Best Romance Movies of 1929


Lucky Star

7.7/10 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 "Big Boy" 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 : Applause


7.1/10 IMDB

This early example of the "backstage" musical genre tells the story of Kitty Darling, a fading burlesque star who tries to save her convent-educated daughter April from following in Mom's footsteps.

Starring: Helen Morgan, Joan Peers, Fuller Mellish Jr., Jack Cameron, Henry Wadsworth, Mack Gray, Dorothy Cumming ..
Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian
Release date: 1929-10-07
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Marianne


6.1/10 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

The Kiss

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

Rio Rita

6.0/10 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

The Manxman

6.2/10 IMDB

A fisherman and a rising lawyer who grew up together 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 : Sunny Side Up

Sunny Side Up

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

The River

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 Broadway Melody

The Broadway Melody

5.6/10 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 : Why Be Good?

Why Be Good?

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
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, Joel McCrea ..
Directed by: John S. Robertson
Release date: 1929-07-27
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Wild Orchids

Wild Orchids

6.5/10 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

6.6/10 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
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Return of the Rat

The Return of the Rat

6.8/10 IMDB

The rich, amoral Zelie is married to Pierre Boucheron, "The Rat" - but her interest in another man is an open secret. Forced to defend his honour, the Rat takes refuge in his old domain of the Paris underworld. But even here he has a rival - and when murder is afoot, the sinister Morel's ambition threatens to cost the Rat dear....

Starring: Ivor Novello, Isabel Jeans, Mabel Poulton, Gordon Harker, Marie Ault, Bernard Nedell ..
Directed by: Graham Cutts
Release date: 1929-05-30
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Marriage Playground

The Marriage Playground

6.1/10 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, William Austin ..
Directed by: Lothar Mendes
Release date: 1929-12-12
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Dance of Life

The Dance of Life

6.8/10 IMDB

A vaudeville comic and a pretty young dancer aren't having much luck in their separate careers, so they decide to combine their acts. In order to save money on the road, they get married. Soon their act begins to catch on, and they find themselves booked onto Broadway. They also realize that they actually are in love with each other, but just when things are starting to look up, the comic starts to let success go to his head.

Starring: Hal Skelly, Nancy Carroll, Dorothy Revier, Ralph Theodore, Charles D. Brown, Al St. John, May Boley, Oscar Levant, Gladys DuBois, James Quinn ..
Directed by: John Cromwell, A. Edward Sutherland
Release date: 1929-08-16
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Border Romance

Border Romance

6.0/10 IMDB

In a cantina across the border, Bob Hamlin shoots a man that threatens his friend. He and his pals escape but return that night for the dance as Bob is attracted to Conchita. Running once more from the Rurales, Bob takes Conchita. They escape again only to find themselves pinned down when Buck and his gang of horse thieves attack.

Starring: Armida, Don Terry, Marjorie Kane, Victor Potel, Wesley Barry, Nita Martan, J. Frank Glendon, Harry von Meter, Willy Castello ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1929-05-25
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Street Girl

Street Girl

6.2/10 IMDB

A homeless and destitute violinist joins a combo to bring it success, but has problems with her love life.

Starring: Betty Compson, John Harron, Jack Oakie, Ned Sparks, Guy Buccola, Joseph Cawthorn, Ivan Lebedeff, Doris Eaton, Russ Columbo, Frank McLure ..
Directed by: Wesley Ruggles
Release date: 1929-08-21
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Desert Song

The Desert Song

6.7/10 IMDB

French General Birabeau has been sent to Morocco to root out and destroy the Riffs, a band of Arab rebels, who threaten the safety of the French outpost in the Moroccan desert. Their dashing, daredevil leader is the mysterious "Red Shadow". Margot Bonvalet, a lovely, sassy French girl, is soon to be married at the fort to Birabeau's right-hand man, Captain Fontaine. Birabeau's son Pierre, in reality the Red Shadow, loves Margot, but pretends to be a milksop to preserve his secret identity. Margot tells Pierre that she secretly yearns to be swept into the arms of some bold, dashing sheik, perhaps even the Red Shadow himself. Pierre, as the Red Shadow, kidnaps Margot and declares his love for her.

