If there’s anything better than making some hot chocolate, turning down the lights, and cozying up with a flannel blanket, we don’t wanna know about it.
If you aren’t in emotional shambles at the end, you’re a monster.
2. You’ve Got Mail
“Don’t you love New York in the fall? It makes me wanna buy school supplies. I would send you a bouquet of newly sharpened pencils if I knew your name and address.” Swoon.
3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Perhaps it’s the clever use of the Womping Willow to show the changes of seasons, but the third movie of the series has a particularly cozy aesthetic.
The original underdog tale.
Tracy Flick’s hell-bent mission to become class president is serious back-to-school vibes.
6. Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
Ferris & Co’s jaunt about Chicago on a cool, autumn day will make you wanna play hooky and go to a museum.
7. 500 Days of Summer
Yes, it says “summer” in the title. But it’s actually a play on words.
8. October Sky
This tale of a group of kids bent on learning rocket science will make you wish you studied a bit harder in high school.
9. Garden State
Budding romance, a hint of adventure, and a killer soundtrack – Yes, please! Also, kissing in the rain is serious relationship goals.
10. Remember the Titans
You’ll be reminiscing all those sweet memories of high school football games.
11. Sleepy Hollow
Sure it’s a little Halloween-ish, but spooky trees and eerie fog will make you wanna cuddle with someone who will protect you from the Headless Horseman.
12. Mona Lisa Smile
Set at a New England women’s college in the 1950s, you’ll get to watch some of your favorite actresses straight up crushing it, and get an art history lesson too!
13. Practical Magic
This film is only slightly problematic, but it still manages to bewitch us with it’s gorgeous cinematography and excellent acting.
14. Dead Poets Society
“O Captain! My Captain!”
Coraline is shot in classic claymation that brings out the child in you. Even if that child is a little angsty and mad at her mom all the time.
16. When Harry Met Sally
The color palette alone in this film is all warm tones.