• Jace Shoemaker-Galloway

Valentine's Day: 10 Romantic Movies

Instead of going out for an expensive night on the town this year, why not do something different this Valentine’s Day? Whip up a tasty home-cooked meal, grab a bottle of your favorite bubbly, snuggle with your favorite guy or gal and watch a romantic flick instead. Just make sure you have plenty of tissues handy!

10 Romantic Valentine's Day Movies

  1. Titanic - Talented James Cameron directs this blockbuster film that won 11 Academy Awards. The tear-jerker includes up-and-coming stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet as Jack and Rose. Despite their different backgrounds, the two meet and fall in love on the Titanic’s maiden voyage. On that fateful April 15th day, life will never be the same for those on board the majestic “unsinkable” ship!

  2. The Notebook - Follow along in this beautiful love story that spans decades. Watch as new stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams, who play young lovers, meet and fall in love. James Garner and Gena Rowlands give stellar performances in this heartwarming romantic movie with a twist. Nick Cassavetes, Rowlands’ son, directed the film.

  3. When Harry Met Sally - Who can forget the phrase, “I’ll have what she’s having?” Spunky Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal star as two single people who keep bumping into each other and finally become friends. This popular romantic comedy is one worth watching over and over again.

  4. Love Story - This classic love story stars Ali McGraw and Ryan O’Neil, young students from totally different backgrounds. Despite numerous obstacles, watch their beautiful story as it unfolds right before your eyes.

  5. Ghost - Patrick Swayze plays a young husband who is brutally murdered, leaving his beautiful wife, played by Demi Moore, all alone. Or is she? Watch as lovable Whoopi Goldberg helps the two stay in touch.

  6. Notting Hill - Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant star in this fun romantic comedy. Roberts plays a famous movie actress who bumps into Grant one day at his little bookstore. Although she is a superstar and he is just your average citizen Joe, this touching story is guaranteed to make you laugh and feel all warm-and-fuzzy.

  7. My Big Fat Greek Wedding - This fun romantic flick stars hunky John Corbett and Nia Vardalos. Vardalos plays Toula Portokalos, an ordinary gal surrounded by a overbearing Greek family. Much to the dismay of her father, she enrolls in college and gets a job. Corbett plays Ian Miller, a strict vegetarian. One day, the two meet and fall in love. But Toula is determined to keep the relationship hidden. But soon enough, the relationship is discovered and the fun begins!

  8. Sleepless in Seattle - Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in this Nora Ephron film from 1993. Hank plays Sam, a single father and widower. On Christmas Eve, Sam’s son calls into a radio talk show program saying he wishes for a new wife for his dad. Sam grabs the phone but continues the conversation on air. Ryan, who plays single Annie, happens to have her radio on and hears the conversation and falls for Sam, even though she has never met him and she is engaged. Watch as Annie sets out to find Sam and see the story unfold as she begins her cross-country adventure.

  9. Pretty Woman - Julia Roberts lights up the screen in this romantic Cinderella-with-a-twist film. Watch as handsome hunk Richard Gere helps transform the pretty woman right before your eyes. Garry Marshall directed this blockbuster 1990 film.

  10. An Officer and a Gentleman - Handsome Richard Gere plays Zack, an aspiring navy pilot. To say Zach and his drill sergeant, played by Louis Gossett Jr., don’t get along, is an understatement! Zack meets miserable Paula, played by Debra Winger, and the two begin a tumultuous and passionate affair.