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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 The Mitchells vs. The Machines, Wrath of Man, and Tom Clancy’s Without Remorse. 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: 102.769%
Critics Consensus: Eye-catching and energetic, The Mitchells vs. the Machines delivers a funny, feel-good story that the whole family can enjoy.
Synopsis: When Katie Mitchell (voiced by Abbi Jacobson), a creative outsider, is accepted into the film school of her dreams, her... [More]
Directed By: Michael Rianda, Jeff Rowe

#2

Wrath of Man (2021)
67%

#2
Adjusted Score: 74.804%
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

#3
Adjusted Score: 52.654%
Critics Consensus: Despite a commanding performance from Michael B. Jordan, Without Remorse fails to escape its outdated patriotic tropes and forced franchise place settings.
Synopsis: An elite Navy SEAL uncovers an international conspiracy while seeking justice for the murder of his pregnant wife in Tom... [More]
Directed By: Stefano Sollima

#4

Mortal Kombat (2021)
55%

#4
Adjusted Score: 65.768%
Critics Consensus: Largely for fans of the source material but far from fatal(ity) flawed, Mortal Kombat revives the franchise in appropriately violent fashion.
Synopsis: In "Mortal Kombat," MMA fighter Cole Young, accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage--or why... [More]
Directed By: Simon McQuoid

#5

Nobody (2021)
83%

#5
Adjusted Score: 92.131%
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

#6
#6
Adjusted Score: 41.539%
Critics Consensus: The terrors in Things Heard & Seen are overwhelmed by a banal and uninspired adaptation that fails to connect to its haunting source material.
Synopsis: Catherine Clare (Academy Award (R)-nominee Amanda Seyfried) reluctantly trades life in 1980s Manhattan for a remote home in the tiny... [More]

#7

Nomadland (2021)
94%

#7
Adjusted Score: 110.873%
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

#8

Stowaway (2021)
77%

#8
Adjusted Score: 80.07%
Critics Consensus: Pacing problems prevent Stowaway from fully engaging, but it's distinguished by its thoughtful, well-acted approach to a story built on an excruciating moral dilemma.
Synopsis: On a mission headed to Mars, an unintended stowaway accidentally causes severe damage to the spaceship's life support systems. Facing... [More]
Directed By: Joe Penna

#9

Tenet (2020)
70%

#9
Adjusted Score: 85.444%
Critics Consensus: A visually dazzling puzzle for film lovers to unlock, Tenet serves up all the cerebral spectacle audiences expect from a Christopher Nolan production.
Synopsis: Armed with only one word--Tenet--and fighting for the survival of the entire world, the Protagonist journeys through a twilight world... [More]
Directed By: Christopher Nolan

#10
Adjusted Score: 97.416%
Critics Consensus: Demon Slayer's visually stunning animation and masterful action set pieces serve a heartfelt plot that is sure to satisfy fans.
Synopsis: Falling forever into an endless dream... Tanjiro and the group have completed their rehabilitation training at the Butterfly Mansion, and... [More]
Directed By: Haruo Sotozaki

#11

The Father (2021)
98%

#11
Adjusted Score: 107.22%
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

#12
#12
Adjusted Score: 96.732%
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

#13

Here Today (2021)
46%

#13
Adjusted Score: 48.274%
Critics Consensus: Here Today's well-matched stars share an infectious chemistry that's almost enough to overcome a frequently mushy mix of comedy and drama.
Synopsis: Veteran comedy writer Charlie Burnz (Billy Crystal) forms an unlikely yet hilarious and touching friendship with New York singer Emma... [More]
Directed By: Billy Crystal

#14

The Paper Tigers (2021)
100%

#14
Adjusted Score: 101.256%
Critics Consensus: The Paper Tigers blends action, comedy, and heart to produce a fresh martial arts movie with plenty of throwback charm.
Synopsis: Three martial artists--notorious in their prime as "the three tigers"--have grown into middle-aged men one kick from a pulled muscle.... [More]
Directed By: Quoc Bao Tran

#15

The Water Man (2021)
78%

#15
Adjusted Score: 80.053%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: Gunner (Lonnie Chavis) and his mother (Rosario Dawson) share a special bond. She supports his daydreaming and artistic pursuits, while... [More]
Directed By: David Oyelowo

#16
#16
Adjusted Score: 107.083%
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

#17
Adjusted Score: 74.943%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: It's midsummer and Sweden wakes up to a state of emergency. TV, internet, and telephone networks are down, and before... [More]
Directed By: Victor Danell

#18
#18
Adjusted Score: 89.794%
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

#19

Separation (2021)
7%

#19
Adjusted Score: 7.194%
Critics Consensus: A lifeless divorce drama cosplaying as a horror film, Separation is a disjointed mess that fails to escape its formulaic trappings.
Synopsis: 8-year-old Jenny (Violet McGraw) is constantly caught in the middle of the feuding between her lawyer mother Maggie (Mamie Gummer)... [More]
Directed By: William Brent Bell

#20
#20
Adjusted Score: 66.795%
Critics Consensus: A squarely traditional '90s-style action thriller, Those Who Wish Me Dead is elevated by Taylor Sheridan's propulsive direction.
Synopsis: Oscar winner Jolie ("Girl, Interrupted," the "Maleficent" films) stars as Hannah, a smoke jumper still reeling from the loss of... [More]
Directed By: Taylor Sheridan

#21
Adjusted Score: 82.785%
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

#22

Greenland (2020)
78%

#22
Adjusted Score: 83.98%
Critics Consensus: Beware, comets of Greenland: Gerard Butler is here to protect Earth -- and show audiences an improbably entertaining time.
Synopsis: A family fights for survival as a planet-killing comet races to Earth. John Garrity (Gerard Butler), his estranged wife Allison... [More]
Directed By: Ric Roman Waugh

#23

Mainstream (2021)
32%

#23
Adjusted Score: 32.106%
Critics Consensus: No consensus yet.
Synopsis: In MAINSTREAM, a young woman (Maya Hawke) thinks she's found a path to internet stardom when she starts making YouTube... [More]
Directed By: Gia Coppola

#24

Minari (2020)
98%

#24
Adjusted Score: 110.68%
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

#25
#25
Adjusted Score: 106.122%
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:

#26
#26
Adjusted Score: 55.281%
Critics Consensus: An exceptionally well-cast throwback thriller, The Little Things will feel deeply familiar to genre fans -- for better and for worse.
Synopsis: Written and directed by John Lee Hancock, this police drama thriller is about how an older and rather burned out... [More]
Directed By: John Lee Hancock

#27

Paddington 2 (2018)
100%

#27
Adjusted Score: 110.294%
Critics Consensus: Paddington 2 honors its star's rich legacy with a sweet-natured sequel whose adorable visuals are matched by a story perfectly balanced between heartwarming family fare and purely enjoyable all-ages adventure.
Synopsis: PADDINGTON 2 finds Paddington happily settled with the Brown family in Windsor Gardens, where he has become a popular member... [More]
Directed By: Paul King (VII)

#28
#28
Adjusted Score: 96.105%
Critics Consensus: Together Together explores love and parenthood from unexpected angles, capturing a broad spectrum of emotions through Patti Harrison and Ed Helms' starring performances.
Synopsis: When young loner Anna is hired as the gestational surrogate for Matt, a single man in his 40s who wants... [More]
Directed By: Nikole Beckwith

#29

Voyagers (2021)
26%

#29
Adjusted Score: 30.22%
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

#30

The Courier (2020)
87%

#30
Adjusted Score: 93.73%
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

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