"An Affair to Remember"
Cast includes Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr
This 1957 remake of "Love Affair" is the classic love story of boy meets girl, but boy and girl are both seeing other people. They made a plan to meet at a certain time at the top of the Empire State Building when something tragic happened. Later on, they do end up finding each other.
"Breakfast at Tiffany’s"
Cast includes Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney and George Peppard
This film, which came out in 1961, depicts a Manhattan socialite who can’t seem to make up her mind about which man she wants. She strings along her neighbor while she is seeing two rich men — one from Brazil and one from the United States. When it doesn’t work out with either of them, she turns to her neighbor.
Cast includes Ingrid Bergman, Humphrey Bogart and Paul Henreid
Set in 1941, this classic film goes through the life of the owner of an upscale nightclub in Casablanca, his former lover and her husband. The nightclub owner’s former lover walks into the club one night with her husband wanting something from the owner that will help them get through German-controlled Europe.
Cast includes Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey
Many classic love stories involve overbearing parents with daughters who want to rebel by falling for someone in a lower class, and this film from 1987 is one of them. A doctor’s daughter falls for the dance instructor at the resort where the family vacations. At first her father disapproves, but his feelings change by the end of the story.
Cast includes Alan Rickman, Hugh Grant and Keira Knightley
This film from 2003 consists of many plots that tell about the love stories of their respective characters. Despite the many different plots, there is one main plot that comes together at the end. Each of the characters in each of the plots are somehow connected to characters in the other plots.
Cast includes Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams
For a truly until-death-do-us-part story, check this movie out.
Although his wife suffers from dementia, Duke reads to her from a diary every day to try to help her remember him and their life together when they were younger.
Cast includes Julia Roberts, Richard Gere and Hector Elizondo
This film from 1990 is the epitome of a boy-rescues-girl movie.
A prostitute is sought out when a wealthy businessman asks for directions. He ends up hiring her as his escort for a week, but the relationship lasts much longer than that.
"Sleepless in Seattle"
Cast includes Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan and Rosie O’Donnell
This film from 1993 was inspired by "An Affair to Remember" and will also kind of remind you of "The Parent Trap."
A young boy calls into a late night radio show and talks about his dad needing to find a girlfriend. The radio show brings in a lot of responses, and one woman ends up making the trip of her (love) life.
Cast includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet and Kathy Bates
This film from 1997 is similar to "Dirty Dancing" in that the girl falls for someone from a lower class and sneaks away from her family to be with him.
As the ship begins to go down and the upperclass passengers are scrambling to life boats, the girl goes to the depths of the ship to find the man she loves.
"When Harry Met Sally"
Cast includes Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan
This film from 1989 shows that opposites do attract.
After meeting in college and finding out they have totally different perspectives on things, Harry and Sally part on not-so-friendly terms.
They run into each other in New York City a couple of times before they finally become friends and realize their feelings for each other.
"50 First Dates"
Cast includes Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore and Rob Schneider
Similar to "The Notebook," this film from 2004 has the gentleman trying to help the girl remember who he is.
He takes her on different dates until she finally remembers who he is and realizes many other things as well, including her feelings for him.