Valentine’s Date Movies You Can Both Enjoy [VIDEOS]
Ok guys, this one’s for you. There’s no rule that states you must make dinner reservations and plan a night out on the town for Valentine’s Day. As a matter of fact, many women (myself included) would probably LOVE to have their man take over the kitchen and do a romantic dinner in. Afterward, how about cuddling up with her on the couch and popping in a great Romantic Comedy YOU picked out? I’m not suggesting you have to succumb to “The Notebook” in order to please her. (But you may score some brownie points if you do.) To make the experience less painful I’ve
forced found a few guys around the office to offer up their favorite chick flicks that you’ll be able to enjoy just as much as your little lady will.
Chris Allen: “Two If By Sea”
A story about a thief and his girlfriend, who want to go legit. With the FBI hot on their trail, a petty thief (Denis Leary) and his long-time girlfriend (Sandra Bullock) take up temporary residence in a beach house on a posh island, where their love for each other is put to the ultimate test. While the shenanigans play out Denis Leary’s character may have stumbled onto the greatest art thief ever. I love this movie because I love Denis Leary, and Sandra Bullock. Denis Leary wrote this movie. I like it because it is a very simple movie, and yet a little lesson about paying attention to the people and things you love.
Steve Tanko: “Smokey & the Bandit”
Yes, on the surface it’s a travelogue/car-chase/”good ol boy” sort of Burt Reynolds film, but It’s really a love story between Burt Reynolds and Sally Field – in all the classic ways: The film starts with sexual tension…there’s “not-so-meaningful” resolution…and finally, they end up falling for each other.
Rayman: “Once Around”
“Once Around” is my favorite romantic comedy. It’s also one of my favorite all time movies because it proves no matter how different or unusual a person is, they can still be loved. It’s on Netflix, if you get a chance watch it. It will move you. Stars Richard Dreyfuss and Holly Hunter.
Justin Jerve: “Crazy Stupid Love”
The most recent, Crazy Stupid Love. It’s one of those movies that has you guessing throughout and has funny parts, romantic parts, and a big surprise ending with a nice feel good aspect. Not exactly 100% romantic, but fell in the romantic comedy category and was one of my favorite movies we rented in 2012.
Ben Jorgenson “50 First Dates” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”
50 First Dates–Take a classic love story and add amnesia you get a classic.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall kicks a$$ as well–It’s great for any guy who has been crushed before. Reminds you that you can always find yourself in a better situation.
Tony Hart: “Pretty Woman”
Of course Julia Roberts is amazing in this movie, she has never looked as good as she did in that movie, so it makes for an easy to watch romantic movie. The rags to riches story is pretty good and it has a great ending. It is like an adult/updated Cinderella story, where Cinderella is a hooker and the prince is a rich, ruthless businessman.
What are your favorite romantic comedies?