Top 10 Romantic Movies for Valentine's Day

Are you looking for a romantic flick to watch with your love this Valentine's Day? We have a list of movies that span the decades with unforgettable stories mixing passion and heartbreak. Whether you prefer classic or modern, sappy or funny, there is something for you on this list. Dig through your DVD stash or find a place to rent one, and get ready to curl up with your sweetie to watch one of these top 10 romantic movies for Valentine's Day.


  • No top 10 list of romantic movies would be complete without Casablanca, a classic film of lost love and redemption.

  • Sometimes love isn’t at first sight, but the characters in African Queen demonstrate the power of opposite attraction as they overcome their contrary ways and wartime hardships to fall in love.

  • The heart-breaking conclusion of Love Story demonstrates the ultimate sacrifices that sometimes must be made in the course of love.

  • Even if you can’t relate to the rebellious romance between a rich girl and a boy from the wrong side of the tracks, the seductive dance moves and sultry music in Dirty Dancing makes it a hot choice for Valentine’s Day viewing.

  • Even death couldn’t stop the love that Patrick Swayze's character in Ghost has for his girlfriend, giving us hope that true love does, indeed, last forever.

  • With its palpable chemistry between Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks in Sleepless in Seattle proves that true love can happen by chance, and has a soundtrack to inspire romance in any relationship.

  • One for the guys as well as the girls, Jerry Maguire combines sports and romance into a story that makes you realize the most important things in life are the people by your side.

  • In Titanic, the rush and intensity of love between Rose and Jack captured the hearts of millions. This top-grossing film tells the story of how love overcomes class differences, disaster and, even, death.

  • Though set during the holiday season, Love Actually is a top pick for Valentine’s Day, too, telling 10 separate love stories that display all the characteristics of love – infatuation, denial, passion and heartache.

  • It’s a tearjerker, but The Notebook is the ultimate Valentine’s Day romance about true love that remains despite family disapproval, war and illness.

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