The ultimate Valentine’s Day hot list: 12 of the best movies to watch on Netflix, Prime Video and Sky Cinema with NOW

Whether you want to cry your heart out or laugh until your belly hurts, we’ve rounded up the best romcom movies on Netflix, Prime Video and Sky Cinema with NOW.

By Becky Gamester-Newton Published: 11 February 2022 - 2.11pm
Netflix The Notebook Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is a great excuse to watch some amazing films that will warm your heart.

From classic movies Breakfast At Tiffany’s and Grease to big blockbusters like Valentine's Day and PS. I Love You, there’s something for everyone.

So whether you’ve got Netflix, Prime Video or Sky Cinema with NOW, take your pick from these romantic tales.

Valentine’s Day

This ensemble-cast classic follows intertwining storylines as they find their way through romance of the course of one Valentine’s Day. The ridiculously long cast list includes Jessica Alba, Kathy Bates, Jessica Biel, Bradley Cooper, Eric Dane, Patrick Dempsey, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, Anne Hathaway, Ashton Kutcher, Queen Latifah, Shirley MacLaine, Emma Roberts, Julia Roberts and Taylor Swift.

IMDB rating: 5.7/10

Watch Valentine’s Day on Sky Cinema with a NOW Cinema Membership.

The Notebook

Starring Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams as a young couple in the 1940s, the premise of this movie is that the story is being read from a notebook in the present day. Unashamedly sentimental, this is a sickly sweet romance that won’t leave a dry eye in the house.

IMDB rating: 7.8/10

Watch The Notebook on Netflix and Prime Video.

Notting Hill

Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts in Notting Hill Netflix

We couldn’t include a list of romantic comedies without one starring Hugh Grant. In this 1999 film, written by Richard Curtis, he plays William, a charming bookseller who falls for the most famous actress in the world (Julia Roberts). A modern classic!

IMDB rating: 7.1/10

Watch Notting Hill on Netflix and Prime Video.

Emma.

This latest adaptation of Jane Austen’s beloved comedy of manners stars Anya Taylor-Joy in the title role – and she received a Golden Globe nomination for her trouble. The cast of this glittering satire also includes Bill Nighy, Miranda Hart and Josh O’Connor.

IMDB rating: 6.7/10

Watch Emma. on Netflix.

Grease

This classic musical starring Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta tells the story of Danny and Sandy’s holiday romance – only to discover they both now attend the same school. The movie’s hit songs will forever be played at wedding discos.

IMDB rating: 7.2/10

Watch Grease on Sky Cinema with a NOW Cinema Membership.

Breakfast At Tiffany’s

Audrey Hepburn stars as Holly Golightly, a New York playgirl who falls in love with struggling writer Paul (George Peppard). One of Hepburn’s most memorable roles, the film also stars Mickey Rooney and Patricia Neal.

IMDB rating: 7.6/10

Watch Breakfast At Tiffany’s on Sky Cinema with a NOW Cinema Membership.

Sleepless In Seattle

Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in this sweet romance, managing to show chemistry between their characters despite spending most of the movie in different cities. Balancing sadness and positivity perfectly, this is a romcom classic.

IMDB rating: 6.8/10

Watch Sleepless In Seattle on Prime Video.

The Wedding Singer 

Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler in The Wedding Singer Prime Video

Lovers of the 80s, this Adam Sandler movie is for you. He stars alongside Drew Barrymore in this sweet, hilarious romcom with a killer soundtrack.

IMDB rating: 6.9/10

Watch The Wedding Singer on Prime Video.

Romeo + Juliet

Claire Danes announced herself to the world in Baz Luhrmann's take on Shakespeare's tragedy of star-crossed lovers. She and Leonardo DiCaprio star in the title roles as the Capulets and Montagues battle it out in Verona Beach to a brilliant 90s soundtrack.

IMDB rating: 6.7/10

Watch Romeo + Juliet on Prime Video.

Pretty Woman

Julia Roberts and Richard Gere star in this 90s classic which sees sex worker Vivian embark on a relationship with wealthy businessman Edward. A big-budget Hollywood romcom, Pretty Woman turned Roberts into a superstar practically overnight.

IMDB rating: 7.1/10

Watch Pretty Woman on Prime Video.

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P.S. I Love You

PS. I Love You key art Netflix

Hilary Swank stars as a young widow whose late husband has left her 10 messages to help ease her pain and start a new life. The movie received mixed reviews at best, but it remains popular and a sequel is in the pipeline.

IMDB rating: 7.0/10

Watch P.S. I Love You on Netflix.

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before

Lana Condor stars in this teen romcom that has since spawned two further films. Based on Jenny Han’s novel, this charming movie is comforting, fun and romantic.

IMDB rating: 7.1/10

Watch To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before on Netflix.

 

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