Best Romance Movies of 1958

1.

Vertigo

6.7
8.3/10 IMDB

A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Raymond Bailey, Ellen Corby, Konstantin Shayne, Lee Patrick, Bess Flowers ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock, Z-Dogg, Busta Nut
Release date: 1958-05-28
2.

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

An alcoholic ex-football player drinks his days away, having failed to come to terms with his sexuality and his real feelings for his football buddy who died after an ambiguous accident. His wife is crucified by her desperation to make him desire her: but he resists the affections of his wife. His reunion with his father—who is dying of cancer—jogs a host of memories and revelations for both father and son.

Starring: Elizabeth Taylor, Paul Newman, Burl Ives, Judith Anderson, Jack Carson, Madeleine Sherwood, Vaughn Taylor, Larry Gates, Zelda Cleaver, Brian Corcoran ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1958-08-29
3.

The Big Country

5.7
7.9/10 IMDB

Retired wealthy sea captain Jim McKay arrives in the vast expanse of the West to marry fiancée Pat Terrill. McKay is a man whose values and approach to life are a mystery to the ranchers and ranch foreman Steve Leech takes an immediate dislike to him. Pat is spoiled, selfish and controlled by her wealthy father, Major Henry Terrill. The Major is involved in a ruthless civil war, over watering rights for cattle, with a rough hewn clan led by Rufus Hannassey. The land in question is owned by Julie Maragon and both Terrill and Hannassey want it.

Starring: Gregory Peck, Jean Simmons, Carroll Baker, Charlton Heston, Burl Ives, Charles Bickford, Alfonso Bedoya, Chuck Connors, Chuck Hayward, Buff Brady ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1958-09-30
4.

The Long, Hot Summer

5.2
7.3/10 IMDB

Ben Quick arrives in Frenchman's Bend, MS after being kicked out of another town for allegedly burning a barn for revenge. Will Varner owns just about everything in Frenchman's Bend and he hires Ben to work in his store. Will thinks his own son, Jody, who manages the store, lacks ambition and despairs him getting his wife, Eula, pregnant. Will thinks his daughter, Clara, a schoolteacher, will never get married. He decides that Ben Quick might make a good husband for Clara to bring some new blood into the family.

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Orson Welles, Lee Remick, Richard Anderson, Sarah Marshall, Angela Lansbury, Anthony Franciosa, Bill Walker, Mabel Albertson ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1958-04-03
5.

Shadows

5.1
7.2/10 IMDB

The relationship between Lelia, a light-skinned black woman, and Tony, a white man is put in jeopardy when Tony meets Lelia’s darker-skinned jazz singer brother, Hugh, and discovers that her racial heritage is not what he thought it was.

Starring: Ben Carruthers, Lelia Goldoni, Hugh Hurd, Anthony Ray, Dennis Sallas, Tom Reese, David Pokitillow, Rupert Crosse, Seymour Cassel, Gena Rowlands ..
Directed by: John Cassavetes
Release date: 1958-11-07
6.

The Vikings

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Einar, brutal son of Ragnar and future heir to his throne, tangles with Eric, a wily slave, for the hand of a beautiful English maiden.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Tony Curtis, Ernest Borgnine, Janet Leigh, James Donald, Orson Welles, Alexander Knox, Maxine Audley, Frank Thring, Eileen Way ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1958-06-11
7.

Gigi

4.8
6.6/10 IMDB

A home, a motorcar, servants, the latest fashions: the most eligible and most finicky bachelor in Paris offers them all to Gigi. But she, who's gone from girlish gawkishness to cultured glamour before our eyes, yearns for that wonderful something money can't buy.

Starring: Leslie Caron, Maurice Chevalier, Louis Jourdan, Hermione Gingold, Eva Gabor, Jacques Bergerac, Isabel Jeans, John Abbott, Corinne Marchand, Pat Sheehan ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1958-04-15
8.

Bell, Book and Candle

4.8
6.8/10 IMDB

A modern-day witch likes her neighbor but despises his fiancee, so she enchants him to love her instead... only to fall in love with him for real.

Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Jack Lemmon, Ernie Kovacs, Hermione Gingold, Elsa Lanchester, Janice Rule, Philippe Clay, Bek Nelson, Howard McNear ..
Directed by: Richard Quine
Release date: 1958-12-25
9.

