Best Romance Movies of 1946

1.

Notorious

6.4
7.9/10 IMDB

In order to help bring Nazis to justice, U.S. government agent T.R. Devlin recruits Alicia Huberman, the American daughter of a convicted German war criminal, as a spy. As they begin to fall for one another, Alicia is instructed to win the affections of Alexander Sebastian, a Nazi hiding out in Brazil. When Sebastian becomes serious about his relationship with Alicia, the stakes get higher, and Devlin must watch her slip further undercover.

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Claude Rains, Louis Calhern, Leopoldine Konstantin, Reinhold Schünzel, Ivan Triesault, Alex Minotis, Eberhard Krumschmidt, Fred Nurney ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1946-08-21
2.

The Best Years of Our Lives

5.8
8.1/10 IMDB

It's the hope that sustains the spirit of every GI: the dream of the day when he will finally return home. For three WWII veterans, the day has arrived. But for each man, the dream is about to become a nightmare.

Starring: Fredric March, Myrna Loy, Dana Andrews, Harold Russell, Teresa Wright, Virginia Mayo, Cathy O'Donnell, Hoagy Carmichael, Gladys George, Roman Bohnen ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1946-12-25
3.

A Matter of Life and Death

5.6
8.0/10 IMDB

When a young airman miraculously survives bailing out of his aeroplane without a parachute, he falls in love with an American radio operator. But the officials in the other world realise their mistake, and dispatch an angel to collect him.

Starring: David Niven, Kim Hunter, Kathleen Byron, Richard Attenborough, Robert Coote, Bonar Colleano, Joan Maude, Marius Goring, Roger Livesey, Robert Atkins ..
Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Release date: 1946-12-15
4.

Gilda

5.5
7.6/10 IMDB

A gambler discovers an old flame while in Argentina, but she's married to his new boss.

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, George Macready, Joseph Calleia, Steven Geray, Joe Sawyer, Gerald Mohr, Mark Roberts, Ludwig Donath, Donald Douglas ..
Directed by: Charles Vidor
Release date: 1946-04-25
5.

Great Expectations

5.4
7.8/10 IMDB

In this Dickens adaptation, orphan Pip discovers through lawyer Mr. Jaggers that a mysterious benefactor wishes to ensure that he becomes a gentleman. Reunited with his childhood patron, Miss Havisham, and his first love, the beautiful but emotionally cold Estella, he discovers that the elderly spinster has gone mad from having been left at the altar as a young woman, and has made her charge into a warped, unfeeling heartbreaker.

Starring: John Mills, Tony Wager, Valerie Hobson, Jean Simmons, Bernard Miles, Francis L. Sullivan, Finlay Currie, Martita Hunt, Alec Guinness, Ivor Barnard ..
Directed by: David Lean
Release date: 1946-12-26
6.

The Postman Always Rings Twice

5.3
7.4/10 IMDB

A married woman and a drifter fall in love, then plot to murder her husband.

Starring: Lana Turner, John Garfield, Cecil Kellaway, Hume Cronyn, Leon Ames, Audrey Totter, Alan Reed, Jeff York, Morris Ankrum, Betty Blythe ..
Directed by: Tay Garnett
Release date: 1946-05-02
7.

The Strange Love of Martha Ivers

4.7
7.4/10 IMDB

Three childhood friends, Martha, Walter and Sam, share a terrible secret. Over time, the ambitious Martha and the pusillanimous Walter have married. She is a cold businesswoman; he is the district attorney: a perfect combination to dominate the corrupt city of Iverstown at will. But the unexpected return of Sam, after years of absence, deeply disturbs the life of the odd couple.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, Van Heflin, Lizabeth Scott, Kirk Douglas, Judith Anderson, Roman Bohnen, Darryl Hickman, Janis Wilson, Ann Doran, Frank Orth ..
Directed by: Lewis Milestone
Release date: 1946-08-19
8.

Duel in the Sun

4.3
6.8/10 IMDB

Beautiful half-breed Pearl Chavez becomes the ward of her dead father's first love and finds herself torn between her sons, one good and the other bad.

