The Top 50 Romance Movies of All Time

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Rear Window

1954    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Mystery    Psychological Thriller    Romance

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Casablanca

1942    Michael Curtiz    Rated PG

Drama    Romance    Romantic Drama

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City Lights

1931    Charles Chaplin    Rated G

Comedy Drama    Drama    Melodrama

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North by Northwest

1959    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Chase Movie    Mystery    Romance

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The Apartment

1960    Billy Wilder    Not Rated

Comedy Drama    Drama    Romance

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The Princess Bride

1987    Rob Reiner    Rated PG

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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Vertigo

1958    Alfred Hitchcock    Rated PG

Femme Fatale    Mindbender    Mystery

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The General

1926    Clyde Bruckman, Buster Keaton    Not Rated

Action    Action Comedy    Comedy

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Notorious

1946    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Film Noir    Mystery    Political Thriller

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Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

1927    F.W. Murnau    Not Rated

Drama    Melodrama    Romance

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Forrest Gump

1994    Robert Zemeckis    Rated PG13

Americana    Comedy Drama    Drama

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12

It Happened One Night

1934    Frank Capra    Not Rated

Comedy    Pre-Code Hollywood    Road Movie

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The Philadelphia Story

1940    George Cukor    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Comedy    Romance

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15

Badlands

1973    Terrence Malick    Rated PG

Americana    Based-on-a-True-Story    Crime

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His Girl Friday

1940    Howard Hawks    Not Rated

Comedy    Media Satire    Romance

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The Big Sleep

1946    Howard Hawks    Not Rated

Detective Film    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

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Bringing Up Baby

1938    Howard Hawks    Not Rated

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

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Annie Hall

1977    Woody Allen    Rated PG

Comedy    Comedy of Manners    Romance

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Days of Heaven

1978    Terrence Malick    Rated PG

Costume Romance    Drama    Period Film

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Groundhog Day

1993    Harold Ramis    Rated PG

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

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The Gold Rush

1925    Charles Chaplin    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Comedy

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

1962    John Ford    Not Rated

Drama    Outlaw    Revisionist Western

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Manhattan

1979    Woody Allen    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Comedy of Manners    Drama

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Rebecca

1940    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Gothic Film    Mystery    Psychological Thriller

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Charade

1963    Stanley Donen    Not Rated

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Mystery

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27

Good Will Hunting

1997    Gus Van Sant    Rated R

Coming-of-Age    Drama    Psychological Drama

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Shaun of the Dead

2004    Edgar Wright    Rated R

Apocalyptic Film    Comedy    Horror

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30

Out of the Past

1947    Jacques Tourneur    Not Rated

Crime    Femme Fatale    Film Noir

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31

Sullivan's Travels

1941    Preston Sturges    Not Rated

Comedy    Road Movie    Romance

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The Lady Vanishes

1938    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Comedy    Comedy Thriller    Mystery

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Laura

1944    Otto Preminger    Not Rated

Crime    Crime Thriller    Detective Film

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34

Bonnie and Clyde

1967    Arthur Penn    Rated R

Drama    Based-on-a-True-Story    Biopic

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Singin' in the Rain

1952    Stanley Donen, Gene Kelly    Not Rated

Comedy    Musical    Musical Comedy

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Roman Holiday

1953    William Wyler    Not Rated

Comedy    Romance    Romantic Comedy

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Harold and Maude

1971    Hal Ashby    Rated PG

Black Comedy    Coming-of-Age    Romance

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Brief Encounter

1945    David Lean    Not Rated

Based-on-Theatre    Drama    Romance

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My Man Godfrey

1936    Gregory La Cava    Not Rated

Comedy    Comedy of Manners    Romance

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The African Queen

1951    John Huston    Not Rated

Adventure    Adventure Drama    Drama

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Wings of Desire

1987    Wim Wenders    Rated PG13

Fantasy    Foreign Language Film    Romance

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In the Mood for Love

2000    Wong Kar-Wai    Rated PG

Drama    Foreign Language Film    Period Film

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Edward Scissorhands

1990    Tim Burton    Rated PG13

Comedy    Fantasy    Fantasy Comedy

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46

To Catch a Thief

1955    Alfred Hitchcock    Not Rated

Mystery    Romance    Romantic Mystery

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Amélie

2001    Jean-Pierre Jeunet    Rated R

Comedy    Foreign Language Film    Romance

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Jules and Jim

1962    François Truffaut    Not Rated

Costume Romance    Drama    Foreign Language Film

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Her

2013    Spike Jonze    Rated R

Comedy Drama    Drama    Romance

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