Top 10 Films That Include New Year’s Eve

December 27, 2023

Watching movies that feature New Year’s Eve celebrations can be a fun way to get into the festive spirit. Here are some popular movies that include scenes set around New Year’s Eve:

  1. When Harry Met Sally (1989):
    • This classic romantic comedy directed by Rob Reiner follows the friendship and evolving relationship between Harry and Sally over the years, with key moments occurring on New Year’s Eve.
  2. New Year’s Eve (2011):
    • Directed by Garry Marshall, this film is a romantic comedy ensemble with multiple interconnected stories that all converge on New Year’s Eve in New York City. It features a star-studded cast.
  3. The Poseidon Adventure (1972):
    • A disaster film directed by Ronald Neame, “The Poseidon Adventure” takes place on New Year’s Eve as a luxury ocean liner is capsized by a tsunami, and a group of survivors must navigate their way to safety.
  4. Ocean’s Eleven (2001):
    • While not entirely centered around New Year’s Eve, this heist film directed by Steven Soderbergh has a memorable scene set during a New Year’s Eve event in Las Vegas.
  5. Sleepless in Seattle (1993):
    • Starring Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan, this romantic comedy has a heartwarming New Year’s Eve scene on top of the Empire State Building.
  6. The Holiday (2006):
    • This romantic comedy, directed by Nancy Meyers, features two women who switch homes for the holidays and find love in unexpected places. The film includes scenes set around New Year’s Eve.
  7. Trading Places (1983):
    • A classic comedy directed by John Landis, “Trading Places” involves a wealthy broker and a homeless street hustler whose lives are reversed as part of a social experiment. The climax takes place on New Year’s Eve.
  8. Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001):
    • Based on Helen Fielding’s novel, this romantic comedy follows Bridget Jones as she navigates her life and relationships. The movie includes a memorable New Year’s Eve scene.
  9. An Affair to Remember (1957):
    • Directed by Leo McCarey, this classic romantic film involves a couple who plan to meet at the top of the Empire State Building on New Year’s Eve if their lives allow. It’s a timeless story of love and fate.
  10. Ghostbusters II (1989):
    • In this sequel to the iconic “Ghostbusters,” the climax of the film takes place on New Year’s Eve as the Ghostbusters work to save the city from paranormal activity.

These movies offer a mix of romance, comedy, drama, and action, making them suitable for various tastes. Whether you’re looking for a heartwarming love story or an exciting adventure, these films capture the spirit of New Year’s Eve in different ways. —Vita Daily


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