Galentine’s or Valentine’s, both need to be spectacular to be remembered. And nothing tops just snuggling in with bae and popping in a great movie to watch together. Order some great food and it’ll easily be the best Valentine’s one can ever have.
Now, we don’t disparage going out, but our humble opinion is that you just cannot go wrong with staying in and supplying your Valentine with food and movies. It could be the way to their heart.
The possibilities are definitely endless here. Single or not, pro-Valentine’s or against, there is something out there for everyone. You could choose the classics or go modern; both will equally give you all the feels. Or if you’re looking for a Galentine’s movie recommendation, just pop in Waiting to Exhale or First Wives Club.
Grab your remote, your laptops/TVs and switch to one of these movies. We guarantee a cozy night in that’ll definitely trump any party plans. Happy Valentine's Day!
1. Valentine’s Day
The first movie in the list just had to mention Valentine’s Day as its title, didn’t it? This perfectly titled film features aa star-studded ensemble that features names like Taylor Swift. If that’s not reason enough, what is? Aside from Taylor Swift, the cast has other equally flashy members such as Anne Hathaway, Julia Roberts, Jennifer Garner, and Taylor Lautner among many others.
2. Bride and Prejudice
Everybody has heard of Pride and Prejudice. Bride and Prejudice is another adaptation of Jane Austen’s masterpiece. All adaptations of this masterpiece offer up something new and different. Bride and Prejudice is the story of sisters in Amritsar, India who are trying to forge their trails, yet have to keep up with social conventions at the same time.
3. The Hating Game
Coming to present times, The Hating Game was originally a cult classic romance novel. The movie adaptation was released in 2021. Sworn enemies and coworkers, Lucy and Joshua wake cannot stand to be in each other’s presence. Until they wake up to the undeniable truth: they don’t actually hate each other. At all.
4. Destination Wedding
Two equally awkward people, Frank and Lindsay, by their own admission feel they shouldn’t be linked. Thinking neither of them would ever find love, their perception changes after a weekend together at a wedding. Turns out, verbally spar with someone long enough, and even the impossible can happen.
5. Sylvie’s Love
Despite being a 2020 release, the movie takes one back to the ‘50s and ‘60s. The sets and costumes have remarkably recreated the time period of ‘50s and ‘60s New York. Working in her father’s record store, Sylvie has a brief summer romance with a jazz musician, Robert. As luck would have it, due to their ambitions and other obligations, they couldn’t stay together. Until years later, they get another chance.
6. Before Sunrise
Celine, a French woman, meets Jesse, an American man, travelling on a train in Europe. His last day in Europe, he decides to spend it with her, and convinces her to get off the train with him for the day. Sparks fly, and they spend a picturesque day and night in Vienna with each other.
7. The Notebook
How could we leave out this all time classic from this list? A swoon-worthy film that is made better with that iconic kiss in the rain.
Two lovers separated by fate, but who get together later. What’s even more emotional about this romantic tale is their relationship when they have aged. There’s a reason this movie remains a fan-favorite and we totally agree this isn’t one to be left out.
8. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
We’re sure everybody has wished to remove memories of old romances and lovers at least once in their life. The movie follows an estranged couple who fall in love again, but since they had their memories clinically erased, don’t remember their tumultuous affair.
The remarkable thing about this movie is it reminds one of how indispensable and fundamental these memories actually are. It is those memories and experiences that make us who we are.
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