7 Romantic Films That'll Make You Feel the Love ...

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Everyone loves romantic films, right?

They are perfect to watch in almost any mood – to have a secret cry if you are feeling lonely too, while cuddling up with your other half, while sitting with your friends.

They’re even great to watch with family.

It’s no surprise that romantic films are one of the best selling film categories ever!3

But if someone asked you to name the top 7 romantic films of all time, what would you say?

See if you agree with our list – and make sure you’ve watched them all!

1. Jules Et Jim

Okay, so this might not be as well known as some romantic films, but it’s still utterly brilliant.

It was the biggest box office success that the French New Wave ever enjoyed, and when it opened in Paris in January 1962, it played for 3 months straight.

It even inspired Bonnie &

Clyde.

Although it’s set in the era of the first world war, its sexual mannerisms are distinctly '60s, with Catherine in love with and loved by two men – a German and a Frenchman.

It’s an amazing tribute to the magic of women, to the fragile nature of love and to feminine principles.

It’s sentimental, awe-inspiring and amazing.

Truffaut at his best.

2. A Room with a View

Okay, so this one is definitely more well known.2

At the time, this was a fresh and arresting film-making, more swooningly romantic than anything before.

Lucy Honeychurch is on a tour with her cousin Charlotte when she encounters free-thinking Mr Emerson and his dreamy son George.

Through a series of physical confrontations and sticky etiquette breaches, Lucy’s desire for emotional freedom starts to bubble up, and she finally explodes when George kisses her in a cornfield.

Unfortunately, Charlotte saw the kiss, and takes Lucy back to Surrey to get engaged to a priggish young man called Cecil.

It sounds starchy, but it’s fresh and spring-like, and it bounces along.

You’ll be moved, and the final season will have you cheering.

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