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Some movies are always worth a rewatch.
Classics like "Jaws," "Goodfellas," or "Raiders of the Lost Ark" are iconic for a reason.
Other movies are different with every rewatch, like "Fight Club" and "Get Out."
And some are just lots of fun, like "Easy A" or "Clueless."
There are some movies that you can never escape — and that's not a bad thing.
They are the movies that you can get sucked into even if it's halfway through or notice something new every time you watch.
From Steven Spielberg classics, like "Jaws" and "Raiders of the Lost Ark," to movies with shock endings that are better the second time around, like "Fight Club" and "Get Out," here are 42 of the most rewatchable movies of all time.
"13 Going on 30" (2004)
Jennifer Garner becomes "30, flirty, and thriving" in this great rom-com that follows Jenna, a 13-year-old girl who magically becomes 30.
It leads to lots of silly scenarios and a dance sequence to "Thriller." It's sweet and heartwarming every time you watch it.
"Back to the Future" (1985)
From the premise to the performances to the soundtrack, everything about Robert Zemeckis' classic makes it a movie that you can never get tired of.
"A Christmas Story" (1983)
Perhaps it's because of the 24-hour marathon of the movie on TV every Christmas, but Bob Clark's adaptation of Jean Shepherd's stories is a nostalgic look at the holidays and childhood that never gets old no matter how many times you watch it (even in one sitting during Christmas Day).
The playfulness of Tom Hanks playing a teenager in an adult's body is the essence of this movie and a joy to watch, even decades later.
"Black Panther" (2018)
Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
In this Marvel tale, director Ryan Coogler delivers a powerful story focused on T'Challa (Chadwick Boseman), heir to the throne of Wakanda, as he is challenged for the crown by his cousin, Killmonger (Michael B. Jordan).
The action in this movie is impressive but so are the story's layers that touch on deep cultural issues.
Watching the antics of these snobbish adults on a golf course is always fun. Rodney Dangerfield's vile jokes continue to land decades later, while Bill Murray and Chevy Chase are amazing.
A timeless treat for those who grew up in the 1990s, it's wild to think that director Amy Heckerling made two generation-defining movies with this and "Fast Times at Ridgemont High." But when it comes to rewatching, "Clueless" has it beat.
"The Devil Wears Prada" (2006)
20th Century Fox
The style, the attitude — and that's just Stanley Tucci in the movie!
This look at the dirty side of the fashion business is always great to put on. Anne Hathaway and Emily Blunt are fantastic, but it's obviously Meryl Streep as the taskmaster (and Anna Wintour doppelganger) Miranda Priestly that's the movie's heart.
"Dirty Dancing" (1987)
Whether it's to see Johnny (Patrick Swayze) and Baby (Jennifer Grey) fall in love or just to listen to its incredible soundtrack, watching this movie is always worth it.
"E.T. the Extra Terrestrial" (1982)
Steven Spielberg's gift for childlike wonder is at its peak here in one of his most classic titles. Basically, when this movie is on, you have to watch it until the end.
"Easy A" (2010)
Emma Stone's performance in this high school comedy is spot on. Playing off Nathaniel Hawthorne's "The Scarlet Letter," we follow Olive (Stone) as she retells via webcam the experience of being the face of a wicked high school rumor.
"Ferris Bueller's Day Off" (1986)
John Hughes takes all the teen angst and wildness in his mind and bottles it into this extremely entertaining look at the dream skip day from school.
"Fight Club" (1999)
Fox 2000 Pictures
David Fincher's classic is required repeat viewing — not just because Brad Pitt and Edward Norton are fantastic in it, but the little Easter eggs hidden throughout that give you hints of what's really going on.
"Finding Nemo" (2003)
Disney / Pixar
This Pixar classic is also one of the best-animated movies of all time. There are countless things to love.
"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" (2015)
This is probably one of the most fun "Star Wars" movies to watch again and again. Its fast start right into the action and its homages to the original trilogy make it very easy to love.
New Line Cinema
The combination of Ice Cube's talents acting onscreen and co-writing the script — along with the out-of-nowhere casting of Chris Tucker — made this an instant classic.
If you can't get sucked into this movie two minutes in, something is wrong.
"Get Out" (2017)
Justin Lubin/Universal Studios
Jordan Peele gained instant auteur status by writing and directing this thriller that perhaps is more powerful now than it was when it opened in 2017 (and it was pretty powerful then).
Ridley Scott made Russell Crowe an international superstar (and Oscar winner) in this swords-and-sandals epic. When you need a jolt of energy, this is the movie you can always turn to.
"The Godfather" (1972)
It's one of the greatest movies of all time. You should probably watch it every single day.
Martin Scorsese's look at mob life is as funny as it is frightening. There is so much to enjoy about this movie that you definitely need repeat viewings to fully appreciate it.
