Best Romance Movies of 1933


42nd Street

7.3/10 IMDB

A producer puts on what may be his last Broadway show, and at the last moment a chorus girl has to replace the star.

Starring: Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Warner Baxter, Bebe Daniels, George Brent, Guy Kibbee, Una Merkel, Ginger Rogers, Ned Sparks, Allen Jenkins ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon, Busby Berkeley
Release date: 1933-03-11

Design for Living

7.4/10 IMDB

An independent woman can't choose between the two men she loves.

Starring: Fredric March, Gary Cooper, Miriam Hopkins, Edward Everett Horton, Franklin Pangborn, Isabel Jewell, Jane Darwell, Wyndham Standing, Adrienne D'Ambricourt, Cosmo Kyrle Bellew ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1933-12-29

Baby Face

7.5/10 IMDB

A young woman uses her body and her sexuality to help her climb the social ladder, but soon begins to wonder if her new status will ever bring her happiness.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Donald Cook, Alphonse Ethier, Henry Kolker, Margaret Lindsay, Arthur Hohl, John Wayne, Robert Barrat, Douglass Dumbrille ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1933-07-13

Footlight Parade

7.5/10 IMDB

A fledgling producer finds himself at odds with his workers, financiers and his greedy ex-wife when he tries to produce live musicals for movie-going audiences.

Starring: James Cagney, Joan Blondell, Ruby Keeler, Dick Powell, Frank McHugh, Ruth Donnelly, Guy Kibbee, Hugh Herbert, Claire Dodd, Gordon Westcott ..
Directed by: Lloyd Bacon, Busby Berkeley
Release date: 1933-10-21

Queen Christina

7.5/10 IMDB

Queen Christina of Sweden is a popular monarch who is loyal to her country. However, when she falls in love with a Spanish envoy, she must choose between the throne and the man she loves.

Starring: Greta Garbo, John Gilbert, Ian Keith, Lewis Stone, Elizabeth Young, C. Aubrey Smith, Reginald Owen, David Torrence, Gustav von Seyffertitz, Georges Renavent ..
Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian
Release date: 1933-12-26

Dancing Lady

6.8/10 IMDB

Janie lives to dance and will dance anywhere, even stripping in a burlesque house. Tod Newton, the rich playboy, discovers her there and helps her get a job in a real Broadway musical being directed by Patch. Tod thinks he can get what he wants from Janie, Patch thinks Janie is using her charms rather than talent to get to the top, and Janie thinks Patch is the greatest. Steve, the stage manager, has the Three Stooges helping him manage all the show girls. Fred Astaire and Nelson Eddy make appearances as famous Broadway personalities.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, May Robson, Winnie Lightner, Fred Astaire, Robert Benchley, Ted Healy, Moe Howard, Curly Howard ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1933-11-24

The Little Giant

7.0/10 IMDB

Prohibition is ending so bootlegger Bugs Ahearn decides to crack California society. He leases a house from down-on-her-luck Ruth and hires her as social secretary. He rescues Polly Cass from a horsefall and goes home to meet her dad who sells him some phony stock certificates. When he learns about this he sends to Chicago for mob help.

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Mary Astor, Helen Vinson, Russell Hopton, Kenneth Thomson, Shirley Grey, Berton Churchill, Don Dillaway, Louise Mackintosh, Lester Dorr ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1933-05-20
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Employees' Entrance

Employees' Entrance

7.2/10 IMDB

Kurt Anderson is the tyrannical manager of a New York department store in financial straits. He thinks nothing of firing an employee of more than 20 years or of toying with the affections of every woman he meets. One such victim is Madeline, a beautiful young woman in need of a job. Anderson hires her as a salesgirl, but not before the two spend the night together. Madeline is ashamed, especially after she falls for Martin West, a rising young star at the store. Her biggest fear is that Martin finds out the truth about her "career move."

Starring: Warren William, Loretta Young, Wallace Ford, Alice White, Hale Hamilton, Allen Jenkins, Charles Sellon, Albert Gran, Ruth Donnelly, Frank Reicher ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1933-02-11
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Man's Castle

Man's Castle

7.1/10 IMDB

An unemployed man turns to crime when he gets his girlfriend pregnant.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Loretta Young, Marjorie Rambeau, Glenda Farrell, Walter Connolly, Arthur Hohl, Dickie Moore, Helen Jerome Eddy ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1933-11-20

I'm No Angel

6.9/10 IMDB

The bold Tira works as dancing beauty and lion tamer at a fair. Out of an urgent need of money, she agrees to a risky new number: she'll put her head into the lion's mouth! With this attraction, the circus makes it to New York and Tira can pursue her dearest occupation— flirting with rich men and accepting expensive presents.

