Valentine’s Day 2021: The Best Romantic Movies to Watch on Netflix
This Valentine's Day, it's probably a good idea to stay in and avoid the festive crowd. And one good way to spend your time at home is, of course, tuning in to Netflix on the couch with your beau.
But on the most romantic day of the year, treat yourselves to some good ol' romance and feel-good dramas that will set you in the mood for love. There's the highly anticipated sequel To All The Boys: Always & Forever from the To All The Boys trilogy and also the 2010 classic aptly-named Valentine's Day that features an all-star cast including Jennifer Garner, Jessica Alba, Bradley Cooper and more.
Below are some recommendations on what to watch during the February 14 weekend.
To All The Boys: Always & Forever
Based on the best-selling trilogy by Jenny Han, Lara Jean (Lana Condor) returns from her family holiday and has to decide her college plans. The choice is between joining her boyfriend Peter (Noah Centineo) at Stanford or go to New York.
This highly anticipated sequel premieres on February 12.
The Age Of Adaline
Eternal youth is something people seem to glorify but Adaline Bowman experienced the misery that comes with staying forever young. Portrayed by Blake Lively, Adaline Bowman hasn't aged a day past 29. This gripping romance unfolds the heartbreak she goes through in the pursuit of survival, love, and happiness.
It's not the same when there's no growing old together. Without that, love is just heartbreak.
Obsessed with being a bridesmaid, Jane (Katherine Heigl) has a devotion to other people's nuptials but a messy love life. Caught in a love triangle between her boss and sister, she tries to weave her way into their relationship.
Love is patient, love is kind, love means slowly losing your mind.
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Divorce, friends, and lovers—these are the running themes in this superb 2009 romantic comedy directed by Nancy Meyers. After running into her re-married ex-husband at their son's graduation, a plan for a simple meal turned into an affair and Jane (Meryl Streep) is suddenly the other woman in her ex-husband's life.
A sci-fi romance filled with laughter and radiant chemistry, it tells the tale of Tim (Domhnall Gleeson) who inherits his family gift of being able to travel through time. He leverages on this newfound ability to win Mary's (Rachel McAdams) heart with many do-overs and life lessons along the way.
All the time traveling in the world can't make someone love you.
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Keeping in the spirit of Valentine's Day is this Garry Marshall-directed movie with an all-star cast. Think Julia Roberts, Ashton Kutcher, Jennifer Garner, Jessica Alba, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Biel... and the list goes on. The interconnected love story follows the ups and downs of multiple couples' love lives and their journey of rekindling old flames, starting new romances, and appreciating the love they already have.
Bridget Jones' Diary
By now a romantic classic that needs no introduction, Bridget Jones (Renée Zellweger) is a thirty-something British woman who has a stale love life and keeps a diary of what she wishes in life. Opinionated and a feminist, Bridget suddenly finds herself in a love triangle.
A Star Is Born
Starring Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper, this heart-wrenching movie follows Ally, a struggling artist who has just about given up on her dreams as a singer. After meeting Jackson, an established star, he brings her into the spotlight and her life changes forever.
Music is essentially 12 notes between any octave. Twelve notes and the octave repeats. It’s the same story told over and over. All the artist can offer the world is how they see those 12 notes.