I came across this great YouTube compilation of someone’s Top 50 romantic movies and thought it was good enough to share. Do you ever get the feeling from a list like this that you could absolutely be friends with the person who made it?
Some of the highlights of this list for me are: Shakespeare in Love, Dirty Dancing, Moulin Rouge, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, Atonement, Pretty Woman, Pride & Prejudice, The English Patient, Sleepless in Seattle, The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Titanic, Casablanca and Annie Hall.
There are several on this poster’s list I haven’t seen, and a few I would add:
- Like Water for Chocolate
- When Harry Met Sally
- The Unbearable Lightness of Being
- An Affair to Remember
- Say Anything
- Reality Bites
- Dan in Real Life
- Bridget Jones
- The Wedding Banquet
- Love Actually
- About Time
- Westside Story
- Princess Bride
- The End of the Affair
I love classic romances and quirky comedies, and movies that capture a time and place through a love story. Some of my favorites are empirically solid choices (so you can’t dispute them – don’t even try), while others are probably favorites because of the age I was when I saw them or a favorite actor. We always remember the stories that teach us about love.
What are your favorites?
I’m M.J. (Manda) Pullen, an author and mom in the Atlanta, Georgia area. I blog about writing, publishing, motherhood, health, psychology and whatever else strikes me in the moment. Occasionally I sneak out for a movie and mix Reese’s Pieces into the popcorn bucket. Now that’s love.
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