Okay, gentlemen, listen up. It's Valentine’s Day, which means that special someone in your life is expecting you to pull out all the stops. Flowers, candy, jewelry ― not necessarily gonna cut it anymore. Know why? Because Hollywood has upped the ante.
Today's romantic comedies feel the pressure to outdo the movie that came before, so screenwriters must come up with new and inventive ways for guys and gals to prove their devotion to a would-be lover. And since these people are fictional and don’t have to adhere to the laws of man and nature, they can get away with just about anything. Behavior that would be considered “stalking” in real life becomes cute on the big screen; if you cause a huge traffic jam or delay a flight with your wooing tactics, people clap and cheer instead of flip you the bird. That's the magic of movies.
So if you're looking for an extra-special way to win over the leading man or woman in your life, why not take a cue from Hollywood? Here are cinema's 21 most aww-worthy romantic gestures!