50+ Movies and Shows to Binge-Watch Before, On, and After Valentine’s Day

    50+ Movies and Shows to Binge-Watch Before, On, and After Valentine’s Day

    Dive in a Valentine’s Day movie-watching session with this long list of romantic and not very romantic comedies, dramas, and shows. We’ve covered all ...

    Dive in a Valentine’s Day movie-watching session with this long list of romantic and not very romantic comedies, dramas, and shows. We’ve covered all the major streaming services so that everyone has a chance to watch something great on their favorite platform. No spoilers, everything’s fair and square. Enjoy!

    Netflix Valentine’s Day Movies

    If you stream movies and shows from Netflix,  don’t miss these front-pagers. It’s awesome to see how the team behind Netflix adds more and more old classics to the platform along with new Netflix Originals.

    Love, Wedding, Repeat (2020)

    Another story of an extraordinary wedding. This is the type of comedy you crave to watch in your jammies with a box of chocolates. Light, romantic, and funny.

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    Marriage Story

    Marriage Story (2019)

    A wonderful drama about marriage and family directed by incredible Noah Baumbach. This story is relatable to many of us, and it’s no wonder the picture got nominated for Golden Globe and British Academy Film Awards. Enjoy unforgettable performances of Scarlett Johansson, Adam Driver, Laura Dern, and Ray Liotta.

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    Notting Hill (1999)

    There are movies that you can rewatch many-many times. We believe this is the one. A good-old story of a charming bookshop owner (Hugh Grant), who falls in love with an alluring global star (Julia Roberts).

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    Yesterday (2019)

    Imagine a world where everyone forgot about the Beatles. And now imagine a struggling musician, who shows the Beatles to the world, again. A hilarious romantic fantasy directed by incredible Danny Boyle.

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    Always Be My Maybe (2019)

    Sasha and Marcus used to be best friends, so everyone thought they’re just made for each other. After a 15-year break, they reconnect to discover whether they’re really meant to be together. A great romantic comedy for Valentine’s Day.

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    All the Bright Places

    All the Bright Places (2020)

    Enjoy great performances of Elle Fanning and Justice Smith in this teenage drama which teaches us that even the smallest things matter and can even change our lives.

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    When We First Met (2018)

    “When we first met” is a great comedy to enjoy on Valentine’s Day. It has a great “Back to the Future” vibe but with a modern twist.

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    To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018)

    If you want to watch a rom-com with your 14-year-old (or older) kid, this is a great option. This is the teenage drama that someone might even find relatable, while for others, it’s gonna be a fun experience with a touch of nostalgic longing for school years.

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    Rebecca (2020)


    This extraordinary story will delight even demanding movie-watchers! Watch stunning performances of Lily James, Armie Hammer, and Kristin Scott Thomas in this aesthetically-pleasing picture.

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    Love, Death + Robots

    Love, Death + Robots (2019)

    This mind-bending sci-fi series deserves to be mentioned in any shows-to-binge list. Immerse in the exciting world of animation, where each episode is an artwork and a story definitely worth watching.

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    We simply couldn’t keep this aesthetically-pleasing thriller to ourselves. It may be a prejudice, but “Ratched” is a wonderful picture to watch any time and feel that it’s worth every minute you’ve spent with it. Incredible acting by Sarah Paulson, Finn Wittrock, Cynthia Nixon, and Judy Davis will leave you astonished.

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    The Other Boleyn Girl (2008)

    Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, and Eric Bana will tell you a great tale of two sisters, Mary and Anna Boleyn, confronting each other in a life-long war for the love of King Henry VIII. The picture is partially based on true events.

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    Apple TV Valentine’s Day Movies

    Apple TV pleases us with bold, extraordinary movies to stream. Grab your drinks and snacks and take a couple of moments to be delighted by modern inspiring stories as well as heartfelt dramas on Valentine’s Day.

    Crazy Rich Asians (2018)

    Enjoy a quirky romantic comedy about Rachel Chu (Constance Wu), who’s definitely a New York soul, going to Singapore to meet her boyfriend’s (Henry Golding) crazy rich Asian family.

