Every year on the 14th of February the world celebrate Valentine’s Day. Though it is not a public holiday, people from all over the world express their love in several ways. The most common things that couples do on Valentine’s Day is exchanging gifts, going out to the movies or having dinner together in a romantic restaurant. But what if you’re single or you don’t have enough money to do these things, does this means that you cannot celebrate Valentine’s Day? Of course not. You can spend the day at home watching romantic movies that make you feel the spirit of Valentine’s Day. In the following lines, you’ll find a list of the top 10 best romantic movies to watch on Valentine’s Day.
10 The Notebook
The Notebook is an American romantic movie that was released in 2004. The movie which was directed by Nick Cassavetes is based on a novel written by Nicholas Sparks called “The Notebook.” The movie which is telling a story of a young couples who had a long romantic love story, is the perfect movie to watch on Valentine’s Day. The Notebook had a great success since it was first released and it had won many awards like Teen Choice Award.
9 The Vow
The Vow is a 2012 American romantic movie that was directed by Michael Sucsy. It is said that the story of the movie is based on the true story of Kim and Krickitt Carpenter. The movie which was starring by Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams hit an astonishing success as it became the seventh highest grossing romantic movie of all time. In addition the movie has nominated to several awards and won two of them.
8 The Lucky One
The lucky one is another movie that is based on a novel written by Nicholas Sparks. The romantic movie starring Zac Efron was released in 2012. The movie has nominated to multiple awards and won One Golden Trailer Awards in 2012, three Teen Choice Awards in 2012 and one People’s Choice Awards in 2013. Moreover, it has gained almost 100 million dollar at the box office.
7 Notting Hill
Notting Hill is a British romantic movie that was released in 1999. The movie stars Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts has achieved a great success to the extent that it became the highest grossing movie of the year 1999. In addition, Notting Hill received good reviews from critics as well. The movie has also won several awards like: British Comedy Award, a Brit Award for the soundtrack and a British Academy of Film and Television Arts Award.
6 Before Sunrise
Before Sunrise is an American romantic movie that was released in 1995 and directed by Richard Linklater. Simply the movie is about two strangers who met on a train and fall in love with each other even though they only had few hours to spend together. The movie had two sequels; Before Sunset which was released in 2004 and Before Midnight which was released in 2011. It is worth mentioning that the movie has entered in the 45th Berlin International Film Festival and Richard Linklater won an award of best director for this movie.
5 10 Things I Hate About You
10 Things I Hate About You is an American romantic movie that was released in 1999. It is said that this movie is a modern version of Shakespeare’s comedy “The Taming of The Shrew.” This movie is considered one of the best romantic movies of all time and it achieved a great success around the whole world. Furthermore, the movie which has gained almost 55 million dollar had positive reviews from the critics as well. The movie has nominated for various awards and in 2000 Julia Stiles the main actress has won the CFCA Award for Most Promising Actress as well as the MTV Movie Award for Breakthrough Female Performance.
4 Crazy, Stupid, Love
Crazy, Stupid, Love is a 2011 American movie that was directed by Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Unlike normal romantic movies which usually has only one couple, the movie has 3 different couples and it is starred by a group of actors and actresses; Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne More, Emma Stone, kevin Bacon and Marisa Tomei. Ryan Gosling was nominated for Golden Globe Award for his performance. Moreover, the movie has gained almost 145 million dollar and got pleasant reviews from critics.
3 Dear John
Dear John is an American romantic movie starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum and it was released in 2010. This movie is the third one on this list that is adapted from Nicholas Sparks’ novels. Even though the movie has poor critic reviews, it perforemed well in the box office as it has gained almost 115 million dollar. In addition, the movie has nominated to multiple awards and won four of them.
2 When Harry Met Sally
When Harry Met Sally is an American romantic movie that was released in 1989. The movie that stars Billy Crystal as Harry and Meg Ryan as Sally has hit a brilliant success. The writer of the movie Nora Ephron has received a British Academy Film Award, an Oscar nomination, and a Writers Guild of America Award nomination for this movie. Moreover, the movie has grossed almost 100 million dollar and it ranked 23rd on AFI’s 100 Years… 100 Laughs list of the top comedy films in American cinema.
1 Sleepless in Seattle
Sleepless in Seattle is an American romantic movie that is written and directed by Nora Ephron and it was released in 1993. The movie which is based on a story by Jeff Arch has achieved an astonishing success around the whole world as it has grossed more than 220 million dollars in the 90s. Along with the popular success, the movie has great critics reviews as well. In addition, the movie has nominated for Three Golden Globe Awards and has won four Awards at different ceremonies like: American Comedy Awards and Young Artist Awards.