10 Movies You Have to Watch This Year

As a mom, one of the most romantic things my husband can do for me on a Friday night is rent us a movie, order the largest pizza on the menu, and cuddle up with me to a good movie.

I searched all around the internet to find the top picks for some good ol’ american movies and these were the top picks.

So grab your loves, stuff your face, pop a bottle of wine and relax this weekend!

10 Movies To Watch over the Weekend

 

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E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

Before Stranger Things there was E.T. The Duffer brothers have actually cited the 1982 Steven Spielberg movie as a major inspiration for Eleven and her crew, and it’s easy to see why.

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Ghostbusters II

Another classic is Ghostbusters 2 where the gang is forced to save New York from a torrent of slime on New Years Day itself.

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When Harry Met Sally

Harry and Sally, longtime friends, first start to discover an attraction to each other at a New Years Eve party, and (Spoiler Alert) they later express their undying love for one another on New Year’s Eve too.

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 Bridget Jones Diary

Renee Zellweger stars in this 2001 film as a 32-year-old and very single Bridget Jones. Determined to improve herself, Bridget decides to keep a journal to stay focused on her goals while she also looks for love.

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Forrest Gump

My momma always said, “Life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” One of my all-time favorite Tom Hanks movies. This Oscar-winning film spans several decades in the life of a man from Alabama, touching on some very notable events that occurred in the late 20th century.

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The Holiday

Two women, one (Cameron Diaz) from America and one (Kate Winslet) from Britain, swap homes at Christmastime after bad breakups with their boyfriends. Each woman finds romance with a local man not realizing their return home may end the relationship.

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Waiting to Exhale

Navigating through careers, family, and romance, four friends bond over the shortcomings in their love lives — namely, the scarcity of good men.

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Poseidon

This one’s an “edge of your seat” kinda flick. After a huge tidal wave capsizes a luxury liner in the North Atlantic, individual survivors (Josh Lucas, Kurt Russell, Jacinda Barrett) band together and traverse a hazardous upside-down maze that they hope will take them to safety.

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Blow

In the turbulence of the 1970s, the international drug trade underwent a fast, violent and lucrative revolution – and one ordinary American was at its center.

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Why Him

During the holidays, a loving but overprotective dad travels to California to visit his daughter. While there, he meets his biggest nightmare: her well-meaning but socially awkward boyfriend. You guys, this one is a little raunchy so make sure the kids aren’t around.

 


 

Got an all-time favorite movie that would be perfect for NYE? Comment below and you may just find it added to the list!

Author: Smother Mother Kate

Katelyn isn't a regular mom. She's a cool mom and creator of The Smother Mother.

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