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    Lady Bird

    Lady Bird (2017)

    The picture that finally made talented Greta Gerwig a globally famous and admired director. Beloved Saoirse Ronan plays the leading role of a teenage girl and her rebel life in Sacramento, California. It has gained 99% great reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, which means it’s critically acclaimed as a movie worth adding to your bucket list.

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    Hala (2019)

    Hala is a heartwarming but rather dramatic story of a seventeen-year-old Pakistani American girl on her journey to self-discovery.

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    Call Me by Your Name (2017)

    This is a bold and beautiful drama that has shaken the world in 2017. Dive in the atmosphere of 80’s sunny Italy in this extraordinary love story between a seventeen-year-old student and an older man. Tomatometer gave it 94% approval, while Timothée Chalamet and Armie Hammer made this story so plausible that it made a buzz all over social media and tabloids.

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    Trying (2020)

    A hilarious comedy about Jason and Nikki, who struggle on their way to adoption, because a baby is the only thing they want but can’t have.

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    Brooklyn (2015)


    Enjoy 50’s Brooklyn in this incredible romantic drama, where an Irish immigrant has to decide whether to choose the love of her future or stay with the love of her past. Wonderful performances of Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, and Domhnall Gleeson won’t leave you indifferent.

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    Dickinson (2019)

    The same old story but told in a quirky, contemporary way that feels like a breath of fresh air. Enjoy this comedy about one of the most important figures in American poetry, Emily Elizabeth Dickinson (Hailee Steinfeld).

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    On the Rocks

    On the Rocks (2020)

    All the fans of Bill Murray should definitely watch this amazing comedy, where his charming character embarks on a journey through New York with his daughter (Rashida Jones).

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    Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

    All the fans of “Mamma mia!” are definitely screaming from excitement. The heartwarming story continues after 5 years. Enjoy fantastic performances of Lily James, Amanda Seyfried, and Meryl Streep in this wonderful musical.

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    Carol (2015)

    A beautiful tale of a romance between an alluring wealthy woman and a younger department store clerk. The picture was nominated for Golden Globe and was ranked by the British Film Institute as the best LGBT film of all time. Wonderful performances of Cate Blanchett, Rooney Mara, Sarah Paulson will leave all their fans breathless.

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    The Proposal (2009)

    Who doesn’t love to rewatch a good-old comedy with Sandra Bullock and Ryan Reynolds on Valentine’s Day? Well, maybe you don’t. Anyway, this funny romantic story definitely has millions of fans all over the world. If you haven’t watched it already, it’s about time.

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    HBO Valentine’s Day Movies

    We feel like there’s never a what-to-watch problem with HBO. With hundreds of fantastic HBO Originals, you’re stoked up for many weekends ahead.

    Euphoria (2019)


    Euphoria is a difficult story about teenagers that are rather made for their parents. Rotten Tomatoes critics gave this picture 90% validation and described it as series “Following a group of high school students as they navigate love and friendships in a world of drugs, sex, drama, and social media”. Not a romantic comedy but definitely a picture worth seeing and feeling.

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    Big Little Lies (2017)

    Big Little LiesA remarkable drama series that won’t leave viewers indifferent. The all-star cast proves the Emmy-nominated series to be worth watching: Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Shailene Woodley, Zoë Kravitz, Adam Scott, Laura Dern, James Tupper, Alexander Skarsgård, and Meryl Streep.

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    I May Destroy You (2020)

    An eccentric drama, questioning the always-relevant matter of sexual consent and exploitation. Watch the life of Arabella who struggles to make her way in London. A liberating, contemporary picture that deserves to be seen.

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    Emma (2020)

    Another film adaptation of the novel “Emma” by Jane Austen, starring charming Anya Taylor-Joy, who’s now very famous for her leading part in Queen’s Gambit as Beth Harmon. Don’t miss this one!

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    The Photograph (2020)

    “The Photograph” is a perfect Valentine’s Day movie to watch if you want to see something beautiful and romantic. It will definitely make you feel that chemistry between Issa Rae and Lakeith Stanfield.

