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: 93%, average rating: 8
A Star Is Born is a 2018 American musical romantic drama film directed by Bradley Cooper. A movie star (Cooper) helps a young singer/actress (Stefani Germanotta) find fame, even as age and personal battles send his own career into a downward spiral. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, Sam Elliott, Andrew Dice Clay, Dave Chappelle
Directed by: Bradley Cooper
#14 on The Best Movies About Music
Rotten Tomatoes score: 62%, average rating: 6.1
Bohemian Rhapsody is a 2018 American-British biographical drama film directed by Bryan Singer. A chronicle of the years from the formation of Queen and lead singer Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek) up to their legendary Live Aid performance in 1985, six years before Mercury's Death. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Rami Malek, Ben Hardy, Gwilym Lee, Joseph Mazzello, Allen Leech, + more
Directed by: Bryan Singer
#37 on The Best Movies About Music
Rotten Tomatoes score: 57%, average rating: 5.9
The Grinch is a 2018 American 3D computer-animated Christmas comedy film directed by Peter Candeland and Yarrow Cheney, based on the Dr. Seuss story. The Grinch (Benedict Cumberbatch) hatches a scheme to ruin Christmas when the residents of Whoville plan their annual holiday celebration. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Rashida Jones, Kenan Thompson, Cameron Seely, Angela Lansbury
Directed by: Peter Candeland, Yarrow Cheney
#97 on The Best Movies for Families
Rotten Tomatoes score: 82%, average rating: 6.7
Instant Family is a 2018 comedy film directed by Sean Anders. Couple Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) find themselves in over their heads when they adopt three children. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Mark Wahlberg, Rose Byrne, Isabela Moner, Tig Notaro, Margo Martindale, + more
Directed by: Sean Anders