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5 classic romantic movies
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Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr in An Affair to Remember (1957) - photo by Sarah Binghurst
In honor of the most romantic holiday of all, Valentines Day, weve complied a list of the greatest and most iconic romantic movies. Whether youve got a date this weekend or not, snuggle up with these classics and enjoy an evening full of love and romance.

An Affair to Remember

Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr star in An Affair to Remember, one of the most romantic movies of all time. When they meet on a cruise on their way back to America, Nickie and Terry are both in different relationships but promise to meet each other at the top of the Empire State Building on Valentines Day.

On the day of the rendezvous, Terry is tragically hit by a car and doesnt make it to the observation deck. Terry, unable to walk after the accident, refuses to contact Nickie.

Its not until Christmas Eve that the two finally embrace their love for each other, despite their pride and her disability.

An Affair to Remember is 100 percent worth your time and OK for ages 8 and up.

Gone With the Wind

A film adaptation of Margaret Mitchells Pulitzer Prize winning novel, Gone With the Wind is one of the most romantic classic movies still around. The movie is set against the backdrop of the Civil War and revolves around Scarlet OHara, a Southern belle with a manipulative streak, determined to get the man of her dreams and save her family.

Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable star in this period drama that has become a classic and beloved story for generations.

Gone With the Wind is 80 percent worth your time and OK for ages 6 and up.


The story begins in a nightclub in Northern Africa at the beginning of World War II. Rick Blaine is unexpectedly reunited with his lost love, Ilsa. When she explains why she broke his heart, Rick agrees to help her and her husband get safely to America, still hoping that one day they could still be together.

The movie is filled with dangerous but well-intentioned plans, as well as one of the sweetest love stories in early Hollywood films.

Casablanca is 100 percent worth your time and OK for ages 8 and up.

Breakfast at Tiffanys

Based on another successful novel, Breakfast at Tiffanys stars Audrey Hepburn as a beautiful New York socialite who meets a young, unsuccessful writer living in her building. Even though the two couldnt be more different from one another, they begin to fall in love.

Life and love never go as planned, and Breakfast at Tiffanys is a perfect example of that. It just goes to show that love can be found in the most unexpected ways.

Breakfast at Tiffanys is 100 percent worth your time and OK for ages 13 and up.

Singin in the Rain

There is no love story like that of Don and Kathy in Singin in the Rain. Don is a successful movie-star in Hollywood during the transition from silent to talking pictures. When his leading ladys voice has to be dubbed over for a new movie, Don knows just the girl and gets Kathy the job.

With such a talented cast, including Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, its easy to fall in love with Singin in the Rain as they sing and dance their way into your heart.

Singin in the Rain is 95 percent worth your time and OK for ages 3 and up.
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