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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, including Glass Onion (see where it ranks among Daniel Craig’s movies), The Menu, and Strange World.

Other movies making debuts or making waves on the chart include: The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special, which you can see ranked on our list of Christmas movies (including recent releases Spirited, A Christmas Story Christmas, and The Noel Diary); Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (it’s currently his best-reviewed film ever); Something in the Dirt, a darkly comedic mockumentary (see the best horror movies of 2022); Poker Face, directed by Russell Crowe.

Check back weekly for latest updates to the charts. (And also check out the most popular TV shows out right now!) Alex Vo

#1
Adjusted Score: 102277%
Critics Consensus: Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery brings back Benoit Blanc for another wildly entertaining mystery rounded out by an outstanding ensemble cast.
Synopsis: Benoit Blanc returns to peel back the layers in a new Rian Johnson whodunit. This fresh adventure finds the intrepid... [More]
Directed By: Rian Johnson

#2

Strange World (2022)
74%38%

#2
Adjusted Score: 78427%
Critics Consensus: Strange World is a Disney milestone in terms of representation -- but as a storytelling experience, this dazzlingly animated adventure offers little audiences haven't already seen.
Synopsis: Walt Disney Animation Studios' original action-packed adventure "Strange World" introduces a legendary family of explorers, the Clades, as they attempt... [More]
Directed By: Don Hall, Qui Nguyen

#3

The Menu (2022)
89%76%

#3
Adjusted Score: 97494%
Critics Consensus: While its social commentary relies on basic ingredients, The Menu serves up black comedy with plenty of flavor.
Synopsis: A couple (Anya Taylor-Joy and Nicholas Hoult) travels to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the... [More]
Directed By: Mark Mylod

#4
Adjusted Score: 98859%
Critics Consensus: A poignant tribute that satisfyingly moves the franchise forward, Black Panther: Wakanda Forever marks an ambitious and emotionally rewarding triumph for the MCU.
Synopsis: In Marvel Studios' "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever," Queen Ramonda (Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M'Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira)... [More]
Directed By: Ryan Coogler

#5

Spirited (2022)
69%82%

#5
Adjusted Score: 71984%
Critics Consensus: Although it adds little to the long tradition of Dickens adaptations, Spirited is so genially overstuffed that it's easy to at least intermittently enjoy.
Synopsis: A modern musical rendition of Charles Dickens' classic holiday story "A Christmas Carol."... [More]
Directed By: Sean Anders

#6

Bones and All (2022)
83%63%

#6
Adjusted Score: 90717%
Critics Consensus: Although its subject matter may be hard to stomach, Bones and All proves a deeply romantic and thought-provoking treat.
Synopsis: BONES AND ALL is a story of first love between Maren, a young woman learning how to survive on the... [More]
Directed By: Luca Guadagnino

#7
Adjusted Score: 91892%
Critics Consensus: More of a stocking stuffer than a fully-rounded parcel, this yuletide excursion is a delightful showcase for Drax, Mantis, and a very game Kevin Bacon.
Synopsis: Star-Lord, Drax, Rocket, Mantis, and Groot engage in some spirited shenanigans.... [More]
Directed By: James Gunn

#8

The Wonder (2022)
87%72%

#8
Adjusted Score: 92004%
Critics Consensus: The atmosphere's absorbing and the story is fascinating, but The Wonder of this period drama really lies in Florence Pugh's remarkable performance.
Synopsis: The Irish Midlands, 1862 -- a young girl stops eating but remains miraculously alive and well. English nurse Lib Wright... [More]
Directed By: Sebastián Lelio

#9

The Fabelmans (2022)
93%78%

#9
Adjusted Score: 100583%
Critics Consensus: Part memoir, part ode to the power of the movies, The Fabelmans finds Steven Spielberg digging at the family roots that helped make him a beloved filmmaker -- and proves he hasn't lost his magic touch.
Synopsis: Young Sammy Fabelman falls in love with movies after his parents take him to see "The Greatest Show on Earth."... [More]
Directed By: Steven Spielberg

#10

Devotion (2022)
80%87%

#10
Adjusted Score: 82320%
Critics Consensus: Honoring real-life history while delivering impactful drama, Devotion is a straightforward biopic elevated by standout performances from a talented cast.
Synopsis: Devotion, an aerial war epic based on the bestselling book of the same name, tells the harrowing true story of... [More]

#11

Stutz (2022)
100%97%

#11
Adjusted Score: 65609%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Phil Stutz is one of the world's leading psychiatrists. He's helped countless patients over 40 years, including world-class creatives and... [More]
Directed By: Jonah Hill

#12

Black Adam (2022)
39%89%

#12
Adjusted Score: 49514%
Critics Consensus: Black Adam may end up pointing the way to an exciting future for DC films, but as a standalone experience, it's a wildly uneven letdown.
Synopsis: Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the ancient gods--and imprisoned just as quickly--Black Adam... [More]
Directed By: Jaume Collet-Serra

#13
#13
Adjusted Score: 100070%
Critics Consensus: Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio delivers fully on its title -- which is to say it's a visually stunning adaptation that embraces its source material's darkness.
Synopsis: Academy Award®-winning director Guillermo del Toro and award-winning, stop-motion legend Mark Gustafson reimagine the classic Carlo Collodi tale of the... [More]

#14

Slumberland (2022)
37%87%

#14
Adjusted Score: 37563%
Critics Consensus: Winsor McCay's classic Nemo comics are fertile ground for the right filmmaker, but Slumberland forsakes the spirit of the strips in favor of senseless spectacle.
Synopsis: A young girl discovers a secret map to the dreamworld of Slumberland, and with the help of an eccentric outlaw,... [More]
Directed By: Francis Lawrence

