Most romantic movies repeat the same formula, but there are days when all we need to do is watch a cliché. There is no denying it, impossible love stories are comforting. For those who appreciate the genre, Bula has put together a list of the ten best releases of 2020, considering only the features that have already debuted in Brazil. The selection was based on the grades and evaluations that the productions received on websites specializing in cinema, such as IMDb and Rotten Tomatoes. Among those selected are Alice Wu's “Você nem Imagina”; “For All the Boys: P.S.I Still Love You”, by Michael Fimognari; and “A Crime for Two”, by Michael Showalter; all available on Netflix. “Chemical Hearts”, by Richard Tanne, can be watched on Amazon Prime Video.
Emma Woodhouse is a beautiful, rich and intelligent young woman. To continue taking care of her widowed father, she says she does not intend to marry, but likes to act as a matchmaker, bringing together the singles of the region. After meeting the innocent Harriet Smith, Emma finds the perfect distraction: finding an ideal husband for her new friend. The film is based on the homonymous work by Jane Austen.
On November 9, Nyles wakes up and gets ready to go to the wedding of a couple of friends. At the party, he starts talking to Sarah. Nyles and Sarah then spend the night together. The next morning, the two realize that they are reliving November 9 again, and so on. Without a solution, they decide to make the most of their time together, until problems start to appear.
Adam is an introspective and intelligent teenager who dreams of being a great chef. In the last year of high school, after an incident during class, he is diagnosed with schizophrenia. He starts treatment and moves to a new school, where he plans to keep his illness a secret until he graduates. But he ends up falling in love with a colleague, Maya, and needs to open up to her.
Ellie Chu is a shy and intelligent student. To earn money and contribute to the bills at home, she does her colleagues' schoolwork. Paul, a soccer player struggling to express himself, asks Ellie to help him write a letter to Aster Flores, the most popular girl in high school. Ellie accepts the mission, but over time she also falls in love with Aster.
Henry Page, a 17-year-old boy, considers himself a romantic dreamer, but he never really fell in love. So he focuses on his studies to get into a good university and works as an editor for the school newspaper. On the first day of school in senior year, he meets Grace, a transfer student who is also interested in the newspaper. Henry falls in love with Grace, but the girl hides some secrets about the past.
Mae Morton has just lost her mother, Christina, a famous photographer who has always put her work ahead of her family. Searching Christina's belongings, Mae discovers old photos and is curious about her mother's past. While investigating, she falls in love with Michael Block, the journalist who is writing a story about Christina's life.
Jeremy, a 20-year-old aspiring singer, is deeply in love with bride Melissa. They discover that Melissa has advanced cancer and has a short life span. Despite the illness, Jeremy marries Melissa, believing that she can be cured. The film is inspired by the life of Jeremy Camp, a famous Grammy-nominated Christian singer.
Lara Jean did not expect to fall in love with Peter Kavinsky, the most popular boy at school, when the two pretended to date. But, now they are officially boyfriends and get along very well. Until John, a childhood crush of Lara Jean, reappears and confesses that he never managed to forget her. Even though she knows she loves Peter, the girl is rocked by the arrival of John.
Jibran and Leilani are facing a crisis in the relationship. One day, when they are arguing in the car, the two end up getting involved in the scene of a murder. As the criminal flees the scene, the couple knows they will be blamed. So the two decide to find the killer and make him confess to the crime. On this dangerous journey, Jibran and Leilani reconnect.
Maggie Sherwoode is personal assistant to Grace Davis, a singer who was once considered a diva but is now in decline. Maggie dreams of being a music producer, but is discouraged. One day, she meets David Cliff, a talented street artist, and offers to be her producer. Now, she needs to leverage David's career, while managing Maggie's schedule. In the midst of all this, she ends up falling in love with David.