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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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

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    Billy Crystal, Fred Savage, Robin Wright

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    Charlie Sheen, Jeffrey Jones, Matthew Broderick

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    added by ChangesDownClub Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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    Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Mel Blanc

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    most listed Debbie Reynolds, Gene Kelly, Cyd Charisse

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    Robert Downey Jr., Rachel McAdams, Jude Law

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    Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Eleanor Parker

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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Sid Caesar

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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    Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Mischa Barton

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Matt Damon

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

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    ranked low on reranks & added by ChangesDownClub Whoopi Goldberg, James Earl Jones, Jeremy Irons

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

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    ranked low on reranks Tom Hanks, Haley Joel Osment, Kurt Russell

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, Toni Collette

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

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

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

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Ralph Fiennes

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Doug Jones, Ivana Baquero, Sergi López i Ayats

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Cameron Diaz, Tom Cruise, Colin Farrell

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    ranked low on reranks Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    added by wiabux Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks Rachel Weisz, Hugh Grant, Toni Collette

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    Jon Hamm, Rose Byrne, Kristen Wiig

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    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, January Jones

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    Renée Zellweger, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth

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    added by wiabux Natalie Portman, Hugo Weaving, Stephen Fry

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    Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace

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    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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    Zooey Deschanel, Minka Kelly, Joseph Gordon-Levitt

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

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