Best Romance Movies of 1947


Out of the Past

8.0/10 IMDB

Jeff Bailey seems to be a mundane gas station owner in remote Bridgeport, California. He is dating local girl Ann Miller and lives a quiet life. But Jeff has a secret past, and when a mysterious stranger arrives in town, Jeff is forced to return to the dark world he had tried to escape.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Jane Greer, Kirk Douglas, Rhonda Fleming, Richard Webb, Steve Brodie, Virginia Huston, Paul Valentine, Dickie Moore, Ken Niles ..
Directed by: Jacques Tourneur
Release date: 1947-11-25

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

7.8/10 IMDB

In 1900, strong-willed widow Lucy Muir goes to live in Gull Cottage by the British seaside, even though it appears to be haunted. On her very first night she meets the ghost of the crusty former owner, Captain Gregg—and refuses to be scared off. They eventually become friends and allies, after Lucy gets used to the idea of a man's ghost haunting her bedroom.

Starring: Gene Tierney, Rex Harrison, George Sanders, Edna Best, Vanessa Brown, Anna Lee, Robert Coote, Natalie Wood, Isobel Elsom, Victoria Horne ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Release date: 1947-05-25

Dark Passage

7.5/10 IMDB

A man convicted of murdering his wife escapes from prison and works with a woman to try and prove his innocence.

Starring: Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall, Bruce Bennett, Agnes Moorehead, Tom D'Andrea, Clifton Young, Douglas Kennedy, Rory Mallinson, Houseley Stevenson, Mary Field ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1947-09-05

The Bishop's Wife

7.6/10 IMDB

An Episcopal Bishop, Henry Brougham, has been working for months on the plans for an elaborate new cathedral which he hopes will be paid for primarily by a wealthy, stubborn widow. He is losing sight of his family and of why he became a churchman in the first place. Enter Dudley, an angel sent to help him. Dudley does help everyone he meets, but not necessarily in the way they would have preferred. With the exception of Henry, everyone loves him, but Henry begins to believe that Dudley is there to replace him, both at work and in his family's affections, as Christmas approaches.

Starring: Cary Grant, Loretta Young, David Niven, Monty Woolley, James Gleason, Gladys Cooper, Elsa Lanchester, Sara Haden, Karolyn Grimes, Tito Vuolo ..
Directed by: Henry Koster
Release date: 1947-12-25

Gentleman's Agreement

7.2/10 IMDB

A magazine writer poses as a Jew to expose anti-Semitism.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, John Garfield, Celeste Holm, Anne Revere, June Havoc, Albert Dekker, Jane Wyatt, Dean Stockwell, Nicholas Joy ..
Directed by: Elia Kazan
Release date: 1947-11-11

The Paradine Case

6.5/10 IMDB

Attorney Anthony Keane agrees to represent Londonite Mrs. Paradine, who has been fingered in her husband's murder. From the start, the married lawyer is drawn to the enigmatic beauty, and he begins to cast about for a way to exonerate his client. Keane puts the Paradine household servant on the stand, suggesting he is the killer. But Keane soon loses his way in the courtroom, and his half-baked plan sets off a stunning chain of events.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Ann Todd, Charles Laughton, Charles Coburn, Ethel Barrymore, Louis Jourdan, Alida Valli, Leo G. Carroll, Joan Tetzel, Isobel Elsom ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1947-12-31
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : It Happened on Fifth Avenue

It Happened on Fifth Avenue

7.6/10 IMDB

A New Yorker hobo moves into a mansion and along the way he gathers friends to live in the house with him. Before he knows it, he is living with the actual home owners.

Starring: Don DeFore, Ann Harding, Charles Ruggles, Victor Moore, Gale Storm, Grant Mitchell, Edward Brophy, Alan Hale Jr., Dorothea Kent, Edward Ryan ..
Directed by: Roy Del Ruth
Release date: 1947-04-17


7.3/10 IMDB

A classical musician from a working class background is sidetracked by his love for a wealthy, neurotic socialite.

