films The Greatest Date Movies of All Time

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What are the best date movies? That's a tricky question, because you've got your first date movies and your second date movies...and so on. This list of top films for date night includes a wide variety of different kinds of films that will hopefully make for an excellent evening of snuggling and discussion. Many of these films are some of the best romantic comedies of all time. These are the movies you really can't go wrong watching on date night. Vote up your favorites, vote down any you had to suffer through on bad dates and of course, rerank this list any way you want. And, if your favorite date night film is missing, add it!

While a list of the best date movies will likely be dominated by romantic comedies ("rom-coms"), this list also includes some great dramas, some classic funny movies and a handful of horror movies, too. Why? Because not everybody likes Hollywood rom-coms. Sometimes you want to dig a little deeper. A great date night movie can spur some interesting discussion and, in the case of horror movies, can bring you two much closer - literally.

One caveat with the date night movie choices: Please, unless you are absolutely certain your sweetie loves period movies, do not, repeat, do not make them suffer through long, sweepingly epic films like 'The English Patient.' Yes, the movie is romantic but trust me, stick with the lighter fare. The same goes for other great epic movies like the 'Lord of the Rings' trilogy. It's fine if your date is a huge fan, but if not? Bad idea. Also, beware the tearjerker movies. You don't want to be sitting there blubbering like a baby in front of a date when Mufasa dies in 'The Lion King,' do you?

If you're really in doubt, go with one of these highly rewatchable movies and/or a selection from this list of the best movies of all time.

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Sleepless in Seattle is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Sleepless in Seattle Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Rosie O'Donnell

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Forrest Gump is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Forrest Gump Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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You've Got Mail is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
You've Got Mail Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan, Sara Ramirez

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Casablanca is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Casablanca Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart, Peter Lorre

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Dirty Dancing is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Dirty Dancing Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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Pretty Woman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Pretty Woman Julia Roberts, Richard Gere, Hank Azaria

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Notting Hill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Notting Hill Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Mischa Barton

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When Harry Met Sally... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
When Harry Met Sally... Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal, Carrie Fisher

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Love Actually is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Love Actually Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson

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The Notebook is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
The Notebook Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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The Princess Bride is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
The Princess Bride Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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Ghost is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Ghost Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg, Patrick Swayze

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Grease is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Grease John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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Chocolat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Chocolat Johnny Depp, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina

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An Affair to Remember is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
An Affair to Remember Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr, Richard Denning

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My Best Friend's Wedding is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
My Best Friend's Wedding Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts, Paul Giamatti

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotle... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey

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Pretty in Pink is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Pretty in Pink James Spader, Gina Gershon, Molly Ringwald

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Serendipity is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Serendipity Kate Beckinsale, John Cusack, Bridget Moynahan

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10 Things I Hate About You is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
10 Things I Hate About You Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Gabrielle Union, Heath Ledger

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50 First Dates is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
50 First Dates Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Dan Aykroyd

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Crazy, Stupid, Love. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Crazy, Stupid, Love. Emma Stone, Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling

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A Walk to Remember is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
A Walk to Remember Mandy Moore, Marisa Miller, Daryl Hannah

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Sixteen Candles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Sixteen Candles John Cusack, Molly Ringwald, Joan Cusack

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The Proposal is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
The Proposal Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Betty White

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Pride & Prejudice is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Pride & Prejudice Keira Knightley, Carey Mulligan, Judi Dench

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How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Bebe Neuwirth

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The Wedding Singer is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
The Wedding Singer Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi

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Sense and Sensibility is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Sense and Sensibility Kate Winslet, Hugh Laurie, Emma Thompson

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The Holiday is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
The Holiday Lindsay Lohan, Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet

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Titanic is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Titanic Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, Kathy Bates

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Pitch Perfect is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Pitch Perfect Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, Brittany Snow

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Sweet Home Alabama is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Sweet Home Alabama Reese Witherspoon, Matthew McConaughey, Dakota Fanning

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Mr. & Mrs. Smith is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Mr. & Mrs. Smith Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt, Jennifer Morrison

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Lady and the Tramp is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Lady and the Tramp Peggy Lee, Stan Freberg, Dallas McKennon

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(500) Days of Summer is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
(500) Days of Summer Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Chloë Grace Moretz

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Say Anything... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Say Anything... John Cusack, Jeremy Piven, Joan Cusack

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Four Weddings and a Funeral is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Four Weddings and a Funeral Hugh Grant, Andie MacDowell, Rowan Atkinson

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Jerry Maguire is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Jerry Maguire Tom Cruise, Lucy Liu, Renée Zellweger

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The American President is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
The American President Annette Bening, Michael J. Fox, Michael Douglas

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The Vow is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
The Vow Rachel McAdams, Channing Tatum, Jessica Lange

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Overboard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Overboard Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russell, Roddy McDowall

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Never Been Kissed is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Never Been Kissed Jessica Alba, Drew Barrymore, James Franco

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Romancing the Stone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Romancing the Stone Kathleen Turner, Danny DeVito, Michael Douglas

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Amélie is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Amélie Audrey Tautou, Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett

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Forgetting Sarah Marshall is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Forgetting Sarah Marshall Mila Kunis, Kristen Bell, Russell Brand

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About Time is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
About Time Rachel McAdams, Margot Robbie, Bill Nighy

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An Officer and a Gentleman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
An Officer and a Gentleman Richard Gere, Debra Winger, Louis Gossett

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Moulin Rouge! is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
Moulin Rouge! Nicole Kidman, Ozzy Osbourne, Kylie Minogue

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The Nightmare Before Christmas is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Date Movies of All Time
The Nightmare Before Christmas Paul Reubens, Catherine O'Hara, Danny Elfman