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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 checking out at this very moment, like Predator prequel Prey, latest Jordan Peele freak-out Nope, and Brad Pitt action-comedy Bullet Train — see our guide to the best assassin movies ever.
New movies debuting this week: Day Shift (Netflix), Emily the Criminal, Fall, Laal Singh Chaddha, Mack & Rita, Rogue Agent.
Check back weekly for latest updates to the charts. (And also check out the most popular TV shows out right now!) —Alex Vo
Adjusted Score: 104122%
Critics Consensus: The rare action thriller that spikes adrenaline without skimping on character development, Prey is a Predator prequel done right.
Set in the Comanche Nation 300 years ago, "Prey" is the story of a young woman, Naru, a fierce and... [More]
Adjusted Score: 68659%
Critics Consensus: Bullet Train's colorful cast and high-speed action are almost enough to keep things going after the story runs out of track.
In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too... [More]
Adjusted Score: 101593%
Critics Consensus: Admirable for its originality and ambition even when its reach exceeds its grasp, Nope adds Spielbergian spectacle to Jordan Peele's growing arsenal.
Two siblings who run a California horse ranch discover something wonderful and sinister in the skies above, and the owner... [More]
Adjusted Score: 60798%
Critics Consensus: Game stars and an appealingly goofy premise aren't enough to make up for Day Shift's uninspired action-comedy hijinks.
Jamie Foxx stars as a hard working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his... [More]
Adjusted Score: 97435%
Critics Consensus: Impeccably cast and smartly written, Bodies Bodies Bodies is an uncommonly well-done whodunit.
When a group of 20-somethings gets stuck at a remote mansion during a hurricane, a party game gone very, very... [More]
Adjusted Score: 98694%
Critics Consensus: A taut thriller that contains a wealth of social commentary, Emily the Criminal is stolen by Aubrey Plaza's terrific work in the title role.
Emily (Aubrey Plaza) is saddled with student debt and locked out of the job market due to a minor criminal... [More]
Adjusted Score: 97779%
Critics Consensus: The standard rock biopic formula gets all shook up in Elvis, with Baz Luhrmann's dazzling energy and style perfectly complemented by Austin Butler's outstanding lead performance.
The film explores the life and music of Elvis Presley (Austin Butler), seen through the prism of his complicated relationship... [More]
Adjusted Score: 75274%
Critics Consensus: Fundamentally absurd yet as evocatively minimalist as its title, Fall is a sustained adrenaline rush for viewers willing to suspend disbelief.
For best friends Becky (Grace Caroline Currey) and Hunter (Virginia Gardner), life is all about conquering fears and pushing limits.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 60446%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
A simple man embarks on an extraordinary journey.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 94265%
Critics Consensus: Steadily helmed by director Ron Howard, Thirteen Lives offers an incomplete but still gripping dramatization of an incredible true story.
Thirteen Lives recounts the incredible true story of the tremendous global effort to rescue a Thai soccer team who become... [More]
Adjusted Score: 53487%
Critics Consensus: Promisingly cast but misleadingly titled, Uncharted mines its bestselling source material to produce a disappointing echo of superior adventure films.
Street-smart thief Nathan Drake (Tom Holland) is recruited by seasoned treasure hunter Victor "Sully" Sullivan (Mark Wahlberg) to recover a... [More]
Adjusted Score: 87584%
Critics Consensus: In some ways, Thor: Love and Thunder feels like Ragnarok redux -- but overall, it offers enough fast-paced fun to make this a worthy addition to the MCU.
"Thor: Love and Thunder" finds Thor (Chris Hemsworth) on a journey unlike anything he's ever faced -- a quest for... [More]
Adjusted Score: 95093%
Critics Consensus: The Black Phone might have been even more frightening, but it remains an entertaining, well-acted adaptation of scarily good source material.
Finney, a shy but clever 13-year-old boy, is abducted by a sadistic killer and trapped in a soundproof basement where... [More]
Adjusted Score: 43625%
Critics Consensus: Daisy Edgar-Jones gives it her all, but Where the Crawdads Sing is ultimately unable to distill its source material into a tonally coherent drama.
From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl... [More]
Adjusted Score: 33040%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
In spite of their many differences, struggling singer-songwriter Cassie (Sofia Carson) and Luke (Nicholas Galitzine), a marine with a troubled... [More]
Adjusted Score: 59464%
Critics Consensus: The Gray Man has the star-studded outline of an entertaining action thriller, but it's filled in with lukewarm leftovers from far better films.
