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Old 03-04-2012, 07:44 PM
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fav love themed movies

The spectrum is wide.
It's not just love story movies.
It can include movies that are not love stories but have a scene of love or a minor sub plot that has impacted you.
Also not only romantic type love between two people like in love story movies,
but the broad spectrum of love one can express and feel from various relationships.

I've gone through my huge list of favs and was not surprised to find that love features in just over 20% of all of them.

Run Lola Run
Peaceful Warrior
Finding Forrester
12 Monkeys
Dilware Dulwania Le Jayenge - Bollywood
Secretary
Finding Neverland
Hook
Jodhaa Akbar - Bollywood
The 5th Element
AngelA
The Fountain
Hitman
Fly Away Home
Kungfu Hustle
Hero
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Fearless
The Forbidden Kingdom
The Wrong Man
Stranger Than Fiction
The Crow
Donnie Darko
Forrest Gump
Serendipity
City of Angels
Jerry Maguire
The Professional
Paris, Je T'aime
It's a Wonderful Life
Amelie
City of Lost Children
American Beauty
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
The Thin Red Line
Mozart and the Whale
Braveheart
Stardust
Dead Poet's Society
Chocolat
Edward Scissorhands
Monsters Inc
Pride & Prejudice - Kiera Knightley version
The Importance of being Ernest - Colin Firth version
10 Things I Hate About You
Garden State
High Fidelity
50 First Dates
A Knight's Tale
Sense and Sensibility
Spanglish
The Princess Diaries
Shooter
The Family Man
Dances With Wolves
Kate & Leopold
Life As A House
Phenomenon
The Shipping News
Shrek
The Iron Giant
Powder
Dave
A little princess - 1995 version
Fried green tomatoes
Bobby
Infamous
I've Loved You So Long
Eat Pray Love
The adjustment bureau
Solaris - new version
Wimbledon
X- men originals - Wolverine
Taken
Wild target
Seven pounds
Slumdog millionaire
The blindside
Scott Pilgrim VS the world
Whip it
Juno
Love actually
Conviction
The Lovely Bones
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Old 08-04-2012, 01:52 PM
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That's some list AC,and I can see some of my favourite films there.

I'd also add 'Summer of 42',a beautiful coming-of-age film

Oh and the Lord of the Rings trilogy,most notably the Aragorn/Arwen/Eowyn love triangle but also the brotherly love between Legolas and Gimli.
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Old 09-04-2012, 02:34 AM
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Omgosh, I loved Summer of '42.

Re: Your list that I've watched and agree with:

Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon
Fearless

Forrest Gump
Serendipity
City of Angels

It's a Wonderful Life


Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

Dead Poet's Society
Edward Scissorhands

Pride & Prejudice - Kiera Knightley version

Garden State

Sense and Sensibility


Life As A House
Phenomenon
The Shipping News

Powder

Fried green tomatoes

The adjustment bureau


Taken
Seven pounds

The blindside

Juno
Love actually

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Some that I can think of off the top of my head..

Bridges of Madison County

Steel Magnolias

Terms of Endearment

Sleeping with the Enemy

Alfie (the original)

The Bishop's Wife (with Carey Grant)

Always

Mr. Holland's Opus

The Goodbye Girl

Michael

An Officer & a Gentlemen

Lots more, but I'm tired of thinking.
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Old 09-04-2012, 01:12 PM
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Oh how could i forget Lord of the Rings trilogy..and Mr.Holland's Opus.

Apart from An officer and a gentleman, which i saw way long before i was into love, i have not seen any of the movies you mentioned Sarian,
though I have heard a synopsis of terms of Endearment and it's on my to watch list.
I'll also keep an eye out for the others you and hwkmoth have shared.
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Old 09-04-2012, 01:34 PM
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Aside from ones already listed, Tequila Sunrise has much love (platonic and otherwise) going on...
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Old 09-04-2012, 03:38 PM
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The Notebook. (for the passion, the connection, the beautiful ending, the love.)
All the above mentioned are good ones too! (i love Braveheart, Titanic, The Family Man, LOTR, etc.)
and Dirty Dancing! (nobody puts baby in the corner!)
and Ghost! (ok i will stop hitting edit to add more) ;)
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Old 10-04-2012, 05:04 AM
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Good topic ,,, a few more

While many blasted "The English Patient" I was very moved by the tragic love theme.

Also "Betty Blue" is another one, a very poignant powerful story. (French)

"Spotless Mind" is another of my very favorite,( as well) .... very unique-funny-poignant
Just watched another Kaufman movie (John Malkovitz) (was better the 1st time)

Most major American films REQUIRE a love theme, love interest .(just to get financed-made)

For Me it'd be closer to 60% I suspect. I hesitate to see any film without a significant female role.

ALSO Solaris ...... both versions ..... absolutely
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Old 10-04-2012, 07:01 AM
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What Dreams May Come.

Soppy as hell, and I normally avoid soppy, but I loved it.
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:47 PM
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i liked "The Fountain"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1HIsiYEhzvI
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Old 10-04-2012, 02:29 PM
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"The Way We Were" - not a Streisand fan but really identify with her character in this role and she is so believable in her love for him.
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