11 romantic movies to stream this Valentine’s Day
Our Hindi, English and regional picks from Amazon Prime Video. Stream today or bookmark and have an extended romantic weekend
13 February 2019
If your Valentine’s Day plan involves plonking in front of the television and watching some romantic movies, let us save you some browsing time. Here are some picks from Amazon Prime Video, which are a mix of old and new.
1Love & Other DrugsIt has everything that epitomises a Rom-Com – it is set in the 90s, has a meet cute, a surprising romance, sweeping emotions and of course Jake Gyllenhaal.
2The Girl Next DoorDude! This is a teenager’s tale of love. He is in high school and the girl next door used to be a porn star! Does this romance change her life? You will have to watch to find out!
3TwilightTwilight is part romance and part fantasy. This cult movie made Vampires, Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson household names. If you haven’t seen the franchise yet it is time to get caught up
4P.S. I Love You‘This cute carefree Irish guy’ manages to live forever even when he is no more. He leaves his wife letters, messages and even plans trips for her. This is a heart-warming and beautiful love story. Recommend watching it with a comfy throw and a generous slice of chocolate cake.
5La La LandThis Oscar sensation is a swooningly romantic musical. Emma Stone & Ryan Gosling sing and dance through this critically acclaimed movie. Would they choose love or career in the beautiful city of Los Angeles? Watching this movie leaves you with the distinctive notes of jazz in your heart.
6Dilwale Dhulhania Le JayengyeThe era of the honest-to-god romantic movies is long gone, but every once in a while you crave just this. Turn back time and indulge in the famous love story of Raj & Simran!
7Ae Dil Hai MushkilA troubled & turbulent romance that had the power to shape a singer’s destiny and contribute to his personal growth. A story of love and heartbreak. You’ve got to love the actors’ performances, music and cinematography.
8Hum TumA love story that spans a decade. Dip into some nostalgia, the haircuts, the noodle strap tops, upbeat rom-com music and see how the two protagonists who hated each other at sight grew to be friends and then lovers.
9Kal Ho Na HoA bubbly heroine, a charming hero, an unrequited love, a dark secret and loads of drama. The perfect movie to watch when you are craving a good old fashioned masala Bollywood fix.
10Dil Chahta HaiFeaturing Aamir Khan, Saif Ali Khan and Akshay Khanna this is a story of bromance, of what love means to each of them and how they discover themselves in their journey to find this love. But don’t be put off by the serious sounding storyline, it is very much a fun romantic comedy.
114 More Shots PleaseThis pick we must confess is not a movie but a series. But comes highly recommended for those who have a completely new take on romance, relationships and what it is like to be an empowered woman of today.
And if this English and Hindi doesn't suffice, take a look at our romantic regional offerings in Marathi, Kannada, Bengali, Tamil, and Telugu.
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