Netflix has everything you need for New Year’s Day – no matter if you’re nursing a hangover or simply enjoying a lazy day off. As the temperature drops and your New Year’s resolution list adds up, settle down on the sofa for some quality time with movies that will start your 2015 with a smile.
1. “Romeo + Juliet”
Having a hard time pulling the trigger on creating an online dating profile? Watch Leonardo DiCaprio and Claire Danes in Baz Luhrmann’s “Romeo + Juliet.” If you’re single, the movie is bound to have you pining for a significant other. Even if you’re not, you’ll really be rooting for 2015 to be the year that the time machine is created … because 1996 Leo was so dreamy.
2. “Safe Haven”
Nicholas Sparks knows how to kick-start the waterworks. Begin your 2015 with “Safe Haven,” which is bound to make you have a good happy cry. Plus, fans of the author can prepare for the April release of his new book-turned-movie, “The Longest Ride.”
Have a hangover? Just keep telling yourself that the “sun will come out tomorrow.” If you’re feeling up for it, even venture out of the house to see the 2014 remake of “Annie” starring Quvenzhané Wallis and Jamie Foxx.
Is there more to life than being “really, really, ridiculously good looking”? May you start 2015 pondering that question, and let Ben Stiller tell you the answer in “Zoolander.” Bonus: Keep an eye out for a brief appearance by a young Alexander Skarsgard.
5. “Bad Grandpa”
Your New Year’s resolution might be to be on your best behavior … but that doesn’t mean you can’t watch someone else wreak some havoc. Johnny Knoxville knows how to make viewers laugh with this hidden camera comedy.
6. “Wayne’s World”
The party doesn’t have to be over when the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve. “Party on” with Wayne and Garth in the 1992 “Saturday Night Live” spinoff “Wayne’s World.”
7. “The Parent Trap”
Hopefully you succeeded in having a better 2014 than Lindsay Lohan – but what does 2015 hold? Ponder that while enjoying double the Lohan in “The Parent Trap.”
Laugh your hangover away with Alicia Silverstone, Brittany Murphy, Paul Rudd, Stacey Dash and Donald Faison in the 1995 comedy “Clueless.” Admire the fashion and point out the bizarre (and large) technology of the '90s.
9. “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion”
This might be the year you have to attend your dreaded high school reunion. Prepare for the event and write down some tips from Lisa Kudrow and Mira Sorvino in “Romy and Michele’s High School Reunion.”
What will you be watching on New Year’s Day? Post your favorite movies in the comments section.