If you’re planning to stay home this Valentine’s Day and looking for just the perfect movie to catch up with your sweetheart and snuggle up some popcorn together, here are some of our picks you just wouldn’t like to miss.
The Notebook: Based on Nicholas Sparks’ bestseller, this Ryan Gosling-Rachael McAdams starrer epitomizes true love and the ‘opposites attract despite insurmountable odds’ theme.
Notting Hill: With the queen of mush Julia Roberts in the lead and a charming Hugh Grant to complement her, this one brings onscreen every girls dream of true, irrevocable love.
A Lot Like Love: It takes some people years to realise they are in love at first sight until they bump into each other again to realise what they really have is something... a lot like love.
Wall-E: Nothing beats this one when it comes to telling love doesn’t need a heart. If a machine can fall for another, act as a catalyst in bringing back humans on Earth post Apocalypse, it is only for love.
Shrek: This four-part series preaches love knows no
boundaries when a green Ogre falls for a beautiful princess, and would go at any length to save his family.
Beauty and the Beast: A story about love crossing societal boundaries and disfiguring curses to transform a hideous beast into a handsome prince, this one will make you fall in love again.
Ghost: Who says true love can’t last forever? At least here it can, when a dead Patrick Swayze returns from the grave to say a final goodbye to his beloved Demi Moore.
Gone With The Wind: One of the most enduring, loved and star-studded cinematic epics of all time, this Margaret Mitchell’s adaptation is a timeless tale of a love-hate romance.
Casablanca: Cosmopolitan setting and intriguing politics, one just can’t miss watching the suave Humphrey Bogart and Ingrid Bergman in this evergreen classic.
You’ve Got Mail: Hate thy neighbour, love him/her online. Set in the age of e-mails, this ‘love over the internet’ movie shows how love is not wired, yet keeps one attached and how.
When Harry Met Sally: You meet, you talk, you depart. Years later you do the same. Some more years later, you bump into each other again and this time you become friends, make love, fight and get married.
The Proposal: An authoritarian but desperate woman forces her subordinate into marriage for legal reasons, but ends up falling for him. Opposites attract...seriously!