When it comes to Valentine’s Day celebration, there is literally a litany of things to do whether you’re single, or coupled up. From going out to fancy dinners and romantic getaways, to simply laying on the couch, remote in hand, self satisfaction and happiness is paramount, and nothing brings more happiness than binging on romantic movies all day long. That being said, we decided to curate a dope list of 10 romantic movies you should definitely watch this valentine season!
Synopsis: Based on the novel Our Chemical Hearts by Krystal Sutherland, this is a coming of age romance that might make you shed a tear or two. When Henry Page (Abrams) meets new student Grace Town (Reinhart), he starts to fall for her and hard. Little does he know she’s hiding a secret that could change everything.
Cast: Lili Reinhart, Austin Abrams, Sarah Jones, Kara Young
Binge on Bridgerton again, just because….
Synopsis: Bridgerton The eight close-knit siblings of the Bridgerton family look for love and happiness in London high society. Inspired by Julia Quinn’s bestselling novels.
The drama centers on the Bridgerton family: Violet, Dowager Viscountess Bridgerton; her four sons, Anthony, Benedict, Colin and Gregory and her four daughters, Daphne, Eloise, Francesca and Hyacinth. Also featured are the Featheringtons: Portia, Lady Featherington; her husband the Baron; their three daughters, Philippa, Prudence and Penelope; and their cousin Marina Thompson.
Each episode includes narration by actress Julie Andrews, who voices the anonymous and ever-scandalous newsletter columnist known as Lady Whistledown. As eldest daughter Daphne Bridgerton enters her first season with Queen Charlotte’s favor, she meets Simon Basset, Duke of Hastings. Despite being encouraged by his mentor, Lady Danbury, the Duke is determined not to marry.
Cast: Regé-Jean Page, Phoebe Dynevor, Julia Quinn, Jonathan Bailey and others
To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
Synopsis: To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before is a series of three American teenage romance films, based on the trilogy of novels of the same name written by Jenny Han. The plot centers around Lara Jean Song-Covey, a shy teenager who writes five letters, ones she never planned to send, to boys that she has had crushes on. The films show her experiences after the letters are received by the young men. The three installments of the films are;
- To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)
- To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love You (2020)
- To All the Boys: Always and Forever (2021) (released only yesterday, 12th February 2021)
Cast: Lara Jean, Peter Kavinsky, John Ambrose
Synopsis: An interracial romance hits humorous and heart-wrenching hiccups as the couple’s parents fight tooth and nail against their relationship.
Cast: Ini Dima-Okojie, Ruslaan Mumtaz, Richard Mofe-Damijo, Joke Silva, Broda Shaggi
The New Normal
Synopsis: The New Nromal revolves around the love and intertwining lives of four couples and a singleton, on either side of 40, as they navigate the murky waters of one mid-life crisis after another with sometimes dire, ofter hilarious and always surprising results.
Cast: Richard Mofe Damijo, Mercy Johnson-Okojie, BrodaShaggi, Bimbo Akintola, Kehinde Bankole, Femi Jacobs, Femi Blaq, Meg Otanwa, and Mofe Duncan
Synopsis: When her engagement falls through, a headstrong woman tries to dodge humiliation at home by returning from Africa with a man posing as her fiancé.
Cast: Amber Stevens West, Shamier Anderson, Keith David
Synopsis: Sylvie has a summer romance with a saxophonist who takes a summer job at her father’s record store in Harlem. When they reconnect years later, they discover that their feelings for each other have not faded with the years.
Cast: Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, Ryan Michelle Bathe, Regé-Jean Page, Aja Naomi King, and Eva Longoria
365 Days (Polish: 365 Dni)
Synopsis: 365 Days is a 2020 Polish erotic romantic drama film directed. It is based on the first novel of a trilogy by Blanka Lipińska.it tell the story of Massimo,a member of the Sicilian Mafia family and Laura a sales director. Laura does not expect that on a trip to Sicily trying to save her relationship, Massimo will kidnap her and give her 365 days to fall in love with him.
Cast: Michele Morrone and Anna-Maria Sieklucka
Emily in Paris
Synopsis: The series stars the eponymous Emily, an American who moves to Paris to provide an American point of view to a French marketing firm. There, she struggles to succeed in the workplace while searching for love and experiencing a culture clash with her “boring” and mundane Midwestern U.S. upbringing.
Cast: Lily Collins, Ashley Park, Philippine Leroy-Beaulieu, Lucas Bravo, Samuel Arnold, Camille Razat, and Bruno Gouery.
Synopsis; Sparks fly when a crusading but cash-strapped attorney takes on a charming client looking to sue a dating site that guarantees its users will find love.
Cast: Rachael Leigh Cook, Damon Wayans Jr., Heather Graham