'Fair films': Two-star (out of five) film ratings by 'The Motion Picture Guide' (Jay Robert Nash and Stanley Ralph Ross, Cinebooks, Inc.; 1927-1983)--Part I

As I've become more enthralled by cinema over the years, I have cherished reading all I possibly could about my favourite hobby. A fine resource I have discovered has been 'The Motion Picture Guide' which, in 1985, came out for films 1927-1983, then they put out annual guides till about 1999. I wish they kept on making them up to the present!

I stopped at 3200--Part II continues from there. This covers up to Page 1725 (in Volume V). Counting ones listed below, 405 (not listed in Letterboxd) the total is 3605.

This list is one of 12. There are 11, ranging by half-star increments from zero to five stars, and, inexplicably for one year, they refused to give an…

There are 454 romance films in this list.

  • Aaron Loves Angela
  • About Face
  • About Mrs. Leslie
  • Ace Eli and Rodger of the Skies
  • Action in Arabia
  • Adam and Evalyn
  • The Admiral Was a Lady
  • Adventures of Casanova
  • The Adventures of Hajji Baba
  • The Adventures of Jane Arden
  • Akitsu Springs
  • Affair in Trinidad
  • Affair With A Stranger
  • After Office Hours
  • After the Ball
  • After the Dance
  • The Age of Consent
  • Age of Consent
  • Age of Indiscretion
  • The Age of Innocence
  • Albuquerque
  • Alias a Gentleman
  • Alibi Ike
  • All by Myself
  • All Mine to Give
  • Always Goodbye
  • The Ambassador's Daughter
  • The Americanization of Emily
  • Amphibian Man
  • And Baby Makes Three
  • ...And God Created Woman
  • Andy Hardy's Private Secretary
  • An Angel from Texas
  • Angel in Exile
  • Angel on the Amazon
  • The Angel Wore Red
  • Angels with Broken Wings
  • Anna di Brooklyn
  • Anna of Rhodes
  • Annabelle's Affairs
  • Another Dawn
  • Another Time, Another Place
  • Antoine and Antoinette
  • Any Wednesday
  • Anyone Can Play
  • Apache Trail
  • Blossom Time
  • April in Paris
  • Aren't We All?
  • Arizona Legion
  • Arizona Terrors
  • The Arizonian
  • Arms and the Man
  • Arms and the Man
  • At Long Last Love
  • Atlantic Convoy
  • Author! Author!
  • Avanti!
  • The Aviator's Wife
  • Baby Face
  • Baby It's You
  • Baby the Rain Must Fall
  • The Bachelor Father
  • Bachelor in Paradise
  • Back Roads
  • The Dolls
  • Band of Outsiders
  • The Barbarian
  • The Baroness and the Butler
  • Beautiful Stranger
  • Becky Sharp
  • Bed and Board
  • Bedside Manner
  • A Bedtime Story
  • Behind City Lights
  • Behind Office Doors
  • The Belle of New York
  • The Beloved Bachelor
  • Bengal Tiger
  • Best Friends
  • The Best of Everything
  • Beyond the Blue Horizon
  • Beyond Tomorrow
  • Bhowani Junction
  • The Big Game
  • The Big Wheel
  • Bikini Beach
  • Billie
  • The Black Dakotas
  • Black Eyes
  • Black Magic
  • The Black Tent
  • Blood and Roses
  • Bombers B-52
  • Born to Be Loved
  • Branded Men
  • Brazil
  • Breathless
  • Bridal Suite
  • Her Bridal Night