Starring: John Boles, Carlotta King, Louise Fazenda, Johnny Arthur, Edward Martindel, Jack Pratt, Roberto E. Guzmán, Otto Hoffman, Marie Wells, John Miljan ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1929-04-08
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Half Way to Heaven

Half Way to Heaven

6.6/10 IMDB

Odd little circus film about trapeze artists and obsessive love.

Starring: Charles Rogers, Jean Arthur, Paul Lukas, Helen Ware, Oscar Apfel, Edna West, Irving Bacon, Michael Stuart, Al Hill, Lucille Williams ..
Directed by: George Abbott
Release date: 1929-12-14
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Wolf Song

Wolf Song

6.5/10 IMDB

In 1840, Sam Lash heads west for adventure. He meets up with some Mountain Men, and they head for the Rockies to trap beavers and cats. In Taos he meets Lola, a beautiful Mexican girl from a proud and rich family. They fall in love and he persuades her to elope with him. After they get married, Sam is torn between his love for Lola and his yearn for traveling.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Lupe Vélez, Louis Wolheim, Constantine Romanoff, Michael Vavitch, Ann Brody, Russ Columbo, Augustina López, George Regas, Leone Lane ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1929-03-29
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Divine Lady

The Divine Lady

6.2/10 IMDB

Lady Hamilton's love affair with Admiral Horatio Nelson rocks the British Empire.

Starring: Corinne Griffith, Victor Varconi, H.B. Warner, Ian Keith, Marie Dressler, Montagu Love, William Conklin, Dorothy Cumming, Michael Vavitch, Evelyn Hall ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 1929-03-31
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Weary River

Weary River

6.1/10 IMDB

A gangster is put in prison, but finds salvation through music while serving his time. Again on the outside, he finds success elusive and temptations abound.

Starring: Richard Barthelmess, Betty Compson, William Holden, Louis Natheaux, George E. Stone, Ray Turner, Gladden James, Ernie Adams, Brooks Benedict, Ruth Cherrington ..
Directed by: Frank Lloyd
Release date: 1929-02-10
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Great Gabbo

The Great Gabbo

6.0/10 IMDB

For the ventriloquist Gabbo his wooden dummy Otto is the only means of expression. When he starts relying more and more on Otto, he starts going mad.

Starring: Erich von Stroheim, Betty Compson, Donald Douglas, Marjorie Kane, Earl Burtnett, George Grandee, Bo Peep Karlin, Rosina Lawrence, Eddy Waller ..
Directed by: Erich von Stroheim, James Cruze
Release date: 1929-09-12
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Ask Dad

Ask Dad

5.8/10 IMDB

Tommy, home from school, is infatuated with his father's secretary, so he goes to their office to try to tell her.After quoting much poetry, he finds she loves another, causing more quotes.

Starring: Edward Everett Horton, Winston Miller, Ruth Renick ..
Directed by: Hugh Faulcon
Release date: 1929-02-16
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Love Trap

The Love Trap

6.6/10 IMDB

A chorus girl loses her job and thus the room she owes back rent on, and ends up being rescued from the street by a dashing rich man. But his family isn't over-accepting of chorus girls joining their family.

Starring: Laura La Plante, Neil Hamilton, Robert Ellis, Jocelyn Lee, Norman Trevor, Clarissa Selwynne, Rita La Roy, Earl McCarthy, Rolfe Sedan ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1929-08-04
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Mysterious Island

The Mysterious Island

6.1/10 IMDB

On a volcanic island near the kingdom of Hetvia rules Count Dakkar, a benevolent leader and scientist who has eliminated class distinction among the island's inhabitants. Dakkar, his daughter Sonia and her fiance, engineer Nicolai Roget have designed a submarine which Roget pilots on its initial voyage just before the island is overrun by Baron Falon, despotic ruler of Hetvia. Falon sets out after Roget in a second submarine and the two craft, diving to the ocean's floor, discover a strange land populated by dragons, giant squid and an eerie undiscovered humanoid race.

