From romantic, to funny, tear-jerking and heartbreaking movies, why not usher in the month of love with these top five movies from Netflix?
There’s no better time to unwind after a long day than when you snuggle in bed with a cup (or a glass) of our favourite beverage and a remote. No matter the mood, the genre or the timeline, there’s a movie to suit it all. Here are our top ten favourite:
Think Like a Man:
Our favourite, this movie dates 11 years ago and it is about four women (Regina Hall, Gabrielle Union,
Meagan Good and Taraji P. Henson) are on a mission to solve their relationship problems using advice from a best-selling book (from Steve Harvey). But the men in their lives are less than cooperative.
Friends with Benefits
Starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis, this movie is about a recruiter and an art director striking up a friendship, and decide to capitalise on their chemistry with casual sex and no emotional attachments. But where will their casual affair end up?
A Journal for Jordan
Directed by Denzel Washington and starring Michael B Jordan, Chanté Adams and Jalon Christian, this tearjerking movie is based on a 2008 memoir. The storyline is based on Sgt Charles Monroe King, before he is killed in action in Baghdad, writes a journal for his son intended to tell him how to live a decent life despite growing up without a father.
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button is a 2008 American fantasy romantic drama film directed by David Fincher. This Oscar-nominated film is about Benjamin Button (Brad Pitt), a man who was born old and wrinkled but grows younger as the years go by. It also stars Cate Blanchett and Taraji P. Henson. This must-watch film earned three Oscars and 13 nominations, including acting and directing nods for Brad Pitt and David Fincher.
Happiness Ever After
This proudly South African film is a sequel to “Happiness is a Four-Letter Word”. The movie, starring Renate Stuurman, Khanyi Mbau and Nambitha Ben-Mazwi, finds Zaza, Princess and Zim living new chapters of their lives amid loss, family grudges and new love.
There are many romantic movies fit for February. Share with us in the comments below what your favourite movie is.