Just like true love, the perfect romance movie is hard to find.

Of course, we have high standards -- we want palpable chemistry between the stars, enormous odds for our lovers to overcome ... and a devastating death scene never hurts.

From rom coms to epic tearjerkers and everything in between, we fell in love all over again with the 25 best romance movies of all time.
Lady and the Tramp Movie Poster
Lady and the Tramp
In Theaters on June 22, 1955

This Disney animated classic follows a pampered cocker spaniel named Lady (Barbara Luddy) whose comfortable... Read More

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Gone With the Wind
Based on 18 critics

Epic Civil War drama focuses on the life of petulant southern belle Scarlett O'Hara (Vivien Leigh). Starting... Read More

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Wuthering Heights
In Theaters on 1939

In this adaptation of the classic Emily Bronte novel set in 19th-century England, wealthy young Cathy... Read More

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Jerry Maguire
Based on 28 critics

When slick sports agent Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise) has a crisis of conscience, he pens a heartfelt company-wide... Read More

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The Princess Bride
Based on 20 critics

A fairy tale adventure about a beautiful young woman and her one true love. He must find her after a... Read More

Ghost Movie Poster
Based on 17 critics

Sam Wheat (Patrick Swayze) is a banker, Molly Jensen (Demi Moore) is an artist, and the two are madly... Read More

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Doctor Zhivago
Based on 14 critics

During the Russian Revolution, Yuri Zhivago (Omar Sharif), is a young doctor who has been raised by his... Read More

West Side Story Movie Poster
West Side Story
Based on 17 critics

A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh... Read More

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An Affair to Remember
In Theaters on July 11, 1957

A man and a woman have a romance while on a cruise from Europe to New York. Despite being engaged to... Read More

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Annie Hall
Based on 20 critics

Comedian Alvy Singer (Woody Allen) examines the rise and fall of his relationship with struggling nightclub... Read More

Titanic Movie Poster
Based on 35 critics

James Cameron's "Titanic" is an epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of... Read More

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Harold and Maude
In Theaters on December 20, 1971

Cult classic pairs Cort as a dead-pan disillusioned 20-year-old obsessed with suicide and a loveable... Read More

Casablanca Movie Poster
Based on 18 critics

Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart), who owns a nightclub in Casablanca, discovers his old flame Ilsa (Ingrid... Read More

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Sleepless in Seattle
Based on 17 critics

After the death of his wife, Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) moves to Seattle with his son, Jonah (Ross Mallinger).... Read More

Moonstruck Movie Poster
Based on 17 critics

No sooner does Italian-American widow Loretta (Cher) accept a marriage proposal from her doltish boyfriend,... Read More

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Movie Poster
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Based on 41 critics

After a painful breakup, Clementine (Kate Winslet) undergoes a procedure to erase memories of her former... Read More

The Way We Were Movie Poster
The Way We Were
In Theaters on 1973

Opposites attract when, during their college days, Katie Morosky (Barbra Streisand), a politically active... Read More

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An Officer and a Gentleman
Based on 8 critics

Zack Mayo (Richard Gere), a new member of the U.S. Navy, has a bad attitude. When he signs up for the... Read More

Love Story Movie Poster
Love Story
Based on 5 critics

When wealthy Harvard University law student Oliver Barrett IV (Ryan O'Neal) meets Jenny Cavilleri (Ali... Read More

The Notebook Movie Poster
The Notebook
Based on 34 critics

In 1940s South Carolina, mill worker Noah Calhoun (Ryan Gosling) and rich girl Allie (Rachel McAdams)... Read More

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Brokeback Mountain
Based on 41 critics

In 1963, rodeo cowboy Jack Twist (Jake Gyllenhaal) and ranch hand Ennis Del Mar (Heath Ledger) are hired... Read More

Atonement Movie Poster
Based on 36 critics

This sweeping English drama, based on the book by Ian McEwan, follows the lives of young lovers Cecilia... Read More

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