From comedy to drama, we’ve put together a list of some popular movies about love in honor of June 12th.
June 12th is just around the corner, and one of our favorite ways to celebrate is to curl up at home and watch something romantic. That’s why we’ve gathered the 9 Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day in 2022.
There are a lot of classic romantic comedies that we love to watch again and again (like Bridget Jones’s Diary, Like It’s the First Time), but that are sure to make you more in love.
La La Land – Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day
Nominated for Best Picture at the 2016 Oscars, “La La Land” immerses its audience in the dreamy romance of two aspiring artists struggling to make it in Los Angeles. Sebastian, played by Ryan Gosling, and Mia, played by Emma Stone, apparently meet by fate after several rocky encounters. Bent over spending more time focusing on their newfound success, they are faced with decisions that will put their seemingly perfect relationship to the test. Director Damien Chazelle’s cinematography and use of color transport audiences directly into the film’s vibrant, musical atmosphere. This modern musical will wreak havoc on your emotions and tug at every one of your heartstrings. This is the perfect romantic clock for you to feel – so have tissues on deck!
Where to watch: Globoplay
Pride and Prejudice
Everyone has their favorite adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved novel, but ours has to be the 2005 version in which Mr. Matthew Macfadyen’s Darcy crosses a spotted meadow to say to Keira Knightley’s Elizabeth Bennet: “You have bewitched me body and soul.”
Where to watch: Netflix
10 Things I Hate About You – Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day
Even if you’ve already seen this movie starring Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles as reluctant enemies who eventually fall in love dozens of times, it’s too good not to watch again.
Based on William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew and set in Seattle in the late 1990s, this film takes 16th-century comedy into the grunge scene of the Pacific Northwest. Kat Stratford (Julia Stiles) is a highly intellectual teenager who has no interest in the irresponsible lifestyle of normal teenagers. She’s nicknamed “the bitch,” but her younger sister Bianca (Larisa Oleynik) wants to date, date, and be a normal high school student. The only problem? Their dad won’t let Bianca date unless Kat does. Cameron (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), a new student at the school, pays bad boy Patrick Verona (Heath Ledger) to kill Kat so he can have a chance with Bianca. Nothing could go wrong with a deal like that, right?
Where to watch: Disney+
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)
Winner of multiple awards for its breathtaking screenplay, “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” is a unique science fiction novel with incredible performances by Kate Winslet and Jim Carrey. After Joel discovers that his ex-girlfriend Clementine undergoes a procedure to erase him from her memory, he does the same. He soon regrets this mistake as he painfully relives his many memories and realizes he still loves her as she begins to slip away. The film’s emotional center takes us through snippets of various stages in their relationship, further engaging the audience in their emotional story. Director Michel Gondry’s beautiful photography complements the unfolding of his novel beautifully. The complexity of Joel and Clementine’s story doesn’t make this movie a casual watch,
Where to watch: Netflix
My Best Friend’s Wedding – Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day
Julianne Potter (Julia Roberts) and her best friend, Michael O’Neal (Dermot Mulroney), made a deal that if they were both single at 28, they would get married. Four days before Julianne turns 28, she discovers that Michael is engaged to a 20-year-old woman named Kimberly (Cameron Diaz). Julianne realizes that she doesn’t want Michael to marry anyone but her, so she devises a way to end the marriage. This film includes a very enthusiastic version of “I Say a Little Prayer” that is begging to be imitated at royal weddings or rehearsal dinners as much as possible.
Where to watch: Primevideo
Blue is the hottest color
Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos star as two French teenagers who fall in love (and fall apart) in this sexy, intense coming-of-age drama that won the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival – and will put you in the mood for June 12.
Where to watch: Apple TV
A Star is Born – Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day
The classic Hollywood love story gets another modern musical twist, this time with first-time director Bradley Cooper starring as country singer Jackson Maine, whose life gets a boost when he falls in love with an aspiring pop singer, Ally (Lady Gaga). . But as Ally’s star rises and Jackson’s falls, their difficult relationship is put to the test.
Where to Watch: HBO Max and Prime Video
Diary of a Passion – Movies to watch on Valentine’s Day
Of course, this list must end with a true classic in the realm of romance movies – a screen adaptation of Nicholas Sparks’ bestselling novel. An old man reads aloud the young love story to a woman with Alzheimer’s. Written in a faded notebook, it tells the story of teenagers dazzled by the harsh conditions of World War II, reunited seven years later after taking new paths in their lives. “The Diary of a Passion” has been a rom-dram fan favorite since its debut in 2004, and for valid reasons too.
This tender love story will put you through the works and make you wonder how time slips through our fingers quickly and without warning. Actors Rachel McAdams (Alli) and Ryan Gosling (Noah) share a chemistry that goes beyond the screen, pulling us into their emotional love story.
Where to watch: HBO Max, Oi Play, Apple iTunes, Google Play Movies and Amazon Video