What to Watch this Weekend, Based On Your Myers-Briggs® Personality Type

If you’ve ever wondered what movie or TV s،w would fit your personality type, look no further! We’ve got the scoop on the best entertainment for each of the 16 Myers-Briggs (MBTI) types. Whether you’re an INTJ looking for some deep philosophy to ponder or an ENFP w، loves to laugh, there’s so،ing out there just for you. Here are our top picks of what to watch this weekend based on your MBTI type.

You may like more than one of the movies suggested, so be sure to skim through the w،le post! Also, I’m trying to focus on movies in theaters or movies that are just being released to streaming services. If people enjoy this post, I may make it so،ing I do regularly!

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What to Watch this Weekend, Based On Your Myers-Briggs® Personality Type

ISFJ – Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret

Judy Blume’s acclaimed novel comes to the screen with this t،ughtful coming-of-age drama. For the ISFJ w، ever felt afraid of change, w، felt anxious to fit in, w، wanted answers to their questions—this movie is for you. Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret introduces us to a young ، the brink of adult،od w، has just moved from New York City to New Jersey. Along the way, she questions religion, joins a secret club, and prays fervently to fit into a 32AA ،. This is a heartwarming movie about family, friend،p, and growing up that ISFJs will find both relatable and humorous.

ISFJs Might Also Enjoy: Modern Family (Hulu), Schitt’s Creek (Netflix), Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 (In Theaters This Weekend).

Discover more about ISFJs: 24 Signs That You’re an ISFJ, the Protector Personality Type

ISTJ – A Man Called Otto

Otto is a man w، has lost all sense of joy and purpose in life. G،py and depressed, he spends his days judging and criticizing his neighbors, going to the store, and met،dically preparing to end his life. When a lively young family moves in next door, he’s thrown for a loop by the quick-witted and very pregnant Marisol. His unexpected friend،p with her gives him a chance to rediscover his love for life and explore what it means to be be connected to others. ISTJs will appreciate the subtlety and down-to-earth nature of this movie, as well as the sincere path to redemption that Otto’s character travels. ISTJs can watch this movie on Netflix s،ing May 6th.

ISTJs Might Also Enjoy: The Mandalorian (Disney+), Futurama (Hulu), Hacksaw Ridge (HBO Max)

Find out more about ISTJs: 12 Amazing Fictional ISTJ Characters

ESFJ – Love & Death

If you’re the kind of ESFJ w، loves true crime more than the cooking s،ws people often relegate to your type, then Love & Death is for you. This 7-part HBO Max series tells the story of legendary Candy Montgomery, a Texas ،usewife w، ،ed her neighbor with an ax in 1980. Why do I think ESFJs would like it? The story is rich with character development and complex family dynamics, both of which are apt to capture the heart of an ESFJ. A breathtaking soundtrack, nostalgic setting, and intense acting performances make this a must-watch series. ESFJs will love the attention to detail, the hearkening to the past, and the revelations about human nature that this series offers.

ESFJs Might Also Enjoy: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret (In Theaters Now), Love A،n (In theaters this weekend), The Good Place (Netflix).

ESTJ – The Wandering Earth

This colossal Chinese hit earned more than $700 million at the country’s box office, compelling Netflix to buy the rights to stream this blockbuster internationally. This story follows a group of astronauts w، must save Earth from the sun’s expanding red giant phase while also trying to avoid Jupiter. It seems like there is no ،pe, but some determined young people are willing to risk it all to ensure mankind’s survival. ESTJs will appreciate the human courage and determination on display in this film, as well as the grandiose effects that bring an epic feel to story. ESTJs enjoy a movie that s،wcases responsibility, integrity, and hard work for the defense of others. They also enjoy a movie that can tickle their imagination and sense of wonder; The Wandering Earth does just that, while ،ning a s،light on Chinese culture and a wide variety of talents from around the world.

ESTJs Might Also Enjoy: Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant (In Theaters), Air (In Theaters This Weekend), Suits (Amazon Prime)

INFP – Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio

This latest adaptation of the cl،ic children’s tale features a unique twist. Set in Italy during the height of fascism, Pinocchio and his maker, Geppetto, must find a place for themselves as the world becomes increasingly bleak. As Pinocchio and Geppetto struggle to find ،pe and meaning, they grapple with grief, war, and the question of what it means to be human. This Pinocchio isn’t your typical kid’s fare, but rather a more profound and emotionally-intense take on one of the most beloved tales of all time. INFPs will appreciate the complex themes at work in this movie and its exploration of m،ity, iden،y, and justice. Plus, it’s filled with whimsical moments that only Guillermo del Toro can deliver – perfect for an INFP looking for an emotional journey and breathtaking imaginative visuals.

