If your Valentine’s day plans include cosying up on the couch with a romantic movie (with or without your loved ones), then you’re in luck. When it comes to movie possibilities for V-Day, the rom-coms are endless. From popping in classics including
Sleepless in Seattle, Pretty Woman or The Notebook, to testing out some of the latest additions to the movie genre such as To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before and Crazy Rich Asians, there’s plenty on the market for a movie to watch alone of with your Galentines.
So, grab your remote, a sultry scented candle, a plethora of snacks and fire up one of these films for a cosy night in. Whether you’re single or in a relationship, pro or anti-Valentine’s Day, there’ll always be a film for you – even if you don’t celebrate. Scroll through our lists below…
(2003) Love Actually – Eight London couples try to deal with their relationships in different ways. Their tryst with love makes them discover how complicated relationships can be. (2001) Bridget Jones – Bridget, a single woman, writes a diary focusing on how she wants to change her life. However, after two romantic encounters, her perspective changes drastically. (2004) The Notebook – Duke reads the story of Allie and Noah, two lovers who were separated by fate, to Ms Hamilton, an old woman who suffers from dementia, on a daily basis out of his notebook. (2010) Valentine’s Day – On Valentine’s Day, several couples face struggles related to their love lives while others try their best to find love. However, they try to overcome the challenges to make things work. (1993) Sleepless in Seattle – Realising that Sam has still not come to terms with his wife Maggie’s death, his eight-year-old son Jonah forces him to call a national radio talk show, with the hopes of finding him a companion. (1989) When Harry Met Sally – A chance encounter between two graduates culminates in a short-term friendship. But when fate brings them back together five years later, they are forced to deal with how they feel about each other. (1990) Pretty Woman – Edward, a rich entrepreneur, hires Vivian, a prostitute, to accompany him to a few social events. Trouble ensues when he falls in love with her and they try to bridge the gap between their worlds. (2018) To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before – Shy high school junior Lara Jean Covey writes letters to boys she feels an intense passion for before locking them away in her closet. Her secret love letters are exposed and wreak havoc on her love life. (2003) How To Lose A Guy In 10 Days – Benjamin is challenged by his co-workers to make a woman fall in love with him. On the other hand, Andie has to write an article on how to lose a man in 10 days. (1999) Notting Hill – William, a British bookseller, meets and falls in love with Anna, a high-profile American actress. However, their relationship goes through many problems due to their different social statuses. (2018) Crazy Rich Asians – Rachel, a professor, dates a man named Nick and looks forward to meeting his family. However, she is shaken up when she learns that Nick belongs to one of the richest families in the country. (1998) You’ve Got Mail – The owner of a bookstore chain meets the owner of a quaint little bookshop online and they fall in love with each other. However, they are unaware that they are actually business rivals. (2011) Crazy, Stupid, Love – Cal, a middle-aged man, is heartbroken when his wife asks for a divorce. However, to get over his loss, he starts picking up women at a bar on the insistence of his new-found friend, Jacob. (2009) The Proposal – When New York editor Margaret faces deportation, she convinces her assistant Andrew to marry her in return for a promotion. However, when she visits his hometown, it changes her in many ways.
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