I'm a sucker for romantic movies. They make me smile inside, even if things aren't going so well. They make me feel giddy and hopeful. They turn even the most unromantic day into a perfect date night. They mean cuddling and, of course, kissing. Who could forget the kissing?
There's not a more romantic kiss than that which you see on the big screen. That got me thinking about the most romantic movie kisses. You may agree or disagree -- share a comment below with your picks -- but here are my top picks for the most romantic movie kisses ever.
After being murdered during a walk home, Sam's love for Molly kept him trapped on earth as a ghost in order to warn her of future dangers.
Starring: Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore
The Kiss: Who can forget that iconic pottery scene, arguably one of the most romantic movie scenes ever?
An amazing romance between Katie and Hubbell is driven apart due to their political beliefs and personal convictions.
Starring: Barbara Streisand and Robert Redford
The Kiss: When Katie and Hubbell kiss in front of her fireplace.
A true classic romance. Scarlett and Rhett carry on a love affair during the Civil War and Reconstruction Periods.
Starring: Clark Gable and Vivien Leigh
The Kiss: When Rhett steals a kiss from Scarlett while he's helping her escape as Atlanta burns.
Edward, a business man, hires Vivian, a prostitute, to accompany him to various social events and ends up falling in love.
Starring: Julia Roberts and Richard Gere
The Kiss: When Edward pulls up in a limo outside of Vivian's apartment with music blaring and flowers in hand. He climbs the rickety fire escape to get a kiss from Vivian.
Rose, a young aristocrat, falls in love with Jack, a poor young man while crossing the Atlantic on the Titanic.
Starring: Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio
The Kiss: We couldn't pick just one kiss when it came to Titanic. The winner: The kiss shared between Rose and Jack at the Bow of the ship. The Runner Up: At the end when they are floating on the raft, Rose gives Jack one last kiss before she falls asleep... a kiss of true love.
Spending the summer at Kellerman's Mountain Resort with her family, Baby falls in love with the resident dance instructor, Johnny.
Starring: Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze
The Kiss: This was another one where we couldn't pick just one kiss as there are a few amazing lip locks between Baby and Johnny! The winner: During the song 'Loverboy' when Johnny and Baby are dancing together.
The Runner Up: When they finish their closing dance to "I've Had the Time of My Life", they embrace in a passionate kiss.