Auntie Mame

4.7
7.9/10 IMDB

Ten-year-old orphan Patrick Dennis has come to live with his marvelously madcap Auntie Mame, who lives life to the hilt. "Life is a banquet," Mame says, "and most poor suckers are starving to death!"

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Forrest Tucker, Coral Browne, Fred Clark, Roger Smith, Jan Handzlik, Patric Knowles, Peggy Cass, Joanna Barnes, Pippa Scott ..
Directed by: Morton DaCosta
Release date: 1958-12-04
10.

Man of the West

4.2
7.1/10 IMDB

Heading east to Fort Worth to hire a schoolteacher for his frontier town home, Link Jones is stranded with singer Billie Ellis and gambler Sam Beasley when their train is held up. For shelter, Jones leads them to his nearby former home, where he was brought up an outlaw. Finding the gang still living in the shack, Jones pretends to be ready to return to a life crime.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Julie London, Lee J. Cobb, Arthur O'Connell, Jack Lord, John Dehner, Royal Dano, Robert J. Wilke, Emory Parnell, Dick Elliott ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1958-09-30
11.

Indiscreet

4.1
6.7/10 IMDB

Anna Kalman is an accomplished actress who has given up hope of finding the man of her dreams. She is in the middle of taking off her face cream, while talking about this subject with her sister, when in walks Philip Adams. She loses her concentration for a moment as she realizes that this is the charming, smart, and handsome man she has been waiting for.

Starring: Cary Grant, Ingrid Bergman, Cecil Parker, Phyllis Calvert, David Kossoff, Megs Jenkins, Michael Anthony, David Coote, Martin Boddey, Robert Desmond ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1958-07-16
12.

Houseboat

4.0
6.6/10 IMDB

An Italian socialite on the run signs on as housekeeper for a widower with three children.

Starring: Cary Grant, Sophia Loren, Martha Hyer, Harry Guardino, Eduardo Ciannelli, Murray Hamilton, Mimi Gibson, Paul Petersen, Charles Herbert, Werner Klemperer ..
Directed by: Melville Shavelson
Release date: 1958-11-19
13.

A Time to Love and a Time to Die

3.9
7.6/10 IMDB

A German soldier home on leave falls in love with a girl, then returns to World War II.

Starring: John Gavin, Liselotte Pulver, Jock Mahoney, Don DeFore, Keenan Wynn, Erich Maria Remarque, Dieter Borsche, Thayer David, Dorothea Wieck, Klaus Kinski ..
Directed by: Douglas Sirk
Release date: 1958-07-09
14.

The Matchmaker

3.8
6.9/10 IMDB

Thornton Wilder's tale of a matchmaker who desires the man she's supposed to be pairing with another woman.

Starring: Shirley Booth, Anthony Perkins, Shirley MacLaine, Paul Ford, Robert Morse, Perry Wilson, Wallace Ford, Russell Collins, Rex Evans, Gavin Gordon ..
Directed by: Joseph Anthony
Release date: 1958-07-23
15.

Some Came Running

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Hard-drinking novelist Dave Hirsh returns home after being gone for years. His brother wants Dave to settle down, and introduces him to English teacher Gwen French. Moody Dave resents his brother, and spends his days hanging out with Bama Dillert, a professional gambler who parties late into the night. Torn between the admiring Gwen and Ginny Morehead, an easy woman who loves him, Dave grows increasingly angry.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Shirley MacLaine, Martha Hyer, Arthur Kennedy, Nancy Gates, Leora Dana, Betty Lou Keim, Larry Gates, Steve Peck ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1958-12-25
16.

Separate Tables

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

Boarders at an English resort struggle with emotional problems.

Starring: Deborah Kerr, Rita Hayworth, David Niven, Wendy Hiller, Burt Lancaster, Gladys Cooper, Cathleen Nesbitt, Felix Aylmer, Rod Taylor, Audrey Dalton ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1958-12-18
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : Teacher's Pet
17.

Teacher's Pet

3.7
7.1/10 IMDB

A rugged city editor poses as a journalism student and flirts with the professor.

