Not a fan of watching the ball drop? Only have access to your computer or phone? There are plenty of options on Netflix for those looking to catch a movie instead of counting down with the crowds on New Year’s Eve.
The streaming sight is welcoming 2016 with festive New Year’s Eve countdown options for kids who can’t make it to midnight – or adults looking to tuck their little ones in early. But for those looking to settle down on the couch, we’ve rounded up movies available on Netflix that somehow feature December 31.
Check out the options below:
Ryan Phillippe, Selma Hayek, Mike Meyers and Neve Campbell star in this drama about the famous New York City nightclub, Studio 54. A New Year’s Eve party happens at the club in the movie.
“A Long Way Down”
Four strangers -- played by Pierce Brosnan, Toni Collette, Imogen Poots and Aaron Paul – meet on a roof in London on New Year’s Eve after contemplating suicide.
“About a Boy”
Since guy Will (Hugh Grant) meets a woman named Rachel (Rachel Weisz) on New Year’s Eve and immediately falls for her. However, he also fabricates a story that he’s a single dad with a son.
“Are We There Yet?”
The 2005 comedy starring Ice Cube is about a bachelor named Nick who hates kids, but is forced to go on a road trip with the children of a woman he’s interested in, Suzanne (Nia Long). In the movie, Nick drops Suzanne off at the airport on New Year’s Eve.
Little Bill catches his wife cheating on him on New Year’s Eve. What happens next is not pretty in this movie about the porn industry in the late 1970s.
“Bridget Jones’s Diary”
“Bridget Jones’s Diary” begins on New Year’s Day, where Bridget, a 32-year-old single woman, makes a list of resolutions for the year. Things don’t go as planned.
This anthology comedy, released in 1995, tells the stories of multiple people staying or working at a Los Angeles hotel on New Year’s Eve. The movie consists of four short stories, each directed by Alison Anders, Alexandre Rockwell, Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino.
Let’s hope your New Year’s Eve doesn’t involve eating chicken livers at a party.
An American Embassy employee in London uncovers a bomb threat in New York City on New Year’s Eve in this 2015 British-American spy thriller starring Milla Jovovich, Pierce Brosnan, Dylan McDermott and Angela Bassett.
Starring Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy, this 1983 comedy runs straight through Christmas into New Year’s Eve. The movie is about an upper-class broker and a homeless man who are unknowingly involved in an “elaborate scheme.”