Best Romance Movies of 1945

1.

Brief Encounter

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

Returning home from a shopping trip to a nearby town, bored suburban housewife Laura Jesson is thrown by happenstance into an acquaintance with virtuous doctor Alec Harvey. Their casual friendship soon develops during their weekly visits into something more emotionally fulfilling than either expected, and they must wrestle with the potential havoc their deepening relationship would have on their lives and the lives of those they love.

Starring: Celia Johnson, Trevor Howard, Stanley Holloway, Joyce Carey, Cyril Raymond, Everley Gregg, Marjorie Mars, Margaret Barton, Wilfred Babbage, Alfie Bass ..
Directed by: David Lean
Release date: 1945-11-24
2.

To Have and Have Not

5.6
7.8/10 IMDB

A Martinique charter boat skipper gets mixed up with the underground French resistance operatives during WWII.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Walter Brennan, Lauren Bacall, Dolores Moran, Hoagy Carmichael, Sheldon Leonard, Marcel Dalio, Walter Sande, Dan Seymour, Eugene Borden ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1945-01-20
3.

Spellbound

5.5
7.5/10 IMDB

When Dr. Anthony Edwardes arrives at a Vermont mental hospital to replace the outgoing hospital director, Dr. Constance Peterson, a psychoanalyst, discovers Edwardes is actually an impostor. The man confesses that the real Dr. Edwardes is dead and fears he may have killed him, but cannot recall anything. Dr. Peterson, however is convinced his impostor is innocent of the man's murder, and joins him on a quest to unravel his amnesia through psychoanalysis.

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Gregory Peck, Michael Chekhov, Rhonda Fleming, Leo G. Carroll, John Emery, Norman Lloyd, Bill Goodwin, Steven Geray, Donald Curtis ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1945-11-08
4.

Leave Her to Heaven

5.4
7.6/10 IMDB

A young novelist, Richard Harland, meets beautiful Ellen Berent on a train where they fall in love and are soon married. When tragedies take first his handicapped young brother, then his unborn son from him, Harland gradually realises that his wife's insane jealousy may be the cause of the tragedies in his life. Yet another shock awaits them all, as Ellen's emotions become uncontrollable.

Starring: Gene Tierney, Cornel Wilde, Jeanne Crain, Vincent Price, Mary Philips, Ray Collins, Gene Lockhart, Reed Hadley, Darryl Hickman, Chill Wills ..
Directed by: John M. Stahl
Release date: 1945-12-25
5.

Christmas in Connecticut

4.6
7.4/10 IMDB

Journalist Elizabeth Lane is one of the country's most famous food writers. In her columns, she describes herself as a hard working farm woman, taking care of her children, and being an excellent cook. But this is all lies. In reality, she is an unmarried New Yorker who can't even boil an egg. The recipes come from her good friend Felix. The owner of the magazine she works for has decided that a heroic sailor will spend his Christmas on *her* farm. Miss Lane knows that her career is over if the truth comes out, but what can she do?

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Dennis Morgan, Sydney Greenstreet, Reginald Gardiner, S.Z. Sakall, Robert Shayne, Una O'Connor, Frank Jenks, Joyce Compton, Dick Elliott ..
Directed by: Peter Godfrey
Release date: 1945-07-27
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : I Know Where I'm Going!
6.

I Know Where I'm Going!

4.5
7.5/10 IMDB

Plucky Englishwoman Joan Webster travels to the remote islands of the Scottish Hebrides in order to marry a wealthy industrialist. Trapped by inclement weather on the Isle of Mull and unable to continue to her destination, Joan finds herself charmed by the straightforward, no-nonsense islanders around her, and becomes increasingly attracted to naval officer Torquil MacNeil, who holds a secret that may change her life forever.

Starring: Wendy Hiller, Roger Livesey, Pamela Brown, Finlay Currie, George Carney, Nancy Price, Catherine Lacey, Jean Cadell, John Laurie, Valentine Dyall ..
Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Release date: 1945-11-16
7.

