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Best romantic movies: The Lost Husband

Release Year: 2020

Directed by Vicky Wright

Starring Leslie Bibb, Josh Duhamel, Nora Dunn, Kevin Alejandro, Isiah Whitlock Jr., Sharon Lawrence, and Herizen F. Guardiola

The Lost Husband premiered in April 2020.

Vicky Wright wrote the screenplay for the movie, which is based on the book of the same name by Katherine Center. Wright also directed the movie.

The movie tells the story of Libby, played by Leslie Bibb, after the death of her husband. Libby moves her two kids to her Aunt’s farm in Texas where she meets James, played by Josh Duhamel. Libby and James hit it off.

The Lost Husband was a huge hit when it first debuted in 2020. The movie topped the Netflix Top best 10 list for several days in a row. It was pretty surprising, too, considering the big Netflix movies and shows that premiered around that time.

If you like romance movies about grief and finding the strength to move on, The Lost Husband is the movie for you.