5 Perfect Valentine’s Day Movies

5 Perfect Valentine’s Day Movies

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Some people love it and others hate it. Whether you will be spending your night with someone special, a group of friends or just a tub of ice cream and a bottle of wine…here are some movies to make you feel all those terrific and terrible Valentine’s Day feels.

Manhattan (1979)
Isaac is a middle aged, twice divorced writer that resides in New York. His current girlfriend Tracy is beautiful, intelligent and also a teenager. Despite their brilliant chemistry, Isaac dumps Tracy and begins to date his best friend’s ex-mistress, Mary. When he realizes he’s made a big mistake, he comes running back to Tracy in hopes that she’ll forgive him. Woody Allen’s Manhattan lets us reflect on all the ups and downs we’ve all had in relationships and also reminds us that you can always love again.

Say Anything (1989)
An average student, Lloyd, has a crush on the high school valedictorian, Diane. Despite what his friends and her over protective father thinks, the two begin to see each other. Lloyd constantly bumps heads with Diane’s father who sees him as nothing more than a distraction. In Say Anything, we see the iconic scene where Lloyd plays their special song outside Diane’s window from a boom box. This film prompts us to take chances with relationships and to seek out what we want in life.

Sleepless in Seattle (1993)
A recently widowed man named Sam and his son Jonah move to Seattle for a fresh start. Over a year passes and Sam is still torn up about his wife passing away. One night, Sam pours his heart out on national radio. Millions of women hear how he talks about his wife and fall in love with him. One of those women is a newspaper writer in Baltimore named Annie. Although she is already engaged, her fiancé doesn’t stand up to the love life she wished she always had. A love life she believes she will have with Sam. Sleepless in Seattle helps us believe that your soulmate is out there waiting for you and that it’s never too late.

10 things I Hate About You (1999)
Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, 10 Things I Hate about You begins with Cameron who falls in love with Bianca. She’s absolutely perfect but there is one problem. Bianca can only date if her older and scary sister Kate dates as well. Cameron hires a tough older student, Patrick, to pursue Kate and ask her out. At first Patrick is only interested in the money and Kate’s not interested at all. Things get complicated when the two basket cases begin to actually like each other and an older boy takes interest in Bianca. This film shows us that sometimes love may surprise you and come when you least expect it.

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)
Set in the 1960’s, two love struck pre-teens begin writing letters to each other. They devise a plan run away from their families and responsibilities and camp in the wilderness together. As a serious storm approaches the tiny island they reside on, various search parties begin to hunt for the kids and the quiet town is turned upside down. Moonrise Kingdom will bring you back to your first real love and how pure those feelings were.

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