New Year's Eve Movies

New Year's Eve can be filled with laughter, love, and tears -- not necessarily in that order. With your resolutions made and as you count down the clock to midnight, check out our pick of movies that are set on -- or feature pivotal scenes around -- New Year's Eve. We've got classics, romcoms, scares, and hard-hitting dramas, so no matter how you want to see in the new year, we've got you covered. For more movies about the holidays, be sure to check our Best Holiday Movies for Kids and our Christmas Movies lists.

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Rudolph's Shiny New Year

age 3+

Rudolph helps another outcast save New Year's Eve.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1976)
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Winnie the Pooh: A Very Merry Pooh Year

age 3+

Beloved characters celebrate holidays, differences.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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High School Musical

age 8+

A modern-day Grease for tweens.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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Ghostbusters II

age 10+

Slime-soaked sequel has violence, cursing.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1989)
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Sleepless in Seattle

age 11+

Romantic '90s fairy tale has some cursing, sex.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1993)
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While You Were Sleeping

age 11+

Appealing family comedy with old-fashioned feel.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1995)
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An Affair to Remember

age 12+

Made for romantics.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1957)
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The Apartment

age 13+

Vintage comedy about sex in the city has drinking, smoking.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1960)
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Ground Control

age 13+

Air traffic control drama has lots of tension, profanity.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1998)
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The Holiday

age 13+

Women swap homes in festive romcom; language, sex.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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Poseidon

age 13+

Graphic disaster flick. Not for younger kids.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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The Poseidon Adventure

age 13+

Titanic without the smarm.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1972)
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Sunset Boulevard

age 13+

A must for fans of ruthless black comedy.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 1950)
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About a Boy

age 14+

Edgy, sweet book-based dramedy has profanity, mature themes.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2002)
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Rent

age 14+

Vibrant musical-based movie has sex, drugs, cursing.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2005)
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Phantom Thread

age 15+

Elegant power struggle in the fashion world; salty language.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2017)
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About Time

age 16+

Sweet time travel romcom with strong language, some sex.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2013)
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Bridget Jones's Diary

age 16+

Single gal's romantic mishaps are fun for older teens.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2001)
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Carol

age 16+

Moving, beautifully acted '50s-set drama about secret love.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2015)
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Gideon's Daughter

age 16+

Well-acted, witty dad-daughter BBC drama.

On DVD/Streaming (Release Year: 2006)
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