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20 Netflix Movies To Watch Alone On Valentine's Day 

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Have you found yourself without a valentine this year? All of your friends are probably in relationships, right? They're gushing to you all about their fancy reservations and the gifts of chocolate and jewelry they're likely going to receive on Valentine's Day. Meanwhile you're just trying to keep it together and make it through the week so you can stay in your pajamas for two days straight. We feel for ya. Here are 20 of the best romantic movies that Netflix has to offer. This weekend, why don't you just curl up in front of your TV or laptop with a pint of ice cream and a box of tissues, and just let all your feelings out. No one will be there to judge you.
Romeo + Juliet Everyone knows Romeo and Juliet. Everyone knows how their story ends. But nothing is more beautiful than Leo DiCaprio as Romeo. And nothing will break your heart more than watching him die beside his star-crossed lover. If only he wasn’t so rash. Love makes you do stupid things, guys. Count yourself lucky that you don’t have any in your life.
Moonstruck Moonstruck stars the ever-fabulous Cher and Nicolas Cage before his forehead became a sixhead. It’s a complicated story about love, moons, death, and Sicilian superstition. Why does love have to be so complicated?
Grease Who wouldn’t take Sandy back after seeing her in those pants? She looks too good for Danny Zuko who's a total dweeb with a chin cleft and crappy friends. And a crappy singing voice too. But watch Grease if you want to. It probably won’t make you cry like some of the others on the list, so that’s a plus.
Weekend “Why can’t you just understand that some people want to be happy?” Presented over the course of two days, Weekend explores the budding would-be romance between two men who don’t want relationships but have an undeniable connection regardless.
Sense and Sensibility Based on Jane Austen's novel of the same name, Sense and Sensibility is about the three sisters who are left practically destitute after their father’s death. In true Austen fashion, the girls are all hungry for men (even the sister who thinks she doesn’t need a man). Will the Dashwood sisters ever find love? Will you?
Sleepless in Seattle Annie inadvertently asks Sam to meet her on the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day. They’ve never met before, but they are probably perfect for each other and they keep unknowingly passing each other in airports and such. With the help of Sam’s son Jonah, they just might meet and fall in love forever.
She's All That "Am I a bet? Am I a fucking bet?” Yikes. Don’t ever date a girl as a bet. Zack Siler learns that the hard way in She’s All That. He would probably end up spending Valentine’s Day alone too if his life wasn’t a rom-com. Also, every nerdy girl is hot once she takes her glasses off. That is all.
Liz and Dick Liz and Dick is a Lifetime movie starring the fabulous trainwreck Lindsay Lohan as Elizabeth Taylor. It outlines Taylor's tumultuous relationship with actor Richard Burton. Even though Lindsay’s a mess, she’s probably still got Valentine’s Day plans.
Ghost Maybe you’ve decided to be productive and get crafty on Valentine’s Day. But are you crafting alone? Molly Jensen doesn’t have to craft alone. Her sweetheart Sam is willing to make sexy pottery with her, even after his death.
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Notting Hill Anna Scott is “just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to lover her.” She’s also the most famous actress in the world and William Thacker is just a bookstore owner. William’s life takes a dramatic turn when he sloshes coffee all over Anna’s shirt one day and the two become involved. Everybody goes crazy over Anna, and all the attention is difficult for William to handle. Watch it for Julia Roberts. Pretend you are her.
Clueless Everyone is falling in and out of love in the wonderfully quotable 90s masterpiece, Clueless. Well-meaning but over-confident valley girl Cher plays matchmaker with her teachers (successfully) and with her friends (unsuccessfully) before almost doing it with the beautiful Baldwin, Christian, who was… uninterested. Ugh, Cher was totally buggin’. But she finds love in the end. Eventually you will too.
Bridget Jones: Edge of Reason Netflix doesn’t have Bridget Jones’s Diary available for streaming, but it does have the sequel. In it the beloved Bridget struggles with feelings of jealousy after seeing Mark Darcy’s smokin’ hot colleague. She also goes to prison. Love is crazy!
Blue is the Warmest Color Adele is struggling with her sexual identity when the older, artistic Emma enters her life and shows her what love can be. But Adele and Emma, despite their passionate, physical connection, move in different directions. Cry with them as you pray for their love to stand the test of time. You’re not the only one with an uncertain future.
Beginners Oliver’s father Hal comes out shortly after the death of Oliver’s mother. He learns to love himself and embrace a new way of living, subsequently inspiring his son to do the same. Learning from his father’s example, Oliver opens himself up to love with the pretty and intriguing Ana.
Muriel's Wedding Muriel isn’t cool by her friend’s standards. She doesn’t wear the right clothes or style her hair the right way or listen to the right music. But Muriel dreams of finding the perfect guy who will sweep her off her feet and take care of her. Watch as Muriel goes to great lengths to achieve her dream life. I dare you not to choke back tears as Muriel earnestly tells her friends “I can change!”
Lars and the Real Girl What’s Valentine’s Day without Ryan Gosling? Lars is uncomfortable with social interactions and isolates himself from his family. But everybody needs somebody, and that’s why Lars orders Bianca, a very lifelike sex doll who he claims is a Brazilian missionary. Bianca soon becomes accepted as part of the family and as a productive member of Lars’s community. Through Bianca, Lars is able to open himself up to the possibility of real, human love.
Silver Linings Playbook Pat just got home from his stay in a mental hospital where he went after discovering his wife Nikki cheating on him with her fellow high school teacher. Pat is not having the best time, but he’s got a plan to turn it all around. Then he meets neurotic Tiffany and everything gets turned upside down instead. I don’t know why, but I always get emotional about Pat reading Nikki’s English syllabus. He’s so dedicated.
Annie Hall In Annie Hall, Woody Allen’s character is totally neurotic and tactless, and he dates a totally pretty, younger weirdo chick. In other words, pretty standard Allen fare. Lonely weird-girls, watch this one and convince yourselves that you can’t find a man because you’re just too cool and original.
Four Weddings and a Funeral Carrie and Charles meet each other over the course of, you guessed it, four weddings and one funeral. The movie follows the ups and downs of their relationship and will make you question the institute of marriage. But hey, if you were married, you would probably have Valentine’s Day plans right now.
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13 Going on 30 For all you teens wishing you were “thirty, flirty and thriving,” — be careful what you wish for, and enjoy your youth. Don’t write off your chubby bff either. He could be your true love one day. For 30-year-olds – sorry, no do-overs. You are not Jenna Rink and you are not in a sappy romantic movie right now.
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Have you found yourself without a valentine this year? All of your friends are probably in relationships, right? They're gushing to you all about their fancy reservations and the gifts of chocolate and jewelry they're likely going to receive on Valentine's Day. Meanwhile you're just trying to keep it together and make it through the week so you can stay in your pajamas for two days straight. We feel for ya. Here are 20 of the best romantic movies that Netflix has to offer. This weekend, why don't you just curl up in front of your TV or laptop with a pint of ice cream and a box of tissues, and just let all your feelings out. No one will be there to judge you.

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