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Movies for Valentine's Day

A couple watching a movie at their apartment home sharing a huge bucket of popcorn.

It’s February and that means Valentine’s Day will soon be upon us. Are you ready? Do you have plans? (Or are you ignoring the day?) Whatever situation you find yourself in, with something planned or no, we have some movie suggestions (romantic comedies, feel-good family films, or action/adventure) to get you through the day, complete with descriptions from IMDb. So grab some popcorn and that box of chocolates, and settle down for a movie tonight, or should you prefer head out to your favorite Williamsville, NY theater and check out what is new on the big screen.

Romantic Comedies

500 Days of Summer

An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn't believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her.

Midnight in Paris

While on a trip to Paris with his fiancée's family, a nostalgic screenwriter finds himself mysteriously going back to the 1920s every day at midnight.

Return to Me

A man who falls in love with the woman who received his wife's heart must decide which woman it is who holds his heart.

Feel Good Family Films


A princess, who is prepared to be wed, is sent away to New York by an evil queen, where she falls in love with a lawyer.

Finding Neverland

The heart-warming story of J.M. Barrie's friendship with a family who inspired him to create Peter Pan.


A young girl discovers her father has an amazing talent to bring characters out of their books and must try to stop a freed villain from destroying them all, with the help of her father, her aunt, and a storybook hero.


Mad Max Fury Road

A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in post-apocalyptic Australia in search for her homeland with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshiper, and a drifter named Max.

Casino Royale

Armed with a license to kill, Secret Agent James Bond sets out on his first mission as 007 and must defeat a weapons dealer in a high stakes game of poker at Casino Royale, but things are not what they seem.

Apollo 13

NASA must devise a strategy to return Apollo 13 to Earth safely after the spacecraft undergoes massive internal damage putting the lives of the three astronauts on board in jeopardy.

And of course, if you want to watch a movie that fits in all of these categories, we suggest you opt for The Princess Bride — it has romance, adventure, a sword fight atop the Cliffs of Insanity, and who doesn’t love Andre the Giant? Please feel free to share your favorite Valentine’s Day movie in the comment section of the Renaissance Place Apartments blog.