If you like to see how two people can be independently and romantically linked with a third you should definitely watch our picks for the best Love Triangle movies.

The following ranking focuses on movies that deal with romantic relationships, involving three people and explore love in multitude ways.


10. Head in the Clouds (2004)

Top 10 Love Triangle Movies 2Head in the Clouds is a sweeping romantic drama set in the 1930’s. Released in 2004 and directed by John Duigan, the film stars Charlize Theron, Penélope Cruz, and Stuart Townsend in lead roles. Gilda, an aristocratic heiress, shares her Paris apartment with her Spanish muse, Mia, and an Irish teacher as the Spanish Civil War breaks out around them. It comes to a complicated romance and Guy and Mia feel impelled to join the fight against fascism. Can a war-torn Europe separate the three companions forever?

Drama, Romanc | Director: John Duigan

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9. Keeping the Faith (2000)

Top 10 Love Triangle Movies 3Keeping the Faith is a 2000 American romantic comedy film written by Stuart Blumberg, and starring Ben Stiller, Edward Norton and Jenna Elfman. The story follows two friends, a priest and a rabbi, as they fall in love with the same woman whom they both have known since their youth. But the men’s religious positions prevent them from standing up for their love. Keeping the Faith shows an unusual love triangle was the directorial debut of Edward Norton.

Comedy, Romance | Director: Edward Norton

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8. Dot the I (2003)

Top 10 Love Triangle Movies 4This 2003 romantic thriller is directed by Matthew Parkhill. With Gael García Bernal, Natalia Verbeke, and James D’Arcy in lead roles, this movie follows the story of  Carmen, a beautiful Spanish woman, who is about to get married. While out with her friends during her bachelorette party, she meets a stranger who she can’t get out of her head out of her head. What is it that he sees in her, and why does she feel like she’s being pushed inevitably into his arms?

Romance, Thriller | Director: Matthew Parkhill

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7. Savages (2012)

Top 10 Love Triangle Movies 5Based on Don Winslow’s novel of the same name, this crime thriller follows the story of two entrepreneurs, Ben and Chon, who together run a lucrative marjiuana business and also share a one-of-a-kind love with Ophelia. Life is idyllic in their Southern California home until the Mexican Baja Cartel decides to move in and demands that the trio partners with them. Oliver Stone’s bestselling film adaptation released in 2012 stars Blake Lively, Taylor Kitsch, and Aaron Taylor-Johnson in lead roles.

Crime, Thriller | Director: Oliver Stone

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6. This Means War (2012)

Top 10 Love Triangle Movies 6This Means War is a 2012 American romantic comedy spy film directed by McG. The film stars Tom Hardy and Chris Pine as two CIA agents who would each take a bullet for the other. They eventually learn that they are both dating Lauren, who each believes could be the true love of their life and they agree to let her choose. But a fierce competition breaks out and they sabotage each other’s dates with her. Which one will win her over?

Romantic, Comedy | Director: McG

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5. Heartbeats (2010)

Top 10 Love Triangle Movies 7Heartbeats was released in 2010 and was written and directed by Xavier Dolan, who plays a lead role besides Monia Chokri and Niels Schneider. The story follows two best friends, the straight young woman, Marie, and her gay companion, Francies, as they find themselves entangled in a bitter rivalry when a handsome man named Nicolas enters their lives. Completely infatuated, the two friends compete against each other for Nicolas’ attention. Who will be the winner in a a tantalisingly impossible love triangle?

Drama | Director: Xavier Dolan

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4. And Your Mother Too (2001)

Top 10 Love Triangle Movies 8And Your Mother Too is a 2001 drama by Alfonso Cuarón, which received an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay. Starring Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna and Maribel Verdu, the film takes place in Mexico and follows the story of two teenagers and close friends, Julio and Tenoch, who set off on a journey to a fictional beach with the older and attractive Luisa in hopes of seducnig her. On the way, a bitter rivalry emerges. Will their friendship collapse?

Drama | Director: Alfonso Cuarón

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3. Professor Marston and the Wonder Women (2017)

Top 10 Love Triangle Movies 9Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, starring Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall and Bella Heathcote, tells the true story of the American psychologist and inventor William Moulton Marston. The movie portrays his polyamorous relationship with his wife and their mistress who would inspire his creation of the superheroine, Wonder Woman.  Released in 2017 and directed and written by Angela Robinson, the film stars Luke Evans, Rebecca Hall and Bella Heathcote. It received positive reviews from critics, who praised Robinson’s direction and the performances of its stars.

Drama, Biography | Director: Angela Robinson

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2. Match Point (2005)

Top 10 Love Triangle Movies 10Match Point, released in 2005, is a thriller directed and written by Woody Allen, and his first made in Great Britain. Starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Scarlett Johansson, and Emily Mortimer, the movie tells the story of tennis instructor Chris Wilton, who climbs into London High Society and finds himself in a dilemma when he struggles between two women, his fiancée and an unsuccessful actress, who also happens to be dating his friend and soon-to-be brother-in-law.

Thriller | Director: Woody Allen

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1. Vicky Christina Barcelona (2008)

Top 10 Love Triangle Movies 11Two young American women, Vicky, played by Rebecca Hall, and Christina, played by Scarlett Johansson, travel together to Barcelona for the summer. Here they meet an artist, Juan Antonio, played by Javier Bardem, who is attracted to both of them while still enamored of his unstable ex-wife María Elena, played by Penélope Cruz. Vicky’s and Christina’s self-image and life expectations are put to the test when Juan invites them to spend a weekend with him. Directed by Woody Allen, the 2014 comedy-drama earned Penélope Cruz an Oscar for Best Female Supporting Role.

Comedy, Drama | Director: Woody Allen

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