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Favorite Romances

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People who added this item 3645 Average listal rating (2369 ratings) 6.5 IMDB Rating 6.7


The movie Baz Luhrmann was born to make, his reinterpretation of the star-crossed lovers is outlandish and fabulously spectacular. Young love, rebellion, beautiful stars and verse preambled violence make this classic anew.
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People who added this item 179 Average listal rating (92 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.5


Brought together by strange circumstances but finding happiness that can even overcome the misery of poverty. One of the most potent love stories I have seen.
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People who added this item 177 Average listal rating (125 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 6.9
Slow West (2015)


Sometimes love is one-side, stupid and you find your heart in the wrong place but it's the spirit of love that makes it so beautiful. To love one who does not love you unconditionally, to the denial and detriment of one's self.
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People who added this item 234 Average listal rating (148 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.6


Rebellious youth starved for adventure and each-other.
This celluloid dream captures the essence of young and summer love, so fleeting and yet so consequential. If you never experienced, you can always imagine and live vicariously through this movie.
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People who added this item 54 Average listal rating (34 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 8
My Love (2007)



A poetic realism intertwined with class difference and religious attitudes. My Love probes human desire, unrequited love and the assumptions we make about another when we are enamored with the beautiful idea of them.
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People who added this item 1125 Average listal rating (672 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 7.9
Breathless (1960)

'All you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun.'
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People who added this item 124 Average listal rating (64 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.6


Love, cinema and music. What more could you want you greedy so and so.
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People who added this item 17 Average listal rating (9 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.5

Based solely on greed and lust.
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People who added this item 3163 Average listal rating (2073 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.2




Love that exists despite curses and outward appearance. Howl's Moving Castle evokes a childlike desire for romance, danger and adventure in it's audience. Heavy stuff baby. When Sofie says "It's wonderful Hal," I could just die.
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People who added this item 73 Average listal rating (30 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 6.9
Gabbeh (1996)


Full of poetry and color, she searches for her wolf man on the wind. A love story so unique. The passion for another so strong but hunted from a distance kept at bay by the gun of a father who does not want to lose his daughter.
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People who added this item 721 Average listal rating (395 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.5
Buffalo '66 (1998)

Who knew you could just kidnap your way into a loving relationship? Oh, the things you learn from film.
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Self-denying attraction, adventure, aliens, young love...Cara Delevingne. Yep, you got me babe.
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People who added this item 4978 Average listal rating (3532 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.7


The adult version of the above,oh Besson you hopeless romantic. Leeloo is adorable and mega fierce while hard man Korben Dallas shows his more sensitive side when it comes to this girl who is more than meets the eye.
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People who added this item 76 Average listal rating (40 ratings) 7.4 IMDB Rating 7.5
Omar (2013)


Love in a war zone. Further complicated by lies and cultural traditions (regarding courting and marriage) that make their union more difficult than scaling a wall dividing Israel and Palestine.
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People who added this item 867 Average listal rating (494 ratings) 8 IMDB Rating 8
3-Iron (2004)

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People who added this item 743 Average listal rating (482 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.4


Awkward, funny and hot. The casting for the leads is perfectly suited.
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People who added this item 59 Average listal rating (32 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7
Breezy (1974)


A case of opposite personalities attracting, with an older male and younger female. One being a hippy and the other a stiff businessman. We see how society frowns upon their union and how they might succumb to the pressures to break it off. I also love the beautiful and free spirited Breezy, great character.

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How can you love someone you keep forgetting?
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People who added this item 948 Average listal rating (588 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
Benny & Joon (1993)


The pair couldn't be any cuter but the barriers to their love make it a compelling romance. A mixture of witticism and lurking mental health problems craft this eccentric love story.
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People who added this item 1448 Average listal rating (908 ratings) 6.9 IMDB Rating 7.3

It's always nice seeing the weird guy finding that one who is understanding and might be just as quirky as him. Getting out of your own way and disregarding other people's opinions resonates in this love tale.
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People who added this item 272 Average listal rating (151 ratings) 7 IMDB Rating 7.1


Love in deep-shit, can it survive? Love that is destroying them both. Do they love the drugs more then each-other?...Young Al is also one of my favourite things.
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People who added this item 222 Average listal rating (138 ratings) 7.1 IMDB Rating 7.2
Fences (2016)


