Directed by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (“Alien: Ressurection”), “Amélie” offers a whimsical and fantastical look at modern day Parisian life. It tells the story of a shy waitress named Amélie who decides to help the people around her only to discover and fall in love along the way.
Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie star as a bored married couple who in their “five or six” years together have not realized that they each are skilled assassins working for competing agencies. After both are assigned to take out the same target and fail, their agencies task each to kill the other.
The Notebook (2004)
An adaptation of Nicholas Spark’s bestselling novel, “The Notebook” tells the epic story of a couple, whose love transcends time, money, social differences, and later even life itself.
My Sassy Girl (2001)
Based on a series of true stories posted by Korean blogger Ho-sik Kim, “My Sassy Girl” (the original, not the 2008 remake) tells the story of a guy’s chance meeting with a drunk girl on a train which later changes his life as he starts falling in love with her.
Wedding Crashers (2005)
John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) and Jeremy Grey (Vince Vaughn) are a pair of divorce mediators who crash wedding parties in order to meet women. But when John actually falls in love with a girl he meets, the pair begin to find themselves at odds with each other.
One of the American Film Institute’s (AFI) greatest films of all time, and definitely one of the most quotable, “Casablanca” tells the story of a man (Humphrey Bogart), living in the Moroccan city of Casablanca during World War II, torn between having to choose either love or virtue.
The Princess Bride (1987)
When a kindly grandfather sits down to read a story to his sick grandson, he tells him the story of “The Princess Bride.” With all the elements of a classic fairy tale – giants, sword-fighting and daring escapes, the boy listens intently as the grandfather spins a story about a roguish hero who must fight an evil prince in order to save a beautiful princess.
A film for all ages, “Wall-E” is the tale of a small waste collecting robot who, after decades of cleaning up a garbaged-covered Earth, finally meets another robot named EVE, who is sent to Earth with one specific task. After EVE completes her mission and is recalled back, Wall-E follows her to the outer reaches of space so he doesn’t lose his one true friend.
Shaun of the Dead (2004)
What’s Valentine’s Day without a zombie film with loads of heart? In “Shaun of the Dead,” Shaun Riley (Simon Pegg) is an ambitiousness salesman who tries to win back his ex-girlfriend by turning his life around and rescuing her after their entire neighborhood is turned into flesh-eating zombies.
Moulin Rouge (2001)
Set in Paris at the beginning of the 20th century, “Moulin Rouge” tells the story of a writer named Christian (Ewan McGregor) who is determined to experience “La Vie Bohème.” But unfortunately for Christian, he gets more than he bargains for when unexpectedly falls into a tragically doomed romance with a courtesan named Satine (Nicole Kidman).
Foul Play (1978)
In this romantic comedy, Goldie Hawn stars as Gloria Mundy, a divorcée who tries to start a new life in San Francisco, only to get caught up in a conspiracy involving the Pope. Coming to her aid, however, is Tony Carlson (Chevy Chase), a bumbling detective who works with Gloria to solve the crime.
Top Gun (1986)
The 1986 action hit “Top Gun” features young Tom Cruise and Val Kilmer as two cocky Navy pilots who compete with each other to prove which of the two is the better one.
(500) Days of Summer
Told in nonlinear flashbacks, “(500) Days of Summer” is a romantic comedy about a man named Tom Hansen (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) who reminisces on the good and bad memories in his relationship with ex-girlfriend Summer Finn (Zooey Deschanel).
Breakfast at Tiffany’s (1961)
One of Audrey Hepburn’s most famous movies, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” follows the story of Holly Golightly (Hepburn), a quirky and lovable but extremely naive Manhattan socialite who begins a relationship with her neighbor, an aspiring writer named Paul Varjak (George Peppard).
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