New Year’s Eve Themed Movies To Ring In The New Year

on December 17, 2016 / by

How will you be celebrating New Year’s Eve? If you’re like most people, you’ll probably find yourself wearing a dressy gown and sipping champagne while pretending to be enjoying a rather dull party around midnight. Although there is absolutely nothing wrong with bubbly alcoholic and fancy outfits, you can add some variety to your usual New Year’s Eve celebration by revisiting some of the many movies that feature stories on the theme.

While there are probably hundreds, if not thousands of films that have been made with plots revolving around New Year’s Eve, we’ve listed down a few in honour of the traditional pre-midnight countdown, in no particular order… 
Sleepless in Seattle
Synopsis: Realising that Sam has still not come to terms with his wife Maggie's death, his eight-year-old son Jonah forces him to call a national radio talk show, with the hopes of finding him a companion.
iCynosure Reviews: A romantic love story in which a recently-widowed protagonist’s son calls a radio talk show in an attempt to look for a new partner for his father, which ends in a gorgeous lady losing her heart to him. Believing they are destined to be together, she sets out for Seattle to meet the protagonist. And the beautiful happy ending will make you believe in love all over again. 

The Godfather, Part II 
Synopsis: Michael, Vito Corleone's son, attempts to expand his family's crime empire. While he strikes a business deal with gangster Hyman Roth, he is unaware of the dangers he has gotten himself into.
iCynosure Reviews: The follow-up to ‘The Godfather’ features one of the most memorable New Year’s Eve kisses ever shown onscreen, with a twist. When the protagonist realises that he has been betrayed by none other than his own brother he seals the deal with a kiss of death telling him, “I know it was you, you broke my heart.” It's a scene that will truly break your heart. 

When Harry Met Sally
Synopsis: A chance encounter between two graduates culminates in a short-term friendship. But when fate brings them together five years later, they are forced to deal with how they feel about each other.
iCynosure Reviews: A perfectly romantic saga of two friends who fear sex would ruin their friendship. Finally, when the protagonist confesses his deep love, he leaves all hearts fluttering with his beautiful words… ''It's not because I'm lonely, and it's not because it's New Year's Eve, I came here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible". Isn't that absolutely beautiful, something every girl wants to hear.

The Bridges of Madison County
Synopsis: Francesca's typical married life takes a positive turn when she decides to help new-in-town Robert to discover Iowa. Her short-term romance with him makes a beautiful unforgettable anecdote.
iCynosure Reviews: A tear-jerker of a brief, illicit love affair between an Iowa housewife and a freelance photographer is beautifully shown in this romantic movie. The globetrotting National Geographic photographer journeys Madison County to photograph its bridges and encounters a bored housewife who willingly takes him around. A four-day affair that changes them both chronicled in a diary is finally found by her grown-up children, to reminisce the super gorgeous moments between the leads.

Pretty Woman
Synopsis: A rich entrepreneur hires a prostitute to accompany him to a few social events. Trouble brews when he falls in love with her and they try to bridge the gap between their worlds.
iCynosure Reviews: Just watch it, if you haven’t. 

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