Best Romance Movies of 1927


Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans

8.1/10 IMDB

A married farmer falls under the spell of a slatternly woman from the city, who tries to convince him to drown his wife.

Starring: George O’Brien, Janet Gaynor, Margaret Livingston, Bodil Rosing, J. Farrell MacDonald, Ralph Sipperly, Jane Winton, Arthur Housman, Eddie Boland, Gino Corrado ..
Directed by: F. W. Murnau
Release date: 1927-11-04


7.6/10 IMDB

Two young men, one rich, one middle class, both in love with the same woman, become US Air Corps fighter pilots and, eventually, heroic flying aces during World War I. Devoted best friends, their mutual love of the girl eventually threatens their bond. Meanwhile, a hometown girl who's the lovestruck lifelong next door neighbor of one of them, pines away.

Starring: Clara Bow, Charles Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston, El Brendel, Richard Tucker, Gary Cooper, Gunboat Smith, Roscoe Karns, Julia Swayne Gordon ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1927-08-12
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Unknown

The Unknown

7.7/10 IMDB

A criminal on the run hides in a circus and seeks to possess the daughter of the ringmaster at any cost.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Joan Crawford, Norman Kerry, Nick De Ruiz, John George, Frank Lanning, Louise Emmons, John St. Polis ..
Directed by: Tod Browning
Release date: 1927-05-29

7th Heaven

7.6/10 IMDB

A dejected Parisian sewer worker feels his prayers have been answered when he falls in love with a street waif.

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Gladys Brockwell, David Butler, Ben Bard, Albert Gran, Marie Mosquini, George E. Stone, Brandon Hurst, Jessie Haslett ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1927-09-10
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Underworld


7.5/10 IMDB

Boisterous gangster kingpin Bull Weed rehabilitates his former lawyer from his alcoholic haze, but complications arise when he falls for Weed's girlfriend.

Starring: George Bancroft, Evelyn Brent, Clive Brook, Fred Kohler, Helen Lynch, Larry Semon, Jerry Mandy, Alfred Allen, Shep Houghton, Andy MacLennan ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg, Arthur Rosson
Release date: 1927-08-20
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : It


7.2/10 IMDB

A flapper shopgirl woos her rich boss with animal magnetism, otherwise known as "it."

Starring: Clara Bow, Antonio Moreno, William Austin, Priscilla Bonner, Jacqueline Gadsden, Gary Cooper, Julia Swayne Gordon, Elinor Glyn, Elmo Billings, Lloyd Corrigan ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger, Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1927-02-05


7.0/10 IMDB

Brilliant in his studies and dismissive of athletics, Ronald finishes high school at the top of his class. But in college his uptight attitude doesn't win him any points with his sports-loving classmates, and pretty coed Mary ignores him in favor of brutish jock Jeff. Hoping to impress Mary, Ronald makes a buffoon of himself at every sport imaginable.

Starring: Buster Keaton, Anne Cornwall, Flora Bramley, Harold Goodwin, Snitz Edwards, Carl Harbaugh, Sam Crawford, Florence Turner ..
Directed by: James W. Horne, Buster Keaton
Release date: 1927-09-10
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : East Side, West Side

East Side, West Side

7.3/10 IMDB

Director Allan Dwan’s excellent use of New York locations enlivens a rags-to-riches tale that fully exploits star George O’Brien’s championship boxing prowess.

Starring: George O’Brien, Virginia Valli, J. Farrell MacDonald, Holmes Herbert, June Collyer, John Miltern, Edward Garvey ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1927-10-09
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Red Mill

The Red Mill

6.9/10 IMDB

A servant girl plays matchmaker for the local burgomaster's daughter while setting her own sights on a visiting Irishman.

Starring: Marion Davies, Owen Moore, Louise Fazenda, George Siegmann, Karl Dane, Russ Powell, Snitz Edwards, William Orlamond, Kay Deslys, Sally Eilers ..
Directed by: Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Release date: 1927-01-29
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Almost Human

Almost Human

8.8/10 IMDB

John Livingston is a rich mama's-boy, who owns a blooded dog named Paul. Paul meets Maggie Mutt, and Paul, being a pedigree canine and somewhat of a cad, lures trusting Maggie to the barn to have his way. He then departs for his palatial doghouse at the Livingston estate. Meanwhile Maggie is broken-hearted and also finds that she is in a "family way", and gives birth to a pup she names Hank. Maggie tells Hank to find his "human ", and departs the scene. Hank goes to the park, meets a "human" named Mary Kelly, who is a homeless waif and sweetheart of poverty, and the two adopt each other. Later on in the park Paul comes strolling along with his 'human', John. A child falls into the lake and Paul and Hank team up to save her.

