One of the most rewarding activities to do as a couple is watching movies from the comfort of the couch. You need to make a selection that will keep both of you interested to prevent either of you from falling asleep. We know how difficult it can be to convince our partner to see the movie that we want, or vice versa. Throughout this article I present a selection of movies to watch as a couple without anyone dying of boredom.
There are many genres, but in general there are two that arouse interest from both men and women: Romantic comedies and horror movies! There's nothing like being cuddled up at the most suspenseful moment in a horror plot! On the other hand, romantic comedies create a fun, relaxed and romantic atmosphere. The selection includes the grade awarded by IMDb
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Crazy and stupid love
IMDb: 7.4 / 10
Romantic comedy released in 2011 and starring Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Julianne More, and Steve Carell. The story is told of a couple in divorce proceedings initiated by a confession of infidelity by their wife. After hearing the devastating news, Cal (Steve Carell) meets a young seducer (Ryan Gosling) who helps him get out of his depressed state and shares his best seduction tricks with him.
Cal regains his confidence in himself and begins the conquest of women: he meets many women in quite funny situations, among which the teacher of one of his children stands out.
While Jacob (Ryan Gosling) meets Hanna (Emma Stone) by coincidence whom he takes directly to his apartment as one of his many conquests. Before long, they fall in love and discover the disappointing reality: Hanna is Cal's daughter!
Obviously Cal opposes his daughter's relationship with a Casanova and starts a conflict that ends up discovering the true feelings of all the protagonists.
They can't stop watching this movie together, they'll laugh out loud!
Warren File: The Conjuring
IMDb: 7.5 / 10
It is inspired by a true story about a farm where paranormal phenomena begin to happen. It was released in theaters in 2013 and marked the iThe beginning of a series of films made up of several plots based on the investigations of a renowned paranormal investigator: the Warrens.
A family moves to a beautiful farm where strange things quickly happen that terrify them: spirits in the cupboards, inexplicable marks on the body, direct assault by an entity on a family member, etc. After a while, the mother contacts the Warren husbands, who are parapsychologists who investigate unusual cases.
Immediately the Warrens discover a lot of anomalies and their investigation reveals the case of a woman who was accused of witchcraft and who lived on the farm. She offered her own son as an offering to the devil to later commit suicide. The witch in question occupied the body of members of the affected family and the Warrens decided to practice an exorcism to expel the evil spirit.
A series of "haunted" objects appear that are a fundamental part of other films that are part of the franchise. This tape will definitely keep you on constant suspense. You can't stop watching this or the rest of the movies in the franchise!
The other titles in the complete saga are the following: Anabelle (2014), Warren File: The Enfield Case (2016), Annabelle: The Creation (2017) and The Nun (2018). Additionally, new films have been announced for 2019.
With the right to rub
IMDb: 6.6 / 10
Starring Justin Timberlake and Mila Kunis. The plot tells us about the life of Jamie, a top New York talent scout and a Los Angeles-based art director named Dylan, who is offered the opportunity to work for a major magazine in New York. Jamie is in charge of persuading Dylan to take the job and offers to take him to see the city of Manhattan.
They immediately make a connection and become friends. They talk about intimate topics and both agree that sex should not involve feelings or commitments, so the attraction is consumed and they decide to have sex and start a kind of relationship without commitments where they have the openness to talk about all the nonconformities and desires on the sexual plane.
After a few encounters, Jamie discovers that this is not what he is looking for and decides to end the dynamic and return to being "normal" friends. She meets another man whom she begins dating briefly as he breaks up with her first. Immediately her friend Dylan invites her to a family event out of town to distract her, but that trip would result in more than just a weekend trip ...
IMDb: 7.5 / 10
It is a Spanish production that premiered in 2017 and tells the story of Laura an orphan who was adopted when she was little. Years later, she decides to return to the orphanage where she lived her childhood in the company of her husband and son, who is also adopted but has no knowledge of it. Laura plans to reopen the orphanage as a support home for disabled children. A social worker named Benigna explains that Simón, Laura's son, is HIV positive.
Meanwhile, Simón tells his parents that he has a new friend named Tomás who always wears a sack mask.
During the opening party of the new facilities Simón and Laura discuss; so that the child runs away and hides from his mother. While Laura is looking for him, she comes across a boy with a sack mask that pushes her and locks her inside a bathroom. Upon leaving, he discovers that his son has disappeared and is unable to find him. Six months later, the boy is still missing and Laura meets Benigna again, who suffers a fatal accident that uncovers the truth about her life: she had a son named Tomás and he worked in the orphanage that Laura now owns.
Laura seeks the help of a medium to search for Simón and she tells her about the great tragedy that happened in that place years ago. She finally discovers a way to find her son again and realizes the terrible truth of what happened to Simon.
IMDb: 6.2 / 10
Romantic comedy starring Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman. Two childhood friends meet again and end up in a hot night of sex. The next day they discover that They do not need to have a relationship and that is not what they are looking for at the moment, so they decide to continue as friends and without major commitments.
They go out on a fake dinner date with Adam's womanizing father (Ashton Kutcher) who is dating an ex-girlfriend of his and a very peculiar and quite uncomfortable dinner develops.
They continue the dynamic until Adam realizes that he is in love with Emma (Natalie Portman) and decides to win her over, however all he gets is to push her further away. Emma hides behind her work at the hospital until they discover that their love for each other is undeniable.
Insidious (The Night of the Demon)
IMDb: 6.8 / 10
The first installment of the saga was released in 2011 and the plot centers on a family whose son falls into a coma and is invaded by an evil spirit. The father and mother are Josh and Renai respectively. The family begins to experience frightening and inexplicable events. Lorraine, Josh's mother, comes to the aid of her friend Elise Reiner: a woman with special gifts who is dedicated to helping people in desperate situations. She has the ability to make contact with people, spirits, and demons from beyond.
When Elise visits the little boy in question, she explains to the parents that their son is not in a coma. But it has the ability to astral projection during sleep and has strayed too far from your body, that is why it is lost and cannot return to it.
Lorraine reveals that her son Josh, the father of the family, also has the same ability so they make the decision that Josh goes to find his son through one of those trips. In the alternate world, he finds his son and discovers that they are both being hunted by a demon to which they manage to escape.
Josh and his son are safe! However, Elise discovers a chilling truth that costs her her life.
The saga includes four films so far where Elise Reiner accompanies us on spooky journeys and facing ruthless demons. The names of the sequels are Insidious Chapter 2, Chapter 3 and The Last Key.
Work in progress… Movies to watch as a couple!
There are no more excuses! There will be no need to fall asleep ... The selection presented with the films to watch as a couple, which includes three romantic comedies and three horror films, offers us the ideal option to entertain ourselves. Just decide: Terror or romance?
Make the popcorn and a refreshing drink! Enjoy the movies of your choice in an afternoon or a weekend marathon.