Top 30 MOST POPULAR MOVIES RIGHT NOW

Discover the top, most popular movies available now! Across theaters, streaming, and on-demand, these are the movies Rotten Tomatoes users are embracing at this very moment, including two Space Jams, three Fear Streets, and double the Quiet Places. Click on each movie for reviews and trailers, and see where to watch. Then and bookmark this page to stay on top with our latest updates to the charts. (And, of course, don’t forget to check out the best movies of 2021, ranked by Tomatometer!)

 

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Critics Consensus: Despite LeBron James’ best efforts to make a winning team out of the Tune Squad, Space Jam: A New Legacy trades the zany, meta humor of its predecessor for a shameless, tired exercise in IP-driven branding.
Synopsis: When LeBron James and his young son Dom are trapped in a digital space by a rogue A.I., LeBron must… [More]
Directed By: Malcolm D. Lee

 

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BLACK WIDOW (2021)
81%

#2
Critics Consensus: Black Widow’s deeper themes are drowned out in all the action, but it remains a solidly entertaining standalone adventure that’s rounded out by a stellar supporting cast.
Synopsis: In Marvel Studios’ action-packed spy thriller “Black Widow,” Natasha Romanoff aka Black Widow confronts the darker parts of her ledger… [More]
Directed By: Cate Shortland

 

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PIG (2021)
97%

#3
Critics Consensus: Like the animal itself, Pig defies the hogwash of expectations with a beautiful odyssey of loss and love anchored by Nicolas Cage’s affectingly raw performance.
Synopsis: A truffle hunter who lives alone in the Oregonian wilderness must return to his past in Portland in search of… [More]
Directed By: Michael Sarnoski

 

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GUNPOWDER MILKSHAKE (2021)
65%

#4
Critics Consensus: Though it runs dangerously close to being a pure sugar rush with no substance, Gunpowder Milkshake is a brutal blast that will absorb audiences into its neon-infused universe.
Synopsis: Three generations of women fight back against those who could take everything from them in the mother of all action… [More]
Starring: Lena Headey
Directed By: Navot Papushado

 

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SPACE JAM (1996)
44%

#5
Critics Consensus: While it’s no slam dunk, Space Jam’s silly, Looney Toons-laden slapstick and vivid animation will leave younger viewers satisfied — though accompanying adults may be more annoyed than entertained.
Synopsis: Basketball superstar Michael Jordan and cartoon favorite Bugs Bunny team up with other basketball greats and Looney Tunes characters in… [More]
Directed By: Joe Pytka

 

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Critics Consensus: Fear Street Part Three: 1666 sends the slasher series back in time for a trilogy-concluding installment that caps things off on a screaming high note.
Synopsis: The origins of Sarah Fier’s curse are finally revealed as history comes full circle on a night that changes the… [More]
Directed By: Leigh Janiak

 

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Critics Consensus: Fear Street Part One: 1994 kicks off the trilogy in promising fashion, honoring the source material with plenty of retro slasher appeal.
Synopsis: A circle of teenage friends accidentally encounter the ancient evil responsible for a series of brutal murders that have plagued… [More]
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Directed By: Leigh Janiak

 

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THE TOMORROW WAR (2021)
52%

#8
Critics Consensus: Chris Pratt ably anchors this sci-fi adventure, even if The Tomorrow War may not linger in the memory much longer than today.
Synopsis: In The Tomorrow War, the world is stunned when a group of time travelers arrive from the year 2051 to… [More]
Directed By: Chris McKay

 

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DEAD PIGS (2018)
97%

#9
Critics Consensus: Dead Pigs casts a sharp critical and satirical eye toward late-stage capitalism in China and the world beyond, establishing writer-director Cathy Yan as a filmmaker to watch.
Synopsis: The fates of an unlucky pig farmer, a feisty home-owner defending her property, a lovestruck busboy, a disenchanted rich girl,… [More]
Directed By: Cathy Yan

 

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Critics Consensus: Escape Room: Tournament of Champions may appeal to fans of the original who’ve been hoping for a sequel, but its increasingly convoluted rules add up to a very unpleasant game night.
Synopsis: Escape Room: Tournament of Champions is the sequel to the box office hit psychological thriller that terrified audiences around the… [More]
Directed By: Adam Robitel

 

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#11
Critics Consensus: A smart and subversive twist on slasher horror, Fear Street Part II: 1978 shows that summer camp has never been scarier thanks to stellar performances from Sadie Sink, Emily Rudd, and Ryan Simpkins.
Synopsis: Shadyside, 1978. School’s out for summer and the activities at Camp Nightwing are about to begin. But when another Shadysider… [More]
Directed By: Leigh Janiak

 

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NO SUDDEN MOVE (2020)
90%

#12
Critics Consensus: While it may not be on par with his best crime capers, No Sudden Move finds Soderbergh on entertainingly familiar ground — and making the most of an excellent cast.
Synopsis: Set in 1954 Detroit, NO SUDDEN MOVE centers on a group of small-time criminals who are hired to steal what… [More]
Directed By:

 

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A QUIET PLACE PART II (2021)
91%

#13
Critics Consensus: A nerve-wracking continuation of its predecessor, A Quiet Place Part II expands the terrifying world of the franchise without losing track of its heart.
Synopsis: Following the deadly events at home, the Abbott family (Emily Blunt, Millicent Simmonds, Noah Jupe) must now face the terrors… [More]
Directed By: John Krasinski

 

