However, if you're desperate to get your guy to watch a bit of romance, I've found the perfect weapon in the form of an article. It's called "Chick Flicks" and is written by Douglas Wilson.
Speaking of a the need for guys to watch a girlie movie, he writes:
"When a film is done well, and its assumptions are consistent with the teaching of Scripture, men should do far more than sit passively through it. They come there as novices sitting at the seat of wisdom, listening to her teach. Much Ado About Nothing and Pride and Prejudice both contain things which the average male meathead needs to hear and see. And he needs to do more than merely hear - he needs to learn and apply...If this article intrigues you, I found it at Monergism and you can read it here. It's a serious word on chivalry and husbandry, but remember girls - it works both ways!
Modern men have an awful lot to gain from this. Many things are required of us, and we must imitate them in order to incorporate them into our lives. But we cannot imitate what we do not see around us. We need a soon return to courteous masculinity, refinement of manners, and deep respect for women."