5 Movies to Watch In Honor of Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be a day to celebrate with your significant other, realize how single you are or an excuse to drink wine and hang out with your favorite gals. However you are spending your Valentine’s Day, these movies can make your day a little sweeter.

1. The Choice

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What better way to celebrate the day of love than a movie adaptation of a Nicholas Sparks’ novel? The Choice is sure to tug at your heartstrings and make you thankful for that special guy in your life or leave you wishing for your “knight in shinning” armor to sweep you off your feet. If you’re looking for something sappy to make you shed a few tears with your gal pals or to share with that special someone, The Choice is sure to make you feel like you’ve been hit by Cupid’s arrow.

2. How to be Single

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How to be Single is the story of three women learning how to embrace being single in the Big Apple. This comedy is sure to be full of laughs with an all-star cast including Rebel Wilson, Dakota Johnson and Leslie Mann. How to be Single is the perfect way to celebrate Galentine’s day and help us to embrace the freedom that we single collegiettes all have! If you are looking to celebrate the day of love with a fun girl’s night out, How to be Single is the way to go.

3. 50 Shades of Black

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If you’re looking for something to take your mind off of your relationship status, seeing 50 Shades of Black will surely help. This spoof of the phenomenon 50 Shades of Grey is sure to include many inappropriate jokes and funny twists in typical spoof fashion. In this comedic take on the dramatic tale, Marlon Wayans plays Christian Black, who is based off the character of Christian Grey, and Kali Hawk plays Hannah, who is based off the character of Anastasia Steele. 

4. The 5th Wave

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This dramatic sci-fi film is about the heroic Cassie Sullivan (Chloë Grace Moretz) as she tries to save her brother from the extra terrestrials that have invaded the planet. This action-packed film also has a hint of love between Cassie and the boy who helps her; however, he might also be part of the aliens that took her brother. If you’re looking for something that will make your heart race, then The 5th Wave is the film for you.

5. Pretty in Pink 30th Anniversary

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If you love classic 80s movies and Molly Ringwald, then February 14th is your lucky day. For the 30th Anniversary of Pretty in Pink, Regal Governor’s Square Stadium will be showing this iconic movie, giving all hopeless romantics a chance to see this film on the big screen. Pretty in Pink is the tale of a teenage girl who falls in love with the privileged rich boy in school. Ringwald relates to every girl having boy troubles in this classic movie.

Movies go with Valentines Day like cake and ice cream—they make each other better. So if you’re looking for something to do on the day of love, go enjoy a bag of popcorn and some candy while enjoying one of these movies!