Classic Valentine’s Day Movies to Watch This Year

Grab some popcorn and cuddle up with your Valentine to watch these classic Valentine’s day rom-coms. While the Valentine’s day gifts and gestures of love take centre stage on the day, don’t forget that what matters most is to just spend time with your valentine and enjoy their company. One of the best ways to do just that is watching some cute romantic comedies and having fun with your partner. We’ve listed out the most watched movies on Valentine’s day, so take your pick and get on it!

Classic Romantic Movies

Pretty Woman

Starting with the classic among classics, Pretty Woman is one of the most popular rom-coms of the 90s. Starring the biggest personalities of the genre, Richard Gere and Julia Roberts, this movie tells the story of two individuals from different worlds, coming together and falling in love. It’s a timeless classic with fans around the world. If you still haven’t seen it, make sure to add it to your Valentine’s watch list. You’ll then know exactly what makes the movie so loved!

No Strings Attached

Another one with a star-studded cast, No Strings Attached is a 2011 rom-com starring Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman. The two stars play characters who seek to form a strictly professional relationship before realising their love for each other. A quintessential romantic story, this one is a light hearted watch to add to your watchlist.

He's Just Not That Into You

This 2009 film tells the stories of multiple couples, each dealing with their own relationships. With a cast composed of Scarlett Johansson, Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, Jennifer Connely and more, He’s Just Not That Into You was a box office success at its release. If you’re looking for variety in a film, this is the one for you.

Valentine's Day 2010

With a name like that, it’s no surprise that Valentine’s Day 2010 is one of the most watched films on Valentine’s Day. Another romantic comedy that tells the stories of multiple couples, the cast for this film includes Anne Hathaway, Julia Roberts, Jessica Biel, Ashton Kutcher, Bradley Cooper, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, and the iconic duo of Taylor Swift and Taylor Lautner. With such a list, you cannot go wrong with this one!

The Wedding Planner

Mathew McConaughey and Jennifer Lopez star in the 2001 rom-com, The Wedding Planner. Going back to focusing on a single couple for the movie, this one tells the story of the wedding planner, Mary. She is rescued by Mathew’s character and falls in love with him, before realising that he’s her client’s fiancé. Looking for some drama in the film? If yes, then this is surely the one to go for.

Sleeping With Other People

Often described as a refreshing movie among the rom-com genre, Sleeping With Other People stars Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie. The characters they play meet 12 whole years after spending a night together to become friends. It’s something different from the usual storylines. So if you’re looking for something new in the rom-com genre, surely give this one a try.

When In Rome

Another classic rom-com, When in Rome is a 2010 film starring Kristen Bell and Josh Duhamel. Kristen plays Beth, an art curator that attends her sister’s wedding and finds love. It’s a charming film with some really fun moments, which makes it that classic that it is.

Pick your favourite among the list of the most popular Valentine’s day movies or binge watch all with your valentine. It’ll be fun, it’ll be charming - that’s for sure. As you create the perfect Valentine’s day watchlist, don’t forget to pick out the perfect Valentine’s day gifts for your partner!