5 Movies Like Stuck in Love
Stuck in Love is a 2012 romantic comedy film featuring Greg Kinnear, Jennifer Connelly, Lily Collins and Nat Wolff. Being an independent film, it had a limited theatrical release on July 5, 2013 in the US. It was also released in Australia and New Zealand under the title A Place For Me. Despite not having huge box office success, the movie has gained a lot of praises from various movie critics. It explores the complexities of love, and how second chances can prove to be all one needs to set things straight.
In this hub, you will find movies like Stuck in Love that will make you fall in love all over again.
1. Love Actually
Release Date: November 14, 2003
Director: Richard Curtis
Cast: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson
Love Actually depicts how magical love can be. The main character is David, who has just become the new Prime Minister. He falls in love with Natalie, his catering manager. What follows is a series of interrelated stories of all the characters in the film. Their love lives, or lack thereof, portray what is happening in reality. Eight different couples experience eight different love stories all in one frantic month before Christmas.
2. Don Jon
Release Date: September 27, 2013
Director: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
Cast: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore
Jon Martello is the type of person who objectifies every single thing in his life, from his family and car, to his church and women. He also has a strange fondness for porn, which explains why he has unrealistic expectations when it comes to sex. Jon sets out on a journey to improve his sex life, but he does not know that he is about to experience much more as he meets and falls for two very different women.
3. The Spectacular Now
Release Date: September 13, 2013
Director: James Ponsoldt
Cast: Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Kyle Chandler
Sutter Keely has one mantra in life: live life now. He does not plan anything in his life. He’s a high school senior who always seem to have something up his sleeves to make any party become twice as lively. But after he gets dumped by his girlfriend, Sutter gets so drunk and finds himself waking up on a lawn with Aimee Finecky. Aimee is the opposite of Sutter, the kind of girl who loves reading books and has never had a boyfriend ever. Despite having different personalities, they somehow find it perfect being with each other.
4. He’s Just Not That Into You
Release Date: February 6, 2009
Director: Ken Kwapis
Cast: Jennifer Aniston, Jennifer Connelly, Morgan Lily
Gigi Haim is a hopeless romantic who always think that the guy she’s dating will end up to be her prince charming. He dates real estate agent Conor Barry, whom she likes a lot. Gigi waits for him to call her, but it never happens. She goes to the bar where she often sees Conor, but she stumbles upon his friend instead, Alex. Alex goes on to help Gigi interpret the signals given out by men when going on dates. Will Gigi listen? Or will she continue to fall for every single one of her future dates?
5. About Time
Release Date: November 8, 2013
Director: Richard Curtis
Cast: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy
Tim Lake is a 21-year-old man who has never had any luck when it comes to love. His father tells him that the men in their family have the ability to travel through time. Tim soon discovers that this power is real. He moves to London to train as a lawyer. It is there that he meets Mary. They fall in love, but as with every relationship, things aren’t always easy-going. Tim uses his power to fix these imperfections, as well as those in the lives of his friends and family. Tim realizes that there is only so much you can do even if you can travel through time, and that there are things you just need to face head on.