Valentine’s Day is here, and here at the Union, we wanted to give everyone Valentine’s day gifts. We have created a list of movies to stream because what is Valentine’s Day without watching some romantic movies. This list has all types of movies; throwbacks, iconic movies, and maybe some new ones that you might consider checking out!
So let’s get started!
10 Things I Hate About You
Popular, pretty Bianca Stratford is in dilemma. A family rule forbids her from dating until her unpopular, rebellious, boy-hating older sister Kat gets a suitor of her own. In an attempt to win Bianca, a potential boyfriend desperately attempts to set Kat up with Patrick Verona, another rebel who may just be able to win Kat’s heart. (Emily Brecade, IMDB)
Beauty and the Beast
Arrogant young Prince Adam and his castle’s servants fall under the spell of a wicked enchantress, who turns him into the hideous Beast until he learns to love and be loved in return. The spirited, headstrong village girl Belle enters the Beast’s castle after he imprisons her father Maurice. With the help of his enchanted servants, including the matronly Mrs. Potts, Belle begins to draw the cold-hearted Beast out of his isolation. (Wikipedia)
Beyond the Lights
The pressures of fame have superstar singer Noni on the edge until she meets Kaz, a young cop who works to help her find the courage to develop her own voice and break free to become the artist she was meant to be. (IMDB)
Call Me By Your Name
It’s the summer of 1983, and precocious 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their 17th-century villa in Lombardy, Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who’s working as an intern for Elio’s father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire throughout a summer that will alter their lives forever. (IMDB)
Crazy Rich Asians
Chinese-American New Yorker Rachel Chu travels to Singapore with her boyfriend Nick Young to attend his best friend’s wedding only to discover he comes from one of Asia’s most wealthy, prominent families. A commoner among the social elite, Rachel becomes a target for single women vying for Nick’s attention as well as for his judgmental mother Eleanor, who wants nothing more than to break them up.
In the fairy-tale land of Andalasia, pretty young Giselle frolics with her woodland pals and falls in love with the handsome Prince Edward, but when Giselle arrives at the castle to marry her Prince Charming, his evil stepmother sends the princess-to-be to a place where there are `no happy ever afters’: New York City. Cynical divorce lawyer Robert comes to her rescue, but can Giselle find her way back to her true love? (Wikipedia)
Love and Basketball
Monica and Quincy are two childhood friends who both aspire to be professional basketball players. Quincy, whose father, Zeke, plays for the Los Angeles Clippers, is a natural talent and a born leader. Monica is ferociously competitive but sometimes becomes overly emotional on the court. Over the years, the two begin to fall for each other, but their separate paths to basketball stardom threaten to pull them apart. (Wikipedia)
A look at three defining chapters in the life of Chiron, a young black man growing up in Miami. His epic journey to manhood is guided by the kindness, support, and love of the community that helps raise him. (Wikipedia)
The Photograph (2020)
When famed photographer Christina Eames dies unexpectedly, she leaves her estranged daughter, Mae, hurt, angry, and full of questions. When Mae finds a photograph tucked away in a safe-deposit box, she soon finds herself delving into her mother’s early life – an investigation that leads to an unexpected romance with a rising journalist. (IMDB)
Southside With You
Chronicles the 1989 summer afternoon when the future President of the United States, Barack Obama, wooed his future First Lady, Michelle Obama, on a first date across Chicago’s South Side.
When a young woman meets an aspiring saxophonist in her father’s record shop in 1950s Harlem, their love ignites a sweeping romance that transcends changing times, geography, and professional success.
A poor yet passionate young man falls in love with a rich young woman, giving her a sense of freedom, but they are soon separated because of their social differences.
A wealthy aristocrat falls in love with a kind but poor artist aboard the luxurious, ill-fated R.M.S. Titanic. (IMDB)
To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before
Lara Jean Covey writes letters to all of her past loves, the letters are meant for her eyes only. Until one day when all the love letters are sent out to her previous loves. Her life is soon thrown into chaos when her foregoing loves confront her one by one. (IMDB)
That concludes our list of recommendations for Valentine’s Day. Did you find a movie you haven’t seen before and that you would like to watch? See you next time for our tv recommendations for Valentine’s Day! Have a Happy Valentine’s Day, Eagles!