Movies To Watch This Valentine’s Day 2015

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. It is just a few weeks away and you must be starting to make plans about how you are going to celebrate it. Put together a date night in a box with your favorite movie, two small bottles of champagne, and your favorite candy. Include marshmallows and roasting twigs for a romantic evening by the fire.

With so many sappy movies out there, it’s hard to decide what to watch. For those of you staying in with your Valentine, here’s a list of movies to put you in a romantic mood. You probably have some of these in your collection already. Pop some popcorn and watch these love stories unfold in the comfort of your living rooms.

  1. When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Harry meets Sally when she gives him a ride to New York after they both graduate from the University of Chicago. They part ways, deciding that a man and woman can’t simply be friends without romantic feelings getting in the way. They run into each other several times over the years, always facing the same question: Are they just friends, or is their relationship something more? Via BHG

  1. Love and Basketball (2000)

While many romance movies are difficult for men to watch, Love & Basketball goes a long way into drawing men into this “chick flick” genre by incorporating an underlying sports theme. Quincy and Monica meet on the basketball court as kids, and their love/hate relationship keeps their lives intersecting as they live their individual dreams of playing pro ball. If you’re young, enjoy sports, or crave passion, this movie’s for you. Via Life Hack

  1. The Notebook (2004)

Based on the Nicholas Sparks’ tearjerker, the movie follows Allie and Noah’s long romance, starting as a teenage-summer fling. Although Noah is from the wrong side of the tracks, Allie falls helplessly in love, but the summer comes to an end. Allie is engaged to another man when the two reunite, but all the same feelings are still there. Via Heavy

  1. Groundhog Day (1993)

Phil, a weatherman, is out to cover the annual emergence of the groundhog from its hole. He gets caught in a blizzard that he didn’t predict and finds himself trapped in a time warp. He is doomed to relive the same day over and over again until he gets it right. Via Paste Magazine

  1. Before Sunrise (1995)

On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Celine, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. departs the next morning and he has no money for lodging, they wander the city together, taking in the experiences of Vienna and each other. As the night progresses, their bond make separating in the morning a difficult choice. Via The Wrap

  1. Casablanca (1942)

Set in unoccupied Africa during the early days of World War II: An American expatriate meets a former lover, with unforeseen complications. It stars Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman, it is a thrilling tale of reconnection. Via Mobile Likez

  1. Pride and Prejudice (1995)

In this adaptation of Jane Austen’s classical romance, when Elizabeth Bennet, from a middle-class family, meets young and wealthy Mr. Darcy at a local ball, it is hatred at first sight. Though Mr. Darcy is proud and reserved, his fondness for Elizabeth — and her attraction to him — is slowly revealed, despite the prejudice between 19th century classes. Via BHG

  1. Lost in Translation (2003)

Lost in Translation has a great romance at its heart. Bob Harris and Charlotte really capture what it feels like to be travelling somewhere foreign and wanting a connection. The brief moments of Anna Farris spoofing Cameron Diaz add just the right amount of laughs to tide you over until the moment when Bob whispers something in Charlotte’s ear, and they say goodbye. Via Life Hack

  1. The Lucky One (2012)

Also based on a Nicholas Sparks novel, this story begins with Logan, played by Zac Efron, finding a picture of a girl while he is serving in Iraq. He vows to find the girl behind the photo, who he has come to believe saved his life. After traveling a long distance, he gets a job at the woman’s ranch. Taylor Schilling plays Beth, who is unaware of the handsome stranger’s history and is swept off her feet. Via Heavy

  1. It Happened One Night (1934)

A spoiled heiress, running away from her family, is helped by a man who’s actually a reporter looking for a story. Valentine’s Day is a great opportunity to revisit some film classics from the Golden Age of Hollywood, and they don’t come any more classic than It Happened One Night. Via Paste Magazine

  1. Knocked Up (2007)

For fun loving party animal Ben Stone, the last thing he ever expected was for his one night stand to show up on his doorstep eight weeks later to tell him she’s pregnant. This one is big on phallic jokes so make sure there are not kids around when you are watching them. Via The Wrap

  1. Gone with the Wind (1939)

If you are planning to watch a romantic movie on Valentine’s Day, Gone with the Wind is definitely one of them. It has won about 10 academy awards and has grossed a 192 million. It is about the love of a spoiled girl from the South for a man who is already married. It is a four hour long movie and one of the top rated romantic movies of all times. Vivien Leigh plays Scarlett O’Hara, the self-centred girl who falls hopelessly in love with Ashley, played by Leslie Howard. Via Mobile Likez

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