Valentine's Day is a day for love and celebration, and what better way to spend it with your family than by watching heartwarming films together? Whether you're snuggled up on the couch or gathering around the TV, these 18 romantic movies are the perfect way to create lasting memories and spread love this holiday. From classic love stories to more recent releases, these films are suitable for the entire family, making them the perfect way to celebrate Valentine's Day with the ones you love most.
Here, we have curated a list of 18 of our favorite romantic comedies to watch on Valentine's Day that are family-friendly.
"Valentine's Day" is a romantic comedy film released in 2010. The film features an ensemble cast, including Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, and Ashton Kutcher, among others, and follows several interconnected love stories in Los Angeles on Valentine's Day. The film explores themes of love, relationships, and the different forms that love can take. With its star-studded cast, charming stories, and feel-good vibe, "Valentine's Day" is a perfect film for a family-friendly Valentine's Day movie night. This movie is rated PG-13 and is available on Amazon Prime.
The film stars Reese Witherspoon as Melanie Carmichael, a successful fashion designer from New York City who returns to her small hometown in Alabama to secure a divorce from her childhood sweetheart and marry her politician fiancé. The film explores themes of love, family, and the ties that bind us to our roots. With its southern charm, relatable characters, and a touching story of finding true love, "Sweet Home Alabama" is a perfect film for a family-friendly Valentine's Day movie night. This movie is rated PG-13 and is available for rent on Amazon Prime.
"You've Got Mail" is a romantic comedy film released in 1998. The film stars Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan as two anonymous online correspondents who fall in love through their email conversations, unaware that they are business rivals in real life. The film explores themes of modern romance, the power of technology, and the timelessness of true love. With its charming lead performances, witty script, and timeless story, "You've Got Mail" is a classic romantic comedy that is perfect for a family-friendly Valentine's Day movie night. This movie is rated PG and is available on Amazon Prime.
"Sleepless in Seattle" is a romantic comedy-drama film released in 1993. The film stars Tom Hanks as Sam Baldwin, a grieving widower who moves to Seattle with his son, and Meg Ryan as Annie Reed, a reporter living in Baltimore who hears Sam's story on a talk radio show. The film follows the two as they fall in love through letters and phone calls, despite being separated by distance. With its touching storyline, memorable characters, and iconic scenes, "Sleepless in Seattle" is a classic romantic comedy that is perfect for a family-friendly Valentine's Day movie night. This movie is rated PG and is available on Amazon Prime.
Kate & Leopold is a classic romantic-comedy fantasy film that tells a story of a physicist who accidentally pulls his great‑great‑grandfather, Leopold, through a time portal from 19th‑century New York to the present, where Leopold falls in mutual love with his girlfriend. This Movie is rated PG-13 and is available on Amazon Prime.
Sabrina Fairchild is the young daughter of the Larrabee family's chauffeur, Thomas, and has been in love with David Larrabee all her life. David is a playboy, constantly falling in love, yet he has never noticed Sabrina, much to her dismay. Sabrina travels to Paris for a fashion internship at Vogue and returns as an attractive, sophisticated woman. David, after initially not recognizing her, is quickly drawn to her despite being newly engaged to Elizabeth Tyson, a doctor, and billionaire. This movie is rated PG and is free on Amazon Prime.
The Longest Week is a 2014 comedy-drama film, written and directed by Peter Glanz. The film stars Jason Bateman, Olivia Wilde and Billy Crudup in the lead roles. Affluent and aimless, Conrad Valmont lives a life of leisure in his parent's prestigious Manhattan Hotel. In the span of one week, he finds himself evicted, disinherited, and in love. This movie is rated PG-13 and is free with your Amazon Prime Membership.
To save her small law firm, earnest lawyer Susan takes a high-paying case from Nick, a charming new client who wants to sue a dating website that guarantees love. But as the case heats up, so do Susan and Nick's feelings for each other. This movie is rated PG and is available on Netflix.
50 First Dates is a 2004 American romantic comedy film starring Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, and Rob Schneider. It follows the story of Henry, a womanizing marine veterinarian who falls for an art teacher named Lucy. When he discovers she has anterograde amnesia and forgets him a day later, he resolves to win her over again each new day. This movie is rated PG-13 and is available on Netflix.
Runaway Bride is a 1999 romantic comedy film directed by Garry Marshall and starring Julia Roberts and Richard Gere. Maggie Carpenter (Julia Roberts) is a spirited and attractive young woman who has had a number of unsuccessful relationships. Maggie, nervous about being married, has left a trail of fiancés waiting for her at the altar on their wedding day. All of these were caught on tape, earning Maggie tabloid fame and the dubious nickname "The Runaway Bride." This movie is rated PG, and is available on Pluto TV for free.
From writer/director Nancy Meyers comes a romantic comedy about two women on opposite sides of the globe who swap houses only to discover that a change of address can really change their lives. This movie is rated PG-13 and is availablemovie on Amazon Prime.
San Francisco writer Frances Mayes (Diane Lane) travels to Italy and impulsively buys an aging, but very charming, villa. She finds herself immersed in a life-changing adventure. This Movie is rated PG-13 and is available on Amazon Prime.
Join the celebration, sing and dance, and discover how it all began! Ten years after Mamma Mia! The Movie, the film’s original cast returns in this musical sequel. This movie is rated PG-13 and is available for rent on Amazon Prime.
Tom loves his life, until he realizes he also loves his best friend Hannah. But when Hannah gets engaged to a dashing Scotsman and asks Tom to be her maid of honor, Tom faces hostile bridesmaids, bridal showers, and bad hair days, all in an effort to pull off the perfect wedding and steal the bride. He is a maid of honor with a plan. This movie is rated PG-13 and is available on Amazon Prime.
At college Paige meets Eddie, a fellow student from Denmark, whom she first dislikes but later accepts, likes, and loves; he proves to be Crown Prince Edvard. Paige follows him to Copenhagen, and he follows her back to school with a plan. This movie is rated PG, and is available on Netflix.
Chris (Reynolds) was an overweight nerd and in love with his best friend Jamie (Smart), but she only thought of him like a brother. Ten years later, Chris is now a hot L.A. music executive. This movie is rated PG-13 and is available for rent on Amazon Prime.
A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. There is the 1987 version starring Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell, and a 2014 version starring Anna Faris, Eva Longoria, and Eugenio Derbez, both of which are available on Amazon Prime for rent.
The film stars Kate Hudson as Andie Anderson, a writer for a women's magazine, and Matthew McConaughey as Benjamin Barry, a successful advertising executive. The film follows Andie's assignment to write an article about how to get rid of a boyfriend in 10 days, while Benjamin makes a bet that he can make any woman fall in love with him in the same amount of time. With its charming cast, witty script, and relatable themes, "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" has become a beloved romantic comedy that is perfect for a family-friendly Valentine's Day movie night. This movie is rated PG-13 and is available for rent on Amazon Prime.
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