1. Roman Holiday (1953) IMDb-8.1
Unlike most romantic tales, the beauty of the film lies in it's ending, love cannot blind responsibilities.
2. 500 Days Of Summer (2009) IMDb-7.7
Shatters concepts: “Just because she likes the same crap you do doesn’t mean she’s your soulmate"
3. Brokeback Mountain (2005) IMDb-7.7
The consequences of compromising and living by society's rules will forever leave you unhappy.
4. Blue Valentine (2010) IMDb-7.4
People change and so does the love for them. Romantic, realistic and disturbing.
5. An Education (2009) IMDb-7.3
Being young also means being swept off your feet easily. Teaches us some of those good old-school values.
6. Waitress (2007) IMDb-7.1
After having a broken marriage, despite a sexual escapade, Jeena's choice to be a single parent is uplifting.
7. Wild (2014) IMDb-7.1
A divorced woman decides to rebuild her life by hiking along the 1100 mile-long Pacific Crest Trail, to find herself.
8. Ghost (1990) IMDb-7
Some loves are everlasting and until you find that quality again, it's worth waiting. This pair will convince you.
9. How To Be Single (2016) IMDb-6.1
Newly single Alice with the help of her wild co-worker sets out to put herself above all else.
Before you jump to conclusions, these movies do not negate the idea of love. Rather they give a realistic version of it. Real life is not about "happily ever afters". It comes with real decisions and putting yourself above everything else is the message behind all these movies.