Good Movies to Rent

Wondering What to Do This Weekend? Rent These Amazingly Good Movies

Movies are a great way to have some fun time and entertain our minds. In this article, I've given the list of some really great movies. Keep reading to know more.
Be it the vacations or the weekend, a good movie is the best time killer for everyone. However, many people are unable to choose good movies to watch. In this article, I have tried to enlist various movies to rent from your friends and relatives. Even if you can't borrow from friends, try to rent it from movie stores. Here are some of the best movies to rent.

Best Movies to Rent Now

The Amazing Spider-Man
  • Release: 2012
  • Why Watch It: For the animation, stunts and the swinging. Watching Andrew Garfield playing the awkward and anti-social Peter Parker is a delight.
  • Suited for: Family and kids
The Dark Knight Rises
  • Release: 2012
  • Why Watch It: Because it is the final chapter of the trilogy. Christopher Nolan has once again showed his genius with an amazing script and direction.
  • Suited for: All Batman fans
Looper
  • Release: 2012
  • Why Watch It: Great performances by Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Bruce Willis. Looper is considered this year's most original film.
  • Suited for: Science fiction fans
Magic Mike
  • Release: 2012
  • Why Watch It: The plot is based on Channing Tatum's experiences as a stripper before becoming a Hollywood star. Unexpectedly real, funny and sad at the same time.
  • Suited for: Teens and young adults
The Expendables 2
  • Release: 2012
  • Why Watch It: No one in Hollywood can bring Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Chuck Norris, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Liam Hemsworth, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Bruce Willis, and Arnold Schwarzenegger in one frame except Stallone. Fans of the first movie will definitely enjoy this second action crusade and even critics have particularly favored the amazing chemistry between all the actors.
  • Suited for: Action lovers
The Hunger Games
  • Release: 2012
  • Why Watch It: Based on the popular novel series of the same name, Hunger Games is science-fiction at its best. It has been favorably reviewed by many critics who call the movie a strong contender to Harry Potter and Twilight in terms of popularity. Also the action and the chemistry between Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson is just right.
  • Suited for: Young adults and teens
Project X
  • Release: 2012
  • Why Watch It: Project X is not just a birthday party film, it is an experience which will entice, humor and sicken audiences at the same time. Watch and learn why is it called the biggest party of the decade.
  • Suited for: Teens and young adults
American Pie: The Reunion
  • Release: 2012
  • Why Watch It: The original gang is back for a reunion and is all grown up. The Reunion does provide some nostalgic moments which makes it delightful. Watch Jim, Oz, Kevin, Finch, and Stifler tackle adulthood.
  • Suited for: American Pie fans
Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol
  • Release: 2012
  • Why Watch It: The fourth Mission Impossible not only enthralled critics but also brought in $700 million at the box office. It is an entertaining thriller loaded with a great story, direction, weapons, acting, locations, and gorgeous people. MI4 is also Cruise's most successful film to date.
  • Suited for: Audiences in general
ParaNorman
  • Release: 2012
  • Why Watch It: One of the best kid horror movies since, The Nightmare Before Christmas. ParaNorman triumphs with a solid script and beautifully animated characters handcrafted by talented visionary artists. It has also been termed as the best animated movie since Toy Story 3.
  • Suited for: Animated horror fans

Best Movies to Rent Anytime

Kids Movies
  • The Incredibles (2004)
  • Ice Age (2002)
  • Kung Fu Panda (2008)
  • The Lion King (1994)
  • 101 Dalmatians (1996)
  • Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)
  • Shrek (2001)
  • Harry Potter Series
  • Spirited Away (2001)
  • Spider-Man (2002)
Thriller Movies
  • Saw (2004)
  • The Sixth Sense (1999)
  • Fight Club (1999)
  • Memento (2000)
  • Silence of the Lambs (1991)
  • Basic Instinct (1992)
  • Chinatown (1974)
  • The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
  • Psycho (1960)
  • The Conformist (1970)

Horror Movies
  • The Shining (1980)
  • Seven (1995)
  • The Exorcist (1973)
  • Arachnophobia (1990)
  • Jaws (1975)
  • Halloween (1978)
  • The Ring (2002)
  • The Thing (1982)
  • Dawn of the Dead (2004)
  • Rosemary's Baby (1968)
Romantic Movies
  • Casablanca (1942)
  • Titanic (1997)
  • Dirty Dancing (1987)
  • Love Actually (2003)
  • City of Angels (1998)
  • Pretty Woman (1990)
  • Gone with the Wind (1939)
  • As Good As it Gets (1997)
  • When Harry Met Sally (1989)
  • An Officer and a Gentleman (1982)

Movies based on History
  • Grapes of Wrath (1940)
  • Life is Beautiful (1997)
  • Schindler's List (1993)
  • Saving Private Ryan (1998)
  • The Pianist (2002)
  • Amistad (1997)
  • King Arthur (2004)
  • Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
  • Troy (2004)
  • The Longest Day (1962)
Fictional Movies
  • The Matrix Series
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
  • Armageddon (1998)
  • Independence Day (1996)
  • Predator (1987)
  • Total Recall (1990)
  • Equilibrium (2002)
  • Signs (2002)
  • The X- files (1984)
  • Alien (1979)

Inspirational Movies
  • The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
  • It's a Wonderful Life (1947)
  • Gandhi (1982)
  • The Kite Runner (2007)
  • Rocky (1976)
  • Braveheart (1995)
  • Ray (2004)
  • Field of Dreams (1989)
  • World's Fastest Indian (2005)
  • Chariots of Fire (1981)
Comedy Movies
  • Liar, Liar (1997)
  • American Pie Series
  • The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)
  • My Best Friend's Wedding (1997)
  • Father of the Bride (1991)
  • The Pink Panther (2009)
  • My Super Ex-Girlfriend (2006)
  • Three Men and a Baby (1987)
  • Big Daddy (1999)
  • The Longest Yard (2005)

Lastly, I can't forget to mention my all time favorite movie, 'The Lord of the Rings' (All three parts), that is based on the book by J. R. R. Tolkien. The list of movies does not end here, in fact, there are many more movies that you can watch however, these were some of my selected favorites! So, have fun and enjoy the movies!
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