Romance movies are love stories, or affairs of the character that focus on passion, emotion, and the affectionate involvement of the main characters and the journey that their love takes through courtship or marriage. Romance films make the love story or the search for love the main plot focus. As in all romantic relationships, tensions of day-to-day life, temptations (of infidelity), and differences in compatibility enter into the plots of romantic films. Watch best romance movies of all time!
#1 Casablanca 1942
They had a date with fate in Casablanca!
Director: Michael Curtiz. Cast: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, Conrad Veidt, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Madeleine Lebeau, Dooley Wilson, Joy Page, John Qualen, Leonid Kinskey, Curt Bois, Marcel Dalio, Helmut Dantine.
Overview: Casablanca is a classic and one of the most revered films of all time. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in a love triangle in the city of Casablanca which is a refuge for many fleeing foreigners looking for a new life during the war. Political romance with a backdrop of war conflict between democracy and totalitarianism. A landmark in film history.
Genres: Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 42m. Rated: PG.
#2 Rear Window 1954
Directors: Alfred Hitchcock, Herbert Coleman. Cast: Grace Kelly, James Stewart, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr, Judith Evelyn, Ross Bagdasarian, Georgine Darcy, Sara Berner, Frank Cady, Jesslyn Fax, Rand Harper, Irene Winston, Havis Davenport.
Overview: Jefferies has had his leg in a cast for weeks and has nothing to do but watch his neighbors from his window. His voyeurism leads him to think that he’s witnessed a murder. Together with his girlfriend Lisa and his nurse Stella they try to solve the mystery and possibly a murder.
Genres: Suspense, Thriller. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 52m. Rated: PG.
#3 Forrest Gump 1994
Life is like a box of chocolates...you never know what you're gonna get.
Director: Robert Zemeckis. Cast: Tom Hanks, Robin Wright, Gary Sinise, Mykelti Williamson, Sally Field, Michael Conner Humphreys, Peter Dobson, Hanna R. Hall, Sonny Shroyer, Jed Gillin, Afemo Omilami, Steven Griffith, John William Galt, Nora Dunfee, Michael Mattison.
Overview: A man with a low IQ has accomplished great things in his life and been present during significant historic events - in each case, far exceeding what anyone imagined he could do. Yet, despite all the things he has attained, his one true love eludes him. "Forrest Gump" is the story of a man who rose above his challenges, and who proved that determination, courage, and love are more important than ability.
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 22m. Rated: PG-13.
#4 City Lights 1931
Director: Charlie Chaplin. Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Virginia Cherrill, Florence Lee, Harry Myers, Al Ernest Garcia, Hank Mann.
Overview: City Lights is the first silent film that Charlie Chaplin directed after he established himself with sound accompanied films. The film is about a penniless man who falls in love with a flower girl. The film was a great success and today is deemed a cult classic.
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 27m.
#5 North by Northwest 1959
It's a deadly game of 'tag' and Cary Grant is 'it'...
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: Cary Grant, Eva Marie Saint, James Mason, Jessie Royce Landis, Philip Coolidge, Doreen Lang, Josephine Hutchinson, Leo G. Carroll, Philip Ober, Adam Williams, Edward Platt, Robert Ellenstein, Martin Landau, Les Tremayne, Patrick McVey.
Overview: An advertising man is mistaken for a spy, triggering a deadly cross-country chase.
Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 16m. Rated: G.
#6 Vertigo 1958
Alfred Hitchcock engulfs you in a whirlpool of terror and tension
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Raymond Bailey, Ellen Corby, Konstantin Shayne, Lee Patrick.
Overview: An ex-police officer is asked to follow an old friends wife who thinks she is being followed by ghosts. A classic Hitchcock about a man who’s afraid of heights and a woman he must unfortunately follow to great heights.
Genres: Crime, Drama, Film Noir, Mystery, Romance, Thriller. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 9m. Rated: PG.
#7 Modern Times 1936
Director: Charlie Chaplin. Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Paulette Goddard, Henry Bergman, Tiny Sandford, Chester Conklin, Hank Mann, Stanley Blystone, Al Ernest Garcia, Richard Alexander, Cecil Reynolds, Mira McKinney, Murdock MacQuarrie, Wilfred Lucas, Edward LeSaint, Fred Malatesta.
Overview: The Tramp struggles to live in modern industrial society with the help of a young homeless woman.
Genres: Comedy, Science Fiction. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 27m.