Starring: Clark Gable, Doris Day, Gig Young, Mamie Van Doren, Nick Adams, Peter Baldwin, Marion Ross, Charles Lane, Jack Albertson, Florenz Ames ..
Directed by: George Seaton
Release date: 1958-04-01
18.

Party Girl

3.7
7.0/10 IMDB

Slick lawyer Thomas Farrell has made a career of defending mobsters in trials. It's not until he meets a lovely showgirl at a mob party that he realizes that there's more to life than winning trials. Farrell tries to quit the racket, but mob boss Rico Angelo threatens to hurt the showgirl if Farrell leaves him.

Starring: Robert Taylor, Cyd Charisse, Lee J. Cobb, John Ireland, Kent Smith, Claire Kelly, Corey Allen, Lewis Charles, David Opatoshu, Kem Dibbs ..
Directed by: Nicholas Ray
Release date: 1958-10-28
19.

South Pacific

3.7
6.8/10 IMDB

Can a girl from Little Rock find happiness with a mature French planter she got to know one enchanted evening away from the military hospital where she is a nurse? Or should she just wash that man out of her hair? Bloody Mary is the philosopher of the island and it's hard to believe she could be the mother of Liat who has captured the heart of Lt. Joseph Cable USMC. While waiting for action in the war in the South Pacific, sailors and nurses put on a musical comedy show. The war gets closer and the saga of Nellie Forbush and Emile de Becque becomes serious drama.

Starring: Rossano Brazzi, Mitzi Gaynor, John Kerr, Ray Walston, Juanita Hall, France Nuyen, Russ Brown, Jack Mullaney, Ken Clark, Floyd Simmons ..
Directed by: Joshua Logan
Release date: 1958-03-18
20.

A Tale of Two Cities

3.6
7.1/10 IMDB

British barrister Sydney Carton lives an insubstantial and unhappy life. He falls under the spell of Lucie Manette, but Lucie marries Charles Darnay. When Darnay goes to Paris to rescue an imprisoned family retainer, he becomes entangled in the snares of the brutal French Revolution and is himself jailed and condemned to the guillotine. But Sydney Carton, in love with a woman he cannot have, comes up with a daring plan to save her husband.

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Dorothy Tutin, Paul Guers, Marie Versini, Ian Bannen, Cecil Parker, Stephen Murray, Athene Seyler, Alfie Bass, Sacha Pitoëff ..
Directed by: Ralph Thomas
Release date: 1958-02-07
21.

The Reluctant Debutante

3.6
6.7/10 IMDB

Jimmy and Sheila Broadbent, welcome to London Jimmy's 17-year-old daughter, Jane. Jane is from Jimmy's first marriage to an American and has come to visit her father and the step-mother she has never met. While visiting Sheila has the idea of making Jane a debutante, an idea Jane resists. Difficulties range from Jane's apathy to being placed on the marriage block, the determined efforts of Sheila's cousin, Mabel Claremont, to win wealthy David Fenner for her debutante daughter Clarissa, and Jane's attraction to David Parkson, an American drummer who plays in the orchestra at the coming-out balls.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Kay Kendall, Sandra Dee, John Saxon, Angela Lansbury, Diane Clare, Peter Myers, Ambrosine Phillpotts, Sheila Raynor, Henri Guégan ..
Directed by: Vincente Minnelli
Release date: 1958-08-14
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : Kiss Me, Kate
22.

Kiss Me, Kate

3.6
8.1/10 IMDB

Abridged version of the classic Cole Porter musical as broadcast live on the Hallmark Hall of Fame series on NBC

Starring: Alfred Drake, Patricia Morison, Julie Wilson, Bill Hayes, Harvey Lembeck, Jack Klugman, Paul McGrath, Robinson Stone, Lee Cass, Jerry Duane ..
Directed by: George Schaefer
Release date: 1958-11-20
23.

Bonjour Tristesse

3.6
6.9/10 IMDB

Cecile is a decadent young girl who lives with her rich playboy father, Raymond. When Anne, Raymond's old love interest, comes to Raymond's villa, Cecile is afraid for her way of life.

Starring: Jean Seberg, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Mylène Demongeot, Geoffrey Horne, Walter Chiari, Martita Hunt, Roland Culver, Jean Kent, Juliette Gréco ..
Directed by: Otto Preminger
Release date: 1958-01-15
24.

