Yes, really, The Fly.
Okay, The Fly isn't the warmest, fuzziest, feel-good date. It's intensely dark body horror, not for the faint of heart or stomach, but it is a classic, tragic romance between a charismatic couple.
Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) is a socially awkward yet charming scientist who's just discovered the secret of teleportation.
The two of them hit it off and bond over working out the kinks of the project together.
But then there’s Ronnie’s ex and boss,
As the fly genes grow more active and prominent, Seth begins to change and then deteriorate mentally and physically.
The transformation is grotesque and terrifying.
It's a Shakespearian-esque romantic tragedy as much as it is a gross-out practical effects extraveganza, the perfect heavy-tone date.
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