After a whole day of work, household chores and caring for your kids, by the time you put your little ones to sleep (which is a struggle of its self), you’re probably exhausted. And going out with your spouse for a dinner and movie date is probably way out of your mind. But that doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice some alone time with your loved one.
Snuggle up on the couch with your partner, here are 15 movies you can enjoy on Netflix.
Get Out Your Wine & Cheese – Romantic Flicks
1. Always Be My Maybe
Always Be My Maybe is a romantic comedy that follows the story of Sasha (Ali Wong), a celebrity chef and Marcus (Randall Park), a musician still living in his parent’s house. The duo were childhood friends who drifted apart as teenagers. Years later, they are reunited and as romance blossoms, they need to figure out how to make their relationship work.
2. About Time
Here’s another romantic comedy but this has a little touch of fantasy to it. In About Time, Tim Lake (Domhnall Gleeson) finds out that he can travel in time and change his life. He chooses to use time travel in a bid to improve his love life, which of course didn’t turn out to be quite as easy as it sounds.
3. Crazy, Stupid, Love
Cal Weaver (Steve Carell) has the perfect life—a good job, a nice house, great kids and a loving wife—or at least he did until his wife, Emily (Julianne Moore) asks for a divorce. Crazy, Stupid, Love follows his story as he tries to rediscover manhood with the help of his newfound friend, Jacob Palmer (Ryan Gosling).
4. Set It Up
Harper (Zoey Deutch) and Charlier (Glen Powell), two corporate executive assistants, both overworked and in desperate need of a break, partner up to match-make their workaholic bosses.
5. Our Souls at Night
Our Souls at Night, a movie adapted from a novel, starts when Addie Moore (Jane Fonda), a widow, reaches out to connect with her long-time neighbour, Louis Waters (Robert Redford), a widower, and proposes an idea to relieve their loneliness.
Be Prepared to Leave the Lights on at Night – Horror/Thriller Movies
1. Get Out
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Chris Washington (Daniel Kaluuya), a young black man accompanies his white girlfriend, Rose Armitage (Allison Williams), to meet her family, where he uncovers the family secret. To preserve the suspense and drama of the movie, give a pass to the trailer and head straight to watching the movie.
In 1922, Wilfred James (Thomas Jane), a prideful man, plots to kill his wife Arlette (Molly Parker) and he pulls his son Henry (Dylan Schmid) to aid him in his conspiracy. That’s just where the story begins.
3. Gerald’s Game
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What starts off as something romantic spirals into something horrible in Gerald’s Game. Gerald Burlingame (Bruce Greenwood) and Jessie (Carla Gugino) take a trip to a remote lake house to spice up their marriage. When Gerald unexpectedly dies, Jessie is left trapped, handcuffed to the bed, with almost no hope for survival.
Hush follows the story of Madison Young, a deaf-mute writer, who lives alone in the woods, as she fights to escape from a masked killer.
5. Drag Me to Hell
Christine Brown (Alison Lohman), a loan officer, turns down an old woman’s request to extend her home loan. In her anger, the old woman, Mrs Ganush, lays a deadly curse on Christine. Now Christine must find a way to break the curse or her very soul will be damned.
Find Yourselves at the Edge of Your Seats – Action Films
1. John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum
In John Wick 3, the super-assassin now with a $14 million bounty on his head is on the run from numerous assassins out for his head.
2. Jack Reacher
The movie Jack Reacher, adapted from Lee Child’s book, One Shot, follows the homicide investigation of five victims who were gunned down. What looks to be a random killing at a glance by an obvious suspect, turns out to be much more than that.
3. The Bourne Supremacy
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In The Bourne Supremacy, the sequel to The Bourne Identity, Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) gets caught up in a conspiracy involving the CIA and is forced to make his move.
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Shooter follows Bob Lee Swagger (Mark Wahlberg), an ex-Marine sniper who was convinced to return in order to stop an assassination attempt on the President. However, he was framed and had to go on the run to find the truth behind it all.
5. Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation
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In Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, Ethan Hunt is on a mission to put an end to the Syndicate, an international terrorist organization made up of highly skilled renegades.
What do you think? Is there another movie you will recommend for fellow Mummies and Daddies?