The Best Rainy Day Movies Films
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The Best Rainy Day Movies

List Criteria: Films that are favorites to watch when bad weather makes you want to just curl up on the couch

List of the best movies to watch on a rainy day, voted on by fans. Watch the films below if you ever find yourself stuck indoors because of bad weather and need a fun way to pass time. Some of the most loved Hollywood films of all time are perfect for rainy days because they help cure boredom. Gloomy weather can even cause a bad mood, so it's important to remember to relax whether by yourself or with family and friends. Spend some quality time with a movie and watch the hours pass. Films like the ones on the list below can take viewers away to fantastical places, transport them to magical lands or back in time. If you have kids at home while rained in, pop in a movie to keep them entertained.

The Hollywood films on this list of best rainy day movies ever span different genres, including romantic comedy, drama, action, and sci-fi. If you feel like laughing until your tummy hurts even when it's dreary outside your window, then pick a hilarious comedy film starring the most popular actors and actresses in show business. Need a good cry? Then choose a heartfelt drama or classic romantic films from the list. Action packed films and sci-fi movies are the way to go if you simply want to escape from gloomy weather. Don't let rainy days get you down. The list below is also an open list, so after you're done voting for your favorite movie or movies to watch on a rainy day, add any that you don't see at the bottom of the page.

Who knows? Some of these rainy day movies could turn into ones that you would watch over and over again. Check out a list of the most rewatchable films of all time
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    Judd Nelson, Anthony Michael Hall, Molly Ringwald

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  2. 2
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    Tom Hanks, Haley Joel Osment, Kurt Russell

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  3. 3
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  4. 4
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    added by ChangesDownClub Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons

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  5. 5
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    Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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  6. 6
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    added by ChangesDownClub Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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  7. 7
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    Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright

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  8. 8
    + 248
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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

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  9. 9
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    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz

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  10. 10
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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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  11. 11
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    most listed John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar

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  12. 12
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    added by wiabux Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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  13. 13
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    Jon Hamm, Rose Byrne, Kristen Wiig

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  14. 14
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    Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

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  15. 15
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    Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Mel Blanc

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  16. 16
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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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  17. 17
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    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Gisele Bündchen

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  18. 18
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    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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  19. 19
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    ranked low on reranks Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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  20. 20
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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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  21. 21
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    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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  22. 22
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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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  23. 23
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    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, January Jones

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  24. 24
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    Robert Downey Jr., Rachel McAdams, Jude Law

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    Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi

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  26. 26
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    added by wiabux Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Fry

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  27. 27
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    Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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    Julianne Moore, Tara Reid, Jeff Bridges

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    added by clash1977 John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam

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  30. 30
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    added by wiabux Brad Pitt, Gwyneth Paltrow, Morgan Freeman

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  31. 31
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    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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    often listed Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse

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  33. 33
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    Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Mischa Barton

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    added by clash1977 Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    often listed & added by wiabux Scarlett Johansson, David Bowie, Hugh Jackman

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    ranked low on reranks Christopher Plummer, Ed Asner, Laraine Newman

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Christina Applegate, Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller

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  38. 38
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    ranked low on reranks & added by SlashLover Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant

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  39. 39
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    added by wiabux Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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  40. 40
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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Ralph Fiennes

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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  42. 42
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    added by Mbbk6214 Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Frank Welker

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  43. 43
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    Zooey Deschanel, Kate Hudson, Anna Paquin

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    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Christian Bale, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes

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  46. 46
    + 44
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    Robin Williams, Ethan Hawke, Lara Flynn Boyle

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  47. 47
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    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Anthony Michael Hall

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  48. 48
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    Catherine Zeta-Jones, Tom Hanks, Zoe Saldana

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    added by bakermf465 Kate Winslet, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Carrey This is great on a rainy summer day or even a cloudy winter day!!

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    added by dee123 Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves, Dennis Hopper

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