Best Romance Movies of 1941

1.

Sullivan's Travels

5.6
7.9/10 IMDB

Successful movie director John L. Sullivan, convinced he won't be able to film his ambitious masterpiece until he has suffered, dons a hobo disguise and sets off on a journey, aiming to "know trouble" first-hand. When all he finds is a train ride back to Hollywood and a beautiful blonde companion, he redoubles his efforts, managing to land himself in more trouble than he bargained for when he loses his memory and ends up a prisoner on a chain gang.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, Robert Warwick, William Demarest, Franklin Pangborn, Porter Hall, Byron Foulger, Margaret Hayes, Robert Greig, Eric Blore ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1941-11-30
2.

The Little Foxes

5.5
7.9/10 IMDB

The ruthless, moneyed Hubbard clan lives in, and poisons, their part of the deep South at the turn of the 20th century. Regina Giddons née Hubbard has her daughter under her thumb. Mrs. Giddons is estranged from her husband, who is convalescing in Baltimore and suffers from a terminal illness. But she needs him home, and will manipulate her daughter to help bring him back. She has a sneaky business deal that she's cooking up with her two elder brothers, Oscar and Ben. Oscar has a flighty, unhappy wife and a dishonest worm of a son. Will the daughter have to marry this contemptible cousin? Who will she grow up to be - her mother or her aunt? Or can she escape the fate of both?

Starring: Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Richard Carlson, Dan Duryea, Patricia Collinge, Charles Dingle, Carl Benton Reid, Jessica Grayson, John Marriott ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1941-08-29
3.

Sergeant York

5.5
7.7/10 IMDB

Alvin York a hillbilly sharpshooter transforms himself from ruffian to religious pacifist. He is then called to serve his country and despite deep religious and moral objections to fighting becomes one of the most celebrated American heroes of WWI.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan, Joan Leslie, Margaret Wycherly, George Tobias, Stanley Ridges, Ward Bond, Noah Beery Jr., June Lockhart, Dickie Moore ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1941-09-27
4.

Meet John Doe

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

As a parting shot, fired reporter Ann Mitchell prints a fake letter from unemployed "John Doe," who threatens suicide in protest of social ills. The paper is forced to rehire Ann and hires John Willoughby to impersonate "Doe." Ann and her bosses cynically milk the story for all it's worth, until the made-up "John Doe" philosophy starts a whole political movement.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Gary Cooper, Edward Arnold, Walter Brennan, Spring Byington, James Gleason, Gene Lockhart, Rod La Rocque, Irving Bacon, Mitchell Lewis ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1941-03-14
5.

Ball of Fire

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

A group of academics have spent years shut up in a house working on the definitive encyclopedia. When one of them discovers that his entry on slang is hopelessly outdated, he ventures into the wide world to learn about the evolving language. Here he meets Sugarpuss O’Shea, a nightclub singer, who’s on top of all the slang—and, it just so happens, needs a place to stay.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Barbara Stanwyck, S.Z. Sakall, Henry Travers, Oskar Homolka, Tully Marshall, Leonid Kinskey, Richard Haydn, Aubrey Mather, Dana Andrews ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1941-12-02
6.

The Lady Eve

5.4
7.7/10 IMDB

It's no accident when wealthy Charles falls for Jean. Jean is a con artist with her sights set on Charles' fortune. Matters complicate when Jean starts falling for her mark. When Charles suspects Jean is a gold digger, he dumps her. Jean, fixated on revenge and still pining for the millionaire, devises a plan to get back in Charles' life. With love and payback on her mind, she re-introduces herself to Charles, this time as an aristocrat named Lady Eve Sidwich.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Henry Fonda, Charles Coburn, Eugene Pallette, William Demarest, Eric Blore, Melville Cooper, Martha O'Driscoll, Janet Beecher, Robert Greig ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1941-02-25
7.

