Friday Night Movie: Have a Romantic Halloween In

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by Amy Loosemore, Harlequin.com Team

Halloween…romantic? It can be! If braving ghosts and goblins isn’t your style this weekend, enjoy a night in with one of these romantic movies — from fun romantic comedies to bittersweet romances that will tug your heartstrings — with a paranormal or otherworldly twists.

Practical Magic

Sally and Gillian Owens (played by Sandra Bullock and Nicole Kidman) have the gift of magic, but it may stand in way of discovering true love.

Just Like Heaven

Mark Ruffalo stars as a lonely landscape architect who falls for the spirit of the beautiful woman (Reese Witherspoon) who used to live in his new apartment.

Ghost

Continuing on the spirit theme is the classic Ghost starting Patrick Swayze and Demi Moore. When Sam is killed, his spirit stays behind and he has to find a way to save his beloved Molly from danger. Who could forget that famous pottery scene?!

The Ghost and Mrs. Muir

Now here’s an older classic from 1947. In 1900, a young widow moves to seaside cottage and forms a bond with the ghost that haunts it.

Meet Joe Black

Death who takes the form of Brad Pitt (good choice, Grim Reaper!) asks a man to teach him about life on Earth…and falls in love with his guide’s daughter in the process.

Warm Bodies

Even zombies can find love in this movie! After zombie “R” (Nicholas Hoult) saves Julie (Teresa Palmer) from an attack, the two form a relationship that could change their entire post-zombie apocalypse world.

Which romantic movies would YOU recommend for a Halloween night in?

Elissa

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