Best Romance Movies of 1966


El Dorado

7.5/10 IMDB

Cole Thornton, a gunfighter for hire, joins forces with an old friend, Sheriff J.P. Hara. Together with a fighter and a gambler, they help a rancher and his family fight a rival rancher that is trying to steal their water.

Starring: John Wayne, Robert Mitchum, James Caan, Charlene Holt, Paul Fix, Arthur Hunnicutt, Michele Carey, R. G. Armstrong, Ed Asner, Christopher George ..
Directed by: Howard Hawks
Release date: 1966-12-17
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : The Sand Pebbles

The Sand Pebbles

7.6/10 IMDB

Engineer Jake Holman arrives aboard the gunboat USS San Pablo, assigned to patrol a tributary of the Yangtze in the middle of exploited and revolution-torn 1926 China. His iconoclasm and cynical nature soon clash with the 'rice-bowl' system which runs the ship and the uneasy symbiosis between Chinese and foreigner on the river. Hostility towards the gunboat's presence reaches a climax when the boat must crash through a river-boom and rescue missionaries upriver at China Light Mission.

Starring: Steve McQueen, Richard Attenborough, Richard Crenna, Candice Bergen, Mako, Larry Gates, Charles Robinson, Simon Oakland, Ford Rainey, Joe Turkel ..
Directed by: Robert Wise
Release date: 1966-12-20

How to Steal a Million

7.5/10 IMDB

A woman must steal a statue from a Paris museum to help conceal her father's art forgeries.

Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Peter O'Toole, Eli Wallach, Hugh Griffith, Charles Boyer, Fernand Gravey, Marcel Dalio, Jacques Marin, Moustache, Roger Tréville ..
Directed by: William Wyler
Release date: 1966-07-13

The Fortune Cookie

7.3/10 IMDB

A cameraman is knocked over during a football game. His brother-in-law, as the king of the ambulance-chasing lawyers, starts a suit while he's still knocked out. The cameraman is against it until he hears that his ex-wife will be coming to see him. He pretends to be injured to get her back, but also sees what the strain is doing to the football player who injured him.

Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, Ron Rich, Judi West, Cliff Osmond, Lurene Tuttle, Harry Holcombe, Les Tremayne, Marge Redmond, Ann Shoemaker ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1966-10-19


7.0/10 IMDB

A young man leads a promiscuous lifestyle until several life reversals make him rethink his purposes and goals in life.

Starring: Michael Caine, Shelley Winters, Millicent Martin, Julia Foster, Jane Asher, Shirley Anne Field, Vivien Merchant, Eleanor Bron, Denholm Elliott, Alfie Bass ..
Directed by: Lewis Gilbert
Release date: 1966-03-29

Torn Curtain

6.6/10 IMDB

During the Cold War, an American scientist appears to defect to East Germany as part of a cloak and dagger mission to find the formula for a resin solution, but the plan goes awry when his fiancee, unaware of his motivation, follows him across the border.

Starring: Paul Newman, Julie Andrews, Günter Strack, Hansjörg Felmy, Ludwig Donath, Wolfgang Kieling, Mort Mills, Carolyn Conwell, Gisela Fischer, Norbert Schiller ..
Directed by: Alfred Hitchcock
Release date: 1966-07-15


6.4/10 IMDB

When a plot against a prominent Middle Eastern politician is uncovered, David Pollock, a professor of ancient hieroglyphics at Oxford University, is recruited to help expose the scheme. Pollock must find information believed to be in hieroglyphic code and must also contend with a mysterious man called Beshraavi. Meanwhile, Beshraavi's lover, Yasmin Azir, seems willing to aid Pollock -- but is she really on his side?

Starring: Gregory Peck, Sophia Loren, Alan Badel, Kieron Moore, Carl Duering, John Merivale, Duncan Lamont, George Coulouris, Ernest Clark, Harold Kasket ..
Directed by: Stanley Donen
Release date: 1966-05-04
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : The Trap

The Trap

7.2/10 IMDB

A fur trapper takes a mute girl as his unwilling wife to live with him in his remote cabin in the woods.

