The holiday favorite Love in fact is one of those movies that we hopeless romantics keep coming back to. No matter how cheesy and over the top this movie can be, and no matter how many lines we can recite throughout the movie because we’ve pretty much memorized the entire script at this point, we just don’t seem to be. have had enough of this.
Yet as much as we adore Love Really, there are countless romance movies that you absolutely must see in the spirit of Valentine’s Day. What are some of these amazing love movies that are sure to touch your heart? Keep reading to find out!
ten ISN’T IT ROMANTIC (2019)
Even if Isn’t that romantic, starring Rebel Wilson, is designed to poke fun at romantic comedies, it’s a romantic comedy in itself. Although it is much wiser than the average commercialized romantic comedy as it criticizes all the sexist and homophobic stereotypes that many films of this genre succumb to, but deep down this film is a perfect romantic comedy. Why? Because it’s as romantic as it is comical.
Remember in Love in fact when Laura Linney’s character, Sarah, fell madly in love with her colleague, Karl? Isn’t that romantic has a similar love affair at work with the one and only Adam Devine, but luckily for Wilson’s character, things go a lot easier for his office romance than for poor Sarah. If you wanted Sarah to have the coworker love story she sure deserved, check out Isn’t that romantic.
9 NO ROPES ATTACHED (2011)
No strings attached, starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher, is the perfect Valentine’s Day movie to watch once February 14th arrives. Created by the brain behind New girl, Elizabeth Meriwether, the film centers on the characters of Portman and Kutcher who go from a one-night stand to a “friends with benefits” relationship.
Yet in the process, even as they try to deny their feelings, they fall deeply in love. It reminds us of the scenario of Love in fact revolving around John and Judy. In both plots, their relationship only really blossomed when after they saw each other naked.
8 CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (2017)
Call me by your name is a film as beautiful as it is heartbreaking. With Timothée Chalamet (Elio) and Armie Hammer (Oliver), the film revolves around two young men who fall in love with each other in northern Italy, 1983. The alchemy between Chalamet and Hammer is mesmerizing and the dialogue will take your breath away.
Similar to the relationship between Mark and Juliet in Love in fact, Elio assumes that Oliver hates him at first and vice versa. Yet, in reality, the only reason they act coldly towards each other at the start of their relationship is because they’ve developed deep feelings for each other, but they don’t. not know how to express them due to the circumstances of their forbidden bond. Seems familiar?
7 IT’S JUST NOT THAT IN YOU (2009)
He’s just not very interested is quite similar to Love in fact in the sense that it supports several different stories that all tie together perfectly at the end. This film has a terrific cast, including stars such as Jennifer Aniston, Ben Affleck, Scarlett Johansson, Ginnifer Goodwin, and a long list of other unforgettable actors who always leave an impression in the romantic comedy genre. It’s a great movie for anyone looking for a sense of hope on Valentine’s Day.
6 WHEN HARRY MEETS SALLY (1989)
When Harry meets Sally is considered one of the most classic romantic comedy films of all time, and for good reason. Starring Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal, this Nora Ephron film single-handedly changed the game for the rom-com genre by offering a witty take on the concept of male / female friendships. Is it really possible for men and women to just be friends without getting in the way of the sex part?
If you couldn’t get enough of the friendship between Billy Mack and Joe in Love in fact, you’ll see an even better Platonic Friendship evolve throughout When Harry meets Sally with an added touch of emotions as the film progresses.
5 SAINT VALENTINE (2010)
Of course, one of the best movies to snuggle up on on Valentine’s Day is none other than the movie. Valentine’s day! This movie is filled with fun and excitement, and the huge set of famous cast members is one of the reasons Valentine’s day is not to be forgotten. Similar to Love in fact, Valentine’s day has several different romantic plots that are interconnected with each other. Sure, it’s a bit cheesy and over the top, but isn’t that exactly what Valentine’s Day is?
4 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (1991)
The beauty and the Beast is a perfect Disney movie for Valentine’s Day. No matter how old you are, anyone can fall in love with this movie again during the romance holidays. The film explores the relationship between two opposites who end up caring deeply for each other, and they even discover that they share passionate feelings. The music and animation are beautiful enough to make this Disney movie an unforgettable classic.
Fans of the story of Mark and Juliet in Love in fact will enjoy the relationship between Beauty and the Beast, as they both face the pain of unrequited feelings. Yet luckily for the Beast, Belle’s feelings finally returned. And he lived happily ever after!
3 BEFORE SUNRISE (1995)
Before sunrise is a mind-boggling film about two complete strangers, Jesse and Celine, who decide to try their luck by spending the day together in Vienna. They do this despite the fact that they don’t know each other at all. It’s a risk they are both willing to take, even though they live on the other side of the world. Yet their bond with each other is so strong that they just can’t help themselves. Any true romance fan will fall madly in love with Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy in this 1995 Richard Linklater film, and with a score of 100% on Rotten Tomatoes, it’s clear that Before sunrise is a movie you can’t miss.
If you liked the story between Jamie and Aurelia in Love in fact, Before sunrise has a similar concept of two strangers with cultural differences falling madly in love with each other almost at the same time.
2 FORGET SARAH MARSHALL (2008)
Forget Sarah Marshall is a wildly funny wellness classic and the perfect movie to snuggle up against on Valentine’s Day. This movie is especially good for anyone struggling with grief over a recent breakup.
This film produced by Judd Apatow with Jason Segel and Mila kunis is sure to provide a beacon of light for anyone who might be in the Lonely Hearts Club right now. If you like the “rock bottom” story with Billy Mack in Love in fact, Forget Sarah Marshall has the same comical and cynical tone in the first half of the film that fans of the Mack story are sure to enjoy.
1 THE WEDDING SINGER (1998)
And finally, The wedding singer is the perfect movie to watch on Valentine’s Day. This classic hit starring Adam Sandler (Robbie) and Drew Barrymore (Julia), centers around a man and woman who become close friends after agreeing to sing at their wedding. They realize that there is an incredible spark between them and that maybe Robbie should be more than the singer at Julia’s wedding.
In Love in fact, as we all know, the character of Emma Thompson is cheated on by her husband played by Alan Rickman. Julia in The wedding singer also deals with unfaithful partner, but fans of Love in fact will probably appreciate the fact that Julia refuses to settle for the cheater and instead switches to a much nicer guy. This is the script we all secretly wanted for the character of Thompson that she sadly never received.
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