While pizza is traditionally an Italian food, this delicious carb-based meal has spread all over the world. People of all ages everywhere love to order or make pizza and watch a movie, especially on a summer weekend night.
With summer right around the corner, there are lots of light, delicious pizza recipes you can try, and cooking pizza with a steam oven is the fastest, coolest, most efficient option. You can try several quick and easy summer steam oven recipes to keep your kitchen cool this year, one of which is pizza!
But now that your pizza is ready, you need to pick out a movie. If you’re trying to find the best movies to watch during different pizza nights, we have three great suggestions below.
Best Movies To Watch During Pizza Night
Rom-Com Pizza Night: Miss Congeniality
If your next pizza night is staying in with friends who love romantic comedies, then you should watch Miss Congeniality. While this movie is over 20 years old, it’s a classic your whole friend group will enjoy.
The plot follows tomboy FBI agent Gracie Hart as she attempts to infiltrate the Miss United States beauty pageant to stop a domestic terrorist. Watching her struggle to maintain a stereotypically feminine persona and receive the makeover of a lifetime is hilarious.
The developing friendships with fellow contestants provide fun, heartwarming scenes, including one where everyone chows down on pizza just like you and your friends will be doing. Just leave room in your stomachs for butterflies as Gracie and her work partner Eric get flirtatious during the undercover operation.
- Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
- Sandra Bullock, Michael Caine, Benjamin Bratt (Actors)
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Action-Packed Pizza Night: Baby Driver
Sometimes you just need a pizza night with action-loving friends. If you can’t decide what action movie to watch, Baby Driver is a fantastic option that will perfectly fit the pizza theme.
The plot follows a getaway driver in Atlanta, who only goes by the nickname Baby. After a failed robbery in which he narrowly loses the police, he decides to end his criminal ways and work as a pizza delivery driver.
However, after falling for a waitress named Debora, his old ways come back to haunt him, and he’s forced to participate in more criminal acts. Watching him fight the bad guys and try to successfully get out of criminal activities will keep you and your friends on the edge of your seats.
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Pizza Date Night: Eat, Pray, Love
Going out for date nights is nice, but staying in for a pizza and movie night with your partner is a cozier alternative. With your fresh pizza in hand, both of you can fully appreciate Eat, Pray, Love.
This movie follows discontented career woman Liz as she spends a year traveling through Italy, India, and Bali. The goal of her trip is to discover the true joys of great food, the power of prayer, and the importance of embracing love. Use this movie to spur great conversation, such as favorite foods and travel experiences, spiritual beliefs, and your hopes for the future.
- Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
- Julia Roberts, James Franco, Richard Jenkins (Actors)
Pizza night is a classic for friend groups and couples alike. The three best movies we listed above are perfect to watch during this casual time of fun and bonding. To make the night even more special, make the pizza in a steam oven beforehand for even more deliciousness and closeness.
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