With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I’m sure everyone is thinking about how they will be spending this lovey-dovey holiday. Valentine’s Day is a classic Hallmark holiday, and whether or not you have someone special to celebrate with, you can always count on there being plenty of movies to cry or laugh at with a bag of popcorn. So, here are some classic movies to watch for Valentine’s Day or, if you’re looking for a night out, movies that are coming out just in time for a date night with friends or that special someone.
Fifty Shades of Grey (February 14th)
An intriguing movie to see with a significant other. Whether or not you’ve read the books, this live-action portrayal of the risqué series is bound to be packed opening night.
The Notebook (2004)
The romantic classic based on the book by Nicholas Sparks, the ultimate modern-romance novelist, is a movie you should watch if you’re feeling sappy this Valentine’s Day.
Pretty Woman (1990)
This romantic comedy, starring Julia Roberts & Richard Gere, is a fun, adorable story where love is found on the corner of Hollywood Boulevard. If you’ve never seen this movie, you should definitely consider putting it on your “movies to watch” list.
Ah, the ultimate romantic classic from the ‘90s. Starring, the lovely Kate Winslett and the handsome Leonardo DiCaprio. This movie is one that will be remembered for decades to come not only because of its portrayal of one of the most tragic events in the 20th century, but also because of its adored love story of Jack and Rose. I’ll never let go!
50 First Dates (2004)
Starring Adam Sandler & Drew Barrymore, this movie based in Hawaii is a romantic comedy about a man who falls for a girl with short-term memory loss. Who doesn’t love a good love story with an interesting twist?
However you spend your Valentine’s Day, we can only hope it’s filled with chocolate.
-Stephanie Kennedy, staff writer