Best Romance Movies of 1956


Toward the Unknown

6.5/10 IMDB

The story of a US Air Force major who was captured during the Korean War, and cracked signing a confession. After his release he ultimately arrives at Edwards Air Force base and works for his old buddy, now base commander. And runs into an old love forming the romantic triangle sub plot. But the main story line is the testing of high speed aircraft and the two main characters restoring their trust in each other. The aviation story line centers on the testing of the testing of the Gilbert XF-120 fighter, which suffers structural problems. And who will test the rocket powered X-2, designed to fly to the edge of space.

Starring: William Holden, Lloyd Nolan, Virginia Leith, Charles McGraw, Murray Hamilton, Paul Fix, James Garner, L.Q. Jones, Karen Steele ..
Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy
Release date: 1956-09-27

Meet Me in Las Vegas

6.1/10 IMDB

Chuck Redwell is a gambling cowboy who discovers that he's lucky at the roulette wheel if he holds hands with dancer Marie. However, Marie doesn't like to hold hands with him, at least not in the beginning...

Starring: Dan Dailey, Cyd Charisse, Agnes Moorehead, Darvas Lili, Jim Backus, Oskar Karlweis, Liliane Montevecchi, Cara Williams, George Chakiris, Betty Lynn ..
Directed by: Roy Rowland
Release date: 1956-03-09
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Port Afrique

Port Afrique

5.2/10 IMDB

An army veteran with a shattered leg returns to his home in Port Afrique after war only to find his wife has been murdered. He's determined to find the killer, even if it means uncovering family secrets he never knew about.

Starring: Philip Carey, Pier Angeli, Dennis Price, Eugene Deckers, Rachel Gurney, James Hayter, Anthony Newley, Christopher Lee, Maria Hanson, Guido Lorraine ..
Directed by: Rudolph Maté
Release date: 1956-06-18
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Zarak


5.4/10 IMDB

A notorious bandit develops a grudging respect for the English military man assigned to capture him.

Starring: Victor Mature, Anita Ekberg, Michael Wilding, Bonar Colleano, Eunice Gayson, Finlay Currie, Bernard Miles, Patrick McGoohan, Peter Illing, André Morell ..
Directed by: Terence Young
Release date: 1956-12-01
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : The Rainmaker

The Rainmaker

7.0/10 IMDB

Lizzie Curry is on the verge of becoming a hopeless old maid. Her wit and intelligence and skills as a homemaker can't make up for the fact that she's just plain plain! Even the town sheriff, File, for whom she harbors a secrect yen, won't take a chance --- until the town suffers a drought and into the lives of Lizzie and her brothers and father comes one Bill Starbuck ... profession: Rainmaker!

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Katharine Hepburn, Wendell Corey, Lloyd Bridges, Earl Holliman, Cameron Prud'Homme, Wallace Ford, Yvonne Fedderson, Jack Kenny ..
Directed by: Joseph Anthony
Release date: 1956-12-13


7.0/10 IMDB

Russian exiles in Paris plot to collect ten million pounds from the Bank of England by grooming a destitute, suicidal girl to pose as heir to the Russian throne. While Bounin is coaching her he comes to believe she is really Anastasia. In the end the Empress must decide her claim.

Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Helen Hayes, Akim Tamiroff, Martita Hunt, Felix Aylmer, Sacha Pitoëff, Ivan Desny, Natalie Schafer, Grégoire Gromoff ..
Directed by: Anatole Litvak
Release date: 1956-12-13
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Lovers and Lollipops

Lovers and Lollipops

0.0/10 IMDB

Ann, an attractive widowed New York model, lives in an apartment with her daughter Peggy. The courtship of Ann by visiting engineer Larry, and accompanying misadventures, are seen alternately from their and Peggy's viewpoint. Filmed realistically at many New York locations

Starring: Lori March, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Cathy Dunn, Bill Ward ..
Directed by: Morris Engel, Ruth Orkin
Release date: 1956-04-18

Bhowani Junction

6.4/10 IMDB

Anglo-Indian Victoria Jones seeks her true identity amid the chaos of the British withdrawal from India.

Starring: Ava Gardner, Stewart Granger, Bill Travers, Abraham Sofaer, Francis Matthews, Alan Tilvern, Marne Maitland, Peter Illing ..
Directed by: George Cukor
Release date: 1956-05-01
Best Romance Movies of 1956 : Trapeze


6.8/10 IMDB

A pair of men try to perform the dangerous "triple" in their trapeze act. Problems arise when the duo is made into a trio following the addition of a sexy female performer.

Starring: Burt Lancaster, Tony Curtis, Gina Lollobrigida, Katy Jurado, Thomas Gomez, Johnny Puleo, Minor Watson, Gérard Landry, Jean-Pierre Kérien, Sid James ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1956-05-30

The Opposite Sex

6.1/10 IMDB

Former radio singer Kay learns from her gossipy friends that her husband, Steve, has had an affair with chorus girl Crystal. Devastated, Kay tries to ignore the information, but when Crystal performs one of her musical numbers at a charity benefit, she breaks down and goes to Reno to file for divorce. However, when she hears that gold-digging Crystal is making Steve unhappy, Kay resolves to get her husband back.

Starring: June Allyson, Joan Collins, Dolores Gray, Leslie Nielsen, Ann Sheridan, Joan Blondell, Ann Miller, Jeff Richards, Agnes Moorehead, Charlotte Greenwood ..
Directed by: David Miller
Release date: 1956-11-15

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