Best Romance Movies of 1929

1.

Lucky Star

4.1
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 : Marianne
2.

Marianne

3.5
6.3/10 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 Kiss
3.

The Kiss

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

An unhappily married woman is caught up in scandal and murder when her affection toward a young man is misinterpreted.

Starring: Greta Garbo, Conrad Nagel, Anders Randolf, Holmes Herbert, Lew Ayres, George Davis, André Cheron, Symona Boniface, Allan Cavan, Carrie Daumery ..
Directed by: Jacques Feyder
Release date: 1929-11-15
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Rio Rita
4.

Rio Rita

3.3
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 : The Manxman
5.

The Manxman

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

A fisherman and a rising lawyer who grew up as brothers fall in love with the same woman.

Starring: Carl Brisson, Malcolm Keen, Anny Ondra, Randle Ayrton, Clare Greet, Kim Peacock, Nellie Richards, Wilfred Shine, Harry Terry ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1929-01-21
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Why Be Good?
6.

Why Be Good?

3.2
7.2/10 IMDB

A flapper unwittingly falls for the boss' son.

Starring: Colleen Moore, Neil Hamilton, Bodil Rosing, John St. Polis, Edward Martindel, Eddie Clayton, Lincoln Stedman, Louis Natheaux, Collette Merton, Dixie Gay ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1929-02-28
7.

The Broadway Melody

3.1
5.7/10 IMDB

The vaudeville act of Harriet and Queenie Mahoney comes to Broadway, where their friend Eddie Kerns needs them for his number in one of Francis Zanfield's shows. When Eddie meets Queenie, he soon falls in love with her—but she is already being courted by Jock Warriner, a member of New York high society. Queenie eventually recognises that, to Jock, she is nothing more than a toy, and that Eddie is in love with her.

Starring: Charles King, Anita Page, Bessie Love, Nacio Herb Brown, Mary Doran, Arthur Freed, James Gleason, Eddie Kane, Carla Laemmle, Jed Prouty ..
Directed by: Harry Beaumont
Release date: 1929-02-08
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Sunny Side Up
8.

Sunny Side Up

3.1
6.6/10 IMDB

Molly and Bee, sweet young 'working girls,' live in a cheap room over a New York grocery store. Molly's idol, wealthy Jack Cromwell, lives in a Long Island mansion but is markedly less happy, since his fiancée Jane won't discourage her other admirers. Fleeing in his car, Jack ends up in an urban block party where he meets you-know-who.

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Charles Farrell, Marjorie White, El Brendel, Mary Forbes, Jackie Cooper, Henry Armetta, Peter Gawthorne, Sharon Lynn, Frank Richardson ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1929-12-25
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The River
9.

The River

3.1
7.3/10 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
10.

The Single Standard

2.9
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

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