Romantic movies often lack realism, very rarely are movies being made that justify and showcase real world relationships issues, the way things progress and how things change over the course of time.
Here are the most realistic romantic movies.
Before Sunrise (1995)
On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Celine a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. departs the next morning and he has no money for lodging, they wander the city together, taking in the experiences of Vienna and each other. As the night progresses, their bond makes separating in the morning a difficult choice.
Last Night (2010)
Joanna and Michael Reed are a happily married couple. However, the fate of their marriage rests on how each responds to temptation during a night apart. Michael goes away on a business trip with an attractive colleague named Laura, whose outer beauty masks a deep loneliness. Slightly jealous, Joanna encounters a former flame and agrees to meet him for drinks, but the innocent date may become something more.
Blue Valentine (2010)
Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighborhood. To the casual observer, everything appears normal, if a bit subdued. But a closer examination reveals a couple caught in a downward spiral. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in their marriage.
A vacuum repair man moon lights as a street musician and hopes for his big break. One day a Czech immigrant, who earns a living selling flowers, approaches him with the news that she is also an aspiring singer-songwriter. The pair decide to collaborate, and the songs that they compose reflect the story of their blossoming love.