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A romance movie always catches our weakness for it. Tough we can’t buy true love we can afford a ticket to be a part of someone else’s creative work. Since love makes the world go round, audiences appreciates to attend theaters to watch dramas with such topic. Whether comedy or tragedy, there are ample lot of movies depicting various concepts of love but all of them did not do a great job to be praised through generations. So let us go through the listing below to know about the top ten romantic movies.
1. Gone with the Wind
Adapted from Magaret Mitchell’s Pulitzer winning novel, Gone with the Wind is an American movie that leads the listing of top ten romantic movies. It was released in 1939 and was directed by Victor Fleming. Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable played the lead rolls and won millions of heart. The movie depicted the tale of American Civil War and the Reconstruction era from a white southern point of view. Gone with the Wind was honoured with ten Academic Awards.
Directed, written, co-produced, and co-edited by James Cameron, Titanic is an American epic romantic tragedy released 19th December 1997. Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet played the characters of two individuals from different social classes who fall in deep love aboard the ill fated ship. The movie was so well accepted by audience that it received eleven Oscar Awards.
Based on two 1950 high school lovers, Grease was directed by Randal Kleiser. It was a great hit of the time and is ranked as the third best romantic movies with John Travolta and Oliver Newton as the chief stars. Grease was originally released to theatres on June 16, 1978 and collected lots of positive reviews from movie critics.
4. Sleeping Beauty
A classic, Sleeping Beauty epitomizes the traditional love story. As of its release date in 1959, it is one of Disney’s finest animated romantic movies. Sleeping Beauty is a delightful childhood fairy tale that gives hope to all girls everywhere that someday their prince will come.
5. Love Story
Love Story is a romantic drama film of 1970 written BY Erich Segal based on his novel with the same title. Though its story line is tragic, Love story is considered as one of the best romantic movies. The movie was awarded with one Academic Award and five golden awards.
6. My Fair Lady
George Cukor directed My Fair Lady starring Audrey and Rex Harrison. It was made public in 1964 and is based on the stage play Pygmalion by George Bernard Shaw and won eight Academic Awards. The story centres on a misogynistic and snobby phonetics professor who agrees to a bet that he can take a flower girl and make her presentable in high society. The account was very appealing to its viewers and received eight Oscars. Undoubtedly it has its name in the list of top ten romantic movies.
7. West Side Story
A musical film where two youngsters from rival NYC gangs fall in love, West Side Story was directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins and hit the theatre in 1961 with ten Academic Awards. The movie is an adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical of the same name. The roles were taken up by Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno and George Chakiris.
Ghost is an American romantic supernatural drama starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg. It narrates the story of a deceased husband’s ghost who tries to save his wife from her slayer. It was a great success that won two Oscars and sixteen other honours.
9. An Officer and a Gentleman
An officer and a Gentleman is about a young man who needs to finish his work at a Navy Flight school to become an aviator with the help of a tough sergeant and girl friend. Taylor Hackford directed it and Richard Gere, Debra Winger and David Keith took up the role characters. It has two Oscars to its name.
10. Pretty Woman
A romantic comedy of 1990, Pretty Woman features Hector Elizondo, Ralph Bellamy and Jason Alexander and directed by Garry Marshall. A man in a legal but hurtful business needs an escort for some social events, and hires a beautiful prostitute he meets but to fall in love. With seven awards it was not a box office hit but also among the top ten romantic movies that has been produced till date.