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50 Movies & TV Shows to Netflix and Chill This Valentine's Day

by | February 9, 2017 | Comments

You’ve had your Valentine’s Day dinner, shared some chocolate-dipped delights, and exchanged presents. Now you’re home with your significant other, and you’re looking for something to watch while you cuddle, whisper sweet nothings in each other’s ears, and gradually slip into the mood for more intimate activities (like Scrabble). Look no further, you beautiful, darling lovebirds, for we have compiled a list of 50 Certified Fresh and Fresh movies and TV series perfect for the occasion, whether you’re in need of something silly, steamy, sad, or sweet. See below for some excellent Valentine’s Day choices on Netflix.


1. 2 Days in New York (2012) 66%

Chris Rock and Julie Delpy star in this dramedy about a married couple whose relationship faces some challenges when the wife’s unruly relatives visit unexpectedly from France.

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2. Adventureland (2009) 89%

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Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart star in Greg Mottola’s dramedy about a recent college grad who takes a job at an amusement park, where he quickly bonds with his cute coworker.

 


3. Ain't Them Bodies Saints (2013) 79%

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Rooney Mara and Casey Affleck star in this Certified Fresh drama about an imprisoned bank robber and the woman and child he left behind.

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4. Amélie (2001) 89%

Audrey Tautou became a worldwide star for her performance in this, Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s whimsical romantic comedy about a Parisian woman who schemes to make things better for the people around her.

 


5. Atonement (2007) 83%

James McAvoy, Keira Knightley, and Saoirse Ronan star in Joe Wright’s Oscar-winning adaptation of the Ian McEwan novel about a young girl who sabotages the relationship between her older sister and the man she loves.

 


6. Beautiful Girls (1996) 79%

Matt Dillon, Uma Thurman, a young Natalie Portman, and a bunch of other noted indie thespians star in this mid-1990s comedy about a high school reunion in snowy New England.

 


7. Begin Again (2014) 82%

John Carney’s second musical romance stars Keira Knightley as a newly single songwriter who begins an unlikely friendship with the record exec (Mark Ruffalo) who volunteers to help record her album independently.

 


8. Beginners (2011) 84%

Ewan McGregor, Mélanie Laurent, and Christopher Plummer star in this Certified Fresh dramedy about a man who tentatively starts a new relationship in the aftermath of his father’s death.

 


9. Blue Is The Warmest Color (2013) 90%

Léa Seydoux and Adèle Exarchopoulos star in this Certified Fresh, Palme d’Or winning coming-of-age drama about a teenager who falls in love with an older art student.

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10. Bridget Jones's Diary (2001) 81%

Renée Zellweger, Colin Firth, and Hugh Grant star in this comedy about a brash thirtysomething woman who decides to shape up and meets a couple of eligible bachelors.

 


11. Cairo Time (2010) 81%

In this Certified Fresh romantic dramedy, Patricia Clarkson stars as a magazine editor who falls in love while on a whirlwind tour of Egypt’s capital.

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12. Chasing Amy (1997) 88%

Starring Ben Affleck, Joey Lauren Adams, and Jason Lee, Chasing Amy is one of Kevin Smith’s most mature films and an honest and funny look at modern friendship and romance.

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13. Clueless (1995) 81%

Amy Heckerling’s oft-quoted, much-beloved comedy stars Alicia Silverstone in a modern, high school-set adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma, in which wealthy student Cher takes it upon herself to play matchmaker for her teachers and fellow students.

 


14. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Season 1 (2015) 96%

Rachel Bloom stars in this Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning CW musical comedy series about a career woman who was working hard at a New York job, making dough, but it made her blue. One day she was crying a lot and so she decided to move to West Covina, California. Seasons 1 and 2 are available on Netflix.

 


15. Drinking Buddies (2013) 83%

Olivia Wilde, Anna Kendrick, Jason Sudeikis, Jake Johnson, and Ron Livingston star in this comedy about two co-workers at a brewery who share an attraction despite being in relationships with other people.

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16. The Duke Of Burgundy (2015) 93%

This Certified Fresh drama tells the tale of an erotic relationship between two entomologists in a lavish country estate.

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17. Four Moons (Cuatro Lunas) (2014) 92%

This drama from Mexico follows four interwoven stories of repressed attraction, from a young boy in love with his cousin to a couple whose relationship is tested by the presence of another man.

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18. Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1953) 98%

Marilyn Monroe and Jane Russell star in Howard Hawks’ classic musical comedy about a showgirl who travels to Paris with a friend in search of a wealthy husband, only to fall in love with a poor private eye instead.

 


19. The Graduate (1967) 91%

In this Academy Award winner for Best Director (Mike Nichols), a college graduate (Dustin Hoffman) suffering from severe ennui is seduced by a middle-aged neighbor, Mrs. Robinson (Anne Bancroft).

 


20. Grease (1978) 75%

This beloved musical ode to the 1950s was massive box-office smash that solidified John Travolta’s star status and elevated Olivia Newton-John from middle-of-the-road pop singer to A-lister.

 


21. I Am Love (2010) 81%

Tilda Swinton embarks on a journey of romantic discovery in this tale of a family in upheaval after the sudden death of its patriarch.

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22. I Love You Phillip Morris (2010) 72%

Jim Carrey and Ewan McGregor star in this romantic dramedy about a small-time con man’s transformation into an infamous white collar criminal.

 


 23. The Immigrant (2014) 86%

Marion Cotillard, Joaquin Phoenix and Jeremy Renner star in this Certified Fresh period drama about a young Polish woman seeking a fresh start in New York City who is forced into prostitution but gets help from an unlikely source.

