Valentine’s Day isn’t just for those happy-go-lucky couples, treat yourself to a self-caring movie date with one of these 7 great movies to watch alone.

7 Movies To Watch Alone On Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day isn’t just for those happy-go-lucky couples who seem to breeze through life wrapped up in each other's arms. Yuck. In the spirit of celebrating love, treat yourself to a self-caring movie date and make this year’s Valentine’s all about you. In this article, we have gathered a few great movies to watch alone on Valentine’s Day. You’ll find everything from heartfelt stories to bloodthirsty creatures waiting for you to enter their post-apocalyptic world. Let’s dive right in and find you the perfect movie to watch for “me, myself and I” date. 

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Lars And The Real Girl (2007, IMDb: 7.3) 

If you are a fan of touching but weird stories, this movie is for you. Lars is a shy and extremely introverted man who struggles with traumas from his childhood, which has left him alone and hard to connect with. To his brother and sister-in-law’s surprise, Lars finally brings home a girl. But there is a catch. She’s not real. Instead of rejecting Lars' made-up girlfriend, his family and the entire town goes along with his delusion in this incredibly sweet and loveable story. Lars' search for true love is a great journey to follow while alone on Valentine’s Day. 


Her (2014, IMDb: 8.0) 

Joaquin Phoenix needs no introduction, and if you haven’t seen this movie yet, you are one of the lucky few. The plot is set in the near future and follows a lonely writer as he forms an unusual relationship with a highly intelligent and passionate AI operating system. For the first time in a while, he isn’t alone anymore. ‘Her’ is a thought-provoking drama and incredibly beautiful. The cinematography is out of this world which makes this melancholy film worth watching. In other words, a perfect movie to watch while alone on Valentine’s Day. 


Fresh (2022, IMDb: 6.7) 

If you are planning on going out on a date with a stranger on Valentine’s Day, watch this movie first and think again. Maybe it’s better to just stay home alone. ‘Fresh’ follows Noa, a young woman tired of dating apps and boring men. When she lays eyes on Steve at the grocery store, she decides to take a step outside her comfort zone and give him her number. After a couple of dates, Steve invites her to a weekend getaway where his true nature eventually unfolds. ‘Fresh’ is without a doubt one of the best movies to watch alone. 


A Quiet Place (2018, IMDb: 7.5) 

Believe it or not, it’s a good thing that you are alone this Valentine’s Day. Why? Because you don’t need to talk to anyone which is definitely going to save your life in ‘A Quiet Place’. In this post-apocalyptic world, monsters with ultra-sensitive hearing are lurking everywhere. We follow a family of five who must try and survive without making a sound. This incredibly tense and thrilling horror flick will definitely get your heart racing. You will even find yourself unintentionally trying to stay as quiet as possible. But you know, don’t forget to breathe every once in a while. 


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Marriage Story (2019, IMDb: 7.9) 

Who said marriage was a piece of cake? Probably someone who isn't married. In this intimate and rather depressing movie, we follow Adam Driver and Scarlett Johansson as Charlie and Nicole, a married couple breaking up but fighting to keep the family together. Incredible acting tied with a devastating but beautiful story makes this movie one of the best in the genre. Where there’s a love, there’s a way. 


How To Be Single (2016, IMDb: 6.1) 

Singles, listen up! Here’s your guide on how to make the most of your non-existing relationships. ‘How To Be Single’ isn’t really a rom com but rather an accurate depiction of how dating life is like for different people. The story follows a group of adults in New York City navigating through love and relationships. Starring Dakota Jonhson and the hilarious Rebel Wilson, you can expect relatable entertainment of the highest level. If there was one movie to watch when alone on Valentine's Day, it is this one.  


Yes Man (2008, IMDb: 6.8) 

Is there any better feel-good actor than Jim Carrey? In this rom-com from a couple of years ago, he plays Carl, a stubborn man with no light at the end of the tunnel. One day, he attends a personal development seminar where he is challenged to say yes to everything. Suddenly, his life starts to turn around and he is amazed by the power of saying “YES”. Although his work and love life is at an all time high, too much of the good becomes his enemy and he realizes that not all opportunities should be taken. If you are looking for a bit more inspiration to throw yourself out there, ‘Yes Man’ is definitely the movie to watch when tired of being alone. 


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Do you ever dread reliving the nightmare of scrolling through movies to select for date night with your girlfriend? You just don’t have a hint of a clue where to start? The nightmare goes on and on until the two of you lovebirds have decided to forget about netflix and chilling. Good news is It doesn’t have to be that way, for now what you have right before your wonderstruck eyes, is a simple selection of four perfect movies to watch with your girlfriend.

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