30 Most Popular Movies Right Now: Top Films Everyone’s Watching

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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 superhero comeback story Zack Snyder’s Justice League, erotic thriller Deadly Illusions, and historical drama The Courier. 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

Adjusted Score: 83.612%

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]

#2

Adjusted Score: 4.849%

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

Synopsis: A bestselling female novelist, suffering from writer’s block, hires an innocent young woman to watch over her twin children. As… [More]

#3

Adjusted Score: 88.374%

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]

#4

Adjusted Score: 105.221%

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]

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#5

Adjusted Score: 109.481%

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]

#6

Adjusted Score: 108.794%

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]

#7

Adjusted Score: 44.13%

Critics Consensus: It’s certainly stylish and it offers Tom Holland a welcome opportunity to branch out, but Cherry’s woes stem from a story that’s too formulaic to bowl anyone over.

Synopsis: “Cherry” follows the wild journey of a disenfranchised young man from Ohio who meets the love of his life, only… [More]

#8

Adjusted Score: 99.568%

Critics Consensus: A slim-cut slice of bizarre horror, Slaxx effectively balances quirk with gore — and has the good sense to get out before its oddball premise starts showing its seams.

Synopsis: A possessed pair of jeans is brought to life to punish the unscrupulous practices of a trendy clothing company. Shipped… [More]

#9

Adjusted Score: 105.17%

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]

#10

Adjusted Score: 59.582%

Critics Consensus: Decades after its predecessor joked about the fine line between love and nausea, Coming 2 America reminds audiences that there’s an equally fine line between sequel and retread.

Synopsis: Former Prince Akeem Joffer (Eddie Murphy) is set to become King of Zamunda when he discovers he has a son… [More]

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#11

Adjusted Score: 117.919%

Critics Consensus: Exciting, entertaining, and emotionally impactful, Avengers: Endgame does whatever it takes to deliver a satisfying finale to Marvel’s epic Infinity Saga.

Synopsis: The grave course of events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers… [More]

#12

Adjusted Score: 89.364%

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]

#13

Adjusted Score: 78.212%

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]

#14

Adjusted Score: 112.219%

Critics Consensus: A hauntingly powerful reflection on larger-than-life figures, One Night in Miami finds Regina King in command of her craft in her feature directorial debut.

Synopsis: On one incredible night in 1964, four icons of sports, music, and activism gathered to celebrate one of the biggest… [More]

#15

Adjusted Score: 96.153%

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]

#16

Adjusted Score: 46.374%

Critics Consensus: Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice smothers a potentially powerful story — and some of America’s most iconic superheroes — in a grim whirlwind of effects-driven action.

Synopsis: Batman (Ben Affleck) and Superman (Henry Cavill) share the screen in this Warner Bros./DC Entertainment co-production penned by David S…. [More]

#17

Adjusted Score: 104.726%

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]

#18

Adjusted Score: 49.341%

Critics Consensus: Yes Day fails to take full advantage of its wish-fulfillment premise, aiming for family fun but settling for harmlessly mediocre.

Synopsis: Always feeling like they have to say NO to their kids and co-workers, Allison and Carlos decide to give their… [More]

#19

Adjusted Score: 88.418%

Critics Consensus: Well-acted and visually striking, Come True offers an eerily effective reminder of how the sleeping subconscious can be fertile ground for horror.

Synopsis: Looking for an escape from her recurring nightmares, 18-year-old Sarah (Julia Sarah Stone) submits to a university sleep study, but… [More]

#20

Adjusted Score: 97.361%

Critics Consensus: Sharply written and brilliantly performed, Mank peers behind the scenes of Citizen Kane to tell an old Hollywood story that could end up being a classic in its own right.

#21

Adjusted Score: 71.639%

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]

#22

Adjusted Score: 23.598%

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

Synopsis: Tom Buckingham (SAM HEUGHAN), a special forces operator, is taking Dr. Sophie Hart from London to Paris to propose. When… [More]

#23

Adjusted Score: 106.891%

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]

#24

Adjusted Score: 69.541%

Critics Consensus: Man of Steel’s exhilarating action and spectacle can’t fully overcome its detours into generic blockbuster territory.

Synopsis: A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he… [More]

#25

Adjusted Score: 106.051%

Critics Consensus: Avengers: Infinity War ably juggles a dizzying array of MCU heroes in the fight against their gravest threat yet, and the result is a thrilling, emotionally resonant blockbuster that (mostly) realizes its gargantuan ambitions.

Synopsis: An unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making and spanning the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, Marvel Studios’ “Avengers: Infinity… [More]

#26

Adjusted Score: 29.423%

Critics Consensus: It isn’t the worst of the long-squabbling duo’s feature-length adventures, but Tom & Jerry is disappointingly short on the anarchic spirit of their classic shorts.

#27

Adjusted Score: 96.332%

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

Synopsis: A mysterious force lurks off the coast of Block Island, influencing its residents and wildlife. Dead fish roll up on… [More]

#28

Adjusted Score: 18.542%

Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.

Synopsis: In an emotional journey based on a true story by Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post writer Eli Saslow, 31-year-old Molly begs… [More]

#29

Adjusted Score: 57.15%

Critics Consensus: It’s undeniably messy, but Savages finds Oliver Stone returning to dark, fearlessly lurid form.

Synopsis: Laguna Beach entrepreneurs Ben (Johnson), a peaceful and charitable Buddhist, and his closest friend Chon (Kitsch), a former Navy SEAL… [More]

#30

Adjusted Score: 92.779%

Critics Consensus: A lightly humorous look at impending parenthood, Baby Done finds laughs — and moments of genuine honesty — in a life-altering event.

Synopsis: Aspiring traveler and free spirit Zoe (Rose Matafeo) finds her dreams put on hold with an unexpected pregnancy. Though her… [More]

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