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27 Best Gifts for Movie Lovers – Memorable & Unique Ideas (2022)

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Are you that friend who is considered a couch potato who would rather stay home to watch movies instead of going out? Do you have friends who prefer to do the same? I am considered a homebody, and I love to watch videos. My favorite movie genres are romantic comedies and horror flicks. Below are some gift ideas for the movie lover in your life.

Christmas and Holiday gifts for movie lovers

  • 1. A Christmas Story Lamp

    I’m sure most of you know the movie by heart, but EVERY Christmas TBS plays A Christmas Story all day. As soon as you see the lamp, you know what movie it is. The light is an icon and one of the most infamous scenes of films. The leg lamp stands twenty inches tall and is as seen in the movie.

  • 2. Die Hard Christmas Set

    Is Die Hard considered a Christmas film? In my opinion, yes! The Die Hard Christmas Set includes a Christmas storybook for grownups based on the film and a collector’s item plush toy. The film was once a blockbuster hit in the eighties.

  • 3. Movie Projector

    The mini-movie projector provides the ultimate movie experience. The project can quickly become hooked up to your smartphone, gaming systems to view films or play diversified video games. The customized bag featured becomes designed for easy carrying and provides convenient storage. The projectors also have innovative cooling systems that contain noise suppression that cut the fan sound in half.

  • 4. Ultimate Bean Bag

    The ultimate beanbag is on the pricier side. However, it is the best quality that I’ve found aside from the LoveSac. Available in eighteen different colors, the covers are machine washable and provide ultimate comfort. The interchangeable outer covers have double-stitched seams that offer maximum durability. For a close relative in your life, the beanbag could be an ideal addition for their home to lounge around and watch movies.

  • 5. Rotating Cube

    We’ve been searching for a great organizer for our movies. Since cleaning out our storage space, we have three big white bins of DVDs with absolutely nowhere to put them. I came across the rotating cube shelves and thought it would be a great piece for our movie room. The shelves hold one hundred and forty-four DVDs and provide the best support and stability.

  • 6. Soundbar

    Last Christmas, I purchased the soundbar for my boyfriend for Christmas. He always has a habit of turning the volume up loud to get the full experience whenever he’s watching a film. The soundbar is twenty-eight inches with remote control and provides added sound to enhance your movie experience.

  • 7. Supreme Snack Organizer

    For those who have children, the supreme snack organizer is a must for movie nights. The sturdy, large capacity spinning caddy cannot be tipped over and can hold any snack of your choice. The snack organizer is a space saver and such a convenience for those who have children. The organizer would make it easier for your kids or family members who come over to visit.

27 Best & Most Unique Gifts for Movie Lovers

  • 1. 100 Movies Scratch Off Poster

    The 100 movies scratch-off poster includes the top films of all time! Consider the sign your scratch off a bucket list of films to watch. Included are top-rated films loved by both fans and critics throughout the world. The index contains movies from classics that were influential to blockbuster films and animation.

  • 2. Letters From Hollywood

    Growing up, I was always considered an old soul with my love for movies, especially the classics. Audrey Hepburn in ‘Breakfast At Tiffany’s’ was one of my FAVORITES. In the book are rare notes from Audrey Hepburn, Frank Sinatra, and more! Letters from Hollywood would become taken from libraries and archives, were organized in the book to provide their backstories and context. The gift book is the perfect literature for those who are fans of classic Hollywood.

  • 3. Ticket Box

    When I came across this, I thought it was such a neat idea that I had to purchase one. The ticket box has an eight by ten frame with a large slot at the top for you to store your movie tickets. The case is a great way to create memories and stroll down memory lane one day to look back on the movies you went to see. The box is an excellent gift for friends or family who enjoy a day at the cinema.

  • 4. Photo Album Scrapbook

    UP is one of our favorite Disney movies in our home. My kids enjoy, and there are so much love and emotion in the film. I was surprised to find out that they have an adventure book to purchase! The adventure book scrapbook has forty pages that hold one hundred and twenty photos. The photo album is best for documenting those unforgettable moments of travel with friends and family.

  • 5. Harry Potter Crochet

    I don’t know a single person who is not obsessed with Harry Potter. Every weekend when it was a Harry Potter weekend, I wouldn’t leave my bedroom or sofa! With the HP crochet kit, you can create your magic and make adorable crochet characters from the film. Included in the package are yarn, stuffing, needle and thread, eye beads, “magic wand,” and a crochet hook. You’ll also receive an instruction booklet that would give you directions on how to complete the characters.

Birthday gifts for movie lovers

  • 1. Star Wars Recipe Book

    The cookbook would become inspired by a variety of cuisines from the Star War’s Galaxy Edge theme at Disney World and Disneyland. Included are mouthwatering cuisines of the Black Spire Outpost. The cookbook is a hyperspace destination to the tastiest treats in the galaxy, brought right to the comfort of your own home.

