14Feb, Valentines Day, a day of love and romance.
As we come closer to Valentines Day, let’s talk about some of the best romantic movies to have hit the screens in last few decades. After all movies are the reflections of our lives and there cannot be a better reference of love than movies… Not all of us are bestowed upon with a partner or a love life, but that should not stop us from believing in love or romance.
This article is therefore dedicated to all movie lovers who derive some happiness of love by watching these timeless romantic movies on DVD. We may not get the chance to feel romance in person, but these movies can surely compensate for the loss of romance to a large extent.
Titanic- who can forget the romance shown in this timeless class? This mind-blowing film has something for everyone – most especially a love story that transcends class, circumstance, and even life. Be it the performances or the haunting background music, the film had a cult feeling attached to it from the time it was made. No romantic song is complete without the song “My heart will go on” and no love story is complete without the reference of this touching film. This is one film which should be played on 14th Feb, if you wish to celebrate Valentines Day at home.
Ghost – if you look into the history of great romantic films, presence of Ghost can never be ignored. This touching love story of a soul protecting his love has acquired a cult status and can very well be included in top 5 movies of all times romance. Demi Moore and Patrick Swayze play a couple in love .Patrick Swayze is dead for most of the movie. But he refuses to let a little thing like mortality get in his way. In fact, Swayze’s sudden demise only seems to make their love stronger, as he returns from the grave to right a few wrongs and say goodbye to his love. It’s a film that has passed the test of timeless romance.
Pretty Woman- this 1990 film is not a quintessential romantic flick, yet it has emerged as the most popular romantic film of our generation. The plot of a sex worker falling for a dashing businessman worked big time at the box office, resulting in it acquiring a cult status. Roxette’s most famous song “It must have been love” is still popular and Julia Roberts award winning performance can never be forgotten. Must watch film for Feb 14.
Casablanca – this is a classing romantic film which has had the most number of DVD sales in the history of film making Humphrey Bogart plays Rick Blaine, an expatriate American and former freedom fighter who runs a nightclub inCasablanca during World War II. Ingrid Bergman is his former love, Ilsa, who’s in town with her husband, a resistance leader. Bogart and Bergman are suave, the setting is cosmopolitan, and the politics are intriguing. Anyone who wishes to enjoy a classic romance on Fe 14, this is one film that can fulfill your purpose.
When Harry Met Sally – a quintessential romance that made Meg Ryan an overnight super star. This film is still popular for smart lines, interesting concept, and of course the performances of the lead actors. The film raises the question “Can men and women ever just be friends?” and advances many ideas about love that became household concepts, such as those of the “high-maintenance girlfriend and the “transitional person”. It is a film that is sure to be watched, especially on Feb 14.
Well, I wanted to stop here only as I have listed top 5 movies, but I really think this article will be incomplete without the following 3 movies:
You have got mail- a film that made internet romance hugely popular worldwide. Two unknown people meeting on net to discover love was so widely accepted that even today people refer to it as a catalyst to online romance. Beautiful script, lovely music and heart touching performances of Meg Ryan & Tom Hanks made this film a cult romantic film. This is one DVD that can inspire youth to try their luck on net.
The notebook—this beautiful tale of two lovers fighting for their love against all odds was accepted all over with open arms. . This is one film that captured the hardship of a couple fighting for true love in a beautiful way and ended up wining endless awards. This film can very well be a reflection of true love; therefore can be viewed on Feb 14.
Valentines Day – last but not the least, you should watch 2010 romantic hit Valentine’s Day starring Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx and Anne Hathaway. This youth romance is quite a good watch and was a huge hit. If you are at home wanting to celebrate an in-door romance, this is one DVD you can rely on. It has a story of interwining couples and singles in LA break-up and make-up on the pressures and expectations of Valentine’s Day. It will make you laugh, cry and give you a good 2 hour romantic time. Go for it.
There are many wonderful movies available that can be a part of your living room on this Valentines Day. All you need is the desire to celebrate love with or without a partner. Those who are single do spend the evening watching these classic romantic moments. After all, love is one feeling that drives us in all forms of life.
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