Merry almost Christmas! It's 12 days to the holiday, which means there's still lots of time to pick out the perfect gift for your movie-loving friends and family. In case you need some creative notions, here are our 12 recommended for 2020 – all kinds, sizes and price points included!
A24 Aspect Ratio Blanket
Hip indie studio A24's blanket will keep your favorite cineaste warm in the winter months, while also informing them on the various screen aspect ratios.
Back to the Future 35th Anniversary Trilogy Gift Set
The next best thing to an actual hoverboard is this new 4K UHD+Blu Ray+Digital trilogy boxed set, which takes us back to a much less harried year, 1985, when the first "Back to the Future" hit cinemas. Included are the two sequels, lots of extras dedicated to our favorite heroes Marty McFly and Doc Brown...and a mini-hoverboard replica!
Cinelinx: A Card Game for People Who Love Movies (A New Take On Movie Trivia)
For the film fan in your life who already aced all of Noovie Trivia's Star Chains and is still itching for more.
The Art of Pixar: The Complete Colorscripts from 25 Years of Feature Films (Revised and Expanded)
The picture-perfect coffee table book for the Pixar purist. Updated for the 25th anniversary of "Toy Story," this book features the animation house's most beloved and majestic cinemascapes, from its early works through to "Onward" and the upcoming "Soul."
Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies
Any movie fan will love these hand-painted maps that follow the character's paths from classic films like "King Kong," "The Princess Bride," "Pulp Fiction," "The Breakfast Club," and more.
Retro-Style Reusable Popcorn Containers
Nothing goes better with movies than popcorn. While we can't go to most movie theaters at the moment, bring a theater staple home with these retro-style popcorn containers. The best part is that they're reusable, so they'll always be handy on movie night.
20ft. Outdoor or Indoor Inflatable Mega Movie Projection Screen
Pandemic or not, if you're really looking to create your own movie theater experience in the neighborhood, and portability is a plus, this one should work quite nicely. Pair with a great projector, and – voila – you're set until the local IMAX reopens.
Eat What You Watch Cookbook
Who says that movie nights end with the credits? From the blueberry pie from "Stand By Me" to the "I'm sorry" carrot cake from "Bridesmaids," take the movie to your kitchen and then your belly, with this cookbook that features the great foods from the classic movies you just watched.
Gift a Year of Disney+
Brighten someone's 2021 with a year of Disney+. It's the next best thing than gifting an actual baby Yoda.
The Art of Mondo
Austin-based Mondo (part of the amazing Alamo Drafthouse specialty theater chain) is known for their awesome pop art poster takes on everything from "Jaws" to "Jurassic Park" to "The Lego Movie" to "They Live." Collecting all of them would cost a fortune. But in coffee book form – it's a perfect picture.
Bucket List Scratch-off Movie Poster
For the hard-core film buffs in your circle of trust, gift them this list of 100 greatest film posters which can each be scratched off once viewed. Or if they're just casual fans looking for awesome cinema? Classic film fun starts here.
While we wait for the movie theaters to return, the mini-experience can now be had in the palm of your hand with the cinemood projector, which is small, compact, kid-proof and completely awesome, pre-loaded with some Disney content, and featuring Amazon Prime, YouTube and Netflix already on the device. Download movies and make it a movie screen anywhere.
About the Author
Matt Lissauer is a writer & data manager for Noovie. When he is not busy writing listicles, Matt is enjoying life in New Jersey with his lovely wife and three kids.