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.
Billy Elliot (2000)
A heartwarming British dance drama, this feel-good-tear-jerker tells the story of 11-year-old Billy, an aspiring dancer growing up in '80s north-eastern England. The scene in which Billy's father discovers his son's true gift will surely have you reflecting on the real meaning of parenthood. Available at amazon.com.
What’s your favorite go-to movie?