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Best Movies to Watch with Your Date this Valentine’s Day

Every couple has different expectations and hopes for the perfect Valentine’s date. Whether you’re planning a romantic dinner out or seeking adventure with your significant other this Valentines Day, the best way to end the night is cuddled up enjoying a great film. Plan your movie night in by trying some snacks from around the world paired with some fine wine. Select from one of our various movie suggestions below to finish off the perfect Valentine’s date night!

Comedy: Definitely Maybe
Heartthrob Ryan Reynolds plays father Will Hayes in this charming film about past love. The movie begins with his curious daughter (Abigail Breslin) asking about how her parents fell in love. Hayes shares the amusing stories of his past three serious relationships to his daughter as she tries to guess which one ended up being her mother. Join his daughter in trying to solve the mystery and witness his refreshingly honest accounts of experiences falling in love. Definitely Maybe is currently available on Netflix.

Drama: Me Before You
Be prepared to get teary-eyed while watching this emotional story about the relationship between a paralyzed young man and his caretaker. Will Kanyon, played by Sam Clafin, has his life turned upside down after a serious accident makes him wheelchair-bound for life. Louisa (Emilia Clarke) is a young spunky woman who is hired by his mother to serve as his companion and caretaker despite his insistence that it’s not necessary. Stream Me Before You on Hulu, keep the tissues nearby and enjoy a spill-free evening sipping on some wine using our wine caddy.

TV Show: New Girl 
If you’ve got a full night ahead and feel like taking on a new tv show, try this hilarious comedy series. New Girl, now streaming on Netflix, follows a young and quirky woman (Zooey Deschanel) who is distraught after discovering her unfaithful boyfriend with another woman. In hopes of starting over, she moves to Los Angeles and rooms with three men. Follow the funny and unexpected journey of these eccentric characters as they experience relationships and challenges of adulthood.

Independent: Moonrise Kingdom 
Director Wes Anderson captures this story of young love in his signature whimsical style. Snuggle in our cuddle seat and watch the story of two 12-year olds unfold as they run away from their New England homes to the wilderness. Emmy award-winning actor Bruce Willis stars as the town sheriff who leads a search party to find the young couple before a dangerous storm hits. Enjoy Moonrise Kingdom, now streaming on Netflix.

Action: Mr. and Mrs. Smith 
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie star in this comedy about a married couple who find themselves suffering from boredom in their relationship. The excitement reignites, but not in the way they’d expect. The discover that they are both undercover assassins working for competing agencies who are tasked with killing each other. Follow the action-packed story of this couple as they decide how to handle their most difficult challenge of marriage yet. Rent Mr. and Mrs. Smith on Amazon Video.

Oldie but Goodie: Forrest Gump 
This oldie but goodie movie (now streaming on Netflix) follows Forrest Gump, played by Tom Hanks, through his fascinating life experiences beginning in the 1960’s. Gump, a lovable character, somehow finds himself involved in some of most important events in history. Throughout it all, his love for his childhood friend Jenny never fades. Their relationship is unpredictable but Gump remains optimistic. “Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’re going to get,” he says. Grab your own box of chocolates and snuggle in for this classic.

Family: Beauty and the Beast
Sharing the evening with little ones? The newest Disney adaption of Beauty and the Beast is the perfect love story for everyone to enjoy. Share some snacks with the family using our tray tables and enjoy this delightful film, now streaming on Netflix.

Musical: La La Land
Emma Stone plays aspiring actress, Mia Dolan, who lives in Los Angeles hoping to make her breakthrough. She meets Sebastian (Ryan Gosling), an aspiring jazz pianist, and they find themselves falling in love while encouraging one another to follow their passions. This romantic drama showcases the journey that this couple faces when both their relationship and dreams seem out-of-reach. Watch La La Land, available to stream on Amazon.

We hope that your Valentine’s date night in is one full of laughter, love, and comfort! Seatcraft is here to ensure that your movie nights are always luxurious and relaxing.