Here are our top ten films for Valentine’s Day. Now, cuddle up and press play!
Dirty Dancing (1987)
Starring: Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, and Jerry Orbach
Summer love meets teen rebellion as Baby (Jennifer Grey) falls in love with (Patrick Swayze) her dance instructor. They danced their way into all of our hearts. A favorite for many.
When Harry Met Sally (1989)
Starring: Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan
This movie asks the age old question can men and women really just be friends? Opinions still vary as we continue to figure it out.
Starring: Eddie Murphy, Robin Givens, Grace Jones, Halle Berry, Eartha Kitt, David Alan Grier and Martin Lawrence
A romantic comedy as well as pure hilarity. Boomerang shows how karma can bite back pretty hard when it comes to matters of the heart.
The Bodyguard (1992)
Starring: Whitney Houston and Kevin Costner
Work relationship turned love affair. This movie is another classic that will never be forgotten. The soundtrack is just as memorable with the timeless hit “I Will Always Love You.”
Waiting to Exhale (1995)
Starring: Whitney Houston, Angela Bassett, Lela Rochon, and Loretta Devine.
Yes, it has its drama but the bottom line is finding self-love and having the support of some awesome girlfriends. Another film with an amazing soundtrack.
Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet, and Billy Zane
Love happens in the most unexpected ways. With the clash of the classes, love still lives but then the Titanic begins to sink. This movie is another film that we will hold in our hearts.
Love Jones (1997)
Starring: Larenz Tate and Nia Long
Understanding what poetry and music can do to love, Tate and Long created a beautiful duo in the film and had many of us wanting to pick up a pen or instrument.
Brown Sugar (2002)
Starring: Sanaa Lathan, Taye Diggs, Queen Latifah, Yasiin Bey, Nicole Ari-Parker, and Boris Kodjoe
Best friends turned lovers but not before some tests and relationship drama. Music and love the perfect harmony and gorgeous cast.
The Notebook (2004)
Starring: James Garner, Gena Rowlands, Rachel McAdams, and Ryan Gosling
A film that shows your love will come with patience and time… maybe. But the Notebook allows us to fantasize with the heartwarming storyline of love and hope.
Jumping the Broom (2011)
Starring: Angela Bassett, Paula Patton, Laz Alonso, Loretta Devine, Meagan Good, Mike Epps, and Tasha Smith
A fun upbeat romantic comedy that puts a relationship through some trials due to class differences and a mothers suffocating love. It was meant to be because it all worked out in the end.