Anchors Aweigh

4.3
7.0/10 IMDB

Two sailors, Joe and Clarence have four days shore leave in spend their shore leave trying to get a girl for Clarence. Clarence has his eye on a girl with musical aspirations, and before Joe can stop him, promises to get her an audition with José Iturbi. But the trouble really starts when Joe realizes he's falling for his buddy's girl.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Gene Kelly, José Iturbi, Dean Stockwell, Pamela Britton, Rags Ragland, Billy Gilbert, Henry O'Neill, Carlos Ramírez ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1945-08-13
8.

The Enchanted Cottage

3.9
7.5/10 IMDB

A homely maid and a scarred ex-GI meet at the cottage where she works and where he was to spend his honeymoon prior to his accident. The two develop a bond and agree to marry, more out of loneliness than love. The romantic spirit of the cottage, however, overtakes them. They soon begin to look beautiful to each other, but no one else.

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Robert Young, Herbert Marshall, Mildred Natwick, Spring Byington, Hillary Brooke, Richard Gaines, Alec Englander, Robert Clarke, Eden Nicholas ..
Directed by: John Cromwell
Release date: 1945-04-28
9.

The Clock

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

A G.I. en route to Europe falls in love during a whirlwind two-day leave in New York City.

Starring: Judy Garland, Robert Walker, James Gleason, Keenan Wynn, Lucile Gleason, Marshall Thompson, Ruth Brady, Chester Clute, Dick Elliott, Moyna MacGill ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1945-05-25
10.

Fallen Angel

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

An unemployed drifter, Eric Stanton wanders into a small California town and begins hanging around the local diner. While Eric falls for the lovely waitress Stella, he also begins romancing a quiet and well-to-do woman named June Mills. Since Stella isn't interested in Eric unless he has money, the lovelorn guy comes up with a scheme to win her over, and it involves June. Before long, murder works its way into this passionate love triangle.

Starring: Alice Faye, Dana Andrews, Linda Darnell, Charles Bickford, Anne Revere, Bruce Cabot, John Carradine, Percy Kilbride, Dorothy Adams, Matthew Beard ..
Directed by: Otto Preminger
Release date: 1945-11-15
11.

Perfect Strangers

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

After World War II service changes them, a married couple dread their postwar reunion.

Starring: Robert Donat, Deborah Kerr, Glynis Johns, Ann Todd, Roland Culver, Roger Moore, Elliott Mason, Eliot Makeham, Brefni O'Rorke, Ivor Barnard ..
Directed by: Alexander Korda
Release date: 1945-10-15
12.

Pride of the Marines

3.6
7.3/10 IMDB

Marine hero Al Schmid is blinded in battle and returns home to be rehabilitated. He readjusts to his civilian life with the help of his soon to be wife.

Starring: John Garfield, Eleanor Parker, Dane Clark, John Ridgely, Rosemary DeCamp, Ann Doran, Ann E. Todd, Warren Douglas, Don McGuire, Tom D'Andrea ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1945-08-24
13.

The Naughty Nineties

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

In the gay '90s, cardsharps take over a Mississippi riverboat from a kindly captain. Their first act is to change the showboat into a floating gambling house. A ham actor and his bumbling sidekick try to devise a way to help the captain regain ownership of the vessel.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Alan Curtis, Rita Johnson, Henry Travers, Lois Collier, Joe Sawyer, Joe Kirk, Rainbow Four, Bill Alcorn ..
Directed by: Jean Yarbrough
Release date: 1945-06-20
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : State Fair
14.

State Fair

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

During their annual visit to the Iowa State Fair, the Frake family enjoy many adventures. Proud patriarch Abel has high hopes for his champion swine Blueboy; and his wife Melissa enters the mincemeat and pickles contest...with hilarious results.

Starring: Jeanne Crain, Dana Andrews, Dick Haymes, Vivian Blaine, Charles Winninger, Fay Bainter, Donald Meek, Frank McHugh, Percy Kilbride, Harry Morgan ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1945-08-29
15.

Rhapsody in Blue

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

Fictionalized biography of George Gershwin and his fight to bring serious music to Broadway.

