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The Best Gifts for Every Movie Lover On Your List

Because you can do better than a cinema gift card.
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Whether you're looking for sets to complete your favorite movie buff's collection, tech to up their home cinema game, or special finds that show off their film loving flavor, we've rounded up the best classy, classic, and unique gifts that will have any cinephile on the edge of their seat.

Ticket Stub Diary


BUY NOW: Uncommon Goods, $12

Like a scrapbook for movie lovers, this diary for ticket stubs will help hold onto cinematic memories. 

Microwave Single-Serve Popcorn Maker Set


BUY NOW: Joseph Joseph, surlatable.com, $15.00

For movie buffs who want a self-contained snack. These single serve silicone cups are the solution. Just pour in popcorn kernels up to the marked line, no oil or butter necessary, flip down the flaps and microwave for a nearly instant treat. 

The Godfather Notebook


BUY NOW: Francis Ford Coppola, $34.71 (42% off)

For film fans who still count their days "Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Wednesday!" this printed copy of the notebook that The Godfather director Francis Ford Coppola used to create the icon movie is a must. Filled with Coppola's own notes on the novel as well as exclusive behind the scenes images, it will be an offer no gift recipient can refuse. 

Classic Movies Streaming Service


BUY NOW: FlimStruck, $10.99

Give your friends and family the gift of some of the most essential films of all time, courtesy of Turner Classic Movies and Criterion's streaming service.

Marx Bros. "Monkey Business" Framed Print


BUY NOW: art.com, $79.99

A framed poster from a classic comedy blends the line between sophisticated and playful. 

Alfred Hitchcock: The Ultimate Collection


BUY NOW: $63.70 (36% off)

Sate any thriller fan's appetite for suspense with 15 films from the undisputed master of tension, Alfred Hitchcock. In addition to classics like Rear WindowThe BirdsVertigo, and Psycho the set also includes special features for each film and 10 episodes from Hitchcock's TV enterprises, Alfred Hitchcock Presents and The Alfred Hitchcock Hour

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Mini HD LED Projector


BUY NOWQKK amazon.com, $69.99 (65% off)

This easy-to-use projector will give any movie night a lift. With two USB ports, you can plug in media from phones, laptops, tablets, or traditional cable boxes to give your next binge-session a big screen boost. 

Martin Scorsese Filmmaking Classes


BUY NOW: $90.00

Your giftee can learn about the filmmaking craft from a master, with the 30 video lessons on everything from storytelling to how to work with actors from the Oscar-winning director.

The Collected Works of Hayao Miyazaki


BUY NOW: $499.99

Parenting doesn't have to mean suffering through mediocre kids movies. This collection of animation from the iconic creator Hayao Miyazaki (sometimes referred to as the Walt Disney of Japan) will delight everyone at movie night with films like Spirited AwayKiki's Delivery ServiceMy Neighbor Totoro, and Howl's Moving Castle.

The Art of Mondo


BUY NOW: $51.39

The art of Austin, Texas-based gallery Mondo has become a pop culture sensation for their gorgeous modern interpretations of movie posters inspired by famous films like JawsFerris Bueller's Day Off, and Dirty Harry. Here, many of their poster designs are collected as a coffee table book, along with stories from behind the scenes of the company's history. 

Eat What You Watch: A Cookbook for Movie Lovers


BUY NOW: $17.00

From the creator of the hit "Binging with Babish" Youtube channel, this cookbook for film fans recreates recipes from more than 40 movies including the bourbon french toast sticks from Kramer vs. Kramer, the "I'll Have What She's Having" pastrami from When Harry Met Sally, and Annie Hall's butter-poached lobster. 

Curated Film Streaming Service


BUY NOW: $8.99

For the movie lover who has seen it all, this streaming service expertly curates 30 films per month classics to cult favorites, independent movies and foreign films.

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Popcorn Grow Kit


BUY NOW: UncommonGoods, $10.00

Your theater-goer can take charge of their own popcorn habit with this fun and easy kit that lets you grow your own popcorn. 

Film Noir 10-Movie Spotlight Collection


BUY NOW: $46.94

With classics like Double Indemnityand Touch of Evil (plus eight more beloved films) noir lovers can get their fix of hardboiled detectives and dangerous dames. 

Your Room is Ready: Fictional Hotel Notepad Set


BUY NOW: $25.00

Dress up your movie lover's reminder notes an to-do lists with this set of notepads featuring the stationary of  famous fictional hotels like Kellerman’s Resort  from Dirty Dancing, The Empire Hotel from Vertigo, and The Overlook Hotel from The Shining.

Cinemaps: An Atlas of 35 Great Movies


BUY NOW: $20.39

The cartographically inclined won't be able to resist this collections of maps charting Marty McFly's coming and goings in Hill Valley, Indiana Jones's globetrotting, and more from 35 iconic films. 

Playbar Speaker


BUY NOW: $699.00

This wifi connected speaker bar will give you that crisp theater sounds without having to leave your living room. The accompanying app even has a smart late-night function that helps equalize sound so you can turn the volume down without missing dialogue or waking up the whole house with explosive sound effects. 

"Its a Wonderful Life" Minimal Movie Poster


BUY NOW: $24.99

A minimalist movie poster like this ode to Frank Capra's Christmas classic It's a Wonderful Life, can be a perfect romantic gift for the movie lover you adore.

Fritz Lang: The Silent Films 


BUY NOW: $74.15

For a serious film connoisseur, the silent movies of Austrian auteur Fritz Lang are a must-watch.  Including Metropolis and Dr. Mabuse the Gambler, the 12 disc collection also features analysis from film scholars and the story behind the story of some of Lang's best-loved movies.

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Criterion Designs Coffee Table Book


BUY NOW: $119.99

Featuring designs from the Criterion Collection's original cover art, supplemental art, and concept art for every single one of the Criterion Collection films since 1984, this book is guaranteed not to gather dust on your favorite movie lover's shelf. 

The Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary Framed Film Cell


BUY NOW: $32.99

Movie fans can keep a piece of history on their walls with a framed film cell, like this one from the 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz

A Die Hard Christmas: The Illustrated Holiday Classic


BUY NOW: $13.39 

No matter which side of the "is Die Hard a Christmas movie" debate you fall on, this illustrated, rhyming retelling of the Bruce Willis film is sure to inspire some holiday nostalgia. 

*This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com

*Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors

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