Valentines day is just around the corner. Some of you may wear black and have fancy meals, while others may be restlessly trying to figure out how to impress your date. Regardless of your dinner plan, what better way to end the night than a good Netflix Rom-com.
Here are the top 10 movies to watch this Valentines Day.
10. Punch-Drunk Love
Barry Egan, is a troubled single man that goes through serious emotional issues. To manage his loneliness while having a vulnerable moment, he contacts a phone sex operator that turns out to be a scam. With all his problems and concerns on the side, he meets Lena and starts to fall in love. Despite his emotional issue and problems he is trying to make everything work out.
Starring: Adam Sandler, Phillip Seymour Hoffman, Emily Watson
9. Like Water for Chocolate
In 1992, Like Water for Chocolate was the highest grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the United States winning 11 Ariel awards. The story is about Tita, who is forbidden to marry her true love Pedro because of family traditions. To express her emotions, Tita starts cooking and discovers she can do magical things with her recipes.
Starring: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torne
8. Shakespeare in Love
The young William Shakespeare struggles from writer’s block until he meets the beautiful Viola de Lesseps. She admires Shakespeare’s plays and wants nothing more than to participate in his play. However, women were not allowed to act at the time so she dresses up as a boy and auditions for the play. She successfully wins the part and avoids getting sold for marriage. Shakespeare soon finds out underlying truth and are caught in a forbidden romance which become the inspiration for his masterpiece that is Romeo and Juliet.
Starring: Joseph Fiennes, Gwyneth Paltrow, Geoffrey rush
7. New York I Love You
103 minutes assembled by a handful of different stories in one the loveliest city in the world, New York. This movie has every great movie star you can name.
Starring: James Caan, Julie Christie, Ethan Hawke
6. Roman Holiday
Audrey Hepburn is a European princess that is visiting Rome to escape her daily regimes and duties. She meets an American news reporter falls in love. It is a cute charming love story that showcases their love and differences.
Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn, Eddie Albert
You can’t forget the Disney movies! Tarzan is raised by gorillas in the African wilderness and is destined to become the king of the jungle. He then meets Jane and realizes that he is human and must decide where his place is.
Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis
Signs, signs and more signs. Two strangers meet serendipitously on a crazy holiday rush. Both are attracted to each other but involved in another relationship. To figure out if they are really meant to be they exchange phone number in a way that only fate can bring them together.
Starring: John Cusack, Kate Beckinsale, Molly Shannon
3. Moonrise Kingdom
Moonrise Kingdom is cute romantic comedy of two 12-year-olds who fall in love. They both have trouble in their personal life and make a pact to run away together. However, a violent storm is coming in and the group of adults starts a search to find the two kids. It’s a heart-warming movie that captures the childhood adventure in style.
Starring: Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Wills
2. Silver lining Playbook
This movie shows how strong love can be and how it can guide people’s life. Pat Solatono (Bradley Cooper) suffers from bipolar disorder and loses everything. He is just released from a mental hospital and determined to repair the damage he has done to his life. He formulates a theory about silver lining where his life is a movie made by god. One night he meets a girl Tiffany (played by Jennifer Lawrence) who is a clinically depressed woman after the death of her husband. They start to bond and Pat realized that he is happy when he is with Tiffany.
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro
1. Pride and Prejudice
Based on the book “Pride and Prejudice” by Jane Austen, this film is about the romance between Elizabeth Bennet from a middle-class family and Mr. Darcy from a wealthy family. Despite the prejudice in the 19th century, they are both madly attracted to each other. Enjoy the beautiful love story as well as the great sound tracks. How about watching this rom-com before you go check out the Pride and Prejudice and Zombies that just came out?
Starring: Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn
Have a sweet Valentines!