See vs Watch vs Look
We start to see unintentionally when we open our eyes, It may not be deliberate, we just see without any effort.
Can you see my house over the cliff?
Bats can see very well in the dark.
See you tomorrow.
You may not see much in dim light.
Different from the action “see” we make a special effort when we try to see something. It's an active verb.
Don't look at the sun with naked eye.
Look at me while I am speaking.
He looked at his watch and told me the time.
Don’t look at me like that, I didn't do anything wrong.
The verb “watch” is used when we look at something that moves or changes for a period of time. It's a continuous action of looking and observing.For example:
All day long I just watched TV yesterday.
I like watching the spectacular sun set every day.
Please be quiet, I am trying to watch the world cup series.
Do you like watching talk shows?
Watch a Movie vs See a Movie
We watched a movie yesterday.
This would imply we watched a movie at home (TV/DVD...)
We saw a movie yesterday.
This would imply that we did so by going to a movie theater. We can also explicitly say that
we went to the movie theater and watched Ice Age.
Select from see / watch / look.