Get ready to turn the nostalgia dial all the way up! This Valentine's Day we're going back to the 90s and some of the most beloved movies of the decade.
Starring Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore and Whoopi Goldberg, the plot centres on a young woman in jeopardy (Moore), the ghost of her murdered lover (Swayze), and a reluctant psychic (Goldberg) who assists him in saving her. Okay.... maybe that synopsis makes it sound a little goofy, but this classic remains a firm favourite for a reason.
Down-on-her-luck Hollywood sex worker Vivian Ward (Julia Roberts), is hired by Edward Lewis (Richard Gere), a wealthy businessman, to be his escort for several business and social functions. The films explores their developing relationship over the course of her week-long stay with him.
When music sensation Rachel Marron (Whitney Houston)'s obsessive stalker takes his threats to a disturbing level, she hires former secret service agent Frank Farmer (Kevin Costner) as her bodyguard. Their personalities clash at first, but the more time they spend together, the closer they get. Could this be love?
SLEEPLESS IN SEATTLE
After the death of his wife, Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) moves to Seattle with his 8-year-old son, Jonah.
When Jonah calls into a talk-radio programme to find a new wife for his father, Sam grudgingly gets on the line to discuss his feelings. Annie Reed (Meg Ryan), a reporter in Baltimore, hears Sam speak and falls for him, even though she is engaged. Unsure where it will lead, she writes Sam a letter asking him to meet her at the Empire State Building on Valentine's Day.
This indie classic follows American Jesse (Ethan Hawke) on his way to Vienna where he meets Celine (Julie Delpy), a student returning to Paris. After long conversations they forge a surprising connection and Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna.
Since his flight to the U.S. departs the next morning and he has no money for lodging, they wander the city together, taking in the experiences of Vienna and each other. As the night progresses, their bond makes separating in the morning a difficult choice.
WHILE YOU WERE SLEEPING
Lonely transit worker Lucy Eleanor Moderatz (Sandra Bullock) pulls her longtime crush, Peter (Peter Gallagher), from the path of an oncoming train. At the hospital, doctors report that he's in a coma, and a misplaced comment from Lucy causes Peter's family to assume that she is his fiancée. When Lucy doesn't correct them, they take her into their home and confidence. Things get even more complicated when she finds herself falling for Peter's sheepish brother, Jack (Bill Pullman).
The movie that made "You had me at hello" one of the most famous lines of all time.
When slick sports agent Jerry Maguire (Tom Cruise) has a crisis of conscience, he pens a heartfelt company-wide memo that promptly gets him fired. Desperate to hang on to the athletes that he represents, Jerry starts his own management firm, with only single mother Dorothy Boyd (Renee Zellweger) joining him in his new venture. Banking on their sole client, football player Rod Tidwell (Cuba Gooding Jr.), Jerry and Dorothy begin to fall in love as they struggle to make their business work.
James Cameron's "Titanic" is an epic, action-packed romance set against the ill-fated maiden voyage of the R.M.S. Titanic, the largest moving object ever built at the time. She was the most luxurious liner of her era — the "ship of dreams" —which ultimately carried over 1,500 people to their death in the ice-cold waters of the North Atlantic in the early hours of April 15, 1912.
In this film we meet Rose (Kate Winslet) who comes from an aristocratic family and is set to be married. When she boards the Titanic, she meets Jack Dawson (Leonardo Dicaprio), an artist, and falls in love with him.
CITY OF ANGLES
This is the story of Seth (Nicolas Cage), an angel who wanders the Los Angeles area invisible to humans. When he comes across heart surgeon Maggie (Meg Ryan), he not only falls in love with her and allows himself to be seen, but he makes the decision to fall to Earth and become human.
MEET JOE BLACK
Bill Parrish (Anthony Hopkins), businessman and devoted family man, is about to celebrate his 65th birthday. However, before he reaches that landmark, he is visited by Death (Brad Pitt), who has taken human form as Joe Black, a young man who recently died.
Joe and Bill make a deal: Bill will be given a few extra days of his life, and Joe will spend the same time getting to know what it's like to be human. It seems like a perfect arrangement until Joe falls in love — with Bill's daughter.
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
A tale about a fictional relationship between William Shakespeare and a young woman who poses as a man in order to star in one of the writer's plays.
Suffering from writer's block, Shakespeare is in need of a new muse. He soon finds inspiration in the form of a beautiful female aristocrat, but her daring determination to act in his play puts their already forbidden relationship on even more dangerous ground.
YOU'VE GOT MAIL
Struggling boutique bookseller Kathleen Kelly (Meg Ryan) hates Joe Fox (Tom Hanks), the owner of a corporate Foxbooks chain store that just moved into the area. When they meet online, however, they begin an intense and anonymous Internet romance, oblivious of each other's true identity.
Jo Eventually learns that the enchanting woman he's involved with is actually his business rival. He must now struggle to reconcile his real-life dislike for her with the cyber love he's come to feel.
William Thacker (Hugh Grant) is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott (Julia Roberts) appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilt orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As the average bloke and glamorous movie star draw closer and closer together, they struggle to reconcile their radically different lifestyles in the name of love.
NEVER BEEN KISSED
Josie (Drew Barrymore), an editor, must go undercover at a high school to write a report on the lives of the students. However, she finds it difficult to fit in and school life brings back some unpleasant memories. She finds love but soon realises that blowing her cover could end the one good thing she's found.