 


24. Jane Eyre (2011) 84%

Mia Wasikowska and Michael Fassbender star in Cary Fukunaga’s adaptation of the classic Charlotte Brontë novel about an 18th-century woman who becomes a governess and falls in love with the master of the house.

 


25. Jane the Virgin: Season 1 (2014) 100%

Twenty-something virgin Jane has her life turned upside-down when she is accidentally inseminated with her boss’s sperm in this Certified Fresh dramedy with telenovela twists and a strong ensemble cast. Seasons 1 and 2 are available on Netflix.

 


26. L'Auberge Espagnole (2003) 77%

This Certified Fresh French-Spanish comedy revolves around a grad student studying abroad in Spain who meets an eclectic group of fellow students from all over Europe.

 


27. Leap Year (Año bisiesto) (2011) 96%

This drama from Mexico centers on a promiscuous but lonely journalist who engages in a steamy, complicated affair with a sadist.

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28. Man Up (2015) 81%

Simon Pegg and Lake Bell star in this Certified Fresh romantic comedy about two mismatched people who end up on a date together after a case of mistaken identity.

 


29. Margarita with a Straw (2016) 82%

Kalki Koechlin stars in this Indian drama about a woman struggling with both cerebral palsy and matters of the heart.

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30. Master of None: Season 1 (2015) 100%

In this Certified Fresh Netflix original comedy, Aziz Ansari (who also writes and directs) stars as a 30-year-old actor navigating life and love in New York City.

 


31. Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005) 81%

John Hawkes and Miranda July (who also makes her directorial debut here) star in this indie dramedy about a budding relationship between an artist and a shoe salesman, and the quirky love lives of the people around them.

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32. Middle of Nowhere (2012) 88%

David Oyelowo stars in this drama about a med student whose life is upended when her husband is incarcerated, from Selma director Ava DuVernay.

 


33. Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (2008) 77%

Frances McDormand and Amy Adams star in this period comedy of manners, based on the novel of the same name, about a middle-aged governess who begins working for an American actress, both of whom need a little help in their romantic pursuits.

 


34. Moonrise Kingdom (2012) 93%

Wes Anderson’s coming-of-age film stars Jared Gilman and Kara Hayward as a couple of pre-teens who fall in love and run away from home together.

 


35. My Golden Days (Trois Souvenirs De Ma Jeunesse) (2016) 90%

This coming-of-age drama follows a French teenager’s troubled family life and misadventures in the Soviet Union.

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36. No Tomorrow: Season 1 (2016) 90%

Tori Anderson and Joshua Sasse star in this CW series about a Seattle woman who gets involved with a man who believes the end of the world is near and decides to join him in completing their bucket lists together.

 


37. Nymphomaniac: Volume I (2014) 75%

Charlotte Gainsbourg and Stellan Skarsgård star in Lars von Trier’s provocative tale of a woman who recounts her violently sexual past to a man nursing her back to health after saving her from a brutal attack in an alley.

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38. Omar (2014) 90%

This action drama from Palestine follows a baker and moonlighting freedom fighter who routinely climbs over the separation wall to meet up with his girl Nadja until he’s wrongly arrested for the murder of an Israeli soldier.

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39. Palm Trees in the Snow (Palmeras en la nieve) (2015) 86%

This Spanish period drama follows a woman who discovers a letter that reveals details about her father’s journey from his island home to Spanish Guinea.

 


40. The Princess Bride (1987) 97%

Cary Elwes and Robin Wright star in Rob Reiner’s witty and heartfelt fairytale comedy about a pirate on a quest to rescue his long-lost love from an evil prince.

 


41.Sense8: Season 1 (2015) 69%

This Emmy-nominated Netflix original series follows eight strangers from around the world who discover they can psychically travel between each other’s bodies, allowing them to experience each other’s lives.

 


42. Shakespeare in Love (1998) 92%

This Best Picture-winning period drama stars Joseph Fiennes as the famous Bard and Gwyneth Paltrow as the woman he falls in love with and inspires him to pen Romeo and Juliet.

 


43. Sing Street (2016) 95%

John Carney’s Golden Globe-nominated Certified Fresh musical drama centers on a Dublin teen in 1985 who starts a band to impress the girl he has a crush on.

 


44. Take This Waltz (2012) 77%

Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen star in Sarah Polley’s drama about a married woman who is forced to take stock of her relationship with her husband when she begins to fall for her neighbor.

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45. To Catch a Thief (1955) 95%

Cary Grant and Grace Kelly star in Alfred Hitchcock’s classic romantic mystery about a retired thief who sets out to clear his name when a copycat begins preying on tourists in the French Riviera and ends up falling in love with a wealthy woman’s daughter.

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46. The Way He Looks (2014) 92%

This Brazilian coming-of-age drama revolves around a blind teenager struggling for independence who slowly falls in love with a new classmate.

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47. Weekend (2011) 95%

This Certified Fresh romantic drama tells the story two men who meet and share their lives over the course of 48 hours.

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48. While You Were Sleeping (1995) 80%

Sandra Bullock stars in this romantic comedy about a lonely tollbooth operator who falls in love with one of her customers and is mistaken for his fiancée when she intervenes in a tragic accident that leaves him comatose.

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49. Y Tu Mama Tambien (2001) 92%

Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, and Maribel Verdu star in this coming-of-age road trip drama about a pair of friends who take off on an adventure with a cousin’s estranged wife after their girlfriends leave town.

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50. Your Sister's Sister (2012) 83%

Emily Blunt, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Mark Duplass star in a Certified Fresh dramedy about a liaison between a pair of grieving friends.

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