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    I Used to Go Here

    I Used to Go Here (2020)

    Want to watch a heartwarming story about college? This one’s for you. Lovely Gillian Jacobs stars in this romantic comedy as a novelist who returns to her alma mater to teach and discovers her new self through the lives of her students.

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    Revolutionary Road (2008)

    Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet come back to screens as a couple since Titanic, in this moving drama about a crumbling marriage.

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    Endings, Beginnings (2020)

    Enjoy Shailene Woodley, Jamie Dornan, and Sebastian Stan in this touching romantic drama about a woman who struggles to find peace and true love in a world of heartbreak.

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    Cruel Intentions (1999)

    Do you have a feeling that there’s nothing similar to “Cruel Intentions”? The story is about rich, powerful, and spoiled step-siblings, who want to seduce their school headmaster’s daughter. It may not be a movie particularly for Valentine’s Day, but who knows? Watching this bold story feels like a good idea if you want to see amazing performances of young-and-beautiful Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe, and Reese Witherspoon.

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    The High Note (2020)

    The High Note

    It’s not a romantic comedy about couples but it is the “Devil Wears Prada” type, which works perfectly fine for Valentine’s Day if you have a mood for something funny and effortless. “The High Note” is a splendid story about a world-famous singer (Tracee Ellis Ross) and her assistant (Dakota Johnson) on the verge of an important decision that can change their lives.

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    Hulu Valentine’s Day Movies

    Your movie-watching journey doesn’t stop if you still don’t have a Hulu subscription. Explore hundreds of great Hulu Originals along with old and new classics.

    Electric Love (2018)

    Watch four couples giving a chance to online dating apps to find love. This comedy can brighten your evening if you’re a movie nerd, who’s already seen all rom-coms in the world (except this one).

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    Palm Springs (2020)

    Watch gorgeous performances of Andy Samberg, Cristin Milioti, and J.K. Simmons in this hilarious comedy-fantasy. A perfect, delightful movie to watch with your boo on Valentine’s Day, if you simply want to have fun.

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    Premature (2019)


    “Premature” is a sweet and beautiful movie about a seventeen-year-old girl, who falls in love with a mysterious guy, older than her and who has totally different life goals. It seems like this oldy-moldy “a young girl meets a cool guy right before she has to leave for college” type of story will never get old. Worth seeing!

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    Things to Come (2016)

    Isabelle Huppert, André Marcon, and Roman Kolinka will tell you a heartfelt story of a middle-aged woman, losing her husband, mother, great memories, and passion all at once. It’s hard not to fall in love with the heroine in this inspiring and life-asserting drama.

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    When Harry Met Sally

    When Harry Met Sally (1989)

    When Harry met Sally, he made a woman friend. And Sally always knew exactly what she wanted. This is possibly one of the most quotable rom-coms ever. You should definitely see the iconic performances of Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan, and Carrie Fisher if you haven’t already.

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    Dirty Dancing (1987)

    How can this movie not be on the list of movies to watch on Valentines’ Day? With perfect performances of Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, and Jerry Orbach—Rotten Tomatoes featured an excellent critics consensus about it:

    —Like its winsome characters, Dirty Dancing uses impressive choreography and the power of song to surmount a series of formidable obstacles.

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    The Twilight Saga (2008-2012)

    These days, it’s really hard to find a person who doesn’t know about this vampire saga. Having millions of fans all over the world, “Twilight” tells the story of Bella Swan, a high-school student, who falls in love with a vampire. Being called one of the most romantic stories by the fans, “Twilight” probably won’t impress those who aren’t. However, this could be a movie to watch on Valentine’s Day, if you haven’t seen it yet.

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    I Feel Pretty (2018)

    This is definitely a feel-good comedy to watch on Valentine’s Day. It’s not just about love but about loving yourself and feeling good in your body. Wonderful Amy Schumer, Tom Hopper, Michelle Williams, and Emily Ratajkowski will delight your evening with a good laugh.

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    Normal People (2020)

    Watch two completely different people from a small town in Ireland form a very tender but complicated relationship throughout their lives. Definitely a difficult but mesmerizing drama series to watch on Valentine’s Day. “Normal People” might be relatable to someone or even heartbreaking, so watch out if you have a mood for something funny.