King Creole

3.5
6.9/10 IMDB

Danny Fisher, young delinquent, flunks out of high school. He quits his job as a busboy in a nightclub, and one night he gets the chance to perform. Success is imminent and the local crime boss Maxie Fields wants to hire him to perform at his night club The Blue Shade. Danny refuses, but Fields won't take no for an answer.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Carolyn Jones, Walter Matthau, Dolores Hart, Dean Jagger, Liliane Montevecchi, Vic Morrow, Paul Stewart, Jan Shepard, Brian G. Hutton ..
Directed by: Michael Curtiz
Release date: 1958-07-02
25.

The Brothers Karamazov

3.5
6.7/10 IMDB

Ryevsk, Russia, 1870. Tensions abound in the Karamazov family. Fyodor is a wealthy libertine who holds his purse strings tightly. His four grown sons include Dmitri, the eldest, an elegant officer, always broke and at odds with his father, betrothed to Katya, herself lovely and rich. The other brothers include a sterile aesthete, a factotum who is a bastard, and a monk. Family tensions erupt when Dmitri falls in love with one of his father's mistresses, the coquette Grushenka. Two brothers see Dmitri's jealousy of their father as an opportunity to inherit sooner. Acts of violence lead to the story's conclusion: trials of honor, conscience, forgiveness, and redemption.

Starring: Yul Brynner, Maria Schell, Claire Bloom, Lee J. Cobb, Albert Salmi, William Shatner, Richard Basehart, Judith Evelyn, Edgar Stehli, Harry Townes ..
Directed by: Richard Brooks
Release date: 1958-02-20
26.

Rock-a-Bye Baby

3.5
6.6/10 IMDB

An average television repairman must care for the newborn triplets of his former hometown sweetheart—now a famous movie star—so her career will not suffer.

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Marilyn Maxwell, Connie Stevens, Salvatore Baccaloni, Reginald Gardiner, Ida Moore, Isobel Elsom, James Gleason, Hans Conried, Hope Emerson ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1958-07-23
27.

Desire Under the Elms

3.5
6.5/10 IMDB

Ephraim Cabot is an old man of amazing vitality who loves his New England farm with a greedy passion. Hating him, and sharing his greed, are the sons of two wives Cabot has overworked into early graves. Most bitter is Eben, whose mother had owned most of the farm, and who feels who should be sole heir. When the old man brings home a new wife, Anna, she becomes a fierce contender to inherit the farm. Two of the sons leave when Eben gives them the fare in return for their shares of the farm. Meanwhile, Anna tries to cause some sparks by rubbing up against Eben.

Starring: Sophia Loren, Anthony Perkins, Burl Ives, Pernell Roberts, Frank Overton, Rebecca Welles, Jean Willes, Anne Seymour, Roy Fant, Jamie Forster ..
Directed by: Delbert Mann
Release date: 1958-03-12
28.

Kings Go Forth

3.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Toward the end of World War II, two American soldiers fighting in Southern France become romantically involved with a young, American woman. Her background will reveal more about them than her.

Starring: Frank Sinatra, Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Leora Dana, Karl Swenson, Ann Codee, Eddie Ryder, Jacques Berthe ..
Directed by: Delmer Daves
Release date: 1958-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : The Key
29.

The Key

3.4
6.6/10 IMDB

In wartime England, circa 1941, poorly-armed tugs are sent into "U-Boat Alley" to rescue damaged Allied ships. An American named David Ross arrives to captain one of these tugs. He's given a key by a fellow tugboat-man -- a key to an apartment and its pretty female resident. Should something happen to the friend, Ross can use the key.

Starring: William Holden, Sophia Loren, Trevor Howard, Bernard Lee, Oskar Homolka, Kieron Moore, Noel Purcell, Bryan Forbes, Beatrix Lehmann, Rupert Davies ..
Directed by: Carol Reed
Release date: 1958-05-28
30.

The Quiet American

3.4
6.7/10 IMDB

Cynical British journalist Fowler falls in love with a young Vietnamese woman but is dismayed when a naïve U.S. official also begins vying for her attention. In retaliation, Fowler informs the communists that the American is selling arms to their enemy.