Starring: Mae West, Cary Grant, Gregory Ratoff, Edward Arnold, Ralf Harolde, Kent Taylor, Gertrude Michael, Russell Hopton, Dorothy Peterson, William B. Davidson ..
Directed by: Wesley Ruggles
Release date: 1933-10-06
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Midnight Mary

Midnight Mary

7.0/10 IMDB

A young woman is on trial for murder. In flashback, we learn of her struggles to overcome poverty as a teenager -- a mistaken arrest and prison term for shoplifting and lack of employment lead to involvement with gangsters. In a brothel, she meets a young lawyer, scion of a wealthy and prestigious family, who falls for her and helps her turn around her life. But her past catches up with her, and she must face the music rather than cause him scandal.

Starring: Loretta Young, Ricardo Cortez, Franchot Tone, Andy Devine, Una Merkel, Frank Conroy, Warren Hymer, Ivan F. Simpson, Harold Huber, Sandy Roth ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1933-06-30


7.1/10 IMDB

A glamorous film star rebels against the studio, her pushy press agent and a family of hangers-on.

Starring: Jean Harlow, Lee Tracy, Frank Morgan, Franchot Tone, Pat O’Brien, Una Merkel, Ted Healy, Ivan Lebedeff, Isabel Jewell, Louise Beavers ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1933-10-13
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : The Private Life of Henry VIII

The Private Life of Henry VIII

7.0/10 IMDB

Renowned for his excess, King Henry VIII goes through a series of wives during his rule. With Anne Boleyn, his second wife, executed on charges of treason, King Henry weds maid Jane Seymour, but that marriage also ends in tragedy. Not one to be single for long, the king picks German-born Anne of Cleves as his bride, but their union lasts only months before an annulment is granted, and King Henry continues his string of spouses.

Starring: Charles Laughton, Robert Donat, Franklin Dyall, Miles Mander, Laurence Hanray, William Austin, John Loder, Claud Allister, Gibb McLaughlin, Sam Livesey ..
Directed by: Alexander Korda
Release date: 1933-08-17
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Gabriel Over the White House

Gabriel Over the White House

6.4/10 IMDB

A political hack becomes President during the height of the Depression and undergoes a metamorphosis into an incorruptible statesman after a near-fatal accident.

Starring: Walter Huston, Karen Morley, Franchot Tone, Arthur Byron, Dickie Moore, C. Henry Gordon, David Landau, Samuel S. Hinds, William Pawley, Jean Parker ..
Directed by: Gregory La Cava
Release date: 1933-03-31

The Bitter Tea of General Yen

6.9/10 IMDB

An American missionary is gradually seduced by a courtly warlord holding her in Shanghai.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Nils Asther, Toshia Mori, Walter Connolly, Gavin Gordon, Lucien Littlefield, Richard Loo, Helen Jerome Eddy, Emmett Corrigan, Clara Blandick ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1933-01-06


6.7/10 IMDB

Alison Drake, the tough-minded executive of an automobile factory, succeeds in the man's world of business until she meets an independent design engineer.

Starring: Ruth Chatterton, George Brent, Lois Wilson, Johnny Mack Brown, Ruth Donnelly, Ferdinand Gottschalk, Phillip Reed, Gavin Gordon, Kenneth Thomson, Huey White ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1933-11-11
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Peg o' My Heart

Peg o' My Heart

6.5/10 IMDB

Peg and her father live a simple life in an Irish fishing village. One day Sir Gerald arrives at the village to tell Pat that Peg is heir to estate of her grandfather, who hated Pat. The upshot of the will is that she must go to England for 3 years to learn to be a lady and that Pat can never see her again.

Starring: Marion Davies, Onslow Stevens, J. Farrell MacDonald, Juliette Compton, Irene Browne, Tyrell Davis, Alan Mowbray, Doris Lloyd, Robert Greig, Nora Cecil ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1933-05-26

Flying Down to Rio

6.6/10 IMDB

A dance band leader finds love and success in Brazil.

