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16 Movies That'll Make You Feel Less Alone If You're Single

Watching your fave rom-com is sometimes much more comforting than having a boo.

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We asked the BuzzFeed Community to submit their favorite movies to watch on Valentine's Day. Here are a few movies that people love watching when they're in the mood for love.

1. How Stella Got Her Groove Back

"It’s kind of a weird meandering movie, but Taye Diggs in Jamaica and the promise of romance when you least expect it always makes me feel warm and fuzzy and ready to put myself out there!" — jennaa4adeb7780
20th Century Fox

"It’s kind of a weird meandering movie, but Taye Diggs in Jamaica and the promise of romance when you least expect it always makes me feel warm and fuzzy and ready to put myself out there!" — jennaa4adeb7780

2. John Tucker Must Die

"It’s a great and classic chick flick that has one overall message: People suck. Both the girls who bond over trying to ruin their ex’s life and the boy who decides to not really change, everyone in this movie sucks, which is a great reminder when you’re alone on this ~romantic~ holiday." — abbym4453e1a41
Landscape Productions

"It’s a great and classic chick flick that has one overall message: People suck. Both the girls who bond over trying to ruin their ex’s life and the boy who decides to not really change, everyone in this movie sucks, which is a great reminder when you’re alone on this ~romantic~ holiday." — abbym4453e1a41

3. How to Be Single

"It perfectly captures the struggles of being in a relationship, looking for a relationship, and being single. It’s hilarious, the cast is fantastic, and it’s surprisingly inspiring. It follows a group of 20- and 30-somethings living in New York City as they navigate the ins and outs of dating and sex. The main theme of it is not to go looking for love, that it will find you, and that it’s okay to take things at your own pace. It’s just really good!" — chelseatheenchanted
New Line Cinema

"It perfectly captures the struggles of being in a relationship, looking for a relationship, and being single. It’s hilarious, the cast is fantastic, and it’s surprisingly inspiring. It follows a group of 20- and 30-somethings living in New York City as they navigate the ins and outs of dating and sex. The main theme of it is not to go looking for love, that it will find you, and that it’s okay to take things at your own pace. It’s just really good!" — chelseatheenchanted

4. Dirty Dancing

"That movie stands the test of time for the music alone. But if you’re single and not happy about it, is there anything better than seeing Johnny fall in love with Baby for who she is? It’s so aspirational." — rachelsporyh
Great American Films

"That movie stands the test of time for the music alone. But if you’re single and not happy about it, is there anything better than seeing Johnny fall in love with Baby for who she is? It’s so aspirational." — rachelsporyh

5. Friends with Kids

"It’s a great film about falling in love almost in reverse. The main two people, best college friends, decide to have a kid together but pursue love interests separately because they’re not necessarily in love with each other. As they find out, what matters in love is being a source of comfort and support, and the rules don’t always apply when building a life." — alexaabdalla
Red Granite Pictures

"It’s a great film about falling in love almost in reverse. The main two people, best college friends, decide to have a kid together but pursue love interests separately because they’re not necessarily in love with each other. As they find out, what matters in love is being a source of comfort and support, and the rules don’t always apply when building a life." — alexaabdalla

6. Edward Scissorhands

"Because love isn’t always perfect and conventional. It doesn’t always end happily. Yet it’s still a feel-good movie, despite being a bit sad." — sarag4491e8e4a
20th Century Fox

"Because love isn’t always perfect and conventional. It doesn’t always end happily. Yet it’s still a feel-good movie, despite being a bit sad." — sarag4491e8e4a

7. The Notebook

"I always love to cry my eyes out to The Notebook, because Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams are perfect. Been doing this for 4 years now." — amandagarciay
Avery Pix

"I always love to cry my eyes out to The Notebook, because Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams are perfect. Been doing this for 4 years now." — amandagarciay

8. Legally Blonde

"This movie has elements of romance, but it doesn’t overtake the focus of the movie. Instead, the movie focuses on the badass female lead and how she overcomes people’s stereotypes/assumptions of her, and how she finds love in a new career and a new partner along the way. It’s the perfect film to watch on valentine’s day as it fits into the romance side of the holiday while also making all the single ladies feel more empowered and less lonely." — giorginam
Type A Films

"This movie has elements of romance, but it doesn’t overtake the focus of the movie. Instead, the movie focuses on the badass female lead and how she overcomes people’s stereotypes/assumptions of her, and how she finds love in a new career and a new partner along the way. It’s the perfect film to watch on valentine’s day as it fits into the romance side of the holiday while also making all the single ladies feel more empowered and less lonely." — giorginam

9. Begin Again

"Begin Again is a witty and touching narration of getting the shit over your selfish ex and finding your strength again… brilliant casting, brilliant direction and the music is sublime!" — tsmx2009
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"Begin Again is a witty and touching narration of getting the shit over your selfish ex and finding your strength again… brilliant casting, brilliant direction and the music is sublime!" — tsmx2009

10. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

"It will definitely make you feel not as bad about being single." — randomkid4evr
Anonymous Content

"It will definitely make you feel not as bad about being single." — randomkid4evr

11. 10 Things I Hate About You

"Because Heath Ledger… I mean, we all love that badass guy with that mysterious charming smile." — minac4bc4c7dae
Touchstone Pictures

"Because Heath Ledger… I mean, we all love that badass guy with that mysterious charming smile." — minac4bc4c7dae

12. The Princess Bride

"It’s funny and shows what true love is!" — ahmazingrachel
Act III Communications

"It’s funny and shows what true love is!" — ahmazingrachel

13. Wild at Heart

"It's a movie that will make you believe in true love. It’s also incredibly surreal, funny and stylish courtesy of director David Lynch." — julietted4
The Samuel Goldwyn Company

"It's a movie that will make you believe in true love. It’s also incredibly surreal, funny and stylish courtesy of director David Lynch." — julietted4

14. Stuck in Love

"I usually watch romantic dramas or rom-coms, but my favorite one to watch is Stuck In Love. It's realistic, a little feel-good, a little heart-wrenching, and it doesn't just focus on love which is really great when you're feeling totally down in the dumps!!" — Violet Dyer (Facebook)
Informant Media

"I usually watch romantic dramas or rom-coms, but my favorite one to watch is Stuck In Love. It's realistic, a little feel-good, a little heart-wrenching, and it doesn't just focus on love which is really great when you're feeling totally down in the dumps!!" — Violet Dyer (Facebook)

15. Bridget Jones's Diary and Someone Like You

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20th Century Fox

"I'm a hopeless romantic and even though I'm always single on Valentine's Day I usually watch romantic comedies, with my go-to choices being Bridget Jones's Diary and Someone Like You which I find especially underrated." — M.J. Cormier (Facebook)

Happy V-Day! 💕

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Note: Some submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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