The 10 Best Movies in Theaters Right Now
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The 10 Best Movies in Theaters Right Now


  • 2023 was a hit year for cinema with box office success like Barbie and Oppenheimer.
  • February 2024 continues the excitement with films like Argylle and Lisa Frankenstein.
  • Highly anticipated movies for 2024 are already in theaters to enjoy now.



February brought movies from different genres and for viewers of all ages, and these, along with the first big releases of March, can be enjoyed in theaters right now. After a couple of rough years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, 2023 was a huge year for cinema, with massive box-office successes like Barbie and Oppenheimer, and critically acclaimed stories like Martin Scorsese’s Killers of the Flower Moon. 2024 also has various highly-anticipated movies coming up, of which some can be currently enjoyed in theaters.

January 2024 was a surprisingly busy month when it comes to theatrical releases, and February carried on with some exciting titles, such as Matthew Vaughn’s Argylle, Zelda Williams’ Lisa Frankenstein, and more. Along with February’s most popular movies, some of January’s biggest and most popular movies can still be enjoyed in theaters, and joining them now are the second part of Denis Villeneuve’s Dune, a bizarre but exciting horror movie, and an Oscar-nominated movie with an interesting narrative.


30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now (February 2024)

From Marriage Story to Dune and They Cloned Tyrone, here are our picks for the best movies on Netflix for everyone to enjoy this month.

10 Dune: Part Two

Dune: Part Two was released on March 1, 2024.

paul and chani kiss on top of a sand dune in dune 2

The second part of Denis Villeneuve’s adaptation of Frank Herbert’s 1965 novel Dune is now in theaters. Dune: Part Two sees Paul Atreides uniting with Chani and the Fremen as he seeks revenge against the conspirators who destroyed his family. If that wasn’t enough, Paul will face a choice between the love of his life and the fate of the universe, and must prevent a terrible future that only he can foresee.

You can read Screen Rant’s Dune: Part Two review here.

Denis Villeneuve’s Dune is streaming on Netflix and Max.

9 Stopmotion

Stopmotion was released on February 23, 2024.

Stopmotion Ella looking possessed in front of a computer with her animation

Stopmotion is an adult animated horror movie that combines live-action and stop-motion animation. Stopmotion tells the story of Ella Blake, the daughter of stop-motion animator Suzanne. When she’s unable to continue working due to arthritis, Suzanne enlists Ella’s help, and after Suzanne suffers a stroke, Ella decides to finish her movie. However, Ella soon finds herself consumed by the grotesque world of her horrifying creations, and everything quickly takes a deadly turn.

8 Drive-Away Dolls

Drive-Away Dolls was released on February 23, 2024.

Geraldine Viswanathan and Margaret Qualley as Marian and Jamie looking shocked opening a briefcase in Drive-Away Dolls

Drive-Away Dolls is a comedy road film that takes viewers back to 1999 to meet friends Jamie and Marian – Jamie is a free spirit, while Marian needs to learn to loosen up. After yet another breakup, Jamie convinces Marian to go on an impromptu road trip to Tallahassee with her, with the purpose of having a fresh start. However, their plans soon take a wild turn when they come across a group of inept criminals who hid something very important to them in the rental car that was given to Jamie and Marian by mistake.

You can read Screen Rant’s Drive-Away Dolls review here.

Drive-Away Dolls is Ethan Coen’s first narrative film without his brother, Joel, as he had previously directed the documentary Jerry Lee Lewis: Trouble in Mind.

7 Ordinary Angels

Ordinary Angels was released on February 23, 2024.

Ordinary Angels Alan Ritchson holding his young daughter in church.

Ordinary Angels

Jon Gunn

Release Date
February 23, 2024

Hilary Swank , Alan Ritchson , Nancy Travis , Amy Acker , Skywalker Hughes , Tamala Jones , Drew Powell , Emily Mitchell

118 Minutes

Ordinary Angels is a drama movie based on a true story. In 1994 Louisville, Kentucky, a hairdresser named Sharon Stevens rallies the community to help a widower father save the life of his critically ill daughter after the town is hit by a major snowstorm from the 1994 North American cold wave. Ordinary Angels was originally scheduled for an October 13, 2023, release, but it was delayed to avoid competition with Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour.

You can read Screen Rant’s Ordinary Angels review here.

6 Madame Web

Madame Web was released on February 14, 2024.