Suspicion

5.3
7.3/10 IMDB

Wealthy, sheltered Lina McLaidlaw is swept off her feet by charming ne'er-do-well Johnnie Aysgarth. Though warned that Johnnie is little more than a fortune hunter, Lina marries him anyway and remains loyal to her irresponsible husband as he plows his way from one disreputable business scheme to another. Gradually Lina comes to the conclusion that Johnnie intends to kill her in order to collect her inheritance. The suspicion seems confirmed when Johnnie's business partner dies under mysterious circumstances.

Starring: Cary Grant, Joan Fontaine, Cedric Hardwicke, Nigel Bruce, May Whitty, Isabel Jeans, Heather Angel, Auriol Lee, Reginald Sheffield, Leo G. Carroll ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1941-11-14
8.

Mr. & Mrs. Smith

4.5
6.3/10 IMDB

Happily married for three years, Ann and David Smith live in New York. One morning Ann asks David if he had to do it over again, would he marry her? To her shock, he answers, "No". Later that day, they separately discover that, due to a legal complication, they are not legally married.

Starring: Carole Lombard, Robert Montgomery, Gene Raymond, Jack Carson, Philip Merivale, Lucile Watson, William Tracy, Charles Halton, Esther Dale, Emma Dunn ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1941-01-31
9.

Love Crazy

4.0
7.4/10 IMDB

Circumstance, an old flame and a mother-in-law drive a happily married couple to the verge of divorce and insanity.

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Gail Patrick, Jack Carson, Florence Bates, Sidney Blackmer, Sig Ruman, Vladimir Sokoloff, Donald MacBride, Sara Haden ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1941-05-23
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : The Devil and Miss Jones
10.

The Devil and Miss Jones

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

The wealthiest man in the world, John P. Merrick, is a private person who likes to stay anonymous. One of his many assets is Neeley's Department Store. There is labor unrest at the store, and the employees' anger is directed at him, who they hang in effigy outside the store despite not knowing what he looks like. Merrick, not happy at what he sees going on, decides to mete out the rabble-rousers. So he goes undercover as a sales clerk in the shoe department.

Starring: Jean Arthur, Charles Coburn, Robert Cummings, Edmund Gwenn, Spring Byington, S.Z. Sakall, Walter Kingsford, Montagu Love, Richard Carle, Charles Waldron ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1941-04-11
11.

It Started with Eve

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A young man asks a hat check girl to pose as his fiancée in order to make his dying father's last moments happy. However, the old man's health takes a turn for the better and now his son doesn't know how to break the news that he's engaged to someone else, especially since his father is so taken with the impostor.

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Charles Laughton, Robert Cummings, Guy Kibbee, Margaret Tallichet, Catherine Doucet, Walter Catlett, Charles Coleman, Leonard Elliott, Irving Bacon ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1941-09-26
12.

Shadow of the Thin Man

3.9
7.2/10 IMDB

High society sleuths Nick and Nora Charles run into a variety of shady characters while investigating a race-track murder.

Starring: William Powell, Myrna Loy, Barry Nelson, Donna Reed, Sam Levene, Alan Baxter, Henry O'Neill, Richard Hall, Stella Adler, Loring Smith ..
Directed by: W.S. Van Dyke
Release date: 1941-11-21
13.

Here Comes Mr. Jordan

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

Boxer Joe Pendleton, flying to his next fight, crashes...because a Heavenly Messenger, new on the job, snatched Joe's spirit prematurely from his body. Before the matter can be rectified, Joe's body is cremated; so the celestial Mr. Jordan grants him the use of the body of wealthy Bruce Farnsworth, who's just been murdered by his wife. Joe tries to remake Farnsworth's unworthy life in his own clean-cut image, but then falls in love; and what about that murderous wife?

Starring: Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes, Claude Rains, Rita Johnson, Edward Everett Horton, James Gleason, John Emery, Donald MacBride, Don Costello, Halliwell Hobbes ..
Directed by: Alexander Hall
Release date: 1941-08-07
14.

