Regardless of your cinematic preferences, there are definitely some movies every couple should watch — especially if your end goal is to spark meaningful conversation. Sure, you two might love a horror movie or lighthearted comedy. And yes, those genres can spark debate and conversation in their own way. But when it really gets down to watching a movie, then having a heart-to-heart, it looks like you’ll want to reach for those dramas and classics.
“Talking about a meaningful movie is a great way to open up a conversation and deepen the intimacy between two people,” relationship expert Rhonda Milrad, LCSW, founder of the relationship community Relationup, tells Bustle. If you’re trying to broach a difficult topic, or simply get to know your partner better, watching one of the films below may do the trick.