Be it a person who is single or in a relationship, one always searches for a sweet, heartwarming romance-themed show to watch to wash away the grime of reality. Romance shows hook the audience with the ups and downs between lovers where people find relatability in fiction.
From the popular teen romance drama The Summer I Turned Pretty to adults finding love in the modern world in Modern Love, Amazon Prime Video has a good collection of romance themes shows to watch for streamers. These shows, with their different portrayals of love around the world across different ages and races, are interesting to follow.
So, don’t wait anymore and wear your rose-colored glasses to binge a few shows about love from this list of 15 best romance shows to watch on Amazon Prime Video.
The Summer I Turned Pretty
Belly has just turned 16 and discovered the blessing behind the saying ‘Seize the day’. Every summer, her family takes a trip to her mother’s friend, Susannah Fisher’s place in gorgeous Cousin’s Beach. Usually, Belly, being the only girl, would be left alone to her devices, but this year, she begins to notice that the Fisher brothers’ are paying attention to her for the first time.
Starring: Lola Tung, Christopher Briney, Gavin Casalegno
In 1920s London, the family of Earl Robert Crawley is in chaos. In a time when their titles are sent down to the male child only, Robert Crawley has 3 daughters. He betrothed his daughter, Mary, to the next heir presumptive, but soon news comes that he has perished at sea. Suddenly, a man named Matthew Crawley appears, who is a distant cousin and also the next heir presumptive. Now, Mary is trying to deny the chemistry they have while Matthew is also struggling with the same.
War & Peace
In the backdrop of war between Russia and France, War & Peace explores the lives of three individuals who are searching for love and more. Natasha, Pierre, and Andrei change and grow through their loss and experiences while showing a mirror of the society that thrives on love and war.
Starring: Lily James, Paul Dano, James Norton
In the town of Capeside, Massachusetts, four teenagers experience first love, jealousy, and rivalry. Dawson and Josephine are childhood best friends who have danced around the possibility of being together but have more importance to their friendship in the end. The situation begins to alter when Dawson’s friend Pacey starts showing interest in Josephine and when a new girl in town is smitten with Dawson.
Starring: James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, Michelle Williams, Joshua Jackson
It is a romantic comedy that starts with a couple who are not exactly a couple but are expecting. While in London on a business trip, Rob Norris has a short fling with an Irish school teacher, Sharon Morris. This short date results in an unplanned pregnancy, throwing Rob and Sharon’s life into hilarious chaos.
Starring: Sharon Horgan, Rob Delaney, Ashley Jensen
Boys Over Flowers
Geum Jan-di is a cheerful and optimistic girl who belongs to a working-class family. When she gets an opportunity to go to a school for elite kids, she finds herself in uncharted waters. The rich but vicious children hate her righteous personality, especially Gu Jun-pyo, a rich chaebol who starts to target her. But gradually, he finds himself falling in love with the pure and strong Geum Jan-di.
Starring: Lee Min Ho, Kim Bum, Koo Hye-sun
A little different from the dramatic love stories of teens, Night Sky follows a couple who are in the last chapters of their lives. A slow but enchanting TV show, the show gives a visually pleasing treat with a story about an old couple who have a deep relation with the stars and for their last years they escape to a hidden and undiscovered planet to spend time together.
Starring: J. K. Simmons, Sissy Spacek, Chai Hansen
A romance horror anthology series, Soulmates’ premise is set some 15 years into the future, where a company has invented a technology that can help an individual find their soulmates. No matter if one is single or in a relationship, the technology will find your soulmate, and then it’s one’s choice: to stay or leave to find your soulmate whom you’ll love the strongest.
Starring: Kingsley Ben-Adir, Charlie Heaton, Sonya Cassidy
Daisy Jones & the Six
At the height of their fame and success, the band Daisy Jones & the Six decision to split catches everyone off guard. Set in the 70s, a rising rock band headed by lead singers Daisy Jones and Billy Dunne break up and go their own way, but 30 years later, they reunite and recount the story of their success and the reasons leading to their split.
Starring: Sam Claflin, Riley Keough, Camila Morrone
Fleabag is a woman whose response to any situation is her dry wit. She is strong yet fragile and puts up a strong front in front of her high-achieving and perfect sister, Claire, her father, and her godmother, who is now dating her father. Her mind, filled with chaos and confusion, leads her through various sexual relationships, which she doesn’t commit, but when her path crosses the Priest’s, she finally finds herself falling in love.
Starring: Phobe Walker-Bridge, Sian Clifford, Andrew Scott
In the city of New York, the romance and comedy TV show Modern Love explores eight stories about love and relationships between a couple, family members, or with your own self. An anthology series, Modern Love, has 2 seasons where people find love in difficult times, reconnect with their first love, and talk about their issues with mental health.
Starring: Anne Hathaway, Andrew Scott, Dev Patel
The Pursuit of Love
Two cousins, Fanny Logan and Linda Radlett, are close and have each other’s support, but love, relationships, marriage, and children cause them to drift apart, to their dismay. Fanny is stuck in her role as a mother and as a wife, while Linda lives a life of chaos, changing lovers, then getting married but divorcing a few years later and then falling in love again.
Starring: Emily Beecham, Lily James, Dominic West
Teenage siblings Brenda and Brandon experience a culture shock when they are thrown into the lives of wealthy and spoilt children of their neighborhood. Because of their father’s job, their family moves to the rich and affluent society of Beverly Hills. The siblings become classmates with self-centered, carefree, and spoiled kids.
Starring: Luke Perry, Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty
Tale of the Nine Tailed
Lee Yeon, a guardian God, is a powerful nine-tailed fox who is responsible for the welfare of the people who live under his jurisdiction. In the meantime, he is searching for his lover, who was lost to him centuries ago. But when a news producer starts looking into him, his secret is threatened to be exposed.
Starring: Lee Dong-wook, Kim Bum, Jo Bo-ah
Will & Grace
Will and Grace are best friends, and when Grace’s marriage begins to fall apart she briefly moves into Will’s place but then ends up staying permanently. Their relationship is sweet and heartwarming as Will is a gay lawyer who has his own problems, and Grace is a designer. They support each other through relationships, divorce, breakups, and marriage.
Starring: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes