What are the best movies for sleepovers? The type of movie that you can repeatedly watch without getting bored. Something that you will enjoy every time you watch it.
Sleepovers were a big part of some of our childhoods when we were growing up. Now that we’re older and have jobs and stuff, not much.
And though it’s fun to stay at home with your significant other and watch Netflix or anything else to pass the time, sometimes you need some good old-fashioned fun with your friends.
And what better way to do that than watch movies? Whether during a girls’ night or another event, a good film can give you something to laugh about, cry about, and talk about long after the movie is over.
There are quite a few movies appropriate for watching with your closest friends. I’ve gathered a list of 15 of the best movies for sleepovers, so you will never be bored ever again!.
1. How to Lose A Guy in 10 Days (2003)
- Starring: Kate Hudson, Matthew McConaughey, Adam Goldberg, Michael Michele, Shalom Harlow.
This is the first movie on our list of the best movies for sleepovers in no particular order. This RomCom is perfect if you’re thinking of shaking that man off nicely while giving him the impression it was all His idea (insert some evil laugh).
Andie Anderson (Kate Hudson) is eager to prove that her friend’s over-the-top neediness is why she can’t seem to keep a man; Benjamin Barry (Matthew McConaughey) is trying to lead a massive marketing campaign. Still, first He must pass the bet that He can make any woman fall in love with Him.
As a twisted joke, these two pick each other as partners for their experiment. Following them on their Journey provides the needed excitement during a sleepover.
2. The Perks of Being A Wallflower (2012)
- Starring: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller, Mae Whitman, Kate Walsh, Dylan McDermott, Joan Cusack, Paul Rudd
This film is another excellent addition to Our list of the best movies for sleepovers because it has a unique and captivating storyline.
Charlie is a freshman and has struggles fitting in at school, coupled with the mild mental issues. He meets and befriends two seniors Sam and Her brother Patrick, and they introduce Him to their other friends.
He discovers Patrick is gay and falls in love with Sam, but an incident between Patrick and His boyfriend brings a temporary end to their friendship.
Sleepovers should be for fun, but you can never go wrong with a movie that reminds you of life’s realities and the struggles of friendship and love.
3. The Hangover Series (2009 – 2013)
- Starring: Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms, Zach Galifianakis, Justin Bartha, Ken Jeong, Jeffrey Tambor.
All three movies tell the story of four friends who have dubbed themselves “The Wolfpack” and their “Adventures” in Las Vegas, Bangkok, and during a road trip.
The first two movies narrate the stories of a bachelor’s party gone awry for two of the pack members.
It shows the various things they encountered as they tried to make sense of the consequences of their drunken actions while trying to find a missing member.
If you’re looking to have a good laugh, this is one of the best movies for sleepovers.
4. The Ring (2002)
- Starring: Naomi Watts, Martin Henderson, David Dorfman, Brian Cox, Daveigh Chase
What is a list of best movies for sleepovers without a couple with gore? A woman begins an investigation to uncover the mysterious circumstances surrounding the death of her niece and her three friends, who appear to have all died at the same time.
She discovers and watches the cursed videotape they all watched before their deaths, along with Her little son and Ex-husband.
This discovery leads Her to seek out the Origin of the tape and why people die after watching it. If you want a movie to keep you up all night or something that’ll make you jump at the slightest sound, you should add this to your list.
5. Pitch Perfect Series (2012 – 2017)
- Starring: Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Skylar Astin, Anna Camp, Brittany Snow, Hana Mae Lee, Elizabeth Banks, John Michael Higgins, Ben Platt, Ester Dean, Shelley Regner, Kelly Jackle, Ruby Rose, Hailee Steinfeld, Chrissie Fit
If you want a movie with a mixture of music and comedy, this is the perfect place to start. You and your friends can easily sing along.
A stubborn and defiant freshman at Barden College, Becca Mitchell (Anna Kendrick), joins an all-female acapella group, The Barden Bellas, led by a senior, Aubrey Posen (Anna Camp).
The film shows an unlikely new lineup of The Barden Bellas, who must fight to win in college and an Acappella competition.