Starring: Vera Reynolds, Kenneth Thomson, Ethel Wales, Majel Coleman, Claire McDowell, Fred Walton ..
Directed by: Frank Urson
Release date: 1927-12-26
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : My Best Girl

My Best Girl

7.5/10 IMDB

Joe Merrill, son of the millionaire owner of a chain of 5 and 10 cent stores, poses as Joe Grant, and takes a job in the stockroom of one of his father's stores, to prove that he can be a success without his father's influence. There he meets stockroom girl Maggie Johnson, and they fall in love. This causes problems, because Mrs. Merrill had planned for her son to marry Millicent Rogers, a high society girl.

Starring: Mary Pickford, Charles Rogers, Sunshine Hart, Lucien Littlefield, Carmelita Geraghty, Hobart Bosworth, Evelyn Hall, Avonne Taylor, Mack Swain, Junior Johnston ..
Directed by: Sam Taylor
Release date: 1927-10-31

The Ring

6.1/10 IMDB

Both Jack Sander and Bob Corby are boxers in love with Mabel. Jack and Mabel wed, but their marriage is flat. The young wife looks to Bob for comfort.

Starring: Carl Brisson, Lillian Hall-Davis, Ian Hunter, Forrester Harvey, Harry Terry, Gordon Harker, Clare Greet, Tom Helmore, Alfred Hitchcock ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1927-10-01
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Spring Fever

Spring Fever

6.5/10 IMDB

Kelly's employer, Waters, is such a keen golfer that he asks Kelly to help him improve his game at an exclusive country club.

Starring: William Haines, Joan Crawford, George K. Arthur, George Fawcett, Eileen Percy, Edward Earle, Bert Woodruff, Lee Moran, Helen Brent, Florence Wix ..
Directed by: Edward Sedgwick
Release date: 1927-10-22

The Pleasure Garden

5.8/10 IMDB

Patsy Brand is a chorus girl at the Pleasure Garden music hall. She meets Jill Cheyne who is down on her luck and gets her a job as a dancer. Jill meets adventurer Hugh Fielding and they get engaged, but when Hugh travels out of the country, she begins to play around.

Starring: Virginia Valli, Carmelita Geraghty, Miles Mander, John Stuart, Frederic K. Martini, Florence Helminger, George Snell ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1927-01-14
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Old San Francisco

Old San Francisco

6.4/10 IMDB

In San Francisco, a villainous landowner with underworld connections seeks to steal the property of an old Spanish family.

Starring: Dolores Costello, Josef Swickard, Anders Randolf, Charles Emmett Mack, Warner Oland, Angelo Rossitto, Anna May Wong, Lawson Butt, Walter McGrail, Otto Matieson ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1927-09-04
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Dress Parade

Dress Parade

7.6/10 IMDB

An amateur boxing champion stops at West Point to see a dress parade and falls for the commandant's daughter. He wins an appointment to the Academy and begins a rivalry for her affection.

Starring: William Boyd, Bessie Love, Hugh Allan, Walter Tennyson, Maurice Ryan, Louis Natheaux, Clarence Geldart ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp
Release date: 1927-10-26
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Hindle Wakes

Hindle Wakes

7.3/10 IMDB

A young working-class girl causes a stir when she sneaks off for a romantic getaway with the wealthy heir of the mill where she works.

Starring: Estelle Brody, John Stuart, Norman McKinnel, Marie Ault, Humberston Wright, Gladys Jennings, Irene Rooke, Peggy Carlisle, Arthur Chesney, John Rowal ..
Directed by: Maurice Elvey
Release date: 1927-09-12
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Love of Sunya

The Love of Sunya

6.3/10 IMDB

A young woman at life's crossroads is granted mystic visions of how her decisions will affect her future life.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, John Boles, Pauline Garon, Ian Keith, Andrés de Segurola, Anders Randolf, Hugh Miller, Robert Schable, Ivan Lebedeff, John Miltern ..
Directed by: Albert Parker
Release date: 1927-03-11
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Dove

The Dove

6.6/10 IMDB

Norma Talmadge plays a Mexican saloon singer, known as 'The Dove.' She is romanced by a young caballero and menaced by a Villa-like brute of a dictator, played by Noah Beery.

