7 of the Strangest Valentine’s Day Movies

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Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 3D
Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace 3D
Lucasfilms
Released: Feb. 10, 2012 - Why It's Valentine's Day Appropriate: We know things eventually heated up for Anakin Skywalker and Princess Amidala, but we get our first taste of courtship in 'TPM.' The 3D only enhanced the awkward, well-intentioned 'Are you an angel?,' a pickup line that helped 10-year-old Anakin bag 18-year-old Padme.
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Friday the 13th (2009)
Friday the 13th (2009)
New Line Cinema
Released: Feb. 13, 2009 - Why It's Valentine's Day Appropriate: Jason Voorhees loves coeds. Specifically, slashing them with a machete or roasting them over an open fire. "Tough love." Witnessing his mother's beheading at the hands of a defensive camp counselor may have warped Jason a bit, but he still feels. His definition of chasing women is just a bit more… literal.
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The Jungle Book 2
The Jungle Book 2
Walt Disney Pictures
Released: Feb. 14, 2003 - Why It's Valentine's Day Appropriate: 36 years after Disney's original, Mowgli and Baloo returned to the big screens for a new adventure that saw the boy raised by wild animals saving his love interest/surrogate sister, Shanti from Shere Khan. Nothing says "I Love You" like kicking the butt of a bloodthirsty tiger.
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My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian
Walt Disney Pictures
Released: Feb. 12, 1999 - Why It's Valentine's Day Appropriate: One thing we often forget during Valentine's Day? Bromance. Disney had it all figured out in 1999 when they released their adaptation of the classic TV show, pairing Jeff Daniels and Christopher Lloyd as the human and alien forced to be friends.
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Sphere
Sphere
Warner Bros. Pictures
Released: Feb. 13, 1998 - Why It's Valentine's Day Appropriate: The highlights of Michael Crichton's sci-fi thriller may have been the inventive underwater deaths (Queen Latifah killed by a swarm of jellyfish!), but it's also a love story. One about an alien who talks through a computer and just wants to be loved.
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Vegas Vacation
Vegas Vacation
Warner Bros. Pictures
Released: Feb. 14, 1997 - Why It's Valentine's Day Appropriate: Most franchises overstay their welcome by the fourth entry. Not so with the Vacation movies, which hit an emotional peak with Clark Griswold fighting Wayne Newton for Ellen's affection. He's not an easy crooner to ward off.
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Blank Check
Blank Check
Walt Disney Pictures
Released: Feb. 11, 1994 - Why It's Valentine's Day Appropriate: Committing fraud by printing fake checks on a Apple Macintosh Performa 600 has never seemed like a better idea than in the kid fantasy flick 'Blank Check.' Preston buys a mansion and fills it with everything he's ever dreamed of owning. In the end, he even falls in love with the FBI agent investigating him. Stealing money, stealing hearts — in 'Black Check,' it's all a good idea.

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