From rom coms and scary films to action superhero flicks, here is the definitive list of ideas for movies to watch with your boyfriend!
Movies to Watch with Your Boyfriend
Action Movies to Watch with Your Boyfriend
Action-packed, thrilling films are probably the best movies to watch with your boyfriend. You won’t ever hear them complaining when it comes to superhero and other action genre films.
2010; Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ellen Page
This sci-fi/adventure award-winning film about dream sharing technology is a great idea for movies to watch with your boyfriend. If you two love debating about plot details, it’ll also create lots of room for a post-movie discussion.
2013; Daniel Brühl, Chris Hemsworth
Based on the true story of the famous rivalry between Formula 1 racers, James Hunt and Niki Lauda, this is one of the good movies for couples to watch. (atleast your boyfriend will love it)!
2012; Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Tom Hiddleston
I highly recommend the action-filled and humorous marvel superhero series as great movies for couples to watch together.
2009; Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana
This film needs no introduction or explanation, you’ve watched it already if you’re a movie buff. So, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that it’s on this list of movies to watch with your boyfriend.
2001; George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts
A crime/ thriller movie about Danny Ocean and his 11 partners with a plan of robbing casinos.
The Man from U.N.C.L.E
2015; Henry Cavill, Armie Hammer, Alicic Vikander
This movie is one you can watch again, filled with comedy, exotic locations, great music and good-looking actors. The Man from U.N.C.L.E is an action movie that places importance on fashion, style and cinematography! It’s about the unexpected alliance of a Russian and an American spy who are put together on a mission, set in the 70s.
Knight and Day
2010; Tom Cruise, Cameron Diaz
The lives of a young woman and a charming spy get intertwined by chance encounters. It’s one of the best movies to watch as a couple ’cause it’s got bits of both action and romance!
Rom Coms to Watch with Your Boyfriend
Ladies, you know your man truly loves you when he agrees to watch chick flicks with you. So here are the best chick flicks to watch with boyfriend.
When Harry Met Sally
1989; Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan
If you and your guy are believers of destiny and true love, this movie is a must-watch! Perfect for a date night!
1990; Richard Gere, Julia Roberts
A classic love story of a rich businessman who hires a young woman to be his escort. Watch how their social arrangement turns into everlasting love! Predictable, but yet, in my opinion, it’s one of the best romantic movies to watch with your boyfriend.
The Devil Wears Prada
2006; Anne Hathaway, Meryl Streep
A small town girl lands a big town job as the assistant to fashion magazine editor who can only be described as a boss from hell. As typical and cliche as it may be, it’s super entertaining and one of the funniest chick flicks to watch with boyfriend.
Sleepless in Seattle
1993; Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan
One of the oldest films on this list of movies to watch with your boyfriend, it’s about a man and woman who meet through a radio talk show. Old-school romance lovers will enjoy this one!
Friends with Benefits
2011; Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake
A romantic comedy about two friends with benefits who try their hardest to not fall for each other.
How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days
2003; Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey
Benjamin makes a bet with his competitors that he can make a girl fall for him in just ten days. He meets Andie, who has a mission of her own. She’s writing an article on how to lose a guy in ten days. With neither of them knowing the other’s secret, this is is one of the greatest rom coms to watch with your boyfriend.
Good Scary Movies to Watch on a Date
Not only are scary films the perfect excuse to snuggle up and cuddle but they’re also great movies to watch during Halloween!
2017; Bill Skarsgard, Jaeden Lieberher
Based on the Stephen King novel, it’s a story about a creepy killer clown who haunts the children of Derry by shape-shifting into what they fear most. If you’re looking for mildly scary movies to watch, I’d recommend this one.
2013; Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga
The plot is based on a family who move into a haunted house and two paranormal investigators whom they hire. It may be quite a clichéd horror film but scary and tense, nevertheless.
Cabin in the Woods
2012; Chris Hemsworth, Kristen Connolly
A group of five friends plan a weekend getaway at a secluded cabin in the woods. They later learn that there’s more to the cabin than meets the eye. This is one of the best scary movies to watch with your boyfriend if you’re both into the horror genre.
