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The Big List of 137 Charades Movie Ideas

By Ciarán.

Playing charades with your family or friends can be a great way to come together and connect with one another. Nowadays spending time with your family and friends means playing video games or watching a movie together. But why not play a game of charades about the movies you love to watch? Read below for a list of movie ideas that can be used during a game of charades or use our charades ideas generator for free!

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Table of Contents

  1. Action Movies for Charades
  2. Comedy Movies for Charades
  3. Romantic Comedy Movies for Charades
  4. Drama Movies for Charades
  5. Horror Movies for Charades
  6. Thriller Movies for Charades
  7. Christmas Movies for Charades
  8. Printable cards of movie charades words and ideas

Action Movies for Charades

Who doesn’t love a good action movie? Here are a few action movies to get you started on your game of charades!

  • Die Hard
  • The Transporter
  • The Dark Knight
  • The Bourne Identity
  • James Bond: Casino Royale
  • Suicide Squad
  • Hancock
  • The Terminator
  • Predator
  • Taken
  • Mission Impossible
  • Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
  • Gladiator
  • Tomb Raider
  • Lethal Weapon

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Comedy Movies for Charades

It’s always good to laugh! Instead of laughing at a movie, why not laugh together in a game of charades?

  • Anchorman
  • Superbad
  • The Other Guys
  • Step Brothers
  • Liar Liar
  • Knocked Up
  • Zoolander
  • Tropic Thunder
  • Dodgeball
  • Old School
  • The 40-Year Old Virgin
  • Ghostbusters
  • The Big Lebowski
  • Dumb and Dumber
  • Meet the Fockers

Romantic Comedy Movies for Charades

There are people that like romcoms, and people that pretend they don’t like romcoms… Here’s a list of some romantic comedies that can be acted out!

  • There’s Something About Mary
  • Wedding Crashers
  • About Time
  • 10 Things I Hate About You
  • Pretty Woman
  • 50 First Dates
  • Love Actually
  • Notting Hill
  • Bridget Jones’s Diary
  • The Notebook
  • When Harry Met Sally
  • Clueless
  • Bridesmaids
  • You’ve Got Mail
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall

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Drama Movies for Charades

Prove you should be in Hollywood and show your dramatic side!

  • Titanic
  • The Shawshank Redemption
  • Forrest Gump
  • American Beauty
  • Goodfellas
  • Taxi Driver
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • The Godfather
  • Rocky
  • There Will Be Blood
  • A Beautiful Mind
  • 12 Years a Slave
  • The Green Mile
  • Boyhood
  • Cast Away

Horror Movies for Charades

Maybe don’t act these out as well as they do in the movies…

  • The Shining
  • Paranormal Activity
  • Scream
  • The Conjuring
  • The Cabin in the Woods
  • The Exorcist
  • The Human Centipede
  • The Blair Witch Project
  • Jaws
  • Dawn of the Dead
  • Halloween
  • Ring
  • 28 Days Later
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • The Silence of the Lambs

Thriller Movies for Charades

Raise the tension in the room with some thrilling acting - try these thrillers in your next game of charades:

  • Inception
  • The Departed
  • Heat
  • The Dark Knight Rises
  • Léon: The Professional
  • The Bourne Ultimatum
  • Black Swan
  • No Country for Old Men
  • Run Lola Run
  • Se7en
  • Sin City
  • The Silence of the Lambs
  • Minority Report
  • The Game
  • Shutter Island
  • The Fugitive
  • The Others
  • Kill Bill: Vol. 2
  • Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
  • Mulholland Dr.
  • Insomnia
  • Chinatown
  • 21 Grams
  • Mystic River
  • The Prestige
  • The Usual Suspects
  • Prisoners
  • Collateral
  • Jaws
  • Lucky Number Slevin
  • Oldboy
  • The Sixth Sense
  • Apocalypto
  • V for Vendetta
  • Twelve Monkeys
  • 127 Hours
  • Eyes Wide Shut
  • Straw Dogs
  • Munich
  • The Next Three Days

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Christmas Movies for Charades

That time of the year? Try these Christmas movies for your holiday charades time. Or, for a completely Christmas themed charades experience, try our Christmas charades generator here.

  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • Die Hard
  • A Christmas Story
  • Scrooge
  • Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • Christmas Vacation
  • Miracle on 34th Street
  • Edward Scissorhands
  • Home Alone
  • Bad Santa
  • Trading Places
  • Scrooged
  • Joyeux Noël
  • Elf
  • The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • The Shop Around the Corner
  • Silent Night
  • A Charlie Brown Christmas
  • Love Actually
  • The Santa Clause
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas!
  • It Happened on Fifth Avenue

Printable Cards of Charades Ideas for Movies

You can download the movie charades ideas we went through above in PDF format - just click the link below, print them off and cut them up to use them. You could also save the environment and click here to use our movie charades generator.

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That's a Wrap!

There are many more genres and movies to choose from, however, we hope this list helps to kick-start your charades fun! If you’d like more movie ideas or other random charades ideas based on different topics, you can click here for our free charades ideas generator!

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