31 Movies We’ll Always Watch on Repeat

Our favorite movies are incredibly rewatchable. They can range from timeless classics to our guiltiest pleasures. These are the films that can lift our spirits on a bad day or have had a largely positive impact on our lives.

Of course, we already know each line by heart, but we’ll still gladly watch it again and again.

The Fifth Element

The Fifth Element
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If you’re watching a movie repeatedly, why not go for something with flair and character? The sci-fi action movie The Fifth Element has all that in spades. Plus, an incredible performance by Gary Oldman!

O Brother, Where Art Thou?

O Brother, Where Art Thou
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It’s hard to go wrong with a Coen Brothers movie. 2000’s O Brother, Where Art Thou? is an epic satire complete with 1930s period folk music to make each repeated watch as enjoyable as the last.

The Big Lebowski

The Big Lebowski
Photo Credit: Gramercy Pictures.

Speaking of the Coen Brothers, the cult classic The Big Lebowski may be their best work.

The Princess Bride

Photo Credit: MGM.

Few movies can be described as perfect. The Princess Bride is one of those movies.

Mean Girls

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures.

The 2004 comedy written by Tina Fey offers a witty take on high school and is complete with an impressive amount of one-liners and quotable jokes.

Monty Python and the Holy Grail

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You know you’ve repeatedly picked a good movie to watch when people immediately respond with quotes from the classic Monty Python comedy.

Super Troopers

Super Troopers
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One comment mentions that Super Troopers helped them get through working on a boring production line.

Fight Club

Fight Club
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Like the other David Fincher film on the list, Fight Club is always an engaging watch, no matter how many times you’ve seen it.


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Mel Brooks’ brilliant parody always keeps the laugh coming at a mile a minute. Repeated viewings help you discover things you may have missed.

Guardians of the Galaxy

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If you tire of Guardians of the Galaxy and its Marvel action sequences, the soundtrack will surely keep you going.

The Godfather

Image Credit: Paramount Pictures.

It’s an all-time classic and one of the best movies ever made. You’ll always fall in love with a new scene or phrase from the film every time you watch it.

Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Photo Credit: Sony Pictures Animation.

While comic book movies are far from a new idea, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse nails the look and feel of comics while embracing some of the more ambitious plotlines.

Pulp Fiction

John Travolta in Pulp Fiction
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The best part about Pulp Fiction is that there are many different ways to watch and analyze the film. It arguably gets better every time we watch it.


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We can always take a page from Will Smith’s book in I Am Legend and spend eternity watching Shrek.

The Lord of the Rings

Lord of the Rings
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Not only would the extended cuts of The Lord of the Rings trilogy give you plenty of bang for your buck, but they’d also be incredibly entertaining.

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

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Look no further if you’re looking for a film that defines Disney magic. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl is a blast from start to finish, no matter how often you watch it.

Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz
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One of the best parts of Hot Fuzz is how many new things you pick up with each rewatch. The classic Edgar Wright comedy is packed with detail to entertain you on even your hundredth viewing.

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day
Photo Credit: Columbia Pictures.

We’re getting pretty meta with this one. If you want to relate to the main character, watch Groundhog Day on repeat.

Tenacious D and the Pick of Destiny

Photo Credit: New Line Cinema.

Not only does it entertain with Jack Back, Kyle Gass, and the music of Tenacious D, but the film also has an impressive amount of cameos.


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Davids Fincher’s 1995 thriller with Brad Pitt and Morgan Freeman will keep you engaged from start to finish.

Donnie Darko

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Maybe after watching the cult classic a thousand times, we can finally understand what it all meant.

Jurassic Park

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Universal Pictures.

Steven Spielberg’s classic is one of the few movies that makes people stop whatever they’re doing to watch it.

Home Alone

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Home Alone combines the right amount of Christmas heart and movie fun to deliver an enjoyable film, no matter how often you watch it.

Kill Bill

Uma Thurman, Kill Bill
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Quentin Tarantino’s epic two-part masterpiece about revenge never gets old. The Bride’s story keeps you engaged throughout, making each film’s climactic moments much more enjoyable.

Terminator 2

Terminator 2
Photo Credit: Tri-Star Pictures.

It’s not often the sequel exceeds the original, but that’s what Terminator 2 does. It is a thrilling action movie featuring a memorable Arnold Schwarzenegger face turn.

Back to the Future

Back to the Future
Photo Credit: Universal.

Honestly, I’d watch the Back to the Future trilogy on repeat for free. These are all flawless movies.

Howl’s Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle
Photo Credit: Studio Ghibli.

The classic Studio Ghibli film is delightful in every possible way. But, honestly, you could do with any movie by Studio Ghibli in this slot, not just Howl’s Moving Castle.

The Wolf of Wall Street

Photo Credit: Paramount Pictures.

It’s worth watching Wolf of Wall Street for Leonardo DiCaprio’s performance alone. He gives everything in this tour-de-force film.

The Grand Hotel Budapest

Photo Credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures.

Wes Anderson’s 2014 film is an incredible tour-de-force that resonated with box office moviegoers. Many view it as Anderson’s best work.

Dumb and Dumber

Dumb and Dumber
Photo Credit: New Line Cinema.

The comedy starring Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels is one of the 90s comedies that ages like a fine glass of wine. But, no matter how old we get, the movie is just as funny.

A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story best christmas movies
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Most people already spend all of Christmas Day watching A Christmas Story. So this seems like an easy choice to make.

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