We're celebrating the "Month of Love" with a Valentine's Day-themed bracket that pits 16 movies against each other to determine The Greatest Love Story of All Time. Each Monday through the month of February, the past week's winners will be revealed and voting for the next round will open until a winner is crowned during the final week of February. The tournament continues this week with Round 2.
Voting on Round 2 has ended. Click the link below to vote on the Final Round.
Related Movie: The Photograph
ROUND 1 RESULTS
Total Responses: 6,357
DIRTY DANCING (78.91%)
HOW TO LOSE A GUY IN 10 DAYS (21.09%)
LA LA LAND (17.63%)
SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE (82.37%)
LOVE, SIMON (19.52%)
SIXTEEN CANDLES (80.48%)
CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE. (15.89%)
THE NOTEBOOK (75.95%)
CRAZY RICH ASIANS (24.05%)
THE FAULT IN OUR STARS (70.65%)
LOVE & BASKETBALL (29.35%)
10 THINGS I HATE ABOUT YOU (29.10%)
PRETTY WOMAN (70.90%)
WHEN HARRY MET SALLY... (59.84%)
ROUND 2 MATCHUPS
DIRTY DANCING (1987) vs SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE (1993)
The famous line from Dirty Dancing, "Nobody puts Baby in a corner," was voted as the #98 movie quote of all time by the American Film Institute when they revealed their Top 100 list on June 21, 2005.
Tom Hanks' performance as Sam Baldwin in Sleepless in Seattle earned the acclaimed actor a Golden Globe® nomination for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical. At the same ceremony, Hanks won the Golden Globe® for Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama for his role as Andrew "Andy" Beckett in Philadelphia (1993).
SIXTEEN CANDLES (1984) vs TITANIC (1997)
Sixteen Candles was renowned filmmaker John Hughes' directorial debut. Molly Ringwald starred in Hughes first two outings as director, Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club (1985), before going on to star in Pretty in Pink (1986), which Hughes wrote. Of all her work with John Hughes, Ringwald has said she had the most fun on Sixteen Candles.
Along with the many box office records that Titanic broke with its release in 1997, it also boasted an Academy Awards® record. With her nomination for Best Supporting Actress, 87-year-old Gloria Stuart, who played "Old Rose," became the oldest person to ever be nominated for an Oscar®. The record stood until 2018 when Christopher Plummer, at the age of 88, broke the mark with his Oscar® nomination for Best Supporting Actor.
THE NOTEBOOK (2004) vs THE FAULT IN OUR STARS (2014)
Ryan Gosling took his role of Noah in The Notebook very seriously. Not only did he prepare for the role by living in Charleston, South Carolina for a period of time before filming, but for two months he rowed the Ashley River every morning and built furniture during the day. In fact, Gosling bulit the kitchen table seen in the movie.
If you're wondering where the title for The Fault in Our Stars came from, you need look no further than the writing of William Shakespeare. The title is a variation on a quote from Act I, Scene II of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in which Cassius says, "The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves..."
PRETTY WOMAN (1990) vs WHEN HARRY MET SALLY… (1989)
The chemistry between Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in Pretty Woman is undeniable, and it was obvious they had this chemistry upon their first meeting. However, Gere was not planning to take the role and was about to turn it down over the phone when Roberts slipped him a sticky note that read, "please say yes." Gere changed course and accepted the role righ then and there.
The famous "I'll have what she's having" line in When Harry Met Sally... never appeared in the original screenplay. According to screenwriter Nora Ephron, the line was suggested by Billy Crystal. If you visit the actual restaurant where the scene was filmed, Katz's Deli on New York's E. Houston Street, you'll see a sign above the table Crystal sat at when delivering the line that reads, "WHERE HARRY MET SALLY...HOPE YOU HAVE WHAT SHE HAD! ENJOY!"
The latest romance to hit theatres, The Photograph, opens at Regal February 14th. Tickets are now on sale.