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Movies to watch on Netflix on a rainy hump day

By PhilSTAR L!fe Published Nov 11, 2020 12:24 am

Already looking forward to your post-work rituals after this rainy hump day?

Wednesday—or the busiest time of the week for many—always calls for a night in by yourself in your good ol’ PJs with some popcorn. Next to searching for awesome finds with 11/11 promos, it’s also a good time to watch Netflix with the relaxing sound of rain.

If you’re in the hunt for great films you can watch in cold weather, this list of well-loved local and international movies might help.

Alone/Together

Currently part of the top 10 movies on the streaming app, Alone/Together revolves around Christine (Liza Soberano) and Raf (Enrique Gil) who, eight years after their split, decide to bring back the connection they once had with each other.

The Notebook

Based on a Nicholas Sparks novel released in 1996, this 2004 tearjerker follows the love story of Allie (Rachel McAdams) and Noah (Ryan Gosling) set in the 1940s.

The Hows of Us

In this local movie favorite, real-life sweethearts Daniel Padilla and Kathryn Bernardo play a young couple who encounter hardships on love and life in their own home. “With one as the breadwinner and the other one looking for a big break, can love still live here?”

Eat Pray Love

Starring Julia Roberts as Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat Pray Love is about a woman who goes on a journey to self-discovery and more after her divorce.

Stranded

Stranded in an office, an employee (Jessy Mendiola) and delivery boy (Arjo Atayde) make the most out of it as they get to know each other and form a connection.

3 Idiots

This Bollywood film has reached a global audience for the life lessons that Farhan (R. Madhavan), Raju (Sharman Joshi), and Rancho (Aamir Khan) had to share, mainly on social pressures and harsh realities.

Through Night and Day

Through Night and Day easily became a Netflix hit for its dramatic plot revolving around engaged couple Ben (Paolo Contis) and Jen (Alessandra de Rossi) who experience relationship challenges during an Iceland trip.

Notting Hill

Well-renowned actress Anna (Julia Roberts) finds love in a simple bookseller named William (Hugh Grant). They later encounter problems mainly brought about by their differences.

Four Sisters and a Wedding

This Filipino favorite about four sisters (played by Toni Gonzaga, Bea Alonzo, Angel Locsin, and Shaina Magdayao) who were in a mission to break up the wedding of their brother (played by Enchong Dee) has birthed a lot of memes on social media for its relatable situations.

Someone Great

Someone Great highlights the realities of a breakup through music journalist Jenny (played by Gina Rodriguez) as she prepares to start life anew.

Sid & Aya: Not A Love Story

A rich stockbroker named Sid (Dingdong Dantes) hires a broke hardworking woman named Aya (Anne Curtis) to spend time with as he struggles with insomnia, “but their relationship soon goes from business to personal to complicated.”

Pursuit of Happyness

This inspiring film is about Chris (Will Smith) who tries to get past trying times and works as an unpaid intern for a brokerage firm in his journey to happiness.

Article thumbnails taken from the Four Sisters and a Wedding trailer