Starring: Joan Crawford, John Garfield, Oscar Levant, J. Carrol Naish, Joan Chandler, Tom D'Andrea, Peggy Knudsen, Ruth Nelson, Craig Stevens, Paul Cavanagh ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1947-01-25

The Farmer's Daughter

7.2/10 IMDB

After leaving her family's farm to study nursing in the city, a young woman finds herself on an unexpected path towards politics.

Starring: Loretta Young, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Charles Bickford, Rose Hobart, Rhys Williams, Harry Davenport, Tom Powers, William Harrigan, Lex Barker ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1947-03-26

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

7.2/10 IMDB

Teenager Susan Turner, with a severe crush on playboy artist Richard Nugent, sneaks into his apartment to model for him and is found there by her sister Judge Margaret Turner. Threatened with jail, Nugent agrees to date Susan until the crush abates.

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Shirley Temple, Rudy Vallee, Ray Collins, Harry Davenport, Johnny Sands, Don Beddoe, Lillian Randolph, Veda Ann Borg ..
Directed by: Irving Reis
Release date: 1947-09-01


7.1/10 IMDB

After being found wandering the streets of Los Angeles, a severely catatonic woman tells a doctor the complex story of how she wound up there.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Van Heflin, Raymond Massey, Geraldine Brooks, Stanley Ridges, John Ridgely, Moroni Olsen, Erskine Sanford, Peter Miles, Jakob Gimpel ..
Directed by: Curtis Bernhardt
Release date: 1947-05-29

The Egg and I

7.0/10 IMDB

World War II veteran Bob MacDonald surprises his new wife, Betty, by quitting his city job and moving them to a dilapidated farm in the country. While Betty gamely struggles with managing the crumbling house and holding off nosy neighbors and a recalcitrant pig, Bob makes plans for crops and livestock. The couple's bliss is shaken by a visit from a beautiful farm owner, who seems to want more from Bob than just managing her property.

Starring: Marjorie Main, Percy Kilbride, Richard Long, Claudette Colbert, Fred MacMurray, Billy House, Ida Moore, Donald MacBride, Esther Dale, Louise Allbritton ..
Directed by: Chester Erskine
Release date: 1947-05-01

Captain from Castile

6.8/10 IMDB

Spain, 1518: young caballero Pedro De Vargas offends his sadistic neighbor De Silva, who just happens to be an officer of the Inquisition. Forced to flee, Pedro, friend Juan Garcia, and adoring servant girl Catana join Cortez' first expedition to Mexico. Arriving in the rich new land, Cortez decides to switch from exploration to conquest...with only 500 men. Embroiled in continuous adventures and a romantic interlude, Pedro almost forgets he has a deadly enemy...

Starring: Tyrone Power, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero, Lee J. Cobb, Antonio Moreno, Thomas Gomez, John Sutton, Alan Mowbray, Barbara Lawrence, George Zucco ..
Directed by: Henry King
Release date: 1947-12-25
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Buck Privates Come Home

Buck Privates Come Home

6.8/10 IMDB

Two ex-soldiers return from overseas--one of them having smuggled into the country a French orphan girl he has become attached to. They wind up running into their old sergeant--who hates them--and getting involved with a race-car builder who's trying to find backers for a new midget racer he's building.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Tom Brown, Joan Shawlee, Nat Pendleton, Beverly Simmons, Don Porter, Donald MacBride, Don Beddoe, Charles Trowbridge ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1947-04-04

They Won't Believe Me

7.2/10 IMDB

On trial for murdering his girlfriend, philandering stockbroker Larry Ballentine takes the stand to claim his innocence and describe the actual, but improbable sounding, sequence of events that led to her death.

Starring: Susan Hayward, Robert Young, Jane Greer, Rita Johnson, Tom Powers, George Tyne, Don Beddoe, Frank Ferguson, Harry Harvey, Byron Foulger ..
Directed by: Irving Pichel
Release date: 1947-07-16
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Pursued


7.2/10 IMDB

A boy haunted by nightmares about the night his entire family was murdered is brought up by a neighboring family in the 1880s. He falls for his lovely adoptive sister but his nasty adoptive brother and mysterious uncle want him dead.

