Eight Unconventional Movies to Binge Watch with your Sweetheart

We’ve sorted your next movie night marathon, or may be even more than a couple of movie nights for you. So save time browsing and spend time watching with your sweetheart!

Love and Basketball (2000)


While romantic movies are difficult for men to watch, Love and Basketball with an underlying sports theme goes a long way into drawing your man’s attention to this chick flick. The movie stars Quincy (Omar Epps) and Monica (Sanaa Lathan), as challenging basketball players, their love/hate relationship as kids and later as competitive adults, while intersecting their individual dreams of playing professional championship. There are so many funny moments that can’t escape and dialogues like ‘nobody watches the WNBA because they look like men, but play like women’, you end up defending and being loyal to your gender.

WALL-E (2008)


The award winning Pixar adventure WALL-E is a romantic animated movie about the last robot left on the Earth. WALL-E is a true masterpiece about love and passion between two robots. Completely smitten by sleek and shapely EVE (Elissa Knight), WALL-E embarks on the greatest adventure of his lifetime. It’s a tale as old as time, but told 800 years in the future with two non-human entities. WALL-E is pure magic to watch on a romantic night.

Moonrise Kingdom (2012)


Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom is a solid choice for Valentine’s Day evening to bring that feeling of young love.The story of pre-teen passion takes you to memories of middle school crushes, and you will end up relating a lot with the story of Sam Shakusky and Suzy Bishop. Set on an island off the coast of New England in the summer of 1965, with tremendous performance from Bill Murray, Frances McDormand, Edward Norton, and Bruce Willis, Moonrise Kingdom is considered to be the best romantic film ever.

Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha (1998)


Pyaar To Hona Hi Tha is a Bollywood romantic comedy about a woman Sanjana (Kajol) seeking her lost love all the way from England to India. A chance encounter, led her way to a charming thief Shekhar (Ajay Devgan), who took advantage of her situation and hides his stolen diamond necklace in her luggage.The movie is all about comedy of error situations from there on, with great on-screen chemistry between the leading couple along with some amazing music to bring the love and fondest memories right into your living room.

Lost in Translation (2003)


Lost in Translation is an American romantic comedy-drama film written and directed by Sofia Coppola starring Bob Harris (Bill Murray) and Charlotte (Scarlett Johansson) as the leading couple. The movie is a story of a middle aged fading movie star Bob and a neglected young woman, who form an unlikely bond after their paths crossed in Tokyo.

Raanjhanaa (2013)


Raanjhanaa is an Indian romantic film directed by Anand L. Rai and written by Himanshu Sharma. The movie is about a small town guy Kundan (Dhanush) who is hopelessly in love with a girl Zoya (Sonam Kapoor). It is a simple movie that touches your heart, one can’t help falling for Kundan, as he struggles to break the class divide and gain his love and acceptance from his childhood sweetheart.

Aaina (1974)


Pakistani film Aaina is an epic love story, starring iconic pair Nadeem and Shabnam in the lead roles. This movie holds the distinction for being the longest running Pakistani film at the cinemas on record. Aaina, is a love story of two individuals from entirely different social classes, one being a daughter of a business tycoon and other a realistic, self-confident and a little bit arrogant poor young man. The film was a musical success with some of the best playback singers of that time lending their voice to make this masterpiece an evergreen hit.

About a boy (2002)


About a boy is a buddy flick and a romance rolled into one, starring Hugh Grant as Will, a rich, child-free and irresponsible Londoner in his thirties. He adopts an imaginary son 12-year-old Marcus, to gain access to single parent meetings, in search of available women. Will and Marcus gradually become friends, Will teaches Marcus how to be a cool kid, Marcus helps Will to finally grow up.

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