Netflix’s Summer of Love: New Romance Movies and TV Shows to Stream This Summer

Netflix is celebrating romance and fun in the sun with new romantic movies and TV series this summer. Find out fans of rom-coms, romance flicks, and romantic reality series can find on Netflix this summer. The streaming giant has plenty to offer in the way of classic romantic drama, laugh-out-loud rom-com, reality shows, and more!

Romance movies and TV shows coming to Netflix in the summer of 2022
Netflix’s Summer of Love | Netflix

Eight romance movies to stream on Netflix this summer 

Netflix is constantly adding new movies to the rotation and the summer of 2022 is no different. This year, Netflix is adding eight new movies to get your heart pumping.

See The Umbrella Academy‘s Tom Hopper and Kat Graham star in Love in the Villa, a movie about a newly single woman who learns the Italian villa she reserved is double booked. Find out what happens when she has to share it with a cynical stranger.

Tom Hopper and Kat Graham in Netflix's 'Love in the Villa'
Tom Hopper as Charlie, Kat Graham as Julie | Riccardo Ghilardi/Netflix

Dakota Johnson and Henry Golding star in Persuasion, a story about a second chance at true love. Eight years after Anne Elliot was persuaded not to marry a dashing man of humble origins, they reconnect — will she let him go again or embrace true love?

If you’re in the mood for a romantic musical, Purple Hearts is for you. The logline reads: “An aspiring musician agrees to a marriage of convenience with a soon-to-deploy Marine, but a tragedy soon turns their fake relationship all too real.”

Here’s when to stream these romance movies on Netflix this summer: 

  • Love & Gelato — June 22
  • Hello, Goodbye, and Everything in Between — July 6
  • Dangerous Liaisons — July 8
  • Persuasion — July 15
  • Purple Hearts — July 29
  • Wedding Season — August 4
  • Look Both Ways  — August 17
  • Love in the Villa — September 1

Five romance series to watch on Netflix this summer

Netflix is bringing back beloved shows like Virgin River, returning with a fourth season, and Never Have I Ever, back for the third season this summer. Plus, you’ll find three new love-themed series on the streaming giant in the summer of 2022, including Boo, B****How to Build a Sex Room, and Uncoupled

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before star Lana Condor returns to Netflix in Boo, B****, a best friend comedy about two seniors who make a last-ditch attempt to be seen. When one becomes a ghost, she’ll need to really live her best life while she can.

Also debuting on Netflix this summer is How to Build a Sex Room. The reality series stars designer Melanie Rose and pulls back the curtain on erotic home renovations. 

Finally, Netflix is adding Uncoupled to the rotation this summer. Starring Neil Patrick Harris, Tisha Campbell, and Brooks Ashmanskas, the romantic comedy/drama follows a freshly single New York City real estate broker who faces the prospect of starting over in his 40s.

Here’s when to stream these new and returning series on Netflix:

  • Boo, B**** — July 8
  • How to Build a Sex Room — July 8
  • Virgin River Season 4 — July 20
  • Uncoupled — July 29
  • Never Have I Ever Season 3 — August 12

Summer is here and soon, all of these titles will be, too! Stream these romantic titles and more this summer on Netflix. 

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