Best Romance Movies of 1972
Sex and the Other Woman
A series of vignettes exposing how women manipulate their men into submission.
HellÃ© is a young deaf-mute living among the mountains. Sheâ€™s ignored by everyone except, now and then, the local woodsmen, who use her for their pleasure. She has no education, no knowledge of right or wrong. One summer, a young man comes to spend the holidays in her village.
A Vassar school dropout meets a hard luck rodeo cowboy.
The Great Waltz
A musical based on the life and music of Johnann Strauss, Jr.
Class of '74
Inhibited college student Gabriella slowly learns about how awesome sex and '70s-style free love is, with the help of her three significantly more experienced roommates.
'Boxcar' Bertha Thompson, a transient woman in Arkansas during the violence-filled Depression of the early '30s, meets up with rabble-rousing union man 'Big' Bill Shelly and the two team up to fight the corrupt railroad establishment. Based on “Sister of the Road,” the 1937 pseudo-autobiography of fictional character Bertha Thompson, written by anarchist physician Dr. Ben L. Reitman.
The film's plot centres around the libidinous sexual shenanigans of a middle-class Californian family, and deftly explores themes such as marital discord, middle age, adultery, and incestuous desire.
They Only Kill Their Masters
An enigmatic young woman has been murdered in a small California coast town. The investigation by the local sheriff uncovers a complex web of relationships centering on the victim; the scattered trail of evidence ranges from a mysterious photograph to the victim's own dog. During the investigation, the sheriff meets and becomes romantically involved with a woman whose connection to the murder is ambiguous.