9 Romantic Films To Watch This Valentine’s Day

Rachel McAdams is in like, 20 percent of them.

Valentine’s Day is fast approaching, which means some of us are planning cosy movie nights in – and what better night of the year to watch a cheesy romance?

We’ve put together a list of some of our fave romantic flicks, from the quirky to the devastating to the adorable.

Happy watching!

Dirty Dancing

While holidaying with her parents at a resort, Frances (Baby) is smitten with the resort’s rebellious dance instructor. However, her father opposes the relationship, creating ripples in her family.

An absolute classic, Dirty Dancing will have you feeling all the feels.

Nobody puts Baby in a corner!

About Time


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Like all the men in his family, Tim Lake possesses the power to travel in time. With the advice of his father, he uses his special ability to pursue his romantic interest, Mary.

You will laugh, you will cry, you will ultimately realise that life is all about the little things.

And since when is Domhnall Gleeson such an absolute cutie?

La La Land


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When Sebastian, a pianist, and Mia, an actress, follow their passion and achieve success in their respective fields, they find themselves torn between their love for each other and their careers.

It’s a romance, and a musical. What could go wrong?



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Juno is an independent-minded teenager confronting her unplanned pregnancy and the subsequent events that put pressures of adult life onto her…

Yes, it’s an unconventional one.

But is there anything cuter than dorky, teenage romance?

Love, Rosie

Rosie and Alex have been friends since childhood and cannot imagine themselves as a couple. However, when they head in different directions, they realise that they are made for each other.

Based on Cecelia Ahern’s Where Rainbows End, this is one of those slow burning friend-to-lovers romances that will have you on the edge of your seat.

Plus, Lily Collins and Sam Claflin? Dreamy.

The Notebook


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Noah, a poor man, falls in love with Allie who comes from wealth. They are forced to keep passion for each other aside due to societal pressure and a difference in the social stature of their families. 

It wouldn’t be a romantic film list without The Notebook, obvs.

Get the tissues at the ready!

Crazy Stupid Love

Cal, a middle-aged man, is heartbroken when his wife asks for a divorce. However, to get over his loss, he starts picking up women at a bar on the insistence of his new-found friend, Jacob.

If you need a giggle this Valentine’s Day, Crazy Stupid Love is the one for you.

Steve Carrell and Ryan Gosling are the duo we didn’t know we needed!

Safe Haven


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Katie Feldman moves to the North Carolina coast to begin a new life. There, she meets widower Alex and falls in love with him. However, happiness fades when her dark past haunts her life. 

Last but not least, a Nicholas Sparks film that’s all about the cheese.

It’s Valentine’s Day – lean into it!