#8 Amélie 2001
One person can change your life forever.
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet. Cast: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Jamel Debbouze, Claire Maurier, Isabelle Nanty, Dominique Pinon, Artus de Penguern, Yolande Moreau, Lorella Cravotta, Serge Merlin, Clotilde Mollet, Urbain Cancelier, Maurice Bénichou, Michel Robin.
Overview: At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?
Genres: Comedy, Romance. Countries: France, Germany. Runtime: 2h 2m.
#9 Wall·E 2008
An adventure beyond the ordinar-E.
Director: Andrew Stanton. Cast: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, MacInTalk, John Ratzenberger, Sigourney Weaver, Kathy Najimy, Fred Willard.
Overview: WALL-E is the last robot left on an Earth that has been overrun with garbage and all humans have fled to outer space. For 700 years he has continued to try and clean up the mess, but has developed some rather interesting human-like qualities. When a ship arrives with a sleek new type of robot, Wall-E thinks he's finally found a friend and stows away on the ship when it leaves.
Genres: Animation, Adventure, Family, Science Fiction. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 44m. Rated: G.
#10 Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind 2004
I already forget how I used to feel about you.
Director: Michel Gondry. Cast: Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet, Elijah Wood, Mark Ruffalo, Kirsten Dunst, Tom Wilkinson, Ryan Whitney, Jane Adams, Debbon Ayer, David Cross, Gerry Robert Byrne, Brian Price, Josh Flitter, Paul Litowsky, Lola Daehler.
Overview: A man, Joel Barish, heartbroken that his girlfriend Clementine underwent a procedure to erase him from her memory, decides to do the same. However, as he watches his memories of her fade away, he realizes that he still loves her, and may be too late to correct his mistake.
Genres: Science Fiction, Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 48m. Rated: R.
#11 Cinema Paradiso 1990
Director: Giuseppe Tornatore. Cast: Philippe Noiret, Jacques Perrin, Marco Leonardi, Salvatore Cascio.
Overview: A filmmaker recalls his childhood, when he fell in love with the movies at his village's theater and formed a deep friendship with the theater's projectionist.
Genres: Drama, Foreign, Romance. Countries: France, Italy. Runtime: 2h 35m. Rated: PG.
#12 Life Is Beautiful 1997
An unforgettable fable that proves love, family and imagination conquer all.
Director: Roberto Benigni. Cast: Nicoletta Braschi, Roberto Benigni, Giorgio Cantarini, Giustino Durano, Amerigo Fontani, Sergio Bini Bustric, Lidia Alfonsi, Horst Buchholz, Pietro De Silva, Marisa Paredes, Giuliana Lojodice, Francesco Guzzo, Adelaide Alaïs, Verena Buratti, Hannes Hellmann.
Overview: A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.
Genres: Comedy, Drama. Country: Italy. Runtime: 1h 56m. Rated: PG-13.
#13 The Apartment 1960
Movie-wise, there has never been anything like it - laugh-wise, love-wise, or otherwise-wise!
Director: Billy Wilder. Cast: Jack Lemmon, Shirley MacLaine, Fred MacMurray, Ray Walston, Jack Kruschen, Naomi Stevens, Hope Holiday, Edie Adams, Joan Shawlee, Johnny Seven, David Lewis, Joyce Jameson, Willard Waterman, David White, Dorothy Abbott.
Overview: Bud Baxter is a minor clerk in a huge New York insurance company, until he discovers a quick way to climb the corporate ladder. He lends out his apartment to the executives as a place to take their mistresses. Although he often has to deal with the aftermath of their visits, one night he's left with a major problem to solve.
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 5m. Rated: PG.
#14 Singin' in the Rain 1952
Directors: Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly. Cast: Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, Debbie Reynolds, Jean Hagen, Millard Mitchell, Douglas Fowley, Rita Moreno.
Overview: Hollywood's attempts to move from the 'silent' era to the 'Talkies' are not going as planned.
Genres: Comedy, Musical. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 43m. Rated: G.
#15 The Big Parade 1925
Directors: King Vidor, George W. Hill. Cast: John Gilbert, Renée Adorée, Hobart Bosworth, Claire McDowell, Claire Adams, Robert Ober, Tom O'Brien, Karl Dane, Kathleen Key, Rosita Marstini, Julanne Johnston.
Overview: The story of an idle rich boy who joins the US Army's Rainbow Division and is sent to France to fight in World War I, becomes friends with two working class men, experiences the horrors of trench warfare, and finds love with a French girl.
