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12 Things You Need for an Amazing At-Home Movie Night

Set up some snacks, dim the lights and grab the remote—it's time for movie night! These ideas will take your family time to the next level.

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Arena Cinelounge Gourmet PopcornVia @arenacinelounge/instagram

Gourmet Popcorn

With names like “Eternal Popcorn of the Spotless Mind” and “APOPalypse Now,” this gourmet popcorn was made for movie night. Plus, each bag sold helps preserve one of Hollywood’s most popular independent movie theaters, the Arena Cinelounge. We’ll snack to that! For something simpler, try making popcorn on the stove.

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My Cinema Lightbox - The Original LED Marquee Lightbox, Includes 100 Letters & Numbers to Create Changeable Signs, Battery or USB, A4 Black, Includes Letter Storage and USBVia amazon.com

Marquee Sign

Let friends and family know what’s playing tonight at your renowned Living Room Theater. This adorable light-up marquee sign is the perfect size for displaying your favorite titles.

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Ematic - EPJ590WH LCD Projector - WhiteVia bestbuy.com

Big-Screen Projector

Double feature? Coming right up! This projector lets you play movies anywhere, producing clear images on up to a 150-inch screen. Plus, the built-in speakers help embed you right in the action. We suggest queuing up one of these feel-good movies.

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The Big One® Oversized Supersoft Plush ThrowVia kohls.com

Cuddly Blankets

When the lights dim and it’s time to get cozy, a snuggly blanket is a must. We love this version for its large size and plush patterns—including one with movie icons! Cozy up with a warm beverage, too.

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Sugar Wish sweets and candyVia @sugarwishgirl/instagram

Your Favorite Candies

Never choose between Sour Patch Kids and M&M’s again. This genius service lets you pick all of your favorite candies and delivers them straight to your door. Sweet! Feeling nostalgic? Check out these old-school candy brands you can still buy today!

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Buttery Popcorn Scented Soy Wax Candle, Popcorn Candle, Mason Jar Candle, Candle Gift, Movie Night Popcorn CandleVia RusticSugarCreekCo/etsy.com

Cozy Candle

Capture that warm, buttery movie-theater-lobby smell with this beautiful soy wax candle. Available in three different sizes, it’s sure to last for even the longest movie marathon.

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Zoku® Slush and Shake Maker in OrangeVia bedbathandbeyond.com

Slushie Maker

If your favorite part of heading to the theater is getting your hands on an ice-cold ICEE drink, then this at-home slush maker is for you. It whips up single-servings of your favorite treats in mere minutes. Pair your concoctions with these Movie Theater Pretzel Rods.

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PARIS, FRANCE - NOVEMBER 08: In this photo illustration, the Disney + logo is displayed on the screen of an Apple MacBook Pro computer on November 08, 2019 in Paris, France. The Walt Disney Company will launch its streaming service (Svod) Disney plus in the United States on November 12, 2019, for Europe, it will be necessary to wait until the beginning of the year 2020. (Photo by Chesnot/Getty Images) Chesnot/Getty Images

Disney+ Subscription

If you have kids (or kids at heart!) in your household, a Disney+ subscription is a movie night must. Find old-school films, new releases, documentaries and more. Disney lovers will also love these copycat recipes inspired by their favorite movies.

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Lezoey Star String Lights Battery Operated 33ft 80leds Warm White Battery Powered Fairy Lights with Remote Control for Bedroom Patio Curtain Party Christmas Decorative LightsVia amazon.com

Star Lights

You’ll feel like a star with these beautiful battery-operated string lights. They give off a cozy, glowing vibe but won’t interfere with your movie screen.

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Diah Chenille Square Floor Pillow CushionVia target.com

Floor Pillows

Not enough room on the couch? Take to the floor with these cushy flour pillows. They’re ideal for lounging, and with five beautiful colors, you’re sure to find one that matches your space. They’re ideal for an outdoor movie night, too.

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MOVIE TICKET invitation, invitation birthday editable, invitation Editable Template, vintage movie printable, card birthday decor gold 6x2Via GRACEEASYPRINT/etsy.com

Tickets! Tickets!

Inviting over a small group of friends or family for movie night? Make it feel like a real event with these faux tickets. Just add your details and print ‘em off at home! Easy peasy.

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100 Movies Scratch Off PosterVia uncommongoods.com

Movie Scratch Off Poster

Not sure what to watch? This movie bucket list poster will pick for you—and help keep track of your progress. Find favorites ranging from Casablanca to Jaws—and many, many more!

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Katie Bandurski
Katie is an Associate Editor for Taste of Home, specializing in writing and email newsletters. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and combing through antique shops.

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