Valentine’s Day is coming up, and what better way to spend the day than with the best romantic movies of all time? From romantic comedy classics to dramas, musicals to modern stories of unexpected love, these films are just a few of the romantic movies to set you up for a great Valentine’s Day.
Let your inner movie lover out for the day and take advantage of some funny, sweet, and unexpected romantic movies this Valentine’s Day. Sit back and relax with your friends, a special someone, or take advantage of having the entire couch to yourself!
Gift Guru’s 21 Best Romantic Movies
I Hate Valentine’s Day
Written and directed by the comedic genius Nia Vardalos (of My Big Fat Greek Wedding Fame), the story follows a woman who loves Valentine’s Day and her quest to find true love.
Julia Roberts and Richard Gere star in this story of two unlikely lovers meeting in LA.
500 Days of Summer
With a cheerful musical score and a cast of characters that might remind you of your own friends, 500 Days of Summer proves that things may not work out the way you think they’re going to, but they do work out in the end.
A quintessential romantic comedy perfect for Valentine’s Day. Follow Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams in their story of star-crossed lovers throughout their lives.
Love, Actually isn’t just a movie for the holidays! Follow the love stories of the characters as they move through marriage, family, affairs, and politics.
A classic romantic film for the ages, Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey’s story of summer love has drama, music, and inspiring dance moves to get you in the Valentine’s Day mood.
La La Land
A modern love story set in LA, Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone bring the drama and grace of old Hollywood back to the silver screen.
Sleepless in Seattle
Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks star in this heart-warming film about finding love in the places you least expect it.
When Harry Met Sally
Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal proving that love isn’t always at first sight, but it is forever.
Molly Ringwald proves that even after a day of teenage angst and embarrassment, the most popular guy in school might still be interested.
A series of interconnected relationships and love stories makes this film a must-see on Valentine’s Day. It’s right there in the name!
Lost in Translation
An unexpectedly romantic movie, Bill Murray and Scarlet Johannsen find out how people can connect when you’re far away from anything familiar.
When in Rome
A comedy of errors, an ancient Roman spell must be broken in order for two people to find out if they are really, truly in love.
The Princess Bride
A movie for all times, The Princess Bride is the ultimate tale of princesses, pirates, dastardly royals, and the promise of true love.
50 First Dates
No memory? No problem! Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore star in this film about love and family.
Pull on your dancing shoes and dive into the colorful culture of India. Drama, suspense, and awesome group dance scenes will have you rooting for the main characters to find each other at last.
This Means War
A love triangle between Tom Hardy, Chris Pine, and Reese Witherspoon? Sign me up! Get ready for laughter, love, and some explosions to round it all out.
Pride and Prejudice
A classic story of Elizabeth Bennett and Mr. Darcy, set in the English countryside amidst chaotic families, gossipy mothers, and the strict rules of society.
10 Things I Hate About You
A high school romance will bring you back to the days of your first loves, the teenage rumor mill, and the witty banter of Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger.
Who wouldn’t want to see the hunky cast of Magic Mike on Valentine’s Day? Sit back and enjoy the shirtless dance routines, with the added love story on the side.
Bruce Willis takes down a team of international terrorists while trying to mend the strained relationship between himself and his wife, played by Bonnie Bedelia.
We hope you find and enjoy one of the best romantic movies and have a wonderful Valentine’s Day!
About Gift Guru
Gift Guru is a free service to help you be prepared with a great gift or outreach for every important occasion in your family and friends’ lives. Track events and recipients, get reminders for upcoming events, track status of your gifting and outreach, discover great gifts, and more! Learn more today or sign up!