Valentine’s day is practically made for cuddling up on the couch watching a good movie and enjoying some chocolates or popcorn. There are so many good Valentine’s day movies to watch that give off some serious V-Day vibes, and they’re not all over-the-top romances if that’s not what you’re into. There are rom-coms, classic dramas, and all-around feel-good movies that make for a great V-Day celebration. There’s something for everyone to watch on the holiday of love, and this list includes some of the best Valentine’s day movies!
1. La La Land
If you’re looking for a great feel-good movie this Valentine’s day, you’ve got to check out La La Land. The choreography is stunning and the costumes and singing are to die for! And not to mention the amazing chemistry between Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling. This is a movie for dreamers and doesn’t disappoint when it comes to Valentine’s day feels.
2. Isn’t It Romantic
When it comes to Valentine’s day movies, romantic comedies are super popular. If you’re looking for some gut-wrenching laughs, check out Isn’t It Romantic. Starring a knock-out cast, this movie delivers when it comes to classic romantic comedy vibes. If you’ve got a cynical view when it comes to love and romance, this is the perfect movie for you! It’s hilarious and charming and sure to please this Valentine’s day.
3. A Star Is Born
If you’re a Lady Gaga fan and haven’t seen this movie yet, check it out for V-Day! It’s an amazing and powerful movie about music, going for your dreams, and (of course) love. You’ve never seen Bradley Cooper or Lady Gaga like this, they absolutely shine in this movie together. If you’re looking for an emotional movie that’s sure to move you this Valentine’s day, I’d highly recommend this one.
4. Call Me By Your Name
If you love powerful coming-of-age romantic dramas, then this movie would be a perfect fit for you. A lot of great Valentine’s day movies feature emotional drama and irresistible characters, and this one is no exception. If you’re looking for heart-wrenching romance and drama this Valentine’s day, Call Me By Your Name delivers.
It takes place in the ’80s and follows the story of Elio and Oliver and their life-changing summer together. It’s emotional and you’re bound to fall in love with the characters as they navigate young love and desire in this romantic film.
5. Valentine’s Day
A classic and hilarious film perfectly fitting for Valentine’s day (just look at the title!), this movie is great for anyone looking for a funny feel-good film to watch on V-Day. With a super-star cast, this movie jumps between several different but interconnected stories as it goes.
It takes place during a single day (Valentine’s day!) and showcases the many different ways people celebrate the holiday. From first dates to long-term relationships to being single on V-Day, this move is emotional yet funny and lighthearted. It’s perfect for the holiday it’s named for!
6. 500 Days Of Summer
This film is the perfect balance of romantic comedy and drama and is perfect for anyone looking for a cute and heartfelt film this Valentine’s day. While it’s about a breakup between the two main characters, it’s a great take on healing and moving on in life and discovering what truly makes you happy.
It’s touching and fun and Zooey Deschanel and Joseph Gordon Levitt are perfect in this movie. It’s a great option if you’re looking for a great movie about moving past a breakup and learning to be happy again.
7. Eternal Sunshine Of The Spotless Mind
If you’re looking for a powerful and heartfelt love story this Valentine’s day, check out Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. Jim Carrey and Kate Winslet are absolutely perfect in this movie and you’ll fall hard for their pained love story.
This movie follows Clementine and Gondry, who have broken up and both undergone a procedure to erase the painful memories of the breakup from their minds. The procedure wipes their minds of memories of each other, and the movie teaches us a powerful lesson about the importance of hardship in our lives, and how even our most painful memories help define who we are.
8. The Notebook
When it comes to Valentine’s day movies, The Notebook still holds a spot as one of the most popular movies to watch on Valentine’s day. It’s packed full of emotion, drama, and plenty of romance!
As if Ryan Gosling wasn’t enough reason to watch it, he and co-star Rachel McAdams have an undeniable chemistry that makes the characters and their love story so irresistible. It’s a powerful movie about the trials of love and life and is a great pick for anyone looking for a romantic movie this V-Day.
9. Crazy Stupid Love
If you’re looking for a feel-good movie to watch this Valentine’s day, Crazy Stupid Love has it all. It’s funny, sweet, emotional, and relatable for many people.
The cast is amazing and the story is charming in so many ways. It deals with the unexpected changes that life can through at us and the power of friendship and moving forward when the future feels bleak. It’s a moving movie and is uplifting in many ways, a sure hit for Valentine’s day.
10. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
This movie is a hit and perfect for anyone looking for a funny and charming movie for Valentine’s day. The story follows a teenage girl who writes 5 love letters to her past crushes. Of course, these letters were only meant for her eyes only, like a diary of sorts.
Unfortunately for her, these letters get leaked and she has to deal with the aftermath of her 5 love letters entering the public eye. It’s funny, fresh, and sure to charm viewers this V-Day!
11. Always Be My Maybe
This is a super charming move that is perfect for anyone looking to watch something emotional, funny, sweet, and heartwarming this Valentine’s day. The movie is about two childhood sweethearts who had a falling out years ago that ended with them not speaking for 15 years.
They had each grown up and settled into their own very different lives, but old sparks are rekindled when they end up running into each other so many years later. It’s passionate and sure to leave you with warm feelings this V-day. I’d recommend adding it to your list of Valentine’s day movies!
12. Happiest Season
A recent release on Netflix, Happiest Season is a great option for anyone looking for a powerful, emotional, and charming romantic movie this Valentine’s day. The story follows a young woman who plans to propose to her girlfriend at her family’s annual holiday gathering, only to realize that her girlfriend has yet to come out to her very conservative parents.
This throws a wrench in the plans, and the movie touches on emotional subjects like the power of love, the importance of family, and what it means to be true to yourself. If you’re looking for an emotional and amazing movie to watch this V-Day, you need to check this one out!
13. Someone Great
This movie is perfect for anyone who may find themselves single this Valentine’s day. The story follows the main character who has just been dumped by her long-term boyfriend. When it comes to Valentine’s day movies about breakups, this one is a must-see.
She recruits her two best friends for one last crazy adventure in NYC before she moves to San Fransisco for her career, and the three friends navigate the emotional aspects of healing and moving on after a long-term relationship. This film manages to be very emotional despite it’s fun and playful themes and is a motivational film for anyone who has known the struggle of a breakup.
14. Set It Up
Another great rom-com, Set It Up is a hilarious option for a great Valentine’s day movie. The story follows two office assistants to powerful and horrible bosses who tend to be insufferable and a huge pain to the assistants.
The two assistants devise a plan to set up their bosses on a date to make things easier on themselves at work, but the story is filled with an underlying romance and hilarious twists and turns that make it a great and light-hearted V-Day movie. Check it out if you want a good laugh!
Another amazing option for a romantic comedy, this movie is hilarious and sure to please rom-com fans everywhere! The movie tells the story of 30-year-old Harper who is sent to Ibiza on a business trip.
She takes her two best friends with her to make the trip more fun and ends up in a flirty relationship with a famous DJ. If you’re looking for a feel-good movie filled with laughs, you’ve got to check out Ibiza this V-Day!