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Valentine's Day (I) (2010)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Romance  |  12 February 2010 (USA)
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Intertwining couples and singles in Los Angeles break-up and make-up based on the pressures and expectations of Valentine's Day.



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More than a dozen Angelenos navigate Valentine's Day from early morning until midnight. Three couples awake together, but each relationship will sputter; are any worth saving? A grade-school boy wants flowers for his first true love; two high school seniors plan first-time sex at noon; a TV sports reporter gets the assignment to find romance in LA; a star quarterback contemplates his future; two strangers meet on a plane; grandparents, together for years, face a crisis; and, an "I Hate Valentine's Day" dinner beckons the lonely and the lied to. Can Cupid finish his work by midnight? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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From the director of Pretty Woman comes a day in the life of love. See more »


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Rated PG-13 for some sexual material and brief partial nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

12 February 2010 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Día de los enamorados  »

Box Office


$52,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£3,732,393 (UK) (12 February 2010)


$110,476,776 (USA) (30 April 2010)

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Jessica Biel and Jamie Foxx starred together in Stealth. See more »


At the beginning of the movie when Kelvin is talking to Susan during the morning news broadcast, a map with the day's forecast shows a high of 90 in Sacramento, highly unlikely for February 14 in the middle of winter. See more »


Reed Bennett: Did you even consider marrying me?
Morley Clarkson: Of course I did... but when you ask a girl to marry you, do you want her to just consider it? Or do you want her to just know?
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Crazy Credits

Gag reel during the closing credits, and at the end of the closing credits cheerleaders form a heart on the football field. See more »


Spoofed in Family Guy: Valentine's Day in Quahog (2013) See more »


Somebody to Love
Written by Rico Love (as Richard Butler), Mike Caren, Oliver Goldstein, Robin Thicke, Shahine Ezell and Leighton Meester
Performed by Leighton Meester featuring Robin Thicke
Courtesy of Universal Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
Robin Thicke appears courtesy of Interscope Records
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Revisit Love Actually on DVD instead.
11 February 2010 | by (Sydney, Australia) – See all my reviews

Did you read that cast list? Gives the term 'star-studded' a new meaning. Imagine what kind of film you could make with all that talent. Well, Valentine's Day is not that film. Far from it in fact. This who's who of a cast hampers any chance of real emotion due to the need to share screen time among them all. When you start getting interested in a character you'll most likely not see them again for another 45 minutes, pretty annoying when there are so few likable characters in the first place.

What is perhaps the scariest is that despite a plethora of plots, subplots and sub-subplots – all intertwining somehow – there isn't a shred of originality. Sure, you might be surprised who Bradley Cooper hooks up with at the end, but one small unforeseen twist barely counts. Bulge and fluff replace characterization and narrative development whilst the corny dialogue comes off as cutesy more than cute. It all goes back to the bloated cast: with over 20 stars that need their quota of jokes, sobs and happy endings filled, it's majorly difficult to dedicate any real time to exploring the unique intricacies of love and loss. See the far superior Love Actually for how it's done.

Saving it from complete dreadfulness is a handful of these big names – probably not the ones you would suspect – who manage to squeeze a laugh from their one-dimensional roles. The two Taylor's, Lautner and Swift, play their love-struck high school couple with a cheerful amount of tongue-in-cheek; Kutcher proves his charisma can go a long way as a heartbroken florist; and Cooper and Roberts (Julia, that is) are intriguing as plane passengers who don't know each other. Biel should hang her head in shame though, her standout woeful performance surely an early front runner for this year's Razzies.

Save your money and revisit its British counterpart on DVD instead.

1.5 out of 5 (1 - Rubbish, 2 - Ordinary, 3 - Good, 4 - Excellent, 5 - Classic)

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