus fraternities, both of which want and need his fierce street-style dance moves to win the highly coveted national step show competition.

King Ralph (1991)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CharactersKings, Losers
PlotLove at first sight

As the only relative to take over the Royal throne, a down on his luck American slob must learn the ways of the English.

Barcelona Summer Night (2013)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CharactersParents, Gay, Newlyweds
PlotLove, Love at first sight, First love, True love, Friendship
StyleTo cry, Romantic

In 2012 the comet Rose crossed the skies of the city of Barcelona and its magic that night caused 346 love stories flourish. An atmosphere of dreams, hopes and desire mixed to give a special connection between people. From these stories six are the stars of the film. A dinner among friends with a love of life is coupled with a first time for miles. An encounter that can change their lives and revive old ties that clash with the discovery of a baby on the way. In parallel, the struggle between friendship and love strikes the last story, a clandestine love between gay athletes who have to make a tough decision.