"Alice's Festival Of Romance" Romantic films often explore the essential themes of love at first sight, young (and older) love, unrequited love, obsessive love, sentimental love, spiritual love, forbidden love, sexual and passionate love, sacrificial love, explosive and destructive love, and tragic love. Romantic films serve as great escapes and fantasies for viewers, especially if the two people finally overcome their difficulties, declare their love, and experience life "happily ever after" - implied by a reunion and final kiss. Here "Alice's Festival of Romance" has been assembled below as an aphabetical list. Should more precise scrolling be required, one should go to the specific genre, ie "Classic Romance", "Comedy Romance" , "Drama Romance" or even "Queer Cinema" Right: Julianne Moore and Dennis Quaid star in Todd Haynes' "Far From Heaven"

Australia ( Blu-ray ) (2008)

Director: Baz Luhrmann
Starring: Bryan Brown, David Gulpilil, David Wenham, Hugh Jackman, Jack Thompson, Nicole K...

Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman join forces with visionary director Baz Luhrmann in "Australia", an epic and romantic action adventure set on the brink... Read more

Autumn in New York (2000)

Director: Joan Chen
Starring: Richard Gere, Winona Ryder, Anthony LaPaglia

This old-fashioned romantic weepie stars Richard Gere as a womanising, middle-aged restaurant owner who gets involved with Winona Ryder, a young desig... Read more

Autumn Sun (1996)

Director: Eduardo Mignogna
Starring: Federico Luppi, Norma Aleandro

"Autumn Sun" is that joyous, welcome rarity: a modern movie love story that works successfully on the heart and mind rather than the senses or prurien... Read more

Avenging Angelo (2002)

Director: Martyn Burke
Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Madeleine Stowe, Anthony Quinn

A woman who has just discovered she is the daughter of a murdered Mafia chieftain seeks revenge, with the aide of her father's faithful bodyguard. Read more

Barefoot in the Park (1967)

Director: Gene Saks
Starring: Charles Boyer, Jane Fonda, Robert Redford, Mildred Natwick

Jane Fonda and Robert Redford star in this breezy film adaptation of the Neil Simon comedy about newly weds living in a five-story walk-up apartment.... Read more

Barsaat - A Sublime Love Story (2005)

Director: Suneel Darshan
Starring: Bobby Deol, Bipasha Basu, Priyanka Chopra

Bollywood hunk Bobby Deol is the object of two women's affection in this masala remake of 'Sweet Home Alabama'. Arav leaves his beautiful wife (Priya... Read more

Beast (2017)

Director: Michael Pearce
Starring: Jessie Buckley, Johnny Flynn

A troubled woman living in an isolated community finds herself pulled between the control of her oppressive family and the allure of a secretive outsi... Read more

Beautiful Creatures (2013)

Director: Richard LaGravenese
Starring: Emma Thompson, Jeremy Irons, Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum, Alden Ehrenreich, Alice E...

A strange recurring dream haunts Ethan Wate (Alden Ehrenreich) in his sleep, but he prefers anything to his waking life. Trapped in a small, conservat... Read more

Beautiful Girls (1996)

Director: Ted Demme
Starring: Matt Dillon, Timothy Hutton, Mira Sorvino, Noah Emmerich, Annabeth Gish, Lauren...

Timothy Hutton, on the verge of marrying his Girlfriend but unsure of himself, goes back to his Massachusetts hometown and hangs out with his old mate... Read more

Beautiful Joe (1999)

Director: Stephen Metcalfe
Starring: Sharon Stone, Billy Connolly, Gil Bellows, Ian Holm

Romantic comedy in which an Irish-American florist named Joe (Billy Connolly) takes to the road in search of adventure. In Louisville, Kentucky he fin... Read more