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6 Best Winter Romances to watch on OTT, From The Princess Switch to Love Hard

Here are 6 winter romantic movies that are perfect for feeling the warmth of love in the snow-covered streets or Christmas lights...

6 Best Winter Romances to watch on OTT, From The Princess Switch to Love Hard
Best Winter Romances

Last Updated: 12.20 AM, Dec 05, 2023


Ho Ho! Tis the season has begun!

The beauty of winter lies in the magnetic power it holds. Despite being called the gloomy season, we feel a warmth in December. Maybe, it’s the Christmas spirit or the chilly winds – The arrival of winter makes us realize it’s always a pleasure to have a true companion. The feeling of love and sweet romance will turn your gloomy nights into sunny days.

Here are 6 winter romantic movies that are perfect for feeling the warmth of love in the snow-covered streets or Christmas lights

Love Actually

Written and directed by Richard Curtis – Love Actually is an anthology film with multiple love stories. The plot revolves around the ensemble cast navigating through life amidst personal crises and how their turning point arrives during the magical Christmas season. Beginning with a voice-over narration, you can expect about 10 beautiful love stories with a unique plotline, weaved together via a mutual connection. The cast includes Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson, Colin Firth, Laura Linney, Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman, Keira Knightley, Martine McCutcheon, Bill Nighy, Rowan Atkinson

Available to watch on Rent on Rakuten TV


About Time (2013)

A science-fiction, romantic film that is one of the classics when we talk about destiny, true love, and family. The plot revolves around Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) who discovers on his 21st birthday a special ability of time travel to the past. He uses the hereditary gift to improve his past and love life. In search of love, he also learns the value of time and family.

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About Time also stars Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, and Margot Robbie.

Streaming on Amazon Prime

Love Hard (2021)

Starring Nina Dobrev, Jimmy O. Young, and Darren Barnet in lead roles – Love Hard is packed with sweet romance with Christmas vibes. The plot revolves around Natalie Bauer, who is an LA writer seeking love on dating apps. Her world turns upside down when she decides to surprise her dating match on Christmas, only to discover she has been catfished online!

Streaming on Netflix

Happiest Season

This 2020 romantic-dramedy film is directed by Clea DuVall and contains a star-studded ensemble cast with Hollywood actors, Kristen Stewart, Mackenzie Davis, Alison Brie, Aubrey Plaza, Dan Levy, Mary Holland, and other notable castmates. Inspired by DuVall’s own experience of sexual identity and crisis – The movie follows two lesbian lovers visiting family for Christmas while struggling to come out of the closet. Abby Holland and Harper Caldwell visit the latter’s conservating parents to confront her sexual identity but battle the truth and family acceptance.

Streaming on Hulu

The Princess Switch

This cinematic offering is a trilogy revolving around a switch that changes lives forever. In the first part, The Princess Switch we meet two women whose lives are like day and night, totally different. A random swap to feel how the life of another person seems like results in the twisted fates. Stacy is a simple woman who once has a chance encounter with the Duchess of Montenaro.

Starring Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio, and Nick Sagar, this switching places trope was thoroughly enjoyed by viewers, leading to its two sequels later.

Streaming on Netflix

Bridget Jones's Diary

Directed by Sharon Maguire, Bridget Jones’ Diary trilogy is one of those films that fit into different aspects so easily. Be it a cuddly romance or singlehood journey, you will surely enjoy this movie on every occasion and mood. It follows the life of the central character Bridget Jones’ who is a thirty-something woman living alone and being unlucky in love her parents are meddling in her life by setting up with different men. Her life changes after meeting Mark Darcy and Daniel Cleaver. This love triangle is led by Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, and Hugh Grant.

Available to watch on Rent on Amazon Prime

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