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Noah Beery, Gilbert Roland, Eddie Borden, Harry Myers, Michael Vavitch, Brinsley Shaw, Kalla Pasha, Charles Darvas, Michael Dark ..
Directed by: Roland West
Release date: 1927-12-31
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Annie Laurie

Annie Laurie

6.5/10 IMDB

The story of the famous battle between the Scots clans of Macdonald and Campbell, and the young woman who comes between them, Annie Laurie.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Norman Kerry, Creighton Hale, Joseph Striker, Hobart Bosworth, Patricia Avery, Russell Simpson, Brandon Hurst, David Torrence, Frank Currier ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1927-05-10
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Barbed Wire

Barbed Wire

7.0/10 IMDB

During WWI, a French farm girl and a German P.O.W. fall in love.

Starring: Pola Negri, Clive Brook, Claude Gillingwater, Einar Hanson, Clyde Cook, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Charles Lane, Ben Hendricks Jr. ..
Directed by: Rowland V. Lee, Mauritz Stiller
Release date: 1927-09-09
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Children of Divorce

Children of Divorce

6.5/10 IMDB

A young flapper tricks her childhood sweetheart into marrying her. He really loves another woman, but didn't marry her for fear the marriage would end in divorce, like his parents'. Complications ensue.

Starring: Clara Bow, Esther Ralston, Gary Cooper, Einar Hanson, Norman Trevor, Hedda Hopper, Edward Martindel, Julia Swayne Gordon, Tom Ricketts, Albert Gran ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd, Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1927-04-25
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Two Arabian Knights

Two Arabian Knights

6.7/10 IMDB

During World War I, two American soldiers fight to escape the Germans while squabbling over a beautiful harem girl.

Starring: William Boyd, Mary Astor, Louis Wolheim, Ian Keith, Michael Vavitch, Michael Visaroff, Boris Karloff, DeWitt Jennings, Nicholas Dunaew, Jean Vachon ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1927-09-23
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Paid to Love

Paid to Love

6.4/10 IMDB

An American banker goes to a small Balkan country looking to invest his bank's money and shore up the country's weak economy in order to maximize the return on their investment. Towards that end he befriends the country's king and they come up with a scheme to get the Crown Prince married, a prospect not particularly appealing to the Crown Prince--until he sees the beautiful cabaret dancer the pair has picked for him to marry.

Starring: George O’Brien, Virginia Valli, J. Farrell MacDonald, William Powell, Thomas Jefferson, Hank Mann, Merta Sterling, Sally Eilers ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1927-07-23
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Hula


6.3/10 IMDB

The daughter of a pineapple plantation owner in Hawaii sets her sights on a married English engineer.

Starring: Clara Bow, Clive Brook, Arlette Marchal, Arnold Kent, Miss DuPont ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1927-08-28
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Mr. Wu

Mr. Wu

6.4/10 IMDB

When Mandarin Wu's unmarried daughter becomes pregnant by a young Englishman, he seeks vengeance.

Starring: Lon Chaney, Renée Adorée, Ralph Forbes, Anna May Wong, Louise Dresser, Holmes Herbert, Gertrude Olmstead, Mrs. Wong Wing, Claude King, Sonny Loy ..
Directed by: William Nigh
Release date: 1927-03-26

The Fighting Eagle

6.3/10 IMDB

The exploits of Brigadier Gerard who helps expose Foreign Minister Talleyrand as a traitor to Napoleon.

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Phyllis Haver, Sam De Grasse, Julia Faye, Max Barwyn, Sally Rand, Alphonse Ethier, Carole Lombard ..
Directed by: Donald Crisp
Release date: 1927-08-28
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Sensation Seekers

Sensation Seekers

5.7/10 IMDB

Ray Sturgis, leader of the fashionable Long Island jazz set, is engaged to "Egypt" Hagen, an up-to-date girl in every respect. Egypt is arrested at a roadhouse raid, and at her mother's bidding, the Reverend Norman Lodge arranges for her freedom. At a fancy-dress ball, when Ray wears a costume made of newspaper headlines concerning her arrest, Egypt is offended. Seen constantly in the company of Reverend Lodge, her reputation causes church people to take up the matter with the bishop.

