5 Netflix Originals To Watch on Valentine’s Day!

Don’t have big plans for Valentine’s Day? Here are 5 Netflix original rom-coms to watch no matter what your relationship status is!

Although many people like dressing their best and going out for Valentine’s Day, that’s not everyone’s style. Others might just want to stay in and cuddle with their loved ones while binge-watching movies, and that’s completely fine, too. We got you covered with these 5 Netflix originals you can watch on V-Day! 

Holidate (2020)

In this hilarious rom-com, two strangers, Sloane (Emma Roberts) and Jackson (Luke Bracey), agree to be each other’s holiday plus-ones. From New Year’s Day to Christmas, they spend an entire year using one another for every holiday outing, with no strings attached, entirely platonic. However, things get chaotic when they start to develop feelings for each other. This outrageous movie is definitely good for some laughs and Valentine’s Day cuddles.

The Wrong Missy (2020)

When Tim (David Spade) accidentally invites a recent disastrous blind date to join him on a work retreat, things go left quickly. Missy (Lauren Lapkus) is a woman with no boundaries and insane ideas, such as cliff jumping into the ocean and forcing Tim to swim with sharks (and his strict boss!). Despite her wild character, she and high-strung Tim end up falling in love. This movie is sure to have you and your partner dying with laughter the entire time.

When We First Met (2018)

Noah (Adam Devine) and Avery (Alexandra Daddario)  meet at a Halloween party, and despite hitting it off really well, Noah gets friend-zoned. 3 years go by, and Avery is engaged to another person. This tumultuous and exciting rom-com follows Noah as he uses a time machine to return to that Halloween night and figure out what went wrong. If you’re a fan of time travel and have been looking for the perfect rom-com, this is the one for you!

Always Be My Maybe (2019)

Sasha (Ali Wong) and Marcus (Randall Park) have a long history; the two grew up together and dated when they were adolescents, unfortunately ending their relationship on bad terms. However, after bumping into each other years later and spending some time catching up, they soon realize the sparks never truly died down. For those who are suckers for soulmate rom-coms and “it’s always been you” moments, give this movie a try.

Set It Up (2018)

Assistants Charlie (Glen Powell) and Harper (Zoey Deutch) meet and bond over both having insufferable bosses who don’t allow them to have enough free time. The pair devise a plan to get their two bosses together, but when it backfires on them, they are forced to confess their true intentions. Somewhere along the line, the two assistants realize that they have feelings for one another. This rom-com is sure to have you on the edge of your seat this Valentine’s Day.

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Brenda Sanchez Barrera is currently a senior at California State University, Dominguez Hills, and is graduating with her Bachelor's degree in journalism in spring 2023. She has a passion for music and hopes to pursue a career in music journalism. On campus, she is the Editor-In-Chief of the student-run newspaper, "The Bulletin." When she's not writing or editing articles, she can be found at a concert or keeping up with the latest Harry Styles updates.