New Year’s Eve is a special occasion to attend jubilations or just watch some celebrities doing their best to entertain us on T.V. But some spend their New Year’s Eve in their own way by watching their favourite movies of New Year and entertain themselves with their favourite stars. There are a number of movies whose plots revolve in some way around the changing of the calendar year, and quite a few of them are a lot more entertaining than any “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve.” The Top 10 List of New Year Movies is from all the different genres and from classic to new blockbusters.
Top Ten New Year Movies
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1. The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
The perfect blend of acting and realism, the movie is an American drama film which is revised from the Stephen King novella ‘Rita Hayworth and Shawshank Redemption’, written and directed by Frank Darabont and featuring Tim Robbins and Morgan Freeman. The movie revolves around two imprisoned men restrained over a number of years; they find consolation, ultimate redemption and recovery through their deeds and acts of common decency.
2. The Godfather II(1972)
One of the successful sequels of all time The Godfather part-2 has claimed to be one of the Top 10 New Year movies in the world. The Godfather Part II traces the bloody decline of the Corleone clan through a series of double crosses, power plays, and the inexorable corruption of power. The climax of the film unfolds at New Year’s Eve when Michael Corleone confronts his treacherous brother Fredo (John Cazale) — who tried to have him assassinated at the beginning of the film — with the bone-chilling kiss and the words “I know it was you, Fredo; you broke my heart.”
3. Forrest Gump (1994)
To amuse you with comic and dramatic entertainment on the Eve of New Year, we have for you a comedy-drama film carrying an epic romance in the background, which is based on the 1986 novel of the same name by Winston Groom. The story tells the life of Forrest Gump for several years, an immature and slow-witted, however strongly exceptional native of Alabama who eyewitnesses the period between Forrest’s birth in 1944 and 1982, and some of the significant proceedings of the latter half of the 20th century in the United States.
4. Wall-E (2008)
If you like to watch science fiction, Wall- E is best to choose as one of the top 10 New Year movies. This motion picture is a romantic-comedy film directed by Andrew Stanton and produced by Pixar Animation studios. An American CGI science- fiction follows a human-like robot named Wall-E, who is designed to clean up a barren wasted Earth far in the future. In this adventure comes another robot named EVE, who also has been programmed to look for any signs of life on earth which might indicate inhabitability. Both robots fall in love with each other and exhibit features and emotions similar to those of humans that develop the further plot of the movie.
5. The Sixth Sense (1999)
One among the list of top 10 New Year movies, the movie, The Sixth Sense firstly brought in the concept of surprise ending for the audiences. Also it is the winner of Best Picture award along with six other academy awards. Full of thrill and with lots of supernatural elements, the movie is an American film directed and written by M. Night Shyamalan. The film revolves around a troubled, isolated boy named Cole Sear (Haley Joel Osment), who is able to see and converse the dead people. And a child psychologist (Bruce Willis), who is also equally troubled, tries to help the boy in his torments.
6. Blood Diamond (2006)
Blood diamond refers to the diamonds mined in the war-zones of Africa that lead to economical conflicts. An American political war thriller, Blood Diamond was directed and co- produced by Edward Zwick, have taken the lead by Leonardo Di Caprio, Jennifer Connelly and Djimon Hounsou in the movie. Set during the event Sierra Leone Civil War in 1996–2001, the big screen portrays a conflict of a country that is torn apart by the tussle between government loyalists and rebellious militaries.
7. Slumdog Millionaire (2008)
The movie is an adaptation of the Indian novel Q & A (2005) by an author and diplomat Vikas Swarup. The film is co-directed in India by Loveleen Tondon, directed by Danny Boyle, written by Simon Beaufoy. The show is set in a slum in Juhu in Mumbai; the main plot of the movie revolves around an Indian boy named Jamal Malik, who somehow manages to make his appearance in the Indian version of “Who Wants to be a Millionaire?” Each answer given by him for the each question asked was somehow related to his life’s key events.
8. The Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
An American biographical, drama film “The pursuit of Happyness” came in 2006. The movie is based on Chris Gardner’s nearly one-year scuffle with vagrancy. The movie is directed by Gabriele Muccino. This picture play deserves to be under the list of the top 10 New Year movies of the year. The film stares Wills Smith as Gardner and a homeless salesman.
9. The Last King Of Scotland (2006)
For the audiences who are found of British Drama and fictional stories, the movie is the perfect choice for you. The last king of Scotland is an adaptation of the novel of Giles Foden’s with the same name. The screenwriters of the movie are Peter Morgan and Jeremy Brock. This motion picture is beautifully directed by Kevin MacDonald. The film is based on accurate events of Amin’s rule and the title of the movie comes from a journalist in a press conference who desires to confirm whether Amin actually professed himself the King of Scotland.
10. Up in the Air (2009)
Get start your New Year with one of an American comedy-drama film. The film came from the 2001 novel with the same name. The motion picture is directed by Jason Reitman and co-written by Sheldon Turner and Reitman. The main theme of the story is based on a corporate “downsizer” Ryan Bingham’s isolated life and philosophies and the people he meets in his travels.