20 Valentine’s Day Movies You Should Watch
Valentine’s Day isn’t just about romantic gestures and bouquets of red roses!
Are you looking for Valentine’s day ideas that don’t involve leaving the house? You’re in the right place! We’ve rounded up our favourite Valentine’s day films. So whether you’re celebrating the day of love with your other half, having a Galentine’s night in or just celebrating yourself, here are 20 good movies to watch on Valentine’s day. Grab your night in movie set, and get your popcorn & tissues ready!
1. A Star Is Born
Everyone’s favourite film of 2018! A film with Bradley Cooper in is always a winner. One to watch with the other half - you’ll need your tissues for this one!
2. The Notebook
That rain-soaked kiss scene will go down in cinematic history! Allie and Noah have an unbreakable bond, but it’s their relationship as an elderly couple that really pulls on the heartstrings.
3. Moulin Rouge
Rendered in Baz Luhrmann's fabulous pop culture pastiche style, Moulin Rouge is a film packed with fantasy, romance, music, and wall-to-wall dancing. A multi-award winning movie that is a must-see this Valentine’s!
4. La La Land
A cinematic love letter to Los Angeles! This film boasts a gripping love story, fabulous costumes, mesmerising choreography, and an even better soundtrack that will soon make its way into your daily playlist. If you are mesmerised by the glitz and glamour of Hollywood just as much as we are, treat yourself to a Walk of Fame mug and feel like an A-lister every time you have a cuppa!
5. How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Enough of the heartbreak! If you’re after something more light-hearted, this one’s for you. A journalist and an advertising executive embark on secret missions, but what is initially just a bit of fun takes an unexpected plot twist!
6. Dirty Dancing
The timeless love story with a classic soundtrack. Dirty Dancing follows the story of a dance instructor who sweeps a young holidaymaker off her feet. Baby is about to learn some important life lessons, as well as a thing or two about dancing.
Another romantic classic that absolutely deserves a watch this Valentine's. Featuring teen heartthrob Leonardi Dicaprio and the ever lovely Kate Winslet, Titanic is the epic romance and disaster film set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic. This one’s a tear-jerker, so pick up a personalised blanket to curl under and cry into!
8. Magic Mike
A topless, dancing Channing Tatum… yes please! Magic Mike is one to watch with your gals this Valentine’s. It’s packed with creative flair, a sweet love story and all the eye candy you’ll ever need!
9. Fifty Shades of Grey
Need we say more? If you don’t know what this film entails, we’ll leave it to you to find out! If you’re feeling inspired by the raunchy content, be sure to check out our risqué gifts which will certainly spice up your Valentine’s day.
It’s the summer of 1995 in Beverly Hills, and Cher’s schooling takes a backseat for match-making and wardrobe malfunctions. Inspired by Jane Austen’s Emma, Clueless is a coming-of-age film like no other. It is the ultimate chick flick, and it continues to inspire fashionistas to this very day.
11. Marley & Me
Witness unconditional love in this heartwarming tale which showcases just how powerful a canine’s bond is with their owners. Puppy parents - you’ll understand what we’re talking about, so if your dog really is your best friend, make sure you surprise them too this Valentine’s. Whether it’s a personalised bed, a pet bowl, or a hamper of treats, your pooch will go barking mad for our gifts!
12. To all the boys I’ve loved before
This chick flick is a heart warming Valentine’s Day movie about a teen girls’ love letters which are exposed to her high school classmates. All havoc is let loose into her life! Watch the drama unfold with your fave girl gang.
13. Pretty Woman
In a relationship where your two worlds collide? Watching this classic romantic comedy on Valentine’s Day will bring back childhood memories of watching Cinderella every other day!
14. Bridget Jones’s Diary
Bridget (played by Renee Zellweger) has simple ambitions in life just like all of us: to lose weight and find true love. Sound familiar? This star-studded, witty, charming film is a lovely watch for Valentine’s Day.
We know what you’re thinking, Shrek isn’t the first Valentine’s Day film that comes to mind. However if you’re spending the day of love with your children, it’s a light-hearted easy watch for all the family!
16. The Proposal
If you haven’t watched this movie yet, are you even a rom-com film fan?! Who knows, this film may give your other half the idea to pop the big question!
17. Crazy Rich Asians
The nerves, the sweats… can only mean meeting your boyfriend’s family for the first time. When native New Yorker Rachel meets her rich boyfriend’s family in Singapore, she’s faced with the unimpressed mother-in-law. Grab your personalised wine glass & watch with your best pals for Galentine’s!
18. Notting Hill
Love a soppy love story? This oldie but a goldie is a classic valentine’s day movie about a gorgeous famous film star falling in love with a simpleton (played by Hugh Grant) who owns a bookshop with an uneventful life. Get ready for all the Valentine’s feels with this one!
19. Four Weddings and a Funeral
The perfect valentine’s date day idea: binge-watching classic rom-coms! Is it even Valentine’s Day if you haven’t watched a film starring Hugh Grant? This film revolves around Charlie (Hugh Grant) and his friends, attending four weddings and one funeral in which Charlie finds his Miss Right - the love of his life!
20. My Bloody Valentine
Our Valentine’s day movie ideas roundup wouldn’t be complete without a gory horror film! Grab your scary film sweatshirt and scary movie cushion for the ride ahead! Whether you pick the original movie or the 3D re-make, any horror film fan will love this American murder mystery plot. We recommend participating in something romantic for your Valentine after watching this!