Undefended: Greatest Date Movies

This week, FilmFisher writers were asked to produce a list five fine date movies, and were asked to not repeat any entries their colleagues had already listed. Here is what they returned, in the same order in which the lists were returned on our message board:


Elizabeth Stinnette

1. While you Were Sleeping (1995)

2. The Princess Bride (1987)

3. Wall-E (2008)

4. I.Q. (1994)

5. Arsenic and Old Lace (1944)


Joshua Gibbs


1. A Very Long Engagement (unmarried date movie)

2. The Girl on the Bridge (married date movie)

3. A Life Less Ordinary (unmarried date movie)

4. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (both)

5. The Seven Year Itch (married date movie)


Remy Wilkins

1. Punchdrunk Love


2. The Last of the Mohicans

3. Three Colors: White

4. Smiles of a Summer Night

5. Raiders of the Lost Ark

Remy notes: Raiders was subbed in for Eternal Sunshine bc what inflames the passions

more than Yahweh melting the faces of Nazis?


James Banks

1. Bringing Up Baby

2. What’s Up, Doc?

3. Casablanca

4. The Remains of the Day

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5. Before Sunrise


Brian Murnion

1. [TIE] The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) | Amélie (2001)


2. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007)

3. A Separation (2011)

4. Summer Hours (2008)

5. Three Times (2005)


Joshua Gibbs

Joshua Gibbs teaches great books, collects records and jogs to work. He and his wife have two children, both of whom have seven names. He tweets at @joshgibbs and blogs for the CiRCE Institute.

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