Best Romance Movies of 1975

1.

Barry Lyndon

6.6
8.1/10 IMDB

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.

Starring: Ryan O'Neal, Marisa Berenson, Hardy Krüger, Diana Körner, Frank Middlemass, Arthur O'Sullivan, Godfrey Quigley, Leonard Rossiter, Philip Stone, Patrick Magee ..
Directed by: Stanley Kubrick
Release date: 1975-11-26
2.

Shampoo

4.6
6.4/10 IMDB

George Roundy is a Beverly Hills hairstylist whose uncontrolled libido stands between him and his ambitions. He wants the security of a relationship. He wants to be a hairdressing "star" and open his own salon. But the fact that he beds down with the wife, daughter and mistress of a potential backer doesn't help. It also does little for his relationship with his current girlfriend.

Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie, Goldie Hawn, Lee Grant, Jack Warden, Tony Bill, George Furth, Jay Robinson, Ann Weldon, Luana Anders ..
Directed by: Hal Ashby
Release date: 1975-02-11
3.

Ondine

3.8
8.1/10 IMDB

In the forest, knight-errant Hans meets and falls in love with Ondine, a water-sprite who is attracted to the world of mortal man.

Starring: Isabelle Adjani, François Chaumette, Jacques Toja, Michel Duchaussoy, Jean-François Rémi, Patrice Kerbrat ..
Directed by: Raymond Rouleau
Release date: 1975-01-01
4.

Hester Street

3.5
7.0/10 IMDB

A Russian emigre prides himself on the way he's molded himself into a real Yankee in the USA, though the world he lives in, New York's Lower East Side in the late 19th century, is almost exclusively populated by other Jewish immigrants. When his wife finally arrives in the New World, however, she has a lot of assimilating to do.

Starring: Carol Kane, Steven Keats, Doris Roberts, Joanna Merlin, Dorrie Kavanaugh, Stephen Strimpell, Lauren Frost, Philip Sterling, Lin Shaye, Zvee Scooler ..
Directed by: Joan Micklin Silver
Release date: 1975-10-19
5.

Mandingo

3.4
6.4/10 IMDB

Warren Maxwell, the owner of a run-down plantation, pressures his son, Hammond, to marry and produce an heir to inherit the plantation. Hammond settles on his own cousin, Blanche, but purchases a sex slave when he returns from the honeymoon. Meanwhile, Warren buys a new Mandingo slave named Mede to breed and to earn money as a prize-fighter.

Starring: James Mason, Susan George, Ken Norton, Perry King, Richard Ward, Brenda Sykes, Lillian Hayman, Roy Poole, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Paul Benedict ..
Directed by: Richard Fleischer
Release date: 1975-06-06
6.

The Other Side of the Mountain

3.3
6.4/10 IMDB

One year before the Olympics, Jill Kinmont, an 18-year-old skiing champion, suffers a fall during competition and is left paralyzed. With her life now completely altered, she undergoes an exhausting fight to regain some of what she has lost.

Starring: Marilyn Hassett, Beau Bridges, Belinda Montgomery, Nan Martin, Bill Vint, Dabney Coleman, William Bryant, Hampton Fancher, William Roerick, Dori Brenner ..
Directed by: Larry Peerce
Release date: 1975-11-14
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : Queen of the Stardust Ballroom
7.

Queen of the Stardust Ballroom

3.3
7.3/10 IMDB

A middle-aged woman finds herself simply a widow, a grandmother and a person when a friend takes her to the Stardust Ballroom, a dance hall which recreates the music and atmosphere of the 1940s. There she encounters a most unlikely Prince Charming, a middle-aged mailman. With this encounter, life takes on a new meaning for the film's heroine.

Starring: Maureen Stapleton, Charles Durning, Michael Brandon, Michael Strong, Charlotte Rae, Beverly Sanders, Alan Fudge, Martha Tilton, Hollis Irving, Jacquelyn Hyde ..
Directed by: Sam O'Steen
Release date: 1975-02-13
8.

White Line Fever

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

An independent trucker with a pregnant wife fights cargo crooks and the big shot they work for.

