Best Romance Movies of 1966

1.

The Sand Pebbles

5.4
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
2.

How to Steal a Million

5.4
7.6/10 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
3.

The Fortune Cookie

5.2
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
4.

Alfie

4.9
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
5.

Torn Curtain

4.8
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: 1966-07-13
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : The Trap
6.

The Trap

3.8
7.3/10 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
7.

The Family Way

3.8
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
8.

The Ghost & Mr. Chicken

3.7
7.3/10 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
Best Romance Movies of 1966 : Hawaii
9.

Hawaii

3.6
6.6/10 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
10.

This Property Is Condemned

3.6
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

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