Best Romance Movies of 1932


Trouble in Paradise

8.0/10 IMDB

Thief Gaston Monescu and pickpocket Lily are partners in crime and love. Working for perfume company executive Mariette Colet, the two crooks decide to combine their criminal talents to rob their employer. Under the alias of Monsieur Laval, Gaston uses his position as Mariette's personal secretary to become closer to her. However, he takes things too far when he actually falls in love with Mariette, and has to choose between her and Lily.

Starring: Miriam Hopkins, Kay Francis, Herbert Marshall, Charles Ruggles, Edward Everett Horton, C. Aubrey Smith, Robert Greig, Luis Alberni, Gino Corrado, George Humbert ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1932-10-30

Grand Hotel

7.3/10 IMDB

Guests at a posh Berlin hotel struggle through worry, scandal, and heartache.

Starring: Greta Garbo, John Barrymore, Joan Crawford, Wallace Beery, Lionel Barrymore, Lewis Stone, Jean Hersholt, Robert McWade, Purnell Pratt, Ferdinand Gottschalk ..
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Release date: 1932-05-25

Horse Feathers

7.5/10 IMDB

Quincy Adams Wagstaff, the new president of Huxley U, hires bumblers Baravelli and Pinky to help his school win the big football game against rival Darwin U.

Starring: Groucho Marx, Harpo Marx, Chico Marx, Zeppo Marx, Thelma Todd, David Landau, Bobby Barber, Reginald Barlow, Vince Barnett, Sheila Bromley ..
Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod
Release date: 1932-08-19

Shanghai Express

7.3/10 IMDB

A beautiful temptress re-kindles an old romance while trying to escape her past during a tension-packed train journey.

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Clive Brook, Anna May Wong, Warner Oland, Eugene Pallette, Lawrence Grant, Louise Closser Hale, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Émile Chautard, George Blagoi ..
Directed by: Josef von Sternberg
Release date: 1932-02-12
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : One Way Passage

One Way Passage

7.5/10 IMDB

A terminally ill woman and a debonair murderer facing execution meet and fall in love on a trans-Pacific crossing, each without knowing the other's secret.

Starring: William Powell, Kay Francis, Aline MacMahon, Frank McHugh, Warren Hymer, Frederick Burton, Glen Cavender, Mike Donlin, Stanley Fields, Willie Fung ..
Directed by: Tay Garnett
Release date: 1932-10-04

A Farewell to Arms

6.4/10 IMDB

A tale of the World War I love affair, begun in Italy, between American ambulance driver Lt. Frederic Henry and British nurse Catherine Barkley. Eventually separated by Frederic's transfer, tremendous challenges and difficult decisions face each as the war rages on.

Starring: Helen Hayes, Gary Cooper, Adolphe Menjou, Mary Philips, Jack La Rue, Blanche Friderici, Mary Forbes, Gilbert Emery, Henry Armetta, Herman Bing ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1932-12-08

Love Me Tonight

7.5/10 IMDB

A Parisian tailor finds himself posing as a baron in order to collect a sizeable bill from an aristocrat, only to fall in love with an aloof young princess.

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Charles Ruggles, Charles Butterworth, Myrna Loy, C. Aubrey Smith, Elizabeth Patterson, Ethel Griffies, Blanche Friderici, Joseph Cawthorn ..
Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian
Release date: 1932-08-18
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : The Man Who Played God

The Man Who Played God

6.8/10 IMDB

While giving a private performance for a visiting monarch, concert pianist Montgomery Royale is deafened when a bomb is detonated in an attempt to assassinate the foreign ruler. With his career over as a result of his injury, Royale returns to New York City with his sister Florence, close friend Mildred Miller, and considerably younger fiancée Grace Blair. After abandoning thoughts of suicide, Montgomery discovers he can lip read, and he spends his days observing people in Central Park from his apartment window. As he learns of people's problems, he tries to help them anonymously. He becomes absorbed in his game of "playing God" but his actions are without sincerity.

Starring: George Arliss, Violet Heming, Bette Davis, André Luguet, Louise Closser Hale, Donald Cook, Ivan F. Simpson, Oscar Apfel, Charles E. Evans, Hedda Hopper ..
Directed by: John G. Adolfi
Release date: 1932-02-19
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Emma


7.0/10 IMDB

When Fred Smith's wife dies in childbirth, Emma Thatcher, who has been nanny to the couple's three children, cares also for the family's new addition. Fred becomes rich and successful, then he and Emma marry. When Fred dies, his will becomes a source of trouble between the children and Emma.

