Reel Romance

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Get lost in the world of romance with Kanopy’s Reel Romance collection of films. Who’s your favorite on-screen couple, and what’s your go-to romance film? There’s nothing quite like the magic of love stories on the screen! Visit to access the collection.

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Poster of "Ball of Fire" with Gary Cooper and Barbara Stanwyck embracing and title in colorful letters.
Ball of Fire (1941) on IMDb

Ball of Fire

A group of professors working on a new encyclopedia encounter a mouthy nightclub singer who is wanted by the police to help bring down her mob boss lover.

A woman in a maid uniform is sitting with a cityscape background. The text reads "Maid in Manhattan.
Maid in Manhattan (2002) on IMDb

Maid in Manhattan

The story of Marisa Ventura (Jennifer Lopez), a single mother born and bred in the boroughs of New York City who works as a maid in a first-class Manhattan hotel. By a twist of fate and mistaken identity, Marisa meets Christopher Marshall (Ralph Fiennes), a handsome heir to a political dynasty who believes that she is a guest at the hotel. Destiny throws the unlikely pair together for one night, but when Marisa’s true identity is revealed, the two find that they are worlds apart, even though the distance separating them is just a subway ride between Manhattan and the Bronx.

A woman in a green scarf smiles. Text: "Outsourced" with review quote and names Josh Hamilton, Ayeshah Dharker. Yellow floral background.
Outsourced (2006) on IMDb


When the call center he manages in Seattle is outsourced to India, Todd travels there to train his replacement. Housed in a new building that looks like an above-ground bunker, the call center is staffed by willing novices whom Todd trains to sound American. One star on the staff is Asha, a woman who teaches Todd that he should learn about India, and in the process learn about himself.

A woman in a dark dress stands in the night with the hem of her dress on fire. Text: "Portrait of a Lady on Fire".
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (2019) on IMDb

Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Marianne is hired to paint the wedding portrait of Héloïse. As the women orbit each other, intimacy and attraction grow as they share Héloïse’s first moments of freedom.

Silhouetted couple kissing by an archway with the ocean in the background, text reads "Punch-Drunk Love" at the bottom.
Punch-Drunk Love (2002) on IMDb

Punch-Drunk Love

Barry Egan (Adam Sandler) is a small business owner with seven sisters whose abuse has kept him alone and unable to fall in love. When a harmonium and a mysterious woman (Emily Watson) enter his life, his romantic journey begins.

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