50 Intriguing Movies For Couples At Home

Movies for couples to watch at home

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Have you ever thought about how your relationship would be like if there were no movies for couples to watch at home?

Life would have been totally boring for everyone! I wonder how our ancestors survived without them.

Movies are one of the most common forms of entertainment in our world today. Everyone loves watching interesting movies.

This is because they allow us to escape our world and enter into another realm for a couple of hours and make us forget our problems for a while.

Movies allow us to travel to worlds we will never be able to experience otherwise. They also help to lift our spirits when we feel down.

Watching suspense-filled movies alone could be exciting but it’s much more fun when you watch them with your partner.

It’s an excellent bonding activity because it helps you communicate about something other than your everyday lives.

If you’re looking for the fastest way to bond with your partner and open up the communication lines, rent an interesting movie and watch it together.

To help you connect more with your spouse, I’ve decided to share a collection of intriguing movies for couples at home. You’re going to love all of them!


50 Intriguing Movies for Couples At Home

Action/Suspense Movies

Action movies are one of the major reasons why we like going to the cinemas but watching them at home in front of a large screen is the most intriguing experience.

If you were expecting to see movies like Black Panther, Mission Impossible and the Hunger Games, you’re in for a huge shock.

I don’t like being predictable so I went for great action movies that are not so popular but still have lots of explosions, fighting, and suspense.

#1 Peppermint

Peppermint is an action thriller about a young mother Riley North (Jennifer Garner) who awakens from a coma after her husband and daughter are killed in a brutal attack.

When the system shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen to urban guerilla.

#2 Deadpool

In this movie, Wade Wilson adopts the alter ego Deadpool after a rogue experiment leaves him with accelerated healing powers and a dark, twisted sense of humor.

#3 The Punisher

After his wife and family are killed, Frank Castle takes it upon himself to distribute punishment to those responsible for the vendetta.

#4 Contagion

“Contagion” follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days, as the worldwide medical community races to find a cure.

#5 Alita: Battle Angel

In Alita: Battle Angel, a cyborg uses her prodigious fighting skills to take on corrupt authorities in a future dystopia.

#6 The Equalizer

McCall, who has put his mysterious past behind him, comes out of self-retirement to serve vengeance against anyone who would brutalize the helpless.

#7 Anna

A beautiful young Russian woman is recruited by the KGB in the early 1990s and trained to be an assassin while posing as a fashion model.

#8 Escape Room

Six strangers find themselves in circumstances beyond their control and must use their wits to find the clues or die.

#9 The Impossible

The Impossible is an epic journey to the core of the human heart based on the true story of one family’s survival.

#10 Lucy

Scarlett Johansson is Lucy, a woman accidentally caught in a dark deal who turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior.

SciFi/Fantasy Movies

If you’ve watched Doctor Strange, Superman and Fantastic Four, you’ll totally enjoy this collection of science fiction and fantasy movies.

These movies are going to keep you on the edge and entertain you at the same time.

Are you ready for a trip to a dystopian future or maybe you love traveling to outer space? Whatever the case, you’ll find something you like.

#11 The Dark Tower

A dark tower exists that protects the universe from a demonic apocalypse. The tower can be destroyed by the mind of a child.

The Man in Black (Matthew McConaughey) is locked in an eternal struggle with the Last Gunslinger (Idris Elba), as one tries to bring the tower down and the other tries to defend it.

#12 Brightburn

What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero, he proved to be something far more sinister? We’re looking at the exact opposite of Superman.

#13 The Last Witch Hunter

Vin Diesel is an immortal witch hunter who clashes with the supernatural in an epic battle to save the human race.

#14 The Maze Runner

Trapped in a massive maze, a group of teenagers with no memory of the outside world struggle to survive in this thrilling action-adventure based on the best-selling novel.

#15 Seventh Son

Supernatural knight Jeff Bridges must hunt down his nemesis–a powerful witch–with help from his new apprentice in this action/fantasy.