Starring: Marie Dressler, Richard Cromwell, Jean Hersholt, Myrna Loy, John Miljan, Purnell Pratt, Leila Bennett, Barbara Kent, Kathryn Crawford, George Meeker ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1932-01-02
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : One Hour with You

One Hour with You

7.1/10 IMDB

Andre and Colette Bertier are happily married. When Colette introduces her husband to her flirtatious best friend, Mitzi, he does his best to resist her advances. But she is persistent, and very cute, and he succumbs. Mitzi's husband wants to divorce her, and has been having her tailed. Andre gets caught, and must confess to his wife. But Colette has had problems resisting the attentions of another man herself, and they forgive each other.

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Genevieve Tobin, Charles Ruggles, Roland Young, Josephine Dunn, Richard Carle, Barbara Leonard, George Barbier, Lita Chevret ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch, George Cukor
Release date: 1932-03-23

Jewel Robbery

7.2/10 IMDB

A gentleman thief charms a Viennese baron's wife and also conducts a daring daylight robbery of a jeweller's shop.

Starring: William Powell, Kay Francis, Helen Vinson, Hardie Albright, Alan Mowbray, André Luguet, Henry Kolker, Spencer Charters, Lee Kohlmar, Clarence Wilson ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1932-07-08
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Arsène Lupin

Arsène Lupin

6.9/10 IMDB

A charming and very daring thief known as Arsene Lupin is terrorizing the wealthy of Paris, he even goes so far as to threaten the Mona Lisa. But the police, led by the great Guerchard, think they know Arsene Lupin's identity, and they have a secret weapon to catch him.

Starring: John Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore, Karen Morley, John Miljan, Tully Marshall, Henry Armetta, George Davis, James T. Mack, Mary Jane Irving, Mischa Auer ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1932-03-02
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Red-Headed Woman

Red-Headed Woman

7.0/10 IMDB

Lil works for the Legendre Company and causes Bill to divorce Irene and marry her. She has an affair with businessman Gaerste and uses him to force society to pay attention to her.

Starring: Jean Harlow, Chester Morris, Lewis Stone, Leila Hyams, Una Merkel, Henry Stephenson, May Robson, Charles Boyer, Harvey Clark, Henry Armetta ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1932-06-25
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Union Depot

Union Depot

7.0/10 IMDB

Among the travelers of varied backgrounds that meet and interact on one night at Union Depot, a metropolitan train station, are Chick and his friend Scrap Iron, both newly released from prison after serving time for vagrancy. Hungry and desperate for a break, Chick fortuitously comes across across a valise abandoned by a drunken traveler. In it he finds a shaving kit and a suit of clothes with a bankroll, which help transform the affable tramp into a dashing gent. After buying himself a meal, Chick seeks some female companionship among the many hustlers who walk the station. He propositions Ruth Collins, a stranded, out-of-work showgirl and takes her to the station's hotel.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Joan Blondell, Guy Kibbee, Alan Hale, David Landau, George Rosener, Earle Foxe, Frank McHugh, Adrienne Dore, Irving Bacon ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1932-01-14
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Smilin' Through

Smilin' Through

6.9/10 IMDB

On the day of his wedding, Sir John Carteret's fiancée, Moonyeen, is killed by a jealous rival named Jeremy, leaving him emotionally devastated. Carteret spends three decades in seclusion, mostly communing with the spirit of Moonyeen, until he learns that her niece, Kathleen, has become an orphan. He adopts and raises the child as his own but is alarmed when, as a young woman, she falls in love with the son of Moonyeen's murderer.

Starring: Norma Shearer, Fredric March, Leslie Howard, O. P. Heggie, Ralph Forbes, Beryl Mercer, Margaret Seddon, Forrester Harvey, Herbert Bunston, James Bush ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1932-09-24
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Forbidden


6.9/10 IMDB

On a cruise to Cuba, Lulu Smith falls in love with Bob Grover. Back home, she breaks off the romance when he tells her he is married. Lulu has a baby, but doesn't tell Bob, who turns out to be a rising politician. She passes herself off as the baby's nanny. When Bob learns what is going on, he adopts the little girl, not telling his wife or anyone else where she came from. Lulu gets a job at a newspaper. Things get complicated when the editor gets the dirt on Grover, but also wants to marry Lulu

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Adolphe Menjou, Ralph Bellamy, Dorothy Peterson, Thomas Jefferson, Myrna Fresholt, Charlotte Henry, Oliver Eckhardt ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1932-01-09
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Queen Kelly

Queen Kelly

7.1/10 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: 1932-10-18

Merrily We Go to Hell

6.9/10 IMDB

A drunken newspaperman, Jerry Corbett, is rescued from his alcoholic haze by an heiress, Joan Prentice, whose love sobers him up and encourages him to write a play, but he lapses back into dipsomania.

