15 Valentine’s Day Presents for Cinephiles


The best Valentine’s Day gifts come from the heart, and speak to your partner’s passions and the special relationship you share. While February 14 often feels like a gross Hallmark holiday, there’s nothing wrong with getting the one you love a little something — especially if it’s inspired by their fascination for film. After all, true love is still alive on the big screen. Here are some great Valentine’s Day gifts that will win points with the movie maven in your life and elevate you to leading lady/man status.

Make your Tenenbaums stare longingly at each other over a steaming cuppa (also good for Bloody Marys, pepper shaker not included). $27

For the superfans, buy a Wes Anderson Valentine’s Day pack. $40

Wear your heart — and love for typography + black-and-white film — on your sleeve. $25

For the Mickey to your Mallory. $12

Stream all the classic romance your heart can stand at the Warner Archive. $10

For the beauty or beast in your life. Pure enchantment on Criterion Blu-ray. $32

Get gussied up for your beau, the old Hollywood way. $48

Gourmet snacks for movie night together. $29

Keep the sapphic, softcore aspect of your relationship alive on vinyl. $28

When your love can only be quantified in Buzz Lightyear-sized increments. $13

Because you believe in happily ever after. $13

Very manly manga. $35

Get in the mood, Wong Kar Wai-style. $19

Put a ring on it in the Black Lodge. $29

Amoralle’s film noir-inspired lingerie collection will help channel that inner vamp. Prices vary.

For your rebel heart. $25