Love it or hate them otherwise, no film fan can deny that rainy days are the perfect times to get cozy, sit back and watch a favorite movie. Feeling warm indoors and permitting some well-earned laziness, a comfort film is the best option to complete a rainy day.
Fans on Ranker voted for their favorite movies to watch on a rainy day, mostly choosing nostalgic, childhood films. From swashbuckling adventures on the high seas to tales of great fantasy, a rainy day is the perfect time to relax and enjoy the magic of cinematic storytelling.
10 10 Things I Hate About You
A classic romantic comedy of the ’90s, 10 Things I Hate About You is a staple of teen, coming-of-age, comfort movies. Starring the now iconic pairing of Julie Stiles and Heath Ledger, the film caused a generation of fans to fall in love with the future movie stars.
The film is exceedingly charming, and became a cultural touchstone with a similar effect as Mean Girls, filled with memorable quotes and characters. The happy ending and light-hearted humor make 10 Things I Hate About You perfect for a rainy day in front of the TV.
Pixar Animation Studios have a long list of emotional and heartfelt films, made to move audiences of all ages, and Up is no exception. Since its release in 2009, the film has resonated with a vast audience of animation and film fans, as well as casual movie goers.
The tale of soaring adventure between an older man and a young boy achieved a massive $735 million at the worldwide box office, making it one of Pixar’s most successful films. The strong themes and beautiful score by Michael Giacchino made the animated piece particularly strong, and a fun watch for a day inside for reflection.
8 The Breakfast Club
Very few coming-of-age films take as sincere of an approach to the paradigms of high school as well as The Breakfast Club. Following a group of outwardly different high schoolers in their time spent in detention together, The Breakfast Club shows how similar the various characters actually are.
With a terrific cast playing highly memorable characters, the film still resonates with audiences nearly forty years later for its unchanging relatability about the struggles of the teenaged years. On a rainy day, The Breakfast Club can offer its viewer some insightful perspective.
7 The Shrek Series
From great characters with hilarious voice acting, not to mention a highly memorable soundtrack, Shrek is one of the most beloved films of its generation. The rise of internet culture likely played a huge part in the film’s popularity, as Shrek is one of the most popular “meme” characters in movies.
But aside from the meme culture surrounding it, the Shrek films are still highly enjoyable on their own, as they tell a tale of fantasy and adventure. For an energetic rainy day indoors filled with laughter and jamming to hit music, Shrek is the way to go.
6 The Pirates Of The Caribbean Series
Jack Sparrow is one of the most iconic characters of the century so far, with Johnny Depp’s movie star performance giving the swashbuckling adventure movies a life of their own. From theme park rides to multiple sequels, the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise rapidly expanded, making over 4.5 billion at the box office in total.
The fantasy pirate universe gives a sense of exploration that can give any fan a much needed serotonin rush on a dreary day. The Hans Zimmer score alone can give an uplifting barrage of spirit, which makes it the ideal undercurrent for the film.
5 Finding Nemo
While the Pirates movies take their audience on to the seas, Finding Nemo brings them deep into the ocean to meet a colorful cast of its inhabitants. Like most Pixar films, Finding Nemo perfectly balances its sentimental message with a fun adventure and some light hearted humor.
The films of Pixar studios have almost always been highly creative, bringing an exceptional quality to their animation. The story of a father fish searching for his son connected with audiences of all ages, making it a strong fit for a comforting day at home.
4 The Back To The Future Trilogy
Back to the Future isn’t just a classic science fiction trilogy, it’s also one of the funniest movies of the ’80s. From Marty McFly to Doc Brown, to Biff Tannen, the Back to the Future films offer some of the most fun loving adventure experiences in all of cinema, traveling from small town California, to the future, to the wild west.
The ’80s have a ton of classic blockbuster films, many of which would be a joy to watch on a rainy day, but Back to the Future has a particular sense of family comfort. For a day of laughter and fulfillment, the epic sci-fi trilogy is always a sound option.
3 The Jurassic Park Series
Steven Spielberg expanded the world of movies once again with the Jurassic Park franchise. The ’90s blockbuster classic brought dinosaurs to the big screen in a way no one before would’ve thought possible, and the Jurassic Park franchise is still killing it at the box office today.
Some of the film’s best moments actually happen in the pouring rain, reminding the audience more than the other options how lucky they are to be safe inside, not having to fight off a tyrannosaurus rex. Jurassic Park is also one of the best Jeff Goldblum movies.
2 The Goonies
With the popularity of Stranger Things Season 4 reaching new heights, the films that inspired it have been on the minds of audiences. Among the many pop culture references made in Stranger Things are the nods to The Goonies, the classic tale of childhood adventure.
A classic and criterion of childhood nostalgia for many film lovers, The Goonies is a great film for a lazy day indoors, as for many viewers, it feels as if they’re on the adventure with the characters. For a cold and rainy day, The Goonies will trigger all of the right emotions.
1 The Harry Potter Series
Of all of the fictional worlds in cinema, few have the power to take their audience to as magical and inspiring of a world as the Harry Potter franchise. The cultural phenomenon is so massive and iconic, that for most film lovers it’s a gateway into their childhood and the beginning of their love for movie magic.
It’s difficult to match the level of comfort a Harry Potter film can provide, especially due to the range of emotions the different films can offer. From the youthful delight of the first few, to the epic drama of the final installments, the Harry Potter films can fit any need on a rainy day.
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