Valentine’s Day does not necessarily mean you have to go out for a celebration. It can be as simple as watching some Valentine’s movies on Netflix, cuddling each other at home. Luckily, Netflix has a wide range of content on love, so much so that you cannot finish watching it in a day. To make things easier for you, we have shortlisted 31 top romantic movies on the streaming platform that make a perfect watch on Valentine’s Day. Keep scrolling to check out the list.
31 All-Time Romantic Movies On Netflix For Valentine’s Day
1. Sliding Doors
Released In: 1998, IMDb Rating: 9/10
This movie is the perfect movie to watch with your special one – it makes you believe in love. Helen Quilley, who works in PR — and is dating an idiot who does not know her worth — meets the love of her life after losing everything. The movie rolls in two parallel realms, which makes the storyline even more interesting and worth watching.
2. Definitely, Maybe
Released In: 2008, IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
This movie is a must-watch for all Ryan Reynold fans. It is an all-time favorite rom-com. The story is about a young pre-teen who asks her 30-year-old dad questions about his romantic life before marriage. This sweet romantic flick is surely going to be the perfect watch for your romantic movie date.
3. Nappily Ever After
Released In: 2018, IMDb Rating: 6.4/10
Violet Jones leads a seemingly perfect life with a successful job, a qualified doctor boyfriend, and a flawless hairstyle. But after a life-changing event doesn’t go according to plan, she realizes she was living the life she was supposed to live and not the one she wanted to.
4. Silver Linings Playbook
Released In: 2012, IMDb Rating: 7.7/10
This romantic movie was nominated for eight Academy Awards. Jennifer Lawrence got the Best Actress award for her astounding role. It is a well-written and well-performed film about a former teacher Pat Solitano, who moves back with his parents and reunites with his ex-wife. The amazing twists and climax make the movie worth watching on Valentine’s Day.
5. Sixteen Candles
Released In: 1984, IMDb Rating: 7.1/10
Sixteen Candles is about a nerdy introvert, Samantha “Sam” Baker, who is distressed that her sister’s wedding has overshadowed her 16th birthday. She secretly harbors a crush on the popular Jake Ryan. Eventually, she realizes that she matters just as much to her family and that maybe Jake also has feelings for her. It is an iconic teen romantic movie and one of the best John Hughes films. Molly Ringwald slays her role in this movie.
6. Pretty In Pink
Released In: 1986, IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
Molly Ringwald plays an outcast in a Chicago high school. She is often hanging out either with her boss Annie Potts, who owns the record store where she works, or her quirky classmate Jon Cryer, who has a crush on her. When one of the rich and popular kids at school, Andrew McCarthy, asks her out, it seems too great to be true. The movie brings out the difficulties one faces while dating someone from a different social class.
7. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Released In: 2018, IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
In this teen romance, Lara Jean Covey writes letters to her crushes instead of openly admitting her admiration and love for them. The letters are stored in her box safely, until one day, her sister sends them out to all her crushes. Her life becomes chaotic as all her crushes confront her one by one. Lara Condor gives an engaging performance as the protagonist, whose life goes topsy-turvy once her letters are leaked.
8. The Kissing Booth
Released In: 2018, IMDb Rating: 8/10
This is a teenage fantasy movie about a high school student who finds herself face-to-face with her long-term crush when she signs up to run a kissing booth at the spring carnival in her school. This simple story and the cute romance is a perfect option to enjoy the romantic day with your partner.
9. The English Patient
Released In: 1996, IMDb Rating: 6.4/10
This movie is an adaptation of Michael Ondaatje’s novel by the same name. A severely burned man, Almásy, is tended to by his nurse, Hana, who met him in an Italian monastery at the end of World War II. His past is revealed through memories involving a married Englishwoman and his work mapping the African landscape. Hana learns to heal her own scars as she helps the dying man.
10. Doctor Zhivago
Released In: 2018, IMDb Rating: 8/10
This story is based on the background of the Russian Revolution. Yuri Zhivago is a fresh doctor who has been raised by his aunt and uncle after his father’s suicide. Yuri falls in love with the gorgeous Lara Guishar, who has an affair with her mother’s lover, Victor Komarovsky, who is a shady businessman. Yuri ends up marrying his cousin, Tonya, but when he and Lara meet again after ages, the love is reignited.
11. The Graduate
Released In: 1967, IMDb Rating: 8/10
Benjamin Braddock is a fresh graduate. He returns to his parents’ house and is trying to avoid the question everyone keeps asking, ‘What do you want to do with your life?’ An unexpected change comes up when he is seduced by Mrs. Robinson, a bored housewife, and an acquaintance of his parents. What begins as an amusing date turns complicated when Benjamin falls for her and is asked to stay away from her daughter, Elaine. The storyline will surely keep you both engaged and set the mood for the romantic day.
Released In: 2015, IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
Therese Belivet, an aspiring photographer, comes across the beautiful and elegant Carol in a 1950s Manhattan department store. The two women develop a beautiful bond, and Therese begins to have strong feelings for Carol. The poignant performances and the compelling storyline make this movie a must-watch.
Released In: 2000, IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
The secretive Vianne arrives with her child in a French town in the winter of 1959. She opens a chocolate shop in the conservative village, much to the villager’s disapproval. Her ability to understand her customers’ desires and her chocolates influence the lives of the villagers in interesting ways.
14. Ibiza: Love Drunk
Released In: 2018, IMDb Rating: 5.2/10
This is a simple story where the protagonist Harper, a 30-year-old single New Yorker, slacks off on her business trip to Barcelona, which leads to a flirty meeting with a celebrated DJ, and love blooms.
