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    23 Movies Guaranteed To Get You In The Autumn Mood

    'Tis the season to watch movies, fa la la la la.

    We recently asked members of the BuzzFeed Community to tell us which movie never fails to get them in the autumn mood. Here are some of their most popular responses...

    1. You've Got Mail (1998)

    Warner Bros.

    "Beautiful shots of Manhattan, the fall festival scene, and a cozy bookstore. Plus Tom Hanks offering to send bouquets of sharpened pencils to Meg Ryan makes me want to curl up in my favourite sweater with a mug of hot cider and a great book." – caitt4de1439cc

    2. Practical Magic (1998)

    Warner Bros.

    "The setting alone makes you pine for cooler weather and the magic of the movie gets you ready for Halloween. Who doesn't want to cuddle up with a cauldron and tune in?" – Sarah Shipman, Facebook

    3. The Village (2004)

    Buena Vista Pictures

    "It's a perfect autumnal blend of beautiful love story and creepy suspense. I have to wrap up in a fall blanket every time I watch it!" – Jessica Fimon, Facebook

    4. Silver Linings Playbook (2012)

    The Weinstein Company

    "Football, Halloween, and a back-to-school reading syllabus = the perfect Fall flick." lcyschultz

    5. Halloweentown (1998)

    Disney Channel

    "I have a ritual of playing it while I set out my extensive Halloween house and yard decorations. Can't wait." – Rachel Pharoah, Facebook

    6. Rushmore (1998)

    Buena Vista Pictures

    "Max Fischer is the human embodiment of autumn as far as I'm concerned." – Lydia Hejka, Facebook

    7. Garden State (2004)

    Fox Searchlight Pictures

    "The first time I saw it was in October, right around the time I fell in love with my now husband." – Melissa Linton Ferrell, Facebook

    8. Fantastic Mr Fox (2009)

    20th Century Fox

    "The music is folksy and the colours are so warm." samsamosa

    9. Hocus Pocus (1993)

    Buena Vista Pictures

    "It's a whole lot of fun and a great Halloween movie. I enjoy it as much today as when I was a kid, and I look forward to it every year." – Ekkor64

    10. Dan in Real Life (2007)

    Walt Disney Studios

    "It’s very autumnal and cozy. It’s set in Rhode Island in autumn. It’s about family and food and all things fall. Very heartwarming!" tahirar

    11. Stepmom (1998)

    Columbia Pictures

    "The colour scheme, the cosy sweaters, Julia Roberts, and Susan Sarandon’s red hair… Its just all there!" – janem4a7311686

    12. Edward Scissorhands (1990)

    20th Century Fox

    "I have fond memories of watching it in my brother’s room in the dark, wrapped up in a cozy blanket, drinking pumpkin spice lattes, and eating the Hostess cakes my mom would buy me. It always puts me in the mood for autumn." turntablesmicrophone

    13. Remember the Titans (2000)

    Buena Vista Pictures

    "It gets me in the mood for the football season and allows me to do my one truly ugly cry of the year." brada4d90fe420

    14. The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)

    Walt Disney Pictures

    "Since it came out, my brothers and I have always watched it around the time school started. Now we’re all grown and still do it separately. The nice thing is that it’s seasonally appropriate to watch all the way through to Christmas." l4cc479c84

    15. Mystic Pizza (1988)

    The Samuel Goldwyn Company

    "My mom always watched this when I was little. I match up fall and this movie in my head, and when it starts getting cold outside I have a weird urge to find this movie and watch it." – kyled476a98496

    16. Young Frankenstein (1974)

    20th Century Fox

    "It is, and will forever be, my favourite movie. I watch it a few times each year, but especially around Halloween, because it's one of the funniest monster movies of all time!" figgy211

    17. Sleepy Hollow (1999)

    Paramount Pictures

    "It’s the perfect mix of atmosphere, spookiness, campiness, and gore that gets me ready for Halloween." – crankycrixus

    18. Tanner Hall (2009)

    Anchor Bay Films

    "It’s an indie flick with Brie Larson and Rooney Mara about four friends in a boarding school in New England. As pretentious as it may be, the leaves on the ground and the old Ivy League-esque school grounds make me want to pull out my tartan scarves and go to an apple orchard." gillab

    19. The Blind Side (2009)

    Warner Bros.

    "It’s a football movie, so it gets me ready for college football. The whole movie has a fall vibe to me." allisonkated

    20. Legends of the Fall (1994)

    TriStar Pictures

    "It's a killer movie any time of year, but I usually watch it somewhere in September to get Autumn ready!" wutaboutadam

    21. Trick 'r Treat (2007)

    Warner Bros.

    "It's the perfect scary horror movie to get you into the mood for autumn. Three stories are all interwoven together. They remind me a lot of the old Tales From the Crypt or Tales From the Darkside. I watch it a couple of times a year at least but it really gets me excited for fall, Halloween, and scary stuff." – Lisasimpsonfan

    22. The Craft (1996)

    Columbia Pictures

    "It's a super cheesy horror movie, but a great throwback to teenage sleepovers." – andip4

    23. October Sky (1999)

    Universal Pictures

    "I remember watching it in school every autumn. It’s inspiring and heartbreaking and has the makings of a great film. It was also when my awkward middle school self fell in love with Jake Gyllenhaal." Rachel S

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