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    When People Ask For Warm And Cozy Film Recommendations, I Tell Them To Watch These 11 Movies

    Pour yourself a cup of hot chocolate and curl up with these classics.

    IT'S FINALLY (almost) FALL! There's nothing better than cozying up on a cold autumn day with a movie that makes you feel like you have a million blankets wrapped around you; which is exactly what these 12 movies do.

    1. Dead Poets Society

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    Carpe Diem. Seize the day. Robin Williams will forever be our beloved English teacher, inspiring our hearts.

    Where to watch: YouTube Free, Amazon Prime, & Apple TV $3.99

    2. The Father of the Bride I and II

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    These movies make my heart so full seeing the love between a father and his daughter during the most important moments of both of their lives.

    Where to watch: Amazon, Apple TV & YouTube $3.99

    3. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

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    Starting a new school can be scary, especially when you find out you're a prestigious wizard. Everything about this movie is crisp and comfy as a new world is created.

    Where to watch: HBO Max, FuboTV, or Amazon Prime $3.99

    4. Jumanji (1995)

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    The original Jumanji was my go-to movie when I stayed home from school as a kid. It's comforting and adventurous, but all the madness takes place on a cold New England fall day.

    Where to watch: Hulu, Freeform, Sling TV

    5. Knives Out

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    The origin story to Chris Evans' famous sweater revolves around a mysterious family gathered in the Victorian New England home of their patriarch where chaos ensues.

    Where to watch: Amazon Prime

    6. Mystic Pizza

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    Julia Roberts shines in this hidden gem of a movie that makes your heart happy on friendship, love, and most importantly, warm pizza.

    Where to watch: Netflix, YouTube Free

    7. Riding in Cars With Boys

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    Another hidden gem which stars Drew Barrymore as a teen mom navigating the '60s, '70s and '80s. It's full of wild life experiences, charm, and touching moments.

    Where to watch: Pluto TV, Amazon Prime

    8. School Ties

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    This movie has similar vibes to Dead Poets Society as it takes place at an all boys prep school, but deals with the incredibly important issue of anti-Semitism in the 1950s.

    Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Showtime, Sling tv, fuboTV

    9. St. Elmo's Fire

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    Love triangles, road trips, and saxophones. This '80s classic focuses on a group of friends the year after they graduate college.

    Where to watch: Amazon Prime, Hulu, Sling TV

    10. When Harry Met Sally

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    I can't think of fall without thinking of this film. It is a perfect enemies-friends-to lovers story surrounded by gorgeous New York foliage.

    Where to watch: HBO Max

    11. You've Got Mail

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    Meg Ryan is the queen of comfort movies, and this one will hit you right in the nostalgia feels. It might be a little dated with the whole e-mail storyline, but every time I watch I still swoon. Don't forget to support your local bookstores!

    Where to watch: HBO Max

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