Dating The Best Date Movies Out Now  

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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. 

Shazam! is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Date Movies Out Now
Photo: Warner Bros. Pictures
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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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#13 on The Best Movies About Magic

#6 on The Funniest Superhero Movies Ever Made

#3 on The Highest Grossing Movies of 2019, Ranked

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Detective Pikachu is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Date Movies Out Now
Photo: Pokémon Detective Pikachu/Warner Bros. Entertainment

Rotten Tomatoes score: 64%, average score 5.94

Detective Pikachu is a 2019 action mystery film directed by Rob Letterman, based on the video game. Despite not being as powerful and nimble as other Pikachu of his kind, a peculiar talking Pikachu (Ryan Reynolds) meets a boy (Justice Smith) who is able to understand what he is saying, and the two decide to become detectives. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Ryan Reynolds, Justice Smith, Kathryn Newton, Bill Nighy, Ken Watanabe, + more

Directed by: Rob Letterman

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#20 on Great Mystery Movies the Whole Family Will Enjoy

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John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabel... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Date Movies Out Now
Photo: Lionsgate

Rotten Tomatoes score: 98%, average score 8.1

John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum is a 2019 American neo-noir action thriller film directed by Chad Stahelski, and the third film in the John Wick series. Still on the run following his assassination of a member of the High Table in The Continental, and with a $14 million global contract on him, John Wick (Keanu Reeves) is excommunicated from every Continental service, which forces him to fight his way out of New York City with the help of a hitwoman (Halle Berry) who still believes in his trust. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Keanu Reeves, Halle Berry, Ruby Rose, Ian McShane, Mark Dacascos, + more

Directed by: Chad Stahelski

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Tolkien is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Date Movies Out Now
Photo: Tokien/Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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Rotten Tomatoes score: 50%, average score 5.76

Tolkien is a 2019 American biographical drama film directed by Dome Karukoski. An orphaned author (Nicholas Hoult) finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Nicholas Hoult, Lily Collins, Colm Meaney, Tom Glynn-Carney, Anthony Boyle

Directed by: Dome Karukoski

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#39 on The Best Movies About Writers

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