Best Movies to Watch on Valentine's Day
From 'About Time' to 'When Harry Met Sally,' Moviefone counts down the most romantic movies of all-time!
It's Valentine's Day!
And there is no better way to celebrate than sitting down with your sweetheart and watching a romantic movie.
10. Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)
Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) is living the American dream. He has a good job, a beautiful house, great children and a beautiful wife, named Emily (Julianne Moore). Cal's seemingly perfect life unravels, however, when he learns that Emily has been unfaithful and wants a divorce. Over 40 and suddenly single, Cal is adrift in the fickle world of dating. Enter, Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling), a self-styled player who takes Cal under his wing and teaches him how to be a hit with the ladies.
9. About Time (2013)
The night after another unsatisfactory New Year's party, Tim's father (Bill Nighy) tells his son ( Domhnall Gleeson) that the men in his family have always had the ability to travel through time. They can't change history, but they can change what happens and has happened in their own lives. Thus begins the start of a lesson in learning to appreciate life itself as it is, as it comes, and most importantly, the people living alongside us.
8. Brokeback Mountain (2006)
7. A Star Is Born (2018)
Seasoned musician Jackson Maine (Bradley Cooper) discovers — and falls in love with — struggling artist Ally (Lady Gaga). She has just about given up on her dream to make it big as a singer — until Jack coaxes her into the spotlight. But even as Ally's career takes off, the personal side of their relationship is breaking down, as Jack fights an ongoing battle with his own internal demons.
6. When Harry Met Sally (1989)
During their travel from Chicago to New York, Harry (Billy Crystal) and Sally (Meg Ryan) debate whether or not sex ruins a friendship between a man and a woman. Eleven years later, and they're still no closer to finding the answer.
5. The Princess Bride (1987)
In this enchantingly cracked fairy tale, the beautiful Princess Buttercup (Robin Wright) and the dashing Westley (Cary Elwes) must overcome staggering odds to find happiness amid six-fingered swordsmen (Christopher Guest), murderous princes (Chris Sarandon), Sicilians and rodents of unusual size. But even death can't stop these true lovebirds from triumphing.
4. Pretty Woman (1990)
3. Love Story (1970)
Harvard Law student Oliver Barrett IV (Ryan O'Neal) and music student Jennifer Cavilleri (Ali MacGraw) share a chemistry they cannot deny - and a love they cannot ignore. Despite their opposite backgrounds, the young couple put their hearts on the line for each other. When they marry, Oliver's wealthy father (Ray Milland) threatens to disown him. Jenny tries to reconcile the Barrett men, but to no avail.
2. Titanic (1997)
101-year-old Rose DeWitt Bukater (Gloria Stuart) tells the story of her life aboard the Titanic, 84 years later. A young Rose (Kate Winslet) boards the ship with her mother and fiancé. Meanwhile, Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Fabrizio De Rossi (Danny Nucci) win third-class tickets aboard the ship. Rose tells the whole story from Titanic's departure through to its death—on its first and last voyage—on April 15, 1912.
1. The Notebook (2004)
An epic love story centered around an older man (James Garner) who reads aloud to a woman with Alzheimer's (Gena Rowlands). From a faded notebook, the old man's words bring to life the story about a couple (Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams) who is separated by World War II, and is then passionately reunited, seven years later, after they have taken different paths.