  • 2. Marvel Encyclopedia

    Up until a couple of years ago, I was never into Marvel films. It wasn’t until Avengers came out when I started to get into it, and I wanted to find out more about the different movies related. With the Marvel encyclopedia, you can discover facts about the comic heroes and villains from Spider-Man, Iron Man, Thanos, and more! The unique reference is a fantastic guide to fans and even newcomers.

  • Growing up, I would continuously watch reruns of the show ‘Friends.’ My friend and I both were obsessed with it and would always compare ourselves to one of the most related characters. To the friend in your life that always looked forward to the next episode, you can gift them this relaxing word search related to the television show. The word search is full of fun and challenges about the characters, actors, creators, and television shows’ locations.

  • 4. Proper Popper

    Have you ever heard of the Proper Popper? I was stunned when I came across this. I always assumed you would still have to insert your popcorn in the bag in the microwave. The Proper Popper can whip up fifteen cups of popcorn under four minutes. You don’t have to wait for your noisy stovetop popcorn or those hot popcorn bags. To use the Proper Popper, you fill kernels to the line marked on the inside of the bowl and insert it into the microwave. I especially love the popper because it’s silicone and extremely easy to clean.

  • 5. Popcorn Seasoning

    When we go to the movies, my favorite thing is to butter and season my popcorn. I have a confession to make. I sneak my seasoning in my purse to put on, so I have enough for every bite. With the purchase of the popcorn seasoning, you’ll reason a variety of eight different seasonings. The shakers come in a variety of flavors, including white cheddar, nacho cheddar, ranch, butter, kettle corn, caramel, corn, bacon cheddar cheesy jalapeno.

  • 6. Movie Night Care Package

    For the friends in your life with children, you can’t go wrong with the care package purchase. The package has four bags of popcorn, candy, and cookies. As a bonus, they’ll also receive a snack better-branded stress ball. For times when you can’t make it to the movie theater, the gift bundle is the next best thing!

  • 7. Cocktails With a Hollywood Twist

    A book of bright cocktails with a twist, ‘Gone With the Gin,’ includes fifty delicious drinks. You can find each glass paired with Hollywood’s most quotable films. Also included are drinking games, themed movie snacks, several illustrations. The cocktail book is an excellent gift for a friend who loves to play host.

  • 8. Horror Oil Painting

    Growing up, my favorite type of movie was always a horror film. I grew up on Michael Myers, especially and thought he was terrifying! The oil painting is a perfect addition to their theater room as it becomes compiled with many of our favorite scary characters. If your friend or family member is a horror fanatic, I highly recommend this purchase.

  • 9. Fleece Throw Blanket

    I don’t know about you, but whenever I’m watching a film, I always need to be under a comfortable blanket. It doesn’t matter if it’s winter or summertime, a coverage MUST be there. The fleece throw blanket will keep you warm; it will be there just if you need to hide under it during a frightening scene. The covering is a considerable choice for a bed or a couch.

Under $25 gifts for movie lovers

  • 1. Popcorn Socks

    My sister-in-law is a funky sock lover and a massive fan of watching and rating films. During Christmas, we gifted her a collection of Harry Potter socks that she LOVED. I am fond of the popcorn socks because they show the side of those with a little sense of humor. Popcorn socks are the ideal “just because” gift.

  • 2. Fandango Gift Card

    A natural go-to gift for a movie lover is your standard film gift card. The gift card is redeemable only for movie tickets and any associated convenience fees on The voucher cannot be used at any theater box officers but can become redeemed online.

  • 3. Media Case

    Do you ever get tired of storing your movies on shelves all around your home? I love the organization, but sometimes if you have too many, it can become to look cluttered. The lightweight media holder can hold a large capacity of movies. The inner cover that is featured would protect the film from dust, dampness, scratches, or corruption. The case would become made using environmentally friendly materials and a zipper closure so your movies cannot fall out.

  • 4. Hallmark Ornament

    For the movie lover in your life, you could not go wrong with one of these perfect Christmas ornaments. My favorite out of the ornament collection is the National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation ornament. The movie is a classic and can become saved for years of celebration.

  • 5. Nightmare Before Christmas Spoon Set

    If you have a house warming party, you are attending to someone who loves this movie, and I would recommend purchasing this spoon set. The Nightmare Before Christmas was one of my favorite films growing up as a kid, and I just love how they incorporated the movie into a kitchen accessory. Your friend can add a unique touch to their kitchen with the stylish Halloween bamboo look.

  • 6. Hollywood Clapper Board

    Add a Hollywood touch to their theater room with the Hollywood movie clapper board. The clapper is excellent for adding that classic touch to a film room. Depending on what movie they are currently watching, they can write on the board with chalk and easily wipe off the world with a wet cloth before viewing their next film. The clapper board could also become used for scenes in any movie photography productions.


When purchasing for a film lover, I believe it’s important to know that for many, it’s about convenience and comfort. Some people love to go to the theater to watch a film, and some love to stay home. When researching the perfect purchase, keep in mind what their preference of choice is, then make your selection based on their choice. There is nothing better than a night at home, cuddled up on the couch, and enjoying a classic.