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Romantic movies that don't suck

I'm not one who generally goes for romantic movies..especially if there's a lot of wistfulness and gazing out windows while sappy music plays. (Sleepless in Seattle).

I don't like the typical unbelievable fairy tale type stories (Pretty Woman). I get a little bashful when it comes to movies with explicit or implied sex.

But there are a few movies that might feature the romance or romance label that I do enjoy.  Here's my list.

1. Benny and Joon. An uncoventional relationship between two uncoventional characters. And one of them is Johnny Depp.

2. Bringing Up Baby. Do you remember this one from film class? It's Katharine Hepburn and Cary Grant, and it's considered one of the first romantic comedies. And the "Baby" in the title is a pet leopard.

3. Harold and Maude.  This movie stars Ruth Gordon and Bud Cort. This movie proves that age really doesn't matter when it comes to love. And it's really, really twisted.

4. Ghost.  No, I don't just like this one because of the pottery wheel scene.

5. The Terminator.  Kyle Reese comes from the future to save Sarah Connor, who's he's fallen in love with from a picture in her son's wallet! It's a love story that really stands the test of time. I need a tissue just from thinking about it.




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