During the fall and winter seasons, there is no better feeling than cozying up and watching a cozy movie. The need for cozy movies is at its peak from October to January, and we’ve got you covered with all the best go-to cozy movies. From classic movies that generations have grown up watching to subsequent animations, each of the movies on this list is unique in its own way, but still finds a way to make us feel warm and nostalgic.
When it comes to comfort movies, it usually doesn’t come down to a specific style of filmmaking or great performances that stand out as comforting in our minds. Instead, it’s the overall feeling that the movie gives us that keeps us coming back to it. Whether you grew up watching a certain film or watched it for the first time as an adult, the best comfort movies have a way of connecting with us and making us feel. As the weather gets colder, and we head into the holidays, here’s a list of cozy movies.
8/8 About time
About time is a beautiful romantic fantasy that follows a man named Tim Lake, who discovers that the men in his family have a unique gift where they are able to go back in time and relive moments from their past. This gift comes in handy when Tim meets his dream girl Mary, and tries to get every interaction they have perfectly so the two fall in love. We watch Tim go through life with this gift and experience all the ups and downs that come with it, only to realize that, in life, we should savor the time we have and appreciate the people around us before it’s too late. About time All give off warm and cozy vibes, and make us realize how grateful we are for our loved ones. Oscar-nominated Rachel McAdams and Domhnall Gleeson both give incredible performances as lovers Tim and Mary.
7/8 Good will hunting
Matt Damon, Robin Williams, Ben Affleck, Minnie Driver, Cole Hauser, Stellan Skarsgård, and Casey Affleck star in Outstanding Drama/Romance Good will hunting. Aside from the stellar performances given, the most impressive part of this film is that it was written by Damon and Affleck when they were only 27 years old. Both won the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 1998 Good will hunting, making them the youngest authors to do so (via US magazine). What’s more, their fellow cast mate Robin Williams also won Best Supporting Actor for his role as Sean Maguire. In this film, the troubled but incredibly bright Will Hunting is working as a janitor at MIT. A professor noticed his talent and made a deal with Will that if Will saw a therapist he would help him with his legal problems. Will is reluctant at first, but the relationship he forms with his therapist Sean is one of the deepest and most important relationships of his life.
6/8 When Harry met Sally
Undoubtedly one of the most beloved and classic romantic comedies of all time When Harry met Sally. This film is full of scenes that will have you crying one minute and laughing hysterically the next. The on-screen chemistry between Harry Burns and Sally Albright, who play Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan respectively, is incredible. When they are together on screen, they seem like they were born to play these roles. Released in 1989, this film is still being watched by old and new audiences. Moviegoers of all generations are reliving this story of friendship, living in New York, and finding love.
Probably the most beloved romance/drama of all time is Nicholas Sparks’ film adaptation. notebook. Eli Hamilton and Noah Calhoun, played by Rachel McAdams and Ryan Gosling, are young teenage lovers who spark a summer romance that turns out to be the most passionate relationship of their lives. After sharing such a deep and loving summer together, they end up on bad terms after Ellie leaves the South to go back to school and find a suitable man who will approve of her social class and her parents. Noah is saddened by this and refuses to give up hope that he and Ellie won’t be together, so he writes her a letter every day for a year telling her how he feels. These letters are kept secret from Ellie for years, and when she finally discovers that Noah is still in love with her after seven years, she must choose between her wealthy fiancé or her long-lost love Noah.
Whether you grew up watching the movie or are watching it for the first time as an adult, there is something about the movie Coraline It makes us appreciate what we have and realize all the people we accept. Coraline Jones is a young girl unhappy with her life and the new house she and her family recently moved to. She feels lonely and wishes her parents would give her more freedom and understand her better. One night, Coraline discovers a secret portal in her home that transports her to a parallel universe, where everything looks better in her life. She can eat whatever food she wants, wear whatever clothes she wants, and explore whenever she wants. This dream life soon turns into a nightmare, and Coraline will do anything to get back to how she was before.
3/8 The Wizard of Oz
A true classic is an old Hollywood film and one of the most famous films in the world The Wizard of Oz. Young Judy Garland stars as the iconic Dorothy Gale, a Kansas girl who finds herself in the magical world of Oz, where she meets new friends and evil enemies on her journey back home. It is difficult to meet the unseen The Wizard of Oz At least once in their lifetime, but no matter how many times you watch it, it’s definitely a movie that never gets old. It brings us back to our childhood, exemplifies Garland’s beautiful genius, and reminds us that there is no place like home.
2/8 Shashank Mukti
While Shashank Mukti A bit heavier than the other movies on this list, this is an epic movie that will keep you engaged for its entirety. Aside from the fact that Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins are incredible actors with obvious on-screen chemistry, what does that make? Shashank Mukti A perfect relaxing movie focuses on friendship. The two main characters Andy and Red, who are both serving life sentences in prison, learn to rely on each other and create their own little family to keep each other sane. The everlasting bonds they create are so special and remind us that there are good people all around us – sometimes in the most unlikely places.
The last movie on the list of cozy movies that are perfect for the cozy season is Martin Scorsese’s iconic. Goodfellas. Due to the fact that this movie deals with dark themes like death, crime and mobs, it may not be the most obvious comfort movie, but there is something about a classic movie and characters that we are invested in that is comforting. . Scorsese does such an incredible job of making the audience care about the characters in his films and drawing us into the world he creates.