Starring: Dolores del Río, Gene Raymond, Raul Roulien, Ginger Rogers, Fred Astaire, Blanche Friderici, Walter Walker, Etta Moten, Roy D'Arcy, Maurice Black ..
Directed by: Thornton Freeland
Release date: 1933-12-22
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Hold Your Man

Hold Your Man

6.9/10 IMDB

Ruby falls in love with small-time con man Eddie. During a botched blackmail scheme, Eddie accidentally kills the man they were setting up. Eddie takes off and Ruby is sent to a reformatory for two years.

Starring: Jean Harlow, Clark Gable, Stuart Erwin, Dorothy Burgess, Muriel Kirkland, Garry Owen, Barbara Barondess, Elizabeth Patterson, Inez Courtney, Blanche Friderici ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1933-06-30
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Let's Fall in Love

Let's Fall in Love

5.9/10 IMDB

A carnival girl pretends to be Swedish in order to win a movie role.

Starring: Edmund Lowe, Ann Sothern, Tala Birell, Miriam Jordan, Gregory Ratoff, Greta Meyer, Betty Furness, Art Jarrett, Anderson Lawler, Marjorie Gateson ..
Directed by: David Burton
Release date: 1933-12-26

Ladies They Talk About

6.6/10 IMDB

A moll, imprisoned after participating in a bank robbery, helps with a breakout plot.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Preston Foster, Lyle Talbot, Dorothy Burgess, Lillian Roth, Maude Eburne, Ruth Donnelly, Harold Huber, Robert McWade, Cecil Cunningham ..
Directed by: Howard Bretherton, William Keighley
Release date: 1933-02-04
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Morning Glory

Morning Glory

6.4/10 IMDB

Wildly optimistic chatterbox Eva Lovelace is a would-be actress trying to crash the New York stage. She attracts the interest of a paternal actor, a philandering producer, and an earnest playwright. Is she destined for stardom, or will she fade like a morning glory after its brief blooming?

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Adolphe Menjou, Mary Duncan, C. Aubrey Smith, Don Alvarado, Fred Santley, Richard Carle, Tyler Brooke, Geneva Mitchell ..
Directed by: Lowell Sherman
Release date: 1933-08-18
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : When Ladies Meet

When Ladies Meet

6.7/10 IMDB

Mary, a writer working on a novel about a love triangle, is attracted to her publisher. Her suitor Jimmy is determined to break them up; he introduces Mary to the publisher's wife without telling Mary who she is.

Starring: Ann Harding, Robert Montgomery, Myrna Loy, Alice Brady, Frank Morgan, Martin Burton, Luis Alberni, Sterling Holloway, David Newell ..
Directed by: Harry Beaumont
Release date: 1933-06-23
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Today We Live

Today We Live

5.9/10 IMDB

Two lovers are living together and are not married; they had made a promise as children to get married when they grew up, but they "didn't wait."

Starring: Joan Crawford, Gary Cooper, Robert Young, Franchot Tone, Roscoe Karns, Louise Closser Hale, Rollo Lloyd, Hilda Vaughn, Ernie Alexander, Glen Cavender ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks, Richard Rosson
Release date: 1933-03-03
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Aggie Appleby, Maker of Men

Aggie Appleby, Maker of Men

6.6/10 IMDB

Tough Aggie gives a street guy polish and a rich kid gumption.

Starring: Wynne Gibson, Charles Farrell, William Gargan, Zasu Pitts, Jane Darwell, Betty Furness, Blanche Friderici, Bud Geary, Edward Keane, Brooks Benedict ..
Directed by: Mark Sandrich
Release date: 1933-10-18
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : A Bedtime Story

A Bedtime Story

7.0/10 IMDB

Parisian playboy plays father to an abandoned baby who interferes with his womanising.

Starring: Maurice Chevalier, Helen Twelvetrees, Edward Everett Horton, Baby LeRoy, Adrienne Ames, Earle Foxe, Leah Ray, Betty Lorraine, Gertrude Michael, Ernest Wood ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1933-04-22
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Going Hollywood

Going Hollywood

6.2/10 IMDB

The film tells the story of Sylvia, a French teacher at an all-girl school, who wants to find love. When she hears Bill Williams on the radio, she decides to go visit and thank him. However, difficult problems lay ahead when Lili gets in the way.