#15

Disenchanted (2022)
38%55%

#15
Adjusted Score: 40734%
Critics Consensus: Although Amy Adams remains just as engaging as ever, Disenchanted lacks the magic that made its predecessor a modern fairytale classic.
Synopsis: It's been fifteen years since Giselle and Robert wed, but Giselle has grown disillusioned with life in the city. They... [More]
Directed By: Adam Shankman

#16

Don't Worry Darling (2022)
38%65%

#16
Adjusted Score: 50506%
Critics Consensus: Despite an intriguing array of talent on either side of the camera, Don't Worry Darling is a mostly muddled rehash of overly familiar themes.
Synopsis: Alice and Jack are lucky to be living in the idealized community of Victory, the experimental company town housing the... [More]
Directed By: Olivia Wilde

#17

Barbarian (2022)
92%67%

#17
Adjusted Score: 98774%
Critics Consensus: Smart, darkly humorous, and above all scary, Barbarian offers a chilling and consistently unpredictable thrill ride for horror fans.
Synopsis: Traveling to Detroit for a job interview, a young woman books a rental home. But when she arrives late at... [More]
Directed By: Zach Cregger

#18
#18
Adjusted Score: 77604%
Critics Consensus: It isn't as much fun as an official Red Ryder carbine action, 200-shot, range model air rifle with a compass in the stock and this thing that tells time, but A Christmas Story Christmas remains a sequel worth celebrating.
Synopsis: The family comedy "A Christmas Story Christmas" is the long-awaited follow-up to annual holiday favorite, "A Christmas Story." This... [More]
Directed By: Clay Kaytis

#19

Something In The Dirt (2022)
90%53%

#19
Adjusted Score: 91951%
Critics Consensus: Something in the Dirt reaffirms Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead as sci-fi storytellers with a distinctive -- and darkly alluring -- vision.
Synopsis: When neighbors John and Levi witness supernatural events in their Los Angeles apartment building, they realize documenting the paranormal could... [More]

#20
#20
Adjusted Score: 41633%
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.
Synopsis: From the best-selling novel comes a captivating mystery. Where the Crawdads Sing tells the story of Kya, an abandoned girl... [More]
Directed By: Olivia Newman

#21

She Said (2022)
87%83%

#21
Adjusted Score: 94388%
Critics Consensus: Although She Said struggles to add cinematic flair to its fact-based story, it remains a worthy, well-acted tribute to journalistic integrity.
Synopsis: Two-time Academy Award® nominee Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, An Education) and Zoe Kazan (The Plot Against America limited series,... [More]
Directed By: Maria Schrader

#22

Smile (2022)
79%73%

#22
Adjusted Score: 85275%
Critics Consensus: Deeply creepy visuals and a standout Sosie Bacon further elevate Smile's unsettling exploration of trauma, adding up to the rare feature that satisfyingly expands on a short.
Synopsis: After witnessing a bizarre, traumatic incident involving a patient, Dr. Rose Cotter (Sosie Bacon) starts experiencing frightening occurrences that she... [More]
Directed By: Parker Finn

#23

The Swimmers (2022)
78%85%

#23
Adjusted Score: 79096%
Critics Consensus: The Swimmers can be heavy-handed and it's arguably too long, but it handles a worthy topic with generally uplifting results.
Synopsis: Based on a true story, THE SWIMMERS follows the journey from war-torn Syria to the 2016 Rio Olympics. Two young... [More]
Directed By: Sally El Hosaini

#24

Nope (2022)
82%63%

#24
Adjusted Score: 98810%
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.
Synopsis: A man and his sister discover something sinister in the skies above their California horse ranch, while the owner of... [More]
Directed By: Jordan Peele

#25

Poker Face (2022)
12%32%

#25
Adjusted Score: 12068%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Set in the world of high stakes poker, Crowe stars as tech billionaire and gambler Jake Foley who gives his... [More]
Directed By: Russell Crowe

#26

Descendant (2022)
100%58%

#26
Adjusted Score: 101453%
Critics Consensus: Descendant serves as a fantastically compelling example of how history can be reclaimed -- and a stirring tribute to a resilient community.
Synopsis: Documentary filmmaker Margaret Brown ("The Order of Myths", "The Great Invisible") returns to her hometown of Mobile, Alabama to document... [More]
Starring:
Directed By: Margaret Brown

#27

The Noel Diary (2022)
63%57%

#27
Adjusted Score: 20666%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: When best-selling author Jake Turner (Justin Hartley) returns home at Christmas to settle his estranged mother's estate, he discovers a... [More]
Directed By: Charles Shyer

#28

Blood Relatives (2022)
96%78%

#28
Adjusted Score: 96025%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Francis, a 115-year-old Yiddish vampire, still looks 35. He's been roaming American backroads in his beat-up muscle car for decades,... [More]
Directed By: Noah Segan

#29
#29
Adjusted Score: 93594%
Critics Consensus: Both timely and timeless, All Quiet on the Western Front retains the power of its classic source material by focusing on the futility of war.
Synopsis: All Quiet on the Western Front tells the gripping story of a young German soldier on the Western Front of... [More]
Directed By: Edward Berger

#30
Adjusted Score: 32516%
Critics Consensus: An intriguingly cast but largely laugh-free comedy, The People We Hate at the Wedding will leave most viewers saying "I don't."
Synopsis: The film follows struggling American siblings Alice (Kristen Bell) and Paul (Ben Platt), who reluctantly agree to attend the wedding... [More]
Directed By: Claire Scanlon