It's a momentous day when you decide to finally go on holiday with your current beau. You need to make a sensible choice about where you decide to go on vacation, it needs to be extremely romantic yet also be within your budget otherwise you might not be able to fund your relationship once you've returned home. Of course, it's also make or break time for your courtship too! Either you'll flourish together or simply get home and then break up under the pressure of having spent so much time together. So, if you are looking for some advice about how to handle this tumultuous decision, here are 6 couples vacation movies that will make you think twice about taking a journey together.
Reese Witherspoon and Vince Vaughn play a San Francisco based couple who decide to visit each of their divorced parents on Christmas weekend. Having previously lied to them in order to spend a lavish holiday on an exotic island, their whereabouts is revealed after a TV interview and they are forced to go to see their families. Of course, their relationship is put to the test but it still all ends happily ever after.
"The Heartbreak Kid"
Ben Stiller and his wife Malin Akerman have a whirlwind romance that sees them decide to marry after only a short liaison. Only their honeymoon however, Stiller decides that his new partner isn't the girl for him and attempts to seduce a new girlfriend. It doesn't end well for him.
Billy Zane and Kate Winslet are having the time of their lives all until Leonardo DiCaprio's ruggedly handsome stow away begins to work his charm on the "Jude" star and suddenly their tremendous relationship is all but ruined. Oh yeah, then the ship they're on hits an iceberg and kills thousands of people.
"6 Days 7 Nights"
Anne Heche and David Schwimmer decide to go a romantic holiday so that the "Friends" star can propose to her, but when you hire Harrison Ford to be your pilot it's always likely that your beau might decide to change her mind. After crash landing on an island, "Indiana Jones" looks to make his move and you know that it would be impossible to turn down his advances.
Vince Vaugn and Malin Akerman, Jon Favreau and Kristin Davis, and Faizon Love and Kali Hawk are three couples who are each struggling in their relationships. So what do they decide to do? All go on holiday together to save them. The lesson here is that this is a stupid idea and that it also makes a woeful film.
"Forgetting Sarah Marshall"
Before becoming Kermit The Frog's new best friend, Jason Segel was just a regular comedian looking to get his painfully romantic comedy onto the big screen. With his ex-girlfriend Kristen Bell now dating Russell Brand's rock star character he decides to go on holiday to get away from them, but encounters them on his trip. Yet he somehow weasels his way back into her affections and then must decide between her and Mila Kunis. An almost impossible decision to make.