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The Best Rainy Day Movies

Updated 9 Sep 2020 174.7k votes 16.6k voters 1.2m views355 items

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

For many, rainy days are no fun—but it doesn't have to be that way. A great way to spend such days is watching movies, and some are perfect for rainy days where you're doing basically nothing. So, if it's pouring outside and you find yourself bored, try watching the films below. 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 cozy 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 film from the list. Action-packed films and sci-fi movies are the way to go if you simply want to escape from gloomy weather. Got cabin fever? Then maybe a claustrophobic thriller is the way to go.

Don't let rainy days get you down. There are definitely a lot more things to watch when bored on this list. So after you're done voting for your favorite movies to watch on a rainy day, get ready to add a new movie to your watch list. Who knows? Some of these rainy day movies could turn into ones that you would watch over and over again for movie night. Check out a list of the most rewatchable films of all time, which include some great movies to watch when you're bored. Or, if you need more of a time investment, these shows are a great watch on a rainy day.

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