Cupid's Pulse Article: Dating Advice: Movies to Get You In the Mood for Valentine’s DayCupid's Pulse Article: Dating Advice: Movies to Get You In the Mood for Valentine’s Day

By Katie Gray

Cupid strikes! Now that it is officially February, we are in the month of love. That means that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Bring on all of the chocolate and champagne! While we make plans with our significant others, families and friends, celebrity couples are doing the same. There’s no better way to get into the Valentine’s Day spirit, than by watching your favorite celebrity relationship and love stories on screen. In preparation for Valentine’s Day, fall in love with these films!

In this dating advice, Cupid has compiled six movies to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day:

1. Valentine’s Day: The title says it all! The 2010 box office hit film, Valentine’s Day, revolves around a group of people as they deal with their love struggles and strengths on Valentine’s Day. This commercially successful movie was directed by legendary romantic-comedy filmmaker, Garry Marshall. The ensemble cast included: Jessica Alba, Bradley Cooper, Jessica Biel, Patrick Dempsey, Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, George Lopez, Emma Roberts, and many more. Taylor Swift even made her film debut and her song “Today Was A Fairytale” is in it!

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2. Pretty Woman: It’s always a good time to watch the 1990 hit romantic-comedy, Pretty Woman. However; it’s especially essential to view it during the Valentine’s Day season. The film stars Julia Roberts and Richard Gere, and is directed by Garry Marshall. It depicts a love story between a Hollywood hooker, Vivian, and Edward, a wealthy businessman. She is hired to be his escort for several social outings, and they end up having a deep connection and develop a loving relationship.

3. Dirty Dancing: Now I’ve had the time of my life! Dirty Dancing, is one of the most successful films of all time. In 2009 it had grossed over $214 million dollars worldwide. The romantic dance drama, stars Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey. It takes place in the summer of 1963 at a resort in the Catskill Mountains, and follows the stories of the guests and employees.

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4. When Harry Met Sally: The 1987 romantic comedy, When Harry Met Sally, has become a cultural hit. The film stars Meg Ryan and Billy Crystal. It’s about the path of the main characters, Harry and Sally, on their adventure to New York City. The film became wildly popular and is full of humor, perfect for Valentine’s Day vibes.

5. Breakfast At Tiffany’s: What better film to watch for Valentine’s Day, than the classic film, Breakfast At Tiffany’s? It won two Academy Awards and has been critically acclaimed. Audrey Hepburn, Tiffany & Co, and New York, is all you need to feel the love. This 1961 film, is based on the book by Truman Capote.

6. Sleepless in Seattle: Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan dazzle in the romantic comedy, Sleepless in Seattle. This 1993 romantic movie, has garnered critical and commercial success, grossing over $220 million. This touching and heartfelt movie will have you feeling lots of love. Most importantly, it provides viewers with hope that true love is out there and soulmates are real. It gives the perfect vibes for Valentine’s Day.

What are your favorite movies to get you in the mood for Valentine’s Day? Comment below!