Starring: Marion Davies, Bing Crosby, Fifi D'Orsay, Stuart Erwin, Ned Sparks, Patsy Kelly, Bobby Watson, Three Radio Rogues, Eddie Bartell, Wallace Beery ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1933-12-22
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : The Silver Cord

The Silver Cord

6.9/10 IMDB

A domineering matriarch is less than happy when her son brings home his new bride. She immediately sets to work at sabotaging their marriage as well as the engagement of her younger and weaker son.

Starring: Irene Dunne, Joel McCrea, Laura Hope Crews, Eric Linden, Frances Dee, Helen Cromwell, Paul Irving, Perry Ivins, Reginald Pasch, Gustav von Seyffertitz ..
Directed by: John Cromwell
Release date: 1933-05-05
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : The Nuisance

The Nuisance

6.6/10 IMDB

Fast-talker extraordinaire Tracy gives one of his quintessential wiseguy performances as a conniving ambulance chaser who falls in love with Evans, unaware she's a special investigator for a streetcar company he's repeatedly victimized.

Starring: Lee Tracy, Madge Evans, Frank Morgan, Charles Butterworth, John Miljan, Virginia Cherrill, David Landau, Greta Meyer, Herman Bing, Samuel S. Hinds ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1933-06-03

Hallelujah, I'm a Bum

6.9/10 IMDB

A New York tramp falls in love with the mayor's amnesiac girlfriend after rescuing her from a suicide attempt.

Starring: Al Jolson, Madge Evans, Frank Morgan, Harry Langdon, Chester Conklin, Tyler Brooke, Tammany Young, Bert Roach, Edgar Connor, Dorothea Wolbert ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1933-02-03
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Child of Manhattan

Child of Manhattan

6.4/10 IMDB

Paul Vanderkill is extraordinarily wealthy because his grandfather happened to buy farmland in what was to become Midtown Manhattan. The Loveland Dance Hall is one of the tenants of the Vanderkill estates. To reassure his aunt Sophie, Vanderkill visits Loveland to determine whether it is as disreputable as Sophie suspects. There he meets a dime-a-dance girl, Madeleine MacGonagal, who charms him with her quaint proletarian accent. They begin a secret affair, which turns into a secret marriage when pregnancy ensues. When the baby fails to survive, Madeleine decides that since he had married her only for the baby's sake, she should make haste to Mexico to secure a divorce. There she meets Panama Canal Kelly, a former suitor who now owns a silver mine. Her plans for divorce and quick remarriage are complicated when Vanderkill arrives to confront her.

Starring: Nancy Carroll, John Boles, Buck Jones, Jane Darwell, Betty Grable, Jessie Ralph, Clara Blandick, Luis Alberni, Warburton Gamble, Garry Owen ..
Directed by: Edward Buzzell
Release date: 1933-02-11
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Reunion in Vienna

Reunion in Vienna

6.1/10 IMDB

An exiled archduke (John Barrymore) tries to renew romance with a former lover (Diana Wynyard) now wed to a psychiatrist (Frank Morgan).

Starring: John Barrymore, Diana Wynyard, Frank Morgan, Una Merkel, May Robson, Henry Travers, Nella Walker, Eduardo Ciannelli, Bodil Rosing, Bela Loblov ..
Directed by: Sidney Franklin
Release date: 1933-06-16
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday

7.3/10 IMDB

On the back of the Wall Street Crash of 1929, a young business man is about to commit suicide. With the note to his wife scribbled down and a gun in his hand, he notices a thick envelope addressed to him at the desk. As he begin to read, we're taken back to the days of WW1 and his meeting with a young woman named Mary Lane.

Starring: Margaret Sullavan, John Boles, Billie Burke, Edna May Oliver, Benita Hume, Reginald Denny, George Meeker, Jimmy Butler, Noel Francis, Jane Darwell ..
Directed by: John M. Stahl
Release date: 1933-11-01
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Forgotten


6.7/10 IMDB

Papa Strauss, a widower, is being shifted around from one married-son's home to the other, and is unwelcome at all because his daughter-in-laws' object to his smelly pipe smoking. Finally the family tucks him 'out of sight and out of mind' into a nursing home, with very little 'honor thy father' thought given to it. However, unmarried daughter, Lena, who loves her father dearly, has a bright fiancée, who makes a lot of money off of a patent, and they make a home for him.

