When you’re too tired or sore to move, watching a movie with your partner is a great way to relax. But plots about sick children or frazzled moms can be way too stressful once those pregnancy hormones kick in, so we’ve compiled 12 warm-and-fuzzy films from the past few decades that aren’t too tense or scary. Check out our slideshow to find your new favorite—or rediscover an old one.
Amélie is an innocent young woman in Paris with her own sense of justice. In this charming and romantic comic fantasy, she decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love. The title character’s joie de vivre is contagious, and the accordion- and piano-driven music of Yann Tiersen will have you humming long after the closing credits. Available at amazon.com.
What’s your favorite go-to movie?