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Best movies for hopeless romantic singles to watch this Valentine's Day

List of 10 must-watch hopeless romantic movies for single people on Valentine's Day

Javeria Ahmed

Best movies for hopeless romantic singles to watch this Valentine's Day

List of 10 must-watch hopeless romantic movies for single people on Valentine's Day

Best movies for hopeless romantic singles to watch this Valentines Day
Best movies for hopeless romantic singles to watch this Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day is marked on 14 February to celebrate love and affection with your partner, but if you are hopelessly single, you can indulge in the magic of love by watching some classic and timeless romantic movies.

If you're a devoted romantic at heart but don’t have a partner on Valentine's Day, or whether a hopeless romantic or simply looking for a cosy night, this curated list of hopeless romantic movies will make your day more special.

List of 10 must-watch hopeless romantic movies on this Valentine's Day:

Here's a list of 10 must-watch hopeless romantic movies for single people that will leave you feeling warm and fuzzy this Valentine's Day.

The Notebook:

The Notebook is a romantic drama film released in 2004. The screenplay, crafted by Jeremy Leven and Jan Sardi, is based on Nicholas Sparks' 1996 novel with the same title.

It revolves around the tale of young couple a young couple, Noah Calhoun and Allie Hamilton, who discover love during the 1940s and the story unfolds as an elderly man reads their story from a notebook to a fellow resident in a nursing home in the present day.

Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind:

The 2004 film,  Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, directed by Michel Gondry and written by Charlie Kaufman, is based on a story by Gondry, Kaufman, and Pierre Bismuth. 

The movie depicts the journey of two individuals who opt for a procedure to erase each other from their memories after their relationship falls apart.

Pride and Prejudice:

Pride & Prejudice, released in 2005 and directed by Joe Wright is an adaptation of Jane Austen's 1813 novel. 

The story is based on five sisters from an English family, and addresses themes of marriage, morality, and misunderstandings.  Elizabeth Bennet and her counterpart, Mr. Darcy, were the main characters of this classic romantic tale.

Safe Haven:

Safe Haven is a 2013 romantic fantasy drama thriller film.

The storyline follows a young woman with a mystifying history who reaches in Southport, North Carolina and her bond with a widower pushes her to face a hidden and haunting mystery.

Second Chances:

Second Chances is directed by Rick Walker in 2022 and the plot revolves around a thrift store employee embarking on a covert mission to reunite a couple after discovering a torn love note in an old handbag, all while navigating her romantic feelings.

The Fault in Our Stars:

The Fault in Our Stars is a 2014 American coming-of-age romance film directed by Josh Boone. The story is based on a sixteen-year-old cancer patient, forced by her parents to attend a support group, where she meets and afterwards falls in love with another cancer patient.

Serendipity:

Serendipity, a romantic comedy film released in 2001 and directed by Peter Chelsom, follows the journey of a couple searching for each other years after the night they initially met, fell in love, and parted ways.

However, their persistent conviction that fate would ultimately bring them back together drives the story.

Amélie:

Released in 2001 and directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet, Amélie is a French romantic comedy film. The narrative revolves around a reserved and peculiar waitress, who takes it upon herself to positively impact the lives of those around her, all the while grappling with her own sense of isolation.

When Harry Met Sally:

When Harry Met Sally is a romantic comedy-drama film from 1989, helmed by director Rob Reiner. The narrative outlines the characters' journey from their initial meeting in Chicago, sharing a drive to New York, to twelve years of serendipitous encounters in the bustling city. The central theme of the film revolves around the exploration of whether men and women can truly maintain a platonic friendship.

Romeo + Juliet:

The 1996 romantic crime film Romeo + Juliet was directed, produced, and co-written by Baz Luhrmann. The movie revolves around two teenagers who, against the backdrop of their feuding families, develop a passionate love for each other.


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