5 Cottagecore-Themed Films to Watch on Netflix If You Want ~*Kilig*~ Feels

We're here for the romance and aesthetics.
by Jonnie Anne Ngo   |  Dec 2, 2022
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NGL, cottagecore-themed films are relaxing to watch. Every scene in these films has a way of capturing your attention with its keen details, aesthetics, and heart-fluttering lines. No wonder many people find comfort in watching period pieces!

If you’re looking for new stuff to binge, here are five romantic films to add to your watch list for all the *kilig* feels:

Ella Enchanted

Ella’s fairy godmother gave her the gift of obedience when she was born, which turned out to be a curse rather than a blessing. In hopes of breaking the spell, Ella went on a quest to find her godmother with the prince she met along the way.

Starring: Anne Hathaway, Hugh Dancy

Enola Holmes

If you’re wondering what vlogging looks like back in the day, this film will show you how with its first-person interaction with the audience. Based on the famous crime detective Sherlock Homes, the movie centers on Enola–the youngest sister of Sherlock. In search for her missing mother, she encounters another mystery case that requires the help of her brother. Torn between asking for help and outdoing her brother, she doubts herself as a detective.

Starring: Millie Bobby Brown, Louise Partridge, Henry Cavill


This story revolves around Anne Elliot, who had to choose between reuniting with an old flame or letting go of their past. Like Enola Homes, it has a touch of modernity with its usage of modern slang and a vlog-like perspective.  

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Cosmo Jarvis, Henry Golding

Little Women

It is a classic coming-of-age story that deals with sisterhood, womanhood, and their struggles to maintain relationships despite the differences in their circumstances. Years after the war, the sisters separated ways to fulfill their dreams until an ill sibling brought the family back together.

Starring: Saoirse Ronan, Florence Pugh, Timothée Chalamet, Emma Watson


Tristan trespasses the land of fairies to get the falling star and make the woman he loves fall for him, but instead of a rock, he discovers a woman named Yvaine. As it turns out, Yvaine is in grave danger for the power she holds as a star. Greedy witches and kings wanted to take away her ability, and Tristan must find a way to keep her alive.


Starring: Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Henry Cavill

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