Want to enjoy an awesome New Year’s Eve celebration? Whether curled up on the couch or dancing the night away, have big fun ringing in the New Year. These New Year’s Eve Movies and Games will help create the celebratory atmosphere.
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New Year’s Eve-The title sums up the setting and plot of this movie as a variety of people’s lives intermingle over the course of a New Year’s Eve. This star-packed cast includes the likes of Halle Berry, Jessica Biel, Robert De Niro, Zac Efron, Seth Meyers, Alyssa Milano, Michelle Pfeiffer, and many more.
Night At The Museum-Keep the older elementary kiddos and up at your gathering, entertained by the shenanigans when the Museum of Natural History comes to life. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian and Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb are also fun to watch.
Rudolph’s Shiny New Year -The youngest at your celebration will enjoy watching Rudolph go in search of Baby New Year.
Sleepless in Seattle- A heartwarming tale of a young boy in search of a new love for his widowed father. This film stars Meg Ryan and Tom Hanks.
Trading Places–One of Wikipedia’s authors puts it well when he or she says that this is a tale of a, “member of society trading places with another whose socio-economic status stands in direct contrast to his own”. Lots of laughs courtesy of Dan Aykroyd and Eddie Murphy during this movie whose plot involves the holiday season including New Year’s Eve.
When Harry Met Sally-And speaking of Meg Ryan, she shines alongside Billy Crystal in this classic about the boundaries of friendship. This is not a movie for the kids to watch with you.
While You Were Sleeping–Sandra Bullock plays a toll booth collector who is mistakenly thought to be a coma patient’s fiancee. Lots of interesting situations follow.
Zootopia-Follow bunny cop Judy and her sly fox sidekick as they battle crime and unravel mysteries in this animal filled city. Not for the mid-elementary and below set.
If you have an XBox or Nintendo system, celebrate New Year’s Eve by hopping up and dancing to songs from the Just Dance series of game dvds. Score more points than your opponent (s) by most correctly mimicking the dance moves. Versions are available for both kids and adults.
10, 9, 8, 7, 6 …..What are you waiting for! Let the celebration of the coming year begin.
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