Starring: Billie Dove, Huntley Gordon, Raymond Bloomer, Peggy Montgomery, Will Gregory, Helen Gilmore, Edith Yorke, Phillips Smalley, Cora Williams, Sidney Arundel ..
Directed by: Lois Weber
Release date: 1927-03-21
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Loves of Carmen

The Loves of Carmen

6.5/10 IMDB

The Loves of Carmen is a 1927 American silent romantic drama film directed by Raoul Walsh. The film, based on the novella Carmen by Prosper Mérimée, stars Dolores del Río in the title role, and Don Alvarado as Jose.

Starring: Dolores del Río, Don Alvarado, Victor McLaglen, Nancy Nash, Jack Baston, Mathilde Comont, Fred Kohler, Rafael Valverde, Italia Frandi, Venezia Frandi ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1927-09-03
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : My Friend from India

My Friend from India

6.3/10 IMDB

Wealthy young man about town, Tommy Valentine (Franklin Pangborn) comes to the aid of Barbara Smith (Elinor Fair). But before he can learn anything about Barbara, her social climbing Aunt Bedelia (Ethel Wales), whisks her away. On a mission to "find the girl," Tommy looks for her everywhere. He unknowingly befriends her brother Charlie, who invites him to spend the evening in Smith's palatial home. The next morn Aunt Bedelia finds Tommy with his head wrapped in a towel and assumes him to be the Hindu prince that Charlie promised to bring to her society party. Introduced to all as a Prince from Calcutta, Tommy is forced to see the charade through. But the local con-man Charlie had previously arranged to appear at the party as the Prince shows up as well. At least Tommy is able to reconnect with Barbara, that is until the police show up with orders to arrest all fake fakirs.

Starring: Franklin Pangborn, Elinor Fair, Ben Hendricks Jr., Ethel Wales, Jeanette Loff, Tom Ricketts, Louis Natheaux, Tom Dugan, George Ovey, Edgar Norton ..
Directed by: E. Mason Hopper
Release date: 1927-12-18
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : For the Love of Mike

For the Love of Mike

4.8/10 IMDB

Three men join forces to raise an adopted son.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Ben Lyon, George Sidney, Ford Sterling, Hugh Cameron, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Rudolph Cameron ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1927-07-31
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Enemy

The Enemy

7.6/10 IMDB

Carl Behrend, son of a wealthy businessman, marries Pauli Arndt, daughter of a pacifist professor. When World War I breaks out, Carl is drafted. Pauli and her family and friends are left behind to experience the suffering which befell civilians during the war. Her luck worsens when her father is dismissed from his professorship for teaching that war is evil. Her father argues violently with Carl's father, and degradation and despair descend on Pauli and her family as they await Carl's return from the front.

Starring: Lillian Gish, Ralph Forbes, Ralph Emerson, Frank Currier, George Fawcett, Fritzi Ridgeway, John S. Peters, Karl Dane, Polly Moran, Billy Kent Schaefer ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1927-12-08
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Blonde or Brunette

Blonde or Brunette

6.8/10 IMDB

Adolphe Menjou stars in a Roaring Twenties comedy of remarriage.

Starring: Adolphe Menjou, Greta Nissen, Arlette Marchal, Mary Carr, Evelyn Sherman, Émile Chautard, Paul Weigel, Henry Sedley, André Lanoy, Henri Menjou ..
Directed by: Richard Rosson
Release date: 1927-01-08
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Set Free

Set Free

7.0/10 IMDB

"Side Show" Saunders gains the respect of shopowner Holly Farrell and the townsfolk when he gives up entertaining with his trick horse and dog and goes to work in the general store.

Starring: Art Acord, Olive Hasbrouck, Claude Payton, Robert McKenzie, Harry Tenbrook, Gloria Davenport, Curley Witzel, Buck Moulton, Fred Burns, Jess Deffenbach ..
Directed by: Arthur Rosson
Release date: 1927-03-06
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Breakfast at Sunrise

Breakfast at Sunrise

7.0/10 IMDB

While plotting together to win back their lovers, the rich Madeleine and the penniless Pierre fall for each other.

Starring: Constance Talmadge, Don Alvarado, Bryant Washburn, Alice White, Paulette Duval, Marie Dressler, Albert Gran, Burr McIntosh, David Mir, Nellie Bly Baker ..
Directed by: Malcolm St. Clair
Release date: 1927-10-23
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Rolled Stockings

Rolled Stockings

7.4/10 IMDB

Though billed second, the stunningly beautiful Louise Brooks is the focal point of the campus comedy Rolled Stockings. It's the old one about two collegiate brothers, Jim and Ralph Treadway (James Hall, Richard Arlen), in love with the same girl, Carol Fleming (Brooks).

