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whistlelock
03-16-2007, 07:29 AM
Some of you will have seen this question on "other" boards.

however, I'm doing movie research for a future project, and I need some input from y'all.

What are some of your favorite romance films?

What are some that you think are the most iconic?

tourdeforce
03-16-2007, 07:55 AM
THE WAY WE WERE

ChaosTitan
03-16-2007, 08:06 AM
Sleepless in Seattle
It Happened One Night

Lyxdeslic
03-16-2007, 08:15 AM
Debbie Does Dallas. :)

Seriously...? Okay, fine. I'm gonna' go with: a) Ghost b) What Dreams May Come. Both less than adequate movies, on many levels, but the saving grace is the "believability" of the strength of love.

My two copper coins.

Bmwhtly
03-16-2007, 03:29 PM
High Fidelity. Because it's not slushy or rose-filled. and the whole thing seems refreshingly realistic. And funny.

billythrilly7th
03-16-2007, 03:36 PM
Say Anything
About Last Night
Lost in Translation
My Best Friend's Wedding
Notting Hill
Love Actually
The Notebook

KTC
03-16-2007, 03:37 PM
Roman Holiday, of course.

giftedrhonda
03-16-2007, 03:49 PM
I second High Fidelity, Lost in Translation, and Love Actually.

Also, I'd add The Princess Bride as my all-time classic romance favorite. :D

Namatu
03-16-2007, 07:50 PM
While You Were Sleeping
Any Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers movie.

maestrowork
03-16-2007, 09:20 PM
Some of my favorites:

Dr. Zhivago
Roman Holiday
Pillow Talk
Sleepless in Seattle
When Harry Met Sally
Pretty Woman
The Lake House
The Sound of Music
My Fair Lady
West Side Story/Romeo & Juliet
Princess Bride
Moulin Rouge

Ol' Fashioned Girl
03-16-2007, 09:43 PM
Always
Shakespeare in Love
Castaway
Casablanca
Bridges of Madison County
Starman
Quiet Man
Rebecca
Last of the Mohicans
Goodbye Girl (with Dreyfus)
Wuthering Heights (with Olivier)

MidnightMuse
03-16-2007, 11:59 PM
I avoid chick-flicks like the plague.

But . . . I'll second The Princess Bride.

Shadow_Ferret
03-17-2007, 01:45 AM
If I like it, it isn't classified as a romance.

maestrowork
03-17-2007, 04:18 AM
Romance not= Chick Flick.

No one would call Dr. Zhivago a chick flick.

I'll fight you!

Chumplet
03-17-2007, 08:53 AM
Romancing the Stone
The Princess Bride
Chocolat
My Big Fat Greek Wedding
An Affair to Remember
Sabrina

Chumplet
03-17-2007, 08:54 AM
Spaceballs (just kidding)

maestrowork
03-17-2007, 10:24 AM
Star Wars.

Evaine
03-17-2007, 04:40 PM
Brief Encounter

robeiae
03-17-2007, 06:56 PM
The Graduate.

Oh, and Blade Runner. Duh.

maestrowork
03-17-2007, 07:37 PM
A Streetcar Named Desire, of course.

Brokeback Mountain.

Bmwhtly
03-17-2007, 11:35 PM
Romancing the Stone



Oh, and Blade Runner. Duh.Why didn't I think of those?
*slaps himself upside the head*

maestrowork
03-18-2007, 12:51 AM
Borat! The greatest romance ever!

CheshireCat
03-18-2007, 01:59 AM
Really surprised nobody's mentioned (I think) Gone With the Wind.

That one has to be in the top ten. Plus:

The Princess Bride
Casablanca
Romancing the Stone
Last of the Mohicans
Now, Voyager
Jane Eyre (the two most recent versions being among the best)
Pride and Prejudice
The Goodbye Girl
The Sound of Music
West Side Story/Romeo and Juliet
Grosse Pointe Blank :D

(ETA: Bull Durham. I watched it last night.)

:LilLove:

maestrowork
03-18-2007, 03:57 AM
Oh Pride and Prejudice. That's a really great romance. Shakespeare in Love is not bad.

Foreign films:

Like Water for Chocolate
Cinema Paradiso
Amélie (Le Fabuleux destin d'Amélie Poulain)

Ardellis
03-18-2007, 11:49 PM
Casablanca
The Princess Bride
Somewhere in Time
Gone with the Wind
Romeo and Juliet (the Franco Zeffirelli version)
Truly, Madly, Deeply

Leah J. Utas
03-19-2007, 05:01 AM
The Ghost & Mrs. Muir

Ol' Fashioned Girl
03-19-2007, 05:31 AM
OMG. How could *I* of all people forget The Ghost and Mrs. Muir (the original with Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison!)! One of my very favorite of all time!

Gary
03-19-2007, 05:41 AM
The Apartment
Same Time Next Year
An Affair to Remember
Love is a Many Splendored Thing