These Unexpected V-Day Movies Will Give You All The Feels

For when you can't stand another rom-com

I Love You, Man
12 Feb 2016

I Love You, Man

In this bro-mantic movie, Paul Rudd is Peter Klaven, a soon-to-be groom who goes on a series of ‘man-dates’ to find a best man for his wedding. Hilarity ensues when the bromance with his new BFF Sydney Fife (Jason Segel) threatens the soon-to-be groom’s relationship with his fiancée (Rashida Jones).

Life is Beautiful
12 Feb 2016

Life is Beautiful

In this Italian tragicomic film, an open-minded Jewish librarian and his son become victims of the Holocaust. He uses a perfect mixture of will, humour and imagination to protect his son from the dangers around their concentration camp.

Adventureland
12 Feb 2016

Adventureland

It's the summer of 1987, and recent college grad James Brennan (Jesse Eisenberg) can't wait to begin his long-anticipated dream trip to Europe. Unfortunately, James is forced to work at the local amusement park to support himself, but finds love with a captivating co-worker named Em (Kristen Stewart). 

Aloha
12 Feb 2016

Aloha

Bradley Cooper plays a celebrated military contractor who returns to Hawaii, the site of his greatest career triumphs. While there, he reconnects with a long-ago love (Rachel McAdams) while unexpectedly falling for the determined Air Force captain (Emma Stone) assigned to him.

6 Years
12 Feb 2016

6 Years

College sweethearts Melanie Clark and Dan Mercer seem to be the poster couple, but their dysfunctional relationship unravels as unexpected opportunities threaten the future they had always imagined. Prepare the tissues — this will be an emotional ride.

In Your Eyes
12 Feb 2016

In Your Eyes

This trippy romance film follows Rebecca Porter, a neglected and sheltered housewife, who realises she has a metaphysical connection with charismatic ex-con Dylan Kershaw (they can talk to each other with their minds!) who lives on the other side of the country. You’ll be kept on the edge of your seat wondering when the pair will finally meet.

Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List
12 Feb 2016

Naomi and Ely’s No Kiss List

Best friends Naomi and Ely have established a “No Kiss List” to prevent rifts over guys, but their bonds are tested when they unintentionally fall into a complicated love triangle.  

Red Riding Hood
12 Feb 2016

Red Riding Hood

This dark take on the classic Little Red Riding Hood — starring Amanda Seyfried as the girl with a red cape — is definitely not for kids. With betrayal, murder and…patricide, the big bad wolf is no longer the scariest thing in this fairytale. 

What’s Your Number?
12 Feb 2016

What’s Your Number?

Ally Darling, played by Anna Faris, embarks on a mission to find the perfect mate from among her numerous ex-boyfriends, with some help from her promiscuous neighbour Colin Shea, played by Chris Evans. 

The Terminal
12 Feb 2016

The Terminal

When Viktor Navorski (Tom Hanks) arrives at JFK airport in New York, war breaks out in his country. Navorski can’t enter or exit the United States, leaving him trapped in the airport indefinitely. While living at the airport, Viktor falls for a flight attendant (Catherine Zeta-Jones). But what good is love if he can't leave the terminal?

We love our romantic dramas and rom-coms, but there’s really just so much we can take from the genre. Honestly, how many flicks about star-crossed lovers or friends with benefits-turned-soul mates can one watch before getting bored? So here’s our list of hilarious, dark and totally unexpected movies that both you and your significant other can enjoy together.

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