Starring: Robert Alda, Joan Leslie, Alexis Smith, Charles Coburn, Julie Bishop, Albert Bassermann, Morris Carnovsky, Rosemary DeCamp, Oscar Levant, Paul Whiteman ..
Directed by: Irving Rapper
Release date: 1945-06-27
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Love Letters
16.

Love Letters

3.5
7.1/10 IMDB

When a man asks another man more facile with words to do his wooing for him, there are always complications. The man with no talent for writing marries the girl, confesses one night he didn't write the letters and ends up with a knife in his back. The writer of the letters fell in love with the woman he wrote to and wants to become her second husband even if she did murder husband number one. Singleton doesn't remember the murder or anything about the first 22 years of her life as Victoria Remington. Then at her second wedding she wonders why she said "I take you, Roger," instead of "I take you, Allen."

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ann Richards, Cecil Kellaway, Gladys Cooper, Anita Louise, Robert Sully, Reginald Denny, Ernest Cossart, Byron Barr ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1945-10-26
17.

Without Love

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

In World War II Washington DC, scientist Pat Jamieson's assistant, Jamie Rowan, enters a loveless marriage with him. Struggles bring them closer together.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Lucille Ball, Keenan Wynn, Carl Esmond, Patricia Morison, Felix Bressart, Emily Massey, Gloria Grahame, George Chandler ..
Directed by: Harold S. Bucquet
Release date: 1945-03-22
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Lady on a Train
18.

Lady on a Train

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

While on a train, Nikki Collins witnesses a murder as they pass a building. When she tells the police, they think she's crazy since she can't tell exactly where the crime happened. She then enlists a popular mystery writer to help with her sleuthing.

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Ralph Bellamy, David Bruce, George Coulouris, Allen Jenkins, Dan Duryea, Edward Everett Horton, Patricia Morison, Maria Palmer, Elizabeth Patterson ..
Directed by: Charles David
Release date: 1945-08-03
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : The Way to the Stars
19.

The Way to the Stars

3.4
7.3/10 IMDB

Life on a British bomber base, and the surrounding towns, from the opening days of the Battle of Britain, to the arrival of the Americans, who join in the bomber offensive. The film centres around Pilot Officer Peter Penrose, fresh out of a training unit, who joins the squadron, and quickly discovers about life during war time. He falls for Iris, a young girl who lives at the local hotel, but he becomes disillusioned about marriage, when the squadron commander dies in a raid, and leaves his wife, the hotel manageress, with a young son to bring up. As the war progresses, Penross comes to terms that he has survived, while others have been killed.

Starring: Michael Redgrave, John Mills, Rosamund Greenwood, Douglass Montgomery, Renée Asherson, Stanley Holloway, Basil Radford, Felix Aylmer, Bonar Colleano, Joyce Carey ..
Directed by: Anthony Asquith
Release date: 1945-06-16
20.

Week-End at the Waldorf

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Anything can happen during a weekend at New York's Waldorf-Astoria: a glamorous movie star meets a world-weary war correspondent and mistakes him for a jewel thief; a soldier learns that without an operation he'll die and so looks for one last romance with a beautiful but ambitious stenographer; a cub reporter tries to get the goods on a shady man's dealing with a foreign potentate.

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Lana Turner, Walter Pidgeon, Van Johnson, Edward Arnold, Keenan Wynn, Robert Benchley, Phyllis Thaxter, Leon Ames, Lina Romay ..
Directed by: Robert Z. Leonard
Release date: 1945-10-04
21.

Tarzan and the Amazons

3.4
6.3/10 IMDB

A group of archaeologists asks Tarzan to help them find an ancient city in a hidden valley of women. He refuses, but Boy is tricked into doing the job. The queen of the women asks Tarzan to help them.

Starring: Johnny Weissmüller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Henry Stephenson, Maria Ouspenskaya, Barton MacLane, Donald Douglas, Steven Geray, J. M. Kerrigan, Shirley O'Hara ..
Directed by: Kurt Neumann
Release date: 1945-04-29
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : The Spanish Main
22.

