Good Movies to Watch When Bored

When you are bored it can be hard to summon up the energy to wade through the endless choices on streaming channels to find the right movie. However there are loads of good movies to watch when bored. Take a look at our short list for inspiration to banish the boredom blues.

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

An oldie but goodie, Indiana Jones attempts to save the Ark of the Covenant and runs into plenty of high octane adventures along the way. Even if you’ve seen this movie countless times before it delivers excitement with a strong feel good factor that you can’t help getting involved with. This film classic is available to watch on Netflix.

Final Destination (2000)

There are worst things in life than being bored and outsmarting a death curse is one of them! A group of people are miraculously unharmed after a plane crash but it seems that fate has different ideas. One by one they are picked off by bizarre accidents and events that will have you on the edge of the seat. Can hero Alex really avoid his destiny? Watch on Netflix and find out.

Bachelorette (2012)

Three High School friends are asked to be bridesmaids for a woman they used to ridicule in High School and the consequences are funny as well as poignant. The movie has some great scenes and although the path to the wedding is rocky, the women discover themselves and what they really want from life, along the way. You can watch Bachelorette on Netflix or Amazon Prime.

The Big Sick (2017)

Grad student Emily and Pakistan – born comedian Kumail fall in love but struggle with the clash of cultures so break up. When Emily contracts a mysterious illness and falls into a coma, Kumail finds himself confronting her parents and examining his own feelings. This story line may sound tragic but in truth The Big Sick is an hilarious movie based on the real life love story of Kumail (leading actor and director) and Emily V Gorden the movie’s script writer and played in the film by Zoe Kazan.

Good movies to watch when bored need to be totally immersive and we guarantee this one will deliver a mighty feelgood factor. You can watch it via Amazon.

Black Panther (2018)

Black Panther is an action blockbuster based on Marvel characters and set in a fictional future. Tchalla is heir to the kingdom of Wakanda. He has superpowers after ingesting an herb shaped plant that is the mark of the Black Panther, the leader of the tribe. The movie has plenty of action, futuristic scenes and an often confusing story line but who cares! It looks amazing and the sound track is good so if you are in the mood for a Marvel fantasy action movie, this one will banish your boredom. You can catch Black Panther on Netflix.

Velvet Buzzsaw (2019)

This scary and satirical horror drama is set in the art world when a recently deceased artist’s artwork is purchased by a gallery with supernatural consequences. It’s all very weird and disturbing but will definitely banish boredom. Following its screening, many people actually removed their own paintings from their walls because they were so creeped out by this movie. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!