Best Romance Movies of 1929


Lucky Star

7.8/10 IMDB

Mary, a poor farm girl, meets Tim just as word comes that war has been declared. Tim enlists in the army and goes to the battlefields of Europe, where he is wounded and loses the use of his legs. Home again, Tim is visited by Mary, and they are powerfully attracted to each other; but his physical handicap prevents him from declaring his love for her. Deeper complications set in when Martin, Tim's former sergeant and a bully, takes a shine to Mary.

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Guinn Williams, Paul Fix, Hedwiga Reicher, Gloria Grey, Hector V. Sarno, Jack Pennick, Delmar Watson ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1929-08-18
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Rio Rita

Rio Rita

6.1/10 IMDB

Capt. James Stewart pursues the bandit "The Kinkajou" over the Mexican border and falls in love with Rita. He suspects, that her brother is the bandit.

Starring: Bebe Daniels, John Boles, Bert Wheeler, Robert Woolsey, Dorothy Lee, Don Alvarado, Georges Renavent, Helen Kaiser, Lita Chevret ..
Directed by: Luther Reed
Release date: 1929-09-15
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Queen Kelly

Queen Kelly

7.2/10 IMDB

A prince betrothed to a mad queen falls in love with an orphan girl from a convent.

Starring: Gloria Swanson, Walter Byron, Seena Owen, Sidney Bracey, Tully Marshall, Sylvia Ashton, Wilson Benge, Rae Daggett, Florence Gibson, Madge Hunt ..
Directed by: Erich von Stroheim
Release date: 1929-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Marianne


6.2/10 IMDB

At the conclusion of World War I, a French girl is romanced by an American doughboy even though she is promised to a French soldier who was sent to the front.

Starring: Marion Davies, Lawrence Gray, Cliff Edwards, Benny Rubin, Scott Kolk, George Baxter, Robert Edeson, Émile Chautard, Oscar Apfel, John Carroll ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1929-08-24
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The River

The River

7.2/10 IMDB

Passion carried an innocent boy and a worldly woman beyond the barriers of conscience.

Starring: Charles Farrell, Mary Duncan, Ivan Linow, Margaret Mann, Alfred Sabato, Bert Woodruff ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1929-10-06
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Single Standard

The Single Standard

6.7/10 IMDB

A bored socialite finds fleeting romance with an artist.

Starring: Greta Garbo, Nils Asther, Johnny Mack Brown, Dorothy Sebastian, Lane Chandler, Mahlon Hamilton, Kathlyn Williams, Zeffie Tilbury, Wally Albright ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1929-07-27
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Wild Orchids

Wild Orchids

6.6/10 IMDB

A prince in Java tries to seduce his visitor's wife, but he's discovered.

Starring: Greta Garbo, Lewis Stone, Nils Asther, Dick Sutherland ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1929-02-23
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Flying Fleet

The Flying Fleet

6.7/10 IMDB

Six friends, all hoping to become aviators, are to graduate the next day from the United States Naval Academy. When the officer of the day becomes sick, Tommy Winslow has to take his place, while the others go out and celebrate.

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Ralph Graves, Anita Page, Alfred Allen, Wade Boteler, Bud Geary, Sumner Getchell, Gardner James, Roscoe Karns, Claire McDowell ..
Directed by: George W. Hill
Release date: 1929-01-19
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Last Performance

The Last Performance

6.7/10 IMDB

A middle-aged magician is in love with his beautiful young assistant. She, on the other hand, is in love with the magician's young protege, who turns out to be a bum and a thief.

Starring: Conrad Veidt, Mary Philbin, Leslie Fenton, Fred MacKaye, Eddie Boland, Anders Randolf, Sam De Grasse, Gusztáv Pártos, William H. Turner, George Irving ..
Directed by: Pál Fej?s
Release date: 1929-10-13

The Marriage Playground

6.2/10 IMDB

A delightful pre-code cocktail recipe. Take three couples (add gin and tonic), their several divorces and the seven children/stepchildren of their intermarriages and blend thoroughly, and you have a mixture a too-young-to-believe Frederic March will try to straighten out.

Starring: Mary Brian, Fredric March, Lilyan Tashman, Huntley Gordon, Kay Francis, Seena Owen, Philippe De Lacy, Anita Louise, Mitzi Green ..
Directed by: Lothar Mendes
Release date: 1929-12-12

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