The 10 Best Movie Drinking Games to Play on Netflix

There are only so many things to do to stave off boredom these days. While Netflix has a wide variety of the best movies and shows to stream, you will eventually find yourself getting tired of just staring at a screen. Luckily, there is a wonderful solution to this problem: Movie drinking games.

There is a movie drinking game for pretty much any film you can imagine, but if you’re looking for a collection of some of the best, you’ve come to the right place. Once you see something that looks like fun, just grab a case of cheap beer and get started. You can also check out our guides for board games and card drinking games as well.

Jurassic Park (1993)

A classic example of what happens when you open up a dinosaur park and toss people inside, Jurassic Park is one of those classic movies that pairs great with alcohol.

Drink when:

  • Jeff Goldblum is sarcastic
  • Somebody screams
  • Something or somebody gets bitten
  • A gun or taser is used
  • Dramatic music starts
  • The kids are in terrible danger
  • You see the Jurassic Park logo
  • A switch is thrown

Finish your drink when:

  • Someone gets eaten

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The Neverending Story (1984)

If you watched this movie too many times as a kid, why not try watching it again, but with beer this time? The Neverending Story is the childhood movie you need right now.

Drink when:

  • Someone says “Atreyu”
  • Someone mentions “The Nothing”
  • Atreyu’s prowess as a warrior comes into question
  • A new character is introduced
  • Someone cries
  • Someone says “Fantasia”
  • You see Falkor
  • You dream about flying on Falkor

Finish your drink when:

  • Artax dies in the swamps of sadness
  • Bonus: You remember you’re an adult with adult responsibilities

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The Evil Dead (1981)

Some of the best movies for drinking games are those cult classics we want to revisit. The Evil Dead is the perfect combination of low-budget horror and Bruce Campbell to mix with your cocktails.

Drink when:

  • Ash says “Groovy”
  • Someone says “Ashley”
  • You see a clock
  • Someone says “Join us”
  • A wrong key is used
  • Someone gets hit in the face with liquid
  • A chainsaw is used or heard
  • Someone reads from the Necronomicon
  • You hear thunder

Finish your drink when:

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Monty Python and The Holy Grail (1975)

British humor, silliness, and swordplay take the stage in this wonderful and classic comedy. Like any low-budget film, this glorious movie pairs best with some low-budget beer.

Drink when:

  • There are butt trumpets
  • Someone says “I’m not dead yet”
  • Lancelot kills someone
  • The Black Knight loses a limb
  • The king is ignored by someone
  • A cat screams
  • Someone runs away

Finish your drink when:

  • The police intervene

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Black Mirror: Bandersnatch

If you thought that movie drinking games were interactive enough just because you’re getting drunk, you’re dead wrong. Bandersnatch adds a ‘choose your own adventure’ element that changes the game entirely.

Drink when:

  • Someone says “Bandersnatch”
  • Netflix is mentioned
  • You have to make a choice
  • You have to repeat part of the movie
  • Someone smokes or does drugs
  • Someone mentions a parallel universe
  • Someone dies

Finish your drink when:

  • You reach an ending

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Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)

Raiders of the Lost Ark is one of those classic movies that you can watch over and over again. It has Nazis, whips, and Harrison Ford. Adding alcohol into the mix can only improve that combination.

Drink when:

  • Anyone says “Dr. Jones”
  • Indy uses his whip
  • Indy punches someone
  • The theme song plays
  • Someone dies

Finish your drink when:

  • People’s faces and heads start exploding

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Bee Movie (2007)

Arguably one of Dreamworks’ worst animated movies to date, Bee Movie has been the subject of much ridicule online. Of course, that level of ridicule has elevated it to an almost cult status — making it worthy of a watch with a drink in hand.

Drink when:

  • Someone says “Bee”
  • Someone says “Honey”
  • There is a bee pun
  • Someone gets stung
  • There is a breaking news sequence
  • Bears are referenced

Finish your drink when:

  • You regret watching this movie
  • You feel sad about the bees

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Underworld (2003)

Lycans, vampires, and violence anyone? Underworld takes sci-fi action to an entirely different level with Kate Beckinsale in tight leather pants.

Drink when:

  • Lycans transform
  • Selene’s eyes change color
  • Something is killed
  • Selene lands on her feet
  • Someone says “Lycan”
  • Someone says “Vampire”
  • A weapon is fired

Finish your drink when:

  • Someone’s head gets sliced in half

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Kung Fu Hustle (2004)

Karate and alcohol go great together as long as you leave the kicks and punches to the professionals. Kung Fu Hustle delivers all the action you need in a Netflix drinking game, but in a hilariously comedic way.

Drink when:

  • The Landlady yells
  • Someone says “Kung-Fu”
  • Someone gets kicked
  • You see or hear about aces
  • Anytime an insult is thrown
  • Wood is broken
  • You see a buttcrack
  • You see a lollipop

Finish you drink when:

  • You hurt yourself trying to do a karate move

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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)

One of Jim Carrey’s finer films, Ace Venture: Pet Detective is packed full of all of the comedic nutrients you need to balance out your alcohol consumption.

Drink when:

  • Ace says “Alllrighty then”
  • Someone refers to the lost dolphin
  • An animal does something ridiculous
  • Ace talks to an animal
  • You see or hear “laces out”
  • Dan Marino is seen or mentioned
  • Ace says “Loser”
  • A clue is found

Finish your drink when:

  • The case is solved

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