Starring: Jan-Michael Vincent, Kay Lenz, Slim Pickens, L.Q. Jones, Sam Laws, Don Porter, R. G. Armstrong, Leigh French, Johnny Ray McGhee, Dick Miller ..
Directed by: Jonathan Kaplan
Release date: 1975-07-16
9.

Royal Flash

3.2
6.4/10 IMDB

Cowardly rogue Harry Flashman's (Malcolm McDowell) schemes to gain entry to the royal circles of 19th-century Europe go nowhere until he meets a pair of devious nobles with their own agenda. At their urging, Flashman agrees to re-create himself as a bogus Prussian nobleman to woo a beautiful duchess. But the half-baked plan quickly comes unraveled, and he's soon on the run from several new enemies who are all calling for the rapscallion's head.

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Alan Bates, Florinda Bolkan, Oliver Reed, Tom Bell, Joss Ackland, Christopher Cazenove, Henry Cooper, Lionel Jeffries, Alastair Sim ..
Directed by: Richard Lester
Release date: 1975-10-10
10.

Mahogany

3.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Tracy, an aspiring designer from the slums of Chicago puts herself through fashion school in the hopes of becoming one of the world's top designers. Her ambition leads her to Rome spurring a choice between the man she loves or her newfound success.

Starring: Diana Ross, Billy Dee Williams, Anthony Perkins, Marisa Mell, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Nina Foch, Beah Richards, Lenard Norris, Bruce Vilanch, Obelo ..
Directed by: Berry Gordy, Tony Richardson
Release date: 1975-10-08
11.

Rancho Deluxe

3.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Jack McKee and Cecil Colson are two bumbling drifters who make a living by rustling cattle from other peoples herds in the wilds of Montana. Jack is from a wealthy background but left his parents as he resented their posh lives, and Cecil is a Native American half-breed seeking his own path in life away from his father. Both hustle and rustle their way in the world by targeting cattle owned by wealthy ranch owner John Brown. Frustrated that someone is killing his cattle, John hires a pair of ranch hands Burt and Curt to find the rustlers. When Brown realizes he cannot trust his two inept ranch hands, he turns to the grizzled former rustler Henry Beige to find the cattle thieves, while Jack and Cecil are always one step ahead of them, not realizing that their luck will eventually run out sometime.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Sam Waterston, Elizabeth Ashley, Clifton James, Slim Pickens, Charlene Dallas, Harry Dean Stanton, Richard Bright, Patti D'Arbanville, Maggie Wellman ..
Directed by: Frank Perry
Release date: 1975-03-14
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : Sweet Hostage
12.

Sweet Hostage

3.1
6.9/10 IMDB

An escaped mental patient kidnaps an illiterate teenage farm girl and takes her to his mountain hide-away, where they soon become friends and, eventually, lovers.

Starring: Linda Blair, Martin Sheen, Jeanne Cooper, Lee de Broux, Bert Remsen, Dehl Berti, Al Hopson, William Sterchi, Roberto Valentino De Leon, Michael Eiland ..
Directed by: Lee Philips
Release date: 1975-10-10
13.

Funny Lady

3.1
6.2/10 IMDB

Famous singer Fanny Brice has divorced her first husband Nicky Arnstein. During the Great Depression she has trouble finding work as an artist, but meets Billy Rose, a newcomer who writes lyrics and owns a nightclub.

Starring: Barbra Streisand, James Caan, Omar Sharif, Roddy McDowall, Ben Vereen, Carole Wells, Colleen Camp, Jack Angel, Hank Stohl, Maggie Malooly ..
Directed by: Herbert Ross
Release date: 1975-03-15
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : The Fortune
14.

The Fortune

3.0
5.7/10 IMDB

Two bumbling hustlers in the 1920s attempt to gain the fortune of an heiress. Nothing will stop them, not even murder.

Starring: Stockard Channing, Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Ian Wolfe, Rose Michtom, Brian Avery, Florence Stanley, Dub Taylor, Catlin Adams, Christopher Guest ..
Directed by: Mike Nichols
Release date: 1975-05-20
15.