That Hamilton Woman

3.8
7.2/10 IMDB

The story of courtesan and dance-hall girl Emma Hamilton, including her relationships with Sir William Hamilton and Admiral Horatio Nelson and her rise and fall, set during the Napoleonic Wars.

Starring: Vivien Leigh, Laurence Olivier, Alan Mowbray, Sara Allgood, Gladys Cooper, Henry Wilcoxon, Heather Angel, Halliwell Hobbes, Gilbert Emery, Miles Mander ..
Directed by: Alexander Korda
Release date: 1941-04-03
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : Come Live with Me
15.

Come Live with Me

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Seeking US citizenship, a Viennese refugee arranges a marriage of convenience with a struggling writer.

Starring: James Stewart, Hedy Lamarr, Ian Hunter, Verree Teasdale, Donald Meek, Barton MacLane, Edward Ashley, Ann Codee, King Baggot, Adeline De Walt Reynolds ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1941-01-31
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : Hold Back the Dawn
16.

Hold Back the Dawn

3.7
7.3/10 IMDB

Romanian-French gigolo Georges Iscovescu wishes to enter the USA. Stopped in Mexico by the quota system, he decides to marry an American, then desert her and join his old partner Anita, who's done likewise. But after sweeping teacher Emmy Brown off her feet, he finds her so sweet that love and jealousy endanger his plans.

Starring: Charles Boyer, Olivia de Havilland, Paulette Goddard, Victor Francen, Walter Abel, Curt Bois, Rosemary DeCamp, Eric Feldary, Nestor Paiva, Eva Puig ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1941-09-26
17.

The Bride Came C.O.D.

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A financially-strapped charter pilot hires himself to an oil tycoon to kidnap his madcap daughter and prevent her from marrying a vapid band leader.

Starring: James Cagney, Bette Davis, Stuart Erwin, Eugene Pallette, Jack Carson, George Tobias, Harry Davenport, William Frawley, Edward Brophy, Harry Holman ..
Directed by: William Keighley
Release date: 1941-07-12
18.

The Strawberry Blonde

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

Biff Grimes is desperately in love with Virginia, but his best friend Hugo marries her and manipulates Biff into becoming involved in his somewhat nefarious businesses. Hugo appears to have stolen Biff's dreams, and Biff has to deal with the realisation that having what he wants and wanting what another has can be very different things.

Starring: James Cagney, Olivia de Havilland, Rita Hayworth, Jack Carson, Alan Hale, George Tobias, Una O'Connor, George Reeves, Lucile Fairbanks, Herbert Anderson ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1941-02-21
19.

H.M. Pulham, Esq.

3.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A man who lived his life as he was told he should, not as he would have chosen to, is brought out of his shell by a beautiful young woman.

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Young, Ruth Hussey, Charles Coburn, Van Heflin, Fay Holden, Bonita Granville, Douglas Wood, Charles Halton, Leif Erickson ..
Directed by: King Vidor
Release date: 1941-12-04
20.

Penny Serenade

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

While listening to a recording of Penny Serenade, Julie Gardiner Adams begins reflecting on her past. She recalls her impulsive marriage to newspaper reporter Roger Adams, which begins on a deliriously happy note but turns out to be fraught with tragedy. Other songs remind her of their courtship, their marriage, their desire for a child, and the joys and sorrows they have shared. A flood of memories come back to her as she ponders on their present problems and how they arose.

Starring: Irene Dunne, Cary Grant, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan, Ann Doran, Eva Lee Kuney, Leonard Willey, Wallis Clark, Walter Soderling, Jane Biffle ..
Directed by: George Stevens
Release date: 1941-04-24
21.

