By: Ally Reavis
Spending this Valentine’s Day alone under your covers binging your favorite show on Netflix? Nothing wrong with that! Especially when you have your own celebration with a rom-com. Who doesn’t love a good romantic comedy? Grab the popcorn and entertain yourself with these suggestions!
Notting Hill is one of my go-to movies. It will make you laugh and cry (what a rom-com is supposed to do). It stars the dreamy Hugh Grant, and talented Julia Roberts. It follows a bookshop owner, William, in his simple, British life as it is altered when he stumbles across a movie star, Anna.
Where you can stream: Amazon Prime
Clueless is an essential teen romantic comedy every girl needs. If you haven’t seen it yet, what took you so long? A high school girl in Beverley Hills, Cher, gets lost In trying to find a boyfriend for her friend when she realizes she too wants a boyfriend. Cher realizes that material items aren’t everything as she finds Mr. Right.
Where you can watch: Amazon
10 Things I Hate About You
If you are looking for that super-relatable teen romance, here you go! This film tells the story of two sisters: Bianca, the popular one, and Kat, the rough one. They face a dilemma: Bianca is forbidden to date until Kat does. This is a problem because it seems almost impossible Kat will ever find a boyfriend. Or is it? Watch to find out!
Where to watch: Netlix!
How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
This one is sure to make you laugh. It’s about a man in a bet, trying to make a woman love him in just ten days. On the other side, a woman is writing an article on “How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days” (hints the title). As you can probably guess, their juxtaposed goals cause bumps in the road after they meet.
Where to watch: Netflix, Amazon
Pretty in Pink
Another teen-essential! Andie, an unpopular high school girl’s life is thrown off track when one of the popular boys shows interest in her. Will she chose the rich one, or her life-long best-friend, Duckie?
Where to watch: Hulu