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Classic Romantic Movies for Valentine's Day

Riverscape Blog, Odenton, MD  Valentine's Day is perfect for a watching classic, romantic movies starring the likes of Cary Grant and Sophia Loren!

While you won’t see rumors about Cary Grant and Sophie Loren filling your Twitter feed, the duo make the perfect pair for a classic, romantic Valentine’s Day stay-at-home date. If you like the idea of a classic film, in addition to Houseboat (starring Grant and Loren) we’ve got some other classics to watch. Of course another option is to make reservations at your favorite Odenton, MD area restaurant and present flowers, jewelry, and chocolates to your sweetheart! We can’t make reservations for you, but we have put together a list of classic movies we think residents in our apartment community may enjoy.


Classic Romantic Movies

Houseboat (1958)

Cary Grant stars as a government attorney who can’t seem to shake his bad fortune. Living on a houseboat, widowed and left with three unruly kids, he hires Sophia Loren’s character as a governess. The sparks fly in this cheeky, urbane comedy.


Father Goose (1964)

Cary Grant stars in one of his funniest roles as a boozy beachcomber sitting out WWII in peace until the Allies recruit him to be a lookout on the South Pacific isle. During an enemy attack, he answers a distress call and discovers a beautiful French schoolmarm (Leslie Caron) and her seven girl students. And so begins a hilarious battle of the sexes between the messy American, the prim mademoiselle, and seven mischievous little girls. Who will win is anybody’s guess, but you can be sure that Father Goose delivers plenty of romantic fun and adventure along the way.


Roman Holiday (1953)

Starring Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn, this story of an overwhelmed, bored, and sheltered princess who escapes her guardians and falls in love with an American newsman in Rome is a wonderfully funny, romantic tale.


If staying in your Riverscape apartment watching old romantic movies simply isn’t your thing, head out to your favorite movie theater and check out what’s currently showing on the big screen. Movie Insider has info on all the latest movies, plus info on what’s coming out in the upcoming months. What is your favorite Valentine’s Day celebration or date night idea? Please share in the comments so we can all be inspired. Thanks for reading today’s post.