Welcome to StudioBinder’s screenplay library, where love takes center stage and hearts flutter with emotion. Immerse yourself in our curated selection of the best free romantic movie scripts, filled with tender moments and captivating love stories. From whirlwind romances to soul-stirring connections, this treasure trove of romantic scripts is a haven for both aspiring screenwriters and hopeless romantics. Indulge in the enchantment of these stories and let your heart soar. Enjoy!

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comedy, romance

The 40 Year-Old Virgin

Written By: Judd Apatow, Steve Carell

Synopsis: Goaded by his buddies, a nerdy guy who's never "done the deed" only finds the pressure mounting when he meets a single mother.

romance, comedy

(500) Days of Summer

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Written By: Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber (screenplay by)

Synopsis: An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.

romance, comedy

Annie Hall

Written By: Woody Allen & Marshall Brickman 

Synopsis: Alvy Singer, a divorced Jewish comedian, reflects on his relationship with ex-lover Annie Hall, an aspiring nightclub singer, which ended abruptly just like his previous marriages.

animation, romance

Anomalisa

Written By: Charlie Kaufman 

Synopsis: A man crippled by the mundanity of his life experiences something out of the ordinary.

romance, comedy

The Apartment

Written By: Billy Wilder & I.A.L. Diamond 

Synopsis: A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.

romance, fantasy

Beauty and the Beast

Written By: Stephen Chbosky & Evan Spiliotopoulos (screenplay), based on the 1991 animated film "Beauty and the Beast" animation screenplay by Linda Woolverton

Synopsis: A selfish Prince is cursed to become a monster for the rest of his life, unless he learns to fall in love with a beautiful young woman he keeps prisoner.

romance, comedy

The Big Sick

Written By: Emily V. Gordon & Kumail Nanjiani 

Synopsis: Pakistan-born comedian Kumail Nanjiani and grad student Emily Gardner fall in love but struggle as their cultures clash. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness, Kumail finds himself forced to face her feisty parents, his family's expectations, and his true feelings.



COMEDY, romance

Bridesmaids

Written By: Kristen Wiig & Annie Mumolo

Synopsis: Competition between the maid of honor and a bridesmaid, over who is the bride's best friend, threatens to upend the life of an out-of-work pastry chef.



romance, drama

Call Me By Your Name

Written By: James Ivory (screenplay), based on the novel by André Aciman 

Synopsis: In 1980s Italy, romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.

romance, war

Casablanca

Written By: Julius J. Epstein & Philip G. Epstein and Howard Koch 

Synopsis: A cynical American expatriate struggles to decide whether or not he should help his former lover and her fugitive husband escape French Morocco.

thriller, romance

The Crying Game

Written By: Neil Jordan 

Synopsis: A British soldier kidnapped by IRA terrorists soon befriends one of his captors, who then becomes drawn into the soldier's world.

fantasy, romance

Edward Scissorhands

Written By: Caroline Thompson (screenplay), based on the story by Tim Burton & Caroline Thompson

Synopsis: An artificial man, who was incompletely constructed and has scissors for hands, leads a solitary life. Then one day, a suburban lady meets him and introduces him to her world.

Written By: Charlie Kaufman 

Synopsis: When their relationship turns sour, a couple undergoes a medical procedure to have each other erased from their memories.





romance, comedy, drama

The Graduate

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Written By: Calder Willingham & Buck Henry

Synopsis: A disillusioned college graduate finds himself torn between his older lover and her daughter.

romance, comedy, fantasy

Groundhog Day

Written By: Danny Rubin & Harold Ramis

Synopsis: A weatherman finds himself inexplicably living the same day over and over again.

romance, sci-fi

Her

Written By: Spike Jonze 

Synopsis: In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.

Written By: Cameron Crowe 

Synopsis: When a sports agent has a moral epiphany and is fired for expressing it, he decides to put his new philosophy to the test as an independent agent with the only athlete who stays with him and his former colleague.

romance, comedy

Juno

Written By: Diablo Cody 

Synopsis: Faced with an unplanned pregnancy, an offbeat young woman makes an unusual decision regarding her unborn child.

romance, musical

La La Land

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Written By: Damien Chazelle

Synopsis: While navigating their careers in Los Angeles, a pianist and an actress fall in love while attempting to reconcile their aspirations for the future.

comedy, romance

Legally Blonde

Written By: Karen McCullah & Kirsten Smith (screenplay), based on the novel by Amanda Brown 

Synopsis: Elle Woods (Reese Witherspoon), a fashionable sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend. She decides to follow him to law school, while she is there, she figures out that there is more to her than just looks.

romance, comedy, drama

The Lobster

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Written By: Yorgos Lanthimos & Efthymis Filippou 

Synopsis: In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.

romance, drama

Little Women

Written By: Greta Gerwig (screenplay), based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott

Synopsis: Jo March reflects back and forth on her life, telling the beloved story of the March sisters - four young women, each determined to live life on her own terms.

romance, drama

Lost in Translation

Written By: Sofia Coppola

Synopsis: A faded movie star and a neglected young woman form an unlikely bond after crossing paths in Tokyo.

comedy, romance

Love Actually

Written By: Richard Curtis 

Synopsis: Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

drama, romance

Marriage Story

Written By: Noah Baumbach

Synopsis: Noah Baumbach's incisive and compassionate look at a marriage breaking up and a family staying together.

romance, fantasy

Midnight in Paris

Written By: Woody Allen

Synopsis: While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight.

drama, romance

On the Waterfront

Written By: Budd Schulberg 

Synopsis: An ex-prize fighter turned longshoreman struggles to stand up to his corrupt union bosses.

Written By: William Goldman 

Synopsis: While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.

comedy, romance, drama

The Room

Written By: Tommy Wiseau

Synopsis: Johnny is a successful bank executive who lives quietly in a San Francisco townhouse with his future wife, Lisa. One day, putting aside any scruple, she seduces Johnny's best friend, Mark. From there, nothing will be the same again.

comedy, action, romance

Scott Pilgrim vs the World

Written By: Michael Bacall & Edgar Wright (screenplay), based on the graphic novels by Bryan Lee O'Malley

Synopsis: In a magically realistic version of Toronto, a young man must defeat his new girlfriend's seven evil exes one by one in order to win her heart.

romance, fantasy

The Shape of Water

Written By: Guillermo del Toro & Vanessa Taylor 

Synopsis: At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.

romance, drama

The Spectacular Now

Written By: Scott Neustadter & Michael H. Weber (screenplay), based on the novel by Tim Tharp

Synopsis: A hard-partying high school senior's philosophy on life changes when he meets the not-so-typical "nice girl."

drama, romance

Titanic

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Written By: James Cameron 

Synopsis: A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.

romance, crime

True Romance

Written By: Quentin Tarantino

Synopsis: In Detroit, a lonely pop culture geek marries a call girl, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood. Meanwhile, the owners of the cocaine, the Mob, track them down in an attempt to reclaim it.

romance, fantasy

Twilight

Written By: Melissa Rosenberg (screenplay), based on the book by Stephenie Meyer 

Synopsis: Bella Swan moves to Forks and encounters Edward Cullen, a gorgeous boy with a secret.

ROMANCE, comedy

When Harry Met Sally

Written By: Nora Ephron

Synopsis:
Harry and Sally have known each other for years, and are very good friends, but they fear sex would ruin the friendship.

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