Genre: History. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 21m.
#16 The General 1926
Buster drives "The General" to trainload of laughter.
Directors: Buster Keaton, Clyde Bruckman. Cast: Buster Keaton, Marion Mack, Glen Cavender, Jim Farley, Frederick Vroom, Charles Henry Smith, Frank Barnes, Joe Keaton, Mike Donlin, Tom Nawn, Al St. John, Jimmy Bryant, Budd Fine, Ray Hanford, Charles Phillips.
Overview: During America’s Civil War, Union spies steal engineer Johnnie Gray's beloved locomotive, 'The General'—with Johnnie's lady love aboard an attached boxcar—and he single-handedly must do all in his power to both get The General back and to rescue Annabelle.
Genres: Adventure, Action, Comedy, War, History. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 19m. Rated: NR.
#17 Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans 1927
Directors: F.W. Murnau, Herman Bing. Cast: George O'Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing, J. Farrell MacDonald, Ralph Sipperly, Jane Winton, Arthur Housman, Eddie Boland, Gino Corrado, Gibson Gowland.
Overview: The first film from director Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau to be finished in the States. The film has the tangible elements of German expressionism. Murnau received a big budget from Fox and the ability to make all the filmmaking decisions. The film has been called the greatest silent film of all time.
Genres: Crime, Drama. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 35m. Rated: NR.
#18 The Girl with the Red Scarf 1978
Director: Atıf Yılmaz. Cast: Ahmet Mekin, Türkan Şoray, Kadir İnanır, Hülya Tuğlu, Cengiz Sezici, Nurhan Nur, İhsan Yüce, Elif Inci, Perihan Doygun, Mehmet Yigenoglu, Erol Batıbeki, Taci Ersan, Erkan Esenboga, Günay Güner.
Overview: Story of a dilemma between a woman's love and her logic. Asya, a young girl with a strict mother, meets Ilyas who is a womanizer city man, and they quickly fall in love. They get over the hardships and have a quick happy marriage. However, after he helps a man one night, Ilyas' life changes forever and he leaves Asya and Samet, their son and doesn't come back. After that, Asya takes their son and go away without knowing where she is heading, until a familiar hand reaches her to help selflessly.
Genres: Drama, Romance. Country: Turkey. Runtime: 1h 30m.
#19 Scenes from a Marriage 1973
Director: Ingmar Bergman. Cast: Liv Ullmann, Erland Josephson, Bibi Andersson, Jan Malmsjö, Gunnel Lindblom, Wenche Foss, Bertil Norström, Anita Wall, Rossana Mariano, Lena Bergman, Ingmar Bergman, Barbro Hiort af Ornäs.
Overview: Ten years of Marianne and Johan's relationship are presented. We first meet them ten years into their marriage. He is a college professor, she a divorce lawyer. They say that they are happily married - unlike their friends Katarina and Peter who openly fight, especially when under the influence of alcohol - but there is a certain detached aloofness in the way they treat each other. In the next ten years, as they contemplate or embark upon divorce and/or known extramarital affairs, they come to differing understandings at each phase of their relationship of what they truly mean to each other. Regardless of if it's love or hate - between which there is a fine line - they also come to certain understandings of how they can best relate to each other, whether that be as husband and wife, friends, lovers or none of the above.
Genres: Drama, Romance. Country: Sweden. Runtime: 4h 41m.
#20 Rebecca 1940
The shadow of this woman darkened their love
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny, Gladys Cooper, Florence Bates, Leo G. Carroll, Leonard Carey, Lumsden Hare, Edward Fielding, Forrester Harvey, Philip Winter, Alfred Hitchcock.
Overview: Rebecca is a 1940 psychological/dramatic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock as his first American project. It stars Laurence Olivier as Maxim de Winter, Joan Fontaine as his second wife, and Judith Anderson as his late wife's housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers. The film is a gothic tale about the lingering memory of the title character, which still affects Maxim, his new bride, and Mrs. Danvers long after her death. The film won two Academy Awards, including Best Picture out of a total 11 nominations. Olivier, Fontaine and Anderson were all Oscar nominated for their respective roles. Since the introduction of awards for actors in supporting roles, this is the only film named Best Picture that won no other Academy Award for acting, directing or writing. It was the opening film at the 1st Berlin International Film Festival. With excellently played rolls and a story that never seems wrong this film is a true classic.
