Not sure which film to watch on an evening? From raiding your DVD collection to heading over to Netflix, there are many great movies that you can watch with your friends, your family, or by yourself. Netflix has some great movies to watch right now such as Tell Me Who I Am (2019) and Bathtubs Over Broadway (2018) that are just a few must-see indie movies streaming on Netflix right now. If you’re wanting to watch more than one film, then why not have a movie marathon at home instead? There are so many films that you can watch in the comfort of your own home with snacks, cosy blankets, and a TV screen. Or even better, a home projector! If you’re interested in film franchises such as Jurassic Park or Terminator, then The Pogg also have a great guide to top ten movie slots that you can check out too.
If you’re interested in watching a back-to-back film series, then there are so many great ones you could choose. So grab your popcorn and check out some of these great movie franchises you can watch on your next movie marathon.
Lord of the Rings
If you’re up for a very long movie marathon, head into J.R.R.Tolkien’s world of hobbits, elves, dwarves, and more! For a trilogy filled with highly memorable characters, a vast well-imagined world, and an inspiring tale of good vs evil against all the odds, you can’t go wrong with watching Lord Of The Rings. And if you enjoyed the LOTR films, that wasn’t the last you’d see of Middle Earth! Years later, Peter Jackson brought cinema audiences back to Middle Earth with The Hobbit Trilogy. As one of the most loved film franchises by fans all over the world, the film series is still enjoyed to this day. So why not watch all six movies for your next movie marathon? ‘The One ring’ to rule them all is even one of the most memorable movie props you’ll want to get your hands on too!
When trying to decipher what kind of fantasy films you like, there are some who ask “Lord Of The Rings or Star Wars?” The logical answer of course is, “Why not both?” Step into the exciting world of the Star Wars film franchise that features the force, jedis, and stunning lightsaber fight choreography. With nine main films in total, this will be one long movie marathon that’s worth it. While there is still much debate on which order you should properly watch the films in, it’s completely up to you! If you also want to catch up on more Star Wars content after your movie marathon, then The Mandalorian is currently available on Disney+.
The magical wizarding world of Harry Potter is a perfect fantasy world to escape to for a movie marathon. Even with just the main Harry Potter films, you have eight films to watch! But if you add on the Fantastic Beasts films too, then you have two more films where you can enjoy the magic of J.K.Rowling’s wizarding world. These stories have found success in their ability to appeal to both kids and adults thanks to likeable characters, beautiful magic, and exciting storylines. So why not snuggle up in a blanket, grab your movie snacks, and tune into a magical movie marathon?
Are you looking for one long epic movie marathon? Well you might have to have it over a few days if you watch the Godzilla franchise as there are an outstanding thirty-five films to watch! Whether you want to watch Godzilla films from the Toho productions, the Hollywood productions, or both, there are many great classics to watch. With the 36th film due to be released in November 2020, you could watch them all from Godzilla (1954) to Godzilla: King Of The Monsters (2019). This is a marathon you’ll probably need to set aside an entire week for, but the range of emotions you’ll experience is worth it. Whether you watch one, two, or all thirty-five, you can check out the new Godzilla Vs. Kong later this year when it is released in 2D, 3D, and IMAX.
Another long running film franchise that will have your movie marathon night turn into maybe a movie marathon week is the James Bond film franchise. Based on the character by Ian Fleming, you can watch James Bond aka 007 in a range of action films from Dr.No (1962) to Spectre (2015). Throughout the films you can experience many different Bonds from Sean Connery, Roger Moore, Daniel Craig, and many more. Although the new Bond film, No Time To Die is just one of many movies delayed during the pandemic, you can spend some time catching up on all the previous films until then with an action-packed 007 movie marathon.