The ‘Valentine’s day is on the corner and love is in the air. So, I thought why not do an article on movies which can be given as a gift to your loved one on this day! Here are my top 10 picks for the best romantic movies of all time. Note- This list is not ranked in any way from 1 to 10!
The Best Films For Valentine’s Day!
If you’re looking to take your girl out, but don’t know where to start, this week in movies has got you covered.
‘When Harry Met Sally’ (1989)
Synopsis: A man and a woman who have known each other for years share a car trip from Chicago to New York. In that time they discuss their lives, dreams, disappointments and revelations… And fall in love with each other along the way.
‘Love Story’ (1970)
Synopsis: Oliver Barrett IV, of the wealthy Barrett family, meets Jennifer ‘Jenny’ Cavilleri, of a working-class Italian family, at their college. From that moment on, Oliver and Jenny are inseparable. They graduate from Harvard Law School and marry young. Throughout the years they stay close to each other despite having little money and eventually have one daughter together named Elizabeth “Lizzie” Barret. When Lizzie is diagnosed with leukemia in her early teens she requires a bone marrow transplant – this leads to Jenny finding out about her husband’s affair with one of his students named Sabrina Duffy which leaves Jenny devastated so she decides to leave her husband…
‘A Walk To Remember’ (2002)
Synopsis: A coming-of-age drama based on a novel by Nicholas Sparks. Jamie is going to a private school and is the daughter of Reverend Randollph, Pastor of Bright Star Church. While there she falls for Landon Carter, who’s been expelled from his public high school after getting into a fight with the quarterback of the football team. Eventually, he begins attending Reverend Randollph’s church and being tutored by Jamie. The two fall in love but have trouble convincing others that their relationship isn’t just puppy love.
‘Love Actually’ (2003)
Synopsis: Follows seemingly unrelated people as their lives begin to intertwine while they fall in, and out, of love over the course of one Christmas Eve in London, England.
‘Notting Hill’ (1999)
Synopsis: A recently famous actress named Anna Scott is looking for a man who will not only accept her as an actress but be her equal. She meets William Thacker, a bookstore owner who fits the description perfectly and the two date despite William’s reservations about Hollywood and fame in general. What he does not know is that Anna is struggling to deal with her new found celebrity which drives a wedge between them both.
‘Pretty Woman’ (1990)
Synopsis: When millionaire Edward Lewis enters a nondescript hotel bar on L.A.’s skid row and asks Vivian, a beautiful woman trying to make something of herself, to spend the with him for $300… little does he realize just how much his life is about to change. The girl dreams of a fresh start so she accepts the offer and they both embark on an adventure neither will ever forget…
Synopsis: A 17-year-old aristocrat who has always had everything, Rose DeWitt Bukater boards the ship with her fiancee Cal Hockley, determined to marry for money and become part of high society. Little did Rose suspect that destiny had other plans. As she mingles among the elite, she catches the eye of Jack Dawson, a chivalrous and poor young man who wins tickets on one of its voyages through his drawings. But when tragedy strikes and everyone is forced to leave the sinking ship, Rose must turn to her savior and true love Jack… if only she could find him.
‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
Synopsis: A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building. The problem: the young man is a romantic vagabond who makes his living by sponging off wealthy women. “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” follows the development of the relationship between these two very different people and also provides insight into Holly Golightly’s past.
Synopsis: After a young Briony Tallis, as she is prone to do, misconstrues a situation and makes a terrible judgement call, she finds herself stuck in her lie. She attempts to make up for it by putting together a play that will use the truth of the incident to explain to everyone what really happened. In doing so, however, other characters must be manipulated into playing a part for which they are not at all suited.
‘The Way We Were’ (1973)
Synopsis: It’s difficult enough for Katie Morosky and Hubbell Gardiner to meet as children at summer camp. But as students at Harvard University their love blossoms until he becomes an outspoken student activist, much to her displeasure. Hubbell’s fight for the rights of workers leads him to join a group of Communist sympathizers before he goes on to land the role of assistant professor in New York City while Katie becomes a celebrated actress in Hollywood. The two meet again when Hubbell is recruited by Mr. Starkey, an aide to California’s Governor Clements, and once more their love must be put aside because of politics…