So you’ve met an awesome person who has definite boyfriend or girlfriend or just friend-friend potential. Things are going great! Until the convo turns to favorite movies, and you realize not only do your tastes completely clash ... the other person utterly hates the one film that’s most shaped your life.

Could a person who grew up worshiping the Force ever go the distance with someone who disdained Star Wars? Can a lifelong 2001: A Space Odyssey fan find common ground with someone who admits they fell asleep while watching it?


Today’s question for the room: what movie has been so important to you, it’d be a complete deal breaker in a new relationship if the other person hated it? (Or, counterpoint: can love conquer all, fandom be damned?) Share your stories and opinions in the comments!