"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"

The Year of Living Dangerously (1982)

Director: Peter Weir
Starring: Bill Kerr, Linda Hunt, Mel Gibson, Michael Murphy, Sigourney Weaver

Mel Gibson and Sigourney Weaver begin an impassioned love affair intensified by the uncertainties of life in Indonesia on the eve of revolution. Linda... Read more

Then She Found Me (2007)

Director: Helen Hunt
Starring: Matthew Broderick, Colin Firth, Helen Hunt, Bette Midler, Ben Shenkman

Helen Hunt directed, co-wrote and stars in this engaging seriocomedy about a middle-aged schoolteacher whose life is thrown into turmoil when her husb... Read more

There's Something About Mary (1998)

Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Starring: Cameron Diaz, Matt Dillon, Ben Stiller, Lee Evans, Chris Elliott

Still suffering from a high school crush on Mary (Cameron Diaz), the nerdy, angst-driven Ted (Ben Stiller) tracks her down thirteen years later with t... Read more

There's Something About Mary ( Blu-ray ) (1998)

Director: Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly
Starring: Ben Stiller, Cameron Diaz, Chris Elliott, Lee Evans, Matt Dillon

Still suffering from a high school crush on Mary (Cameron Diaz), the nerdy, angst-driven Ted (Ben Stiller) tracks her down thirteen years later with t... Read more

Third Person (2013)

Director: Paul Haggis
Starring: Adrien Brody, Kim Basinger, Liam Neeson, Maria Bello, James Franco, Mila Kunis,...

Third Person involves three sets of couples. In New York, Julia (Mila Kunis) is fighting for her rights as a parent after being accused of trying to... Read more

This Means War (2012)

Starring: Reese Witherspoon, Chris Pine, Tom Hardy

C.I.A. operatives wage an epic battle on each other when they discover they are dating the same woman. Read more

This Year's Love (1999)

Director: David Kane
Starring: Kathy Burke, Jennifer Ehle, Ian Hart, Douglas Henshall, Catherine McCormack, Dou...

'This Year's Love' is a bittersweet romantic comedy about love, sex and heartbreak. It follows six twenty-somethings looking for romance and that spec... Read more

Three Coins in the Fountain (1954)

Director: Jean Negulesco
Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Jean Peters, Clifton Webb, Louis Jourdan

In this charming comedy, three women make wishes for romance at Rome's magnificent Trevi Fountain, spurring several amorous adventures. Won Oscars for... Read more

Three Of Hearts (1993)

Director: Yurek Bogayevicz
Starring: William Baldwin, Kelly Lynch, Sherilyn Fenn

This unconventional romantic triangle concerns a beautiful nurse (Kelly Lynch) who hires a handsome male escort (William Baldwin) to seduce the sexual... Read more

Three Wishes (1995)

Director: Martha Coolidge
Starring: Patrick Swayze, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Joseph Mazzello

A heartfelt and moving fantasy-drama about a mysterious drifter (Patrick Swayze) who is injured in an accident and taken home to recuperate by single... Read more