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Jacqueline Gadsden, Lloyd Hughes, Montagu Love, Montagu Love, Snitz Edwards, Gibson Gowland, Dolores Brinkman, Karl Dane, Pauline Starke ..
Directed by: Lucien Hubbard, Benjamin Christensen, Maurice Tourneur
Release date: 1929-10-05
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Devil-May-Care


6.1/10 IMDB

A follower of Napoleon escapes the firing squad, flees to a woman's bedroom and winds up butler.

Starring: Ramon Novarro, Dorothy Jordan, Marion Harris, John Miljan, William Humphrey, George Davis, Clifford Bruce, Lionel Belmore, John Carroll, George Chandler ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1929-12-27
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu

The Mysterious Dr. Fu Manchu

6.1/10 IMDB

A Chinese doctor vows revenge against the allied troops who killed his wife and child during the Boxer Rebellion.

Starring: Warner Oland, Neil Hamilton, Jean Arthur, O. P. Heggie, William Austin, Claude King, Charles A. Stevenson, Evelyn Selbie, Noble Johnson, Laska Winter ..
Directed by: Rowland V. Lee
Release date: 1929-08-10
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : On With the Show!

On With the Show!

5.8/10 IMDB

With unpaid actors and staff, the stage show Phantom Sweetheart seems doomed. To complicate matters, the box office takings have been robbed and the leading lady refuses to appear. Can the show be saved?

Starring: Arthur Lake, Betty Compson, Sally O'Neil, William Bakewell, Joe E. Brown, Ethel Waters, Louise Fazenda, Sam Hardy, Harry Gribbon, Anita Garvin ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1929-07-13

Their Own Desire

5.8/10 IMDB

Lally is a rich girl whose father writes books and plays polo. After 23 years of marriage her father decides to divorce Lally's mother and remarry to soon-to-be-divorced Beth Cheever. This sours Lally on all men. While on vacation with her mother she meets Jack, who succeeds in stealing her heart. Then Lally discovers that Jack is the son of Beth Cheever, the woman who is to marry her father.

Starring: Norma Shearer, Belle Bennett, Lewis Stone, Robert Montgomery, Helene Millard, Cecil Cunningham, Henry Hebert, Mary Doran, June Nash, Bess Flowers ..
Directed by: E. Mason Hopper
Release date: 1929-12-27
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Paris Bound

Paris Bound

5.7/10 IMDB

Jim Hutton and Mary Archer are two liberals who are content to remain faithful to each other in spirit only. They are married with all the ritual of a church wedding, the bride believing that each should be allowed perfect freedom in personal contacts. Complications arise when these ideals are put into practice.

Starring: Ann Harding, Fredric March, Carmelita Geraghty, Leslie Fenton, George Irving, Charlotte Walker, Hallam Cooley, Juliette Crosby, Ilka Chase, Rose Tapley ..
Directed by: Edward H. Griffith
Release date: 1929-08-03
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Mexicali Rose

Mexicali Rose

5.6/10 IMDB

The owner of a border town gambling saloon falls in love with a promiscuous young girl. When she has an affair with another, he tosses her out of town. She gets revenge by marrying his younger brother.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Sam Hardy, William Janney, Louis Natheaux, Harry J. Vejar, Arthur Rankin, Julia Bejarano, Louis King, Frankie Genardi, Dorothy Gulliver ..
Directed by: Erle C. Kenton
Release date: 1929-12-26
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Lucky Boy

Lucky Boy

7.5/10 IMDB

A young Jewish man works in his father's jewelry business, but he doesn't like it at all--he wants to be an entertainer, something he knows that his father would never approve of. He comes up with a scheme to put on his own show in a theater and show his father that he can be a success, but things don't work out quite as well as he planned.

Starring: George Jessel, Gwen Lee, Richard Tucker, Gayne Whitman, Margaret Quimby, Rosa Rosanova, William H. Strauss ..
Directed by: Charles C. Wilson, Norman Taurog
Release date: 1929-02-02
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : A Romance of Seville

A Romance of Seville

5.3/10 IMDB

Dolores and Ramon celebrate their arranged betrothal with little enthusiasm: Dolores has a lover, and Ramon wants his freedom so that he can pursue Pepita. Having heard of Ramon's betrothal, Pepita gives her heart to another but when bandits accost her and try to rob her father, they give the dashing Ramon just the chance he needs to prove the gallant lover!

