Monday, February 1, 2016

100 Great Movies for Valentine's Day

Messy Messy Fail - A very large wine store in Nana Patti's hometown called Premier was having a mail in rebate sale with Relax wine (I know what my bloggy friend Rhiannon is thinking right now, but she understands my struggle is real) so I bought a bottle.  In order to get the $3 back, I had to mail in the rebate with original receipt by January 15th.  I had every intention, but of course I forgot and completely missed my deadline.

Tidy Victory - The laundry volcano that has been erupting in our house last week finally came under control - about 12 loads later.  I'm not quite sure how it builds up as much as it does, there's only four of us, but at least the multiple mountains of dirty clothes are gone.

I don't know about you, but in our household we are ALWAYS looking for ways to save money.

The more frugal (cheap!) we are, the better for the bank.

Hubby and I really only go out to a nice dinner about 3 times a year - anniversary, another random dinner, and Valentine's day.  

But heck, we are even using a gift certificate we received toward our Valentine dinner this year.  

Still deciding if we want to spend the money on going to a movie at the theater after dinner. 

Of course, if there's snow, we will go snowmobiling.  A romantic ride through the snow covered pines.

However, we may just rent a movie if there is no snow.  Because there are SO MANY awesome movies, both new and old, to watch for the big V-day.  

How frugal (cheap!) would that be?  Way frugal (cheap!), my friends.  

So, in thinking AHEAD (word for 2016 ow ow) for our possible movie rental, I've come up with a list of 100 great movies to watch for Valentine's day.  See below listed in alphabetical order.  
  1. 10 Things I Hate About You
  2. 27 Dresses
  3. 50 First Dates
  4. An Affair to Remember
  5. Age of Adaline
  6. Annie Hall
  7. Benny & Joon
  8. The Birdcage
  9. Breakfast at Tiffany's
  10. Bridget Jones' Diary
  11. Bull Durham
  12. Can't Buy Me Love
  13. Casablanca
  14. Chasing Amy
  15. Chocolat
  16. Cinderella
  17. Cold Mountain
  18. Crazy, Stupid, Love.
  19. Dances with Wolves
  20. Dear John
  21. Definitely, Maybe
  22. Dirty Dancing
  23. Don John
  24. Earth Girls Are Easy
  25. Enchanted
  26. Endless Love
  27. The English Patient
  28. Enough Said
  29. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  30. The Fault in Our Stars
  31. Forgetting Sarah Marshall
  32. Four Christmas
  33. Four Weddings and a Funeral
  34. French Kiss
  35. Friends with Benefits
  36. Ghost
  37. Gone with the Wind
  38. As Good as It Gets
  39. Groundhog Day
  40. Hitch
  41. How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days
  42. If I Stay
  43. It Happened One Night
  44. Jerry Maguire
  45. Knocked Up
  46. The Lake House
  47. Lars and the Real Girl
  48. Like Water for Chocolate
  49. The Longest Ride
  50. Lost in Translation
  51. Love Actually
  52. Love & Basketball
  53. Love Story
  54. Maid in Manhattan
  55. Mannequin
  56. Message in a Bottle
  57. Moonrise Kingdom
  58. Moonstruck
  59. Moulin Rouge!
  60. My Best Friend's Wedding
  61. The Notebook
  62. Notting Hill
  63. An Officer and a Gentleman
  64. Out of Africa
  65. Perks of Being a Wallflower
  66. Pretty In Pink
  67. Pretty Woman
  68. Pride & Prejudice
  69. Princess Bride
  70. Random Harvest
  71. Reality Bites
  72. Return to Me
  73. Robin Hood Prince of Thieves
  74. Room with a View
  75. Roxanne
  76. Runaway Bride
  77. Say Anything
  78. Shakespeare in Love
  79. Shallow Hal
  80. Silver Linings Playbook
  81. Sixteen Candles
  82. Sleepless In Seattle
  83. Somewhere in Time
  84. Splash
  85. There's Something About Mary
  86. Titanic 
  87. Top Gun
  88. True Lies
  89. True Romance
  90. Twilight Saga
  91. You've Got Mail
  92. Valentine's Day
  93. The Vow
  94. Walk the Line
  95. A Walk to Remember
  96. Warm Bodies
  97. The Wedding Planner
  98. The Wedding Singer
  99. When Harry Met Sally
  100. While You Were Sleeping

So just to clarify, I am hitting many subcategories of great Valentine's day movies with this list - tragic, comedy, drama, etc.  Be sure to check out the synopses I linked up so you can find the kind of Valentine's day movie you are looking for.

In my most frugal (cheap!) thinking, it even occurred to me that many of these movies are probably available at the local library - that means free!

Enjoy this list and be sure to pin it for reference when you just can't   think of a romantic movie to watch with your significant other.

Do you have any other movies to add to my list?

Which is your most favorite Valentine's day movie?