The Spanish Main

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Laurent van Horn is the leader of a band of Dutch refugees on a ship seeking freedom in the Carolinas, when the ship is wrecked on the coast of Cartagene. governed by Don Juan Alvardo, Spainish ruler. Alvarado has Laurent thrown in prison, but the latter escapes, and five-years later is a pirate leader. He poses as the navigator on a ship in which Contessa Francesca, daughter of a Mexican noble, is traveling on her way to marry Alvarado, whom she has never seen. Laurent's pirates capture the ship and Francesa, in order to save another ship, gives her hand-in-marriage to Laurent, who sails her to the pirate hideout. This irks the jealous Anne Bonney and,also, Captain Benjamin Black, who was already irked, anyway. They overpower Laurent and send Francesa to Alvarado, and then Mario du Billar, trusted right-hand man, makes a deal to deliver Laurent to Alvarado also.

Starring: Paul Henreid, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, Binnie Barnes, John Emery, Barton MacLane, J. M. Kerrigan, Fritz Leiber, Nancy Gates, Jack La Rue ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1945-10-01
23.

San Antonio

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

Rancher Clay Hardin arrives in San Antonio to search for and capture Roy Stuart, notorious leader of a gang of cattle rustlers. The vicious outlaw is indeed in the Texan town, intent on winning the affections of a beautiful chanteuse named Jeanne Starr. When the lovely lady meets and falls in love with the charismatic Hardin, the stakes for both men become higher.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Alexis Smith, S.Z. Sakall, Victor Francen, Florence Bates, John Litel, Paul Kelly, Robert Shayne, John Alvin, Monte Blue ..
Directed by: David Butler, Robert Florey, Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1945-12-29
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Adventure
24.

Adventure

3.3
6.1/10 IMDB

A rough and tumble man of the sea falls for a meek librarian.

Starring: Clark Gable, Greer Garson, Joan Blondell, Thomas Mitchell, Tom Tully, John Qualen, Richard Haydn, Lina Romay, Philip Merivale, Harry Davenport ..
Directed by: Victor Fleming
Release date: 1945-12-28
25.

Caesar and Cleopatra

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

The aging Caesar finds himself intrigued by the young Egyptian queen. Adapted by George Bernard Shaw from his own play.

Starring: Claude Rains, Vivien Leigh, Stewart Granger, Flora Robson, Francis L. Sullivan, Basil Sydney, Cecil Parker, Raymond Lovell, Anthony Eustrel, Ernest Thesiger ..
Directed by: Gabriel Pascal
Release date: 1945-12-11
26.

Along Came Jones

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

An easy-going cowboy is mistaken by the townsfolk for a notorious gunman. The cowboy decides it would be best to leave town, until he meets the gunman's girlfriend.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Loretta Young, William Demarest, Dan Duryea, Frank Sully, Don Costello, Walter Sande, Russell Simpson, Arthur Loft, Willard Robertson ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler
Release date: 1945-07-19
27.

Flame of Barbary Coast

3.2
6.2/10 IMDB

Duke Fergus falls for Ann 'Flaxen' Tarry in the Barbary Coast in turn-of-the-century San Francisco. He loses money to crooked gambler Boss Tito Morell, goes home, learns to gamble, and returns. After he makes a fortune, he opens his own place with Flaxen as the entertainer; but the 1906 quake destroys his place.

Starring: John Wayne, Ann Dvorak, Joseph Schildkraut, William Frawley, Virginia Grey, Russell Hicks, Jack Norton, Paul Fix, Manart Kippen, Eve Lynne ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane
Release date: 1945-05-28
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Saratoga Trunk
28.

Saratoga Trunk

3.2
6.4/10 IMDB

An opportunistic Texas gambler and the exiled Creole daughter of an aristocratic family join forces to achieve justice from the society that has ostracized them.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Flora Robson, Jerry Austin, John Warburton, Florence Bates, Curt Bois, John Abbott, Ethel Griffies ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1945-11-21
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : The Frozen Ghost
29.

