10 Best Love Film DVD Rentals

Tuesday, November 23 by Annette Smith

"If you want a romantic movie to watch with your girl, consider one of the 10 best love film DVD rentals. Nothing wraps up a special night like a romantic movie, but choosing the right film to watch on DVD can be challenging for most guys. Use this list as a guide to help you make the right selection.

  1. “Casablanca.” “Casablanca” is one of the greatest love films ever made, and you can find it on DVD in most movie rental stores. Set during World War II, the 1942 romantic drama stars Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman. It focuses on a man torn between love and virtue, as he fights against the Nazis in his own way.
  2. “An Affair To Remember.” “An Affair To Remember” is one of the most romantic films of all time, and another great option as a DVD rental. In this 1957 film starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr, a handsome playboy and beautiful night club singer begin a shipboard romance that blossoms into love, questions, and an uncertain future.
  3. “Breakfast At Tiffany’s.” “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” is a fun romantic comedy starring Audrey Hepburn and George Peppard. Loosely based on a Truman Capote novella, the 1961 love film features Hepburn in her iconic role as a naive, eccentric young woman.
  4. “Doctor Zhivago.” “Doctor Zhivago” is a 1965 romantic drama based on a novel by Russian novelist, Boris Pasternak. Set during the tumultuous times of World War I and the Russian Revolution, the epic movie stars Julie Christie and Omar Sharif.
  5. “Love Story.” “Love Story” is a 1970 romantic drama starring Ali McGraw and Ryan O’Neal. Based on an Erich Segal novel, the film tells of love between a man and his wife, and also between the man and his father. “Love means never having to say you’re sorry” is one of the most famous lines in film.
  6. “The Way We Were.” “The Way We Were” is a 1973 romantic drama starring Robert Redford and Barbra Streisand. This classic love film tells of star-crossed lovers, radical politics, personal ideals, and bittersweet endings. It also features Streisand’s award-winning title song.
  7. “An Officer And A Gentleman.” “An Officer And A Gentleman” is a 1982 romantic drama starring Richard Gere and Debra Winger. The film tells the story of a U.S. Navy officer candidate and a factory worker, with whom he develops a romantic relationship.
  8. “When Harry Met Sally.” “When Harry Met Sally” is a 1989 romantic comedy starring Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal. The film follows the title characters through twelve years of chance encounters, always asking the question, “Can men and women be just friends?”
  9. “As Good As It Gets.” “As Good As It Gets” is a 1997 romantic comedy-drama starring Jack Nicholson and Helen Hunt. The offbeat story focuses on an obsessive-compulsive writer and a single mom who, in the end, realize the depth of their relationship.
  10. “The Notebook.” Last on the list of ten best love film DVD rentals is “The Notebook," a 2004 romantic drama based on a Nicholas Sparks novel. Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams star as a young couple who fall in love during the 1940s. James Garner narrates the story in present day, telling his romantic tale to a fellow nursing home resident, played by Gena Rowlands.