AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions Nominees

The shortlist of 400 nominees for the American Film Institute's list of the hundred greatest romances in American film history.

Ratings by Sam.

Title Year Rating
Cleopatra 1912
Enoch Arden 1914
A Fool There Was 1915
Carmen 1915
Blind Husbands 1919
Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl 1919
Daddy-Long-Legs 1919
Male and Female 1919
True Heart Susie 1919
When the Clouds Roll by 1919
Way Down East 1920
Sheik, The 1921
Salome 1923
Hunchback of Notre Dame, The 1923
He Who Gets Slapped 1924
Marriage Circle, The 1924
Big Parade, The 1925
Phantom of the Opera, The 1925
Don Juan 1926
Boheme, La 1926
Scarlet Letter, The 1926
Flesh and the Devil 1926
My Best Girl 1927
Seventh Heaven 1927
Sunrise 1927 10
Laugh, Clown, Laugh 1928
Wedding March, The 1928
Crowd, The 1928
Lilac Time 1928
Sadie Thompson 1928
Kiss, The 1929
Love Parade, The 1929
Our Modern Maidens 1929
Queen Kelly 1929
Morocco 1930
City Lights 1931 9
Tabu 1931
Back Street 1932
Bird of Paradise 1932
A Farewell to Arms 1932
Grand Hotel 1932 7
Love Me Tonight 1932
Madame Butterfly 1932
One Way Passage 1932
Red Dust 1932
Smilin' Through 1932
Trouble in Paradise 1932 9
Christopher Strong 1933
Design for Living 1933 6
King Kong 1933 8
Man's Castle 1933
Queen Christina 1933
Barretts of Wimpole Street, The 1934
Cleopatra 1934
Death Takes a Holiday 1934
It Happened One Night 1934 8
Of Human Bondage 1934
Sadie McKee 1934
Tarzan and His Mate 1934
Thin Man, The 1934 8
Alice Adams 1935
Anna Karenina 1935 6
Devil Is a Woman, The 1935
Good Fairy, The 1935 7
Naughty Marietta 1935
Peter Ibbetson 1935
Top Hat 1935
Come and Get It 1936
Desire 1936
Mr. Deeds Goes to Town 1936 6
My Man Godfrey 1936 8
Next Time We Love 1936
Romeo and Juliet 1936
Rose-Marie 1936
San Francisco 1936
Show Boat 1936
Small Town Girl 1936
Swing Time 1936
Theodora Goes Wild 1936
Camille 1936
Awful Truth, The 1937 10
History Is Made at Night 1937
Nothing Sacred 1937
A Star Is Born 1937
Algiers 1938
Bringing Up Baby 1938 8
Four Daughters 1938
Holiday 1938
Jezebel 1938
Love Finds Andy Hardy 1938
Three Comrades 1938
Dark Victory 1939
First Love 1939
Gone with the Wind 1939 6
Goodbye, Mr. Chips 1939
Hunchback of Notre Dame, The 1939
Intermezzo: A Love Story 1939
Love Affair 1939
Midnight 1939
Ninotchka 1939 8
Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex, The 1939
Wuthering Heights 1939
All This, and Heaven Too 1940
His Girl Friday 1940 8
My Favorite Wife 1940
Philadelphia Story, The 1940 8
Pride and Prejudice 1940 8
Rebecca 1940
Remember the Night 1940
Shop Around the Corner, The 1940 10
They Knew What They Wanted 1940
Waterloo Bridge 1940
Ball of Fire 1941 8
Hold Back the Dawn 1941
Lady Eve, The 1941
Strawberry Blonde, The 1941
That Hamilton Woman 1941
Tom Dick and Harry 1941
Big Street, The 1942
Casablanca 1942 10
I Married a Witch 1942 6
Major and the Minor, The 1942 7
Now, Voyager 1942 5
Random Harvest 1942
Talk of the Town, The 1942
Woman of the Year 1942
Cabin in the Sky 1943
For Whom the Bell Tolls 1943
