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Pro wrestling. Action. Death. Is this the least romantic Valentine’s Day at the movies?

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USA TODAY

Looking for love at the movie theaters this Valentine’s Day weekend? That’s going to be a challenge.

The “Fifty Shades of Grey” franchise, and its SM take on romance, has ended its controversial domination of mid-February date nights, a run that lasted three of the past four years. 

2019’s releases for Valentine’s weekend include a slasher film (“Happy Death Day 2U”), a futuristic action flick with a powerful cyborg (“Alita: Battle Angel”) and a family with big dreams of joining the WWE who idolize The Rock (“Fighting With My Family”).

The closest thing to something like 2010’s holiday lovefest “Valentine’s Day” is the comedy “Isn’t It Romantic,” in which Rebel Wilson’s rom-com loathing Natalie finds herself stuck in a romantic comedy world after taking a blow to the head. She’s not happy.

“The weekend is no longer about this commercialized, romantic image of Valentine’s Day,” says Jackie van Beek, whose comedy “The Breaker Upperers,” about two women who professionally end relationships, makes its debut Friday on Netflix. “It’s now for all those people who are not going to be sitting down for a glass of chardonnay with their true love next to a vase of carnations.”

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Van Beek, who says she has zero regrets about missing V-Day with

Article source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/life/movies/2019/02/11/2019-least-romantic-valentines-day-movies-ever/2808365002/

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