10 Good Movies to Watch with your Girlfriend/Boyfriend

Planning a movie night? It’s wonderful if you and your partner decide to stay in and watch movies. What’s better than munching pop corns in the comfort of your home in your pajamas with your significant other. But there will be war at the time of picking movies. With so many genres to decide from, it gets pretty tough to choose one. Fear not, this curated list is packed with best of every thing from tantalizing mysteries, comedy, horror, epic dramas to romance. So next time you guys decide for a movie date night, there will be no war but more time for cuddles.

#10. Borat (2006)

Director: Larry Charles

Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Pamela Anderson, Ken Davitian

If you and your partner loves seeing each other rolling on the floor laughing, then this movie is the one. Borat, is a British-American mockumentary that shows a Kazakh television reporter, Borat Sagdiyev and his journey to the USA to learn about the American living and make a documentary on it and bring home. He sets out with his buddy and uncovers a lot about the America. Though the film is downright outrageous and gross at some points, the naiveness of Borat and his bluntness make this film a one of a kind. Make sure to exercise your cheeks as you will be bursting out from the beginning to the very end.

#9. The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

Director: Martin Sorsese

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Margot Robbie, Jonah Hill

This film will definitely blow both your minds away, The Wolf of Wall Street, will give you guys a taste of stock markets, manipulating minds, luxurious lives we always dream of. The film tells the real life story of Jordan Belfort, a stockbroker who started out an honest broker soon learns the truth of the industry and with his team of exceptional friends cheats his way to the top of the food chain. Personally this movie is my favorite and I never get tired of watching it, the film executes brilliant tactics, dark comedy, drenched in sex and drugs which will keep you glued to your seats till the end. And hats off to both DiCaprio and Margot Robbie for delivering such top notch performances.

#8. Upside Down (2012)

Director: Juan Diego Solanas

Cast: Kristen Dunst, Jim Sturgess, Timothy Spall

If you want a quiet romantic love story with no cheesy dialogue or guys hitting with one liners, a sci-fi love story which you can actually relate or feel bad for the lovers who are separated. This film tells the story of two lovers who are separated in their teens from each other because they live in a world with two different worlds in it. The two worlds as upside down it is, the people are strictly not allowed to gain access to the other world. When Adam sees his long lost love after ten years, he sets on a dangerous law defying journey to get back his childhood love.

#7. The Prestige (2006)

Director: Christopher Nolan

Cast: Christain Bale, Huge Jackman, Scarlett Johansson

Looking for some mind blowing illusions, look no further, The Prestige will take you on an incredible journey of magic, passion and a brilliant plot twist. The film tells the story of two renowned magicians, Christian Bale and Huge Jackman in the late 1990’s of London performing brilliant acts, capturing every minds of London. But following a trade, the fellow magicians become enemies who would do anything to gain more fame than the other even leading to sabotaging each other in the way. The film ends with hell of a plot twist, and the intense acting of both Jackman and Bale place this movie among the best of mystery magic films.

#6. Scream (1996)

Director: Wes Craven

Cast: David Arquette, Neve Campbell, Courtney Cox, Matthew Lillard, Rose McGowan, Skeet Ulrich, Drew Barrymore

Wrap yourselves in blanket, get the popcorn ready as it is Scream night. Everybody has heard of the Scream movie but it will never be considered a romantic film nor something tow watch with your bae. But I hear ya twisted minds, because i myself love watching horror, slasher movies with my significant other. Why you asked because you get squeeze your partner’s hand as the terror is unleashed on the screen. Scream is a great choice if you are bored of romantic film. Why not spice up your movie date night with the Scream series, however Scream was a huge commercial and critical success it’s spawning sequels are not up to the par. Only the first sequel has gained popularity and positive reviews as it’s predecessors. Might wanna stick to the original. You will thank me later.

#5. Pretty Woman (1990)

Director: Garry Marshall

Cast: Richard Gere, Julia Roberts

No one can deny that Pretty Woman is great film, it slightly deviates from the normal romantic love stories but it is a great watch. The film focus on the life of the richest and the poorest, and how sometime love changes all the societal norms and status. Julia Roberts, plays the role of a prostitute who meets Richard Gere, a rich businessman and is hired to be his escort for a week in L.A. As the days roll by, Julia falls in love with him which creates trouble in their business contract and she leaves but the film ends in the most beautiful way as Richard realizes his love for Julia and rushes back to her. The film will surely give you all kinds of feels and with Julia’s beautiful smile and charismatic performance will make you guys fall in love again. The critics and box office immensely loved the film, you will too!!

#4. The Lord of the Rings Trilogy (2001-2003)

Director: Peter Jackson

Cast: Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom

If you plan on devoting an entire day watching films on your bedroom, why not go for the epic fantasy adventure movie of all times, The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Based on the novel of the same name by J.R.R Tolkien the film constitute of The Fellowship of the Ring (2001), The Two Towers (2002) and The Return of the King(2003). You will be automatically transported to an era of the fictional world of Middle-Earth where everybody is in fight with the Dark Lord Sauron and the infamous Ring which has the power to destroy the world. The film shows the journey of a young hobbit Frodo and his Fellowship who is unlucky enough to get chosen to destroy the Ring. Over the series, the film adds many new characters who are all set to help Frodo on his quest. The film has receives many awards including major domination at the Academy Awards. With its overwhelming commercial and critical success it is considered the best and your day will not be wasted for a second.

#3. The Revenant (2015)

Director: Alejandro G. Inarritu

Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domhnall Gleeson, Will Poulter

Another film from my favorite actor Lonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant is a semi-biographical epic western film, a survival tale of Huge Glass played by DiCaprio who is betrayed by his hunting team when he is attacked by a grizzly bear and left to death. Mind you, the bear fight is one of the most highlighted scene in the film giving you goosebumps, setting a prayer in your mind for this blesses life where you don’t have to fight man, deadly animals every day to live. Dicaprio survives against the odds and seeks revenge on those who left him to die and killed his son mercilessly. The film beautifully captures the pain of betrayal set in the snowbound wilderness, once again DiCaprio didn’t fail to mesmerized us with his mind blowing performance in this cold, harsh survival tale which also gained him his first Academy Award and he truthfully deserves it.

#2. The Others (2001)

Director: Alejandro Armenabar

Cast: Nicole Kidman, Fionnula Flaganan

The Others, not only a horror film but a psychological horror film, so double the creeps, double the fun! It’s kind of fun when you both can agree on “Let’s go to pee together”, as you both are shit scared out of your minds. The Others, will do the trick without much work. This slow paced, dark setting film not only scares you but burns your soul. The film tells the story of Nicole Kidman, wife and a mother to two photosensitive children suspects that the house she is living in is haunted. This slow paced, dark setting which starts off as a simple case of spirits tormenting the households gradually unfolds into a whole another mystery that will not only scare you but burn your soul with an astounding climax.

#1. October Sky (1999)

Director: Joe Johnston

Cast: Jake Gyllenhaal, Chris Cooper, Chris Owen, Lauren Dern

One of the most inspiring and feelgood movie of all times, October Sky is must watch. The film tells the true story of Homer H. Hickam Jr, who made his dreams come true of becoming a rocket scientist against all odds hailing from a coal mining place and his stubborn father who disregarded his dreams. The determination and efforts shown by the young boy, when the whole world was against him shown in this film will inspire you to the bones and bring new hopes to your dreams. A genuine feeling of goodness and warmth at the end of film will make you cry for surely, so gather some tissues and enjoy this amazing film.

Hope you enjoy this list, and makes your movie date night a memorable one. Happy Watching, lovebirds!!!

Nancy Kaman
 

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