1) Sixteen Candles
This 1980s classic follows the high school student Sam Baker, played by Molly Ringwald, on her ‘forgotten’ 16th birthday and her struggles with her infatuation to upper-classman Jake Ryan when he mistakenly gets his hands on a sex quiz Sam had filled out. This innocent yet laugh-out-loud film is sure to please.
2) Forgetting Sarah Marshall
This romantic comedy follows a man, played by Jason Segel, who is tempted to chase the wrong girl, Kristen Bell, when seemingly ignoring his soul mate, Mila Kunis. This hilarious film filled with nudity, tears, laughter and Russell Brand is sure to make this Valentine’s Day one filled with laughter.
3) 10 Things I Hate About You
This film led to breakout roles for both Julia Stiles and Heath Ledger. Patrick, played by Ledger, is initially paid to charm Kat, played by Stiles, as part of an elaborate scheme. The two teens form a relationship and Kat is understandably upset when she finds out about the scheme followed by a heartfelt apology from Patrick.
This a heartwarming story of a girl named Juno, played by Ellen Page, who surprisingly becomes pregnant after losing her virginity to Paulie, played by Michael Cera. With many ups and downs, this Oscar nominated film is sure to bring laughs and warm feelings this Valentine’s Day.
5) 500 Days of Summer
This film is a non-conventional romantic comedy that is sure to emphasize the delicate nature of romantic relationships. The movie jumps back and forth between 500 days and shows a couples initial meeting as well as a breakup and everything in between. This film shows relationship expectations and reality clearly, yet is still sure to bring out many emotions in its viewers.