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The Best Date Movies Out Now

Updated October 26, 2020 662 votes 2.1k voters 58.2k views33 items

Looking for date movie recommendations? Nothing too heavy, too dudeish, too rom-comy, or romantic in general? Something you’ll both enjoy on the big screen, 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. 

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  • Bad Boys for Life is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Date Movies Out Now
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    Rotten Tomatoes score: 74%, average score 6.02

    Bad Boys for Life is a 2020 is an action crime comedy film directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah, and the third film in the series. Detectives Marcus Burnett (Martin Lawrence) and Mike Lowrey (Will Smith) are back for another dangerous mission.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Martin Lawrence, Will Smith, Joe Pantoliano
    • Directed by: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah
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    The Photograph

    The Photograph is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Date Movies Out Now
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    Rotten Tomatoes score: 77%, average score 6.78

    The Photograph is a 2020 American romantic drama film written and directed by Stella Meghie. When famed photographer Christina Eames unexpectedly dies, her estranged daughter Mae finds herself on a journey delving into her mother’s early life and ignites a powerful, unexpected romance with a rising-star journalist, Michael Block.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Issa Rae, Lakeith Stanfield, Chelsea Peretti
    • Directed by: Stella Meghie
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    The Invisible Man

    The Invisible Man is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Date Movies Out Now
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    Rotten Tomatoes score: 91%, average score 7.58

    The Invisible Man is a 2020 American science fiction psychological horror film directed by Leigh Whannell and loosely adapted from both the novel of the same name by H. G. Wells and a remake of the 1933 film adaptation of the same name. When Cecilia's abusive ex takes his own life and leaves her fortune, she suspects his death was a hoax.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Elisabeth Moss, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Aldis Hodge
    • Directed by: Leigh Whannell
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  • Birds of Prey (And the Fantabu is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Date Movies Out Now
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    Rotten Tomatoes score: 84%, average score 6.85

    Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) is a 2020 superhero film directed by Cathy Yan, based on the DC Comics superhero team. After splitting up with The Joker, Harley Quinn (Margot Robbie) and three other female superheroes - Black Canary (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), Huntress (Jurnee Smollett-Bell) and Renee Montoya (Rosie Perez) - come together to save the life of a little girl, Cassandra Cain (Ella Jay Basco), from an evil crime lord.... more on Wikipedia
    • Actors: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Jurnee Smollett-Bell, Rosie Perez, Ella Jay Basco, Ewan McGregor
    • Directed by: Cathy Yan
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