2016; Teresa Palmer, Gabriel Bateman
This is one film you don’t wanna see alone, making it a great idea for good scary date movies. With a fast-paced plot and constant jump scares, this movie about a ghost who appears whenever the lights are off, will send chills down your spine!
Comedy Movies to Watch with Your Boyfriend
What better way to spend time with your loved one than having a good laugh together? So check out the best comedy movies to watch with your girlfriend/boyfriend.
2009; Zach Galifianakis, Bradley Cooper, Justin Bartha
After a wild bachelor party, three friends wake up to zero memory of what happened the night before and the groom-to-be missing. Watch as they go all around the city trying to find him before it’s time for his wedding.
21 Jump Street
2012; Channing Tatum, Jonah Hill
The movie revolves around two cops who go undercover as high school students to bust druggies who supply to the school. And it’s by far, one of the best comedy movies to watch with your boyfriend!
2000; Anna Faris, Jon Abrahams
If horror films are something you both don’t enjoy, give this movie a watch. It’s a parody of classic horror movies like Scream and I Know What You Did Last Summer. And it has sequels!
Sexy Movies to Watch with Your Boyfriend
Romantic films that are more on the steamy and sensual side are great movies to watch with your boyfriend. Here are our recommendations!
50 Shades of Grey
2015; Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan
Of course, this movie based on the books by E.L. James would make it to our list of movies to watch with your boyfriend. It’s the perfect combo of good-looking actors, unique plot, great music and tons of sexy scenes!
Blue is the Warmest Color
2013; Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos
I’ve heard plenty of great things about this french movie, which is based on two women figuring out and exploring their sexuality. When no one else accepts them, they only have each other. If you’re someone that relates to their relationship, give it a watch.
1999; Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening
A dark and twisted romance about a father who fantasizes about his daughter’s friend. It’s one of the best movies to watch with your boyfriend if you’re both fans of atypical romances.
Sad Movies to Watch with Your Boyfriend
Sad genre films are great movies to watch with your boyfriend as they keep things realistic and relatable. So, keep the tissues ready!
2004; Gena Rowlands, James Garner, Rachel McAdams
In my opinion, this is hands down one of the best movies to watch with your boyfriend. Simply because of the lovable characters and heart-tugging plot of two people in love separated due to the different backgrounds they come from.
1994; Leonardo DiCaprio, Kate Winslet
Inspired by the real story of the ship, this movie is based on a poor young man who falls in love with a rich woman on board the R.M.S Titanic. But their beautiful love story meet a tragic end when the ship collides with an iceberg. One of the must-watch movies for couples!
A Walk to Remember
2002; Mandy Moore, Shane West
It doesn’t matter how tough you are, the entire movie will make you cry like no other. It’s based on two teens who fall in love and the revelation of a heart-breaking truth puts a damper on their relationship.
Marley & Me
2008; Owen Wilson, Jennifer Aniston
If you and your lover happen to be dog-lovers, this movie will leave you in tears. It’s about a family who learn many things about life through their extremely naughty yet sweet dog, Marley. Definitely one of the best movies to watch with your boyfriend.
Movie Marathon Ideas for Couples
Long weekends call for long movie marathons and here are a few ideas for best weekend movies to watch with your boyfriend!
1. Movies with many parts like Star Wars, Fast & Furious, X-Men and Kill Bill are great ideas for movies to watch with your boyfriend. Also, Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings series would be a fun watch if you like fantasy genres.
2. Category-based movies like the Bond films and Marvel or D.C. comic films are also some good ideas for movies to watch with your boyfriend.
3. Movies specific to a director or actress or actor are also some cool movie marathon ideas for couples. You could have a Christopher Nolan, Guy Ritchie or a Martin Scorsese movie marathon!
So those were our recommendations for movies to watch with your boyfriend. Do you also have any ideas for movies to watch with boyfriend? Tell us your favorite movies by tweeting @shilpa1ahuja!
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