Starring: Rita Tushingham, Oliver Reed, Rex Sevenoaks, Barbara Chilcott, Blain Fairman, Walter Marsh, Merv Campone, Linda Goranson ..
Directed by: Sidney Hayers
Release date: 1966-04-07

The Ghost & Mr. Chicken

7.2/10 IMDB

Luther Heggs, a typesetter for the town newspaper, pitches an idea for a story about a local haunted house where a famous murder/suicide occurred 20 years earlier. After the editor assigns Luther to spend one night alone in the mansion, Heggs has a number of supernatural encounters and writes a front page story that makes him a hometown hero...until the nephew of the deceased sues him for libel.

Starring: Don Knotts, Joan Staley, Liam Redmond, Dick Sargent, Skip Homeier, Reta Shaw, Lurene Tuttle, Philip Ober, Harry Hickox, Charles Lane ..
Directed by: Alan Rafkin
Release date: 1966-01-20

The Family Way

7.3/10 IMDB

Following the wedding of young Jenny Piper and Arthur Fitton (Hayley Mills and Hywel Bennett), a rowdy reception is held at a local pub where the newlyweds are subjected to much well-meaning but vulgar ribaldry. The couple returns to the Fitton home to spend their first night together before leaving for a honeymoon in Majorca, but they are followed by some of the wedding guests who keep the party going until early morning. Worse yet, when the youngsters finally are permitted to retire, their bed collapses as the result of a practical joke.

Starring: Hayley Mills, Hywel Bennett, John Mills, Marjorie Rhodes, Avril Angers, John Comer, Wilfred Pickles, Murray Head, Liz Fraser, Barry Foster ..
Directed by: John Boulting, Roy Boulting
Release date: 1966-12-18


6.5/10 IMDB

Abner Hale, a rigid and humorless New England missionary, marries the beautiful Jerusha Bromley and takes her to the exotic island kingdom of Hawaii, intent on converting the natives. But the clash between the two cultures is too great and instead of understanding there comes tragedy.

Starring: Julie Andrews, Max von Sydow, Richard Harris, Gene Hackman, Carroll O'Connor, Jocelyne LaGarde, Manu Tupou, Ted Nobriga, Elizabeth Logue, John Cullum ..
Directed by: George Roy Hill
Release date: 1966-10-10

This Property Is Condemned

7.0/10 IMDB

A railroad official, Owen Legate comes to Dodson, Mississippi to shut down much of the town's railway (town's main income). Owen unexpectedly finds love with Dodson's flirt and main attraction, Alva Starr. Alva and Owen then try to escape Alva's mother's (Hazel) clutches and the town's revenge.

Starring: Natalie Wood, Robert Redford, Charles Bronson, Kate Reid, Mary Badham, Alan Baxter, Robert Blake, Dabney Coleman, John Harding, Jon Provost ..
Directed by: Sydney Pollack
Release date: 1966-08-03

Georgy Girl

6.9/10 IMDB

A homely but vivacious young woman dodges the amorous attentions of her father's middle-aged employer while attempting to please her glamorously stuck-up roommate Meredith.

Starring: James Mason, Alan Bates, Lynn Redgrave, Charlotte Rampling, Bill Owen, Clare Kelly, Rachel Kempson, Denise Coffey, Dorothy Alison, Peggy Thorpe-Bates ..
Directed by: Silvio Narizzano
Release date: 1966-08-04

The Deadly Affair

6.7/10 IMDB

Charles Dobbs is a British secret agent investigating the apparent suicide of Foreign Office official Samuel Fennan. Dobbs suspects that Fennan's wife, Elsa, a survivor of a Nazi Germany extermination camp, might have some clues, but other officials want Dobbs to drop the case. So Dobbs hires a retiring inspector, Mendel, to quietly make inquiries. Dobbs isn't at all sure as there are a number of anomalies that simply can't be explained away. Dobbs is also having trouble at home with his errant wife, whom he very much loves, having frequent affairs. He's also pleased to see an old friend, Dieter Frey, who he recruited after the war. With the assistance of a colleague and a retired policeman, Dobbs tries to piece together just who is the spy and who in fact assassinated Fennan.