A Guy Named Joe 1943
More the Merrier, The 1943
Cover Girl 1944
Double Indemnity 1944 9
Jane Eyre 1944
Laura 1944
Meet Me in St. Louis 1944
To Have and Have Not 1944
Clock, The 1945
Enchanted Cottage, The 1945
Love Letters 1945
Spellbound 1945
Duel in the Sun 1946
Gilda 1946
Humoresque 1946
It's a Wonderful Life 1946 6
Notorious 1946 8
Postman Always Rings Twice, The 1946
Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer, The 1947 7
Bishop's Wife, The 1947
Farmer's Daughter, The 1947
Ghost and Mrs. Muir, The 1947
Out of the Past 1947 9
Letter from an Unknown Woman 1948
Mr. Peabody and the Mermaid 1948
Pirate, The 1948
Portrait of Jennie 1948
Romance on the High Seas 1948
They Live by Night 1948
Adam's Rib 1949 7
Fountainhead, The 1949
Gun Crazy 1949 9
Heiress, The 1949
Samson and Delilah 1949
My Foolish Heart 1949
Thieves' Highway 1949
Cinderella 1950
African Queen, The 1951 8
An American in Paris 1951
A Place in the Sun 1951
Quo Vadis 1951
Royal Wedding 1951
A Streetcar Named Desire 1951 7
Carrie 1952
Ivanhoe 1952
My Cousin Rachel 1952
Pat and Mike 1952
Quiet Man, The 1952
Singin' in the Rain 1952 9
Calamity Jane 1953
From Here to Eternity 1953
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes 1953
Kiss Me Kate 1953
Mogambo 1953
Roman Holiday 1953 7
Brigadoon 1954
Carmen Jones 1954
Last Time I Saw Paris, The 1954
Magnificent Obsession 1954
Rhapsody 1954
Sabrina 1954 7
A Star Is Born 1954
Three Coins in the Fountain 1954
Young at Heart 1954
All That Heaven Allows 1955
Daddy Long Legs 1955
Guys and Dolls 1955
Lady and the Tramp 1955
Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing 1955
Love Me or Leave Me 1955
Marty 1955
Oklahoma! 1955
Picnic 1955
Summertime 1955
To Catch a Thief 1955 9
Tender Trap, The 1955
Bus Stop 1956
Carousel 1956
King and I, The 1956 6
Love Me Tender 1956
Tea and Sympathy 1956
An Affair to Remember 1957 9
Designing Woman 1957
Desk Set 1957
Funny Face 1957 6
Love in the Afternoon 1957
Raintree County 1957
Sayonara 1957
Tammy and the Bachelor 1957
Touch of Evil 1958 7
Bell Book and Candle 1958 6
Gigi 1958 8
Houseboat 1958
I Married a Monster from Outer Space 1958
Indiscreet 1958
Long, Hot Summer, The 1958
South Pacific 1958
A Time to Love and a Time to Die 1958
Vertigo 1958 8
Pillow Talk 1959
Porgy and Bess 1959
Some Like It Hot 1959 9
A Summer Place 1959
Apartment, The 1960 10
Bells Are Ringing 1960
Breakfast at Tiffany's 1961 7
Flower Drum Song 1961
Splendor in the Grass 1961
West Side Story 1961 8
David and Lisa 1962
Lolita 1962
That Touch of Mink 1962
Charade 1963 9
Cleopatra 1963
Love with the Proper Stranger 1963
Americanization of Emily, The 1964
Lilith 1964
Marnie 1964
My Fair Lady 1964 6
Doctor Zhivago 1965
A Patch of Blue 1965
Sound of Music, The 1965 9
Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? 1966
Barefoot in the Park 1967
Bonnie and Clyde 1967 6
Graduate, The 1967 7
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner 1967 5
Taming of the Shrew, The 1967
Two for the Road 1967
Fox, The 1967
Funny Girl 1968