#16 I, Frankenstein

Frankenstein’s monster becomes involved in a war between two immortal clans.

#17 Gemini Man

Retired hitman (Will Smith) is forced on the run and finds himself hunted by his ultimate adversary – a younger clone of himself.

#18 Mortal Engines

A young woman sets out to stop an all-consuming city on wheels in a post-apocalyptic future world in this eye-popping fantasy epic.

#19 Sleepy Hollow

Ichabod Crane is sent to Sleepy Hollow to investigate the decapitations of three people, with the culprit being the legendary apparition, The Headless Horseman.

#20 Heroes

Heroes, an epic movie that chronicles the lives of ordinary people: a genetics professor, a hospice nurse, a single mom, a street cop, a smalltown cheerleader, a tormented artist, a computer geek–coming to grips with newly found remarkable powers.

Romance Movies

When you hear romance movies, I’m sure the first films that come to mind are Titanic, the Notebook and Pretty Woman.

They were all great movies but why would I mention them here when I know you’ve probably watched them a hundred times or more?

I’m going to give you unique and passionate romance movies for couples that will take you back to when you first started dating or your honeymoon period.

Get your tissues ready because you’re going to need them.

#21 While You Were Sleeping

A woman saves a man, in coma and wonders if he is really Mr. Right.

#22 The Vow

Inspired by a true story, The Vow tells the tale of a husband (Channing Tatum) who must regain the love of his wife (Rachel McAdams) after a coma steals the past five years of her memories.

#23 Second Act

A big box store worker reinvents her life and her life-story and shows Madison Avenue what street smarts can do.

#24 You’ve Got Mail

Multiple Academy Award winner Tom Hanks reunites with his Sleepless in Seattle co-star, Meg Ryan, and director, Nora Ephron, to discover love at first byte in this online romantic comedy.

#25 The Fault in Our Stars

Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) share a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey in this powerful film based on John Green’s New York Times bestseller.

#26 Couples Retreat

Vince Vaughn stars in this laugh-out-loud comedy about eight friends who discover their participation in a resort’s unconventional couples therapy activities is anything but optional.

#27 The Choice

From Nicholas Sparks, the best-selling author of The Notebook and Safe Haven, comes this heart-lifting romance about how far we go to keep the hope of love alive.

#28 My Big Fat Greek Wedding

Nia Vardalos stars as a girl who creates a stir within her traditional Greek family by falling for a guy with one flaw–he’s not Greek!

#29 The Best of Me

This is the story of high school sweethearts who find themselves reunited after 20 years when they return to their small town for the funeral of a beloved friend.

#30 Serendipity

A couple reunites years after the night they first met, fell in love, and separated, convinced that one day they’d end up together.

Adventure Movies

If you enjoyed exciting movies like Merlin, Game of Thrones and Vikings, you’ll absolutely love these adventure movies in this collection.

You’re going to see lots of dark forests, high mountains, deep oceans, ancient castles, and knights or at least warriors.

If you’re extra lucky, you’ll also see fiery dragons, deadly hydras or dangerous kikimoras. Sounds like fun right?

#31 Jumanji: The Next Level

In Jumanji: The Next Level, the gang is back (Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan) but the game has changed.

#32 Snow White & The Huntsman

The legendary tale is now an action-adventure epic filled with intense battles and spectacular visual effects. Starring Charlize Theron, Kristen Stewart, and Chris Hemsworth.

#33 Warcraft

A spectacular fantasy-action saga of power and sacrifice in which an unlikely set of heroes is set on a collision course to protect the fate of civilization.

#34 Outlander

Outlander begins when a spacecraft crashes into the majestic fjords of ancient Norway and into the time of the Vikings.

From the wreckage emerge two bitter enemies: a soldier from another world – Kainan (James Caviezel) – and a bloodthirsty creature known as the Moorwen.

As the Moorwen ravages the Viking world, killing everything in its path, Kainan forms an unlikely alliance with the primitive but fierce warriors.

Combining his advanced technology with ancient Iron Age weapons, the hero leads a desperate attempt to kill the monster – before it destroys them all.

