Whether you’re not in a relationship or just ended one, Valentine’s Day doesn’t have to be one of the most dreaded days of the year. After all, it’s also one of the days recognized as Singles Awareness Day, a day where singles gather together to celebrate life. What better way to celebrate the single life by gathering with friends to watch some of these anti-Valentine’s Day movies that show being single isn’t so bad after all.
Blue Valentine (2010) – Starring Ryan Gosling, Michelle Williams and John Doman demonstrates how love can fade away over time and even if it doesn’t love alone doesn’t always mean things will work out.
The Break-Up (2006)– What better movie to spend watching on Valentine’s Day than The Break-Up. Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn star in this romantic comedy which demonstrates some people are better off apart than together.
Kill Bill (Volumes 1 and 2) - Revenge is the name of the game in this love story.
My Bloody Valentine (1981) – For fans of horror movies, this classic horror film profiles a deranged murder who kills those who celebrate Valentine’s Day.
Fatal Attraction (1987) – What happens when a love affair goes bad…really bad.
Crimes and Misdemeanors (1989) – One of Woody Allen’s finest films that tells two less-than-ideal love stories.
Husbands and Wives (1992) – Another Woody Allen film that demonstrates that love can often bring out the worst in people.
Heathers (1988)– Simply confirms the message that sometimes a girl is just better off without a guy.
War of the Roses (1989) – What starts out with the seemingly perfect love life goes down in a rage of war between the once happy couple.
American Beauty (1999) – Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening and Thora Birch star in this dark drama. Space plays a depressed dad in a mid-life crisis. His decisions change his life and the lives of those around him. Best of all, the film demonstrates things are not always as perfect as they seem.
Can you think of any other anti-Valentine’s Day movies? Share yours in the comments below