You know it's not just singles that Valentine's Day makes urticaria come, as would be more than understandable. There is in fact a whole crowd of paired and historical boyfriends who just don't want to know about it every year of huge packs of chocolates, stupid cards, teddy bears armed with gold-plated hearts and romantic dinners with prices raised entirely. The hatred for this anniversary is such that, of course, it also invests the classic films for Valentine's Day, romantic, honeyed and … mistreated to the max!

Movies to watch for Valentine's Day not romantic


So if you find yourself in the description above and are willing to spend the evening of February 14 at home, alone or in sweet company, here is our indispensable list of films suitable for all those who hate sentimental love films that they project on TV on Valentine's Day.

  • Traveling Killer (2012): Chris and Tina are two quiet people but with all unresolved problems, which explode when the two start traveling around England to celebrate their nascent love story. When the former kills another traveler in a fit of anger, the two become a pair of avenging angels united by their feelings.
  • Rec 3 - Genesis (2012): what could make what is traditionally called the most beautiful day more memorable? This horror finds its answer in two simple words: "zombie apocalypse". If you've always dreamed of seeing a bride with smudged makeup and an exposed garter arm yourself with a chainsaw and tear the living dead to pieces, this is the film for you.
  • The War of the Roses (1989): Danny DeVito puts Michael Douglas and Kathleen Turner in the shoes of two spouses who are facing a heartbreaking divorce. But the beauty of the film is that instead of crying on the protagonists, they make a ruthless war based on insults, deadly jokes, humiliations and aggressions that lead to a pyrotenic ending.
  • I hate you, I leave you … (2006): Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn are a couple that has been living together for years, but their relationship is slowly breaking up. When the two leave, here is the bitter discovery: individually no one can afford the mortgage for a new house and both are not willing to leave the apartment in which they live. Thus began a coexistence not without amusing difficulties.
  • Shame (2011): sex is a fundamental part of any relationship, but for some people it can also become an obsession and an addiction. This is the case of the character played by Michael Fassbender in this auteur film directed by Steve McQueen. Many almost explicit sequences for what is a real descent into hell before being able to return to live.
  • Closer (2004): not many films have provided a description of love as a pious illusion and a game of massacre between consenting adults. Next to Bergman's works we find this film by Mike Nichols, the director of The Graduate. Four exceptional actors - Natalie Portman, Julia Roberts, Clive Owen and Jude Law - stage the sentimental merry-go-round of as many characters with not always pleasant behaviors.


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