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Baby, it’s cold outside: Stay in and watch one of our 10 favorite films

Baby, it’s cold outside: Stay in and watch one of our 10 favorite films

Finally, sweater season has arrived. When the cool weather breezes in, we prefer to curl up on a couch with a bowl of popcorn and a good film rather than go to the theater. Here are 10 favorites we love to watch this time of year.

Love Story (1970)
Ryan O’Neal and Ali McGraw make us wish we were back in school, but in New England — with snowball fights, snow angels, wool coats and knit hats. Plus this story of struggling love birds never fails to make us cry.

Planes, Trains & Automobiles (1987)
Thanks to Steve Martin and the late, great, John Candy, holiday misery never seemed so funny. 

When Harry Met Sally (1989)
There’s nothing like New York City in the fall. Billy Crystal and Meg Ryan teach us a little something about friendship and love in the city that never sleeps.

Dangerous Liaisons (1988)
John Malkovich, Glenn Close and Michelle Pfeiffer captivate in this seductive and scandalous movie about bored and cunning French aristocrats who get what they deserve in the end.

Amelie (2001)
Amelie always makes our night. We never tire of quirky Audrey Tatou’s sweet and silly tricks — including sending her father’s garden gnome around the world on an adventure. 

Love Actually (2003)
We swoon over this romantic movie set right before Christmas in London — and we will never stop adoring handsome gents Hugh Grant, Liam Neeson and Colin Firth. 

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Morgan Freeman and Tim Robbins are absolutely incredible in this timeless film. The story of men who bond during imprisonment is as uplifting as it is intense. 

Lord of The Rings (2001)
On a cold and rainy day, we can easily settle for sitting back and watching the whole epic trilogy. 

Home Alone (1990)
Year after year, we’re still on edge, waiting to see if the McCallisters make it home on time. 

Rudy (1993)
This inspirational movie based on the true story of Rudy Ruettiger, who was determined to play football for Notre Dame, reminds us to always fight for our dreams, no matter the obstacles.