Film quotes for all your Romantic needs - Rooftop Film Club

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Film quotes for all your Romantic needs

For whatever your plans are this Valentine’s Day, there’s a film quote out there perfect for you…

To impress – still in that dating stage and trying to level up? Give these a go…

“I’m also just a girl, standing in front of a boy, asking him to love her.” – Notting Hill

Cringiness: 4/10
Swoonworthyness: 7/10
Originality: 9/10
Overall rating: 7/10 Girlies, let’s normalise making the first move – but it’s a big NO from us when it comes to asking for love.

“In my opinion, the best thing you can do is find someone who loves you for exactly what you are. Good mood, bad mood, ugly, pretty, handsome, what have you.”  – Juno

Cringiness: 2/10
Swoonworthyness: 9/10
Originality: 8/10
Overall rating: 8.5/10 Romantic af AND realstic. They’ll realise how mature and kind you are and will instantly ask for your hand in marriage. 

“You should be kissed and often, and by someone who knows how.” – Gone With the Wind

Cringiness: 7/10
Swoonworthyness: 6/10
Originality: 7/10
Overall rating: 5/10 This could go either way… you might end up with pepper spray in your eyes, or you’ll need to prepare yourself to put your money where your mouth is. Literally.

To propose – ready for the next step? These lines are sure to get you a mega enthusiastic YES

“When you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” – When Harry Met Sally

Cringiness: 9/10
Swoonworthyness: 8/10
Originality: 4/10
Overall rating: 7/10 Sometimes cringiness is the right way to go, okay? 

“You want the moon? Just say the word, and I’ll throw a lasso around it and pull it down.” – It’s a Wonderful Life

Cringiness: 1/10
Swoonworthyness: 10/10
Originality: 10/10
Overall rating: 1000000/10 ICONIC and for all the right reasons. Who wouldn’t say yes to a proposal from someone promising them the whole MOON?

“The whole universe existed just to bring us together.” – Serendipity 

Cringiness: 10/10
Swoonworthyness: 6/10
Originality: 7/10
Overall rating: 4/10 Talk about delusional… but sometimes being in love makes you delusional. At least you’re embracing the crazy.

To dump – using this Valentine’s Day to break things off? Aren’t you nice. Here’s how to do it with style, as per the films.

“Kiss me. Kiss me as if it were the last time (because it is).” – Casablanca 

Cringiness: 7/10
Originality: 8/10
Overall rating: 7/10 The chances of you actually getting that final kiss are low, but at least you tried. 

“I hate the way you talk to me, and the way you cut your hair. I hate the way you drive my car. I hate it when you stare. I hate your big dumb combat boots” – 10 Things I Hate About You

Cringiness: 3/10
Originality: 3/10
Overall rating: 9/10 Just leave the ending of this poem out and you’re pretty solid for a great breakup! They’ll probably block you on everything, too. Thank us later. 

“Can’t you see? Every step I have taken[…] was to bring me closer to you (and now, every step I take, will take me further away).” – Memoirs of a Geisha 

Cringiness: 8/10
Originality: 9/10
Overall rating: 8.5/10 It’s got everything: Poetry, romance, straightforwardness. In a year two they might even find this funny.

“It would be a privilege to have my heart broken by you (and I hope you feel the same because I’m about to break yours).” – The Fault in Our Stars 

Cringiness: 4/10
Originality: 9/10
Overall rating: 10/10 it just works. Don’t question it.