What are the most romantic movies of all time?
We’ve reached the top 20 of our writers' poll of cinema’s top 50 romances. Have your favourites appeared yet in out chart?
Let us know what you think of our rankings. Which films should have charted higher – and which films have we missed out?
You can rate the romances in our 50 by giving the films your own star rating – go to our film channel or click on any of the film titles below.
20. Sleepless in Seattle
19. Brief Encounter
18. Lost in Translation
17. From Here to Eternity
16. A Room with a View
15. Moulin Rouge
14. His Girl Friday
13. Four Weddings and a Funeral
12. Sense and Sensibility
11. The Apartment
Tomorrow: The Best romantic movies – the Top 10.
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A film critic for over 25 years, Jason admits the job can occasionally be glamorous – sitting on a film festival jury in Portugal; hanging out with Baz Luhrmann at the Chateau Marmont; chatting with Sigourney Weaver about The Archers – but he mostly spends his time in darkened rooms watching films. He’s also written theatre and opera reviews, two guide books on Rome, and competed in a race for Yachting World, whose great wheeze it was to send a seasick film critic to write about his time on the ocean waves. But Jason is happiest on dry land with a classic screwball comedy or Hitchcock thriller.