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Romance films

LC control no.sh2009003320
Topical headingRomance films
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Variant(s)Chick flicks
Love films
Hollywood romance films
Romance (Motion pictures)
Romance movies
Romance pictures (Motion pictures)
Romantic films
Romantic movies
See alsoMotion pictures
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Scope noteHere are entered works on films that feature the development of love between the main characters.
Found inWork cat.: Chick flicks, 2008.
LC/SACO Authority File, Apr. 2, 2009 (genre/form hdg.: Romance films (sh2007025261))
Film genre 2000, c2000: p. 227 (romance, that film in which development of love between the two main characters is the main story line; romance films often seem to be hybrids) p. 229 (referred to in popular reference sources as: Hollywood romance films, romance films)
Wikipedia, Apr. 2, 2009 (Romance films; loosely defined as any film in which the central plot revolves around the romantic involvement of the story's protagonists. Another prerequisite is that the film has a happy ending although this second prerequisite is admittedly disputable; Chick flicks; weepy films)
Google search, Apr. 2, 2009 (results include: Romantic films; romantic movies)
Moving image genre-form guide online, Apr. 2, 2009 (romance: Fictional work focusing on an affectionate relationship between two people, whether in courtship or marriage, and set in modern or historical times; romances concentrate on the love story as the main conflict; used for: Love)