15. Gerald’s Game
Released In: 2017, IMDb Rating: 6.6/10
Based on a Stephen King novel, Gerald’s Game stars Bruce Greenwood and Carla Gugino, who play a married couple who fire things up in the bedroom—only to have it go haywire almost immediately. If you like watching psychological thrillers, this is it.
16. Set It Up
Released In: 2018, IMDb Rating: 6.5/10
This movie is a romantic comedy starring Zoey Deutch and Glen Powell as two overworked and stressed out assistants who try to set up their bosses on a date.
Released In: 2012, IMDb Rating: 5.3/10
Bachelorette stars Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplin, and Isla Fischer as friends who reunite for the wedding of another friend, Rebel Wilson. During the bachelorette party, Becky (Rebel’s) gown gets accidentally ripped. The friends set out frantically looking for a replacement but end up with a night of boozing, drugs, and clubbing.
18. Love And Honour
Released In: 2013, IMDb Rating: 5.7/10
The story takes place during the Vietnam War. Two soldiers, Liam Harmsworth and Austin Stowell make some crucial decisions as they use a week on a clandestine trip back to the US and learn the truth about love, honor, and assurance.
19. Blue Valentine
Released In: 2010, IMDb Rating: 7.4/10
Dean and Cindy live in a modest neighborhood. To the casual spectator, everything appears normal. But a closer inspection reveals huge cracks in the marriage. The movie charts the evolution of the relationship over a span of several years.
20. Love, Rosie
Released In: 2014, IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
This classic love story stars Lily Collins and Sam Claflin, who play best friends and do not see themselves as a couple. However, as the years pass by and life takes them in different directions, they realize that they love each other.
21. Angus, Thongs And Perfect Snogging
Released In: 2008, IMDb Rating: 6.3/10
This movie is based on two novels written by Louise Rennison. It is about Georgia Nicholson, a 14-year-old, who attempts to woo Robbie, one of the fraternal twins. Georgia tries to find a boyfriend while also organizing her 15th birthday party. It follows the trials and tribulations in Georgia’s life and how she copes with teenage and love.
22. The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society
Released In: 2018, IMDb Rating: 7.4/10
This movie is about bigger problems than choosing between two hot men. A London-based author starts exchanging letters with the inhabitants of Guernsey, which was German-occupied during WWII. She feels compelled to visit the island and starts to get a picture of what it was like during the occupation.
23. Mamma Mia
Released In: 2008, IMDb Rating: 6.4/10
Donna is an independent proprietor in the Greek islands, preparing for her daughter’s wedding with two old friends. In the interim, Sophie, the feisty bride, has a plan. She clandestinely invites three of her mom’s ex-boyfriends in the hope of meeting her real dad and being escorted down the aisle on her big day.
24. Love Actually
Released In: 2018, IMDb Rating: 7.6/10
Love Actually features eight couples who are trying to deal with relationships in different ways. It shows how the tryst for true love can be complicated.
25. While You Were Sleeping
Released In: 1995, IMDb Rating: 6.7/10
This movie stars Sandra Bullock, who inadvertently becomes Peter Gallagher’s fiancée while he’s in a coma and starts to fall for his brother. The kind nature of the female lead and the interesting storyline make for a sweet movie that you are bound to enjoy with your partner.
Released In: 2009, IMDb Rating: 6.8/10
This movie is all about love and adventure. James takes up a career at an amusement park. He meets his co-worker Emily and falls madly in love with her. They face issues due to circumstances and misunderstandings. The simple and feel-good story makes it worth a watch with your Valentine.
Released In: 1978, IMDb Rating: 6.4/10
Grease is about Danny and Sandy, who have a passionate love affair during their vacation in Australia. They part ways assuming that they will never see each other again. But fate has other plans in store for this couple.
28. Jane Eyre
Released In: 2011, IMDb Rating: 7.3/10
This movie is based on the novel. It is the story of an orphaned girl who lives with her aunt and cousins, the Reeds, at Gateshead Hall. Mrs. Reed hates her and allows her son John to torment the girl. Starring Michael Fassbender and Mia Wasikowska, it is a unique story of an abused child working her way to be a governess at the estate of her love, Edward Rochester.
29. Forrest Gump
Released In: 1994, IMDb Rating: 6.4/10
Forrest Gump is a story about a man with a low IQ who joins the army and meets Dan and Bubba. He cannot stop thinking about his childhood sweetheart Jenny Curran, whose life is a mess. Tom Hanks and Robin Wright as Forrest and Jenny will make you believe in true love.
30. Chasing Amy
Released In: 1997, IMDb Rating: 7.2/10
This movie is about a comic-book novelist who comes across the love of his life, only to discover that she is a lesbian. The situation goes crazier as his roommate and professional partner develops a progressively anxious personality. Chasing Amy is features Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, and Jason Lee.
Released In: 1997, IMDb Rating: 7.8/10
James Cameron’s Titanic is a classic and passionate love story. It is about Jack and Rose who meet on the ill-fated RMS Titanic. Rose belongs to an aristocratic family and is set to be married to Cal. She meets Jack, an artist, on the Titanic and falls in love with him.
You cannot go wrong with spending Valentine’s Day snuggled up with the one you love the most. And a great way to do it is to binge-watch romantic movies with your partner in the comfort of your couch or even bed. Our collection of Valentine’s movies on Netflix will help you narrow down your search for the best ones to watch. We are sure you will reminisce about your own love story after watching these romantic films. Make sure to bring tissues and popcorn to enjoy this experience to the fullest.