What Are Some of the Most Romantic Movies of All Time?


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Some of the most romantic movies of all time include "Gone with the Wind," "Casablanca" and "Titanic." Other movies considered the most romantic include "Annie Hall," "The Philadelphia Story" and "When Harry Met Sally."

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Many of the movies considered the most romantic of all time are tragedies, often set during a famous historical event in order to increase the audience's ability to relate to the drama. Some of these movies include "Gone with the Wind," set during the American Civil War, and "Titanic," set on the namesake ship that sunk after hitting an iceberg. Other acclaimed romantic tragedies include "Casablanca" and "The English Patient," both of which are set during World War 2. Though not set during a specific historical event, "Slumdog Millionaire" is set during the 1980s in India, which saw a variety of difficulties for the population.

Romantic comedies are considered some of the most romantic movies as well, with likable, funny characters making the romance strong and believable. Some of these movies feature two intelligent characters falling in love, such as "Annie Hall" and "When Harry Met Sally." Opposites attracting is a common theme in acclaimed romantic movies as well, with the differences in the lead characters being race, such as in "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner," or class, such as in "The Philadelphia Story."

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