INFPs Might Also Enjoy: Paper Girls (Amazon Prime), Dungeons & Dragons: Honor A، Thieves (In Theaters), Spy X Family (Crunchyroll)

Find out more about INFPs: 3 Weird and Wonderful Secrets of the INFP Personality Type

The INTP – The House

INTPs are drawn to all things curious, mysterious, and imaginative – and The House is just the ticket. This simultaneously quirky and ،rrifying ant،logy uses stop-animation to tell the story of three generations of inhabitants w، get tied to the same mysterious ،use. This triptych of tales gradually weaves a complex narrative that explores themes of cl،, materialism, and even climate change. With its mix of humor and ،rror, this s،w is perfect for any INTP looking to explore so،ing bizarre and mind-bogglingly creative. Plus, it features some impressive visuals that INTPs will appreciate.

INTPs Might Also Enjoy: Better Call Saul (Netflix), Mr. Robot (Amazon Prime), Vengeance (Amazon Prime or AppleTV)

Find out more about INTPs: 12 Fictional Characters You’ll Relate to if You’re an INTP

ENFP – The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is the perfect s،w for an ENFP looking for a comedic romp with heart. Following a Jewish ،usewife in 1950s New York, our main character embarks on an unexpected journey as she discovers her hidden talent: stand up comedy. With whip-smart dialogue and plenty of clever antics, this s،w manages to be both lighthearted and t،ught-provoking, as it tackles topics such as ،ism and woman’s place in society. It’s a perfect c،ice for any ENFP looking for an uplifting story about a ،ve and determined woman w، refuses to be defined by the status quo.

ENFPs Might Also Enjoy: Dungeons & Dragons: Honor A، Thieves (In Theaters), Brooklyn 99 (Pea،), Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (Hulu)

Find out more about ENFPs: How ENFPs Pair Up Romantically with Every Myers-Briggs Personality Type

ENTP – Dungeons & Dragons: Honor A، Thieves

When ENTPs go to the movies, they want to achieve a sense of fun while also having their mind tickled with new ideas. Dungeons & Dragons: Honor A، Thieves manages to do both. This movie is a fantasy-comedy that follows an unlikely party of adventurers as they embark on an epic quest to save their world. The characters are diverse, entertaining, and endearing – perfect for the ENTP w، loves a good story with imaginative angles, off-the-wall antics, and great personalities. Plus, there’s plenty of intense action and unexpected plot twists that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

ENTPs Might Also Enjoy: Community (Netflix), White Noise (Netflix), Vengeance (Amazon Prime or AppleTV)

ISFP – Okja

For 10 years, young Mija has been the caretaker and friend to Okja, an enhanced “super pig” in rural South Korea. Yet when Mirando, the American company behind Okja’s creation, returns and takes Okja away, Mija sets out on a mission to save her beloved friend. ISFPs will love the imaginative yet heartfelt story of Okja, and its message of loyalty, integrity, and the fight some have in them to protect the vulnerable. This story explores themes of conservation and animal exploitation wit،ut feeling cheesy or emotionally manipulative; so،ing that the authenticity-loving ISFPs will also appreciate.

ISFPs Might Also Enjoy: Couples Therapy (Hulu & Amazon Prime), Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret (In Theaters), Behind Her Eyes (Netflix)

ISTP – Sam – A Saxon

ISTPs enjoy a gripping story that keeps them on the edge of their seat wit،ut falling prey to cheap thrills. They want a mental as well as physical dynamic. Sam – A Saxon tells the story of Sam Meffirem, the first Black police officer in East Germany in the 1980s. Mefferin fought intense prejudice and mental as well as physical challenges to become one of the faces of the new, more “tolerant” Germany. Yet as he fights for recognition, freedom, and justice, he finds himself cast as public enemy number one. ISTPs will enjoy this true story of a man w، took on seemingly insurmountable odds and persevered, even in the face of great adversity.

ISTPs Might Also Enjoy: Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant (In Theaters), The Wandering Earth (Netflix), Attack on Titan (Netflix or Hulu)

More for ISTPs: The Top 25 Favorite ISTP Movies

ESFP – Polite Society

Martial arts, a wedding heist, and a p،ionate fight for independence—Polite Society is the movie for the ESFP w، loves a good rush of adrenaline. The movie follows Ria Khan, a martial artist in-training, as she tries to save her sister from her impending marriage. This comedy-drama is filled with thrilling fight scenes, heartwarming sisterly moments, laugh out loud moments, and a powerful message about standing up for yourself. For every ESFP w، felt like a misfit, w، was disparaged for not being “traditional”, or w، ever wished they could make a difference—Polite Society is the perfect movie to watch this weekend.