Genres: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Suspense, Thriller. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 10m.
#21 Safety Last! 1923
Directors: Fred C. Newmeyer, Sam Taylor. Cast: Harold Lloyd, Mildred Davis, Bill Strother, Noah Young, Westcott Clarke.
Overview: When a store clerk organizes a contest to climb the outside of a tall building, circumstances force him to make the perilous climb himself.
Genres: Comedy, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 10m.
#22 A Brighter Summer Day 1991
Director: Edward Yang. Cast: Chang Chen, Lisa Yang, Elaine Jin, Chen Shiang-chyi, Chang Han, Lawrence Ko, Weiming Wang, Chiang Hsiu-Chiung, Wang Chuan, Chang Kuo-Chu, Stephanie Lai, Wang Chi-tsan, Tan Chih-Kang, Chang Ming-Hsin, Jung Chun-Lung.
Overview: A boy experiences first love, friendships and injustices growing up in 1960s Taiwan.
Genres: Crime, Drama, Romance. Country: Taiwan. Runtime: 3h 57m.
#23 It Happened One Night 1934
TOGETHER... for the first time
Director: Frank Capra. Cast: Clark Gable, Claudette Colbert, Walter Connolly, Roscoe Karns, Jameson Thomas, Alan Hale, Arthur Hoyt, Blanche Friderici, Charles C. Wilson, Ward Bond, Irving Bacon, James Burke, Joseph Crehan, Mickey Daniels, Milton Kibbee.
Overview: Ellie Andrews has just tied the knot with society aviator King Westley when she is whisked away to her father's yacht and out of King's clutches. Ellie jumps ship and eventually winds up on a bus headed back to her husband. Reluctantly she must accept the help of out-of- work reporter Peter Warne. Actually, Warne doesn't give her any choice: either she sticks with him until he gets her back to her husband, or he'll blow the whistle on Ellie to her father. Either way, Peter gets what he wants... a really juicy newspaper story!
Genres: Comedy, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 45m. Rated: NR.
#24 The Best Years of Our Lives 1946
Three wonderful loves in the best picture of the year!
Director: William Wyler. Cast: Fredric March, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, Cathy O'Donnell, Hoagy Carmichael, Harold Russell, Gladys George, Roman Bohnen, Ray Collins, Minna Gombell, Walter Baldwin, Steve Cochran, Dorothy Adams.
Overview: The Best Years of Our Lives is a classic film from director Williams Wyler about three war veterans. The film earned seven Oscars in 1946.
Genres: Drama, History, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 52m.
#25 The Best of Youth 2003
Director: Marco Tullio Giordana. Cast: Luigi Lo Cascio, Alessio Boni, Adriana Asti, Sonia Bergamasco, Fabrizio Gifuni, Maya Sansa, Jasmine Trinca, Valentina Carnelutti, Andrea Tidona, Lidia Vitale, Claudio Gioè, Paolo Bonanni, Mario Schiano, Giovanni Scifoni.
Overview: Spanning four decades, from the chaotic 1960s to the present, director Marco Tullio Giordana's passionate epic 'La Meglio Gioventu' follows two Italian brothers through some of the most tumultuous events of recent Italian history.
Genre: Drama. Country: Italy. Runtime: 6h 6m.
#26 The Gold Rush 1925
Director: Charlie Chaplin. Cast: Charlie Chaplin, Georgia Hale, Mack Swain, Tom Murray, Henry Bergman, Malcolm Waite.
Overview: A lone prospector ventures into Alaska looking for gold. He gets mixed up with some burly characters and falls in love with the beautiful Georgia. He tries to win her heart with his singular charm.
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Family. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 22m. Rated: NR.
#27 A Short Film About Love 1988
Director: Krzysztof Kieślowski. Cast: Grażyna Szapołowska, Olaf Lubaszenko, Stefania Iwinska, Piotr Machalica, Artur Barciś, Stanislaw Gawlik.
Overview: 19-year-old Tomek whiles away his lonely life by spying on his opposite neighbour Magda through binoculars. She's an artist in her mid-thirties, and appears to have everything - not least a constant stream of men at her beck and call. But when the two finally meet, they discover that they have a lot more in common than appeared at first sight...
Genres: Drama, Romance, Foreign. Country: Poland. Runtime: 1h 26m.
