Some people are going to celebrate the Valentine’s Day with their partners, others will be celebrating with their friends and popcorns. Either ways, we introduce you a list of the best movies to watch on Netflix on this special day.
10) Marriage Story
The movie is directed by Noah Baumbach and starring Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson in Oscar-nominated performances.
It traces ending of relationship and how it led to divorce. “Marriage Story” revolves around compromises that weren’t made but could have been, tackling problems we supposed to deal with in every relationship.
9) Always Be My Maybe
‘Always Be My Maybe’ is a 2019 American romantic comedy film which stars Ali Wong and Randall Park who play adult versions of childhood pals Sasha Tran and Marcus Kim. It’s a light, funny, easy-watching film with a ton of heart.
8) The Half of It
‘The Half of It’ follows straight-A student Ellie as she’s hired by sweet-but-inarticulate Paul to write love letters in hopes of winning over a popular girl at school. The movie is about love but it’s also mostly about friendship.
7) Malcom & Marie
The 2021 American black-and-white romantic drama film is written and directed by Sam Levinson. The film stars John David Washington and Zendaya as the title characters, a director and his girlfriend, whose relationship is tested on the night of his latest film’s premiere.
6) Valentine’s Day
When Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway and Jessica Alba come together on the big screen, you will surely be blown away. The film portrays intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine’s Day.
5) Dirty Dancing
It is a 1987 American romantic drama dance film written by Eleanor Bergstein and directed by Emile Ardolino. The film stars Jennifer Grey as Frances “Baby” Houseman, a young woman who falls in love with dance instructor Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze) at a holiday resort.
4) Eat Pray Love
“Eat Pray Love” stars Julia Roberts in the leading role, as it follows a newly divorced woman who uproots her life to try and understand the true meaning of happiness. The film is based on the memoir of the same name by Elizabeth Gilbert, in which she was trying to figure out what happens when she embraces the unexpected.
3) To All the Boys: Always and Forever
The third and final volume in Netflix’s sweet teen love trilogy is directed by Michael Fimognari and starring Lana Condor and Noah Centineo. The film traces the lives of two lovers following graduation and how they maintain their relationship.
2) My Best Friend’s Wedding
We cannot deny that this is one of the best romantic movies ever. Audience loved everything in the movie, even the fantastically annoying performance from Cameron Diaz. The story is about a woman named Julianna (Julia Roberts) who is in love with her best friend (Dermot Mulrovey). The main theme is the loyalty of a good friend, which can sometimes be even more powerful than romantic love.
1) Pride & Prejudice
“Pride & Prejudice” is the gold standard of book adaptations that have one of the greatest lines of all time like “You have bewitched me, body and soul.” The movie is directed by Joe Wright and starring Keira Knightley, Matthew Macfadyen, Brenda Blethyn and Tom Hollander.
It features five sisters from an English family of landed gentry as they deal with issues of marriage, morality and misconceptions