Valentine may be over but the love season continues. In this love month, everyone is trying to be romantic and caring and we hope you are too. In this day and time with Netflix, YouTube and various movie download sites, movies to watch might never seem far fetched.
Haven taken note of this, it might be a good idea to go back in time and experience movie that spoke volumes especially in this love times.
Some of these movies to watch listed below may be dates you weren’t born or they might bring back sweet memories and make you want to see them again. We hope you do.
Below are 5 romantic movies to watch this love month.
THINK LIKE A MAN (2012)
This movie made about 96 million dollars . That’s not a bad return for a flick that cost 12 million dollars to produce. Think Like a Man is a romantic comedy based on Harvey’s 2009 best-selling book “Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man”. It follows a group of mostly African-American men and women as they attempt to navigate the brave new world of love by the book. The movie, which is set like a sitcom introduces embattled pairings with titles like ”The Non-Committer vs. The Girl Who Wants the Ring” and ”The Dreamer vs. The Woman Who Is Her Own Man.”
Director: Tim Story
Starring: Kevin Hart, Megan Good, Gabrielle Union, Michael Ealy, Taraji P Henson, Romany Malco
MAID IN MANHATTAN (2002)
In Maid in Manhattan, a hotel maid and a high-profile politician falls in love. Marisa is a maid at a classy Manhattan hotel. While trying on the clothes of a wealthy woman, she meets famous American political hotshot Christopher Marshall, who assumes she’s a guest. Attracted to him, she keeps up the deception until other events interfere.
The film was released on December 13, 2002, by Columbia Pictures and was a box office success, grossing nearly $100 million which was more than its budget.
The rags-to-riches plot should keep hopeless romantics happy this month.
Director: Wayne Wang
Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Ralph Fiennes, Natasha Richardson, Stanley Tucci, Bob Hoskins.
Amelie, a young waitress, decides to help people find happiness. Her quest to spread joy leads her on a journey where she finds true love. The film was a co-production between companies in France and Germany. Taking in over $33 million in a limited theatrical release, it is to date the highest grossing French language film released in the United States, and one of the biggest international successes for a French movie.
Director: Jeane-Pierre Jeunet
Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu KassovitzRufus, Lorella Cravotta, Serge Merlin, Jamel Debbouze, Claire Maurier, Clotilde Mollet
THE NOTEBOOK (2004)
The Notebook follows a poor country boy and a rich city girl who share an extraordinary love that spans the decades. It endures separation, war and disease. The movie was based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks. The film stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a young couple who fall in love in the 1940s. Their story is narrated from the present day by an elderly man (played by James Garner), telling the tale to a fellow nursing home resident (played by Gena Rowlands, who is Cassavetes’s mother). The film which was made on a 29 million dollars budget went on to make over 119 million dollars in the box office.
Director: Nick Cassavetes.
Starring: Ryan Gosling, Rachel McAdams, James Garner, Gena Rowlands, James Marsden, Kevin Connolly
PS I LOVE YOU (2007)
Holly Kennedy is a New York real estate broker whose good-humored husband, Irishman Gerry, always stood by her side. Suddenly, and seemingly out of nowhere, Gerry succumbs to a brain tumor and Holly is left to face an uncertain future. No one in the world knows Holly better than Gerry, not even her mother (Kathy Bates) or her best friends, Sharon (Gina Gershon) and Denise (Lisa Kudrow). But while Holly remains unsure if she can go on without the love of her life to help guide her, Gerry has planned ahead. The 2007 film, was based on the book of the same title by Cecelia Ahern. it earned $156 million at the worldwide box office and became an instant classic, thanks to how it portrayed some heartbreaking moments.
Director: Richard LaGravenese
Starring: Hilary Swank, Gerard Butler, Lisa KudrowGina Gershon, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Kathy Bates