Choosing a movie is a delicate thing.
It’s hard enough to decide when you’re on your own but factor in another person (or a family) and it’s a recipe for disaster.
If you’re sick of spending most of the night debating what to watch and eventually being so tired that you go to bed halfway through (just us?), try these suggestions.
Kate Winslet and Josh Brolin star in this story of a divorced single mother and her 13-year-old son whose decision to give a lift to a bloodied man changes their lives forever.
Desperately Seeking Susan
This was Madonna’s first major film role and sees her as a bohemian drifter who becomes linked with a bored housewife through various announcements in the personal column of a newspaper.
The Mighty Ducks
When a fast-talking lawyer gets a DUI, he’s sentenced to community service coaching The Mighty Ducks, a kids hockey team with a lousy record.
X + Y
A boy with an exceptional aptitude for mathematics struggles socially, until a caring teacher helps him to realise his full potential – and vice versa.
Romeo and Juliet
He’s finally got his Oscar but why not look back to one of Leo’s much-earlier roles opposite Claire Danes in this Shakespearean classic?
A filmmaker explores what went wrong when 11 people died on their way up K2, the deadliest day in mountaineering history.