Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to mean an expensive night on the town. With so many options available to stream, you can easily have a low-key night on your couch. Whether you’re spending the day with your love or just a friend and want to watch something festive, here are the best movies available now.
“To All the Boys: PS I Still Love You,” Netflix
The sequel to “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” — the rom-com that took the internet by storm last summer — sees Lara Jean Covey and Peter Kavinsky’s relationship get complicated by the return of John Ambrose, Lara Jean’s old crush. Come to keep up with what everyone’s talking about online — stay for the Pinterest aesthetic.
Looking for something classic to set the mood? Revisit the 2005 adaptation of Jane Austen’s most famous work, starring Keira Knightley as Elizabeth, Matthew Macfadyen as Darcy — and lots of moody glances.
“10 Things I Hate About You,” Disney+
If you’re looking for a fun high school throwback, revisit the movie that catapulted Heath Ledger and Julia Stiles — and for highbrow credit, it’s loosely based on Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew.” Really, you’re an intellectual.
If you want whimsy with your romance, check out this lightly fantastical 2000 romantic drama starring Johnny Depp, Juliette Binoche, and lots of delicious- looking chocolate treats.
“The Big Sick,” Amazon Prime
If you want to laugh but also commiserate with a couple’s realistic struggles, watch Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon’s 2017 film based on their real-life romance, which involves a medical emergency in its early days.