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F9 (2021)
59%

#14
Critics Consensus: F9 sends the franchise hurtling further over the top than ever, but director Justin Lin’s knack for preposterous set pieces keeps the action humming.
Synopsis: Vin Diesel’s Dom Toretto is leading a quiet life off the grid with Letty and his son, little Brian, but… [More]
Directed By: Justin Lin

 

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TILL DEATH (2021)
93%

#15
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: After a romantic evening in their secluded lake house, Emma (Megan Fox) awakens handcuffed to her dead husband. Trapped and… [More]
Directed By: S.K. Dale

 

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Critics Consensus: An emotionally raw and respectful portrait of Anthony Bourdain, Roadrunner marks another unflinchingly honest documentary from director Morgan Neville.
Synopsis: It’s not where you go. It’s what you leave behind…. Chef, writer, adventurer, provocateur: Anthony Bourdain lived his life unabashedly…. [More]
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Directed By: Morgan Neville

 

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LUCA (2021)
91%

#17
Critics Consensus: Slight but suffused with infectious joy, the beguiling Luca proves Pixar can play it safe while still charming audiences of all ages.
Synopsis: Set in a beautiful seaside town on the Italian Riviera, Luca is a coming-of-age story about one young boy experiencing… [More]
Directed By:

 

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WEREWOLVES WITHIN (2021)
86%

#18
Critics Consensus: Werewolves Within is the rare horror comedy that offers equal helpings of either genre — and adds up to a whole lot of fun in the bargain.
Synopsis: After a proposed pipeline creates divisions within the small town of Beaverfield, and a snowstorm traps its residents together inside… [More]
Directed By: Josh Ruben

 

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#19
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Strangers traveling in southern Italy become stranded in the woods and must fight desperately to get out alive…. [More]
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Directed By: Roberto De Feo

 

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IN THE HEIGHTS (2021)
95%

#20
Critics Consensus: Lights up for In the Heights, a joyous celebration of heritage and community fueled by dazzling direction and singalong songs.
Synopsis: The creator of “Hamilton” and the director of “Crazy Rich Asians” invite you to the event of the summer, where… [More]
Directed By: Jon M. Chu

 

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THE FOREVER PURGE (2021)
49%

#21
Critics Consensus: The Forever Purge fails to fully engage with its most frighteningly timely themes, but the franchise remains largely — albeit bluntly — effective.
Synopsis: Adela (Ana de la Reguera, Cowboys & Aliens) and her husband Juan (Tenoch Huerta, Days of Grace) live in Texas,… [More]
Directed By: Everardo Gout

 

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CRUELLA (2021)
74%

#22
Critics Consensus: Cruella can’t quite answer the question of why its title character needed an origin story, but this dazzling visual feast is awfully fun to watch whenever its leading ladies lock horns.
Synopsis: Academy Award (R) winner Emma Stone (“La La Land”) stars in Disney’s “Cruella,” an all-new live-action feature film about the… [More]
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Directed By:

 

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INFINITE (2021)
15%

#23
Critics Consensus: An initially intriguing sci-fi thriller that quickly veers into incoherence, Infinite is as inane as it is inconsequential.
Synopsis: For Evan McCauley (Mark Wahlberg), skills he has never learned and memories of places he has never visited haunt his… [More]
Directed By: Antoine Fuqua

 

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Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Directed By: Vladimir Besedin

 

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Critics Consensus: Despite the charms of its ensemble, The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard fails to protect the audience from repetitive and tired genre tropes.
Synopsis: The world’s most lethal odd couple — bodyguard Michael Bryce (Ryan Reynolds) and hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson) –… [More]
Starring: Ryan Reynolds
Directed By:

 

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NOBODY (2021)
84%

#26
Critics Consensus: Nobody doesn’t break any new ground for the genre, but this viscerally violent thriller smashes, shatters, and destroys plenty of other things — all while proving Bob Odenkirk has what it takes to be an action star.
Synopsis: Emmy winner Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul, The Post, Nebraska) stars as Hutch Mansell, an underestimated and overlooked dad and… [More]
Starring: Bob Odenkirk
Directed By: Ilya Naishuller

 

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THE EMPTY MAN (2020)
65%

#27
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In a quiet town in the rural Midwest, a former police officer (Stephen Root) takes it upon himself to continue… [More]
Directed By: David Prior

 

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WRATH OF MAN (2021)
66%

#28
Critics Consensus: Wrestling just enough stakes out of its thin plot, Wrath of Man sees Guy Ritchie and Jason Statham reunite for a fun, action-packed ride.
Synopsis: A mysterious and wild-eyed new cash truck security guard (Jason Statham) surprises his coworkers during a heist in which he… [More]
Directed By: Guy Ritchie

 

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A QUIET PLACE (2018)
96%

#29
Critics Consensus: A Quiet Place artfully plays on elemental fears with a ruthlessly intelligent creature feature that’s as original as it is scary — and establishes director John Krasinski as a rising talent.
Synopsis: In the modern horror thriller A QUIET PLACE, a family of four must navigate their lives in silence after mysterious… [More]
Directed By: John Krasinski

 

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COSMIC SIN (2021)
3%

#30
Critics Consensus: Let he who is without Cosmic Sin cast the first stone — and possibly use it to rouse Bruce Willis from the slumber he seems to be in throughout this dreadful sci-fi blunder.
Synopsis: Bruce Willis and Frank Grillo star in the new epic sci-fi adventure set in the year 2524, four hundred years… [More]
Directed By: Edward Drake
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