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, Fredric March, Adrianne Allen, Skeets Gallagher, George Irving, Esther Howard, Charles Coleman, Cary Grant, Florence Britton, Kent Taylor ..
Directed by: Dorothy Arzner
Release date: 1932-06-10
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Movie Crazy

Movie Crazy

7.1/10 IMDB

After a mix-up with his application photograph, an aspiring actor is invited to a screen test and goes off to Hollywood.

Starring: Harold Lloyd, Constance Cummings, Kenneth Thomson, Louise Closser Hale, Spencer Charters, Robert McWade, Eddie Fetherston, Sydney Jarvis, Harold Goodwin, Mary Doran ..
Directed by: Clyde Bruckman, Harold Lloyd
Release date: 1932-09-23
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Hot Saturday

Hot Saturday

6.6/10 IMDB

A pretty but virtuous small-town bank clerk is the victim of a vicious rumor from an unsuccessful suitor that she spent the night with a notorious womanizer.

Starring: Nancy Carroll, Cary Grant, Randolph Scott, Edward Woods, Lilian Bond, William Collier Sr., Jane Darwell, Grady Sutton, Mark Strong, Nora Cecil ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1932-10-28
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : No Man of Her Own

No Man of Her Own

6.6/10 IMDB

An on-the-lam New York card shark marries a small-town librarian who thinks he's a businessman.

Starring: Clark Gable, Carole Lombard, Dorothy Mackaill, Grant Mitchell, Elizabeth Patterson, George Barbier, J. Farrell MacDonald, Tommy Conlon, Walter Walker, Paul Ellis ..
Directed by: Wesley Ruggles
Release date: 1932-12-30
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Penguin Pool Murder

Penguin Pool Murder

6.9/10 IMDB

New York schoolmarm Hildegarde Withers assists a detective when a body of unscrupulous stockbroker Gerald Parker suddenly appears in the penguin tank at the aquarium.

Starring: Edna May Oliver, Robert Armstrong, James Gleason, Mae Clarke, Donald Cook, Edgar Kennedy, Clarence Wilson, James Donlan, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Sidney Miller ..
Directed by: George Archainbaud
Release date: 1932-12-09
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : So Big!

So Big!

6.8/10 IMDB

A farmer's widow takes on the land and her late husband's tempestuous son.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Dickie Moore, Bette Davis, Mae Madison, Hardie Albright, Alan Hale, Earle Foxe, Robert Warwick, Dorothy Peterson ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1932-04-30
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Me and My Gal

Me and My Gal

6.6/10 IMDB

Jaunty young policeman Danny Dolan falls in love with waterfront cafe waitress Helen Riley.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Joan Bennett, Marion Burns, George Walsh, J. Farrell MacDonald, Noel Madison, Henry B. Walthall, Bert Hanlon, Adrian Morris, George Chandler ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh, Philip Dunne
Release date: 1932-12-04
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : The Beast of the City

The Beast of the City

6.7/10 IMDB

Police Chief Jim Fitzpatrick is after gangster Sam Belmonte. He uses his corrupt brother Ed to watch over Daisy who was associated with Belmonte.

Starring: Walter Huston, Jean Harlow, Wallace Ford, Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Peterson, Tully Marshall, Emmett Corrigan, Warner Richmond, Sandy Roth, J. Carrol Naish ..
Directed by: Charles Brabin
Release date: 1932-02-13
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : The Animal Kingdom

The Animal Kingdom

6.4/10 IMDB

Tom Collier has had a great relationship with Daisy, but when he decides to marry, it is not Daisy whom he asks, it is Cecelia. After the marriage, Tom is bored with the social scene and the obligations of his life. He publishes books that will sell, not books that he wants to write. Even worse, he has his old friend working as a butler and Cecelia wants him fired. When Tom tries to get back together with Daisy to renew the feelings that he once felt, Daisy turns the tables on him and leaves to protect both of them.

