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Streaming services such as Disney+ and HBO Max offer same-day releases so that you can watch new movies from your TV (or another compatible device) as soon as they arrive in theaters. If you’re looking to upgrade the way you watch movies at home, we rounded up seven amazingly comfortable chairs, bean bags, recliners, and other seating options for your home theater, movie room, or living room. The list below includes customer reviews on comfort level and durability.
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For more upgrades, read our tips for enhancing your home theater setup. Below, find our list of seating options that will add an extra level of comfort to your next movie night.
With its black leather exterior and built-in cup holders, this bonded leather recliner is the most reminiscent of movie theater seating out of the bunch. Aside from looking the part, the Seatcraft Sienna Theater Seating features USB ports included in the power recline switch. The adjustable armrests offer up extra seating space, and the ambient blue LED lit cup holders and base lighting provide the perfect amount of light to allow you to see your surroundings without interrupting the movie. The set also includes a swivel tray table for food and drinks.
Writes user Roby Y, “I did some research on theater room seating, and everything was pointing to 4seating.com. I always order online for sites like these, but I decided to call, and I’m glad I did. The theater seating came in, and it is soooo comfy. I was worried about ordering seating online, but it has really great build quality and comfort.”
The Dahlonega Wide Tufted Swivel Barrel Chair from Rosdorf Park is perfect for relaxing in your home theater, bedroom, or living room. This cozy and bold chair (available in multiple colors including gray, orange, navy, ivory, and red) has a weight capacity of up to 550 pounds, and includes three toss pillows for added comfort. To clean, weekly vacuuming or light brushing is recommended to help remove soil and prevent dirt from getting embedded between the fibers. You’ll also want to keep the chair away from direct sunlight to avoid fading. The one potential drawback is that the seat might not be suitable for taller people (the seat height is 17.3″).
Writes user Ellen, “This chair is really comfortable and looks great. It’s just much smaller than expected, even knowing the dimensions. The back of it, really doesn’t offer much back support, so while it’s comfortable – only for short periods or children. I really wish it was just about 3 inches higher in the back.”
You may have seen one of these leather lounge chairs floating around the net. Made from genuine leather and high density wood, the 19.6″ x 34.6″ x 33″ chair features a 15-degree tilt and 360-degree swivel with a unique design specially constructed for comfort — whether it’s in your home theater or movie room, living room, bedroom, or office.
Writes user Jen Fossils, “I love the chair and ottoman! It looks like an expensive Eames chair without the expensive price tag. I chose this one because it is made of leather, so I thought it would last longer. It’s comfortable, although it leans back quite a bit. It seems to be very well-made. It looks awesome in my living room!”
You can’t go wrong with a good old-fashioned recliner. The ANJHome Single Recliner Chair features high-resiliency foam cushions that provide adequate support to different parts of the body to help relieve stress. Perfect for a living room or home theater, the chair’s overstuffed features make it an excellent choice for daily use. This particular recliner has a suggested weight capacity of 300 pounds.
Writes user Viper G, “What a comfortable chair! I sleep in this instead of a bed. This recliner just envelopes you. Just know that this is NOT a rocker. I had to put small furniture gliders on the small rubber legs to move it around. It’s solidly made, well padded, and smooth to open and close. It goes almost all the way back, making it extremely comfortable to sleep in! If you’re looking for a well made, comfortable, nice looking recliner, this is a fantastic choice.”
Relax on your own, or cuddle up with a loved one with this Seatcraft Cuddle Seat. This mega-seat features super soft and long lasting top quality foam made to retain it’s plushness even after extended. The Seatcraft Cuddle seat is available in black, chocolate brown, or red, and no assembly required. Cleaning can be done in three easy steps: unzip the covers, remove, and throw them in the wash. The ottoman (pictured) is an optional add-on and comes at a separate price. You can also get the Cuddle Seat on Amazon.
Writes one user, “Its been 6 months and my only regret is not purchasing a third seat. I now can spend hours watching my big screen OLED television in high level comfort that the top premium luxury leather offers.”
Perhaps movie night is a special occasion that only happens once in a while and your space is used for other activities? Problem solved with the Intex Inflatable Corner Sofer, which gives you generous seating and a neutral tone to compliment your home decor. Once movie night is over, deflate and the corner sofa folds compactly to easily be stored away until it’s next use (Intex Quick-Fill Air Pump sold separately). The approximate inflated size of this sofa is 101″ x 80″ x 30,” and it can support up to 880 pounds.
Writes user Supercyberfunk, “I’m so glad I bought this sofa. I’m 6’1″, and can lay down perfectly on the long side, so this easily doubles as a bed. It’s comfortable, too. It’s pretty thick, so I don’t feel too nervous about putting a hole in it. The base of the couch has its own inflation chamber, each armrest has their own inflation chambers, the backrest has its own inflation chamber, and each of the couch cushions inflate. With that said, since I was trying to inflate it in the tight corner I had planned for it, it took a little effort. Even if I do pop a hole in something, it has so many air chambers, it’ll still be useful.”
This 60″ x 60″ x 34,” form-fitting memory foam chair is perfect for watching movies or hanging out. Each bean bag chair is built to last with a highly durable shredded, soft, memory foam blend plus double stitched seams for extra strength and extended use. The removable cover resists stains and discoloration, and it’s machine washable. With multiple sizes and over a dozen colors to choose from, you’re sure to find a Chill Sack that will suit you.
Writes user Crys89, “[The bean bag chair] was so much bigger than I expected but I love it! It is super comfortable. The memory foam inside really keeps it from going flat. It’s perfect for [two] people. I have kids so I really love the washable cover that goes on it. Works great for napping or just laying back watching television.”