Romance in Films Questionnaire

14 Feb

In honor of Valentine’s Day, foreverclassics.blogspot.com posted a questionnaire for readers to post their favorites in the romance films department.  I made two separate lists.  One for classic films and another for modern era films.  Let me know what you think.  Enjoy!

MODERN FILM ANSWERS:

1. What is your favorite romantic comedy? 

He’s Just Not That Into You (2009)

Coming to America (1988)

2. What is your favorite romantic drama? 

Ghost (1990)

The Notebook (although it does take place in the 40’s!)

3. Worst romance film you’ve seen? 

P.S. I Love You (2009)

4. How do you feel about the majority of romantic films being labeled “chick flicks”?  

I don’t care.  If it’s a good story, it’s a good story.  And let’s face it, most guys would rather watch an action movie than a love story.

5. Favorite on-screen couple? 

Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling

6. Favorite off-screen couple? 

Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

7. Best kiss in a movie? 

Noah and Allie in the rain.  Jack and Rose on the Titanic (1998).

8. Favorite romantic scene?

Allie running back to Noah at the end of The Notebook 40’s scene.

9. Who are 2 film characters you wished had gotten together, but never did?

I can’t think of any!

10. Two actors you think would have great chemistry, but have never done a film together? 

Halle Berry and Johnny Depp

11. Favorite romantic song in a film (doesn’t have to be from a musical)?

Hopelessly Devoted to You- Grease (1978)

12. Best score from a romance film? 

The Notebook (2004), Romeo + Juliet (1996)

13. Most romantic film quote?  

“You complete me.”- Tom Cruise in Jerry Maguire (1996)

“As you wish.” – Cary Elwes in The Princess Bride  (1987)

14.  A film you’d recommend to watch on Valentine’s Day?  

The Vow (2012)

He’s Just Not That Into You (2009)

One Fine Day (1996)

The Notebook (2004)…need I say more?

CLASSIC FILM ANSWERS

1. What is your favorite romantic comedy?  

Barefoot in the Park (1967)

The Girl From Missouri (1934)

The Lady Eve (1941)

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

2. What is your favorite romantic drama? 

Gone With the Wind (19390

Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)

Splendor in the Grass (1961)

3. Worst romance film you’ve seen?

Forsaking All Others (1934 starring Joan Crawford & Clark Gable)

4. How do you feel about the majority of romantic films being labeled “chick flicks”?

Read my answer above.

5. Favorite on-screen couple?  

Humphrey Bogart & Ingrid Bergman

Vivian Leigh & Clark Gable

6. Favorite off-screen couple?  

Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton

Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward

Natalie Wood & Robert Wagner

7. Best kiss in a movie?  

Rhett and Scarlett kissing before he leaves her to join the army.

8. Favorite romantic scene? 

Holly Golightly and Paul Varjak finding Cat in the rain in Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

9. Who are 2 film characters you wished had gotten together, but never did? 

Dudley (Cary Grant) and Julia (Loretta Young) in The Bishop’s Wife (1947)

10. Two actors you think would have great chemistry, but have never done a film together?

Marilyn Monroe & Warren Beatty

11. Favorite romantic song in a film (doesn’t have to be from a musical)? 

“Moon River”- Breakfast at Tiffany’s

12. Best score from a romance film?  

Gone With The Wind

13. Most romantic film quote? 

“Love means never having to say you’re sorry.”- Ali MacGraw in Love Story (1970)

“Frankly my dear, I don’t give a damn.”- Clark Gable in Gone With the Wind

“Here’s looking at you, kid.”- Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca (1942)

14.  A film you’d recommend to watch on Valentine’s Day? 

Gone With the Wind

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Love Story

Casablanca

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