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    High Fidelity (2020)

    High Fidelity

    Remember the 2000’s movie of the same name with John Cusack? That romance and soundtrack are still so iconic, that now we have a chance to watch the more contemporary version of the same story with Zoë Kravitz in the leading role. Stylish, heartwarming, and funny, the series will leave you craving for more. And the official soundtrack is likely to become the next favorite playlist.

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    If Beale Street Could Talk (2018)

    A difficult but very beautiful story of a couple striving to be together through devastating obstacles. The picture won the Academy Award and the Golden Globe.

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    The Princess Bride (1987)

    It is a true fairytale for kids and their parents directed by Rob Reiner. “The Princess Bride” is definitely worth watching and rewatching! Brilliant performances of Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, and Wallace Shawn will surely delight you.

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    Amazon Prime Video Valentine’s Day Movies

    Amazon has tons of romantic and not romantic movies to watch. It’s great news for everyone, who has already seen everything on Netflix and HBO.

    Sylvie’s Love (2020)

    This movie is a heartfelt story of two people in love with music, movies, and each other. She works in a record store and he is an aspiring saxophonist. Their love sparkles a life-long romantic adventure worth seeing. Enjoy incredible Tessa Thompson, Nnamdi Asomugha, and Eva Longoria.

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    Life Itself

    Life Itself (2018)

    “Life Itself” reveals us love stories of several generations, unwinding in a captivating tale. This is a great romance to watch any time, not just on Valentine’s Day. It will definitely make you cry, laugh, and then cry again. Appreciate the all-star cast: Oscar Isaac, Olivia Wilde, Annette Bening, Olivia Cooke, Antonio Banderas, Isabel Durant, Lorenza Izzo, and Samuel L. Jackson.

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    The Big Sick (2017)

    An awesome romantic comedy for a V-Day eve. Give it a chance and let Kumail Nanjiani and Zoe Kazan make you feel a bit uncomfortable but genuinely laugh at the same time.

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    How Stella Got Her Groove Back (1998)

    Stella’s Jamaica vacation turns into a romance with a guy, who’s 20 years younger. But will this relationship stand a chance? Find out, if you still didn’t have a chance to. “How Stella Got Her Groove Back” is a great movie for an amorous holiday like Valentine’s Day. Enjoy moving acting by Angela Bassett, Taye Diggs, and Whoopi Goldberg in this 98’s rom-com.

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    The Handmaiden (2016)

    Looking for a crazy, weird, but really engaging tale? This is it. “The Handmaiden” is not about butterflies-in-the-stomach kind of love. It’s a crime drama that made a big buzz back in 2016 and won the BAFTA Award. Stunning Korean actors Kim Min-hee, Jung-woo Ha, and Cho Jin-Woong will astonish you with their impeccable performances.

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    A Simple Favor (2018)

    A Simple Favor

    It’s not a romantic tale about love but surely a great movie to watch any time. The story is about two mothers, who form an unlikely friendship and then one of them suddenly goes missing, which stirs an adventure and multiple plot twists. Anna Kendrick, Blake Lively, and Henry Golding in the leading roles will entertain you all the way till the end.

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    The F Word/What If (2013)

    Wallace is not lucky when it comes to relationships, while Chantry has a boyfriend. Watch these two funny and good-looking people bond in a really great friendship. An adorable romantic comedy starring Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Adam Driver, and Mackenzie Davis.

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    Two Night Stand

    Two Night Stand (2014)

    Miles Teller, Analeigh Tipton, Jessica Szohr, and Kid Cudi are playing in this funny, feel-good comedy. Watch two young adults being forced to spend two nights together instead of one because of the snowstorm.

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    Modern Love (2019)

    Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to watch this wonderful series based on the New York Times’ column and weekly podcast. An amazing cast will tell you several true stories of people, who are following their dreams, struggling on their way to success, and looking for true love in New York. Don’t miss it!

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    Wrapping up

    We hope you’ll find a couple of new movies and series on the list to turn your Valentine’s Day into a massive binge-watching session.

    Watch great movies about love, feel the love, share the love. We wish you a happy Valentine’s Day ❤️

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