The Best Rainy Day Movies

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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.

During a rainy afternoon, staying home alone, being lazy, and watching great movies all night is something everyone can enjoy. 

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, Molly Ringwald, Anthony Michael Hall

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    Morgan Freeman, Rita Hayworth, Tim Robbins

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    Tom Hanks, Kurt Russell, Sally Field

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    Whoopi Goldberg, Jeremy Irons, Matthew Broderick

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    Charlie Sheen, Matthew Broderick, Jeffrey Jones

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    Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd, Lea Thompson

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    Zoe Saldana, Bradley Cooper, Karen Gillan

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    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Gary Oldman

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    Billy Crystal, Robin Wright, André the Giant

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    Ellen DeGeneres, Willem Dafoe, Eric Bana

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    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Zoe Saldana

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    John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John, Stockard Channing

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    Samuel L. Jackson, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

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    Gene Wilder, Jack Albertson, Tim Brooke-Taylor

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    Corey Feldman, Josh Brolin, Sean Astin

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    Johnny Depp, Winona Ryder, Vincent Price

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    Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd

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    Harrison Ford, Alfred Molina, Karen Allen

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    Rachel McAdams, Ryan Gosling, James Garner

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    Patrick Swayze, Jennifer Grey, Jerry Orbach

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    Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Matt Damon

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    Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Helena Bonham Carter

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    Russell Brand, Steve Carell, Julie Andrews

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    Gerard Butler, Kristen Wiig, David Tennant

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    Anne Hathaway, Heidi Klum, Meryl Streep

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    Keira Knightley, Elisha Cuthbert, Liam Neeson

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    John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle

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    Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, River Phoenix

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    Harry Potter Movies

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    Tom Hanks, Jon Lovitz, Elizabeth Perkins

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    Bill Murray, Andie MacDowell, Michael Shannon

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    Bill Murray, Sigourney Weaver, Dan Aykroyd

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    Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law

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    Cameron Diaz, Eddie Murphy, Mike Myers

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    Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley, Orlando Bloom

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    Scarlett Johansson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Robert Downey Jr.

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    Gwyneth Paltrow, Julia Roberts, Robin Williams

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    Natalie Portman, John Hurt, Hugo Weaving

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    Reese Witherspoon, Raquel Welch, Ali Larter

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    Jennifer Lawrence, Elizabeth Banks, Julianne Moore

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    Robert De Niro, Samuel L. Jackson, Joe Pesci

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    Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox

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    Liam Neeson, Tilda Swinton, James McAvoy

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    Audrey Hepburn, Mickey Rooney, Mel Blanc

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    Tom Hanks, Helen Hunt, Chris Noth

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    Drew Barrymore, Adam Sandler, Steve Buscemi

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