Starring: James Mason, Simone Signoret, Maximilian Schell, Harriet Andersson, Harry Andrews, Kenneth Haigh, Roy Kinnear, Max Adrian, Lynn Redgrave, Robert Flemyng ..
Directed by: Sidney Lumet
Release date: 1966-05-13

Walk Don't Run

6.6/10 IMDB

During the housing shortage of the Summer Olympic Games in 1964, two men and a woman share a small apartment in Tokyo, and the older man soon starts playing Cupid to the younger pair.

Starring: Cary Grant, Samantha Eggar, Jim Hutton, John Standing, Miiko Taka, Ted Hartley, Ben Astar, George Takei, Teru Shimada, Lois Kiuchi ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1966-01-01

The Man Called Flintstone

6.5/10 IMDB

In this feature-length film based on the "Flintstones" TV show, secret agent Rock Slag is injured during a chase in Bedrock. Slag's chief decides to replace the injured Slag with Fred Flintstone, who just happens to look like him. The trip takes Fred to Paris and Rome, which is good for Wilma, Barney, and Betty, but can Fred foil the mysterious Green Goose's evil plan for a destructive missile without letting his wife and friends in on his secret?

Starring: Paul Frees, Harvey Korman, Alan Reed, Mel Blanc, Jean Vander Pyl, Gerry Johnson, June Foray, Gerry Johnson, Don Messick, Janet Waldo ..
Directed by: William Hanna, Joseph Barbera
Release date: 1966-08-03

The Glass Bottom Boat

6.4/10 IMDB

Bruce, the owner of a aerospace company, is infatuated with Jennifer and hires her to be his biographer so that he can be near her and win her affections. Is she actually a Russian spy trying to obtain aerospace secrets?

Starring: Doris Day, Rod Taylor, Arthur Godfrey, John McGiver, Paul Lynde, Edward Andrews, Eric Fleming, Dom DeLuise, Dick Martin, Elisabeth Fraser ..
Directed by: Frank Tashlin
Release date: 1966-06-09
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Evening Primrose

Evening Primrose

7.4/10 IMDB

A young poet gets the brilliant idea to live in a department store, hiding by day, and courting his muse by night where it's quiet, and he can have all his needs met. But, to his surprise, he learns his brilliant idea's not exactly original; there are other residents who dodge the night watchmen, and who keep their existence secret at all costs. And one of them is a young woman who wants to leave, but is too frightened to go. And Charles finds that he wants to show her the larger world outside.

Starring: Anthony Perkins, Charmian Carr, Dorothy Stickney, Larry Gates, Margaret Bannerman, Margaret Barker, Leonard Elliott, Michael Meola, Dorothy Sands, Margaretta Warwick ..
Directed by: Paul Bogart
Release date: 1966-11-16

You're a Big Boy Now

6.1/10 IMDB

Post-teen virgin moves to New York City, falls for a cold-hearted beauty, then finds true love with a loyal lass.

Starring: Elizabeth Hartman, Geraldine Page, Rip Torn, Michael Dunn, Tony Bill, Julie Harris, Karen Black, Dolph Sweet, Peter Kastner, Michael O'Sullivan ..
Directed by: Francis Ford Coppola
Release date: 1966-09-09
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Any Wednesday

Any Wednesday

6.0/10 IMDB

Ellen Gordon, a New York executive's mistress falls for the executive's young business associate when the young man is accidentally sent to use the apartment where the executive and his mistress get together every Wednesday. More complications arise when the executive's wife shows up with plans to redecorate the apartment.

Starring: Jane Fonda, Jason Robards, Dean Jones, Rosemary Murphy, Ann Prentiss, Jack Fletcher, King Moody, Kelly Jean Peters, Monty Margetts, Frank Baker ..
Directed by: Robert Ellis Miller
Release date: 1966-10-13

Three on a Couch

5.8/10 IMDB

An artist has an opportunity to go to Paris and wants to bring his fiancee along. However, she's a psychiatrist who currently has three female patients who don't like men. So, he guises himself as three different men to gauge their trust and hopefully cure them so that his fiancee can go with him.

