Best Romance Movies of 1948

1.

The Red Shoes

5.8
8.2/10 IMDB

In this classic drama, Vicky Page is an aspiring ballerina torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love. While her imperious instructor, Boris Lermontov, urges to her to forget anything but ballet, Vicky begins to fall for the charming young composer Julian Craster. Eventually Vicky, under great emotional stress, must choose to pursue either her art or her romance, a decision that carries serious consequences.

Starring: Moira Shearer, Adolf Wohlbrück, Marius Goring, Léonide Massine, Robert Helpmann, Albert Bassermann, Esmond Knight, Ludmilla Tchérina, Jean Short, Gordon Littmann ..
Directed by: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger
Release date: 1948-07-20
2.

Letter from an Unknown Woman

5.8
8.0/10 IMDB

A pianist about to flee from a duel receives a letter from a woman he cannot remember. As she tells the story of her lifelong love for him, he is forced to reinterpret his own past.

Starring: Joan Fontaine, Louis Jourdan, Mady Christians, Marcel Journet, Art Smith, Carol Yorke, Howard Freeman, John Good, Leo B. Pessin, Erskine Sanford ..
Directed by: Max Ophüls
Release date: 1948-04-28
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3.

Unfaithfully Yours

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Before he left for a brief European visit, symphony conductor Sir Alfred De Carter casually asked his staid brother-in-law August to look out for his young wife, Daphne, during his absence. August has hired a private detective to keep tabs on her. But when the private eye's report suggests Daphne might have been canoodling with his secretary, Sir Alfred begins to imagine how he might take his revenge.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee, Barbara Lawrence, Kurt Kreuger, Lionel Stander, Laurette Luez, Edgar Kennedy, Al Bridge, Julius Tannen ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1948-12-10
4.

Portrait of Jennie

3.9
7.7/10 IMDB

A mysterious girl inspires a struggling artist.

Starring: Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Ethel Barrymore, Lillian Gish, Cecil Kellaway, David Wayne, Florence Bates, Albert Sharpe, Henry Hull, Felix Bressart ..
Directed by: William Dieterle
Release date: 1948-12-25
5.

Easter Parade

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

On the day before Easter in 1911, Don Hewes is crushed when his dancing partner (and object of affection) Nadine Hale refuses to start a new contract with him. To prove Nadine's not important to him, Don acquires innocent new protegee Hannah Brown, vowing to make her a star in time for next year's Easter parade.

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin, Clinton Sundberg, Richard Beavers, Lola Albright, Shirley Ballard, Edward Biby ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1948-07-08
6.

A Foreign Affair

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi cafe singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell, Charles Meredith, William Murphy, Peter von Zerneck, Stanley Prager, Raymond Bond, Boyd Davis ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1948-08-20
7.

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Cary Grant stars as an advertising executive who dreams of getting out of the city and building a perfect home in the country, only to find the transition fraught with problems.

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny, Sharyn Moffett, Connie Marshall, Louise Beavers, Ian Wolfe, Harry Shannon, Tito Vuolo ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1948-06-04
8.

Road House

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

A night club owner becomes infatuated with a torch singer and frames his best friend/manager for embezzlement when the chanteuse falls in love with him.

Starring: Ida Lupino, Cornel Wilde, Celeste Holm, Richard Widmark, O.Z. Whitehead, Robert Karnes, George Beranger, Ian MacDonald, Grandon Rhodes, Ray Teal ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1948-09-22
9.

State of the Union

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury, Adolphe Menjou, Lewis Stone, Margaret Hamilton, Charles Dingle, Charles Lane, Howard Smith ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1948-04-30
10.

Adventures of Don Juan

3.6
7.0/10 IMDB

The adventures of the notorious Spanish Lothario Don Juan highlights Errol Flynn's swashbuckling and romantic antics.

Starring: Errol Flynn, Viveca Lindfors, Robert Douglas, Alan Hale, Romney Brent, Ann Rutherford, Robert Warwick, Jerry Austin, Douglas Kennedy, Jean Shepherd ..
Directed by: Vincent Sherman
Release date: 1948-12-01

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