Starring: Ann Harding, Leslie Howard, Myrna Loy, William Gargan, Neil Hamilton, Ilka Chase, Henry Stephenson, Leni Stengel, Don Dillaway ..
Directed by: Edward H. Griffith, George Cukor
Release date: 1932-12-28
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Fast Life

Fast Life

5.9/10 IMDB

Two sailors (William Haines and Cliff Edwards) are leaving the US Navy after 10 years. In their spare time, one of them (Haines) invents a carburetor that should increase the speed that powered boats will run, but all they succeed in doing is sinking the Admiral's barge. After discharge, broke and out of work, they find work with a boat builder who wants the fastest race boat in the world. They design the boat, carburetor and the engine but lack of money and the foreclosure of the business hinders their efforts to prove the new design.

Starring: William Haines, Madge Evans, Conrad Nagel, Arthur Byron, Cliff Edwards, Warburton Gamble, Kenneth Thomson, Albert Gran, Ben Hendricks Jr., Brooks Benedict ..
Directed by: Harry A. Pollard
Release date: 1932-12-16

Murders in the Rue Morgue

6.3/10 IMDB

In 19th Century Paris, a maniac abducts young women and injects them with ape blood in an attempt to prove ape-human kinship but constantly meets failure as the abducted women die.

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Leon Ames, Sidney Fox, Bert Roach, Noble Johnson, Betty Ross Clarke, Brandon Hurst, D'Arcy Corrigan, Arlene Francis, Iron Eyes Cody ..
Directed by: Robert Florey
Release date: 1932-02-21
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Bird of Paradise

Bird of Paradise

6.0/10 IMDB

When a young South Seas sailor falls overboard, the beautiful daughter of a Polynesian king dives in and saves his life. Thus begins the romance of Johnny and Luana. Though Luana is promised to another man, Johnny whisks her away, and for a brief time the lovers live very happily together. But, when a local volcano threatens their lives, Luana knows that she must sacrifice herself to the volcanic gods in order to save her island.

Starring: Dolores del Río, Joel McCrea, John Halliday, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Bert Roach, Lon Chaney Jr., Wade Boteler, Arnold Gray, Reginald Simpson, Napoleon Pukui ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1932-08-12
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Sleepless Nights

Sleepless Nights

6.8/10 IMDB

A journalist is sent to the South of France to interview a reclusive millionaire..He offers his hotel bedroom to the millionaires daughter to use to avoid her boyfriend,who is actually a crook, His boss arrives unexpectedly and as there is no other room available expects to share the hotel room with him, he explains the situation by saying he had just married the girl.Obviously lots of comedic situations arise because of this.

Starring: Stanley Lupino, Polly Walker, Gerald Rawlinson, Frederick Lloyd, Percy Parsons, Charlotte Parry, David Miller, Hal Gordon ..
Directed by: Thomas Bentley
Release date: 1932-11-07
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : The Big Broadcast

The Big Broadcast

6.7/10 IMDB

The top brass at a radio station believe their popular new star singer is paying more attention to his love life than to his career.

Starring: Bing Crosby, George Burns, Gracie Allen, Stuart Erwin, Leila Hyams, George Barbier, Sharon Lynn, Kate Smith, Cab Calloway, Ralph Robertson ..
Directed by: Frank Tuttle
Release date: 1932-10-14

The Rich Are Always with Us

6.2/10 IMDB

A wealthy couple's marriage is falling apart due to the man's infidelity. The wife's male friend has long loved her and sees his big opportunity.

Starring: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Bette Davis, John Miljan, Adrienne Dore, John Wray, Walter Walker, Robert Warwick, Berton Churchill, Virginia Hammond ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1932-05-21

Beauty and the Boss

6.8/10 IMDB

An ultra-efficient Plain Jane secretary blossoms when she accompanies her boss on a business trip to Paris.

Starring: Warren William, Marian Marsh, Charles Butterworth, Mary Doran, David Manners, Frederick Kerr, Robert Greig, Yola d'Avril, Harry Holman, Olaf Hytten ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1932-04-09
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : There Goes the Bride

There Goes the Bride

6.7/10 IMDB

A businessman's daughter runs away from an arranged marriage, only to find herself penniless and suspected of theft after she becomes the victim of a bag thief in the train. When she refuses to tell him who she really is, her accuser decides to take her home where he can keep an eye on her until 12 o'clock the next day, the time at which she has calculated that it will be safe to tell the truth! But when his fiancée arrives unexpectedly and then his 'guest' is mistaken for her, it all gets rather embarrassing...