The Frozen Ghost

3.2
5.8/10 IMDB

When a man dies of a heart attack, a stage and radio mentalist believes he has willed him to die because he was angry with the man. Riddled with guilt, the mentalist cancels further shows, breaks off his engagement to his female partner, who can read minds while in a hypnotic trance, and takes refuge in the eerie wax-museum-cum-home of another woman friend.

Starring: Lon Chaney Jr., Evelyn Ankers, Elena Verdugo, Martin Kosleck, Tala Birell, Milburn Stone, Douglass Dumbrille, Arthur Hohl ..
Directed by: Harold Young
Release date: 1945-06-01
30.

Thrill of a Romance

3.0
6.4/10 IMDB

A soldier falls in love with a newly-married woman after her husband abandons her for a business meeting on their honeymoon.

Starring: Van Johnson, Esther Williams, Frances Gifford, Henry Travers, Spring Byington, Lauritz Melchior, Carleton G. Young, Ethel Griffies, Eve Whitney, Donald Curtis ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1945-05-23
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Guest Wife
31.

Guest Wife

3.0
6.5/10 IMDB

Christopher Price, a small-town bank executive, continues to be loyal to and idolize his boyhood friend, Joseph Jefferson Parker, a famous war correspondent. But Chris's wife, Mary, is none to fond of Joe and tired of her husband's idolizing. On the eve of the Price's second-honeymoon trip to New York City, Joe arrives and tells Chris that he needs someone to pose as his wife in order to fool his boss in NYC, who thinks Joe got married to an overseas woman while on an assignment. Chris pushes Mary into posing as Joe's wife. In New York, this leads to many complications and misunderstandings, with Mary finally deciding to teach Chris and Joe a lesson by making them believe she is in love with Joe.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Don Ameche, Dick Foran, Charles Dingle, Grant Mitchell, Wilma Francis, Chester Clute, Irving Bacon, Hal K. Dawson, Edward Fielding ..
Directed by: Sam Wood
Release date: 1945-07-27
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Odor-Able Kitty
32.

Odor-Able Kitty

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

A cat, tired of being abused by everyone in his neighborhood, disguises himself as a skunk and inadvertently attracts the romantic advances of a real skunk.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1945-01-06
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Waterloo Road
33.

Waterloo Road

2.9
6.5/10 IMDB

During WW2 a former railway employee who had been drafted, goes AWOL to hunt down the spiv and draft dodger who is having an affair with his wife.

Starring: John Mills, Stewart Granger, Alastair Sim, Joy Shelton, Alison Leggatt, Jean Kent, Beatrice Varley, George Carney, Leslie Bradley, Ben Williams ..
Directed by: Sidney Gilliat
Release date: 1945-02-05
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : The Dolly Sisters
34.

The Dolly Sisters

2.8
6.2/10 IMDB

Two sisters from Hungary become famous entertainers in the early 1900s. Fictionalized biography with lots of songs.

Starring: Betty Grable, John Payne, June Haver, S.Z. Sakall, Reginald Gardiner, Frank Latimore, Gene Sheldon, Sig Ruman, Trudy Marshall, Fred Aldrich ..
Directed by: Irving Cummings
Release date: 1945-11-14
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Kitty
35.

Kitty

2.8
7.0/10 IMDB

Pickpocket Kitty's life changes when painter Thomas Gainsborough makes her portrait. The artwork gains the attention of Sir Hugh Marcy, who later decides to use her for his benefit.

Starring: Paulette Goddard, Ray Milland, Patric Knowles, Reginald Owen, Cecil Kellaway, Constance Collier, Miriam Nelson, Dennis Hoey, Sara Allgood, Eric Blore ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1945-10-16
36.

Danger Signal

2.8
6.6/10 IMDB

After robbing and murdering his married lover and then making her death look like suicide, conniving philanderer Ronnie Mason relocates to Los Angeles. Under a new identity and claiming to be a writer, Ronnie finds lodging at the home of Hilda Fenchurch and her mother. He woos Hilda, knowing she has money, but when he discovers that Hilda's sister, Anne, has just inherited $25,000, he switches his attentions to her.

