Netflix has finally delivered a sincere love story in the form of One Day, and the fans are loving it. Based on the 2009 novel by David Nicholls and the 2011 film starring Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess, the Netflix series revolves around the peculiar relationship of Emma Morley and Dexter Mayhew. The series follows both of the characters as they meet each other on the same day every year. Starring Leo Woodall and Ambika Mod in the lead roles, One Day is quickly becoming the best Valentines’ watch for the fans. So, if you loved One Day, here are some similar shows you could watch next.
Normal People (Hulu & Rent on Prime Video)
If we just talk about the tone, then you won’t find a more similar series to One Day than Normal People. Based on a 2018 novel of the same name by Sally Rooney, the Irish romantic drama miniseries revolves around the relationship between Marianne and Connell, who come from different backgrounds but the same small town in Ireland. Normal People tells us the story of these characters as they come in and out of each other’s lives as they start to grow up. Normal People has a brilliant cast with Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones starring in the lead roles of Connell and Marianne.
Created by Judd Apatow, Lesley Arfin, and Paul Rust, the Netflix romantic-comedy series titled Love has to be one of the most realistic love stories of modern times. The Netflix series revolves around the relationship of Mickey and Gus, who meet each other by chance and get entangled in a romantic relationship. The only problem is that both of them don’t have their life together and both of them are a bit unreliable. Starring Paul Rust and Gillian Jacobs in the lead role of Gus and Mickey, Love also stars Claudia O’Doherty, Iris Apatow, Mike Mitchell, and Andy Dick.
Modern Love (Prime Video)
Modern Love is an anthology romantic comedy series created by John Carney. Based on The New York Times’ weekly column of the same name, the Prime Video series is set in New York City and it follows a diverse group of characters, telling a new love story in every episode. Modern Love has a stacked cast that includes Anne Hathaway, Dev Patel, Cristin Milioti, Catherine Keener, Tina Fey, Kit Harington, and many more. If you love love stories, happy or sad then there is no better show for you than Modern Love.
Love Life (Rent on Prime Video)
Created by Sam Boyd, the Max original series Love Life is an anthology romantic comedy series. Each season of Love Life revolves around a new character and it takes us on a journey through their first to last love. The first season of Love Life stars Anna Kendrick in the lead role with the second season starring William Jackson Harper as the lead. Love Life is a romantic series that shows all of the pitfalls and happiness that come from love and if you loved that One Day, then Love Life is for you.
Catastrophe (Prime Video)
Catastrophe takes us on the journey of love and marriage with the always-funny Sharon Hogan and Rob Delaney, who also created the series. The British sitcom follows an American man who goes to London on a business trip where he meets Sharon, a primary school teacher. They instantly have chemistry after spending some nights together Rob goes back to America, but soon finds out that Sharon is pregnant. Rob uproots his life and moves to London, to be with Sharon and they end up getting married, Catastrophe follows the ups and downs of Rob and Sharon’s relationship.
Us (Prime Video)
Us is a four-part comedy-drama series based on a novel of the same name by David Nicholls, who also adapted the series for television. The BBC One series revolves around a married couple Douglas and Connie Petersen, whose son is soon leaving for University. As they are about to go on a family vacation touring Europe, Connie tells Douglas that she might want a divorce. Douglas vows to win his wife back during the vacation. Us stars Tom Hollander, Saskia Reeves, and Tom Taylor and the Peterson family.
Conversation With Friends (Rent on Prime Video)
Conversation With Friends is a relationship drama like One Day. The Irish series is based on a 2017 novel of the same name by Sally Rooney, who also wrote Normal People, this series was adapted for television by the same people behind Normal People. Starring Alison Oliver, Sasha Lane, Joe Alwyn, and Jemima Kirke, the drama series revolves around two Dublin college students Frances and Bobbi, who befriend a married couple, Melissa and Nick.