Best romantic movies for Valentine’s Day: from Titanic to Love, Rosie to Crazy Rich Asians, highlights from top 100 trending list
- A global financial comparison platform has revealed which films were the most popular around Valentine’s Day 2019 using Google Trends data
- The Fault in Our Stars topped global lists, followed by 2014’s Love, Rosie, then Titanic, Me Before You and 500 Days of Summer
For many couples, a sofa and a movie or two is the ideal way to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
If you’re looking for some romantic film inspiration, then data from global financial comparison platform Finder can lend a loving hand.
Finder analysed Google Trends data of IMDB’s list of “100 romantic films for Valentine’s Day” to reveal which films were the most popular on this day of love in 2019.
Leading the list globally was The Fault in Our Stars, followed by Love, Rosie, then Titanic, Me Before You and 500 Days of Summer.
In Hong Kong, Me Before You was top of the list, with La La Land, Love and Death, 500 Days of Summer and Crazy Rich Asians also ranking high.
We take a look at some of the flicks on the list.
Based on the novel by John Greene, this 2014 American romantic drama directed by Josh Boone follows two cancer-stricken teenagers played by Shailene Woodley and Ansel Elgort. Keep the tissues handy.
This 2014 romcom follows Rosie (Lily Collins) and Alex (Sam Claflin) who have been best friends since they were five years old. They’ve taken different paths as young adults, but do they eventually unite in love?
Me Before You
P.S. I Love You
Grief is explored in this 2007 film that sees widow Holly Kennedy (Hilary Swank) coping with loss with the help of letters from her deceased husband (played by Gerard Butler). Fans of this tear-jerker can rejoice: a sequel was confirmed earlier this week.
Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone go gaga for each other in this 2016 film that will keep lovers of the musical genre happy as the proverbial pig this Valentine’s Day. Set in the heart of Hollywood, La La Land dances its way around themes from fate and choices.
Love and Death