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Classic Romance Films

Feeling a little sappy? Dig out the chocolates and tissues and settle in with one of these classic romance films.

 
Breakfast at Tiffany's

A romantic comedy featuring Holly Golightly, an eccentric New York City playgirl, and her neighbor.

 
Bringing up Baby

An heiress determined to catch a zoologist uses her pet leopard, Baby, to get his attention.

 
His Girl Friday

An unscrupulous newspaper editor uses every dirty trick in the book to keep his ace reporter/ex-wife from retiring and remarrying in this twist on The front page.

 
It Happened One Night

A rich young woman marries an idle playboy against her father's will. Her father holds her captive on his yacht but she escapes and, while on her way to New York, becomes entangled with an unemployed news reporter.

 
The Lady Eve

A conniving father and daughter meet up with the heir to a brewery fortune -- a wealthy but naive snake enthusiast -- and attempt to bamboozle him at a cruise ship card table.

 
Libeled Lady

It all starts when society diva Loy slaps newsman Tracy with a libel suit. Tracy enlists fiancee Harlow and down-on-his luck Powell in a counter maneuver involving a rigged marriage, a phony seduction, a fabulously funny fishing scene, fisticuffs, broken promises and hearts and eventually, true love for all.

 
Now, Voyager

A young woman escapes the smothering influence of her wealthy and very conservative mother through the help of a psychiatrist and an ocean cruise, where she finds love, which helps her to become her own person.

 
The Philadelphia Story

A sophisticated romantic comedy about a rich, spoiled socialite who learns some things about who she is and what she really wants on the eve of her second marriage.

 
Splendor in the Grass

A story of first love between two teenagers in a 1920s Kansas town. When their desire conflicts with the norms of respectable behavior, serious consequences ensue.

 
The Thin Man

Featuring Nick Charles, private eye, and his wife Nora. The plot unfolds at Christmas when an eccentric inventor disappears after threatening his mistress with a lawsuit for embezzlement.

 
To Have and Have Not

World-weary Harry Morgan has no interest in helping the Free French during World War II. But when he meets a sultry siren, he changes his mind.