Valentine’s Day is a great day to cuddle up and binge watch on movies about love. With so many romantic-themed movies out there, it can be hard to decide. Here is a list (in no particular order) of 7 great romantic movies for this Valentine’s Day. Whether or not you’re sitting next to someone, these movies are sure to please (time to get your tissues out!). Enjoy!
1. Pretty Woman
A disarming modern-day fairy tale, Pretty Woman was the picture that made Julia Roberts a superstar, opposite Richard Gere. Pretty Woman began its life as a much darker story of prostitutes and homicidal drug dealers, but more box-office-savvy heads ultimately prevailed.
2. The Notebook
A poor country boy and a rich city girl share an extraordinary love that spans the decades, enduring separation, war and disease. Based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks. The Notebook proved to be a commercial success. Sparks would go on to write a dozen more novels. Seven, including The Notebook, have been adapted to film.
In this sophisticated rom-com, Will Smith stars as Alex “Hitch” Hitchens, a legendary New York City “date doctor” who, for a fee has helped hundreds of men woo the women of their dreams. The ultimate professional bachelor, Hitch discovers that all of his tried and true tricks of the trade are no match for Sara (Eva Mendes), the one woman he truly loves.
4. The Longest Ride
A film about a star-crossed love affair between a former champion bull rider looking to make a comeback, and a college student who is about to embark upon her dream job in New York City’s art world. As conflicting paths and ideals test their relationship, they both make an unexpected and fateful connection with an old man they rescued from a car crash, whose memories of his own decades-long romance with his beloved wife deeply inspire the young couple.
Two people meet and have the best time of their lives for one night, but then separate for several years. But on the eve of their weddings, they both realize that there is someone else out their waiting for them, and the search begins
6. Breakfast at Tiffany’s
A story of a young New York socialite who becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building.
7. 50 First Dates
Fifty First Dates finds Adam Sandler, playing veterinarian Henry Roth. More than content with a life of one-night-stands, Henry decides to give up his bachelor lifestyle upon meeting and falling in love with Lucy (Barrymore). However, when he discovers that Lucy suffers from short term memory loss, Henry finds himself having to win her heart again with every new day.