Three years later, when Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson) rips her cloth while performing on stage, the Bellas get disqualified. To be reinstated, they must win an international contest that no American has won before.
The Bellas are all college graduates with different Jobs, and a brief reunion sees them running off to the USO tour, where they learn they are competing to be DJ Khalid’s opening act.
6. Jaws (1975)
- Starring: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gray, Murray Hamilton
This movie based on a book with the same title is a perfect addition to your list of the best movies for sleepovers because it’ll keep you at the edge, ready to Jump as the killer Shark swims in for its next kill.
Following the story of how the shark killed its first victim while she went skinny-dipping, to the tussle between Police Chief Martin Brody (Roy Scheider) and Mayor Larry Vaughn (Murray Hamilton) on whether the beach needs to be closed off or not, is the perfect recipe for fun. If you can remember, it’s a mechanical Shark in the first place.
7. Easy A (2010)
- Starring: Emma Stone, Stanley Tucci, Patricia Clarkson, Dan Byrd, Thomas Jaden Church, Penn Badgley, Lisa Kudrow, Cam Gigandet, Ally Michalka
Olive Penderghast (Emma Stone) tells Her story via her Webcam. She has a rather unadventurous weekend and lies to Her best friend about losing her virginity to paint a different picture.
Unfortunately, Amanda Bynes, the school’s resident Head of religious affairs, hears their conversation and spreads it around the school.
Amanda’s reputation takes a nosedive quickly from then, and She must figure out a way to fix it before the damage becomes irreparable.
8. Harry Potter Movies (2001 – 2011)
- Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Richard Harris, Michael Gambon, Robbie Coltrane, Tom Felton, Alan Rickman, Dame Maggie Smith, Helena Bonham Carter, Warwick Davis, Ralph Fiennes, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, Timothy Spall, Mark Williams, Julie Walters
You can never go wrong Binge-watching the Harry Potter series, and it gives us all the necessary tools to help our imaginations run wild While imagining we could be white witches. It is an excellent addition to your list of best movies for sleepovers.
Watching Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Hermione (Emma Watson), and Ron (Rupert Grint) “disapparate” and “apparate” from place to place as they try to solve one issue or the other.
While studying the Art of Witchcraft and Wizardry at Hogwarts is more than enough excitement for a night in with friends.
9. Begin Again (2013)
- Starring: Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, Hailee Steinfeld, Adam Levine, James Corden, Yasiin Bey, CeeLo Green, Catherine Keener
This movie is a perfect addition to your list of best movies for sleepovers if you need a reminder that you can find love in many other places/things.
Gretta (Keira Knightley) splits up with her long-time partner Dave (Adam Levine) when She discovers He’s been cheating as He begins His rise to stardom.
Subsequently, She meets disgraced record label executive Dan (Mark Ruffalo) while she performs at a bar. He is impressed by Her performance and convinces Her to work with Him. They are able to help each other to transform their lives along the line.
10. To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before (2018 – 2021)
- Starring: Lana Condor, Noah Centineo, Janel Parrish, Anna Cathcart, Andrew Bachelor, Trezzo Mahoro, Madeleine Arthur, Emilija Baranac, Israel Broussard, John Corbett
Last on Our list of the best movies for sleepovers, we have “To all the Boys.” This Netflix Original Series is perfect if you love all things cheesy.
The first installment tells the story of Lara Jean (Lana Condor), a young teenager who writes letters to the different guys She has had a crush on, letters she never intends to send out.
The rest of the movie is about her life after the letters get out and the guys involved receive them. It turns out; She meets the love of Her life in the midst of all of that.
The best movies for sleepovers are the movies that encourage bonding and good conversations. You can have all of the snacks in the world, but if there aren’t any films that help facilitate the banter, you might be at a loss for things to discuss.
I know picking the right movies isn’t easy, especially when everyone has different tastes, so hopefully, I’ve helped you narrow it down.
I hope this list helps some of you find some movies to watch together with your friends during sleepovers. And besides, sometimes it’s just more fun to watch a good film together than play games.
If you have any suggestions, feel free to comment below. But anyway, thanks for reading!.