I know we don’t normally encourage a movie night for a date, even at home, but this one is different. The idea is to pick a really bad, B-rated movie. Believe me, they’re out there. I found one site that lists the Top 10 B-rated movies trailers of all time. Now that’s some really bad publicity, isn’t it?
Why pick a movie that’s bad? The answer is simple–because you have no intention of watching it! 😉
Set up your living/family/media room to where a love seat or small sofa is positioned front and center to your television. Make sure you have lots of cozy throws on hand. Pop some hot-buttered popcorn, open your favorite movie candy and soda then get comfy next to each other on the couch.
- Start the movie.
- Laugh at how stupid the whole thing is.
- Feed your spouse some popcorn or candy.
- Laugh some more.
- Kiss your spouse on the ear, or any other body part that will take their mind off the bad production.
Do whatever you can to make sure this drive-in movie stands up to its reputation of fogging up the windows as you make your own music, so to speak.
If you’ve had the privilege of going to a real drive-in movie with your spouse, you’ll know how to make this a great night. If you haven’t even been to a drive-in movie, then make up your own interpretation on this date your spouse is sure to never forget!
NOTE: If you have a projection DVD player, you could even set up an outdoor theater in your backyard. Bring a blanket to lay on, and have a great night under the stars.
What’s the worst movie you’ve never watched together?
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Hehe. This is a fun idea. I remember the real drive-in movies back in the 60’s. Watching a movie that way was such fun.
Yes, they were a lot of fun. I miss being able to pack up a picnic and go enjoy a movie together. Now we have Popcorn Flicks in the Park where we bring our chairs, blankets and citronella candles to watch a movie out under the stars without the car! Sad thing is, there’s no fooling around out in the open air! 🙂
Haha. This is AWESOME! My husband and i went on our first date to a drive in. I think this is the BEST idea ever…he would get a kick out of this. Thank you!
Thanks for sharing the link, Melody. 🙂 Great post! We loved to go to the drive-in in the early 80’s. My husband drove a delivery van for work. We would put a love seat in the delivery van and back into the movie spot, open up the back door of the van, and kick back on the love seat with a quart of ice cream from our favorite drive-in restaurant.
Oh my, that sounds like a wonderful date! You can recreate all of it in your living room, with the exception of the delivery van. 😉 Love the quart of ice cream treat too! Perfect for a hot evening under the stars.
You’re welcome. We hope you can recreate some of the sparks of that first date, but the good news is there is nothing “off-limits”. Have fun!!!
I should do this! My best friend and I definitely watched some of those B movies in college. I’m going to see if I can find Creature from the Black Lagoon or something like that to watch with my hubby.
Love this, J. Now you have a lifelong best friend to make B movie memories with! 😉