Top 10 Romantic Movies
A Room With a ViewFew collaborations are so distinctive that the names of those involved come to denote a genre, rather than just a credit.
Jules et Jim
When it opened in Paris in January 1962, it played for nearly three months and it found the same crowds all over the world.
Before Sunrise/Before Sunset/Before MidnightAn American man and a French woman in their early 20s meet on a train heading through Europe.
Brief EncounterIt is Coward's preference, too, that family and stability are so respected in this film.
CasablancaThe unspoken tremor in most wartime movie romances is that the picture needs to address the feelings of couples separated by war.
In the Mood for LoveAs much as this is the story of love blossoming out of rejection, it is also a testament to its director's ongoing infatuation with cinema.
Breathless (A Bout de Souffle)In 1946, Humphrey Bogart had played "Bogey" in The Big Sleep, alongside his wife-to-be, Lauren Bacall, a sexy daughter available for marriage.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless MindBoy meets girl. They fall in love. Girl gets fed up with boy. Girl erases all memories of boy from her mind in a dubious brain-zapping procedure.
The ApartmentFresh off Some Like It Hot, director Billy Wilder, his co-writer IAL Diamond, and their star, Jack Lemmon, bowled straight into making The Apartment.
Hannah and Her SistersThat Chekhovian title may have promised Woody Allen at his most pretentious, but this 1986 roundelay grossed $40m and became his biggest ever box-office hit.