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Top 5 Most Romantic Movies

Romantic movies usually present an ideal world where everything stands in gestures, looking in your lover's eyes, a beautiful sunset and a peaceful music on the background. It's all about two people meeting, falling in love and having to meet all obstacles and sacrifices for their pure and true love. Romantic movies represent a great opportunity to spend time with the one you love. So, pop the popcorn and enjoy 5 of the most romantic movies of all time.


Amazing characters and incredible romantic relationships made these five beautiful romantic movies last over the years.

"Romeo and Juliet"

Records say that there were no less than 36 screenings of this amazing tragedy written by William Shakespeare, starting from 1900 till 2002. Nevertheless, the most famous and the best version, without any alteration brought to the script, seems to be Franco Zeffirelli's "Romeo and Juliet" (1968), staring Leonard Whiting and Olivia Hussey. The movie won the Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Costume Design, and it was nominated for Best Director and Best Picture. The story follows the tragic and hopeless love story of young Romeo Montague and Juliet Capulet.
And since we are talking about Romeo and Juliet, we shouldn't forget the newest version transposed by Baz Luhrmann, "Romeo+Juliet" (1996) with Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes.


"Gone With The Wind"

“Gone With The Wind” is one of the most legendary movies of all times, adapted from Margaret Mitchell's novel of the same name, that tells a story of the Civil War and its aftermath. The movie, produced by David O. Selznick and directed by Victor Fleming, won ten Academy Awards. Nowadays, “Gone With The Wind” is considered to be the fourth best film in the epic genre due to its literary legacy, but also to the amazing talent of great actors Vivien Leigh, Clark Gable, Olivia De Havilland and Leslie Howard.

"Casablanca"

This is considered to be one of the greatest movies of all time and a real lesson on how to make a love story. For many others, “Casablanca” (1942) represents the movie of their lives, the one that had an impact upon their existence. Staring Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, the story of the film is set during World War II and it presents one of the most famous goodbye scenes ever seen in a movie. Bar owner Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) must decide if he should help his Ilsa (Ingrid Bergman), the woman he loves, and her Resistance leader husband flee the city of Casablanca, and in doing so lose her forever. Directed by Michael Curtiz, “Casablanca” won three Academy Awards.


“Doctor Zhivago”

“Doctor Zhivago” (1965), directed by David Lean and based on the novel of the same name by Boris Pasternak, focuses its plot upon two tragic love stories, a love triangle, during the tumultuous period of the Russian Civil War. Surgeon-poet Yuri (Omar Sharif) is married, but still he can't resist the idealistic Lara. The characters created by Omar Sharif, Julie Christie and Geraldine Chaplin remained in the soul of many romantic viewers, who keep humming Lara's Theme by Maurice Jarre. The movie won five Academy Awards.

"The Notebook"

This film is a romantic drama staring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams and directed by Nick Cassavetes. "The Notebook" has all the ingredients of a great romance, showing that pure love, worthy do die for. It presents the story of a young couple who fall in love during the late 1940s, told by an an elderly man to his elderly woman companion.



Tags: movies, romantic movies, Romeo and Juliet, Gone With The Wind, Casablanca, Love Story, Doctor Zhivago, Franco Zeffirelli, Academy Awards


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