Forbidden Romance

Nothing speaks to the hearts of hopeless romantics and young teens quite like romances that persevere despite their forbidden nature <3

these are a list of films that are all about forbidden romance, or just have a hint of it. suggestions welcome!


List created and made by Claira Curtis and me 💖

  • The Reader
  • Imagine Me & You
  • Love Story
  • Dirty Dancing
  • Mr. & Mrs. Smith
  • The Graduate
  • Bend It Like Beckham
  • Aquamarine
  • She's the Man
  • Something Borrowed
  • Lolita
  • My Days of Mercy
  • 37 Seconds
  • Stoker
  • The Favourite
  • Palo Alto
  • Two of Us
  • Barbie as The Princess & the Pauper
  • Yes, God, Yes
  • Her
  • West Side Story
  • Shakespeare in Love
  • Pocahontas
  • When Night Is Falling
  • Casablanca
  • American Beauty
  • The Bridges of Madison County
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl
  • The English Patient
  • The Duchess
  • The Great Gatsby
  • Carol
  • Dinosaur
  • The World to Come
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Black Orpheus
  • Days of Heaven
  • Brief Encounter
  • Atonement
  • The Edge of Seventeen
  • Rafiki
  • The Miseducation of Cameron Post
  • Gnomeo & Juliet
  • Moonrise Kingdom
  • Crazy, Stupid, Love.
  • Margarita with a Straw
  • But I'm a Cheerleader
  • Bee Movie
  • Shrek
  • Singin' in the Rain
  • The Shape of Water
  • The Notebook
  • The Truman Show
  • Avatar
  • The Little Mermaid
  • Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas
  • Say Anything...
  • Moonlight
  • The Prom
  • Aladdin
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Moulin Rouge!
  • Twilight
  • Profile
  • Brokeback Mountain
  • Disobedience
  • Anna Karenina
  • Titanic
  • An Education
  • Rushmore
  • Harold and Maude
  • Romeo + Juliet