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IMDb's Lists of Most Romantic Films Include Classics 'Casablanca,' 'Gone with the Wind,' 'Vertigo'; 2012's 'Silver Linings,' 'Les Mis'

Photo of Beth Hanna By Beth Hanna | Thompson on Hollywood February 11, 2013 at 2:37PM

Just in time for Valentine's Day, IMDb has released its lists of the Top 10 Most Romantic Films of 2012, and of all-time. As usual, IMDb lists are based on total page views, which doesn't necessarily correlate to a film's romance factor -- but does explain how "Rock of Ages" made the cut.
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"Casablanca"
"Casablanca"

Just in time for Valentine's Day, IMDb has released its lists of the Top 10 Most Romantic Films of 2012, and of all-time. As usual, IMDb lists are based on total page views, which doesn't necessarily correlate to a film's romance factor -- but does explain how "Rock of Ages" made the cut.

Top 10 Most Romantic Films of 2012 as determined by IMDb-user page views:

1. The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2

2. Les Miserables

3. Pitch Perfect

4. Moonrise Kingdom

5. The Perks of Being a Wallflower

6. Silver Linings Playbook

7. Rock of Ages

8. Step Up Revolution

9. What to Expect When You're Expecting

10. LOL

Top 10 Most Romantic Films of All Time as determined by IMDb-user page views:

1. Casablanca, 1942

2. Amelie, 2001

3. Vertigo, 1958

4. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, 2004

5. Singin' in the Rain, 1952

6. The Apartment, 1960

7. Gone with the Wind, 1939

8. Annie Hall, 1977

9. The Perks of Being a Wallflower, 2012

10. Notorious, 1946

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Born and raised in Manhattan, Anne Thompson grew up going to the Thalia and The New Yorker and wound up at grad Cinema Studies at NYU. She worked at United Artists and Film Comment before heading west as that magazine's west coast editor. She wrote for the LA Weekly, Sight and Sound, Empire, The New York Times and Entertainment Weekly before serving as West Coast Editor of Premiere. She wrote for The Washington Post, The London Observer, Wired, More, and Vanity Fair, and did staff stints at The Hollywood Reporter and Variety. She eventually took her blog Thompson on Hollywood to Indiewire. She taught film criticism at USC Critical Studies, and continues to host the fall semester of “Sneak Previews” for UCLA Extension.