Starring: James Hall, Louise Brooks, Richard Arlen, Nancy Phillips, El Brendel, David Torrence, Chance Ward ..
Directed by: Richard Rosson
Release date: 1927-06-18
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Face Value

Face Value

6.7/10 IMDB

Howard Crandall Jr., who comes from a wealthy family, has suffered a disfiguring facial injury during World War I, and at war's end stays in Paris rather than return home to his family and sweetheart Muriel looking the way he does. While in Paris he forms a secret society of men who are in a similar position. When he finally does decide to return home, his family and Muriel are at first shocked by his appearance, but they recover and try to make him feel comfortable and accepted. However, it's not before Howard begins to feel their actions are motivated more by pity than love, and when Arthur Wells, who was once Muriel's suitor, shows up one day and is greeted warmly and intimately by Muriel, Howard starts to think that his suspicions are justified.

Starring: Fritzi Ridgeway, Gene Gowing, Betty Baker, Paddy O'Flynn, Jack Mower, Edwards Davis, Joe Bonner ..
Directed by: Robert Florey
Release date: 1927-08-01
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Night of Love

The Night of Love

6.9/10 IMDB

Montero, son of a Gypsy leader, is about to take a bride according to primitive ritual, when the Duke de la Garda demands his right as feudal lord--to take the bride to his castle for a night. Rather than accede to the duke's advances, the girl chooses death by her own hand. Montero swears vengeance.....

Starring: Ronald Colman, Vilma Banky, Montagu Love, Natalie Kingston, Gibson Gowland, Laska Winter, Sally Rand, William H. Tooker, John George ..
Directed by: George Fitzmaurice
Release date: 1927-01-22
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Valley of the Giants

The Valley of the Giants

6.4/10 IMDB

Bryce Cardigan struggles to protect his Redwood inheritance from a railroad-owner, who is also the guardian of the woman Bryce loves.

Starring: Milton Sills, Doris Kenyon, Arthur Stone, George Fawcett, Paul Hurst, Charles Sellon, Yola d'Avril, Phil Brady, James A. Marcus, Erville Alderson ..
Directed by: Charles Brabin
Release date: 1927-12-04
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The College Widow

The College Widow

6.2/10 IMDB

Following another instance of the perennial defeat of the Atwater College football team, President Witherspoon is told that unless better athletes can be induced to come to Atwater, he will be asked to resign. Acting upon the suggestion of Professor Jelicoe, Jane, the professor's beautiful daughter, uses her personal charm to draw noted football stars from neighboring schools by a series of ruses at a vacationing spot. Billy Bolton, son of a financial magnate, falls for Jane and to prove himself registers under another name and works his way through school, attaining scholastic and athletic honors. Through the jealousy of another girl, Billy learns of Jane's trickery and persuades the athletes not to play;

Starring: Dolores Costello, William Collier Jr., Douglas Gerrard, Anders Randolf, Charles Hill Mailes, Robert Ryan, Sumner Getchell, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Grace Gordon, Jesse Hibbs ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1927-10-15
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Garden of Allah

The Garden of Allah

6.7/10 IMDB

Father Adrien had taken the vows of eternal silence, prayer and, of course, celibacy, when he entered the Trappist Monastry of Notre Dame d'Afrique in Algeria. One day, he chopped down a tree that blocked a part of the Monastery wall, but as it fell it knocked a young girl senseless. As Father Adrien bathes her face she regains consciousness and in a mischievous mood embraces him. The embrace was seen by another monk but the Monastic discipline imposed is as nothing compared to the torturing penances of mind and body which the contrite Father Adrien has imposed upon himself. In the end it is all too much for poor Father Adrien and he abandons his vows and escapes into the desert, resuming his secular name Androvsky. On the way to the oasis of Beni-Mora he encounters Domini Enfilden who has been brought up as a Catholic. Androvsky rescues Domini from a rioting crowd and she finds herself deeply attracted to him.

Starring: Alice Terry, Iván Petrovich, Marcel Vibert, H.H. Wright, Madame Pâquerette, Gerald Fielding, Armand Dutertre, Ben Sadour, Claude Fielding, Rehba Bent Salah ..
Directed by: Rex Ingram
Release date: 1927-09-02
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : A Sailor's Sweetheart

A Sailor's Sweetheart

6.5/10 IMDB

Cynthia Botts is the headmistress of a girls' school who has left a fortune on the condition that no scandal could ever be associated with her name. But scandal, in the form of Sandy McTavish, a romantic sailor and Charlotte Ralston is just around the corner.

