Valentine's Day is a time to celebrate love, and what better way to do that than watching a classic Hollywood film? From timeless tales of star-crossed lovers to heartwarming romantic comedies, there's a classic film to suit every taste. Here are some of the most iconic and enduring romantic movies from Hollywood's golden age.
This wartime classic is regarded as one of the greatest films ever made. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, the film tells the story of a love triangle set against the backdrop of Nazi-occupied Morocco. "Casablanca" is a timeless tale of love, sacrifice, and the power of sacrifice.
"Roman Holiday" (1953)
Starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck, this romantic comedy tells the story of a princess who travels to Rome and falls in love with a reporter. Hepburn's charming performance and Peck's suave demeanor make this film a must-see for fans of classic Hollywood romance.
"An Affair to Remember" (1957)
This classic film stars Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr as two strangers who fall in love on a cruise and make a pact to meet six months later at the top of the Empire State Building. The film's heartwarming story and beautiful cinematography make it a timeless Valentine's Day favorite.
"Gone with the Wind" (1939)
This epic film, set against the backdrop of the American Civil War, is one of the most beloved and iconic romantic films of all time. Starring Vivien Leigh and Clark Gable, the film tells the story of a tempestuous love affair between a Southern belle and a roguish Confederate soldier.
"Breakfast at Tiffany's" (1961)
This romantic comedy, starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard, is a timeless tale of love and friendship. Hepburn's charming performance as the quirky and lovable Holly Golightly is sure to win your heart, and the film's iconic opening sequence, set to the music of "Moon River," is one of the most memorable in movie history.
"The Way We Were" (1973)
Starring Barbra Streisand and Robert Redford, this film tells the story of a turbulent love affair between a political activist and a successful writer. With its powerful performances and moving story, "The Way We Were" is a timeless Valentine's Day classic.
"Sleepless in Seattle" (1993)
This romantic comedy, starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, is a modern classic. The film tells the story of two people who fall in love over the airwaves, and the film's charming story and unforgettable performances make it a must-see for fans of romantic comedies.
"When Harry Met Sally" (1989)
Starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan, this classic romantic comedy tells the story of two friends who gradually fall in love for several years. With its witty writing, memorable scenes, and charming performances, "When Harry Met Sally" is a must-see for fans of romantic comedies.
"Pretty Woman" (1990)
This classic romantic comedy, starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, is a modern fairy tale. The film tells the story of a wealthy businessman who hires a prostitute for a week, only to fall in love with her. With its charming story, iconic performances, and memorable soundtrack, "Pretty Woman" is a timeless Valentine's Day favorite.