Turn you Valentine’s Day into a Valentine’s Weekend! And on one of the nights in – the best way to celebrate your love is to cuddle up in front of the TV with a good movie. Check out the following list of the best romantic movies that are perfect to watch this romantic weekend:
Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Directed and written by Baz Luhrmann, this romantic film is an adaptation and modernization of William Shakespeare’s tragedy Romeo and Juliet. Leo DiCaprio and Claire Danes take on the leading roles as Romeo and Juliet. Forbidden and eternal love story is a perfect film to watch on the most romantic day of the year!
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Nominated for this year’s Academy Awards, this film is directed by Luca Guadagnino and stars Armie Hammer and Timothee Chalamet. The story is set in Northern Italy in 1983, and it follows a summer relationship of a 17-year-old Elio (Chalamet) and a visiting graduate student Oliver (Hammer). Great acting and beautiful cinematography – it’s everything you’re looking for in a film.
Notting Hill (1999)
Starring Julia Roberts and Hugh Grant, this film is a romantic story of a simple bookshop owner, whose life changes when he meets the most famous film star in the world. The film is directed by Roger Michell and written by Richard Curtis. Roberts and Grant’s perfect chemistry is the number one reason to watch this film!
This romantic period drama film is directed by Todd Haynes and is based on a 1952 romance novel The Price of Salt by Patricia Highsmith. In the movie, an aspiring photographer develops an intimate relationship with an older woman in 1950s New York. The movie stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara.
The Notebook (2004)
Last but not least, The Notebook will always make the list of the best romantic movies! The film stars Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a young couple who fall in love in the 1940s. Based on Nicholas Sparks’ novel of the same name, this is a must-watch on Valentine’s Day!