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💕Top 20 Romantic Movies and TV Shows to Set the Mood for Valentine's Day Week!

Updated: Feb 12


Valentine's Day is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate than cozying up with a good watch that tugs at your heartstrings? From recent hits to timeless classics, there's something for everyone on this list. Whether you're in the mood for a laugh, a cry, or a little bit of both, these TV shows and movies are sure to deliver the feels. So grab some tissues, your favorite snacks, and get ready to swoon over love in all its forms with these picks:


  1. One Day (Netflix) - Follow Ema and Dex as they navigate life and love, meeting on the same day each year to catch up on where they're at. (Started this one last night so I had to include it on the list, still in the midst of it so not sure how it ends yet.) YIKES! I finished this one and it had me in tears! Just a cry-alert warning.

  2. Your Place or Mine (Netflix) - A heartwarming romantic comedy about unexpected connections and second chances.

  3. Always Be My Maybe (Netflix) - A charming tale of childhood friends turned potential lovers, with plenty of laughs along the way.

  4. Past Lives (Paramount+ Showtime) - A poignant exploration of love transcending time and space, weaving together interconnected stories of romance.

  5. Love at First Sight (Netflix) - A whimsical romantic comedy about the magic of love, sparked by an unexpected encounter.

  6. Daisy Jones and The Six (Prime) - A captivating drama chronicling the rise and fall of a legendary rock band, intertwined with passionate love affairs.

  7. Outlander (Netflix) - An epic romance set against the backdrop of historical Scotland, blending time travel, adventure, and undying love.

  8. Crazy, Stupid, Love - A hilarious yet heartfelt exploration of love and relationships, following a group of interconnected characters navigating the complexities of modern romance.

  9. Bridgerton (all seasons, Netflix) - A lavish period drama filled with scandal, intrigue, and steamy romances set in Regency-era London.

  10. Love Hard (Netflix) - A delightful romantic comedy with a twist, as a woman's quest for love takes an unexpected turn.

  11. La La Land - A modern-day musical masterpiece that sweeps audiences off their feet with its enchanting tale of love and ambition in Los Angeles.

  12. A Star is Born (any version) - A timeless story of love and sacrifice, following the turbulent relationship between a seasoned musician and a rising star.

  13. West Side Story (both the classic and the recent adaptation) - A timeless tale of star-crossed lovers caught in the midst of rivalry and prejudice in 1950s New York City.

  14. The Holiday - A heartwarming romantic comedy that follows two women who swap homes for the holidays and find unexpected love in the process.

  15. The Proposal - A charming romantic comedy about a high-powered executive who faces deportation and enlists her assistant to pose as her fiancé.

  16. Ghost - A poignant supernatural romance that transcends death, as a grieving widow connects with her late husband's spirit to uncover the truth behind his murder.

  17. Dirty Dancing - An iconic coming-of-age romance set in the summer of 1963, featuring electrifying dance numbers and a forbidden love story.

  18. When Harry Met Sally - A timeless romantic comedy exploring the age-old question: Can men and women truly be friends, or does love always get in the way? (This is one of my fav rom-coms!)

  19. The Notebook - An enduring love story spanning decades, as a young couple's romance is tested by social barriers, war, and the passage of time. (I cry every time I watch this!!! Love it)

  20. Titanic - An epic romance set against the backdrop of the ill-fated RMS Titanic, as two star-crossed lovers defy class boundaries and strive to be together, even as disaster looms. (This is my all-time favorite!!)

I know there are so many more that are so good, but these are the ones that came to mind and I would watch again!


Whether you're in the mood for a romantic comedy, a classic tearjerker, or something in between, these picks are guaranteed to make your Valentine's Day a memorable one. So dim the lights, snuggle up, and let the love stories unfold!

Happy TV Time!! 🍿

Diana

Screens in Focus


The Notebook: Noah (Ryan Gosling) and Allie (Rachel McAdams) embracing in the rain.

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