Movies to Watch During Quarantine I

By Anna Velichko (’20)

Rom Coms/ Romance

He’s Just Not That Into You 

Watch it on: Netflix, iTunes, YouTube Movies

Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Aniston, Ginnifer Goodwin, Drew Barrymore, Ben Affleck, Bradley Cooper. 

Description: Multiple storylines about the romantic problems of different characters, mostly following Gigi and her inability to pick up on hints. This movie is cute and at times funny and features a cast of excellent actors. 

Hitch 

Watch it on: Netflix, iTunes, Hulu, YouTube Movies  

Cast: Will Smith, Eva Mendes  

Description: Alex (Will Smith) is a dating coach who helps regular guys charm beautiful women. The film mainly follows Alex helping his client Albert get the woman of his dreams Allegra, while Alex himself pursues Sara (Eva Mendes)  using the techniques he gives his clients. 

Set it Up 

Watch it on: Netflix 

Cast: Zoey Deutch, Glen Powell, Taye Diggs, Lucy Liu, Pete Davidson 

Description: This Netflix original is about two overworked assistants who set their bosses up to get them off their backs. 

No Strings Attached 

Watch it on: iTunes, Hulu, YouTube Movies 

Cast: Natalie Portman, Ashton Kutcher 

Description: Two friends start a “benefits only” relationship but feelings get in the way. 

My Best Friend’s Wedding (1997) 

Watch it on: iTunes, Hulu, YouTube Movies 

Cast: Julia Roberts, Dermot Mulroney, Cameron Diaz 

Description: Julianne (Julia Roberts) and Michael (Dermot Mulroney) are best friends. When Michael proposes to Kimberly (Cameron Diaz), Julianne realizes she’s in love with him and tries to stop the wedding.  

The Proposal 

Watch it on:  iTunes, YouTube Movies

Cast: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds 

Description: Margaret (Sandra Bullock) is a successful book publisher and Andrew (Ryan Reynolds) is her assistant. When Margaret realizes she is about to get deported, she persuades Andrew to marry her so that she can become a citizen and stay in the country. As Margaret visits Andrew’s family in Alaska, she realizes she may like him more than she thought.  

Crazy, Stupid Love 

Watch it on: iTunes, YouTube Movies, Hulu (with HBO add-on)  

Cast: Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Steve Carrell, Julianne Moore 

Description: An ensemble comedy following the storylines of various characters and their romantic problems.

The Holiday

Watch it on: iTunes, YouTube Movies, Hulu (with SHOWTIME add-on) 

Cast: Cameron Diaz, Kate Winslet, Jude Law Jack Black 

Description: Iris (Kate Winslet) is a newspaper editor in London and Amana (Cameron Diaz) makes trailers in LA. When the two face romantic problems, they find each other online and do a home exchange for the holidays. Classic rom-com stuff ensues. 

Call Me By Your Name 

Watch it on: iTunes, YouTube Movies 

Cast: Armie Hammer, Timothee Chalamet 

Description: 17-year-old Elio Perlman is spending the days with his family at their villa in Italy. He soon meets Oliver, a handsome doctoral student who’s working as an intern for Elio’s father. Amid the sun-drenched splendor of their surroundings, Elio and Oliver discover the heady beauty of awakening desire over the course of a summer that will alter their lives forever.

You’ve Got Mail  

Watch it on: iTunes, YouTube Movies 

Cast: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan 

Description: Struggling boutique bookseller Kathleen (Meg Ryan) hates Joe Fox (Tom Hanks), the owner of a corporate chain store that just moved in across the street. When they meet online, however, they begin an intense and anonymous Internet romance, oblivious of each other’s true identity

Titanic 

Watch it on: iTunes, YouTube Movies 

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet 

Description: The classic tragic story of Jack and Rose who fall in love aboard the Titanic 

Gentlemen Prefer Blondes

Watch it on: iTunes, YouTube Movies, Prime Video 

Cast: Marilyn Monroe, Jane Russel

Description: Lorelei Lee (Marilyn Monroe) is a beautiful showgirl engaged to be married to the wealthy Gus Esmond (Tommy Noonan), much to the disapproval of Gus’ rich father, Esmond Sr., who thinks that Lorelei is just after his money. When Lorelei goes on a cruise accompanied only by her best friend, Dorothy Shaw (Jane Russell), Esmond Sr. hires Ernie Malone (Elliott Reid), a private detective, to follow her and report any questionable behavior that would disqualify her from the marriage. 

10 Things I Hate About You 

Watch it on:  iTunes, YouTube Movies, Prime Video  

Cast: Julia Stiles, Heath Ledger, Joseph Gordon Levitt 

Description: In this modern-day retelling of the taming of the shrew, Patrick (Heath Ledger) tries to seduce the frigid Kat (Julia Stiles) while Cameron (Joseph Gordon Levitt) pursues Bianca (Larissa Oleynik) 

How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days

Watch it on: iTunes, YouTube Movies, Prime Video, HBO GO, HBO NOW 

Cast: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey 

Description: An advice columnist, Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson), tries pushing the boundaries of what she can write about in her new piece about how to get a man to leave you in 10 days. Her editor, Lana (Bebe Neuwirth), loves it, and Andie goes off to find a man she can use for the experiment. Enter executive Ben Berry (Matthew McConaughey), who is so confident in his romantic prowess that he thinks he can make any woman fall in love with him in 10 days. When Andie and Ben meet, their plans backfire. 

The Seven Year Itch 

Watch it on: iTunes, YouTube Movies, Prime Video, 

Cast: Marilyn Monroe 

Description: In the midst of a summer heat wave, New Yorker Richard Sherman (Tom Ewell) ships his wife, Helen (Evelyn Keyes), and their son off to Maine for vacation. Left alone to work back in Manhattan, Richard encounters a gorgeous blonde model (Marilyn Monroe) who has moved into the apartment upstairs, and becomes immediately infatuated. 

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