In celebration of Valentine’s Day here are 5 romantic movies that are not on Netflix, but can watch on Hoopla Digital using your Winnipeg Public Library card.  These movies are available on Hoopla as of February 12, 2018.

Benny & Joon



Johnny Depp and Mary Stuart Masterson star in this quirky romantic drama about two misfits who come together as a result of an unusual poker game. Aidan Quinn and Julianne Moore co-star.



Director John Crowley

An Irish girl begins her new life in 1950s Brooklyn, where she’s quickly swept up by new love. When circumstances back home require her to return, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.

Return To Me


A lonely Bob Rueland is embraced by Grace Briggs, who is surrounded by a coterie of substitute mothers including her Irish grandfather, who with his Italian brother-in-law run a Chicago restaurant. Although Bob and Grace are strangers at the start of the story, their lives are forever intertwined by fate.

Eat Drink Man Woman


A delicious comedy about food, fatherhood and family ties. Widower Tao Chu, Taiwan’s most famous chef, struggles with accepting his three daughters’ newfound appetite for boys, an interest that begins to break the family apart with hilarious and often touching results.



Based on a true story, Maudie follows the unlikely romance between Canadian folk artist Maud Lewis (Sally Hawkins) and reclusive fishmonger Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke).