From old favorites to new premieres, Hulu’s adding many fantastic romances to their streaming site this month. I’ve included the best choices available to fans of romance in movies and television. From romantic period dramas to romantic comedies, and even a new YA paranormal romance series premiering soon, there’s much to enjoy on Hulu this June!

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Below, let’s take a look at my romantic recommendations below for Hulu June 2018, each with the official description, personal commentary, rating, and the Hulu release date. Titles are listed in alphabetical order.

(NOTE: We aim to share less explicit content that has PG-13 “like” content and below minus a few exceptions for artistic merit and/or genre interest. If a program is Rated R or TV-M, we will let you know.)

Hulu Synopsis: A genius finds himself on a harrowing journey of self-discovery.

Why You Should Watch: While this biopic is wildly inaccurate to the true events, what makes this Best Picture winner worth watching is the powerful love story.

 PG-13

 Available as of June 1

Hulu Synopsis: Across The Universe, an original musical film, is a love story set against the backdrop of the 1960s, amid the turbulent years of anti-war protest, the struggle for free speech and civil rights, mind exploration and rock ‘n roll.

Why You Should Watch: If you love romantic musicals and/or the music of the Beatles, then this underrated film is worth a watch!

 PG-13

Available as of June 1

Hulu Synopsis: The lives and loves of the women of Scarlet magazine.

Why You Should Watch: If you’re looking for a series about positive friendships between women as well as interesting side romances, then this contemporary series might be worth a watch. You also may enjoy this series if you enjoy the NYC magazine scene.

 TV-14. While not explicit, the series includes casual dating/sex, vulgar situations, as well as sexual conversations due to the theme of the fictional magazine which may not interest some viewers.

 June 5

Hulu Synopsis: Just when Bridget thinks life is perfect, her relationship with the dreamy Mark Darcy implodes. She sets off on a whirlwind business trip to Thailand where she encounters old flame Daniel Cleaver, and her life gets out-of-control.

Why You Should Watch: For Mr. Darcy, of course! Not to mention, the hilarity of the Darcy/Bridget/Daniel love triangle.

 Rated R for language and sexual content.

 Available as of June 1

Hulu Synopsis: A romantic drama about a brief, unexpected love affair that catches two people completely off-guard.

Why You Should Watch: If you enjoy quiet love stories with gorgeous cinematography, you won’t want to miss this little-known film. The romantic drama stars Patricia Clarkson and Alexander Siddig.

 PG

 Available June 28

IMDB Synopsis: Two teenagers from very different backgrounds find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers while falling in love.

Why You Should Watch: This new series looks promising for fans of YA paranormal romance!

 TV-PG

 June 8

Top 15 of the Best Romances New to Hulu June 2018

Photo: 20th Century Fox

Hulu Synopsis: Two high school students, who seem worlds apart, discover that the last person they think they want… is the one person they need the most.

Why You Should Watch: It’s a must-see if you enjoy teen romantic comedies! With a fun plot, a great cast, and memorable pop music of the time, it’s a nostalgic throwback to the late ’90s.

 PG-13

 Available as of June 1

Hulu Synopsis: Born in the flames of hell sixty years ago during World War II, Hellboy (Ron Perlman) was brought to Earth by evil madman Grigori Rasputin (Karel Roden) to perpetrate evil.

Why You Should Watch: For the Beauty and the Beast type love story between Liz and Hellboy!

 PG-13

 Available as of June 1

Top 15 of the Best Romances New to Hulu June 2018

Eowyn and Aragorn in Return of the King.
Photo: New Line Productions

Hulu Synopsis: A shy young hobbit, Frodo Baggins, inherits a simple gold ring. He knows the ring has power, but not that he alone holds the secret to the survival–or enslavement–of the entire world.

Why You Should Watch: Because they’re three of the best movies ever made! Besides that, the love stories are powerful and memorable. From the love story between the immortal elf, Arwen, and Aragorn. Or the unrequited love story between Aragorn and Eowyn, you can’t go wrong!

 PG-13

Available as of June 1

Hulu Synopsis: Having no commitments and never being vulnerable, Veronica enjoys being a mistress. She comes to realize her best friend holds the key to her heart and is the only one capable of extracting her emotions.

Why You Should Watch: For Jane Seymour’s performance. She’s always a class act on screen with a deep understanding of how to portray romance well!

 TV-14

 Available as of June 1

Top 15 of the Best Romances New to Hulu June 2018

Photo: 20th Century Fox

IMDB Synopsis: Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow-covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark on a perilous journey across the wilderness.

Why You Should Watch: While this film was marketed as a survival film, what it really is, is a romance! As in true romance novel style. And while not the best film of all time, you can’t really go wrong with the entertainment factor. It’s Idris Elba and Kate Winslet starring in a romance together! And Idris Elba in a survival romance is like the best thing ever!

 PG-13

 Available June 16

Hulu Synopsis: In this wickedly charming tale, Emma Thompson portrays a mysterious nanny with special magical powers who attempts to tame seven very naughty children.

Why You Should Watch: Besides the humor and the family fun, there’s also a charming romance between Colin Firth and Kelly MacDonald!

 PG

 Available as of June 1

Top 15 of the Best Romances New to Hulu June 2018

Photo: Open Road Films

Hulu Synopsis: Romance sparks between a medical student and a dancer in 1914.

Why You Should Watch: Fans of historical romance should enjoy this one starring Christian Bale, Charlotte Le Bon, and Oscar Isaac.

 PG-13

 Available as of June 3

Hulu Synopsis: Jane Fonda and Robert De Niro star in a touching story of two people who escape their own private prisons — he can’t read, she’s still grieving for her dead husband — to explore a tender relationship.

Why You Should Watch: If you enjoy classic love stories then this is a great one to check out.

 PG-13

 Available as of June 1

Top 15 of the Best Romances New to Hulu June 2018

Photo: Sony Pictures Classics

Hulu Synopsis: Mira Sorvino is a princess who dons men’s clothing to infiltrate a secluded estate and woo a handsome royal heir, inadvertently inflaming the passions of a philosophy tutor and a dour scientist.

Why You Should Watch: Fans of period dramas, romantic comedies, fairy tales, and Shakespeare, should love this story about a princess!

 PG-13

 Available as of June 1


Hulu Synopsis: A young J.D. Salinger struggles to find his voice in his life.

Why You Should Watch: If you enjoy period dramas or learning more about classic authors, this drama’s a must-see.

 PG-13

 June 16

Hulu Synopsis: An unscripted series that searches for America’s favorite male and female dancer, in which some contestants will collapse under the pressure, some will reveal two left feet but only two will dance their way into the hearts of the nation.

Why You Should Watch: For all the amazing (and often romantic) choreography!

 TV-PG

 June 5

Hulu Synopsis: Six women bond in a small town and provide each other with friendship.

Why You Should Watch: For the fantastic storytelling and positive women relationships. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, and you’ll probably remember the movie forever.

 PG

 Available as of June 1

Also, don’t miss the mid-season premiere of Nashville on Hulu on June 8th

 


Featured image at top: Cloak & Dagger. Photo: Freeform

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