#28 Strangers on a Train 1951
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: Farley Granger, Ruth Roman, Robert Walker, Leo G. Carroll, Patricia Hitchcock, Norma Varden, Marion Lorne, Jonathan Hale, Howard St. John, John Brown, Robert Gist, Kasey Rogers.
Overview: Strangers on a Train is a typical Hitchcock thriller with all the elements of a suspense film masterpiece: The innocent man is being chased for a crime he didn’t do.
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Suspense, Thriller. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 41m. Rated: PG.
#29 Children of Paradise 1945
Director: Marcel Carné. Cast: Arletty, Jean-Louis Barrault, Pierre Brasseur, María Casares, Marcel Herrand, Louis Salou, Pierre Renoir, Jane Marken, Marcel Herrand.
Overview: Filmed during the German occupation, this French milestone centers around the theatrical life of a beautiful courtesan and the four men who love her. Voted the "Best French Film in History" by the French Film Academy in 1990.
Genres: Drama, Foreign, Romance. Country: France. Runtime: 3h 10m.
#30 Dodsworth 1936
Director: William Wyler. Cast: Walter Huston, Ruth Chatterton, Paul Lukas, Mary Astor, Kathryn Marlowe, David Niven, Gregory Gaye, Maria Ouspenskaya, Spring Byington.
Overview: An adaptation of Sinclair Lewis' novel about a middle-aged American automobile tycoon who retires and goes to Europe, where he and his appearance-conscious, snobbish wife find differing sets of values... and new relationships.
Genres: Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 41m.
#31 Notorious 1946
Notorious woman of affairs... Adventurous man of the world
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern, Leopoldine Konstantin, Reinhold Schünzel, Ivan Triesault, Alex Minotis, Eberhard Krumschmidt, Fred Nurney, Moroni Olsen, Wally Brown, Charles Mendl, Ricardo Costa.
Overview: Released shortly after the war, this classic Hitchcock film illustrates the battle between German Nazis and American spies in Rio de Janeiro where a German businessman keeps a wine cellar with uranium ore.
Genres: Drama, Suspense, Romance, Film Noir. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 42m. Rated: NR.
#32 Nights of Cabiria 1957
Director: Federico Fellini. Cast: Giulietta Masina, François Périer, Franca Marzi.
Overview: Cabiria is a wide-eyed waif, a streetwalker living in a poor section of Rome where she owns her little house, has a bank account, and dreams of a miracle. We follow her nights (and days): a boyfriend steals 40,000 lire from her and nearly drowns her, a movie star on the Via Veneto takes her home with him, at a local shrine she seeks the Madonna's intercession, then she meets an accountant who's seen her, hypnotized on a vaudeville stage, acting out her heart's longings. He courts her. Is it fate that led to their meeting? Is this finally a man who appreciates her for who she is?
Genres: Drama, Foreign, Indie. Countries: France, Italy. Runtime: 1h 50m.
#33 Feyzo, the Polite One 1978
Director: Atıf Yılmaz. Cast: Kemal Sunal, Şener Şen, İlyas Salman, Adile Naşit, Erdal Özyağcılar, Ihsan Yüce, Müjde Ar.
Overview: A feudal village in Southeastern Turkey in 1970's. A poor peasant, Feyzo returns from military service dreaming about getting married to Gülo, the love of his life.
Genre: Comedy. Country: Turkey. Runtime: 1h 40m.
#34 The Secret in Their Eyes 2009
Director: Juan José Campanella. Cast: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Javier Godino, Guillermo Francella.
Overview: A man wants to solve a murder committed many years ago.
Genres: Crime, Drama, Foreign, Mystery, Romance. Countries: Argentina, Spain. Runtime: 2h 4m. Rated: R.
#35 Annie Hall 1977
A nervous romance.
Director: Woody Allen. Cast: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton, Tony Roberts, Carol Kane, Paul Simon, Shelley Duvall, Janet Margolin, Colleen Dewhurst, Christopher Walken, Donald Symington, Helen Ludlam, Mordecai Lawner, Joan Neuman, Jonathan Munk, Dick Cavett.
Overview: The neurotic New Yorker Woody Allen tells one of the greatest romantic comedies to be set in the city of New York.
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 33m. Rated: PG.
#36 Kind Hearts and Coronets 1949
A hilarious study in the gentle art of murder.
