#11 King Kong (2005)

King Kong; The Top 20 Best Romances New to Netflix September 2018

Photo: Universal

 Set in the 1930s, Peter Jackson’s remake of the black-and-white classic follows a group of adventurous explorers and filmmakers to mysterious Skull Island, where they search for a legendary giant gorilla known as King Kong.

Content Note: PG-13

Available on Netflix: September 1

#12 Nappily Ever After (Netflix Original)

 Violet has it all: the perfect job, the perfect relationship and the perfect hair. Until she doesn’t. What happens when being perfect isn’t enough?

Content Note: TV-M (Content Unclear)

Available on Netflix: September 21

#13 Once Upon a Time, season 7

 Years after Henry leaves Storybrooke, he encounters Cinderella in another realm. In the present day, Lucy finds Henry under a new curse in Seattle, determined to make him remember his true self.

Content Note: TV-PG

Available on Netflix: September 6

#14 Pearl Harbor

 The friendship between two fighter pilots is put to the test when they become entangled in a love triangle with a beautiful nurse. But the rivalry is put on hold when they find themselves at the center of Japan’s devastating attack on Pearl Harbor.

Content Note: PG-13

Available on Netflix: September 1

#15 Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

pirates of the caribbean; The Top 20 Best Romances New to Netflix September 2018

Captain Jack Sparrow and Will Turner, Photo: Disney

 When a young swain recruits rascally, charismatic pirate Capt. Jack Sparrow to help rescue a maiden from rival buccaneers, he and his motley crew soon find themselves up against frightening supernatural forces and an ancient curse.

Content Note: PG-13

Available on Netflix: September 25

#16 Sierra Burgess is a Loser (Netflix Original)

 A wrong-number text sparks a virtual romance between a smart but unpopular teen and a sweet jock who thinks he’s talking to a gorgeous cheerleader.

Content Note: PG-13

Available on Netflix: September 7

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#17 Summer Catch

 Ryan Dunne (Freddie Prinze Jr.) is a blue-collar boy who dreams of becoming a Major League baseball player. Dreams aside, he makes it to “second base” when rich girl Tenley Parrish (Jessica Biel), who’s visiting Cape Cod for the summer, falls hard for him. What’s more, there’s friction galore between Prinze’s townie friends and members of his baseball team — talented college kids who descend on the Cape each summer.

Content Note: PG-13

Available on Netflix: September 1

#18 Sydney White

 After discovering that her sorority is a nasty, backhanded clique, a disenchanted college freshman takes up with a group of seven outcasts and forms a band of merry misfits, challenging the school’s social hierarchy.

Content Note: PG-13

Available on Netflix: September 1

#19 Two Weeks Notice

Two weeks notice; The Top 20 Best Romances New to Netflix September 2018

Photo: Warner Bros

 Millionaire George doesn’t make a move without his right-hand woman, Lucy. But after a year of calling the shots, Lucy is giving her two weeks’ notice. It seems Lucy’s finally free of George and his 24-hour requests — but George has other ideas.

Content Note: PG-13

Available on Netflix: September 1

#20 Van Helsing, Season 2

 New unlikely alliances and betrayals form as the battle for humanity’s freedom from Dmitri’s reign continues. Vanessa faces a shocking revelation that will force her to make a hard decision.

Content Note: TV-14/TV-M for violence and sexuality.

Available on Netflix: September 5


Without any announcements, there were some great romances (or movies with a side of romance) added quietly throughout August and are now available to stream. They include Cinderella Man, Hereafter, Something New, and Serenity!

What romances do you plan to watch on Netflix this month? Leave a comment below and let me know! 

Featured Image at Top: Once Upon a Time. Photo – ABC

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