1. Single: Titanic
Maybe you haven’t found your soul mate or the man of your dreams– and that’s okay! There’s no reason to sit there wallowing on Valentine’s Day when you could be enjoying the young Leonardo DiCaprio defy social class structure and fall in love with a 17-year-old aristocrat in Titanic. So ball your eyes out and leave the romance to Leo and Kate.
2. Long-term Relationship: The Notebook
Hunker down with your significant other and watch Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams battle their social differences and become one of the most beloved onscreen couples in The Notebook. While you may not want to replicate their messy, impassioned fighting that went along with their numerous breakups, Noah’s relentless, undying love for Allie is something every couple wants to have.
3. Just Friends: Bridesmaids
There’s no shame in spending Valentine’s Day with some of the people you love the most– your friends! Gather the gang and watch as Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph battle food poisoning and wacky plane rides in Bridesmaids.
4. It’s Complicated: 50 First Dates
Perhaps your relationship isn’t the fairytale romance you always thought it would be. Don’t feel bad, if anyone understands a complicated relationship it’s Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore in 50 First Dates. I mean it doesn’t get more complicated than finding the girl of your dreams only to discover she suffers from short-term memory loss.
5. Dating: Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Watch Ryan Gosling give Steve Carell the ultimate guide to wooing women. Whether you want your date to take a few pointers from Gosling or you just want a fun night filled with the foibles of romance, Crazy, Stupid, Love is a hilarious comedy that features an all-star cast as well as Ryan Gosling shirtless.