15 Classic Movies for Valentine's Day

Amor with old movies... What more could you want?  Here at Java's Journey, we've updated last year's list of films for Valentine's Day and organized it by category for you to put into your movie-watching que. Enjoy!

Marital Bliss

  • The Thin Man Series -  William Powell and Myrna Loy play a husband and wife sleuthing team whose rapier-sharp wit and playful banter will have you smiling the entire time.

  • Too Many Husbands (1940) - Remarried Jean Arthur plays an unintentional bigamist when her long-dead husband, Fred MacMurray, returns home. [See also My Favorite Wife (1940) and Move Over, Darling (1963)]

 Puppy Love

  • That Certain Age (1938) - Jackie Cooper may lose the girl next door (Deanna Durbin) to an older man (Melvyn Douglas).

Love During War

  • The Clock (1945) -  He has a 24 hour leave, she has a lot of love to give. Robert Walker and Judy Garland give stirring performances in this WWII drama.
  • The Miracle of Morgan's Creek (1944) - A 4F (Eddie Bracken) comes to the rescue when the girl next door (Betty Hutton) finds herself pregnant by a deployed soldier in this Preston Sturges comedy.
  • This Above All (1942) - Joan Fontaine becomes romantically involved with an AWOL soldier (Tyrone Power).

Quirky Romances
  • Tom, Dick and  Harry (1941)  - Ginger Rogers is engaged to three fellows played by Burgess Meredith,George Murphy and Alan Marshal. Which one should she choose?
  • Bringing Up Baby (1938) - An irritating heiress (Katharine Hepburn) pursues a befuddled paleontologist (Cary Grant).

Unrequited Devotion

  • The Heiress (1949) - Does Montgomery Clift love Olivia DeHavilland as much as she adores him? Or is he after her inheritance?


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