At Long Last Love

3.0
5.3/10 IMDB

Four socialites unexpectedly clash: heiress Brooke Carter runs into gambler Johnny Spanish at the race track while playboy Michael O. Pritchard nearly runs into stage star Kitty O'Kelly with his car. Backstage at Kitty's show, it turns out she and Brooke are old friends who attended public school together. The foursome do the town, accompanied by Brooke's companion Elizabeth, who throws herself at Michael's butler and chauffeur Rodney James.

Starring: Cybill Shepherd, Burt Reynolds, Duilio Del Prete, Madeline Kahn, Eileen Brennan, Mildred Natwick, John Hillerman, M. Emmet Walsh, Christa Lang, William Paterson ..
Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich
Release date: 1975-03-01
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : Who Is the Black Dahlia?
16.

Who Is the Black Dahlia?

3.0
7.0/10 IMDB

Dramatization of an actual homicide investigation. In 1947 Los Angeles, a police detective tries to solve the shocking and grisly murder of 22-year-old aspiring actress Elizabeth Short...

Starring: Efrem Zimbalist Jr., Ronny Cox, Macdonald Carey, Lucie Arnaz, Tom Bosley, Linden Chiles, Gloria DeHaven, John Fiedler, Rick Jason, Henry Jones ..
Directed by: Joseph Pevney
Release date: 1975-03-01
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown
17.

You're a Good Sport, Charlie Brown

2.9
7.4/10 IMDB

A motorcross, a race of motorbikes through a series of obstacles, provides the occasion for Charlie Brown's latest attempt to win at something. He selects Linus as his pit crew and goes to a store to select a bike, and due to insufficient funds, he must settle for a tiny, run-down putt-putt. The majority of Charlie's opponents are eliminated in the race, and Charlie, wearing a makeshift helmet carved from a pumpkin, finds himself in close competition with his friend, tomboy Peppermint Patty, and the Masked Marvel (a.k.a. Snoopy, Charlie's dog).

Starring: Duncan Watson, Melanie Kohn, Stuart Brotman, Jimmy Ahrens, Liam Martin, Bill Melendez, Gail Davis ..
Directed by: Phil Roman
Release date: 1975-10-28
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : The UFO Incident
18.

The UFO Incident

2.9
6.6/10 IMDB

In the early 1960s, an interracial couple undergo hypnosis, which unlocks memories of a forgotten event on a lonely road. Soon they believe they were abducted by extraterrestrials.

Starring: James Earl Jones, Estelle Parsons, Barnard Hughes, Dick O'Neill, Beeson Carroll, Terrence O'Connor, Jeanne Joe, Lou Wagner, Vic Perrin, Joe Stefano ..
Directed by: Richard A. Colla
Release date: 1975-10-20
19.

Aloha, Bobby and Rose

2.9
6.3/10 IMDB

Bobby and Rose, two youngsters who are in love, have to run away from home when they are falsely accused to have committed a robbery and an assassination.

Starring: Paul Le Mat, Dianne Hull, Tim McIntire, Leigh French, Martine Bartlett, Noble Willingham, Robert Carradine, Eric Hines, Mario Gallo, Tony Gardenas ..
Directed by: Floyd Mutrux
Release date: 1975-04-29
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : The Place Between Our Bodies
20.

The Place Between Our Bodies

2.7
6.6/10 IMDB

This pre-AIDS film offers an explicit exploration of gay male sexuality. Dealing with sexual love and sexual hunger this film shows how tenderness can enter into the male sexual act.

Directed by: Michael Wallin
Release date: 1975-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : Out of Season
21.

Out of Season

2.7
6.0/10 IMDB

Middle-aged Ann and her teenage daughter Joanna manage a failing hotel on an island off the British coast. One day, the hotel receives an unexpected guest, a man named Joe...

Starring: Vanessa Redgrave, Cliff Robertson, Susan George, Edward Evans, Frank Jarvis ..
Directed by: Alan Bridges
Release date: 1975-05-31
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : Mozart in Love
22.