Director: Robert Hamer. Cast: Dennis Price, Valerie Hobson, Joan Greenwood, Alec Guinness, Audrey Fildes, Miles Malleson, Clive Morton, John Penrose, Cecil Ramage, Hugh Griffith, John Salew, Eric Messiter, Lyn Evans, Barbara Leake, Peggy Ann Clifford.
Overview: When his mother eloped with an Italian opera singer, Louis Mazzini was cut off from her aristocratic family. After the family refuses to let her be buried in the family mausoleum, Louis avenges his mother's death by attempting to murder every family member who stands between himself and the family fortune. But when he finds himself torn between his longtime love and the widow of one of his victims, his plans go awry.
Genres: Comedy, Drama. Country: United Kingdom. Runtime: 1h 44m.
#37 Trouble in Paradise 1932
Director: Ernst Lubitsch. Cast: Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charles Ruggles, Edward Everett Horton, C. Aubrey Smith, Robert Greig, Luis Alberni, Gino Corrado, George Humbert, Leonid Kinskey, Fred Malatesta, Nella Walker, Tyler Brooke.
Overview: Thief Gaston Monescu and pickpocket Lily are partners in crime and love. Working for perfume company executive Mariette Colet, the two crooks decide to combine their criminal talents to rob their employer. Under the alias of Monsieur Laval, Gaston uses his position as Mariette's personal secretary to become closer to her. However, he takes things too far when he actually falls in love with Mariette, and has to choose between her and Lily.
Genres: Comedy, Romance, Crime. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 23m.
#38 Slumdog Millionaire 2008
What does it take to find a lost love? A. Money B. Luck C. Smarts D. Destiny
Directors: Loveleen Tandan, Danny Boyle. Cast: Anil Kapoor, Mia Drake Inderbitzin, Dev Patel, Saurabh Shukla, Rajendranath Zutshi, Jeneva Talwar, Freida Pinto, Irrfan Khan.
Overview: The story of the life of an impoverished Indian teen Jamal Malik, who becomes a contestant on the Hindi version of "Who Wants to be A Millionaire?", wins, and is then suspected of cheating.
Genres: Drama, Foreign, Indie, Romance. Countries: India, United Kingdom. Runtime: 2h. Rated: R.
#39 Sullivan's Travels 1941
The Creator of "Lady Eve" brings you his latest and most lilting laugh-fest!
Director: Preston Sturges. Cast: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Porter Hall, Byron Foulger, Margaret Hayes, Robert Greig, Eric Blore, Torben Meyer, Victor Potel, Richard Webb, Charles R. Moore, Almira Sessions.
Overview: Sullivan is a successful, spoiled, and naive director of fluff films, with a heart-o-gold, who decides he wants to make a film about the troubles of the downtrodden poor. Much to the chagrin of his producers, he sets off in tramp's clothing with a single dime in his pocket to experience poverty first-hand, and gets a reality shock...
Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 30m.
#40 The Red Shoes 1948
Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger. Cast: Anton Walbrook, Moira Shearer, Léonide Massine, Robert Helpmann, Albert Bassermann, Esmond Knight, Ludmilla Tchérina, Marius Goring.
Overview: The Powell and Pressburger classic is widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever made. Vicky Page, a young ballerina, becomes torn between her love for composer Julian Craster and artistic devotion to her profession, which is dominated by impresario Lermontov. Winner of two Academy Awards the film is visually one of the most innovative and beautiful works of cinema.
Genres: Drama, Foreign, Musical, Romance. Country: United Kingdom. Runtime: 2h 13m. Rated: NR.
#41 The Lonely Wife 1964
Director: Satyajit Ray. Cast: Soumitra Chatterjee, Madhabi Mukherjee, Shailen Mukherjee.
Overview: The film tells the story of a lonely housewife, known as Charu (Madhabi Mukherjee), who lives a wealthy, secluded and idle life in 1870's Calcutta. Her husband, Bhupati (Sailen Mukherjee), runs a newspaper, The Sentinel, and spends more time at work than with his wife. However, he notices that Charu is lonely, and asks his cousin, Amal (Soumitra Chatterjee), to keep her company. Amal is a writer a
Genres: Foreign, Romance. Country: India. Runtime: 1h 57m.
#42 The Heiress 1949
Director: William Wyler. Cast: Olivia de Havilland, Montgomery Clift, Ralph Richardson, Miriam Hopkins, Vanessa Brown.
