Love Affair
Love Affair (1939)

Leo McCarey's frequently-remade romantic comedy stars Charles Boyer and Irene Dunne, two cruise ship travelers who fall instantly in love despite the fact that both are already engaged to other people. After their trip, they resolve to… More

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Rated: G
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Release Date: June 12, 1998
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Emanuel Levy
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Meticulously directed by McCarey and splendidly acted by Boyer and Irene Dunne, this is the first and best screen version of the romantic drama that McCarey himself remade in 1957 and Warren Beatty in 1994.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Outstanding first version of An Affair to Remember. Superior on all counts.

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Kicks into a tearjerker drama in the third act.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...the characters' climactic meeting is strangely underwhelming...

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Flixster Audience Score: 73% Flixster User Reviews
jay nixon
Original version of the old saw of star crossed lovers filmed most famously as An Affair to Remember. Not bad but missing the remake's lushness, musical… More
Lanning : )
It's easy to understand this film's influence on movies such as <i>Sleepless in Seattle</i>. My only real gripe: The ending's too… More
John Ballantine
Yeah yeah yeah. The original movie at the top of the Empire State Building which no one remembers because we have An Affair to Remember so many years later.… More