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck, Lionel Barrymore, Herbert Marshall, Lillian Gish, Walter Huston, Charles Bickford, Harry Carey, Joan Tetzel ..
Directed by: King Vidor, David O. Selznick, Josef von Sternberg, William Cameron Menzies, Sidney Franklin, William Dieterle, Otto Brower
Release date: 1946-12-31
9.

Cluny Brown

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Amateur plumber Cluny Brown gets sent off by her uncle to work as a servant at an English country estate.

Starring: Charles Boyer, Jennifer Jones, Peter Lawford, Helen Walker, Reginald Gardiner, Reginald Owen, C. Aubrey Smith, Margaret Bannerman, Sara Allgood, Ernest Cossart ..
Directed by: Ernst Lubitsch
Release date: 1946-05-01
10.

Dragonwyck

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

For Miranda Wells, moving to New York to live in Dragonwyck Manor with her rich cousin, Nicholas, seems like a dream. However, the situation gradually becomes nightmarish. She observes Nicholas' troubled relationship with his tenant farmers, as well as with his daughter, to whom Miranda serves as governess. Her relationship with Nicholas intensifies after his wife dies, but his mental imbalance threatens any hope of happiness.

Starring: Gene Tierney, Walter Huston, Vincent Price, Glenn Langan, Anne Revere, Spring Byington, Connie Marshall, Harry Morgan, Vivienne Osborne, Jessica Tandy ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Release date: 1946-04-10
11.

The Razor's Edge

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

An adventuresome young man goes off to find himself and loses his socialite fiancée in the process. But when he returns 10 years later, she will stop at nothing to get him back, even though she is already married.

Starring: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, John Payne, Anne Baxter, Clifton Webb, Herbert Marshall, Lucile Watson, Frank Latimore, Elsa Lanchester, Fritz Kortner ..
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Release date: 1946-11-19
12.

Tomorrow Is Forever

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

In 1918, Elizabeth MacDonald learns that her husband, John Andrew, has been killed in the war. Elizabeth bears John's son and eventually marries her kindly boss. Unknown to her, John has survived but is horribly disfigured and remains in Europe. Years later, on the eve of World War II, Elizabeth refuses to agree to her son's request to enlist and is stunned when an eerily familiar stranger named Kessler arrives from abroad and becomes involved.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, Orson Welles, George Brent, Lucile Watson, Richard Long, Natalie Wood, John Wengraf, Sonny Howe, Ian Wolfe, Joyce Mackenzie ..
Directed by: Irving Pichel
Release date: 1946-02-20
13.

My Reputation

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Tongues begin to wag when a lonely widow becomes romantically involved with a military man. Problems arise when the gossip is filtered down to her own children.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, George Brent, Lucile Watson, Scotty Beckett, Bobby Cooper, Esther Dale, Eve Arden, John Ridgely, Warner Anderson, Jerome Cowan ..
Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt
Release date: 1946-01-25
14.

Deception

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

After marrying her long lost love, a pianist finds the relationship threatened by a wealthy composer who is besotted with her.

Starring: Bette Davis, Paul Henreid, Claude Rains, John Abbott, Benson Fong, Russell Arms, Patricia Barry, Gino Corrado, Richard Erdman, Franklyn Farnum ..
Directed by: Irving Rapper
Release date: 1946-10-26
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Till the End of Time
15.

Till the End of Time

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Three former marines have a hard time readjusting to civilian life. Perry can't deal with the loss of the use of his legs. William is in trouble with bad debts. And Cliff can't decide what he wants to do with his life, although he gets encouragement from war widow Pat Ruscomb.

Starring: Dorothy McGuire, Guy Madison, Robert Mitchum, Bill Williams, Tom Tully, William Gargan, Jean Porter, Johnny Sands, Ruth Nelson, Selena Royle ..
Directed by: Edward Dmytryk
Release date: 1946-07-23
16.

Anna and the King of Siam

3.5
7.0/10 IMDB

In 1862, a young Englishwoman becomes royal tutor in Siam and befriends the King.

