5 Netflix movies to watch on Valentine’s Day 2021

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Valentine’s Day Netflix movies: Always Be My Maybe

Romantic comedies are always a safe bet for Valentine’s Day, and Netflix subscribers are in luck because the streaming service has a plethora of options in this department, including Always Be My Maybe. This hilarious, heartfelt, and Certified Fresh movie has some serious star power attached to it, whose stock has risen considerably in the industry since the streaming service’s original premiered.

The story follows childhood friends Marcus and Sasha, who get a chance to rekindle their teenage fling years later with certain obstacles like fame, career, and Keanu Reeves standing in the way of their love. Always Be My Maybe stars Birds of Prey’s Ali Wong and WandaVision’s Randall Park as the leads, along with The Matrix: Resurrection actor along for the ride making this a no-brainer when it comes to what to watch on Netflix on Valentine’s Day 2021.

Valentine’s Day Netflix movies: The Kissing Booth

The Kissing Booth proved to be a major hit with subscribers when it first arrived and turned out to be a franchise starter spawning an impressive sequel and third title in the works. For those that may have missed this romantic comedy sensation that took viewers by storm, then Valentine’s Day is the appropriate time to introduce this fun-filled Netflix original into one’s existence.

The fan-favorite 2018 motion picture is based on the novel of the same name written by Beth Reekles and Golden Globe-nominated actress Joey King as Elle, a quirky, late-blooming teenager who is forced to confront her secret crush at, of all places, a kissing booth. As far as rom-coms go, The Kissing Booth will not disappoint and is a stellar Netflix flick to watch with that special someone on Valentine’s Day 2021.

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