Starring: Audie Murphy, Michael Redgrave, Claude Dauphin, Giorgia Moll, Yoko Tani, Fred Sadoff, Bruce Cabot, Kerima, Richard Loo, Peter Trent ..
Directed by: Joseph L. Mankiewicz
Release date: 1958-02-08
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : Free Radicals
31.

Free Radicals

3.3
6.3/10 IMDB

In this powerful abstract film with a soundtrack of African drum music, Lye scratched "white ziggle-zag-splutter scratches" on to black leader, using a variety of tools from saw teeth to arrow heads. The first version of the film won a major award at the International Experimental Film Festival Held in Brussels in 1958 in association with the World's Fair. Stan Brakhage described the film as "an almost unbelievably immense masterpiece".

Directed by: Len Lye
Release date: 1958-04-23
32.

Marjorie Morningstar

3.3
6.2/10 IMDB

While working as a counselor at a summer camp, college-student Marjorie Morgenstern falls for 32-year-old Noel Airman, a would-be dramatist working at a nearby summer theater. Like Marjorie, he is an upper-middle-class New York Jew (born 'Ehrman'), but has fallen away from his roots, and Marjorie's parents object among other things to his lack of a suitable profession, such as medicine or law. Noel himself warns Marjorie repeatedly that she's much too naive and conventional for him, but they nonetheless fall in love. As they pursue an on-again-off-again relationship, Marjorie completes her studies at Hunter College, and works to establish an acting career, while Noel first leaves the theater for a job with an advertising agency, but later completes a musical he'd started writing before he and Marjorie had first met.

Starring: Natalie Wood, Gene Kelly, Claire Trevor, Ed Wynn, Everett Sloane, Carolyn Jones, Martin Milner, George Tobias, Edd Byrnes, Jesse White ..
Directed by: Irving Rapper
Release date: 1958-04-24
33.

God's Little Acre

3.3
6.6/10 IMDB

In the 1950s, a poor Georgia cotton farmer and his sons search for the gold presumably buried on the farm by their grandfather but problems related to poverty, marital infidelity, unemployment and booze threaten to destroy their family.

Starring: Robert Ryan, Aldo Ray, Buddy Hackett, Jack Lord, Fay Spain, Vic Morrow, Helen Westcott, Lance Fuller, Michael Landon, Russell Collins ..
Directed by: Anthony Mann
Release date: 1958-09-23
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : Wonderful Town
34.

Wonderful Town

3.3
8.8/10 IMDB

Ruth Sherwood and her sister, Eileen, have moved to 1935 Greenwich Village. They're surrounded by colorful Village characters (including an out-of-work football player known as the Wreck, and Mr. Appopolous, a modern painter and their landlord) and embark on various New York adventures. Ruth, who's trying to make it as a writer, meets up with a sleazy newspaper writer named Chick and a kindly editor named Bob, both of whom take an interest in both her career and her.

Starring: Rosalind Russell, Sydney Chaplin, Joseph Buloff, Jacquelyn McKeever, Dort Clark, Jordan Bentley, Cris Alexander, Michele Burke, Jack Fletcher, Ted Beniades ..
Directed by: Mel Ferber, Herbert Ross
Release date: 1958-11-30
35.

The Tunnel of Love

3.2
5.8/10 IMDB

The Pooles are unable to have a baby after years of trying. They apply to the Rock-A-Bye Adoption Agency, and are assigned Miss Novick as an investigator. Through a farfetched mis-communication she gets a very bad impression of Augie Poole and indicates her report will be unfavorable. Through even more far-fetched circumstances, Augie is able to change Miss Novick's mind, and later comes to believe the baby she is carrying is his. Rock-A-Bye does find the Pooles a baby, and Augie is convinced it is Miss Novick's, and that he is the real father...so much so that his wife comes to believe it, too. She threatens to leave him, but all the misunderstandings are finally cleared up for a happy ending.

Starring: Doris Day, Richard Widmark, Gig Young, Gia Scala, Elisabeth Fraser, Elizabeth Wilson, Vikki Dougan, Doodles Weaver, Charles Wagenheim, Robert B. Williams ..
Directed by: Gene Kelly
Release date: 1958-11-21
36.

