Round Up Your Roomie, Grab Your Popcorn, and Nestle In With These 16 Netflix Movies
Let's face it — going out for a night on the town can be exciting, but sometimes staying in with your roommates can offer the same kind of thrill. Roomie dates can be just as fun as regular dates, minus the immense amount of pressure and with the added bonus of staying in your pajamas. From cult classics, like Heathers and Pulp Fiction, to newer hits, like To All the Boys I've Loved Before, this list of movies is perfect for your next roommate night in. Slide into your comfiest pair of PJs, take off your makeup, grab a snack (or two . . . or three), cozy up on the couch, and get ready for some serious streaming.
Gina Rodriguez plays Jenny, a music journalist who just scored a new gig writing for the magazine of her dreams. The only downside? Moving across the country. When she's blindsided by a breakup, she and her best friends plan one last hurrah before her big move.
Watch Someone Great on Netflix.
If it's written by Seth Rogen, it's safe to assume it's going to be funny. This coming-of-age flick stars Jonah Hill and Michael Cera, among others, and follows the wild misadventures of two best friends as they try to have the night of their lives. You and your roommate will be in stitches by the time the credits start rolling.
Watch Superbad on Netflix.
The House Bunny
Anna Faris and Emma Stone make the perfect pair in this comedy. Watch how Shelly's (Faris) story unfolds as she meets the women of Zeta Alpha Zeta and transforms them into the playmates of their campus.
Watch The House Bunny on Netflix.
Sex and the City
Every friend group has a Carrie, a Samantha, a Charlotte, and a Miranda, whether they know which character from SATC they are or not. Curl up with one of the best movies about friendship, love, and (of course) sex that's ever been made.
Watch Sex and the City on Netflix.
Seth Rogen and James Franco play Dale Denton and Saul Silver in this epic comedy. This unlikely duo end up getting really close really fast due to a dodgy situation, kind of like how you and your roommate bonded when you got your first glimpse of each other's strange habits.
Watch Pineapple Express on Netflix.
The Edge of Seventeen
This movie, starring Hailee Steinfeld, embodies exactly what it's like to be 17 years old. Laugh, cry, and relate to this coming-of-age film with your roommate.
Watch The Edge of Seventeen on Netflix.
It's rare that a Disney film ever goes wrong, but Coco makes every other Disney Pixar film look bad. This feel-good movie isn't just for kids — it teaches you about family, forgiveness, and staying true to your roots.
Watch Coco on Netflix.
You can't go wrong with the classics, and Pulp Fiction just gets it right. Directed by Quentin Tarantino, this cult classic is perfect if you and your roommate want to indulge in a little bit of crime, violence (it is Tarantino, after all), and drama.
Watch Pulp Fiction on Netflix.
To All the Boys I've Loved Before
In this adaptation from Jenny Han's novel, we follow Lara Jean Covey (Lana Condor) and Peter Kavinsky's (Noah Centineo) false relationship, which turns out to be more complicated than it might sound. Watch this before the second film, P.S. I Still Love You, premieres in February 2020.
Watch To All the Boys I've Loved Before on Netflix.
What a Girl Wants
Amanda Bynes captures our hearts in this movie, and it's hard not to fall for her costar Colin Firth, too. In search of a father she's never met, Daphne (Bynes) hops across the pond to find out her father is an established politician.
Watch What a Girl Wants on Netflix.
If you're looking for a movie that will leave you speechless, Moonlight is it. Winner of three Oscars, including one for best picture, the film follows the life of a black gay boy growing up in a crime-infested neighborhood in Miami.
Watch Moonlight on Netflix.
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants
It's hard not to fall in love with this girl gang since birth. When a pair of jeans miraculously fits all of them, this group of friends make it their mission to pass the magic jeans around during their first Summer apart.
Watch The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants on Netflix.
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
In the epic quest for love, Scott Pilgrim (Michael Cera) is after the dreamy delivery girl, Ramona (Mary Elizabeth Winstead). The only problem? Defeating all seven of her evil exes before he can win her heart.
Watch Scott Pilgrim vs. the World on Netflix.
Veronica (Winona Ryder) hangs out with the most popular clique in school, but she hates how cruel the other girls are. This cult classic will have you on the edge of your seat, waiting for what comes next in every scene.
Watch Heathers on Netflix.
The Theory of Everything
Eddie Redmayne plays Stephen Hawking in this tragic love story. As his body begins to wear due to ALS, Stephen becomes more and more dependent on his wife, Jane, who never gives up on him. You and your roommate will be reaching for the tissues when you realize this movie is based on a true story.
Watch The Theory of Everything on Netflix.
What's better than listening to the queen herself? Getting an inside look at how she perfects her flawless performances. If you couldn't make it to Beyoncé's Coachella set, no worries, you can jam out in your living room and stream Homecoming.
Watch Homecoming on Netflix.