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The 50 Best Romantic Movies | Part 4: Sleepless in Seattle - The Apartment

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

Sleepless in Seattle

19. Brief Encounter

18. Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation - Bill Murray as Bob Harris and Scarlett Johansson as Charlotte

17. From Here to Eternity

From Here To Eternity - Burt Lancaster (First Sgt. Milton Warden), Deborah Kerr (Karen Holmes)

16. A Room with a View

A Room With a View

15. Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge

14. His Girl Friday

His Girl Friday

13. Four Weddings and a Funeral

FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL - HUGH GRANT & ANDIE MCDOWELL,

12. Sense and Sensibility

SENSE AND SENSIBILITY - KATE WINSLET & GREG WISE

11. The Apartment

The Apartment - Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine

Tomorrow: The Best romantic movies – the Top 10.

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.