The Hunters

3.2
6.4/10 IMDB

With its electrifying flight sequences and high-powered cast, The Hunters is a mesmerizing film based on the best-selling novel by veteran fighter pilot James Salter. Set during the height of the Korean War, the story centers on Major Cleve Saville (Robert Mitchum), a master of the newly operational F-86 Sabre fighter jets. But adept as he is at flying, Saville¹s personal life takes a nosedive when he falls in love with his wingman¹s (Lee Philips) beautiful wife (May Britt). To make matters worse, Saville must cope with a loud-mouthed rookie (Robert Wagner) in a daring rescue mission that threatens all their lives in this well-crafted war drama.

Starring: Robert Mitchum, Robert Wagner, Richard Egan, May Britt, Lee Philips, John Gabriel, Stacy Harris, Victor Sen Yung, Candace Lee, Aki Aleong ..
Directed by: Dick Powell
Release date: 1958-09-01
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : Ten North Frederick
37.

Ten North Frederick

3.0
6.8/10 IMDB

A wealthy, aging businessman with political ambitions conducts an adulturous affair with his daughter's roommate.

Starring: Gary Cooper, Diane Varsi, Suzy Parker, Geraldine Fitzgerald, Tom Tully, Ray Stricklyn, Philip Ober, John Emery, Stuart Whitman, Linda Watkins ..
Directed by: Philip Dunne
Release date: 1958-05-22
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : China Doll
38.

China Doll

3.0
6.0/10 IMDB

American pilot Cliff Brandon, fighting the Japanese in China, finds himself the unintentional "owner" of a Chinese housekeeper, Shu-Jen. The unlikely couple falls in love and marries, but not without tragedy brought on by the war.

Starring: Victor Mature, Li Li-Hua, Ward Bond, Bob Mathias, Danny Chang, Johnny Desmond, Stuart Whitman, Elaine Devry, Ann McCrea, Denver Pyle ..
Directed by: Frank Borzage
Release date: 1958-06-06
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!
39.

Rally 'Round the Flag, Boys!

3.0
5.9/10 IMDB

Harry Bannerman, a Connecticut suburbanite, becomes involved in various shenanigans when his wife Grace leads a protest movement against a secret army plan to set up a missile base in their community.

Starring: Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Joan Collins, Jack Carson, Dwayne Hickman, Tuesday Weld, Gale Gordon, Percy Helton, Tom Gilson, O. Z. Whitehead ..
Directed by: Leo McCarey
Release date: 1958-12-23
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : The Gift of Love
40.

The Gift of Love

3.0
6.4/10 IMDB

Fearing she will die, a physicist's wife hopes her husband will be consoled by the orphan she adopts.

Starring: Lauren Bacall, Robert Stack, Evelyn Rudie, Lorne Greene, Anne Seymour, Edward Platt, Joseph Kearns, Rosemarie Ace ..
Directed by: Jean Negulesco
Release date: 1958-02-11
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : The First Night
41.

The First Night

2.9
7.3/10 IMDB

A residential area schoolboy discovers the odd universe of the Parisian metro. At one point, he glimpses the beautiful face of a blond-haired girl. Later on, he falls asleep and possibly dreams his first love dream…

Starring: Pierre Devis, Lisbeth Persson ..
Directed by: Georges Franju
Release date: 1958-04-22
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : The Light in the Forest
42.

The Light in the Forest

2.9
6.4/10 IMDB

A young white man who spent his whole life raised by a Native American tribe is sent to live with his true family and must learn to fit in with the people he was taught to hate.

Starring: Fess Parker, Wendell Corey, Joanne Dru, James MacArthur, Jessica Tandy, John McIntire, Joseph Calleia, Rafael Campos, Carol Lynley, Frank Ferguson ..
Directed by: Herschel Daugherty
Release date: 1958-07-08
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : The Wind Cannot Read
43.

The Wind Cannot Read

2.9
6.1/10 IMDB

Dirk Bogarde is an officer during World War II learning Japanese in India in order to do intelligence work on the Indian front. While there he gets a Japanese teacher, who is full of the inscrutable and mysterious East, like a Chinese motorcycle.

Starring: Dirk Bogarde, Yoko Tani, John Fraser, Anthony Bushell, Marne Maitland, Michael Medwin, Richard Leech, Tony Wager, Tadashi Ikeda, Heihachirô Ôkawa ..
Directed by: Ralph Thomas
Release date: 1958-06-10
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : The Perfect Furlough
44.

