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.
Monsoon Wedding (2001)
A stressed father, a bride-to-be with a secret, a smitten event planner, and relatives from around the world create much ado about the preparations for an arranged marriage in India in this often-funny romantic drama. Lively music and dancing make this an insightful and energetic blend of Hollywood and Bollywood. Available at amazon.com.
What’s your favorite go-to movie?