Best Romance Movies of 1936


Wedding Present

6.3/10 IMDB

Charlie Mason and Rusty Fleming are star reporters on a Chicago tabloid who are romantically involved as well. Although skilled in ferreting out great stories, they often behave in an unprofessional and immature manner. After their shenanigans cause their frustrated city editor to resign, the publisher promotes Charlie to the job, a decision based on the premise that only a slacker would be able crack down on other shirkers and underachievers. His pomposity soon alienates most of his co-workers and causes Rusty to move to New York. Charlie resigns and along with gangster friend Smiles Benson tries to win Rusty back before she marries a stuffy society author.

Starring: Joan Bennett, Cary Grant, George Bancroft, Conrad Nagel, Gene Lockhart, William Demarest, Inez Courtney, Edward Brophy, Purnell Pratt, Lois Wilson ..
Directed by: Richard Wallace
Release date: 1936-10-09
Best Romance Movies of 1936 : More Than a Secretary

More Than a Secretary

6.5/10 IMDB

When the co-owner of a secretarial school visits a magazine editor to find out why he runs through secretaries, she's mistaken for an applicant. Drawn to him, she accepts the position.

Starring: Jean Arthur, George Brent, Lionel Stander, Ruth Donnelly, Reginald Denny, Dorothea Kent, Charles Halton, Geraldine Hall, Bert Moorhouse, Harry Semels ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1936-12-24
Best Romance Movies of 1936 : 36 Hours to Kill

36 Hours to Kill

6.5/10 IMDB

Duke and Jeanie Benson, an outlaw couple hiding out under assumed names. Duke realizes that he has a winning sweepstake ticket and will win $150,000 if he can cash it in without getting apprehended

Starring: Brian Donlevy, Gloria Stuart, Douglas Fowley, Isabel Jewell, Stepin Fetchit, Julius Tannen, Warren Hymer, Romaine Callender, James Burke, Jonathan Hale ..
Directed by: Eugene Forde
Release date: 1936-07-24
Best Romance Movies of 1936 : Colleen


6.0/10 IMDB

Musical about dingaling millionaire businessman Cedric Ames and his various employees

Starring: Dick Powell, Ruby Keeler, Jack Oakie, Joan Blondell, Hugh Herbert, Louise Fazenda, Paul Draper, Marie Wilson, Luis Alberni, Hobart Cavanaugh ..
Directed by: Alfred E. Green
Release date: 1936-03-21
Best Romance Movies of 1936 : The Tomboy

The Tomboy

6.6/10 IMDB

The eponymous garçonne or flapper is Monique Lerbier, an emancipated French woman who leaves home to escape a marriage of convenience to a man she does not love which her parents have forced on her. She then falls into all sorts of carnal temptations and artificial pleasures previously unknown to her. These include her being seduced into a lesbian love affair by a chanteuse.

Starring: Marie Bell, Arletty, Henri Rollan, Jean Worms, Maurice Escande, Édith Piaf ..
Directed by: Jean de Limur
Release date: 1936-02-21
Best Romance Movies of 1936 : Beloved Enemy

Beloved Enemy

6.3/10 IMDB

Irish rebels launch an uprising against the British occupation of Ireland in the 1920s. One of the rebellion's leaders and a beautiful aristocratic Englishwoman meet and, despite the enormous class, cultural, political and social differences between them, fall in love.

Starring: Merle Oberon, Brian Aherne, Karen Morley, Henry Stephenson, David Niven, Jerome Cowan, Donald Crisp, Ronald Sinclair, Granville Bates, P.J. Kelly ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1936-12-25
Best Romance Movies of 1936 : The Big Game

The Big Game

5.2/10 IMDB

A quarterback stands against gangsters out to control the college sports scene.

Starring: Phillip Huston, June Travis, James Gleason, Bruce Cabot, Andy Devine, Guinn Williams, John Arledge, C. Henry Gordon, Ward Bond, Dick Elliott ..
Directed by: George Nichols Jr., Edward Killy
Release date: 1936-10-09
Best Romance Movies of 1936 : Yellow Dust

Yellow Dust

5.7/10 IMDB

After he's accused of a series of stagecoach robberies, an innocent man has to find the real crooks.

Starring: Richard Dix, Leila Hyams, Moroni Olsen, Jessie Ralph, Andy Clyde, Onslow Stevens, Hank Bell, Dorothy Coburn, Tex Cooper, Rube Dalroy ..
Directed by: Wallace Fox
Release date: 1936-03-12
Best Romance Movies of 1936 : Uncivilised


5.0/10 IMDB

A white authoress, looking for a story in the outback, is kidnapped by an Afghan slaver, betrothed to a white jungle-man, and menaced by a jealous half-caste rival, a hostile witch-doctor, his crazed-killer son, and opium smugglers!

Starring: Margot Rhys, Dennis Hoey, Ashton Jarry, Marcelle Marnay, Kenneth Brampton, Victor Fitzherbert, E. Gilbert Howell, Edward Sylveni, Pat Dwyer, Rita Aslim ..
Directed by: Charles Chauvel
Release date: 1936-09-25
Best Romance Movies of 1936 : Yours for the Asking

Yours for the Asking

7.1/10 IMDB

Casino operator Johnny Lamb hires down-on-her-luck socialite Lucille Sutton as his casino hostess, in order to help her and to improve casino income. But Lamb's pals fear he may follow Lucille onto the straight-and-narrow path, which would not be good for business. So they hire Gert Malloy and Dictionary McKinney, a pair of con-artists, to manipulate Johnny back off the path of righteousness.

Starring: George Raft, Dolores Costello, Ida Lupino, Reginald Owen, James Gleason, Edgar Kennedy, Lynne Overman, Richard 'Skeets' Gallagher, Walter Walker, Robert Gleckler ..
Directed by: Alexander Hall
Release date: 1936-07-23

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