Looking for date movie recommendations? Nothing too heavy, too dudeish, or too rom-comy? Something you’ll both enjoy, and that will be worth leaving the house for? Maybe something actually macho or girly because you both like either of those? Give some of these date movies out right now a try! Hollywood has all sorts of great date movies currently in theaters to offer you and your paramour, if hitting the theaters is your thing.
If you're going on a first date, maybe take in some lighter fair - something with cool visuals while you check each other out with your best side eye. Fifth or sixth date, go with something a little more out there and fun - a film you can talk about for hours afterward, while you awkwardly try to decide if this person is your official girlfriend or boyfriend yet.
Have you been together for ages? One of these awesome current movies to take a date to can still make for a fun evening. By now, you know what you both like and are sure to find a great movie escape from arguing about whose turn it is to do the dishes or get the kids ready for bed.
Whatever your mood or tastes, there's sure to be a good date movie out right now that will make for the perfect date night - no matter if you're looking for romance or an action-packed thrill ride. Here are great movies to watch for couples and dates, which also happen to be some of the best movies out right now.
Rotten Tomatoes score: 60%, average score 6
Alita: Battle Angel is a 2019 American science fiction action film directed by Robert Rodriguez, based on the manga by Yukito Kishiro. After being revived by Dr. Dyson Ido (Christoph Waltz), cyborg Alita (Rosa Salazar) sets out on a dangerous journey to uncover the truth behind her origin. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Rosa Salazar, Christoph Waltz, Jennifer Connelly, Mahershala Ali, Ed Skrein, + more
Directed by: Robert Rodriguez
Rotten Tomatoes score 79%
Fast Color is a 2018 American drama sci-fi thriller film directed by Julia Hart. After running away from home upon discovering superhuman abilities, a woman (Gugu Mbatha-Raw) returns home to take care of her daughter (Saniyya Sidney), whose powers are even more extraordinary. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Lorraine Toussaint, Saniyya Sidney, Christopher Denham, David Strathairn
Directed by: Julia Hart
Rotten Tomatoes score 89%
Missing Link is a 2019 American stop-motion animated comedy adventure film directed by Chris Butler. Myths and monsters investigator, Sir Lionel Frost (Hugh Jackman), sets off on an adventure to the Pacific Northwest to prove the existence of a legendary creature Mr. Link with the help of free-spirited, independent adventurer Adelina Fortnight (Zoe Saldana). ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Hugh Jackman, Zoe Saldana, Zach Galifianakis, Stephen Fry, Emma Thompson, + more
Directed by: Chris Butler
Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%, average score 7.32
Shazam! is a 2019 superhero film directed by David F. Sandberg, based on the DC Comics character. A boy (Asher Angel) is given the ability to become an adult superhero (Zachary Levi) in times of need with a single magic word. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Zachary Levi, Mark Strong, Jack Dylan Grazer, Asher Angel, Grace Fulton, + more
Directed by: David F. Sandberg
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