Starring: Alexander D'Arcy, Marguerite Allan, Randle Ayrton, Cecil Barry, Hugh Eden, Eugenie Amami ..
Directed by: Norman Walker
Release date: 1929-05-20
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Salute


5.2/10 IMDB

A comedy-romance about rival brothers attending a military academy.

Starring: George O’Brien, Helen Chandler, William Janney, Stepin Fetchit, Frank Albertson, Joyce Compton, David Butler, Lumsden Hare, Clifford Dempsey, Ward Bond ..
Directed by: John Ford, David Butler
Release date: 1929-09-01
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Great Divide

The Great Divide

5.2/10 IMDB

Stephen Ghent, a mineowner, falls in love with Ruth Jordan, an arrogant girl from the East, unaware that she is the daughter of his dead partner. Ruth is vacationing in Arizona and Mexico with a fast set of friends, including her fiancé, Edgar. Manuella, a Spanish halfbreed hopelessly in love with Ghent, causes Ruth to return to her fiancé when she insinuates that Ghent belongs to her. Ghent follows Ruth, kidnaps her, and takes her into the wilderness to endure hardship. There she discovers that she loves Ghent, and she discards Edgar in favor of him.

Starring: Dorothy Mackaill, Ian Keith, Myrna Loy, Lucien Littlefield, Creighton Hale, George Fawcett, Claude Gillingwater, Ben Hendricks Jr., Roy Stewart, Jean Laverty ..
Directed by: Reginald Barker
Release date: 1929-09-15
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Saturday Night Kid

The Saturday Night Kid

5.9/10 IMDB

Mayme and sister Janie are salesgirls in Ginsberg's Department Store. Mayme is in love with store clerk Bill, but Janie tries to steal him from her. Hazel, another salesgirl, is Jean Harlow's first credited role.

Starring: Clara Bow, Jean Arthur, James Hall, Edna May Oliver, Charles Sellon, Ethel Wales, Hyman Meyer, Irving Bacon, Getty Bird, Eddie Dunn ..
Directed by: A. Edward Sutherland
Release date: 1929-10-25
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : So This Is College

So This Is College

5.4/10 IMDB

Scheming coed Babs comes between college buddies Eddie and Biff.

Starring: Elliott Nugent, Robert Montgomery, Cliff Edwards, Sally Starr, Phyllis Crane, Dorothy Dehn, Max Davidson, Ann Brody, Oscar Rudolph, Gene Stone ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1929-11-08

It's a Great Life

6.2/10 IMDB

Casey and Babe are sisters who work in a department store and each year the store puts on a show. As expected, things are going wrong with every act until Casey comes out to help Babe with her song. They are a hit, but in the final act, Casey again comes out and this time the president sees her act and fires both her and Babe on the spot. Benny is able to book Casey, Babe and Dean into Vaudeville and their act is popular. But before they have their shot at stardom, Dean and Babe leave Casey and the act.

Starring: Rosetta Duncan, Vivian Duncan, Lawrence Gray, Benny Rubin, Jed Prouty, Oscar Apfel, Ann Dvorak, John J. Richardson, Rolfe Sedan, Wylie Watson ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1929-12-06
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : New Orleans

New Orleans

7.8/10 IMDB

Billy, a jockey, and Jim, an assistant manager of a New Orleans racetrack, are close friends. They become bitter enemies because of Marie, an unprincipled young woman who marries Jim after betraying her first fiancé, Billy, on their wedding day. Marie's extravagance causes Jim to steal money from the office safe and to bet on Billy. Billy wins, but Jim is arrested and sent to jail when Marie neglects to replace the stolen money. Jim serves his term and is reunited with Billy after Marie and her lover are turned out of the house.

Starring: Ricardo Cortez, William Collier Jr., Alma Bennett ..
Directed by: Reginald Barker
Release date: 1929-06-01

Seven Faces

7.7/10 IMDB

A 1929 American pre-Code drama film with fantasy elements that was released by Fox Film Corporation in the Fox Movietone sound-on-film system on December 1, 1929.