Starring: Louise Fazenda, Clyde Cook, Myrna Loy, William Demarest, John Miljan, Dorothea Wolbert, Tom Ricketts ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon
Release date: 1927-09-24
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Resurrection


5.8/10 IMDB

Katusha, a country girl, is seduced and abandoned by Prince Nekludov. Nekludov finds himself, years later, on a jury trying the same Katusha for a crime he now realizes his actions drove her to. He follows her to imprisonment in Siberia, intent on redeeming her and himself as well.

Starring: Rod La Rocque, Dolores del Río, Rita Carewe, Marc McDermott, Lucy Beaumont, Vera Lewis, Clarissa Selwynne, Eve Southern, Ilya Tolstoy ..
Directed by: Edwin Carewe
Release date: 1927-03-19
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Gay Defender

The Gay Defender

6.4/10 IMDB

Real-life outlaw Joaquin Murietta, who (according to this film, anyway) is a latter-day Robin Hood, dedicated to driving land-grabbers and corrupt politicians out of Spanish California.

Starring: Thelma Todd, Richard Dix, Fred Kohler, Jerry Mandy, Robert Brower, Harry Holden, Fred Esmelton, Frances Raymond, Ernie Adams, Augustina López ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Release date: 1927-12-10
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : She's a Sheik

She's a Sheik

6.3/10 IMDB

The daughter of a desert chief kidnaps a member of the French Foreign Legion in the hopes of wooing him.

Starring: Bebe Daniels, Richard Arlen, William Powell, Josephine Dunn, James Bradbury Jr., Billy Franey, Paul McAllister, Al Fremont ..
Directed by: Clarence G. Badger
Release date: 1927-11-12
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Magic Flame

The Magic Flame

4.6/10 IMDB

The Magic Flame (1927) is a feature film directed by Henry King, produced by Samuel Goldwyn, and based on the play Konig Harlekin by Rudolph Lothar. George Barnes was nominated at the 1st Academy Awards for Best Cinematography. The film promoted itself as the Romeo and Juliet of the circus upon its release.

Starring: Ronald Colman, Vilma Banky, Agostino Borgato, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Harvey Clark, Shirley Palmer, Cosmo Kyrle Bellew, George Davis ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1927-09-17
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Camille


5.1/10 IMDB

Based on the 1852 novel and play La Dame aux Camélias by Alexandre Dumas, fils.

Starring: Norma Talmadge, Gilbert Roland, Lilyan Tashman, Rose Dione, Oscar Beregi Sr., Harvey Clark, Helen Jerome Eddy, Alec B. Francis, Albert Conti, Michael Visaroff ..
Directed by: Fred Niblo
Release date: 1927-09-04
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : The Joy Girl

The Joy Girl

5.6/10 IMDB

Though she loves one man, an ambitious Palm Beach girl marries another, whom she thinks is rich. He turns out to be a fraud who thought she was an heiress. She returns to a successful hat shop she maintains catering to socialites. Her true love turns out to be in fact, a rich man who let her think he was not to test her.

Starring: Olive Borden, Neil Hamilton, Marie Dressler, Mary Alden, William J. Norris, Helen Chandler, Jerry Miley, Frank Walsh, Clarence Elmer, Peggy Kelly ..
Directed by: Allan Dwan
Release date: 1927-09-03
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : A Million Bid

A Million Bid

5.8/10 IMDB

To satisfy her controlling mother and secure both of their futures, a daughter hesitantly enters a loveless marriage to a wealthy businessman. Years later, after she has uncovered and overcome her mother's deceptions and manipulations, her newfound happiness is threatened with the appearance of a mysterious "man from the sea."

Starring: Dolores Costello, Betty Blythe, Malcolm McGregor, Warner Oland, William Demarest, Douglas Gerrard, Grace Gordon ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1927-05-27
Best Romance Movies of 1927 : Tiptoes


5.5/10 IMDB

A silent film version of the Gershwin stage musical

Starring: Dorothy Gish, Will Rogers, Jack Cardiff, Ivy Ellison, Annie Esmond, Judd Green, Dennis Hoey, Nelson Keys, Miles Mander ..
Directed by: Herbert Wilcox
Release date: 1927-06-19

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