Starring: Jerry Lewis, Janet Leigh, Mary Ann Mobley, Gila Golan, Leslie Parrish, James Best, Kathleen Freeman ..
Directed by: Jerry Lewis
Release date: 1966-03-01

Frankie and Johnny

5.5/10 IMDB

Johnny is a riverboat entertainer with a big gambling problem. After a fortune-teller tells Johnny how he can change his luck, the appearance of a new 'lady luck' soon causes a cat fight with Johnny's girlfriend, Frankie.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Donna Douglas, Harry Morgan, Nancy Kovack, Robert Strauss, Audrey Christie, Anthony Eisley, Joyce Jameson, Sue Ane Langdon, Larri Thomas ..
Directed by: Frederick de Cordova
Release date: 1966-03-31


5.7/10 IMDB

Band singer/race driver Mike McCoy must choose between marrying a beautiful rich girl and driving her father's car in a prestigious race.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Shelley Fabares, Diane McBain, Dodie Marshall, Deborah Walley, Jack Mullaney, Will Hutchins, Warren Berlinger, Jimmy Hawkins, Carl Betz ..
Directed by: Norman Taurog
Release date: 1966-10-06

Boy, Did I Get a Wrong Number!

5.4/10 IMDB

The divine Didi, a European actress known more for her bubble bath scenes than for her acting, decides she has had enough with bubble baths and wants to be taken seriously as an actress. So much so that she runs away during the middle of a scene while filming in Hollywood and winds up in Oregon. While she is staying in a hotel, the operator accidentally connects her with a real estate agent named Tom Meade. She asks Tom to bring her some food and when he does he suggests that she go to his cabin in the woods. She also asks him not to tell anyone where she is because she doesn't want to go back to Hollywood. Now Tom must keep the secret, especially from his wife and from his suspicious housekeeper Lily.

Starring: Bob Hope, Elke Sommer, Phyllis Diller, Cesare Danova, Marjorie Lord, Joyce Jameson, Norman Leavitt, Terry Burnham, Kevin Burchett, Kelly Thordsen ..
Directed by: George Marshall
Release date: 1966-06-08

Paradise, Hawaiian Style

5.4/10 IMDB

Blacklisted by the major airlines for endlessly chasing female staff, pilot Rick Richards returns to Hawaii to set up a helicopter charter company with his friend Danny. Having a girl on every island is a good way to get business but it becomes clear that romance and flying don't always mix.

Starring: Elvis Presley, Suzanna Leigh, James Shigeta, Marianna Hill, Donna Butterworth, Irene Tsu, Linda Wong, Julie Parrish, Grady Sutton, Jan Shepard ..
Directed by: Michael D. Moore
Release date: 1966-06-15
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Skaterdater


7.1/10 IMDB

The film tells a story with no dialogue. The group of boy skaters are suddenly at a point when one of the boys sees a young girl, and becomes interested in her. This causes a rift with the other boys, who challenges him to a skating duel that goes down a hilly street. The young boy loses. However, he gets the girl, and shortly, a few other girls are seen and become interested in the boys, too. The film was nominated for an Oscar for Best Live Action Short Film.

Starring: Michael Mel, Melissa Mallory, Gregg Carroll, Bill McKaig, Gary Jennings, Bruce McKaig, Ricky Anderson, Gary Hill ..
Directed by: Noel Black
Release date: 1966-06-01

A Fine Madness

5.6/10 IMDB

A womanizing poet falls into the hands of a psychiatrist with a straying wife.

Starring: Sean Connery, Joanne Woodward, Jean Seberg, Colleen Dewhurst, Jackie Coogan, Patrick O'Neal, Clive Revill, Werner Peters, John Fiedler, Kay Medford ..
Directed by: Irvin Kershner
Release date: 1966-06-29
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Blindfold


6.2/10 IMDB

A patient being psychoanalyzed by Dr. Snow is a government scientist. General Pratt hides him in a secret place known as "Base X," forcing Dr. Snow to wear a blindfold whenever he is taken there ...