#35 Shaft

John Shaft Jr., a cybersecurity expert with a degree from MIT, enlists the help of his estranged father, John Shaft, to uncover the truth behind his best friend’s untimely death.

#36 Venom

Tom Hardy stars as the lethal protector and anti-hero Venom – one of Marvel’s most enigmatic and complex characters.

#37 Land of the Lost

Will Ferrell stars as has-been scientist Dr. Rick Marshall, who gets more than he bargained for when his expedition takes a wrong turn into the Land of the Lost.

#38 The Way Back

A small band of convicts stage a daring escape from a WWII-era Siberian gulag and embark on a journey across five countries in a race for freedom and survival.

#39 Cast Away

Tom Hanks delivers an Oscar(R) nominated performance as a man who is stranded on an uninhabited island for four years.

#40 The Peanut Butter Falcon

Shia LaBeouf, Dakota Johnson, and Zack Gottsagen star in a modern-day Mark Twain fable that will melt your heart.

Drama/Comedy Movies

There are those days when you’ve had enough of all that action, suspense and adventure.

Maybe you just need a good movie and a bowl of popcorn to lift your spirits without giving you a cardiac arrest.

These drama/comedy movies for couples are just what you need for a quiet night in with your partner.

Expect a lot of talking, less action and bouts of laughter to give you the right boost.

#41 I Feel Pretty

An ordinary woman who struggles with feelings of insecurity and inadequacy on a daily basis wakes from a fall believing she is suddenly the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet.

With this newfound confidence she is empowered to live her life fearlessly and flawlessly, but what will happen when she realizes her appearance never changed?

#42 Five Feet Apart

When seventeen-year-old Stella Grant meets an impossibly charming fellow cystic fibrosis patient named Will Newman there’s an instant attraction, but can she save the person she loves when even a single touch is off limits?

#43 Lion

A 5 yr old boy gets lost on the streets of Calcutta, thousands of kilometers from home. Surviving many challenges before being adopted by a couple in Australia, he sets out to find his family.

#44 The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Ben Stiller directs and stars in this inspiring story about an ordinary man who finds the courage to discover his destiny and leap into the extraordinary adventure that is life.

#45 If I Stay

A chronicle of a fatal car accident involving 17-year-old musician Mia and her boyfriend.

#46 New in Town

Lucy Hill (Renée Zellweger) is an ambitious, up and coming executive living in Miami. She loves her shoes, she loves her cars and she loves climbing the corporate ladder.

#47 Sleepless in Seattle

Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan star in an enchanting romance about a widower whose son convinces him to find new love and the woman who answers his call.

#48 Me Before You

A girl in a small town (Emilia Clarke) forms an unlikely bond with a recently-paralyzed man (Sam Claflin) she’s taking care of.

#49 Friends With Kids

Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Jon Hamm star alongside Jennifer Westfeldt and Adam Scott in is a daring and hilarious ensemble comedy about a close-knit circle of friends whose lives change once they have kids.

#50 What to Expect When You’re Expecting

Inspired by the perennial bestseller, What to Expect When You’re Expecting is a hilarious and heartfelt comedy about five couples whose intertwined lives are turned upside down by the challenges of impending parenthood.


I’ve put together some collections of good movies for couples to watch at home so you don’t get bored when you find yourselves together in the same house with nothing exciting to do.

If you’re looking for other activities to do with your partner, read my posts on Exciting Games for Couples and Simple Bonding Activities for Couples.

When you’re tempted to pour out all your frustrations on your partner, try playing interactive games together or watch some interesting movies for couples to enhance your mood and brighten your day.


Recommended Reading:

15 Things You Should do to Make Your Relationship Stronger

10 Powerful Secrets of Happy Couples 

About The Author

Jennifer Dagi

Jennifer Dagi is happily married to her best friend and the love of her life.

As a relationship coach, she is passionate about helping couples build healthy and happy relationships.

She strongly believes communication and intimacy are the most important ingredients for building a successful relationship.

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