So we’ve told you the 10 best Valentine’s movies to watch for free with your special one. Today, we bring you the Top 10 All-Time-Favourite Valentine’s movies that you’ll be sure to enjoy with your special one.
Starring: Scott Eastwood, Britt Robertson, Alan Alda
Genre: Romance, Drama
Year of Release: 2015
Adapted from Nicholas Sparks’ bestselling novel of the same name, The Longest Ride follows the star-crossed love affair between Luke (Scott Eastwood), a recovering former champion bull rider, and Sophia (Brit Robertson), an art lover and college student who has already secured her dream internship in New York City. Spanning generations and two intertwining love stories, The Longest Ride explores the challenges and infinite rewards of enduring love.
Starring: Aleksey Chadov, Vladimir Zelenskiy, Ville Haapasalo
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Year of Release: 2009
What better way to spend this Valentine’s than to catch up with Saint Valentine himself? A Russian production, No Love In The City follows the lives of three Russian expatriates working in New York. They love life, party hard and chase women, until one day, they get cursed by a drunken Russian night club owner, who turns out to be none other than Saint Valentine! The catch is in the curse – all three men will lose their masculine powers until they each find their one true love…
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Thandie Newton, Terry Crews
Genre: Drama, Romance, Comedy
Year of Release: 2007
It doesn’t seem enough that Eddie Murphy co-wrote, co-produced, and starred in this film – he, in fact, played three roles. This movie follows the life of Norbit (Eddie Murphy) who grew up in an orphanage being best friends with Kate (Thandie Newton). The pair was separated when Kate got adopted and Norbit ended up being coerced into marrying the very large Rasputia (Eddie Murphy). One day, an engaged Kate comes back to town to buy the orphanage. What will Norbit do? Will he have the courage to leave his unhappy marriage and cheating wife to start afresh with Kate?
Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner
Genre: Drama, Romance, Fantasy
Year of Release: 2008
He can run faster than a lion. He can stop a moving car with his hands. He sparkles in the sun…
The first of its trilogy, Twilight is not your typical love story that forays into fantasy. Bella (Kristen Stewart) is an average girl who just moved with her recently-divorced father to the small town of Forks to start life anew. She meets the mysterious but dazzlingly beautiful Edward Cullen, and soon enough, they are swept up in a passionate romance. But there’s just something about Edward that we can’t put a finger to…
Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey
Genre: Drama, Romance, Music
Year of Release: 1987
A classic movie that has spawned its own festival, Dirty Dancing tells of the coming-of-age of Frances “Baby” Houseman (Jennifer Grey), an innocent daddy’s girl who falls in ‘forbidden’ love with Johnny Castle (Patrick Swayze), a dance instructor whose background is vastly different from her own. How will they overcome the challenges thrown in their paths? This is one movie that will fill you with nostalgia one moment, and bring you on your feet the next.
Starring: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Liam Neeson
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Year of Release: 2003
Presenting an interweb of love stories, watch how these eight different couples with separate lives encounter challenges and take joy in victories. One man ties them all together in this movie – a broken-down rock star named Billy Mack (Bill Nighy) who is involved in recording a Christmas version of one of his old hits.
Starring: Julia Stiles, Sean Patrick Thomas, Kerry Washington
Genre: Music, Drama, Romance
Year of Release: 2001
A story that tells of the power of love in healing broken dreams, Sara (played by Julia Stiles), a white Midwestern girl who transfers to a predominantly-black school, falls in love with Derek (Sean Patrick Thomas), a black teen from the South with a rough, semi-criminal past.
Starring: Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman, Harrison Ford
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Year of Release: 2015
Born at the turn of the 20th century, Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) is rendered ageless after she gets into an accident. Keeping her secret, she vows never to get close to anyone lest her secret is compromised. But a chance encounter reignites her passion for love and life – will she be able to remain true to her vows?
Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams, Bill Nighy
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Year of Release: 2013
What would you do if you discovered that you can travel back in time and relive your past? About Time follows the life of Tim Lake (played by Domhnall Gleeson) who discovers on his 21st birthday that all the men in his family has the special ability of travelling in time. With this newfound ability, he heeds his father’s advice and decides to live every day twice in order to be truly happy.
Starring: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Year of Release: 2002
One of the highest-grossing rom-coms of all time, this movie follows the life of a young Greek woman, Toula (played by Nia Vardalos), who falls in love with a charming school teacher, except for one thing – he’s not Greek. As she struggles to convince her family to accept him, Toula also comes to terms with her own heritage and identity.