55 films to watch while the weather is miserable outside

The weather outside is (sort of) frightful - so it's the perfect time to snuggle up on the sofa with a good film for company.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 9th February 2017, 11:44 am
Updated Tuesday, 28th February 2017, 11:31 am
Which film will you watch tonight? Picture: Pixabay.
Which film will you watch tonight? Picture: Pixabay.

But what sort of thing should you watch?

We asked you, the readers, to tell us which films you sit down and watch over and over again - and you came in your dozens to tell us the top picks!

So if you're trying to decide what to switch on tonight, take a look at our reader recommendations.

From comedy and drama to action and horror - there must be something here you'd like!

Mark Mchale: The Star Wars or Transformers franchises

Anthony Bell: The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

John Graham: The Life Of Brian

Craig Stott: Frozen

John Thirwell: Death Sentence

Karen Ridley: The Holiday

Ken Ogle: The Shawshank Redemption

Steven Bewick: The Green Mile

Andrea Jackson: The Godfather

Sylvia Weetman: Bridget Jones's Diary

Mary Chapman: Grease

Gaynor Cliff: Whiplash

Pam Johnson: The Quiet Man

Asa James Smith: Blazing Saddles

Glyn Dixon: Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit franchises

Si Telford: Scarface

Yvonne Foffy Moulding: The Bourne series

Jad Ibrahim: Braveheart

Gary Parkin: Stand By Me

Kathleen Bowmaker: Dirty Dancing

Dorothy Stockdale Webb: The Negotiator

Linda Johnson: Silence of the Lambs

Colin Branthwaite: The Searchers

Darrel Rush: Spartacus

Paul Murphy: The Martian

Bernadette Cummings: Some Like It Hot

Becka Lesca: Jurassic Park

Graeme Wharton: Happy Feet

James Woolford: Mrs Doubtfire

Heka Mick: Bambi

Finn Robson: The Harry Potter series

Matty Palin: Cool Runnings

Elaine Davidson: Elf

Paul Burnicle: K9

Kirsty Steele: Top Gun

Dave Taylorson: Robocop

Simon Merritt: Toy Story

Keighley Burnett: Jaws

Michael Sanderson: Groundhog Day

Simon Keenan: The Breakfast Club

Neil Robinson: War Games

Sarah Whitelaw: Predator

Mick Durnion: Friday the 13th

Joanne Elliott: Pearl Harbour

Julez Rutter: Blues Brothers

Margaret Brown: The Railway Children

Susan Sinclair: Ghost

Glenys Bainbridge: Frankie and Johnny

Sam Doyle: White House Down

Greg Hildreth: Anchorman

Rog Hildreth: High Fidelity

John Stead: Monsters Inc

Julie Hindmarch: Titanic

Jen Blair: The Goodies

Alan Jones: Quadrophenia