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    23 Things To Help You Throw The Perfect Movie Marathon Night

    *shuts out the outside world and hunkers down on the couch forever*

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    Don't just throw a bag of popcorn into the microwave and turn on Netflix — you're better than that.

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    Your next movie marathon can be SO much more than any other night. Check out these products for inspiration on how to take your next binge-sesh to the next level.

    1. A projector that will turn your living room into pretty much a movie theater.,

    Everyone will want to come watch the sequel to A Christmas Prince at your house this year thanks to this gadget. It's super easy to set up and can be connected to PCs, laptops, tablets, Blu-ray players, and even smart phones. This projector has a built-in speaker as well, so get ready for an all new movie marathon experience!

    Promising review: "Compared to other expensive portal projectors in the market, this portal projector is very affordable. It is very convenient and can be used in different ways, for example: watching movies, shows, football matches, playing games, etc. I used it to watch videos on my living room wall. With my experience, I think this portal projector is very well designed and easy to use. It gives good quality results. The size of the image can be adjusted and I am able to watch videos with very good quality." —Jane C.

    Get it from Amazon for $99.99+ (available in two colors).

    2. A set of twinkle lights so your guests feel like they're watching movies under the stars.,

    There's nothing I love more than having an all day holiday movie marathon by just the lighting of my Christmas lights, so why not have that experience all year? This set is waterproof, has a timer, and even has a remote to adjust brightness with one click. So charming!

    Promising review: "These lights are exactly what I needed — I love that they have a timer and a remote. Though the copper wiring is very fine, it is durable. I'm a bit hard on things and the wire held up well. Oh best of all, you can't beat the price — and they arrived early!!!" —Anastasia

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in three versions).

    3. A cozy cable knit throw pillow because movie marathons should not skimp on comfort.

    Can't you just picture hugging this pillow close to your chest while anxiously anticipating the moment in The Parent Trap when Hallie and Annie discover they're not just sisters they're like...twins! OK maybe just me, but regardless this sherpa pillow is super soft and a must-have for your couch. You can also pick up a matching blanket to complete the look!

    Get it from Amazon for $25.85 (available in six colors).

    4. A hot oil popcorn machine that will fill your home with the smell of a successful movie night.

    No movie experience would be complete without popcorn, but that doesn't mean you should settle for the same old microwave-made snack. Upgrade your movie snack with this electric hot oil popcorn popper machine that also doubles as a 6-quart popcorn bowl. It has a built-in butter well and a motorized stirring rod to evenly coat every kernel. My mouth is watering just imagining the scent of this freshly popped treat.

    Promising review: "Microwave popcorn sure smells good cooking, sometimes, but there is such a fine line between popped and burned, to me it's just not worth the gamble. Time to see what's new in popcorn popping. This is it. The great taste of a stand up kettle popcorn machine, or a hand crank stove top pot, with the energy savings, easy cleanup, and simplicity of a modern appliance. I researched popcorn machines for a while, and when I saw this one I knew it had great potential, and it did not disappoint. Making popcorn is faster and easier than with my hand-cranked, and clean up is easier as well. I recommend this popper to all my friends and family." —D. Beaucher

    Get it from Amazon for $34.49.

    5. And some popcorn serving boxes to make you and your friends feel like you're actually spending the night in the theater.

    The best part about actually going to the movies is easily the snacks. Now that you've secured the perfect popcorn maker, why not serve it up in style? Sure, you could easily toss your popcorn into a bowl for all to share, but these cute boxes are way more fun.

    Get them from Amazon for $12.47+ (available in a set of 20 or 30).

    6. A memory foam chair that is so comfortable you'll happily stay in your seat for every installment of Lord of the Rings.,

    Those movies are SO long. If I had this sofa sack in my house I might be more interested in joining my husband for the nerdiest movie marathon of all time. It's essentially a bean bag chair that doesn't have beans — it's made with durable foam stuffing and is encased in velvety suede. The chair is lightweight so you can move it from room to room, as needed. It also seems to be a big hit with pets. :3

    Promising review: "At first it looked way too small, but if you fluff it up (or kick the crap out of it) the foam pieces inside will break up and expand to fill out the bag. It is comfy to sit in, supports the weight of an adult, doesn't make a lot of noise (it is foam, not Styrofoam), and doesn't get hot (fabric breaths nicely, it isn't like old plastic/vinyl ones from decades ago). I'm going to get another one or two for the living room." —M Chateau

    Get it from Amazon for $80 (available in 15 colors).

    7. A 42-pack of tea to keep you warm, snuggly, and caffeinated while you watch To All The Boys I've Loved Before for the tenth time.

    I drink so much tea you'd think I was of British descent, so I can tell you after trying many brands that Harney & Sons makes a quality cup. This set comes with 14 different flavors in addition to honey crystal packs, so anyone who joins you will be able to find something that appeals to their tastebuds. Try the organic peppermint, you won't be disappointed.

    Get a pack of 42 from Amazon for $13.99.

    8. An Amazon Fire Stick, so whether you want to watch Harry Potter or every season of Seinfeld, you have the option at your fingertips.

