My Favorite Movie Couplesby kacey_wood | created - 26 Jan 2011 | updated - 06 Jun 2015 | Public
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1. Holiday (1938)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Romance
A young man in love with a girl from a rich family finds his unorthodox plan to go on holiday for the early years of his life met with skepticism by everyone except for his fiancée's eccentric sister and long-suffering brother.
Cary & Kate
2. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
Not Rated | 112 min | Comedy, Romance
When a rich woman's ex-husband and a tabloid-type reporter turn up just before her planned remarriage, she begins to learn the truth about herself.
Cary & Kate Jimmy & Kate
3. The Awful Truth (1937)
Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Romance
Unfounded suspicions lead a married couple to begin divorce proceedings, whereupon they start undermining each other's attempts to find new romance.
Cary & Irene
4. My Favorite Wife (1940)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
Missing for seven years and presumed dead, a woman returns home on the day of her husband's second marriage.
Cary & Irene
5. Penny Serenade (1941)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Romance
A couple's big dreams give way to a life full of unexpected sadness and unexpected joy.
Cary & Irene
6. Guess Who's Coming to Dinner (1967)
Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Drama
A couple's attitudes are challenged when their daughter introduces them to her African American fiancé.
Votes: 33,142 | Gross: $56.70M
Spencer & Kate
8. Woman of the Year (1942)
Passed | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Rival reporters Sam and Tess fall in love and get married, only to find their relationship strained when Sam comes to resent Tess' hectic lifestyle.
9. Sabrina (1954)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A playboy becomes interested in the daughter of his family's chauffeur, but it's his more serious brother who would be the better man for her.
Bill & Audrey
10. Paris When It Sizzles (1964)
Approved | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
The sprightly young assistant of a Hollywood screenwriter helps him over his writer's block by acting out his fantasies of possible plots.
11. Charade (1963)
Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Mystery, Romance
Romance and suspense ensue in Paris as a woman is pursued by several men who want a fortune her murdered husband had stolen. Whom can she trust?
Votes: 56,267 | Gross: $13.47M
Cary & Audrey
12. Love Affair (1939)
Approved | 88 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A French playboy and an American former nightclub singer fall in love aboard a ship. They arrange to reunite six months later, after he has had a chance to earn a decent living.
Charles & Irene
13. All This, and Heaven Too (1940)
Approved | 141 min | Drama, Romance
A duchess' irrational behavior toward the governess of her children triggers tragic events that will change her family's lives forever.
Charles & Bette
14. Now, Voyager (1942)
Approved | 117 min | Drama, Romance
A frumpy spinster blossoms under therapy and becomes an elegant, independent woman.
Paul & Bette
15. Some Like It Hot (1959)
Not Rated | 121 min | Comedy, Romance
When two male musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all-female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
Votes: 206,142 | Gross: $25.00M
Tony & Marilyn
16. Sex and the Single Girl (1964)
Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Romance
A womanizing reporter for a sleazy tabloid magazine impersonates his hen-pecked neighbor in order to get an expose on renowned psychologist Helen Gurley Brown.
Tony & Natalie
17. Saratoga Trunk (1945)
135 min | Drama, Romance, Western
An opportunistic Texas gambler and the exiled Creole daughter of an aristocratic family join forces to achieve justice from the society that has ostracized them.
Gary & Ingrid
18. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)
Passed | 170 min | Adventure, Drama, History
During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.
Votes: 7,179 | Gross: $17.80M
Gary & Ingrid
19. Ball of Fire (1941)
Approved | 111 min | Comedy, Romance
A group of professors working on a new encyclopedia encounter a mouthy nightclub singer who is wanted by the police to help bring down her mob boss lover.
Gary & Barbara
20. Golden Boy (1939)
Approved | 99 min | Drama, Romance
Despite his musical talent, Joe Bonaparte wants to be a boxer.
Bill & Barbara
21. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (1958)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
Brick, an alcoholic ex-football player, drinks his days away and resists the affections of his wife, Maggie. His reunion with his father, Big Daddy, who is dying of cancer, jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.
Votes: 38,086 | Gross: $17.57M
Paul & Liz
22. Cry Wolf (1947)
Approved | 83 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Recently widowed Sandra Demarest arrives at the isolated home of her late husband for his wake, but his uncle will not allow her to view the corpse.
Errol & Barbara
23. The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex (1939)
Approved | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
A depiction of the love/hate relationship between Queen Elizabeth I and Robert Devereux, the Earl of Essex.
Errol & Bette
24. Camille (1936)
Passed | 109 min | Drama, Romance
A Parisian courtesan must choose between the young man who loves her and the callous baron who wants her, even as her own health begins to fail.
Votes: 6,270 | Gross: $1.15M
Robert & Greta
25. Christmas in Connecticut (1945)
Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Romance
A food writer who has lied about being the perfect housewife must try to cover her deception when her boss and a returning war hero invite themselves to her home for a traditional family Christmas.
Dennis & Barbara
26. Green Mansions (1959)
Not Rated | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A young man in the jungles of Venezuela meets a strange girl of the forest and falls in love with her.
Anthony & Audrey
27. Summer Stock (1950)
Approved | 108 min | Musical, Romance
A small-town farmer, down on her luck, finds her homestead invaded by a theatrical troupe invited to stay by her ne'er-do-well sister.
Gene & Judy
28. His Girl Friday (1940)
Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A newspaper editor uses every trick in the book to keep his ace reporter ex-wife from remarrying.
Cary & Rosalind
29. The Talk of the Town (1942)
Not Rated | 118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An escaped prisoner and a stuffy law professor vie for the hand of a spirited schoolteacher.
Cary & Jean
30. The Apartment (1960)
Not Rated | 125 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A man tries to rise in his company by letting its executives use his apartment for trysts, but complications and a romance of his own ensue.
Votes: 132,809 | Gross: $18.60M
Jack & Shirley
31. Private Lives (1931)
Passed | 84 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Divorced couple unexpectedly meet each other during their honeymoon and rekindle their love.
Robert & Norma
32. The Clock (1945)
Passed | 90 min | Drama, Romance
In 1945, during a 48-hour leave, a soldier accidentally meets a girl at Pennsylvania Station and spends his leave with her, eventually falling in love with the lovely New Yorker.
Votes: 2,485 | Gross: $2.78M
Judy & Robert
33. Vigil in the Night (1940)
Approved | 96 min | Drama
A nurse loses her job after selflessly taking the blame for a fatal mistake her sister and co-worker made; she is subsequently employed at a poorly-equipped hospital, where she finds romance and tragedy.
Carole & Brian Aherne
34. Hands Across the Table (1935)
Passed | 80 min | Comedy, Romance
A loafer and a manicurist, both planning to marry money, meet and form an uneasy alliance.
Carole & Fred
37. Moonstruck (1987)
PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Loretta Castorini, a bookkeeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry.
Votes: 40,456 | Gross: $80.64M
38. The Wedding Planner (2001)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Romance
Mary Fiore is San Francisco's most successful supplier of romance and glamor. She knows all the tricks. She knows all the rules. But then she breaks the most important rule of all: she falls in love with the groom.
Votes: 67,773 | Gross: $60.40M