They Died with Their Boots On

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

The story follows General George Armstrong Custer's adventures from his West Point days to his death. He defies orders during the Civil War, trains the 7th Cavalry, appeases Chief Crazy Horse and later engages in bloody battle with the Sioux nation.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Olivia de Havilland, Arthur Kennedy, Charley Grapewin, Gene Lockhart, Anthony Quinn, Stanley Ridges, John Litel, Walter Hampden, Sydney Greenstreet ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1941-11-20
22.

Sun Valley Serenade

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

When Phil Corey's band arrives at the Idaho ski resort its pianist Ted Scott is smitten with a Norwegian refugee he has sponsored, Karen Benson. When soloist Vivian Dawn quits, Karen stages an ice show as a substitute.

Starring: Sonja Henie, John Payne, Glenn Miller, Milton Berle, Lynn Bari, Joan Davis, Dorothy Dandridge, William B. Davidson, Almira Sessions, Mel Ruick ..
Directed by: H. Bruce Humberstone
Release date: 1941-08-29
23.

The Shepherd of the Hills

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Young Matt Masters, an Ozark Mountains moonshiner, hates the father he has never seen, who apparently deserted Matt's mother and left her to die. His obsession contributes to the hatred rampant in the mountains. However, the arrival of a stranger, Daniel Howitt, begins to positively affect the mountain people, who learn to shed their hatred under his gentle influence

Starring: John Wayne, Betty Field, Harry Carey, Beulah Bondi, James Barton, Samuel S. Hinds, Marjorie Main, Ward Bond, Marc Lawrence, John Qualen ..
Directed by: Henry Hathaway
Release date: 1941-07-18
24.

Blossoms in the Dust

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Edna marries Texan Sam Gladney, operator of a wheat mill. They have a son, who is killed when very young. Edna discovers by chance how the law treats children who are without parents and decides to do something about it. She opens a home for foundlings and orphans and begins to place children in good homes, despite the opposition of "conservative" citizens, who would condemn illegitimate children for being born out of wedlock. Eventually Edna leads a fight in the Texas legislature to remove the stigma of illegitimacy from birth records in that state, while continuing to be an advocate for homeless children.

Starring: Greer Garson, Walter Pidgeon, Felix Bressart, Marsha Hunt, Fay Holden, Samuel S. Hinds, Kathleen Howard, George Lessey, William Henry, Henry O'Neill ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1941-08-15
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : Moon Over Miami
25.

Moon Over Miami

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

After losing nearly all of an inheritance to taxes, sisters Kay (Betty Grable) and Barbara Latimer (Carole Landis), waitresses at a drive-in restaurant in Texas, scheme to find rich husbands. With the aid of their aunt Susan (Charlotte Greenwood), the sisters take the last of their money and head to a well-known Miami resort where they soon meet two wealthy young men, Phil (Don Ameche) and Jeff (Robert Cummings), who begin a fierce rivalry for Kay, not realizing that Barbara has fallen in love with one of them.

Starring: Don Ameche, Betty Grable, Robert Cummings, Jack Haley, Carole Landis, Charlotte Greenwood, Cobina Wright, Lynne Roberts, Robert Conway, George Lessey ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1941-07-04
26.

Blood and Sand

3.6
6.8/10 IMDB

Bullfighter Juan Gallardo falls for socialite Dona Sol, turning from the faithful Carmen who nevertheless stands by her man as he continues to face real danger in the bullring.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Linda Darnell, Rita Hayworth, Alla Nazimova, Anthony Quinn, J. Carrol Naish, Lynn Bari, John Carradine, Laird Cregar, Monty Banks ..
Directed by: Rouben Mamoulian
Release date: 1941-05-30
27.

Ziegfeld Girl

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Discovery by Flo Ziegfeld changes a girl's life but not necessarily for the better, as three beautiful women find out when they join the spectacle on Broadway: Susan, the singer who must leave behind her ageing vaudevillian father; vulnerable Sheila, the working girl pursued both by a millionaire and by her loyal boyfriend from Flatbush; and the mysterious European beauty Sandra, whose concert violinist husband cannot endure the thought of their escaping from poverty by promenading her glamor in skimpy costumes.

