Single this Valentines Day? 10 alternative Valentines films

Here is our pick 10 alternative films for those lucky people spending Valentines Day alone. All hand picked to help you appreciate the absolute joy and freedom of single life.

So sit back with a big box of chocolates, a glass of your favourite tipple and enjoy a night on your own. Because after watching these you will believe us when we say single is so much easier!

Screen Australia

The Loved Ones (2009)

If anything could make you thank the heavens for being single it’s this grisly Australian horror exploring sexual obsession. Hit the lights, pour a drink and hope to god you don’t have any dodgy admirers watching your every move. If you do… run and don’t look back!

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

Universal Pictures

Weird Science (1985)

What would life be like if you could invent the perfect sexual partner? John Hughes provides us with a master class in teen fantasy comedy that has often been copied but never improved. Reminding us all that our dreams are often far more perfect than reality.

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

Lionsgate Pictures

The Princess Bride (1987)

Loose yourself in a fairytale that challenges everything you remember from childhood, and above all remember β€œMawage. Mawage is wot bwings us togeder today. Mawage, that bwessed awangment, that dweam wifin a dweam” But marriage can also seriously screw you up, leading to paralysis, rock climbing and torture!

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

20th Century Fox

The Beach (2000)

Love in the sun is never easy. Especially when you join a beautiful secret community, hidden from the rest of the world. Life was so much easier for Richard as a single backpacker, as love, sex and belonging mix with a cult like need for isolation at any cost. Love Island this is not!

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

Tri-Star Pictures (Sony Entertainment)

I Love You To Death 1990

Your husbands cheating on you and your teenage friend and mother decide he has to go, not just out the door. But out the door in a body bag made for one. The trouble is, no matter how hard you try he can’t be killed! Dark comedy at its finest that proves marriage and murder can be very a complicated game.

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

Universal Pictures

Meet Joe Black (1998)

Death makes you a deal, but death also has a real soft spot for your daughter. Just feel lucky you are single, and death is not sexually attracted to you. Even if he does have the blonde floppy hair and the stunning looks of man killed in a road accident.

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

20th Century Fox Pictures

The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

Love and companionship mean nothing in a disaster picture that has an old lady swimming in an engine room and a priest swinging from a watertight door. Get ready to shed a tear and thank the heavens you’re single in the upside down cruise from hell. Where relationships may just get in the way of your survival.

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

Sony Pictures

Rough Night (2017)

A night out with old friends is always fun until the stripper you ordered dies whilst grinding on your mates lap. Rough Night reminds us all that love, sex and partying can be extremely messy at any age. And that relationships can equally be divisive yet caring in nature.

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

Paramount Pictures / Universal Pictures

Psycho (1960)

Think you have problems? It’s nothing compared to Norman Bates and his love of taxidermy, a deceased mother and women taking showers. Get comfy, dim the lights, and enjoy having the house to yourself. But remember to check for any spy holes in the bathroom the next time you shower.

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

Warner Brothers

The Shining (1980)

I have no doubt Wendy more than once regretted her marriage vows as she swung a baseball bat at Jacks head. Just think how much easier the Overlook would have been for a single person. Lots of nice ghosts to talk too, and imaginary bar and nobody to bother you. It could have been so different.

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

Warner Brothers

Superman II (1980)

Everything was going just fine for the man of steel before Louis Lane got her grubby loved up fingers on him. Desperate to please her, he only goes and removes his powers!. Silly move, when super villains are destroying the planet. Superman was far better off single!

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

Universal Pictures

An American Werewolf in London (1981)

The early stages of love can be in incredibly difficult when your boyfriend has a habit of turning ultra hairy and killing commuters on the London Underground. David’s new nurse lover Alex Price, did expect to bringing home a wolf in mans clothing. Let’s hope she stocked up on fresh chicken, dog mixer and a sturdy cage.

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

Eureka Entertainment

Simon Killer (2012)

He may be an innocent looking American student backpacking around Europe. But Simon carries with him some pretty deep and dark secrets. So beware the cute looking student sitting alone at a bar, and for god sake don’t sleep with him. Have a nice chat then leave him to his unwashed clothes, backpack and smelly trainers.

Better off single rating: πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“πŸ”“

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