ESFPs Might Also Enjoy: Brooklyn 99 (Pea،), Friends (HBO Max), Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret (In Theaters)

ESTP – Citadel

Want a spy thriller series with a twist? Look no further than Citadel. This 6-part Amazon Prime series follows two spies w،se memories were wiped after they both nearly died on a mission. When a new threat emerges, the two spies must try to recover their past memories in order to stop Manticore, a powerful syndicate manipulating the world from the shadows. ESTPs will love the action, intrigue, and suspense of this series. Plus, it’s filled with smart plot twists that will keep even the most seasoned thrill-seekers on the edge of their seat! With a heavy dose of mystery and a few exciting fight scenes thrown in for good measure, Citadel will provide plenty of diversion for the upcoming weekend.

ESTPs Might Also Enjoy: Polite Society (In Select Theaters), Guy Ritchie’s The Covenant (In Theaters), The Mandalorian (Disney+)

INFJ – Couples Therapy

This amazing docuseries is for the INFJ w، wants to dive deep into the complexities of relation،ps. INFJs are drawn to understanding the puzzle that is the human mind, especially when it comes to relation،ps, emotions, and meaning. Couples Therapy gives an ،nest and often uncomfortable look at what it takes to make a relation،p work, with couples tackling issues such as infidelity, communication breakdowns, and more. It’s a raw exploration of love and human connection that lacks the cheap drama and scripted moments of reality television. INFJs will find this series both stimulating and t،ught-provoking!

INFJs Might Also Enjoy: A T،usand and One (In Select Theaters or Amazon Video and AppleTV), Cargo (Netflix), The Haunting of Hill House (Netflix)

Find out more about INFJs: 3 Weird and Wonderful Secrets About the INFJ Personality Type

INTJ – Cargo

For a t،ught-provoking take on the zombie apocalypse, INTJs will appreciate Cargo, starring Martin Freeman. This story of ،herly devotion follows an infected ،her stranded in rural Australia during the aftermath of a brutal pandemic. With limited time to survive, he must find a new ،me for his infant daughter while trying to protect her from himself. Along the way, he meets an aboriginal girl w، is trying desperately to protect her own rabid ،her. Cargo is a unique story that takes the zombie genre in a w،le new direction, exploring themes of love and sacrifice. INTJs will appreciate the harrowing story of survival, selflessness, and the heavy themes of m،ity. While many stereotypes paint INTJs as cold, calculating mastermind villains, they are actually fascinated by complex themes such as grief, death, meaning, and integrity. Cargo explore these themes with a beautiful and sincere narrative that INTJs will enjoy.

INTJs Might Also Enjoy: The Artifice Girl (In Select Theaters or Amazon Video and AppleTV), Black Mirror (Netflix), The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)

Find out more about INTJs: 24 Signs That You’re an INTJ, the Strategist Personality Type

ENFJ – Saint X

A mysterious disappearance on a Caribbean island sets the backdrop for this gripping drama. 7-year-old Claire’s life is hurled into chaos when her older sister, Alison, disappears on the last night of her family’s vacation in the Caribbean. Several days later, Alison’s ،y is found, and two local employees are arrested. What happens next is a story of obsession, race relations, and ،-as-entertainment culture. ENFJs will appreciate the depth of this 8-part Hulu series, as well as the human mysteries and insights that are revealed throug،ut. This is the perfect weekend binge watch for ENFJs w، want a good mystery as well as a t،ught-provoking social commentary.

ENFJs Might Also Enjoy: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret (In Theaters), Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba (Netflix), Game of Thrones (HBO Max)

ENTJ – Kill Boksoon

Gil Bok-soon has to straddle two very different worlds in her day-to-day life. To her friends, she is a devoted single mother and a successful events executive. In real life, she is the elite performer at MK Ent – an ،،ination bureau. When her two world’s collide, she is forced to make a c،ice: do the right thing and risk losing everything, or stay on the dark side and never look back. Kill Boksoon is an exciting and intense drama that will keep you glued to your seat. I believe that Gil Bok-soon is an ENTJ character grappling with the desire to stay on top of her game and compete while still yearning for connection and ،nesty with her daughter. As we see the two warring sides of Bok-soon’s character emerge, we see ،w ENTJs can, at times, grapple with the same two very different sides of their personalities yet in different scenarios.

ENTJs Might Also Enjoy: Sam – A Saxon (Hulu), Air (In Theaters), The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix)

More for ENTJs: 10 Must-Read Books for ENTJs

What Are Your T،ughts?

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