Whether you get married to African, American, British, or Asian brides, you will sometimes feel overwhelmed and crave the simpler times when you could still go on a date without worrying about the kids. Those times will make you crave a break from the responsibilities of marital life. You will want to relive a day when you didn’t have to worry about your job or kids — a day for two lovers to enjoy each other’s company.
Even if you are not married yet, watching a movie and cuddling your lover is healthy for you and your relationship. And in such situations, you don’t want to waste quality time looking for a movie that will match the mood. So, here are some of the best romantic movies that are sure to get the ball rolling for you and your spouse.
Valentine in the Vineyard (2019)
This movie portrays the love between two feuding families — Baldwin and DeLuca — who are rival wine pressers in the movie’s setting. But then, their children — Frankie and Nate — fall in love. Frankie and Nate are two opposite sides of a coin and take time to understand and get to know each other.
Valentine in the Vineyard talks about compromise and understanding other people’s perspectives. Following the lovers in the movie through the turmoils of their romance will keep you on the edge of your seat wondering if they would scale through. And what better way to spend time with your lover than learning valuable lessons on how to scale the challenges that come with loving and committing to someone?
God’s Own Country (2017)
John is imagining a more exciting future for himself even though he lives in a rural area in Northern England. John’s Father, Martin Saxby, is deathly sick, and the responsibility of working on the family’s farm falls on John. He is reluctant to continue the family business and resorts to drinking and one-night stands with other men. But he soon falls in love with Gheorghe, a young Romanian man who also works on his family’s farm.
Being with Gheorghe helps John calm down, manage the farm and behave responsibly. Even though the relationship supposedly does not have a future, there is a lot to learn as Gheorghe positively influences John. This movie will teach you the importance of having a partner who roots for you and has priorities set right.
About Time (2013)
About Time is a comedy about a man, Tim Lake, whose family can go back in time and change the past. Exciting at first, these alterations to the past didn’t always turn out in Tim’s favor, as his messing with the timeline often created unfortunate ripple effects. Eventually, Tim makes things right by winning his love interest and helping his friends and relatives to fix past mistakes.
This movie is funny and will make you and your partner laugh at least a few times. It also portrays the valuable role of the family. There are moments in the film that are touching, and its storyline will make you appreciate the effect that time has on everything, including your relationship with your spouse.
I Love You (2007)
From the novel adaptation of Cecelia Ahern’s book P.S., I Love You, the movie with the same title leads you through Holly Kennedy’s life as she loses her husband to a brain tumor. Marvel as Holly starts getting letters from her late lover, which helps her cope with the loss. The ten thoughtful messages Holly receives will make you reach for the box of tissues as she adjusts to living without Gerry.
P.S. I Love You is a beautiful movie that shows how much the death of a loved one can affect us. It will help you appreciate family members, friends, and loved ones during times of grief. Even though the movie contains emotional scenes, there are funny scenes as well that will leave you smiling in the end.
It Happened One Night (1934)
Ellie, the daughter of Andrews, a wealthy banker, secretly marries her lover, “King” Westley, against her father’s wishes. When Ellie’s father traps her in a yacht, she jumps ship, swims ashore, and sells her wristwatch for a bus ticket back to New York to meet her lover. She loses her purse on the bus, which leaves her stranded and at the mercy of Peter Warne, an unemployed reporter who wants a juicy story. What happens next is better seen than described.
Only a few movies give you a good laugh and a healthy dose of romance like this 90s classic, an adaptation of Night Bus by Samuel Hopkins Adams. Every interaction between Peter and Ellie will hint at how they are a perfect match. It Happened One Night is the first movie to take home the Big Five Awards — the Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Adapted Screenplay awards at the Academy Awards.
When you plan to watch a movie with your partner, look for a witty, romantic film that encourages you to interact and be intimate with your partner. The film should be heartwarming in a manner that will stoke the flames of romance in your life and set the mood for the rest of the week. Marital life can be stressful, so why not relax, grab a bottle of wine and enjoy the movies on this list with your spouse this weekend?