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7 Best Movies Like ‘The Greatest Hits’ To Watch If You Love The Film

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What more could the heart want than a sweeping romantic drama dealing with grief, loss, love, and music? The Greatest Hits is a fantasy romantic drama film written and directed by Ned Benson, the Hulu film follows the story of a young woman Lucy who had a picture-perfect romance but an accident took him away from her. But she gets a second chance when she discovers that she can travel back in time through the music they love, but her excursions in her past are interfering with a new love interest. The Greatest Hits stars Lucy Boynton, David Corenswet, and Justin H. Min in the lead roles with Nelly Furtado, Andie Ju, Austin Crute, Tom Yi, Bryan Ferry, and Retta starring in supporting roles. So, if you loved the sweeping love story and the time-traveling drama in The Greatest Hits, here are some similar films you could check out next.

Press Play (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)

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I don’t know if this is a glitch or something because this 2022 film has the same plot as The Greatest Hits. Press Play is a sci-fi romantic drama co-written and directed by Greg Björkman. The 2022 film follows the story of Laura who is in a perfect romantic relationship with Harrison, their relationship was built on their shared love of music but after an accident that takes Harrison’s life, Laura is given another chance to get the love of her life back as she can travel back in time through the mixtape they made together. Press Play stars Clara Rugaard-Larsen and Lewis Pullman in the lead role with Christina Chang, Danny Glover, Matt Walsh, Kekoa Kekumano, and Michelle Zauner starring in supporting roles.

P.S. I Love You (Rent on Prime Video)

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P.S. I Love You is a romantic comedy-drama film about grief and moving on. Directed by Richard LaGravenese, from a screenplay written by LaGravenese and Steven Rogers, the 2007 film is based on a 2004 novel of the same name by Cecelia Ahern and it follows the story of Holly Kennedy, who recently lost her husband the love of his life to an illness. Holly is finding moving on with her life very hard and that’s when a surprising letter from her late husband takes her on the adventure of her life. P.S. I Love You stars Hilary Swank in the lead role with Gerard Butler, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Lisa Kudrow, Kathy Bates, Gina Gershon, Harry Connick Jr., James Marsters, Nellie McKay, and Dean Winters starring in supporting roles.

Somewhere in Time (Prime Video, Tubi & Plex)

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Somewhere in Time is a fantasy romantic drama directed by Jeannot Szwarc, from a screenplay by Richard Matheson. Based on a 1975 novel titled Bid Time Return by Matheson, the 1980 film follows the story of a playwright Richard Collier who becomes obsessed with the photograph of a young actress Elise McKenna, who lived before his time. When he learns that time travel is possible through hypnosis, he goes back in time to meet her and it seems like they were destined to be together. Somewhere in Time stars Christopher Reeve in the lead role with Jane Seymour, Christopher Plummer, Richard Matheson, Teresa Wright, and Susan French starring in supporting roles.

About Time (Rent on Prime Video)

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About Time is a sci-fi romantic-comedy film with a very comforting tone and story. Written and directed by Richard Curtis, the 2013 film follows the story of a young named Tim Lake whose father tells him that men in his family can travel back in time but only in their own lives. This starts Tim’s quest to find “the one” and luckily he soon finds her. About Time stars Domhnall Gleeson in the lead role with Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy, Margot Robbie, Vanessa Kirby, Lydia Wilson, Tom Hollander, and Joshua McGuire starring in supporting roles.

The Time Traveler’s Wife (Rent on Prime Video)

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The Time Traveler’s Wife is a sci-fi romantic drama film directed by Robert Schwentke, from a screenplay by Bruce Joel Rubin. Based on a 2003 novel of the same name by Audrey Niffenegger, the 2009 film follows the story of Chicago librarian Henry De Tamble, who has a very rare genetic disorder that causes him to randomly travel back and forth in time. During one of his excursions through time, he meets the love of his life and they marry but the difficulties of marriage get multiplied by Henry’s unique sickness. The Time Traveler’s Wife stars Eric Bana and Rachel McAdams in the lead role with Hailey McCann, Carly Street, Pepper Sweeney, Ron Livingston, Bart Bedford, and Justin Peroff starring in supporting roles.

Midnight in Paris (Rent on Prime Video)

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Midnight in Paris is a fantasy romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Woody Allen. The 2011 film follows the story of a screenwriter Gil Pender, who goes on a trip to Paris with his fiancee but the twist comes when he goes on a stroll alone in the city and inadvertently ends up time-traveling back to meet some of the most iconic artists and writers. As Gil spends more time in the past, he increasingly becomes disappointed with his life in the present. Midnight in Paris stars Owen Wilson in the lead role with Marion Cotillard, Rachel McAdams, Léa Seydoux, Tom Hiddleston, Corey Stoll, Adrien Brody, Michael Sheen, and Kathy Bates starring in supporting roles.

Begin Again (Prime Video & Showtime)

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Begin Again is a musical comedy-drama film that will put you in a melancholic mood. Written and directed by John Carney, the 2013 film follows the story of a musician Gretta as she moves to New York with her singer/songwriter boyfriend who just landed a record deal with a label. After getting to New York Gretta is left alone as her boyfriend begins to drift away from her but things change when a disgraced executive discovers Gretta’s music and offers her a deal to record her album in the streets of New York. Begin Again stars Keira Knightley and Mark Ruffalo in the lead role with Hailee Steinfeld, Adam Levine, Catherine Keener, Rob Morrow, and Aya Cash starring in supporting roles.

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