Movies you can watch with your partner during the quarantine

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No one knows what will happen next. And this uncertainty has made us all gloomy and depressed. Spending day after day locked inside the house with limited people to talk to can get boring; and in such a scenario, movies offer the much-needed respite! 

There is a movie for every occasion, and now is a good time to catch up on movies that you and your partner have wanted to watch for a long time! 

 

 

1. The Holiday

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The Holiday is a romantic movie starring Kate Winslet, Cameron Diaz and Jude Law. Directed by Nancy Meyers, the movie deals with the life of two women who are troubled by the guys in their lives. They decide to switch houses for some time to give themselves a holiday, and end up finding the love of their lives. Watch this romantic movie to rekindle the affection between you two and let the love blossom.

 

 

2. To All the Boys I've Loved Before

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This 2018 American teenage romance is the first installment in the ‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ movie series, and is based on a novel by Jenny Han of the same name. The many love letters that the protagonist of the movie, Lara Jean, had written to her five crushes get exposed to everyone, and create havoc in her high school life. A really popular Netflix movie these days, you surely cannot miss out on watching this one.

 

 

3. About Time

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This romantic comedy, starring Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson will make for the perfect date night at time. Unlike a lot of rom-coms, the movie is actually hilarious; and is also romantic at the same time. But hold on, don’t expect the predictable romance, or else you will be disappointed! As a bonus, the movie will also offer you a lot of family dynamics and some valuable life lessons in general.

 

 

4. La La Land

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La La Land is a 2016 romantic musical film, which starts Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone in the lead roles. They play the roles of a jazz pianist and an aspiring actress respectively, who meet and ultimately fall in love with trying to pursue their dreams in Los Angeles. The movie has had an amazing reception across the globe, and has been highly acclaimed for its screenplay, cinematography, musicals and acting skills. A delightful movie to watch, make sure to add this one to your watch list!

 

 

5. P.S. I Love You

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You have probably seen this movie hundreds of times before, but what is the harm in revisiting a favourite movie in the times of this quarantine! 

Based on a bestselling novel by Cecilia Ahern of the same name, the movie will take you through the lives of Holly and Gerry. Gerry is Holly’s best friend, lover and husband, who unfortunately passed away due to a brain tumor. Holly somehow learns to survive without Gerry, but only with the help of some letters that he had left behind for her. Watch the movie to feel the bonds of immortal love, and how love can truly conquer all.

 

 

6. The Fault In Our Stars

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A heart-wrenching movie about Hazel Grace and Augustus Waters, the movie deals with two teenagers, both of whom are suffering from cancer. They meet at a support group and fall in love with each other. Hazel is quite sure that her time will be up soon, but destiny has different plans for both of them. Watch the movie to find out what happens next.

 

 

7. The Vow

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Another timeless romantic movie to watch with your partner, this one is sure to leave you in tears. Inspired by a true story, The Vow is a tale of the eternal love between Leo and Paige. A car accident leaves Paige in a deep coma, and when she recovers, she remembers nothing about the past five years, including her marriage to her husband. Paige’s controlling parents take full advantage of the situation and try to reconnect with her ex-fiance. Leo desperately tries to woo his wife again, and make her fall in love with him. But he is one the verge of losing Paige forever. 

Will their love conquer all, or will Paige go back to who she was before meeting Leo?

 

 

8. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind

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Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind is a 2004 American movie starring Jim Carrey, Kate Winslet and Kirsten Dunst among others; and this romantic comedy has gained great popularity among the masses. The movie follows the story of an estranged couple who decide to erase each other from their memories, with the guy realizing halfway through the process that this is not what he wants. Full of elements of the psychological thriller, the movie is a good way to connect with your partner while exploring the many forms of love and memory. In fact, the movie is even considered to be one of the best films of this century; which definitely calls for watching it at least once.

 

 

9. Me Before You

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This popular romantic Hollywood drama has been adopted by Jojo Moyes’ 2012 novel of the same name, and stars Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin. The movie showcases the life of Will, who had everything going for him, but is left paralyzed from the neck down after an unfortunate accident. Two years later, when the happy and cheerful Louisa enters his life, little does he know that he will be able to experience love and cheer again. But theirs is not a conventional love story, because Will is clear that he wants to end his life. Watch the movie to find out how their love unfolds, and how the strength of their love conquers their problems.

 

 

10. Remember Me

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Remember Me is a 2010 American drama film, directed by Allen Coulter. This romantic coming-of-age movie has Robert Pattinson and Emilie de Ravin in its main lead, who play the characters of Tyler and Ally respectively. Both of them suffer from their own personal problems, but their love for each other helps them to overcome the problems at hand and lead happier lives. But just when things start to get better, destiny takes a turn for the worse; though ultimately everyone learns to lead a life of contentment and acceptance. 

 

 

Nothing can rekindle romance better than some good, mushy romantic movies! And maybe some caramel coffee and cappuccino to go with the movie night?