Valentine’s Day Massacres

It’s not all about flowers and romance – here are the movies that rip the heart out of Valentine’s Day.

Valentine’s Day might be all about being loved up – or being resentful over the fact that you are not loved up – but plenty of movie makers, writers and artists have seen the dark side to this enforced time of romance and big profits for opportunist retailers. Over the years there have been several horror movies, novels and comic strips that use the seasonal theme to explore the darker side of humanity. For those of you not caught up in romantic indulgence today – or for those who are but nevertheless have a taste for monsters, gore and excess – here is a smattering of bloody Valentines – grisly tales set in or around February 14th – to tide you over…

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