For the most beautiful romantic film voted in total 955 readers of Luxury Prague Life facebook page. The rankings were topped by romantic classics from the end of the 20th century, with one new film from 2015 battling its way in to join their ranks. In total however, our fans thought of 135 romantic films and 6 of these are even Czech – some really impressive figures.
Pretty Woman – a total of 294 votes
Dirty Dancing – a total of 139 votes
Titanic – a total of 96 votes
Ghost – a total of 82 votes
50 Shades of Grey – 30 votes
Pretty Woman: 274 votes
Dirty Dancing: 129 votes
Titanic: 81 votes
Pretty Woman: 20 votes
Titanic: 15 votes
Dirty Dancing: 10 votes
According to our fans, Pretty Woman is an unrivalled romantic film, a timeless classic dating back to 1990. Let’s have a look back on the stories, actors and awards relating to our winning films.
1990, directed by Garry Marshall, starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere
The beautiful prostitute Vivian meets the millionaire Edward, who wants her to be his companion for the whole week. In his hands, she gradually transforms into a cultured lady and falls in love with her new patron.
1991: Golden Globe – best performance by an actress in a motion picture – comedy or musical
1991: Oscar nomination
1987, directed by Emile Ardolino, starring Jennifer Grey and Patrick Swayze
A great love story begins in a hotel resort in America at the start of the 60s. The seventeen-year-old Frances falls in love with Johnny, her dance instructor. Frances stands in for a dancer who is unable to take part in an important performance. Despite initial differences, Frances and Johnny fall deeply in love.
1988: Oscar in the category: Best music, original song
1988: Golden Globe: Best original song – motion picture
1997, directed by James Cameron, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet
The huge and luxurious ship Titanic sets out on its maiden voyage, during which the poor Jack and the wealthy Rose fall in love. They promise each other that they will stay together forever, a promise which is soon hindered by a collision with an iceberg which mercilessly sends the ship to the bottom of the sea...
1998: Oscar in the categories: Best picture; Best art direction – set direction; Best sound; Best effects, sound effects editing; Best costume design; Best effects, visual effects; Best music; Best film editing; Best director and Best cinematography
1998: Golden Globe in the categories: Best motion picture - drama, Best director, Best original song – motion picture, Bes original score – motion picture
1998: MTV Movie Awards: Best movie and Best male performance (Leonardo DiCaprio)
1998: Czech Lion: Box office award
1990, directed by Jerry Zucker, starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore
The love between the clerk Sam and the artist Molly ends with the unfortunate death of Sam. He is not however able to leave his girl, so he accompanies her in the real world as a ghost. He manages to break through into the land of the living via the medium Oda Mae (Whoopi Goldberg).
1991: Oscar in the categories: Best writing, screenplay written directly for screen, Best actress in a supporting role (Whoopi Goldberg)
1998 Golden Globe in the categories: Best performance by an actress in a supporting role (Whoopi Goldberg)
2015, directed by Sam Tylor-Johnson, starring Jamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson
Anastasia is an unremarkable student of literature who falls in love with the mysterious businessman Christian during an interview. He opens the doors for her to his chamber of pleasure and pain...
2016: Oscar in the category: best achievement in music written for motion pictures (nominated)
2016: Golden Globe in the category: Best original song – motion picture (nominated).