Starring: Irene Dunne, Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Lee J. Cobb, Gale Sondergaard, Mikhail Rasumny, Dennis Hoey, Tito Renaldo, Richard Lyon, John Abbott ..
Directed by: John Cromwell
Release date: 1946-08-11
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Deadline at Dawn
17.

Deadline at Dawn

3.5
6.8/10 IMDB

A young Navy sailor has one night to find out why a woman was killed and he ended up with a bag of money after a drinking blackout.

Starring: Susan Hayward, Paul Lukas, Bill Williams, Joseph Calleia, Osa Massen, Lola Lane, Jerome Cowan, Marvin Miller, Roman Bohnen, Steven Geray ..
Directed by: Harold Clurman, William Cameron Menzies
Release date: 1946-03-18
18.

Undercurrent

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

After a rapid engagement, a dowdy daughter of a chemist weds an industrialist, knowing little of his family or past. He transforms her into an elegant society wife, but becomes enraged whenever she asks about Michael, his mysterious long-lost brother.

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Robert Taylor, Robert Mitchum, Edmund Gwenn, Marjorie Main, Jayne Meadows, Clinton Sundberg, Dan Tobin, Kathryn Card, Leigh Whipper ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1946-11-11
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Cloak and Dagger
19.

Cloak and Dagger

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Italian partisans help a professor sent by the OSS to find an atomic scientist held by Nazis.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Lilli Palmer, Robert Alda, Vladimir Sokoloff, J. Edward Bromberg, Marjorie Hoshelle, Ludwig Stössel, Helene Thimig, Dan Seymour, Marc Lawrence ..
Directed by: Fritz Lang
Release date: 1946-09-28
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : The Diary of a Chambermaid
20.

The Diary of a Chambermaid

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Celestine, the chamber-maid, has a new job in the country, at the Lanlaires. She has decided to use her beauty to seduce a wealthy man, but Mr. Lanlaire is not a right choice: the house is firmly controlled by Madame Lanlaire, helped by the strange valet Joseph. Then she tries the neighbour, former officer Mauger. This seems to work. But soon the son of the Lanlaires comes back. He is young, attractive and does not share his mother's antirepublican opinions. So Celestine's beauty attracts Captain Mauger, young Georges Lanlaire, and Joseph. Three men, from three different social classes, with three different conceptions of life. Will Celestine be able to convince Georges of her sincerity?

Starring: Paulette Goddard, Burgess Meredith, Hurd Hatfield, Francis Lederer, Judith Anderson, Florence Bates, Irene Ryan, Reginald Owen, Almira Sessions, Egon Brecher ..
Directed by: Jean Renoir
Release date: 1946-02-15
21.

Angel on My Shoulder

3.4
6.8/10 IMDB

The Devil arranges for a deceased gangster to return to Earth as a well-respected judge to make up for his previous life.

Starring: Paul Muni, Anne Baxter, Claude Rains, Onslow Stevens, George Cleveland, Erskine Sanford, Marion Martin, Hardie Albright, James Flavin, Murray Alper ..
Directed by: Archie Mayo
Release date: 1946-09-20
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : The Strange Woman
22.

The Strange Woman

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

Isaiah, a 19th-century businessman, has his eye on the beautiful and very young Jenny. Finally of age, she accepts his marriage proposal, but their love affair quickly turns sour. Ephraim, Isaiah's college-age son, comes for a visit, immediately striking up a chemistry with Jenny. She promises marriage -- if he murders his father first. But Jenny also swoons for John, the fiancé of her best friend, Meg.

Starring: Hedy Lamarr, George Sanders, Louis Hayward, Gene Lockhart, Hillary Brooke, Rhys Williams, June Storey, Moroni Olsen, Olive Blakeney, Kathleen Lockhart ..
Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer, Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1946-10-25
23.

A Scandal in Paris

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

A smooth-talking French thief (George Sanders) wangles his way into an important position as prefect of police.

