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HDNET MOVIES Staff Picks: Favorite New Year’s Eve Movies

December 20, 2017

Here at HDNET MOVIES, we know how to ring in the New Year…and it’s with movies of course! Below are some of our favorite NYE movies along with what we had to say about them:
 

FAVORITE NYE ENDING:

When Harry Met Sally (1989)

“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.”

FAVORITE NYE SCENE:

Forrest Gump (1994)

Forrest Gump and Lt. Dan with Cunning Carla and Long Legs Lenore. “She tasted like cigarettes.”

FAVORITE NYE COMEDY:

It’s a Mad Mad Mad Mad World (1963)

All time classic comedy, but more for New Year’s Day than Eve. “I tell you, it’s a big W, a big W!!”

FAVORITE NYE THEMED MOVIE THAT CAME TO MIND FIRST:

The Hudsucker Proxy (1994)

“Don’t know why but it does.”

FAVORITE NYE RESPONSE TO “I LOVE YOU”

The Apartment (1960)

“Shut up and deal.”

FAVORITE NYE MOVIE THAT HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH NYE

Independence Day (1996)

“I love that one movie with Will Smith where he defeats the alien invaders on that most American of holidays…New Year’s Eve. That was NYE…right?”

FAVORITE NYE DISGUISES:

Trading Places (1983)

“Merry New Year!”

FAVORITE NYE DISASTER MOVIE:

The Poseidon Adventure (1972)

Worst way to ring in the new year ever!

FAVORITE NYE MUSICAL MOMENT:

Ghostbusters II (1989)

Lady Liberty has some fancy footwork.

FAVORITE NYE ENSEMBLE CAST:

200 Cigarettes (1999)

“This is the only movie I ever want to watch on New Year’s Eve. It has both Affleck brothers!”

Tune into HDNET MOVIES on New Year’s Eve for the “New Year, New You” lineup, featuring:

Working Girl – 7/6c
When a secretary’s idea is stolen by her boss, she seizes an opportunity to steal it back by pretending she has her boss’s job.

Showgirls – 9/8c
Seduction, passion, and power struggles unfold in the seemingly glamorous world of Las Vegas show dancing.

Soul Plane – 11:15/10:15c
A man sues an airline and uses his huge settlement to create a soulful airline complete with sexy stewardesses, funky music, a dance club, and a bathroom attendant.

Shampoo – 12:45a/11:45c
A hairdresser’s overactive sex drive gets him into trouble when he sleeps with the wife, daughter, and mistress of a potential investor.

For a complete schedule of titles, air times, synopses, and much, much more, visit HDNETMOVIES.com.

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