1. Casablanca (1942) – Watch it here!
Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid
The apex of classic love stories, Casablanca remains one of Hollywood’s most celebrated films and has cemented itself as the gold standard of which all other romantic movies are measured against. Set during World War II, Casablanca tells the story of one man, Bogart, torn between great love, Bergman, and war.
If you haven’t seen it, I won’t ruin it with further explanation. If you have, no explanation is necessary.