Starring: George Sanders, Signe Hasso, Carole Landis, Akim Tamiroff, Gene Lockhart, Alma Kruger, Alan Napier, Jo Ann Marlowe, Vladimir Sokoloff, Pedro de Cordoba ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1946-07-19
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Without Reservations
24.

Without Reservations

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Kit Madden is traveling to Hollywood, where her best-selling novel is to be filmed. Aboard the train, she encounters Marines Rusty and Dink, who don't know she is the author of the famous book, and who don't think much of the ideas it proposes. She and Rusty are greatly attracted, but she doesn't know how to deal with his disdain for the book's author.

Starring: Claudette Colbert, John Wayne, Don DeFore, Anne Triola, Thurston Hall, Frank Puglia, Dona Drake, Lela Bliss, Harry Hayden, Charles Evans ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1946-05-13
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : The Virginian
25.

The Virginian

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Arriving at Medicine Bow, eastern schoolteacher Molly Woods meets two cowboys, irresponsible Steve and the "Virginian," who gets off on the wrong foot with her. To add to his troubles, the Virginian finds that his old pal Steve is mixed up with black-hatted Trampas and his rustlers...then finds himself at the head of a posse after said rustlers; and Molly hates the violent side of frontier life.

Starring: Joel McCrea, Brian Donlevy, Sonny Tufts, Barbara Britton, William Frawley, Fay Bainter, Henry O'Neill, Tom Tully, Bill Edwards, Paul Guilfoyle ..
Directed by: Stuart Gilmore
Release date: 1946-05-05
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Blue Skies
26.

Blue Skies

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Jed Potter looks back on a love triangle conducted over the course of years and between musical numbers. Dancer Jed loves showgirl Mary, who loves compulsive nightclub-opener Johnny, who can't stay committed to anything in life for very long.

Starring: Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire, Joan Caulfield, Billy De Wolfe, Olga San Juan, Mikhail Rasumny, Frank Faylen, Victoria Horne, Karolyn Grimes, Jimmy Conlin ..
Directed by: Stuart Heisler, Mark Sandrich
Release date: 1946-10-15
27.

Tarzan and the Leopard Woman

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

A tribe devoted to the leopard cult is dedicated to preventing civilization from moving further into Africa.

Starring: Johnny Weissmüller, Brenda Joyce, Johnny Sheffield, Acquanetta, Edgar Barrier, Dennis Hoey, Tommy Cook, Anthony Caruso, Doris Lloyd ..
Directed by: Kurt Neumann
Release date: 1946-02-18
28.

Easy to Wed

3.1
6.1/10 IMDB

When a newspaper accuses a wealthy socialite of being a home-wrecker, she files a multi-million-dollar libel lawsuit. The publication's frazzled head editor now must find a way to discredit her.

Starring: Van Johnson, Esther Williams, Lucille Ball, Keenan Wynn, Cecil Kellaway, Ben Blue, Paul Harvey, June Lockhart, Josephine Whittell, Carlos Ramírez ..
Directed by: Buster Keaton, Edward Buzzell, Edward Sedgwick
Release date: 1946-07-25
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Abilene Town
29.

Abilene Town

3.1
6.2/10 IMDB

Marshall Dan Mitchell, who is the law in Abilene, has the job of keeping peace between two groups. For a long time, the town had been divided, with the cattlemen and cowboys having one end of town to themselves, while townspeople occupied the other end. Mitchell liked it this way, it made things easier for him, and kept problems from arising between the two factions. However…

Starring: Randolph Scott, Edgar Buchanan, Ann Dvorak, Rhonda Fleming, Lloyd Bridges, Helen Boyce, Howard Freeman, Richard Hale, Jack Lambert, Dick Curtis ..
Directed by: Edwin L. Marin
Release date: 1946-01-11
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : The Private Life of a Cat
30.

The Private Life of a Cat

3.1
7.3/10 IMDB

Life of a domestic cat, filmed from a cat’s-eye view. This film was circulated in two versions: a silent version without narration and a somewhat longer sound version with a narration read by co-director Maya Deren. Takes place over a period of months as the cat gives birth to a litter of kittens and she cares for them as they grow.