Dakota Johnson as Cassie Web stares at a spider's web in Madame Web

Madame Web

Release Date
February 14, 2024

S.J. Clarkson

114 Minutes

The latest installment in Sony’s Spider-Man Universe is Madame Web. It tells the story of Cassandra Webb, a paramedic who develops psychic abilities that show her future events within the “spider world”. Her new powers force Cassandra to confront her past while she also does her best to protect three young women with powerful futures who are being chased by a mysterious enemy who wants to kill them.

You can read Screen Rant’s Madame Web review here.

Madame Web is not part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but it’s connected to it through the multiverse.

5 Bob Marley: One Love

Bob Marley: One Love was released on February 14, 2024.

Bob Marley sings and plays guitar in Bob Marley One Love

Bob Marley: One Love

Release Date
February 14, 2024

Reinaldo Marcus Green

Kingsley Ben-Adir

Bob Marley: One Love is the latest addition to the list of biographical movies of musicians. Bob Marley: One Love tells the story of the legendary Jamaican singer and songwriter Bob Marley, as he overcomes adversity to become one of the pioneers of reggae, an icon of Jamaican music, identity, and culture, and one of the best musicians of all time.

You can read Screen Rant’s Bob Marley: One Love review here.

4 Land of Bad

Land of Bad was released on February 16, 2024.

Two soldiers stalk through the woods with guns in Land of Bad

Land of Bad

Release Date
February 8, 2024

William Eubank

Milo Ventimiglia , Russell Crowe , Liam Hemsworth , Luke Hemsworth , Ricky Whittle , Daniel MacPherson , Gunner Wright

Land of Bad is an action thriller that follows US Air Force drone pilot Captain Eddie “Reaper” Grimm, who provides air support from a General Atomics MQ-9 Reaper to a US Army Delta Force team on the ground in the Philippines. When the Delta Force team is ambushed in enemy territory and rookie officer Kinney refuses to abandon them, Reaper becomes their only hope as he serves as their eyes in the sky during a long 48-hour battle for survival.

3 Lisa Frankenstein

Lisa Frankenstein was released on February 9, 2024.

Lisa Frankenstein Lisa in bed next to her resurrected crush

Lisa Frankenstein

Release Date
February 9, 2024

Zelda Williams

Kathryn Newton , Cole Sprouse , Liza Soberano , Henry Eikenberry , Joe Chrest , Carla Gugino

Lisa Frankenstein is a horror comedy film inspired by Mary Shelley’s 1818 classic Frankenstein. Set in 1989, Lisa Frankenstein tells the story of Lisa Swallows, a goth teenage misfit who brings back to life the corpse of a once-handsome Victorian-era young man she had been obsessing over. Lisa and The Creature then embark on a murderous journey to find the missing body parts for his corpse so he can be properly rebuilt, while they also find true love and happiness in this chaotic adventure.

You can read Screen Rant’s Lisa Frankenstein review here.

2 Perfect Days

Perfect Days was released on February 7, 2024.


Perfect Days

Wim Wenders

Release Date
December 22, 2023

Kôji Yakusho , Tokio Emoto , Arisa Nakano , Aoi Yamada , Yumi Asô

123 Minutes

Perfect Days is a drama movie that combines four short stories. Hirayama works as a public toilet cleaner in Tokyo, and he feels content with his job. Outside his well-structured routine, Hirayama enjoys listening to music on cassette tapes, taking photos, and reading books, and through unexpected encounters, he reflects on the search for beauty in the world. Perfect Days is nominated for Best International Feature Film at the Oscars.

You can read Screen Rant’s Perfect Days review here.

Perfect Days is the first film not directed by a Japanese filmmaker (Wim Wenders) to be nominated as the Japanese entry at the Oscars.

1 Argylle

Argylle was released on February 1, 2024.

Argylle Henry Cavill Dua Lipa and John Cena at a table


Release Date
February 2, 2024

Matthew Vaughn

Henry Cavill , Ariana DeBose , Sofia Boutella , Catherine O’Hara , Bryce Dallas Howard , John Cena , Dua Lipa , Samuel L. Jackson , Sam Rockwell , Bryan Cranston , Rob Delaney

135 Minutes

Argylle is a spy action thriller that tells the story of a reclusive writer named Elly Conway. Her novels tell the missions of a secret agent named Argylle, but suddenly, the plots of her novels start to mirror the actions of a sinister underground syndicate. Elly ends up being dragged into a covert world where nothing and no one is what they seem, and, of course, there will be lots of action.

You can read Screen Rant’s Argylle review here.

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