Starring: Rock Hudson, Claudia Cardinale, Jack Warden, Guy Stockwell, Anne Seymour, Alejandro Rey, Brad Dexter, Vito Scotti, Ted Knight, Angela Clarke ..
Directed by: Philip Dunne
Release date: 1966-05-23
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : 10:30 P.M. Summer

10:30 P.M. Summer

6.4/10 IMDB

A female traveling companion seduces a married man and his alcoholic wife.

Starring: Melina Mercouri, Romy Schneider, Peter Finch, Julián Mateos, Isabel María Pérez, Beatriz Savón, Juan Estelrich March, Tota Alba ..
Directed by: Jules Dassin
Release date: 1966-10-24
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Waco


5.4/10 IMDB

Preacher Sam Stone and his new beautiful wife Jill stand by the grave of Sheriff Billy Kelly, who died trying to bring law-and-order to Emporia, Wyoming. Among the mourners are businessman George Gates, mayor Ned West and his daughter Patricia. The mayor rejects Gates' suggestion that he release gunfighter Waco from jail to clean up the town. When Patricia is attacked by a cowboy after leaving her boyfriend Scotty Moore, the mayor finally decides it is time accept the governor;s offer of amnesty for Waco. Jill Stone's first reaction, when learning that Waco has been released, is to leave town before Waco finds out that she, his former fiancée, has married the town preacher while Waco was in jail. Town boss Joe Gore is not overjoyed, either, but Ike and Pete Jenner eagerly await the chance to shoot Waco for the death of their brother. Written by Les Adams

Starring: Howard Keel, Jane Russell, Brian Donlevy, Wendell Corey, John Agar, Terry Moore, John Smith, Gene Evans, Richard Arlen, Ben Cooper ..
Directed by: R.G. Springsteen
Release date: 1966-09-01

Made in Paris

5.4/10 IMDB

A pretty fashion buyer visiting Paris on business is courted by a famous designer. Boris Sagal's 1966 romantic comedy stars Ann-Margret, Louis Jourdan, Richard Crenna, Chad Everett, Edie Adams, John McGiver, Reta Shaw and Count Basie.

Starring: Ann-Margret, Louis Jourdan, Richard Crenna, Edie Adams, Chad Everett, John McGiver, Marcel Dalio, Mathilda Calnan, Jacqueline Beer, Marcel Hillaire ..
Directed by: Boris Sagal
Release date: 1966-02-09
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : My Brother's Wife

My Brother's Wife

4.8/10 IMDB

A man's wife starts having an affair with her brother-in-law, who is temporarily staying at their apartment.

Starring: June Roberts, Sam Stewart, Bob Oran, Darlene Bennett, Joni Roberts, Dawn Bennett ..
Directed by: Doris Wishman
Release date: 1966-11-09
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Promise Her Anything

Promise Her Anything

5.2/10 IMDB

A widowed mother decides to go after the child psychologist she works for because she thinks he'll be able to provide for her toddler, the catch is her employer doesn't know about her son and he doesn't particularly care for children despite his profession.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Leslie Caron, Robert Cummings, Keenan Wynn, Lionel Stander, Asa Maynor, Cathleen Nesbitt, Michael Bradley, Warren Mitchell, Sydney Tafler ..
Directed by: Arthur Hiller
Release date: 1966-02-22
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Budtameez


7.4/10 IMDB

A young man of modest means romances a spoiled rich girl at the behest of her father. Complications, sparks and romance ensue.

Starring: Shammi Kapoor, Sadhana Shivdasani, Laxmi Chhaya, Kamal Mehra, Purnima ..
Directed by: Manmohan Desai
Release date: 1966-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Neend Hamari Khwab Tumhare

Neend Hamari Khwab Tumhare

6.7/10 IMDB

Nishad, daughter of a noble family, has three suitors. However, after making her decision, it comes to light that the groom only gained noble status after his father won the lottery.

Starring: Shashi Kapoor, Nanda, Bahraj Sahni, Shashikala, Om Prakash, Rajendra Nath, Manmohan, Nirupa Roy, Manorama, Anwar Hussain ..
Directed by: Shiv Sahni
Release date: 1966-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Wild, Wild Winter

Wild, Wild Winter

5.9/10 IMDB

Low-budget beach party rip-off relocated to the slopes, with the plot of Taming of the Shrew loosely pasted on and with beats by the Beau Brummels.