Starring: Teresa Wright, Robert Mitchum, Judith Anderson, Dean Jagger, Alan Hale, John Rodney, Harry Carey, Jr., Clifton Young, Ernest Severn, Charles Bates ..
Directed by: Raoul Walsh
Release date: 1947-03-02
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : The Lost Moment

The Lost Moment

6.9/10 IMDB

In a long flashback, a New York publisher is in Venice pursuing the lost love letters of an early-19th-century poet, Jeffrey Ashton, who disappeared mysteriously. Using a false name, Lewis Venable rents a room from Juliana Bordereau, once Jeffrey Ashton's lover, now an aged recluse. Running the household is Juliana's severe niece, Tina, who mistrusts Venable from the first moment. He realizes all is not right when late one night he finds Tina, her hair unpinned and wild, at the piano. She calls him Jeffrey and throws herself at him. The family priest warns Venable to tread carefully around her fantasies, but he wants the letters at any cost, even Tina's sanity.

Starring: Robert Cummings, Susan Hayward, Agnes Moorehead, Joan Lorring, Eduardo Ciannelli, John Archer, Frank Puglia, Minerva Urecal, William Edmunds ..
Directed by: Martin Gabel
Release date: 1947-11-21

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

6.9/10 IMDB

Walter Mitty, a daydreaming writer with an overprotective mother, likes to imagine that he is a hero who experiences fantastic adventures. His dream becomes reality when he accidentally meets a mysterious woman who hands him a little black book. According to her, it contains the locations of the Dutch crown jewels hidden since World War II. Soon, Mitty finds himself in the middle of a confusing conspiracy, where he has difficulty differentiating between fact and fiction.

Starring: Danny Kaye, Virginia Mayo, Fay Bainter, Thurston Hall, Ann Rutherford, Florence Bates, Gordon Jones, Boris Karloff, Konstantin Shayne, Henry Corden ..
Directed by: Norman Z. McLeod
Release date: 1947-09-01
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : The Hucksters

The Hucksters

6.7/10 IMDB

A World War II veteran wants to return to advertising on his own terms, but finds it difficult to be successful and maintain his integrity.

Starring: Clark Gable, Deborah Kerr, Sydney Greenstreet, Adolphe Menjou, Ava Gardner, Keenan Wynn, Edward Arnold, Aubrey Mather, Richard Gaines, Frank Albertson ..
Directed by: Jack Conway
Release date: 1947-07-17
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Song of Love

Song of Love

6.7/10 IMDB

Composer Robert Schumann struggles to compose his symphonies while his loving wife Clara offers her support. Also helping the Schumanns is their lifelong friend, composer Johannes Brahms.

Starring: Katharine Hepburn, Paul Henreid, Robert Walker, Henry Daniell, Leo G. Carroll, Elsa Janssen, Gigi Perreau, 'Tinker' Furlong, Ann Carter, Janine Perreau ..
Directed by: Clarence Brown
Release date: 1947-10-09

Daisy Kenyon

6.8/10 IMDB

Daisy Kenyon is a Manhattan commercial artist having an affair with an arrogant and overbearing but successful lawyer named Dan O'Mara. O'Mara is married and has children. Daisy meets a single man, a war veteran named Peter Lapham, and after a brief and hesitant courtship decides to marry him, although she is still in love with Dan.

Starring: Joan Crawford, Dana Andrews, Henry Fonda, Ruth Warrick, Martha Stewart, Peggy Ann Garner, Connie Marshall, Nicholas Joy, Art Baker, John Garfield ..
Directed by: Otto Preminger
Release date: 1947-12-25
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Golden Earrings

Golden Earrings

6.6/10 IMDB

A British colonel escapes from the Gestapo to the Black Forest and poses as a Gypsy's mate.

