1953 Romantic Drama Movies

Public list by WPS with 34 movies or TV shows/series

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| 1h 38min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.3/5 (with 48 votes)

Unhappily married, Julia Sturges decides to go to America with her two children on the Titanic. Her husband, Richard also arranges passage on the luxury liner so as to have custody of their two children. All this fades to insignificance once the ship hits an iceberg.

From Here to Eternity(1953)

| 1h 58min | War, Romance / Love, Drama
3.7/5 (with 266 votes)

In 1941 Hawaii, a private is cruelly punished for not boxing on his unit's team, while his captain's wife and second in command are falling in love.

Summer with Monika(1953)

1h 36min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 138 votes)

Monika from Stockholm falls in love with Harry, a young man on holiday. When she becomes pregnant they are forced into a marriage, which begins to fall apart soon after they take up residence in a cramped little flat.


| 1h 55min | Adventure, Drama, Romance / Love
3.3/5 (with 62 votes)

Victor Marswell runs a big game trapping company in Kenya. Eloise Kelly is ditched there, and an immediate attraction happens between them. Then Mr. and Mrs. Nordley show up for their gorilla documenting safari. Mrs. Nordley is not infatuated with her husband any more, and takes a liking to Marswell. The two men and two women have some difficulty arranging these emotions to their mutual satisfaction, but eventually succeed.

Indiscretion of an American Wife(1953)

3.0/5 (with 21 votes)

While on vacation in Rome, married American Mary Forbes becomes entangled in an affair with an Italian man, Giovanni Doria. As she prepares to leave Italy, Giovanni confesses his love for her; he doesn't want her to go. Together they wander the railroad station where Mary is to take the train to Paris, then ultimately reunite with her husband and daughter in Philadelphia. Will she throw away her old life for this passionate new romance?

The Bigamist(1953)

1h 20min | Drama
3.3/5 (with 32 votes)

San Francisco businessman Harry Graham and his wife and business partner, Eve, are in the process of adopting a child. When private investigator Mr. Jordan uncovers the fact that Graham has another wife, Phyllis, and a small child in Los Angeles, he confesses everything.

The Earrings of Madame de...(1953)

1h 45min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.8/5 (with 87 votes)

In France of the late 19th century, the wife of a wealthy general, the Countess Louise, sells the earrings her husband gave her on their wedding day to pay off debts; she claims to have lost them. Her husband quickly learns of the deceit, which is the beginning of many tragic misunderstandings, all involving the earrings, the general, the countess, & her new lover, the Italian Baron Donati.

Beneath the 12-Mile Reef(1953)

| 1h 42min | Adventure, Drama
3.1/5 (with 11 votes)

Mike and Tony Petrakis are a Greek father and son team who dive for sponges off the coast of Florida. After they are robbed by crooks, Arnold and the Rhys brothers, Mike decides to take his men to the dangerous 12-mile reef to dive for more sponges. Mike suffers a fatal accident when he falls from the reef leaving Tony to carry on the business. But now he has a companion, Gwyneth Rhys.

Miss Sadie Thompson(1953)

| 1h 31min | Drama, Music, Romance / Love
2.8/5 (with 9 votes)

Sadie Thompson winds up stranded on an island and while her boat is being quarantined, she manages to stir up the blood of every marine on the base.

Captain Scarface(1953)

| 1h 12min | Action, Drama, Romance / Love
2.4/5 (with 3 votes)

A group of communist spies plan to blow up an essential commercial artery, the Panama Canal. To this end, they have kidnapped a nuclear scientist and are traveling by steamship to the coast of South America. Luckily for western civilization, the hard-nosed ship's captain, played by Barton MacLane, has other ideas.

Directed by Paul Guilfoyle

Torch Song(1953)

1h 30min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.0/5 (with 8 votes)

Jenny Stewart is a tough Broadway musical star who doesn't take criticism from anyone. Yet there is one individual, Tye Graham, a blind pianist who may be able to break through her tough exterior.

The Mississippi Gambler(1953)

| 1h 39min | Romance / Love, Western
3.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Mark Fallon, with partner Kansas John Polly, tries to introduce honest gambling on the riverboats. His first success makes enemies of the crooked gamblers and of fair Angelique Dureau, whose necklace he won. Later in New Orleans, Mark befriends Angelique's father, but she still affects to despise him as his gambling career brings him wealth. Duelling, tragedy, and romantic complications follow.