Starring: Judy Garland, James Stewart, Hedy Lamarr, Lana Turner, Jackie Cooper, Tony Martin, Ian Hunter, Charles Winninger, Edward Everett Horton, Philip Dorn ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard, Busby Berkeley
Release date: 1941-04-25
28.

You'll Never Get Rich

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

A Broadway choreographer gets drafted and coincidentally ends up in the same army base as his object of affection’s boyfriend.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Rita Hayworth, Robert Benchley, John Hubbard, Osa Massen, Frieda Inescort, Guinn 'Big Boy' Williams, Donald MacBride, Cliff Nazarro, Marjorie Gateson ..
Directed by: Sidney Lanfield
Release date: 1941-09-25
29.

Topper Returns

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

Topper is once again tormented by a fun-loving spirit. This time, it's Gail Richards, who was accidentally murdered while vacationing at the home of her wealthy friend, Ann Carrington (Landis), the intended victim. With Topper's help, Gail sets out to find her killer with the expected zany results.

Starring: Joan Blondell, Roland Young, Carole Landis, Billie Burke, Dennis O'Keefe, Patsy Kelly, H.B. Warner, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, George Zucco, Donald MacBride ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1941-03-21
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : In the Navy
30.

In the Navy

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Popular crooner Russ Raymond abandons his career at its peak and joins the Navy using an alias, Tommy Halstead. However, Dorothy Roberts, a reporter, discovers his identity and follows him in the hopes of photographing him and revealing his identity to the world. Aboard the Alabama, Tommy meets up with Smoky and Pomeroy, who help hide him from Dorothy, who hatches numerous schemes in an attempt to photograph Tommy/Russ being a sailor.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Dick Powell, Claire Dodd, Dick Foran, Billy Lenhart, Kenneth Brown, Shemp Howard, William B. Davidson, Laverne Andrews ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1941-05-30
31.

Texas

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Two Virginians are heading for a new life in Texas when they witness a stagecoach being held up. They decide to rob the robbers and make off with the loot. To escape a posse, they split up and don't see each other again for a long time. When they do meet up again, they find themselves on different sides of the law. This leads to the increasing estrangement of the two men, who once thought of themselves as brothers.

Starring: William Holden, Glenn Ford, Claire Trevor, George Bancroft, Edgar Buchanan, Don Beddoe, Andrew Tombes, Addison Richards, Edmund MacDonald, Joseph Crehan ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1941-10-09
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : New York Town
32.

New York Town

3.5
6.4/10 IMDB

Victor Ballard, a happy-go-lucky albeit impoverished sidewalk photographer, shares a New York City studio apartment with Polish immigrant painter Stefan Janowski. The big city doles out joy and misery indiscriminately: In the apartment below Victor and Steve, Gus Nelson learns that his wife has given birth to quintuplets, while the lonely tenant in the apartment below Gus has given up on life and committed suicide.

Starring: Fred MacMurray, Mary Martin, Akim Tamiroff, Robert Preston, Lynne Overman, Eric Blore, Fuzzy Knight, Cecil Kellaway, Edward McNamara, Eva Gabor ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1941-10-31
33.

That Uncertain Feeling

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

A happily married woman sees a psychoanalyst and develops doubts about her husband.

Starring: Merle Oberon, Melvyn Douglas, Burgess Meredith, Alan Mowbray, Olive Blakeney, Harry Davenport, Sig Ruman, Eve Arden, Richard Carle, Mary Currier ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1941-04-20
34.

Babes on Broadway

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Penny Morris and Tommy Williams are both starstruck young teens but nobody seems to give them any chance to perform. Instead, they decide to put up their own show to collect money for a summer camp for the kids.

