It is of course a matter of personal preference but the best romantic movie that will ever are those that will change your life forever. It may that time when hands touched over that first box of popcorn, or that wonderful sunset on the beach followed by an evening of crisp white wine taking in a classic of the silver screen. The fact of the matter is that romance is in the eye of the beholder. And your favorite romantic movie might not be to the taste of everyone – but all of them have something to offer each and every one of us.
So what are classic romantic movies that both men and woman will enjoy – especially cuddled together on the couch.
Times change and those movies that might have once been popular romance titles may not have held up to the test of time. But there are some titles that are almost evergreen when it comes to timeless romance.
So if you want to enjoy an evening filled to the brim with romance which movie should you choose. Here some choices which seem to win the people’s award for getting cosy.
Moulin Rouge is a simple shoe in. The scenery is great the setting is fantastic and the characters are intriguing. Most men will even forget that at heart this is a musical. Villains galore a star struck love affair and a great story that has stood the test of time.
Repressed desire and love in a time where class would dictate your choice of partner. Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen is re-imagined in this thought provoking examination of what makes desire and just how far one would set aside ones own desires to fulfill a dream.
No list worth its salt could escape without at least a hat tip to Casablanca. It is a gritty, but escapist look at what love could be in the midst of impossible circumstances/ The performances of Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman set the tone for the tortured ideal of reaching for the impossible love.
Who could forget that wonderful romance of the 90’s – Dirty Dancing. It finally showed of a man who could actually dance. In a classical manner/ In men sat in wonder. It overturned many stereotypes and gave an insight into divergent cultural groups and what love could overcome. In retrospect it may seem innocent in the extreme but Dirty Dancing does remain one of those classic romantic movies.
An evening with a loved one is to be treasured. Even the greatest fan of action movies must admit that a romantic movie or two is not out of place. It softens our hearts to the possibility of true love against all odds – and that is not a bad thing.