In honor of the most romantic holiday of all, Valentine’s Day, we’ve complied a list of the greatest and most iconic romantic movies. Whether you’ve got a date this weekend or not, snuggle up with these classics and enjoy an evening full of love and romance.
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 Valentine’s Day.
On the day of the rendezvous, Terry is tragically hit by a car and doesn’t make it to the observation deck. Terry, unable to walk after the accident, refuses to contact Nickie.
It’s 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.
A film adaptation of Margaret Mitchell’s 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 O’Hara, a Southern belle with a manipulative streak, determined to get the man of her dreams and save her family.
“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.
Based on another successful novel, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” stars Audrey Hepburn as a beautiful New York socialite who meets a young, unsuccessful writer living in her building. Even though the two couldn’t be more different from one another, they begin to fall in love.
Life and love never go as planned, and “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” is a perfect example of that. It just goes to show that love can be found in the most unexpected ways.
“Breakfast at Tiffany’s” is 100 percent worth your time and OK for ages 13 and up.
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 lady’s voice has to be dubbed over for a new movie, Don knows just the girl and gets Kathy the job.
“Singin’ in the Rain” is 95 percent worth your time and OK for ages 3 and up.