Valentine’s Day is little more than 2 weeks away. If you have waited this long to make plans, you are probably not going anywhere fancy with your date but that doesn’t mean you have to sit home. There are several very good movies opening on Valentine’s Day according to Fandango and a couple of them even have a romantic element! Let’s take a look at what’s playing on Feb. 14, 2014.
“About Last Night” – This ‘R” rated comedy starring Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy, Regina Hall, and Joy Bryant is a remake of the 1986 film of the same name. The story is set in Los Angeles and centers on two couples who journey from the bar to the bedroom and then must come to terms with the life in the real world.
“Endless Love” is also a remake of 1981 film with the same name. It tells the story of a privileged girl and a charismatic boy whose love affair is disapproved of by their parents. The intense relationship begins to take a dark turn. It stars Alex Pettyfer and Gabriella Wilde.
“Winter's Tale” is set in 1916 and present day Manhattan. Peter Lake (Colin Farrell) is a thief who falls head over heels in love with Beverly Penn (Jessica Brown Findlay. The problem is Beverly is dying. She lives in one of the house Peter breaks into. Pearly Soames (Russell Crowe) is an insane Irish gangster after Lake who is saved by a mysterious white horse that becomes his guardian angel. The movie is rated ‘PG-13’.
“RoboCop” (2014) technically opens on Wednesday, Feb. 12 but most people won’t get the chance to see it until Friday so we’ve included it. This is the 4th installment in the RoboCop franchise and a remake of the 1987 film of the same name. Joel Kinnaman stars in the title role as a murdered policeman who returns to fight crime as a cyborg.
You should be able to find something to take your date to if going to the movies on Valentine’s Day is what you had in mind. Don’t forget the chocolates!
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