10 Thai Romantic Movies That Will Drive Your Emotion

Thai romantic movies are not movies that make you cry from the beginning. They have a humorous element in the storyline. There are so many Hollywood romantic films, but you can’t compare Thai films with anything in the world. 

Thai romantic movies are the most successful entertainment commodity in Southeast Asia, the most-watched list on Netflix and Viu after Korea. The storyline is easy to understand, but not many can predict the ending of the film’s story. Every viewer could be sad and cry because the actors and actresses evoke emotions. By adding an element of comedy, Thai romantic films successfully give viewers fond memories.

10 Thai Romantic Movies That Will Drive Your Emotion
10 Thai Romantic Movies That Will Drive Your Emotion

10 Thai Romantic Movies

Chiang Khan Story (2014)

Genre: romance, drama, 

Date of release: August 28, 2014

Cast: Jirayu La-Ongmanee, Kongkiat Khomsiri, Nongphanga Laohaareedilok, Noi Phongam, Kitteera Inpornwijit. 

Thai romantic movies: The first film is the most successful in Jirayu La-Ongmanee’s career. As the lead actor in Chiang Khan Story, he played ‘Tukee,’ a boy who falls in love with his employer, Pang.

They separated for several years but met again until they were adults. Pang had no idea that ‘Tukee’ had been the man who saved her from sexual harassment. Chiang Khan Story is a film set in the 60-70s era, and they live without sophisticated communication tools. They were making their love story even more complicated.

App War (2018)

Genre: Drama, romance, comedy 

Date of release: August 1, 2018

Cast: Nat Kitcharit, Ticha Wongthipkanont, Patchanan Jiajirachote, Sirat Intarachote, Apiwich Reardon.

Thai romantic movies: The Bomb never thought that Fai, the woman he met in the competition, will be his true love. They meet during regional competition but have the ambition to have a startup company.

After their first conversation, Bomb realizes that his first conversation with Fai raises his idea to make an app. A few days later, he created an app that could bring people together based on shared interests with his colleagues.

Unexpectedly, Fai has the same idea and made the same app. Their app war is intense competition; in the end, Bomb had to choose between a startup company or whether to keep Fai’s love.

Back to the ’90s (2015)

Genre: Comedy, Romance, Family, Fantasy

Date of release: March 19, 2015

Cast: Dan Aaron Ramnarong, Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul, Chonlakarn Puangnoy, Vichuda Pindum.

Thai romantic movies: Kong is an only child who often sees his mother fighting with his Father. In this emotional situation, Kong returned to the 90s and met his father when he was young.

He witnessed his Mother and Father’s love and became a helper when his Father was upset with his mother. Unexpectedly he fell in love with a girl who falls in love with his Father. 

Hello Stranger (2010)

Genre: Romance, comedy.

Date of release: August 19, 2010 

Cast: Chantavit Dhanasevi, Nuengthida Sophon, Warattaya Nilkuha, Nattapong Chartpong, MacKenzie Mills

Thai romantic movies: May and Dang are two Thai tourists visiting Korea. They accidentally met, then agreed to forget about their ex-partner. Dang and Mai spent time in various corners of Seoul, making big bucks from gambling cartels and having fun. But their story changed when Mai’s lover came to pick her up.

Classic Again (2020)

Genre: Romance, drama 

Date of release: February 2, 2020

Cast: Ranchrawee Uakoolwarawat, Thitipoom Techaapaikhun, Sutthirak Subvijitra, Chonnikan Netjui, Samitpong Sakulpongchai.

Thai romantic movies: Bota accidentally finds his mother’s love letter, which turns out that her mother loves another man. But her mother should marry his Father at that time.

After he read his mom’s letter, Bota realizes that he has the same story. He falls in love with Non, a member of the drama club. He cannot express his devotion to his dream girl because his best friend loves Non too.

First Love (2010)

Genre: Romance, comedy. 

Date of release: August 12, 2010 

Cast: Pimchanok Luevisadpaibul, Mario Maureer, Puttipong Pormsaka Na-Sakonnakorn, Peerawat Herabat, Sudarat Butrprom.

Thai romantic movies: Nam fell in love with Shone, a famous handsome boy at school. She hesitates to get Shone’s attention because Nam realizes that she is not a beautiful woman. However, Nam does not give up easily.

She transformed herself to be a beautiful woman and school primadonna. She became an intelligent student because she wishes could meet her Father in the United States. Until Shone graduated from high school, Nam has never been Shone’s girlfriend. But a few years later, Nam meets Shone on a television show.

Yes or No (2010)

Genre: Romance, comedy, drama, LGBT. 

Date of release: December 16, 2010

Cast: Tom Sushar Managing, Tina Suppanad Jittaleela, Soranut Yupanun, Wongjirasak Maneerut, Dure Arisara Thongborisut. 

Pie, who initially seems afraid of lesbian, has to share a room with a tomboyish woman in the dormitory. Pie and Kim fall in love as time goes by, even though there were always unpleasant stories between them.

Pie is willing to break up with the man who falls in love with her, as well as Kim, who dares to ask permission for their relationship from Pie’s mother. Their story gets complicated when Jane kisses Kim.

Bangkok Traffic Love Story (2009)

Genre: Romance, comedy

Date of release: October 15, 2009

Cast: Cris Horwang, Theeradej Wongpuapan, Ungsumalynn Sirapatsakmetha.

Thai romantic movies: Bangkok Traffic Love Story tells Mei Li or Li, a 30-year-old single woman who is not married or has a boyfriend. His single status made his parents urged Li to find a lover immediately. While returning from his friend’s wedding.

I had an accident, and a handsome man named Loong helped her at that time. Li has a crush on Loong, so he eagerly rides the train every day. But Loong decided to study abroad.

Happy Old Year (2019)

Genre: Romance, drama. 

Date of release: December 26, 2019

Cast: Chutimon Chuengcharoensukying, Sunny Suwanmethanont, Sarika Sartsilpsupa, Thai romantic movies: Apasiri Chantrasmi, Thirawat Ngosawang, Patcha Kitchaicharoen.

Aokbab has just come home from Sweden, and she wants to transform some part of his house into a minimalist office.

That part filled with memorabilia from his deceased Father and her ex’ boyfriend, Aim. Aokbab has not realized that he is not Aim’s lover anymore, even though he already knows that Aim has a new girlfriend.

One Day (2016)

Genre: Romance, comedy, fantasy. 

Date of release: September 1, 2016

Cast: Chantavit Dhanasevi, Nittha Jirayungyurn, Teerapat Sajakul, Sutthatip Wutichaipradit, Prim Bulakul.

Thai romantic movies: Denchai is not a good-looking man and has no friends. He crushes on Nui, a famous employee at the office. The boss invites the whole employees to take a vacation to Hokkaido, Japan.

An incident happened to Nui, and she lost her memory for a day. So he admits to Nui that Denchai is her boyfriend. They spent one day of quality time together in Japan. 


Thai romantic movies got the attention of movie freaks in Asia for a decade. Believe it or not, the synopsis described in this article doesn’t seem enough to tell the actual storyline. There will be a lot of actors involved, surprises, and tears that provoke your emotions. At the beginning of the film, you will see a simple plot, but towards the end of the film, your feelings will flare up as if you were feeling the events felt by the actors.

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