Starring: Gary Clarke, Chris Noel, Don Edmonds, Suzie Kaye, Les Brown Jr., Vicky Albright, James Wellman, Steve Franken, Steven Rogers, Loren Janes ..
Directed by: Lennie Weinrib
Release date: 1966-01-05
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Chakawet rejala

Chakawet rejala

5.0/10 IMDB

A rich young man named Ahmed falls in love with a poor girl called Farida, but he does not know that she is poor. To make a plan to present it to his family by hiring a group of compars to reunite the personalities of the wealthy unique family.

Starring: Soad Hosny, Rushdy Abaza, Ahmed Ramzy, Mohamed Awad, Adly Kaseb, Wedad Hamdy, Gamalat Zayed, Mohamed Sobeih, Abdelsalam Mohamed, Hussein Ismail ..
Directed by: Hossam El Din Mostafa
Release date: 1966-04-20
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Mabka el oshak

Mabka el oshak

4.8/10 IMDB

A young engineer whose wife dies in a car accident, and leaves his young daughter, and because he is an petroleum engineer, he has to be absent from the house, so he brings a maid to the house, and takes her with him to his home in Suez where he works, on one of the nights he drunk, the engineer rapes the maid, and when she carries the fetus he requests Among them is the speed of getting rid of it, and when he presents it to the doctor, the latter informs him that abortion is dangerous for her life, which puts the man in a crisis.

Starring: Soad Hosny, Rushdy Abaza, Yousuf Shaaban, Shwikar, Sohair El Barooni, Faiza Fouad, Biligh Habashy, Zahret El Ola, Ahmed Abu Abiya, Ragaa Abdul Hamid ..
Directed by: Hasan El-Saifi
Release date: 1966-07-20
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Ski Fever

Ski Fever

3.5/10 IMDB

Martin Milner competes on skis and for a girl (Claudia Martin)

Starring: Toni Sailer, Vivi Bach, Dietmar Schönherr, Jana Nováková, Martin Milner ..
Directed by: Curt Siodmak
Release date: 1966-12-22
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Whom do I love?

Whom do I love?

0.0/10 IMDB

The story of a woman from an aristocratic house and her relationships with several men. The historical background is composed of the events in Palestine in 1948 and the Suez conflict in 1956.

Starring: Magda al Sabahi, Ahmad Mazhar, Ehab Nafea, Ihab Nafea ..
Directed by: Magda al Sabahi
Release date: 1966-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : The Cruel Dawn

The Cruel Dawn

0.0/10 IMDB

1946. Western Ukraine in the flame of struggle of Ukrainian Insurgent Army and the occupying Soviet army. Brave rebels strike Soviets unexpectedly and get into the very nest of red officers.

Starring: Mykola Nosovenko, Vira Borisenko, Ivan Krasny, Mykhailo Senyk ..
Directed by: Ivan Krasny
Release date: 1966-01-01

Movie-fan Princess

0.0/10 IMDB

A Cantonese factory woman obsessed with a famous Wuxia actor, has her fantasy crushed after discovering he is not the charming and humble person his movies portray him as. - Matthew E Carter

Starring: Connie Chan Po-Chu, Lui Kei, Keung Chung-Ping, Lydia Shum Tin-Ha ..
Directed by: Wong Yiu
Release date: 1966-06-22

Love with a stranger

0.0/10 IMDB

A mother and her daughter receive a stranger in their home, who at first has an affair with the mother but then tries to push her aside to seduce the daughter.

Starring: Martin LaSalle, Elsa Guirot, Rica Bergman, Sergio Regules, Carlos Azuri, Carlos Kanarek, Fred Deakin ..
Directed by: Ted Leversuch
Release date: 1966-01-01

The Lost Granddaughter

0.0/10 IMDB

Directed by: Roman Kachanov
Release date: 1966-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Purple Prelude

Purple Prelude

0.0/10 IMDB

Directed by: Garry Shead
Release date: 1966-01-01

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