Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and one of many ways to celebrate the ‘Day of Love‘ is to watch movies with your loved one. Isn’t it cool? Watching romantic movies on Valentine’s Day is one idea that will surely cheer you up and allow you to spend some quality time with your special someone. It’s a good idea, be it in-person or even if you are in a long-distance relationship. If you are a Hollywood movies’ buff, then you are in for a delight. Scroll through to find out the list of 15 best Valentine Day movies some of which are the most romantic, lovey-dovey, touching, and too deep.
On this Valentine’s Day, if you and your partner are looking to watch meaningful, mushy, or cutesy movies with your spouse, partner, or your BFF that defines the idea of love in the most articulate manner, then do not forget to check this list of top 15 Hollywood movies! (Also read: Time-Travel Poem: They Met, For The First Time; Their Eyes…)
1. Then Came You
Starring Nina Dobrev, Asa Butterfield, and Maisie Williams, this romantic comedy-drama film will woo your hearts. If you have a bucket list, have limited time to live, and dwindling between right and wrong, things are bound to go awry. Watch this for amazing chemistry between Skye and Calvin.
2. 50 First Dates
With Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore in the leading roles, one can expect nothing than a masterpiece. If your lover suffers from amnesia (memory loss), it is bound to be a rollercoaster ride, right? However, when it comes to love, it’s how you turn your rollercoaster ride into a fairytale! The film tells you how you fight for your love, daily!
3. La La Land
The charismatic duo of Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone set the screen on fire with their chemistry. The storyline, musical numbers, and cinematography in La La Land will make you watch it time and again. With record nominations and awards, La La Land is one of the movies that lies on the top of my watchlist. (Quick Read: The Unexplored Terrain: I Know He Loves Me, But…)
4. Love & Other Drugs
One of the most romantic comedy-drama movies ever. Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway portray a fine pair on-screen with their amazing acting skills. The end, however, will leave you in teary cheers. It is that scintilating and moving! Also, fans of Gabriel Macht, you are in for a delight as he has a cameo too. Ps: Do not miss out!
5. The Notebook
‘Beyond every great love, is a great story!’ Another movie starring Ryan Gosling in our list. The Notebook was a sleeper hit and has acquired a cult following since then. Gosling’s captivating chemistry with Rachel McAdams is something you can’t miss. Set in the 1940s, the 2004 romantic drama film is a must-watch movie in this genre!
6. The Girl Next Door
What would happen if it’s the first time you fall in love with a girl, who lives next door, and turns out to be a porn actress? The Girl Next Door, starring Emile Hirsch, Elisha Cuthbert, and Timothy Olyphant, is another cult classic on the list. This romantic drama movie will surely soothe your Valentine vibes! (Also Read: If you love Bollywood movies, here’s your list of top 15 English movies to watch with your loved one)
7. Before Sunrise (Trilogy)
Said to be one of the greatest films of all time, Before Sunrise (1995), Before Sunset (2004), and Before Midnight (2013) is one of the best trilogies ever. Starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, the film shows the couple exploring their contrasting perspective about love and life. It may surprise you to know that Before Sunrise had 100% positive ratings on Rotten Tomatoes (a rarity!).
8. A Walk to Remember
Based on the novel of the same name, A Walk To Remember received negative reviews initially. However, the film went on to earn 4 times its budget. Starring Shane West and Mandy Moore, the movie has acquired a cult classic status. If you are someone who adores the idea of being immersed in ‘intense romance’, this coming-of-age romance is a perfect pick for you!
9. No Strings Attached
One of my favourites in this list, No Strings Attached is a film that will melt your heart like no other. Made on a budget of USD 25 million, the film went on to earn over USD 150 million. The film explores the physical and emotional aspects of a relationship in a very intrinsic manner. Starring Natalie Portman Ashton Kutcher, this film is unmissable! (Also read: Not Every Relationship is About…)
10. The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Starring Emma Watson, Logan Lerman, and Ezra Miller, The Perks of Being a Wallflower details the journey of an individual who experiences PTSD and struggles in high school. Another movie on my watchlist, the movie was appreciated immensely for its screenplay, soundtrack, and emotional quotient.
List of Hollywood Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day | Top 15 Romantic Films that portray “Different Shades of Love”
Other movies in the list that you should must watch are:
11. What If?
13. Forrest Gump
14. Harry Potter
15. Modern Love (Web Series)
Well, love is unique. It is a different fruit to different people. Every person has their own perspective about it. With Valentine’s Day around the corner, watching a film with your loved one is a great idea to celebrate the occasion. If you are thinking to have a movie night with your partner, I am sure, you’d love to watch a lot of movies on the above list. (Quick Read: I Need to Do This Because I Deserve to Be Happy ~ By Soumya)
If you are single this Valentine’s Day, these movies will entice you too. Do tell us about your favourite films in the comments section below! If you are looking for some cool Valentine’s Day date ideas, you can watch this video for some creative and romantic date plans!