Valentine's Day

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"A Love Story. More or Less."
  • PG-13
  • 2010
  • 5.7  (123,478)
  • 34

Valentine's Day is a romantic comedy that takes an honest and humorous look into the lives of a group of interconnected couples and singles as they navigate the highs and lows of love on Valentine's Day. Set in Los Angeles, the film follows a diverse cast of characters as they prepare for the most romantic day of the year. The talented ensemble cast includes some of Hollywood's finest actors, including Julia Roberts, Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Alba, Bradley Cooper, and Ashton Kutcher. Each member of the cast delivers an impressive performance that brings the characters to life with humor and heart.

The plot is centered around several different storylines that interweave throughout the film. There's the florist Reed (Ashton Kutcher), who proposes to his girlfriend Morley (Jessica Alba) on Valentine's Day, only to have her suddenly break up with him. Meanwhile, his best friend, Julia (Jennifer Garner), is also dealing with relationship problems, and her crush from high school, Holden (played by actor-singer Jamie Foxx), tries to help her out.

Also, there's the story of Liz (Anne Hathaway), an assistant to an overbearing talent agent, who moonlights as a phone sex operator. She's struggling to keep her job and her secret from her new boyfriend, Jason (Topher Grace). Football player Sean (Eric Dane) is grappling with his own emotional issues on Valentine's Day, as he copes with the aftermath of a scandalous affair.

Throughout the movie, the characters' stories converge and intertwine. Some of the storyline intersect in unexpected ways, leading to a few delightful surprises for the audience.

Between the love triangles, secret crushes, and surprising plot twists, Valentine's Day manages to be a rom-com that defies expectations. Instead of relying on cliches, it subverts them with sincerity and charm.

The film's director Garry Marshall, who also directed the popular 2003 movie, "Pretty Woman," sets the tone perfectly, balancing humor and heart while allowing the characters' personalities to shine through. He deftly navigates the film's multiple plot lines, allowing each character's story to unfold in a natural and meaningful way.

The cinematography and soundtrack complement the storytelling. The movie features several classic love songs, including 'Every Time We Say Goodbye' by Ella Fitzgerald, which puts the romantic mood at its peak.

In addition to showcasing various love stories, the movie also includes moments of comedy, making it an entertaining watch even for those who aren't looking for a romantic film. There are many hilarious scenes that will keep you laughing (or at least smiling).

Overall, Valentine's Day is a charming romantic comedy with a talented cast and a heartwarming message. The movie may be predictable and formulaic in parts, but it's executed expertly, making it an enjoyable ride. It's perfect for anyone looking for a fun, feel-good movie about love and relationships that proves that even in the midst of chaos and confusion, love always finds a way.

Valentine's Day is a 2010 comedy. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.7 and a MetaScore of 34.

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