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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 Bob Odenkirk actioner Nobody, monster mash-up Godzilla vs. Kong, and Melissa McCarthy-Octavia Spencer superhero comedy Thunder Force. 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 2020, ranked by Tomatometer!)

#1

Nobody (2021)
82%

#1
Adjusted Score: 90.669%
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

#2
#2
Adjusted Score: 90.13%
Critics Consensus: Delivering squarely on its title, Godzilla vs. Kong swats away character development and human drama to deliver all the spectacle you'd expect from giant monsters slugging it out.
Synopsis: In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity's fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision... [More]
Directed By: Adam Wingard

#3

Thunder Force (2021)
23%

#3
Adjusted Score: 27.764%
Critics Consensus: It's got a few chuckles, but Thunder Force is largely a superhero comedy that's neither exciting nor funny -- and an egregious waste of its co-stars' talents.
Synopsis: Two childhood friends become an unlikely crime-fighting superhero duo after creating a formula that gives ordinary people superpowers.... [More]
Directed By: Ben Falcone

#4
#4
Adjusted Score: 96.248%
Critics Consensus: Led by a charming star turn from Dylan O'Brien, Love and Monsters peers into the apocalypse and finds an action-adventure with surprising emotional depth.
Directed By: Michael Matthews

#5

The Father (2021)
98%

#5
Adjusted Score: 107.041%
Critics Consensus: Led by stellar performances and artfully helmed by writer-director Florian Zeller, The Father presents a devastatingly empathetic portrayal of dementia.
Synopsis: Anthony (Academy Award Winner, Anthony Hopkins) is 80, mischievous, living defiantly alone and rejecting the carers that his daughter, Anne... [More]
Directed By: Florian Zeller

#6

Nomadland (2021)
94%

#6
Adjusted Score: 110.432%
Critics Consensus: A poetic character study on the forgotten and downtrodden, Nomadland beautifully captures the restlessness left in the wake of the Great Recession.
Synopsis: Following the economic collapse of a company town in rural Nevada, Fern (Frances McDormand) packs her van and sets off... [More]
Directed By: Chloé Zhao

#7
Adjusted Score: 83.295%
Critics Consensus: Zack Snyder's Justice League lives up to its title with a sprawling cut that expands to fit the director's vision -- and should satisfy the fans who willed it into existence.
Synopsis: In ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE, determined to ensure Superman's (Henry Cavill) ultimate sacrifice was not in vain, Bruce Wayne (Ben... [More]
Directed By: Zack Snyder

#8
#8
Adjusted Score: 107.89%
Critics Consensus: A boldly provocative, timely thriller, Promising Young Woman is an auspicious feature debut for writer-director Emerald Fennell -- and a career highlight for Carey Mulligan.
Synopsis: Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman... until a tragic event abruptly derailed her future. Now she's... [More]
Directed By: Emerald Fennell

#9

Jakob's Wife (2021)
85%

#9
Adjusted Score: 87.114%
Critics Consensus: Jakob's Wife gives genre legend Barbara Crampton an opportunity to carry an old-school horror story -- and she bloody well delivers.
Synopsis: Anne is married to a small-town minister and feels like her life and marriage have been shrinking over the past... [More]
Directed By: Travis Stevens

#10

Synchronic (2020)
79%

#10
Adjusted Score: 85.128%
Critics Consensus: Synchronic sets off on an intriguingly idiosyncratic sci-fi journey that should satisfy fans of Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson's earlier work.
Synopsis: When New Orleans paramedics and longtime best friends Steve (Anthony Mackie) and Dennis (Jamie Dornan) are called to a series... [More]

#11

The Courier (2020)
87%

#11
Adjusted Score: 93.505%
Critics Consensus: The Courier delivers a rousingly effective old-school spy adventure elevated by a thrilling fact-based story and Benedict Cumberbatch's nervy central performance.
Synopsis: THE COURIER is a true-life spy thriller, the story of an unassuming British businessman Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) recruited into... [More]
Directed By: Dominic Cooke

#12

Minari (2020)
98%

#12
Adjusted Score: 110.217%
Critics Consensus: Led by arresting performances from Steven Yeun and Yeri Han, Minari offers an intimate and heart-wrenching portrait of family and assimilation in 1980s America.
Synopsis: A tender and sweeping story about what roots us, Minari follows a Korean-American family that moves to a tiny Arkansas... [More]
Directed By: Lee Isaac Chung

#13

Run (2020)
89%

#13
Adjusted Score: 94.184%
Critics Consensus: Solid acting and expertly ratcheted tension help Run transcend its familiar trappings to deliver a delightfully suspenseful thriller.
Synopsis: They say you can never escape a mother's love... but for Chloe, that's not a comfort -- it's a threat.... [More]
Directed By: Aneesh Chaganty

#14
#14
Adjusted Score: 105.644%
Critics Consensus: Another gorgeously animated, skillfully voiced entry in the Disney canon, Raya and the Last Dragon continues the studio's increased representation while reaffirming that its classic formula is just as reliable as ever.
Synopsis: Long ago, in the fantasy world of Kumandra, humans and dragons lived together in harmony. But when sinister monsters known... [More]
Directed By:

#15

In The Earth (2021)
76%

#15
Adjusted Score: 80.299%
Critics Consensus: In the Earth's bleak kaleidoscope of horror is a hallucinogenic meditation on the residual pandemic fears that haunt humanity.
Synopsis: As the world searches for a cure to a disastrous virus, a scientist and park scout venture deep in the... [More]
Directed By: Ben Wheatley