    I think nearly every member of my family now has an Amazon Fire TV Stick. My sisters were fighting over one for a while until one caved and finally bought her own — that's how much we love this product. Movie marathons will never be the same after buying this little gadget, you can truly watch anything your heart desires. See ya, social life.

    Promising review: "We have cut the cord and are streaming all content on the Firestick. We have so much to watch! We have access to Amazon Prime videos, Amazon channels that we love, Acorn TV, Masterpiece, Brit Box, Netflix, and Hulu with live TV. This change-over has been very easy and we are saving $80/month by dropping cable and using the streaming content apps." —walesgirl

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    9. A cozy blanket over 3,000 Amazon reviewers are obsessed with. If you're not using this during a movie marathon, I'm questioning your morals.,

    LOOK AT THAT SNUGGLY PUPPY! What more could you want out of a blanket? This one is machine washable, luxurious, and hypoallergenic. The only issue you may have is one of your friends (or pets) trying to steal it out from under you while you're marathoning through movies on Netflix.

    Promising review: "Un-freaking-believable! My family fights over this blanket. It's like being wrapped in a silky, feathery, warm cloud! It's even soft on both sides. I've been told to buy more so my family will stop fighting. It's simply like chicken noodle soup for your body." —Melinda Deas

    Get it from Amazon for $29.49+ (available in four sizes and 21 colors).

    10. A pair of fleece pajamas that have POCKETS. Need I say more?,

    Sign me up for anything that has pockets. Made of 100% polyester, these PJs come with a drawstring waistband and will keep you comfortable for the duration of your marathon. You can easily sit on the couch for hours in these bad boys, not to mention all the fun patterns they come in! Excuse me while I add the taco-print to my cart. Note: customers say they run small, so order a size up.

    Promising review: "I got the Night Owl pair of these for Christmas, promptly put them on and didn't take them off for the next two days. These are quite probably the softest, most cuddly thing I have ever worn in my entire life. They are so unbelievably warm and soft and have just enough stretch to follow your movements without being restricting. I loved them so much that I bought another pair on my own, the Sweet Heart. They, too, are so very comfortable that I may never leave the house again." —jayamama

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in sizes S-XXXXL and in 30 prints).

    11. An inflatable mega movie screen so you can take your marathon outdoors.,

    If you live in a cooperative climate, why not invite everyone you know over for a big movie marathon in your backyard? This screen can be set up in two minutes or less and comes with an air blower, rope, a tent, and inflatable stakes. The screen is detachable so it's very simple to store.

    Promising review: "Maybe the best purchase we have EVER made. We use it with our RV for outdoor movie viewing. Packs up nicely. The screen is a smooth nylon, cannot see the wrinkles when playing a movie. This thing comes with ties to keep from swaying but truly the base is such a good design you don’t really need the ties. We love how the screen snaps on and off for storage. Inflated in about a minute or less. Super easy to use and a lot of fun." —Lobsterbisque

    Get it from Amazon for $149.99.

    12. An insulated tumbler that will remind you to stay hydrated while you get lost in a good rom-com (or five).,

    It's all too easy to forget to drink enough water on a good day, let alone while you're deep in a movie marathon. This fun-colored cup will encourage you to keep sipping on your beverage of choice until the credits roll. It's made with stainless steel, is vacuum insulated, and comes with two straws!

    Promising review: "I am in love with this tumbler. I have few of this company’s products and I am very satisfied with all of them. This tumbler has the double walled vacuum insulated exterior so my drinks stay cold or hot for a very long time. One of my favorite features about this tumbler is that it doesn't sweat. I have only wood furniture in my office and I don’t have to be worry about ruined it leaving a mark." —S.K.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in 20oz, 22oz, 30oz, and 32 oz and in 37 styles).

    13. A binge-watch survival kit, so you'll never have to risk losing the prime spot on your couch.

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    What, like you've never watched Netflix for so long that the TV makes you feel judged by asking "are you still watching?" YES. I AM STILL WATCHING, OBVIOUSLY. Don't let Netflix shame you — embrace the binge with this fun kit. It comes with 18 marathon essentials: facial cleanser, a sofa yoga guide, a decision coin, breath drops, stain remover, a snack clip, hand cleaner, socks, dental floss, facial tissues, folding sporks, and coasters.

    Get it from Barnes & Noble for $19.95.

    14. A Nachosaurus dip and snack dish set to perfectly accompany your next marathon of Jurassic Park.

    You may think the key to a good movie marathon is the snacks, but you're wrong. It's the DISPLAY of the snacks. Who wouldn't be drawn to snag a chip or pretzel from this dinosaur?! This bowl is completely food safe and will make kids and adults alike smile. There is also a version for tacos, so get ready for your next Taco Tuesday to be a real roar.

    Promising review: "Ok, I realize this is kind of a ridiculous item in theory. More like a gag than an actual useful item, right? Wrong-o! I got one as a present and I loved it so much I had to buy one for my husband because he was envious. It's well-made, sturdy plastic so it stays upright and doesn't wobble." —ChristinaG

    Get it from Amazon for $13.65 (available in three styles).