Starring: Paul Muni, Marguerite Churchill, Lester Lonergan, Russell Gleason, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Eugenie Besserer, Walter Rogers, Salka Viertel ..
Directed by: Berthold Viertel
Release date: 1929-12-01
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : General Crack

General Crack

7.9/10 IMDB

The film takes place in the 18th century Austria and revolves around Prince Christian, commonly known as General Crack. His father had been a respectable member of the nobility but his mother was a gypsy. General Crack, as a soldier of fortune, spent his adult life selling his services to the highest bidder. He espouses the doubtful cause of Leopold II of Austria after demanding the sister of the emperor in marriage as well as half of gold of the Empire. Before he has finished his work, however, he meets a gypsy dancer and weds her. Complications arise when he takes his gypsy wife to the Austrian court and falls desperately in love with the emperor's sister.

Starring: John Barrymore, Philippe De Lacy, Lowell Sherman, Marian Nixon, Armida, Hobart Bosworth, Jacqueline Logan, Otto Matieson ..
Directed by: Alan Crosland
Release date: 1929-12-16
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Modern Love

Modern Love

7.1/10 IMDB

In order to keep her job, a young dress designer must keep her recent marriage a secret from her boss. An important client arrives from Paris and her boss decides to hold a dinner party for the man at the girl's house. When her husband finds out that the client wants to take her back to Paris so she can "study," he comes up with a plan to stop it, and it begins with his being the "server" at the dinner party.

Starring: Charley Chase, Kathryn Crawford, Jean Hersholt, Edward Martindel, Anita Garvin, Betty Montgomery, Dorothy Coburn ..
Directed by: Arch Heath
Release date: 1929-07-21

The Man and the Moment

6.8/10 IMDB

Rich lout marries for freedom.

Starring: Billie Dove, Rod La Rocque, Gwen Lee, Robert Schable, Charles Sellon, George Bunny, Doris Dawson ..
Directed by: George Fitzmaurice
Release date: 1929-07-06
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Innocents of Paris

Innocents of Paris

7.6/10 IMDB

Directed by Richard Wallace.

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Sylvia Beecher, Russell Simpson, George Fawcett, John Miljan, Margaret Livingston, David Durand, Helene Costello ..
Directed by: Richard Wallace
Release date: 1929-01-02
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : Little Johnny Jones

Little Johnny Jones

7.2/10 IMDB

Little Johnny Jones is a jockey who is in love with his all-American sweetheart, Mary Baker, and also his career as the rider of thoroughbred horses. But he almost loses both when he is tricked by a showgirl, Vivian Dale. His story of vindication swings from the racetracks of America to England and the historical National Derby, with plenty of red-white-and-blue bunting waving behind the little patriot.

Starring: Edward Buzzell, Alice Day, Edna Murphy, Robert Edeson, Wheeler Oakman, Ray Turner, Donald Reed ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1929-11-17
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Rescue

The Rescue

7.1/10 IMDB

The English adventurer Tom Lingard gets involved with islanders on a South Seas island, and he also gets involved with Lady Edith and Mr. Travers, a sailing English couple. Tom has an unexpected love affair with Edith and while they are having this affair, Lady Edith husband's boat is destroyed and he is killed.

Starring: Ronald Colman, Lili Damita, Alfred Hickman, Theodore von Eltz, John Davidson, Philip Strange, Bernard Siegel, Winter Blossom ..
Directed by: Herbert Brenon
Release date: 1929-01-12
Best Romance Movies of 1929 : The Devil's Chaplain

The Devil's Chaplain

6.6/10 IMDB

Escaping from a revolution, the King of a mythical Balkan country heads to the United States. Here he finds a friend in the form of dashing secret service agent Yorke Norray.

Starring: Cornelius Keefe, Virginia Brown Faire, Josef Swickard, Boris Karloff, Wheeler Oakman, Leland Carr, George McIntosh ..
Directed by: Duke Worne
Release date: 1929-03-02

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