Stuck At Home In The Monsoon? 20 Movies To Make Those Rainy Weekends Entertaining
We know you want the rains, really we do—you don’t want to live with year-long water cuts. But, during the weekends—no! You’d rather have a weekday flood (no work!) than a weekend being stuck at home. Unfortunately, rains seem to have a mind of their own. So, why not spice up your weekends at home with some marathon movie-watching. Here are 20 movies that are guaranteed to perk you up on a rainy weekend in.
1. Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge (1995)
You’ve probably grown up on this classic, and watching Shah Rukh Khan travel across continents to win his lady love Kajol will only relive those memories.
3. Jab We Met (2007)
“Main meri favourite hoon.” If you know this line you’re going to enjoy re-watching this romantic comedy. If you don’t, aren’t you already intrigued?
4. Hum Tum (2004)
This romance will remind you of your growth in love from a teenager to a mature woman. Besides, Saif Ali Khan’s comic timing will make it enjoyable, even if you’re not a chick-flick fan.
5. Chupke Chupke (1975)
When Sharmila Tagore, Dharmendra, Amitabh and Jaya Bachchan come together for a comedy , you can only imagine the kind of riot it will create.
6. Erin Brockovich (2000)
A real life story of an unemployed, broke single mother who fought with a corporate giant and got justice for thousands of people—use this weekend to get inspired.
7. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)
Two people who don’t fit into the norms of society guide each other through their troubles in life—and they also find unconventional ways of discovering love. JLaw‘s brilliant performance bagged her an Oscar.
8. Elizabeth (1998)
This movie is a biographic tale about Queen Elizabeth I of England. The strong storyline and powerful performances make this film an ideal rainy-day watch.
9. Casablanca (1942)
Set in the background of war, this romantic drama has Humphrey Bogart choosing between his love and duty. Revisit this classic for a dose of unflinching love.
10. Breakfast At Tiffany’s (1961)
Gorgeous Audrey Hepburn brings alive the character of Holly Golightly, an eccentric socialite who falls for the handsome but broke George Peppard. Don’t forget to sing along Moon River while watching this classic.
11. Love and Other Drugs (2010)
A touching tale about a chronically sick woman and a drug rep. Also, Jake Gyllenhaal’s hot body naked! Check out this trailer.
12. Notting Hill (1999)
An actress who falls for a man who has no idea about her stardom. You must watch this touching tale with Hugh Grant and Julia Roberts.
13. French Kiss (1995)
Meg Ryan goes to chase her fiancée to France and instead falls in love with a ruggedly hot French guy. This one’s a classic, ladies, don’t miss out.
14. Only You (1994)
One woman hopes to find her soulmate knowing just his name. However, in between all the confusion, she falls in love. Is he the right one? Find out for yourself. A must-watch for the young (and virtually unrecognisable now) Robert Downey, Jr.
15. One Fine Day (1996)
Two single parents—George Clooney and Michelle Pfeiffer—struggle to manage their job and kids, yet fall for each other. Did we mention it’s one of George Clooney’s only two rom-coms?
16. Up (2009)
A grumpy old man who lost his wife, an adorable, chubby kid and a house that flies with balloons. Intrigued? Check out this trailer.
17. The Dark Knight (2008)
The dark and mysterious Christian Bale and his struggle with the love of his life will keep you on the edge of your seat. Heath Ledger’s award-winning performance in his last movie is a must-watch.
18. The Harry Potter Series (2001-2011)
Head back to Hogwarts with a marathon of all your favourite Harry Potter movies.
19. Legally Blonde (2001)
If you’re tired of being stereotyped and stared at, this is the movie you should watch. Sorority queen Reese Witherspoon decides to go to law school to chase her ex-boyfriend—and, against all odds, makes it big.
20. Sex And The City (2008)
Four girlfriends head for a honeymoon to heal a broken heart. Adapted from the popular television series, this movie will make you want to reconnect with your girls.
We’re sure with this list you’re set for your stuck-at-home weekend. do share if you have to add more the list.
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