New Years Eve Movie Marathon Recs

New Years Eve Movie Marathon Recs

What better way to celebrate the New Year than with a movie marathon?

As the clock strikes midnight and the confetti starts to fall, it's time to bid farewell to 2023 and welcome in 2024. What better way to do that than with a movie marathon? Whether you're hosting a party or snuggled up on the couch with a loved one, these movies are sure to make your New Year's Eve unforgettable.
Movie Still from When Harry Met Sally, featuring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan dancing during a New Years Eve Party.

1. "When Harry Met Sally" - A Rom-Com Classic

Start the night off with a heartwarming love story that will have you laughing and crying at the same time. "When Harry Met Sally" follows the lives of Harry and Sally as they navigate the complexities of friendship and love. With witty dialogue and cult-level iconic moments, this rom-com classic is the perfect way to set the mood for the evening.
Movie Still from "200 Cigarettes", featuring two youths with punk aesthetic in a bar on New Years Eve.

2. "200 Cigarettes" - A Hip & Hilarious Comedy

Do you ever find yourself craving a movie that perfectly captures the essence of the late 90s? Look no further than "200 Cigarettes," a film that takes you on a wild ride through New York City on New Year's Eve in 1981. With an all-star ensemble cast (Paul Rudd? Courtney Love? Both Afflecks? Hello!) and a quirky sense of humor, this movie is a hidden gem that deserves a spot on your watchlist.
Movie Still from 2013's "The Great Gatsby" of a New Years Eve Party.

3. "The Great Gatsby" - A Glamorous Period Drama

Transport yourself to the roaring twenties with "The Great Gatsby." This visually stunning film brings F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel to life, immersing you in the world of lavish parties and forbidden love. With Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan delivering mesmerizing performances, this movie provides a glistening backdrop for any New Year's Eve celebration.
Movie Still from "Boogie Nights" of a roller blading girl standing in front of a sign that reads "Good Bye 70's...Hello 80's!"

4. "Boogie Nights" - A Stylish & Sexy Treat

There's something about the energy of Boogie Nights that makes it the perfect film to watch on New Year's Eve. Maybe it's the larger-than-life characters who are always chasing after their dreams, just like we do when we set our New Year's resolutions. Or maybe it's the sense of nostalgia for a bygone era, reminding us to appreciate the past while looking forward to the future. Whatever it is, Boogie Nights captures the spirit of celebration and new beginnings that makes New Year's Eve so special.
Movie Still from the film "4 Rooms" of two children, one with a bottle of champagne and the other with a cigarette in their mouth.

5. "Four Rooms" - An Ensemble to Remember

Released in 1995, Four Rooms is an anthology comedy film that follows the misadventures of a bellhop, played by the talented Tim Roth, as he navigates through four different hotel rooms on New Year's Eve. Each room presents a unique and bizarre situation, making for a wild and unpredictable ride - with loads of fun cameos. From a coven of witches trying to resurrect their goddess to a maniacal husband and wife duo playing a dangerous game, Four Rooms will have you laughing out loud and wondering what on earth is going to happen next.
So grab some popcorn, cozy up on the couch, and get ready for a movie marathon fit for that charcuterie board you worked so hard on (you deserve it!). These films are guaranteed to make your New Year's Eve a night of laughter, tears, and cinematic magic! Cheers :)
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