    15. A pair of hand painted wine glasses, because what is movie night without a little vino?

    These are some of the prettiest wine glasses I've ever seen. They were inspired by the Duomo di Milano and are sure to impress anyone who joins you for a flick.

    Promising review: "My wife and I are wine drinkers. She has had a few really nice wine glasses, but I wanted to get her something different. I saw theses and took a chance and I have to say, these are awesome!!! I thought these were just painted glasses but they actually are like stained glass. Very impressed for the price!!!" —CHAD A

    Get them from Amazon for $36.99.

    16. Warm knit socks to assure you don't have any cold feet while watching Father of the Bride (and the sequel).

    Fuzzy socks are essential to any successful gathering if you ask me! These are made of wool, cotton, polyester, and spandex so you just know they're guaranteed to keep you snuggly while you're curled up on your couch.

    Promising review: "Love these socks! The fit is perfect, and they are thick, which is suitable for cold temperatures. I enjoy the colors, and they are the perfect length to wear under boots and to show some spunk out from your converse. Comfy and cute 10 out of 10 for me!" —Ellybeth Hager-Agre

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (fits shoe sizes 5-8, available in a pack of 5).

    17. A set of color changing LED strip lights to create the exact movie night mood lighting you're craving.,

    Not gonna beat around the bush — these lights are SICK. They will illuminate your TV (or your headboard, whatever you want) for the ultimate movie-watching environment. It also helps with eye strain, so you can watch for even longer. You can choose from 16 colors and four different dimmable modes. NEED.

    Promising review: "You can use this anywhere! I have one hooked up behind the headboard of my bed that illuminates the wall, and one behind the TV which I framed. The remote control allows you to pick any of the beautiful colors with a click of a button depending on your mood, the installation took me literally 20 seconds, no lie - I just plugged it into the tv and wrapped the strip around the base of the mount that the TV hangs on — no mess, nothing to attach, no extra wires or adapters. It’s awesome!" —Anton Antipov

    Get it from Amazon for $12.95.

    18. An oversized sweatshirt that you can wear with leggings for an ideal couch sitting outfit.,

    Everyone knows the standard movie-watching uniform is a loose-fitting, cozy sweatshirt and leggings. Add this lightweight one into your collection for a cute, but comfortable, look.

    Promising review: "This is the best shirt I've ever ordered from Amazon! It's loose and comfy. The material is soft. It's well made. It's casual, but still extremely cute. I ordered another color this morning, and I may order another one tonight. This is definitely my new favorite top!" —Jess

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in sizes S-XL and in 10 colors).

    19. A soothing candle that will create an A+ movie-watching vibe.

    This candle is said to burn for about 50 hours — which is more than enough time to get you through multiple movie marathons! The water lily and pear scent in the Balance + Harmony candle is subtle enough to fill your room without being overpowering. And who doesn't enjoy watching a movie by candlelight?

    See the best candles you can get on Amazon.

    Promising review: "This candle smells so good, and also burns super slow. I fell asleep with it burning for eight hours and it barely even went down. It definitely makes you feel relaxed and well balanced. The smell is so relaxing and you feel the positive vibes in your living area or wherever you place this candle. GREAT PURCHASE!!!" —D N

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in four styles and 13 scents).

    20. A chalkboard cheese board that will help you impress your guests with a fancy snack display., Amazon

    My friends love nothing more than putting together an over-the-top cheese board. They go all out with a variety of cheeses, meats, and crackers that will make your mouth water if I continue to tell you about it. The hardest part? Remembering which cheese is which. I have this slate and it definitely makes snacking easier and more organized.

    Get it from Amazon for $45.97.

    21. A cute mug that will keep coffee, tea, or cocoa hot for hours of holiday movie binge-watching.

    It's the moooost wonderful time of the year — Christmas movie time. Netflix and Hallmark are pumping out soon-to-be classics, leaving us to cancel all our plans, cuddle up with a chic mug like this, and watch hours upon hours of movies. It doesn't get much better than this, my friends.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    22. A pair of slippers you can throw on to greet the delivery guy when you inevitably order food.

    Despite preparing a variety of yummy snacks, if you're deep in a movie marathon you're going to need actual sustenance. After you've finished ordering your pizza, toss on these adorable slippers so your feet stay cozy when you answer your door.

    Promising review: "I really love these slippers! Very well made, adorable, and sturdy enough to chase a dog around the yard a few times! Lol I wear them every chance I get and sometimes when it's really not appropriate. I definitely recommend you pamper your piggies with these comfy slippers!" —HollyBee

    Get it from Amazon for $13.49+ (available in sizes 5.5-9 and in 11 styles).

    23. And a Netflix gift card that specifically encourages you and your friends to spend some quality time at home watching movies.

    Give the gift of a cozy night in with a Netflix gift card! If you don't want to host movie night yourself, bestow this on your friend with the coziest couch and invite yourself over ;)

    Get it from Amazon for $25+.

    OK you're prepared! Now... what are you going to watch first?

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