When the CIA's top asset -- his identity known to no one -- uncovers agency secrets, he triggers a global... [More]
Adjusted Score: 112021%
Critics Consensus: Led by an outstanding Michelle Yeoh, Everything Everywhere All at Once lives up to its title with an expertly calibrated assault on the senses.
When an interdimensional rupture unravels reality, an unlikely hero must channel her newfound powers to fight bizarre and bewildering dangers... [More]
Adjusted Score: 120085%
Critics Consensus: Top Gun: Maverick pulls off a feat even trickier than a 4G inverted dive, delivering a long-belated sequel that surpasses its predecessor in wildly entertaining style.
After more than thirty years of service as one of the Navy’s top aviators, Pete “Maverick” Mitchell (Tom Cruise) is... [More]
Adjusted Score: 26714%
Critics Consensus: Diane Keaton gives Mack & Rita her all, but this cloying comedy lets her down at nearly every turn.
When 30-year-old self-proclaimed homebody Mack Martin (Elizabeth Lail) reluctantly joins a Palm Springs bachelorette trip for her best friend Carla... [More]
Adjusted Score: 50619%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
A kid discovers the secret headquarters of a powerful superhero hidden beneath his home and must defend it with his... [More]
Adjusted Score: 107308%
Critics Consensus: A tough but rewarding watch, Happening puts a personal face on an impossibly difficult choice and its heart-rending aftermath.
France, 1963. Anne is a bright young student with a promising future ahead of her. But when she falls pregnant,... [More]
Adjusted Score: 100732%
Critics Consensus: The Innocents chillingly subverts the purity of youth in a powerfully acted thriller that lingers long after the credits roll.
Terror strikes when a group of Nordic children reveals mysterious powers that take a dark and violent turn.... [More]
Adjusted Score: 104856%
Critics Consensus: A fresh spin on the classic slasher formula, X marks the spot where Ti West gets resoundingly back to his horror roots.
A group of actors sets out to make an adult film in rural Texas under the noses of their reclusive... [More]
Adjusted Score: 45296%
Critics Consensus: Easter Sunday's refreshing representation is frustratingly undermined by stale gags and an unimaginative approach to its numbingly familiar story.
Stand-up comedy sensation Jo Koy (Jo Koy: In His Elements, Jo Koy: Comin' in Hot) stars as a man returning... [More]
Adjusted Score: 91562%
Critics Consensus: Lightyear settles for being a rather conventional origin story instead of reaching for the stars, but this gorgeously animated adventure ably accomplishes its mission of straightforward fun.
Legendary space ranger Buzz Lightyear embarks on an intergalactic adventure alongside ambitious recruits Izzy, Mo, Darby, and his robot companion,... [More]
Adjusted Score: 98785%
Critics Consensus: An original animated tale that's often as daring as its characters, The Sea Beast sends audiences on a voyage well worth taking.
In an era when terrifying beasts roamed the seas, monster hunters were celebrated heroes -- and none were more beloved... [More]
Adjusted Score: 52197%
Critics Consensus: Luck is inoffensive enough as an animated babysitter, but there are far more original -- and entertaining -- options for its target audience.
From Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation comes the story of Sam Greenfield, the unluckiest person in the world! Suddenly... [More]
Adjusted Score: 69908%
Critics Consensus: Even if it isn't as engaging as the real-life story that inspired it, Rogue Agent remains a well-acted and appealingly twisty suspense thriller.
Conman Robert Freegard poses as an undercover MI5 agent and kidnaps countless victims amidst a high-stakes manhunt, until the woman... [More]
Adjusted Score: 78347%
Critics Consensus: Although it never quite soars, DC League of Super-Pets is a more than satisfactory diversion for families in search of four-legged fun.
In "DC League of Super-Pets," Krypto the Super-Dog and Superman are inseparable best friends, sharing the same superpowers and fighting... [More]
Adjusted Score: 50973%
Critics Consensus: Jurassic World Dominion might be a bit of an improvement over its immediate predecessors in some respects, but this franchise has lumbered a long way down from its classic start.
This summer, experience the epic conclusion to the Jurassic era as two generations unite for the first time. Chris Pratt... [More]