The best movies to watch this fall

best movies to watch this fall

Cozy like Chris Evans sweaters in Knives Out, the fall season is an invitation to drink hot beverages and hide in our rooms to watch movies. Specifically, movies that strongly give vibes of this strange weather where there is a certain chill in the air and the day starts to end sooner.

Autumn brings with it the falling gorgeous leaves, the smell of ripe pumpkin in the air, and thicker fashion wear. So, don’t wait anymore. Prepare your glass of wine or hot beverage and snacks, and light a scented candle because why not?

From chick flicks to mystery, this list has it all, so check out the best movies to watch this fall.

Little Women (2019)

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Jo March and her three sisters are fighting winter and loneliness at Christmas with their mother while their father, their pillar, is away from home at war. Jo is especially boyish in her appearance and mannerisms, determined to hold the mantle of the house in the absence of her father and be the support of her sisters and their mother. Starring Saoirse Ronan, Timothee Chalamate, and Emma Watson, the melodrama and family drama movie is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video.

Lake House (2006)

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Kate starts communicating through letters with a tenant of the Lake House she used to rent, but after a while, she realizes that something is wrong with the timeline of her letter and his reply. The essence of time in between winter and the gorgeous Lake House that somehow connects two people makes this one of the best movies to watch in the fall. Starring Keanu Reeves and Sandra Bullock, the movie is a romance drama with a twist available to watch on Netflix.

Autumn in New York (2000)

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Walking amidst fallen autumn leaves, Katy, a girl who is diagnosed with terminal illness, and Will, a womanizer, start to realize that they might have fallen for each other. For Will, Katy comes as a bright light, breathing some life into him. Starring Winona Ryder, Richard Gere, and Vera Farmiga, Autumn in New York is a romance and drama movie available to watch on Amazon Prime Video.

Knives Out (2019)

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The house full of books and antiques, Chris Evans’s cable-knit sweaters, blazing fireplaces, and a mystery where every family member is a suspect can fully sum up what Knives Out is about. Marta is a caretaker of a reputed author, and they develop a friendship, but suddenly, one day, he is found dead, and Benoit Blanc, a brilliant detective, is invited to find the killer. Starring Ana de Armas, Daniel Craig, and Chris Evans, this mystery and family drama movie is available to watch on Netflix.

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

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Harry and Sally have an instant connection, but just because of one debate in their initial days of friendship, they end up circling around the issue of whether to confess or not. The debate starts with the question of whether men and women can be purely friends. Starring Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan, the romantic comedy is one of the best movies to watch this fall and is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video.

Autumn Sonata (1978)

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It is a sad movie that evokes feelings of home and a mother’s love and asks what actual happiness is. Charlotte is a famous pianist who never had time for her daughters, and this is estranged. When, out of the blue, she receives a letter from her elder daughter, she decides to visit. This visit leads to the mother and daughter finally addressing the gap that is between them and how different they are in their wants and needs.  Starring Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, and Lena Nyman, this musical drama won the Golden Globe award in the Best Foreign Language Film category and is available to watch on Apple TV +.

Persuasion (2022)

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Don’t miss the opportunity to witness a second shot at love in the period film Persuasion this fall. Anne broke her engagement with Frederick after listening to her friends and family’s advice, thinking it was for the best. But after years, they meet again as fate has it, and Anne wants to give them a second chance. Starring Dakota Johnson, Henry Golding, and Cosmo Jarvis, Persuasion is available to watch on Netflix.

The Age of Adaline (2015)

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Adeline never ages. Her daughter has aged enough to look like her grandmother, but Adeline has still retained the looks of a young woman. But her secret is threatened to be exposed when she ends up falling in love with a man called Ellis. Starring Blake Lively, Harrison Ford, and Ellen Burstyn, this romance drama movie is available to watch on Amazon Prime Video.