Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Romantic Movies for Valentine's Day

Looking to cozy up with your cutie and a classic on Valentine's Day? Woo your love with one of these romantic flicks:

An Affair to Remember (1957) Meg Ryan's character in Sleepless in Seattle was inspired by this film. After Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr fall in love on a cruise, they agree to meet in six months at the top of the Empire State building after six months. But a tragic accident threatens the future of this budding romance.

Designing Woman (1957) Can a fashion designer and sports writer figure out a way to make their marriage work? Starring Lauren Bacall and Gregory Peck

Sabrina (1954) A chauffeur's daughter, played by Audrey Hepburn, falls for the son of her father's employer. And then falls for his brother, played by Humphrey Bogart. BONUS: Turner Classic Movies will be showing this film on Valentine's Day. 6pm EST

An American in Paris Gene Kelly plays a starving artist in the City of Lights. Will he fall for a steady paycheck with strings attached or pursue his true love?

Royal Wedding Featuring one of Fred Astaire's most impressive dance scenes, the future of a successful brother and sister dance team is in question when they each meet romantic partners.

The Shop Around the Corner (1940) Through a correspondence service, Jimmy Stewart inadvertently falls in love with a coworker that gets on his nerves - because she's a good saleswoman! In the Good Old Summertime is the 1949 musical remake starring Judy Garland and Van Johnson. And You've Got Mail is the modern day take.

What are your favorite classic romantic movies?

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Dan B (no, not Bennett, think harder) said...
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Ankit said...

from fabaudrey... I guess Breakfast at Tiffany's scores, mainly because I am such a big Audrey fan ;)

cinefille said...

"Women of the Year" and "It Happened One Night". Two great pairings of screen icons.