Overview: Dull and plain Catherine (Olivia de Havilland) lives with her emotionally distant father, Dr. Sloper (Ralph Richardson), in 1840s New York. Her days are empty -- filled with little more than needlepoint. Enter handsome Morris Townsend (Montgomery Clift), a dashing social climber with his eye on the spinster's heart and substantial inheritance. William Wyler's Oscar-winning film is an adaptation of the Henry James novel Washington Square.
Genres: Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 55m.
#43 Show People 1928
Director: King Vidor. Cast: Marion Davies, William Haines, Dell Henderson.
Overview: Colonel Pepper brings his daughter, Peggy, to Hollywood from Georgia to be an actress.
Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 23m.
#44 Gone with the Wind 1939
Director: Victor Fleming. Cast: Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia de Havilland, Thomas Mitchell, Leslie Howard, Barbara O'Neil, Evelyn Keyes, Ann Rutherford, George Reeves, Fred Crane, Hattie McDaniel, Oscar Polk, Butterfly McQueen, Marcella Martin, Harry Davenport.
Overview: An American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.
Genres: Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 3h 39m. Rated: G.
#45 Ben-Hur 1959
The entertainment experience of a lifetime.
Director: William Wyler. Cast: Charlton Heston, Jack Hawkins, Haya Harareet, Stephen Boyd, Hugh Griffith, Martha Scott, Cathy O'Donnell, Frank Thring, Sam Jaffe, Ady Berber, Finlay Currie, André Morell, Terence Longdon, Lando Buzzanca, Giuliano Gemma.
Overview: Judah Ben-Hur, a Palestinian Jew, is battling the Roman empire at the time of Christ. His actions send him and his family into slavery, but an inspirational encounter with Jesus changes everything. He finally meets his rival in a justly famous chariot race and rescues his suffering family.
Genres: Adventure, History. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 3h 42m. Rated: G.
#46 El sur 1983
Director: Víctor Erice. Cast: Omero Antonutti, Sonsoles Aranguren, Icíar Bollaín.
Overview: The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north. She is fascinated by the secrets of the south which seem to be hidden in the personality of her father.
Countries: Spain, France. Runtime: 1h 35m.
#47 Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966
You are cordially invited to George and Martha's for an evening of fun and games
Directors: Bud Grace, Michael Daves, Mike Nichols. Cast: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, George Segal, Sandy Dennis.
Overview: Mike Nichols’ film from Edward Albees play brought new themes to the film industry. Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton have never been more brilliant together as they portray an experienced married couple who love each other yet verbally attack one another when they see how boring their naïve newlywed guests have made their night.
Genres: Comedy, Drama. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 11m.
#48 The Hustler 1961
They called him Fast Eddie. He was a winner. He was a loser. He was a hustler.
Director: Robert Rossen. Cast: Paul Newman, Jackie Gleason, Piper Laurie, George C. Scott, Myron McCormick, Murray Hamilton, Michael Constantine, Gordon B. Clarke.
Overview: Fast Eddie Felson is a small-time pool hustler with a lot of talent but a self-destructive attitude. His bravado causes him to challenge the legendary Minnesota Fats to a high-stakes match, but he loses in a heartbreaking marathon. Now broke and without his long-time manager, Felson faces an uphill battle to regain his confidence and his game. It isn't until he hits rock bottom that he agrees to join up with ruthless and cutthroat manager Bert Gordon. Gordon agrees to take him on the road to learn the ropes. But Felson soon realizes that making it to the top could cost him his soul, and perhaps his girlfriend. Will he decide that this is too steep a price to pay in time to save himself?
Genres: Drama, Sport. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 2h 14m. Rated: NR.
#49 The Graduate 1967
This is Benjamin. He's a little worried about his future.
Director: Mike Nichols. Cast: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman, Katharine Ross, Murray Hamilton, Buck Henry, Brian Avery, Walter Brooke, William Daniels.
Overview: Recent college graduate Benjamin Braddock is trapped into an affair with Mrs. Robinson, who happens to be the wife of his father's business partner and then finds himself falling in love with her teenage daughter, Elaine.
Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 45m. Rated: PG.
#50 Laura 1944
The story of a love that became the most fearful thing that ever happened to a woman!
Director: Otto Preminger. Cast: Gene Tierney, Dana Andrews, Clifton Webb, Vincent Price, Judith Anderson, Dorothy Adams, Kathleen Howard.
Overview: A police detective falls in love with the woman whose murder he's investigating.
Genres: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Suspense, Thriller. Country: United States of America. Runtime: 1h 28m.
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