Starring: Maya Deren ..
Directed by: Alexander Hammid, Maya Deren
Release date: 1946-12-22
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Because of Him
31.

Because of Him

3.1
6.8/10 IMDB

A young woman who wants to break into the theater schemes to become the protege of a famous Broadway star.

Starring: Deanna Durbin, Charles Laughton, Franchot Tone, Helen Broderick, Stanley Ridges, Donald Meek, Regina Wallace, Charles Halton, Douglas Wood, Gladys Blake ..
Directed by: Richard Wallace
Release date: 1946-01-18
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Carnival
32.

Carnival

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

Story of a ballet dancer of the Edwardian era. From the novel by Compton Mackenzie.

Starring: Sally Gray, Michael Wilding, Stanley Holloway, Bernard Miles, Jean Kent, Catherine Lacey, Nancy Price, Hazel Court, Michael Clarke ..
Directed by: Stanley Haynes
Release date: 1946-12-02
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : A Letter for Evie
33.

A Letter for Evie

3.0
6.9/10 IMDB

Evie's co-workers at the uniform shirt factory, and her almost-fiancée's inability to kiss, inspire her to slip a letter into a size sixteen-and-a-half shirt for some anonymous soldier. It's received by "Wolf" Larson, who immediately throws it away, but his sensitive, dreaming--and short--buddy John McPherson snags it, and begins a correspondence with Evie, pretending to be Wolf. But things get complicated when Evie wants to meet her tall, handsome soldier. And even more complicated when Wolf sees Evie and likes what he sees.

Starring: Marsha Hunt, John Carroll, Hume Cronyn, Spring Byington, Pamela Britton, Norman Lloyd, Percival Vivian, Donald Curtis, Esther Howard, Robin Raymond ..
Directed by: Jules Dassin
Release date: 1946-01-28
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : So Goes My Love
34.

So Goes My Love

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

Country girl Jane Budden goes to the big city, determined to find and marry a wealthy man. Instead, she meets and marries Herman Maxim, a struggling inventor.

Starring: Myrna Loy, Don Ameche, Rhys Williams, Bobby Driscoll, Richard Gaines, Molly Lamont ..
Directed by: Frank Ryan
Release date: 1946-05-01
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Suspense
35.

Suspense

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

The proprietor of an ice-skating revue promotes a peanut-vendor at the show to a management position based on suggestions he made to improve the act of the show's star, who also happens to be the owner's wife. However, he soon begins to notice that his new manager is paying more attention to his wife than he believes is appropriate...

Starring: Belita, Barry Sullivan, Bonita Granville, Albert Dekker, Eugene Pallette, George E. Stone, Edit Angold, Leon Belasco, Miguelito Valdés, Bobby Ramos ..
Directed by: Frank Tuttle
Release date: 1946-06-15
36.

The Bachelor's Daughters

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

A department store floor walker is persuaded by four husband-seeking salesgirls to pose as their father in a Long Island mansion which they have rented by pooling resources and pretending to be wealthy themselves.

Starring: Gail Russell, Claire Trevor, Ann Dvorak, Adolphe Menjou, Billie Burke, Jane Wyatt, Eugene List, Damian O'Flynn ..
Directed by: Andrew L. Stone
Release date: 1946-08-06
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : The Years Between
37.

The Years Between

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

Michael Redgrave, Valerie Hobson, Flora Robson and Felix Aylmer star in this moving and sophisticated story of love and loss set against the backdrop of the Second World War and based on the play by Daphne du Maurier. After hearing news that her officer husband has been killed in battle, Diana Wentworth forges a new life for herself, becoming an MP and learning to love again. Then, out of the blue comes the shattering news that her husband is not dead after all.

Starring: Michael Redgrave, Valerie Hobson, Flora Robson, James McKechnie, Felix Aylmer, Dulcie Gray, John Gilpin, Edward Rigby, Esma Cannon, Lyn Evans ..
Directed by: Compton Bennett
Release date: 1946-07-08
38.

