During February many people get in the mood to watch romantic movies in anticipation of Valentine’s Day on Feb. 14.
If you’re a student at Hocking College, the following are a few love stories that all coincide with specific majors at the school:
If your major is Accounting & Financial Services the ideal romantic film for you might be…
Accountant Loretta Castorini (Oscar-winner Cher) has considered herself unlucky at love ever since the day her late husband got hit by a bus. Since then, she’s been inclined to live a romance-free life.
She spends her days keeping the books for several local businesses, and her nights still living with her overbearing parents in Brooklyn Heights, but all that changes once she gets engaged to her dull, but dependable, boyfriend Johnny (Danny Aiello).
When Johnny asks Loretta to personally invite his estranged and temperamental brother Ronnie (Nicholas Cage) to their wedding, she soon finds herself falling passionately in love with her opera-enthusiast, future brother-in-law.
If your major is Addiction Counseling the ideal romantic movie for you might be…
Alice Green (Meg Ryan) is a stay-at-home wife and mother whose drinking problem is starting to seriously spiral out of control. Eventually, her overprotective husband Michael (Andy Garcia) stops making excuses for her and realizes he’s been enabling an active alcoholic. After Alice’s drinking threatens the safety of their children, she finally hits rock bottom and enters rehab.
However, when she returns home, Alice’s new lifestyle — and circle of friends in Alcoholic’s Anonymous — tests her already strained relationship with her adoring husband.
If you major is Animal Assisted Therapy the ideal romantic movie for you might be…
Macon Leary (William Hurt) is a somber, conservative, travel writer who’s been living in emotional limbo since his twelve-year old son died in a shooting incident.
As a result, his passionless relationship to his wife Sarah (Kathleen Turner) has begun to crumble.
When Sarah decides to move out, Macon is suddenly left to fend for himself. Then an unexpected accident forces Macon to move back in with his family. There Macon meets quirky, free-spirited, dog trainer Muriel (Oscar-winner Geena Davis).
Although their radically different personalities don’t immediately mesh, Macon soon finds himself falling in love with Muriel. When Sarah proposes they reconcile, Macon must decide whether or not to return home, or move on with Muriel.
If your major is Business Management and Entrepreneurship the ideal romantic movie for you might be…
The Larrabee family of Long Island, New York have a long-standing tradition of never letting anything come between them and their multifaceted business dealings.
Currently, at the helm of family business empire is son Linus (Humphrey Bogart) who is orchestrating a marriage/merger between his playboy brother David (William Holden) and a sugar heiress that could make their family millions.
Linus’s plans are threatened when their ugly duckling daughter of their chauffeur, Sabrina (Audrey Hepburn), unexpectedly returns home from Paris a ravishing swan.
Suddenly, David is tempted to call off his upcoming wedding and pursue Sabrina — all of which motivates Linus to become his very unlikely romantic rival.
If your major is Culinary Arts the ideal romantic movie for you might be…
After Amanda Shelton (Sarah Michelle Gellar) inherits her family's restaurant, business begins to seriously drop off — primarily because she’s a terrible cook.
One day while Amanda’s shopping for supplies, a mysterious stranger gives her a magic crab that transforms her dishes from forgettable to fabulous.
Courtesy of the crab, now people who eat her food are able to experience the same emotions she was feeling when she was creating the dish.
Complications arise when a rival entrepreneur (Sean Patrick Flanery) samples Amanda’s cooking and immediately falls hopelessly in love with her.
If your major is Ecotourism and Adventure Leadership the ideal romantic movie for you might be…
When jaded Chicago reporter Ernie (John Belushi) pens a column that exposes a corrupt city councilman with mob connections, he’s forced leave town ASAP!
For his own protection, he’s sent on assignment out west to the Rocky Mountains.
There, he’s supposed to cover the story of an ornithologist named Nell Porter (Blair Brown) who has spent the last two years studying bald eagles. Although Ernie is totally unaccustomed for life in the wilderness, Nell reluctantly gives him crash courses in hiking, building fires and surviving wild animal attacks.
Eventually, the couple goes their separate ways.
When Ernie discovers that Nell is scheduled to discuss her research in Chicago, he must decide to either tell Nell how he feels about her, or risk losing her forever.
If you’re in the process of getting your Firefighter Certificate the ideal romantic movie for you might be…
In this modern-day interpretation of Edmond Rostand's classic play "Cyrano de Bergerac," Steve Martin stars as C. D. Bales.
Bales — the charismatic fire chief of a small Pacific Northwest town — is known for his razor-sharp sense of humor and enormous nose. When a visiting astronomy graduate student named Roxanne (Daryl Hannah) moves to town, Bales is immediately smitten.
Intimidated by his oversized snout, Bales is too fearful of being rejected by Roxanne to tell her how he feels. When she expresses an interest in a fireman named Chris (Rick Rossovich) Bales decides to help his romantically challenged coworker use his own words of love to win Roxanne’s heart.
If your major is Registered Nursing the ideal romantic movie for you might be…
Based on the novel by Micheal Ondaatje, the story is set near the end of World War II in an abandoned Italian monastery. The film’s central character is Hana (Oscar-winner Juilette Binoche), a French-Canadian nurse who has volunteered to care for a severely burned man who can’t remember his name.
Through flashbacks, the patient begins to piece together the story of how he once fell passionately in love with a married English woman he met while mapping the Sahara.
However, when the woman’s husband uncovered their affair, the patient was forced to resort to drastic measures to prove exactly how devoted he was to his beloved.
If your major is Parks and Museum Education perhaps the perfect romantic movie for you might be…
Helpless romantic Gil (Owen Wilson) and his materialistic fiancée Inez (Rachel McAdams) are visiting Paris along with the bride-to-be’s meddling parents.
Gil traveled to the City of Lights primary to find the inspiration he needs to begin his first novel. On the other hand, Inez came to party, shop and reconnect with a former flame.
Disenchanted with Inez’s shallow lifestyle, Gil starts venturing out late at night to walk the same streets many of his literary idols did during the 1920s.
Suddenly, Gil is offered a ride by a mysterious stranger who literally transports him back in time to the 1920s. As his visits back into the past become more and more frequent, Gil becomes involved in the personal lives of F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway, Pablo Picasso, Gertrude Stein and a beautiful French flapper named Adriana (Marion Cotillard) who might turn out to be the love of his life.
If your major is Website & Applications Development then the ideal romantic movie for you might be…
When efficiency expert Richard Summers (Spencer Tracy) is assigned to automate the Federal Broadcasting Network’s reference library, researcher Bunny Watson (Katharine Hepburn) assumes that his new computer system might calculate her straight into the unemployment line.
Although they initially start out as verbal sparring partners, Richard and Bunny’s similar personalities motivate them to become friends.
When their relationship takes a romantic turn, Bunny is tempted to break up with her longtime television executive boyfriend.
Before Bunny can commit, she puts Richard’s love to the test by asking him to make a choice between her and his computer.