Best 10 Romantic movies
10. Gone With The Wind (1939)
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.
9. Meet Joe Black Official (Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, 1998) HD
Directed by Martin Brest and starring Brad Pitt, Brad Pitt, Anthony Hopkins, Claire Forlani, Jake Weber. When the grim reaper comes to collect the soul of megamogul Bill Parrish, he arrives with a proposition: Host him for a “vacation” among the living in trade for a few more days of existence. Parrish agrees, and using the pseudonym Joe Black, Death begins taking part in Parrish’s daily agenda and falls in love with the man’s daughter. Yet when Black’s holiday is over, so is Parrish’s life.
8. Casablanca (1942)
Casablanca: easy to enter, but much harder to leave, especially if you’re wanted by the Nazis. Such a man is Resistance leader Victor Laszlo (Paul Henreid), whose only hope is Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), a cynical American who sticks his neck out for no one, especially Victor’s wife Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman), the ex-lover who broke his heart. Ilsa offers herself in exchange for Laszlo’s transport out of the country and bitter Rick must decide what counts more – personal happiness or countless lives hanging in the balance.
7. Autumn In New York (2000)
Autumn in New York – Starring Winona Ryder, Richard Gere, Anthony LaPaglia, Elaine Stritch, and Vera Farmiga
6. The Painted Veil (2006)
After marriying hastily, Walter Fane (Edward Norton), an earnest, socially awkward bacteriologist, and his beautiful, but shallow wife, Kitty (Naomi Watts), leave London for China, where Walter works in a government lab. Discovering that Kitty has cheated on him, Walter gives her the choice of joining him on a relief effort to treat a cholera outbreak in a small inland village, or face divorce. The struggles of travel and rural life, help Walter and Kitty to see one another in a new light and reawaken their lost romance. Directed by John Curran. With Liev Schreiber and Toby Jones.
5. Sweet November (2001)
Nelson is a man devoted to his advertising career in San Francisco. One day, while taking a driving test at the DMV, he meets Sara. She is very different from the other women in his life. Nelson causes her to miss out on taking the test and later that day she tracks him down. One thing leads to another and Nelson ends up living with her through a November that will change his life forever.
4. The Notebook
This adaptation of author Nicholas Sparks’ bestselling novel revolves around Noah Calhoun’s regular visits to a female patron of an area nursing home. Rather than bore her with the inanities of everyday life, Calhoun reads from an old, faded notebook containing the sweeping account of a young couple whose love affair was tragically put to a halt after their separation in the mids of World War II.
3. Titanic (1997)
Deep-sea explorer Brock Lovett has reached the most famous shipwreck of all – the Titanic. Emerging with a safe believed to contain a diamond called ‘The Heart of the Ocean’, he discovers the safe does not hold the diamond but a drawing of a beautiful woman wearing it. When Brock is later interviewed on TV, he shows the drawing to the cameras, and a 100-year-old woman named Rose Calvert living in Michigan recognizes the woman in the drawing – herself! On a visit to Brock’s explorer ship over the wreck, Rose tells her story of the Titanic and its ill-fated voyage. Engaged to a would-be steel magnate, Caledon Hockley, she boards the Titanic’s first-class suites with him & her mother in Southampton. Also boarding are Jack Dawson & his friend Fabrizio, after a lucky poker game wins them tickets in steerage. When Rose attempts suicide by jumping off the stern in 3rd class, Jack pulls her back onto the ship…and a bond is forged between them as Jack is invited by her into 1st-class the following day. Rose’s mother & Cal Hockley try desperate measures to keep them apart. But that strategy goes out the window when the Titanic collides with an iceberg, and due to a design flaw begins to sink – despite being proclaimed ‘unsinkable’. Now Rose & Jack must fight to stay alive, but is young Jack already doomed because of his lower status as a steerage passenger? Written by Derek O’Cain
2. A Walk To Remember (1998)
A Walk to Remember is a 2002 American romance film based on the 1999 romance novel of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. The movie stars Shane West and pop singer/actress Mandy Moore. The film was directed by Adam Shankman and produced by Denise Di Novi and Hunt Lowry for Warner Bros. The novel, written by Sparks, is set in the 1950s while the film is set in 1998
1. If Only (2004)
After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the hope of changing the events that led up to her getting killed
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