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5 romantic comedies you should (re)watch on Valentine’s Day


If some of us have decided to boycott Valentine’s Day this year, others still have big plans for this special day placed under the sign of love. If you intend to spend the night watching good movies, here are a selection of 5 films you should definitely put on your list. Good news is most of them are available on TracePlay !

Check out 5 romantic comedies you should (re)watch on Valentine’s Day.

Just Wright, United States, 2010
Dir. by Sanaa Hamri with Queen Latifah and Common

You will absolutely love the chemistry between this physical therapist and this NBA Star.

“When NBA All-Star Scott McKnight (Common) suffers a debilitating injury, tough-talking physical therapist Leslie Wright (Queen Latifah) pulls out all the stops to get him back on his game. But their professional relationship turns personal when Leslie finds herself falling for Scott, and discovers the feeling may be mutual.”

…When Love happensNigeria, 2014
Dir. by Seyi Babatope with Weruche Opia, OC Ukeje, Beverly Naya

“What happens when Love makes an unexpected arrival? When love happens is a high art and glossy romantic comedy about the lives of 3 twenty something professionals in a modern technology connected Lagos and the hilarious and often bizarre adventures in finding romance.”

Mum, Dad, Meet Sam, Nigeria (2014)
Dir. by TS Ukpo with Joseph Benjamin, Daniell Down, A Dot Comedian…

What happens when a young Nigerian man introduces the woman of his life to his family ? She better be Nigerian too…

“The highly successful only son of typical Nigerian parents throws his family into chaos when he brings his white English girlfriend home to Lagos.”

Love or Something Like That, Nigeria, Ghana, 2014
Dir. by Shirley Frimpong-Manso with John Dumelo, Joselyn Dumas and OC Ukeje

“A young surgeon’s chance meeting with her ex-boyfriend throws her world into absolute chaos when she makes a horrible discovery about her past and what could be the end of a great career, and beautiful marriage.”

Breakin’ All The Rules, United States (2004)
Dir. by Daniel Taplitz with Jamie Foxx, Morris Chestnut and Gabrielle Union

“After being unceremoniously dumped by his fiancée Helen at their engagement party, Quincy Watson (Foxx) converts his pain into art by penning a “how to” manual on breaking up that becomes a nationwide bestseller. What follows is a comedy of errors involving some peculiar love triangles, and by the last frame, each character learns how to nurture the very relationship they so desperately wished to sever.”

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