Whether you are entertaining the long-time love of your life, a new relationship, or yourself this Valentine's Day, these movies are sure to make you want to fall in love all over again.
1. Crazy Rich Asians
“They’re so posh and snobby. It’s snoshy!”
This movie is for anyone who has ever felt the pressure of family differences in a relationship or for those who have ever fought for love. Constance Wu plays a Chinese-American Professor who travels to meet her boyfriend’s family in Singapore, and discovers a secret life of opulence where she is not so welcome.
2. Something's Gotta Give
“I have never lied to you. I have always told you some version of the truth.”
This light-hearted romantic comedy puts a cheeky perspective on second act of love. Diane Keaton and Jack Nicholson evoke the very essence of “opposites attract” type of love.
3. It’s Complicated
“I don’t regret giving it another shot.”
A playful tale of the ultimate love triangle. Meryl Streep and Alex Baldwin play a divorced couple who find themselves in the arms of one another once again—but as you may have guessed, love is not so simple. It's complicated.
4. The Parent Trap
“You wanna know the *real* difference between us?”
Identical twins, Annie and Hallie, were separated at birth and later discover each other at summer camp. Portrayed by Lindsay Lohan in both roles, this duo crafts a plan to bring their parents back together once and for all.
5. The Notebook
"I think our love can do anything we want it to."
Based of the popular Nicholas Sparks novel, this epic love story will bring you to tears every—single—time. The swoon-worthy Ryan Gosling and strong-willed Rachel McAdams remind us of what being in love really means.
6. When Harry Met Sally
"How much worse can it get than finishing dinner, having him reach over, pull a hair out of my head, and start flossing with it at the table?"
An 80s classic, Harry and Sally have known each other for years and fear that sex would ruin their relationship. Billie Crystal and Meg Ryan raise the question Can men and women really be 'just friends?'
7. Dirty Dancing
“Now, you'll hurt me if you don't trust me, alright?"
Frances “Baby” Houseman goes to camp in the Catskills with her family, but soon she finds herself in love with her dance instructor, Johnny Castle. Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Gray give a steamy and fearless performance about overcoming our fears and following our hearts.
8. You’ve Got Mail
"Don't you love New York in the Fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address."
Kathleen Kelly and Joe Fox developed an online friendship which turned into love, but soon find out they are direct competitors in a cut-throat book business. Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks pour there hearts out in a story about taking chances and forgiveness.
9. Pretty Woman
“Big Mistake! Big! HUGE!
A business man in need of an escort to social events finds a beautiful prostitute with whom he falls in love. Richard Gere and Julia Roberts brilliantly play characters who fall in love with one another’s soul despite what others say about their differences.
10. 10 Things I hate About You
“I know you can be overwhelmed, and you can be underwhelmed, but can you ever just be whelmed?”
This classic comedy is about a new kid in school named Cameron who falls in love with a gorgeous girl named Bianca. The problem is Bianca isn’t allowed to date until her surly sister, Kat, finds a boyfriend. Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles star in this classic teen movie.
No matter where you are in your own love story, these classic films are sure to get your heart thumping this Valentine's Day. So light a candle, uncork some wine, sit back, and embrace the love that you so very deserve.