Starring: Ray Milland, Marlene Dietrich, Murvyn Vye, Bruce Lester, Dennis Hoey, Quentin Reynolds, Reinhold Schünzel, Ivan Triesault, Hermine Sterler, Leo Schlesinger ..
Directed by: Mitchell Leisen
Release date: 1947-08-27
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : My Favorite Brunette

My Favorite Brunette

6.7/10 IMDB

Baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, on death row in San Quentin, tells reporters how he got there: taking care of his private-eye neighbor's office, Ronnie is asked by the irresistible Baroness Montay to find the missing Baron. There follow confusing but sinister doings in a gloomy mansion and a private sanatorium, with every plot twist a parody of thriller cliches.

Starring: Bob Hope, Dorothy Lamour, Peter Lorre, Lon Chaney Jr., John Hoyt, Charles Dingle, Reginald Denny, Frank Puglia, Ann Doran, Willard Robertson ..
Directed by: Elliott Nugent
Release date: 1947-03-19

Angel and the Badman

6.8/10 IMDB

Notorious shootist and womanizer Quirt Evans' horse collapses as he passes a Quaker family's home. Quirt has been wounded, and the kindly family takes him in to nurse him back to health against the advice of others. The handsome Evans quickly attracts the affections of their beautiful daughter, Penelope. He develops an affection for the family and their faith, but his troubled past follows him.

Starring: John Wayne, Gail Russell, Harry Carey, Bruce Cabot, Irene Rich, Lee Dixon, Stephen Grant, Tom Powers, Paul Hurst, Olin Howland ..
Directed by: James Edward Grant
Release date: 1947-02-15
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Secret Beyond the Door

Secret Beyond the Door

6.7/10 IMDB

After a whirlwind romance in Mexico, a beautiful heiress marries a man she barely knows with hardly a second thought. She finds his New York home full of his strange relations, and macabre rooms that are replicas of famous murder sites. One locked room contains the secret to her husband's obsession, and the truth about what happened to his first wife.

Starring: Joan Bennett, Michael Redgrave, Anne Revere, Barbara O'Neil, Natalie Schafer, Rosa Rey, Mark Dennis, Anabel Shaw, Donna Martell ..
Directed by: Fritz Lang
Release date: 1947-12-24

Good News

6.8/10 IMDB

At fictitious Tait University in the Roaring '20s, co-ed and school librarian Connie Lane falls for football hero Tommy Marlowe. Unfortunately, he has his eye on gold-digging vamp Pat McClellan. Tommy's grades start to slip, which keeps him from playing in the big game. Connie eventually finds out Tommy really loves her and devises a plan to win him back and to get him back on the field.

Starring: June Allyson, Peter Lawford, Patricia Marshall, Joan McCracken, Ray McDonald, Mel Tormé, Robert E. Strickland, Donald MacBride, Tom Dugan, Clinton Sundberg ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1947-12-04
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Magic Town

Magic Town

6.4/10 IMDB

Rip Smith's opinion-poll business is a failure...until he discovers that the small town of Grandview is statistically identical to the entire country. He and his assistants go there to run polls cheaply and easily, in total secrecy (it would be fatal to let the townsfolk get self-conscious). And of course, civic crusader Mary Peterman must be kept from changing things too much. But romantic involvement with Mary complicates life for Rip; then suddenly everything changes.

Starring: James Stewart, Jane Wyman, Kent Smith, Ned Sparks, Wallace Ford, Regis Toomey, Ann Doran, Donald Meek, E.J. Ballantine, Ann Shoemaker ..
Directed by: William A. Wellman
Release date: 1947-10-07


6.8/10 IMDB

England, 1763. After being convicted of a crime, the young and beautiful Abigail Hale agrees, to escape the gallows, to serve fourteen years as a slave in the colony of Virginia, whose inhabitants begin to hear and fear the sinister song of the threatening drums of war that resound in the wild Ohio valley.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Paulette Goddard, Howard Da Silva, Boris Karloff, Cecil Kellaway, Ward Bond, Virginia Campbell, Katherine DeMille, Henry Wilcoxon, C. Aubrey Smith ..
Directed by: Cecil B. DeMille
Release date: 1947-10-10

Green Dolphin Street

6.8/10 IMDB

Sophie loved Edmund, but he left town when her parents forced her to marry wealthy Octavius. Years later, Edmund returns with his son, William. Sophie's daughter, Marguerite, and William fall in love. Marguerite's sister, Marianne, also loves William. Timothy, a lowly carpenter, secretly loves Marianne. He kills a man in a fight, and Edmund helps him flee to New Zealand. William deserts inadvertently from the navy, and also flees in disgrace to New Zealand, where he and Timothy start a profitable business. One night, drunk, William writes Octavius, demanding his daughter's hand; but, being drunk, he asks for the wrong sister.

