If you want to have some fun this Valentine’s Day, why not rent one of the iconic romantic movies that so many have seen. There is no reason to try and search out a new movie, when there are so many classics that can make your Valentine’s Day truly special. You can pick one or two movies to have on hand, along with some romantic treats as well (strawberries and whipped cream always works well), and your special someone will appreciate your thoughtfulness. So don’t bother to fight the crowds at an overbooked restaurant this Valentine’s Day. If you are looking for something fun to do on Valentine’s Day, here are some of the best movies you can rent, to make your day truly memorable-
- Forrest Gump-This iconic movie was directed by Robert Zemeckis and released in 1994. The movie stars Tom Hanks as the unforgettable Forrest Gump and Robin Wright Penn as Jenny Curran. Forrest Gump is a simple man with good intentions. His only childhood friend is Jenny as he struggles his way through life. The movie profiles Forrest’s adventures as he joins the army and serves in Vietnam, wins medals, starts a table tennis craze, creates a famous shrimp fishing fleet, inspires people to jog, creates the smiley, writes bumper stickers and songs, donates to people and meets the president several times. Throughout it all he only wants to be with his true love Jenny. This sweet movie will inspire you to believe in the power of true love.
- A Walk in the Clouds-This stunningly beautiful movie was released in 1995 and stars Keanu Reeves as Paul Sutton and Aitana Sánchez-Gijón as Victoria Aragón. Paul and Victoria have a chance meeting on a bus that leads to Paul pretending he is married to Victoria, in order to restore her honor with her family. However, complications ensue as Paul is returning from fighting in World War 2 and is still married to a wartime bride. The two make a pact that he will only stay until morning, however, Paul finds himself falling in love with the passionate Victoria. What follows is a love story that is truly a walk in the clouds!
- Titanic-This blockbuster movie was released in 1998 and was directed by superstar director, James Cameron. The movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio as Jack Dawson and Kate Winslet as Rose DeWitt Bukater. The movie opens as Jack Dawson, an American artist, wins a trip on the mega ship RMS Titanic, during a dockside card game. While onboard Jack sees the society girl Rose DeWitt Bukater who is on her way to Philadelphia to marry her rich fiancé Cal Hockley. Rose feels trapped by her situation and makes her way to the aft deck and thinks of suicide until she is rescued by Jack. The two quickly fall in love and yet see the differences in each of their worlds. After Jack shows Rose the power of true love, what climaxes in the movie is a titanic fight for the lovers to find their way together.
- 50 First Dates-This 2004 romantic comedy stars Adam Sandler as Henry Roth and Drew Barrymore as Lucy Whitmore. The movie begins with Henry Roth who lives in a Hawaiian paradise with the company of endless women with no strings attached. One day he meets Lucy Whitmore and both Henry and Lucy enjoy the company of each other and feel the start of a serious relationship occurring. The next day, Henry is confused when Lucy fails to recognize him. Henry soon discovers that Lucy actually suffers from short term memory loss and can’t remember each individual day. However, Henry won’t let this stop him and is determined to make her fall in love with him all over again, each and every date.