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12 Things You Need for an Amazing At-Home Movie Night

Set up some snacks, dim the lights and grab the remote—it's time for movie night! These ideas will take your family time to the next level.

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Gourmet Popcorn

With names like “Eternal Popcorn of the Spotless Mind” and “APOPalypse Now,” this gourmet popcorn was made for movie night. Plus, each bag sold helps preserve one of Hollywood’s most popular independent movie theaters, the Arena Cinelounge. We’ll snack to that! For something simpler, try making popcorn on the stove.

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Marquee Sign

Let friends and family know what’s playing tonight at your renowned Living Room Theater. This adorable light-up marquee sign is the perfect size for displaying your favorite titles.

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Big-Screen Projector

Double feature? Coming right up! This projector lets you play movies anywhere, producing clear images on up to a 150-inch screen. Plus, the built-in speakers help embed you right in the action. We suggest queuing up one of these feel-good movies.

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Cuddly Blankets

When the lights dim and it’s time to get cozy, a snuggly blanket is a must. We love this version for its large size and plush patterns—including one with movie icons! Cozy up with a warm beverage, too.

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Your Favorite Candies

Never choose between Sour Patch Kids and M&M’s again. This genius service lets you pick all of your favorite candies and delivers them straight to your door. Sweet! Feeling nostalgic? Check out these old-school candy brands you can still buy today!

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Cozy Candle

Capture that warm, buttery movie-theater-lobby smell with this beautiful soy wax candle. Available in three different sizes, it’s sure to last for even the longest movie marathon.

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Slushie Maker

If your favorite part of heading to the theater is getting your hands on an ice-cold ICEE drink, then this at-home slush maker is for you. It whips up single-servings of your favorite treats in mere minutes. Pair your concoctions with these Movie Theater Pretzel Rods.

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Disney+ Subscription

If you have kids (or kids at heart!) in your household, a Disney+ subscription is a movie night must. Find old-school films, new releases, documentaries and more. Disney lovers will also love these copycat recipes inspired by their favorite movies.

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Star Lights

You’ll feel like a star with these beautiful battery-operated string lights. They give off a cozy, glowing vibe but won’t interfere with your movie screen.

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Floor Pillows

Not enough room on the couch? Take to the floor with these cushy flour pillows. They’re ideal for lounging, and with five beautiful colors, you’re sure to find one that matches your space. They’re ideal for an outdoor movie night, too.

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Tickets! Tickets!

Inviting over a small group of friends or family for movie night? Make it feel like a real event with these faux tickets. Just add your details and print ‘em off at home! Easy peasy.

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Movie Scratch Off Poster

Not sure what to watch? This movie bucket list poster will pick for you—and help keep track of your progress. Find favorites ranging from Casablanca to Jaws—and many, many more!

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Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.
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