Starring: Lana Turner, Van Heflin, Donna Reed, Richard Hart, Frank Morgan, Edmund Gwenn, May Whitty, Reginald Owen, Gladys Cooper, Moyna MacGill ..
Directed by: Victor Saville
Release date: 1947-01-15

Cass Timberlane

6.3/10 IMDB

Judge Cass Timberlane marries a girl from the wrong side of the tracks, Virginia Marshland. A baby is stillborn and she turns more and more to attorney friend of of Cass' Brad Criley. While quarreling the Judge tells Virginia to stay with Brad, but when she becomes sick he brings her home.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Lana Turner, Rose Hobart, Margaret Lindsay, John Alexander, Zachary Scott, Tom Drake, Mary Astor, Albert Dekker, John Litel ..
Directed by: George Sidney
Release date: 1947-11-06

Desert Fury

6.5/10 IMDB

The daughter of a Nevada casino owner gets involved with a racketeer, despite everyone's efforts to separate them.

Starring: John Hodiak, Lizabeth Scott, Burt Lancaster, Wendell Corey, Mary Astor, Kristine Miller, William Harrigan, James Flavin, Jane Novak, Anna Camargo ..
Directed by: Lewis Allen
Release date: 1947-08-15
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : The Woman on the Beach

The Woman on the Beach

6.4/10 IMDB

A Coast Guardsman suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress becomes involved with a beautiful and enigmatic seductress married to a blind painter.

Starring: Joan Bennett, Robert Ryan, Charles Bickford, Nan Leslie, Walter Sande, Irene Ryan, Glen Vernon, Frank Darien, Jay Norris, Kay Christopher ..
Directed by: Jean Renoir
Release date: 1947-06-07

The Long Night

6.5/10 IMDB

City police surround a building attempting to capture a suspected murder. The suspect knows there is no escape but refuses to give in.

Starring: Henry Fonda, Barbara Bel Geddes, Vincent Price, Ann Dvorak, Howard Freeman, Moroni Olsen, Elisha Cook Jr., Queenie Smith, David Clarke, Charles McGraw ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1947-05-28
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Down to Earth

Down to Earth

6.1/10 IMDB

Upset about a new Broadway musical's mockery of Greek mythology, the goddess Terpsichore comes down to earth and lands a part in the show. She works her charms on the show's producer and he incorporates her changes into the show. Unfortunately, her changes also produce a major flop.

Starring: Rita Hayworth, Larry Parks, Marc Platt, Roland Culver, James Gleason, Edward Everett Horton, Adele Jergens, George Macready, William Frawley, Jean Willes ..
Directed by: Alexander Hall
Release date: 1947-08-21
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Dear Ruth

Dear Ruth

7.2/10 IMDB

Lt. William Seacroft, on leave from the Italian front, arrives at the New York home of Ruth Wilkins, with whom he has been corresponding. Unknown to both Ruth and Bill, Ruth's younger sister, Miriam, has been writing the letters and signing Ruth's name as part of a program to keep up soldiers' morale. Although Ruth has just gotten engaged to a coworker, she agrees to see Bill and pretend she wrote the letters.

Starring: Joan Caulfield, William Holden, Mona Freeman, Edward Arnold, Billy De Wolfe, Mary Philips, Virginia Welles, Marietta Canty, Irving Bacon, Kevin O'Morrison ..
Directed by: William D. Russell
Release date: 1947-06-10
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : The Shocking Miss Pilgrim

The Shocking Miss Pilgrim

6.4/10 IMDB

In the late 1800s, Miss Pilgrim, a young stenographer, or typewriter, becomes the first female employee at a Boston shipping office. Although the men object to her at first, she soon charms them all, especially the handsome young head of the company. Their romance gets sidetracked when she becomes involved in the Women's Suffrage movement.