Of Human Bondage

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

A medical student with a club foot falls for a beautiful but ambitious waitress. She soon leaves him, but gets pregnant and comes back to him for help.

Starring: Paul Henreid, Eleanor Parker, Alexis Smith, Edmund Gwenn, Patric Knowles, Janis Paige, Henry Stephenson, Marten Lamont, Isobel Elsom, Una O'Connor ..
Directed by: Edmund Goulding
Release date: 1946-07-05
39.

Monsieur Beaucaire

2.8
6.9/10 IMDB

A bumbling barber in the court of King Louis XV becomes engaged in political intrigue when he masquerades as a dashing nobleman engaged to the princess of Spain.

Starring: Bob Hope, Joan Caulfield, Patric Knowles, Marjorie Reynolds, Cecil Kellaway, Joseph Schildkraut, Reginald Owen, Constance Collier, Yola d'Avril, Alan Hale Jr. ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1946-09-04
40.

Two Smart People

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

Con woman Ricki Woodner and detective Bob Simms follow a prison-bound swindler Ace Connors on his five-day gourmet binge.

Starring: Lucille Ball, John Hodiak, Lloyd Nolan, Hugo Haas, Lenore Ulric, Elisha Cook Jr., Lloyd Corrigan, Vladimir Sokoloff, David Cota, Clarence Muse ..
Directed by: Jules Dassin
Release date: 1946-06-04
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Beware of Pity
41.

Beware of Pity

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

A paraplegic mistakes a man's pity for love.

Starring: Lilli Palmer, Albert Lieven, Cedric Hardwicke, Gladys Cooper, Linden Travers, Ernest Thesiger, Emrys Jones, Ralph Truman, Fritz Wendhausen, John Salew ..
Directed by: Maurice Elvey
Release date: 1946-07-22
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : I've Always Loved You
42.

I've Always Loved You

2.7
6.3/10 IMDB

A beautiful young concert pianist is torn between her attraction to her arrogant but brilliant maestro and her love for a farm boy she left back home.

Starring: Philip Dorn, Catherine McLeod, Bill Carter, Maria Ouspenskaya, Felix Bressart, Elizabeth Patterson, Vanessa Brown, Lewis Howard, Adele Mara, Gloria Donovan ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1946-12-02
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : That Brennan Girl
43.

That Brennan Girl

2.7
6.5/10 IMDB

Raised by Natalie Brennan, a flamboyant and irresponsible mother, Ziggy Brennan gets involved in hustling men at a young age. She hangs around with a wild crowd and learns gets her "street smarts" first from her mother, who wants everyone to think they are sisters, and then from Denny Reagan, an older man. He starts teaching her his tricks of the trade and she falls right in line with his crooked ways. Then one night she meets Martin J. 'Mart' Neilson, a tall, handsome, honest farmer boy who's a sailor and they fall in love. While he's away fighting the war, she discovers she's pregnant.

Starring: James Dunn, Mona Freeman, William Marshall, June Duprez, Frank Jenks, Dorothy Vaughan, Charles Arnt, Rosalind Ivan, Fay Helm, Bill Kennedy ..
Directed by: Alfred Santell
Release date: 1946-12-23
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : The Wife of Monte Cristo
44.

The Wife of Monte Cristo

2.6
6.2/10 IMDB

In this sequel to the original story, Monte Cristo count Edmund Dantes (Martin Kosleck) returns to Paris to get revenge but soon finds himself pursued by a cruel policeman (John Loder). The count's brave wife Haydée (Lenore Aubert) throws the cop off her husband's scent by dressing up as the masked avenger herself and proving that she too is most competent with a sword.

Starring: John Loder, Lenore Aubert, Martin Kosleck, Eva Gabor, Charles Dingle, Eduardo Ciannelli, Fritz Kortner, Virginia Christine, Clancy Cooper, Dewey Robinson ..
Directed by: Edgar G. Ulmer
Release date: 1946-04-22
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : Love Laughs at Andy Hardy
45.

