Handing over a long-stemmed crimson rose and then sliding into a leather banquette for an overpriced steak dinner is one (trite) way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. Even more alluring than this age-old script is plopping down on the sofa for a few hours and succumbing to a good ol’ cinematic love story. Whether there’s someone underneath the blanket with you or you’re taking a plethora of pauses to swipe through Tinder, these classics from the 1980s and ’90s are gems to watch over and over again. Along with that mess of takeout cartons, whip up one of these cocktails to evoke that fabled movie romance.
This piece originally appeared on Liquor.com.