Highest-Rated Movies about 'Passionate', Sort by Popularity


8 1/2 (1963), A Summer's Tale (1996), Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015), Billie (2020), Belle Epoque (1992), A Band Called Impaled Rektum (2018), The Postman (1994), Deadline (2004) ... Let's take a look at the ranked list of the best Passionate movies.


8 1/2 (1963)

An Italian film director (Marcello Mastroianni) seeking the meaning of life retreats from his wife (Anouk Aimée), mistress and flatterers.

director, wife, mistress, actress, dreamy, passionate, creative

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A Summer's Tale (1996)

While having strong romantic feelings for one woman, a young man finds himself being drawn to a few others.

young man, girlfriend, waitress, friend, aunt, charming, passionate

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Harold and Lillian: A Hollywood Love Story (2015)

Storyboard artist Harold Michelson and his wife, film researcher Lillian Michelson, were once considered the heart of Hollywood.

storyteller, artist, researcher, wife, filmmaker, touching, inspiring

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Billie (2020)

In 1971, journalist Linda Lipnack Kuehl set out to write the definitive biography of Billie Holiday. Over 8 years, she tracked down and tape-recorded over 200 hours of interviews with the characters that populated the iconic singer's short life.

jazz singer, journalist, friend, character, confident, passionate, engaging

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Belle Epoque (1992)

An artist's (Fernando Fernán Gómez) four daughters seduce a willing army deserter (Jorge Sanz) in 1930s Spain.

deserter, wealthy man, daughter, widow, lesbian, social climber, amusing

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A Band Called Impaled Rektum (2018)

A young man is trying to overcome his fears by leading an unknown heavy metal band to the hottest metal festival in Norway. The journey includes heavy metal, grave robbing, Viking heaven, and an armed conflict between Finland and Norway.

singer, band member, promoter, friend, corpse, drummer, amusing

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The Postman (1994)

A Mediterranean fisherman's son (Massimo Troisi) slowly gains the confidence of an exiled Chilean poet (Philippe Noiret), who helps him woo a local barmaid (Maria Grazia Cucinotta).

postman, barmaid, boss, father, heartwarming, passionate, touching

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Deadline (2004)

In 2000, Illinois Gov. George Ryan ordered a moratorium on the death penalty after university students uncovered new evidence proving the innocence of 13 men on death row. This documentary follows the hearings held by a panel Ryan appointed to study the issue and interviews activists, scholars and prisoners, while examining the history of the American death penalty. As Ryan's time in office comes to an end, he must decide what steps to take to reform the judicial system.

governor, student, author, warden, judge, activist, engaging

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Her Majesty, Mrs. Brown (1997)

The friendship of a loyal servant, Scotsman John Brown (Billy Connolly), revives the spirits of Britain's widowed Queen Victoria (Judi Dench).

prince of wales, servant, prime minister, queen victoria, heartwarming, passionate, touching

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Before the Rain (1994)

This acclaimed Macedonian drama presents intersecting romantic storylines set both in that country and abroad. A young monk named Kiril (Grégoire Colin) becomes involved with Zamira (Labina Mitevska), an Albanian girl accused of murder, while far away in London, Aleksander (Rade Serbedzija), a weary photojournalist, meets with his married lover, Anne (Katrin Cartlidge). When Aleksander returns to his Macedonian village, his life crosses paths with characters from earlier in the film.

monk, fugitive, girl, photojournalist, lover, emotional, passionate

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Buck (2011)

Promoting praise and cooperation rather than fear and punishment, Buck Brannaman becomes one of the most well-respected horse trainers in the industry.

cowboy, horse, horse trainer, father, brother, endearing, inspiring

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The Game of Their Lives (2003)

At the 1966 World Cup, outclassed North Korea secured a surprise victory over European favorite Italy, leading to the first-ever quarterfinal appearance by an Asian team. British director Daniel Gordon gains uncustomary access from the isolated North Korean government to interview that team's surviving members. Using their first-hand accounts, he tells the story of an underdog team whose passion for the game and cult-like adoration of their nation's leader led to the victory of a lifetime.

soccer player, north korean, documentarian, englishman, fascinating, rousing, passionate

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Lazybones (1925)

"Lazybones" Steve (Buck Jones) is fawned over by his girlfriend, Agnes (Jane Novak) and doting mother. But, when he saves Agnes' sister from a suicide attempt, this loafer suddenly finds himself raising her secret newborn daughter, Kit. His easy life turns hard when the town assumes she's his illegitimate child. Steve is called to fight in World War I, and when he returns Kit is no longer a picked-on kid but a beautiful woman (Madge Bellamy). Then his love becomes not quite so paternal.