The Perfect Furlough

2.9
6.3/10 IMDB

A love-starved soldier stationed at an Arctic base wins a furlough in Paris, but a pretty, no-nonsense military psychologist is ordered to accompany him as chaperone to keep him out of trouble.

Starring: Tony Curtis, Janet Leigh, Keenan Wynn, Linda Cristal, Elaine Stritch, Marcel Dalio, Jay Novello, Les Tremayne, Troy Donahue, King Donovan ..
Directed by: Blake Edwards
Release date: 1958-11-30
45.

Merry Andrew

2.8
6.7/10 IMDB

When eccentric English teacher Andrew Larabee needs a raise in order for his fiancée to marry him, his interest in archaeology leads him to an ancient statue's burial site. But when he finds a traveling circus directly above the statue's location, he accidentally becomes part of the act. With a newfound passion for performance and an attraction to the beautiful acrobat Selena, Andrew must decide what is truly important to him.

Starring: Danny Kaye, Pier Angeli, Salvatore Baccaloni, Noel Purcell, Robert Coote, Patricia Cutts, Rex Evans, Walter Kingsford, Peter Mamakos, Tommy Rall ..
Directed by: Michael Kidd
Release date: 1958-03-20
46.

The Black Orchid

2.8
6.4/10 IMDB

An aging widower fights family disapproval when he falls in love with a gangster's widow.

Starring: Sophia Loren, Anthony Quinn, Peter Mark Richman, Virginia Vincent, Frank Puglia, Whit Bissell, Irene Seidner, Ina Balin, Jimmy Baird, Naomi Stevens ..
Directed by: Martin Ritt
Release date: 1958-09-03
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : Raw Wind in Eden
47.

Raw Wind in Eden

2.8
6.3/10 IMDB

Passengers struggle to survive after their plane crashes on a remote island. Director Richard Wilson's 1958 drama stars Esther Williams, Jeff Chandler and Rosanna Podesta.

Starring: Esther Williams, Jeff Chandler, Rossana Podestà, Carlos Thompson, Rik Battaglia, Eduardo De Filippo ..
Directed by: Richard Wilson
Release date: 1958-09-19
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : South Seas Adventure
48.

South Seas Adventure

2.7
7.1/10 IMDB

Cinerama takes you on a South Seas Adventure to tropical islands set like sparkling jewels in dreamy cerulean waters. Thrill to the lure of sunbrowned, luscious maidens and a paradise of coconut palms, coral strand and blue lagoons. Enchanted South Pacific archipelagos beckon with all the beauty and color of a painter’s palette. Stepping stones in the vast expanse of far-away seas, they promise romance, adventure, excitement—an irresistible blend of fascinating people and exotic places.

Starring: Fred Bosch, Orson Welles ..
Directed by: Carl Dudley, Richard Goldstone, Francis D. Lyon, Walter Thompson, Basil Wrangell
Release date: 1958-06-14
Best Romance Movies of 1958 : Una cita de amor
49.

Una cita de amor

2.6
7.0/10 IMDB

The story of the doomed love between Soledad and Román. She is the daughter of a rich man that wants to marry her with Ernesto, nephew of his friend, the judge. Román owns a little ranch. A brawl in the town will unleash several deaths that will affect the already difficult relationship.

Starring: Silvia Pinal, Carlos López Moctezuma, Jaime Fernández, José Elías Moreno, Agustín Fernández, Guillermo Cramer, Arturo Soto Rangel, Jorge Treviño, Rogelio Fernández, Antonio Leo ..
Directed by: Emilio Fernández
Release date: 1958-06-05
50.

Another Time, Another Place

2.6
5.8/10 IMDB

In England during WWII, an American news correspondent’s affair with a married British correspondent ends tragically when he is killed in action. Fearing a nervous breakdown as a result of his death, she travels to Cornwall to mourn with his family without any intention of revealing her relationship with him.

Starring: Lana Turner, Barry Sullivan, Glynis Johns, Sean Connery, Terence Longdon, Sid James, Martin Stephens, Doris Hare, Julian Somers, John Le Mesurier ..
Directed by: Lewis Allen
Release date: 1958-05-02

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