Starring: Leon Ames, June Clyde, Natalie Kingston, Selmer Jackson, Lee Kohlmar, Natalie Moorhead, Otto Lederer, Tom Ricketts, William Collier Jr. ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1933-02-14
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : On Secret Service

On Secret Service

6.1/10 IMDB

Greta Nissen stars as an Italian noblewoman living a dangerous double life as a spy. A remake of the celebrated German thriller Spione am Werk. Co-starring noted German actor Karl Ludwig Diehl and American matinee idol Don Alvarado. The film takes place in Vienna, 1912. When an Austrian staff officer is implicated by association with a known Italian spy he goes on the run. Three years later - as the Great War gets into full swing - he returns and begs the Austrian Secret Service to allow him to clear his name from suspicion.

Starring: Greta Nissen, Karl Ludwig Diehl, Don Alvarado, Lester Matthews, Esme Percy, C.M. Hallard, Austin Trevor, Cecil Ramage, Wallace Geoffrey ..
Directed by: Arthur B. Woods
Release date: 1933-12-15

The Ghoul

5.8/10 IMDB

Professor Morlant, a British Egyptologist, seeks immortality through the power of a jewel buried in the tomb of an Oriental idol. Upon his death, Morlant returns to earth to seek vengeance upon those who removed the jewel from his grave.

Starring: Boris Karloff, Cedric Hardwicke, Ernest Thesiger, Ralph Richardson, Dorothy Hyson, Anthony Bushell, Kathleen Harrison, Harold Huth, D.A. Clarke-Smith, Jack Raine ..
Directed by: T. Hayes Hunter
Release date: 1933-08-01
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : The Solitaire Man

The Solitaire Man

6.3/10 IMDB

An almost-retired jewel thief plans to marry Helen, his partner in crime. Their plans are shattered when Bascom, a gang member, arrives with a stolen necklace, putting their whole gang at risk.

Starring: Herbert Marshall, Mary Boland, Lionel Atwill, May Robson, Elizabeth Allan, Ralph Forbes, Lucile Gleason, Robert McWade, Jean De Briac, Lawrence Grant ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1933-09-22
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Hello, Sister!

Hello, Sister!

6.3/10 IMDB

Peggy and her friend Millie are strolling down Broadway while Jimmy and Mac are trolling Broadway, and the four get together...

Starring: James Dunn, Zasu Pitts, Boots Mallory, Minna Gombell, Terrance Ray, Will Stanton, Henry Kolker, Walter Walker, Astrid Allwyn, Claude King ..
Directed by: Erich von Stroheim, Raoul Walsh, Alfred L. Werker
Release date: 1933-04-14
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : I Am Suzanne!

I Am Suzanne!

7.3/10 IMDB

A dancer falls in love with a puppeteer, much to the consternation of her manipulative manager. The puppeteer himself seems more interested in his puppets than in romance with her. Can she find true love?

Starring: Lilian Harvey, Gene Raymond, Leslie Banks, Geneva Mitchell, Georgia Caine, Murray Kinnell, Halliwell Hobbes, Edward Keane, Lionel Belmore, Lynn Bari ..
Directed by: Rowland V. Lee
Release date: 1933-12-25

Hard to Handle

6.7/10 IMDB

A hustling public relations man promotes a series of fads.

Starring: James Cagney, Mary Brian, Allen Jenkins, Ruth Donnelly, Claire Dodd, Robert McWade, Clay Clement, Don Brodie, Berton Churchill, Davison Clark ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1933-01-28
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Pilgrimage


7.2/10 IMDB

A mother from Arkansas is very possessive of her grown son. To prevent him from getting married she has him drafted into WW I.

Starring: Henrietta Crosman, Heather Angel, Norman Foster, Lucille La Verne, Maurice Murphy, Marian Nixon, Jay Ward, Robert Warwick, Louise Carter, Betty Blythe ..
Directed by: John Ford
Release date: 1933-07-12
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : The Man from Toronto

The Man from Toronto

6.4/10 IMDB

According to the terms of a will two strangers must marry. Leila (Jessie Matthews) is a widow, and Fergus (Ian Hunter) is a Canadian bachelor. Both are bequeathed a fortune, but there is a condition to the receipt of it. The two much marry within a year. To aid matters, Leila disguises herself as Fergus' maid, and the two begin to fall in love. However when Fergus discovers the truth, he is less than pleased by the deception.

