They make us laugh, they make us cry, but mostly, they make us fall in love. Romance has always been one of the staple genres of cinema, as it has always made people flock in droves to the theater – Gone with the Wind reigned supreme in the box office until Titanic overtook it, and both of those were romance movies. If you are a fan of romance movies or simply enjoy film history, placing a scene from one of your favorite movies is a surefire way to show others that you have a soft and creamy filling that loves being warmed by onscreen romance.
1.Gone with the Wind
Gone with the Wind was the number one box office romance and hit for quite a while there, and for a good reason too! Not only did it encompass a very human romance, but the portrayal of the era in history itself was romantic, along with every other very human theme of the movie. Showcase your love for this timeless story with your very own Gone with the Wind wallpaper.
Titanic was mentioned in the introductory paragraph as well, so it only seems fitting to include this Gone with the Wind box office usurper next in the list. Laugh and cry with Jack and Rose’s timeless romance with a high definition wallpaper of one of their tender moments.
3. The Notebook
The Notebook was the romance movie that set off the Nicholas Sparks fever that struck worldwide and inspired cinematic versions of his later film. The dedication seen in the film can be echoed on your desktop with a wallpaper from this touching movie.
4. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a film that strikes into the hearts of many. The bittersweet romance fostered between the two reminds us of all of our favorite relationships and the heartbreak associated with all of the ones who got away.
Amelie was a cute little French movie about a timid romance that somehow managed to gain widespread attention stateside even though foreign films are usually largely ignored. Let her sneak onto your screen as well with a high definition wallpaper!
6. Scott Pilgrim Saves the World
Scott Pilgrim Saves the World is perhaps the defining quirky late teenage/early adulthood romance of today’s generation, with its sharp but awkward humor and genuine emotion mixed with the fantastic elements of being in love with someone new.
“Play it again, Sam.” Everybody sees Humphrey Bogart sitting at one of the last gin joints in the world though he never actually says that line in Casablanca! You can show your appreciation for this immortal film of lost romance with a high definition wallpaper.
8. Annie Hall
Annie Hall is another awkward romance for another generation. Even if you aren’t from that generation, you can still show your appreciation for the film itself with this high definition wallpaper.
9. Slumdog Millionaire
Slumdog Millionaire told a touching story of a boy whose powerful love was able to lift him out of poverty, seeking the girl that he had always loved. Though tragic, this movie is beautiful and deserves to be remembered through this wallpaper.
10. The Princess Bride
The Princess Bride is one of the most quoted and beloved films of simple fantasy and knightly love. Pick your favorite moment and emblazon it on your screen with one of these high definition wallpapers.
11. Up In the Air
Up In the Air is a modern romance for a modern time, one for grown “yuppies” of the 1980’s to identify with, but for everyone else to find truth in as well. It also has the added benefit of being incredibly shot, which lends it to high definition wallpapers like this one.
12. Brokeback Mountain
Brokeback Mountain was a controversial, but heart-wrenching story of love forbidden by bigotry. Do not quit remembering this film; instead, install a high definition wallpaper to remember this timeless tale.
13. Much Ado about Nothing
Much Ado about Nothing is another timeless tale that was adapted for the big screen. Its beautiful writing and setting lend it to be a perfect candidate for your computer wallpaper.
14. Romeo and Juliet
Romeo and Juliet is the quintessential story of forbidden love, and its Leonardo DiCaprio reboot in modern Verona doesn’t skip a beat on delivering beautiful scenery to match the beautiful romance.
Bram Stoker’s Dracula would normally be coded as a horror movie, but Francis Ford Coppola intended this film to be a visualization of the love between the count himself and Mina Harker. The entire movie’s dedication to a beautiful aesthetic was next to none, so it’s no surprise that it makes a great high definition wallpaper.