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Celebrating Valentine’s Day: 10 Memorable Scenes

imagesValentine’s Day – synonymous with love and romance – is celebrated with hearts, chocolates and flowers. When it comes to love and romance in movies, what makes a scene noteworthy? Is it the steamy physical connection, or is it the emotional baring of one’s soul? Is it fighting for love, or is it letting go? Is it being in the moment, or is it revisiting the past? Is it the promise of what’s to come, or is it mourning the one who got away? These memorable scenes represent all the above and more. Enjoy!

 

1.  It Happened One Night (1934)

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Clip:  Do you love my daughter?

 

2.  Carmen Jones (1954)

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Clip: Blow on ’em, sugar.

 

3. North by Northwest (1959)

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Clip:  I never discuss love on an empty stomach.

 

4.  The Way We Were (1973)

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Clip:  Your girl is lovely, Hubbell.

 

5.  Coming to America (1988)

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Clip:  To be loved.

 

6. Mi Familia (1995)

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Clip:  It’s time to get new.

 

7.  Love & Basketball (2000)

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 Clip:  Double or nothing.

 

8.  Before Sunset (2004)

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Clip: Relationships

 

9.  Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

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Clip: Where’s Tiffany?

 

10.  The Best Man Holiday (2013)

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