Starring: Faye Emerson, Zachary Scott, Richard Erdman, Rosemary DeCamp, Bruce Bennett, Mona Freeman, John Ridgely, Mary Servoss, Joyce Compton, Virginia Sale ..
Directed by: Robert Florey
Release date: 1945-11-21
37.

Incendiary Blonde

2.7
6.7/10 IMDB

Paramount's highly-fictionalized 1945 musical biography of Texas Guinan, the Roaring '20s New York nightclub owner and celebrity with alleged underworld connections who famously greeted her customers with the phrase, "Hello, suckers!"

Starring: Betty Hutton, Arturo de Córdova, Charles Ruggles, Albert Dekker, Barry Fitzgerald, Bess Flowers, Mary Philips, Bill Goodwin, Eduardo Ciannelli, Billy Bletcher ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1945-07-25
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Shady Lady
38.

Shady Lady

2.7
6.9/10 IMDB

A crook becomes the victim of a crafty card player who works for the District Attorney.

Starring: Charles Coburn, Robert Paige, Ginny Simms, Alan Curtis, Martha O'Driscoll, Kathleen Howard, James Burke, Joe Frisco ..
Directed by: George Waggner
Release date: 1945-09-07
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : The Affairs of Susan
39.

The Affairs of Susan

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

Susan is about to be married, but the wedding may get called off after her fiancé summons three former beaus. Each reveals a different portrait of Susan: one describes her as a naive country girl who reluctantly becomes an actress, another paints a picture of a gay party girl and and the third describes a serious intellectual.

Starring: Joan Fontaine, George Brent, Dennis O'Keefe, Walter Abel, Don DeFore, Rita Johnson, Mary Field, Byron Barr, Francis Pierlot, Lewis L. Russell ..
Directed by: William A. Seiter
Release date: 1945-07-08
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Sudan
40.

Sudan

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

A desert pickpocket, his sidekick, and an escaped slave help an incognito queen in danger.

Starring: Maria Montez, Jon Hall, Turhan Bey, Andy Devine, George Zucco, Robert Warwick, Philip Van Zandt, Harry Cording, George Lynn, Charles Arnt ..
Directed by: John Rawlins
Release date: 1945-04-18
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : The Brighton Strangler
41.

The Brighton Strangler

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

After suffering a head injury during the Blitz, John Loder, a theatre actor comes to believe himself to be the Brighton Strangler, the murderer he was playing onstage.

Starring: John Loder, June Duprez, Michael St. Angel, Miles Mander, Rose Hobart, Gilbert Emery, Rex Evans, Matthew Boulton, Olaf Hytten, Lydia Bilbrook ..
Directed by: Max Nosseck
Release date: 1945-05-10
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Johnny Frenchman
42.

Johnny Frenchman

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

The fisherman from a Cornish village have a friendly rivalry with the fishermen (and one formidable woman) from a French port. Then war comes and they must all rethink their petty differences.

Starring: Françoise Rosay, Tom Walls, Patricia Roc, Ralph Michael, Paul Dupuis, Frederick Piper, Arthur Hambling, Richard George, Bill Blewitt, James Harcourt ..
Directed by: Charles Frend
Release date: 1945-10-29
43.

Her Highness and the Bellboy

2.6
6.4/10 IMDB

In a fictional European country, a beautiful princess meets a handsome American reporter and falls in love with him. On a trip to New York, she hopes to find him again. While staying at one of the city's finest hotels she meets a kind-hearted bellhop who mistakes her for a maid. She invites him to be her escort, not realizing that he believes he has fallen in love with her. Every nice thing the princess does encourages him to believe that she feels the same way he does.

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, Robert Walker, June Allyson, Rags Ragland, John George, Carl Esmond, Agnes Moorehead, Ludwig Stössel, George Cleveland, Warner Anderson ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1945-11-11
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : She Wouldn't Say Yes
44.