Love that has been through so so many trails. August says it best...
Don't you think I ever wanted other things? Don't you think I had dreams and hopes? What about my life? What about me. Don't you think it ever crossed my mind to want to know other men? That I wanted to lay up somewhere and forget about my responsibilities? That I wanted someone to make me laugh so I could feel good? You not the only one who's got wants and needs. But I held on to you, Troy. I took all my feelings, my wants and needs, my dreams...and I buried them inside you. I planted myself inside you and waited to bloom. And it didn't take me no eighteen years to find out the soil was hard and rocky and it wasn't never gonna bloom.
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People who added this item 3024 Average listal rating (1906 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.4


When San feeds Ashitaka oh my gosh!
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People who added this item 1670 Average listal rating (1118 ratings) 7.7 IMDB Rating 7.8


A romance at summer camp between the self sufficient orphan and the brilliant girl in a dysfunctional family. The ones who want to separate them? Those nasty adults with their emotionally blunted experiences of growing up. Carved in the idiosyncratic world of Wes Anderson, Moonrise Kingdom attempts to preserve first love's youthful naivety against the opposition of grown up society and their conventions just as Scout Master Ward still dresses in his full uniform.
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People who added this item 916 Average listal rating (553 ratings) 8.1 IMDB Rating 8.1


Love in the modern world. Can we keep pace with each-other, ourselves? Splashed with neon lights, sixties music, great dialogue and acting that displays the angst of living, loving and not being able to communicate with another. All against the brackish current of time, work, coincidence, the past, aspirations,being human and the realities that contradict your dreams or ideals...
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People who added this item 2059 Average listal rating (1399 ratings) 7.2 IMDB Rating 7.7

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Loving someone you cannot touch and having them even for a moment means they will die. Into the Forest of Fireflies' Light intertwines aging and immorality, fragility and endurance, and love between beings not even within the same realm of reality.
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People who added this item 199 Average listal rating (117 ratings) 6.7 IMDB Rating 6.9

Ninja lovers from opposite clans, a Romeo and Juliet type of tale but they can and are sworn to kill each-other.
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People who added this item 124 Average listal rating (76 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 6.1
Equals (2016)


Love in a society that outlaws emotion through suppressive medication.
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People who added this item 401 Average listal rating (197 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.5


Sometimes love is without words.
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People who added this item 372 Average listal rating (196 ratings) 8.6 IMDB Rating 8.3

Love and the war that tries to smash it apart.
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People who added this item 208 Average listal rating (88 ratings) 6.2 IMDB Rating 6


This one has everything I could want, one of my favourites of all time.
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People who added this item 340 Average listal rating (174 ratings) 7.5 IMDB Rating 7.6

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People who added this item 219 Average listal rating (123 ratings) 6.3 IMDB Rating 6.9


People who added this item 2227 Average listal rating (1433 ratings) 7.8 IMDB Rating 7.9

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People who added this item 12 Average listal rating (8 ratings) 7.3 IMDB Rating 7.1
Babylon (1980)




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People who added this item 1166 Average listal rating (729 ratings) 8.3 IMDB Rating 8.3
The Apartment (1960)

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People who added this item 2081 Average listal rating (1198 ratings) 6.1 IMDB Rating 6.2
Dark Shadows (2012)


One-sided but still like it a lot.
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Teenage Splendour

Romances I liked when I was younger. I'm sure there are a lot more cheesy romances from this time that I can't remember, especially on Disney.
People who added this item 2778 Average listal rating (1797 ratings) 6.6 IMDB Rating 7.2


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People who added this item 1127 Average listal rating (632 ratings) 5.4 IMDB Rating 5.8


People who added this item 57 Average listal rating (35 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 6.1
ATL (2006)
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People who added this item 440 Average listal rating (290 ratings) 4.8 IMDB Rating 5.2


Had a MAJOR celluloid crush on Leelee at the time.
People who added this item 71 Average listal rating (45 ratings) 4.9 IMDB Rating 5.2
People who added this item 5823 Average listal rating (4043 ratings) 6.4 IMDB Rating 6.5


Remember watching this on dvd back in the 06 and was like damn, these two are so hot.
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People who added this item 45 Average listal rating (31 ratings) 5.1 IMDB Rating 6.2

People who added this item 3071 Average listal rating (2118 ratings) 7.6 IMDB Rating 7.8



That high-school romance, carefree and full of bliss.
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People who added this item 443 Average listal rating (258 ratings) 5.8 IMDB Rating 6.1

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