Mozart in Love

2.6
6.8/10 IMDB

An irreverent take on Mozart's relations with the three Weber sisters: Louisa, whom he loved, but who didn't love him; Constanza, whom he loved and married; and Sophie, who loved him but whom he didn't love. An anthology of arias from Mozart's operas, in which art comments on life through a cheeky use of back-projection and miming to records.

Starring: Aneurin Barnard, James Purefoy, Samantha Barks, Rich LaBonte, Margot Breier, Sasha Nanus, Sissy Smith, Aneurin Barnard, James Purefoy, Samantha Barks ..
Directed by: Mark Rappaport
Release date: 1975-11-19
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Not Enough
23.

Jacqueline Susann's Once Is Not Enough

2.3
4.6/10 IMDB

An over-the-hill movie producer marries a wealthy, spiteful woman and closeted lesbian just to please his spoiled daughter who then, in an attempt to spite him, seduces both a wealthy playboy and a local screenwriter.

Starring: Kirk Douglas, Alexis Smith, David Janssen, George Hamilton, Melina Mercouri, Gary Conway, Brenda Vaccaro, Deborah Raffin, Lillian Randolph, Renata Vanni ..
Directed by: Guy Green
Release date: 1975-06-20
24.

Lady Cocoa

2.3
4.7/10 IMDB

Foxy Lady Cocoa is out to take down her mobster boyfriend.

Starring: Lola Falana, Gene Washington, Alex Dreier, Millie Perkins, Joe Greene, James A. Watson, Jr, Matt Cimber, James R. Sweeney, Richard Kennedy, George Buck Flower ..
Directed by: Matt Cimber
Release date: 1975-12-01
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood
25.

F. Scott Fitzgerald in Hollywood

2.2
6.5/10 IMDB

The story of author F. Scott Fitzgerald's two stays in Hollywood to write for films, once in 1927 at the height of his acclaim, and again in 1937 when he arrived with little money, enormous expenses and an ill wife.

Starring: Jason Miller, Tuesday Weld, Julia Foster, Dolores Sutton, Susanne Benton, Michael Lerner, Tom Ligon, John Randolph, Tom Rosqui, Audrey Christie ..
Directed by: Anthony Page
Release date: 1975-12-17
26.

Pallieter

2.2
6.1/10 IMDB

In this film version of the Dutch-language classic ('heimat'-)novel by Flemish author Felix Timmermans, the title character is a city-boy from Lier who after recovering from a life-threatening disease changes his life completely and his name to the self-invented Pallieter. He moves in with Charlote, a naive, caring relative in the country, where he starts frolicking, no longer caring for image, career or possessions, but concentrates on enjoying life -such as a draftee relative's Brueghelian wedding- and finds love with Marieke. A dark story-line however is when projected work on the river in the name of economical progress threatens the rural landscape they have fallen in love with...

Starring: Jacqueline Rommerts, Eddie Brugman, Sylvia de Leur, Joris Diels, Idwig Stephane, Rudi Van Vlaenderen, Herbert Flack, Manu Verreth, Jan Reusens, Jan Decleir ..
Directed by: Roland Verhavert
Release date: 1975-12-12
27.

Prelude to Happiness

2.2
5.4/10 IMDB

Prelude to Happiness is the story of Susan Imes, a young, pretty blonde in love, breezily skipping down the primrose path until “the accident”.

Starring: Gary Lee Davis, Susan Mulhollan, Rose Petra, Allen Ross, Carol Sowa ..
Directed by: Gidney Talley Jr.
Release date: 1975-01-01
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : Count the Ways
28.

Count the Ways

2.0
5.0/10 IMDB

A college professor loves poetry —but loves his students even more.

Starring: Yvonne Green, Tyler Reynolds, Charla Miss 42, Joey Silvera, Desiree West, Paul Scharf, Justina Lynne, Dashile Miguele, Beth Ruberman, Tyler Reynolds ..
Directed by: Ann Perry
Release date: 1975-03-26
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : The Happy Hooker
29.

