Valentines day has arrived, and whether you're spending it with a partner or friends, we have some movie recommendations for everyone.
ROMAN HOLIDAY (1953)
Stuck with boredom in her luxurious confinement, a princess escapes from her guardians and falls in love with an American news reporter in Rome.
Director: William Wyler
Starring: Gregory Peck, Audrey Hepburn
WHEN HARRY MET SALLY (1989)
Harry and Sally meet when she gives him a ride to New York after they both graduate from the University of Chicago. The film jumps through their lives as they both search for love, but fail, bumping into each other time and time again. Finally a close friendship blooms between them, and they both like having a friend of the opposite sex. But then they are confronted with the problem: "Can a man and a woman be friends, without sex getting in the way?"
Director: Rob Reiner
Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan
500 DAYS OF SUMMER (2009)
After being dumped by the girl he believes to be his soulmate, hopeless romantic Tom Hansen reflects on their relationship to try and figure out where things went wrong and how he can win her back.
Director: Marc Webb
Starring: Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt
LOVE ROSIE (2014
Rosie and Alex have been best friends since they were 5, so they couldn't possibly be right for one another...or could they? When it comes to love, life and making the right choices, these two are their own worst enemies.
Director: Christian Ditter
Starring: Lily Collins, Sam Claflin
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (2012)
After a stint in a mental institution, former teacher Pat Solitano moves back in with his parents and tries to reconcile with his ex-wife. Things get more challenging when Pat meets Tiffany, a mysterious girl with problems of her own.
Director: David O. Russell
Starring: Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence
FRIENDS WITH BENEFITS (2011)
A young man and woman decide to take their friendship to the next level without becoming a couple, but soon discover that adding sex only leads to complications.
Director: Will Gluck
Starring: Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake
In a near future, a lonely writer develops an unlikely relationship with an operating system designed to meet his every need.
Director: Spike Jonze
Starring: Joaquin Pheonix, Scarlett Johansson
ABOUT TIME (2013)
At the age of 21, Tim discovers he can travel in time and change what happens and has happened in his own life. His decision to make his world a better place by getting a girlfriend turns out not to be as easy as you might think.
Director: Richard Curtis
Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams
A seventeen-year-old aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic.
Director: James Cameron
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet
BROKEBAK MOUNTAIN (2005)
Ennis and Jack are two shepherds who develop a sexual and emotional relationship. Their relationship becomes complicated when both of them get married to their respective girlfriends.
Director: Ang Lee
Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger
THE PRINCESS BRIDE (1987)
While home sick in bed, a young boy's grandfather reads him the story of a farmboy-turned-pirate who encounters numerous obstacles, enemies and allies in his quest to be reunited with his true love.
Director: Rob Reiner
Starring: Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin
A privileged rich debutante and a cynical struggling entertainer share a turbulent, but strong childhood friendship over the years.
Director: Garry Marshall
Starring: Bette Midler, Barbara Hershey
45 YEARS (2015)
A married couple preparing to celebrate their wedding anniversary receives shattering news that promises to forever change the course of their lives.
Director: Andrew Haigh
Starring: Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay
LONG SHOT (2019)
Journalist Fred Flarsky reunites with his childhood crush, Charlotte Field, now one of the most influential women in the world. As she prepares to make a run for the Presidency, Charlotte hires Fred as her speechwriter and sparks fly.
Director: Jonathan Levine
Starring: Charlize Theron, Seth Rogen