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: 57%, average score 5.83
Aladdin is a 2019 American musical romantic fantasy adventure film directed by Guy Ritchie, based on the Arab-style folktale. Smitten with the free-spirited Princess Jasmine (Naomi Scott), an Agrabah thief (Mena Massoud) uses the power of Genie (Will Smith) to become a prince. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Mena Massoud, Naomi Scott, Will Smith, Marwan Kenzari, Navid Negahban, + more
Directed by: Guy Ritchie
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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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
Rotten Tomatoes score: 49% , average score 5.58
Dumbo is a 2019 American fantasy adventure film directed by Tim Burton, based on the story by Helen Aberson. Holt Farrier (Colin Farrell), a one-armed war veteran and former circus star, is hired by circus owner Max Medici (Danny DeVito) to care for a newborn elephant with a magical gift. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Colin Farrell, Michael Keaton, Danny DeVito, Eva Green, Alan Arkin, + more
Directed by: Tim Burton