Start 2019 Off Right With These Hit Movies

Published on 07/31/2019

Whether you’re planning on spending NYE on the couch with your bae, or you need something to watch as you’re nursing your next-day hangover, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve compiled a list of movies both old and new that’ll be sure to start your new year off with a bang! From musicals and comedies to rom-coms and action films, it’ll be hard not to find something you like. Every single one of these films involve messages, events, or celebrations all related to NYE. Happy viewing and Happy New Year!

Start 2019 Off Right With These Hit Movies

Taylor Swift’s Reputation Stadium Tour

All Tay Swift fans rejoice! The pop superstar’s long awaited tour film has just dropped! This film will pump you up, and definitely get you in the right mood to have a kick-ass year. Girl power!

Ghostbusters II

Not all of the films on our list are new releases…hence the 1989 Ghostbusters II film. This fantasy/action flick will keep you on the edge of your seat and most importantly, help guide you into the new year with a big smile on your face.

Sex & The City

Who wouldn’t want to ring in the New Year with Samantha, Carrie, Charlotte and Miranda? This tight-knit group of friends shows us just how strong the sisterhood bond is, and how important good friends are. Laugh, cry and reminisce with this classic flick!

The Godfather Part II

We have another throwback with the 1974 film The Godfather Part II. But, this one is particularly special because this film includes an important scene that occurs at midnight. Viewers everywhere will try to time the film perfectly with 12:00am their time! Good luck!


The musical lovers will be excited with our next pick…Rent! The 2005 film is based on the hit Broadway musical…cue the singing and dancing! The plot follows a group of friends in NYC from Christmas Eve 1989 to Christmas 1990. What better place to spend the holidays than New York??


This thriller follows passengers on a New Year’s Eve Cruise gone wrong. A huge wave capsizes the ship, and all hell breaks loose. You’ll be glad to be in the comfort and safety of your own home when bingeing this hit!


Starring Milla Jovovich and Pierce Brosnan, this thriller follows a Foreign Service Officer as he tries to prevent a terror attack in Times Square on NYE. Get ready for a knuckle whitening few hours!

New Year’s Eve

Our list would obviously not be complete without the one and only New Year’s Eve! This film has every celeb you could think of, and it of course takes place on NYE in Times Square.

We hope you enjoy all of the films, or whichever you choose to watch, and have a 2019 filled with health and happiness!