When the most romantic day of the year rolls around you don’t want to be stuck snuggling up to watch something you totally hate.
Don’t worry we got you, today we’ll be counting down our picks for the top 10 movies that you and your girlfriend will both enjoy on this Valentine’s Day.
10. There’s something about Mary (1998)
Well, this movie has been designated as a romantic comedy. But if you’ve seen it you’ll know that it turns more towards gross-out humor than anything else, while there is a love story running through it.
You won’t find anything sappy or saccharine here Ben Stiller plays Ted a guy who is hell-bent on being with his high-school sweetheart Mary (Cameron Diaz) no matter the cost.
It’ll make you wonder why they just don’t seem to make movies like this anymore.
9. 500 Days of Summer (2009)
Most romantic films seem to offer the female perspective on relationships but this movie turns that trope on its head and shows us what it’s like for the guys.
The style of the movie is much more interesting and experimental than your standard rom-com.
8. Chasing Amy (1997)
A romantic comedy by Kevin Smith. The creator of Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001) and Mallrats (1995), wrote and directed Chasing Amy. Which tells the story of a guy who falls for a lesbian.
While watching it more than two decades after its release, may make you notice some objectionable aspects of the narrative. It’s important to remember that tongues were quite different in 1997.
This movie still stands up as one of the funniest and most compelling films of the decade.
7. Jerry Maguire (1996)
Jerry Maguire pretty much has it all along with giving us some of the most iconic lines in the history of film. It has sports, drama, romance and an adorably precocious child actors stealing the show.
Tom Cruise stars as a sports agent who breaks out to start his own agency, bringing a co-worker along with them.
It’s five Academy Award nominations should be enough to tell you that it’s worth another viewing even if you’ve already seen it.
6. When Harry Met Sally (1989)
One of the defining films of the romantic comedy genre. This classic is essential viewing for anyone interested in film.
When Harry Met Sally poses the age-old question can men and women ever just be friends and answers it with a hilarious series of twists and turns that brings it’s two leads together.
Both Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan are at the top of their comedic games. Even almost 30 years after its release this movie is as charming as ever.
5. Eternal Sunshine of the spotless mind (2004)
Jim Carrey may be better known for his over-the-top comedic roles but this romantic drama is a standout in his career. While he turned
Winning the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay, it has become a cult classic because of its unique storytelling method and creative concept.
Joel and Clementine are lovers who decide to undergo a procedure to erase each other from their memories.
The story is bittersweet and has much more meat to it than your typical romantic films.
4. The Princess Bride (1987)
One of the surefire ways to pick a good romantic comedy that even guys will love is by opting for one that means more towards the comedy than the romance. The Princess Bride is one iconic example of this.
Offering viewers plenty of laps with the romance. Westley’s (Cary Elwes) attempts to woo buttercup will give you guys all the
But you won’t be able to keep from laughing at the characters antics throughout. An absolute modern classic.
3. Love Actually (2003)
Even though it’s a Christmas movie this charming British rom-com can be appreciated year-round with so many intertwining storylines to choose from.
There’s something for everyone in Love Actually. Some of the romances being more dramatic and some being more lighthearted.
This movie takes you on a roller coaster of emotions from start to finish. This is definitely one of the most typical romantic comedies on our list today.
But you don’t have to be female to have your heart swell up when that little kid runs through the airport to tell it’s crush how he feels.
2. Crazy Stupid Love (2011)
As one of the most modern picks on our list, it’s possible you don’t know much about this movie except for the clip from the trailer.
Where Emma Stone tells Ryan Gosling he looks photoshopped. Well, that scene is great at all this film has a lot more going for it and focuses even more on the men in the story than the women.
Interestingly the romance isn’t at the center of this film rather it’s the relationship between Gosling’s Jacob and his newfound protege Cal played by Steve Carell.
The talent is off the charts in this one and the cast alone should be enough to convince you to watch it.
1. Titanic (1997)
This ain’t exactly an under-the-radar indie flick but bear with us on this one odds are you’ve already seen Titanic possibly multiple times.
Is it really worth re-watching Titanic onValentine’s Day?
If it has been a decade or more since you’ve seen it we suggest you give it another shot. This historical drama may be remembered as a romance but holding the record for most Oscars won by a movie.
Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet in the roles that made their careers is a reason to watch. We’re never letting go of this one.
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