#POPxoLucky2020: 20 Movies To Watch On New Year's Eve With Bae

#POPxoLucky2020: 20 Movies To Watch On New Year's Eve With Bae

One way to ring in the new year is to find out about the most happening parties around town and if you’re lucky enough, get passes to the one you fancy. But if you're among those who’d prefer a romantic, relaxing night in - open up that bottle of red, order some yummy food and countdown to midnight, we've got you covered. What makes a night in with bae more festive and romantic is when you cuddle with him and watch your all-time favourite movies together!

20 Movies To Watch On New Year's Eve With Bae

How many of these have you watched with him already?

The Holiday (2006)

A heart-warming, romantic film set around the holiday season, this one with Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz quite a hot favourite. The two stars find love in a place and time when they least expect it. 

Love Actually (2003)

This movie is filled with love. Nine intertwined stories that thread together with the one common emotion we all feel - love.  It is another movie that you cannot miss watching during the holiday season. 

Sleepless In Seattle (1993)

What’s a romantic movie that doesn’t make your heart melt and make you ‘aww’ at every other scene? This story with Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan is all about love and the message that everything works out when it’s meant to be. 

Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001)

Watch Renee Zellweger begin her new year with a fresh, blank page, and be her most charming self. In the movie, there’s an utterly romantic New Year's kiss, Hugh Grant and Colin Firth! Need we say more? 

Notting Hill (1999)

Can a famous film star truly fall in love with an ordinary man who runs a bookshop in Notting Hill, London? It all starts when Anna Scott aka Julia Roberts walks into William Thacker aka Hugh Grant’s store and life!

P.S. Keep a box of tissues handy for this one. This romantic story will touch your heart. 

While You Were Sleeping (1995)

Sandra Bullock finds herself in a dilemma when her world of real love and imagined love collide on New Year’s eve. This one is possibly the most romantic one to watch this NYE. 

Eat, Pray Love (2010)

Don’t tell me that your New Year's resolution has never been to run away to Europe to find inner peace and love while you eat the best of food in the most scenic locations? This movie might be far removed from the New Year’s theme, but it sure is a feel-good movie perfect for the occasion. 

Sex & The City: The Movie (2008)

Sex and The City was a TV Series that aired on HBO and held our hearts and bank accounts hostage to Sarah Jessica Parker's gorgeous taste in all things luxe, this film based on love and friendship in New York City revolves around the lives of four girlfriends and their love interests. You’ll want to rewatch this one again and again!

Someone Like You (2001)

Hotshot TV show producer Ashley Judd is in love with her charming executive producer Greg Kinnear. She studies her romantic relationship and the womanising ways of her roomate played by Hugh Jackman to produce a sex column that goes on to become a hit! 

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

Heard of the phrase ‘I’ll have what she’s having’? It came from this Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan-starrer. With it’s iconic New Year’s scene this one is bound to be a great start to all your romantic goals for 2020!

The Proposal (2009)

A love story between a career-driven woman and her gorgeous assistant - this one’s a rom-com you’re not going to want to miss. When Sandra Bullock aka Margaret faces the threat of deportation to Canada, she convinces her assistant Ryan Renolds aka Andrew to marry her. What unfolds after is for you and bae to discover!

About A Boy (2002)

Hugh Grant is quite the man-child in this film and it’s about time that he grew up! Things change for the better when at one New Year’s eve party, he finds himself seated next to an emotionally mature, well-balanced and insanely beautiful Rachel Weisz. 

Friends With Benefits (2011)

With Mila Kunis and Justin Timberlake in the lead roles, this film is a lust-turned-into-love story and their struggle to co-exist as friends with benefits. It might not have the holidays as the central theme, but the love-filled movie is bound to make you fall in love with bae all over again this NYE. 

New Year’s Eve (2011)

There’s Leah Michelle, Taylor Swift, Ashton Kutcher, Bon Jovie… the list of stars is endless. And when that many stars come together for a romantic New Year movie, you know it’s a good watch for the occasion!

Pretty Woman (1990)

This one might not be themed around NYE, but it sure is a romantic film you can watch at any point with bae. A Richard Gere, Julia Roberts and a love story set in Beverly Hills - what’s not to love?!

A Lot Like Love (2005)

This one spans over seven years when a relationship that starts with lust, transforms into friendship and eventually love. The star cast is another reason you can totally watch this rom-com with bae on NYE - Amanda Peet and Ashton Kutcher!   

About Time (2013)

When a man discovers that he has the special ability to go back in time, he decides to redo a kiss he had one New Year’s Eve. Isn’t that so romantic? This Domhnall Gleeson and Rachel McAdams film is the perfect choice for a night in on NYE with bae.

An Affair To Remember (1957)

Keep a box of tissues handy, this one is quite the tear-jerker. Some critics even tout it to be the most romantic movie of all time. Both Deborah Kerr and Cary Grant are engaged to other people but end up sharing a kiss on New Year’s eve. They then decide to meet at the Empire State Building after six months, if they’re still interested in each other. 

Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)

This film might not be set in the holiday season but it is about rediscovering and reinventing yourself and beginning afresh - exactly what the new year is about. With a beautiful backdrop of Tuscany and new beginnings, this one will make you rethink those New Year resolutions. 

New Year’s Evil (1980)

You’ve got to stay cuddled up under a blankie especially when watching a horror film right? That’s exactly why we included this one in this list. The plot of New Year’s Evil is set around a killer who has threatened to kill one person in every time zone on New Year’s eve. 

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