Sappy people, let’s hug up. Valentine’s Day is the ideal occasion to be gooey with the people you love, whether they be your gang or your boo. Perhaps you and your best friends should throw a Valentine’s Day party with a theme. Perhaps you want to spend the evening drinking a huge bottle of wine on the couch after giving your significant other or closest friend a unique Valentine’s Day gift.
Perhaps all you want to do is watch Valentine’s Day movies by yourself while sobbing into a pint of Häagen-Dazs—which isn’t a single serving—of chocolate. All legitimate V-Day experiences, and entirely up to you. Thankfully, Netflix offers a wide range of content to suit your diverse viewing requirements. Some of the cutest, most heartwarming films have been compiled by us to give you the emotions.
1. Lady Chatterley’s Lover
This version of Lady Chatterley’s Lover, written by D.H. Lawrence in 1928, stars Emma Corrin and Jack O’Connell. Furthermore, this is a hot story about a wealthy woman who begins an affair with a gentleman from the working class! The book was indeed so sexually explicit that it was often prohibited in the twentieth century.
2. Good Grief
In Good Grief, Dan Levy is the writer, director, and star. There are many heartwarming moments mixed in with the somber premise of a man (Levy) losing his spouse (Evans) in an automobile accident. The film chronicles the widower’s journey back into dating, the repercussions of his loss, and his relationship with his closest friends, Ruth Negga and Himesh Patel.
3. Elisa & Marcela
The narrative of Elisa & Marcela is based on the real-life marriage of Spanish same-sex pioneers Elisa Sánchez Loriga and Marcela Gracia Ibeas in 1901. However, since it would take another 100 years for this to become lawful, Elisa and Marcela pretended to be a heterosexual couple to get married.
In the film Maestro, Bradley Cooper and Carey Mulligan portray the life of composer Leonard Bernstein, emphasizing his marriage to Felicia Montealegre. Although the couple was in love, the fact that Bernstein was seeing other men made their marriage very difficult.
5. Fair Play
For Valentine’s Day, how about an erotic thriller? Fair Play, which centers on a couple who work for the same hedge fund, stars Phoebe Dynevor and Alden Ehrenreich. One of them gets a promotion, while the other gets more and more bitter, which causes their relationship to drastically change. On a Valentine’s Day when men are trash, this movie is perhaps best suited for you.
6. Love at First Sight
Based on Jennifer E. Smith’s book The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, the romantic comedy Love at First Sight stars Haley Lu Richardson and Ben Hardy. The story revolves around two strangers who cross paths on an international flight and have several difficulties when trying to get back in touch after landing in London.
7. Call Me by Your Name
You’re in for a treat if you’ve never seen this timeless and—spoiler alert—beautiful and tragic film Call Me by Your Name. Starring as a seventeen-year-old who spends a summer in northern Italy falling in love with his father’s teaching assistant (Armie Hammer) is Timothée Chalamet.
8. You People
A romantic comedy featuring Jonah Hill and Lauren London, the story follows two millennials who fall in love despite their very different origins. The excellent cameos alone make the film worth watching, especially the one involving the supposed CGI kiss.
9. Love Hard
For those of you who are still attempting to use dating apps: Unexpectedly, being the victim of cyberbullying could become an adorable romantic comedy. Furthermore, you won’t find it upsetting to see Jimmy O. Yang and Nina Dobrev flirting on your TV.
10. The Last Letter From Your Lover
Based on the best-selling novel, The Last Letter From Your Lover this romance swings in time between a seductive adulterous encounter and the reporter discovering their hidden letters decades later and wondering what became of them. The twists are insane, we assure you.
11. A Whisker Away
A girl who is secretly in love with her school crush (been there!) has the opportunity to transform into a cat and become his cherished pet (nice, but I haven’t been there) in the movie A Whisker Away. That’s the amusing and intriguing premise of this Japanese animated short.
12. She Is All that
In this romantic comedy from the 1990s, Rachael Leigh Cook plays an artsy outsider named Laney, who is the subject of a wager from her popular classmate Zack (Freddie Prinze Jr.). There’s a lot of drama and one big makeover reveal when Zack places a wager with a friend that he can turn Laney into the prom queen without her knowing.
Whether you’re celebrating with your significant other, or friends, or going solo, Valentine’s Day is the ideal excuse to embrace the sappiness and binge-watch heartwarming films. Netflix has you covered with a diverse selection catering to all your emotional needs. These Netflix picks promise to cater to all your Valentine’s Day moods, whether you’re in the mood for laughter, tears, or a sprinkle of both. Grab your popcorn and get ready for a heartfelt marathon!