It’s February, which means it’s time to buy your loved one’s tokens of affection for Valentine’s Day. But love and romance isn’t just limited to a day, and if you’re in the mood to watch as many romantic movies as possible this month, we’ve got you covered with the best movies available to stream on Disney +.
And we don’t just look at regular old Disney + as a Star either, the February 23 launch will bring a bevy of Disney + Star content and a few romantic classics from all years. Now is a good time to sign up for the streamer as the price is set to increase to Â£ 7.99 per month (Â£ 79.99 for the year).
Here’s our pick of the best movies to watch on Disney + for those craving romance – including a few on the way later this month.
Katherine Heigel directs this 2008 romantic comedy starring Jane, a woman who has been a bridesmaid 27 times without ever being the bride. But when her sister becomes engaged to the man of her affection, Jane becomes their wedding planner and, well, everything turns out well as you would expect.
The beauty and the Beast
There are many Disney classics that we could have chosen to include here, but we chose to go with the tale that is as old as time. Beauty and the Beast was of course remade in 2017 in a live-action movie starring Emma Watson and while there are things to love about this update, the 1991 version remains the definitive version for us. and is just as good to watch now as it was when it was released 30 years ago (!).
Crazy / Beautiful (Coming February 23)
Released in 2001, the Kirsten Dunst-directed film may be a romantic teen drama, but it’s to the credit of the cinema that it does its best to avoid the genre traps it could have so easily been in. fall. It might not be the fluffy type of romantic flick like most of the others on the list, but it’s worth checking out if you haven’t already.
Never been kissed
Never Been Kissed is a lot of fun and really cute, despite a premise that extends the credibility a bit. Drew Barrymore plays Josie Geller, a 25-year-old journalist sent undercover to a high school. There, she falls in love with one of the teachers and has to control her feelings for him while keeping her blanket in place.
The parents trap
Back in the days when Lindsey Lohan was a child star, she did wonders here as two twins, separated at birth, and each living with one of their parents. Years later, they reunite and come up with a plan that will see their parents reunite, reuniting their whole family.
Pretty Woman (Coming February 23)
One of the flagship romantic comedies to ever make, Pretty Woman tells the story of Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts), a struggling Hollywood prostitute who discovers her life changes dramatically when she gets involved with Edward Lewis (Richard Gere). . It might not perform as well in front of a 2021 audience as it did when it was released in 1990, but it’s still a fun watch – thanks in large part to the performances of both protagonists.
Romancing the Stone (Coming February 23)
Very fun this one. Romancing the Stone is a classic ’80s film that stars Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner and deserves a spot on this list because not only does it have strong romance at its core with two tracks with great chemistry, but it also has a Fun action scenes too – to watch if you live with someone who doesn’t love romantic movies as much as you do.
One of Tom Hanks’ first vehicles in a movie that starred him opposite Daryl Hannah, this one isn’t your standard fare as it involves a man falling for a woman, only to find out she’s in. makes a mermaid. Fun fact, this was the first movie to be released by Touchstone Pictures, a branch of Disney designed to be able to release more adult-oriented films.
While you were sleeping
The always charming Sandra Bullock directs the cast in While You Were Sleeping where she plays Lucy who saves the life of Peter Callaghan when he is pushed on train tracks. But Peter is in a coma, and a series of events lead everyone, including Peter’s friends and family, to believe the couple are engaged.
Romeo + Juliet by William Shakespeare (coming February 23)
In 1996, Leonardo Dicaprio and Claire Danes directed Romeo and Juliet, which remains a fantastic watch even after a generation of us were forced to watch it several times during school days. Of course, it’s not the happiest love story ever, but it’s hard not to get carried away by the journey of these characters who are perfectly interpreted by both protagonists – a mind-blowing soundtrack also.
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