According to Match.com, it's the busiest weekend of the year for online dating, culminating at exactly 8:57 pm ET on Sunday, Jan. 5. Will you be jumping into the online dating pool?
Whether you're on eHarmony, Match.com, and OKCupid all at once or you could never put a profile out there, one thing is for sure: online dating is here to stay. Meeting people on the Internet is so ingrained in our culture, we can barely remember a time before chat rooms. And it's not just for young people hoping to have a little fun. A recent study found that more than a third of new marriages in the United States began online. So it's no surprise that there are a variety of onscreen examples of online dating (some more accurate than others). Each of these movies about finding love on the web offers a specific message we can take away. So whether you're a fan of online dating or the whole thing creeps you out, here are 10 films that explore modern courtship.
— Additional reporting by Tara Block