Starring: Jessie Matthews, Ian Hunter, Frederick Kerr, Benny Fields, Margaret Yarde, Kathleen Harrison, George Turner, Herbert Lomas, Laurence Hanray, Kenneth Kove ..
Directed by: Sinclair Hill
Release date: 1933-01-01

Sagebrush Trail

5.4/10 IMDB

Imprisoned for a murder he did not commit, John Brant escapes and ends up out west where, after giving the local lawmen the slip, he joins up with an outlaw gang. Brant finds out that 'Jones', one of the outlaws he has become friends with, committed the murder that Brant was sent up for, but has no knowledge that anyone was ever put in jail for his crime. Willing to forgive and forget, Brant doesn't realize that 'Jones' has not only fallen for the same pretty shopgirl Brant has, but begins to suspect that Brant is not truly an outlaw.

Starring: John Wayne, Nancy Shubert, Lane Chandler, Yakima Canutt, Henry Hall, Hal Taliaferro, Art Mix, Bob Burns, Slim Whitaker, William Dyer ..
Directed by: Armand Schaefer
Release date: 1933-12-15
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Hell Below

Hell Below

6.6/10 IMDB

On leave in Italy, Lt. Tommy Knowlton falls in love with Jean Standish, who's not only married, but is the daughter of his submarine's commander. Friction between the two officers becomes intolerable once at sea and after Commander Toler is forced to abandon Tommy's best friend topside while the sub dives to escape enemy planes, Tommy is no longer able to contain his anger.

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Walter Huston, Madge Evans, Jimmy Durante, Eugene Pallette, Robert Young, Edwin Styles, John Lee Mahin, David Newell, Sterling Holloway ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1933-06-08
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Rafter Romance

Rafter Romance

6.6/10 IMDB

A working girl shares her apartment with an artist, taking the place in shifts.

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Norman Foster, George Sidney, Robert Benchley, Laura Hope Crews, Guinn "Big Boy" Williams, Sidney Miller, Ellen Corby, Bud Jamison, Ferike Boros ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1933-09-01
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : The Stranger's Return

The Stranger's Return

6.9/10 IMDB

A divorcée leaves New York to visit her grandfather's farm and recover in the Midwest, where she unexpectedly falls in love with a married farmer.

Starring: Lionel Barrymore, Miriam Hopkins, Franchot Tone, Stuart Erwin, Irene Hervey, Beulah Bondi, Grant Mitchell, Tad Alexander, Aileen Carlyle, Erville Alderson ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1933-07-28


6.5/10 IMDB

While waiting out World War I in a German POW camp, Captain Fred Allison discovers that his oldest and dearest friend Digby has also been captured and put into the same camp with him. Fred longs for news of his wife, Monica, but Digby speaks little of her. Digby knows a secret about Monica, a secret he must keep from his friend, and it wears at his conscience so much that he attempts a reckless escape.

Starring: Leslie Howard, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Paul Lukas, Margaret Lindsay, Robert Barrat, Arthur Hohl, John Bleifer, William LeMaire, J. Carrol Naish, Philip Faversham ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1933-08-19
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : After Tonight

After Tonight

6.1/10 IMDB

When war is declared in 1914, glamorous Russian Carla Vanirska manages to get to Vienna from Luxembourg, with the help of Captain Rudolph Ritter of the Austrian army. Meanwhile, Ritter is assigned to detect the identity of a spy.

Starring: Constance Bennett, Gilbert Roland, Edward Ellis, Lucien Prival, Ben Hendricks Jr., Leonid Snegoff, John Wray, Mischa Auer, Evelyn Carter Carrington, Sam Godfrey ..
Directed by: George Archainbaud
Release date: 1933-11-10
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : State Fair

State Fair

6.7/10 IMDB

The children of Iowa farmers find love, with mixed results, at the state fair.

Starring: Janet Gaynor, Will Rogers, Lew Ayres, Sally Eilers, Norman Foster, Louise Dresser, Frank Craven, Victor Jory, Frank Melton, Hobart Cavanaugh ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1933-02-10
Best Romance Movies of 1933 : Ann Vickers

Ann Vickers

6.2/10 IMDB

After a love affair ending in an abortion, a young prison reformer submerges herself in her work. She then falls for a controversial and married judge and scandal looms again.

Starring: Irene Dunne, Walter Huston, Conrad Nagel, Bruce Cabot, Edna May Oliver, Sam Hardy, Mitchell Lewis, Murray Kinnell, Helen Eby-Rock, Gertrude Michael ..
Directed by: John Cromwell
Release date: 1933-09-26

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