Whether its classics like Casablanca or 90s Rom-Coms, romance will always be a staple genre of cinema. It has the
ability to transport you into a whole other world, and leave you longing for a happy ending. Its almost always
guranteed you'll leave theaters feeling giddy and warm. With a recent revival in the genre, romantic movies are
becoming very diverse, offering opportunities to seemingly everyone. Below are some of the best romantic movies
spanning almost a century!
Directed by: Michael Curtis Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman, Paul Henreid 
One of the most beloved American films, this captivating wartime adventure of romance
and intrigue from director Michael Curtiz defies standard categorization. Simply put, it is the story of Rick
Blaine, a world-weary ex-freedom fighter who runs a nightclub in Casablanca during the early part of WWII. One
day, to Rick's great surprise, he is approached by the famed rebel Victor Laszlo and his wife, Ilsa, Rick's true
love who deserted him when the Nazis invaded Paris. She still wants Victor to escape to America, but now that
she's renewed her love for Rick, she wants to stay behind in Casablanca.
Some Like it Hot
Directed by: Billy Wilder Starring: Marilyn Monroe, Tony Curtis, Jack Lemmon 
Two Struggling musicians witness the St. Valentine's Day Massacre and are now on the
run from the Mob. Jerry and Joe cross-dress into an all female band. In addition to hiding, each has his own
problems; One falls for another band member but can't tell her his gender, and the other has a rich suitor who
will not take "No," for an answer.
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Breakfast at Tiffany's
Directed by: Blake Edwards Starring: Audrey Hepburn, George Peppard 
Struggling writer Paul Varjak moves into a New York apartment building and becomes
intrigued by his pretty, quirky neighbor Holly Golightly. Holly's lifestyle confuses and fascinates Paul; in
public she flits through parties with a sexy, sophisticated air, but when they're alone she changes into a sweetly
vulnerable bundle of neuroses.
Directed by: Randal Kleiser Starring: Olivia Newton-John, John Travolta 
Samantha Baker's sweet sixteen is anything but. Her high school crush doesn't know
she's alive, her parents forget her birthday and she suffers every humiliation possible through the course of one
day. Will things turn around for Sam? Will this turn out to be the best birthday ever?
When Harry Met Sally
Directed by: Rob Reiner Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, Carrie Fisher 
Harry and Sally meet when she gives him a ride to New York after they both graduate
from the University of Chicago. The film jumps through their lives as they both search for love, but fail, bumping
into each other time and time again. Finally a close friendship blooms between them, and they both like having a
friend of the opposite sex. But then they are confronted with the problem: "Can a man and a woman be friends,
without sex getting in the way?"
10 Things I Hate About You
Directed by: Gil Junger Starring: Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union
Popular, pretty Bianca Stratford is in a dilemma. A family rule forbids her from dating
until her unpopular, rebellious, boy-hating older sister Kat gets a suitor of her own. In an attempt to win
Bianca, a potential boyfriend desperately attempts to set Kat up with Patrick Verona, another rebel who may just
be able to win Kat's heart.
Directed by: Nick Cassevetes Starring: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Marsden 
The movie focuses on an old man reading a story to an old woman in a nursing home. The
story he reads follows two young lovers named Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun, who meet one evening at a carnival.
But they are separated by Allie's parents who disapprove of Noah's unwealthy family, and move Allie away. Years
later, Allie gets engaged but it is evident that they still have feelings for each other, and Allie has to choose
between her fiancé and her first love.
Directed by: Christian Ditter Starring: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin 
From the age of 5 Rosie Dunne and Alex Stewart have been best friends, as they take on
life they just end up getting separated time and time again. When it comes to love it's just everyone else but
each other.... But when will they realise they are meant to be together?
Crazy Rich Asians
Directed by: Jon Chu Starring: Henry Goulding, Constance Wu, Michelle Yeoh 
Rachel Chu, an American-born Chinese NYU professor, travels with her boyfriend, Nick to
his hometown of Singapore for his best friend's wedding. Before long, his secret is out: Nick's family is wealthy,
and he's considered the most eligible bachelor in Asia. Every single woman is incredibly jealous of Rachel and
wants to bring her down.