"Groundhog Day" (1993)
Honestly, how dare you if you've seen this movie only once. Bill Murray as a weatherman who repeats the same day is one of his best performances, and the crafting of the story by the director Harold Ramis is masterful. See this movie as many times as possible.
"Hot Tub Time Machine" (2010)
This is one of those comedies that never loses its fun. John Cusack, Rob Corddry, and Craig Robinson shine as middle-aged friends who suddenly travel back to 1986 thanks to a, you guessed it, a hot tub time machine.
"How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days" (2003)
The best movie from Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey's rom-com era, this one should always be a consideration on a boring Friday night or when you're procrastinating getting work done around your place on a Sunday.
"Hustle & Flow" (2005)
Everyone loves an underdog story and this one is fantastic. What makes us always come back for more is the gripping performance by Terrence Howard as pimp-turned-rapper DJay and the great songs.
"Inside Man" (2006)
Spike Lee's great heist movie requires multiple views just to figure out all the tricks being played. It also doesn't hurt watching the great performances by Denzel Washington and Clive Owen.
It's the movie that made Spielberg the toast of Hollywood, and it's always worth a watch.
What is certain to be a rewatch favorite for years to come, Marsai Martin gives a fantastic performance playing a driven businesswoman (played by Regina Hall) who suddenly becomes 14. And Issa Rae is hilarious. I can't get enough of this movie.
"Mad Max: Fury Road" (2015)
Warner Bros. Pictures
George Miller's latest chapter of Max (Tom Hardy) traveling through the wasteland finds him teaming with the rebellious Furiosa (Charlize Theron) as she tries to transport a group of female prisoners away from the twisted Immortan Joe.
Along with the great story, the practical effects in this movie are a sight to behold despite how many times you watch it.
"Mean Girls" (2004)
There have been many movies made about high school, but very few of them hit the right level of eerie accuracy and off-the-wall silliness of the experience like this one does.
This might be the most important movie on this list. Eighteen years after its release and I can still catch new things in this movie that I didn't see the first dozen times.
This Disney animated hit never gets old thanks to its inspirational story, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's performance as the demigod Maui, and the fantastic songs that Lin-Manuel Miranda helped write.
"National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" (1989)
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Perhaps the funniest of all the movies in the "Vacation" franchise, Chevy Chase's Clark Griswold character tries to put on a big family Christmas at his home. It includes a spectacularly bright display of lights on his house and a super-fast sled ride.
And then there's getting the Griswold family Christmas tree, but Clark forgets to bring a saw to cut it down. This movie has it all.
"The Notebook" (2004)
New Line Cinema
Find someone who looks at you the way Ryan Gosling and Rachel McAdams look at each other in this movie, and go and watch it for a weekend straight with them. You're welcome.
"Office Space" (1999)
20th Century Fox
Mike Judge basically takes everything we hate about the real world and puts it into this movie. You can't help but watch it whenever it's on and wonder how Judge tapped into what you experience at work every day.
"Out of Sight" (1998)
Steven Soderbergh makes a classic crime caper proving that both George Clooney and Jennifer Lopez can be movie stars. Everything about this movie is done so well.
"The Princess Bride" (1987)
20th Century Fox
Rob Reiner's classic love tale continues to delight, decades after its release.
"Raiders of the Lost Ark" (1981)
It's Spielberg again! Harrison Ford's iconic archaeologist/adventurer character stars in this action masterpiece. So many movies since have tried to emulate this. That's cool and all, but it never beats watching what sparked the inspiration.
"The Rock" (1996)
Buena Vista Pictures
In one of Michael Bay's least infuriating movies, Sean Connery and Nicolas Cage are great, and the action never gets to "Transformers"-level craziness. Plus there's actually a good plot.
"She's the Man" (2006)
A twist on Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," this high school comedy star Amanda Bynes as Viola, who agrees to disguise herself as her brother and attend his boarding school while he goes off to make it big in the music scene.
The wacky comedy is memorable thanks to the chemistry between Bynes and then-newcomer Channing Tatum.
"Sweet Home Alabama" (2002)
Buena Vista Pictures
Arguably the best Reese Witherspoon rom-com, here she plays an Alabama gal who makes it big in Manhattan as a fashion designer and is about to become a top NYC socialite by marrying the mayor's son (Patrick Dempsey).
But there's one thing she has to do before that: Traveling back home to finalize her divorce with her husband (Josh Lucas). Unfortunately, she realizes they still have a connection.
"Toy Story" (1995)
It's the movie that kicked off Pixar's yearslong dominance in the animated-movie space. Whether you're young or old, this movie works for everyone, and you can never walk away from watching it.
"Wonder Woman" (2017)
Warner Bros. Pictures
Patty Jenkins' blockbuster hit gave us a powerful origin story of Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) that is always a thrill to watch. And rewatching the "No Man's Land" scene always gives us goosebumps.
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