No Valentine? No problem!
If you’re reading this, it’s probably because you’re single like me. Or maybe you’re just curious to see what movies I’m recommending. Either way, being single doesn’t have to be sad or boring.
Personally, the best part about being single on V-Day is the fact that I can do whatever the heck I want! Like eating an entire chocolate bar by myself and enjoying a few too many glasses of wine — sounds good to me.
So, if you’re looking for some movie recommendations within the romantic comedy genre that will keep you company and guarantee tears of laughter, keep reading.
He’s Just Not That Into You
This rom-com deals with all of the complexities and forms of miscommunication that come along with dating and exploring romantic relationships.
This Netflix film is the perfect Valentine’s Day movie to watch alone, or with your best friend. It starts with an unexpected breakup and follows along the life of a girl and her best friends who are always there each other no matter what. The movie proves that love doesn’t always have to be romantic.
Crazy, Stupid, Love
A middle-aged man (Steve Carell), finds himself back in the dating game after finding out that his wife of 25 years cheated on him.
Always Be My Maybe
Another Netflix film telling the story of two childhood best friends who rekindle a friendship and romance 15 years after not seeing one another.
Childhood best friends, Liv and Emma, have been planning their future weddings at the same destination ever since they were little girls. Now, as adults and both soon to be married, their friendship is on the rocks after a clerical error causes a clash in wedding dates.
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), who plays an advice columnist at a magazine, is writing a new article on how to get a guy to dump you in 10 days. Andie goes in search of a man for her research and meets Ben Berry (Matthew McConaughey), who is confident he can make a woman fall in love with him in 10 days.
The comedic story is all about a single woman in her 30s whose life shifts dramatically when her best friend asks her to be her maid of honor.
13 Going on 30
The life of a young 13-year-old girl is turned upside down overnight as she wakes up in the body and life of her 30-year-old self.
Mike O’Donnell (Matthew Perry) was the popular high-school basketball star with a big plan ahead of him, but plans change after choosing to marry his girl friend and raise their child. 20 years later, Mike’s marriage has failed, his kids don’t pay attention to him, and his job sucks. Mike magically gets the chance to re-live and correct his past and is transformed into his 17-year-old self again (Zac Efron), but is it worth jeopardizing the life he made?