Most Romantic Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day

As Valentine's Day grows closer, now is the time for spending moments with that special person in your life and doing all the holiday essentials: having a candle-lit dinner, buying them that special gift you've had mentally bookmarked for months, and of course, watching a romantic movie or two next to a fireplace (or space heater, if you're in short supply). 

With February 14th nearly here, we thought it'd be nice to highlight some of the most romantic movies of all time, spanning those multiple romantic subgenres.

Most Romantic Movies to Watch on Valentine’s Day

Is it any surprise that Titanic, the modern-day equivalent of Gone with the Wind, is on this list? Aside from Cameron's sci-fi epics, it's probably his best film, portraying a heartfelt romance in the midst of one of the most infamous tragedies in recent historical memory.


Jack Dawson (Leonardo di Caprio) is a poor American artist who wins steerage tickets for the luxurious, transcontinental passenger liner, the RMS Titanic. Onboard, he meets the upper class, unhappy Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet).

Set in a modern-day nursing home, an elderly man (James Garner) recalls the story of a poor lumber worker (Ryan Gosling) who falls for a rich woman (Rachel McAdams) in 1940s South Carolina, as told to a fellow resident (Gena Rowlands).

The Notebook

Together, they share a passionate romance that nearly becomes undone by their differing social classes.

As you might expect, there have been many adaptations based on Jane Austen's classic 1814 novel. Most of them are certainly worth watching and boast their individual strengths.

Pride & Prejudice (2005)

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