The Happy Hooker

1.9
3.6/10 IMDB

Having emigrated to New York and immediately got the kiss-off from her mother-besotted fiance, a Dutch lass takes a well-paid office job and starts liberally sampling the local male talent. After a while she decides to make her pleasure her business too, and as her reputation grows she graduates to a high-class bordello. Soon she realises she has the right talents to make a real success of a place of her own.

Starring: Lynn Redgrave, Jean-Pierre Aumont, Lovelady Powell, Tom Poston, George Dzundza, Richard Lynch, John Getz, Vincent Schiavelli, Barton Heyman, Murray Moston ..
Directed by: Nicholas Sgarro
Release date: 1975-05-08
30.

Love's Labour's Lost

1.9
8.3/10 IMDB

A scholarly king and his three companions swear off the society of women for three years, only to have a diplomatic visit from a French princess and her three ladies-in-waiting thwart their intentions.

Starring: Jeremy Brett, Martin C Thurley, Martin Shaw, Maurice Denham, Sinéad Cusack, Tony Haygarth ..
Directed by: Basil Coleman
Release date: 1975-12-14
31.

Aaron Loves Angela

1.7
5.8/10 IMDB

Aaron and Angela, two young adults living in the Harlem ghetto of New York City, are deeply in love with each other. The only thing standing in the way of their love is their families. Aaron is black, while Angela is Puerto Rican, and neither family wants one of their own to associate with the others. As the pair rebel against the prejudices of their families, they soon find the conflict spreading out to their friends and neighbors, until the hatred threatens to spiral out of control.

Starring: Moses Gunn, Kevin Hooks, Irene Cara, Robert Hooks, Leon Pinkney, Charles McGregor, José Feliciano, Norman Evans, Alex Stevens, Walt Frazier ..
Directed by: Gordon Parks Jr.
Release date: 1975-12-25
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : Smoke In The Wind
32.

Smoke In The Wind

1.5
6.1/10 IMDB

The Civil War is over but in the Ozarks of Arkansas people are not ready to forgive and forget. The Mondier brothers have returned from fighting for the Union and Mort Fagan is keeping things difficult for them in the community.

Starring: John Ashley, John Russell, Myron Healey, Walter Brennan, Susan Huston, Linda Weld, Henry Kingi, Adair Jameson, Dan White, Lorna Thayer ..
Directed by: Joseph Kane, Andy Brennan
Release date: 1975-04-01
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : The Last Tango in Acapulco
33.

The Last Tango in Acapulco

1.5
6.3/10 IMDB

A young woman drifts into a life of prostitution after being sexually assaulted by her father. On a trip to Acapulco, she falls in love with a handsome bullfighter.

Starring: Bill Cable, Becky Sharpe, Keith Erickson, Jake Monroe, María Pía, Carlos Tobalina, Linda Tobalina, Gloria Nakamura ..
Directed by: Carlos Tobalina
Release date: 1975-04-10
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : Zinda Dil
34.

Zinda Dil

1.4
7.1/10 IMDB

A story of two brothers Arun and Kewal Sharma and their father Major Hemraj Sharma. The Major always prefers Kewal which alienates Arun. Arun meets Jyoti and gets a job but is later shocked.

Starring: Rishi Kapoor, Neetu Singh ..
Release date: 1975-10-15
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : The Wild McCullochs
35.

The Wild McCullochs

1.1
4.8/10 IMDB

A story about the rich McCulloch Family, their overbearing father and the children's misguided blaming him for everything that doesn't go right.

Starring: Forrest Tucker, Julie Adams, Max Baer Jr., Janice Heiden, Dennis Redfield, Don Grady, Chip Hand, William Demarest, Harold J. Stone, Vito Scotti ..
Directed by: Max Baer Jr.
Release date: 1975-05-21
Best Romance Movies of 1975 : Flying High
36.

Flying High

0.0
0.0/10 IMDB

Flying High is a 1975 full-length p*rn movie about the crew of stewardesses having s*x their favorite passenger Bailey, while trying to keep it a secret from everyone else in the plane.

Release date: 1975-03-17

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