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Fay Bainter, Virginia Weidler, Ray McDonald, Richard Quine, Donald Meek, Alexander Woollcott, Luis Alberni, James Gleason ..
Directed by: Busby Berkeley
Release date: 1941-12-31
35.

The Flame of New Orleans

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

In old New Orleans, a beautiful adventuress juggles the attentions of a rich banker and a dashing sea captain.

Starring: Marlene Dietrich, Bruce Cabot, Roland Young, Theresa Harris, Mischa Auer, Andy Devine, Frank Jenks, Eddie Quillan, Laura Hope Crews, Franklin Pangborn ..
Directed by: René Clair
Release date: 1941-07-07
36.

Road to Zanzibar

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Stranded in Africa, Chuck and his pal Fearless have comic versions of jungle adventures, featuring two attractive con-women.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Una Merkel, Eric Blore, Douglass Dumbrille, Iris Adrian, Lionel Royce, Leigh Whipper, Norma Varden ..
Directed by: Victor Schertzinger
Release date: 1941-04-11
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : The Gay Falcon
37.

The Gay Falcon

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Having forsaken the detective business for the safer confines of personal insurance, Gay Laurence is compelled to return to his sleuthing ways. Along with sidekick Jonathan "Goldie" Locke, he agrees to look into a series of home party robberies that have victimized socialite Maxine Wood. The duo gets more than they bargained for when a murder is committed at Wood's home, but Lawrence still finds time to romance the damsel.

Starring: George Sanders, Wendy Barrie, Allen Jenkins, Nina Vale, Gladys Cooper, Edward Brophy, Arthur Shields, Damian O'Flynn, Turhan Bey, Eddie Dunn ..
Directed by: Irving Reis
Release date: 1941-10-24
38.

The Black Cat

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

Greedy heirs wait in a mansion for a rich cat lover to die, only to learn her cats come first.

Starring: Basil Rathbone, Hugh Herbert, Broderick Crawford, Bela Lugosi, Anne Gwynne, Gale Sondergaard, Gladys Cooper, Alan Ladd, Cecilia Loftus, Claire Dodd ..
Directed by: Albert S. Rogell
Release date: 1941-05-02
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : Tom, Dick and Harry
39.

Tom, Dick and Harry

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Janie is a telephone operator who is caught up in the lines of love of three men: car salesman Tom, Chicago millionaire Dick and auto mechanic Harry. But Janie just can't seem to make up her mind between them. While fantasizing about her futures with each of the men, Janie spends her time desperately trying to juggle between them until she can make a decision.

Starring: Ginger Rogers, George Murphy, Burgess Meredith, Alan Marshal, Lenore Lonergan, Joe Cunningham, Jane Seymour, Phil Silvers, Betty Breckenridge, Vickie Lester ..
Directed by: Garson Kanin
Release date: 1941-06-13
40.

Tarzan's Secret Treasure

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

A scientific expedition happens to discover that gold exists on Tarzan's escarpment. The villainous Medford and Vandermeer kidnap Jane and Boy to extort from Tarzan the location of the gold.

Starring: Johnny Weissmüller, Maureen O'Sullivan, Johnny Sheffield, Reginald Owen, Barry Fitzgerald, Tom Conway, Philip Dorn, Cordell Hickman ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1941-12-01
41.

When Ladies Meet

3.3
6.5/10 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: Joan Crawford, Robert Taylor, Greer Garson, Herbert Marshall, Spring Byington, Rafael Alcayde, Mona Barrie, Max Willenz, Florence Shirley, Leslie Francis ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1941-08-29
42.

Two-Faced Woman

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

A woman pretends to be her own twin sister to win back her straying husband.

Starring: Greta Garbo, Melvyn Douglas, Constance Bennett, Roland Young, Ruth Gordon, Robert Sterling, Frances Carson, Gloria DeHaven ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1941-12-31
43.

A Yank in the R.A.F.