Thomas Crown Affair, The 1968
Cactus Flower 1969
Goodbye, Columbus 1969
Sterile Cuckoo, The 1969
Sweet Charity 1969
Love Story 1970
Owl and the Pussycat, The 1970
Carnal Knowledge 1971
Harold and Maude 1971 7
McCabe & Mrs. Miller 1971 5
Minnie and Moskowitz 1971 5
Summer of '42 1971
Butterflies Are Free 1972
Last Tango in Paris 1972
Play It Again, Sam 1972
What's Up, Doc? 1972 9
A Touch of Class 1973
Badlands 1973
Blume in Love 1973
Cinderella Liberty 1973
Love and Pain and the Whole Damn Thing 1973
Way We Were, The 1973
Great Gatsby, The 1974
Shampoo 1975
Robin and Marian 1976
Rocky 1976 8
Annie Hall 1977 7
Goodbye Girl, The 1977
Coming Home 1978
Days of Heaven 1978
Grease 1978 7
Heaven Can Wait 1978
Same Time, Next Year 1978
Ice Castles 1978
A Little Romance 1979
Manhattan 1979
10 1979
American Gigolo 1980
Blue Lagoon, The 1980
Somewhere in Time 1980
Superman II 1980
Arthur 1981
Body Heat 1981
Endless Love 1981
On Golden Pond 1981
Postman Always Rings Twice, The 1981
Reds 1981
An Officer and a Gentleman 1982
Lianna 1983
Valley Girl 1983
Racing with the Moon 1984
Romancing the Stone 1984
Splash 1984
Starman 1984
Sure Thing, The 1985
Desert Hearts 1985
Mala Noche 1985
Murphy's Romance 1985
Out of Africa 1985
Prizzi's Honor 1985 7
Purple Rose of Cairo, The 1985
Witness 1985
About Last Night... 1986
Children of a Lesser God 1986
Fly, The 1986
Hannah and Her Sisters 1986
Nine 1/2 Weeks 1986
Pretty in Pink 1986
Barfly 1987
Big Easy, The 1987
Dirty Dancing 1987
Fatal Attraction 1987
Moonstruck 1987
Princess Bride, The 1987 10
Roxanne 1987 6
Accidental Tourist, The 1988
Bull Durham 1988
Crossing Delancey 1988
Dangerous Liaisons 1988 6
Tequila Sunrise 1988
Unbearable Lightness of Being, The 1988
Working Girl 1988
Fabulous Baker Boys, The 1989
Little Mermaid, The 1989
Say Anything... 1989
When Harry Met Sally... 1989 6
Cyrano de Bergerac 1990
Ghost 1990
Henry & June 1990
Longtime Companion 1990
Pretty Woman 1990 7
Trust 1990
Wild at Heart 1990
Beauty and the Beast 1991 7
Dogfight 1991
Frankie and Johnny 1991
Jungle Fever 1991 4
Mississippi Masala 1991
Basic Instinct 1992
Bodyguard, The 1992
Last of the Mohicans, The 1992
Prelude to a Kiss 1992
Singles 1992
Age of Innocence, The 1993
Benny & Joon 1993
Groundhog Day 1993 8
Remains of the Day, The 1993
Sleepless in Seattle 1993 7
Sommersby 1993
True Romance 1993
Forrest Gump 1994 9
Legends of the Fall 1994
Reality Bites 1994
American President, The 1995 6
Before Sunrise 1995 8
Bridges of Madison County, The 1995
Clueless 1995 8
Don Juan DeMarco 1995
French Kiss 1995
Leaving Las Vegas 1995
Sense and Sensibility 1995
While You Were Sleeping 1995
Emma 1996
English Patient, The 1996
Jerry Maguire 1996 6
One Fine Day 1996
Romeo + Juliet 1996
As Good as It Gets 1997 8
Chasing Amy 1997
My Best Friend's Wedding 1997 5
Titanic 1997 7
Ever After 1998
Shakespeare in Love 1998 8
There's Something About Mary 1998
You've Got Mail 1998
End of the Affair, The 1999
Never Been Kissed 1999
Notting Hill 1999 7
Thomas Crown Affair, The 1999 3
Chocolat 2000
Keeping the Faith 2000