Valentine’s Day is coming, and what better way to get yourself into the loved-up zone than cuddling up next to your SO/favorite pillow and watching a movie while you wolf down on snacks that’ll leave your snack pantry looking like a barren land?
Here’s 7 movies that will help you get in the Valentine’s mood, with or without a partner:
It speaks for itself, this iconic James Cameron movie is a ritually-watched on every Valentine’s. Watch as the cheesy lines, the dramatic sacrifices, and Celine Dion’s star-catapulting song “My Heart Will Go On” come together as a tear-jerking package that will leave ice queens, bawling.
2. The Notebook
A movie of love lost and found again, as the world of Allie and Noah’s collide. This movie is a testament to a love that knows no time and what would mean to be, in the end, will always find its way through war, disapproval and many other obstacles. The Notebook is a classic that we all have either read or seen and come to love.
3. The Last Song
Who can forget about the movie that started it all? Since the movie, Miley and Liam are now married and what better way to remember their little beginnings as co-stars than this movie to take us down memory lane? A movie that has it all, family, music, friendship and baby turtles!!! What more could you want?
4. Pretty Woman
A high-powered business man named, Edward Lewis, meets assertive prostitute Vivian Ward, and makes an offer on posing as his fake-girlfriend in social events in exchange for money. Get ready to be pulled into the world of business-politics, glamour and polo games, as this romantic classic takes us for a ride of streets-meets-sheek.
5. Me Before You
Watch as the Mother of Dragons (Emilia Clarke) transforms into perky, optimistic, wide-eyed caregiver, Louisa Clark. Through caregiving, she develops a special connection with her paralyzed patient, Will Treynor (Sam Claffin). As they both teach each other the value of life, dreams and leap of faiths.
6. 500 Days of Summer
Directed by Marc Webb, this unique Romance movie displays 500 different days of how a man, Tom Hansen (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), spends with his seasons with his lover Summer Finn (Zooey Deschanel). The days are shown in a non-linear way, which keeps the viewers of the film entertained, as they have to keep up and put together the pieces of the timeline.
7. To All The Boys I’ve Ever Loved Before
Last year’s much anticipated page-to-(laptop)screen movie, released by Netflix, ignited our inner thrill of teenage love, as Lara Jean (Lana Condor) survives through twisted turn-of-events when her letters for every boy she has ever caught the whiff of love before, were sent out. With the help of Peter (Noah Centineo), the high school hottie of the lacrosse team, Lara Jean conquers both her fear in love and social hierarchy.
So get your favorite ice cream, gummy worms, plenty of boxes of tissues and call up your partner, a friend, or even your siblings. Valentine’s should never be enjoyed alone, whether romantically involved or not, anything is best enjoyed with quality company.