8 Movies You Can Watch This New Year’s Eve

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8 Movies You Can Watch This New Year’s Eve

As 2023 is about to end, it’s the perfect moment for everyone to celebrate in the comfort of their homes. Whether surrounded by family or friends, it’s an opportunity to welcome the new year and make resolutions for the future. This celebratory time is marked by countdowns, indulging in lucky foods, enjoying sparkling wine, and watching great movies. From “Forrest Gump” to “Phantom Thread,” here are the top 8 movies that should be on your watch list.

The Gold Rush (1925)

8 Movies You Can Watch This New Year's Eve

In this timeless silent comedy, Little Tramp (Charles Chaplin) embarks on a journey to partake in the Klondike gold rush. However, a blizzard confines him to a small cabin where he must coexist with a prosperous prospector (Mack Swain) and a fugitive (Tom Murray). Upon finally leaving the cabin, he becomes enamored with a charming barmaid (Georgia Hale) and endeavors to win her heart. As the prospector seeks assistance in locating his claim, the Tramp’s fortunes seem poised for a potential turnaround.

Movies: Sunset Boulevard (1950)

8 Movies You Can Watch This New Year's Eve

In this narrative, an aging queen of silent films staunchly rejects the reality that her era of stardom has concluded. Determined to stage a comeback, she enlists the assistance of a young screenwriter. Initially confident in his ability to manipulate her, the screenwriter soon discovers his miscalculation. The complex dynamics between the two, marked by the screenwriter’s ambivalence and her unwillingness to relinquish the past, spiral into a harrowing situation of violence, madness, and ultimately, death.

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

8 Movies You Can Watch This New Year's Eve

In 1977, recent college graduates Harry Burns (Billy Crystal) and Sally Albright (Meg Ryan) embark on a tumultuous car journey from Chicago to New York. Throughout the ride, they engage in heated debates about the possibility of men and women maintaining purely platonic friendships. A decade later, Harry and Sally cross paths at a bookstore. Now accompanied by their best friends, they endeavor to sustain a friendship without allowing romantic entanglements to complicate their relationship.

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Movies: Sleepless in Seattle (1993)

8 Movies You Can Watch This New Year's Eve

Following the passing of his wife, Sam Baldwin (Tom Hanks) relocates to Seattle with his son, Jonah (Ross Mallinger). After Jonah calls a talk radio show in a quest to find a new spouse for his father, Sam reluctantly joins the conversation to express his sentiments. Annie Reed (Meg Ryan) plays the role of a Baltimore-based reporter. She listens to Sam’s heartfelt words and becomes enamored with him, despite being engaged herself. Uncertain of the future, she writes Sam a letter, inviting him to meet her at the Empire State Building on Valentine’s Day.

Forrest Gump (1994)

8 Movies You Can Watch This New Year's Eve

Forrest Gump (Tom Hanks) is a man with limited intellectual abilities. He has never considered himself disadvantaged, thanks to the unwavering support of his mother (Sally Field). His life is anything but constrained, whether excelling as a college football star, serving in Vietnam, or captaining a shrimp boat. Forrest’s childlike optimism proves inspiring to those around him. However, the person he cares deeply about is his childhood love, Jenny (Robin Wright), who, despite her sweetness, grapples with personal troubles.

Little Women (1994)

8 Movies You Can Watch This New Year's Eve

In this 1994 adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s classic, the March sisters confront growing pains, family tragedies, and romantic rivalries. Jo (Winona Ryder) struggles for independence and sometimes clashes with her beloved mother and her sisters Meg, Amy, and Beth. She also contends with their cranky Aunt March, their impulsive neighbor Laurie (Christian Bale), and Professor Friedrich Bhaer (Gabriel Byrne).

Movies: Sex And the City (2008)

8 Movies You Can Watch This New Year's Eve

In the sequel set four years after the previous escapades of Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker) and her close group of friends, she and her on-and-off beau, Big (Chris Noth), are now in a committed relationship. Samantha (Kim Cattrall), having overcome cancer, is engaged in a monogamous relationship with Smith Jerrod. Charlotte (Kristin Davis) and her husband lead a life of affluence, while Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) grapples with the challenges of family life.

Phantom Thread (2017)

8 Movies You Can Watch This New Year's Eve

Renowned dressmaker Reynolds Woodcock and his sister Cyril are the focal point of British fashion in 1950s London, catering to royalty, movie stars, heiresses, socialites, and debutantes. Woodcock’s life is a revolving door of women, offering the confirmed bachelor both inspiration and companionship. However, his meticulously crafted existence takes an unexpected turn with the arrival of Alma, a young and strong-willed woman who becomes not only his muse but also his lover, disrupting the carefully tailored fabric of his life.

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