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6 Fall Movie Ideas to Cozy Up To

4There is no better time of the year to curl up with a knitted blanket wearing your favorite socks than fall and Fall Movie Ideas to Cozy Up To.

There is just something about the leaves turning and chilly evenings that makes you want to do nothing but unwind on the couch with a glass of cider in hand. Before the craze of the holiday season sets in, make it a mission to give yourself as much time to relax by cozying up to these fall-inspired movies to give you all the autumn feels! 

Fall Movie Ideas to Cozy Up To

Autumn In New York
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Richard Gere, Winona Ryder, Anthony LaPaglia (Actors)

1. Autumn in New York

Think of a cheesy New York City love story, but with lots of gorgeous fall foliage backdropping every single scene. Richard Gere plays a successful, womanizing restauranteur who falls head over heels in love with a free-spirited girl (Winona Ryder).

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Sounds like that rom-com you’ve watched a thousand times, but there’s a harrowing issue in the plotline: The young girl only has a few months left to live.

Sweet Home Alabama
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Reese Witherspoon, Patrick Dempsey, Fred Ward (Actors)

2. Sweet Home Alabama

Romcoms get us dreaming about our wedding day, but what happens when you’re secretly married to your Southerner childhood best friend? That’s exactly what happens to Melanie (played by Reese Witherspoon), a successful New York fashion designer.

In order to be able to walk down the aisle to her new beau, she must head back to her hometown in Alabama to divorce her estranged husband, but things don’t go quite as smoothly as she thought they would.

Practical Magic (1998)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Dianne Wiest (Actors)

3. Practical Magic

In the mood for something Halloween-themed that doesn’t necessarily give you nightmares at night? If you’re not up for a horror fest but still want to get that Halloween spirit up, Practical Magic is just the movie you are after.

The story features two witch sisters, Sally and Gillian, who don’t have a lot in common except for an unlucky curse they must get rid of. The obstacles? An obsessive ex-boyfriend, law enforcement, and a whole lot of supernatural occurrences.

Sweet November (2001)
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Keanu Reeves, Charlize Theron, Jason Isaacs (Actors)

4. Sweet November

In the mood for a good ol’ cry? Nelson Moss meets Sara Deever, an intriguing woman who proposes to Nelson to spend a romantic month together.

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After a series of laughs and swoon-worthy moments, Nelson falls in love with Sara and proposes marriage to her right on the day their “November” affair is set to be over.

Confused as to why Sara would only date men for a month before calling it quits, he soon discovers she is terminally ill.

Planes, Trains and Automobiles
  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Steve Martin, John Candy, Laila Robins (Actors)

5. Planes, Trains, and Automobiles

We all want to spend Thanksgiving with our families, but it’s not so easy when you find yourself on a totally different side of the country. Eager to return in time for the feast, Neal goes through a series of unfortunate (and often hilarious) events to make his way back home.

Along the way, he meets Del, who is on a similar mission to get back to his own family.

  • Amazon Prime Video (Video on Demand)
  • Mara Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rhea Perlman (Actors)

6. Matilda

A theatrical classic that is a must-see if you’re not necessarily in the mood to dress up to see the actual musical. Lucky for us who love to stay home, there’s a wonderful movie version available, so you’re all set!

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Matilda is a bright girl who, to their parent’s dismay, loves to read and learn. Tired of her “shenanigans”, her parents send her to school to deal with an evil Miss Trunchbull, but Matilda is not about to sit quietly and accept her authoritarian abuse.

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I hope this list inspired a cozy night of binge-watching movies this season! What are some other amazing autumn-inspired films that are on your must-watch list this time of the year? Let me know in the comments section below!


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