Starring: Jessie Matthews, Owen Nares, Carol Goodner, Jerry Verno, Mignon O'Doherty, Roland Culver, David Niven, Charles Carson, Barbara Everest, Laurence Hanray ..
Directed by: Albert de Courville
Release date: 1932-10-25
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Tiger Shark

Tiger Shark

6.4/10 IMDB

A Portuguese tuna fisherman catches his bride with his first mate.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Richard Arlen, Zita Johann, Leila Bennett, J. Carrol Naish, Vince Barnett, William Ricciardi, Edwin Maxwell, Sheila Bromley, Toshia Mori ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1932-09-24
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Virtue


6.9/10 IMDB

Given a second chance after her arrest for prostitution, Mae decides to go straight. Mae is soon befriended by kindly cab driver Jimmy Doyle who gets her work at a diner, where she meets Gert, another former prostitute. Mae and Jimmy fall in love, marry and save to buy a small business. Gert then pleads for money from Mae, which results in her unwitting involvement in a crime. Believing Mae has lied and cheated him, Jimmy threatens to leave her.

Starring: Carole Lombard, Pat O’Brien, Ward Bond, Shirley Grey, Mayo Methot, Jack La Rue, Willard Robertson, Lew Kelly, Fred Santley, Arthur Wanzer ..
Directed by: Edward Buzzell
Release date: 1932-10-25
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : No More Orchids

No More Orchids

6.6/10 IMDB

Despite loving another man, a young woman is talked into marrying a wealthy and boorish prince in order to help her financially-strapped father.

Starring: Carole Lombard, Lyle Talbot, Walter Connolly, Louise Closser Hale, Allen Vincent, C. Aubrey Smith, Ruthelma Stevens, Arthur Housman, William V. Mong, Jameson Thomas ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1932-11-25
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Skyscraper Souls

Skyscraper Souls

7.2/10 IMDB

Skyscraper Souls is a Pre-Code 1932 drama film starring Warren William and Maureen O'Sullivan. The film was directed by Edgar Selwyn and is based upon the novel Skycraper by Faith Baldwin. The film depicts the aspirations and lives of several people in the Seacoast National Bank Building. Among them is David Dwight, the womanizing bank owner who keeps his estranged wife happy by paying her bills. His secretary Sarah wants him to get a divorce so they can marry.

Starring: Warren William, Maureen O'Sullivan, Gregory Ratoff, Anita Page, Norman Foster, Verree Teasdale, George Barbier, Jean Hersholt, Wallace Ford, Hedda Hopper ..
Directed by: Edgar Selwyn
Release date: 1932-07-16
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Hell Divers

Hell Divers

6.4/10 IMDB

The story of two Naval crewmen who work hard at sea and play harder on land.

Starring: Wallace Beery, Clark Gable, Conrad Nagel, Dorothy Jordan, Marie Prevost, Marjorie Rambeau, Cliff Edwards, John Miljan, Landers Stevens, Reed Howes ..
Directed by: George W. Hill
Release date: 1932-01-16
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Panama Flo

Panama Flo

6.4/10 IMDB

An engineer makes a thieving entertainer work off her debts as a housekeeper at his jungle mining camp.

Starring: Helen Twelvetrees, Robert Armstrong, Charles Bickford, Marjorie Peterson, Maude Eburne, Paul Hurst, Reina Velez, Hans Joby, Ernie Adams, Willie Fung ..
Directed by: Tay Garnett, Ralph Murphy
Release date: 1932-01-29
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : The Kid from Spain

The Kid from Spain

6.5/10 IMDB

Eddie and his Mexican friend Ricardo are expelled from college after Ricardo put Eddie in the girl's dormitory when he was drunk. Per chance Eddie gets mixed up in a bank robbery and is forced to drive the robbers to safety. To get rid of him they force him to leave the USA for Mexico, but a cop is following him. Eddie meets Ricardo there, Ricardo helps him avoid being arrested by the cop when he introduces Eddie as the great Spanish bullfighter Don Sebastian II. The problem is, the cop is still curious and has tickets for the bullfight. Eddie's situation becomes more critical, when he tries to help Ricardo to win the girl he loves, but she's engaged to a "real" Mexican, who is, unknown to her father, involved in illegal business. While trying to avoid all this trouble, Eddie himself falls in love with his friend's girl friend's sister Rosalie, who also want to see the great Don Sebastian II to kill the bull in the arena.

