Endless Love is an American romance drama film based on Scott Spencer's phenomenal novel. Released by Universal Pictures in February, 2014, Endless Love is a love story of a fortunate girl and a charming boy who are separated by their own parents. It is directed by Shana Feste and features Alex Pettyfer, Gabriella Wilde and Bruce Greenwood. Despite being a remake, the movie still managed to earn a 30-million-dollar gross on its opening weekend alone.
The following are movies like “Endless Love” that will prove that true love is timeless and knows no boundaries.
1. The Notebook
Release Date: June 25, 2004
Director: Nick Cassavetes
Cast: Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams
In a nursing home, an old man is telling a story to an old woman. The tale is about Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun, two lovers who are separated by their social differences. Noah writes letters for Allie, but none reaches her. Time flies and Allie meets and gets engaged to Lon, a good-looking soldier. One day, Allie returns to Noah's 200-year-old home, the same house he restored for her through the years. They meet again, and realize that they are still in love with each other. Now Allie has to choose between the person who catches her during her loneliness and the man who still holds her heart.
2. Charlie St. Cloud
Release Date: July 30, 2010
Director: Burr Steers
Cast: Zac Efron, Kim Basinger, Charlie Tahan
Charlie and his younger brother, Sam, encounter a car crash. He survives, but his brother dies. Charlie and Sam have a special bond, so when Sam dies, Charlie applies as a caretaker of the cemetery where his brother is buried. To his surprise, though, Charlie wakes up one day and finds himself being able to see and communicate with his dead brother. Every night, they will play catch and talk. Then Charlie falls in love with a girl, whose life is at risk and the only way to save her is to break the promise he made to his brother. Who will Charlie choose: his brother or the girl he loves?
3. Remember Me
Release Date: March 12, 2010
Director: Allen Coulter
Cast: Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Caitlyn Rund
In New York City, two individuals undergoing different life misfortunes meet. He is Tyler, a rebellious young man who comes from a broken family and whose brother committed suicide. She is Ally, a young woman who witnessed her mother’s murder and promise to live her life to the fullest since then. It is summer when they bump into each other. They help one another and lift each other’s spirits. But soon enough, they realize that the things that brought them closer are the same things that might tear them apart.
4. Love, Rosie
Release Date: January 8, 2015
Director: Christian Ditter
Cast: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin, Christian Cooke
Childhood best friends Rosie and Alex are each other’s own enemies. They always clash when it comes to making important decisions on love and life. Then, circumstances when they are 18 send them into opposite directions. But despite being divided by all the distance and space, they still have a feeling that they are meant to be and that destiny will reunite them eventually. Will Rosie and Alex find their way back into the arms of each other before it is too late?
5. Somewhere in Time
Release Date: October 3, 1980
Director: Jeannot Szwarc
Cast: Christopher Reeve, Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer
Richard Collier is a young Chicago playwright who is met by an old lady one night. What’s strange about this old lady is her constant begging for him to come back to her. Bewildered and a little annoyed, Richard tries to find who she is. He discovers that her name is Elise McKenna, a popular stage actress during the early 1900s. Now, the writer becomes obsessed with her. Using a self-hypnosis, he is able to travel back in time, into the moment when he meets her, and falls deeply in love with her. But will they overcome the complications brought about by their time difference?