Are you looking for movies about long distance relationships to binge-watch with your partner?
If you’re in a long distance relationship, you’ve probably felt a bit left out by regular romantic movies, since you can’t really relate to the characters’ situation.
With that in mind, here are 18 funny, romantic and heartbreaking movies about long distance relationships for your next virtual date night!
And now, on with the list…
Like Crazy (2011)
Jacob and Anna are two college students in love – but their relationship is tested when Anna violates the terms of her visa and is forced to return to her home country of England, leaving Jacob in LA.
Your Name (2016)
Two teenagers share a unique connection that allows them to swap bodies. When they decide to meet, things get – if possible – even stranger…
A Very Long Engagement (2004)
When Mathilde is told that her fiance Manech, has been killed in battle during World War I, she refuses to believe it and goes on a journey to find him.
You've Got Mail (1998)
A young woman carries on a secret relationship with a mysterious pen-pal she meets online. The couple is unaware that they have already met in real life…
5 Feet Apart (2019)
Stella, a cystic fibrosis patient, meets a young man with the same condition and they experience instant attraction. Unfortunately, their illness requires them to remain 5 feet apart at all times…
10,000 Km (2014)
A couple struggle to make their relationship – and their plans for their careers and family – work, whilst they live in two different cities, Barcelona and Los Angeles.
Going The Distance (2010)
Erin, a young and ambitious woman, moves to New York for an internship and falls in love with Garrett. Problems begin when she returns to her home country and the two attempt to maintain their relationship from a distance.
The Notebook (2004)
In 1940s South Carolina, a young mill worker, Noah, and rich girl Allie, attempt to continue a romantic relationship in spite of their parents’ disapproval. When the Second World War breaks out, it looks like their relationship is over. But years later, the two meet again…
Dear John (2010)
Dear John follows the life of a soldier and his girlfriend Savannah, who keep in touch via letters as John fights overseas following the events of 9/11.
London Paris New York (2012)
A young couple meet as students and carry on a long distance relationship for many years in this sweet Bollywood movie.
One Day (2011)
One Day follows two friends who meet on their college graduation day in the 80s and continue to meet every year on July 15th for the next 20 years.
Before Sunrise (1995)
A young American and a young French woman meet on the train in Vienna and spend the whole night walking and talking. If you like this movie, check out the sequels, Before Sunset (2004) and Before Midnight (2013).
The Other End Of The Line (2008)
Priya works in an Indian call centre and falls in love with a man from San Francisco who she speaks with over the phone. Soon she is travelling to America to meet with him…
Jonathan, a New Yorker meets Sara, a British woman, by chance one night in Winter and it’s love at first sight for him. Sara, however, believes in destiny. 10 years later, the two attempt to find each other…
Message In A Bottle (1999)
A woman finds a love letter in a bottle washed ashore and falls in love with the writer, a widower, when she realises that the letter is meant for his late wife.
Brief Encounter (1945)
Voted as “the most romantic movie of all time”, Brief Encounter is a heartbreaking movie about a chance meeting between two married people who feel perfect for one another – but struggle with the guilt of infidelity.
Sleepless In Seattle (1993)
Sam, a widower, moves to Seattle with his 8 year-old son, Jonah. Unknown to him, Jonah calls a radio show looking for a new wife for his father and Sam reluctantly gets on the line. Miles away in Baltimore, Annie, a reporter, is listening to the call, falls in love with Sam and decides to figure out a way to meet…
The Lunchbox (2013)
A lonely housewife makes lunch for her husband and sends it via India’s lunchbox delivery system. The delivery goes awry and ends up with a completely different man – sparking a sweet relationship.