Starring: Eddie Cantor, Lyda Roberti, Robert Young, Ruth Hall, John Miljan, Noah Beery, J. Carrol Naish, Robert Emmett O'Connor, Stanley Fields, Paul Porcasi ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1932-11-17
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Shopworn


6.4/10 IMDB

A waitress falls for a wealthy young man but has to fight his mother to find happiness.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Regis Toomey, Zasu Pitts, Lucien Littlefield, Clara Blandick, Robert Alden, Oscar Apfel, Maude Turner Gordon, Albert Conti, Bess Flowers ..
Directed by: Nick Grinde
Release date: 1932-03-25
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Make Me a Star

Make Me a Star

6.5/10 IMDB

A grocery clerk, longing to become a cowboy actor, goes to Hollywood in search of fame and fortune. Unfortunately, his acting ability is non-existent.

Starring: Joan Blondell, Stuart Erwin, Zasu Pitts, Ben Turpin, Charles Sellon, Florence Roberts, Helen Jerome Eddy, Arthur Hoyt, George Templeton, Ruth Donnelly ..
Directed by: William Beaudine
Release date: 1932-07-01
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : The Washington Masquerade

The Washington Masquerade

6.0/10 IMDB

An honest, talented and well respected attorney defeats a corrupt incumbent U.S. Senator. After a very good start he has to face the subtle temptations and innocent looking traps of Washington.

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Karen Morley, Diane Sinclair, Nils Asther, Reginald Barlow, William Collier Sr., William Morris, Rafaela Ottiano, C. Henry Gordon, Berton Churchill ..
Directed by: Charles Brabin
Release date: 1932-07-09
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Lady with a Past

Lady with a Past

6.2/10 IMDB

A wealthy girl hires a male escort to make one of her male friends jealous. She spreads rumours about her character that makes her popular amongst all bachelors in the city including her friend.

Starring: Constance Bennett, Ben Lyon, David Manners, Don Alvarado, Albert Conti, Merna Kennedy, Astrid Allwyn, Don Dillaway, Blanche Friderici, John Roche ..
Directed by: Edward H. Griffith
Release date: 1932-02-19

Man Wanted

6.5/10 IMDB

A female editor of a magazine falls in love with her male secretary.

Starring: Kay Francis, David Manners, Una Merkel, Andy Devine, Kenneth Thomson, Claire Dodd, Elizabeth Patterson, Bess Flowers, Edward Van Sloan, Robert Greig ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1932-04-23
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : The Half Naked Truth

The Half Naked Truth

6.2/10 IMDB

A barker at a down-at-the-heels carnival becomes a powerhouse New York publicity man as he transforms a sideshow dancer into a Broadway sensation.

Starring: Lupe Vélez, Lee Tracy, Eugene Pallette, Frank Morgan, Shirley Chambers, Franklin Pangborn, Robert McKenzie, Mary Mason, Bess Flowers, William H. O'Brien ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Release date: 1932-12-16
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : Roar of the Dragon

Roar of the Dragon

6.3/10 IMDB

A boatload of Westerners is trapped in Manchuria as bandits led by Russian renegade Voronsky ravage the area. Seeking refuge in a fortified inn, the group is led by the boat's Captain Carson, who becomes involved with a woman who "belongs" to Voronsky. Carson must contend with the bandits outside and the conflicting personalities of those trapped inside the inn, as well as dealing with spies among the inn's personnel.

Starring: Richard Dix, Gwili Andre, Edward Everett Horton, Arline Judge, Zasu Pitts, Dudley Digges, C. Henry Gordon, William Orlamond, Arthur Stone, Toshia Mori ..
Directed by: Wesley Ruggles
Release date: 1932-07-08
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : The Robot

The Robot

6.8/10 IMDB

Bimbo is a mechanic whose girlfriend (not Betty) agrees to marry him if he wins a fight against "One-Round Mike." Quick as a wink, he transforms his car into a robot to help him in the ring!

Directed by: Dave Fleischer
Release date: 1932-02-05
Best Romance Movies of 1932 : This Is the Night

This Is the Night

6.7/10 IMDB

When Stephen, the husband of Gerald’s mistress, Claire, discovers a pair of tickets for their planned trip to Venice, Gerald must invent a wife to cover their tracks. He is then forced to hire a woman to play “his wife” when Stephen insists he and Claire accompany them to Venice.

Starring: Lili Damita, Charles Ruggles, Roland Young, Thelma Todd, Cary Grant, Claire Dodd, Irving Bacon, Davison Clark, Gino Corrado, Alex Melesh ..
Directed by: Frank Tuttle
Release date: 1932-04-08

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