man, mother, adopted daughter, troubled woman, girlfriend, mother-in-law, mushy

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The Road Home (1999)

A Chinese businessman (Honglei Sun) recalls the story of the courtship of his mother (Ziyi Zhang) and father (Yulian Zhao), on the occasion of the old man's death.

businessman, father, teacher, mother, student, communist, passionate

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The Clay Bird (2002)

In East Pakistan a strict Muslim (Jayanto Chattopadhyay) enrolls his young son (Nurul Islam Bablu) in an Islamic school, where the boy befriends the class outcast (Russell Farazi).

father, mother, son, muslim, emotional, passionate, bangladesh

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The Corporation (2003)

Filmmakers Mark Achbar and Jennifer Abbott examine the concept of the corporation and its role in society.

noam chomsky, activist, expert, ceo, michael moore, frightening, disheartening

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Ocean Waves (1993)

The arrival of a pretty transfer student from Tokyo sets in motion a change in the relationship between two best friends.

student, teacher, young girl, young boy, lover, friend, amusing

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Dangerous Liaisons (1959)

Affairs strewn from Paris to the Alps disintegrate a couple's (Gérard Philipe, Jeanne Moreau) marriage.

husband, wife, beautiful woman, boyfriend, mistress, lover, passionate

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The Song of Bernadette (1943)

Based on the true story of a 19th-century peasant woman who claimed to see the Virgin Mary near her home in Lourdes.

saint, nun, priest, father, mother, emotional, melodramatic

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No Direction Home: Bob Dylan (2005)

Filmmaker Martin Scorsese traces Bob Dylan's evolution from folk troubadour to iconic rock star. Live concert footage and press conferences from the 1960s and a new interview with Dylan are used to draw a portrait of the legendary singer-songwriter.

musician, girlfriend, allen ginsberg, gutsy, passionate, new york city, concert stage

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Late Marriage (2001)

A pair from the republic of Georgia force their son (Lior Louie Ashkenazi) to meet Jewish women even though he is in love with a Moroccan divorcee (Ronit Elkabetz).

divorcée, bachelor, relative, mother, father, older woman, tense

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The Power of Nightmares (2004)

Filmmaker Adam Curtis proposes that many politicians and others in power now control populations by instilling a sense of terror instead of promoting a sense of well-being.

philosopher, engineer, civil servant, rousing, passionate, shocking, disheartening

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Quo Vadis? (1951)

Emperor Nero (Peter Ustinov) burns Rome and puts a Roman commander's (Robert Taylor) Christian bride (Deborah Kerr) in the arena with a bull.

general, emperor, concubine, slave, uncle, wife, gripping

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Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

The youngest daughter (Lumi Cavazos) of a Mexican family expresses her feelings in preparing wonderful food, when tradition keeps her from marrying her true love (Marco Leonardi).

beautiful woman, sister, mother, lover, doctor, revolutionary, sultry

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Arizona Dream (1992)

Called to Arizona by his Cadillac-dealer uncle (Jerry Lewis), a fish-and-game warden (Johnny Depp) meets a kooky widow (Faye Dunaway) and an heiress.

salesman, stepdaughter, eccentric, uncle, older woman, cousin, dreamy

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The Black Book of Father Dinis (2018)

A documentary about everyone's favorite felon, Bernie Ellis, medical cannabis and his fight to save his beloved Tennessee farm.

orphan, nurse, charming, cheeky, brutal, creative, emotional

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Intimate Strangers (2004)

When a beautiful woman named Anna (Sandrine Bonnaire) mistakes a psychiatrist's office for that of tax attorney William (Fabrice Luchini), she unwittingly confesses her deepest and darkest secrets to a perfect stranger. Sexually repressed and lonely, William doesn't have the courage to reveal his true identity to Anna. Maintaining the deception, William begins to enjoy the fake therapy sessions. Every week, the pair meet, and they forge an odd and erotic relationship.

frenchwoman, psychiatrist, attorney, patient, passionate, sultry, emotional

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The Nun (1966)

Forced into a nunnery in 18th-century France, a woman (Anna Karina) becomes an object of lust and persecution there.

nun, mother superior, priest, father, mother, lawyer, bleak

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The Princess of Montpensier (2010)

In 16th-century France, Marie de Mezières marries for her father's political gain, and when war breaks out, she becomes exposed to sexual and political intrigues of court.

marquis, prince, soldier, heiress, mother, father, tender

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Paths of Glory (1957)

After refusing to attack an enemy position, a general accuses the soldiers of cowardice and their commanding officer must defend them.

military officer, soldier, bleak, gutsy, passionate, france, battlefield

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