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Young Bess(1953)

3.0/5 (with 7 votes)

The mother died under the executioner's axe; the daughter rose to become England's greatest monarch -- the brilliant and cunning Queen Elizabeth I. Jean Simmons portrays young Bess in this rich tapestry of a film that traces the tumultuous, danger-fraught years from Elizabeth's birth to her unexpected ascension to the throne at a mere 25. Charles Laughton reprises his Academy Award®-winning* role as her formidable father Henry VIII. Deborah Kerr plays her last stepmother (and Henry's last of six wives), gentle Catherine Parr. And Simmons' then real-life husband, Stewart Granger, adds heroics as Lord Admiral Thomas Seymour. In a resplendent world of adventure, romance and court intrigue, Young Bess reigns.

All the Brothers Were Valiant(1953)

1h 41min | Adventure
3.0/5 (with 6 votes)

In the South Pacific islands, two brothers, one good and one bad, fight over the same girl and over a bag of pearls.

The Story of Three Loves(1953)

| 2h 2min | Romance / Love, Drama, Music, Fantasy
2.7/5 (with 7 votes)

Passengers on an ocean liner recall their greatest loves.

Love Letter(1953)

1h 38min | Romance / Love
3.2/5 (with 7 votes)

A sad and troubled man finds a new job five years after the end of WWII, where he writes love letters for other people.

Battle Circus(1953)

| 1h 30min | Drama, Romance / Love, War
3.3/5 (with 5 votes)

A young Army nurse, Lt Ruth McGara, newly assigned to the 66th MASH during the Korean War, attracts the sexual attention of the unit's commander Dr. (MAJ) Jed Webbe. Webbe, who has a drinking problem, at first wants a "no strings" relationship. McGara is warned by the other nurses of Webbe's womanizing ways. Despite these initial handicaps, their love flourishes against a background of war, enemy attacks, death and injury. The relationship deepens and uplifts both characters.

Never Let Me Go(1953)

2.8/5 (with 8 votes)

An American reporter falls in love with a Russian ballet dancer.

All I Desire(1953)

| 1h 19min | Drama, Romance / Love, History
3.6/5 (with 14 votes)

In 1910, a wayward mother re-visits the family she deserted.

Act of Love(1953)

| 1h 48min | Drama, War, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 2 votes)

An American soldier romances a beautiful Parisian during the final days of World War II.

A Husband for Anna(1953)

1h 35min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.1/5 (with 4 votes)

Anna Zaccheo is a beautiful young woman from a working class Neapolitan family. Her main concern is to find herself a suitable husband. She meets a young sailor Andrea one day and gets engaged to him. But while she is waiting for Andrea to return from the navy she gets raped by her boss. Her life suddenly takes a downward spiral.

Black Ermine(1953)

1h 44min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

A woman with a doubtful past tries to hide it from her teenage son and attempts to change, but she cannot.

The Girl Who Had Everything(1953)

| 1h 9min | Romance / Love, Drama
3.3/5 (with 3 votes)

Attorney's daughter falls for one of his gangster clients.

Bad for Each Other(1953)

| 1h 23min | Drama
2.9/5 (with 3 votes)

A doctor returned from the Korean War must choose between joining a glamorous practice and helping the poor.

Rote Rosen, rote Lippen, roter Wein(1953)

1h 37min | Drama
2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

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1h 24min | Drama, Kids & Family
3.3/5 (with 1 vote)

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2h 17min | Drama, Romance / Love

At the behest of his father, Raj writes letters to Chandra, a prospective bride. However, unbeknownst to him, it is Neelu, Chandra's sister, who responds to his letters and falls in love with him.

Directed by Raja Nawathe - With Nargis, Raj Kapoor, Pran, Mukesh, Raj Kapoor

Dreaming Lips(1953)

1h 31min | Drama
2.0/5 (with 1 vote)

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4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Landlord Narayan Rao's son Devdasu and Parvathi, their poor neighbour's daughter, fall in love. But Devadas's family does not approve of the relationship.

Directed by Vedantam Raghavaiah - With Akkineni Nageswara Rao, Savitri, Surabhi Kamalabai, Peketi Sivaram

Rail Ka Dibba(1953)

A poor but large-hearted young man gives shelter to three helpless, forlorn people in his home - an abandoned railway coach. However, tensions arise in the group when he marries one of the inmates, a young, destitute girl, since his friend (one of the other inmates) loves her too.

Directed by Prem Narayan Arora - With Madhubala, Shammi Kapoor, Om Prakash
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