Starring: Betty Grable, Dick Haymes, Anne Revere, Allyn Joslyn, Gene Lockhart, Elizabeth Patterson, Elisabeth Risdon, Arthur Shields, Charles Kemper, Roy Roberts ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1947-01-04

Merton of the Movies

6.3/10 IMDB

In 1915, Kansas theatre usher Merton Gill is a rabid silent-movie fan. When he brings Mammoth Studios free publicity by imitating star Lawrence Rupert's heroics, they bring him to Hollywood to generate another headline; he thinks he'll get a movie contract. Disillusioned, he haunts the casting offices, where he meets and is consoled by Phyllis Montague, bit player and stunt-woman. When Merton finally gets his "break," though, it's not quite what he envisioned.

Starring: Red Skelton, Virginia O'Brien, Gloria Grahame, Leon Ames, Alan Mowbray, Charles D. Brown, Hugo Haas, Harry Hayden, Tom Trout, Douglas Fowley ..
Directed by: Robert Alton
Release date: 1947-10-11
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : New Orleans

New Orleans

6.8/10 IMDB

A gambling hall owner relocates from New Orleans to Chicago and entertains his patrons with hot jazz by Louis Armstrong, Billie Holiday, Woody Herman, and others.

Starring: Arturo de Córdova, Dorothy Patrick, Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong, Marjorie Lord, Irene Rich, Woody Herman, Shelley Winters ..
Directed by: Arthur Lubin
Release date: 1947-04-18
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Tycoon


6.1/10 IMDB

Engineer Johnny Munroe is enlisted to build a railroad tunnel through a mountain to reach mines. His task is complicated, and his ethics are compromised, when he falls in love with his boss's daughter

Starring: John Wayne, Laraine Day, Cedric Hardwicke, Judith Anderson, Anthony Quinn, James Gleason, Grant Withers, Paul Fix, Fernando Alvarado, Harry Woods ..
Directed by: Richard Wallace
Release date: 1947-12-27
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : This Time for Keeps

This Time for Keeps

5.8/10 IMDB

An ex-GI falls for a bathing beauty.

Starring: Esther Williams, Jimmy Durante, Lauritz Melchior, Johnny Johnston, May Whitty, Sharon McManus, Dick Simmons, Mary Stuart, Ludwig Stössel, Dorothy Porter ..
Directed by: Richard Thorpe
Release date: 1947-10-17
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Fun on a Weekend

Fun on a Weekend

6.8/10 IMDB

Shy, destitute Peter Porter meets equally impoverished Nancy Crane at a Florida beach. Inspired by Peter's belief that a person can acquire wealth simply by creating an aura of success, the outgoing Nancy convinces Peter to join her in impersonating a confident and eccentric wealthy couple. The experiment works, and the couple secure a stunning wardrobe and a lavish room at a resort. Peter panics, however, when he gets a fantastic job offer.

Starring: Eddie Bracken, Priscilla Lane, Tom Conway, Allen Jenkins, Arthur Treacher, Clarence Kolb, Alma Kruger, Russell Hicks, Fritz Feld, Richard Hageman ..
Directed by: Andrew L. Stone
Release date: 1947-05-15

The Voice of the Turtle

6.8/10 IMDB

An aspiring Broadway actress falls in love with a soldier on leave during a weekend in New York City.

Starring: Ronald Reagan, Eleanor Parker, Eve Arden, Wayne Morris, Kent Smith, John Emery, Erskine Sanford, John Holland, Bernard DeRoux ..
Directed by: Irving Rapper
Release date: 1947-12-25
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : The Other Love

The Other Love

6.2/10 IMDB

Seriously ill, concert pianist Karen Duncan is admitted to a Swiss sanitorium. Despite being attracted to Dr Tony Stanton she ignores his warnings of possibly fatal consequences unless she rests completely. Rather, she opts for a livelier time in Monte Carlo with dashing Paul Clermont.