#16
#16
Adjusted Score: 28.03%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: An examination of how a devastated family used social media to track down the people who killed 24-year-old Crystal Theobald.... [More]
Starring:
Directed By:

#17

Concrete Cowboy (2021)
79%

#17
Adjusted Score: 83.067%
Critics Consensus: Well-acted and solidly directed, Concrete Cowboy lassos old-fashioned uplift with its story of a father and son in a little-seen corner of American culture.
Synopsis: The film follows 15-year-old Cole, who's forced to live with his estranged father Harper in North Philadelphia, where, despite the... [More]
Directed By: Ricky Staub

#18

Monday (2021)
48%

#18
Adjusted Score: 50.207%
Critics Consensus: Monday has attractive leads and a beautifully filmed setting, but fatal character flaws undermine the impact of this turbulent romance.
Synopsis: Mickey (Sebastian Stan) and Chloe (Denise Gough), two Americans in their mid-thirties living in Athens, meet in the heat of... [More]

#19

Voyagers (2021)
26%

#19
Adjusted Score: 30.113%
Critics Consensus: It has a game cast and a premise ripe with potential, but Voyagers drifts in familiar orbit rather than fully exploring its intriguing themes.
Synopsis: With the future of the human race in danger, a group of young men and women, bred for enhanced intelligence... [More]
Directed By: Neil Burger

#20

The New Mutants (2020)
35%

#20
Adjusted Score: 39.9%
Critics Consensus: Rendering a list of potentially explosive ingredients mostly inert, The New Mutants is a franchise spinoff that's less than the sum of its super-powered parts.
Synopsis: Rahne Sinclair (Maisie Williams), Illyana Rasputin (Anya Taylor-Joy), Sam Guthrie (Charlie Heaton) and Roberto da Costa (Henry Zaga) are four... [More]
Directed By: Josh Boone

#21

Sound of Metal (2020)
97%

#21
Adjusted Score: 108.226%
Critics Consensus: An evocative look at the experiences of the deaf community, Sound of Metal is brought to life by Riz Ahmed's passionate performance.
Synopsis: During a series of adrenaline-fueled one-night gigs, itinerant punk-metal drummer Ruben (Riz Ahmed) begins to experience intermittent hearing loss. When... [More]
Directed By: Darius Marder

#22

Happily (2021)
68%

#22
Adjusted Score: 69.185%
Critics Consensus: Happily struggles to fully realize its ambitions, but at its best, this intermittently intriguing drama makes pointed -- and frequently funny -- observations about modern relationships.
Synopsis: A happily married couple (Joel McHale and Kerry Bishé) discover their friends are resentful of their lustful relationship. When a... [More]
Directed By: BenDavid Grabinski

#23

Chaos Walking (2021)
22%

#23
Adjusted Score: 26.904%
Critics Consensus: Chaos Walking sets out on a potentially interesting path, but this dystopian adventure badly bungles its premise and limps toward the finish.
Synopsis: From Carnegie Award-winning author Patrick Ness comes a bold cinematic experience beyond imagination. Todd Hewitt lives on the distant planet... [More]
Directed By: Doug Liman

#24

The Unholy (2021)
28%

#24
Adjusted Score: 29.324%
Critics Consensus: Rarely scary and often dull, The Unholy falls back on the same tired tropes that have already been done to death by countless other religious horror movies.
Synopsis: The Unholy follows Alice, a young hearing-impaired girl who, after a supposed visitation from the Virgin Mary, is inexplicably able... [More]
Directed By: Evan Spiliotopoulos

#25

Shiva Baby (2021)
97%

#25
Adjusted Score: 100.509%
Critics Consensus: A ruefully funny calling card for debuting director Emma Seligman, Shiva Baby transcends its sitcom setup with strong performances and satisfying insights.
Synopsis: A near college graduate, Danielle, gets paid by her sugar daddy and rushes to meet her neurotic parents at a... [More]
Directed By: Emma Seligman

#26

The Marksman (2021)
37%

#26
Adjusted Score: 39.858%
Critics Consensus: The Marksman benefits from having Liam Neeson in the lead, but this formulaic action thriller should have aimed higher.
Synopsis: Hardened Arizona rancher Jim Hanson (Liam Neeson) simply wants to be left alone as he fends off eviction notices and... [More]
Directed By: Robert Lorenz

#27

Vanquish (2021)
7%

#27
Adjusted Score: 8.045%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: From the director of Double Take, Middle Men, and The Poison Rose comes this stylish, glossy action-thriller starring Morgan Freeman... [More]
Directed By: George Gallo

#28
#28
Adjusted Score: 78.109%
Critics Consensus: Wonder Woman 1984 struggles with sequel overload, but still offers enough vibrant escapism to satisfy fans of the franchise and its classic central character.
Synopsis: Fast forward to the 1980s as Wonder Woman's next big screen adventure finds her facing an all-new foe: The Cheetah.... [More]
Directed By: Patty Jenkins

#29
Adjusted Score: 0%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In "Two Distant Strangers," cartoonist Carter James' repeated attempts to get home to his dog are thwarted by a recurring... [More]
Directed By: Travon Free

#30

I Care a Lot (2021)
80%

#30
Adjusted Score: 88.483%
Critics Consensus: A searing swipe at late-stage capitalism, I Care A Lot is an exhilarating pitch black comedy with a wicked performance from Rosamund Pike.
Synopsis: Poised with sharklike self-assurance, Marla Grayson (Academy Award nominee Rosamund Pike) is a professional, court-appointed guardian for dozens of elderly... [More]
Directed By: J Blakeson

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