She Wouldn't Say Yes

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

Susan Lane is a gifted psychiatrist, grounded in self-control. Before returning by train to her practice in Chicago, she spends time back East with war veterans, building their self-esteem, but frowning on the impulsive, as represented by a favorite comic strip called "The Nixie." She bumps into Michael Kent, an officer and the comic strip's author. He likes her instantly and she dislikes him. He's headed to the Pacific, sees her on the train, gets off in Chicago, and with her father's help, pursues her and hatches a plan to marry her. Meanwhile, she has her own plan to get rid of him with the help of a blond patient. Will the Nixie get into her psyche?

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Lee Bowman, Adele Jergens, Charles Winninger, Harry Davenport, Sara Haden, Percy Kilbride, Lewis L. Russell, Mary Treen, Charles Arnt ..
Directed by: Alexander Hall
Release date: 1945-11-29
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Her Favorite Patient
45.

Her Favorite Patient

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

A beautiful female doctor visits her small hometown on her way back to Chicago. Her overworked uncle, who is the town's doctor, wants her to stay and help him, and he and a macho test pilot who's fallen for her come up with a plan that involves the pilot faking an illness and being treated by her, with her uncle's "help".

Starring: John Carroll, Ruth Hussey, Charles Ruggles, Ann Rutherford, Esther Dale, Moray Grant, Frank Jenks, Vera Marshe, Claudia Drake, Renee Godfrey ..
Directed by: Andrew L. Stone
Release date: 1945-06-22
46.

Yolanda and the Thief

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

Johnny Riggs, a con man on the lam, finds himself in a Latin-American country named Patria. There, he overhears a convent-bred rich girl praying to her guardian angel for help in managing her tangled business affairs. Riggs decides to materialize as the girl's "angel", gains her unquestioning confidence, and helps himself to the deluded girl's millions. Just as he and his partner are about to flee Patria with their booty, Riggs realizes he has fallen in love with the girl and returns the money, together with a note that is part confession and part love letter. But the larcenous duo's escape from Patria turns out to be more difficult than they could ever have imagined.

Starring: Fred Astaire, Lucille Bremer, Frank Morgan, Mary Nash, Leon Ames, Mildred Natwick, Ludwig Stössel, Jane Green, Remo Bufano, Francis Pierlot ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1945-11-22
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : The Phantom Speaks
47.

The Phantom Speaks

2.5
5.7/10 IMDB

A reporter learns that an executed killer has taken over a scientist's mind.

Starring: Richard Arlen, Stanley Ridges, Lynne Roberts, Tom Powers, Charlotte Wynters, Jonathan Hale, Marion Martin, Pierre Watkin, Garry Owen, Ralf Harolde ..
Directed by: John English
Release date: 1945-04-13
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Mexicana
48.

Mexicana

2.5
5.8/10 IMDB

A Mexican crooner (Tito Guizar) tries to put off fans by faking marriage to his American co-star (Constance Moore).

Starring: Tito Guízar, Constance Moore, Leo Carrillo, Estelita Rodriguez, Howard Freeman, Steven Geray, Jean Stevens, Guy Zanette, Phyllis Herrin, Juan Torena ..
Directed by: Alfred Santell
Release date: 1945-11-15
49.

Tonight and Every Night

2.4
6.2/10 IMDB

An American girl falls for an RAF pilot while performing at a British music hall.

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Lee Bowman, Janet Blair, Marc Platt, Leslie Brooks, Professor Lamberti, Dusty Anderson, Stephen Crane, Jim Bannon, Florence Bates ..
Directed by: Victor Saville
Release date: 1945-01-09
Best Romance Movies of 1945 : Doll Face
50.

Doll Face

2.4
5.9/10 IMDB

Burlesque queen Doll Face Carroll is dismissed from an audition for a legitimate Broadway show because she lacks culture. Her boss/manager Mike decides that she can get both culture and plenty of publicity by writing her autobiography. He hires a ghost writer to do all the work, but doesn't count on the possibility that Doll Face and her collaborator might have more than a book on their minds.

Starring: Vivian Blaine, Dennis O'Keefe, Perry Como, Carmen Miranda, Martha Stewart, Stephen Dunne, Reed Hadley, Stanley Prager, Charles Tannen, George E. Stone ..
Directed by: Lewis Seiler
Release date: 1945-12-31

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