Happy Valentine’s Day: 100 Great Love Stories on Film

Our list of the 100 best love stories in English-language film is just that: stories about romantic love. This collection explores all the aspects of human desire, from the highs to the lows. The stories are filled with hope, jealousy, longing, ecstasy, joy, rejection, despair, lust and sacrifice, just to start. The heart wants what the heart wants and here are the stories that prove it:

The Shop Around the Corner - 1940- Poster.pngThe Shop Around the Corner (1940)
Casablanca (1942)
Heaven Can Wait (1943)
Going My Way (1944)
Adam’s Rib (1949)
Cyrano De Bergerac (1950)
An American in Paris (1951)
Singin’ in the Rain (1952)
The Quiet Man (1952)
Roman Holiday (1953)
Magnificent Obsession (1954)
Sabrina (1954)
Love is a Many Splendored Thing (1955)
Marty (1955)
To Catch a Thief (1955)
An Affair to Remember (1957)
Love With The Proper Stranger.jpegRoom at the Top (1959)
The Key (1959)
Butterfield 8 (1960)
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
Splender in the Grass (1961)
West Side Story (1961)
Love with the Proper Stranger (1963)
My Fair Lady (1964)
The Americanization of Emily (1964)
A Patch of Blue (1965)
Doctor Zhivago (1965)
Alfie (1966)
The Graduate (1967)
The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
Love Story (1970)
LastTango.jpgA New Leaf (1971)
Harold and Maude (1971)
Last Tango in Paris (1972)
A Touch of Class (1973)
The Way We Were (1973)
Rocky (1976)
Annie Hall (1977)
First Love (1977)
The Goodbye Girl (1977)
Heaven Can Wait (1978)
Manhattan (1979)
Tess (1979)
Somewhere in Time (1980)
The Blue Lagoon (1980)
Continental Divide (1981)
An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)
Romancing the Stone (1984)
DangerousLiaisonsPoster.jpgOut of Africa (1985)
Witness (1985)
About Last Night (1986)
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
Torch Song Trilogy (1988)
When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Ghost (1990)
Pretty Woman (1990)
White Palace (1990)
Defending Your Life (1991)
The Prince of Tides (1991)
Basic Instinct (1992)
Map of the Human Heart (1993)
Untamed Heart (1993)
Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994)
When a Man Loves a Woman (1994)
Whatdreamsposter.jpegSense and Sensibility (1995)
The Mirror Has Two Faces (1995)
Jerry Maguire (1996)
Up Close & Personal (1996)
Out of Sight (1997)
Shakespeare in Love (1998)
What Dreams May Come (1998)
10 Things I Hate About You (1999)
Notting Hill (1999)
The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)
Chocolat (2000)
High Fidelity (2000)
Angel Eyes (2001)
50FirstDates.jpgBridget Jones’s Diary (2001)
Moulin Rouge! (2001)
The Wedding Planner (2001)
50 First Dates (2004)
Alfie (2004)
Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Fever Pitch (2005)
Hitch (2005)
Walk the Line (2005)
Seven Pounds (2008)
The Reader (2008)
The Time Traveler’s Wife (2009)
Love & Other Drugs (2010)
I Origins poster.jpg Friends With Benefits (2011)
One Day (2011)
The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
Ruby Sparks (2012)
Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Her (2013)
I Origins (2014)
The Theory of Everything (2014)
A Little Chaos (2014)

2016-02-14T19:09:10+00:00February 11th, 2016|The Daily Stir|0 Comments