5 best romantic comedies to watch on Valentine’s Day 2021

1997 Julia Roberts As Julianne In "My Best Friend's Wedding". (Photo By Getty Images)
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LONDON, ENGLAND – AUGUST 08: Bill Nighy, Domhnall Gleeson, Rachel McAdams and Richard Curtis attend the world premiere of ‘About Time’ held at Somerset House on August 8, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Karwai Tang/Getty Images) /

Romantic comedies: About Time

Anyone looking for a time-bending experience full of love and laughs should look no further than the British romantic comedy film About Time. The well-received ordeal stars Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’s Domnhall Gleeson and Doctor Strange and the Multiverse of Madness’s Rachel McAdams in the enchanting riot sure to be a hit with Netflix subscribers everywhere on Valentine’s Day.

The film from the creators of Love Actually and Notting Hill has Gleeson playing a character named Tim who realizes the men in his family have the ability to travel through time, which he uses to find the right girl who he hopes will be Mary, played by McAdams. His efforts in this endeavor are a brilliant thing to behold, and there is no denying that About Time is a perfect rom-com entry to watch on Valentine’s Day 2021 with someone special.

Romantic comedies: Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Not every rom-com has to follow the same formula and some titles in the genre think outside the box. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World has everything fans want in a romantic comedy with the addition of some toe-tapping tunes, stellar fight sequences, and visually stunning effects, making it an exceptional option for Netflix subscribers to jam out to on Valentine’s Day.

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is directed by Shaun of the Dead and Baby Driver helmer Edgar Wright and stars Michael Cera as the titular character based on the hit graphic novel series by Bryan Lee O’Malley. The story follows Scott as he tries to win over the mysterious and beautiful Ramona Flowers played by Mary Elizabeth Winstead, but first, he must defeat her seven evil exes in an epic battle of the band’s style love story that Would make a substantial addition to anyone’s Valentine’s Day 2021 rotation.

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