Alright guys, this one is for you. Valentine’s day is fast approaching! The most romantic day of the year is just hours away now and because you are a procrastinator you haven’t thought of that great plan that will make the day memorable, right? Where will you take your love for the date? How will you spend the day? So much pressure right?

Take a step back and start your Valentine’s day tonight (as you should everyday). Insist on staying in and watching a romantic movie to put you and your significant other in a loving mood. You probably have some of these in your collection already, so pop some popcorn and watch these love stories unfold in the comfort of your living room.

1. The Notebook

The Notebook 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.


2. Titanic

A wealthy seventeen-year-old girl, Kate Winslet, expected to marry a rich claimant by her mother, falls in love with a kind but poor artist, Leonardo DiCaprio, aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.


3. The Vow

Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams star in this emotionally charged true story of a woman who loses her memory in a car accident. She remembers her early life, but does not remember falling in love with her husband. The husband, who is still completely in love with the woman he married, vows to help her remember their love story.


4. Crazy Stupid Love

Sometimes you already have love, but you forget or abandon it. This romantic comedy that’s a must-see. A sweet man is heartbroken when he finds that his wife wants to leave him and takes the advice of a ladies-man to woo her back. That ladies-man also goes on to find a love of his own. You’ll laugh and you’ll hug your loved one just a bit tighter.

 

5. Pretty Woman

The world fell in love with Richard Gere and Julia Roberts in this fairytale of a film. A very successful, wealthy lawyer, Edward Lewis, hires a beautiful girl, Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts), working on Hollywood Blvd to bring along to various business events. An attraction developes between the two, and Edward finds it harder and harder to let the infectious, kind-hearted Vivian go.


6. Ghost

“Ghost” starring Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore, shares a unique story of a man whose love for his partner is so strong that not even death could tear them apart.


7. Sleepless in Seattle

“Sleepless in Seattle” starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, is a romantic comedy that questions, “What if someone you never met, someone you never saw, someone you never knew was the only someone for you?”


8. Dirty Dancing

The is an oldie but a goodie! Dirty Dancing, starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey documents a teenage girl’s coming of age through a relationship with a dance instructor whom she falls in love with during her family’s summer vacation.


9. Romeo and Juliet (1996)

Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is one of the oldest love stories in the world. In this modern remake, Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes play the teenage lovers, living in the fictional modern-day Verona Beach. Swords and horses are replaced by guns and sports cars for this action-packed version of an original love story.


10. 10 Things I hate About You

Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles steal the screen in the comedy that chronicles the relationship between two outcasts in high school. Julia Stiles’ character is not looking for love when the self-assured boy, Heath Ledger, with an Australian accent changes everything.


11. A Walk to Remember

Love brings together what peer pressure and lifestyles seek to keep apart in this story based on the bestselling book. Teen idol Shane West and multiplatinum recording star Mandy Moore star as two high schoolers — she a straitlaced preacher’s daughter and he an unmotivated delinquent. When events thrust him into her world, he begins an unexpected journey he’ll never forget.

 

If your favorite romantic movie didn’t make the list, share your picks with us in a comment below!

Until Next Time,

Jessica M.

 

 

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