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

An American pilot impulsively joins His Majesty's Royal Air Force in Britain in an attempt to impress his ex-girlfriend.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Betty Grable, John Sutton, Reginald Gardiner, Donald Stuart, Ralph Byrd, Richard Fraser, Denis Greene, Bruce Lester, Lester Matthews ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1941-09-26
44.

The Wagons Roll at Night

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

An escaped circus lion provides the impetus for the meeting of carnival owner Nick Coster and Matt Varney, a small-town man who suddenly becomes a lion tamer when he manages to subdue the big cat. While acclimating to carnival life, Matt begins a romance with Nick's sister, Mary, causing tension between Matt and Nick. The latter must also juggle his stormy relationship with glamorous circus star Flo Lorraine.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Sylvia Sidney, Eddie Albert, Sig Ruman, Cliff Clark, Charley Foy, Frank Wilcox, Joan Leslie, John Ridgely, Clara Blandick ..
Directed by: Ray Enright
Release date: 1941-04-25
45.

Dance of the Weed

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

A clumsy yokel of a male weed courts a delicate female flower ballerina by trying to dance with her.

Directed by: Rudolf Ising
Release date: 1941-06-07
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : Pot o' Gold
46.

Pot o' Gold

3.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Jimmy, the owner of a failed music shop, goes to work with his uncle, the owner of a food factory. Before he gets there, he befriends an Irish family who happens to be his uncle's worst enemy because of their love for music and in-house band who constantly practices. Soon, Jimmy finds himself trying to help the band by getting them gigs and trying to reconcile the family with his uncle.

Starring: James Stewart, Paulette Goddard, Horace Heidt, Charles Winninger, Mary Gordon, Frank Melton, Jed Prouty, Charles Arnt, Art Carney, James Flavin ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1941-04-03
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : Underground
47.

Underground

3.1
7.2/10 IMDB

A World War II Hollywood propaganda film detailing the dark underside of Nazism and the Third Reich set between two brothers, Kurt and Erik Franken, whom are SS officers in the Nazi party. Kurt learns and exposes the evils of the system to Erik and tries to convince him of the immoral stance that marches under the symbol of the swastika.

Starring: Jeffrey Lynn, Philip Dorn, Kaaren Verne, Ludwig Stössel, Arthur Tovey, Mona Maris, Peter Whitney, Martin Kosleck, Erwin Kalser, Ilka Grüning ..
Directed by: Vincent Sherman
Release date: 1941-06-28
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : Second Chorus
48.

Second Chorus

3.1
5.7/10 IMDB

Danny O'Neill and Hank Taylor are rival trumpeters with the Perennials, a college band, and both men are still attending college by failing their exams seven years in a row. In the midst of a performance, Danny spies Ellen Miller who ends up being made band manager. Both men compete for her affections while trying to get the other one fired.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Paulette Goddard, Artie Shaw, Charles Butterworth, Burgess Meredith, Frank Melton, Jimmy Conlin, Don Brodie, Marjorie Kane, Joan Barclay ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1941-01-03
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : Jeannie
49.

Jeannie

3.0
7.1/10 IMDB

Based on Aimee Stuart's play. Little Scots girl decides to use her inheritance for a "grand tour" of the Continent.

Starring: Barbara Mullen, Wilfrid Lawson, Gus McNaughton, Phyllis Stanley, Michael Redgrave, Percy Walsh, Albert Lieven, Kay Hammond, Edward Chapman, Hilda Bayley ..
Directed by: Harold French
Release date: 1941-09-06
Best Romance Movies of 1941 : Remember the Day
50.

Remember the Day

3.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Elderly schoolteacher Nora Trinell, waiting to meet presidential nominee Dewey Roberts, recalls him as her student back in 1916 and his relation to Dan Hopkins, the man she married and lost.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, John Payne, Shepperd Strudwick, Ann E. Todd, Douglas Croft, Jane Seymour, Anne Revere, Bess Flowers, Frieda Inescort, Harry Hayden ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1941-12-25

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