Love Laughs at Andy Hardy

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

Andy Hardy goes to college after serving in the war and finds his sweetheart is engaged to someone else.

Starring: Mickey Rooney, Lewis Stone, Sara Haden, Bonita Granville, Lina Romay, Fay Holden, Dorothy Ford, Ellen Ross, Hal Hackett, Dick Simmons ..
Directed by: Willis Goldbeck
Release date: 1946-12-25
46.

Faithful in My Fashion

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

A U.S. Army sergeant is home on leave to reconnect with his girlfriend he hopes to marry. However, in the years he's been away, she's gotten a huge promotion where they used to work together - and has become engaged to another man.

Starring: Donna Reed, Tom Drake, Edward Everett Horton, Spring Byington, Sig Ruman, Harry Davenport, William Phillips, Margaret Hamilton, Hobart Cavanaugh, Warner Anderson ..
Directed by: Sidney Salkow
Release date: 1946-08-21
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : The Bamboo Blonde
47.

The Bamboo Blonde

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

A pilot of a B 29 meets Louise Anderson, a singer in a New York nightclub. He falls in love with her, but he had to leave next day for action in the Pacific. He lets paint her picture on his bomber, the "Bamboo Blonde" and becomes a hero with his crew sinking a Japanese battleship and shooting down a Japanese fighter wing. Back in New York, he leaves his fiancée and engages him to Louise.

Starring: Frances Langford, Ralph Edwards, Russell Wade, Iris Adrian, Richard Martin, Jane Greer, Glen Vernon, Paul Harvey, Regina Wallace, Jean Brooks ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1946-07-15
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : The Magic Bow
48.

The Magic Bow

2.6
6.0/10 IMDB

Biography of the famous Italian violinist Nicola Paganini which focuses as much on the musician's romances as it does on his craft. Phyllis Calvert plays Jeanne de Vermond, the aristocratic French woman who captures Paganini's heart, and real-life violin virtuoso Yehudi Menuhin supplies the breathtaking Paganini solos.

Starring: Stewart Granger, Phyllis Calvert, Jean Kent, Cecil Parker, Dennis Price, Marie Lohr, Felix Aylmer, Frank Cellier, Henry Edwards, Mary Jerrold ..
Directed by: Bernard Knowles
Release date: 1946-09-20
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : The Time, The Place and The Girl
49.

The Time, The Place and The Girl

2.6
5.9/10 IMDB

The stuffy manager of lovely opera singer Vicki Cassel and her uncle, a classical conductor, is determined to close down the noisy nightclub that's next door to the Cassels' home. The club's owners--Steve, a handsome ladies' man, and Jeff, his clownish sidekick--hatch a plan to keep the club open. Steve arranges to meet--and woo--Vicki and then invite her and her uncle to the club. When Vicki's snobbish aunt and the manager discover that Vicki now favors popular music to the classics, they arrange to get the club closed. But that doesn't keep Steve and Jeff down. Instead, they decide to put on a Broadway show if they can get a backer. They find their "angel" in Vicki's uncle who agrees to finance the show only if Vicki is the leading lady. But once again, Vicki's aunt and manager may be the spoiler in everyone's plans.

Starring: Dennis Morgan, Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Martha Vickers, S.Z. Sakall, Alan Hale, Donald Woods, Florence Bates, Lynn Baggett, Monte Blue ..
Directed by: David Butler
Release date: 1946-12-26
Best Romance Movies of 1946 : From This Day Forward
50.

From This Day Forward

2.6
6.3/10 IMDB

A young American soldier, with an honorable discharge, returns home from World War II to his bride, whom he married after a short courtship and has not seen for several years. The two come together with many trials and tribulations in trying to preserve their marriage in the post-war years.

Starring: Joan Fontaine, Mark Stevens, Rosemary DeCamp, Harry Morgan, Wally Brown, Arline Judge, Renny McEvoy, Bobby Driscoll, Mary Treen, Doreen McCann ..
Directed by: John Berry
Release date: 1946-03-02

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