Nine of the Best ’90s Romantic Comedies To Stream This Valentine’s Day
The 1995 rom-com Clueless starring Alicia Silverstone, Stacey Dash, Brittany Murphy, and Paul Rudd is the perfect Valentine’s Day movie. Clueless is loosely based on Jane Austen’s novel Emma but set in 1990s Beverly Hills. The movie follows two young women as they navigate being teens, boy trouble, and of course, fashion.
Considered to be one of the most quotable teen movies of its time, Clueless is a must-watch this Valentine’s Day. Stream Clueless on YouTube, Google Play, Vudu, Amazon Prime, and iTunes.
‘Father of the Bride’
Father of the Bride is Kimberly Williams’ debut film. She starred alongside Diane Keaton and Steve Martin in this remake of the 1950 film of the same name. Martin plays George Banks, the father of Williams’ character Annie. When he finds out she wants to get married, George grapples with the idea of giving away his daughter and does everything in his power to avoid doing so.
Father of the Bride is available on HBO Max, Sling TV, iTunes, YouTube, Google Play, Vudu, and Amazon Prime.
‘My Best Friend’s Wedding’
My Best Friend’s Wedding stars Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz, and Rupert Everett. The film is about two friends who made a deal to marry each other, should they both be single at 28-years-old. When Julianne Potter (Roberts) learns of Michael O’Neal’s (Mulroney) impending wedding, she pulls out all the stops in an attempt to stop it. After several unfortunate situations ensue, the two learn a lot about the people they’ve become.
Stream My Best Friends Wedding on Netflix, Vudu, Amazon Prime, YouTube, Google Play, and iTunes.
You’d be making a “big mistake — huge!” if you didn’t watch Pretty Woman on Valentine’s Day. Another iconic movie starring Roberts, Pretty Woman showcases a love story between a down-on-her-luck prostitute and a wealthy businessman (Richard Gere).
Stream Pretty Woman on iTunes, Vudu, Google Play, YouTube, and Amazon Prime.
Starring The Undoing‘s Hugh Grant and America’s ’90s sweetheart Roberts, Notting Hill is a quintessential romantic comedy. The movie tells the story of an ordinary book store owner (Grant) and a glamorous movie star (Roberts) — two people from vastly different worlds — who will stop at nothing to reconcile their differences in the name of love.
You can currently stream Notting Hill on Amazon Prime, YouTube, iTunes, Google Play, and Vudu.
‘You’ve Got Mail’
It’s love at first byte in this Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan love story. Another film surrounding books, You’ve Got Mail tells the story of an independent book shop owner (Ryan) and her rival book superstore magnate (Hanks). In an ironic twist of fate, the two fall in love thanks to the anonymity of the internet.
You’ve Got Mail is available to stream on Hulu, HBO Max, YouTube, Google Play, iTunes, and Vudu.
‘The Wedding Singer’
Adam Sandler’s 1998 movie The Wedding Singer is another great watch for Valentine’s Day. Sandler plays a wedding singer alongside Drew Barrymore, who plays a waitress. In a tale as old as time, the two start out engaged to entirely different people but slowly realize they’re meant for each other. There’s even a guest appearance from the one and only Billy Idol.
Watch The Wedding Singer on Cinemax, Amazon Prime, YouTube, Google Play, and iTunes.
‘While You Were Sleeping’
Miss Congeniality‘s Sandra Bullock, The Sinner‘s Bill Pullman, and The O.C.‘s Peter Gallagher star in While You Were Sleeping, the story of “love at second sight.” A lonely train fair collector (Bullock) gets caught up in a whirlwind of lies after saving a handsome commuter (Gallagher).
Find out why the movie is called While You Were Sleeping this Valentine’s Day and stream it on Disney+, iTunes, YouTube, Google Play, Vudu, and Amazon Prime.
’10 Things I Hate About You’
A modern take on William Shakespeare’s The Taming of the Shrew, 10 Things I Hate About You is another quintessential ’90s rom-com starring the late Heath Ledger, Julia Stiles, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. When the brash Kat (Stiles) is coerced into dating so her younger sister (Larisa Oleynik) can see her boyfriend (Gordon-Levitt), she gets caught in bad-boy Patrick Verona’s (Ledger) web.
10 Things I Hate About You is available to stream on Disney+, iTunes, YouTube, Google Play, Vudu, and Amazon Prime.