Starring: Barbara Stanwyck, David Niven, Richard Conte, Gilbert Roland, Joan Lorring, Lenore Aubert, Maria Palmer, Natalie Schafer, Edward Ashley, Richard Hale ..
Directed by: André de Toth
Release date: 1947-05-14
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : The Foxes of Harrow

The Foxes of Harrow

6.5/10 IMDB

An Irish rascal and inveterate gambler uses his considerable skills at the gaming tables of New Orleans to become fabulously rich.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Haydn, Victor McLaglen, Patricia Medina, Vanessa Brown, Gene Lockhart, Hugo Haas, Roy Roberts, Dorothy Adams ..
Directed by: John M. Stahl
Release date: 1947-09-24
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Scent-imental Over You

Scent-imental Over You

6.6/10 IMDB

Striving to be like all the high-class dogs in their fine coats, a little hairless pooch borrows a black and white fur coat of her owner, not realizing it makes her appear to be a skunk. Once she has it on, she finds everyone fleeing from her - everyone, that is, except for the amorous Pepé Le Pew.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Bea Benaderet, Tedd Pierce ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1947-03-08

The Romance of Rosy Ridge

6.9/10 IMDB

A mysterious Civil War veteran courts a Missouri farmer's daughter amid postwar unrest.

Starring: Van Johnson, Thomas Mitchell, Janet Leigh, Marshall Thompson, Selena Royle, Charles Dingle, Dean Stockwell, Guy Kibbee, Elisabeth Risdon, Jim Davis ..
Directed by: Roy Rowland
Release date: 1947-08-04

It Happened in Brooklyn

6.5/10 IMDB

Danny has been in the army for 4 years, yet all he thinks about is Brooklyn and how great it is. When he returns after the war, he soon finds that Brooklyn is not so nice after all. He is able to share a place with Nick, the janitor of his old High School, and get a job as a singer in a music store. He also meets Leo, a talented pianist and his teacher Anne, whose dream is to singing Opera. When Jamie arrives from England, Danny tries to show him the Brooklyn experience and help him compose modern swing music. Together, these four also try to help Leo get the Brooklyn Music scholarship.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Kathryn Grayson, Peter Lawford, Jimmy Durante, Gloria Grahame, Aubrey Mather, William Roy, Dick Wessel, Tamara Shayne, Marcy McGuire ..
Directed by: Richard Whorf
Release date: 1947-03-13
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : The Exile

The Exile

6.7/10 IMDB

In 17th-century England, Charles II, the rightful heir to the kingdom, is driven from his country by militants working for rogue leader Oliver Cromwell. Charles ends up in the Netherlands, where he falls for local beauty Katie and spends his days happily in the quiet countryside. Unfortunately, Cromwell's associate Col. Ingram and his men track Charles down, and the would-be monarch must resort to swashbuckling his way to freedom.

Starring: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Rita Corday, Maria Montez, Henry Daniell, Nigel Bruce, Robert Coote, Milton Owen, Otto Waldis, Eldon Gorst, Milton Owen ..
Directed by: Max Ophüls
Release date: 1947-10-17
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : Desire Me

Desire Me

6.0/10 IMDB

A war widow falls in love with the man who informed her of her husband's death.

Starring: Greer Garson, Robert Mitchum, Richard Hart, Morris Ankrum, George Zucco, Cecil Humphreys, David Hoffman, Ian Wolfe ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy, George Cukor, Victor Saville, Jack Conway
Release date: 1947-10-31
Best Romance Movies of 1947 : It Had to Be You

It Had to Be You

6.4/10 IMDB

A chronic runaway bride is haunted by her conscience, who becomes reality.

Starring: Ginger Rogers, Cornel Wilde, Percy Waram, Spring Byington, Ron Randell, Thurston Hall, Charles Evans, Billy Bevan, Frank Orth, Nancy Saunders ..
Directed by: Don Hartman, Rudolph Maté
Release date: 1947-12-07

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