19.3k readers

AFI's Top 100 Love Story Movies

19.3k views100 items
AFI's list of the best love story films of all-time. This romance movies list is sure to sweep you off your feet.
  • Casablanca1


    Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart


    Directed byMichael Curtiz

    More Casablanca 

    #30 of 374 The 50+ Best War Movies Ever Made, Ranked#92 of 155 The Greatest Movie Quotes of All Time

  • Gone with the Wind2

    Gone with the Wind

    Clark Gable, Vivien Leigh


    Directed bySam Wood, George Cukor, Victor Fleming

    More Gone with the Wind 

    #3 of 28 Civil War Movies List#11 of 99 The Most Patriotic Movies of All Time

  • West Side Story3

    West Side Story

    Natalie Wood, Rita Moreno


    Directed byJerome Robbins, Robert Wise

    More West Side Story 

    The Behind-The-Scenes Of 'West Side Story' Was Plagued With More Hatred Than The Movie Itself#77 of 200 The Best Teen Romance Movies

  • Roman Holiday4

    Roman Holiday

    Audrey Hepburn, Gregory Peck


    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    More Roman Holiday 

    #64 of 126 The Greatest Date Movies Of All Time#224 of 246 The Best Rainy Day Movies

  • An Affair to Remember5

    An Affair to Remember

    Cary Grant, Deborah Kerr


    Directed byLeo McCarey

    More An Affair to Remember 

    #34 of 53 The Saddest Romance Movies That Will Make You Cry#351 of 424 The Best Feel-Good Movies

  • The Way We Were6

    The Way We Were

    Barbra Streisand, Robert Redford


    Directed bySydney Pollack

    More The Way We Were 

    #9 of 18 The Saddest Movies In Which No One Actually Dies#107 of 196 The Biggest Tearjerker Movies of All Time

  • Doctor Zhivago7

    Doctor Zhivago

    Omar Sharif, Julie Christie


    Directed byDavid Lean

    More Doctor Zhivago 

    #32 of 340 The Best Political Films Ever Made#152 of 338 The Greatest Movies in World Cinema History

  • It's a Wonderful Life8

    It's a Wonderful Life

    James Stewart, Donna Reed


    Directed byFrank Capra

    More It's a Wonderful Life 

    It's A Wonderful Life Is Not The Heartwarming Movie You Remember#102 of 372 'Old' Movies Every Young Person Needs To Watch In Their Lifetime

  • Love Story9

    Love Story

    Tommy Lee Jones, Ray Milland


    Directed byArthur Hiller

    More Love Story 

    #125 of 382 The Greatest Movie Themes#52 of 141 The Best College Movies Ever

  • City Lights10

    City Lights

    Charlie Chaplin, Jean Harlow


    Directed byCharlie Chaplin

    More City Lights 

    #1 of 120 The Best Silent Movies of All Time#13 of 102 The 100+ Best Movies Streaming On The Criterion Channel

  • Annie Hall11

    Annie Hall

    Woody Allen, Diane Keaton


    Directed byWoody Allen

    More Annie Hall 

    #2 of 63 Movies Set in Brooklyn#61 of 553 The Best '70s Movies

  • My Fair Lady12

    My Fair Lady

    Audrey Hepburn, Rex Harrison


    Directed byGeorge Cukor

    More My Fair Lady 

    Every Song in My Fair Lady, Ranked by Singability#12 of 46 Movies That Won Best Picture at the Oscars and Golden Globes

  • Out of Africa13

    Out of Africa

    Meryl Streep, Robert Redford


    Directed bySydney Pollack

    More Out of Africa 

    #23 of 1,189 Every Oscar Winning Film Ever#272 of 549 The Greatest Epic Movies Ever Made

  • The African Queen14

    The African Queen

    Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart


    Directed byJohn Huston

    More The African Queen 

    #59 of 75 50+ Quirky Romance Movies That Are Unique in Their Own Way#12 of 43 The Best Adventure Movies That Take Place in the Jungle

  • Wuthering Heights15

    Wuthering Heights

    Laurence Olivier, David Niven


    Directed byWilliam Wyler

    More Wuthering Heights 

    #50 of 105 The Best Valentine's Day Movies#32 of 78 The Best Period Romance Movies

  • Singin' in the Rain16

    Singin' in the Rain

    Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly


    Directed byStanley Donen, Gene Kelly

    More Singin' in the Rain 

    Every Song in Singin' in the Rain, Ranked by Singability#1 of 356 The Best Musical Movies Of All Time

  • Moonstruck17


    Nicolas Cage, Cher


    Directed byNorman Jewison

    More Moonstruck 

    #105 of 305 The Funniest '80s Movies#345 of 1,137 The Absolute Funniest Movies Of All Time

  • Vertigo18


    James Stewart, Kim Novak


    Directed byAlfred Hitchcock

    More Vertigo 

    #51 of 230 The Best Psychological Thrillers of All Time#45 of 369 The Best Movies Based On Books

  • Ghost19


    Demi Moore, Whoopi Goldberg


    Directed byJerry Zucker

    More Ghost 

    #21 of 50 The 50 Highest Grossing '90s Movies, Ranked#39 of 541 The Greatest Guilty Pleasure Movies

  • From Here to Eternity20

    From Here to Eternity

    Frank Sinatra, Burt Lancaster


    Directed byFred Zinnemann

    More From Here to Eternity 

    #9 of 48 Great Romance Movies Set During World War II#6 of 21 What's the Greatest Hawaii Movie of All Time?

  • Pretty Woman21

    Pretty Woman

    Julia Roberts, Richard Gere


    Directed byGarry Marshall

    More Pretty Woman 

    #48 of 252 The Funniest '90s Movies#141 of 456 The Most Quotable Movies of All Time

  • On Golden Pond22

    On Golden Pond

    Jane Fonda, Katharine Hepburn


    Directed byMark Rydell

    More On Golden Pond 

    #220 of 512 The Greatest Movies Of The 1980s, Ranked#27 of 133 The Best Movies Based on Plays

  • Now, Voyager23

    Now, Voyager

    Bette Davis, Claude Rains


    Directed byIrving Rapper

    More Now, Voyager 

    #20 of 22 The Most Important 'Firsts' In Film History#108 of 127 The Best Oscar-Winning Scores

  • King Kong24

    King Kong

    Naomi Watts, Jack Black


    Directed byPeter Jackson

    More King Kong 

    #86 of 170 The Most Utterly Depressing Movies Ever Made#77 of 196 The Best Adventure Movies

  • When Harry Met Sally...25

    When Harry Met Sally...

    Meg Ryan, Billy Crystal


    Directed byRob Reiner

    More When Harry Met Sally... 

    When Harry Met Sally is All About Mansplaining, And It's Really Obvious#267 of 297 The Best Duos of All Time