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Valentine’s Day Movie Rentals

By Lori Perkins

The publicity department of Redbox, the national chain of movie rentals, shares movie rental statistics with us. According to this year’s survey, the following movies are their viewers’ romantic faves from the last two decades.

Which is your favorite romantic comedy from the 2000s?

1. Sweet Home Alabama

2. My Big Fat Greek Wedding

5. Hitch

Which is your favorite romantic comedy from the 1990s?

1. Pretty Woman

4. 10 Things I Hate About You

5. Sleepless in Seattle

Redbox also is running a swoonworthy Movies You’ll Adore campaign now through 2/14: It includes:

·Valentine Faves At The Kiosk: Wild Mountain Thyme, Love & Monsters, After We Collided, The Broken Hearts Gallery, The Photograph, Crazy Rich Asians

·On Demand Deals: Love Simon, The Other Woman, The Fault in Our Stars, 27 Dresses, This Means War

·Meet Cutes: I Still Believe, The Secret: Dare to Dream, Overboard, Long Shot, When Harry Met Sally

·Galentine’s Picks: Girls Trip, Pitch Perfect, Mean Girls, Bridesmaids, Legally Blonde

·Teen Romance: Twilight, Words on Bathroom Walls, Cruel Intentions, After, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

·Bromances: Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure, Top Gun, Friday, Step Brothers, Fight Club

·Fantasy Films: The Shape of Water, Edward Scissorhands, Practical Magic, Ghost, Ella Enchanted

·Break-Up Movies: 500 Days of Summer, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, He’s Just Not That Into You

·Romantic Thrillers: Fifty Shades of Grey, Gone Girl, Mrs. & Mrs. Smith, Unfaithful, Obsessed

·Time Travel Love: Groundhog Day, 13 Going on 30, About Time, The Lake House, The Time Traveler’s Wife

·Period Romances: Pride & Prejudice, Belle, Ammonite, Gone with the Wind, Shakespeare in Love, Sense & Sensibility

·Tearjerkers: Titanic, A Star is Born, All My Life, Me Before You, Romeo + Juliet, City of Angels, A Walk to Remember, Brokeback Mountain


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